Other Sports News

Thursday, November 12, 2020

It may be worrying times for many grassroots sports but the East Region Hockey Association has bucked the trend by announcing a new title sponsor for its league.

Fairlands Valley Spartans took advantage of a couple of days warning to cram in their last competitive races before the four-week restrictions.

Blueharts talented youngsters have something to look forward to after hockey’s temporary suspension as both U18 sides made it through to the next round of national competitions,

Two runners from Fairlands Valley Spartans have conquered what some consider to be the UK’s hardest but picturesque marathon routes – the Beachy Head Marathon.

Blueharts ladies’ enjoyment of the first part of the season continued after a thumping 6-0 home win over Thurrock.

There were plenty of smiles throughout Blueharts Hockey Club at the weekend but none wider than that on the face of Ruth Hicks – as she made her long-awaited comeback from cancer treatment.

Milestones come around fairly often in athletics but the one just achieved by Grant Ramsay of Fairlands Valley Spartans will take some beating.

Blueharts’ men continued their perfect start to the season with two more wins from the double-header.

Stevenage’s men sit proudly on top of the East Hockey League Division Two South table after a second straight victory.

Blueharts continued their good start to the new season with a resounding 5-0 success over Waltham Forest.

It may have been a difficult summer for Howard Garden Bowls Club but that have shown they are more than ready to battle through the adversity.

Letchworth Garden City rounded out the Herts Cricket League Championship season with a resounding 78-run victory over Langleybury on Saturday.

Blueharts Hockey Club are the national champions – but only after a dramatic and nail-biting conclusion.

There was delight for Fairlands Valley Spartans as some of their number got stuck into some real racing.

Hitchin Ladies produced a memorable performance in front of a large crowd to reach the final of the Home Counties Women’s League.

There was a double celebration for Stevenage & North Herts Athletic Club as they returned to training and competition after a five-month wait.

Ickleford suffered a heavy 139-run defeat to Ampthill to slip below neighbours Hitchin in the table.

Letchworth’s perfect start to the season came to a crashing end on Saturday as they suffered a six wicket defeat to Old Owens in the top of the table Championship clash.

Preston grabbed a second win in the Herts Cricket League Championship with an eight-wicket success at home to Langleybury.

Datchworth are up to third in Division Three A of the Herts Cricket League after a comprehensive win over Luton Town & Indians.

Hitchin came agonisingly close in their attempt to overcome table topping Sawbridgeworth – falling short by just two runs.

Ickleford put in a superb fielding performance to tie with Leverstock Green in Division One of the Herts Cricket League.

Letchworth Garden City continued their perfect start in the Herts Cricket League Championship with a comfortable eight-wicket home win over Luton Town & Indians.


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