Friday, February 17, 2017
Alfie Tibbles has earned a place on the Team GB Talent pathway

A Welwyn Garden City schoolboy has earned a place on the Team GB Talent Pathway for shooting after just two years competing in the sport and hopes to grace the Olympic Games one day.

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Tuesday, January 31, 2017
Hertfordshire Tornadoes American Football Team

With the Super Bowl LI taking place in Houston on Sunday, it is fitting more and more women are getting involved in American football according to Herts Tornadoes head coach Tom Roberts.

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Wednesday, January 25, 2017
Hannah Williams. Picture by Paul Sanwell/OP Photographic

Teenage athlete Hannah Williams will jet off Down Under on Sunday to join Usain Bolt and other top names in her sport to compete in the inaugural Nitro Athletics event.

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Queenswood School
Wednesday, January 25, 2017
Boxer Aimee Braithwaite and coach Paul Cook

History is set to be made as boxers from the University of Hertfordshire are in training to compete at the British University Championship (BUCS) for the first time.

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Tuesday, January 24, 2017
Mitchell Smith taking on George Jupp in 2015

Former Welwyn Garden City Boxing Club amateur fighter Mitchell Smith will return to the ring at the Copper Box Arena on Saturday, May 6.

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Boxing
Monday, January 23, 2017
Dave Parkinson in action for London Colney on Saturday against Broxbourne Borough. Picture by Mark Long

The big freeze took its toll on football fixtures across the region over the weekend with the majority of games postponed.

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SSML
Thursday, January 12, 2017
Hatfield parkrun volunteers

The founder of the world famous parkrun, which has three million runners registered across the globe, is coming to Hatfield.

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Thursday, January 12, 2017
Dan Klinger in goal for Welwyn Garden City clears his lines.

Welwyn Garden City Hockey Club’s men will be near full strength as they look for revenge over derby rivals Hertford on Saturday.

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Tuesday, January 10, 2017
Jack Sheldrake for Hatfield

Hatfield Town boss Kev Pearman said his side’s first half display in their 4-1 SSML Division One win over Bedford on Saturday was the best in his time at the club.

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Hatfield Town
Saturday, December 24, 2016
Manager Adam Fisher barks out the orders

A mouth-watering festive clash sees two derby rivals that are vying for promotion go head-to-head on Bank Holiday Tuesday.

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SSML
Tuesday, December 6, 2016
Alison Waters. Picture by squashpics.com

Alison Waters admitted the better side won as defending champions England fell to defeat to Egypt in the final of The WSF World Team Squash Championship in Paris on Saturday.

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Thursday, December 1, 2016
Manager Adam Fisher barks out the orders

Welwyn Garden City FC host Ely City in the FA Vase third round on Saturday (3pm) with boss Adam Fisher hoping a big home support will cheer his side into the last 32

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Wednesday, November 30, 2016
Saunders v Akavov

Almost a year on from winning the WBO world middleweight title and following one cancelled and three postponed fights in 2016, Hatfield boxer Billy Joe Saunders will finally defend his crown for the first time on Saturday.

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Hatfield
Friday, November 11, 2016
WGC FC manager Adam Fisher gestures to his players.

Welwyn Garden City boss Adam Fisher is looking to progress to the third round of the FA Vase on Saturday by winning away at Leverstock Green.

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Welwyn Garden City FC
Wednesday, November 2, 2016
Michelle Drayne

Herts Mavericks will take on two national sides later this month as they prepare for the 2017 Vitality Netball Superleague season.

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Netball Superleague
Tuesday, November 1, 2016
Alison Waters at US Open. Picture by squashpics.com

Welwyn Garden City squash star Alison Waters has returned to the top 10 of the PSA World Rankings for November.

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Wednesday, October 19, 2016
Alfie Burden. Picture by World Snooker/Tai Chengzhe

Settling down on the green baize at the English Open to pot the final black while on a break of 140, Hatfield snooker player Alfie Burden told himself ‘whatever you do don’t miss this’.

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Thursday, October 13, 2016
Eoin Casey chases down a defender

Potters Bar Town’s players have already exceeded expectations by reaching the FA Cup fourth round qualifying, but they are daring to dream of upsetting Chesham United on Saturday to reach the first round proper.

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Potters Bar Town
Thursday, October 13, 2016
Potters Bar Town chairman Peter Waller

It has been 10 years since Potters Bar Town last reached the fourth round qualifying of the FA Cup, the furthest they have ever reached in the famous competition.

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Potters Bar Town
Thursday, September 1, 2016
Mark Laskey wins HotelPlanner.com PGA EuroPro Tour's FORE Business Championship at The Oxfordshire. Picture by Lawrence Lustig/HotelPlanner.com PGA EuroPro Tour

Mark Laskey completed a hat-trick of HotelPlanner.com PGA EuroPro Tour titles by winning the FORE Business Championship at The Oxfordshire.

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Thursday, August 18, 2016
Sir Frederic Osborn Leisure Assistant Paige Kennoy, Welwyn Hatfield Volleyball junior coach Russell Franklin, Mod Theera (junior England squad), ladies captain Fiona Wilson, Phil East, chairman Lynne Howitt and sports centre manager Sam Harte.

A Welwyn Hatfield sports club forced to leave the area in order to survive has made a welcome return home.

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Thursday, August 4, 2016
Thilan Wallalawita bowls for Potters Bar

With five games left of the SHCL Premier Division season, Potters Bar have a fight for survival on their hands.

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Thursday, July 28, 2016
Archive article on 1966 World Cup from Welwyn Times and Hatfield Herald

The 50th anniversary of England winning football’s World Cup is to be celebrated on Saturday.

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Tuesday, July 19, 2016
Gurjit Sandhu bowls for WGC

England one day international captain Eoin Morgan was an interested onlooker at Digswell Park on Saturday as Welwyn Garden City defeated Totteridge Millhillians by four wickets.

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Welwyn Garden City CC
Thursday, July 7, 2016
Dominic Akinlade v Tom Little. Picture by Natalie Mayhew

Hatfield heavyweight Tom Little will fight for his first professional boxing title in a headline bout on Sunday, July 17.

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Thursday, June 23, 2016
Hannah Burke. Picture by LET/Tristan Jones

Golfer Hannah Burke has been called up to play in her first US Women’s Open.

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Tuesday, June 14, 2016
Ross Collins

Welwyn Garden City FC have snapped up former Royston Town captain Ross Collins.

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Welwyn Garden City FC
Wednesday, June 8, 2016
James Ewington chases down a ball while playing for Potters Bar Town

Welwyn Garden City FC have announced a trio of impressive summer signings.

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SSML
Thursday, June 2, 2016
Grace Gear

England youth squash international Grace Gear is looking to build on a successful year so far by taking part in her first individual European tournament and needs your help.

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Wednesday, April 20, 2016
WGC FC manager Adam Fisher

Welwyn Garden City boss Adam Fisher is hoping the pain of losing the SSML Premier Division Cup final to Hoddesdon Town will spur his side to victory in tonight’s (Wednesday) SSML Challenge Trophy final

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