Football News

Friday, January 23, 2015

Tottenham Hotspur defender Dominic Ball could be handed a baptism of fire this evening after joining League Two Cambridge United on loan until the end of the season.

Joel Norris celebrates scoring

Welwyn Garden City finally got back into action after almost a month’s inactivity, with a powerful second-half showing to beat Crawley Green 4-0 to stretch their lead at the top of SSML Division One to six points.

Citizens finally set for first games of 2015

Wednesday, January 21, 2015
WGC boss Adam Fisher

Welwyn Garden City boss Adam Fisher is hopeful of seeing his top of the table side play their first league game of 2015 this week after a host of postponements.

Potters Bar's Tyler Hatherly

Potters Bar Town completed the league double over Chalfont St Peter thanks to two goals in the first 45 minutes.

Chris Willock of Arsenal breaks past Jake Sheppard of Reading (Photo by Stuart MacFarlane/Arsenal FC via Getty Images) Chris Willock;Jake Sheppard

Hatfield football coach Jay Welsh is gearing up for one of his biggest challenges to date - masterminding a victory over Arsenal in the FA Youth Cup fourth round.

Rugby News

Monday, January 19, 2015

Datchworth valiantly fought back to within three points of the hosts but could not find the decisive score as they lost for the second successive week.

The frozen pitch at Welwyn Rugby Club

Hockey, rugby and football matches across Welwyn and Hatfield were postponed over the weekend due to frozen playing surfaces.

Big things are afoot at Hobbs Way under the orchestration of coach Ian Matthews and manager Mike McKay. Not that the former is willing to take the credit for Welwyn’s excellent start to the season.

Datchworth blown away by late Hackney storm

Thursday, January 15, 2015
Datchworth v Hackney. Picture by Ben Sawyer

Datchworth went into 2015 full of optimism after beating Welwyn prior to the Christmas break, and feeling refreshed and ready to make a push up the London North West 3 table.

Welwyn tumble out of RFU Senior Vase

Tuesday, January 6, 2015
Rory Harcourt shrugs off a tackle

Welwyn coach Ian Matthews bemoaned his side and the conditions as they exited the RFU Senior Vase to Bromley at the fourth round stage.

Boxing News

Friday, January 23, 2015

Hatfield’s Billy Joe Saunders’ World middleweight championship showdown with title holder Andy Lee has moved a step closer after the World Boxing Organisation (WBO) called for purse bids to be held between the pair next Tuesday (January 27).

Formula 1 News

SPOTY 2014 winner Lewis Hamilton [Picture: BBC / Keiron McCarron]

Formula One driver Lewis Hamilton overtook favourite Rory McIlroy to win the BBC Sports Personality of the Year 2014.

Lewis Hamilton at the 2014 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix [Picture: Mercedes-Benz]

Golfer Rory McIlroy is in pole position to win the 2014 BBC Sports Personality of the Year, with Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton currently second in the betting stakes.

Lewis Hamilton after winning the 2014 F1 World Drivers' Championship in Abu Dhabi [Picture: Mercedes-Benz]

Fast-finishing Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton is closing the gap on favourite Rory McIlroy in the betting stakes ahead of the BBC Sports Personality of the Year 2014 on Sunday night.

Lewis Hamilton kisses his 2014 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix trophy [Picture: Mercedes-Benz]

Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton’s odds on winning the BBC Sports Personality of the Year 2014 have been slashed following his Abu Dhabi Grand Prix victory.

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