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British number two Aljaz Bedene

Welwyn Garden City’s Aljaz Bedene looks set to face world number one Novak Djokovic in the third round of the French Open at Roland Garros.

Hannah Burke. Photo courtesy of LET/Tristan Jones

Golfer Hannah Burke has secured a first reserve place for the US Women’s Open by winning a play-off after narrowly missing out on an automatic spot.

England Netball regional manager Sarah Beattie, Miranda Herts Mavericks mascot, England Netball director of development Helen Wynn, Herts Mavericks player George Fisher, Tim Braybrooke from Stanborough School

A new £280,000 national outdoor netball centre has opened in Welwyn Garden City.

Outgoing Mayor of Welwyn Hatfield, Cllr Lynne Sparks began the inaugural Hatfield parkrun

There were 273 participants at the start line for the inaugural Hatfield Parkrun held at Ellenbrook Fields on Saturday.

Queenswood Girls School tennis tournament winners (L-R) Georgie Walker, Ema Lazic, Annabel Davis, Arabella Moen, Alexis Peet and Olivia Peet

Queenswood Girls School’s head of tennis Catherine Sluter praised three of the school’s doubles teams after they broke a 100-year competition record at the National Schools Doubles event at Harpenden.

Hatfield Swimming Club director of swimming Janko Gojkovic

Hatfield Swimming Club’s director of swimming and head coach Janko Gojkovic has made it his objective to turn the organisation into one of the top recognised clubs in the UK.

Liam Gough bats for Potters Bar

The expected rain arrived at Digswell Park just in time to spoil an interesting Premier Division derby between hosts Welwyn Garden City and Potters Bar as both would have fancied their chances of securing a victory.

Brocket Hall Golf Club member Mark Laskey has won the Magnolia Park event

Brocket Hall Golf Club’s Mark Laskey has made a flying start to the season by winning his first tournament of the year.

Herts Mavericks end of 2016 season presentation

The Hertfordshire Mavericks family came together at Sopwell House to celebrate the 2016 season.

Liam Gough

Liam Gough’s maiden 100 wasn’t enough as Potters Bar crashed to a four-wicket defeat to Harpenden in a run-fest at The Walk.

Owais Shah

In last week’s comfortable win over Hertford, Dan Blacktopp’s 100 and Owais Shah’s 78 not out for Welwyn Garden City featured strongly and this week against Totteridge Millhillians the pair were at it again.

Volunteers were out in force at Ellenbrook Fields for Hatfield weekly parkrun's test event

Hatfield will play host to a new weekly parkrun, beginning this Saturday (May 21).

Michelle Drayne

Hertfordshire Mavericks’ torrid end to the Netball Superleague season continued with a 49-48 loss to Team Bath in the third/fourth place play-off match at the Copper Box Arena.

Ella Clark

Reaching an elite level at one sport is tough enough, but a player from the Hatfield-based Herts Mavericks Netball Superleague team is juggling careers at the top flight in two.

Hamza Ahmed bowls for WGC

A 100-run partnership between Dan Blacktopp and Owais Shah steered Welwyn Garden City to an opening day six-wicket victory over Hertford on Saturday.

James Scott celebrates a wicket for Potters Bar, inducing an edge from North Mymms' Andy Lewis who is caught at slip

James Scott’s career best innings of 157 saw Potters Bar claim the derby bragging rights over North Mymms on Saturday.

Rhys Wynne bowls against Langleybury

Having finished the 2015 season as Premier Division runners-up to Radlett, North Mymms will be looking to go one better this time around.

Chris Stainsby bowls for WGC

There is an opening season home clash for Welwyn Garden City on Saturday as they entertain Hertford at Digswell Park.


Potters Bar skipper Len Cooper is proud of his assembled squad as they look to improve their league standing with their young team looking to better their eighth place last term.

Layla Guscoth

In her latest exclusive Welwyn Hatfield Times column, Herts Mavericks captain Layla Guscoth looks back on Netball Superleague play-off heartbreak.

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