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Hertfordshire Mavericks captain Sasha Corbin expects the 2015 Netball Superleague season, which begins for her side at Celtic Dragons on Saturday, to be one of the most keenly fought yet.

Andy Holt GCR Runners

Garden City Runner Andy Holt did the double on Saturday as he competed at St Albans in the parkrun in the morning and then dashed down to Brighton for the Cross Country Championships later on.

Harpenden goalie Rachael Cleaver saves with her feet from Lizzie Owen (8)

Welwyn Garden City ladies’ first team lost ground on the leaders after a slender 1-0 defeat to the current table-toppers.

Leona Lee and Lavigne Leung Badminton

A Hatfield girl and her Letchworth playing partner took doubles bronze at the U11’s Middlesex All England Badminton competition at the Dome on Saturday January 17.

Stephen Hendry

On April 29, 1990, a 21-year-old Stephen Hendry defeated Jimmy White, 18-12, to become the youngest ever winner to raise the Snooker World Championship.

Kadeen Corbin in action for Mavericks

Two-time Netball Superleague champions Hertfordshire Mavericks have one aim for the 2015 season; to claim the title once again.

Head coach Sam Bird

Herts Mavericks have a new head coach this term, however Sam Bird is already a well-known figure within the Hatfield-based franchise.

WGC based squash player Alison Waters

Welwyn Garden City’s Alison Waters is just one stop from lifting the Women’s JP Morgan Tournament of Champions after beating Egypt’s Nour El Sherbini in the final four.

WGC based squash player Alison Waters

Welwyn Garden City squash star Alison Waters caused a major shock by knocking world number one, and eight-time world champion, Nicol David out of the Tournament of Champions in New York.

WGC based squash player Alison Waters

Welwyn Garden City squash player Alison Waters will play defending champion Nicol David in the quarter-finals of the Women’s JP Morgan Tournament of Champions at Grand Central Station in New York.

WGC based squash player Alison Waters

Squash star Alison Waters is aiming to keep on track as she plays inside New York’s Grand Central Station in the JP Morgan Tournament of Champions.

Aljaz Bedene in action

Gosling Tennis Academy’s Aljaz Bedene could not take advantage of an under-the-weather Novak Djokovic as he lost in straight sets in the first round of the Australian Open.

Weekend round-up for Garden City Runners

Tuesday, January 20, 2015
Neil Hume GCR Runner Parkrun

Garden City Runners members were in action at various competitions at the weekend.

Marianne Vos winning the stage into Welwyn Garden City last year

The Friends Life Women’s Tour is returning to Hertfordshire in 2015 but is unlikely to come back to Welwyn Hatfield.

Aljaz Bedene in action

Gosling Tennis Academy’s Aljaz Bedene could not pull off the improbable as he bowed out in straight sets to world number one Novak Djokovic at the Australian Open.

Mark Turpin Bar 2014

Potters Bar were not made to work on their return after the winter break as they cruised past the league’s bottom side.

Aljaz Bedene in action

Gosling Tennis Academy’s Aljaz Bedene will have to muster the biggest performance of his career if he is to advance to the second round of the Australian Open.

Aljaz Bedene in action

Gosling Tennis Academy’s Aljaz Bedene is one match from the main draw of the Australian Open 2015 after beating Tomislav Brkic in straight sets early this morning (Friday, January 16).

Welwyn Garden City golfer Tom Lewis

Welwyn Garden City golfer Tom Lewis has landed himself a £65,000 Cadillac Escalade after hitting a hole in one in his first European Tour event of the year; The Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship.

Aljaz Bedene in action

Gosling Tennis Academy’s Aljaz Bedene continued his recent fine form by beating Guido Andreozzi in three sets in Australian Open first round qualifying.

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