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The best of sport in the borough was recognised at the Welwyn Hatfield Borough Sports Awards 2015 which this year saw a record breaking number of nominations.

Rob Sansom plays a pass around the corner

Welwyn Garden City men’s first team provided a much sturdier defensive performance in the wake of last week’s 7-2 collapse against Stevenage, drawing a blank with fifth-bottom Luton Town.

Camilla Buchanan in action

Herts Mavericks climbed to the summit of the Netball Superleague with a 61-35 victory over Team Northumbria at Herts Sports Village.

Jodie Williams takes part in a Q&A session

Five-and-a-half years ago I visited Queenswood School to interview a shy, teenage girl from Welwyn Garden City about to embark on her first athletics competition oversees.

Cricket bowler with ball in hand

Hatfield Hyde Cricket Club is open to offers for sponsorship before the start of the new season in May.

Mixed week for Alfie Burden

Wednesday, February 18, 2015
Alfie Burden. Picture by Monique Limbos.

WGC snooker professional Alfie Burden was knocked out of the Welsh Open second round on Tuesday.

Layla Guscoth jumps to make a block

Hertfordshire Mavericks bounced back from defeat at Manchester Thunder nine days ago to record a third victory in four Superleague matches.

Reigning champion Alison Waters (in pink) suffered a shock defeat at the hands of world number 16 Sarah-Jane Perry (in purple).  Picture by Squashpics.com

Defending champion Alison Waters suffered a shock defeat at the hands of eventual tournament winner Sarah-Jane Perry in the last four at the 2015 National Squash Championships in Manchester on Saturday.

Alison Waters in her victory over Jenny Duncalf. Picture by Squash Pics

World number five Alison Waters beat Yorkshire’s Jenny Duncalf 3-0 to book her place in the National Squash Championships 2015 semi-final.

Alison Waters. Picture by squashpics.com

Defending champion Alison Waters is through to the quarter finals of the National Squash Championships in Manchester after a convincing 11-4, 11-1,

11-3 win against Lucy Beecroft.

Alfie Burden. Picture by Monique Limbos.

Welwyn Garden City’s Alfie Burden takes on Joel Walker in the first round of qualifying for the Indian Open at Barnsley’s Metrodome on Friday.

Tennis player Esperanza Merry

The list of past Grand Slam winners to have graced the courts in competition at Hatfield’s Queenswood Girls’ School is spectacular.

Royston Hockey Club

Royston Hockey Club’s men’s first team could not follow up on last week’s excellent win at Winchmore Hill and Enfield after losing 1-0 at home to Luton Town.

WGC based squash player Alison Waters

Alison Waters will be defending her title at the British National Squash Championships in Manchester at the National Squash Centre this week.

Elspeth Grace

The Welwyn Wheelers’ youth riders spread their road circuit racing activities between the Redbridge and Hillingdon venues on Saturday.

Layla Guscoth knocks a pass away from an opponent

Hertfordshire Mavericks were edged out 48-42 by last season’s champions Manchester Thunder in their first loss of the new Superleague season last Monday night.

The St Albans attack is thwarted once more

WGC’s ladies’ first team slipped to fifth after they went down 1-0 against local rivals St Albans on Saturday.

Sasha Corbin looks for a pass

Hertfordshire Mavericks made it two wins out of two after a gritty 48-40 win over Loughborough Lightning in the Netball Super League.

Alfie Burden. Picture by Monique Limbos.

Welwyn Garden City’s Alfie Burden believes the positives far outweigh the negatives despite crashing out of the German Masters at the second-round stage in Berlin.

Alfie Burden. Picture by Monique Limbos.

A rejuvenated Alfie Burden claims it was the doubters that inspired his turnaround in form after reaching the second round of the German Masters in Berlin.

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