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Holly Bird has retained her British kickboxing title at the three-day WFMC (World Fight Sport and Martial Arts Council) Championships, held at Manchester’s Wright Robinson College.

Three England U21 players have signed on to play for Hertfordshire Mavericks in the 2017 Netball Superleague.

Hatfield’s WBO world middleweight boxing champion Billy Joe Saunders could be in line for a surprise title defence in Japan next year.

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’.

With two birdies in his final four holes in yesterday’s up-and-down opening round at the British Masters, hosted this year by Hertfordshire’s swanky Grove Hotel near Watford, Welwyn Garden City’s Tom Lewis might have thought better things were on the horizon today (Friday).

As Tom Lewis walked away from the 6th hole at the British Masters to leave Eddie Pepperell and Matteo Manassero to finish their putts, the disappointed 25-year-old tossed his ball into some bushes and strolled to the 7th tee where he stood in contemplation.

The Welwyn Hatfield Mosquitos continue to make strides on and off the field as they progress towards the 2017 British American Football season.

Hatfield’s WBO world middleweight boxing champion Billy Joe Saunders has postponed his first title defence scheduled for later this month after sustaining an injury.

Hatfield snooker star Alfie Burden has recorded a first career 147.

Billy Joe Saunders doesn’t believe he’ll be at his ‘career best’ when he makes his maiden WBO world middleweight title defence against Russian Artur Akavov but he is hoping to ‘blow the cobwebs off’ en route to a successful first victory as champion.

Herts Mavericks have named the first four players to sign up to play for them in the forthcoming Netball Superleague.

Billy Joe Saunders says he will not take a victory over Russian Artur Akavov ‘for granted’ when he defends his WBO world middleweight title for the first time next month.

Billy Joe Saunders will now make the first defence of his WBO world middleweight title at the Motorpoint Arena, Cardiff, on Saturday, October 22.

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