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Hertfordshire Mavericks scored a memorable 48-41 win against Manchester Thunder to earn a place in the Netball Superleague finals against Surrey Storm.

Kadeen Corbin jumps to catch a pass

Herts Mavericks face a daunting trip to the Netball Superleague’s top finishers, Manchester Thunder, in the play-off semi-finals this Saturday.

Tomasz Anderson

Four thousand miles away from home, a Welwyn Garden City local has been making a name for himself on the greens and fairways of the US college golf circuit.

Aljaz Bedene in action

British no.2 Aljaz Bedene is through to the ATP Casablanca Open quarter-finals after a straight-sets victory over Belgian Arthur de Greef.

Sarah East

Hertfordshire Mavericks and Yorkshire Jets meet on Saturday in their final Netball Superleague fixture of the season before the play-offs begin.

Layla Guscoth

Three players from the Hatfield-based Herts Mavericks have been selected for the England squad, and another two on the reserve list, for the upcoming home series with Trinidad & Tobago.

WGC based squash player Alison Waters

Alison Waters has climbed up the World Squash rankings to a career equalling best of number three.

Basketball Herts Inter Further Education Games

Oaklands College overcame opposition from Hertford Regional, West Herts and North Hertfordshire at the Inter-Further Education Games to pick up the annual trophy.

American footballs

Dallas Cowboys sign up 22-year-old London Warriors defensive end/tight end

Camilla Buchanan

Herts Mavericks all but secured their end of season Netball Superleague play-off place with a 42-33 victory over Team Bath in Hatfield on Monday night.

Aljaz Bedene UK Citizen Ceremony

Gosling Tennis Academy player Aljaz Bedene was officially recognised as a British citizen at a ceremony at government offices in Hatfield on Tuesday.

Aljaz Bedene in action

Gosling Tennis Academy’s Aljaz Bedene failed to build on momentum forged by winning last week’s Irving Classic in Dallas, Texas by losing in three sets to Australian Omar Jasika in Miami 1000 qualifying.

Charlie Southey (left) celebrates scoring the opening goal

Welwyn Garden City Hockey Club men’s first team signed off for the 2014-15 season with a superb win and chance of top four success after a win over Royston 1sts on Saturday.

Tomasz Anderson Brocket Hall England Golf

WGC golfer Tomasz Anderson scored a record sixth win on the US college circuit.

Kadeen Corbin chases down a loose ball

Mavericks opened up a six-point lead over Team Bath in the race for the final play-off Superleague spot with an encouraging win over Loughborough Lightning.

James Grint

Kimpton rally driver James Grint has signed for Albatec Racing alongside Frenchman Jérôme Grosset-Janinfor the 2015 FIA European Rallycross Championship.

Aljaz Bedene in action

Welwyn Garden City’s Aljaz Bedene took his ATP Tour ranking to a season-high 83 with victory at the Irving Tennis Classic Championships Challenger event in Dallas, Texas.

Veteran athlete Ian Miller with just some of his medals he has won at various 2014 competitions

Some people say age is just a number. Not for the well-known toys distributor who rejected a world-class strongman because he was over the age of 80, it isn’t.

Robert Poth European Youth Olympic Festival January 2015

After a season that began with slicing his knee open, Potters Bar skier Robert Poth is determined to bring the curtain down on a positive note by claiming victory at the 2015 Delancey British National Alpine Ski Championships.

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