St Albans & Harpenden Review /sport/
Updated: 34 min 59 sec ago
A combination of Lee Chappell, excellent last-ditch defending, and a large slice of good fortune, was sufficient to see St Albans City through to the 3rd Round Qualifying of the FA Cup on Sunday as Hayes & Yeading United rued their fate when going down to a 1-0 defeat.
Batchwood Hall’s last match of the season saw them run out convincing winners at Hemel Hempstead.
St Albans Striders were crowned the team of the year at the St Albans and District Sports Awards.
St Albans City joint manager James Gray insists his side are determined to avenge their opening day defeat to Hayes & Yeading United when they face them again in the FA Cup this weekend.
St Albans Bowling Club held their final day of the season on Sunday.
London Colney claimed a 4-1 home win over Biggleswade United in the South Midlands Premier Division on Saturday.
St Albans Hockey Club began their East Premier League campaign with a 2-0 win against Blueharts at Hitchin.
St Albans City bowed out of their first cup competition of the season when going down 2-0 to Bishop’s Stortford at Woodside Park in the semi final of the Herts Charity Cup on Tuesday.
Harvesters Under-11s North got their Challenge Cup campaign off to a flying start with a 10-0 win at home against West Herts Youth Stags.
Townsend won the St Albans and District Club Rinks League for the first time in their history.
GK Icon has been launched at Nicholas Breakspear school.
Harpenden were beaten in the County League final after losing to Buntingford in their most successful season yet in county competitions.
Harpenden Town moved three points clear at the top of South Midlands Division One after a 3-1 victory at home to Bush Hill Rangers.
Forty-three years after last playing Wealdstone in a league game, it was a case of déjà vu for St Albans City on Saturday as they followed up their 3-0 1971 victory at Lower Mead with a replica score at the Stones current Grosvenor Vale home to move into the top six of Conference South.
Colney Heath Ladies were beaten 4-2 in the Eastern Region South by Stevenage Reserves.
Antony Gosling scored four goals as St Albans City Youth Under-18s East opened their season with an exciting 6-6 draw against Highgate & Muswell Hill Raiders.
SAS Reds started their season with a 54-34 win over Buntingford in the Senior Herts Division One.
Harpenden's team of Simon Burgess, Rick Catchpole, Rob Peppiatt and Tony Smith lost by five shots to Potters Bar in the district finals.
Harpenden Colts Under-11 Hawks were edged out in a 4-3 defeat to St Albans City in the Emerald Division.
A golfer achieved an incredible feat after scoring a hole in one twice in the space of a week on the very same hole.