St Albans & Harpenden Review /sport/
Updated: 44 min 42 sec ago
St Albans City striker John Frendo has apologised and been handed a maximum fine by the club after missing their FA Cup defeat to Concord Rangers on Saturday.
St Albans and Harpenden’s fencing teams came away with silverware from the Hertfordshire and Cambridgeshire Fencing Team County Cup.
London Colney battled to a 1-1 draw at home to Hillingdon Borough in the South Midlands Premier Division on Saturday.
Sapphire celebrated more success at the Hertfordshire Gymnastics Association’s club teams competition in Stevenage.
St Albans Hockey Club chief executive Andy Forshaw was the hero in goal for the men’s team, answering an 11th hour call-up to play in a 2-1 win against Felixstowe.
St Albans City will speak to striker John Frendo later this week and discuss why he ruled himself out of Saturday’s FA Cup defeat to Concord Rangers.
St Albans City’s bid for a shot at the Big Boys in the FA Cup floundered with the dampest of damp squibs at Clarence Park on Saturday as Concord Rangers, through Joe Gardner’s fine strike, encountered few problems in removing City at the final qualifying round stage of the competition.
Harvesters Under-11s North drew 1-1 at Belmont with the only goal scored by Daniel Busby.
St Albans Hockey Club’s ladies battled to a 1-0 win at Sevenoaks at the weekend.
St Albans-based rugby club Verulamians RFC celebrated the grand reopening of their refurbished clubhouse on Saturday at an event attended by St Albans mayor Geoff Harrison and RFU president-elect Peter Baines.
Colney Heath Ladies romped to a 7-0 win at Watton Ladies in the first round of the County Cup.
Harpenden edged to a 19-12 home win over St Albans at Redbourn Lane in a typically hard-fought London NW Two derby on Saturday.
St Albans City Youth Under-18s East earned a 2-1 win over Chorleywood Common.
London Colney edged to a 2-1 win at Leverstock Green in the South Midlands Premier Division on Saturday.
St Albans City joint manager James Gray admits there is a “massive pot of gold” at stake for the club if they can reach the first round proper of the FA Cup.
The reliable duo of Sean Shields and Steve Wales came up trumps again for St Albans City as the Saints added to the problems of lowly Weston-super-Mare with a competent 2-0 victory at Winterstoke Road on Saturday.
Harvesters Under-11s North drew 3-3 away to Bushey and Oxhey Hawks with two goals from Ryan O'Sullivan and one from Joe O'Hare.
Harpenden Swimming Club held their inaugural swimming gala at The Venue in Borehamwood earlier this month.
Verulamians Under-14s battled to a 31-5 league win at Pinner & Grammarians.
St Albans Hockey Club’s first teams each recovered from conceding early goals to record emphatic victories at Oaklands on Saturday.