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St Albans judo talent Dan Mair was left shocked and disillusioned after being de-selected for the Youth Olympics despite being British number one.
St Albans suffered a two-wicket defeat to Ickleford in Herts Division Two A on Saturday.
Harpenden Bowls Club reached the area final of the national over 60s mixed competition after a two-shot win over Rosedale.
The first ball of this summer’s Ashes Series has yet to be bowled yet a ball more associated to the winter months was kicked around Clarence Park on Monday evening, as St Albans City began their preparations for the forthcoming season with a comprehensive 4-0 defeat to Dagenham & Redbridge.
London Colney slumped to a 66-run defeat to Hitchin in Herts Division Five A on Saturday.
Harpenden were knocked off the top of the Herts Premier Division after losing their unbeaten record following a 113-run defeat to North Mymms.
St Albans crashed to an eight-wicket defeat to Old Owens in Division Two A.
Batchwood Hall's Liz Schlatter beat Sandra Smale 21-14 in the first round of the county singles.
Watford will begin their pre-season campaign with a trip to St Albans City next Wednesday.
St Albans based Paul Davis Fencing Academy clinched their first win at the England Youth Championships.
Harpenden proved too strong for Welwyn Garden City and Rowley Lane in their latest ladies county league matches.
Five students from Tigers Shotokan Karate proved their worth when put through their paces in the grading held at Nicholas Breakspear School in St Albans.
Townsend bowlers Danny Macro and Andrew Briden were part of the team which won the regional final of the Balcomb Trophy when they defeated the top two fours from Cambridgeshire in the final by 15 shots.
St Albans City have strengthened their attack for next season by signing striker Billy Medlock and midfielder Lewis Hilliard.
St Albans Hockey Club’s Hannah Macleod struck gold with the Great Britain women’s hockey team in Valencia beating China 2-0 in the World League competition final on Sunday.
Harpenden suffered a four-wicket defeat at Sawbridgeworth in their Herts 20/20 Group B match on Sunday.
St Albans clinched a 35-run win over Crouch End in Chess Valley Division Six on Sunday.
London Colney begin their pre-season with a home game against St Albans City on Thursday, July 16.
Batchwood Hall's Nora Endericks and Pat Savage defeated Harpenden pair Viv Dale and Lorna Thomson 24-15 in the ladies district pairs competition.
Joint manager James Gray insists St Albans City have a strong squad and can cope without top scorer John Frendo next season after his exit.