St Albans Review Sport
St Albans & Harpenden Review /sport/
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Harpenden Bowling Club Ladies enjoyed a superb result in the County Ladies Club League South.
Even diabolical traffic problems en route to Weston-super-Mare on Bank Holiday Monday failed to slow St Albans City’s spectacular start to the season as a burst of three goals in seven minutes saw Ian Allinson’s side canter to victory at a sun-kissed Woodspring Stadium.
Louie Theophanous announced his return to goalscoring form with an outstanding brace as St Albans City soared into the top three of National League South with a comfortable 3-1 win over Whitehawk at Clarence Park on Saturday.
St Albans slumped to a 103-run defeat to Bushey in Herts Division Two B on Saturday.
London Colney will travel to Hadley in the first qualifying round of the FA Cup next month after their 1-0 win at Desborough Town on Saturday.
Head Coach Andy Halliday believes St Albans Hockey Club can take inspiration from the achievements of Great Britain’s women after two of their players won gold at the Rio Olympics.
A first half penalty drilled home with venom by Junior Morias, along with exceptional goalkeeping by James Russell, secured St Albans City’s first away National League South victory of the season on Saturday and extended Welling United’s winless start to the campaign.
St Albans head coach Hannah Macleod helped Great Britain win their first Olympic hockey gold medal after a dramatic penalty shootout triumph over the Netherlands.
Hannah Macleod revealed the secret to Great Britain women reaching their first Olympic hockey final as they are set to face the Netherlands.
Chelmsford City had their colours lowered for the first time this season on Tuesday as St Albans City bounced back from the heavy weekend reversal at Bath to defeat Rod Stringer’s highly-fancied Clarets 2-1 in an incident packed National League South encounter at Clarence Park.
There have been mixed fortunes for St Albans' Olympians in Rio De Janeiro.
Harpenden Town face a huge challenge on Saturday when they take on Chalfont St Peter away in the FA Cup preliminary round.
The players may have changed many times over but the song remains the same as, in going down to a dispiriting 3-0 National League South defeat to a previously winless Bath City, St Albans City extended their run of visits to Twerton Park without scoring to seven on Saturday.
St Albans Hockey Club have brought in Amie Hone as a development member and junior academy coach.
Harpenden Town claimed a historic 2-1 FA Cup victory away at Cockfosters on Saturday in their first appearance in the competition for 11 years.
St Albans suffered a 41-run defeat to Potton Town in Herts Division Two B on Saturday.
Drama was in plentiful supply at Grosvenor Vale on Monday as St Albans City and Wealdstone fought out a 2-2 National League South draw amidst claims of skulduggery and ineptitude.
Outstanding finishing by new boys Dipo Akinyemi and Junior Morias got St Albans City’s National League South campaign off to a flying start with a competent victory over Concord Rangers at a sun-drench Clarence Park on Saturday.
St Albans City overcame an uncomfortable opening 45 minutes at Wodson Park on Tuesday before kicking off the new season with a 2-1 victory over Isthmian League Division One North side Ware in the 1st Round of the Herts Charity Cup.