Deadline extended for entry into Watford Observer Fourteen14

Watford Observer: Action from last year's Shield final between West Herts and Bushey. Picture: Holly Cant

1:24pm Thursday 17th April 2014

Organisers of the Watford Observer Fourteen14 have decided to extend the entry deadline to give as many clubs as possible the opportunity to participate in this year's Shield and Plate.

Finn claims another five-wicket haul

Watford Observer: Picture: Action Images

4:39pm Monday 14th April 2014

Steve Finn has claimed a five-wicket haul for Middlesex in their LV County Championship Division One against Nottinghamshire.

Finn firing again in Middlesex defeat

Watford Observer: Steve Finn. (Picture: Action Images)

5:07pm Thursday 10th April 2014

It's been a frustrating few months for Steve Finn but the Watford-born fast bowler produced an impressive performance as he claimed six for 80 for Middlesex against Sussex.

Finn to leave Australia 'for his own good'

Watford Observer: Picture: Action Images

9:59am Wednesday 15th January 2014

England and Watford-born bowler Steve Finn will return home from England’s tour of Australia “for his own good” according to coach Ashley Giles.

Finn named in limited overs squads as calls grow for Test inclusion

Watford Observer: Steve Finn celebrating England's Ashes triumph in the summer. Picture: Action Images

10:09am Tuesday 10th December 2013

Steve Finn has been named in the England squads for the one-day and international and Twenty20 series in Australia as calls mount for him to be included in the beleaguered Test side in Perth.

Middlesex to play two first class fixtures at Merchant Taylors' School

11:00am Tuesday 26th November 2013

Cricket fans in the Watford area will have the opportunity to watch potentially five days of first class action next season after Middlesex announced they are to play two fixtures at Merchant Taylors’ School.

New county leagues will be 'much more competitive'

Watford Observer: Radlett in action in the Home Counties league last season. Picture: Pippa Douglas

9:00am Sunday 17th November 2013

Herts Cricket League chairman Tony Johnson believes the two new county divisions which will be established next year will "develop into something very exciting".

Finn on target for England with five wickets

Watford Observer: Steve Finn. (Picture: Action Images)

10:54am Thursday 14th November 2013

Watford's Steve Finn strengthened his claim for a place in England's team for the first Ashes test against Australia with five wickets in the final warm-up match in Sydney.

Breakaway Herts league to begin next year

Watford Observer: Hertfordshire’s clubs have voted to leave the Home Counties Premier Cricket League

10:43am Wednesday 13th November 2013

Hertfordshire cricket clubs will compete in two new county divisions next season after plans to leave the Home Counties Premier League were brought forward.

Finn takes two wickets in final Ashes warm-up

Watford Observer: Steve Finn. Picture: Action Images

9:46am Wednesday 13th November 2013

Watford's Steve Finn took two wickets on the first day of England's final Ashes warm-up match against an Australian Invitational XI in Sydney.

Watford's Finn ready for final Ashes warm-up

Watford Observer: Steve Finn. Picture: Action Images

9:17am Tuesday 12th November 2013

Steve Finn will be hoping to stake his claim for a place in England’s Ashes team when he plays in the final warm-up match against an Australian Invitational XI in Sydney this week.

Hertfordshire clubs to leave Home Counties Premier League

Watford Observer: Hertfordshire’s clubs have voted to leave the Home Counties Premier Cricket League

8:00am Friday 1st November 2013

Hertfordshire cricket clubs have voted to leave the Home Counties Premier Cricket League and set up two new county divisions in 2015.

Finn not alone as England bowlers struggle on first day Down Under

Watford Observer: Steve Finn. Picture: Action Images

10:23am Thursday 31st October 2013

Steve Finn has endured a tricky opening day of the Ashes tour to Australia as England’s all-pace attack were made to toil by a Western Australia Chairman’s XI at the WACA.

Finn included in Ashes squad

Watford Observer: Australia-bound: Steve Finn. Picture: Action Images

12:27pm Monday 23rd September 2013

Steve Finn has, as expected, been named in England’s 17-man squad for the Ashes series in Australia.

Hemel suffer final day defeat against Eastcote

12:00pm Friday 13th September 2013

A round-up of the final day action from Chess Valley Sunday League Division One and Seven

Watford Town Thirds crowned Division 12 champions

11:30am Friday 13th September 2013

A round-up of the final day action from Saracens Hertfordshire Cricket League Division Twelve and Thirteen.

Hemel fourths relegated from Division Eight

11:00am Friday 13th September 2013

A round-up of the final day action from Saracens Hertfordshire Cricket League Division Seven, Eight and Ten.

Bury escape relegation while Abbots clinch league title

10:00am Friday 13th September 2013

A round-up of the final day action from Saracens Hertfordshire Cricket League Division One, Two and Three.

Chorleywood victory sends Stags down

4:04pm Thursday 12th September 2013

Chorleywood secured their place in Division Two East for another year by a single point after a 69-run victory at home against Hemel Hempstead, a result which sent West Herts down.

Final day win helps Bushey claim title

4:12pm Thursday 12th September 2013

A round-up of the final day action from Saracens Hertfordshire Cricket League Division Four, Five and Six.

Stags relegated by single point

Watford Observer: Met Pole Bushey (fielding) have been promoted from Herts League Division Three. Picture: Pippa Douglas

11:06am Monday 9th September 2013

West Herts’ stay in the Home Counties Premier League is over after they were relegated by a single point despite winning their last game of the Division Two East season.

Finn claims wickets in England defeat

Watford Observer: Picture: Action Images

9:37am Monday 9th September 2013

Watford-born Steve Finn took two wickets during England's one-day defeat to Australia at Old Trafford yesterday.

Classy Wood thump Hoddesdon

12:30pm Friday 6th September 2013

The latest round-up of the action from Saracens Hertfordshire Cricket League Division Ten, Twelve and Thirteen.

Ricky overcome relegated Potters Bar

12:00pm Friday 6th September 2013

Saracens Herts Cricket League

Bushey in dominant form against Ware

11:30am Friday 6th September 2013

The latest round-up of the action from Saracens Hertfordshire Cricket League Division Four, Five and Six.

Bury keep fight against relegation alive

11:00am Friday 6th September 2013

The latest round-up of the action from Saracens Hertfordshire Cricket League Division One, Two and Three.

Champions Radlett ease past Hemel

6:00pm Thursday 5th September 2013

Radlett's fine season in Home Counties Premier League Division Two East continued with a 117-run win against Hemel Hempstead while Chorleywood gained an important 25 points in their relegation battle

'I didn't expect to win the league'

Watford Observer: Radlett, fielding, have now won 15 consecutive matches. Picture: Holly Cant

3:40pm Friday 30th August 2013

Radlett captain Jono McLean has set his sights on a top-three finish next season after his record breaking team were crowned Home Counties Division Two East champions.

Finn named in England one-day squad

Watford Observer: Steve Finn celebrates England's Ashes success with Kevin Pietersen. Picture: Action Images

12:11pm Tuesday 27th August 2013

Steve Finn has been named in the 14-man England squad for the one-day international against Ireland and the series against Australia.

'A memory I shall savour for the rest of my life'

2:50pm Friday 23rd August 2013

Radlett cricketer Mike Dexter helped England’s Over-70s claim another Ashes series win on Sunday in the “highlight” of his illustrious cricketing career.

Rickmansworth edge past St Albans

6:00pm Thursday 22nd August 2013

Rickmansworth Seconds remain mid-table in Herts Division Seven after an exciting four-run win over St Albans Thirds.

Defeat sends Langleybury closer to drop

4:50pm Thursday 22nd August 2013

Langleybury find themselves just one place above the Herts Division One relegation zone after a disappointing away performance at mid-table Flitwick on Saturday.

Radlett's title hopes delayed

2:52pm Thursday 22nd August 2013

With Radlett only one win away from claiming the league title, Letchworth Garden City’s 52-run win on Saturday put the champagne on ice for another week.

Finn misses out on England place for last Ashes Test

Watford Observer: Steve Finn knocks the bails off the non striker's end against South Africa

10:44am Wednesday 21st August 2013

Watford-born bowler Steve Finn has missed out on a place in the England team for the final Ashes Test against Australia at the Oval.

Abbots Langley suffer Hexton defeat

2:50pm Friday 16th August 2013

Abbots Langley Seconds remain in contention for fourth place in Herts Division Seven despite a loss against Hexton.

Bushey too strong for Hertford

1:50pm Friday 16th August 2013

Bushey remain in pole position in Herts Division Four after getting the better of fifth-placed Hertford Seconds by seven wickets.

'I was surprised to hear I had been called up'

9:10am Friday 16th August 2013

England clinched the Ashes in Durham earlier this week but there will be double cause for celebration if Croxley Green’s Tony MacDonald-Barker helps them beat their Australian counterparts in the first officially recognised Over-70s Ashes series.

Langleybury boost survival hopes

5:52pm Thursday 15th August 2013

Langleybury went some way to staving off the threat of relegation on Saturday, beating relegation rivals Luton Town & Indians by one wicket in Herts Division One.

Double century for Fleming in Chorleywood win

4:30pm Thursday 15th August 2013

Ryan Fleming made club history as he notched Chorleywood’s first ever double-century in their 141-run win at Hoddesdon in Division Five on Sunday.

Radlett move to within win of promotion

Watford Observer: Radlett, fielding, have now won 15 consecutive matches. Picture: Holly Cant

3:29pm Thursday 15th August 2013

Radlett bounced back from the disappointment of defeat against Chorleywood the previous week by thumping Hoddesdon to leave themselves a win away from promotion.

Cricketer Dexter selected for debut Over-70s Ashes series

Watford Observer: Cricketer Dexter selected for debut Over-70s Ashes series

12:00pm Sunday 11th August 2013

DRS reviews, accusations of bat tampering and late-night scuffles in bars may be just the start of the Ashes story this summer as England and Australia get set to do battle again in the first ever Over-70s series next week.

Langley suffer biggest defeat of their season

11:00am Friday 9th August 2013

The latest round-up of the action from Saracens Hertfordshire Cricket League Division Seven, Eight and Ten.

Impressive Kotecha helps Town ease to victory

10:30am Friday 9th August 2013

The latest round-up of the action from Saracens Hertfordshire Cricket League Division Four, Five and Six.

Bury claim much needed victory in relegation fight

10:00am Friday 9th August 2013

The latest round-up of the action from Saracens Hertfordshire Cricket League Division One, Two and Three.

Radlett's 16-game unbeaten run ended by Wood

5:59pm Thursday 8th August 2013

League leaders Radlett suffered a shock first defeat of the season as they were beaten by 33 runs against relegation battlers Chorleywood.

Abbots suffer three-wicket defeat against Wembley

1:30pm Friday 2nd August 2013

The latest round-up of action from Chess Valley Sunday League Division One, Five, Seven and Eight

Town move into top spot following Tewin victory

12:30pm Friday 2nd August 2013

The latest round-up of the action from Saracens Hertfordshire Cricket League Division Twelve, Thirteen and Fourteen.

Hemel suffer heavy defeat against Mill Hill Village

12:00pm Friday 2nd August 2013

The latest round-up of the action from Saracens Hertfordshire Cricket League Division Eight, Ten and Eleven.

Kings held to frustrating draw by Holtwhites

10:30am Friday 2nd August 2013

The latest round-up of the action from Saracens Hertfordshire Cricket League Division Two, Three and Four.

Hoggard urges Kings to make most of Ashes

Watford Observer: Picture: Action Images

2:00pm Saturday 27th July 2013

Former England fast bowler Matthew Hoggard has called on Kings Langley Cricket Club to make the most of the Ashes this summer – adamant the consequences of doing so will be far reaching.



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