Reed take big title step

Watford Observer: Reed Rangers (red and blue shirts) have taken a big step towards the title. Picture: Action Images

6:07pm Thursday 24th April 2014

The focus is on the Premier Division title race as Reed Rangers take a potentially decisive step towards the crown.

St Josephs set for potential title decider

Watford Observer: St Josephs (red shirts) could clinch the Premier Division title on Sunday. Picture: Holly Cant

5:58pm Thursday 24th April 2014

St Josephs could clinch the title this weekend as they take on second-placed old rivals Oakview.

Local golfers compete in Senior Women's Amateur Championship at Sandy Lodge

Watford Observer: THE TEE TOURNAMENT:  A golf tournament will raise funds for RNLI

5:30pm Thursday 24th April 2014

Two local golfers are competing in the Senior Women's Amateur Championship at Sandy Lodge this week.

Garston Ladies (96) win at Biggleswade

Watford Observer: Football: Olveston United promotion hopes dented

4:10pm Thursday 24th April 2014

Garston Ladies (96) won 1-0 at Biggleswade on Easter Sunday in the Beds & Herts Womens Football League – Division Three.

Vekic claims first WTA title with Malaysian Open win

Watford Observer: Victory in the Malaysian Open on Sunday meant Donna Vekic became the youngest winner of the competition ever. Picture: Action Images

2:13pm Thursday 24th April 2014

Donna Vekic won her first WTA title on Sunday, beating Dominika Cibulkova in the Malaysian Open final, just a month after losing to her in straight sets.

Radlett appointed New Zealand international as first professional female coach

Watford Observer: Sian Ruck has been appointed as Radlett's first professional female coach. Picture: Action Images

12:00pm Thursday 24th April 2014

Radlett have appointed New Zealand women's international Sian Ruck as their first professional female coach.

Evergreen Eagles win to keep promotion hopes alive

Watford Observer: Girls' football team seeking to sign more under-sevens

11:00am Thursday 24th April 2014

Evergreen Eagles beat Bedmond Ladies 2-1 on Sunday to keep their promotion hopes alive.

Withdrawals cause Romeo fight cancellation

Watford Observer: Picture: Holly Cant

10:29am Thursday 24th April 2014

Romeo Romaeo's fourth professional fight, due to take place on Friday, has been cancelled.

Shinkwin prepares to tee off in Catalunya

Watford Observer: Shinkwin remains hopeful of securing future Open place

9:42am Thursday 24th April 2014

Callum Shinkwin takes part in his third challenge tour event today, the Moor Park golfer is due to tee off at the Challenge de Catalunya this morning.

Hemel Hempstead win one and lose one against Tring

Watford Observer: CRICKET: Paceman Jamie Overton is back on track

9:13am Thursday 24th April 2014

Hemel Hempstead's first XI were beaten by two wickets by Tring Park's first XI on Saturday.

Personal best for two Watford Joggers in Maidenhead 10 mile

Watford Observer: Local athletics

7:00pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

Two of the five Watford Joggers who took part in the Maidenhead 10 mile road race on Monday came away with personal best times.

THM Racing secure tenth place finish in Volkswagen Racing Cup opener

Watford Observer: Matt Hamilton secured a tenth place finish for THM Racing on the opening weekend of the Volkswagen Racing Cup.

6:00pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

Matt Hamilton and THM Racing secured a tenth-place finish at Oulton Park in the first round of the Volkswagen Racing Cup on Monday, with both races red flagged.

Watford Harriers sprinter meets Dwain Chambers

Watford Observer: Watford Harriers sprinter meets Dwain Chambers

5:30pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

Watford Harriers' Matthew Igbineweka recorded a personal best in the 100m at the Inter Club Championship on Monday and met Team GB sprinter Dwain Chambers.

Little Hay's Armstrong lifts Bryn Aldrich Trophy

Watford Observer: THE TEE TOURNAMENT:  A golf tournament will raise funds for RNLI

4:17pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

Matthew Armstrong has won the Bryn Aldrich Trophy at Little Hay Golf Club, beating Paul Rickard by a point.

Evergreen reach first Aubrey Cup final

Watford Observer: Local football

3:51pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

Evergreen made club history on Saturday as they reached the final of the Aubrey Cup for the first time after defeating Bedmond Sports & Social Club 3-1.

Abbots Langley secure comfortable friendly wins

Watford Observer: Local cricket

2:00pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

Abbots Langley's first XI began the 2014 season with an eight-wicket win over Chipperfield on Saturday.

Vicarage Celtic reach another cup final

Watford Observer: Local youth football

1:00pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

Vicarage Celtic booked their place in the Webster Cup final on Saturday, beating London Colney Blues 2-0 to keep their treble hopes alive.

Rickmansworth begin new season with friendly wins

Watford Observer: Local cricket

12:07pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

Rickmansworth's first XI began their season with a three-wicket friendly victory over Ickenham on Saturday.

Sun Postal could secure title this week after derby win

Watford Observer: Sun Postal's Ashley Lewis in action. Pictures: Chris Riddell.

9:37am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

Sun Postal Sports can be crowned Spartan South Midlands Division One champions on Saturday after they completed a hat-trick of wins this season over Kings Langley.

Old Merchant Taylors' celebrate third successive promotion with Wasps win

Watford Observer: Hendon seal home success

3:00pm Thursday 17th April 2014

Old Merchant Taylors' RFC celebrated their third successive promotion on Saturday after a dominant 22-0 bonus point win against Wasps sealed their place in London North West Two.

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.

Shinkwin's wait for Southern Area date is over

Watford Observer: Miles Shinkwin training at the Pro SW Gym. Picture: Ken Mears

10:17am Thursday 17th April 2014

Bushey boxer Miles Shinkwin has had to wait but the date and opponent for his Southern Area title shot has finally been confirmed.

Evergreen too strong for Dragon in Intermediate final

Watford Observer: Triumphant: Intermediate Cup winners Evergreen.

6:39pm Thursday 17th April 2014

Evergreen's Intermediate Cup win over Green Dragon leads the way in this week's round-up from the Watford Sunday League.

Pressure all on Kings Langley, says Sun Postal manager

Watford Observer: FOOTBALL: Fluent Didmarton stay third in the league

6:30pm Thursday 17th April 2014

Sun Postal Sports manager Paul Hobbs says the pressure is on Kings Langley on Saturday when the two sides go head-to-head.

Athletic's comfortable President's Cup retention

Watford Observer: Successful defence: President's Cup winners Headstone Athletic.

6:32pm Thursday 17th April 2014

The final of the Gary Norman President's Cup is the focus of this week's Olympian League Review.

Berkhamstead and Leverstock Green in thrilling draw

Watford Observer: FOOTBALL: Fluent Didmarton stay third in the league

6:00pm Thursday 17th April 2014

Berkhamstead and Leverstock Green put on a thrilling 3-3 draw on Tuesday evening, with Berko surrendering a 3-1 lead.

THM Racing begin Volkswagen Racing Cup season this weekend

Watford Observer: Matt Hamilton:

1:00pm Thursday 17th April 2014

Watford team THM Racing are keen for a strong start to the 2014 Volkswagen Racing Cup, which begins at Oulton Park this weekend.

Watford Ladies Under-11s lose in relegation six-pointer

Watford Observer: Bottom of the table Kings beaten again

12:00pm Thursday 17th April 2014

Watford Ladies Under-11s lost ground in their battle against relegation after being beaten 3-1 by Bury Rangers last Saturday.

Coakley wins national title at Winter Dressage Championships

Watford Observer: Sarrett dressage rider Daisy Coakley won a national title at the Winter Dressage Championships.

11:00am Thursday 17th April 2014

Hertfordshire event and dressage rider Daisy Coakley won a national title after emerging victorious in the Winter Dressage Championships.

Watford Harriers' Cameron impresses in track events

Watford Observer: Athletics

9:09am Thursday 17th April 2014

There were plenty of impressive performances from the young athletes in Watford Harriers’ ranks as the track and field season opened up in St Albans on Sunday.

Bushey boxer Paul loses out in National Schoolboy Championships

Watford Observer: Smith unable to down Beer in London youth final

9:00am Thursday 17th April 2014

Bushey ABC youngster Cameron Paul suffered a narrow defeat against Frankie Thomas in the under-35.5kg final of the National Schoolboy Championships.

FOOTBALL: Garston Ladies Under-12 Diamonds claim first away win

Watford Observer: Girls' football team seeking to sign more under-sevens

6:10pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

Garston Ladies Under-12 Diamonds secured their first away win of the season last Saturday, beating Bishops Stortford 3-2.

FOOTBALL: London Maccabi Lions secure back-to-back title wins

Watford Observer: Girls' football team seeking to sign more under-sevens

6:13pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

London Maccabi Lions Under-10s have won the Red Division once more to claim back-to-back championships.

Golden Girls prepare to welcome Lionesses

Watford Observer: Watford Ladies boss John Salomon

5:22pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

Watford Ladies kick-off their Women’s Super League Two campaign tomorrow evening as they host Millwall Lionesses at Berkhamsted FC.

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.

Tabard end season with disappointing defeat

Watford Observer: Hendon seal home success

5:44pm Monday 14th April 2014

Tabard ended their London One North season with a disappointing 22-19 away defeat against Old Haberdashers.

VIDEO: Dutton's dream is to reach Rio

Watford Observer: Teenager Dutton sets his sights on Paralympic Games

1:03pm Monday 14th April 2014

When Mitchell Dutton attended a secondary school fun day he had no idea it could lead to him representing his country at the Paralympics.

Golden Girls looking to challenge for Women's Super League promotion

Watford Observer: Watford Ladies boss John Salomon

10:00am Friday 11th April 2014

John Salomon's reign as Watford Ladies manager has been a success. During his time in charge he has transformed the Golden Girls’ fortunes but he and the club face a new challenge this season – the FA Women’s Super League.

Kitchen seals sixth at Elite Duathlon Championships

Watford Observer: Kitchen seals sixth at Elite Duathlon Championships

5:00pm Friday 11th April 2014

Watford Harriers’ Hannah Kitchen took part in her first duathlon for three years and claimed a sixth-place finish at the British Senior Elite Duathlon Championships.

Hornets must maintain modesty in promotion push

Watford Observer: Renee Hector, right, was named last season's most improve player

2:00pm Friday 11th April 2014

Watford Ladies must maintain their modesty if they are to challenge for promotion in Women’s Super League Two, according to young defender Renee Hector.

Little Hay ladies reach Mary Forster Bowl finals

Watford Observer: Strong start from Little Hay ladies

1:00pm Friday 11th April 2014

Little Hay Golf Club’s ladies have reached the finals of the national Mary Forster Bowl competition.

Celtic crash out of Charity Cup after Balmoral defeat

Watford Observer: Bottom of the table Kings beaten again

11:00am Friday 11th April 2014

There was a disappointing defeat for Vicarage Celtic as they crashed out of the Junior Charity Cup after a 4-1 defeat to Balmoral Grove.

Bedmond suffer semi-final shoot-out disappointment

Watford Observer: Bedmond hold nerve from the spot to book final spot

10:30am Friday 11th April 2014

The latest round-up of the action from the Herts Senior County League.

Sandy Lodge to host Amateur Championships

Watford Observer: Golf club granted opening hour extension

10:00am Friday 11th April 2014

Sandy Lodge Golf Club will host the 2014 English Senior Women’s Amateur Championships at the end of this month.

Ruthless Mets thrash St Joseph’s

Watford Observer: Bottom of the table Kings beaten again

7:00pm Thursday 10th April 2014

Garston Ladies Under-16 Mets produced a ruthless display against St Joseph’s to claim a 9-2 victory.

Webber double seals Hornets’ progression

Watford Observer: The Under-18s were held to a 2-2 draw by Harvesters Blues. Picture: Andrew Waller

5:30pm Thursday 10th April 2014

Watford Ladies' development side moved into the John Greenacre Memorial Trophy third round after defeating Carshalton Athletic Ladies 2-1.

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.

Shinkwin misses cut in Spain

Watford Observer: Shinkwin remains hopeful of securing future Open place

5:01pm Thursday 10th April 2014

Callum Shinkwin finished well down the field at his second Challenge Tour event, the NH Collection Open in Spain.

Lions snuff out Revolution to seal Chairman’s Cup

Watford Observer: First silverware of the season in the bag: Chairman’s Cup winners Hertfordshire Lions.

4:40pm Thursday 10th April 2014

Hertfordshire Lions' 5-1 Chairman’s Cup final victory against Cassiobury Revolution is the focus of this Olympian League Review.

Rifle and Spartians victorious in cup finals

Watford Observer: The AFC Spartians side which clinched the Terry Devereux President’s Cup

4:12pm Thursday 10th April 2014

A round-up of the action from the Watford Sunday League. Rifle Voltunteer lift the Intermediate Cup and AFC Spartians clinch the Terry Devereux President’s Cup


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