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: www.THMRacing.co.uk

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

Tabard clinch win over Brentwood

Watford Observer: Aaron Pristcott scored for Tabard

3:01pm Thursday 10th April 2014

Tabard claimed their sixth victory of the London One North season as they eased to a 28-8 win against Brentwood.

'A real team effort has been rewarded'

Watford Observer: The Watford RFC side

12:47pm Thursday 10th April 2014

Watford RFC clinched promotion from Herts/Middlesex Three on Saturday and captain Martin Lee says the players’ effort, commitment and determination throughout the season has been rewarded.

Sun closing in on promotion

Watford Observer: Max Moore opened the scoring for Sun against Harpenden

1:02pm Wednesday 9th April 2014

Sun Postal Sports can smell promotion to the Premier Division of the Spartan South Midlands League after two impressive home wins this week.

Joshua pulls out of Manchester fight but is set for Wembley

Watford Observer: Picture: Action Images

4:23pm Tuesday 8th April 2014

Anthony Joshua has pulled out of his fight on April 19 due to injury but the Watford-born fighter has been named on the undercard of Carl Froch’s WBA and IBF World Super Middleweight title rematch with George Groves at Wembley Stadium.

Jarvis starts season with double medal success

Watford Observer: Proudlock seals top spot at Grovelands

3:00pm Friday 4th April 2014

Watford Harriers’ William Jarvis opened his 2014 track and field season with two medals and several personal bests at the Oxford City Open Throws competition.

Watford book place in championship finals

Watford Observer: Watford book place in championship finals

1:00pm Friday 4th April 2014

Watford Water Polo Under-17s progressed into the ASA NAG Championship finals as group winners last weekend.

Evergreen through to fourth round after downing Bushey

Watford Observer: Bottom of the table Kings beaten again

12:00pm Friday 4th April 2014

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

Shinkwin frustrated as opponents continually pull-out

Watford Observer: Miles Shinkwin will take on Josef Krivka for the International Masters Title. Picture: Ken Mears

10:50am Friday 4th April 2014

Miles Shinkwin is a frustrated man. The Bushey boxer had been chasing a Southern Area title shot for the best part of a year. The light-heavyweight was finally made mandatory in February but has been unable to find an opponent.

Tankard victory and LV Cup final place secured for Fullers

Watford Observer: Fullerians Rugby Club's first team celebrate their victory

10:30am Friday 4th April 2014

It was a good weekend for Fullerians Rugby Club as the first team won the Hertfordshire County Tankard while the Under-18s secured a place in the LV Cup final.

Oakview reach semi-final at Josephs' expense

Watford Observer: Oakview reach semi-final at Josephs' expense

1:34pm Friday 4th April 2014

A round-up of the action from the latest round of fixtures from the Watford Sunday League.

Callum Shinkwin confident about making Challenge Tour impact

Watford Observer: Shinkwin remains hopeful of securing future Open place

6:50pm Thursday 3rd April 2014

Callum Shinkwin is confident he can make an impact at the NH Collection Open in Spain as he plays his second Challenge Tour competition.

Mets' sights set on another treble tilt

Watford Observer: Bottom of the table Kings beaten again

6:30pm Thursday 3rd April 2014

Garston Ladies Under-12 Mets saw off Bishops Stortford on Saturday to reach the League Cup final, extending their hopes of another treble.

'It was very surreal in the beginning'

Watford Observer: The cricket team from Watford Grammar School for Boys in action in Sri Lanka

5:50pm Thursday 3rd April 2014

Surreal is how Lloyd Paternott described his first experience of first-class cricket but the 22-year-old certainly wasn’t overawed by the experience.

Sun exit St Mary’s Cup as Green complete narrow win

Watford Observer: Staying in contention at the top end of the table: Kings Langley beat Chesham United Reserves 3-0 on Saturday.

5:41pm Thursday 3rd April 2014

The latest round-up of the action from the Spartan South Midlands League.

Tabard thrashed by Colchester

Watford Observer: Tabard ran out comfortable winners against UCS

3:07pm Thursday 3rd April 2014

Tabard were unable to build on victory over North Walsham last weekend after going down 81-12 to Colchester on Saturday.

Danes hold nerve to clinch cup

Watford Observer: Ken Simmons Memorial Cup winners Old Danes Athletic.

12:57pm Tuesday 1st April 2014

Old Danes Athletic's penalty shoot-out victory in the Ken Simmons Memorial Cup is the focus of this Olympian League Review.

World-class cycling coming to Hertfordshire

Watford Observer: Sir Bradley Wiggins celebrates his victory in last year's Tour of Britain. Picture: Action Images

8:35pm Monday 31st March 2014

Sport fans from across south-west Hertfordshire will have the opportunity to watch some of the biggest names in world cycling in action later this year after the route for this year’s Tour of Britain was unveiled this evening.

Debutant Vassell impresses as Sun go six points clear

Watford Observer: Omar Vassell made an impressive debut for Sun against Stony Stratford

9:48am Monday 31st March 2014

The cousin of former England international Darius Vassell marked his first start for Sun Postal Sports with two goals and two assists as the Spartan South Midlands League Division One leaders opened up a six-point gap at the top of the table.

The search for our new limited overs champions begins today

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

7:00am Friday 28th March 2014

Wickets may still be drying out from the wet winter but teams are continuing their build-up to the new cricket season and today we launch the annual search for our own limited overs champions.



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