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Thursday evening was a special one for Hendon FC, as the club fulfilled its first competitive fixture at new home Silver Jubilee Park. Playing only a few miles away from the site of their old ground Claremont Road,

Jordan Nobbs, Arsenal Ladies. Pic: TGSPHOTO

Jordan Nobbs believes Arsenal Ladies are ready to challenge for the league title again after their disappointing slump to fourth place last season.

Arsenal's Danny Welbeck left) and Newcastle United's Remy Cabella (right) battle for the ball at St James' Park,

Even trailing a sequence of six straight victories in their wake, it takes a substantial leap of faith to envisage Arsenal snatching the Premier League title.

NLS WK13 15 Hendon's Gary McCann foot on ball

Manager Gary McCann is looking forward to Hendon’s first competitive match at Silver Jubilee Park tonight (Thursday) as his side take on Corinthian-Casuals in the quarter-finals of the London Senior Cup.

London Heathside's William Griffiths (left) and Jacob Phillips (right) with Muchta Farah from Ealing Southall and Middlesex Athletics Club.

London Heathside’s Jacob Phillips is bidding to win the Under-17 men’s title in the North-West London Young Athletes League as he prepares for the fifth and final race at Wormwood Scrubs on Saturday.

Matiss Ippolito (centre)

Two siblings from Hampstead Garden Suburb will take part in the first ever British Long Track Speed Skating Championships in the Hague in the Netherlands on Saturday.

Saracens captain Maro Itoje lifts the LV=Cup surrounded by his teammates. Pic: Matthew Impey/Wiredphotos.co.uk

Saracens head into Saturday’s world record match against Harlequins at Wembley Stadium having secured the first silverware of the rugby season.

Leonie Ansems de Vries (left) in action for Highbury. Pic: Richard Hayward

Highbury produced another high-scoring display to see off bottom side Mitcham 19-13 and secure their sixth successive victory in the London Regional League, moving up to third place in the table.

James May gave UCS Old Boys the lead against Datchworth on Saturday, scoring the opening try, but his side were defeated. Pic: Nick Cook/UCS Old Boys

UCS Old Boys’ director of rugby admits the first team are expecting a final-day showdown with struggling rivals Wasps as their attempt to avoid a second successive relegation goes to the wire.

FOOTBALL

Thursday evening was a special one for Hendon FC, as the club fulfilled its first competitive fixture at new home Silver Jubilee Park. Playing only a few miles away from the site of their old ground Claremont Road,

Yesterday, 07:16
Jordan Nobbs, Arsenal Ladies. Pic: TGSPHOTO

Jordan Nobbs believes Arsenal Ladies are ready to challenge for the league title again after their disappointing slump to fourth place last season.

Thu, 12:00
Arsenal's Danny Welbeck left) and Newcastle United's Remy Cabella (right) battle for the ball at St James' Park,

Even trailing a sequence of six straight victories in their wake, it takes a substantial leap of faith to envisage Arsenal snatching the Premier League title.

Thu, 10:00
NLS WK13 15 Hendon's Gary McCann foot on ball

Manager Gary McCann is looking forward to Hendon’s first competitive match at Silver Jubilee Park tonight (Thursday) as his side take on Corinthian-Casuals in the quarter-finals of the London Senior Cup.

Mon, 15:13
Wingate & Finchley goalkeeper Bobby Smith (right). Pic: Martin Addison

Wingate & Finchley captain Marc Weatherstone hailed goalkeeper Bobby Smith after Saturday’s goalless draw away against third-placed Margate.

Cricket

Tuesday, February 3, 2015

Camden’s young cricketers have reached a prestigious final at Lord’s after progressing unbeaten through the male qualifiers at the London Youth Games indoor cricket competition at the weekend.

Wednesday, December 17, 2014
England captain Matt Dean at the Blind World Cup

England captain Matt Dean says his team have learned a great deal from their experience at the Blind World Cup despite defeat in the semi-finals.

Monday, November 10, 2014
Adam Voges in ODI action for Australia

Middlesex are closing in on another two new signings after persuading Australian batsman Adam Voges to return to Lord’s as their new four-day captain.

Thursday, October 30, 2014
Ben Scott bats for Hampstead in the Middlesex County Cricket League. Pic: Max Flego

Hampstead CC’s former Middlesex wicketkeeper Ben Scott has been included in the MCC squad to tour Japan during the next 10 days.

Wednesday, October 15, 2014
Roy Keane during a book launch at the Aviva Stadium, Dublin.

Lord’s Cricket Ground in St John’s Wood is preparing to host its second Sports Writing Festival from Thursday October 23 to Sunday October 26.

Rugby

Wed, 16:01

Saracens head into Saturday’s world record match against Harlequins at Wembley Stadium having secured the first silverware of the rugby season.

Tue, 17:39
James May gave UCS Old Boys the lead against Datchworth on Saturday, scoring the opening try, but his side were defeated. Pic: Nick Cook/UCS Old Boys

UCS Old Boys’ director of rugby admits the first team are expecting a final-day showdown with struggling rivals Wasps as their attempt to avoid a second successive relegation goes to the wire.

Tue, 15:09
Hampstead's Will Pettit finished off a superb team try after a move from one end of the field to the other. Pic: Paolo Minoli

Hampstead suffered their second successive loss after a 34-24 home defeat against Harpenden in London North-West Division Two on Saturday.

Tue, 11:18
Belsize Park captain Tom House is hanging up his boots after breaking his hand two games from the end of the season. Pic: Paolo Minoli

Belsize Park captain Tom House has announced his retirement after suffering a season-ending injury in Saturday’s top-of-the-table clash against Fullerians.

Sunday, March 22, 2015
Saracens celebrate following their 23-20 victory against Exeter Chiefs (Photo by Jamie McDonald/Getty Images)

Saracens scrum-half Ben Spencer hailed a battling last-ditch 23-20 LV= Cup final win against Exeter at Franklin’s Gardens.

Other Sport

Thu, 08:00

London Heathside’s Jacob Phillips is bidding to win the Under-17 men’s title in the North-West London Young Athletes League as he prepares for the fifth and final race at Wormwood Scrubs on Saturday.

Wed, 16:45
Matiss Ippolito (centre)

Two siblings from Hampstead Garden Suburb will take part in the first ever British Long Track Speed Skating Championships in the Hague in the Netherlands on Saturday.

Wed, 12:15
Leonie Ansems de Vries (left) in action for Highbury. Pic: Richard Hayward

Highbury produced another high-scoring display to see off bottom side Mitcham 19-13 and secure their sixth successive victory in the London Regional League, moving up to third place in the table.

Wednesday, March 18, 2015
Captain Moses Hutchinson-Pascal (right) scored seven times. Pic: Richard Hayward

Captain Moses Hutchinson-Pascal scored seven times as Highbury Korfball Club continued their excellent form with a convincing 23-7 victory over Supernova in the London Regional League, inflicting their visitors’ biggest defeat of the season.

Wednesday, March 18, 2015
Hampstead & Westminster captain Toby Roche. Pic: Mark Clews

Captain Toby Roche is feeling “relief and a bit of frustration” after Hampstead & Westminster avoided relegation to finish seventh in the men’s Premier Division.

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