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Graham Gooch won the County Championship title six times with Essex – as well as all other domestic trophies – during his own hugely successful playing career.

Simon Harmer wants to help Essex stay one step ahead of the opposition as they start out on the defence of their county championship title.

Havering’s Emily Defroand was excited to get started with the England women’s hockey team at the 2018 Commonwealth Games on Australia’s Gold Coast, writes Lee Power.

Bower Park Academy pupils went into their Easter break on a high after enjoying more sporting success.

Romford Town Swimming Club’s David Ebanks is competing at his second Commonwealth Games – for the Cayman Islands.

Havering’s Emily Defroand says England’s women want a medal at the Commonwealth Games, but knows they have to focus on each step of their journey.

My first memories of the Commonwealth Games are from 1982, catching a glimpse of ‘Breakfast from Brisbane’ on TV before heading off to school.

Raiders forward JJ Pitchley says the team have plenty of incentive to upset Basingstoke in the National League play-off semi-finals this weekend.

Ben Nunn believes Dagenham & Redbridge have shown great team spirit in recent weeks and says they are not ruling out a play-off place yet.

Havering’s Emily Defroand was delighted to make her Great Britain debut on their tour of Argentina and felt they played some of their best hockey yet in the five-match series, writes Lee Power.

The sky is the limit for Havering Sports Council’s junior competitor of the year Max Law – according to volunteer of the year Sam Harrison, his coach.

Havering Sports Council’s sports award winners for 2017 were revealed at their annual presentation night, sponsored by McDonald’s Restaurants of Romford, on Monday.

It really is truly great to have ice hockey back in Romford.

Former Romford junior Olegs Lascenko wrote his name into the history books by scoring the first Raiders goal in the new Sapphire Ice & Leisure Centre, as they came from behind to beat Cardiff.

JJ Pitchley spent his formative years playing junior hockey in the old Romford ice rink on Rom Valley Way – and he plans on spending ‘the next 10 or 12 years’ of his career calling Sapphire Ice & Leisure Centre home.

London Raiders forward Alan Lack admitted it felt great to be back on the ice as his side recorded back-to-back wins over National League rivals Bracknell and Streatham last weekend.

Bobby George is one of sport’s larger-than-life characters and when he talks about darts everyone listens.

London Raiders head coach Sean Easton wants his side to build on their strong finish to 2017 when they return to action in the new year.

Former Coopers pupil Emily Defroand fulfilled a childhood ambition when attending the BBC’S Sports Personality of the Year at Liverpool Echo Arena on Sunday.

London Raiders forward JJ Pitchley believes there are no easy games in the National League this season.

Dina Asher-Smith, Britain’s fastest woman, had a clear message for pupils at Coopers Coborn during their annual sports awards evening.

London Raiders forward JJ Pitchley was delighted to help his side produce their best result of the season against National League Division One South leaders Peterborough last weekend.

Old Cooperians coach Craig Ratford expects his side to have to work hard when London Two North East Harlow visit St Mary’s Lane this weekend.

Youngsters at Havering Hockey Club had a special visit at their weekly training session at Campion School from England international Emily Defroand.

Emily Defroand was thrilled to help England’s women win bronze at the EuroHockey Championships in Holland at the weekend.

Dagenham & Redbridge defender Scott Doe admits he was ‘gutted’ to suffer an injury during their National League meeting with Eastleigh at the weekend.

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Sir Mo Farah admitted his athletics career had been ‘incredible’ after signing off with 5,000 metre silver at the World Championships at London Stadium.

Sir Mo Farah ended his glorious track career with a silver medal in the 5,000 metres at the World Championships at London Stadium.

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