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Everyone Active Raiders forward JJ Pitchley was relieved to come up with a last-minute winner against National League strugglers Invicta last weekend.

Everyone Active Raiders head coach Sean Easton is expecting another hard weekend in National League Division One.

Romford’s Lauren Salisbury is hoping to make her country proud at the Youth Olympics in Argentina next month.

Brad Windebank admitted to being ‘a bit gutted’ when the old Rom Valley Way rink closed.

Rob Stewart will return to play in Romford for the Legends against the Everyone Active Raiders on Sunday August 26.

England finally got the win they had been craving in their home World Cup, but they were made to wait by a dogged Ireland side before Giselle Ansley’s penalty corner found the net with less than eight minutes left.

Read our World Cup blog over the coming weeks. Lee Power reviews one of the late games on day 13 of the tournament

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.

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