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Sports editor James Henley has lived in the New Forest and Christchurch for most of his life. He joined the A&T in October 2007 and took charge of the sportsdesk in 2020.

Lymington Town's Herbert and Thorne crowned national champs

19 August 2022
Lymington Town's Herbert and Thorne crowned national champs

Lymington Town's Herbert and Thorne crowned national champs

19 August 2022

THE Royal Lymington Yacht Club (RLymYC) recently hosted the three-day 2022 Albacore National Championships sponsored by Noble Marine Insurance.


Christchurch rower Matt Aldridge seals Euro gold

18 August 2022
Christchurch rower Matt Aldridge seals Euro gold

Christchurch rower Matt Aldridge seals Euro gold

18 August 2022

Christchurch's Matt Aldridge and his British Men's Four teammates believe they laid down a significant Olympic marker after securing European gold.


Bashley seal Forest derby win and Brock progress

17 August 2022
Bashley seal Forest derby win and Brock progress

Bashley seal Forest derby win and Brock progress

17 August 2022

It was a mixed bag of results for local sides, with Bashley defeating rivals Lymington Town, AFC Totton losing, and Brockenhurst sealing cup progress.


Bashley's Digby directs Totton trouncing

16 August 2022
Bashley's Digby directs Totton trouncing

Bashley's Digby directs Totton trouncing

16 August 2022

Bashley (Rydal)'s Josh Digby returned his side's best betting and bowling figures to help secure an 83-run win to defeat local rivals Totton & Eling.


Stags cut through Cleeve in curtain raiser

15 August 2022
Stags cut through Cleeve in curtain raiser

Stags cut through Cleeve in curtain raiser

15 August 2022

AFC Totton battled back from an early goal to secure a winning start to the new season after goals from Jireh Oyebamiji and veteran Scott Rendell.


Young sailors complete epic Needles journey

12 August 2022
Young sailors complete epic Needles journey

Young sailors complete epic Needles journey

12 August 2022

THE Thread the Needles event was a day that will live in the memories of many of the youth sailors at Keyhaven Yacht Club for a long time.


Watersiders' first-half showing sees off Christchurch

11 August 2022
Watersiders' first-half showing sees off Christchurch

Watersiders' first-half showing sees off Christchurch

11 August 2022

Blackfield & Langley sealed progression into the next round after defeating local rivals Christchurch 3-2 in the FA Cup Extra Preliminary Round.


A second-half double sees Lymington Town FC progress

10 August 2022
A second-half double sees Lymington Town FC progress

A second-half double sees Lymington Town FC progress

10 August 2022

Lymington Town kicked their season off with a hard-fought 2-0 victory against Portland United to clinch FA Cup Extra Preliminary Round victory.


New Milton's Taylor still capturing wickets aplenty

08 August 2022
New Milton's Taylor still capturing wickets aplenty

New Milton's Taylor still capturing wickets aplenty

08 August 2022

Former Arnewood School pupil Charlotte Taylor continues to bamboozle batters after taking five wickets in this season's Rachael Heyhoe Flint Trophy.


Highcliffe pair miss out on PGA qualifier win with ‘harsh’ countback

28 July 2022
Highcliffe pair miss out on PGA qualifier win with ‘harsh’ countback

Highcliffe pair miss out on PGA qualifier win with ‘harsh’ countback

28 July 2022

HIGHCLIFFE Castle Golf Club's Kevin Saunders and Jason Hayman came within one shot of reaching the PGA Professional/Captain grand final in Italy.


New Milton grab cup final victory after low-scoring tie with Fawley

28 July 2022
New Milton grab cup final victory after low-scoring tie with Fawley

New Milton grab cup final victory after low-scoring tie with Fawley

28 July 2022

NEW Milton emerged victorious from a razor-close President’s Cup final, securing the win after losing fewer wickets than last year’s champions Fawley.


Bashley miss host of chances in Blackfield friendly

27 July 2022
Bashley miss host of chances in Blackfield friendly

Bashley miss host of chances in Blackfield friendly

27 July 2022

Blackfield & Langley spoiled Bashley's pristine pre-season record after escaping Gang Warily with a 1-1 draw the visitors missed a glut of chances.


Loader's six of the best as New Milton win

26 July 2022
Loader's six of the best as New Milton win

Loader's six of the best as New Milton win

26 July 2022

NEW Milton secured back-to-back wins for the second time this season, thanks largely to a six-wicket haul from Dan Loader.


Lymington CC youngsters hammer Totton & Eling

25 July 2022
Lymington CC youngsters hammer Totton & Eling

Lymington CC youngsters hammer Totton & Eling

25 July 2022

LYMINGTON were the runaway winners against Totton & Eling CC, with Jovan Dhariwal top-scoring with 111 runs and Dan Cox taking five wickets.


Tree-mendous effort as Hedger grabs sixth Euro climbing title

21 July 2022
Tree-mendous effort as Hedger grabs sixth Euro climbing title

Tree-mendous effort as Hedger grabs sixth Euro climbing title

21 July 2022

SWAY'S Josephine Hedger has stormed to her fifth straight European Tree Climbing Championship victory to qualify for the worlds.


Young Lymington sailor grabs world youth silver in Netherlands

21 July 2022
Young Lymington sailor grabs world youth silver in Netherlands

Young Lymington sailor grabs world youth silver in Netherlands

21 July 2022

ROYAL Lymington Yacht Club's talented youngster Santi Sesto Cosby has won silver at the Youth Sailing World Championships in The Hague.


Unstoppable Calmore one match off Lord's final

19 July 2022
Unstoppable Calmore one match off Lord's final

Unstoppable Calmore one match off Lord's final

19 July 2022

CALMORE Sports are one win away from a second consecutive Lord's appearance in the Voneus Village Cup final after defeating Goatacre by five wickets.


New Milton recover to snatch win against Calmore

19 July 2022
New Milton recover to snatch win against Calmore

New Milton recover to snatch win against Calmore

19 July 2022

NEW Milton returned to winning ways with a relatively straightforward victory over Calmore Sports at Fernhill Sports Ground.


Lymington feel the heat after Morton masterclass

18 July 2022
Lymington feel the heat after Morton masterclass

Lymington feel the heat after Morton masterclass

18 July 2022

DESPITE a raft of impressive batting figures for Lymington, a 196-run showing from South Wilts' Tom Morton sealed a winning draw for the champions.


New Forest's Eddie Beach signs for Chelsea

15 July 2022
New Forest's Eddie Beach signs for Chelsea

New Forest's Eddie Beach signs for Chelsea

15 July 2022

TALENTED goalkeeper Eddie Beach, who started his footballing journey at New Forest Football Academy and Milford Youth FC, has signed with Chelsea.


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