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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.

Battling Brockenhurst keep promotion hunt alive after defeating Baffins Milton Rovers

16 April 2024
Battling Brockenhurst keep promotion hunt alive after defeating Baffins Milton Rovers

Battling Brockenhurst keep promotion hunt alive after defeating Baffins Milton Rovers

16 April 2024

Brockenhurst secured a crucial victory over Baffins Milton Rovers, preventing the latter from overtaking them in their pursuit of promotion.


Unstoppable Mick Anglim surges to third M75 British duathlon title

08 April 2024
Unstoppable Mick Anglim surges to third M75 British duathlon title

Unstoppable Mick Anglim surges to third M75 British duathlon title

08 April 2024

New Forest Cycling Club and Hardley Runners athlete Mick Anglim dominated the competition at the British Duathlon Championships.


Mighty Milford shine at county netball finals

05 April 2024
Mighty Milford shine at county netball finals

Mighty Milford shine at county netball finals

05 April 2024

Milford on Sea Primary School capped an excellent season with their Jets side winning the county netball after making their third final in a row.


Talented teen go-karter takes speedy second at Clay Pigeon Raceway Winter Finale

04 April 2024
Talented teen go-karter takes speedy second at Clay Pigeon Raceway Winter Finale

Talented teen go-karter takes speedy second at Clay Pigeon Raceway Winter Finale

04 April 2024

A talented teen from Arnewood School showcased his racing prowess with a remarkable second-place finish at the Clay Pigeon Raceway Winter Finale.


Play-off chasing Badgers show Lymington no mercy

03 April 2024
Play-off chasing Badgers show Lymington no mercy

Play-off chasing Badgers show Lymington no mercy

03 April 2024

A tough five-goal loss against high-flying rivals Brockenhurst left Lymington Town with five games left to avoid the impending threat of relegation.


Sailing club’s open invitation to celebrate 150th birthday

02 April 2024
Sailing club’s open invitation to celebrate 150th birthday

Sailing club’s open invitation to celebrate 150th birthday

02 April 2024

Christchurch Sailing Club is preparing to launch its 150th anniversary celebrations, inviting the local community to an open day at the end of April.


Ringwood mum of six Liz Ferioli-Brown fights her way to three British kickboxing titles

25 March 2024
Ringwood mum of six Liz Ferioli-Brown fights her way to three British kickboxing titles

Ringwood mum of six Liz Ferioli-Brown fights her way to three British kickboxing titles

25 March 2024

Ringwood kickboxing mum of six Liz Ferioli-Brown has secured three gold medals and three British kickboxing titles in nationals.


Undefeated New Milton II secure title with two games remaining

21 March 2024
Undefeated New Milton II secure title with two games remaining

Undefeated New Milton II secure title with two games remaining

21 March 2024

An undefeated New Milton seconds side clinched the league title with two games to go after a hard-fought victory against second-placed Ventnor.


Olympic Games debut for Royal Lymington Yacht Club’s Vita Heathcote

21 March 2024
Olympic Games debut for Royal Lymington Yacht Club’s Vita Heathcote

Olympic Games debut for Royal Lymington Yacht Club’s Vita Heathcote

21 March 2024

Royal Lymington Yacht Club’s Vita Heathcote will compete for Team GB in the mixed dinghy class at the Paris 2024 Olympic Games.


All the latest midweek football results

21 March 2024
All the latest midweek football results

All the latest midweek football results

21 March 2024

Many local sides pulled on their boots for some midweek action, with victories for AFC Totton and Hythe & Dibden.


Trojans escape as New Milton RFC almost complete thrilling comeback

20 March 2024
Trojans escape as New Milton RFC almost complete thrilling comeback

Trojans escape as New Milton RFC almost complete thrilling comeback

20 March 2024

New Milton were eager to avenge a close loss earlier in the season, and despite allowing the Trojans a 29-0 lead, they almost pulled it off.


Bashley FC chair to stand down

19 March 2024
Bashley FC chair to stand down

Bashley FC chair to stand down

19 March 2024

Bashley FC chair Paul Lucas has announced he will step down at the end of the season.


New Milton Town FC continue hot streak with Frimley Green victory

19 March 2024
New Milton Town FC continue hot streak with Frimley Green victory

New Milton Town FC continue hot streak with Frimley Green victory

19 March 2024

New Milton Town won a vital relegation six-pointer against Frimley Green, escaping the foot of the table.


Marathon milestone for New Forest Runners’ coach

18 March 2024
Marathon milestone for New Forest Runners’ coach

Marathon milestone for New Forest Runners’ coach

18 March 2024

A running group coach has completed six major marathons, earning the coveted Six Star Medal from Abbott World Marathon Majors (WMM).


Brilliant Brockenhurst take superior Gosport Borough to penalties

15 March 2024
Brilliant Brockenhurst take superior Gosport Borough to penalties

Brilliant Brockenhurst take superior Gosport Borough to penalties

15 March 2024

Brockenhurst took the lead three times against Gosport Borough, who equalised each time before winning a penalty shootout.


Lymington and Ringwood take a point for draws in midweek matches

14 March 2024
Lymington and Ringwood take a point for draws in midweek matches

Lymington and Ringwood take a point for draws in midweek matches

14 March 2024

Two local sides avoided defeat in their midweek games, but others were not as successful.


Bashley (Rydal) Cricket Club’s Currie brothers Brad and Scott make Scotland ODI debuts

13 March 2024
Bashley (Rydal) Cricket Club’s Currie brothers Brad and Scott make Scotland ODI debuts

Bashley (Rydal) Cricket Club’s Currie brothers Brad and Scott make Scotland ODI debuts

13 March 2024

Brad and Scott Currie, two former Bashley (Rydal) players, made their ODI debuts for Scotland against Canada, writes Mike Vimpany.


Lymington Town succumb to third-placed Shaftesbury

12 March 2024
Lymington Town succumb to third-placed Shaftesbury

Lymington Town succumb to third-placed Shaftesbury

12 March 2024

Occupying spaces at opposite ends of the table, Lymington Town did themselves proud despite a defeat against Shaftesbury.


New Milton’s Watts and Lymington’s Cox sign for Isle of Wight side

11 March 2024
New Milton’s Watts and Lymington’s Cox sign for Isle of Wight side

New Milton’s Watts and Lymington’s Cox sign for Isle of Wight side

11 March 2024

New Milton stalwart and captain George Watts and Lymington's off-spin all-rounder Dan Cox have moved teams ahead of the new season.


Olden leads Monks home with narrow lead in latest Brockenhurst parkrun

08 March 2024
Olden leads Monks home with narrow lead in latest Brockenhurst parkrun

Olden leads Monks home with narrow lead in latest Brockenhurst parkrun

08 March 2024

Despite the cold and the recent rain, it stayed dry for the 228 people who ran and jogged Brockenhurst parkrun’s sheltered Wilverley Inclosure course.


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