Darts star Jim Williams got his year underway with another semi-final finish in the British Darts Organisation (BDO) World Championships.

The Shobdon-based darts ace was beaten 6-3 by eventual winner Glen Durrant.

Meanwhile, former Hereford striker John Mills returned to the city, but this time wore a Westfields shirt.

The 29-year-old who netted 140 goals in three seasons for Hereford FC would have a less successful loan spell at Allpay Park and departed at the end of the season.

Former Hereford captain Joel Edwards was celebrating lifting the Welsh League Cup with Cardiff Met.

Edwards got his hands on the trophy after Met beat Cambrian & Clydach Vale Boys and Girls Club 2-0 in the final.

Jimmy Oates marked his Edgar Street return with a goal in Hereford's 3-2 win at Blyth Spartans.

The Australian defender returned on loan from Exeter City until the end of the season.


The month started with a cold snap for Herefordshire Cross County runners.

The fourth round of the winter league saw competitors deal with snow and ice.

Tim Iveson was the men's winner while Amy Fulford was quickest woman.

A Herefordshire FA XI drew 2-2 with an FA XI in a match to mark the 125th anniversary of the HFA.

James Roberts and Jamie Molyneux both netted for the Herefordshire FA side at Edgar Street.

Rising motocross star Dominic Lancett had a weekend to remember when he won both races in his category at the Hawkstone International MX.


Luctonians increased the pressure on the Midlands Premier league leaders after completing a 45-12 win over Bridgnorth.

Aiden Cheshire was one of the try scorers for Ryan Watkins' side.

Women horse trainers celebrated with Hereford Racecourse Ladies' Day victories.

Venetia Williams celebrated a double win while Kerry Lee and Emma Lavelle also tasted success.

Herefordshire cricketer Jamie Mcilroy signed a professional contract with Glamorgan.

The left-armed seam bowler, from Hereford, impressed by taking 11 wickets for Glamorgan seconds the previous term.

The Lion wrapped up the Herefordshire Sunday League crown following a 4-3 victory over Credenhill Rangers.

Hereford Rowing Club junior members came away with a host of medals when they competed in the Inter-Regional Regatta trials.