COUNTY jockey Richard Johnson stars the New Year by claiming his 3,000TH career win.

Hereford FC edge past AFC Wulfrunians 2-1 in a nervy Midland League game.

Herefordshire Kerry Lee's horse Mountainous wins the Welsh National at Chepstow.

Ken Kinnersley is announced as the new chief executive of Hereford FC. On the field, the Bulls advance to the fifth round of the FA Vase after thrashing Leicester Nirvana 6-0.

Jed Mann, 16, hits a break of 135 at Hereford Snooker & Pool Centre.

Hereford RFC have another game abandoned due to a 'fracas' in their match against Walsall.

It is announced that jump racing will return to Hereford Racecourse after a four-year break.

The Hereford Times reveals plans by the HFA to shut down the Herefordshire Football League and administer a new 'County League'.


AFTER drawing 1-1 with league rivals Alvechurch, Hereford FC beat the Worcestershire side 3-1 in the Polymac Packaging Cup.

Hereford RFC thrash Bournville 50-26, while Luctonians see off Chester 27-25.

The Hereford Times reveals that Arsenal are 'concerned' that former Hereford United coach Mark Ellis may have misrepresented his association with them.

Jamie Cuss scores four goals in a week as Westfields beat Coventry Sphinx and draw with AFC Wulfrunians.

Yusuf Abdallah stars on South Wye Police Amateur Boxing Club's annual show at Hereford Sixth Form College.

Sascha Kindred and Susan Pugh are named Sportsman and Sportswoman of the Year respectively at Herefordshire Sport's annual sports awards.

After seeing off Hartley Witney, Hereford FC beat Camberley Town 3-2 thanks to a last-gasp extra-time winner from John Mills to reach the semi-finals of the FA Vase.

However in the league, the Bulls lose 2-0 at home to Highgate United.


BROMYARD Town have a nightmare at AFC Bridgnorth, losing 10-1 in West Midlands (Regional) League Premier Division.

Luctonians find their form in National League 2 North to eye a mid-table finish.

County cricketer Sam Crichard helps England reach the final of the Deaf ICC Championship.

Westfields beat Highgate United 2-0, which follows a 7-0 trouncing of Continental Star.

Hereford FC make history by reaching Wembley following a never to be forgotten FA Vase semi-final triumph at Salisbury. After winning the first leg 1-0, the Bulls advance 3-1 on aggregate to set up a date with Morpeth Town.

Ledbury RFC lose to Oundle in the final of the Midlands Senior Vase.

Wellington Reserves win the Herefordshire Football League Premier Division, while Bartestree announce they are to withdraw from the West Midlands (Regional) League.


GREYHOUND hammer St Leonards 53-3 in Midlands 5 West (North), but Mark Philo sustains a horrible leg break while playing for Hereford at Kenilworth.

Hereford FC take a massive step towards winning the Midland Football League by seeing off title rivals Alvechurch 2-1, but the match is marred by trouble involving supporters.

Meanwhile, former Hereford United striker Stuart Fleetwood turns out for Sunday League side Rosey Athletic.

Ledbury RFC thrash relegated Pershore 97-0.

Westfields goalkeeper Matt Gwynne is forced to come on as an outfield player against Dunkirk.

Luctonians winger Jimmy Norris leaves Mortimer Park to live in Australia.

A 4-0 win at Coventry Sphinx secures Hereford FC the Midland Football League Premier Division title.


HEREFORD FC claim their second trophy by beating Westfields 5-1 in the HFA County Challenge Cup before securing the treble by seeing off Walsall Wood to clinch the Polymac Packaging Cup.

Hereford Lads Club Ladies were also celebrating after winning a league and cup double.

in the Herefordshire Football League, Holme Lacy and Ledbury Town Reserves win Divisions One and Two respectively.

County rower Mathilda Hodgkins-Byrne wins the women's singles B final in the European Rowing Championships.

Luctonians finish sixth in National League 2 North after beating Sale 47-24 on the final day.

Kington Town lose 3-2 to Worcester Raiders in the final of the West Midlands (Regional) League Division One Cup after leading 2-0.

It's agony for 20,000 plus Hereford fans as Morpeth Town shatter their dreams by winning 4-1 in the FA Vase Final at Wembley.


STEVE Jenkins leaves Merthyr Town to link up with Pete Beadle at Hereford FC, while a number of players agree to stay on for the new season.

Eastnor Cricket Club beat an Aston Manor side that features former England international Phil DeFreitas.

Hereford Lads Club are denied promotion to the West Midlands (Regional) League Premier Division after being told they did not have the appropriate ground grounding.

Westfields boost their squad by singing strikers Richard Greaves and Jamie Molyneux.

Tributes are paid to former Hereford United players Tony Byrne and Harry Gregory, who died within days of each other.

Herefordshire CCC earn a tie against Devon in a dramatic Minor Counties Championship match.

Greyhound Rugby Club take over the running of Hereford City Sports Club.


HEREFORD rower Mathilda Hodgkins-Byrne storms to her second Henley Royal Regatta title.

Herefordshire CCC book their place in the Unicorns Minor Counties Knock-out Trophy Final thanks to a thrilling two-wicket win over Devon.

Former Hereford FC and Hereford United defender Tony James helps out at Westfields ahead of the new season.

Meanwhile the Bulls kick-start their pre-season campaign with a 6-0 win at Pegasus Juniors.

Kington Golf Club celebrate their 90th anniversary with a week-long festival of events.

Sirdic Grant signs for Westfields after not being allowed to play for Hereford FC in the Southern League.

Burghill Valley Golf Club's Doug Taylor is the Herefordshire seniors champion following a play-off victory at Kington.


PLAYER-manager Danny Moon fears Hereford Lads Club could fold unless a main sponsor comes on board.

Hereford FC start life in Southern League Division One South & West with a 2-1 win at AFC Totton before seeing off Mangotsfield United 3-2.

Westfields beat Stourport 4-3 in a dramatic FA Cup Extra-Preliminary Round match before starting their league campaign with a 4-0 win at St Andrews.

Brockhampton and Herefordshire Seconds cricketer Joe Crichard signs for Brown Hill Cricket Club in Australia.

Hereford FC come from 2-0 down to beat old foes Alvechurch 4-2 in a pulsating FA Cup Preliminary Round match at Edgar Street, while Westfields hammer Tividale 5-1.

Herefordshire speedway ace Paul Starke announces his plans to ride abroad following a successful spell in the Premier League.

Herefordshire County Cricket Club earn a thrilling win over Staffordshire to win the Unicorns Minor Counties Knock-out Trophy for the first time in 16 years.


SISTERS Mathilda and Charlotte Hodgkins-Byrne both claim medals at the Under-23 World Rowing Championships.

Luctonians open their National League 2 North campaign with a 22-10 win against Sheffield Tigers, while Hereford are comfortably beaten 47-10 by Stratford in Midlands 1 West.

Sascha Kindred wins gold in the SM6 200m individual medley at the Rio Paralympics in a new record time after initially being disqualified for the final.

Elsewhere, Bromyard Bowmen member Vicky Jenkins battles back from illness to claim a bronze in archery.

Brockhampton clinch promotion back to the Premier Division of the Birmingham & District League, but Eastnor are relegated for the second year in a row.

Pegasus Juniors, now managed by Anthony Robbins, stun Ellesmere Rangers 7-2 after extra time in the FA Vase, with Cory Hyde scoring six goals.

Westfields' FA Cup run goes on after wins over St Ives Town and Highgate United, while Hereford FC see off Romulus and Sutton Coldfield Town.


HEREFORD FC sign Jamie Molyneux from city rivals Westfields.

County motorcycle aces Chaz Davies and Luke Jones both claim wins on the same weekend.

A crowd of 4,501 watch jump racing return to Hereford Racecourse.

Police launch an investigation after referee Les Coultas is punched by a player during a HFA County League match.

Westfields earn a stunning win over higher-graded Leiston to reach the first round of the FA Cup for the first time in their history.

Tributes are paid to the late Ralph Farmer, who devoted his time to football and the development of equal sporting opportunities.

Hereford based professional cycling team NFTO announce are to pull out of the elite peloton next season.


WESTFIELDS are nine minutes away from reaching the second round of the FA Cup, but National League side Curzon Ashton equalise to make it 1-1 and force a replay.

Hereford RFC beat rivals Worcester Warriors 26-5 to claim back-to-back wins in Midlands 1 West.

Paralympian Sascha Kindred is crowned Sports Personality of the Year at the Sports Partnership Herefordshire & Worcestershire Sports Awards.

Westfields' FA Cup dreams are over after Curzon Ashton beat them 3-1 in their first round replay.

Hereford ace Lea Wood finishes his British Pickup Racing Championship debut season in the runners-up spot.

Ian Macklin is named new chairman of selectors of Herefordshire County Cricket Club, replacing Ernie Morgan.

Westfields celebrate their 50th anniversary with a dinner at the Three Counties Hotel.


JAMIE Cuss joins Pegasus Juniors from Hereford FC on a dual registration deal and helps the club to a 6-1 thrashing of Smethwick.

Hereford manager Pete Beadle, meanwhile, says that star striker John Mills is the best finisher he has ever seen after he helps the Bulls come from 3-0 down to draw 3-3 at North Leigh.

Hinton beat Holme Lacy to cement their healthy position at the top of the HFA County League Premier Division.

The Horror Bulls – Hereford's leading roller derby team – announce plans to return to the British Championships next year.

Hereford Lads Club beat Tipton Town 2-1 – their 17th win out of 18 games in West Midlands (Regional) League Division One.

Snooker player Ben Fortey, 20, hits a 147 maximum at Hereford Snooker & Pool Centre.

A crowd of 1,365 see Hereford FC beat Bishops Cleeve 4-0 to end the year unbeaten in Southern League Division One South & West.

* There are many more pictures in this week's newspaper.