It was a tough night at the end of a tough week for St Albans City but for Ian Allinson it was a case of simply holding their hands up and admitting they were beaten by the better team.
Alex Powdrell’s impressive hat-trick proved to be in vain as St Albans Centurions were left to rue a slow start away to Brentwood Eels.
Colney Heath were left feeling robbed after a battling and well-deserved point was snatched from their grasp by a last-minute goal.
Sarah McKenna may have got on the scoresheet but just pulling on an England shirt again was the biggest thrill in England’s dominant 57-5 win over the USA.
St Albans Striders continued their cross-country season alongside junior athletes from sister club St Albans AC by taking on 13 other clubs in the Chiltern League Division One.
Lewis Hamilton has won the Formula One World Drivers’ Championship for a fifth time – equalling the great Juan Manuel Fangio.