1830 in sports describes the year's events in world sport.

Leading English batsman Fuller Pilch

Boxing edit


  • Simon Byrne retains his English championship but no fights involving him are recorded in 1830.[1]

Cricket edit


  • No-balls are shown separately on the scorecard for the first time.[2]


Curling edit

Horse racing edit


Rowing edit


  • 10 August — the Wingfield Sculls, amateur championship of the River Thames, is founded at the instigation of barrister Henry Colsell Wingfield and raced from Battersea to Hammersmith.

The Boat Race

References edit

  1. ^ Cyber Boxing Zone – Jem Ward. Retrieved on 6 November 2009.
  2. ^ Bowen, p.270.
  3. ^ CricketArchive – season summary (batting)
  4. ^ CricketArchive – season summary (bowling)
  5. ^ "Epsom Derby | History, Winners, & Facts | Britannica". www.britannica.com. Retrieved 20 December 2021.

Bibliography edit

  • Rowland Bowen, Cricket: A History of its Growth and Development, Eyre & Spottiswoode, 1970