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Howard Larcombe

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Sports Editor | Covering the whole of the Pulman's/View From group of titles. Howard has been covering sport in the East Devon, South Somerset and West Dorset region since 2007.

Georgy is best!

SIXTEEN-year-old Georgy Ivakhnenko has become Bridport Squash Club’s Junior Champion. In a thrilling match he had to come back from two games down against...

Bell Broadway and Faces moving on up

THE Ilminster & District Skittles League's Division Two presentation evening was held on Wednesday at the King's Head, Merriott home of league champions Bell...

Bridport Ladies suffer first defeat

BRIDPORT Bowling Club's Ladies A team suffered their first Dorset Division One defeat of the season when they were beaten 35-53 by West Moors. Scores;...

Lyme seconds pounded at Portland

THERE were varying fortunes for Lyme Regis Bowlers in the Men's Leagues, with a fine 8-2 win for the championship side against a strong...

Gazelles trip up, but Hatters and Supernovas soar

WHILST the Hatters and Supernovas maintain their perfect start in the Bridport & West Dorset Club’s Morning League, Gazelles lost theirs as the Pirates...

Great response to new All Stars cricket initiative

THE ECB’s new initiative to involve young children in cricket has proved a stunning success if the turnout to the opening session at Beaminster,...

Anderson in to bolster Somerset T20 squad

SOMERSET County Cricket Club have signed New Zealand all rounder Corey Anderson for this season’s NatWest T20 Blast. The left-handed batsman and left arm medium...

Shane shades it in Rover Cup competition

THE Rover Cup was fiercely contested at Lyme Regis Golf Club as the top three all jostled for gold. Shane Stone was the cream...

Seasiders sailing on steady course

LYME Regis Football Club’s progression and stability was underlined at the Club’s annual general meeting held at the Davey Fort last Thursday evening. Chairman...

Depleted Lyme Regis team still in top six

WITH the Lyme Regis Gig Club's recent achievement in the World Championships on the Isles of Scilly still resonating through the club, the team...

Unbeaten Shipfaced break Wanderers’ grip

IT’S been a hard slog for Shipfaced to overcome the Wanderers' supremacy in the Bridport Skittles League, and only once previously, back in 2010-11,...

Browne theory works a treat

STUART Broom's round up of last weekend's action in around the West Dorset Cricket Clubs; Dorset Funeral Plan Premier League Dorchester (4) 123 lost to...

Toby top in 54-strong Sunday Stableford

THE Bridport & West Dorset Golf Club's Men’s Sunday competition saw 54 compete in an Individual Stableford. Scores were very close - the runner-up...

Local talent given their chance at Dorchester Town

DORCHESTER Town manager Craig Laird has been adamant since arriving at The Avenue on New Year’s Day that he wanted to give local players...

Glovers chairman defends Checkatrade Trophy – “Competition helps provide badly needed cash”

YEOVIL Town Chairman John Fry has responded to adverse fans criticism regarding the decision of the Club's board to back the EFL Trophy remaining...

WDC’s Wellman cleans up

A summary of the 2017 Dorchester & District Snooker League (as at Mat 16th); Recent results; West Dorset Club A 3 Colliton Hopefuls 4,...

Ross 50 powers Puddletown over the line

WITH eight games succumbing to the weather last week, some rearranging of postponed fixtures will be necessary in The Dorchester & District Evening Cricket...

Club recognition for long serving Charles

MADGE Churches presented Charles Langridge with the President’s Appreciation Cup for 2017 at the Moonfleet 2000 Indoor Bowls Club last Saturday. Charles has just...

Blues celebrate championship in style

PORTLAND United finally got their reward for a brilliant season when they celebrated winning the Sydenham Wessex Premier League with their end of season...

Local cricket festival set to draw the crowds

THIS Sunday sees the inaugural East Devon Cricket festival sponsored by Tolchards Drinks, Otter Brewery and Black Cow Vodka and hosted at Uplyme’s Cricket...

Johnson ton sees Perrott past Welly

NEWS, scores, results and fixtures from around the South Somerset Cricket Clubs - Watts powers to unbeaten century as Yeovil blunt Pointers - Crewkerne denied...

Ruby anniversary celebrations underway at Severalls

NEWS, scores, fixtures and results from around the South Somersst Bowling Clubs; ILMINSTER with Des Maull In the national double rink Ilminster A won 40-32 at...

Seaton Ladies triumph in Top Club debut

NEWS, scores, results and fixture from around the East Devon bowling clubs; SEATON with Alan Nicholas Seaton defeated visitors Taunton 73-63 on May 9th in a...

Turkeys duo trot to League one-two

CONGRATULATIONS go to the Flying Turkeys who retained the Ilminster & District Skittles League Division One title and were presented with their trophies at...

Netball numbers on the increase in Honiton Summer League

THE Honiton Netball Summer League has seen an increase in teams to a very healthy 20 in total. The summer is traditionally a time...

Ellis heads Seasiders to Devon cup triumph

A DEC Ellis goal in the 36th minute proved decisive as Lyme Regis Reserves became the first Dorset team to lift the Football Express...

Top five finish for Hawker at Exeter

HONITON Running Club members Kev Hawker, Adam Hennessay, Tim Wigram and Steve Boyes took on the Exeter Marathon last Sunday. Starting at Exeter City...

AVR’s relay stars clock up superb top six finish

AXE Valley Runners Carol Austin and Lesley Adams indulged in some parkrun tourism on Saturday at Congleton, and both came first in their age groups....

Defeat double for Saints seniors’ match team

IN a rain-affected week at Cricket St Thomas Golf Club, the Seniors played two matches. On Monday, the match team travelled to Weymouth and...

Blake brothers top in Seniors Open

THE weather played a leading role in happenings at Honiton golf Club last week. The seniors’ match against visiting Sidmouth was cut short when...

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