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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.

Robins soar to top spot after perfect start

News from around the West Dorset Perry Street League teams; PREMIER DIVISION Shepton Beauchamp 8 Pymore 1 Jordan Brain was the star of the show...

Fenny felled at the Fort, Witches cast a spell on Rainbows

FOR the second season in succession Lyme Regis knocked out Premier Division opposition in round one of the East Devon Senior Cup competition. Lyme...

Magpies make their move – Thompson comes in to halt slide

STEVE Thompson has been appointed as the new manager of Dorchester Town FC. Thompson, who played in the football league for Bristol City, Torquay United,...

Hutchings’ howitzer sees Tigers on top in derby clash

THE first ever SW Peninsula meeting between these two old East Devon rivals attracted a crowd of around 200 to Tiger Way last night...

Three fall in county cups but Forton Rangers awarded walkover

MISTERTON's county cup interest ended in a scrappy defeat at Taunton & District League side Woolavington who subsequently earned a second round tie at...

Blank days for Blues pair, Collins hat trick boost for Perry Street

News from the South Somerset clubs in the Devon & Exeter and Somerset County Leagues; Wrington Redhill 0 Ilminster Town 0 Somerset League Premier Ilminster travelled down...

Late, late decision leaves Chard win in doubt

THERE was controversy at Zembard Lane Lane where referee Kevin Rodd abandoned the game deep into added time at the end of the match...

Cup success for Tanners, Rise and Farway

A ROUND-UP and match reports from around the East Devon clubs; Newton St Cyres 3 Beer Albion 3 D&E Premier Beer an early lead at Newton St...

Ax through in Cup but Hippos sink ahead of big derby clash

A SAM Dibling goal, his sixth of the season, earned Axminster Town a trip to Torridgeside on October 14th in round two (last 32)...

Robins home dip continues as Savery bags hat trick

CHARD Town’s first decidedly sketchy home form continued with a defeat at the hands of Welton Rovers last night. Chard Town 0 Welton Rovers 3 Toolstation...

Chard RFC mourns death of former skipper

CHARD Rugby Club are mourning the death of former 1st XV captain Mick Halligan following a brave fight against cancer writes Glyn Hughes. "Mick was a...

Seasiders hit double top while Beaminster mark return to Dorset with narrow loss

A DEC Ellis strike saw early season pacesetters Lyme Regis open up an early four-point lead at the top of the Division One table....

Sluggish Seaton slump to Heavi’ away defeat

  SEATON Town travelled to Heavitree after two leagues draws looking to clinch their first win of the season. The hosts had suffered two tight...

Big hitting Pethy and Rovers lead the way

BIG wins for South Petherton and Merriott Rovers were the highlights for the PSDL clubs in the opening round (last 64) of the Junior...

Davis double takes Blues into top six

A DOUBLE from Karl Davis helped Ilminster Town pouch three points on the road with a 2-1 win at struggling Bridgewater Town Reserves last...

Robins dial up surprise victory over high fliers

CHARD Town’s first ever match against league new boys Bristol Telephones brought three welcome points for Paul Down’s troops who knocked their hosts off...

Vase exit for Ax while Hippos bank three more points

AXMINSTER Town’s historic first ever foray in the FA Vase ended in defeat at the hands of SW Peninsula League D1E colleagues at Tigers...

Lyme Regis hosts National Gul Championships

LYME Regis Sailing Club is currently hosting a week-long Gul European and National sailing Championships which began last Sunday. With an entry of 85...

Blues defeated but still up beat

ILMINSTER Town’s unbeaten start to the season came to an end with a home dfeta at the hands of Staplegrove last night. Ilminster Town 0 Staplegrove...

Barnstaple barrier up next for Bees

BRIDPORT bounced back from a heavy midweek defeat by Willand Rovers to produce a superb performance to overcome bogey side Street in last Saturday's...

Laird calls for patience from fans

DORCHESTER Town manager Craig Laird called for a section of the club’s supporters to be patient whilst he rebuilds the squad following an influx...

Spot on Sam – Alphas pay the penalty

SAM Dibling fired a hat-trick which lifted Axminster Town to seventh spot in the South West peninsula League table last night. Axminster Town 3 Alphington...

Magpies fail to break down organised Linnets

IT doesn’t come much harder than to face the top two teams in the opening three league fixtures with a new side getting to...

Proud Honiton Town defeated on home debut

HISTORY was made last night as Honiton Town ran out for their first ever South West Peninsula League match at their Mountbatten Park home. Honiton...

Lazenby stars in impressive Blues victory

NEW Ilminster Town manager Chris Nezianya opted for a Christmas tree 4-3-2-1 formation for the visit of unbeaten Wrington on Saturday with Taylor Jefferson...

Robins fail to crack 10-man Vics

CHARD Town’s indifferent start to the season continued at the Flying Monk Ground on Saturday. Malmesbury Victoria 1 Chard Town 0 Toolstation Western League (D1)...

Shepton spot on again, Hounds tamed, United surge through

THERE was plenty of drama and a couple of surprises in last night's Chard Hospital cup quarter final ties. Waytown Hounds were hammered 5-0 at...

Blank day on the road for Ax and Hippos

 AXMINSTER town’s first away day of the fledgling season ended in disappointment as goals from Marc Bettiss (2) and Ollie Kenneally earned hosts Torridgeside...

Hockey festival at Chard on Sunday

CHARD Hockey Club is holding a festival of hockey on Sunday As part of England Hockey’s National Week of Hockey on the Zembard Lane...

Off colour Bees take a drubbing

BRIDPORT'S 5-1 reverse at the hands of Willand Rovers last night hinged on a five-minute spell either side of half time that led to...

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