Monday, February 27, 2017
South Somerset

South Somerset

Under starters orders again at Taunton next Thursday

THE action comes thick and fast at Taunton racecourse where they race again on Thursday, March 2nd when the first of the seven events...

Women’s Super League players enthrall Jurassic Coast team

A total of 30 under 8 and under 10 Jurassic Coast Girls FC footballers met, trained with and interviewed stars from the successful Yeovil...

Heavyweight clash at Lightgate Lane

THE pick of the weekend's league fixtures in the Perry Street League is without doubt at Lightgate Lane where South Petherton and Beaminster are...

Semi final line-ups set be decided in three competitions

THERE’S a league and cup fixtures split scheduled for the Perry Street League clubs on Saturday. Three of the KO cups should, weather permitting, have...

Brilliant Beardwood storms to six-shot triumph

The next round of the Lyme Regis Golf Club's Winter League saw a keen turnout as early starters jostled for positions, however the early...

In form Thompson receives two-shot handicap cut

THE Men’s Sunday competition at Bridport & West Dorset Golf Club was the February Stableford and once again it was a mild day with...

Fricker not panicking as poor run continues

DESPITE suffering their seventh consecutive defeat, and without a win since before Christmas, Bridport manager Adam Fricker believes his side is good enough to...

Bassett an asset as Laird breaks duck

HAVING been relegated to the substitute’s bench following last week’s drubbing at Leamington, Yeovil Town loanee Ollie Bassett was the catalyst for manager Craig...

Encouraging times for Pure Endurance at Taunton Aquathlon

FIVE members of the Pure Endrance triathlon club took part in the recent Taunton Aquathlon which comprised a 1000m swim followed by a hilly...

Grizzly preparations underway

NEWS from around the East Devon running clubs; Axe Valley Runners with Dave Mutter AVR’s finished first and second in this week’s Seaton parkrun, with Jake...

Two Ilminster teams through to County Cup Semi-finals

NEWS, scores, fixtures and results from around the East Devon and South Somerset indoor bowling clubs; HONITON with Julie Grant THE Ladies entertained Axminster last week...

Vital win for battling Chard

CHARD welcomed Midsomer Norton for a bottom of the table clash in the South West Division One and flew out of the blocks with...

Mixed Trophy is a family affair

TEE OFF: News, scores, results and photos from around the East Devon and South Somerset golf clubs; Cricket St Thomas with Bert Robinson A BRIGHT sunny...

Way admits drop looms large if no improvement

FOR the second Saturday running Yeovil Town failed to beat relegation strugglers as they too move downwards towards the drop zone into non-league obscurity...

Simmons double boost for Ilminster promotion push

Barrington and Pethy all square Bishops Lydeard 2 Chard Town 1 Toolstation League Div One - att; 96 CHARD Town came of second best in the their...

Long nets four as Fishermen snap Bow

Hippos make light work of Heavies - Late Lewis boost for Rise - Hawks promotion hopes savaged by Hounds DEVON & EXETER LEAGUE Match reports...

That’s enough! – Burns calls time on Tiger Way job

THE main talking point from the weekend at Tiger Way was undoubtedly news of manager Ian Burns’ surprise resignation following the draw at Exeter...

Rose blossoms with class win on debut

THE 2017 car trials season in Dorset got underway recently at Hogcliff Farm with the Woolbridge Motor Club’s South Dorset Trophy Trial when 26...

Key clashes ahead in the Perry Street League this weekend

THE game of the weekend would appear to be up at Shelway Lane where two of the Premier Division title chasers stand toe-to-toe as...

Glovers fail St Valentine’s passion test

IT appears that come win, draw or lose Yeovil Town manager Darren Way talks about his charges’ “passion” in post match interviews he almost...

Yanworth leads Betway Kingwell entries at Wincanton

ENTRIES for Wincanton’s Champion Hurdle trial has attracted 10 classy contenders with the JP McManus-owned Yanworth attracting the most attention. Earlier in the month, the...

Chelsea icon sees Lyme hit promotion form

A DOUBLE from Cody Bowditch helped reignite Lyme Regis’ charge towards a third successive promotion at a chilly Davey Fort on Saturday. The 16-year-old...

Impressive seven-race meeting at Taunton up next week

TAUNTON punters have another feast of National Hunt action to look forward to when the Orchard Portman course hosts a seven-race meeting on Tuesday,...

Captain Gilly shows the way in February Stableford

THE Lyme Regis Golf Club Ladies played their 16-hole February Stableford using a new layout and there were some excellent scores writes Richard Jackman....

Howzat! Dave’s 37 lands Stableford win at Bridport

FIFTEEN three-man teams of veterans took part in last Thursday’s Texas Scramble off the yellow tees, four drives taken off each player and one/10th...

Westlands shot down by five-goal West

WITH Holt United inactive, Balti Sports extended their lead at the top of the Dorset Premier League table to a whopping 12 points after...

Bowles returns to bolster Magpies defence

WITH Dorchester Town having suffered their fifth successive defeat, and still without a win since he took control at the beginning of the year,...

Hutchings the hero as Farm plough on

THE GROWING trend of turning sport into a business continues to filter down through the lower echelons of football as big spending Bristol Manor...

Field lands Royal Oak League title by four points

IT was bitterly cold for the 10 Ilminster AA members fishing the final Royal Oak match on the River Isle on Sunday. Although the...

Parkruns popularity continues to grow

MADDIE Carter was first home in the Axe Valley Runners' February Junior handicap taking 18:13, followed by with Harry McMahon 14:08, Sami Narayakkara 14:13,...

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