Monday, August 21, 2017
West Dorset

West Dorset

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...

Uplyme FC forced to fold Reserve team

THERE was a morale-boosting 4-1 win for Uplyme FC in their pre-season friendly over Hawkchurch United at Venlake on Monday evening. Teenage winger Jonnie...

Portland blue as late goal leaves Linnets singing

A GOAL in the fifth minute of added time meant that Portland United had to settle for a draw against a tenacious Lymington Town...

On song Bees devour Chocolate men…at a cost

BRIDPORT continued their positive start to the new campaign with an excellent victory in their first Toolstation Western League Premier Division game of the...

Weymouth close the gap at the top with win at Lyme

WEYMOUTH Gig Rowing Club attended Lyme Regis regatta last weekend along with 16 clubs from around the south west. Crews and spectators assembled on the...

Record attendance at Lyme Regis Gig Regatta

LYME Regis Gig Club hosted their annual regatta last Saturday with a record 19 gigs attending. With all the action taking place in view...

Griggs gets Magpies up and running

AFTER the disappointment of Saturday’s defeat, Dorchester Town bounced back to claim their first points of the season when Ollie Griggs (pictured right) scored...

Local swimmers show support for RNLI

CHARD & District Swimming Club had a great turnout of local swimmers and holiday members in the recent RNLI Lifeboat Week sea challenge swim...

Butcher gives Lillywhites the chop

A SUPERB Ed Butcher strike saw Bridport advance into the next round of the FA Cup in a pulsating game at St Mary’s last...

Top two clash tonight – weather permitting!

SADLY, many Dorchester Evening Cricket League games scheduled for last Wednesday were washed out. One game that was played in Division One saw Puddletown...

Stone rock solid in championship win

Bridport Golf Club’s Ladies played three competitions last week - the most prestigious being the Club Championship. Also being played was The Kath Joslin Cup...

Stamp battles through pain barrier in Marathon effort

AXE Valley Runner Kelly Stamp had a difficult time at the off-road Dorset invader marathon. At mile 14 she twisted her already injured knee...

Blues safely through but Bridport denied by penalty

PORTLAND United banked a handy £1,500 financial windfall, but more importantly progressed to the first preliminary round of the FA Cup with a 4-2...

Perry Street League season preview

THE 114th year of the Perry Street & District League sees the Premier Division up one to 11 teams despite Beaminster’s move up into...

Honiton Netball League honours long-serving Graham

AFTER dedicating 30 years to Honiton & District Netball League, Graham Ingram is stepping down as the league’s secretary. What began as simply supporting...

Basketball thriving in Weymouth

WEYMOUTH Basketball Club recently held with their annual presentation at the Famous Old Spa on Dorchester road. Presentations were made to individual players from...

Saints closing in on second title in four years

St Georges went a long way towards regaining the Dorchester & District League Evening League title they last won three years ago by thrashing...

Lee top as sun shines on Charminster Captain’s Day

THE first event in a very full July programme at Charminster Golf Club was the Sunday Medal which was won by Colin Davis with a...

Capsizes in ‘Cannon! eventful racing in Bay

The ‘Dartmouth Cannon’ was raced by Lyme Regis Sailing Club members in testing conditions last Sunday. A F5 south-westerly which increased through the morning, a...

Four shot triumphs for Horton and Clarke

LAST Sunday 42 members of the Bridport & West Dorset Golf men’s section competed for the President’s Putter Stableford writes Peter Crowter. On the...

Bunkers set for overhaul at picturesque Lyme Regis course

THE Lyme Regis Golf Club’s committee has approved the proposal to redesign all of the greenside bunkers. Next year is an important one in...

Sky star! Mannie through to nationals in Glamorgan

THIRTEEN-year-old junior golfer Mannie Wellman who currently plays at both Bridport and Lyme Regis Golf Clubs has qualified for the National Grand Final of...

A week to remember for Nicholls clan

The Nicolls family had a week to celebrate in the Bridport & West Dorset Bowling Club's leagues, with their respective sides all winning. Roy...

Bridport quartet continue superb form

THE Bridport Bowl Club foursome of Frances Hewett, Alison Tibble, Melodie Watts & Margaret Clapp, already through to the National Finals at Leamington Spa,...

Lyme ladies pleased with six-point haul against league leaders

WITH all the Lyme Regis Bowling Club's men's teams resting this week, it was left to the ladies to provide the league action. They...

Rain wreaks havoc with Dorset cricket fixtures

RAIN played a major factor in the weekend’s cricket fixtures with all of Saturday’s Dorset League matches completely wiped out. SUNDAY DIVISION ONE Portland Red...

County rugby honour for Bridport stalwart Stuart

BRIDPORT Rugby Club committee members recently attended the AGM of the Dorset & Wilts RFU at Salisbury Rugby Club where Bridport’s treasurer Stuart King...

Landmark birthday for Wincanton Racecourse

WINCANTON Racecourse is commemorating 150 years of racing in Somerset and enjoys its official 150th birthday this week. Throughout the 2017/ 2018 season, which starts...

Rowe confirmed as new Seasiders’ skipper

LYME Regis FC begin their second Devon & Exeter League Division One campaign with the visit of Chagford on Saturday, August 26th(3pm ko). ‘The Moormen’...

The new football season is here (well, almost for some!)

PORTLAND United got the defence of their Sydenhams Wessex Premier League title underway in fine style under new manager Simon Browne as they crushed Team...

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