SKITTLES: Taylor fires Birds over the line

This is The West Country:

4:00pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

BIRD in Hand A hosted the Malt Shovel A team in Division A of the Bridgwater Town Skittles League who, after the second hand were 43 up with spares from Andy Britton, Andy Parker, Rick Prew, Jon Creedy and Derek Chidgey.

SKITTLES: Bartlett and May steamroller Crown

This is The West Country:

4:00pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

BEST win of week in the Bridgwater Town Ladies’ Skittles League’s Division 1 was GWR Club A’s 54-pin away win over Crown Inn B pulling pins on six of the seven hands.

Taunton and District Football League round-up - Pethy triumph in shoot-out drama

This is The West Country:

2:00pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

NORTH Petherton are through to the second round of the league knockout cup following a 4-3 penalty shootout win over Wyvern Rangers.

Burnham have to settle for losing bonus-point after two tries disallowed

This is The West Country:

2:00pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

BURNHAM were unable to notch up their third league win of the season on Saturday, as they slipped to a 14-8 defeat at the hands of second-placed Bristol Harlequins.

Weston and District Football League Round-up - Berrow Reserves climb away from the bottom

This is The West Country:

2:00pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

BERROW Reserves pulled themselves away from the foot of Division One of Weston & District League with a 2-1 victory over basement side Yatton Athletic Reserves

Uxella League round-up - Bellinger bags four as Tigers tear Blake apart

This is The West Country:

8:00am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

IAN Bellinger was at his lethal best as Tiger Old Boys thrashed Blake Old Boys 12-0 in the Bill Brown Division One Cup.

Middlezoy close the gap with emphatic victory

This is The West Country:

8:00am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

MIDDLEZOY coasted past Banwell with a comfortable three-goal victory at a boggy Riverside Ground and close to within two points of the division's leaders.

Burnham II battle back to claim victory

This is The West Country:

8:00am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

BURNHAM II fought back from 17-0 down to beat Hornets 28-17 on Saturday.

FOOTBALL: Chard Town in cup action tonight

This is The West Country:

6:00am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

CHARD boss Adam Fricker is looking for a reaction from his players in the Les Phillips Cup tonight after their 7-1 hammering in the league at the weekend.

Berrow beaten by league leaders as Keirle sees red

This is The West Country:

1:00pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

TEN-man Berrow were unable to halt the Shirehampton charge as they were beaten 4-2 by the runaway league leaders on Saturday.

RUGBY: Chard still looking for first national league victory

This is The West Country:

11:55am Tuesday 21st October 2014

CHARD'S torrid National league 3 season continued on Saturday when they suffered a 41-11 defeat at Bournemouth who had been relegated from National league 2 at the end of last season.

"We must cut out the mistakes," says Highbridge boss Pitt

This is The West Country:

11:50am Tuesday 21st October 2014

HIGHBRIDGE Town manager Matt Pitt described Saturday’s 4-1 defeat to Uphill Castle as “really disappointing” and urged his side to learn from their mistakes.

RUGBY: Colts upset unbeaten Taunton to get off the mark

This is The West Country:

11:53am Tuesday 21st October 2014

CHARD Colts recorded their first win of the season with a 17-10 victory over previously unbeaten Taunton.

ANGLING: Zoe's catch earns her first prize

This is The West Country:

11:26am Tuesday 21st October 2014

CHARD AC juniors held their Xmas Fayre match at Perry Street pond on Saturday.

CRICKET: Chance for village cricketers to play at Lord's

This is The West Country:

10:16am Tuesday 21st October 2014

THIS year saw 320 clubs take part in the Davidstow Village Cup – the world’s biggest amateur cricket competition – culminating in a final at Lord’s.

FOOTBALL: Perry Street league round-up

This is The West Country:

8:40am Tuesday 21st October 2014

ROB Long scored with a free kick from his own half for the second week running as Winsham United beat Farway United 9-0 in Division 1 of the Perry Street league.

FOOTBALL: Chard Under-18s denied despite extra man

This is The West Country:

8:16am Tuesday 21st October 2014

CHARD Town Under-18s lost 2-1 at home to Gillingham Town in the premier division of the Somerset Floodlight league on Saturday.

FOOTBALL: Chard reserves fire blanks

This is The West Country:

8:13am Tuesday 21st October 2014

CHARD reserves' 6-0 defeat at Feniton in the premier division of the Fresha Devon & Exeter League on Saturday is easily summed up – unbeaten Feniton took their chances and Chard did not.

FOOTBALL: Change of formation backfires for Ilminster

This is The West Country:

8:11am Tuesday 21st October 2014

MANAGER Darren Manley has promised to abandon a switch in tactics following Ilminster’s surprising 5-0 defeat at Stockwood Green in the Errea County league on Saturday.

Fey unhappy with red card decision as Robins exit FA Trophy

This is The West Country:

8:00am Tuesday 21st October 2014

BRIDGWATER Town manager Richard Fey slammed the decision to send both Dean Griffiths and Kyle Tooze off during Saturday’s 2-1 FA Trophy defeat at Egham on “a day to forget” for the Robins’ boss.

Reserves extend unbeaten run with Frome draw

This is The West Country:

8:00am Tuesday 21st October 2014

Michael Duffy equalised for Bridgwater Town with 15 minutes remaining, after the hosts had fallen behind in the first-half

Championship final countdown underway for Rebels

This is The West Country:

2:58pm Monday 20th October 2014

THE Somerset Rebels will be looking to crown their season with silverware as they take on the Edinburgh Monarchs in the Premier League Championship final, with the first leg taking place tomorrow night (Friday).

Late Webb try earns Albion two bonus-points

This is The West Country:

2:00pm Monday 20th October 2014

BRYAN Webb crossed for try in the final minute to secure Bridgwater a losing bonus-point against Cleve

GOLF: Bateman adds Tom Childs Memorial Flag competition to success list

This is The West Country:

1:22pm Monday 20th October 2014

BREAN club champion Steve Bateman added another win to his year of success as he added the Tom Childs Memorial Flag competition to his list of 2014 successes.

Nine-man Robins knocked out of trophy

This is The West Country:

8:00am Monday 20th October 2014

NINE-men Bridgwater Town exited the FA Trophy at the preliminary round stage following a 2-1 defeat at Southern League Central Division side Egham Town.

FOOTBALL: Taunton Town draw with Merthyr

This is The West Country:

9:42pm Sunday 19th October 2014

TAUNTON Town and Merthyr must lock horns for the third time in ten days after drawing 1-1 in the FA Trophy yesterday, writes James Wright.

SKITTLES: Nick Pimm nicks it for Squib

This is The West Country:

4:00pm Sunday 19th October 2014

IN the Bridgwater Thursday Skittles League A Division, Squib A hosted Bird in Hand A in a very close, high-scoring match.

SKITTLES: Globetrotters stay top

This is The West Country:

3:00pm Sunday 19th October 2014

A LOCAL derby at the Globe saw league leaders Globetrotters quickly take the lead over stablemates Dambusters, pulling 25 pins on their third hand.

SKITTLES; Three-way fight in Puriton Skittles League

This is The West Country:

2:00pm Sunday 19th October 2014

IN Division 1 of the Puriton Skittles League three teams share top spot after away wins for Farmer Boys and Stop Outs, and a closer home win for Nomads.

SKITTLES: Neck and neck at the top

This is The West Country:

8:00am Sunday 19th October 2014

B&A’s and Halfway Boys lead Division 1 of the Bridgwater Town & District Skittles League.

ANGLING: Harvey catches Arctic Char

9:00pm Saturday 18th October 2014

Hawkridge fishing report

RUGBY: Titans edge Redruth in tight battle

This is The West Country:

5:06pm Saturday 18th October 2014

TAUNTON Titans produced a gritty second half performance to beat Redruth 24-17 in National 2 (S) at Hyde Park this afternoon.

Quick-start Saints put out the Dragons’ fire

This is The West Country:

2:00pm Saturday 18th October 2014

FOR the second time this season Saints took the bragging rights with a 2-0 victory over Dragons.

Awards night at Wembdon CC

This is The West Country:

8:00am Saturday 18th October 2014

WEMBDON Cricket Club rounded off the 2014 season with its annual awards evening.

FOOTBALL: Axminster Hospital Cup draw announced

This is The West Country:

6:40am Saturday 18th October 2014

THE draw for the first round of the Axminster Hospital Cup has matched Chard Town with Mortonhampstead and Budleigh Salterton with Combe St Nicholas.

RUGBY: Taunton Titans clash with Redruth at Hyde Park today

This is The West Country:

5:10am Saturday 18th October 2014

TAUNTON Titans look to get back to winning ways when they entertain Redruth at Hyde Park today (3pm).

FOOTBALL: Chard Town begin home run

This is The West Country:

5:00pm Friday 17th October 2014

CHARD Town manager Adam Fricker is hoping tomorrow’s home game with struggling Radstock Town will act as a springboard to jump up the Toolstation Western league table.

RUGBY: Chard away to Bournemouth in national league

This is The West Country:

4:00pm Friday 17th October 2014

CHARD will be looking for their first league win in seven attempts when they visit Bournemouth in National league 3 (SW) tomorrow (2.30pm).

FOOTBALL: Taunton Town face return with Merthyr at Viridor Stadium

This is The West Country:

4:03pm Friday 17th October 2014

TAUNTON Town lock horns with Merthyr Town for the second successive Saturday when they meet at the Viridor Stadium in the Preliminary Round of the FA Trophy tomorrow (3pm).

FOOTBALL: Wellington looking for home comforts

This is The West Country:

3:59pm Friday 17th October 2014

WELLINGTON manager Mike Hawes is hoping his side can kick-start their season as they begin a run of eight home games in their next ten.

RUGBY: Double header for Wellington Under-18s

This is The West Country:

3:57pm Friday 17th October 2014

WELLINGTON U-18s were let down by Clevedon last weekend when the North Somerset side were unable to raise a team due to injuries.

GOLF: Howe and Swann lift cup at Oake Manor

This is The West Country:

3:51pm Friday 17th October 2014

THE Roffey Cup at Oake Manor was won by Jenny Swann and Mike How with 42 Stableford points, but only on count back after a very closely contested finale.

MOTOR SPORT: Pearce looks to rescue a tough season

This is The West Country:

3:48pm Friday 17th October 2014

TAUNTON motorcycling ace Matt Pearce is busy gearing up for his season finale at Mallory Park this weekend.

AIKIDO: World expert comes to Heathfield

3:44pm Friday 17th October 2014

ONE of aikido’s leading experts is due to demonstrate the art at Heathfield School sports hall on next Saturday, October 25, from 11am to 2.30pm.

GOLF: Price is mustard for Colemans

This is The West Country:

3:38pm Friday 17th October 2014

THE Taunton-based Coleman golfing family made a special request for former Ryder Cup player Phillip Price to lead their team in the final West Region PGA pro-am of the season at Weston-super-Mare Golf Club.

FENCING: Stanbury off to world championships

This is The West Country:

3:35pm Friday 17th October 2014

WELLINGTON Swords has cause for more celebration this week as one of its senior fencers heads off to Debrecen in Hungary after being selected to represent Great Britain in the 2014 World Individual and Team Championships.

BOXING: Augustynik praised in defeat

This is The West Country:

3:32pm Friday 17th October 2014

PAVEL Augustynik of Hamilton Green ABC travelled to Guernsey to box for Western counties.

GOLF: No pegging back Sloman at Taunton and Pickeridge

This is The West Country:

3:30pm Friday 17th October 2014

JUNIOR member Tom Sloman shot two rounds of 67 (a four under par 134) to win the PEG Smith Trophy, a 36 hole Somerset Golf Union Order of Merit competition at Taunton and Pickeridge.

FOOTBALL: Coaching for young goalkeepers

This is The West Country:

3:28pm Friday 17th October 2014

YOUNG Taunton goalkeeper Will Henry has signed a two-year professional scholarship at Bristol City FC.

HOCKEY: George maintains Carson family tradition

This is The West Country:

3:24pm Friday 17th October 2014

THE youngest member of the Carson hockey dynasty is following in his brothers’ footsteps towards England representation.







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