Angling news from Wessex Water fisheries

This is The West Country:

8:00am Thursday 31st July 2014

WESSEX Water fisheries performances for the week ending July 20:

Somerset Cricket League round-up - Pigden ton leads Bridgwater A

This is The West Country: Local cricket

2:00pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

Steve Pigden’s knock fired Wembdon to 300-2 batting first with half-centuries from Andy Holliday (59), A. Rees (55) and B. Stone (52).

Somerset Cricket League round-up - East Huntspill II rolled for 30

This is The West Country: Local cricket

2:00pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

It was a miserable afternoon for East Huntspill II as they suffered a nine-wicket humbling at the hands of Bridgwater Sports in Division Eight South of the Somerset Cricket League.

Skidmore and Pople combine to keep Bridgwater seconds top of the pile

This is The West Country: Local cricket

8:00am Wednesday 30th July 2014

A match-winning partnership of 118 between Andrew Skidmore and Tom Pople helped Bridgwater recover from 83-6 to post 207-8 from their 45 overs

No Slacking from Craig as Huntspill pip Perrott

This is The West Country: Local cricket

8:00am Wednesday 30th July 2014

Craig Slack struck an unbeaten 74 as Huntspill chased down 147 in 41 overs - C Nayagam added 29 in the middle order, but it was Slack who was the mainstay of the innings.

Rebels up to second with hard-fought win at Sheffield

This is The West Country:

3:51pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

Rebels took second place in the Premier League with an emphatic 12-point win at Sheffield, though the meeting was marred by a crash involving Sheffield’s Andre Compton in the penultimate heat which saw him hospitalised.

Ashfold century inspires Burnham

This is The West Country: Local cricket

2:00pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

Century from Andy Ashfold fired Burnham seconds to a 108-run victory over already relegated Wells II on Saturday.

Driver in top gear as Burnham coast to victory

This is The West Country: Local cricket

9:18am Tuesday 29th July 2014

Rob Driver was once again on top form with both bat and ball, as he struck an unbeaten half century to guide his side over the finish line having earlier taken 3-31.

Rebels look to maintain home form

This is The West Country:

3:56pm Monday 28th July 2014

Oaktree Arena stages two home matches this week as Sheffield are the visitors to the Oaktree Arena on tomorrow night, before Ipswich then provide the opposition on Friday.

GOLF: Rain stays away on 2014 Captain's Day

This is The West Country: GOLF DAY: Darlington-based consultancy We Do HR is urging local businesses and golf fanatics to take part in its fundraising tournament at Rockliffe Hall on Tuesday, August 5

3:46pm Monday 28th July 2014

Club members turned out in force to support club captain Neil Darby on his Captains’ Day.

CRICKET: Shrubbery Somerset league round-up

This is The West Country:

3:24pm Monday 28th July 2014

LARRY Watkins of Broadway and Horton 2nds took remarkable figures of 7-7 in nine overs on Saturday – comfortably his best figures after 40 years playing the game.

GOLF: Cream of the crop to raise charity funds at Enmore Park

This is The West Country: GOLF DAY: Darlington-based consultancy We Do HR is urging local businesses and golf fanatics to take part in its fundraising tournament at Rockliffe Hall on Tuesday, August 5

3:15pm Monday 28th July 2014

The cream of the West & South Wales PGA Professionals converged on Enmore Park Golf Club over the weekend for a special Charity Pro Am tournament.

Fey gearing Robins up for "tough start" to league campaign

This is The West Country:

2:00pm Monday 28th July 2014

Richard Fey says his side face a “tough start” to the new season, with the visit of Bashley and Merthyr to Fairfax Park in the opening two weeks.

Bingham disappointed as Wembdon slump at Chew Magna

This is The West Country: Local cricket

2:00pm Monday 28th July 2014

Only three players made it into double figures as Wembdon were shot out for just 90 inside 29 overs batting first.

Ashcott plunge deeper into trouble after nine-wicket thrashing

This is The West Country:

2:00pm Monday 28th July 2014

Seventh defeat in a row for struggling Ashcott

Dashing Davis seals Bridgwater win

This is The West Country:

1:45pm Monday 28th July 2014

Steve Davis smashed 22 runs off the 47th over to fire Bridgwater to a three-wicket victory over Frocester on Saturday.

Devils bite back in return fixture

This is The West Country:

8:00am Monday 28th July 2014

Somerset Rebels slipped to a 14-point reverse in their return fixture with the Plymouth Devils at the St Boniface Arena on Saturday.

Robbie Montgomery makes Gloucestershire bow in T20 Blast

This is The West Country:

8:00am Monday 28th July 2014

Bridgwater all-rounder made first team debut against Glamorgan last Friday

FOOTBALL: Ilminster Town's new manager plans fresh approach

This is The West Country:

8:30pm Sunday 27th July 2014

ILMINSTER Town’s new manager, Matt Hughes, says he is ‘excited’ at the prospect of leading the Blues in the Somerset County league next season.

FOOTBALL: Chard Town fixture list

This is The West Country:

8:26pm Sunday 27th July 2014

CHARD Town begin their new campaign in Division One of the Toolstation league with a visit to Devizes Town on August 9.

DARTS: LVA Bridgwater Summer Darts League results

2:00pm Sunday 27th July 2014

LVA Bridgwater Summer Darts League results Ladies Division 1 – Foresters Arrows 8, River Parret 7; Queen Of Tarts 8, Sydenham Ladies 7; The Market 3, Crown A 12. Merits: Foresters Arrows – A Butler 125. A Caddick 100, 101. River Parret – C Reading 100, 100o. M Bisset 3x100, 140. M Bradfield 108. F Bisset 125. Queen Of Tarts – C Knight 112. B Gunn 100, 116. Market – J Coleman 108. Crown A – S Blackmore 100. J Nunn 100, 140. L Watts 100.

Bridgwater Bowling results

This is The West Country: bowls - cxz

2:00pm Sunday 27th July 2014

Bridgwater Bowling Club results

SAILING: Ben is Topper champion

This is The West Country:

4:10pm Saturday 26th July 2014

BEN McElroy (12) of Holyrood Academy held on to his lead in the GBR Topper 4.2 Championship Series at the final event at Derwent Reservoir near Newcastle.

RUGBY: Summer coaching chance at Blundell's School

This is The West Country:

4:00pm Saturday 26th July 2014

KEEN players can get ahead with pre-season training by professionals at a rugby boot camp being held at Blundell’s School, Tiverton, during the summer holidays.

BOWLS: Burnham Men win Hugh Moore Trophy

This is The West Country: bowls - cxz

2:00pm Saturday 26th July 2014

In this annual match in memory of a loved and respected member, the tradition of ladies versus men was well supported on six rinks.

Bridgwater Summer Skittles League results

This is The West Country:

2:00pm Saturday 26th July 2014

Results from the Bridgwater Summer Skittles League

POWERLIFTING: Tiverton's Jevan sets new marks in championships

This is The West Country:

12:20pm Saturday 26th July 2014

JEVAN Cockbain, Tiverton Weightlifting Club’s 15-year-old power lifter, continued his streak of outstanding form by bagging two South-West records on his way to another victory.

CYCLING: Chard Wheelers picked for circuit racing team

This is The West Country:

9:00am Saturday 26th July 2014

THREE youth members of McKinley’s 1st Chard Wheelers – Ruby Bond, Emily Attfield and Ryan White – have been selected for the South West Road/Circuit racing team.

SKITTLES: Royalists top after Die Hards postponement

This is The West Country:

8:00am Saturday 26th July 2014

Royalists now lead the Highbridge Mixed Summer Skittles League after Die Hards’ match with Squirrels was postponed.

Burnham host Cheddar looking for second win of season

This is The West Country: Local cricket

8:00am Saturday 26th July 2014

BURNHAM welcome Cheddar in Division two of the Somerset Cricket League today. 

FOOTBALL: Taunton ladies on lookout for new boss

This is The West Country:

6:10am Saturday 26th July 2014

TAUNTON Ladies, who have been in pre-season training for the past month, are still looking for a match-day manager for their development squad who play in the Somerset County League.

FOOTBALL: Elmore on the lookout for new players

This is The West Country:

6:00am Saturday 26th July 2014

ELMORE ladies are looking for players to join their squad which plays in the Devon league on Sunday afternoons.

CRICKET: Martock edge home in Top Togs thriller

This is The West Country:

7:50pm Friday 25th July 2014

THE Top Togs evening league produced an exciting finale when Martock beat Ilminster by just three runs in the cup final last Friday.

GOLF: Windwhistle duo charge to victory

This is The West Country:

7:50pm Friday 25th July 2014

THERE were some prodigious scores when 34 Windwhistle Seniors took part in a 4Ball Better Ball competition in benign conditions last Monday.

ROLLER DERBY: Angels of Terror retain trophy

6:10pm Friday 25th July 2014

TAUNTON and Exeter's South West Angels of Terror (SWAT) retained the coveted title of Champion Roller Derby Team in the South-West.

ANGLING: Convincing win for Homewood at Perry Street

This is The West Country:

4:00pm Friday 25th July 2014

Chard AC members fished the penultimate league match at Perry Street pond, conditions were hot, flat and calm and many found the going tough.

HOCKEY: Former Vale player represents England at Commonwealth Games

This is The West Country:

3:00pm Friday 25th July 2014

FORMER Taunton Vale player Simon Mantell is currently representing England at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

Changeable weather brings mixed fortunes for fishermen

This is The West Country: Local angling

2:00pm Friday 25th July 2014

WESSEX Water fisheries performances for the week ending July 6:

FOOTBALL: Chard continue pre-season programme

This is The West Country:

2:00pm Friday 25th July 2014

CHARD Town, who led by manager Adam Fricker, continue their pre-season friendlies at home to Westlands tomorrow Saturday (2pm).

Ashcott crush Cheltenham

This is The West Country: Local cricket

2:00pm Friday 25th July 2014

Seconds came away with a comfortable home win against Cheltenham 2nds by 108 runs.

GOLF: Improving Bethany gets her reward

This is The West Country:

1:00pm Friday 25th July 2014

TIVERTON golfer Bethany Baker has been called up for county coaching after having her handicap cut from 17 to 11 in less than two months.

FOOTBALL: Grant pays for pitch improvement at Ilminster Town

This is The West Country:

12:47pm Friday 25th July 2014

ILMINSTER Town have been able to improve the playing surface of their pitch thanks to a grant of £3,000 from the Sport England Flood Relief Fund.

FOOTBALL: Taunton Town entertain Bitton tonight

This is The West Country:

12:02pm Friday 25th July 2014

TAUNTON Town continue their pre-season friendlies with two games in the next few days.

MOTOR SPORT: Wellington brothers add extra interest to bumper weekend of hill climbing at Wiscombe Park

This is The West Country:

11:55am Friday 25th July 2014

WISCOMBE Park hosts the highlight of the South-West’s hill climb season this weekend with the visit of the country’s premier series, the Avon Tyres/TTC Group British Hill Climb Championship.

FOOTBALL: Tiverton entertain League 1 Port Vale tomorrow

This is The West Country:

10:27am Friday 25th July 2014

TIVERTON Town continue their pre-season programme with a friendly at home to League 1 side Port Vale on tomorow (Saturday), kick-off 3pm.

BMX: Young Tiverton ace rides in world championships

This is The West Country:

10:17am Friday 25th July 2014

A YOUNG racer from Tiverton represented Great Britain at the BMX world championships in Rotterdam yesterday.

ANGLING: Changeable weather brings mixed fortunes for fishermen on reservoirs

This is The West Country: Our angling correspondent Jon Berry

2:00pm Thursday 24th July 2014

WESSEX Water fisheries performances for the week ending July 6:

DARTS: BURNHAM & HIGHBRIDGE DARTS LEAGUE results:

This is The West Country:

9:57am Thursday 24th July 2014

Highbridge Summer Darts League results:

Tae Kwon Do Master visits Burnham

This is The West Country:

9:46am Thursday 24th July 2014

EIGHTH Degree World Tae Kwon Do Master Michael Dew returned to his home town last week to teach a special lesson at the TAGB Burnham-on-Sea Tae Kwon Do Club.

Busy Rebels face seven matches in 11 days

This is The West Country:

9:45am Thursday 24th July 2014

Somerset Rebels enter a period of seven matches in 11 days, beginning with tonight’s visit to Ipswich.









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