1610 cricketing success

This is The West Country:

2:00pm Saturday 25th October 2014

TWO visually impaired 1610 staff are celebrating their most successful cricket season ever with the Somerset team for blind and partially sighted cricketers.

MARTIAL ARTS: Budo Juko win in Barnstaple

This is The West Country:

8:00am Saturday 25th October 2014

BUDO Juku Karate club came away with the most winners recently at the Wado Ryu Open contest in Barnstaple.

MARTIAL ARTS: KJ2 success in Cornwall

This is The West Country: Free Karate Class

8:00am Saturday 25th October 2014

COMPETITORS from KJ2 Brazilian Jui Jitsu team headed down to Cornwall for the Newquay Open BJJ competition.

SKITTLES: Galley takes sparkle off Jewels

This is The West Country:

8:00am Saturday 25th October 2014

FOUR teams head the Burnham, Highbridge & District Ladies’ Skittles League’s Premier Division with maximum points from two games.

FOOTBALL: Willand chase FA Cup glory against Gosport today

This is The West Country:

5:30am Saturday 25th October 2014

WILLAND Rovers will be stepping into uncharted territory when they entertain Gosport in the fourth qualifying round of the FA Cup today (3pm).

SKITTLES: Stop-Outs make a move

This is The West Country:

4:00pm Friday 24th October 2014

OF the three teams sharing top spot in Division 1 of the Purtion and District Skittles League, only Stop-Outs managed a win, defeating Wanderers by 31 pins, and therefore remain top of the table two points clear of Nomads and Farmer Boys.

SKITTLES: Hotshot Cowboy Luff loses out to Poachers

This is The West Country:

3:00pm Friday 24th October 2014

POACHERS’ Chris Jays racked up a total of 90 which included five spares at the Lympsham Pavilion in Division 1 of the Highbridge & District Skittles League.

RUGBY: Taunton Titans chasing first victory at Shelford

This is The West Country:

2:50pm Friday 24th October 2014

TAUNTON Titans will be going all out for their first victory at the Davey Field tomorrow when they visit Shelford near Cambridge.

HOCKEY: New ways to play the game come to Taunton

This is The West Country:

2:47pm Friday 24th October 2014

TWO new radical ways to play hockey are being championed at the Castle Sports Centre to encourage more young people to take up the game.

BOXING: Augustynik too good for Royal Navy opponent

This is The West Country:

2:40pm Friday 24th October 2014

MIDDLEWEIGHT Pawel Augustynik of Hamilton Greens ABC earned a unanimous verdict over the Royal Navy’s Elliot Larsen in Bristol.

NETBALL: Galmington denied in regional league

This is The West Country:

2:38pm Friday 24th October 2014

GALMINGTON saw victory snatched from their grasp when they visited Exeter in Division 1 of the regional league on Sunday.

BASKETBALL: Another title for Taunton Tigers women

This is The West Country:

2:37pm Friday 24th October 2014

TAUNTON Tigers Women have retained the Exeter basketball league trophy with a 100% record.

NETBALL: Emeralds suffer heavy defeat

This is The West Country: Netball: Sydenham round-up

2:00pm Friday 24th October 2014

EMERALDS suffered a 52-12 defeat at the hands of Reckleford of Yeovil on Saturday.

NETBALL: Revenge is sweet for Bridgwater Jupiter

This is The West Country: Netball: Sydenham round-up

2:00pm Friday 24th October 2014

JUPITER gained their revenge on Devizes with a nine-point victory on Sunday.

TENNIS: Gold for Chard's Sally Freeman in world championships

This is The West Country:

1:22pm Friday 24th October 2014

SALLY Freeman, a coach at Chard Tennis Club, played a key role for Great Britain Over-60s as they claimed the gold medal at the world team championships in Turkey.

FOOTBALL: Arsenal Soccer Schools hold trials in Taunton

This is The West Country:

12:13pm Friday 24th October 2014

ARSENAL Soccer Schools are holding free trials for youngsters wanting to attend their advanced training centre.

GOLF: Selby claims October Stableford at Tiverton

This is The West Country:

10:30am Friday 24th October 2014

MARTIN Selby fired a one-under gross 70 and 43 points to win the men's October Stableford at Tiverton.

FOOTBALL: Tiverton Town at home to North Leigh

This is The West Country:

10:28am Friday 24th October 2014

TIVERTON Town return to Southern league action tomorrow when they entertain North Leigh (3pm).

SKITTLES: Calverleigh top Sampford Peverell and district league

This is The West Country:

10:24am Friday 24th October 2014

CALVERLEIGH lead Division A of the Sampford Peverell and district league following a narrow defeat of Globetrotters.

BOXING: Tiverton holding bumper show at the Heathcoat Club tomorrow

This is The West Country:

9:58am Friday 24th October 2014

TIVERTON ABC are all ready for their open show at the Heathcoat Club on Saturday which will feature a bumper card of 17 bouts.

GOLF: Held claims Masters title at Padbrook Park

This is The West Country:

9:56am Friday 24th October 2014

STEVE Held won the Padbrook Masters on countback after a two-way tie.

BOWLS: Hoaen's rink shines in impressive victory for Mid Devon

This is The West Country:

9:54am Friday 24th October 2014

MID Devon began their Inter Club League campaign with an impressive 95-58 victory over Kingsley.

HOCKEY: Lott treble fires Bridgwater past students

This is The West Country:

8:00am Friday 24th October 2014

TOM Lott scored his second successive hat-trick to fire Bridgwater to a 4-2 victory over Plymouth University.

GOLF: Fair weather Tompkins scoops knockout win

This is The West Country:

2:00pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

BIG hitting Callum Tompkins beat steady Scott Bovington 2&1.

FOOTBALL: Taunton beaten 1-0 in FA Trophy replay

This is The West Country:

11:25am Thursday 23rd October 2014

TAUNTON'S much-depleted line up were more than a match for Merthyr Town on a 3G pitch on Tuesday but a penalty just before half time proved the decisive moment in their FA Trophy replay, writes Martin Dongworth.

FOOTBALL: Robins enjoy Les Phillips Cup success

This is The West Country:

10:45am Thursday 23rd October 2014

CHARD Town beat Calne Town 1-0 away in the preliminary round of the Les Phillips Cup last night.

SKITTLES: B&A’s send Halfway Boys packing

This is The West Country:

10:00am Thursday 23rd October 2014

B&A’s are top of Division 1 of the Bridgwater Town and District Skittles League, after they won by 44 pins at Sydenham Centre against Halfway Boys.

Burnham United take on Langford at Woodspring Park, Weston-super-Mare on Friday night

This is The West Country:

8:00am Thursday 23rd October 2014

United, who sit sixth in Division One West, will be looking to record their fourth win of the season against seventh placed Langford on Friday night at Woodspring Park, Weston-super-Mare.

HOCKEY: Spurned early chances costs Burnham

This is The West Country:

6:00pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

THIS match was a lot closer than the scoreline suggests but Burnham came up against a well organised, young, pacy team that eventually wore away their resolve.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.







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