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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.






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