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Youth: Budmouth boys savour county success

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

6:00pm Wednesday 17th December 2014

BUDMOUTH boys had a successful day at the County Championships when both the under-13s and under-19s won their respected age groups.

Football: Spartans dent Balti's hopes of return to the top

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

6:10pm Tuesday 16th December 2014

A DOMINANT first-half display saw Piddletrenthide Spartans topple high-flying Balti House at Cranford Avenue.

Golf: Weymouth golfers hailed at awards evening

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

6:00pm Wednesday 10th December 2014

WEYMOUTH Golf Club held their annual presentation night in a packed clubhouse with members from all sections of the club attending.

Youth: Schools show off rugby skills at Monmouth Avenue

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

6:20pm Monday 8th December 2014

WITH rugby being a popular part of the school sports curriculum, Weymouth & Portland RFC organised a host of after-school matches.

Youth: Broadmayne and Cerne are top of the shots

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

6:00pm Thursday 4th December 2014

DORCHESTER school pupils put their jump shots and free-throws to the test when Years 3 and 4 came together to compete in two tournaments.

Netball: Bay get the better of New Image in table-topping encounter

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

6:20pm Wednesday 3rd December 2014

A TIGHT affair saw Bay Fencing edge to victory over New Image in this top-of-the-table clash.

Football: Hat-trick hero Chance gives Balti three-point cushion

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

6:00pm Wednesday 3rd December 2014

GRANT Chance scored an impressive hat-trick to give Balti a three-point lead at the top of the league.

Football: Snow is ice cool in front of goal for Royals

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

7:00pm Monday 1st December 2014

DANIEL Snow scored twice, including the winner, as Blandford secured a fourth victory in five Dorset Premier League outings.

Youth: Medals galore for Dorset Pentathletes at Millfield

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

7:00pm Monday 1st December 2014

DORSET Pentathletes provided array of strong performances in the South West Biathlon Championships held at Millfield School.

Afloat: Silver medal assured for Shaw going into final race

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

5:52pm Saturday 29th November 2014

THE stakes were high on the penultimate day of ISAF Sailing World Cup Final action in Abu Dhabi today.

Afloat: No stopping surf queen Shaw in Abu Dhabi

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

7:13pm Friday 28th November 2014

OLYMPIC bronze medallist Bryony Shaw overcame a shaky start on day two of the ISAF Sailing World Cup Final in Abu Dhabi to extend her advantage at the top of the RS:X windsurfing leaderboard.

Football: Spirited islanders getting closer to first win

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

6:00pm Friday 28th November 2014

PORTLAND Town B continue to prop up the Dorset League at the foot of Division Five but can take heart from their display in Blandford.

Afloat: Shaw gets off to a flyer in Abu Dhabi

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

7:01pm Thursday 27th November 2014

BRYONY Shaw set the pace for the British team on an action-packed first day of racing at the ISAF Sailing World Cup Final in Abu Dhabi.

Afloat: Top British sailors set for Abu Dhabi finale

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

6:00am Thursday 27th November 2014

ABU Dhabi stages the first-ever ISAF Sailing World Cup Final, starting off Lulu Island today.

Football: Counter on the mark again as Town topple Castle

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

6:30pm Wednesday 26th November 2014

PORTLAND Town made it four wins on the spin in Dorset League Division Two as they overcame bottom team Corfe Castle.

Youth: Biker Shanes ready for tilt at Euro title

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

7:00pm Tuesday 25th November 2014

PUDDLETOWN racer James Shanes is setting his sights on a mission overseas next year, as he looks set to qualify for the 2015 European Grasstrack Championship.

Youth: Five go wild for Tornadoes at Grand Prix meet

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

7:00pm Monday 24th November 2014

TORNADOES of South Dorset took five swimmers to the Hengrove 50m pool in Bristol for the Level One Aquae Sulis Grand Prix, in what was their first competitive open meet of the year.

Golf: Super Stordy claims Stableford on countback

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

6:00pm Wednesday 19th November 2014

TED Stordy produced an excellent round of golf to finish with the best score out of a 63-man field in the men’s Stableford competition.

Youth: Tornadoes storm to Arena League victory

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

5:00pm Tuesday 18th November 2014

TORNADOES of South Dorset built on a superb performance in the first round of the Arena League by winning the second stage of the competition at Dorchester Leisure Centre.

RYA slammed for seven-year refusal to admit liability over brain-damaged teenager

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

5:30am Friday 14th November 2014

THE Royal Yachting Association has been criticised by lawyers for refusing to admit liability for seven years, after a teenager was left brain damaged in a powerboat accident in Portland Harbour.

(Video) Netball: Mid-court dominance gives Buildrite comfortable success

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

7:10pm Thursday 6th November 2014

BUILDRITE’S mid-court dominance was the key to their victory over Oasis.

Netball: Waikiki edge out O Jo's in tense contest

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

8:00pm Wednesday 5th November 2014

O JO’S stormed out the blocks at a fast and furious pace from the first whistle.

Sailing: Flying Finn Scott seal series title

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

6:00pm Tuesday 4th November 2014

GILES Scott was crowned the overall champion in the Finn class after the third and final instalment of the RYA Olympic Classes National Ranking Series took place at Hayling Island.

Youth: Redlands youngsters get McDonald's backing

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

6:30pm Monday 3rd November 2014

REDLANDS Under-9s are celebrating after their main sponsor, McDonald’s restaurants in Weymouth, presented them with a whole array of training equipment including footballs, cones, poles, bibs, food vouchers and a lot more.

Rugby: Blues lack Cutting's edge in Swans reverse

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

6:00pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A BRIDPORT side without captain Dave Cutting were soundly beaten by the Swans in a largely one-sided Dorset & Wilts Two South encounter.

Golf: Marshall and Reichter claim Walker Cup glory

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

7:00pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

PETER Marshall and Andrew Reichter won the men’s foursomes flag competition which was for the Walker Cup.

Rugby: Dorchester get the better of Moody's troops

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

6:20pm Monday 13th October 2014

DORCHESTER recorded their first Southern Counties South win of the season against Bradford-on-Avon, the side led by director of rugby and England World Cup winner Lewis Moody.

Rugby: Morgan helps kick Dorchester into shield quarters

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

6:00pm Wednesday 8th October 2014

DORCHESTER made it through to the quarter-finals of the Dorset & Wilts 3rd XV Shield following a win over Swanage & Wareham by the slenderest of margins.

Sailing: Success for GB sailors in Olympic classes event

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

5:30pm Tuesday 7th October 2014

GB SAILORS enjoyed success across two days of domestic Olympic classes competition at the Weymouth & Portland National Sailing Academy.

Youth: Tornadoes back with a bang at Junior League meet

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

6:00pm Tuesday 7th October 2014

TORNADOES of South Dorset made a successful return to action after their summer break as they triumphed in the third and final round of the Southern Junior League.

£15k boost to good causes in West dorset

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

2:00pm Friday 3rd October 2014

Nearly £15,000 has been given to good causes in the Bridport area.

Golf: Club salutes stalwart Fox with inaugural trophy contest

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

6:30pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

THE men’s Sunday competition was a very special occasion at Bridport & West Dorset Golf Club, with the staging of the inaugural Gordon Fox Memorial Trophy.

Youth: Don takes inspiration from capital experience

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

5:10pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

SOUTH Dorset sports coach Don Whistance grew up in London as a graduate and noticed the authorities believed in providing play and sport to the children of the capital.

(VIDEO) Netball: Bears get the better of Belle in inter-club clash

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

5:30pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

AN inter-club fixture saw the Arethusans’ A and B teams both hungry for a win.

Golf: Angus Hambro Cup glory for Harris

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

5:00pm Monday 29th September 2014

POUNDBURY’S Richard Harris scored a fine 37 points to claim the Angus Hambro Cup, held by the Society of Dorset Men at Came Down Golf Club, at his first attempt.

Citizens Advice Bureau chief steps down

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

2:00pm Sunday 28th September 2014

The Citizens Advice Bureau will soon be under new management as current incumbent Martin Paley prepares to depart after eight and a half years in the post.

Sailing: World bronze for Mills and Clark

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

6:20pm Saturday 20th September 2014

HANNAH Mills and Saskia Clark secured the second British medal at the ISAF Sailing World Championships today, winning bronze in the 470 Women’s event.

Battered bull terrier needs loving owner after its violent ordeal

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

12:00pm Friday 19th September 2014

A DOG kicked by its brutal owner so hard that he suffered internal bleeding is looking for a new home.

Golf: Charity Week at Weymouth another big success

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

6:00pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

WEYMOUTH Golf Club completed its 25th Charity Week with visitors attending from as far afield as Cornwall, Gloucester and Sussex.

Netball: Autobitz edge out Waterside in big opening clash

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

6:00pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

THE Premier Division’s reigning champions and runners-up met for the first time in what proved to be a very tight clash.

Angling: Festival trophy joy for Mears

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

6:20pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

WEST Bay SAC’s annual Specimen and Species Shore Festival took place over nine days for club members only.

Swimming: Lelliott eager to make Worlds and Olympic bid

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

6:00pm Friday 5th September 2014

PORTLAND’S Jay Lelliott says he is highly motivated and itching to get back to full training after an extraordinary few weeks as an international swimmer.

EQUESTRIAN: Great start for Griffiths at Burghley

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

6:30pm Thursday 4th September 2014

GILLINGHAM-BASED rider Sam Griffiths admitted he was not getting carried away with himself despite topping the dressage scores after day one of this year’s Land Rover Burghley Horse Trials.

Youth: New table tennis season to correspond with project launch

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

7:00pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

THE Weymouth & District League is embarking on a new season and several new projects are set to be launched.

Youth: Canada place for Portland's Perham

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

6:00pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

PORTLAND’S Chris Perham has made it through to the World Elite Junior Championships after finishing third in the qualifier in Nottingham which was combined with the European Cup.

Youth: Record Dorset entry claim national crown

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

6:00pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

MORE than 30 Dorset Pentathletes took part in the National Biathle Championships, a record total for the club at the event.

Residents and staff commemorate the Great War centenary

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

12:00pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

STAFF, residents and their family members united to commemorate the centenary of the First World War at a Dorchester care home.

VOLLEYBALL: Austin and Boulton claim Weymouth Classic crown

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

8:48am Monday 4th August 2014

THE women’s Beach Volleyball Classic was won by two legends of the beach in Denise Austin and Lucy Boulton.

GOLF: In-form Watson wins yet again

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

6:20pm Friday 1st August 2014

WEYMOUTH’S Michael Watson overcame several spirited challenges to win the Forest Classic for his second PGA West Region Order of Merit tournament of the season.

GOLF: Championship success for Robson

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

6:10pm Friday 1st August 2014

TOM Robson produced a superb performance to win the Weymouth Golf Club Championship, adding the title to the County Championship he won earlier in the season.

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