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Golf: Juniors show up well as ladies enjoy captain's day

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

7:00pm Wednesday 29th July 2015

THERE were 14 entrants for the Midweek Medal and two of the top three places were taken by junior club members.

Swimming: Golden return for Weymouth swimmers

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

8:00pm Tuesday 28th July 2015

A TOTAL of 49 Weymouth Swimming Club members qualified for this year’s Dorset County Development ASA competition at the Littledown Centre in Bournemouth.

Afloat: County town teenager goes for glory at Euros

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

5:00am Wednesday 29th July 2015

DORCHESTER’S Jack Cookson begins his quest for another major medal today when Laser Radial racing gets underway at the EUROSAF European Youth Sailing Championships.

Volleyball: Players battle the elements in top beach event

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

8:00pm Monday 27th July 2015

THIS year’s RAF Careers Weymouth Beach Classic was one to remember with some of the best volleyball ever seen in the seaside town played out over the course of the 2015 tournament.

Golf: Club captain Andy in Texas Scramble success

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

7:40pm Wednesday 22nd July 2015

BRIDPORT & West Dorset Golf Club captain Andy Dennis was part of a three-man team that won Sunday’s Texas Scramble.

Motorsport: Wiscombe Park gears up for big weekend

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

7:30pm Wednesday 22nd July 2015

THE highlight of the south west hill climb season is undoubtedly the visit of the country’s premier series, the Avon Tyres/TTC Group British Hill Climb Championship, to Wiscombe Park this weekend.

Golf: British Open chance for Dorset star Keech

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

7:00pm Wednesday 22nd July 2015

FORMER Lyme Regis star Sophie Keech is now one step away from securing a place at this year’s Ricoh Women’s British Open.

Volleyball: Seasiders receive invite to top event once again

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

4:03pm Tuesday 21st July 2015

FOR the third year running, Weymouth have been invited to play in the country’s elite pre-National League season opening tournament.

Cricket: Big performances give Kingston Lacy victory over Beaminster

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

7:00pm Monday 20th July 2015

A HEFTY hundred by James Holton and six wickets for George Holt gave Kingston Lacy a win which saw them leapfrog Beaminster in the County Division Three table.

Cricket: Dorset make promising start in search of first win

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

9:31am Monday 20th July 2015

DORSET have put themselves in a strong position to push for a first competitive win of the season against Shropshire at Dean Park.

Angling: Trophy time for junior member James

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

7:20pm Wednesday 15th July 2015

FIVE junior West Bay SAC members signed on to fish this year’s annual Frank & Peggy Daw Memorial Trophy match which took place on the East Pier.

Golf: Roy races to Stableford success at captain's weekend

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

7:00pm Wednesday 15th July 2015

THE highlight of the week at Bridport Golf Club was Andy Dennis’ captain’s weekend, which was a great success despite the rather damp weather on the Sunday.

Swimming: Lelliott speaks of golden comeback after first final disappointment

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

6:30am Thursday 16th July 2015

JAY Lelliott says he was determined not to make the same mistake twice after falling short with his first crack at gold during the World University Games.

Triathlon: BustinSkin dominate Weymouth Bay triathlon

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

6:20pm Wednesday 15th July 2015

NEARLY 200 hardy souls braved the elements to swim, cycle and run the GU Energy Weymouth Bay triathlon.

Afloat: Weymouth's Shaw gets nod for selection Test Event

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

2:32pm Tuesday 14th July 2015

BRITISH Sailing today finalised its team for next month’s Olympic Test Event, with newly-crowned Laser world champion Nick Thompson and RS:X European champion Bryony Shaw completing the line-up.

Cricket: Skipper's superb century takes Swans to easy win

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

6:30pm Monday 13th July 2015

A CAPTAIN’S century by Simon Pengelly propelled Abbotsbury to a resounding victory over Corfe Mullen Seconds in County Division Four.

Netball: Royal Exchange take bite out of Cafe Oasis

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

6:00pm Thursday 9th July 2015

ROYAL Exchange took the honours in a contest that was played in great spirit.

Football: Student star Curtis to fly the flag in the USA

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

8:10pm Wednesday 8th July 2015

WEYMOUTH’S Curtis Hansford will be heading to the USA this summer in order to take up a prestigious football scholarship.

Cricket: All-rounder Sam gives inspired display

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

8:00pm Tuesday 7th July 2015

CHARLTON Down earned a nail-biting 17-run victory over a Blandford team laden with experience.

Basketball: Tropics seal play-off crown in coach's finale

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

7:00pm Tuesday 7th July 2015

WEYMOUTH Under-16s rounded off their most successful season in recent history by winning the regional play-offs in Alex Fuhrmann's swansong as the team's coach.

Triathlon: Busy times for Dorset Pentathletes' stars

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

8:00pm Monday 6th July 2015

MEMBERS of Dorset Pentathletes have been busy at a number of triathlons over the last few weeks as they get ready for some big championship events that are on the horizon.

Netball: Belle take charge with Cousens to the fore

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

7:00pm Sunday 5th July 2015

BELLE produced a fine performance to defeat Fitness by a healthy 17-point margin.

Cricket: Bere Regis are the team to catch in evening league

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

7:50pm Wednesday 1st July 2015

BERE Regis are now the only unbeaten side left in the league as they top Division One with six wins from six.

Swimming: West Dorset hit special landmark anniversary

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

7:40pm Wednesday 1st July 2015

WEST Dorset Swimming Club welcomed members past and present, and their families, to its 25th anniversary celebrations held at Dorchester RFC.

Golf: Hunt treasures club championship crown

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

7:00pm Wednesday 1st July 2015

GRAHAM Hunt clinched the Men’s Club Championship at Bridport & West Dorset Golf Club after two days of fierce competition.

Rowing: Hosts Bridport shine at club's gig rowing regatta

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

8:00pm Wednesday 24th June 2015

BRIDPORT Gig Club raced against crews from all over the South West at their annual regatta last weekend.

Cricket: Lee's five-wicket haul sees Uplyme & Lyme Regis prevail

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

7:00pm Wednesday 24th June 2015

STEVE Batey’s Uplyme & Lyme Regis are now just two points behind second-placed Alphington in Devon League C Division East after a 102-run defeat of Filleigh at King George V Playing Fields.

Cricket: Saints knocked off top spot by conquerors Winton

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

8:00pm Thursday 11th June 2015

ST GEORGE’S went down to a first away defeat of the season in Division One as they were well beaten by Winton at the King George V Playing Fields in Ferndown.

Cricket: Bowlers lead the way in Uplyme triumph

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

5:20am Thursday 11th June 2015

A STERLING performance from the Uplyme & Lyme Regis bowling attack set up a fourth win of the season for the hosts in Devon League C Division East.

Rowing: Lyme gig rowers build on strong start to season

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

6:00am Thursday 11th June 2015

LYME Regis Gig Club continued to build on their successful start to this year’s racing season at Salcombe, posting some exceptional results.

Cricket: Abbotsbury lose out in battle of the Swans

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

6:30pm Tuesday 9th June 2015

ABBOTSBURY slumped to a narrow 15-run defeat in the battle of the Swans in County Division Four.

Sailing: Shaw buzzing as World Cup returns to home waters

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

5:00am Monday 8th June 2015

THE ISAF Sailing World Cup series returns to the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic venue of Weymouth and Portland this week.

VOLLEYBALL: Experienced Semmence is 'King of the Beach'

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

7:20pm Friday 5th June 2015

THIS week’s Weymouth Go Spike League saw the first ‘King of the Beach’ event of the season.

Golf: Came Down get the better of neighbours in Whitcombe Trophy duel

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

6:00pm Friday 29th May 2015

NEVER mind Celtic versus Rangers, Manchester United against Manchester City or the Terras versus the Magpies.

Netball: Belle and Boho earn key Premier wins

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

7:00pm Wednesday 27th May 2015

FITNESS started the game promisingly with some key interceptions from Nicola Marsh and Becky Cousens.

Rowing: Weymouth crews revel in great gig

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

7:00pm Thursday 21st May 2015

WEYMOUTH Rowing Club took part in the World Pilot Gig Championships on the Isles of Scilly.

Tennis: County town club ready to host open day

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

9:30am Thursday 21st May 2015

DORCHESTER Tennis and Squash Club are welcoming people of all ages and abilities to an open day on Sunday (10am-1pm).

Rugby: Twickenham final in the offing for Dorset & Wilts

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

7:00pm Monday 18th May 2015

A TWICKENHAM final is in sight for the Twin Counties after a hard-fought encounter that, despite the scoreline, could have gone either way.

Volleyball: Good turnout for first Go Spike League event

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

7:00pm Sunday 17th May 2015

THE Weymouth Go Spike Beach Volleyball League got off to an exciting start with a total of 36 players taking part in the different sections of the event.

Table tennis: League season goes down to the wire

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

7:00pm Thursday 14th May 2015

THE Weymouth & District Table Tennis League drew to a climax with one of the closest finishes in the competition’s history.

Rugby: Hogg's late show seals Dorset & Wilts triumph

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

8:00pm Monday 11th May 2015

TWO late Dave Hogg penalties sealed victory for the Twin Counties in a match against Essex at Trowbridge they just about deserved to win.

Volleyball: Weymouth gets ready for Go Spike League

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

5:00am Monday 11th May 2015

THE Weymouth Go Spike Beach Volleyball League starts up again tomorrow evening.

Football: Portland Town get ready for Finals Day

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

6:00am Tuesday 5th May 2015

DORCHESTER’S Avenue Stadium today plays host to Portland Town’s end-of-season Finals Day.

Sailing: Scott storms to claim elusive Hyeres gold

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

5:04pm Sunday 26th April 2015

GILES Scott sealed ISAF World Cup gold in style with a win in the Finn medal decider to bring Britain’s tally to four medals on the final day of racing in Hyeres, France today.

Sailing: Finn ace Scott set to clinch World Cup gold

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

10:27am Sunday 26th April 2015

BRITAIN’S sailors will head into the final day of racing at the ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyeres in medal contention in five classes, with Portland-based Giles Scott all but guaranteed another victory in the Finn event.

Sailing: Tricky start for Brits at World Cup

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

10:03am Thursday 23rd April 2015

IT was a high-scoring opening day of ISAF Sailing World Cup racing in Hyeres, with the some of the biggest names in the Olympic classes finding the light winds a tough test on the French Riviera.

Golf: Putter's the perfect prize for Peter

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

7:00pm Wednesday 22nd April 2015

IT was a fine and sunny day for the men’s Sunday stableford, with a field of more than 60 taking part.

Boxing: Pavilion packs a punch with successful dinner show

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

7:00pm Wednesday 22nd April 2015

THE action came thick and fast as Weymouth ABC held another successful dinner boxing show at Weymouth Pavilion.

Football: Firm eager to help out island club

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

2:52pm Tuesday 21st April 2015

PORTLAND firm KG Roofing & Building are looking to do their bit for sport on the island by helping out a junior football club.

Taekwondo: Cook's Moldova switch cleared by BOA

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

4:20pm Thursday 16th April 2015

DORCHESTER’S Aaron Cook has been cleared to change nationality and compete for Moldova in time for next year's Rio Olympics.

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