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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.

CRICKET: Voss bros see Charlton Down home

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

6:30pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

CHARLTON Down took another step towards promotion from Division Five with the Voss brothers, Luke and Nick, seeing them over the line at Martinstown.

RUGBY: Club helps Pacific Island rugby academy

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

6:00pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

DORCHESTER RFC have done their bit to aid a rugby academy on the other side of the world.

YOUTH: McGuinness competes on international stage

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

8:20pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

A WEYMOUTH pupil has competed at international level in taekwondo after receiving a grant from her school as part of a sports scholarship.

CRICKET: Barriball brothers put Uplyme to the sword

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

6:20pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

WHITCHURCH brothers Billy and Charlie Barriball struck 93 and 90 respectively in a comprehensive victory for the away side.

YOUTH: Turner brothers among Weymouth medalists

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

6:00pm Thursday 17th July 2014

WEYMOUTH Swimming Club entered a team of 42 qualifying members in the Dorset County Development meeting.

TENNIS: Broughton clinches Seaton title on tie-break

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

6:30pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

SEATON Tennis Club’s Finals Day saw several matches settled on nerve-jangling championship tie-breaks.

CRICKET: Imperious Wareham halt Bridport's run

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

7:00pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

BRIDPORT'S string of wins came to an end on Saturday with a comprehensive defeat to a well-balanced Wareham side.

BEACH VOLLEYBALL: Pair continue league dominance

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

6:00pm Monday 14th July 2014

THIS year’s dominance of the Weymouth Go Spike League by Dave James and Rob Odsterczyl continued with a narrow 16-14 victory over Terry Oldrid and Craig Bishop.

TENNIS: Open Day is ace with racquetsports fans

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

5:50pm Sunday 13th July 2014

DORCHESTER Tennis and Squash Club held their annual Open Day in glorious sunshine. A warm welcome was extended to anyone wanting to try their hand at tennis, racquetball or squash.

Tributes to a 'perfect' son

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

5:40am Friday 4th July 2014

A PROUD mother and devoted sisters have paid tribute to a much loved son and brother who died in collision with a car.

ROWING: Double triumph for Lyme Regis gig crews

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

6:10pm Wednesday 2nd July 2014

LYME Regis Gig Club had two reasons to celebrate at the Salcombe Estuary Regatta last weekend.

TENNIS: Smith and Riley are top vets at Bridport

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

6:00pm Wednesday 2nd July 2014

GEOFF Smith and Mark Riley were the winners of Bridport Tennis Club’s Veterans’ Tournament.

SKITTLES: Patriots make it a league treble

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

6:00pm Monday 30th June 2014

MORE than 220 members of the Dorchester and District Skittles League attended the end-of-season presentation night at the Trinity Club.

YOUTH: Awards aplenty at Weymouth Cougars annual bash

Bridport and Lyme Regis News: PROUD: Coaches and players from the Weymouth Cougars Under-7s set up

6:00pm Thursday 26th June 2014

WEYMOUTH Cougars FC’s annual presentation day took place at the Marsh Sports Ground and once again proved to be a huge success as the club enjoyed a glorious summer’s day, culminating in the awarding of the individual accolades for last season.

AFLOAT: Patience fully focused on Rio gold

Bridport and Lyme Regis News: MAN ON A MISSION: Luke Patience

6:10pm Tuesday 24th June 2014

WITH the likes of Sir Ben Ainslie not competing at the 2016 Rio Olympics, medal hopes now rest with the next generation of Team GB sailing stars – and Portland’s Luke Patience is determined to do just that in Brazil.

YOUTH: High 5 netball title for St Augustine's

Bridport and Lyme Regis News: CHAMPIONS: St Augustine's

6:00pm Tuesday 24th June 2014

EIGHT teams from schools in the local area took part in the High 5 Netball League at Budmouth on Tuesday evenings.

FOOTBALL: Celebration for Weymouth Cougars

Bridport and Lyme Regis News: CHAMPIONS: Weymouth Cougars Under-11s

5:00pm Sunday 22nd June 2014

A SECTION of Weymouth Cougars held their awards presentation after a hugely successful 2013/14 season for the mini and youth teams.

YOUTH: Pupils earn their stripes at school awards

Bridport and Lyme Regis News: WEY VALLEY WINNERS: From left: Tom Edgeley, Alex Jolliffe, Robert Deadman, Richard Edgeley (assistant principal), Marnie McCombe, Rebecca Raybould and Stacey Hancock

5:30pm Thursday 19th June 2014

MORE than 350 students and parents packed the Will Mackaness Hall at Wey Valley School in Weymouth for the school’s 18th annual sports awards.

YOUTH: Wey Valley duo shine in youth omnium

Bridport and Lyme Regis News: ON TRACK: Alex Jolliffe, right

5:00pm Wednesday 18th June 2014

WEY Valley School duo Rebecca Raybould and Alex Jolliffe led the way in the Bournemouth Youth Omnium under-16 races.

FOOTBALL: Dorchester Ladies crowned champions again

Bridport and Lyme Regis News: CHAMPIONS: Dorchester Ladies

7:00am Thursday 19th June 2014

WHILE England fans hold their breath and hope that the Three Lions can overcome Uruguay this evening (8pm), football supporters in Dorchester are already celebrating.

CRICKET: Battling display sees Swans move to the summit

Bridport and Lyme Regis News: SINGLE WICKET SUCCESS: Grafton Straker

6:00pm Wednesday 18th June 2014

ABBOTSBURY moved joint top of County Division Four with a hard-fought victory over Sturminster & Hinton.

FOOTBALL: Six of the best for Mrs Ethelston's

Bridport and Lyme Regis News: CHAMPIONS: Mrs Ethelston's Primary School, Uplyme

6:00am Thursday 19th June 2014

EIGHTEEN teams from the West Dorset Schools Pyramid gathered at St Mary’s Playing Fields, Bridport to take part in the area’s annual six-a-side tournament.

GOLF: Miners shows class to win Stableford

Bridport and Lyme Regis News: SECOND PLACE: Nick Franks, left

7:00am Thursday 19th June 2014

THE men’s Sunday competition was an individual Stableford and 56 players took part on a fine morning.

YOUTH: Medal success at biathle championships

Bridport and Lyme Regis News: ALL SMILES: Millie Hambleton-White, Becky Warland and Jessica Hudson are happy to finish the race

5:00pm Monday 16th June 2014

MORE than 200 athletes representing 46 of the region’s schools took part in the South West Schools Biathle Championships at Leweston School, Sherborne.

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