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Football: Ayley is spot on for Blandford

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

7:00pm Tuesday 17th March 2015

ASHLEY Ayley converted a 75th-minute penalty to give Blandford their second win of the season against Mere.

Table tennis: Land Registry move to the summit

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

8:00pm Thursday 12th March 2015

LAND Registry won their game in hand to leapfrog rivals Wyke A and move to the top of Division One.

Rugby: Three on the trot for Blues as Villagers downed

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

8:00pm Wednesday 11th March 2015

A THIRD win on the trot for Bridport set them up nicely for a home derby with Dorchester Seconds a week on Saturday.

Hockey: Four-goal haul for magnificent Membury

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

7:30pm Wednesday 11th March 2015

AFTER a seven-day hiatus, it was business as usual for Weymouth’s men as they pummelled the students of Portsmouth University 14-0.

Rugby: Bridport get their revenge over Bournemouth

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

6:00pm Wednesday 4th March 2015

WHEN Bridport travelled to Bournemouth back in November they did so with only 13 men and suffered a 55-7 defeat as a result.

Youth: Youngsters thrive at Dorset karting initiative

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

7:00pm Friday 20th February 2015

FOLLOWING a highly successful season, the participants of the Dorset Young People’s Karting Project received their personal achievement accreditation and trophies during a presentation held at the Weymouth Police Station Social Club.

Table tennis: Shock loss for previously unbeaten Wyke A

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

7:00pm Friday 20th February 2015

WYKE A lost their 100 per cent record in Division One of the Weymouth & District Table Tennis League following defeat.

Table tennis: Ryan and Avenell star for Wyke M

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

6:20pm Friday 13th February 2015

WYKE M moved into third place in Weymouth & District League Division One after a 24-14 home win over YMCA.

Netball: League organisers revel in competition's success

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

6:00pm Friday 13th February 2015

THE inaugural South West Dorset Netball Indoor League has been hailed a success by its chair Louise Bugler.

Hockey: Depleted Weymouth see off Trojans

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

7:10pm Thursday 12th February 2015

DESPITE missing the likes of Michael Westlake, Matthew Lawes and Daniel Bowles, and not having any substitutes, Weymouth returned from Southampton with a hard-fought win.

Football: Back-to-back defeats for Royals

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

6:30pm Monday 9th February 2015

BLANDFORD United lost their second successive match in the Dorset Premier League as they came undone at Sherborne Town Reserves.

Bowls: Bridport on a high after winning league finish

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

7:00pm Wednesday 4th February 2015

BRIDPORT men ended their Wessex League programme with another brilliant performance in beating Moonfleet 81-71.

Sailing: Scott and Shaw dominate to claim early Miami golds

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

9:44am Saturday 31st January 2015

WEYMOUTH’S Giles Scott and Bryony Shaw sealed early ISAF World Cup victories in Miami, with the British Sailing Team also claiming two silver medals as Paralympic classes racing drew to a close on Biscayne Bay.

Afloat: Ace Shaw takes charge in Miami

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

9:02am Wednesday 28th January 2015

WEYMOUTH-based Bryony Shaw moved to the top of the RS:X windsurfing leaderboard on day two of the ISAF World Cup event in Miami.

Afloat: Finn star Scott makes flying start in Miami

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

9:00am Tuesday 27th January 2015

WEYMOUTH-based Giles Scott got his 2015 sailing seasons off to a great start with two race victories on a high octane first day of competition at the ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami on Monday.

Hockey: Late flurry sees Seasiders beaten by Poole

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

8:00pm Wednesday 21st January 2015

A LATE rally from visitors Poole saw Weymouth’s first game back after Christmas end in defeat.

Youth: Tornadoes clinch fifth place in Arena League

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

5:40pm Wednesday 21st January 2015

TORNADOES of South Dorset earned equal fifth spot overall after the third and final round of the Arena League.

Bowls: Short-mat stars secure national berths

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

7:00pm Wednesday 21st January 2015

DORSET’S short-mat bowlers have been busy over recent weeks competing to qualify for the National Championships in Derby this April.

Youth: Youngsters get their kicks on court at County Championships

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

6:00pm Monday 19th January 2015

YOUNGSTERS from across the region battled it out in the Dorset County Championships at Harewood College.

Martial arts: Dorchester students make a mark in games tournament

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

3:46pm Tuesday 6th January 2015

FUDOSHIN Ju Jitsu hosted its annual games tournament at Dorchester Judo Club, with more than 40 students aged between five and 17 attending.

Table tennis: England ace set for All Saints open day

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

6:10pm Tuesday 6th January 2015

ENGLAND international Matt Ware will be the special guest when the Weymouth & District League hosts an open day at All Saints School on Saturday.

Youth: Bumper season in store for Ringwood club

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

6:00pm Tuesday 6th January 2015

RINGWOOD Motocross Club enters 2015 with a 17-round championship season to look forward to, including some superb venues to ensure the new campaign is better than ever.

Racing: Rock On Ruby ready for Cheltenham return

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

5:00pm Wednesday 31st December 2014

ROCK On Ruby returns to his happiest hunting ground for today’s Dornan Engineering Hurdle at Cheltenham.

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.

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