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Football: Sparks flies on debut to seal draw

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

7:00pm Friday 28th August 2015

TOP of the Portland Town Inter-club League beckoned for the winners of this latest contest between George and Molyneux.

Equestrian: Eventing star Fox-Pitt gunning for seventh Burghley title

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

6:30am Saturday 29th August 2015

WITH six Land Rover Burghley Horse Trials victories under his belt, William Fox-Pitt is sure to be one to watch at this year’s event.

Cricket: Saints' title dreams shattered by Sherborne

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

7:00pm Thursday 20th August 2015

ST GEORGE’S' hopes of a second Sunday Division One title were effectively ended when they were comprehensively beaten at home by Sherborne.

Golf: Edwardes, Savage and Gale take men's open at Bridport

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

9:00pm Wednesday 12th August 2015

MORE than 90 players took part in Sunday’s men’s open, 60 of which came from other clubs.

Shooting: Bridport Shooting Club celebrates 30th anniversary

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

8:00pm Wednesday 12th August 2015

MORE than 50 members and their guests helped Bridport Shooting Club mark three decades in existence earlier this month.

Basketball: Breaking Baskets take 3v3 charity crown

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

6:30pm Wednesday 5th August 2015

EVENT organiser and Bridport-based basketball player Craig Sorrell staged his charity 3v3 tournament on the Bridport outdoor multi-court.

Table tennis: Bursary gives pupils European experience

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

7:00pm Wednesday 5th August 2015

FIVE Budmouth School pupils are the first to benefit from a new bursary scheme set up to help young table tennis players with training and travelling costs.

Sailing: Cookson strikes gold for Britain in France

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

5:00pm Monday 3rd August 2015

JACK Cookson claimed Laser Radial gold for Great Britain at the EUROSAF Youth European Championships in Brest, France after a close battle in the final medal race.

Cricket: Tucker's men strengthen promotion hopes

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

7:00pm Monday 3rd August 2015

CHARLTON Down took another step towards promotion from County Division Five by making it 11 wins from 12 outings this season.

Ironman: Centre helps cafe athletes complete gruelling Majorca race

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

6:00pm Friday 31st July 2015

OSPREY Leisure Centre recently provided training facilities to a team of dedicated athletes in preparation for the gruelling Race to the Sun.

Tennis: Club aces shine through at Seaton Finals Day

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

5:00am Thursday 30th July 2015

SEATON Tennis Club was bathed in unexpected sunshine as members showed their skill and energy on Finals Day.

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.

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