Pomeroy hoping Junior Open Day will attract next generation

Bridgwater Mercury:

8:00am Friday 29th August 2014

BRIDGWATER & Albion youth rugby chairman David Pomeroy is hoping for an influx of young talent at the club’s youth registration day this Sunday.

Middlezoy cough up half-time lead to suffer first league defeat

Bridgwater Mercury:

8:00am Thursday 28th August 2014

Middlezoy surrendered a 1-0 half-time lead to go down 3-1 to in-form Clevedon United.

Bridgwater take seconds' crown

Bridgwater Mercury:

2:00pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

Bridgwater 2nds were crowned Premier One champions on Saturday despite going down by one wicket to Keynsham.

Third defeat in four for Bridgwater Town Reserves

Bridgwater Mercury:

12:00pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

Bridgwater Town Reserves are still searching for their first win of the season after a 2-1 defeat at Stockwood Green on Saturday.

Somerset Cricket League round-up - Rich picking for Ben in Spaxton win

Bridgwater Mercury: Ben Rich evades a short ball. PHOTO: Jeff Searle

8:00am Wednesday 27th August 2014

Ben Rich was the star of the show for Spaxton as they beat Bridgwater Sports by 96 runs in Division 8S of the Somerset Cricket League.

Tinnion ton can't save Ashcott from defeat

Bridgwater Mercury:

2:00pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

A brilliant century from Steve Tinnion wasn’t enough to prevent Ashcott & Shapwick from a dramatic final over defeat to Taunton St Andrews.

Ian Blackwell stars as Wembdon take survival fight to final weekend

Bridgwater Mercury: THREE FIGURES: Ian Blackwell

2:00pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

Ian Blackwell put in a match-winning display to help Wembdon to a 30-run win over Bedminster to take their fight for survival into the last week of the season.

Matt Thorne fires Bridgwater Town to Bank Holiday win

Bridgwater Mercury:

1:39pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

MATT Thorne struck two minutes before half-time to give Bridgwater Town a 1-0 victory at Clevedon Town on Bank Holiday Monday.

Williams on top form as Bridgwater thump Downend

Bridgwater Mercury:

2:09pm Monday 25th August 2014

Cameron Williams starred with bat and ball to fire Bridgwater to an 81-run victory away at high-flying Downend on Saturday.

Bridgwater Town "beaten by a better side" as they lose 3-0 at home to Shortwood United

Bridgwater Mercury:

2:03pm Monday 25th August 2014

Bridgwater Town conceded three goals in the second half to crash to a 3-0 defeat at home to Shortwood United on Saturday.

GOLF: Webster shoots the round of his life

Bridgwater Mercury: GOLF DAY: Darlington-based consultancy We Do HR is urging local businesses and golf fanatics to take part in its fundraising tournament at Rockliffe Hall on Tuesday, August 5

9:00am Sunday 24th August 2014

Dave Bernard shot a gross 75 to capture the Seniors Club Championship and Barry Webster had the round of the day, and maybe his life, shooting a 77 gross / nett 61.

Judith’s headshave raises £2,000

Bridgwater Mercury:

2:00pm Saturday 23rd August 2014

Ladies captain’s charity effort

NETBALL: Jupiter all set for new season

Bridgwater Mercury:

2:00pm Friday 22nd August 2014

Bridgwater Jupiter took to the court on Sunday for their first friendly match of the season as they took on Nationwide, a new team from Swindon, in Regional League 3.

Knighton returns to haunt former club as Bridgwater Town win at Tiverton

Bridgwater Mercury:

2:37pm Thursday 21st August 2014

Tom Knighton scored twice against his former club to fire Bridgwater Town to a 2-1 victory over Tiverton on Tuesday night.

Ashcott drop now certain after nine wicket drubbing

Bridgwater Mercury:

2:00pm Thursday 21st August 2014

Ashcott were rolled for just 86 batting first with only three players making it into double figures, as Rhys Williams (4-37) and William Rudge (2-9) doing the damage.

Watts and Cosens fire Wembdon Seconds to win

Bridgwater Mercury:

2:00pm Thursday 21st August 2014

KEIRON Cosens held his nerve to give Wembdon 2nds victory over Ilminster 2nds.

Bridgwater Town Reserves avoid third consecutive defeat with goalless draw at Berrow

Bridgwater Mercury:

2:00pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

Town Reserves opened their points tally for the season with a battling goalless draw at Berrow on Saturday.

Bridgwater & Albion slump to pre-season defeat

Bridgwater Mercury: ROB Allen celebrates in style

8:00am Wednesday 20th August 2014

An inexperienced Bridgwater & Albion side suffered a 31-20 defeat in the opening pre-season friendly against Welsh side Blackwood

Somerset Cricket League round-up - Second ton in a row from Kitch can’t block Ashbrittle

Bridgwater Mercury:

8:00am Wednesday 20th August 2014

Liam Kitch’s second successive league century wasn’t enough to prevent Bridgwater A from a suffering a three-wicket defeat to Ashbrittle in Division One of the Somerset Cricket League.

Rhode Lane Wanderers bag packing

Bridgwater Mercury:

4:32pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

Rhode Lane Wanderers under-13s were bag packing at the Bridgwater Asda store on Saturday to raise money for the team and their new kit.

Middlezoy in charge against Weston Saints

Bridgwater Mercury:

4:20pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

Craig Wright, Simon Bone and Dan Luce netted for Zoy in an impressive all-round display from the hosts.

Last over defeat means Wembdon fight to the end

Bridgwater Mercury:

4:16pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

Wembdon's fight for survival in the division looks set to go down to the wire after they suffered a dramatic final over defeat at the hands of tabletopping Midsomer Norton on Saturday.

Enmore Park golfer David Dixon battles to West Region title at The Players Club

Bridgwater Mercury:

2:00pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

avid Dixon scrambled to the Marston’s West Region PGA Championship at The Players Club, near Bristol, by one-shot

Defeat to table-toppers takes Wembdon's fight for survival down to the wire

Bridgwater Mercury:

2:00pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

Rich Gower’s half century carried Wembdon to 220-8 from their 50 overs, but 92 from Martin Cox, the division’s leading run scorer, fired the leaders to victory.

Vickery blitz brings title within reach

Bridgwater Mercury:

10:00am Tuesday 19th August 2014

Bridgwater Seconds took a massive step towards the title with a crushing win at the Parks after bowling the visitors out for just 34.

Nathan Rudge looking to the future as Bridgwater Town travel to Tiverton

Bridgwater Mercury: Nathan Rudge stepped down as Chippenham Town manager on Wednesday

8:00am Tuesday 19th August 2014

Bridgwater Town assistant manager Nathan Rudge spent nine years at Tiverton as a player and joined Town assistant manager at the beginning of this season, having left Chippenham Town in August 2013

Bridgwater fall short against Seasiders

Bridgwater Mercury: Mitch Windsor batting.

2:00pm Monday 18th August 2014

Bridgwater fell nine runs short of victory against Weston-super-Mare on Saturday.

Bridgwater Town play out goalless draw at Evesham

Bridgwater Mercury:

1:38pm Monday 18th August 2014

Bridgwater Town came back from Worcestershire with a hard-fought point from a goalless draw, writes Eddie Robinson.

CRICKET: England call up Somerset's Anya Shrubsole

Bridgwater Mercury:

7:00pm Sunday 17th August 2014

SOMERSET captain Anya Shrubsole has been included in the England Women’s Test, One Day International and Twenty20 international squads to face India and South Africa this summer.

DARTS: Crown and Kiln take Ladies’ titles

Bridgwater Mercury:

2:00pm Sunday 17th August 2014


BOWLS: Two wins for Kingscliffe

Bridgwater Mercury: TABLE-TOPPERS: Gwaun cae Gurwen extended their lead at the top of the Neath and District Bowls League with a win over Ystradgynlais.

8:00am Sunday 17th August 2014

KINGSCLIFFE Short Mat Bowls Club, based at the Community Centre, North Petherton, ended their summer friendly season with two games in two days.

SKITTLES: Riff Raff hang on to Early crown

Bridgwater Mercury:

2:00pm Saturday 16th August 2014

Bridgwater & District Summer Skittles League drew to a close this week and the winners of the divisions are decided.

Mr Mephistopheles and Co ready to strut their stuff

Bridgwater Mercury:

8:00am Saturday 16th August 2014

Local producer Alexandra Hawkes is currently enjoying great success with her team of show ponies.

FOOTBALL: King's trio picked for national soccer camp

Bridgwater Mercury:

7:42pm Friday 15th August 2014

THREE girls from King’s College in Taunton – Beth Beale, Gemma Chilcott and Lucie Waddon – have been invited to attend the Independent School’s Football Association Under-16 representative camp at Oakham School.

CRICKET: Westwood makes Somerset toil on opening day

Bridgwater Mercury:

7:01pm Friday 15th August 2014

OPENER Ian Westwood hit 129 as Warwickshire reached 334-9 on the first day of the LV= County Championship match at the County Ground today.

GOLF: Dixon in contention

Bridgwater Mercury: David Dixon

2:00pm Friday 15th August 2014

David Dixon is the only player with a genuine chance of overhauling player-of-the-season Michael Watson and win the PGA of England and Wales South West Order of Merit title next week.

CRICKET: Somerset repelled after early breakthrough

Bridgwater Mercury:

1:23pm Friday 15th August 2014

WARWICKSHIRE are 62-1 off 18 overs at lunch on the first day of their LV= County Championship match at the County Ground.

CRICKET: Somerset 2nds draw with Hampshire

Bridgwater Mercury:

10:25am Friday 15th August 2014

SOMERSET Seconds had to settle for a draw from their three day Championship match against Hampshire which ended on Wednesday.

NETBALL: Sydenham in training

Bridgwater Mercury: Netball: Sydenham round-up

8:00am Friday 15th August 2014

Sydenham Netball Club returned to pre-season training last week after a short summer break, with all teams selected and ready for what the forthcoming season has to offer.

GOLF: Pickeridge conquered

Bridgwater Mercury:

8:00am Friday 15th August 2014

Enmore Park men overcame a strong Taunton and Pickeridge side last Saturday in a hardfought contest.

GOLF: Teeing-up for charity

Bridgwater Mercury: golf - cxz

2:00pm Thursday 14th August 2014

West Region PGA TeeUp4Tots Pro Am held last week at Enmore Park has raised a staggering total of £6,729 for two local causes.

Somerset Cricket League round-up - Kitch fires A team

Bridgwater Mercury:

8:00am Thursday 14th August 2014

Liam Kitch scored 88 for Bridgwater A as they overcame Kilmington & Stourton by ten runs in Division 1 of the Best Western Somerset Cricket League on Saturday.

Watts fires Wembdon Seconds

Bridgwater Mercury:

10:00am Wednesday 13th August 2014

A fine bowling performance from Mike Watts propelled Wembdon II to a seven-wicket victory over Frenchay on Saturday.

Title in reach as Bridgwater Seconds defeat Saints

Bridgwater Mercury:

8:00am Wednesday 13th August 2014

Bridgwater 2nd XI marched on in their quest for the Premier One title with a four-wicket victory over Taunton St Andrew’s on Saturday.

Middlezoy open in style

Bridgwater Mercury:

8:00am Wednesday 13th August 2014

Two goals apiece from Jacob Bennett and Sam Peppin sealed the opening day points for ’Zoy, who put in an outstanding secondhalf display to overcome a well organised Langford side.

Puddy and Bingham in the runs as Wembdon keep survival hopes alive

Bridgwater Mercury:

2:00pm Tuesday 12th August 2014

Sam Puddy and Dan Bingham struck half-centuries to fire Wembdon to full batting points for only the third time this season – before Brendan Pope (4-34) and Ian Blackwell (3-14) worked their way through the Frenchay top order to secure a vital win.

Heavy defeat for Ashcott

Bridgwater Mercury:

8:00am Tuesday 12th August 2014

Ashcott & Shapwick’s relegation from Premier One is all but sealed following a 100-run drubbing at title-chasing Frocester.

Fey hails "perfect start" for Robins

Bridgwater Mercury:

8:00am Tuesday 12th August 2014

Richard Fey described Saturday’s opening day humbling of Bashley as “the perfect start” as his side cruised to an emphatic 4-0 victory at Fairfax Park.

Shaky start for Town Reserves

Bridgwater Mercury:

4:35pm Monday 11th August 2014

Bridgwater Town Reserves started the new season with a 2-0 defeat at Minehead on Saturday.

Rendall double fires Robins to opening day victory

Bridgwater Mercury:

1:20pm Monday 11th August 2014

Karim Rendall scored twice for Bridgwater Town as they cruised to a 4-0 home victory over newly relegated Bashley on the opening day of the new season at Fairfax Park.

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