CRICKET: Alfonso Thomas breaks ankle on golf course

Bridgwater Mercury:

2:49pm Friday 24th October 2014

SOMERSET’S Alfonso Thomas has had to put his winter plans on hold after he suffered a freak accident.

NETBALL: Emeralds suffer heavy defeat

Bridgwater Mercury: Netball: Sydenham round-up

2:00pm Friday 24th October 2014

EMERALDS suffered a 52-12 defeat at the hands of Reckleford of Yeovil on Saturday.

NETBALL: Revenge is sweet for Bridgwater Jupiter

Bridgwater Mercury: Netball: Sydenham round-up

2:00pm Friday 24th October 2014

JUPITER gained their revenge on Devizes with a nine-point victory on Sunday.

HOCKEY: Lott treble fires Bridgwater past students

Bridgwater Mercury:

8:00am Friday 24th October 2014

TOM Lott scored his second successive hat-trick to fire Bridgwater to a 4-2 victory over Plymouth University.

GOLF: Fair weather Tompkins scoops knockout win

Bridgwater Mercury:

2:00pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

BIG hitting Callum Tompkins beat steady Scott Bovington 2&1.

SKITTLES: B&A’s send Halfway Boys packing

Bridgwater Mercury:

10:00am Thursday 23rd October 2014

B&A’s are top of Division 1 of the Bridgwater Town and District Skittles League, after they won by 44 pins at Sydenham Centre against Halfway Boys.

SKITTLES: Taylor fires Birds over the line

Bridgwater Mercury:

4:00pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

BIRD in Hand A hosted the Malt Shovel A team in Division A of the Bridgwater Town Skittles League who, after the second hand were 43 up with spares from Andy Britton, Andy Parker, Rick Prew, Jon Creedy and Derek Chidgey.

SKITTLES: Bartlett and May steamroller Crown

Bridgwater Mercury:

4:00pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

BEST win of week in the Bridgwater Town Ladies’ Skittles League’s Division 1 was GWR Club A’s 54-pin away win over Crown Inn B pulling pins on six of the seven hands.

Taunton and District Football League round-up - Pethy triumph in shoot-out drama

Bridgwater Mercury:

2:00pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

NORTH Petherton are through to the second round of the league knockout cup following a 4-3 penalty shootout win over Wyvern Rangers.

Uxella League round-up - Bellinger bags four as Tigers tear Blake apart

Bridgwater Mercury:

8:00am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

IAN Bellinger was at his lethal best as Tiger Old Boys thrashed Blake Old Boys 12-0 in the Bill Brown Division One Cup.

Middlezoy close the gap with emphatic victory

Bridgwater Mercury:

8:00am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

MIDDLEZOY coasted past Banwell with a comfortable three-goal victory at a boggy Riverside Ground and close to within two points of the division's leaders.

Fey unhappy with red card decision as Robins exit FA Trophy

Bridgwater Mercury:

8:00am Tuesday 21st October 2014

BRIDGWATER Town manager Richard Fey slammed the decision to send both Dean Griffiths and Kyle Tooze off during Saturday’s 2-1 FA Trophy defeat at Egham on “a day to forget” for the Robins’ boss.

Reserves extend unbeaten run with Frome draw

Bridgwater Mercury:

8:00am Tuesday 21st October 2014

Michael Duffy equalised for Bridgwater Town with 15 minutes remaining, after the hosts had fallen behind in the first-half

Late Webb try earns Albion two bonus-points

Bridgwater Mercury:

2:00pm Monday 20th October 2014

BRYAN Webb crossed for try in the final minute to secure Bridgwater a losing bonus-point against Cleve

Nine-man Robins knocked out of trophy

Bridgwater Mercury:

8:00am Monday 20th October 2014

NINE-men Bridgwater Town exited the FA Trophy at the preliminary round stage following a 2-1 defeat at Southern League Central Division side Egham Town.

SKITTLES: Nick Pimm nicks it for Squib

Bridgwater Mercury:

4:00pm Sunday 19th October 2014

IN the Bridgwater Thursday Skittles League A Division, Squib A hosted Bird in Hand A in a very close, high-scoring match.

SKITTLES: Globetrotters stay top

Bridgwater Mercury:

3:00pm Sunday 19th October 2014

A LOCAL derby at the Globe saw league leaders Globetrotters quickly take the lead over stablemates Dambusters, pulling 25 pins on their third hand.

SKITTLES; Three-way fight in Puriton Skittles League

Bridgwater Mercury:

2:00pm Sunday 19th October 2014

IN Division 1 of the Puriton Skittles League three teams share top spot after away wins for Farmer Boys and Stop Outs, and a closer home win for Nomads.

SKITTLES: Neck and neck at the top

Bridgwater Mercury:

8:00am Sunday 19th October 2014

B&A’s and Halfway Boys lead Division 1 of the Bridgwater Town & District Skittles League.

Quick-start Saints put out the Dragons’ fire

Bridgwater Mercury:

2:00pm Saturday 18th October 2014

FOR the second time this season Saints took the bragging rights with a 2-0 victory over Dragons.

CRICKET: 'Togetherness' impresses new Somerset boss Maynard

Bridgwater Mercury:

12:10pm Saturday 18th October 2014

SOMERSET'S new director of cricket, Matt Maynard, has been impressed by the fact that everything at the club is geared towards achieving success for the team on the pitch.

Awards night at Wembdon CC

Bridgwater Mercury:

8:00am Saturday 18th October 2014

WEMBDON Cricket Club rounded off the 2014 season with its annual awards evening.

GOLF: Hole-in-one for Chris at Enmore

Bridgwater Mercury:

2:00pm Friday 17th October 2014

CHRIS Duckworth, pictured, was in ace form at Enmore as he recorded a hole-in-one on the seventh with his trusty 30-degree PING G25 hybrid or, in his words, a seven iron.

NETBALL: Saturn run Millfield close

Bridgwater Mercury:

2:00pm Thursday 16th October 2014

SATURN fell just short of Millfield in an exhausting battle - while Neptune, Venus and Mercury all suffered defeats.

NETBALL: College eases to Strode win

Bridgwater Mercury:

2:00pm Thursday 16th October 2014

BRIDGWATER College had an emphatic 22-point victory over Strode College.

HOCKEY: Bridgwater edge 6-4 thriller

Bridgwater Mercury:

2:00pm Thursday 16th October 2014

BRIDGWATER edged a ten-goal thriller against a strong PGSOB side thanks to a hat-trick from Tom Lott.

NETBALL: Monmouth maul Emeralds

Bridgwater Mercury:

2:00pm Thursday 16th October 2014

EMERALDS suffered a heavy defeat on Saturday - Rubies and sapphires suffered a similar fate.

RUGBY: Morganians snatch victory from Albion

Bridgwater Mercury:

8:00am Thursday 16th October 2014

MORGANIANS snatched a one-point victory over Bridgwater & Albion II in a hard-fought local derby on Saturday.

Taunton and District Football League round-up - Sports tame Wolves in Seward clash

Bridgwater Mercury:

2:00pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

BRIDGWATER Sports Reserves beat local rivals Bridgwater Wolves 2-0 in the Seward Cup with goals from Scott Clapp and Paul Goss, while Tone Youth Reserves beat Woolavington 4-3 in thrilling encounter.

Uxella League round-up - Spenny’s slam 12 past Huntspill

Bridgwater Mercury:

2:00pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

SPENNY’S Sports Bar ran riot in Division 3 as they smashed Huntspill BPH 12-0 on Sunday.

Robins go through after shootout drama

Bridgwater Mercury:

8:21am Wednesday 15th October 2014

BRIDGWATER Town booked their place in the second round of the Red Insure Cup with a 5-4 penalty shootout victory over Taunton Town.

Ladies ease past Newbury in cup second round

Bridgwater Mercury:

8:00am Wednesday 15th October 2014

BRIDGWATER Town Ladies progressed to the third qualifying round of the FA Women’s Cup in an evenly matched tie.

White equaliser maintains reserves’ unbeaten run

Bridgwater Mercury:

2:00pm Tuesday 14th October 2014

A SECOND half equaliser from 16-year-old Charlie White secured a point for Town on Saturday and extended their unbeaten run to six games.

Ben Phillips appointed part time academy bowling coach at Somerset

Bridgwater Mercury:

12:32pm Tuesday 14th October 2014

SOMERSET have appointed former all-rounder Ben Phillips as part-time academy bowling coach.

Penalty shoot-out goes Middlezoy’s way in cup

Bridgwater Mercury:

8:00am Tuesday 14th October 2014

MIDDLEZOY progressed to the second round of the league cup after a remarkable win over last year’s winners, Westfield, with 18 goals scored in both legs and then penalties.

Little Kickers Comes to Bridgwater

Bridgwater Mercury:

4:41pm Monday 13th October 2014

FOOTBALL-MAD tots are to be given a perfect platform to develop their skills and have lots of fun thanks to the arrival of Little Kickers to the area.

Bridgwater miss out on three points at Totton

Bridgwater Mercury:

4:05pm Monday 13th October 2014

BRIDGWATER Town had to settle for a draw at Totton, despite deserving more from the game.

Pethy clinch nail-biting derby clash

Bridgwater Mercury:

3:50pm Monday 13th October 2014

THREE Harry Roberts penalties helped North Petherton to a battling 9-5 victory over Bridgwater & Albion at Beggars Brook.

CRICKET: Harold Gimblett to be remembered on 100th anniversary of his birth

Bridgwater Mercury:

11:10am Saturday 11th October 2014

A ‘SERVICE of Celebration’ is being held at Bicknoller Church at 3pm on Sunday, October 19 to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the birth of Somerset cricketing hero Harold Gimblett - arguably the county’s greatest ever batsman.

SKITTLES: Pigeon Shooters win fifth league game in a row

Bridgwater Mercury:

8:00am Saturday 11th October 2014

PIGEON Shooters won their fifth game in a row in Division Three of the Bridgwater Town & District Skittles League by 26 pins over Athelney, thanks to 76 from Tom Popham.

GOLF: Enmore defeat Ilfracombe Men

Bridgwater Mercury:

8:00am Saturday 11th October 2014

ILFRACOMBE Men came to Enmore on Sunday for a contest played in great spirit in great weather and a convincing 4½ to 1½ win for Enmore.

ANGLING: Fine fishing at Bridgwater

Bridgwater Mercury:

4:00pm Friday 10th October 2014

ALL the waters at Bridgwater Angling Club are fishing well at present with some impressive beam coming from the north pond at Dunwear.

NETBALL: Jupiter beat Bournemouth

Bridgwater Mercury: Netball: Sydenham round-up

8:00am Friday 10th October 2014

Jupiter beat Bournemouth 58-40 in their second home game of the season.

Dockrell agrees one-year contract extension

Bridgwater Mercury: Photo by Harry Trump: George Dockrell

11:08am Thursday 9th October 2014

SOMERSET spinner George Dockrell has agreed a one-year contract extension, which will see him remain at Taunton through the 2015 season.

NETBALL: Red faces for Rubies in cup

Bridgwater Mercury: Netball: Sydenham round-up

8:00am Thursday 9th October 2014

RUBIES were dumped out of the knockout cup by Abbies on Saturday, despite starting well - while Gems took the inter-town bragging rights with a victory over Bridgwater Saturn in the cup.

SKITTLES: Sportsman deny Commercial

Bridgwater Mercury: SKITTLES: Elmore Club secure league and cup double

7:00pm Wednesday 8th October 2014

COMMERCIAL B hosted Sportsman A in the Bridgwater Thursday Skittles League’s A Division this week.

Uxella League round-up - Fairfax strikes fear in Pethy

Bridgwater Mercury:

2:00pm Wednesday 8th October 2014

JULIAN Fairfax was in sharp-shooting form for Rhode Lane Wanderers as they thrashed North Petherton 7-1 in Division Three of the Uxella Sunday League.

HOCKEY: Donna and Charlie star in ladies’ first victory

Bridgwater Mercury:

2:00pm Wednesday 8th October 2014

BRIDGWATER Ladies recorded their first victory of the season on Saturday.

Taunton and District Football League round-up - Own goal sees Sports into second round

Bridgwater Mercury:

8:00am Wednesday 8th October 2014

BRIDGWATER Sports booked their place in the second round of the Rowbarton Cup with a battling 1-0 victory over Dulverton Town.

Maynard sets his sights on silverware with 'ambitious' Somerset

Bridgwater Mercury:

5:09pm Tuesday 7th October 2014

48-year-old believes Somerset's squad has “the right mix” of players to mount an immediate challenge for silverware next season.







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