SKITTLES: Harris leads TFL to vital victory

Bridgwater Mercury:

4:00pm Thursday 30th October 2014

REBELS and TFL are still unbeaten in Division 3 of the Bridgwater Town and District Skittles League. Rebels won by six pins at Grim Reapers while TFL won 541-499 at Sydenham Centre.

Saints soar past Bishops Lydeard

Bridgwater Mercury:

2:00pm Thursday 30th October 2014

WEMBDON Saints pipped Bishops Lydeard 2-0 on Saturday.

NETBALL: Rubies off the mark in style

Bridgwater Mercury: Netball: Sydenham round-up

2:00pm Thursday 30th October 2014

RUBIES secured their first win of the season with a 13-point triumph over Walton.

RUGBY: Morgs coast to victory

Bridgwater Mercury: Rugby: Somerset Cup semi-final to be held at Bridgwater & Albion

8:00am Thursday 30th October 2014

A COMPLETE performance by Morganians shut out Tor for the full 80 minutes and helped to secure an emphatic 32-0 victory.

SKITTLES: Kiln warm to the task

Bridgwater Mercury:

4:00pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

LIME Kiln B hosted the Market C team in Division A of the Bridgwater Town Skittles League.

Trego signs Somerset contract extension

Bridgwater Mercury: PETE Trego

3:20pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

SOMERSET all-rounder Pete Trego has signed an extension to his contract which will see him remain at the County Ground until at least the end of the 2016 season.

Taunton and District Football League round-up - Pethy dumped out on penalties

Bridgwater Mercury:

2:00pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

NORTH Petherton Reserves were dumped out of the Taunton & District Saturday League’s Seward Cup at the first round stage on penalties, as they went down 4-2 to Galmington Dragons Reserves in the shootout.

Uxella League round-up - White wallops Dynamos

Bridgwater Mercury:

2:00pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

ROB White fired home a hat-trick for New Foresters as they thrashed Knowle Dynamos 8-0 in Division 2 of the Uxella Sunday League.

HOCKEY: Comfortable win for Bridgwater II

Bridgwater Mercury:

10:00am Wednesday 29th October 2014

BRIDGWATER second team beat North Wilts 3-1, while the third team were 2-1 winners against Chard A.

Lions selection "a massive boost" for Overton

Bridgwater Mercury:

8:44am Wednesday 29th October 2014

Overton has been included in both 14-man squads for two four-day matches and five 50-over matches against South Africa ‘A’ starting in January 2015.

NETBALL: Jupiter go top after latest win

Bridgwater Mercury:

8:00am Wednesday 29th October 2014

JUPITER pulled off a superb result to go to the top of the table as they beat Team Bath by 12 points on Sunday.

'Zoy take top spot with resounding win

Bridgwater Mercury:

8:00am Wednesday 29th October 2014

MIDDLEZOY climbed to the top of the table with an emphatic 5-1 victory over Staplegrove on Saturday.

Batting coach Dave Houghton to leave Somerset

Bridgwater Mercury:

1:14pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

Director of cricket Matt Maynard says "there is no necessity for two specialist batting coaches” at the club.

Stan’s the man for College FA Cup success

Bridgwater Mercury: Bridgwater College Open Evening

11:05am Tuesday 28th October 2014

STRIKER Stan Smith scored four goals to take his total to 10 in five games as Team BC Men’s Elite football put 10 goals past Ivybridge.

SKITTLES: GWR steam into top spot

Bridgwater Mercury:

11:01am Tuesday 28th October 2014

THERE are no undefeated teams in the top flight of the Bridgwater Town Ladies’ Skittles League with surprise leaders being GWR.

Didcot defeat a "a learning curve", says Robins skipper Robertson

Bridgwater Mercury:

8:00am Tuesday 28th October 2014

BRIDGWATER Town captain Andy Robertson says Saturday’s 2-1 defeat to Didcot will act as “a learning curve” for the young Robins side.

CRICKET: Maynard presents awards at County Ground tonight

Bridgwater Mercury:

3:41pm Monday 27th October 2014

MATTHEW Maynard will today carry out one of his first official duties since being appointed Somerset CCC's Director of Cricket when he is the guest of honour at the 2014 Somerset Women and Girls Cricket Presentation Evening.

Albion power past Clevedon with bonus-point win

Bridgwater Mercury: Nick Spellissy Credit: Ben Pomeroy

12:25pm Monday 27th October 2014

Tries from Jervis Manupenu, Garryn Basson, Roger Drabble and Nick Spellissy sealed a five-point haul for Albion, while Stuart Heal kicked four conversions.

Bridgwater Town beaten by high-flying Didcot

Bridgwater Mercury:

12:22pm Monday 27th October 2014

BRIDGWATER Town finished on the wrong end of a 2-1 result for the second week running as Didcot Town fought back from 1-0 down to take the spoils at Fairfax Park on Saturday

1610 cricketing success

Bridgwater Mercury:

2:00pm Saturday 25th October 2014

TWO visually impaired 1610 staff are celebrating their most successful cricket season ever with the Somerset team for blind and partially sighted cricketers.

MARTIAL ARTS: Budo Juko win in Barnstaple

Bridgwater Mercury:

8:00am Saturday 25th October 2014

BUDO Juku Karate club came away with the most winners recently at the Wado Ryu Open contest in Barnstaple.

MARTIAL ARTS: KJ2 success in Cornwall

Bridgwater Mercury: Free Karate Class

8:00am Saturday 25th October 2014

COMPETITORS from KJ2 Brazilian Jui Jitsu team headed down to Cornwall for the Newquay Open BJJ competition.

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: 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.

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.

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.







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