GOLF: Cream of the crop raise charity funds at Enmore Park

Bridgwater Mercury:

3:15pm Monday 28th July 2014

The cream of the West & South Wales PGA Professionals converged on Enmore Park Golf Club over the weekend for a special Charity Pro Am tournament.

Fey gearing Robins up for "tough start" to league campaign

Bridgwater Mercury:

2:00pm Monday 28th July 2014

Richard Fey says his side face a “tough start” to the new season, with the visit of Bashley and Merthyr to Fairfax Park in the opening two weeks.

Bingham disappointed as Wembdon slump at Chew Magna

Bridgwater Mercury: Local cricket

2:00pm Monday 28th July 2014

Only three players made it into double figures as Wembdon were shot out for just 90 inside 29 overs batting first.

Ashcott plunge deeper into trouble after nine-wicket thrashing

Bridgwater Mercury:

2:00pm Monday 28th July 2014

Seventh defeat in a row for struggling Ashcott

Dashing Davis seals Bridgwater win

Bridgwater Mercury:

1:45pm Monday 28th July 2014

Steve Davis smashed 22 runs off the 47th over to fire Bridgwater to a three-wicket victory over Frocester on Saturday.

Robbie Montgomery makes Gloucestershire bow in T20 Blast

Bridgwater Mercury:

8:00am Monday 28th July 2014

Bridgwater all-rounder made first team debut against Glamorgan last Friday

CRICKET: Hildreth and Gregory centuries fire Somerset to victory in Royal London One-day Cup

Bridgwater Mercury:

5:47pm Sunday 27th July 2014

A BRILLIANT, unbeaten stand of 209 between James Hildreth (146 not) and Lewis Gregory (105 not) has just rocketed Somerset to a thrilling five wicket victory over Durham in the Royal London One-Day Cup at the County Ground.

DARTS: LVA Bridgwater Summer Darts League results

2:00pm Sunday 27th July 2014

LVA Bridgwater Summer Darts League results Ladies Division 1 – Foresters Arrows 8, River Parret 7; Queen Of Tarts 8, Sydenham Ladies 7; The Market 3, Crown A 12. Merits: Foresters Arrows – A Butler 125. A Caddick 100, 101. River Parret – C Reading 100, 100o. M Bisset 3x100, 140. M Bradfield 108. F Bisset 125. Queen Of Tarts – C Knight 112. B Gunn 100, 116. Market – J Coleman 108. Crown A – S Blackmore 100. J Nunn 100, 140. L Watts 100.

Bridgwater Bowling results

Bridgwater Mercury: bowls - cxz

2:00pm Sunday 27th July 2014

Bridgwater Bowling Club results

CRICKET: Somerset women face key game at Brislington tomorrow

Bridgwater Mercury:

3:20pm Saturday 26th July 2014

SOMERSET Women’s cricket team go into the final Division Two Championship with all to play for after chalking up their fourth successive victory of the season when they beat Cheshire at Cheadle at the weekend.

Bridgwater Summer Skittles League results

Bridgwater Mercury:

2:00pm Saturday 26th July 2014

Results from the Bridgwater Summer Skittles League

CRICKET: Kirby calls time on fine career

Bridgwater Mercury:

12:20pm Saturday 26th July 2014

SOMERSET fast bowler Steve Kirby, who has been involved with First Class cricket for 20 years, this week announced his retirement with immediate effect because of an ongoing shoulder injury, writes Richard Walsh.

Ashcott crush Cheltenham

Bridgwater Mercury: Local cricket

2:00pm Friday 25th July 2014

Seconds came away with a comfortable home win against Cheltenham 2nds by 108 runs.

ANGLING: Changeable weather brings mixed fortunes for fishermen on reservoirs

Bridgwater Mercury: Our angling correspondent Jon Berry

2:00pm Thursday 24th July 2014

WESSEX Water fisheries performances for the week ending July 6:

CRICKET: Somerset face double one-day test

Bridgwater Mercury:

10:03am Thursday 24th July 2014

SOMERSET play two big one-day matches at the County Ground over the weekend, writes Richard Walsh.

Bridgwater Town’s college deal has plenty in reserve

Bridgwater Mercury:

8:00am Thursday 24th July 2014

Bridgwater College and Bridgwater Town FC have united in an “exciting” partnership to help manage the club’s reserve squad.

DON'T MISS: Avenue Q at Bridgwater Arts Centre

Bridgwater Mercury:

11:32am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

PINSTRIPE Productions presents 'Sesame Street for adults' to Bridgwater Arts Centre, on until Saturday.

Nirva misses out on Road to Wimbledon

Bridgwater Mercury:

8:00am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Nirva Patel, 13, was just hours away from a place at the HSBC Road to Wimbledon 14 & Under Challenge before losing 7-5 6-2 to Hannah Davies in the final round of the South-West regional qualifiers in Gloucestershire.

Seconds dump visitors in early Bath

Bridgwater Mercury: Local cricket

11:41am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

Bridgwater seconds strengthened their position at the top of Premier One with a storming 152-run win against second-placed Bath.

GOLF: Chapple stuns his opponents to win July Medal

11:16am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

Andy Chapple raced to success in the July Medal at Brean Golf Club with a stunning net score of 63 to see off his opponents.

Rebels too tough for Diamonds

Bridgwater Mercury:

11:03am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

Somerset Rebels proved too much to handle at home in a keenly fought 59-35 victory against Newcastle Diamonds.

GOLF: Not one, but TWO holes in one for magnificent Mel

Bridgwater Mercury:

11:00am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

Mel Millar scored a double whammy in a recent golfing event when she managed to score two holes-in-one at Enmore Park

Manager Fey calls for support

Bridgwater Mercury:

11:02am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

Town manager Richard Fey is urging further support from fans in their last few friendlies before the league kicks off in August.

Tense finale ahead for Wembdon after Bishopston defeat

Bridgwater Mercury: SAM Puddy hit a match-winning century for Wembdon

10:05am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

Wembdon face fight against survival after “demoralising” defeat in Bristol

Somerset bowler Steve Kirby announces retirement

Bridgwater Mercury:

9:18am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

Shoulder injury forces seamer to retire with immediate effect after 20 years in the county game.

BOWLS: Pethy lose out in cup final

Bridgwater Mercury: bowls - cxz

8:00am Sunday 20th July 2014

North Petherton Ladies lost by nine shots to Taunton Deane Ladies in the Mary Bradford Cup.

Bridgwater Summer Skittles League results

Bridgwater Mercury:

2:00pm Saturday 19th July 2014

Results from the Bridgwater Summer Skittles League

Petherton win Kwik Cricket finals

Bridgwater Mercury:

8:00am Saturday 19th July 2014

North Petherton were the winners of the Year 6 Kwik Cricket Finals that took place at a sunny County Ground in Taunton last week.

Football enthusiasts encouraged to sign up to Somerset FA Youth Council

Bridgwater Mercury:

2:00pm Friday 18th July 2014

People aged between 16 and 24 have until the start of August to secure a place with the influential group, which plays a key part in “providing a voice” for Children and Young People (CYP) in football across the county.

GOLF: Hole-in-one for Murray

Bridgwater Mercury: 4,500 golf balls dropped by helicopter in hole-in-one attempt

8:00am Friday 18th July 2014

Murray Parsons, 64, scored his ace on the 144-yard, par-three 17th at Brean Golf Club

GOLF: Steele takes Seniors' Open

Bridgwater Mercury:

2:00pm Thursday 17th July 2014

David Steele took Friday's Seniors' Open at Enmore Park with 41 points.

Toby in top form for Pethy

Bridgwater Mercury:

8:00am Thursday 17th July 2014

Toby Williams-Thomas bludgeoned eight sixes in his quickfire half-century against Huish & Langport under-13s

Final wicket stand keeps Bridgwater seconds top of the tree

Bridgwater Mercury: Local cricket

2:00pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

A fantastic final wicket stand between Tom Pople (33no) and Matt Habberfield (12no) saw Bridgwater II to an unlikely victory

Somerset Cricket League round-up - Hill hundred fires Bridgwater A to victory

Bridgwater Mercury: Local cricket

2:00pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

John Hill scored a masterful century for Bridgwater A as they beat Ilton by six wickets in Division One of the Somerset Cricket League.

Lower-order fightback not enough for Wembdon seconds

Bridgwater Mercury: Local cricket

8:00am Wednesday 16th July 2014

Eighth wicket partnership takes Wembdon close, but they fall short at Minehead

Ashcott off the pace with three-wicket defeat to Weston

Bridgwater Mercury: Local cricket

8:00am Wednesday 16th July 2014

Ashcott go down to fellow strugglers Weston to leave themselves rock bottom of Premier One

OUCH - Craig Kieswetter tweets photos of his brutal injuries after being struck in face by ball

Bridgwater Mercury:

12:02pm Tuesday 15th July 2014

KIESWETTER was struck in the face by a delivery from David Willey and suffered a broken nose and a fractured orbital socket

Young Reporter Competition: Somerset v Gloucestershire in the Natwest T20 Blast

Bridgwater Mercury:

4:28pm Tuesday 15th July 2014

Read our Match Day Reporter competition winner's report of Somerset's victory over Gloucestershire in the NatWest T20 Blast.

Blackwell's lone effort in vain as Wembdon slump at Knowle

Bridgwater Mercury: Skipper Dan Bingham catches one off his own bowling. PHOTO: Andy Slocombe

8:00am Tuesday 15th July 2014

Ian Blackwell scored 86 and Dan Bingham took 5-37, but Wembdon still slipped to an 86-run defeat in Bristol

Richard Fey praises pre-season attitudes as strong finish earns win at Street

Bridgwater Mercury:

1:30pm Monday 14th July 2014

The Robins scored four goals in the final half an hour, with Daine O'Connor netting a hat-trick, to kick off the new season in emphatic style

Rebels suffer Pairs Championship heartbreak

Bridgwater Mercury:

12:08pm Monday 14th July 2014

Rebels hopes of retaining their Premier League Pairs crown ended in heartbreak last night when Nick Morris was excluded

Bridgwater do the double on Deane with rain-affected victory

Bridgwater Mercury: Bridgwater stretch their lead at the top after 10-wicket win

9:04am Monday 14th July 2014

Home side chase down rain reduced target to seal three wicket win

BRIDGE: Ernie and Tony take Duplicate Pairs title

Bridgwater Mercury: Pat Bain and Joy Oldfield enjoy a game of bridge.

2:00pm Sunday 13th July 2014

Ernie Whitehead and Tony French won the Duplicate Pairs event in the Bridgwater Bridge Club

Bridgwater duo earn extended Gloucestershire trial

Bridgwater Mercury: Chris Skidmore celebrates after taking Bridgwater's first wicket of the day. PHOTO: Andy Slocombe

1:30pm Sunday 13th July 2014

Chris Skidmore and Robbie Montgomery earn extended trial at Gloucestershire following impressive form in second XI and league cricket

Craig Kieswetter suffers broken nose and fractured cheekbone after being struck in the face by ball

Bridgwater Mercury: Craig Kieswetter Photo:

11:11am Sunday 13th July 2014

Somerset have confirmed that wicket-keeper Craig Kieswetter suffered a broken nose and a fractured cheek bone after being struck in the face by a delivery from David Willey yesterday.

BOWLS: Open Shield winners at the Victoria Park Open Day

Bridgwater Mercury:

8:00am Sunday 13th July 2014

OPEN Shield winners at the Victoria Park Open Day, from left, are Peter Walker, Bob Dyer and Jason Ferguson being presented with the shield by sponsors Richard and Mary Gliddon. Also pictured is club president Alison Howard.

Short mat bowls: Great fightback by Kingscliffe

Bridgwater Mercury: SOLID START: June Balbinski

2:00pm Saturday 12th July 2014

Kingscliffe made a great comeback in the second half of their short mat bowls game against Compton Dundon to win 65- 49.

SKITTLES: Riff Raff remain in pole position at the top of table

Bridgwater Mercury:

8:00am Saturday 12th July 2014

Riff Raff remain leaders in the Early Division following their 30 pin win at home against bottom of the table Plonkers

World Cup fever at Bridgwater College

Bridgwater Mercury:

2:00pm Friday 11th July 2014

Five-a-side tournament celebrates World Cup

GOLF: Edwards and Sly take fourball trophy at Enmore Park

Bridgwater Mercury:

8:00am Friday 11th July 2014

Ian Edwards and Mark Sly were victorious in the Four BBB format with an impressive score of 46 points at Enmore Park Golf Club.

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