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.

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

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

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.

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

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

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.

Tuffin Trophy at Bridgwater College

Bridgwater Mercury:

2:00pm Thursday 10th July 2014

College’s Golf Centre held its annual Tuffin Trophy where club members play against members of college staff.

BRIDGE: John and Richard win duplicate pairs

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

2:00pm Sunday 6th July 2014

Duplicate Pairs competition results from June 24

SKITTLES: Wayne provides the fireworks for Athelney in latest victory

Bridgwater Mercury:

2:00pm Saturday 5th July 2014

Wayne Gooding top scored for Athelney in their win at home to Fireworks in the Mens Division, while Adrian Roberts was on form for Gentle Giants as they beat Mr Brun’s Boys.

TENNIS: Josh White appointed coach at Bridgwater Tennis Club

Bridgwater Mercury: TENNIS: Josh White appointed coach at Bridgwater Tennis Club

8:00am Friday 4th July 2014

Tennis Club has appointed a vastly experienced new head coach.

GOLF: Cannington tee up shot at Gleneagles showpiece

Bridgwater Mercury: Golf

2:00pm Thursday 3rd July 2014

Bridgwater amateur Andrew Cox and his Cannington PGA professional Ron MacRow in bid to reach the Lombard Trophy grand final

DARTS: Friday 6 A-Side Mixed Darts - Competition fixtures.

Bridgwater Mercury: Rivals on top in darts league's Premier Division

8:00am Thursday 3rd July 2014

Friday 6 A-Side Mixed Darts - Competition fixtures.

MARTIAL ARTS: Another gold for Nathan at Bournemouth Open

Bridgwater Mercury: MARTIAL ARTS: Another gold for Nathan at Bournemouth Open

8:00am Thursday 3rd July 2014

Nathan Moore-Pointing swept the board in his categories taking double gold at the Bournemouth BJJ Open.

Charlie Attwood in record-breaking form at Manchester meet

Bridgwater Mercury: CHARLIE Attwood

10:33am Monday 30th June 2014

Bridgwater swimmer storms to victory in 50m and 100m breaststroke t the British Gas International swim meet in Manchester - setting a British and English record along the way.

BOWLS: Kingscliffe back to winning ways

Bridgwater Mercury: Kingscliffe Short Mat Bowls annual triples competition

12:02pm Monday 30th June 2014

KINGSCLIFFE returned to winning ways in their latest friendly at home to Burrowbridge, with a 78-33 win.

GOLF: Five-star weekend for Jake at Enmore Park

12:00pm Monday 30th June 2014

Jake Bovington won the Lynn White Stableford, finishing runner-up in the Bishop Cup, posting the best score on Captain’s Day and cutting his handicap by two shots.

TENNIS: West Somerset Tennis League Match Results:

Bridgwater Mercury: A tennis club is holding a tea party

8:00am Sunday 29th June 2014

West Somerset Tennis League Match Results:

‘Get healthy, get active’ in the great outdoors

Bridgwater Mercury: ACTIVITY: A youngster enjoys an outdoor pursuit at Llanrug.

2:00pm Saturday 28th June 2014

Bridgwater College has launched a ten-week outdoor activities programme starting on Wednesday, July 9.

BOWLS: Pethy bowlers are Devils in disguise

Bridgwater Mercury: GREEN APPEAL: Gwaun cae Gurwen claimed a comfortable win in the Neath and District Bowls League.

8:00am Saturday 28th June 2014

Third round of the BBA/Notaro Charity League played at Victoria Park produced more surprising results.

SKITTLES: Riff Raff still rule the roost

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

2:00pm Friday 27th June 2014

Riff Raff remain top of the Men’s Early division in the Bridgwater Summer Skittles League

GOLF: Enmore match is arresting experience for police

Bridgwater Mercury: GOLF: Enmore match is arresting experience for police

8:00am Thursday 26th June 2014

Enmore Park took victory in the annual game against Avon & Somerset Police

BASKETBALL: Bridgwater College finish season on a high

Bridgwater Mercury: Bridgwater basketball go down in Bristol

4:28pm Monday 23rd June 2014

Team BC basketball finished the season on a high after winning their final match with their highest score of the season

SKITTLES: Rene hits 69 as Wotsits take second place

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

2:00pm Sunday 22nd June 2014

Rene Donnelly hit the highest away score this season for the Wotsits with 69 as the Old Market rose to second place in the Emeralds Division.

CYCLING: Joe’s in impressive form in first national race

Bridgwater Mercury: CYCLING: Joe’s in impressive form in first national race

8:00am Sunday 22nd June 2014

Under-14 cyclist Joe West, of Haygrove School, raced this weekend at part of a national series of races at Milton Keynes.

Angling news

Bridgwater Mercury: Our angling correspondent Jon Berry

8:00am Saturday 21st June 2014

WESSEX Water fisheries performances for the week ending June 8 were as follows:

GOLF: Dixon wins again at Torquay

Bridgwater Mercury: David Dixon

2:00pm Friday 20th June 2014

David Dixon burst back into the form that has brought admiration from fellow West players to claim yet another success at Torquay.

SKITTLES: Rene hits season best for Wotsits

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

2:00pm Friday 20th June 2014

RENE Donnelly hit the highest away score this season for the Wotsits with 69 as the Old Market rose to second place in the Emeralds Division.

BOWLS: Kingscliffe overcome Combwich

Bridgwater Mercury: Bowlers at the County Ground Club

8:00am Friday 20th June 2014

NORTH Petherton side Kingscliffe won their latest friendly against Combwich.

Boccia tournament success at Bridgwater College

Bridgwater Mercury: Boccia tournament success at Bridgwater College

2:00pm Thursday 19th June 2014

BRIDGWATER College recently hosted a boccia tournament to celebrate the success of the numerous boccia sessions being delivered to Special Educational Needs students.

GOLF: Enmore Park tee up shot at Gleneagles showpiece

Bridgwater Mercury: Golf

8:00am Monday 16th June 2014

Enmore Park pair target Gleneagles glory at Lombard Trophy final

CYCLING: Joseph’s big ride

Bridgwater Mercury: JON MOULD OF NEWPORT AND THE WELSH CYCLING TRACK TEAM AT THE VELODROME NEWPORT  (6914511)

2:00pm Sunday 15th June 2014

JOSEPH West, an under-14 cyclist from Haygrove School in Bridgwater, took part in a national series of races over the weekend at Milton Keynes.

Karate students attend regional grading

Bridgwater Mercury: Karate students attend regional grading

2:00pm Saturday 14th June 2014

KARATE students from Bridgwater attended a Shotokan Karate grading with the Southern Shotokan Karate Association on June 1 at Castle School, Taunton.

ANGLING: Good catches on reservoirs

Bridgwater Mercury: Ziggemund Sinnette, Morden Hall Park Angling Club Enforcement Officer and Alex Titov fishing at Watermeads

8:00am Saturday 14th June 2014

GOOD weekend at Hawkridge, Clatworthy, Sutton Bingham

SOMERSET Bowls League results:

Bridgwater Mercury: Bowlers at the County Ground Club

2:00pm Friday 13th June 2014

SOMERSET Bowls League results:

SKITTLES: Gamblers edge past Slades by single pin

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

8:00am Friday 13th June 2014

PREMIER Division leaders the Gamblers won by one pin against the second place Slades at the Bird in Hand as the Cobblestones Alley was closed.

Students spend the day at Mendip Shooting Ground

Bridgwater Mercury: Students spend the day at Mendip Shooting Ground

2:00pm Thursday 12th June 2014

BRIDGWATER College students recently spent a day at the Mendip Shooting Ground as part of the Team BC Active sports programme.

Southern area title belt goes to Faisel

Bridgwater Mercury: FAISEL Ghazghazi

8:00am Thursday 12th June 2014

FAISEL Ghazghazi impressed once again at the ‘All or Nothing’ home show at Bridgwater Town Hall last week, beating Dorchester’s Tom Lawson to gain the Southern Area K-1 Title belt.

Jane, Jenny and Debbie in the pink

Bridgwater Mercury: Jane, Jenny and Debbie in the pink

8:00am Thursday 12th June 2014

DESPITE a drizzly day a large number of ladies played in pink in support of the Lady Captain’s Charity – Cancer Research UK.

GOLF: Dixon’s dream start continues

Bridgwater Mercury: David Dixon

9:19am Wednesday 11th June 2014

DAVID Dixon’s dream season continued at Rosson- Wye, where he stormed to another sensational win after an incredible round of low scoring.

SKITTLES: BRIDGWATER Town & District Skittles League entries open

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

2:00pm Sunday 8th June 2014

BRIDGWATER Town & District Skittles League (Wednesday) teams should send entries for 2014-15 to treasurer Mark Hooper, 3 Clare Street, North Petherton, by June 15 or John Bishop, 8 Wind Down Close, Bridgwater.

BOWLS: Mixed fortunes for Pethy

Bridgwater Mercury: Bowls

8:00am Sunday 8th June 2014

NORTH Petherton Ladies played Clevedon Ladies in the WL League, and it ended with a win for Petherton 54-34 Petherton Ladies played a three triple friendly against Victoria Park Ladies which ended in a win for Victoria 62-35.

College students visit England football HQ

Bridgwater Mercury: College students visit England football HQ

8:00am Friday 6th June 2014

STAFF and students from Bridgwater College enjoyed a week of activities and conferences at St George’s Park, Staffordshire, for British and England Colleges Football Association Sports Week.

Bridgwater College celebrate outstanding sporting year

Bridgwater Mercury: Bridgwater College celebrate outstanding sporting year

2:00pm Thursday 5th June 2014

STUDENTS from Bridgwater College celebrated an outstanding year of sporting achievements at the Team BC Sports Awards at Bridgwater & Albion Rugby Club.

GOLF: Lazenby takes Enmore Stag

Bridgwater Mercury: Golf

8:00am Thursday 5th June 2014

CRAIG Lazenby continued his good run of form to win the best 36-hole nett score of the day in the Enmore Stag.

SASP Somerset Sports Awards 2014 - Bridgwater men among heroes of county sport

Bridgwater Mercury: JOSH Cook

2:00pm Tuesday 3rd June 2014

SPORTSMEN and women, club coavches and hard-working volunteers will be honoured this Friday at the 2014 Somerset Sports Awards - among the nominees are three Bridgwater coaches and teachers






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