FOOTBALL: Peacocks ease to cup victory

Somerset County Gazette:

4:17pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

TAUNTON Town won 5-1 at Wincanton in the Somerset Premier Cup last night, writes James Wright.

Matthew Maynard appointed new Director of Cricket at Somerset

Somerset County Gazette:

12:03pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

The 48-year-old former England and Glamorgan batsman takes over from Dave Nosworthy, who left his position last month, two years into a three year contract.

Lewis Gregory nominated for PCA Young Player of the Year award

Somerset County Gazette:

11:26am Monday 29th September 2014

SOMERSET all-rounder Lewis Gregory has been nominated for the PCA Young Player of the Year award following an impressive season in all formats of the county game.

CRICKET: Welcome planned for Tresco and co after Pedal for the Pavilion

Somerset County Gazette:

7:00am Sunday 28th September 2014

SOMERSET supporters are invited to attend a special event next Friday, October 3 to welcome home the Pedal for the Pavilion riders.

FENCING: Nat Lewis picked for elite coaching

Somerset County Gazette:

5:00pm Saturday 27th September 2014

TAUNTON Blades coach Nat Lewis has been selected by British Fencing to attend an International Sabre Coaches course in Budapest, Hungary in September.

CRICKET: Somerset learn Royal London opponents for 2015

Somerset County Gazette:

12:40pm Saturday 27th September 2014

SOMERSET have been drawn in Group A in the Royal London One Day Cup competition for 2015 along with Surrey, Worcestershire, Yorkshire, Northamptonshire, Leicestershire, Gloucestershire, Durham and Derbyshire.

MOTOR SPORT: Smeatharpe prepares feast of high octane action

Somerset County Gazette:

7:10am Saturday 27th September 2014

A DAY of fun and action awaits racegoers at Smeatharpe Stadium between Taunton and Honiton tomorrow (1pm).

FOOTBALL: Peacocks entertain Didcot tomorrow

Somerset County Gazette:

11:35am Friday 26th September 2014

TAUNTON Town have a rearranged Southern League game at home to Didcot Town on tomorrow (3pm).

RUGBY: Titans at full strength for visit of Canterbury

Somerset County Gazette:

11:34am Friday 26th September 2014

TAUNTON Titans return to Hyde Park on Saturday for their second home game of the season when they take on some people’s tip for promotion, Canterbury, at 3pm.

BOWLS: Taunton Deane host world class bowlers this weekend

Somerset County Gazette:

11:31am Friday 26th September 2014

SOME of the world’s top bowlers will be in action at Taunton Deane Bowling Club this Saturday and Sunday.

ATHLETICS: Burden's the boss in Yeovilton 5K series

Somerset County Gazette:

11:23am Friday 26th September 2014

PHIL Burden of Taunton AC secured overall victory in the Yeovilton 5K event series with a personal best of 15m 4s in the final race of the summer.

CYCLING: Fine season for Somerset Road Club

Somerset County Gazette:

11:10am Friday 26th September 2014

SOMERSET Road Club ended a strong road season lying second overall in the South-West standings behind Mid Devon CC.

NETBALL: Hoveland youngsters hold their nerve

Somerset County Gazette:

11:07am Friday 26th September 2014

GALMINGTON side Hovelands travelled to Sherborne to play Yeovil’s 2nd team, Newton, in the Somerset League Premier Division and edged a thrilling game 38-35.

CRICKET: Junior coaching courses get under way

Somerset County Gazette:

11:02am Friday 26th September 2014

SOMERSET Cricket Board’s major coaching courses for young cricketers - a fun and exciting eight week course designed for children aged four to six - started yesterday.

GOLF: Trio race to victory in Oake Bowmaker

10:39am Friday 26th September 2014

OAKE Manor Ladies held a hugely successful Open Day in glorious weather, taking full advantage of a course superbly manicured for the Pro Am a few days before.

FOOTBALL: Minehead visit league leaders

Somerset County Gazette:

10:32am Friday 26th September 2014

MINEHEAD have another top of the table clash tomorrow when they visit Shirehampton, the current league leaders, in the premier division of the Somerset county league.

GOLF: Wellington youngster is Devon champion

Somerset County Gazette:

10:20am Friday 26th September 2014

WELLINGTON golfer Tom Trowbridge won the Devon Boys’ Championship at Stover, near Newton Abbot.

FOOTBALL: King's College girls claim six-a-side double

Somerset County Gazette:

10:17am Friday 26th September 2014

KING’s College’s girls football teams continued their run of success by winning both the U-16 and U-18 six-a-side South-West Independent School’s FA competitions on Sunday.

ARCHERY: Taunton student is on target

Somerset County Gazette:

10:13am Friday 26th September 2014

TAUNTON School student Al Waleed Al Omair has taken part in two high-profile competitions.

BOWLS: Watchet edge friendly

Somerset County Gazette:

10:06am Friday 26th September 2014

WATCHET scraped a four shot victory over Wiltshire touring side Purton.

CRICKET: Somerset seek last-day victory

Somerset County Gazette:

10:00am Friday 26th September 2014

SOMERSET need to take early wickets if they are to force victory against champions Yorkshire on the final day of the LV= County Championship.

RUGBY: Barbarian girls selected for Somerset

Somerset County Gazette:

9:48am Friday 26th September 2014

FOUR girls from Minehead Barbarians have been selected to play rugby for the county following trials at Yatton RFC last weekend.

FOOTBALL: Taunton suffer first league defeat

Somerset County Gazette:

3:49pm Monday 22nd September 2014

TAUNTON Town were given a reality check after two self-inflicted goals saw Bashley leave the Viridor Stadium with three Southern league points after a 2-0 success on Saturday.

CRICKET: Join Marcus Trescothick on 'Pedal for the Pavilion'

Somerset County Gazette:

6:00pm Saturday 20th September 2014

ONE of the next major events in the Somerset Pavilion Appeal year calendar is the opportunity to join skipper Marcus Trescothick and the players on a west country tour as part ‘Pedal for the Pavilion’.

RUGBY: Titans chase national league hat-trick

Somerset County Gazette:

6:00am Saturday 20th September 2014

TAUNTON Titans look for their third straight victory in Division 2 (S) of the national league today when they Old Elthamians near Chislehurst in south east London.

FOOTBALL: Taunton entertain Bashley at Viridor Stadium tomorrow

Somerset County Gazette:

4:30pm Friday 19th September 2014

HIGH-FLYING Taunton Town return to Southern League action tomorrow when they entertain Bashley at the Viridor Stadium, kick-off 3pm.

GOLF: Vivary's John Woodward on Ryder Cup duty

Somerset County Gazette:

10:16am Friday 19th September 2014

VIVARY Park Golf Club secretary and former club captain, John Woodward, has again been selected as a senior marshall for the Ryder Cup which starts next Tuesday and is being held at Gleneagles in Scotland.

HORSE RACING: Empiricle looks one to follow from Jeremy Scott yard

Somerset County Gazette:

10:12am Friday 19th September 2014

THERE was only one place to be on Sunday for those interested in the racing world and that was the open day held by National Hunt trainer Jeremy Scott’s at his Brompton Regis stables.

ANGLING: Hawkridge enjoys fine sport

Somerset County Gazette:

10:10am Friday 19th September 2014

SOME excellent fishing was had at Hawkridge last week, with plenty of fish showing on the surface all over the lake, and anglers averaging 3.4 fish per rod.

GOLF: Oake Seniors claim Somerset Rosebowl

Somerset County Gazette:

10:07am Friday 19th September 2014

OAKE Seniors recorded a brilliant victory when they returned home with the Somerset Rosebowl Trophy after beating Burnham and Berrow on neutral ground at Enmore. The previous trophy holders were Taunton Vale.

CRICKET: Somerset board to hold October seminars

Somerset County Gazette:

10:04am Friday 19th September 2014

FOUR seminars are being run around the county in October to which all clubs affiliated to the Somerset Cricket Board are invited.

FOOTBALL: Six-a-side league starting up at Bishop Fox's

Somerset County Gazette:

10:01am Friday 19th September 2014

A NEW six-a-side soccer league is kicking off at the end of the month at Bishop Fox’s School in Taunton on Wednesday nights.

CRICKET: Vote now for your Somerset player of the year

Somerset County Gazette:

9:58am Friday 19th September 2014

SOMERSET fans are being asked to vote for the Supporters’ Player of the Year and in doing so can win themselves a pair of tickets for the prestigious End of Season Awards Ball taking place the County Ground on Saturday, September 27.

GOLF: Wilson lands Vivary Park championship

Somerset County Gazette:

9:53am Friday 19th September 2014

THE 76th Vivary Park Golf Club Championship was played in glorious weather and 47 players took part.

NETBALL: Regional league double for Galmington club

Somerset County Gazette:

9:50am Friday 19th September 2014

BOTH Galmington and Trident opened their regional league campaigns with impressive wins.

GOLF: Slomans hold sway on professional's day

Somerset County Gazette:

9:48am Friday 19th September 2014

THE Professional’s Open Day – celebrating Simon Stevenson’s 10 years at Taunton & Pickeridge – attracted a record 156 players.

CRICKET: Cidermen seek final push from bowlers

Somerset County Gazette:

10:14am Thursday 18th September 2014

SOMERSET will be looking for early wickets as they attempt to beat Middlesex on the final day of their last home County Championship of the season.

CRICKET: Somerset lay solid base on Day One

Somerset County Gazette:

10:34am Tuesday 16th September 2014

SOMERSET begin Day 2 of their LV= County Championship game against Middlesex on 266-5.

CRICKET: Kieswetter returns to squad for Somerset's final home game

Somerset County Gazette:

9:11am Monday 15th September 2014

SOMERSET return to LV= County Championship today when they play Middlesex at the County Ground in their final home match of the season (10.30am).

RUGBY: Wanderers fight back to no avail

Somerset County Gazette:

2:31pm Sunday 14th September 2014

TAUNTON III lost 32-22 at Old Morganians in Tribute Somerset 2 (S) yesterday.

FOOTBALL: Wellington suffer another league defeat

Somerset County Gazette:

2:15pm Sunday 14th September 2014

WELLINGTON'S troubles continued in the first division of the Toolstation Western league yesterday when they lost 4-2 at home to Almondsbury UWE.

FOOTBALL: FA Cup defeat marks end of Taunton Town's unbeaten run

Somerset County Gazette:

2:11pm Sunday 14th September 2014

AFTER going a tremendous 18 games without losing, Town were finally forced to taste defeat when they lost 3-1 at Paulton Rovers in the first qualifying round of the FA Cup yesterday.

RUGBY: Taunton Titans win again

Somerset County Gazette:

2:04pm Sunday 14th September 2014

TAUNTON Titans recorded their second victory in as many matches in the National League 2 (S) yesterday when they beat Clifton 38-24 at Hyde Park.

GOLF: Juniors to get free membership at Oake

Somerset County Gazette:

4:20pm Saturday 13th September 2014

OAKE Manor are preparing to offer free membership for juniors.

TENNIS: Open day at Taunton wheelchair club

Somerset County Gazette:

1:20pm Saturday 13th September 2014

TAUNTON Wheelchair Tennis Club are holding a free open day at Blackbrook on Sunday, September 21 between 2pm and 7pm.

RUGBY: Taunton Titans in league action at Hyde Park tomorrow

Somerset County Gazette:

1:58pm Friday 12th September 2014

TAUNTON Titans play their first home game of the season in National League 2 (South) when they entertain Clifton at Hyde Park tomorrow (3pm).

FOOTBALL: Taunton Town visit Paulton Rovers in FA Cup

Somerset County Gazette:

1:53pm Friday 12th September 2014

TAUNTON Town face a tricky assignment in the first qualifying round of the FA Cup tomorrow when they travel to Southern Premier outfit Paulton Rovers, (kick-off 3pm).

EQUESTRIAN: World's elite descend on Pontispool

Somerset County Gazette:

1:40pm Friday 12th September 2014

EVENT riders switch their attentions to Pontispool Equine Sports Centre near Taunton on Sunday and Monday when many of the sports elite will be in action.

FOOTBALL: King's to host girls' elite soccer centre

Somerset County Gazette:

1:36pm Friday 12th September 2014

GIRLS' football across Somerset received a huge boost when the new FA Centre of Excellence for the South-West opened at King’s College, Taunton last weekend.

BOXING: Harrison brothers shine in Australian 'Golden Gloves'

Somerset County Gazette:

1:34pm Friday 12th September 2014

HARRISON and Flynn Sansom, previously members of Hamilton Green boxing gym in Taunton, both starred in the biggest boxing tournament in Australia – The Golden Gloves.

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