RUGBY: Taunton Titans chasing first victory at Shelford

Somerset County Gazette:

2:50pm Friday 24th October 2014

TAUNTON Titans will be going all out for their first victory at the Davey Field tomorrow when they visit Shelford near Cambridge.

CRICKET: Alfonso Thomas breaks ankle on golf course

Somerset County Gazette:

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.

HOCKEY: New ways to play the game come to Taunton

Somerset County Gazette:

2:47pm Friday 24th October 2014

TWO new radical ways to play hockey are being championed at the Castle Sports Centre to encourage more young people to take up the game.

BOXING: Augustynik too good for Royal Navy opponent

Somerset County Gazette:

2:40pm Friday 24th October 2014

MIDDLEWEIGHT Pawel Augustynik of Hamilton Greens ABC earned a unanimous verdict over the Royal Navy’s Elliot Larsen in Bristol.

NETBALL: Galmington denied in regional league

Somerset County Gazette:

2:38pm Friday 24th October 2014

GALMINGTON saw victory snatched from their grasp when they visited Exeter in Division 1 of the regional league on Sunday.

BASKETBALL: Another title for Taunton Tigers women

Somerset County Gazette:

2:37pm Friday 24th October 2014

TAUNTON Tigers Women have retained the Exeter basketball league trophy with a 100% record.

FOOTBALL: Arsenal Soccer Schools hold trials in Taunton

Somerset County Gazette:

12:13pm Friday 24th October 2014

ARSENAL Soccer Schools are holding free trials for youngsters wanting to attend their advanced training centre.

FOOTBALL: Taunton beaten 1-0 in FA Trophy replay

Somerset County Gazette:

11:25am Thursday 23rd October 2014

TAUNTON'S much-depleted line up were more than a match for Merthyr Town on a 3G pitch on Tuesday but a penalty just before half time proved the decisive moment in their FA Trophy replay, writes Martin Dongworth.

FOOTBALL: Taunton Town draw with Merthyr

Somerset County Gazette:

9:42pm Sunday 19th October 2014

TAUNTON Town and Merthyr must lock horns for the third time in ten days after drawing 1-1 in the FA Trophy yesterday, writes James Wright.

RUGBY: Titans edge Redruth in tight battle

Somerset County Gazette:

5:06pm Saturday 18th October 2014

TAUNTON Titans produced a gritty second half performance to beat Redruth 24-17 in National 2 (S) at Hyde Park this afternoon.

CRICKET: 'Togetherness' impresses new Somerset boss Maynard

Somerset County Gazette:

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.

RUGBY: Taunton Titans clash with Redruth at Hyde Park today

Somerset County Gazette:

5:10am Saturday 18th October 2014

TAUNTON Titans look to get back to winning ways when they entertain Redruth at Hyde Park today (3pm).

FOOTBALL: Taunton Town face return with Merthyr at Viridor Stadium

Somerset County Gazette:

4:03pm Friday 17th October 2014

TAUNTON Town lock horns with Merthyr Town for the second successive Saturday when they meet at the Viridor Stadium in the Preliminary Round of the FA Trophy tomorrow (3pm).

FOOTBALL: Wellington looking for home comforts

Somerset County Gazette:

3:59pm Friday 17th October 2014

WELLINGTON manager Mike Hawes is hoping his side can kick-start their season as they begin a run of eight home games in their next ten.

RUGBY: Double header for Wellington Under-18s

Somerset County Gazette:

3:57pm Friday 17th October 2014

WELLINGTON U-18s were let down by Clevedon last weekend when the North Somerset side were unable to raise a team due to injuries.

GOLF: Howe and Swann lift cup at Oake Manor

Somerset County Gazette:

3:51pm Friday 17th October 2014

THE Roffey Cup at Oake Manor was won by Jenny Swann and Mike How with 42 Stableford points, but only on count back after a very closely contested finale.

MOTOR SPORT: Pearce looks to rescue a tough season

Somerset County Gazette:

3:48pm Friday 17th October 2014

TAUNTON motorcycling ace Matt Pearce is busy gearing up for his season finale at Mallory Park this weekend.

AIKIDO: World expert comes to Heathfield

3:44pm Friday 17th October 2014

ONE of aikido’s leading experts is due to demonstrate the art at Heathfield School sports hall on next Saturday, October 25, from 11am to 2.30pm.

GOLF: Price is mustard for Colemans

Somerset County Gazette:

3:38pm Friday 17th October 2014

THE Taunton-based Coleman golfing family made a special request for former Ryder Cup player Phillip Price to lead their team in the final West Region PGA pro-am of the season at Weston-super-Mare Golf Club.

FENCING: Stanbury off to world championships

Somerset County Gazette:

3:35pm Friday 17th October 2014

WELLINGTON Swords has cause for more celebration this week as one of its senior fencers heads off to Debrecen in Hungary after being selected to represent Great Britain in the 2014 World Individual and Team Championships.

BOXING: Augustynik praised in defeat

Somerset County Gazette:

3:32pm Friday 17th October 2014

PAVEL Augustynik of Hamilton Green ABC travelled to Guernsey to box for Western counties.

GOLF: No pegging back Sloman at Taunton and Pickeridge

Somerset County Gazette:

3:30pm Friday 17th October 2014

JUNIOR member Tom Sloman shot two rounds of 67 (a four under par 134) to win the PEG Smith Trophy, a 36 hole Somerset Golf Union Order of Merit competition at Taunton and Pickeridge.

FOOTBALL: Coaching for young goalkeepers

Somerset County Gazette:

3:28pm Friday 17th October 2014

YOUNG Taunton goalkeeper Will Henry has signed a two-year professional scholarship at Bristol City FC.

HOCKEY: George maintains Carson family tradition

Somerset County Gazette:

3:24pm Friday 17th October 2014

THE youngest member of the Carson hockey dynasty is following in his brothers’ footsteps towards England representation.

NETBALL: Comeytrowe sneak Somerset league victory

Somerset County Gazette:

3:19pm Friday 17th October 2014

COMEYTROWE travelled to Glastonbury to play Tor in Division 3 of the Somerset league on Saturday and, after an excellent team performance, came away with maximum points from a superb win.

FOOTBALL: Sepp Blatter sends special message to Minehead FC

Somerset County Gazette:

9:21am Thursday 16th October 2014

MINEHEAD Football Club received praise of the highest order this week in the form of a personal message from FIFA President Sepp Blatter.

Ben Phillips appointed part time academy bowling coach at Somerset

Somerset County Gazette:

12:32pm Tuesday 14th October 2014

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

HOCKEY: Weekes strikes twice for impressive Vale ladies 4ths

Somerset County Gazette:

6:52pm Sunday 12th October 2014

NEWCOMER Ruth Weekes struck two superb second-half goals as Taunton Vale ladies 4ths beat White Eagles 2nds 4-0 in Sedgemoor Division 1 of the West Clubs women’s league.

RUGBY: Wellington pay for familiar lapses

Somerset County Gazette:

6:42pm Sunday 12th October 2014

WELLINGTON were beaten 23-13 at home to Devonport Services in Tribute Western Counties West but it was a match that Wellington could well have won based on their competitive first half performance.

FOOTBALL: Taunton Saturday league round-up

Somerset County Gazette:

6:00pm Sunday 12th October 2014

TONE Youth reserves twice recovered from a goal down to beat Woolavington 4-3 in the first round of the Seward Cup.

RUGBY: Taunton Titans taste first defeat

Somerset County Gazette:

5:58pm Sunday 12th October 2014

TAUNTON Titans suffered their first defeat of the season in National 2 (S) when they went down 35-20 at Bishop's Stortford yesterday.

FOOTBALL: Taunton Town lose at home to Merthyr

Somerset County Gazette:

10:39am Sunday 12th October 2014

TAUNTON Town slipped to fourth in the Southern league Division 1 (S&W) yesterday following a 4-2 home defeat by Merthyr Town.

RUNNING: Personal best for Millie, 6, at Longrun Meadow parkrun

Somerset County Gazette:

9:51am Sunday 12th October 2014

SIX-year-old Millie Blight completed her tenth Longrun Meadown parkrun yesterday.

Minehead see two goal lead slip away

Somerset County Gazette:

9:36am Sunday 12th October 2014

MINEHEAD saw Broad Plain House fight back to earn a 3-3 draw in the premier division of the Errea Somerset league yesterday.

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

Somerset County Gazette:

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.

FOOTBALL: Minehead look to end losing run

Somerset County Gazette:

7:00am Saturday 11th October 2014

MINEHEAD, who have lost their last three games, will be hoping the club’s first fixture against Broad Plain House in its 125-year history will bring a change in fortune.

RUGBY: Titans look to extend winning run in National league

Somerset County Gazette:

6:40am Saturday 11th October 2014

TAUNTON Titans take to road today when they visit Bishop's Stortford in National League 2 (S).

TENNIS: Minehead veterans serve up early victory

Somerset County Gazette:

2:55pm Friday 10th October 2014

Minehead Veterans B team began the North Somerset league winter season with a resounding victory at Street, defeating Victoria LTC by six sets to three.

FOOTBALL: Highfliers meet in Viridor Stadium showdown

Somerset County Gazette:

10:39am Friday 10th October 2014

TAUNTON Town are in Southern League action at the Viridor Stadium tomorrow when they host Merthyr Town, kick-off 3pm.

Dockrell agrees one-year contract extension

Somerset County Gazette: 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.

GOLF: Seniors beat Ladies at Oake Manor

Somerset County Gazette:

9:47am Thursday 9th October 2014

THE Senior Men and the Ladies at Oake Manor held their annual Winter Ball Trophy, donated by Jane Smalley.

CYCLING: Wheelers encourage more novice cyclists

Somerset County Gazette:

9:46am Thursday 9th October 2014

WELLINGTON Wheelers have decided to do more to encourage new riders to take up club cycling.

EQUESTRIAN: Hallett shines on Sparkling Indulgence

Somerset County Gazette:

9:44am Thursday 9th October 2014

GEMMA Hallett, a 24-year-old from Wellington, took the victory in the Dodson & Horrell 1.05m National Amateur Second Round hosted by Chard Equestrian in Crewkerne.

GOLF: Charity benefits from Bowmaker at Taunton and Pickeridge

Somerset County Gazette:

9:40am Thursday 9th October 2014

A TOTAL of 24 teams took part in the Ladies Captain’s Charity Mixed Bowmaker at Taunton and Pickeridge on Saturday.

RUGBY: School regain Sam Sherwin Memorial Trophy

Somerset County Gazette:

9:37am Thursday 9th October 2014

WELLINGTON School regained the Sam Sherwin Memorial Trophy with a 20-17 defeat of Wellington Under-18s in a pulsating game that entertained the large crowd from the first to the last minute.

FOOTBALL: Keyline league round-up

Somerset County Gazette:

9:34am Thursday 9th October 2014

A SHOCK, a surprise and a few close calls were the highlights of the second round of the Gardner Cup.

FOOTBALL: Taunton Saturday league round-up

Somerset County Gazette:

9:32am Thursday 9th October 2014

IN-FORM Creech Cougars eased through to the second round of the Seward Cup with a 4-1 defeat of Nether Stowey reserves.

FOOTBALL: Murray secures Taunton Town defeat of Mangotsfield

Somerset County Gazette:

9:30am Thursday 9th October 2014

TAUNTON continued their fine form with a 1-0 win at home to Mangotsfield on Tuesday, writes James Wright.

TENNIS: Lucy Shuker chases Masters glory

Somerset County Gazette:

9:27am Thursday 9th October 2014

TAUNTON’S London 2012 Paralympic wheelchair tennis bronze medallist Lucy Shuker is setting her sights on doubles Masters success next month.

Maynard sets his sights on silverware with 'ambitious' Somerset

Somerset County Gazette:

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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