RUNNING: Taunton AC offers chance to improve

Somerset County Gazette:

6:00am Saturday 19th July 2014

TAUNTON Athletics Club are holding eight week running courses for beginners and improvers starting on August 1.

TENNIS: Dan Manlow rises in the world rankings

Somerset County Gazette:

1:04pm Friday 18th July 2014

FORMER Richard Huish student Dan Manlow has earned two more ATP Tour points and has risen to just outside the world’s top 1,000 following impressive performances in ITF Future events in Oklahoma, USA.

BANGER RACING: Smeatharpe prepares for feast of racing

Somerset County Gazette:

6:00am Thursday 17th July 2014

A DAY of fun and destruction awaits racegoers at Smeatharpe Stadium between Taunton and Honiton on Sunday (1pm).

HOCKEY: Vale trio grab World Cup medals

Somerset County Gazette:

5:00pm Friday 4th July 2014

TAUNTON Vale had no less than three ladies representing England at the Masters Hockey World Cup in Holland.

TENNIS: Lucy Shuker beaten at Wimbledon

Somerset County Gazette:

3:09pm Friday 4th July 2014

TAUNTON'S Lucy Shuker and her German partner Sabine Ellerbrock were beaten in the semi-finals of the wheelchair ladies doubles at Wimbledon today.

Charlie Attwood in record-breaking form at Manchester meet

Somerset County Gazette: CHARLIE Attwood

5:45pm 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.

GOLF: Burree wins silver salver at Taunton and Pickeridge

Somerset County Gazette: GOLF: Eric Hood dies, aged 85

6:00am Saturday 21st June 2014

TAUNTON and Pickeridge Ladies enjoyed another sunny day for their Hawkes Salver and Cup competitions on Tuesday.

BOWLS: Heavy rink victory gives Watchet the edge

Somerset County Gazette: BOWLS: Defeats for Harlequins and Royals

5:00pm Friday 20th June 2014

WATCHET Ladies took three triples to Bridgwater Town and despite losing on two, they won on the third by enough shots to win overall by three shots.

EVENTING: Weekend of competition at Treborough Hill

Somerset County Gazette: POINT TO POINT: Kirkleigh can score in Open

3:00pm Friday 20th June 2014

TREBOROUGH Hill will be a hive of activity this weekend as it hosts two full days of British Eventing competition in support of Dorset and Somerset Air Ambulance.

BOWLS: Taunton ladies too good for Deane

Somerset County Gazette: BOWLS: Defeats for Harlequins and Royals

9:23am Monday 16th June 2014

TAUNTON BC ladies played their second match in the South and West league when they claimed a maximum six points win at the expense of Taunton Deane.

SWIMMING: Medals flood in for Caroline

Somerset County Gazette: SWIMMING: Minehead and West Somerset celebrate achievements

4:30pm Saturday 14th June 2014

CAROLINE Faithfull, of Langport, has just won three bronze medals at the British Learning Disability Championships in Cardiff.

NETBALL: Galmington hold league trials

Somerset County Gazette: Bridgwater Netball Club round-up

3:00pm Saturday 14th June 2014

GALMINGTON are holding trials for their two teams in the South-West regional league.

GOLF: Hardwill takes the honours at Taunton and Pickeridge

Somerset County Gazette: GOLF: Southward wins Poppy Putter

12:00pm Saturday 14th June 2014

THERE was a large entry for the Fuller Medal at Taunton and Pickeridge on Saturday where despite the storms in the early hours the course was in excellent condition.

GOLF: Jeffrey wins Seniors June Medal at Vivary

Somerset County Gazette: GOLF: Eric Hood dies, aged 85

9:20am Saturday 14th June 2014

CONSTANT rain and poor conditions were no hindrance to Pete Jeffery in the Seniors June Medal at Vivary Golf Club.

BOWLS: Taunton Ladies win league opener

Somerset County Gazette: BOWLS: Defeats for Harlequins and Royals

6:00am Saturday 14th June 2014

TAUNTON BC Ladies made a good start in the South and West league when they played Somerton ladies.

CYCLING: Magnus excels in British schools championships

Somerset County Gazette: CYCLING: Magnus excels in British schools championships

8:10pm Friday 13th June 2014

KING'S Hall pupil Magnus Larsen claimed third place in the British Schools Cycling Association Criterium Championships – despite being the youngest rider in the race.

CRICKET: Independent schools hold the edge at Wellington

Somerset County Gazette: CRICKET: Anya Shrubsole picked for England

6:00pm Friday 13th June 2014

WELLINGTON School hosted a challenge between Under-15 players from state and independent schools for the Somerset County Sports Cup.

FOOTBALL: King's College students are leading the way

Somerset County Gazette: FOOTBALL: King's College students are leading the way

4:00pm Friday 13th June 2014

A GROUP of King’s College students have completed the FA Junior Football Leaders Award.

SKITTLES: Shuttern A sign off in great style

Somerset County Gazette: SKITTLES: Rollers are rocking in Ilminster nomination final

2:00pm Friday 13th June 2014

THE Club Skittles League’s presentation night, held at the Lawns Social Club in Mary Street, proved particularly special for Shuttern A.

BOXING: Fight Factory's King is crowned champ

Somerset County Gazette: BOXING: Tiverton's Alex Jones reverses verdict against tricky opponent

12:00pm Friday 13th June 2014

TAUNTON Fight Factory were in action again at Exeter's Rococo’s nightclub.

TRAMPOLINING: Whirlwinds are jumping for joy after regional championships

Somerset County Gazette: TRAMPOLINING: Whirlwinds are jumping for joy after regional championships

9:38am Friday 13th June 2014

WHIRLWINDS returned from the first British regional championships for trampoline and double mini-trampoline – held at Westpoint Arena in Exeter – with two champions.

BOWLS: Wellington too strong for Watchet

Somerset County Gazette: BOWLS: Tucker takes Deane singles honours

2:03pm Thursday 12th June 2014

WELLINGTON A continued their successful run, beating Watchet B 69-41 in South West 1 of the Somerset Bowls League.

TENNIS: Lucy Shuker has to settle for silver in world team cup

Somerset County Gazette: TENNIS: Shuker grabs Gauten Open doubles title

10:00am Sunday 8th June 2014

A SINGLES victory for Taunton’s Lucy Shuker was not enough to secure a gold medal for Great Britain at the BNP Paribas World Team Cup on Sunday.

HORSE RIDING: Queen's College riders rise to the challenge

Somerset County Gazette: HORSE RIDING: Queen's College riders rise to the challenge

12:00pm Saturday 7th June 2014

QUEEN'S College students excelled as the school hosted the first ever Queen’s Eventers’ team jumping competition at King’s Sedgemoor Equestrian Centre.

NETBALL: Taunton earn two promotions

Somerset County Gazette: Bridgwater Netball Club round-up

5:10pm Friday 6th June 2014

TAUNTON have enjoyed a successful and enjoyable 2013-14 season at the end of which two of their teams Quantock and Priory both won promotion in the Somerset Netball League.

SQUASH: Wyvern host Somerset Open this weekend

Somerset County Gazette: SQUASH: Wyvern Open attracts high quality field

3:00pm Friday 6th June 2014

AN impressive field of 16 professionals from all over the country are due to take part in the first Somerset Open at the Wyvern Club, Mountfields Road this weekend.

MOTOCROSS: Oakleaf Kawasaki to tackle festival 'all guns blazing'

Somerset County Gazette: MOTOCROSS: Oakleaf Kawasaki tackle festival 'all guns blazing'

11:00am Friday 6th June 2014

TAUNTON-based Oakleaf Kawasaki are gunning for glory in the Pro Nationals Festival in Weston-Super-Mare this Saturday and Sunday.

CRICKET: Coaching at the Wyvern Club

Somerset County Gazette: CRICKET: Anya Shrubsole picked for England

10:10pm Sunday 1st June 2014

A CRICKET coaching course will run at the Wyvern Club, off Mountfields Road, in Taunton from Saturday (June 7) for eight weeks.

BOWLS: Taunton Deane on song in Somerset league

Somerset County Gazette: BOWLS: Tucker takes Deane singles honours

10:06pm Sunday 1st June 2014

TAUNTON Deane men's A team won 55-46 at Victoria Park, Bridgwater, in South West 1 of the Somerset league to pick up 11 points.

BOXING: Nixon maintains unbeaten start to Priorswood career

Somerset County Gazette: BOXING: Tiverton's Alex Jones reverses verdict against tricky opponent

6:00pm Saturday 31st May 2014

PRIORSWOOD abc novice Bailey Nixon recorded his third win in a row at the expense of home boxer Isaac Fellows at Weston-super-Mare.

HOCKEY: Stevens takes Masters route to the World Cup

Somerset County Gazette: HOCKEY: Chard A finish with a flourish

12:10pm Saturday 31st May 2014

ROB Stevens, Head of Economics and Business Studies at Wellington School, is travelling to the Netherlands next week to play in the Masters Hockey World Cup.

GOLF: Oake Manor professional demonstrates his talent

Somerset County Gazette: GOLF: Eric Hood dies, aged 85

10:10am Saturday 31st May 2014

ALEX Munro, Oake Manor’s talented PGA assistant professional, has enjoyed a very busy and successful week.

HOCKEY: Carson ready for World Cup debut

Somerset County Gazette: HOCKEY: Carson ready for World Cup debut

8:00am Saturday 31st May 2014

HAVING previously pitted his wits in front of the cameras for Dragons’ Den, Wellington’s Tom Carson is confident he can handle the pressure when he makes his World Cup debut today.

SKITTLES: Dislocated finger no bar to pairs victory in Ron Cornish Memorial Shield

Somerset County Gazette: SKITTLES: Elmore Club secure league and cup double

5:20pm Friday 30th May 2014

ROY Quantick proved the star of the show as he and partner Terry Morgan won the Ron Cornish Memorial (Pairs) Shield held by the Chanin and Thomas Dunster league at the Allerford Club.

TRIATHLON: Taunton School hosts Total Buzz event

Somerset County Gazette: SWIMMING: Minehead and West Somerset celebrate achievements

1:30pm Friday 30th May 2014

TAUNTON School will again play host to the Taunton Triathlon, run by Total Buzz Events, on Sunday.

ATHLETICS: Taunton youngsters smash host of county records

Somerset County Gazette: ATHLETICS: Taunton youngsters smash host of county records

12:50pm Friday 30th May 2014

IT was a record-breaking weekend for Taunton AC’s athletes at the 2014 Somerset championships at the Yeovil arena.

FOOTBALL: Defensive stalwarts rack up most appearances for Peacocks

Somerset County Gazette: FOOTBALL: Taunton Town record impressive away win

8:20pm Monday 26th May 2014

THE defensive trio of club captain Owen Irish, Ben Mammola and Steve Kingdon made the most starts for Taunton Town during the 2013-14 campaign.

GOLF: Minehead's Bethany qualifies for prestigious tournament

Somerset County Gazette: GOLF: Eric Hood dies, aged 85

6:10pm Monday 26th May 2014

BETHANY Baker 13 from Minehead has qualified for the prestigious English Golf Junior Abraham Trophy, a five day event in Cote Golf Club Warwickshire in July.

BOWLS: Teenage Laura earns recognition by Somerset ladies

Somerset County Gazette: BOWLS: Defeats for Harlequins and Royals

4:00pm Monday 26th May 2014

WATCHET Bowls Club has a new up and coming young bowler – 15-year-old Laura Steel.

NETBALL: Galmington club awards for Taunton School students

Somerset County Gazette: Bridgwater Netball Club round-up

2:00pm Monday 26th May 2014

THREE Taunton School students have gained awards at the Galmington Netball Club end of season awards ceremony.

SWIMMING: Taunton students shine at regional championships

Somerset County Gazette: SWIMMING: Minehead and West Somerset celebrate achievements

12:00pm Monday 26th May 2014

TAUNTON School swimmers took part in the South-West Swimming Championships in Plymouth.

RUNNING: Runners go on their travels

Somerset County Gazette: RUNNING: Chard runners tackle Grizzlies

10:00am Monday 26th May 2014

RUNNING Forever Running Club members have once again been in action at a variety of distances in differing locations of late.

PIGEON RACING: South Road Flying Club results

8:00am Monday 26th May 2014

EIGHTEEN members of South Road Flying Club sent 190 birds from Carentan on May 17 at 8am.

SWIMMING: Queen's College student hungry for more success

Somerset County Gazette: SWIMMING: Queen's College student hungry for more success

6:00am Monday 26th May 2014

AT the tender age of 16, Queen’s College student Rebecca Wilde has already achieved spectacular success by winning over 300 medals – and she plans on gaining plenty more.

FENCING: Jessica successfully defends her British title

Somerset County Gazette: FENCING: Jessica successfully defends her British title

6:00am Saturday 17th May 2014

WELLINGTON School pupil Jessica Gundry has become the national Under-18 epee champion for the second year running.

NETBALL: Hovelands finish with a flourish for Galmington

Somerset County Gazette: Bridgwater Netball Club round-up

2:52pm Friday 16th May 2014

The final day of the netball season saw all six of Galmington’s Somerset League teams in action.

POINT TO POINT: Latest Trend impresses at Cothelstone

Somerset County Gazette: POINT TO POINT: Kirkleigh can score in Open

10:08am Friday 16th May 2014

BRIDGET Andrews doubled her lead in the National table at the Weston and Banwell meet at Cothelstone on Wednesday.

POINT TO POINT: Evening meeting at Cothelstone next Wednesday

Somerset County Gazette: POINT TO POINT: Kirkleigh can score in Open

12:56pm Friday 9th May 2014

THE Weston & Banwell hold their popular evening meeting at Cothelstone next Wednesday, May 14.

ATHLETICS: Wellington School pupil wins Somerset championship

Somerset County Gazette: Grant joy for Taunton Athletics Club

8:31pm Sunday 4th May 2014

A WELLINGTON School pupil is the new Somerset intermediate girls multi-event champion.

RUNNING: Records fall at Longrun Meadow

Somerset County Gazette: RUNNNING: Exeter captain third in this morning's Great West Run

8:13pm Sunday 4th May 2014

THE 30th Longrun Meadow parkrun attracted a record entry of 256 runners and 103 personal bests.






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