BOXING: French makes winning debut

Somerset County Gazette:

4:47pm Thursday 30th October 2014

PRIOSWOOD ABC junior Joe French earned a unanimous decision over Devonports Cody Berry at Bude.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

GOLF: In-form Stait wins Pickeridge medal

Somerset County Gazette:

12:32pm Friday 3rd October 2014

A TOTAL of 42 Taunton and Pickeridge Ladies took part in the Breakthrough Breast Cancer Medal played in beautiful autumnal sunshine.

NETBALL: Galmington suffer narrow defeat

Somerset County Gazette:

12:29pm Friday 3rd October 2014

GALMINGTON travelled to Gloucester to play Hucclecote A in Regional League Division One and lost 52-43.

TABLE TENNIS: YMCA Raiders make good start

Somerset County Gazette:

12:03pm Friday 3rd October 2014

YMCA Raiders started their defence of the Taunton league title with a win against Ark Tigers.

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.

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).

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

TENNIS: County honours for junior duo

Somerset County Gazette:

1:31pm Friday 12th September 2014

KING'S College student Pearllan Cipriano and King’s Hall pupil and Matthew Harrison, won a combined three county titles in the Somerset junior championships at Blackbrook Tennis Centre Taunton.

TRAMPOLINING: Whirlwinds bounce into new season in style

Somerset County Gazette:

1:28pm Friday 12th September 2014

WHIRLWINDS trampoline and DMT club were in the medals at the first league event of the season at the Welsh institute of sport in Cardiff.

GOLF: Loaders double up at Oake Manor

Somerset County Gazette:

1:16pm Friday 12th September 2014

OAKE Manor’s Junior Championship was held in atrocious weather but the youngsters battled it out to the end and the winner of the gross was 14-year-old Sam Loader while his 17-year-old sister Kathryn won the net.






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