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.

SKITTLES: Latest results from Blackdown Hills league

Somerset County Gazette:

1:14pm Friday 12th September 2014

CATHERINE Wheel started their defence of their Division A title in the Blackdown Hills league with a 40 pin win over newly promoted Dam Busters.

GOLF: Fun day at Taunton and Pickeridge

Somerset County Gazette:

1:09pm Friday 12th September 2014

IT was sunshine all the way at Taunton & Pickeridge on Tuesday when 30 lady members invited golfing friends from other clubs to join them in a fun day of golf in glorious conditions.

PIGEONS: Latest South Road club results

1:06pm Friday 12th September 2014

FIVE members of South Road Flying Club sent 33 birds from Eastbourne on Saturday.

HOCKEY: Vale offer event for newcomers tonight

Somerset County Gazette:

1:03pm Friday 12th September 2014

TAUNTON Vale Sports Club is taking part in the national Back to Hockey initiative for those who are thinking of getting back into hockey or wanting to pick up a stick for the first time.

NETBALL: Claremont take Taunton derby

Somerset County Gazette:

1:01pm Friday 12th September 2014

JUST four of Galmington’s Somerset League teams were in action on the opening Saturday of the new season with first division Claremont leading the way with an excellent if nail-biting win over Taunton’s Quantock at the Vale.

RUNNING: Miles heads Longrun Meadow parkrun field

Somerset County Gazette:

12:08pm Sunday 7th September 2014

DANIEL Miles of Taunton AC finished first in the Longrun Meadow parkun on Saturday, making the most of ideal conditions to return a time of 18m 23s.

GOLF: Pickeridge ladies lose crown

Somerset County Gazette:

3:51pm Friday 5th September 2014

TAUNTON and Pickeridge Ladies missed out on retaining the Rogers Cup – a county competition – by the narrowest of margins.

MOTOR SPORT: Taunton club in action at Wiscombe Park

Somerset County Gazette:

3:46pm Friday 5th September 2014

TAUNTON Motoring Club will be part of the Five Clubs syndicate who be promoting two days of championship hillclimbing at Wiscombe Park this weekend.

FENCING: Cashen's experience tells

Somerset County Gazette:

3:43pm Friday 5th September 2014

TAUNTON Deane Blades Fencing Club Junior Championships were fought at the new venue of Kings Hall School with the finals being a tense contest between Gabby Sully Dunbar and club-mate Milo Cashen.

GOLF: Richards holes ace in Generation Cup

Somerset County Gazette:

3:40pm Friday 5th September 2014

BERYL Richards hit a superb hole in one when Taunton Vale took part in the Generation Cup at Weston-super-Mare.

RUNNING: New club holds first run

Somerset County Gazette:

3:37pm Friday 5th September 2014

TAUNTON Running Club are holding their first meeting next Tuesday.

TABLE TENNIS: Taunton league welcomes new players and clubs

Somerset County Gazette:

6:10am Monday 18th August 2014

THE Taunton Table Tennis League starts up again next month and any new teams or players are welcome to join.

CYCLING: Exmoor Explorer raises £5,000

Somerset County Gazette:

2:30pm Saturday 16th August 2014

THE 17th annual Exmoor Explorer mountain bike challenge attracted nearly 400 riders from all over the country.

CYCLING: Elliot on a high after RideLondon event

Somerset County Gazette:

1:40pm Saturday 16th August 2014

TAUNTON’S Elliot Redfern admitted that being roared down the home straight on The Mall by hordes of fans at the Prudential RideLondon Youth Grand Prix would live long in the memory, writes Marios Palaloizou.

CYCLING: Hardy Wheelers join in Exmouth Exodus

11:20am Saturday 16th August 2014

EIGHT brave members Wellington Wheelers CC took on the challenge of the Exmouth Exodus bike ride on Saturday.

GOLF: Gidley on form at Taunton and Pickeridge

Somerset County Gazette:

9:30pm Friday 15th August 2014

THE Goodman Cup Bogey Competition at Taunton and Pickeridge GC attracted a good entry.

BOWLS: Helen, 70, wins Champion of Champions title for Watchet

Somerset County Gazette:

7:23pm Friday 15th August 2014

HELEN McDermaid has won the Bowls England Champion of Champions trophy – at the age of 70.

BASEBALL: Taunton Muskets finish in style

1:20pm Saturday 9th August 2014

TAUNTON Muskets’ debut season in the South West Baseball League drew to an end last with their final game at home to the Torbay Barons.

HOCKEY: World Cup star to boost Vale

Somerset County Gazette:

11:30am Saturday 9th August 2014

IAN Haley, who played for South Africa in the London 2012 Olympics, will be turning out for Taunton Vale next season.

GOLF: Rookie Lowe wins Ronnie Mead Trophy

Somerset County Gazette:

10:00am Saturday 9th August 2014

JOHN Lowe, who only received his competitive handicap in May, won the Ronnie Mead Trophy by three clear points at Taunton Vale.

GOLF: Carter's back in style

Somerset County Gazette:

4:00pm Friday 8th August 2014

AFTER a quiet winter Dave Carter, the former seniors competitions secretary at Vivary, stormed back into form with a trio of high-profile victories.

GOLF: Taunton and Pickeridge ladies raise charity cash

Somerset County Gazette:

12:46pm Friday 8th August 2014

A TOTAL of 116 Taunton and Pickeridge Ladies and their guests took part in the 4 Ball Team Event on Tuesday.

ROLLER DERBY: Angels of Terror retain trophy

6:10pm Friday 25th July 2014

TAUNTON and Exeter's South West Angels of Terror (SWAT) retained the coveted title of Champion Roller Derby Team in the South-West.

HOCKEY: Former Vale player represents England at Commonwealth Games

Somerset County Gazette:

3:00pm Friday 25th July 2014

FORMER Taunton Vale player Simon Mantell is currently representing England at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

MOTOR SPORT: Wellington brothers add extra interest to bumper weekend of hill climbing at Wiscombe Park

Somerset County Gazette:

11:55am Friday 25th July 2014

WISCOMBE Park hosts the highlight of the South-West’s hill climb season this weekend with the visit of the country’s premier series, the Avon Tyres/TTC Group British Hill Climb Championship.

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.






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