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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.

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.

RUGBY: Titans begin national league campaign with away win

Somerset County Gazette:

9:40pm Sunday 7th September 2014

TAUNTON Titans hit the ground running in National League 2 (South) with a 29-24 win at Cambridge yesterday.

RUGBY: Wellington suffer double blow

Somerset County Gazette:

8:46pm Sunday 7th September 2014

WELLINGTON'S second string made a disappointing start to their new league campaign with a 32-3 defeat by newly-relegated Bristol Barbarians.

FOOTBALL: Wellington stunned by late penalty

Somerset County Gazette:

8:32pm Sunday 7th September 2014

CHARD Town clinched a 4-3 victory over Wellington in the Toolstation league yesterday when Sam Clark converted a hotly disputed penalty in injury time.

FOOTBALL: Murray spot kick keeps Taunton Town unbeaten

Somerset County Gazette:

1:25pm Sunday 7th September 2014

TAUNTON Town's undefeated sequence of games was stretched to 17 following their entertaining 1-1 draw at Yate Town in the Southern League yesterday.

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.

FOOTBALL: Minehead tackle league champions

Somerset County Gazette:

8:30am Saturday 6th September 2014

MINEHEAD face a tough task today when they visit Nailsea United who have won the Somerset league title for each of the last three seasons.

FOOTBALL: Keyline league kicks off

Somerset County Gazette:

8:00am Saturday 6th September 2014

THE Keyline Taunton Sunday gets up and running tomorrow with 13 first round ties.

FOOTBALL: Hawes has defensive concerns ahead of Chard clash

Somerset County Gazette:

7:00am Saturday 6th September 2014

WELLINGTON manager Mike Hawes says his side must improve their defending if they are to kick on and match the achievements of last season.

RUGBY: Titans all set for league opener

Somerset County Gazette:

6:10am Saturday 6th September 2014

TAUNTON Titans begin their latest campaign in National League 2 (South) at Cambridge today. And despite a 34-28 defeat at the hands of the University of Wales (Cardiff) at Hyde Park in a friendly last weekend, coach Tony Yapp is feeling confident ahead of the new season.

CRICKET: County Ground hosts three knockout finals on Sunday

Somerset County Gazette:

4:04pm Friday 5th September 2014

THE finals of the three Somerset Cricket Board Knockout competitions will be taking place at the County Ground on Sunday with the first match is due to get underway at 10am.

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.

CRICKET: Somerset duo join cycle challenge

Somerset County Gazette:

3:34pm Friday 5th September 2014

MAX Waller and James Regan got on their bikes to help raise money for charity.

FOOTBALL: Futsal leagues come to Somerset

Somerset County Gazette:

3:31pm Friday 5th September 2014

FIFA claim that futsal is the fastest growing indoor sport on the planet – and the Somerset FA is offering local players a great opportunity to find out why, writes Simon Parkinson.

FOOTBALL: Peacocks set new standards

Somerset County Gazette:

3:23pm Friday 5th September 2014

TAUNTON Town are now unbeaten in 16 matches following their victory over Clevedon Town in the FA Cup last Saturday.

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