FOOTBALL: Blues suffer hiccup in title push

Dorset Echo: ISLAND BATTLE: Portland’s Ed Bastic

6:10pm Sunday 20th April 2014

THE destiny of the Dorset Premier League title remains in the hands of Portland United despite Saturday’s defeat by Wareham Rangers.

TERRAS: Reserves not title contenders, insits Richmond

Dorset Echo: CLASSY CARL: Carl McClements is mobbed by his team-mates after scoring

6:00pm Sunday 20th April 2014

JAKE Richmond ruled Weymouth Reserves out of the Dorset Premier League title picture, even though his side returned to the top of the pile following their 5-0 thumping of Blandford United.

FOOTBALL: Magpies and Terras match updates

Dorset Echo: FOOTBALL: Terras live match updates

1:59pm Saturday 19th April 2014

Weymouth travel to Redditch United, while Dorchester are away at Whitehawk

UPDATE: MAGPIES: Whitehawk add to Magpies' misery

Dorset Echo: RALLY CALL: Keeper Alan Walker-Harris

6:10pm Saturday 19th April 2014

RELEGATED Dorchester made fellow strugglers Whitehawk sweat in a tense affair on the South Coast.

UPDATE: TERRAS: Clinical display sees Weymouth hit Redditch for four

Dorset Echo: TERRAS’ JOY: Weymouth celebrate at Redditch

5:55pm Saturday 19th April 2014

WEYMOUTH ripped up the Southern Premier League formbook and threw it away on Saturday, as they outclassed Redditch and produced a scintillating four-goal show.

CRICKET: Park claims Dorset places are still up for grabs

Dorset Echo: SKIPPER: Chris Park in action against Hampshire Seconds

6:00am Saturday 19th April 2014

CHRIS Park claimed places are still available in his eventual starting XI, as Dorset make two changes to their squad to take on Wiltshire in a pre-season contest at South Wilts CC on Easter Monday (11am).

MAGPIES: Loyal Gleeson ready for next season

Dorset Echo: SHOULDER INJURY: Jamie Gleeson

5:40am Saturday 19th April 2014

WALKING away from Dorchester Town this summer simply wasn’t an option for long-serving midfielder Jamie Gleeson.

MAGPIES: Simkin hails 'brave' people who took on club

Dorset Echo: PRAISE: Phil Simkin has shown his appreciation for the people who have helped keep the Magpies running this season

6:00am Friday 18th April 2014

PHIL Simkin has hailed the efforts of the “brave” people running Dorchester Town, who he reckons gave the club a future when it didn’t have one.

TERRAS: Matthews hopes for an Easter present

Dorset Echo: FITNESS TEST: Jacob Jagger-Cane

5:00am Friday 18th April 2014

WEYMOUTH player-manager Jason Matthews has urged his Terras’ squad to show more desire as he targets an unbeaten Easter weekend.

BEES: Senior's men are not Street-wise

Dorset Echo: BEATEN THREE TIMES: Keeper Sam Filkins

6:55pm Friday 18th April 2014

GOOD Friday turned sour for Trevor Senior’s Bridport, as they were convincingly beaten by Street at St Mary’s Field.

FOOTBALL: Blues look to extend lead at the top

Dorset Echo: RETURN: Ed Bastic

6:30am Friday 18th April 2014

TABLE-TOPPERS Portland United will be looking to extend their lead at the summit of the Dorset Premier league this weekend as they entertain Wareham Rangers tomorrow (3pm).

BEES: Bridport missing Dovell for Street test

Dorset Echo: UPS AND DOWNS: Ryan Dovell

6:20am Friday 18th April 2014

BRIDPORT will again be without striker Ryan Dovell when they take on Street at St Mary’s Field today (3pm).

MAGPIES: Chairman eyes quick return to Conference South

Dorset Echo: REMAINING POSITIVE: Neal Butterworth

6:00am Thursday 17th April 2014

HOWEVER painful and frustrating this season has been, Dorchester Town chairman Neal Butterworth is confident the club now has the opportunity to build for a successful future.

HOCKEY: Pushback for Weymouth's Easter festival

Dorset Echo: FESTIVAL FUN: The action begins tomorrow at Redlands

5:00am Thursday 17th April 2014

WEYMOUTH Hockey Club are gearing up for their annual Easter Hockey Festival at Redlands, starting tomorrrow.

MAGPIES: Simkin proud of players despite relegation

Dorset Echo: DUMBFOUNDED: Phil Simkin

6:00am Wednesday 16th April 2014

LESS than a year after a record-breaking league season, the Magpies last night lost their status as a Confer-ence South club – but boss Phil Simkin insists his players have not failed anyone.

TERRAS: Matthews blasts wasteful show

Dorset Echo: MIDFIELD ROLE: Jamie Richards, right

5:00am Wednesday 16th April 2014

JASON Matthews labelled Weymouth’s wasteful 1-0 home defeat to Banbury as “terrible” as his side spurned countless opportunities to find the net against the Puritans last night.

COMMENT: MAGPIES: Safeguarding club has to be the priority

Dorset Echo: BIG LOSS: Striker Ben Watson was among a number of high-profile players who left the club this

8:00pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

RELEGATION is always one of the hardest things to accept as a football fan.

ANGLING: Trophy glory for international ace Connor

Dorset Echo: TROPHY WINNER: Connor Hallett receives the Fred Tolley Memorial Trophy

6:00pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

CONNOR Hallett was top of the class in the first match of the juniors’ Saturday League season, clinching the Fred Tolley Memorial Trophy on the East Pier at West Bay.

FOOTBALL: Zima's red card ends Aura's cup bid

Dorset Echo: FIRST TO THE BALL: Sailors Return’s Andy Dixon beats the Dolphin’s Charlie Kenderdine

6:00pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

TEN-MAN Aura missed out on becoming the first winners of the Dorset Sunday Intermediate Cup following a 3-1 defeat to Pilot FC in the final at the County Ground in Hamworthy.

FOOTBALL: Bridport bag a double as 10-man Radstock sunk

Dorset Echo: FOUND THE NET: Dan Wise

6:00pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

BRIDPORT eased their way to a comfortable victory against 10-man Radstock Town to make it three wins from their last five league outings.

FOOTBALL: Chickerell back to their best

Dorset Echo: LONG BALL: Liam Coles

6:00pm Wednesday 16th April 2014


FOOTBALL: Mutch keeps Portland on title track

Dorset Echo: MATCHWINNER: Portland’s Carl Mutch, right

6:00pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

CARL Mutch’s header on 15 minutes sent Portland United to the top of the Dorset Premier League at the expense of their visitors.

TERRAS: New deal for Kelly

Dorset Echo: CONTRACT: Adam Kelly

4:33pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

TERRAS’ midfielder Adam Kelly has signed a new deal with the club which will keep him at Bob Lucas Stadium next season.

FOOTBALL: Magpies and Terras live updates

Dorset Echo: FOOTBALL: Terras live match updates

7:02pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

Weymouth are at home against Banbury United, while Dorchester host Hayes & Yeading at the Avenue.

(UPDATED WITH VIDEO) MAGPIES: Avenue agony as Dorchester relegated

Dorset Echo: GROUNDED: Charlie Lossaso

10:38pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

DORCHESTER Town face life in the Southern League Premier Division next season after tonight’s defeat to Hayes & Yeading ended their hopes of escaping from the Skrill South relegation zone.

MAGPIES: Another win or bust for Dorchester

Dorset Echo: CAPTAIN MARVEL: Mark Jermyn heads the winner against Farnborough on Saturday

6:00am Tuesday 15th April 2014

IT’S win or bust again for the Magpies tonight as Phil Simkin’s troops attempt to keep their survival hopes alive for a few more days.

TERRAS: Matthews adapting to being boss

Dorset Echo: MAKING AN EXIT: Ben Joyce

5:00am Tuesday 15th April 2014

WEYMOUTH manager Jason Matt-hews reflected on his spell as the Terras’ boss to date as his side host Banbury United at the Bob Lucas Stadium this evening (7.45pm).

UPDATE WITH VIDEO: TERRAS: Weymouth stunned by Puritans' smash and grab

Dorset Echo: EYES ON THE GOAL: Stewart Yetton fires in a shot

11:13pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

WEYMOUTH will be wondering how they succumbed to their fourth straight defeat after the Terras were stunned by struggling Banbury at the Bob Lucas Stadium.

CRICKET: Dorset's great start after Hampshire beaten

Dorset Echo: CLOSE CALL: Dorset's Mark Wolstenholme, right, escapes an lbw appeal

5:00pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

DORSET kicked off their new campaign with a bang as they defeated Hampshire Seconds in a pre-season friendly at the Ageas Bowl.

BEES: Bridport look to stop rot at Radstock

Dorset Echo: AT THE DOUBLE: Tom Richardson

6:20am Tuesday 15th April 2014

BRIDPORT will be looking to bounce back from two consecutive league defeats when they travel to Radstock Town this evening (7.45pm).

(UPDATED WITH VIDEO) MAGPIES: Dorchester's dream of avoiding the drop still alive

Dorset Echo: MAKING HIS MARK: Skipper Mark Jermyn is mobbed after scoring the winner against Farnborough

6:00am Monday 14th April 2014

MARK Jermyn’s winner against Farnborough on Saturday may have only served to delay the inevitable in the Magpies’ battle to avoid the drop – but manager Phil Simkin and his men aren’t giving up hope just yet.

RUGBY: Dorchester fall again as sorry season finishes

Dorset Echo: WELL-EARNED SCORE: Dave Gower

7:00pm Monday 14th April 2014

DORCHESTER’S disappointing season ended with a whimper as they crashed to defeat against a fired up Ivel Barbarians

FOOTBALL: Beasley hits treble as Blues coast to win

Dorset Echo: HAT-TRICK HERO: Jamie Beasley, right

5:30pm Monday 14th April 2014

PORTLAND United underlined their credentials as favourites for the Dorset Premier League title with an emphatic victory at the County Ground.

TERRAS: Subs come up trumps for Richmond's reserves

Dorset Echo: ROYALS VISIT: Jake Richmond

5:20pm Monday 14th April 2014

THE Terras’ three substitutes all played pivotal roles in their side snatching three points at Days Park.

BEES: Reserves go down to Parley in seven-goal thriller

Dorset Echo: SCREAMER: Jack Scovell

5:20pm Monday 14th April 2014

BRIDPORT Reserves were narrowly beaten in a topsy-turvy encounter against Parley Sports, as they had to play the last 40 minutes of the game with 10 men.

YOUTH: Cherry targeting success at National Finals

Dorset Echo: FINALS FORAY: Lily Cherry

5:00pm Monday 14th April 2014

LILY Cherry has qualified for the ESTTA National Finals in Doncaster at the end of April, having won the Dorset Girls’ Under-16 title for the second year running.

YOUTH: Sevens trial dates for ace Kelly

Dorset Echo: ENGLAND CHANCE: Kelly Coombes

4:50pm Monday 14th April 2014

YEOVIL College’s Kelly Coombes, 16, has been invited to try out for the England Under-20s Sevens squad.

YOUTH: Super seven golds for Tornadoes tyros

Dorset Echo: COUNTY SHOW: Tornadoes of South Dorset Swimming Club at the County Championships

4:40pm Monday 14th April 2014

TORNADOES of South Dorset swimmers scooped 15 medals – seven of them gold – at the Dorset County Championships held in Weymouth and Bournemouth over three weekends.

YOUTH: Dutch test in sight for hockey star Tara

Dorset Echo: GOING DUTCH: Tara Chittenden

4:20pm Monday 14th April 2014

THOMAS Hardye hockey ace Tara Chittenden has been called up to represent England Under-16s against the Netherlands later this month.

YOUTH: Tag rugby triumph for St Osmund's

Dorset Echo: TAG TRIUMPH: St Osmund's Primary School

4:20pm Monday 14th April 2014

ST OSMUND’S beat last year’s champions Radipole to win the Weymouth RFC schools tag rugby competition.

TERRAS: Inexperience is costing Weymouth

Dorset Echo: LEVELLER: Stewart Yetton

5:20am Monday 14th April 2014

INEXPERIENCE was a vital factor in Weymouth’s 2-1 home defeat to St Neots Town, claimed Jason Matthews.

MAGPIES: Testimonial for Gleeson

Dorset Echo: SHOULDER INJURY: Jamie Gleeson

5:00am Monday 14th April 2014

JAMIE Gleeson’s loyalty to Dorchester Town will be rewarded with a testimonial this summer after the midfielder committed himself to the club for another season.

BEES: Bridport edged out in seven-goal thriller

Dorset Echo: EYES ON THE BALL: Chris Luke, right

4:00pm Sunday 13th April 2014

BRIDPORT boss Trevor Senior slammed his side’s sluggish start as the Bees were edged out in a seven-goal thriller at St Mary’s Field.

MAGPIES: Jermyn header keeps Magpies' slim survival hopes alive

Dorset Echo: MAGPIES’ JOY: Nathan Walker, centre, leads the celebrations after Mark Jermyn’s goal

1:00pm Sunday 13th April 2014

DORCHESTER Town live to fight another day in Skrill South after a thunderous header from returning captain Mark Jermyn sealed a hard-fought victory over Farnborough at the Avenue.

TERRAS: Weymouth swept aside by the Saints

Dorset Echo: EDGED OUT: Mark Ford, centre

1:00pm Sunday 13th April 2014

WEYMOUTH lost their third league game on the spin as they suffered defeat against St Neots Town in a tame performance at the Bob Lucas Stadium.

FOOTBALL: Magpies and Terras live match updates

Dorset Echo: Magpies and Terras Matchday Live

2:23pm Saturday 12th April 2014

The Magpies host Farnborough and the Terras entertain St Neots Town this afternoon (3.07pm). Follow live match updates here.

MAGPIES: Byerley ready for battle

Dorset Echo: ALL SET: Warren Byerley

6:00am Saturday 12th April 2014

WARREN Byerley is preparing himself for battle, as Dorchester fight to save themselves from almost certain relegation at home to Farnborough today (3.07pm).

CRICKET: Seasiders muck in at Redlands

Dorset Echo: GETTING READY: From left, Weymouth president John Cake, second XI captain Peter Gordon,

5:00am Saturday 12th April 2014

WEYMOUTH Cricket Club are gearing up for the new season and have been hard at work preparing the facilities at Redlands in time for the start of their Dorset League campaign.

TERRAS: No easing up for Matthews

Dorset Echo: BETWEEN THE STICKS: Keeper Jason Matthews

5:00am Saturday 12th April 2014

TERRAS’ player-manager Jason Matthews refuses to let his players slip into holiday mode, and claimed they have a job to do against St Neots Town today (3.07pm).

MAGPIES: Simkin eager for Dorchester to battle to the end

Dorset Echo: BELIEF: Phil Simkin believes he has the players to get the Magpies' out of the mire

4:50pm Thursday 10th April 2014

PHIL Simkin has insisted that even if the Magpies are to go down this season they must continue to fight right to the last.

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