(UPDATED) MAGPIES: Butterworth to stand down as chairman

Dorset Echo:

6:00am Wednesday 30th July 2014

DORCHESTER Town’s search for a new chairman has begun after Neal Butter-worth announced he is to step down from the role before the 2014/15 season kicks off.

UPDATE: GLASGOW 2014: Sixth place for Jay in freestyle final

Dorset Echo:

8:55pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

JAY Lelliott smashed his personal best at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow tonight, as the Portland teenager came sixth in the final of the 1500m freestyle.

MAGPIES: Dorchester-Portland friendly abandoned

Dorset Echo:

9:57pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

TONIGHT’S friendly between Dorchester Town and Portland United at the Avenue has been abandoned because of a serious head injury to Magpies defender Tony Rolls.

UPDATE: TERRAS: McPhee pens Weymouth deal

Dorset Echo:

7:56pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

CHRIS McPhee has put pen to paper on the pitch prior to the Terras’ pre-season friendly with Torquay United this evening.

SWIMMING: Lelliott books place in Glasgow showdown

Dorset Echo:

6:00am Tuesday 29th July 2014

JAY Lelliott will line up alongside some of the world’s best swimmers tonight after reaching the final of the 1500m freestyle at the Commonwealth Games.

TERRAS: Sills is set for Gulls reunion

Dorset Echo:

5:30am Tuesday 29th July 2014

TIM Sills is set to face a club he helped gain promotion to the Football League, as the Terras test themselves at home against Torquay United this evening (7.45pm).

DIVING: Club seeking funds after boards condemned

Dorset Echo:

8:40pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

MARIA Lochrie has all the knowledge and expertise to be a diving coach – but even she would find it difficult to teach her sport without a springboard and platform.

YOUTH: McGuinness competes on international stage

Dorset Echo:

8:20pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

A WEYMOUTH pupil has competed at international level in taekwondo after receiving a grant from her school as part of a sports scholarship.

CRICKET: Saints on course for another league title

Dorset Echo:

8:03pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

ST GEORGES stand on the cusp of an eighth Division One and Knockout Cup double in the Dorchester and District Evening League.

MAGPIES: Club’s new signings on show at the Avenue

Dorset Echo:

5:00am Tuesday 29th July 2014

DORCHESTER Town fans will get the chance to see new signings Will Agbo and Ryan Woodford at the Avenue for the first time tonight when Portland United are the visitors for a pre-season friendly (7.45pm).

GLASGOW 2014: Lelliott through to Commonwealth final

Dorset Echo:

12:57pm Monday 28th July 2014

SWIM star Jay Lelliott is through to the final of the 1500m freestyle at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

TERRAS: Jevon earns Matthews' praise

Dorset Echo:

5:00am Monday 28th July 2014

TERRAS’ boss Jason Matthews was full of praise for frontman Conor Jevon, who came off the bench to net the winner for his side in their 3-2 win at Plymouth Parkway.

BASKETBALL: Mission to boost Weymouth club

Dorset Echo:

7:00pm Monday 28th July 2014

A WEYMOUTH gym has given its backing to grassroots sport by becoming the main sponsor of the town’s basketball club’s first team.

MOTOCROSS: Lycett takes runner-up spot at Tincleton

Dorset Echo:

6:30pm Monday 28th July 2014

RINGWOOD Motocross Club returned to the sandy terrain at Tincleton on a superbly prepared circuit to start round 11 of the championship series.

CRICKET: Weymouth defeat for Beaminster

Dorset Echo:

6:30pm Monday 28th July 2014

ANOTHER average showing with the bat cost Beaminster any chance of victory in this Division Two clash.

CRICKET: Bridport beaten by rampant Stur

Dorset Echo:

6:10pm Monday 28th July 2014

BRIDPORT slipped to back-to-back defeats in Division Three as Sturminster Marshall strolled to victory at the Brewery Ground.

BOXING: Kieron remembered at Dorchester end-of-season awards

Dorset Echo:

5:00pm Monday 28th July 2014

THE late Kieron Clewett was remembered with fondness by family and friends at the Dorchester & District ABC’s annual general meeting and awards presentation.

MAGPIES: Agbo signs for Dorchester

Dorset Echo:

1:57pm Sunday 27th July 2014

WILL Agbo has become Dorchester Town’s latest summer signing after joining the club on a one-year deal.

TERRAS: Critchell makes an emotional return

Dorset Echo:

5:00pm Sunday 27th July 2014

KYLE Critchell admitted the emotion flooded out of him when he found the back of the net in his first game back after recovering from a life-threatening condition.

GLASGOW 2014: Lelliott helps England into final

Dorset Echo:

1:40pm Sunday 27th July 2014

PORTLAND’S Jay Lelliott helped England into the men’s 4x200m freestyle relay final tonight at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

FOOTBALL: May's brace not enough as Blues beaten

Dorset Echo:

4:00pm Sunday 27th July 2014

CHARLIE May bagged a brace for Portland United but it wasn’t enough as the Blues went down to a 4-3 pre-season defeat against Bournemouth Poppies.

FOOTBALL: Senior impressed as Bees hold the Robins

Dorset Echo:

3:00pm Sunday 27th July 2014

BRIDPORT again impressed manager Trevor Senior on Saturday with a 2-2 draw against Southern League outfit Frome Town.

CRICKET: Seasiders stunned by defeat to basement boys

Dorset Echo:

1:57pm Sunday 27th July 2014

A DEJECTED Kieron Womble saw his side squander a golden opportunity to book their place in the Premier One play-offs with a shock defeat at bottom side Ferndown Wayfarers.

CRICKET: Batting collapse hits Dorchester hopes

Dorset Echo:

2:01pm Sunday 27th July 2014

DORCHESTER captain Dan Belt couldn’t hide his frustration after his side came up just short at Bere Regis.

TERRAS: Weymouth grab win at Plymouth Parkway

Dorset Echo:

5:36pm Saturday 26th July 2014

SUBSTITUTE Conor Jevon came off the bench to score the winner ten minutes from time in Weymouth’s 3-2 pre-season victory over Plymouth Parkway at Bolitho Park this afternoon.

UPDATE: MAGPIES: Cann at the double for Dorchester

Dorset Echo:

5:30pm Saturday 26th July 2014

DAN Cann scored the first goals of his second spell with the Magpies in a pre-season triumph at Willand Rovers on Saturday.

SWIMMING: Lelliott ready for Commonwealth Games

Dorset Echo:

6:00am Saturday 26th July 2014

THE countdown to Glasgow 2014 is getting ever nearer for Portland’s Jay Lelliott, as he prepares for his 1,500m freestyle heat in the Commonwealth Games on Monday.

BEACH VOLLEYBALL: Ryan’s debut for England

Dorset Echo: ENGLAND MAN: Weymouth's Ryan Stout

5:30am Saturday 26th July 2014

WEYMOUTH’S Ryan Stout made his debut for the England under-21 team this week when he took part in World Under-21 Championships in Cyprus playing alongside Matt Hunter from Poole.

TRAITHLON: Bustinskin members in Outlaw bid

Dorset Echo:

5:00am Saturday 26th July 2014

A BIG contingent of Bustinskin members are gearing up for the annual Outlaw Triathlon in Nottingham tomorrow.

MAGPIES: Simkin won't risk Gleeson and Crittenden

Dorset Echo:

6:00am Friday 25th July 2014

midfielders Jamie Gleeson and Nick Crittenden will not be a part of Phil Simkin’s squad for their pre-season trip to Willand Rovers tomorrow (3pm).

RUGBY: Weymouth & Portland's invite to join pre-season training

Dorset Echo:

6:00pm Friday 25th July 2014

WEYMOUTH & Portland’s pre-season training is gathering pace ahead of the new campaign with a whole host of fitness drills and coaching taking place.

ATHLETICS: Hollie’s gold bid at Euros

Dorset Echo:

5:00pm Friday 25th July 2014

WORLD bronze medallist Hollie Neill will go for gold in two events at next month’s IPC European Championships in Swansea.

FOOTBALL: Redlands' 3G pitch fails FA grade

Dorset Echo:

5:00pm Friday 25th July 2014

REDLANDS will be battling to get their 3G surface up to sanctioned standards, after the pitch was recently struck off the FA’s official register for competitive fixtures.

GOLF: Remedy crown for Watson

Dorset Echo:

3:09pm Friday 25th July 2014

MICHAEL Watson continued his domination of tournaments in July by claiming the Remedy Oak Pro-Am for the second time in three years to register his sixth win in 21 days this month.

SKITTLES: Motley Crew make a great start

Dorset Echo:

3:05pm Friday 25th July 2014

BOTH Motley Crew Mixed teams have started their campaigns in the Butcombe British Championship and achieved success in their opening encounters.

CRICKET: Kieron not taking Wayfarers lightly

Dorset Echo:

5:20am Friday 25th July 2014

A WIN against league whipping boys Ferndown Wayfarers tomorrow (1pm) will all but secure a top-four spot for Weymouth going into the six-game play-offs in Premier One, but Kieron Womble insists his side will have to earn it.

CRICKET: Dorchester aiming for Bere double

Dorset Echo:

5:20am Friday 25th July 2014

DORCHESTER will be searching for a derby-day double tomorrow when they travel to neighbours Bere Regis (1pm).

TERRAS: Matthews: Be patient on McPhee

Dorset Echo:

5:00am Friday 25th July 2014

JASON Matthews has urged Terras’ fans to be patient over the potential capture of sought-after midfielder Chris McPhee.

TERRAS: Matthews bemused by ‘gazump’ claim and flattered by favourites’ tag

Dorset Echo:

6:00am Thursday 24th July 2014

JASON Matthews was both puzzled and flattered by bookmakers’ odds for the league title as well as Poole Town boss Tom Killick’s claims that Weymouth will be difficult to stop this season.

MAGPIES: Phil’s satisfied with response

Dorset Echo:

5:00am Thursday 24th July 2014

PHIL Simkin was a satisfied man after the Magpies responded to last weekend’s drubbing by AFC Bournemouth with a much-needed confidence-boosting victory at Bridport.

TERRAS: Copp and West agree deals

Dorset Echo:

9:10am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

WEYMOUTH have snapped up two of their trialists in the form of Jamie West and Jordan Copp on non-contract terms, following their 3-0 victory over Portland United at Grove Corner.

MAGPIES: Simkin swoops for Woodford

Dorset Echo:

10:56pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

DORCHESTER Town boss Phil Simkin has signed former Horsham skipper Ryan Woodford on a 12-month deal after his side secured a morale-boosting pre-season win at St Mary’s Field.

CRICKET: Puddletown earn Switched On glory

Dorset Echo:

6:00pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

PUDDLETOWN have won the Switched On Under-18 Cup for the first time, defeating 2013 champions Martinstown in the final match.

CRICKET: Pirates and Casuals in title celebration

Dorset Echo:

6:00pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

SNOOKES Pirates and Casuals have been toasting title successes after both clinched top spot in their divisions during the past week.

CRICKET: Saggies sunk as Moby Dick's Bears roar in cup final

Dorset Echo:

6:00pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

MOBY Dick’s Bears beat Saggies by 23 runs to win the CM Energy UK Cup in an entertaining final at Redlands.

ANGLING: Jurassic crown for Herbert

Dorset Echo:

6:00pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

THIS year’s two-day Jurassic Open Boat Match saw a healthy contingent of 38 anglers signing on to compete for top honours.

TERRAS: White's delight with Fantasy League take-up

Dorset Echo:

5:00pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

IAN White has been delighted with the take-up of his Wessex Fantasy Football League.

RUGBY: Prize-giving for Weymouth & Portland girls

Dorset Echo:

3:30pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

THE Weymouth & Portland girls’ section held their prize- giving to celebrate a great campaign.

MAGPIES: Skipper Nathan aims to boost morale after 11-0 humbling

Dorset Echo:

6:00am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

NATHAN Walker faces his first real test as Dorchester Town captain tonight when he tries to lift his team-mates after Saturday’s nightmare against Bournemouth.

UPDATE: TERRAS: Weymouth appoint Craig Laird as assistant-manager

Dorset Echo:

8:50am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

JASON Matthews has officially announced the appointment of Craig Laird as his assistant manager.



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