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.

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.

ATHLETICS: Dorchester honour Blake for fourth time

Dorset Echo: ACE ATHLETES: Sir John Colfox pupils, left to right: Martha Baker, Lucie Fry, Ryan Smith, Eva Bowring, Grace Butt and Imogen Slade

6:00pm Friday 11th April 2014

DORCHESTER Athletic Club celebrated another successful year of running, jumping and throwing with an awards night recognising achievements across all disciplines and age groups.

ATHLETICS: Records tumble for Weymouth St Paul's Harriers

Dorset Echo: TOP TRIO: James Tufnail, Ryan Purse and Hannah Westhenry

3:30pm Friday 11th April 2014

WEYMOUTH St Paul’s Harriers held their annual awards night and had plenty to celebrate.

POINT-TO-POINT: Treble for Biddick at Littlewindsor

Dorset Echo: LEADING THE WAY: Dancing Solo heads Garden Whispers and Angonaminute

5:00pm Wednesday 9th April 2014

WILL Biddick rode a Littlewindsor treble to reach the 20-winner mark and establish a three-winner advantage over Robbie Henderson in the national table.

SAILING: Giles grabs Finn gold

Dorset Echo: GOLDEN BOY: Giles Scott

1:48pm Sunday 6th April 2014

GILES Scott defended his Finn title on the final day of the ISAF World Cup Mallorca, as British sailors claimed a total of five medals on the final day of competition.

SAILING: Silver show for Portland's Megan

Dorset Echo: SECOND PLACE: Megan Pascoe

5:00am Saturday 5th April 2014

Helena Lucas and Portland’s Megan Pascoe picked up Brit-ain’s first medals of the ISAF Sailing World Cup Mallorca yesterday, claiming the two top steps of the podium in the 2.4mR class on the penultimate day of the event.

BOWLS: Dorchester crowned mixed league champions

Dorset Echo: MIKE’S MAGIC: Dorchester skip Mike Lofthouse who produced two top rink performances

9:00pm Friday 4th April 2014

IN THEIR final league game of the season, Dorchester secured the County Mixed League Cham-pionship with a hefty last-match shot difference, which was mainly due to the excellent result on just one of the four rinks.

BOWLS: Dorchester Timber claim Business League title

Dorset Echo: TIMBER TRIUMPH: Mayor of Dorchester Stella Jones presents the Business League Trophy

8:00pm Friday 4th April 2014

THE inaugural Dorchester Business Bowls League season came to a finish, at a presentation evening held at the Dorchester Bowls Club, when the town Mayor Coun Stella Jones presented the winner’s trophy to Dorchester Timber.

HOCKEY: Super Seasiders in stylish finish

Dorset Echo: BIG HIT: Chloe Carter-Miles, right

8:00pm Friday 4th April 2014

WEYMOUTH ended their East Division season on a high with an 8-0 thrashing of Yeovil and Sherborne to secure them fourth place in the standings.

HOCKEY: Champion show as Weymouth crowned

Dorset Echo: CHAMPIONS: Weymouth celebrate after winning the Hampshire Two title

8:00pm Friday 4th April 2014

A CHRIS Fry hat-trick ensured Weymouth claimed the Hamp-shire Two league crown, with an emphatic win over visitors Tadley.

SAILING: Scott and Lucas on top in fast and furious Palma

Dorset Echo: TOUGH WEEK: Weymouth's Nick Dempsey

8:41am Friday 4th April 2014

STRONG winds and big swells provided some game-changing conditions at the ISAF Sailing World Cup Mallorca yesterday, with capsizes and equipment breakages across the fleets in Palma Bay.

POINT-TO-POINT: Tasty Lunch is the fancy at Littlewindsor

Dorset Echo: SEVEN-RACE CARD: Runners at Littlewindsor

5:10am Friday 4th April 2014

LITTLEWINDSOR stages the Seavington Hunt’s meet tomorrow.

ATHLETICS: Grandmother Dot strikes gold in Budapest

Dorset Echo: INSPIRATIONAL: Dot Fraser

5:00am Thursday 3rd April 2014

INSPIRATIONAL Weymouth grandmother Dot Fraser continued her love affair with athletics by striking gold and silver at the World Masters Indoor Championships in Budapest.

SAILING: Great Scott and 470 girls steal the show in Palma

Dorset Echo: CLEAN SWEEP: Giles Scott

8:58am Thursday 3rd April 2014

PORTLAND’S Finn sailor Giles Scott and Olympic silver medallists Hannah Mills and Saskia Clark were unbeatable on the third day of ISAF World Cup racing in Palma, taking a clean sweep of race wins as the regatta reaches its halfway stage.

HOOKED: Dorchester club is a great catch

Dorset Echo: CONGER CATCH: Ryan Casey caught this specimen conger eel while fishing aboard Weymouth-based boat Gypsy.

8:00pm Wednesday 2nd April 2014

DORCHESTER & District Angling Society (DDAS) was founded in 1947 and caters for all age groups from 10 years upwards with coarse and carp fishing in the heart of the Dorset countryside.

BOXING: Busy times for Weymouth boxing club

Dorset Echo: RECOGNITION: Weymouth ABC president David Nelmes, right, and wife Margret, left, with Mayor Ray Banham and Mayoress Pamela Nixon

6:00pm Wednesday 2nd April 2014

IT has been a busy few months for members of Weymouth Amateur Boxing Club – in and out of the ring.

SAILING: Lucas bags fab four in Palma Bay

Dorset Echo: SUPER START: Helena Lucas

5:00am Wednesday 2nd April 2014

Paralympic champion medallist Helena Lucas remains unbeaten from four races so far in the 2.4mR fleet after a long and challenging second day of racing at the ISAF Sailing World Cup Mallorca.

SAILING: Dempsey’s in a positive place and has eyes on Rio

Dorset Echo: NINTH PLACE: Nick Dempsey

8:58am Tuesday 1st April 2014

BRITISH sailors got off to a steady start on a light and testing first day of World Cup racing in Palma Bay yesterday.

SAILING: Top stars in Majorca for Princess Sofia bid

Dorset Echo: EYES ON GLORY: Giles Scott

5:00am Monday 31st March 2014

THE European regatta season gets into full swing today with the ISAF World Cup Mallorca in Palma Bay providing the backdrop for the fourth and penultimate leg of the 2013/14 World Cup tour.

BOWLS: Dorset celebrate a triple crown

Dorset Echo: CHAMPIONS: Dorset celebrate after another dramatic win

5:20am Saturday 29th March 2014


HOCKEY: Weymouth thumped by flying Swans

Dorset Echo: STRONG DEFENDING: Berni John

5:10am Saturday 29th March 2014


GOLF: Seven heaven for Came Down's Hardy team

Dorset Echo: CAPTAINS’ SHOW: Came Down’s Alex Anderson and Wendy Gregory

5:00am Saturday 29th March 2014

IT HAS been a busy time at Came Down Golf Club.

HOCKEY: Weymouth have league title in sights

Dorset Echo: MAN OF THE MATCH: Steven Membury

5:00am Friday 28th March 2014

WEYMOUTH have the Hampshire League Two title in their sights after winning promotion with a superb victory at Havant.

DARTS: Ward's progress in Players' Championship

Dorset Echo: DELIGHTED: Ben Ward

8:00pm Wednesday 26th March 2014

BEN Ward went beyond the second round of a Players’ Championship event for the first time this season at Crawley’s K2 Centre.

POINT-TO-POINT: Vet's Pastek gives a vintage show

Dorset Echo: HAVING THE DRIVE: Driving Onwards leads the Restricted

7:00pm Wednesday 26th March 2014

PASTEK ran a cracking race under co-owner/trainer/rider Martin Peaty to take the Men’s Open at Milborne St Andrew.

ANGLING: Moore claims spoils with wonderful whiting

Dorset Echo: CATCH OF THE DAY: Matt Honey with his prize whiting

5:00pm Wednesday 26th March 2014

THE best whiting was the target in the first boat competition of the year at Lyme Regis.

RACING: Tizzard claims "It's time to move on"

Dorset Echo: RETIREMENT: Tizzard

5:30pm Sunday 23rd March 2014

JOE Tizzard has announced his immediate retirement from the saddle, believing it is “time to move on”.

HOCKEY: Weymouth still targeting a top-three finish

Dorset Echo: CREATIVE: Casey Foot

5:00am Saturday 22nd March 2014

WEYMOUTH are still in with a chance of a top-three finish in the West Clubs Women’s League East Division after a superb 2-1 victory at home to rivals Mendip.

HOCKEY: Weymouth close in on promotion

Dorset Echo: CONVERTED: Patrick May scored against Wincheste

5:00am Saturday 22nd March 2014


BOWLS: Wellworthy trio in national show

Dorset Echo: IN FINAL: Dave Smith

5:00am Saturday 22nd March 2014

THREE of Wellworthy Bowls Club’s top players will team up at the prestigious All England Bowls Championships, having qualified emphatically for the event this April.

MARTIAL ARTS: Dynamic Darren earns Thai title

Dorset Echo: BOXING CLEVER: Darren Anstey

3:30pm Friday 21st March 2014

WEYMOUTH Martial Arts Centre’s Darren Anstey is the new BIKMA British A-class heavyweight Thai boxing champion.

ROWING: Three Rivers joy for Weymouth

Dorset Echo: ALL SMILES: Weymouth Ladies A

5:20am Friday 21st March 2014

WEYMOUTH Rowing club took two men’s and two ladies’ teams, along with their boats Penny, and Isolde, to the prestigious Three Rivers Race at Caradon Gig Club, Saltash, Cornwall.

POINT-TO-POINT: Formidable Ned can be first past Milborne post

Dorset Echo: Dorset web button

5:00am Friday 21st March 2014

Ned The Post, Champagne Rosie and Theatre Evening are the three to choose from in the Wil-ton Men’s Open at Milborne St Andrew tomorrow.

ANGLING: West Bay honour late president

Dorset Echo: AWARD WINNERS: West Bay members

6:00pm Wednesday 19th March 2014

AROUND 50 members attended West Bay Sea Angling Club’s annual presentation night at Highlands End at Eype.

RUNNING: Records tumble in Weymouth Bay 10K

Dorset Echo: FLYING START: The runners start the race at Bowleaze Cove

4:40pm Tuesday 18th March 2014

TWO course records and a bumper entry represented a hugely successful Weymouth Bay 10K on Sunday.

TAEKWONDO: Cook beats rival Lutalo

Dorset Echo: STRUCK GOLD: Aaron Cook

3:09pm Monday 17th March 2014

DORCHESTER’S Aaron Cook defeated British adversary Lutalo Muhammad in the duo’s much-anticipated grudge match to win gold at the Dutch Open.

RACING: Cue aimed for next season

Dorset Echo: NEW SEASON: Cue Card

2:05pm Saturday 15th March 2014

The Cheltenham Festival of 2014 reached its zenith on Friday as Irish raider Lord Windermere (20-1) finished best of a longshot trio who blindsided expected protagonists Silviniaco Conti and Bobs Worth (6-4 fav) in one of the most surreal finishes the Gold Cup has ever seen writes David-Lee Priest.

HOCKEY: Weymouth edged out in West Wilts thriller

Dorset Echo: STAR PLAYER: Weymouth’s Catlin Dive

5:00am Saturday 15th March 2014

WEYMOUTH were edged out in a West Women’s Club East Division thriller in Warminster.

BOWLS: Dorchester duo reach Fillys Cup semi-finals

Dorset Echo: STAR POTENTIAL: Dorchester's  Louise Woodrow

7:00pm Friday 14th March 2014

DORCHESTER had three representatives in this year’s County Ladies’ Filly Cup quarter-finals and two qualified for the semi-final stage.

RUNNING: Grizzly tamed by Hardy's Harriers

Dorset Echo: ALL SMILES: Members of the Weymouth Hardy’s Hash House Harriers and Sub60 Hash House Harriers

6:00pm Friday 14th March 2014

MEMBERS of the Hardy’s Hash House Harriers and Sub60 Hash House Harriers have taken part in the The Grizzly.

RACING: No Festival joy for Fry

Dorset Echo: NO WINNERS: Harry Fry

5:00am Friday 14th March 2014

THE shroud of gloom covering Prestbury Park yesterday reflected the fortunes of Harry Fry’s runners this week, writes David-Lee Priest.

DARTS: Ben to make his Pro Tour debut


5:00am Thursday 13th March 2014

BEN Ward is hoping to make a good impression this weekend when he makes his PDC Pro Tour debut at the first Players’ Championship events in Barnsley.

BOWLS: Dorset Ladies set for winner-takes-all match

Dorset Echo: BEST SHOW: Kath Desmond and Sheila Baker

5:20pm Wednesday 12th March 2014

DORSET travelled to the neutral venue of ISCA Exeter for their penultimate South West Counties fixture.

ANGLING: Top Weymouth anglers recognised at awards evening

Dorset Echo: TROPHIES GALORE: Ryan Casey, left, and Jordan Davis with their awards

5:00pm Wednesday 12th March 2014

MEMBERS of Weymouth Angling Society, along with friends and family, gathered to celebrate a successful fishing season at their annual presentation evening.

BOWLS: Three-way bid for Dorchester ace Voss

Dorset Echo: BUSY: Nick Voss, left, and Jamie Lockwood

5:00am Wednesday 12th March 2014

DORCHESTER bowls star Nick Voss will be in for a hectic time at the National Championships in Melton Mowbray early next month.

RACING: Harry's Arkle hopes end after Ruby's error

Dorset Echo: ARKLE BID: Rock On Ruby, left, struggled at Cheltenham yesterday

5:00am Wednesday 12th March 2014

ROCK On Ruby made a shuddering error at the third fence to end trainer Harry Fry’s hopes of glory in the Arkle Challenge Trophy.

RACING: Rock On Ruby disappoints in Arkle

Dorset Echo: ARKLE BID: Rock On Ruby

2:17pm Tuesday 11th March 2014

HARRY Fry's Rock On Ruby was never in contention as outsider Western Warhorse (33-1) won the Racing Post Arkle Chase at the Cheltenham Festival today.

RACING: Ruby's ready to Rock Cheltenham

Dorset Echo: ARKLE BID: Rock On Ruby

5:10am Tuesday 11th March 2014

HARRY Fry could not be happier as Rock On Ruby attempts to continue his excellent Festival record in the Racing Post Arkle Challenge Trophy at Cheltenham today (2.05).

BOBSLEIGH: Shone recovers from crash to finish fourth

Dorset Echo: Dorset web button

9:45am Sunday 9th March 2014

SERITA Shone and team-mate Sian Huxtable just missed out on a podium finish at the British Bobsleigh Championships in Igls, Austria yesterday.

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