Golf: Watson stays on top form

Dorset Echo:

5:00am Wednesday 17th September 2014

WEYMOUTH’S Michael Watson clinched his 11th win of a fantastic season when he shared first place with three others in the Oake Manor Pro-Am, writes Peter Godsiff.

Triathlon: Canada gold for island ace Chris

Dorset Echo:

6:00pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

PORTLAND triathlete Chris Perham made his first appearance on the world stage one to remember by claiming gold in Edmonton, Canada.

Angling: Richie is King of Chesil Beach

Dorset Echo:

5:00pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

MEMBERS of Weymouth Angling Society signed on to fish their August league match as a rover from the Chesil Centre.

Netball: GW Electrical have the power to beat Buildrite

Dorset Echo:

2:59pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

Division One GW

Sailing: Race win gets Scott off the mark in Santander

Dorset Echo:

5:00am Wednesday 17th September 2014

Giles Scott got his world title campaign off to the ideal start, winning the first and only race for the Finn class at the ISAF World Championships in Santander yesterday.

Angling: Smith is Tuesday's best but Dreier stays out in front

Dorset Echo:

9:35pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

HEIKO Dreier remains the man to catch following the second day of action at the EFSA European Boat Championships.

Golf: Charity Week at Weymouth another big success

Dorset Echo:

6:00pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

WEYMOUTH Golf Club completed its 25th Charity Week with visitors attending from as far afield as Cornwall, Gloucester and Sussex.

Angling: Ireland's Dreier shines as Euros get underway in Weymouth

Dorset Echo:

9:36pm Monday 15th September 2014

IRELAND’S Hieko Dreier leads the way after the first day of competition at the EFSA European Boat Championships in Weymouth.

Sailing: Santander’s testing day

Dorset Echo:

8:51am Monday 15th September 2014

LIGHT and shifting winds coupled with thunderstorms upset the schedule on the third day of the ISAF World Championships in Santander yesterday, as the 470 classes began their first day of World Championship racing.

Sailing: In-form Scott aiming for world title repeat

Dorset Echo:

8:45am Monday 15th September 2014

GILES Scott is expecting a ‘tough-fought week’ in his quest for a second World Championship title in the Finn class, with racing due to get underway for the coveted Finn Gold Cup today.

Sailing: Patience bidding for world title

Dorset Echo:

12:00pm Saturday 13th September 2014

PORTLAND-BASED Luke Patience and Elliot Willis head towards their first World Championship as a team as they bid for a world title in the two-person 470 class, starting tomorrow in Santander, Spain.

Windsurfing: Dempsey fired up for world bid

Dorset Echo:

6:00am Saturday 13th September 2014

REIGNING RS:X windsurfing world champion Nick Dempsey says he is ‘fired up and ready’ for his world title defence at the ISAF World Championships starting in Santander, Spain, today.

Angling: Fishing’s in the blood for mayor

Dorset Echo:

5:00am Saturday 13th September 2014

KATE Wheller’s family have been fishing locally for some 50 years, so the mayor of Weymouth and Portland has an added interest in the upcoming angling championships.

Angling: Weymouth trio will have home benefits

Dorset Echo:

5:00am Saturday 13th September 2014

RYAN Casey, Jordan Davis and Aaron Combden will be hoping that fishing on their home waters gives them the edge during the FIPS-M World Boat Championships later this month.

Angling: Tournaments will put Weymouth 'on the map'

Dorset Echo:

5:00am Saturday 13th September 2014

AS WEYMOUTH gears up to host not one but two major angling events, a figure pivotal to the organisation of the championship double-header has spoken about just how important the competitions are to the town.

Angling: Competitors home in on the Riviera

Dorset Echo:

5:00am Saturday 13th September 2014

WEYMOUTH’S Riviera Hotel is the headquarters for both the EFSA European Boat and Line Class Championships and the FIPS-M World Boat Championships, in what is a huge boost for the business.

Angling: Billy eyes Euro prize

Dorset Echo:

5:00am Saturday 13th September 2014

WEYMOUTH Angling Society’s Billy Short is looking forward to casting out on home waters in European competition, as he and a handful of other members of the club are set to take part in the European Boat and Line Class event, starting today.

Angling: Bryant's European and World test

Dorset Echo:

5:00am Saturday 13th September 2014

NEIL Bryant is a man with a foot in both camps when it comes to the championship angling taking place in Weymouth over the next few weeks.

Motorsport: Wiscombe win as Rod roars home

Dorset Echo:

5:00pm Friday 12th September 2014

CHARMINSTER hillclimb ace Rod Thorne secured two victories over the Sylva Striker of Doug Bennett in the Five Clubs double meeting at Wiscombe Park.

Cricket: Belt's looking for a final flourish

Dorset Echo:

5:00am Friday 12th September 2014

MARTINSTOWN v DORCHESTER

Sailing: Young aiming to build on Rio test event success

Dorset Echo:

5:00am Friday 12th September 2014

ALISON Young endured a difficult start to the year but is determined to build on her impressive comeback at the Olympic test event with another strong performance at the World Champ-ionships.

Aquathlon: Canadian fifth for ace Priest

Dorset Echo:

5:00am Thursday 11th September 2014

WEYMOUTH College’s Tom Priest recorded a fifth-placed finish at the Aquathlon World Championships in Edmonton, Canada.

Netball: Autobitz edge out Waterside in big opening clash

Dorset Echo:

6:00pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

THE Premier Division’s reigning champions and runners-up met for the first time in what proved to be a very tight clash.

Golf: September success as Peter lifts medal

Dorset Echo:

6:30pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

THE men’s September medal was held on Sunday and 65 players took part on a fine morning.

American Football: Jurassic Raptors touch down with Dorchester Round Table

Dorset Echo:

3:47pm Monday 8th September 2014

LEE Turner from Dorchester Round Table presents a cheque for £550 to Billy Heinrich, head coach of Dorset’s newest American football team, the Jurassic Coast Raptors.

Running: Tony claims Dumble Bimble hat-trick

Dorset Echo:

6:20pm Friday 5th September 2014

IN excess of £600 was raised at this year’s Dumble Bimble fun runs – and more money is expected to come in.

Swimming: Lelliott eager to make Worlds and Olympic bid

Dorset Echo:

6:00pm Friday 5th September 2014

PORTLAND’S Jay Lelliott says he is highly motivated and itching to get back to full training after an extraordinary few weeks as an international swimmer.

Netball: Winter wonders set for league campaign at Budmouth

Dorset Echo:

5:00pm Friday 5th September 2014

THE South & West Dorset League’s winter season is up and running, with a record number of teams taking part across three divisions.

Bodybuilding: Weymouth trio in Classic show

Dorset Echo:

5:00pm Friday 5th September 2014

FITNESS World members are now following in owner Daz Hallett footsteps, entering shows and bringing home trophies.

EQUESTRIAN: Great start for Griffiths at Burghley

Dorset Echo:

6:30pm Thursday 4th September 2014

GILLINGHAM-BASED rider Sam Griffiths admitted he was not getting carried away with himself despite topping the dressage scores after day one of this year’s Land Rover Burghley Horse Trials.

Sailing: Frustration as Weguelin ruled out for six months

Dorset Echo:

5:00am Thursday 4th September 2014

SOPHIE Weguelin has vented her frustration over having to withdraw from the upcoming ISAF Sailing World Championships in Santander next week.

Equestrian: Fox-Pitt hailed the greatest ever

Dorset Echo:

3:32pm Wednesday 3rd September 2014

WILLIAM Fox-Pitt has been hailed as “the greatest there has ever been” ahead of his bid for a magnificent seventh Burghley Horse Trials title this weekend.

Archery: Reuben’s fine form pays dividends

Dorset Echo:

2:00pm Wednesday 3rd September 2014

BRIDE Valley archery youngster Reuben Kingston competed in the National Series event at Exmouth alongside Britain’s top archers, including Olympians Larry Godfrey, Naomi Folkard and Amy Oliver.

Sailing: Weguelin to miss Santander World Championships

Dorset Echo:

8:52am Wednesday 3rd September 2014

THE British Sailing Team’s world number five-ranked sailor Sophie Weguelin has been forced to withdraw from the upcoming ISAF Sailing World Championships in Santander (September 8-21).

Short-mat bowls: Martin earns national title

Dorset Echo:

5:00am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

NATIONAL glory was secured for Wool’s Robert Martin as he won the UK Open title in Broms-grove.

Tennis: Doubles delight for Gutteridge

Dorset Echo:

6:00pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

TOMGutteridge has been in hot form over the course of the summer, gathering an array of success in recent tournaments.

Skittles: Skimmers reach Butcombe finals

Dorset Echo:

6:00pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

SKIMMERS are once again planning their annual trip to Torquay for the Butcombe British Championship, after completing a crushing 89-pin victory over Weymouth rivals Motley Crew.

Skittles: Magnificent Motley Crew head to Torquay

Dorset Echo:

5:00pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

WESTON NUTTY LADIES 332 MOTLEY CREW LADIES 294

Sailing World Cup returns to Weymouth and Portland

Dorset Echo:

3:30pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

THE ISAF World Cup is returning to the Weymouth & Portland Sailing Academy.

Netball: Bay Publishing have grand designs with landscaping firm

Dorset Echo:

3:27pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

SOUTH West Dorset League team Bay Publishing have received a big boost ahead of the new winter season.

Wrestling: Nitro retains Dorset title

Dorset Echo:

8:00pm Monday 1st September 2014

THERE was plenty of drama at Weymouth College Bay Theatre as Suplex Wrestling staged its summer comeback show.

RUNNING: Fergus is first for Parkrun's party

Dorset Echo:

7:00pm Monday 1st September 2014

A TOTAL of 142 runners representing 19 different running clubs took part in Weymouth’s annual Parkrun, and celebrated the first anniversary of the run with 37 personal best (PB) times.

Skittles: Butcombe finals for Motley Crew

Dorset Echo:

6:00pm Monday 1st September 2014

THE Motley Crew Mixed A team successfully earned their place at the finals of the Butcombe British Championship by finishing top of their qualifying group.

Martial Arts: Soke Ball pays visit to county town students

Dorset Echo:

4:35pm Monday 1st September 2014

DORCHESTER ju-jitsu students enjoyed a seminar with Professor Soke Tony Ball during his visit to England.

Eventing: Bronze for Fox-Pitt as Great Britain take silver

Dorset Echo:

5:50pm Sunday 31st August 2014

WILLIAM Fox-Pitt came agonisingly close to capturing individual eventing gold at the World Equestrian Games in Normandy.

Bodybuilding: Ferguson’s four give Dorset Classic show

Dorset Echo:

3:24pm Friday 29th August 2014

SEAN Ferguson was a very happy host as four of his gym members were either winners or runners-up in the inaugural Dorset Classic at the Corn Exchange in Dorchester.

Motocross: Finly's first place at Whitings Water

Dorset Echo:

3:20pm Friday 29th August 2014

RINGWOOD Motocross Club staged round 13 of the Championship Series at Whitings Water in Shaftesbury, and the competitors put up another gritty performance on a circuit which staged a healthy 160 entrants.

Rowing: Weymouth club head for oarsome Thames race

Dorset Echo:

3:00pm Friday 29th August 2014

WEYMOUTH Rowing Club is sending two competitive crews and two gigs, Kingfisher and Sir Tristan, to compete in the Great River Race on Saturday, September 27 – the last time Weymouth took part was in 2002.

Netball: Get back on court invite for women

Dorset Echo:

2:50pm Friday 29th August 2014

THE South West Dorset League is re-launching their popular Back to Netball project for the women of Weymouth and Portland.

Snooker & billiards: West Dorset are baize champions

Dorset Echo:

3:26pm Thursday 28th August 2014

THE Dorchester & District Snooker & Billiards League held its Annual General Meeting at the Colliton Club.


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