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


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.

Boxing: Weymouth to get back in ring

Dorset Echo:

5:00am Thursday 28th August 2014

WEYMOUTH ABC start their new season on September 2 and new and old members are being encouraged to join the fold.

Angling: Eel-y impressive conger catch from Denning

Dorset Echo:

7:00pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

THE 20th annual Weymouth Conger Festival saw 66 anglers compete from eight boats with the aim of catching the biggest conger eel.

Angling: Chambers’ cheer after landing Stokes Trophy

Dorset Echo:

7:00pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

EIGHT juniors signed on for the annual Stokes Family Trophy competition and marked the 10th anniversary of this popular event.

Running: Renshaw retains his Maiden New'Ten' title

Dorset Echo:

4:21pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

THE 10th anniversary of the Maiden Newton Runners New‘Ten’ Madness 10k saw one of the largest entries as 150 runners competed.

Volleyball: Orcas invite for Weymouth Ladies

Dorset Echo:

4:17pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

THE new Women’s National League Super 8 campaign is about to start and, for the second year running, Weymouth have been invited to play in the season opening elite level tournament.

Triathlon: BustinSkin dominate Weymouth triathlons

Dorset Echo:

6:00pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

BUSTINSKIN members were on fire during the Weymouth Classic and Sprint triathlons, with individual and team success for the host club.

Sailing: Silver show for GB stars

Dorset Echo:

1:43pm Monday 25th August 2014

BRITISH sailors came away with two silver medals and the maximum three qualifying berths for the 2016 Paralympic Games at the conclusion of the IFDS Disabled Sailing World Championships in Halifax, Canada.

Swimming: Jay reflects on a magic European campaign

Dorset Echo:

5:00am Saturday 23rd August 2014

SWIMMER Jay Lelliott has admitted he is still in a state of shock after his exploits at this week’s European Championships in Germany.

Running: Celebration is set for Parkrun

Dorset Echo:

6:00am Saturday 23rd August 2014

WEYMOUTH Parkrun is marking its first anniversary and organisers are inviting runners to celebrate with them on Saturday, August 30.

Golf: Sally seals two titles on the trot

Dorset Echo:

7:00pm Friday 22nd August 2014

WEYMOUTH Golf Club’s ladies’ section have enjoyed some fantastic success over the last month.

Equestrian: South Coast show a great success

Dorset Echo:

6:00pm Friday 22nd August 2014

SOUTH Coast Equestrian’s Annual Show went ahead despite worries about the threat of extremely bad weather.

Bowls: Puckett produces the goods to take junior title

Dorset Echo:

5:50pm Friday 22nd August 2014

GREENHILL Bowls Club’s Martin Puckett, pictured left, is celebrating after winning the National Junior Singles Championship at Victoria Park, Royal Leamington Spa.

Golf: Moore and Slee claim Birch Cup spoils

Dorset Echo:

3:10pm Friday 22nd August 2014

CAME Down’s Birch Cup foursomes Stableford was played in difficult windy conditions.

Athletics (VIDEO): Paul Blake on his performance at the IPC Athletics European Championships

Dorset Echo:

9:00am Friday 22nd August 2014

DORCHESTER athlete Paul Blake speaks about his performances in the T36 100m and 400m in Swansea this week.

Update: Swimming: Fifth place for Lelliott in European 1500m final as he smashes personal best

Dorset Echo:

5:26pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

PORTLAND ace Jay Lelliott has finished fifth in the European men’s 1500m freestyle final in Berlin.

Update: Athletics: Silver for Blake in Swansea

Dorset Echo:

12:03pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

PAUL Blake admits he’s inspired by his rivalry with Russian Evgenii Shvetcov – even if he can’t speak to him about it.

Angling: Close battle sees McMaster claim memorial spoils

Dorset Echo:

6:00pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

SEVEN junior members signed on to fish this year’s Frank and Peggy Daw Memorial Match from East Pier on West Bay.

Update: Athletics: Blake grabs European bronze in Swansea

Dorset Echo:

6:02pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

PAUL Blake admits the 100m is not his favourite distance but that did not stop him running away with a bronze medal on the opening day of the IPC Athletics European Championships in Swansea this evening.

Running: Round the Rock triumph for Cole

Dorset Echo:

7:18pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

SUNDAY saw the seventh running of the Round the Rock 10k road race organised by the Royal Manor of Portland AC.

Swimming: Lelliott through to 1500m freestyle final

Dorset Echo:

12:31pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

JAY Lelliott has continued his impressive form at the European Swimming Championships in Berlin by qualifying for the final of the 1500m freestyle.

(UPDATED) Swimming: Lelliott claims 400m freestyle bronze at Euros

Dorset Echo:

5:50pm Monday 18th August 2014

PORTLAND swimmer Jay Lelliott has won his first major international medal, claiming a bronze at the European Championships in Germany.

Sailing: Duo bidding for six world titles

Dorset Echo:

4:03pm Monday 18th August 2014

ALEXANDRA Rickham and Niki Birrell will aim to win a sixth straight world title when they line up at the IFDS Disabled Sailing Combined World Championships, which start tomorrow in Halifax, Canada.

Athletics: Golden aim for Blake

Dorset Echo:

5:20am Saturday 16th August 2014

PAUL Blake is aiming for European glory next week, as he goes for gold at the IPC European Championships in Swansea.

Golf: Ryder Cup star Dawson helps launch networking group

Dorset Echo:

6:00pm Friday 15th August 2014

FORMER Ryder Cup player Peter Dawson was guest of honour at the launch of a new business networking group, Business Golf Networking (BGN) at Came Down.

Golf: Merit crown for Weymouth's Watson

Dorset Echo:

3:20pm Friday 15th August 2014

MICHAEL Watson has won the Order of Merit title for the first time in more than 20 years.

Swimming: Lelliott to make a Berlin bid

Dorset Echo:

6:00am Thursday 14th August 2014

SWIM star Jay Lelliott is in the form of his life going into next week’s European Championships in Berlin.

Wrestling: Nitro to face the Scorpion

Dorset Echo:

7:00pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

ROBBIE Nitro is set for a return to the ring at Suplex Wrestling’s summer comeback show on Thursday, August 21.

Golf: Perfect 10 as Watson bags Vivary victory

Dorset Echo:

5:00pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

MICHAEL Watson’s remarkable sequence of success continued at Vivary Park where a three-under-par 62 brought his 10th victory of the season, his ninth in his last 17 outings.

Boxing: Get in the ring with the newly-formed Grey Ranks

Dorset Echo:

12:59pm Tuesday 12th August 2014

A NEW boxing set-up in Weymouth is offering people the chance to get more involved in the fight game.

SAILING: Eight medals for GB stars

Dorset Echo:

2:43pm Sunday 10th August 2014

GREAT Britain rounded off a successful Rio Olympic test event with four medals on the final day to take their tally to eight for the regatta.

Powerlifting: Iain lifts title with England

Dorset Echo:

7:00pm Friday 8th August 2014

FORMER Weymouth rugby player Iain MacConnachie has made an impressive start to his powerlifting career.

Athletics: Maxine crowned world champion

Dorset Echo:

6:00pm Friday 8th August 2014

PARALYMPIC athlete Maxine Moore has been crowned F32 club throw world champion.

Swimming: Lelliott sets new personal best in Sheffield

Dorset Echo:

9:09am Friday 8th August 2014

PORTLAND’S Jay Lelliott recorded a new personal best during the heats of the 200m butterfly at the British Gas ASA National Youth Championships in Sheffield.

Sailing: Scott passes Rio Test in golden style

Dorset Echo:

8:48am Friday 8th August 2014

GILES Scott opened Great Britain’s medal tally at the Rio Olympic Test Event, taking Finn class victory with a day to spare.

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