Fri, 18th Apr 2014

Echo Sport

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

6:00am Friday 18th April 2014

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

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

5:00am Friday 18th April 2014

Dorset Echo: FITNESS TEST: Jacob Jagger-Cane

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

FOOTBALL: Blues look to extend lead at the top

6:30am Friday 18th April 2014

Dorset Echo: RETURN: Ed Bastic

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

6:20am Friday 18th April 2014

Dorset Echo: UPS AND DOWNS: Ryan Dovell

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

6:00am Thursday 17th April 2014

Dorset Echo: REMAINING POSITIVE: Neal Butterworth

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.

AFLOAT: Castle Cove duo fly in Spitfire at Youth Championships

8:00pm Thursday 17th April 2014

Dorset Echo: CHALLENGING: The 29er fleet at the Youth Championships

THIS week the Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy has been playing host to some of the top British youth sailing talent.

AFLOAT: Mason prepares for Solitaire du Figaro

7:00pm Thursday 17th April 2014

Dorset Echo: IN FORMATION: Figaros in Plymouth

OFFSHORE competitor Rich Mason has arrived in Plymouth along with the 11 other Artemis Academy “rookies.”

HOCKEY: Pushback for Weymouth's Easter festival

5:00am Thursday 17th April 2014

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

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

MAGPIES: Simkin proud of players despite relegation

6:00am Wednesday 16th April 2014

Dorset Echo: DUMBFOUNDED: Phil Simkin

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

5:00am Wednesday 16th April 2014

Dorset Echo: MIDFIELD ROLE: Jamie Richards, right

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

8:00pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

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

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

FOOTBALL: Mutch keeps Portland on title track

6:00pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

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

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

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

6:00pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

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

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

6:00pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

Dorset Echo: FOUND THE NET: Dan Wise

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

ANGLING: Trophy glory for international ace Connor

6:00pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

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

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: Chickerell back to their best

6:00pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

Dorset Echo: LONG BALL: Liam Coles

CHICKERELL UNITED 5 OKEFORD UNITED 1

TERRAS: New deal for Kelly

4:33pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

Dorset Echo: CONTRACT: Adam Kelly

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

7:02pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

Dorset Echo: FOOTBALL: Terras live match updates

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

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

10:38pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

Dorset Echo: GROUNDED: Charlie Lossaso

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

6:00am Tuesday 15th April 2014

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

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

5:00am Tuesday 15th April 2014

Dorset Echo: MAKING AN EXIT: Ben Joyce

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

11:13pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

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

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

5:00pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

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

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

6:20am Tuesday 15th April 2014

Dorset Echo: AT THE DOUBLE: Tom Richardson

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

6:00am Monday 14th April 2014

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

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

7:00pm Monday 14th April 2014

Dorset Echo: WELL-EARNED SCORE: Dave Gower

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

5:30pm Monday 14th April 2014

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

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

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

5:20pm Monday 14th April 2014

Dorset Echo: SCREAMER: Jack Scovell

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.

TERRAS: Subs come up trumps for Richmond's reserves

5:20pm Monday 14th April 2014

Dorset Echo: ROYALS VISIT: Jake Richmond

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

YOUTH: Cherry targeting success at National Finals

5:00pm Monday 14th April 2014

Dorset Echo: FINALS FORAY: Lily Cherry

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

4:50pm Monday 14th April 2014

Dorset Echo: ENGLAND CHANCE: Kelly Coombes

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

4:40pm Monday 14th April 2014

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

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

4:20pm Monday 14th April 2014

Dorset Echo: GOING DUTCH: Tara Chittenden

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

4:20pm Monday 14th April 2014

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

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

TERRAS: Inexperience is costing Weymouth

5:20am Monday 14th April 2014

Dorset Echo: LEVELLER: Stewart Yetton

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

MAGPIES: Testimonial for Gleeson

5:00am Monday 14th April 2014

Dorset Echo: SHOULDER INJURY: Jamie Gleeson

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

4:00pm Sunday 13th April 2014

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

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

1:00pm Sunday 13th April 2014

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

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

1:00pm Sunday 13th April 2014

Dorset Echo: EDGED OUT: Mark Ford, centre

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

2:23pm Saturday 12th April 2014

Dorset Echo: Magpies and Terras Matchday Live

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

6:00am Saturday 12th April 2014

Dorset Echo: ALL SET: Warren Byerley

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

TERRAS: No easing up for Matthews

5:00am Saturday 12th April 2014

Dorset Echo: BETWEEN THE STICKS: Keeper Jason Matthews

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).

CRICKET: Seasiders muck in at Redlands

5:00am Saturday 12th April 2014

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

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.

MAGPIES: Simkin eager for Dorchester to battle to the end

4:50pm Thursday 10th April 2014

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

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

ATHLETICS: Dorchester honour Blake for fourth time

6:00pm Friday 11th April 2014

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

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

3:30pm Friday 11th April 2014

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

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

FOOTBALL: Seven-up Portland close in on Terras

5:20am Friday 11th April 2014

Dorset Echo: GREAT START: Jamie Beasley

THE Blues made it seven wins on the spin in all competitions to move up to second in the Dorset Premier League and cut Weymouth Reserves’ lead at the top to a point.

FOOTBALL: Versatile Morley hailed by Senior

5:10am Friday 11th April 2014

Dorset Echo: PRAISED: Matt Morley

BRIDPORT boss Trevor Senior has praised Matt Morley following a succession of eye-catching displays in recent weeks.

FOOTBALL: Chickens suffer third consecutive loss

5:00am Friday 11th April 2014

Dorset Echo: WENT CLOSE: Portland’s Simon Crouch

CHICKERELL’S fading title hopes were dealt another blow at Grove Corner as they suffered their third Dorset Senior League defeat in successive games.

TERRAS: Fans owed a big performance, says Greeno

4:46pm Thursday 10th April 2014

Dorset Echo: SPOT ON: Scott Walker scored from the spot

MICKY Greeno claims that Weymouth owe it to the fans to put in a good performance and deliver a home win when they entertain St Neots Town on Saturday (3.07pm).

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