GOLF: Windwhistle edged out in Somerset Bowl

Chard & Ilminster News: GOLF: Eric Hood dies, aged 85

11:54am Sunday 30th March 2014

WINDWHISTLE Seniors suffered a narrow defeat in the first round of the Somerset Bowl on Friday.

RUGBY: Redstart School wins tag tournament

Chard & Ilminster News: RUGBY: Barbarians continue hunt for new coach

1:15pm Friday 28th March 2014

HOLYROOD Academy’s feeder primary schools took part in a tag tournament last Wednesday.

RUNNING: Runners tackle Peaky Freaky

Chard & Ilminster News: RUNNING: Chard runners tackle Grizzlies

1:12pm Friday 28th March 2014

CHARD Road Runners Wayne Loveridge and Martin Holley took to their bikes and running shoes for the much-acclaimed Peaky Freaky Duathlon.

GOLF: Windwhistle B team off to a flyer

Chard & Ilminster News: GOLF: Eric Hood dies, aged 85

5:00pm Monday 24th March 2014

WINDWHISTLE B made an excellent start in division four of the Avalon league with a 4½-½ win over Taunton and Pickeridge Stags.

CYCLING: Juniors best in time trial for Chard Wheelers

Chard & Ilminster News: CYCLING: Rob hogs the limelight

3:00pm Monday 24th March 2014

TIME Trial riders from McKinlays 1st Chard Wheelers began their season at the weekend with the CS Dynamo ten mile TT from Feniton to Honiton and back.

BOXING: Chard ABC welcoming new members

Chard & Ilminster News: BOXING: Tiverton's Alex Jones reverses verdict against tricky opponent

2:40pm Saturday 22nd March 2014

CHARD Boxing Club, who hold training nights on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5.30pm, are encouraging new members to go along and train.

RUNNING: Loveridge and Holly shine in Somerset Series

Chard & Ilminster News: RUNNING: Chard runners tackle Grizzlies

2:43pm Friday 21st March 2014

TWO Chard Road Runners took part in the fourth race of the Somerset Series at Butleigh over 7½ miles of hills, fields and footpaths.

RUNNING: Chard runners tackle Grizzlies

Chard & Ilminster News: RUNNING: Chard runners tackle Grizzlies

7:00pm Friday 14th March 2014

CHARD Road Runners hit the top-rated Axe Valley Grizzly 20 mile off-road race and the ten mile Grizzly Cub.

HORSE RACING: Taunton race tomorrow

Chard & Ilminster News: HORSE RACING: Taunton announce race dates

8:59pm Sunday 9th March 2014

TAUNTON host their ever popular Landlords Day meeting tomorrow (Monday) when the first of the seven events on the card is due to post at 2.20pm.

HORSE RACING: Taunton kick off Cheltenham week

Chard & Ilminster News: HORSE RACING: Taunton announce race dates

12:50pm Saturday 8th March 2014

TAUNTON provide an ideal start to Cheltenham Festival week when they when they host their ever-popular Landlords Day on Monday.

RUNNING: Loveridge heads Chard Road Runners

Chard & Ilminster News: RUNNNING: Exeter captain third in this morning's Great West Run

6:00am Thursday 6th March 2014

WAYNE Loveridge led the contingent of Chard Road Runners in the Combe St Nicholas PFA 10k Road Race, finishing second in 38m 23s.

SWIMMING: Chard out in force at second gala

Chard & Ilminster News: SWIMMING: Minehead and West Somerset celebrate achievements

1:00pm Wednesday 5th March 2014

CHARD Swimming Club held their second Club Gala of the year featuring 70 swimmers between the ages of six and 16.

CYCLING: Rob hogs the limelight

Chard & Ilminster News: CYCLING: Rob hogs the limelight

6:00am Wednesday 5th March 2014

ROB Hogg won a bunch sprint for third place in the final round of the Kalas Winter league to claim the overall series title.

HORSE RACING: Taunton attracts leading trainers for today's meeting

Chard & Ilminster News: HORSE RACING: Taunton announce race dates

9:42am Thursday 27th February 2014

ANOTHER afternoon of action-packed National Hunt racing is in store for punters when Taunton host The Royal Bath and West Meeting this afternoon when the first of the seven races on the card is set to go to post at 2.10pm.

ANGLING: Scales tip in Rich's favour

Chard & Ilminster News: ANGLING: Scales tip in Rich's favour

4:10pm Tuesday 25th February 2014

THE final match of the V.E.S. Precision- sponsored league was held at Dillington Pond.

SWIMMING: Youngsters get a chance to show their paces

Chard & Ilminster News: SWIMMING: Minehead and West Somerset celebrate achievements

6:00am Monday 24th February 2014

CHARD and district held their third Preliminaries Gala at The Flamingo Pool, Axminster writes Megan Voysey.

HORSE RACING: Taunton race again next Thursday

Chard & Ilminster News: HORSE RACING: Taunton announce race dates

6:00am Sunday 23rd February 2014

TAUNTON will be hoping to return to their normal racing programme on Thursday, February 27 when they host the Royal Bath and West Raceday.

CYCLING: Chard Wheelers put in the hard miles

4:40pm Saturday 22nd February 2014

JACOB Board, George Fowler and Rob Hogg of McKinlays 1st Chard Wheelers have been putting in some serious early season training to prepare for the 2014 racing calendar.

RUNNING: Chard runners make a splash

Chard & Ilminster News: RUNNNING: Exeter captain third in this morning's Great West Run

3:00pm Friday 21st February 2014

CHARD Road Runners Martin and Sarah Holly were second team and first in category in the Taunton Deane Aquathlon.

ANGLING: Rich claims league title

Chard & Ilminster News: ANGLING: Jamie Rich wins VES league opener at Isle Brewers

12:11pm Friday 21st February 2014

JAMIE Rich secured the Royal Oak Winter League in style by winning the final match with a lovely net of quality roach and rudd weighing 14lb 15oz from peg 13.

HORSE RACING: Taunton survives inspection

Chard & Ilminster News: HORSE RACING: Taunton announce race dates

8:25am Tuesday 18th February 2014

TAUNTON passed a morning inspection and racing will go ahead as planned starting at 2.05pm.

HORSE RACING: Taunton cancel steeplechases

Chard & Ilminster News: HORSE RACING: Taunton announce race dates

9:52am Monday 17th February 2014

TAUNTON have abandoned the steeplechases on their card tomorrow because the course is waterlogged in places.

HORSE RACING: Taunton host half-term fun

Chard & Ilminster News: HORSE RACING: Taunton announce race dates

6:10am Sunday 16th February 2014

TAUNTON are due to race again on Tuesday (February 18) when they stage the Bathwick Tyres Half-Term meeting.

RUNNING: Wiggins ranked first in demanding Quadzilla

Chard & Ilminster News: RUNNNING: Exeter captain third in this morning's Great West Run

6:00am Saturday 15th February 2014

CHARD distance runner Jackie Wiggins has just completed the ultra-demanding Quadzilla – four marathons in consecutive days.

BOWLS: Ilminster Ladies reach national finals

Chard & Ilminster News: BOWLS: Uffculme overcome Tiverton Borough

7:00pm Friday 14th February 2014

ILMINSTER Ladies have made it through to the triples finals in the national championships at Melton Mowbray.

CYCLING: Hogg regains the yellow jersey for Chard Wheelers

5:00pm Friday 14th February 2014

A TRIO of riders from McKinley’s 1st Chard Wheelers got into a substantial breakaway in the fourth round of the Kalas winter league at Merryfield on Sunday.

BOXING: Prior looks to upset England star

Chard & Ilminster News: BOXING: Tiverton's Alex Jones reverses verdict against tricky opponent

2:23pm Friday 14th February 2014

TEAKEN Prior of Chard ABC is targeting an upset when he boxes in the semi-finals of the England Youth Boxing Championships in Portsmouth on Saturday.

RUNNING: Loveridge makes solid start to Somerset Series defence

Chard & Ilminster News: RUNNNING: Exeter captain third in this morning's Great West Run

2:47pm Friday 7th February 2014

WAYNE Loveridge of Chard Road Runners finished sixth the the Hestercombe Humdinger over a very hilly 9.5 mile course.

HORSE RACING: Tomorrow's meeting at Taunton is abandoned

Chard & Ilminster News: HORSE RACING: Taunton announce race dates

8:13am Wednesday 5th February 2014

TOMORROW'S race meeting at Taunton has been called off because the course is waterlogged.

HORSE RACING: Taunton to hold inspection in the morning

Chard & Ilminster News: HORSE RACING: Taunton announce race dates

12:36pm Tuesday 4th February 2014

AS a result of the continuing rain Taunton Racecourse has called a 7am inspection for tomorrow (Wednesday) morning ahead of their scheduled meeting on Thursday.

BOXING: Prior prepares for English championship semi-finals

Chard & Ilminster News: BOXING: Tiverton's Alex Jones reverses verdict against tricky opponent

6:00am Tuesday 4th February 2014

CHARD ABC middleweight Teaken Prior is gearing up his training this week in preparation for the biggest bout of his young career.

ANGLING: Rich takes third successive match at Dillington Pond

Chard & Ilminster News: ANGLING: Jamie Rich wins VES league opener at Isle Brewers

8:47am Monday 3rd February 2014

FOR the fifth match in row, Ilminster AA members headed to Dillington Pond because the river was unfishable.

FOOTBALL: Ilminster prepare for visit of Berrow

Chard & Ilminster News: FOOTBALL: Tiverton sign two new strikers

1:00pm Friday 31st January 2014

ILMINSTER Town are set to entertain Berrow tomorrow (2pm) on the back of a 1-1 draw Cutters Friday last weekend.

CYCLING: Chard Wheelers offer training for youngsters

6:00am Friday 31st January 2014

McKINLEY'S 1st Chard Wheelers are hosting training sessions for youth riders at Merryfield on February 15 and March 2.

GOLF: Barrow's the boy at Windwhistle Golf Club

Chard & Ilminster News: GOLF: Padbrook's Harry Evans enjoys first senior success

10:10pm Thursday 30th January 2014

THE wet weather has reduced the amount of golf played at Windwhistle.

SWIMMING: Trio earn speed badges at first gala

Chard & Ilminster News: SWIMMING: Minehead and West Somerset celebrate achievements

9:10pm Thursday 30th January 2014

CHARD Swimming Club held their first club gala of the year at Flamingo Pool in Axminster with competitors aged from six to 16.

BOWLS: Chard cope well on tricky mat

Chard & Ilminster News: BOWLS: Uffculme overcome Tiverton Borough

5:00pm Thursday 30th January 2014

CHARD A performed extremely well to earn a draw on Colyton’s difficult surface in the East Devon league. Colyton always provideds a challenge for visiting teams due to the significant slope of the floor. One of Chard’s pairs adjusted well winning both their games. Even so there were ends when most bowls ended off the mat.

CYCLING: Chard Wheelers' Rob Hogg is right on track

Chard & Ilminster News: CYCLING: Chard Wheelers' Rob Hogg is right on track

3:42pm Thursday 30th January 2014

EXCITING prospect Rob Hogg celebrated news of his latest funding with a superb third place in a Category 2/3 race at Bath’s new Odd Down racing circuit.

HORSE RACING: Today's meeting at Taunton is ON

Chard & Ilminster News: HORSE RACING: Taunton announce race dates

8:04am Tuesday 28th January 2014

TAUNTON has been passed fit for racing today following an early morning inspection of the course.

BREAKING NEWS: Taunton racecourse to hold morning inspection

Chard & Ilminster News: HORSE RACING: Taunton announce race dates

4:52pm Monday 27th January 2014

FOLLOWING a revised weather forecast Taunton Racecourse has just announced there will be a precautionary 7am inspection ahead of tomorrow's meeting.

HORSE RACING: Seven race card at Taunton tomorrow

Chard & Ilminster News: HORSE RACING: Taunton announce race dates

3:36pm Monday 27th January 2014

TAUNTON racegoers are all set for another exciting day of National Hunt action tomorrow when the Orchard Portman course hosts its third meeting of the month.

ANGLING: Jamie Rich nets another victory

Chard & Ilminster News: ANGLING: Jamie Rich wins VES league opener at Isle Brewers

9:15am Monday 27th January 2014

ILMINSTER AA members were back at Dillington pond for the fourth match running yesterday.

HORSE RACING: Action galore at Taunton

Chard & Ilminster News: HORSE RACING: Taunton announce race dates

6:00am Sunday 26th January 2014

RACEGOERS have a feast of exciting National Hunt action to look forward to as Taunton hosts four fixtures between now and the end of February.

BOWLS: Ilminster suffer Denny disappointment

Chard & Ilminster News: BOWLS: Uffculme overcome Tiverton Borough

2:56pm Thursday 23rd January 2014

ILMINSTER Men’s run in the Denny Plate came to an end when they lost 93-64 to Cotswold BC of Stroud in the last 16 of this national competition.

GOLF: Wells and partners soar home with eagle at Windwhistle

Chard & Ilminster News: GOLF: Padbrook's Harry Evans enjoys first senior success

1:20pm Tuesday 21st January 2014

ALTHOUGH conditions were far from ideal 39 members of Windwhistle Golf Club attended a three man Texas Scramble competition.

TENNIS: Ilminster youngster receives LTA backing

Chard & Ilminster News: TENNIS: New partner for Shuker at Wimbledon

11:20am Tuesday 21st January 2014

AN up-and-coming junior tennis player from Ilminster has been highlighted as one of the brightest talents in the country.

ANGLING: Rich pickings for Jamie at Dillington Pond

Chard & Ilminster News: ANGLING: Jamie Rich wins VES league opener at Isle Brewers

7:10pm Monday 20th January 2014

THE river was still unfishable yesterday so Ilminster AA members headed to Dillington Pond again hoping for a few bites.

HORSE RACING: Taunton to hold precautionary inspection in the morning

Chard & Ilminster News: HORSE RACING: Taunton announce race dates

2:05pm Friday 17th January 2014

TAUNTON racegoers are set for another afternoon’s excitement tomorrow (January 18) when the Orchard Portman course stages its first ever Saturday meeting.

HORSE RACING: Exeter hold extra meeting tomorrow

Chard & Ilminster News: HORSE RACING: Taunton announce race dates

10:46am Monday 13th January 2014

EXETER Racecourse has come to the rescue of trainers desperate to run their horses by staging an additional fixture tomorrow (Tuesday).

ANGLING: Tomkins' quality catch wins the day

Chard & Ilminster News: ANGLING: Jamie Rich wins VES league opener at Isle Brewers

7:00am Monday 6th January 2014

WITH the river flooded, Ilminster AA members headed for Dillington Pond for round six of the Royal Oak Winter league.






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