CYCLING: Burrows excels to hold off West challenge

Chard & Ilminster News:

12:33pm Friday 19th September 2014

McKINLAYS 1st Chard Wheelers staged their own Autumn circuit racing event at Merryfield on Saturday.

GOLF: Windwhistle scramble attracts healthy field

Chard & Ilminster News:

12:30pm Friday 19th September 2014

WINDWHISTLE Seniors held their main event of the year last Wednesday with the Texas Scramble Open tournament.

BOWLS: Miles is new Ilminster singles champion

Chard & Ilminster News:

12:28pm Friday 19th September 2014

ILMINSTER held their club finals over the weekend when Jason Miles claimed the men’s singles title with a defeat of Ian Lightfoot.

RUNNING: Loveridge breaks 17 minute barrier

Chard & Ilminster News:

12:22pm Friday 19th September 2014

WAYNE Loveridge of Chard Road Runners dipped under 17 minute marker for the first time when finishing 18th in the year’s last midweek Yeovilton 5K.

ANGLING: Hunt haul tips the scales at Dillington

Chard & Ilminster News:

12:13pm Friday 19th September 2014

ILMINSTER AA held the final match of their senior Summer League Dillington on Sunday.

DARTS: Druce wins Conservative club challenge

Chard & Ilminster News:

12:00pm Saturday 13th September 2014

NIGEL Druce beat Steve Webb in the final of a darts competition held by Chard Conservative Club.

CYCLING: Young Wheelers impress at Manchester Velodrome

Chard & Ilminster News:

9:55am Friday 12th September 2014

FOUR McKinlays 1st Chard Wheelers riders represented the South-West at the inter-regional youth track racing championships over four days at the Manchester Velodrome.

RUNNING: Clifton heads road runners in SLaMM race

Chard & Ilminster News:

9:52am Friday 12th September 2014

A BUSY weekend for Chard Road Runners saw them produce some excellent performances as they took on Langport Runners SLaMM (Somerset Levels and Moors Marathon) on Saturday and the Shepton Beachump 10k, Bridgwater Half and the Great North Run on Sunday.

GOLF: Windwhistle Bowmaker produces excellent scores

Chard & Ilminster News:

11:46am Sunday 7th September 2014

WINDWHISTLE Seniors held a Bowmaker competition last Monday when 27 members took part.

TENNIS: Chard going well in Yeovil league

Chard & Ilminster News:

4:00pm Sunday 17th August 2014

CHARD Tennis Club is enjoying a highly successful season with four teams currently heading their divisions in the Yeovil and district league.

SKITTLES: Healthy lead for BGE in Domino league

Chard & Ilminster News:

6:40am Sunday 17th August 2014

BGE head the Domino Summer Skittles league by four points after week 14 Results: Avengers 172 (N Plumridge 52), B.G.E. 182 (J Sweet 48); Captains Crew 174 (S Moulding/K Rogers 45), Desperadoes 142 (Ollie 41); Chillipeppers 181 (R Jarvis 53), Odds & Ends 178 (R Newberry 54); Desperadoes 157 (J Pedlar 44), Sons & Brothers 166 (Tim 48); Dominators 169 (K Gaylard 48), Black Eyed Peas 160 (A White 42); Haystacks 178 (M Cawley 51), Outcasts 208 (O Szabo 59); Misfits 189 (P Banfield 61), Sons & Brothers 162 (M Pedlar 48); Musketeers 196 (C Marshall 57), 4+1 186 (T Finn 55); Split Pins 174 (N Compton 46), Cunning Stunts 195 (R Welsh/K Hayes 58).

GOLF: Silver salver double for Maurice Arnold at Windwhistle

Chard & Ilminster News:

6:00pm Friday 15th August 2014

A TEAM led by Maurice Arnold retained the Windwhistle Seniors’ Jubilee Silver Salver.

RUNNING: Wayne Loveridge leads Somerset series

Chard & Ilminster News:

2:21pm Friday 15th August 2014

CHARD Road Runners were out in force in midweek at the Somerset Series Round 10 at Haselbury Trail Race – a challenging mainly off road 10k race.

CYCLING: Young Chard Wheelers get a taste of the big time

Chard & Ilminster News:

1:48pm Friday 15th August 2014

FOUR McKinlays 1st Chard Wheelers represented the South-West in youth races at the Prudential RideLondon event at the weekend.

GOLF: Dry ground results in excellent scores at Windwhistle

Chard & Ilminster News:

3:10pm Saturday 9th August 2014

A TOTAL of 36 Seniors formed 12 teams of three in the Texas Scramble at Windwhistle.

ANGLING: Prolific time at Dilllington

Chard & Ilminster News:

10:00am Saturday 9th August 2014

DILLINGTON Pond continues to fish really well with some lovely nets of quality roach and rudd along with quite a few small tench and odd skimmers and perch.

CYCLING: Attfield produces best result to date

Chard & Ilminster News:

2:20pm Friday 8th August 2014

THE Castle Combe motor racing circuit in Wiltshire saw the latest round of the National Youth circuit racing series take place.

SAILING: Ben is Topper champion

Chard & Ilminster News:

4:10pm Saturday 26th July 2014

BEN McElroy (12) of Holyrood Academy held on to his lead in the GBR Topper 4.2 Championship Series at the final event at Derwent Reservoir near Newcastle.

CYCLING: Chard Wheelers picked for circuit racing team

Chard & Ilminster News:

9:00am Saturday 26th July 2014

THREE youth members of McKinley’s 1st Chard Wheelers – Ruby Bond, Emily Attfield and Ryan White – have been selected for the South West Road/Circuit racing team.

GOLF: Windwhistle duo charge to victory

Chard & Ilminster News:

7:50pm Friday 25th July 2014

THERE were some prodigious scores when 34 Windwhistle Seniors took part in a 4Ball Better Ball competition in benign conditions last Monday.

ANGLING: Convincing win for Homewood at Perry Street

Chard & Ilminster News:

4:00pm Friday 25th July 2014

Chard AC members fished the penultimate league match at Perry Street pond, conditions were hot, flat and calm and many found the going tough.

TENNIS: Wimbledon heartbreak for Skupien

Chard & Ilminster News:

6:00am Saturday 19th July 2014

ILMINSTER tennis starlet Louis Skupien insists he is hungrier than ever to see his name in lights after falling just short of booking his spot at a prestigious Wimbledon tournament.

CYCLING: Chard Wheelers dominate South-West squad

Chard & Ilminster News:

4:10pm Friday 4th July 2014

McKINLAY’s 1st Chard Wheelers will be providing half the South-West region team for the inter-regional track championships later this year.

GOLF: Windwhistle duo have Gleneagles in their sights

Chard & Ilminster News:

5:26pm Monday 30th June 2014

A TILT at golfing glory awaits amateur Paul Manley and his Windwhistle PGA professional Liam Clarke as they bid to reach the Lombard Trophy grand final being staged at Gleneagles – just three weeks before Europe and America meet in the Ryder Cup.

ATHLETICS: National silver medals for two Chard School pupils

Chard & Ilminster News: ATHLETICS: National silver medals for two Chard School pupils

6:10am Saturday 28th June 2014

TWO Chard School pupils both won silver medals at the Independent Schools Association’s National Athletics finals in Birmingham last Monday.

CYCLING: Chard Wheelers shine at two events

Chard & Ilminster News: CYCLING: Rob hogs the limelight

3:10pm Friday 27th June 2014

THE Kalas Cup two-day stage race was contested by teams of four riders from all the central, south and west regions along with Wales.

GOLF: Captain's team wins Midsummer Madness at Windwhistle

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

11:25am Friday 27th June 2014

WINDWHISTLE’S annual Midsummer Madness competition teed off at 5.30am with 18 teams of four taking part and a shotgun start.

ANGLING: Carp bite well for Jamie Rich

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

3:10pm Friday 20th June 2014

THE warmer weather saw lots of carp cruising about in the upper layers for Chard’s latest match.

ANGLING: Hunt wins round three at Dillington

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

9:10am Saturday 14th June 2014

ROUND three of the summer league at Dillington saw the pond fish really well with some great weights recorded.

SWIMMING: Chard swimmers of the month

Chard & Ilminster News: SWIMMING: Chard swimmers of the month

5:50pm Friday 13th June 2014

THE Chard club’s Swimmers of the Month are Joss Copeman 12, and Xanthe Dyer 12.

GOLF: Scramble at Windwhistle

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

12:50pm Friday 13th June 2014

WINDWHISTLE Golf Club held their first Open 3 Man Team Texas Scramble on Saturday when great turn out of over 30 teams competed in good playing conditions.

CYCLING: Barratt takes bronze in national Over-50s championships

Chard & Ilminster News: CYCLING: Rob hogs the limelight

2:44pm Thursday 12th June 2014

VETERAN Paul Barratt, of McKinlays 1st Chard Wheelers, finished a brilliant third in British cycling’s Over-50s national championships at the weekend.

CYCLING: Hogg impresses professionals at Merryfield

Chard & Ilminster News: CYCLING: Rob hogs the limelight

2:00pm Friday 6th June 2014

ROB Hogg of McKinlays 1st Chard Wheelers, once again took on the best of the region’s top riders at the third round of the Team Tor 2000 summer series at Merryfield, near Ilminster.

ANGLING: Courtney catches well on the canal

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

10:00am Friday 6th June 2014

ILMINSTER AA juniors held a match on Ilminster Canal on Saturday and some good weights were recorded.

EVENTING: Classy show by Billie-Ann at Pontispool

Chard & Ilminster News: EVENTING: Classy show by Billie-Ann at Pontispool

6:00pm Thursday 5th June 2014

WINSHAM rider Billie-Ann Warren and her horse Moses finished an excellent seventh in a novice class at the Pontispool Horse Trials last Monday.

CYCLING: Rietz races to third in regional championships

Chard & Ilminster News: CYCLING: Rob hogs the limelight

6:00pm Friday 30th May 2014

TWO McKinlays 1st Chard Wheelers put in excellent performances at the South West regional championships at Hatherleigh in Devon.

BOWLS: Easy for Ilminster in Turnbull Cup

Chard & Ilminster News: BOWLS: Defeats for Harlequins and Royals

9:00pm Thursday 29th May 2014

ILMINSTER men eased through to the next round of the Turnbull Cup with a comfortable victory over South Petherton.

TENNIS: Chard looking strong in Yeovil league

Chard & Ilminster News: TENNIS: Shuker grabs Gauten Open doubles title

7:30pm Thursday 29th May 2014

CHARD A men’s team have already built up a five point lead in the Yeovil and district league under the new captaincy of Peter Dixon.

SHOWJUMPING: Chloe qualifies for Horse of the Year Show

Chard & Ilminster News: POINT TO POINT: Kirkleigh can score in Open

2:00pm Monday 26th May 2014

CHARD showjumper Chloe Reynolds is looking forward to riding in the Blue Chip Pony Newcomers Championship Final at the Horse of the Year Show.

CYCLING: Chard youngsters excel at Merryfield

Chard & Ilminster News: CYCLING: Rob hogs the limelight

1:06pm Friday 23rd May 2014

McKINLAYS 1st Chard Wheelers enjoyed another highly successful evening of racing at the second round of the Team Tor 2000 summer series at RNAS Merryfield near Ilton.

ANGLING: Rich pickings in Dillington Pond summer league

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

8:00pm Friday 16th May 2014

ILMINSTER AA members fished the first round of the Summer League at Dillington Pond.

GOLF: Young pips Markby in Windwhistle Seniors cup

Chard & Ilminster News: GOLF: Southward wins Poppy Putter

6:00pm Friday 16th May 2014

WINDWHISTLE Seniors began their week with the second round of the Challenge Cup, played at the Frome Golf Club.

FOOTBALL: Ambitious Combe ladies finish fifth

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

6:00pm Monday 12th May 2014

COMBE St Nicholas Ladies have made encouraging progress in their inaugural season, finishing fifth in division two of the Somerset Women’s league.

ANGLING: Rich finishes in pole position

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

6:00am Monday 12th May 2014

ILMINSTER AA members fished the first round of the Summer League at Dillington Pond on Sunday.

RUNNING: Loveridge finishes an impressive sixth

Chard & Ilminster News: RUNNING: Chard runners tackle Grizzlies

9:32pm Sunday 11th May 2014

REIGNING champion Wayne Loveridge of Chard Road Runners continued his defence of the Somerset Series when finishing sixth out of 662 runners in the Glastonbury 10k.

ANGLING: Parkhouse nets another good catch

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

9:30pm Sunday 11th May 2014

THE second match of the Perry Street Pond League was fished in much better conditions although the fishing still was tough for some.

GOLF: Windwhistle make winning start to league campaign

Chard & Ilminster News: GOLF: Southward wins Poppy Putter

10:37pm Wednesday 30th April 2014

JON Stone and Andy Swain were the star performers as Windwhistle A beat Burnham & Berrow 3½-1½ in their first league game of the season. The duo won 7&6.

BOWLS: Chard edge season's opener

Chard & Ilminster News: BOWLS: Tucker takes Deane singles honours

10:35pm Wednesday 30th April 2014

CHARD’S lawn green bowlers began their season with a very close match at Lyme Regis last Friday.

CYCLING: Magnus reaches the heights in first mountain bike race

Chard & Ilminster News: CYCLING: Rob hogs the limelight

10:32pm Wednesday 30th April 2014

MAGNUS Larsen of McKinlays 1st Chard Wheelers took part in his first mountain bike race at the weekend – and finished fifth in the British schools championships in Sussex.

RUNNING: Daniels heads team at a kanter

Chard & Ilminster News: RUNNING: Chard runners tackle Grizzlies

7:00pm Friday 25th April 2014

CHARD Road Runners joined an 85 strong field on Good Friday for the Kilmington Kanter, a seven mile multi-terrain race.






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