CRICKET: Ilminster are Premier 2 champions

Chard & Ilminster News:

9:54pm Sunday 31st August 2014

ILMINSTER secured the Premier 2 title in the West of England Premier League yesterday with a ten run victory over Thornbury.

BOWLS: South Petherton's annual Will Masters competition

1:00pm Saturday 30th August 2014

TWENTY-four teams of triples from various clubs gathered at South Petherton Bowling Club for the annual Will Masters competition, sponsored by Ash Honda.

Almondsbury UWE 1, Chard Town 1

Chard & Ilminster News: Football club seeking pictures of players for presentation night

9:00am Friday 29th August 2014

CHARD’s Elliott Dyer had a mixed day as these two unbeaten sides took on each other at Almondsbury on Saturday.

Ashcott & Shapwick 2nd XI 236-9 beat Chard 2nd XI 235-3 by 1 run

Chard & Ilminster News: Adam and Rob Matravers are holding a charity cricket match at Wyeside Hereford in memory of their father Richard.

3:00pm Thursday 28th August 2014

West of England 2nd XI Premier 2

Chard Res 6, Budleigh Salterton Res 2

Chard & Ilminster News: Football: Chipping Sodbury return to form with win over Ellwood

10:00am Thursday 28th August 2014

TWO hat-tricks from Paul Olawuni and Adam Tovey saw Chards open their Fresha Devon and Exeter Premier League programme with a resounding victory over Budleigh Salterton on Saturday.

Chard 1st XI 226-9 beat Glastonbury 213-9 by 13 runs

Chard & Ilminster News:

6:00pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

West of England Premier 2

Clevedon 191-6 beat Ilminster 190-7 by 4 wkts

Chard & Ilminster News: Chard v Ilminster: Baker Cup showdown

2:00pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

West of England Premier League Premier 2

South Somerset cricket round up

Chard & Ilminster News: County League cricket

9:53am Wednesday 27th August 2014

CHAMPIONS North Perrott began celebrating too early when they were bowled out for just 46 in Division 1 on Saturday.

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.

RUGBY: Chard kick off new season at Old Patesians

Chard & Ilminster News:

12:00pm Sunday 17th August 2014

CHARD RFC begin their first season in National League 3 South West with a trip to Old Patesians on Saturday, September 6 (3pm).

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).

CRICKET: Chard face relegation fight

Chard & Ilminster News:

9:00am Saturday 16th August 2014

CHARD, who have been sucked into a relegation battle by a 49 run defeat at the hands of Minehead last weekend, look to repair the damage today when they entertain Keynsham.

CRICKET: Ilminster braced for crucial clash

Chard & Ilminster News:

8:10am Saturday 16th August 2014

ILMINSTER face a ‘make or break’ weekend as they bid for promotion back to Premier 1 of the West of England league.

FOOTBALL: Ilminster in good heart for visit to Nailsea

Chard & Ilminster News:

7:00am Saturday 16th August 2014

ILMINSTER Town, boosted by a 2-0 victory at Frome Collegians on Wednesday, return to Somerset league action today with a visit to Nailsea United (3pm).

FOOTBALL: Clark returns to boost Chard Town

Chard & Ilminster News:

6:00am Saturday 16th August 2014

CHARD welcome back star striker Sam Clark for the visit of Oldland Abbotonians to Zembard Lane today (3pm).

BOWLS: Severalls lose to Westlands

Chard & Ilminster News:

8:30pm Friday 15th August 2014

SEVERALLS lost 78-73 to Westlands in the Wessex Mixed Friendly League.

BOWLS: Crewkerne edged out by Trull

Chard & Ilminster News:

7:00pm Friday 15th August 2014

CREWKERNE Short Mat Bowls Club lost 71-56 in a friendly at home to Trull.

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.

BOWLS: Chardstock edge out Hemyock

Chard & Ilminster News:

4:20pm Friday 15th August 2014

CHARDSTOCK won 69-67 at Hemyock in a mixed friendly.

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.

BOWLS: Bagg beats Small in Chard singles

Chard & Ilminster News:

2:00pm Friday 15th August 2014

CHARD'S club competition, sponsored by Richard Carbin Ltd and organised by John Fenwick, proved a great success.

BOWLS: Ilminster end 28 year wait to reclaim Turnbull Cup

Chard & Ilminster News:

1:55pm Friday 15th August 2014

ILMINSTER lifted the Turnbull Cup – Somerset’s premier cup competition – for the first time since 1986.

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.

BOWLS: Crewkerne edged out by Trull

Chard & Ilminster News:

10:10pm Sunday 10th August 2014

CREWKERNE Short Mat Bowls Club lost 71-56 at home to Trull.

BOWLS: Chardstock results round-up

Chard & Ilminster News:

9:06pm Sunday 10th August 2014

CHARDSTOCK results: August 3 – Hemyock 67, Chardstock 69 (mixed friendly.

BOWLS: Severalls too good for Masons

Chard & Ilminster News:

6:10pm Saturday 9th August 2014

SEVERALLS welcomed the Masons for their annual friendly visit, winning 108-67 over five rinks.

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.

BOWLS: Chard short mat bowlers beat Hemyock

Chard & Ilminster News:

12:10pm Saturday 9th August 2014

CHARD entertained Hemyock for a short mat friendly on Monday, winning all four games with a final score of 57-25.

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.

BOWLS: Double joy for Ilminster

8:00am Saturday 9th August 2014

ILMINSTER’S men have two reasons to celebrate this week.

CRICKET: Barrington hold fun day tomorrow

Chard & Ilminster News:

6:00am Saturday 9th August 2014

BARRINGTON Cricket Club are hosting their annual Twenty20 fun day at their ground at Barrington Court on Sunday.

FOOTBALL: Combe honoured at Somerset FA awards

Chard & Ilminster News:

6:30pm Friday 8th August 2014

GENUINE stars of the county soccer scene were honoured as Somerset Football Association held its annual awards evening.

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.

FOOTBALL: Moss clinches Tom Facey final

Chard & Ilminster News:

11:17am Friday 8th August 2014

COMBE St Nicholas beat Drimpton 3-2 in the final of the Tom Facey Cup.

RUGBY: Colts hold fundraising 'Big Push'

Chard & Ilminster News:

10:54am Friday 8th August 2014

CHARD Rugby Colts raised a total of £1,800 with their first ‘Big Push’ fundraising event.

FOOTBALL: Chard Town ready for big kick-off

Chard & Ilminster News:

7:00am Friday 8th August 2014

CHARD, who will have enjoyed a ten day break after their final friendly, begin their Toolstation league programme at Devizes tomorrow (Saturday).

FOOTBALL: Ilminster Town seek new manager

2:38pm Thursday 7th August 2014

ILMINSTER Town are looking for a new manager after Matt Hughes resigned for ‘family reasons’.

FOOTBALL: Cullingford looking for recruits after tournament success

Chard & Ilminster News:

7:00pm Friday 1st August 2014

COMBE Ladies’ manager Mel Cullingford has called on more young women to take up football after the club’s second annual 7-a-side tournament proved a huge success.

FOOTBALL: Tom Facey cup final this evening

Chard & Ilminster News:

1:20pm Friday 1st August 2014

THE Tom Facey Cup is being held at Combe St Nicholas FC this evening at 6.30pm.

CRICKET: Shrubbery Somerset league round-up

Chard & Ilminster News:

3:24pm Monday 28th July 2014

LARRY Watkins of Broadway and Horton 2nds took remarkable figures of 7-7 in nine overs on Saturday – comfortably his best figures after 40 years playing the game.

FOOTBALL: Ilminster Town's new manager plans fresh approach

Chard & Ilminster News:

8:30pm Sunday 27th July 2014

ILMINSTER Town’s new manager, Matt Hughes, says he is ‘excited’ at the prospect of leading the Blues in the Somerset County league next season.

FOOTBALL: Chard Town fixture list

Chard & Ilminster News:

8:26pm Sunday 27th July 2014

CHARD Town begin their new campaign in Division One of the Toolstation league with a visit to Devizes Town on August 9.

BOWLS: Severalls results round-up

Chard & Ilminster News:

6:10pm Saturday 26th July 2014

SEVERALLS entertained Shepton Mallett for a Wessex Mixed Friendly League game when after the usual 21 ends they lost 75-69.

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.

BOWLS: Chardstock hit winning streak

Chard & Ilminster News:

2:10pm Saturday 26th July 2014

CHARDSTOCK men’s Over-60s A team won 45-28 at home to Tiverton Borough on July 2.

BOWLS: Chard steam to success under Vaux

Chard & Ilminster News:

12:10pm Saturday 26th July 2014

CHARD, captained for the day by Roy Vaux, beat visitors Bridport 63-52 in a friendly on a steaming hot day.

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.

BOWLS: Ilminster triple reach national finals

Chard & Ilminster News:

6:00am Saturday 26th July 2014

AN Ilminster men’s triple has stormed through to the national finals at Leamington Spa next month.

CRICKET: Martock edge home in Top Togs thriller

Chard & Ilminster News:

7:50pm Friday 25th July 2014

THE Top Togs evening league produced an exciting finale when Martock beat Ilminster by just three runs in the cup final last Friday.

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.






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