GOLF: Bateman adds Tom Childs Memorial Flag competition to success list

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

1:22pm Monday 20th October 2014

BREAN club champion Steve Bateman added another win to his year of success as he added the Tom Childs Memorial Flag competition to his list of 2014 successes.

ANGLING: Harvey catches Arctic Char

9:00pm Saturday 18th October 2014

Hawkridge fishing report

CRICKET: 'Togetherness' impresses new Somerset boss Maynard

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

12:10pm Saturday 18th October 2014

SOMERSET'S new director of cricket, Matt Maynard, has been impressed by the fact that everything at the club is geared towards achieving success for the team on the pitch.

Berrow beaten in end-to-end game

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

2:00pm Friday 17th October 2014

Berrow JFC Girls u12s were beaten 6-2 by Galmington Dragons

Burnham Ladies see off Taunton Vale in top of the table clash

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

2:00pm Thursday 16th October 2014

BURNHAM took the honours in Saturday’s top of the table clash with Taunton Vale, winning 5-2.

Burnham II overpowered at Wivi

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

2:00pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

BURNHAM II slumped to a heavy defeat at the hands of Wiveliscombe, after being overpowered by the hosts.

Highbridge Town Reserves still pointless following defeat at Norton Fitzwarren

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

2:00pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

HIGHBRIDGE Town Reserves wasted a great opportunity to record their first points of the season, throwing away a 1-0 half-time lead to go down 2-1 at Norton Fitzwarren.

Weston and District Football League Round-up - Disappointing weekend for Burnham United A

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

2:00pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

IT WAS a dismal weekend for Burnham United A as they crashed to an 11-0 thrashing at unbeaten Worle Rangers in Division Two

Uxella League round-up - Spenny’s slam 12 past Huntspill

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

2:00pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

SPENNY’S Sports Bar ran riot in Division 3 as they smashed Huntspill BPH 12-0 on Sunday.

Taunton and District Football League round-up - Sports tame Wolves in Seward clash

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

2:00pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

BRIDGWATER Sports Reserves beat local rivals Bridgwater Wolves 2-0 in the Seward Cup with goals from Scott Clapp and Paul Goss, while Tone Youth Reserves beat Woolavington 4-3 in thrilling encounter.

Burnham back to winning ways

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: Tim Piper's penalty was the only Burnham scoring of the day

8:00am Wednesday 15th October 2014

BURNHAM got back to winning ways with an impressive 34-11 victory over Barton Hill on Saturday. The hosts crossed five times to seal a bonus-point win, with tries from Jordan Paul (2), Tim Piper, Sam Wall and Tom Chaffey.

Pitt hoping cup win can kick-start Town's season

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

2:00pm Tuesday 14th October 2014

Goals from Tom Bailey, Chris Taylor, Will Bailey and Ryan Elliot sealed an emphatic victory 4-1 for Highbridge Town on Saturday.

Reserves held at home by Hengrove

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

2:00pm Tuesday 14th October 2014

BURNHAM United Reserves put in an improved performance following last week’s disappointing defeat, to draw 1-1 with Hengrove Athletic.

Ben Phillips appointed part time academy bowling coach at Somerset

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

12:32pm Tuesday 14th October 2014

SOMERSET have appointed former all-rounder Ben Phillips as part-time academy bowling coach.

Berrow made to pay for defensive errors

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

8:00am Tuesday 14th October 2014

BERROW slipped to an eighth defeat of the season as they went down 5-3 at struggling Odd Down Reserves.

GOLF: Baunton helps bring home the Bowmaker Trophy

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

4:48pm Monday 13th October 2014

THE trio of Simon Baunton, Dave Porter and Stuart Wills always looked to be a pretty formidable team for the Bowmaker Trophy and it proved true as they claimed a two shot victory on Saturday.

GOLF: Dixon’s PGA prize at Brean

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: David Dixon

2:00pm Sunday 12th October 2014

ENMORE Park’s David Dixon needed just 65 strokes to win the second Gloucester and Somerset PGA Medal of the season at Brean Golf Club.

BOWLS: Burnham season ends on a low

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

8:00am Sunday 12th October 2014

THIS being the final match of the season, Burnham looked to finish with a win, but the visitors were too strong, winning on four of the rinks, two by big margins.

SKITTLES: Country Girls ditch Vixens out of the cup

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: SKITTLES: Elmore Club secure league and cup double

2:00pm Saturday 11th October 2014

VICTORIA Vixens, last year’s runners-up in the Burnham, Highbridge & District Ladies Skittles League’s Six-A-Side Cup went out in the second round to Country Girls at Highbridge Social Club by 30 pins

CRICKET: Harold Gimblett to be remembered on 100th anniversary of his birth

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

11:10am Saturday 11th October 2014

A ‘SERVICE of Celebration’ is being held at Bicknoller Church at 3pm on Sunday, October 19 to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the birth of Somerset cricketing hero Harold Gimblett - arguably the county’s greatest ever batsman.

SKITTLES: Cheeseman sees off the Poachers

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: SKITTLES: Elmore Club secure league and cup double

8:00am Saturday 11th October 2014

IN the first round of the Highbridge & District Skittles League’s four-a-side competition, Radio Social A’s Kevin Cheeseman scored a superb total of 85 at the Basonbridge Inn to help his side to a 24-pin victory over The Poachers A.

Weston and District Football League Round-up - Berrow Reserves suffer heavy defeat

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

2:00pm Thursday 9th October 2014

BERROW Reserves’ miserable start to the season continued as they were thrashed 7-0 by Hutton in Division One of the Weston & District League.

Dockrell agrees one-year contract extension

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: Photo by Harry Trump: George Dockrell

11:08am Thursday 9th October 2014

SOMERSET spinner George Dockrell has agreed a one-year contract extension, which will see him remain at Taunton through the 2015 season.

Uxella League round-up - Fairfax strikes fear in Pethy

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

2:00pm Wednesday 8th October 2014

JULIAN Fairfax was in sharp-shooting form for Rhode Lane Wanderers as they thrashed North Petherton 7-1 in Division Three of the Uxella Sunday League.

Burnham seconds pip Wells at BASC

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: Rugby: Somerset Cup semi-final to be held at Bridgwater & Albion

2:00pm Wednesday 8th October 2014

BURNHAM II battled to a narrow 17-14 victory at the BASC.

Taunton and District Football League round-up - Own goal sees Sports into second round

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

8:00am Wednesday 8th October 2014

BRIDGWATER Sports booked their place in the second round of the Rowbarton Cup with a battling 1-0 victory over Dulverton Town.

Burnham leave it too late at Avon

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: Rugby: Somerset Cup semi-final to be held at Bridgwater & Albion

8:00am Wednesday 8th October 2014

A SECOND-half fight-back wasn’t quite enough for Burnham, who were unable to overturn a 19-point half-time deficit in Saturday’s 36-26 defeat to Avon.

Maynard sets his sights on silverware with 'ambitious' Somerset

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

5:09pm Tuesday 7th October 2014

48-year-old believes Somerset's squad has “the right mix” of players to mount an immediate challenge for silverware next season.

Pitt calls on Highbridge to turn draws into wins

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: Highbridge title hopes hit by Blues

2:00pm Tuesday 7th October 2014

HIGHBRIDGE Town manager Matt Pitt has called on his side to start turning draws into wins after sharing the points in three of their first six games in the Somerset County League.

Ten-man Berrow battle to Stockwood victory

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

2:00pm Tuesday 7th October 2014

TEN-man Berrow ended a run of seven straight defeats with a 2-0 victory over Stockwood Green on Saturday - after Jack Taylor was sent-off in the first-half.

GOLF: Barton takes Stableford win

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

10:14am Tuesday 7th October 2014

ON the first day of rain for what seemed like many weeks, Pete Barton took the top spot in the October Stableford.

Lamb spurns late penalty as Burnham United have to settle for draw

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

9:20am Tuesday 7th October 2014

Elliot Lamb saw his late penalty kick drift wide of the post as Burnham United were held to a 1-1 draw by local rivals Middlezoy on Saturday.

Driver and Green take awards at Burnham presentation

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

8:00am Saturday 4th October 2014

BURNHAM Cricket Club celebrated 153 years of cricket at their Annual Club Dinner and the performances during the 2014 season.

Depleted Burnham overpowered by Morganians

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: Rugby: Somerset Cup semi-final to be held at Bridgwater & Albion

2:00pm Friday 3rd October 2014

A DEPLETED Burnham II were beaten 39-10 by local rivals Morganians

CRICKET: Trio granted Somerset scholarships

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

12:10pm Friday 3rd October 2014

THREE young players who graduated from the Somerset Academy this summer – Ollie Sale, Tim Rouse and Sam Wyatt-Haines – have all been offered a SCCC Scholarship.

Derby day in Burnham as United take on Middlezoy

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

2:00pm Thursday 2nd October 2014

BURNHAM United welcome local rivals Middlezoy Rovers to Cassis Close this Saturday (3pm KO) as they search for their fourth win of the season.

ANGLING: Wessex report

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

12:00pm Thursday 2nd October 2014

HAWKRIDGE is still fishing well, with plenty of fish showing on the surface all over the lake, and anglers averaging 2.4 fish per rod.

Supercross series title "is different to anything else I have achieved," says world champion Liam

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

9:00am Thursday 2nd October 2014

BURNHAM BMX rider Liam Phillips says “it feels great” to have become the first British man to win the UCI BMX Supercross series world title, after the 25-year-old rode to glory at the fifth and final round in California on Sunday.

Taunton and District Football League round-up - Pope prods Gallery into second round

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

8:00am Thursday 2nd October 2014

THE Gallery booked their place in the second round of the Rowbarton Cup with a 4-2 victory over Milverton thanks to a match-winning performance from veteran striker Mark Pope, who scored all four of the Bridgwater side's goals.

Pitt frustrated as Highbridge lack cutting edge

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

2:00pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

HIGHBRIDGE Town manager Matt Pitt described Saturday’s 1-1 draw at Nailsea United Reserves as “a frustrating afternoon” and says his side lacked the cutting edge required to force a win.

Uxella League round-up - Goals galore in six-all draw

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

2:00pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

IT was goals galore in this weekend’s Uxella League fixtures - none more so than in Division Three, where Huntspill Crowns and Rhode Lane Wanderers shared 12 goals in a thrilling 6-6 draw.

Weston and District Football League Round-up - Eley and Yates kick-start Berrow Reserves

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

2:00pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

STEVEN Eley and Tom Yates were both on the score sheet for Berrow Reserves as they got their season going with a 2-1 victory over Nailsea United A on Saturday.

Seventh straight defeat for Berrow

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

8:00am Wednesday 1st October 2014

BERROW’S early season struggles continue after they were beaten 3-0 by Watchet on Saturday.

Out of the FA Cup

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

1:00am Wednesday 1st October 2014

BRIDGWATER Town manager Richard Fey said he was “proud of his players” after their FA Cup campaign was ended by Conference South side Basingstoke at Fairfax Park on Saturday.

Haygrove national champs

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: Cricket - cxz

6:18pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

HAYGROVE School’s Under-15 Boys cricket team were full of smiles and high-fives when they were crowned Under-16 National Champions.

Matthew Maynard appointed new Director of Cricket at Somerset

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

12:03pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

The 48-year-old former England and Glamorgan batsman takes over from Dave Nosworthy, who left his position last month, two years into a three year contract.

Luff makes England Women's Academy winter training squad

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: ophie Luff shakes hands with the Sussex captain in the Under 19 Women's ARCH Trophy

10:43am Tuesday 30th September 2014

LYMPSHAM cricketer Sophie Luff has been selected as part of the England Women's Academy winter training squad.

Disjointed Burnham beaten at home

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: Rugby: Somerset Cup semi-final to be held at Bridgwater & Albion

9:20am Tuesday 30th September 2014

BURNHAM’S season suffered another setback against recently promoted Chew Valley, as a lack of cohesion, organisation and commitment for lengthy periods of the game proved to be their downfall.

Porter carries off September medal

1:15pm Monday 29th September 2014

A SUPERB gross level par 70 by Dave Porter on Saturday brought him the top spot in the September Medal at Brean.

Western Counties honour for Abraham

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

1:12pm Monday 29th September 2014

A KING ALFRED’S boxer will be going head to head with some tough opposition in October after being selected for the Western Counties Boxing Team.







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