HOCKEY: Burnham back to winning ways

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

8:00am Thursday 30th October 2014

BURNHAM got back to winning ways this week with a 6-0 victory against a young Winscombe side.

Depleted Burnham hammered by Taunton

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

8:00am Thursday 30th October 2014

A DEPLETED Burnham side crashed to a heavy defeat at the hands of Taunton, having travelled with just 13 available players.

Trego signs Somerset contract extension

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: PETE Trego

3:20pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

SOMERSET all-rounder Pete Trego has signed an extension to his contract which will see him remain at the County Ground until at least the end of the 2016 season.

Uxella League round-up - White wallops Dynamos

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

2:00pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

ROB White fired home a hat-trick for New Foresters as they thrashed Knowle Dynamos 8-0 in Division 2 of the Uxella Sunday League.

Weston and District Football League Round-up - Cup exits for Berrow and Wedmore.

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

2:00pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

BERROW Reserves crashed out of the Atwell Shield at the first round stage with a 5-0 thrashing at Portishead Town A - Wedmore suffered a similar fate, losing 6-1 to Westend

Lions selection "a massive boost" for Overton

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

8:44am Wednesday 29th October 2014

Overton has been included in both 14-man squads for two four-day matches and five 50-over matches against South Africa ‘A’ starting in January 2015.

GOLF: Thomas and Fisher fightback to win pairs

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

8:00am Wednesday 29th October 2014

ANDY Thomas and Barry Fisher joined forces to win the Pairs Aggregate Stableford at Brean Golf Club after late pull-outs saw them paired together.

Burnham battle to Saracens victory

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

8:00am Wednesday 29th October 2014

BURNHAM emerged the victors in a fast and furious clash with Bristol Saracens on Saturday.

Dibble's penalty heroics not enough for Burnham United Reserves

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

2:00pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

BURNHAM United Reserves went down 1-0 to league leaders Winscombe on Saturday, in a game that featured four penalties.

Batting coach Dave Houghton to leave Somerset

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

1:14pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

Director of cricket Matt Maynard says "there is no necessity for two specialist batting coaches” at the club.

Taylor turns the tables for Berrow in nine-goal thriller

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

8:59am Tuesday 28th October 2014

JACK Taylor scored four times as Berrow got a much needed three points with a 6-3 victory over Cutters Friday – in a game with nine goals and two red cards.

CRICKET: Maynard presents awards at County Ground tonight

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

3:41pm Monday 27th October 2014

MATTHEW Maynard will today carry out one of his first official duties since being appointed Somerset CCC's Director of Cricket when he is the guest of honour at the 2014 Somerset Women and Girls Cricket Presentation Evening.

Highbridge put SEVENTEEN past lowly Weston St Johns

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

4:56pm Monday 27th October 2014

Matt Scott bagged five and Mike Green four, before half-time to send Town into the break leading 10-0 – and there was little let-up in the second half, as goals from Will Bailey (2), Chris Taylor, Jack Hirons (2), Ryan Elliott and Sam Redstone completed the most convincing of victories.

SKITTLES: Galley takes sparkle off Jewels

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

8:00am Saturday 25th October 2014

FOUR teams head the Burnham, Highbridge & District Ladies’ Skittles League’s Premier Division with maximum points from two games.

SKITTLES: Stop-Outs make a move

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

4:00pm Friday 24th October 2014

OF the three teams sharing top spot in Division 1 of the Purtion and District Skittles League, only Stop-Outs managed a win, defeating Wanderers by 31 pins, and therefore remain top of the table two points clear of Nomads and Farmer Boys.

SKITTLES: Hotshot Cowboy Luff loses out to Poachers

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

3:00pm Friday 24th October 2014

POACHERS’ Chris Jays racked up a total of 90 which included five spares at the Lympsham Pavilion in Division 1 of the Highbridge & District Skittles League.

CRICKET: Alfonso Thomas breaks ankle on golf course

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

2:49pm Friday 24th October 2014

SOMERSET’S Alfonso Thomas has had to put his winter plans on hold after he suffered a freak accident.

Burnham United take on Langford at Woodspring Park, Weston-super-Mare on Friday night

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

8:00am Thursday 23rd October 2014

United, who sit sixth in Division One West, will be looking to record their fourth win of the season against seventh placed Langford on Friday night at Woodspring Park, Weston-super-Mare.

HOCKEY: Spurned early chances costs Burnham

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

6:00pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

THIS match was a lot closer than the scoreline suggests but Burnham came up against a well organised, young, pacy team that eventually wore away their resolve.

Burnham have to settle for losing bonus-point after two tries disallowed

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

2:00pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

BURNHAM were unable to notch up their third league win of the season on Saturday, as they slipped to a 14-8 defeat at the hands of second-placed Bristol Harlequins.

Taunton and District Football League round-up - Pethy triumph in shoot-out drama

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

2:00pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

NORTH Petherton are through to the second round of the league knockout cup following a 4-3 penalty shootout win over Wyvern Rangers.

Weston and District Football League Round-up - Berrow Reserves climb away from the bottom

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

2:00pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

BERROW Reserves pulled themselves away from the foot of Division One of Weston & District League with a 2-1 victory over basement side Yatton Athletic Reserves

Burnham II battle back to claim victory

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

8:00am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

BURNHAM II fought back from 17-0 down to beat Hornets 28-17 on Saturday.

Uxella League round-up - Bellinger bags four as Tigers tear Blake apart

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

8:00am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

IAN Bellinger was at his lethal best as Tiger Old Boys thrashed Blake Old Boys 12-0 in the Bill Brown Division One Cup.

Berrow beaten by league leaders as Keirle sees red

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

1:00pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

TEN-man Berrow were unable to halt the Shirehampton charge as they were beaten 4-2 by the runaway league leaders on Saturday.

"We must cut out the mistakes," says Highbridge boss Pitt

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

11:50am Tuesday 21st October 2014

HIGHBRIDGE Town manager Matt Pitt described Saturday’s 4-1 defeat to Uphill Castle as “really disappointing” and urged his side to learn from their mistakes.

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.

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 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.

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.

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.







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