GOLF: Rain stays away on 2014 Captain's Day

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: GOLF DAY: Darlington-based consultancy We Do HR is urging local businesses and golf fanatics to take part in its fundraising tournament at Rockliffe Hall on Tuesday, August 5

3:46pm Monday 28th July 2014

Club members turned out in force to support club captain Neil Darby on his Captains’ Day.

CRICKET: Hildreth and Gregory centuries fire Somerset to victory in Royal London One-day Cup

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

5:47pm Sunday 27th July 2014

A BRILLIANT, unbeaten stand of 209 between James Hildreth (146 not) and Lewis Gregory (105 not) has just rocketed Somerset to a thrilling five wicket victory over Durham in the Royal London One-Day Cup at the County Ground.

CRICKET: Somerset women face key game at Brislington tomorrow

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

3:20pm Saturday 26th July 2014

SOMERSET Women’s cricket team go into the final Division Two Championship with all to play for after chalking up their fourth successive victory of the season when they beat Cheshire at Cheadle at the weekend.

BOWLS: Burnham Men win Hugh Moore Trophy

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: bowls - cxz

2:00pm Saturday 26th July 2014

In this annual match in memory of a loved and respected member, the tradition of ladies versus men was well supported on six rinks.

CRICKET: Kirby calls time on fine career

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

12:20pm Saturday 26th July 2014

SOMERSET fast bowler Steve Kirby, who has been involved with First Class cricket for 20 years, this week announced his retirement with immediate effect because of an ongoing shoulder injury, writes Richard Walsh.

Burnham host Cheddar looking for second win of season

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: Local cricket

8:00am Saturday 26th July 2014

BURNHAM welcome Cheddar in Division two of the Somerset Cricket League today. 

SKITTLES: Royalists top after Die Hards postponement

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

8:00am Saturday 26th July 2014

Royalists now lead the Highbridge Mixed Summer Skittles League after Die Hards’ match with Squirrels was postponed.

Changeable weather brings mixed fortunes for fishermen

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: Local angling

2:00pm Friday 25th July 2014

WESSEX Water fisheries performances for the week ending July 6:

CRICKET: Somerset face double one-day test

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

10:03am Thursday 24th July 2014

SOMERSET play two big one-day matches at the County Ground over the weekend, writes Richard Walsh.

DARTS: BURNHAM & HIGHBRIDGE DARTS LEAGUE results:

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

9:57am Thursday 24th July 2014

Highbridge Summer Darts League results:

Tae Kwon Do Master visits Burnham

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

9:46am Thursday 24th July 2014

EIGHTH Degree World Tae Kwon Do Master Michael Dew returned to his home town last week to teach a special lesson at the TAGB Burnham-on-Sea Tae Kwon Do Club.

Somerset Cricket League round-up - Wedmore lose out to Westlands

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: Local cricket

9:42am Thursday 24th July 2014

Wedmore's score of 102-7 was never going to be enough to beat Westlands 2nds in their Shrubbery Somerset Cricket League Division Three clash as the visitors reached 103-4 to win comfortably.

Lympsham bag a maximum at North Petherton

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: Local cricket

9:41am Thursday 24th July 2014

Lympsham secured full points on Sunday with a six-wicket victory over North Petherton courtesy of a superb all-round display from Jack Luff.

Burnham seconds put to the sword by Saints

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: Local cricket

2:00pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

Burnham seconds slumped to a disastrous 198-run defeat at the hands of Taunton St Andrews A on Saturday.

Rain denies Burnham for second week running

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: Local cricket

12:08pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

Burnham were denied a shot at league victory for the second week running as rain put an early end to their Division Two clash at home against Barrington on Saturday.

GOLF: Chapple stuns his opponents to win July Medal

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: golf - cxz

11:55am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

Andy Chapple raced to success in the July Medal at Brean Golf Club with a stunning net score of 63 to see off his opponents.

Somerset bowler Steve Kirby announces retirement

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

9:18am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

Shoulder injury forces seamer to retire with immediate effect after 20 years in the county game.

SHORT MAT BOWLS: Kingscliffe lose to Burrowbridge

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: Mayor Dorothy Thornhill also played bowls with members of Holywell Short Mat Bowls Club.

2:00pm Sunday 20th July 2014

Kingscliffe 49, Burrowbridge 58

ANGLING: Mixed bags in the heat on county’s reservoirs

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: Local angling

8:00am Sunday 20th July 2014

Wessex Water fisheries

TRIATHLON: Strong showing from Burnham Academy at Minehead Triathlon

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

8:00am Saturday 19th July 2014

Five podium finishes from the club in TriStar categories

Burnham Bowling Club report

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: bowls - cxz

2:00pm Friday 18th July 2014

IT has been another busy week for Burnham Bowling Club with teams involved in bowls matches around the area — including an incredible game for Burnham Ladies at their Bridgwater counterparts in the Victoria League. Here we take a look at this week’s matches.

Highbridge Mixed Summer Skittle League Division One

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

8:00am Friday 18th July 2014

Results from the Highbridge Mixed Summer Skittle League

Luff leads Lympsham

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: Local cricket

8:00am Thursday 17th July 2014

Jack Luff scored an unbeaten 40 to guide Lympsham to an eight wicket victory over South Petherton on Saturday.

Somerset Cricket League round-up - Chedzey haul inspires East Huntspill

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: Local cricket

2:00pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

Andy Chedzey starred for East Huntspill in their 61 run victory over Weston-super-Mare III in Division Five of the Somerset Cricket League.

All-round Randall fires Huntspill & District to narrow win

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: Local cricket

8:00am Wednesday 16th July 2014

Jake Randall scored 88 and took 3-37 to help Huntspill & District to victory

OUCH - Craig Kieswetter tweets photos of his brutal injuries after being struck in face by ball

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

12:02pm Tuesday 15th July 2014

KIESWETTER was struck in the face by a delivery from David Willey and suffered a broken nose and a fractured orbital socket

Glorious Gaylard leads Burnham charge

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: Local cricket

2:00pm Tuesday 15th July 2014

Pete Gaylard (103no) scored a superb unbeaten century for Burnham, as they chased down Chard’s total of 184 without losing a wicket

GOLF: Charity day raises £11,000

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

10:51am Tuesday 15th July 2014

Captains’ Charity Day raised over £11,000 for the local based 'Help the Child' Charity.

Highbridge Town ready for crack at County League

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: Photo by Jeff Searle: Highbridge Town striker Stuart Green muscles his way past a North Petherton tackler.

9:59am Tuesday 15th July 2014

Chairman Matt Pitt expects to be challenging for a second successive promotion when Highbridge begin life in the Somerset County League this season.

Young Reporter Competition: Somerset v Gloucestershire in the Natwest T20 Blast

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

4:28pm Tuesday 15th July 2014

Read our Match Day Reporter competition winner's report of Somerset's victory over Gloucestershire in the NatWest T20 Blast.

Rain wrecks Burnham hopes

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: Local cricket

8:00am Tuesday 15th July 2014

Rain denied Burnham a second successive league victory as the wet weather set in with them well placed to beat Castle Cary.

GOLF: Barry beats ‘Ace’ Fisher at Brean

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

2:00pm Monday 14th July 2014

Phil Barry's score of 43 points saw him win Saturday's Super Series competition by three from Barry Fisher

FISHING: Wessex report

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: PIC CAP 1: Fly fishing for sewin (picture by Moc Morgan)

2:00pm Sunday 13th July 2014

WWESSEX WATER FISHERIES PERFORMANCE Week Ending 29th June 2014

Craig Kieswetter suffers broken nose and fractured cheekbone after being struck in the face by ball

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: Craig Kieswetter Photo: www.thomassmithpix.com

11:11am Sunday 13th July 2014

Somerset have confirmed that wicket-keeper Craig Kieswetter suffered a broken nose and a fractured cheek bone after being struck in the face by a delivery from David Willey yesterday.

Scheme aims to attract more girls to football

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: Football - Plucky Ladies' Seven lose 9-0

8:00am Sunday 13th July 2014

Somerset Football Association’s pilot scheme aimed at attracting more girls into the local game looks set to truly take off.

BOWLS: Burnham report

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

8:00am Saturday 12th July 2014

Burnham Bowling Club report

World Cup fever at Bridgwater College

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

2:00pm Friday 11th July 2014

Five-a-side tournament at college celebrates World Cup

Tuffin Trophy at Bridgwater College

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

2:00pm Friday 11th July 2014

College’s Golf Centre held its annual Tuffin Trophy where club members play against members of college staff.

SKITTLES: Die Hards and Royalists continue winning streaks

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

8:00am Friday 11th July 2014

Highbridge Mixed Summer Skittle League

CRICKET: Trescothick: Gloucester T20 game is 'massive'

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

12:57pm Thursday 10th July 2014

SOMERSET'S NatWest T20 Blast campaign is still very much on track after they beat Hampshire at the Rose Bowl.

TENNIS: 96th year of Avenue tournaments

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

8:00am Thursday 10th July 2014

August tournaments scheduled at The Avenue

Silverware is the aim, but don't judge us on trophies alone, says Nosworthy

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: CRICKET: Nosworthy offers insight to club's wicket-keeping dilemma

1:50pm Wednesday 9th July 2014

Somerset director of cricket says trophies are realistic aim, but progress of younger players should also be taken into account when judging success of season.

Huntspill & District fall short in Wincanton clash

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

2:00pm Wednesday 9th July 2014

Hosts go down by 71 runs to Wincanton

Somerset Cricket League round-up - Hunt powers Wedmore past saints

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: Local cricket

8:00am Wednesday 9th July 2014

Marcus Hunt guided Wedmore II to an emphatic eight-wicket victory over Taunton St Andrews B

GOLF: Ladies Captain's Day at Burnham & Berrow

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

2:00pm Tuesday 8th July 2014

Donna Robertson celebrated her Captains' Day with a three-ball bowmaker.

Driver steers Burnham to first league victory

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: Local cricket

11:12am Tuesday 8th July 2014

Rob Driver struck an unbeaten half-century to guide Burnham to their first league win of the season

GOLF: Shaw success in Captains Cup

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

4:42pm Monday 7th July 2014

Russell Shaw produced the best round of the day in the 2014 Captains Day on Saturday to take the coveted Captains Cup.

Nosworthy's Somerset "desperate" to qualify for Twenty20 quarter-finals

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: CRICKET: Dave Nosworthy appointed Somerset's Director of Cricket

1:36pm Monday 7th July 2014

Director of cricket Dave Nosworthy says his side still harbour hopes of qualifying for the quarter-finals of the Natwest T20 Blast

CRICKET: Decisive victory for Somerset in T20

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

11:25am Monday 7th July 2014

CRAIG Kieswetter played another key innings yesterday, backed up by a good bowling performance, to keep Somerset’s hopes of progressing through to the quarter finals of the Nat West T20 Blast very much alive.

BOWLS: Morning Stars take top spot

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: GREEN APPEAL: Gwaun cae Gurwen claimed a comfortable win in the Neath and District Bowls League.

8:00am Saturday 5th July 2014

The Morning Stars have moved into the top spot after a convincing win by 21 shots over the Casuals







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