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Howard Larcombe

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Sports Editor | Covering the whole of the Pulman's/View From group of titles. Howard has been covering sport in the East Devon, South Somerset and West Dorset region since 2007.

Tigers respond with seven-goal super show

THE tables were turned in dramatic fashion as Axminster responded to last Saturday's surprise 1-0 defeat in the reverse fixture with a hammering of...

All Perry Street League County Cup final ahead?

WEDNESDAY evening's draw for the quarter finals of the Dorset Junior Cup has kept alive the possiblity of three Perry Street League clubs reaching the...

Festive race day up next at Taunton

TAUNTON Racecourse host the Dave Criddle Travel Festive Race Day on Thursday, December 14th with the first of seven races, boasting a massive prize...

Seasiders out, but heads held high

LYME Regis paid the penalty for failing to take some decent chances, particularly in the second half, as they were knocked out of the...

Seward aiming for Commonwealth Gold

CHARD'S Ellie Seward has been selected in the England shooting team for next year's Commonwealth games to be held in April on the Gold...

Ambers’ second string deny Donyatt

THERE were highs and lows for Netherbury FC while Lyme Rovers bank useful three points;  PREMIER DIVISION Netherbury 0 Barrington 9 Unbeaten Barrington brushed aside the...

Three out of four ain’t bad!

NEWS of the West Dorset teams in Saturday's Dorset Junior Cup second round (last 16) ties; Bridport 3rds 1 Waytown Hounds 2 Bridport 3rds' 100 per...

Three point hauls for Blues and Robins while Street hold Cully

NEWS from the South Somerset-based teams competing in the Devon & Exeter League; DEVON & EXETER LEAGUE Division One Cullompton Rangers Reserves 0 Perry Street 0 PERRY...

Defeat, but Saints’ battling spirit impresses managers

DESPITE defeat on the wide open spaces of Street's Tannery Field ground Combe joint managers Neil Holt and James Govier were pleased with their...

Cleal double helps maintain Robins’ rise

CHARD Town's excellent run of form was extended to four wins on the spin with a comfortable victory over lowly Portishead Town on Saturday....

McGown hat trick is icing on the cake as Barrington return to top

A ROUND-UP of the South Somerset Perry Street League teams; DORSET JUNIOR CUP – Round Two  (last 16) THE four remaining Perry Street League clubs were all...

Cream of the local crops at Tiger Way

THE under 16 squads of Exeter City and Yeovil Town are set to meet under the floodlights at Axminster Town’s Tiger Way Ground on...

Shot-shy Ax slump to home defeat

AFTER the heroics of a heartening fightback in their last match, Axminster Town came crashing back down to earth with Saturday's home defeat at the...

Hippos leak six as County cup hopes are shot down

HONITON Town's new management duo of Graham Bedford and assistant Alan Long were given a tough start as they saw their side's hope of...

Stunning cup win for Waytown Hounds – but Swallows and Robins shot down

NEWS from around the West Dorset Perry Street League teams; DIVISION ONE CUP - Semi Finals Halstock 3 Waytown Hounds 5 “Simply phenomenal!” was Waytown manager...

Three points the prize as Turner nods Lyme back into contention

IT wasn't pretty, but Lyme Regis began repairing the damage done by last week's 6-1 humbling at Cullompton with a gritty late win over...

Ten-Man Merriott let slip two-goal lead as Winsham book final place

THERE were some shocks as the finalists in the Coronation and Division One cups were sorted last Saturday, while South Petherton moved top of...

Five star Millwey move into promotion contention

THE match at Cloakham Lawns on Saturday didn't take long to burst into life as Millwey Rise moved up to fourth in the table writes...

Hippos begin fresh start with defeat after early triple blow

HONITON Town gave themselves a mountain to climb on Saturday when they found themselves 3-0 down with only 23 minutes on the clock as...

Tigers stage rousing fightback

A STUNNING fightback at Marlborough Park on Saturday extended Axminster Town's unbeaten run to three matches and lifted them back up into the top...

Robins enjoy sweet taste of Almonds victory

SECOND half goals from James Boyland, on target for the fourth game in a row, and Max Westlake saw off the challenge of hosts...

Bamford treble just too much for Blues

DEFEATS for the region's two Somerset League teams; Ilminster Town 3 Shirehampton 4 Premier Division ILMINSTER TOWN found themselves 1-0 down after just nine seconds on Saturday...

Chicken’s head stops play at Venlake – Ambers out of Cup

News from around the the south West Perry Street League teams; CHALLENGE CUP – Round One Netherbury 1 Winsham Utd 2 NETHERBURY's outside hopes of getting their...

Chances squandered, but depleted Seasiders still top

A DEPLETED Lyme Regis Reserves line-up were left hanging on in the last 20 minutes for a win which should have been rubber-stamped before...

Culled! Lyme ship six as poor form on road continues

LYME REGIS suffered their biggest league defeat for nine years as they were humbled at Speeds Meadow on Saturday. Cullompton Rangers Reserves 6 Lyme...

Stewart hat trick too hot for Chilcompton

AND then there was one... news of the region's three surviving teams in the Somerset Junior cup; SOMERSET JUNIOR CUP - Round Three (last 16) Perry...

Big day of racing ahead at Taunton

TAUNTON Racecourse will be hoping for another exciting afternoon of racing action on Thursday, November 30th the Totepool Autumn meeting when the first of...

Dynamos power to Baker’s dozen, 10-man Barrington hit Chinns for six

NEWS from the South Somerset clubs in the Perry Street League and cup competitions; CHALLENGE CUP – Round One Winsham United, winners in 2012-13, are through...

Draw specialists Ilminster at it again

ILMINSTER Town drew their third successive away match 0-0 against second in the table Clevedon United on Saturday. Clevedon United 0 Ilminster Town 0 Somerset...

Premier cup scalp for Chard Town

CHARD Town claimed a Premier Division scalp as three extra time goals accounted for hosts Cadbury Heath on Saturday. Cadbury Heath 0 Chard Town...

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