Tuesday, January 9, 2018
Rugby

Rugby

Chard look to improve form on the road

AFTER a three week break Chard RFC are scheduled to re-commence their league programme this Saturday with a trip to Devon side Kingsbridge, the...

Tight tussle in first meeting for more than a century

CHARD continued their unbeaten start to the season in another tight and tense encounter. Chard 14 Crediton 9 Western Counties West In terms of possession and territory...

Chard RFC mourns death of former skipper

CHARD Rugby Club are mourning the death of former 1st XV captain Mick Halligan following a brave fight against cancer writes Glyn Hughes. "Mick was a...

County rugby honour for Bridport stalwart Stuart

BRIDPORT Rugby Club committee members recently attended the AGM of the Dorset & Wilts RFU at Salisbury Rugby Club where Bridport’s treasurer Stuart King...

Bridport cheering on the Lions

BRIDPORT rugby club held an open showing of the first of three test matches for the British Lions versus New Zealand last Saturday at...

Moving on up – Bridport promotion confirmed

WITH Salisbury 3rds, who finished second in the Dorset & Wilts South Two Division this season, unable to be promoted as their 2nd team...

Bitter memory revived for Aussie Harrison!

BRIDPORT Rugby Club recently held their annual club dinner and awards presentation when 60 players and members enjoyed an excellent meal and were then...

Chard RFC mourn former skipper Mike Jeffery

CHARD rugby Club are sad to announce that Mike Jeffery a former club captain died recently whilst in hospital. Mike joined the club in...

World Cup Finalist heading to the Brewery Ground

BRIDPORT Rugby Club's annual presentation dinner is scheduled for Friday, May 19th May at the clubhouse when the guest speaker will be ex-Australian international Justin...

Chard youngsters in fine end of season form

CHARD Rugby Club’s under 14s welcomed Combe Down to Essex Close for the first time to play some 7s rugby as the season for...

Chard Ladies pull plug on Bath in super show

Chard Ladies 42 Bath 2nds 0 CHARD Ladies hosted Bath Ladies 2nds on Sunday in what turned out to be an excellent finale to...

Youngster too slick in first Bill Morgan Memorial match

Chard Youngsters 49-22 Chard Veterans TWO teams of Chard players met in this memorial game for Bill Morgan who died at the age of...

Chard end on a high with free flowing victory

Chard 35 Teignmouth 24 South West League Division One THIS was a really entertaining game with both sides throwing the ball around at every...

No return trip to Okehampton for relegated Chard

1st xv v Okehampton THE Rugby Football Union officials have decided that it is not necessary to play last week’s game which was postponed...

Seasiders gain revenge in Ridgeway derby

WEYMOUTH & Portland avenged their earlier Dorset & Wilts Division One South defeat at Coburg Road back in December, with a performance that had...

Traffic hold up causes fixture headache

Okehampton P-P Chard South West One With a large crowd looking forward to this game and both teams ready for action the match had...

Twickenham triumph for Thomas Hardye School

THOMAS Hardye School are celebrating after their Under 15 rugby team comfortably won the Natwest Vase Final at Twickenham last week. The Dorchester school...

Bridport target third spot after big win

Bridport 38 Oakmedians 2nds 12 Dorset & Wilts Divison Two (South) BRIDPORT eased to a 38-12 victory against a determined Oakmedians side thanks to a dominant...

Neighbours serve up Friday night feast

Chard 33 North Petherton 38 South West Division One THIS was a pulsating game played in front of a crowd exceeding the 500 and fully...

National call-up for Holyrood Academy’s Szydetko

HOLYROOD Academy Sixth Form BTEC Sport student Emil Szydetko was recently selected to represent the Poland U20 National Rugby team. Szydetko, who recently joined...

Poole pummelled as tries flow for Bridport youngsters

Poole U11 2 Bridport 19 After a string of improving performances this was the game when the young Blues put it all together, to...

Big away day win for Chard 2nds

Chard travelled to Somerton with a young team team as most players were under the age of 20 but the average age was raised...

Seasiders’ second half turnaround

WEYMOUTH & Portland had to come from behind to seal a worthy victory against a Lytchett side that had improved notably since their visit...

Half century for vibrant Villagers

FOR the second time in a week Puddletown saw off the challenge of opposition from Hampshire, on this occasion it was Ellingham & Ringwood...

Scrappy win, but Bridport’s home record remains intact

WITH club sponsors and members watching on, Bridport RFC could only just scrape past opponents Wheatsheaf Cabin Crew in Saturday’s Dorset & Wilts Two...

Impressive win for Chard in local derby clash

Chard 38 Bridgwater 5 South West One CONSIDERING the respective league positions of each side (Chard 12th, Bridgwater 7th), this was a stunning win for...

Puddletown topple leaders in classic victory

FIFTH placed Puddletown entertained top of the table New Milton at Greenfields with the home side intent on avenging their heavy away defeat in...

Tag rugby tournament attracts 12 schools

BRIDPORT Rugby Club held its annual schools Tag rugby festival for junior schools sponsored by Morrisons supermarket last Saturday. Twelve local schools took part with...

Big win, but huge Wheatsheaf test to come

WITH only three games played since Christmas due to two clubs cancelling matches, this game versus Lytchett 2nds was one that the Bridport players...

Plucky Chard make leaders sweat

Chard 5 Weston-super-Mare 38 WITH several players expecting this to be a non-playing weekend Chard lost at least four regulars but this allowed others...

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