POOL: Interesting battle for title unfolding in Spennys Summer League

POOL: Interesting battle for title unfolding in Spennys Summer League

Posted: 10th August 2017
THE opening matches in the Spennys Summer Pool League in Bridgwater have been played and it looks as if the title race will be keenly contested. Six of the eight teams in the league all share top with four points each from their opening three games of the season. But it is the Lions Club who top the table with 29 games won ahead of second-placed Cobbelstones Rangers on…

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FOOTBALL: Five-star Bridgwater Town savour FA Cup win

FOOTBALL: Five-star Bridgwater Town savour FA Cup win

Posted: 5th August 2017
BRIDGWATER Town enjoyed a cracking 5-2 success over Keynsham Town on Saturday (August 5, 2017) to move through to the next round of the FA Cup. Goals from Syd Camper, Jake Llewellyn, Matt Connick, player-manager Dave Pearse and Mike Duffy saw Bridgwater safely through to the next round of the competition. A crowd of 211 was at the game which was Bridgwater’s first of the…

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FOOTBALL: We’re lovin’ it! McDonald’s becomes new shirt sponsor at Bridgwater Town

FOOTBALL: We’re lovin’ it! McDonald’s becomes new shirt sponsor at Bridgwater Town

Posted: 5th August 2017
BRIDGWATER Town FC has announced the signing of a new kit sponsorship agreement with McDonalds Somerset. The McDonalds Somerset branding will appear on the front of the new home and away strips for the upcoming season in the Premier Division of the Toolstation Western League. Tim Lamb, managing director of McDonalds Somerset, said: “I am proud and privileged to support…

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FOOTBALL: Bridgwater Town in FA Cup action

FOOTBALL: Bridgwater Town in FA Cup action

Posted: 5th August 2017
BRIDGWATER Town kick-off the new 2017-18 season on Saturday (August 5, 2017) when they play host to Keynsham Town in the FA Cup. The match at Town’s Fairfax Park kicks-off at 3pm and is an Extra Preliminary Round Qualifier in the world’s most glamorous club knockout cup competition. Bridgwater will be looking to get the season off to a flying start following the…

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SWIMMING: Bridgwater club finishes season with a splash

SWIMMING: Bridgwater club finishes season with a splash

Posted: 12th July 2017
BRIDGWATER Swimming Club’s growing track record in producing and nurturing talented swimmers continued through June and July as the growing junior squad and squad swimmers took on the final meets of the 2016-17 season. First up was the annual Clevedon and Chard Open meet on June 24-25,2017, where the club took a huge 65 medals in total with a whole host of swimmers both…

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RUGBY: Photo Special – Bridgwater and Albion host international match

RUGBY: Photo Special – Bridgwater and Albion host international match

Posted: 2nd May 2017
LOCAL rugby fans turned out in force to watch England Under-16s beat Wales Under-16s by 41ts-22 at Bridgwater and Albion RFC on Sunday (April 30, 2017) afternoon where despite the wet weather the big crowd, swollen by a large contingent of away supporters, was in excess of 2,000. Despite Wales taking an early lead, England had bounced back and gone into the half-time…

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RUNNING: Photo Special - Bridgwater Bolt 10k and Fun Run is another success

RUNNING: Photo Special - Bridgwater Bolt 10k and Fun Run is another success

Posted: 30th April 2017
NEARLY 700 runners took part in the annual Bridgwater Bolt 10k on Sunday (April 30, 2017) from the Trinity Sports and Leisure Centre. The race – organised by leisure trust 1610 - was sold out last year and the event has always proved popular with runners as the course is mainly flat taking in the Somerset Levels which makes it the perfect race for novice runners. It is…

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FOOTBALL: New management duo announced at Bridgwater Town FC

FOOTBALL: New management duo announced at Bridgwater Town FC

Posted: 27th April 2017
BRIDGWATER Town FC has announced the appointment of Karl Baggaley and Dave Pearse as the club’s new joint management team. Baggaley joins Bridgwater from Barnstaple Town FC where he has held a similar role with Barry Yeo since 2014. During that time they delivered the Western League Division One title in season 2014-15 and then promotion from the Western League Premier…

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CRICKET: Youngsters step up to the crease

CRICKET: Youngsters step up to the crease

Posted: 25th April 2017
ASPIRING young cricket stars of the future attended a youth open day at Bridgwater Cricket Club on Saturday (April 22, 2017). The youngsters were able to learn some skills and pick up some coaching tips from ECB qualified coaches in the club’s brand new state-of-the-art net facilities at its ground at The Parks. Bridgwater Press photographer Jeff Searle went along to see…

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FOOTBALL: Bridgwater Town lose out to local rivals Taunton Town

FOOTBALL: Bridgwater Town lose out to local rivals Taunton Town

Posted: 17th April 2017
BRIDGWATER Town were unable to bring some much-needed cheer to supporters on Saturday (April 15, 2017) when they fell to a 5-1 defeat at home to local rivals Taunton Town. Nobody would be surprised at the final scoreline but quite a few would have been shocked by the way the Evostik League South Division One South & West match started! Town disturbed what Taunton would…

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