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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CRICKET: Youth open day at Bridgwater CC

CRICKET: Youth open day at Bridgwater CC

Posted: 15th April 2017
BRIDGWATER Cricket Club will be holding a youth open day next weekend to help introduce budding cricketers to the club. The youth open day will take place on Saturday, April 22, 2017, from 10am to midday at the club in The Parks, Park Road, Bridgwater. Youngsters will enjoy skills and games with ECB qualified coaches in the club’s brand new state-of-the-art net…

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RUGBY: Resounding win for Bridgwater and Albion

RUGBY: Resounding win for Bridgwater and Albion

Posted: 9th April 2017
BRIDGWATER and Albion RFC brought the curtain down on their home campaign in style with a resounding 73pts-14 victory over Midsomer Norton - who although doomed to relegation never gave up the fight throughout the game – in this Tribute South West 1 West fixture. The season’s finale at College Way made an entertaining spectacle for the large crowd which included almost…

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HORSE RACING: Le Mercurey for the Grand National!

HORSE RACING: Le Mercurey for the Grand National!

Posted: 8th April 2017
THE Bridgwater Press tipster has been looking into his crystal ball to see which horse will win the 2017 Grand National being held on Saturday (April 8, 2017). Forty horses will line-up at the start of the famous old race at 5.15pm at Aintree – but which one will triumph come the end of the four miles and 514 yards course over 30 fences. The Grand National is wide open…

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TRAMPOLINING: Trophies and medals for Haygrove from Gateshead finals

TRAMPOLINING: Trophies and medals for Haygrove from Gateshead finals

Posted: 30th March 2017
AFTER a nine-hour trip north to Gateshead, the students from Haygrove School in Bridgwater could be forgiven for not feeling up to bouncing on a trampoline - but their spirits were high as they took their place amongst the best young trampolinists from across the country. First to compete were the Under 15 Girls' Novice team of Siana Lukins, Molly Turner, Holly Moule and…

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FOOTBALL: England call-up for Bridgwater Town goalkeeper

FOOTBALL: England call-up for Bridgwater Town goalkeeper

Posted: 24th March 2017
BRIDGWATER Town Football Club has been delighted to hear that its talented 17-year-old first team goalkeeper, Liam Kingston, has been selected for international honours. Kingston, a student with Bridgwater and Taunton College, has been picked to represent the England Colleges Football Association in its upcoming international fixture with Wales. The keeper is currently…

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YOUTH RUGBY: Asda supports young players at Bridgwater and Albion

YOUTH RUGBY: Asda supports young players at Bridgwater and Albion

Posted: 15th March 2017
THE youth section of Bridgwater and Albion Rugby Football Club has received an £800 boost from the Asda supermarket store. Jo Thexton, the store’s community champion, went along to the club to present the cheque will go towards buying after-match polo shirts for the young rugby players. The club has thanked Asda for its fantastic gesture and support. PHOTOS: Courtesy of…

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MMA: Godbeer wins in Las Vegas

MMA: Godbeer wins in Las Vegas

Posted: 5th March 2017
BRIDGWATER fighter Mark Godbeer got the win he so desperately wanted on Saturday (March 4, 2017) in the glitz of Las Vegas. Mixed martial arts fighter Godbeer defeated newcomer Daniel Spitz via a unanimous decision in his Ultimate Fighting Championship heavyweight bout at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. Thirty-three-year-old Godbeer, speaking after the fight, was quoted…

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GOLF: Brean golfers present £4k to Prostate Cancer UK

GOLF: Brean golfers present £4k to Prostate Cancer UK

Posted: 27th February 2017
THE annual Brean Golf Club presentation night took place in the newly refurbished Tavern at Brean Leisure Park on Friday (February 24, 2017) night. At the conclusion of the awards ceremony a cheque for over £4,000 was presented to the golf club captain's chosen Charity for 2016, Prostate Cancer UK. Almost 80 club members and guests attended the event and they enjoyed an…

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GLOVERS NEWS: Supporters’ Trust meeting with Yeovil Town bosses

GLOVERS NEWS: Supporters’ Trust meeting with Yeovil Town bosses

Posted: 22nd February 2017
MEMBERS of the Glovers’ Trust supporters’ group will be meeting with Yeovil Town bosses on Wednesday (February 22, 2017) to continue discussions on how to improve the match day experience at Huish Park. An initial meeting between the club and the Glovers’ Trust was held in November 2016 following a survey of supporters carried out by the Trust. “The Trust is pleased to…

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