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Published: Sat, 24 Mar 2018 04:39:07 +0000

Last Build Date: Sat, 24 Mar 2018 04:39:07 +0000


RUNNING: Alternative Grizzly tackled while Chard Crew celebrate latest 'Couch 2 5k' graduates

Thu, 22 Mar 2018 12:49:09 +0000

Great achievements by our runners

RUNNING: Royal challenge for Chard Road Runners

Thu, 15 Mar 2018 11:52:35 +0000

A busy weekend for the Road Runners

GOLF: Marsh on fire in seriously cold week

Wed, 07 Mar 2018 17:36:14 +0000

A CHILLY week for the Seniors of Cricket St Thomas Golf Club commenced on Monday, when 33 players entered a three-man Texas scramble.

POWERLIFTING: Greenway impresses in first senior competition

Tue, 06 Mar 2018 18:22:25 +0000

FURTHER to Emily Greenway’s success at the British Junior Powerlifting Championships in Scotland last November, she recently took part in the British Women’s Classic Championships in Manchester on February 24.

GOLF: Gingell and Siabi wrap up Winter League triumph

Fri, 02 Mar 2018 15:31:51 +0000

The Winter League came to a close at Cricket St Thomas

RUNNING: Dragon challenge for Chard Road Runners

Wed, 28 Feb 2018 16:42:28 +0000

CHARD Road Runners athlete Wayne Loveridge finished as runner-up in the Slay the Dragon 10k event at Hinton St George on Sunday.

BOXING: Roberts draws second pro bout while young trio enjoy superb wins

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 11:00:07 +0000

The future is bright for Chard ABC

ATHLETICS: Holyrood students clinch silver at county finals

Sun, 11 Feb 2018 06:00:00 +0000

HOLYROOD Academy’s Year 8 boys indoor athletics team travelled to Richard Huish College on Tuesday, January 30 to compete in the County Indoor Athletics finals.

SWIMMING: More success for Chard youngsters

Sat, 10 Feb 2018 06:00:00 +0000

IT was a busy weekend for Chard & District Swimming Club’s youngsters.

RUNNING: Loveridge claims victory on Portland

Thu, 08 Feb 2018 15:42:55 +0000

WAYNE Loveridge finished first out of 169 runners who took part in the chilly coastal half marathon around Portland in Dorset last weekend.

RUNNING: Cohen and Smith venture to the hills

Thu, 01 Feb 2018 11:55:09 +0000

CHARD Road Runners were off this weekend for a race of two lengths.

GOLF: In-form Gingell and Rees take title

Sat, 20 Jan 2018 10:00:00 +0000

AFTER some indifferent weather, 40 Seniors returned to the club on Monday in cold but drier conditions, to take part in a two-man Canadian Greensomes competition.

RUNNING: Chard Crew start 'Couch to 5k' challenge

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 17:25:24 +0000

CHARD Crew Running Club held their first ‘Couch 2 5K’ event on Monday, and enjoyed a fine turnout.

RUNNING: Chard Flyer makes for flying start to 2018

Fri, 12 Jan 2018 06:00:00 +0000

CHARD Road Runners’ own event, the Chard Flyer 10k road race, was a great start to 2018.

SHOOTING: Chard youngster delighted after Commonwealth Games selection

Sat, 16 Dec 2017 09:00:00 +0000

CHARD shooter Ellie Seward has expressed her pride after being selected in the England squad for the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Australia.

PICTURES: Shepton Beauchamp pupils enjoy sporting success

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 14:00:00 +0000

SHEPTON Beauchamp Primary School have enjoyed several sporting successes recently, including gaining a spot in the Boccia county final in February 2018.

RUNNING: Full Montecute challenges Road Runners entrants

Fri, 08 Dec 2017 06:00:00 +0000

CHARD Road Runners had four entrants into the final race of the club championship, the Full Montecute, a challenging 10-mile course with as many hills.

POWERLIFTING: Greenway breaks more records at British Junior Championships

Thu, 07 Dec 2017 15:55:21 +0000

FOLLOWING her record-breaking performance at the South West Open Powerlifting Championships earlier this year, Chard's Emily Greenway placed sixth at the British Junior Powerlifting Championships in Motherwell, Scotland, at the end of last month.

GOLF: Warner-Booth trio claim Christmas Cracker Salver victory

Thu, 07 Dec 2017 11:29:01 +0000

ON a wet Monday morning, the Cricket St Thomas Senior Section met up with the Ladies’ Section in the annual Christmas Cracker Salver competition.

RUNNING: Loveridge and Wagstaff impress

Thu, 30 Nov 2017 15:09:28 +0000

ON a fairly quite weekend for Chard Road Runners, it was down to Nina Wagstaff to represent the club at the Avon Valley Runners’ Wiltshire Half Marathon, based out of Edington, near Trowbridge.

SWIMMING: Faithfull wins 10 medals at European Championships

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 11:49:01 +0000

CAROLINE Faithfull returned with 10 medals from the recent European Championships for swimmers with Down Syndrome, held in Paris.

RUNNING: McLean takes on first ever marathon in the Big Apple

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 06:00:00 +0000

FIONA McLean was representing Chard Road Runners in her first ever marathon – the New York Marathon.

GOLF: Cricket St Thomas elect new club captain

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 14:48:24 +0000

TWENTY-THREE pairs of senior golfers entered the first round of the Winter League competition at Cricket St Thomas on Monday.

TENNIS: Chard players head stateside for world championships

Sat, 04 Nov 2017 06:00:00 +0000

TWO members of Chard Tennis Club, Ellie Krocke and Jacky Boothman, have just been to Florida to compete in the world team and individual championships.

RUNNING: Chard racers head for Dartmoor Vale and Herepath

Fri, 03 Nov 2017 06:00:00 +0000

CHARD Road Runners were out in numbers this weekend.

GOLF: Joy for Smith at Cricket St Thomas

Thu, 02 Nov 2017 11:51:36 +0000

FOLLOWING the washout on Monday, 56 members of the Cricket St Thomas Senior Section took part in a four-man best-two-from-four competition.

BOXING: Roberts up and running with win at York Hall

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 16:30:06 +0100

CHARD boxer Paul Roberts made a successful start to his professional career with a unanimous points victory over Ricky Leach on Saturday.

HOCKEY: Ladies extend perfect start to season

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 12:07:41 +0100

CHARD Ladies made it four wins from four in Sedgemoor Division 2, as they defeated visitors White Eagles 3rds 5-1 on Saturday.

SWIMMING: Chard youngsters impress at Exmouth gala

Sat, 14 Oct 2017 10:00:00 +0100

AN enthusiastic Chard & District Swimming team travelled to Exmouth for an inter-club friendly in preparation for the first round of the National Arena League on October 14. 

GOLF: Victory for skipper in hotly-contested Cyder Cup

Fri, 13 Oct 2017 12:00:00 +0100

THE Cricket St Thomas Golf Club Seniors participated in one of their most anticipated competitions this week – the Cyder Cup, which is played over three days in three formats.

BOWLS: Ilminster draw curtain on successful season

Thu, 05 Oct 2017 11:55:48 +0100

SUNDAY saw the last outdoor competition of another successful season for Ilminster Bowls Club with the Dave Jackson triples.

BOXING: Roberts raring to go ahead of first professional bout

Fri, 29 Sep 2017 17:00:00 +0100

CHARD’S only professional boxer is raring to go ahead of his debut bout at London’s prestigious York Hall in October.

CROQUET: Dowlish Wake through to area final

Sun, 24 Sep 2017 06:00:00 +0100

DOWLISH Wake Golf Croquet Club has once again fought its way through to the final of the South West Federation of Croquet Clubs League, to be played in early October.

RUNNING: Jim Wagstaff in Weymouth for Half Triathlon

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 11:30:55 +0100

CHARD Road Runners were out in a lot smaller numbers this weekend, with only the single representative first at the Weymouth Half Triathlon then at the Swanage Purbeck Marathon.

RUNNING: Chard's Loveridge earns super second at Bridgwater half marathon

Sat, 09 Sep 2017 09:00:00 +0100

LAST weekend was a quiet one for Chard Road Runners, and they waited for the rain to start before heading off to Bridgwater for the half marathon and 10k races.

TENNIS: Chard players take Canada by storm

Thu, 31 Aug 2017 12:15:55 +0100

CHARD Tennis Club members Harry Gawen and Ben Porter have been beating all before them while working in Canada.

RUNNING: Busy Bank Holiday for Road Runners

Thu, 31 Aug 2017 14:42:41 +0100

CHARD Road Runners were spread across a few events on Bank Holiday Sunday - two races being a 10k Road Race and a 10k off-road trail race and one being a less formal trail race to run as far as you can within 12 hours.

MOTORSPORT: Selwood takes title at Windwhistle summer trial event

Fri, 25 Aug 2017 14:54:50 +0100

WINDWHISTLE Motor Club from Chard held its annual Summer Cup Car Trial at Boshill, East Devon, with members from around the region taking part.

RUNNING: Potter finishes triathlon season in fine style

Thu, 24 Aug 2017 16:52:17 +0100

THERE was only one event for Chard Road Runners last weekend, with Stevie Potter out to finish her Sprint Triathlon Season with a bang.

SWIMMING: Chard club members take on sea swim challenge

Sat, 12 Aug 2017 06:00:00 +0100

CHARD & District Swimming Club had a great turnout of local swimmers and holiday members in the recent RNLI Lifeboat Week sea challenge swim in Lyme Regis, swimming from Cobb Gate to North Wall – a distance of approximately 450 metres.

GOLF: Clarke sweeps the board as Saints excel at Clevedon

Fri, 11 Aug 2017 12:00:43 +0100

FORTY-SIX members of the Cricket St Thomas Senior section entered a 4Ball Better Ball event on Monday.

RUNNING: Magic win for Potter in Shave Cross

Thu, 10 Aug 2017 16:45:38 +0100

THIS week Chard Road Runners were in action at Haselbury, Petersfield and Shave Cross.

SWIMMING: Holyrood hosts superb schools gala

Sat, 29 Jul 2017 08:00:00 +0100

EARLIER this month, Holyrood Academy hosted the Primary Swimming Gala at Cresta Leisure Centre.

GOLF: Housham on top as leaders thrive in Stableford contest

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 12:11:39 +0100

THE Cricket St Thomas Golf Club Seniors resumed their season last Tuesday, when 29 competitors entered the July qualifying stableford event.

RUNNING: Bird flies to finish in Weymouth

Thu, 20 Jul 2017 16:00:00 +0100

ON Saturday Chard Road Runners’ Paul Masters took on Buckinghamshire’s Chiltern Challenge, a 32-mile Ultra trail marathon through the Chiltern Hills.

EQUESTRIAN: Reynolds on fine form at Crewkerne qualifier

Wed, 19 Jul 2017 15:26:23 +0100

CHARD Equestrian, in Crewkerne, hosted the Nupafeed Supplements Senior Discovery Second Round last week, with Bridgwater rider Chloe Reynolds taking victory with a speedy treble clear.

STRONGMAN: Clarke working hard ahead of two major events

Fri, 14 Jul 2017 16:50:19 +0100

ILMINSTER strongman Gary Clarke is gearing up for a couple of big competitions with several local demonstration events and a lot of hard training.

RUNNING: Leeson fights through the pain to finish Ultra Marathon

Thu, 13 Jul 2017 16:48:43 +0100

CHARD Road Runners had a coastal attraction this weekend, with the local Ham to Lyme Ultra Marathon, where six club members took part.

GOLF: Gudge and Putland edge incredibly tight finish

Thu, 06 Jul 2017 16:00:00 +0100

FORTY members of the senior section at Cricket St Thomas Golf Club played a 4BBB event on Monday.

RUNNING: Good turnout for Forde Abbey 10k

Wed, 05 Jul 2017 16:36:54 +0100

CHARD Road Runners held their own race, The Forde Abbey 10k, last Thursday evening.