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Published: Mon, 19 Mar 2018 08:04:02 +0000

Last Build Date: Mon, 19 Mar 2018 08:04:02 +0000


BOWLS: Success for Ilminster players both young and old

Thu, 01 Mar 2018 06:00:00 +0000

ILMINSTER bowler Will Anderson is through to the final stage of the national Over-60s singles competition, after winning the area final, 21-16, against Barry Paterson (Moonfleet BC) at Yeovil on Saturday.

BOWLS: Paxton beaten by Dawes in World Indoor singles final

Mon, 29 Jan 2018 12:23:21 +0000

ROB Paxton was critical of some sections of the large Potters crowd after losing to Mark Dawes in a high-quality World Indoor Championships singles final at the Hopton-on-Leisure resort.

BOWLS: Paxton sees off Willgress to make World Indoors final

Sun, 28 Jan 2018 07:23:21 +0000

ROB Paxton, of Ilminster Bowling Club, faces Mark Dawes in this afternoon's World Indoor Championships singles final, after he saw off wildcard Wayne Willgress yesterday.

BOWLS: Paxton dethrones King to make World Indoor semi-finals

Sat, 27 Jan 2018 09:31:26 +0000

ILMINSTER Bowling Club's Rob Paxton has made it through to the semi-finals of the World Indoor singles, after a hard-fought win over Merv King from Norfolk.

BOWLS: Paxton in World Indoors quarter-final action tonight

Fri, 26 Jan 2018 14:00:06 +0000

ILMINSTER Bowling Club's Rob Paxton faces a quarter-final against Merv King at the World Indoor Championships tonight.

BOWLS: Paxton in search of glory as World Championships begin

Thu, 11 Jan 2018 16:17:42 +0000

ILMINSTER Bowling Club member Rob Paxton opens his bid for another World title tomorrow (Friday) as action gets underway at the famous Potters Resort, in Norfolk.

BOWLS: Ilminster celebrate memorable year

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 10:02:55 +0000

ILMINSTER Bowls Club celebrated an outstanding outdoor 2017 season with a presentation evening attended by Ladies County President Hilary Leamon and Paul Davies, the Men’s President.

BOWLS: Ilminster youngster selected for England Academy trial

Sat, 23 Sep 2017 06:00:00 +0100

YOUNG Ilminster bowler Oli Collins has been selected to attend the Bowls England Under-18 Youth Academy trial at Royal Leamington Spa at the end of September.

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.

BOWLS: Ilminster rink secure place at national finals

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 14:00:00 +0100

AN Ilminster rink of Ian Lightfoot, Bev Brister, Matt Hamilton and Neil Rowe are through to the national finals at Leamington, after winning their county semi-final at Purnells Bowling Club on Sunday.

BOWLS: Ilminster host victorious county youngsters

Tue, 04 Jul 2017 12:42:19 +0100

ON Sunday Ilminster Bowling Club hosted a Somerset County Under-25s match against Cornwall, which Somerset won in front of a vocal crowd of supporters.

BOWLS: Ilminster men make next round with big win

Thu, 15 Jun 2017 15:47:24 +0100

ILMINSTER men are through to the next round of the Top Club competition after a comprehensive 4-1 win at Bridgwater.

BOWLS: Green opening event kicks off new outdoor season

Fri, 12 May 2017 06:00:00 +0100

ILMINSTER bowlers have held their 2017 green opening and members enjoyed the traditional spider followed by a five-rink triples competition.

BOWLS: Oli, 11, wins county player of the year award

Thu, 05 Jan 2017 11:26:16 +0000

OLI Collins, of Ilminster and Yeovil Bowling Clubs, has been named Somerset Under-18 outdoor boy player of the year for 2016.

BOWLS: South Petherton members celebrate

Thu, 24 Nov 2016 09:28:13 +0000

South Petherton Bowling Club held their Annual Presentation and Dinner at the Ilminster Bowling & Tennis Club this week.

BOWLS: Ilminster pair earn England call for World Championships

Tue, 06 Sep 2016 12:26:34 +0100

ILMINSTER Bowling Club pair Louis Ridout and Rob Paxton have been selected as part of a five-strong England team at the World Bowls Championship that will be held in Christchurch, New Zealand later this year.

CYCLING: Rowan mixing it with the best

Wed, 03 Aug 2016 17:23:49 +0100

CHARDSTOCK cyclist Rowan Ellis was proud to race against some of the best youth riders in the country after competing at the Prudential RideLondon 2016 Grand Prix.

GOLF: Cricket St Thomas fall to Weymouth Senior team

Fri, 27 May 2016 08:00:00 +0100

CRICKET St Thomas’ match team travelled to Weymouth to take on their Senior team.

RUNNING: Chard Road Runners complete busy weekend

Thu, 26 May 2016 12:00:00 +0100

CHARD Road Runners started the weekend with the West Country Ultra - a mix of distances 100-mile or 50-mile.

SPEEDWAY: Somerset Rebels against Plymouth Devils cancelled by rain

Thu, 26 May 2016 08:00:00 +0100

LEAGUE action took a temporary break from the Oaktree Arena this week, as Somerset Rebels completed their home fixtures in their League Cup group.

FENCING: More than 100 fencers take part in Wellington Open

Wed, 25 May 2016 17:00:00 +0100

MORE than 100 fencers came from across the south of England, from Cornwall to London, to fence in the largest Wellington Open ever held.

Yeovilton and Honiton races for the Chard Roadrunners

Wed, 20 Apr 2016 15:28:45 +0100

WITH spring arriving it was time for the Yeovilton 5K Series, a nice fast flat road race which drew nine CRR’s for an all-out top pace.

RUNNING: Roadrunner Bernie joins marathon 100 club

Fri, 08 Apr 2016 07:00:00 +0100

With Taunton Marathon being his local race, the organisers were proud that Bernie chose this to be his 100th marathon providing him with race number 100 as a mark of respect for this achievement of running in excess of 2,600 miles while making this achievement.

RUNNING: Chard runners hit the road for Taunton Marathon and Half-Marathon

Thu, 07 Apr 2016 07:00:00 +0100

CHARD Road Runners took a big team to the Taunton Marathon and Half-Marathon event on Sunday.

RUNNING: Chard Road Runners compete in school rundraiser

Sat, 02 Apr 2016 08:00:00 +0100

ON a beautiful, sunny and warm Good Friday, six representatives of Chard Road Runners took part in the seven-mile, multi-terrain Kilmington Kanter.

FOOTBALL: Chard Town take the spoils in seven-goal derby win

Fri, 01 Apr 2016 15:41:27 +0100

CHARD Town came back from a goal down at a wet and boggy Wellington on Monday to take the spoils with a stunning second half

RUNNING: Chard Roadrunners turn out in force for three Sunday races

Thu, 17 Mar 2016 16:21:19 +0000

SUNDAY was the day for Chard Roadrunners to show their steel in Seaton, Bath and Tollard Royal.

FOOTBALL: Revenge is sweet as Chard Town Reserves beat Heavitree

Wed, 02 Mar 2016 06:00:00 +0000

RESERVE manager Stu Parris must have gained some satisfaction from this as in September, Heavitree had beaten Chard 10-1 in the reverse league encounter and, a week later, again in Exeter, Heavitree won 2-1 in the East Devon Senior Cup.

RUGBY: Chard upset the form book with stunning six try show

Tue, 01 Mar 2016 18:08:58 +0000

CHARD upset the form book with a stunning victory in which they scored six tries with former skipper Mark Parsons claiming three of them.

BOBSLEIGH: Chard Youth Winter Olympian edged out of medals in Norway

Fri, 26 Feb 2016 14:25:38 +0000

CHARD bobsleigher Aimee Davey was edged out of the medal places in the monobob competition at the Youth Winter Olympics, in Lillehammer, Norway, at the weekend.

llminster men's campaign to retain the Turnbull Cup

Tue, 07 Jul 2015 09:12:06 +0100

ILMINSTER men's campaign to retain the Turnbull Cup continued with a 32 shot win (103 to 71) away at Frome Park B C on Wednesday.

BOWLS: Chard troubled by slope

Fri, 27 Mar 2015 13:58:58 +0000

CHARD A travelled to face Colyton B in the East Devon League.

BOWLS: Chard enjoy seaside awayday

Fri, 20 Mar 2015 11:30:16 +0000

CHARD B enjoyed an excellent afternoon away to Seaton Cliff A in the East Devon league, winning 6-2 in games and by 69 points to 43.

BOWLS: Ilminster draw on both rinks

Fri, 13 Mar 2015 16:24:09 +0000

AFTER Ilminster’s recent loss to North Petherton in the Somerset and Devon mixed league, the return match looked just as difficult, even with home advantage.

BOWLS: Plenty to play for at Ilminster BC

Fri, 06 Mar 2015 12:54:32 +0000

WITH the indoor leagues in their final weeks there are going to be some close finishes at Ilminster Bowls Club.

BOWLS: Harlequins lift Milford and Dormor title

Fri, 27 Feb 2015 10:52:37 +0000

HARLEQUINS clinched the Milford and Dormor league at Chard BC with a 17-6 victory over nearest rivals Royals.

BOWLS: Ilminster suffer double rink heartache

Fri, 27 Feb 2015 10:48:02 +0000

ILMINSTER men were beaten by just one shot in the national ‘Double Rink’.

BOWLS: Crewkerne lose to South Petherton in friendly

Fri, 30 Jan 2015 09:50:35 +0000

CREWKERNE SMBC lost 42-36 at home to South Petherton in a mixed friendly.

BOWLS: Harlequins skip takes the sensible route

Fri, 30 Jan 2015 09:44:22 +0000

CHARD B were at home against higher-placed St Theresa’s in the East Devon League.

BOWLS: Rare defeat for Brister's team in triples

Fri, 30 Jan 2015 09:41:18 +0000

THERE have been some dramatic changes in the Ilminster Bowls Club's indoor leagues.

BOWLS: Ilminster held to a tie in mixed league

Fri, 23 Jan 2015 13:03:56 +0000

A HIGHLY competitive match between Ilminster and visitors Puriton in the Somerset and Devon Mixed League on Saturday resulted in a tie with the scores 37 each.

BOWLS: Tight contests in Milford and Dormor league

Fri, 23 Jan 2015 12:47:01 +0000

AT Chard there were two close and tense games in the Milford and Dormor league.

BOWLS: Ilminster exit Yatton Trophy

Fri, 16 Jan 2015 12:46:06 +0000

ILMINSTER ladies lost 87-71 to a very strong North Wilts side in the fourth round of the Yetton Trophy on Sunday.

BOWLS: Magpies fall to Royals

Fri, 09 Jan 2015 12:00:03 +0000

THE latest matches in the Milford and Dormor Mixed Triples saw Royals beat Magpies 14-9.

BOWLS: Crewkerne find it tough

Tue, 30 Dec 2014 17:13:30 +0000

CREWKERNE Short Mat Bowls Club suffered a 79-18 defeat in a mixed friendly at Chard.

BOWLS: Ilminster enjoy triple success in national events

Sat, 20 Dec 2014 13:02:07 +0000

ILMINSTER bowlers have progressed in three national competitions.

BOWLS: Hamilton trio remain unbeaten

Sat, 20 Dec 2014 13:00:25 +0000

AS Ilminster’s club leagues enter the last week before the Christmas break, Tuesday Evening Triples team Ilminster N (Kevin Hamilton) are the only undefeated side in all eight leagues.

BOWLS: Chard A beaten in East Devon league

Fri, 05 Dec 2014 15:07:43 +0000

CHARD A suffered another defeat in the East Devon league, losing 6-2 at home to Hemyock B. The score was 53-42 in shots. Their only two victories came in the singles.

BOWLS: South Petherton presentation evening

Fri, 05 Dec 2014 15:03:38 +0000

SOUTH Petherton BC held their annual presentation evening at Ilminster Bowling club.

BOWLS: Ilminster ladies progress in Over-50s triples

Fri, 05 Dec 2014 15:00:10 +0000

ILMINSTER ladies enjoyed a comprehensive win in the national Over-50s triples, beating St Andrews of Weston-super-Mare 23-5.