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  • Larkhall move clear as rivals both slip up

    By Western Daily Press at 05:00 on 16/12/13
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    TOOLSTATION LEAGUE Larkhall moved four points clear at the top of the Premier Division following victory over Bridport, while title-rivals Gillingham and Bristol Manor Farm both lost. Although Bridport's Darren Watts cancelled-out Tyler Sibbick's first-minute penalty opener, Rob Hobbs, Luke Scott and Sibbick again sealed Larkhall's triumph. Second-placed Gillingham were beaten 3-0 at lowly Slimbridge, Danny Chandler and Dan...
  • More fundraising success for Horrington Cricket Club

    By Wells Journal at 19:00 on 15/12/13
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    Despite a difficult season on the pitch, Horrington Cricket Club rounded off a highly successful year of fundraising events with the Arthur Hill Memorial Registered Christmas Draw at the Mendip Shooting Ground (MSG) on Sunday. Record gross receipts of £1,325 were revealed and the club thanked everyone who supported the draw, particularly the Swan Hotel, Wells, and MSG for their generous donation of prizes. The full list of...
  • Mendip Cycling Club's Justin Thomas finishes third after taking up running

    By Wells Journal at 08:00 on 14/12/13
    Justin Thomas and Graham Goldsmid with their engraved goblet after the final race of the season at Brent Knoll
    Mendip Cycling Club's Justin Thomas, from Street, finished joint third in the 2013 Somerset Running Series, sponsored by M5 Glass. He finished level with Wells City Harrier Graham Goldsmid of Charlton Adam, who has advised Thomas after he took up competitive running a year ago. Thomas said that the inspiration of experienced athlete Goldsmid, and fellow runner Michelle Blackmore of Mendip Triathlon Club, have helped him to make...

    By Western Daily Press at 05:00 on 14/12/13
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    TODAY Heineken Cup Pool One: Leinster v Northampton (6pm). Pool Two: Toulon v Exeter (1.35pm). Pool Three: Connacht v Toulouse (6pm), Saracens v Zebre (3pm). Pool Four: Scarlets v Clermont Auvergne (3.40pm). Pool Five: Benetton Treviso v Ulster (1.35pm). Pool Six: Perpignan v Munster (3.40pm). Amlin Challenge Cup Pool Two: Bath v Mogliano (3pm). Pool Three: Calvisano v Newcastle (1.30pm). Pool Four: Viadana v Bayonne (2pm). Pool...
  • Wells Golf Club Christmas Bring and Win tournament won by Mike Magrath and Allan Bancroft

    By Wells Journal at 07:00 on 13/12/13
    Bring and Win champions Mike Magrath and Allan Bancroft
    The Christmas Bring and Win event at Wells Golf Club attracted more than 40 players. The highest score of 38 Stableford points was achieved by Mike Magrath and Allan Bancroft. Kim Lord stood in at the last minute to partner club captain Jim Saint and they recorded the next best score of 36. Sue Wells and Peter Leverick took third ahead of Kitty Usher and John Blench, while Mike Stringer picked up a prize for best dressed golfer. ...

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