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Next Weeks Fixtures

Date Home Team Away Team Kick off Time
05th Sep Balti Sports Swanage Town & Herston 3.00
05th Sep Blandford Utd Weymouth Res 3.00
05th Sep Hamworthy Recreation Mere Town 3.00
05th Sep Hamworthy Utd Res Bridport Res 3.00
05th Sep Parley Sports Sherborne Town Res 3.00
05th Sep South Cheriton Merley Cobham Sports 3.00
05th Sep Wareham Rangers Holt Utd 3.00
05th Sep Westland Sports Cranborne 3.00
FA Vase
05th Sep Devizes Town Shaftesbury Town 3.00

.The DPL Update

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Match Day Round Up

Shaftesbury continue their fine home form with a 2-1 win over Parley while Balti beat their visitors Blandford 4-1. Merley make it 5 from 5 with a 3-1 win over visitors Westlands while Weymouth remain unbeaten after their 2-0 win at Holt. Ham U move up to 5th after their 4-2 away win at Mere while Ham Rec improve after their 2-1 success at Sherborne. Swanage recorded their first win, 2-0 over pointless Wareham at Days Park while Cranborne's run of wretched luck continues with a 4-0 home defeat to Bridport.


Match Day Round Up

Shaftesbury go top after their 11-0 demolition at Cranborne while Merley make it 4 in row with a 2-1 win at Blandford. Weymouth and Sherborne Res played out a 0-0 draw at the Bob Lucas stadium while Swanage went down 3-4 to Ham U at Days Park.


Match Day Round Up

Balti go top after 1-0 win at Bridport while Westlands and S Cheriton share 6 goals at Alvington.

Ham Rec v Wareham and Parley Sports v Holt Utd were postponed due to waterlogged pitches.


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Somerset Senior Cup - Westlands' bye is in the preliminary round not 1st round


Match Day Round Up

South Cheriton dropped two points at home to a much improved Blandford, the match ending 1-1 whilst Weymouth put 3 past Westlands without reply. Sherborne  made it 3 on the trot, defeating pointless Wareham 3-0 at home and Balti beat 100% Shaftesbury 3-1 at home. Ham Rec returned to some form with a 7-0 demolition at Bridport while Holt gained their 1st win of the season at Mere with a 2-1 win. Ham U beat pointless Cranborne 3-1 at the County Ground while Parley scored their first win 3-0 away at Swanage.


Dorset Senior Cup

There is a change in the format of the Dorset Senior Cup this season. The competition is open to all Clubs playing at Step 7 and above of the National League System, and whose Grounds meet or exceed the Grading Criteria for entry to Step 6 of the NLS. All matches will be played midweek under floodlights.


Therefore the DPL only have two Clubs in this season’s competition: Swanage Town & Herston and Shaftesbury Town. All other eligible Clubs will be playing in the Dorset Senior Trophy.


First Round Draw


Poole Town v Shaftesbury Town

Sherborne Town v Bridport

Swanage Town & Herston v Hamworthy United

Wimborne Town v Gillingham Town


Matches to be played on 3 or 4 November




Westland Sports have been given a bye in the 1st Round of this season’s Somerset Senior Cup


Match Day Round Up

Balti lost their 1st game of the season when they went down 1-0 at Weymouth.


Match Day Round Up

Westlands' 100% record went big time when they lost 5-1 at Shaftesbury who still remain unbeaten themselves. Blandford made it 3 in a row with a 3-1 victory over pointless Cranborne while Sherborne beat visitors Mere 2-0.


Match Day Round Up

Merley continue their return to form with a 2-1 win at Parley, South Cheriton continue their fine form with a 3-0 win at Bridport while Ham U gained their 1st win of the season by beating Wareham 5-2 at the County Ground.


Mtch Day Round Up

Westlands made it 3 from 3 with a 3-1 win over visitors Parley, while Balti hit another 5, this time at home to Ham U (5-0). Shaftesbury beat visitors Wareham 3-1 and South Cheriton overcame their visitors Ham Rec 3-0. Merley continue to recover from their opening defeat by beating visitors Cranborne 3-0 while Mere lost for the 1st time 3-2 at home to Blandford. Sherborne traveled to Holt and came away 1-0 winners whilst Bridport and Swanage fought out a 2-2 draw.


Match Day Round Up

In the final mid week match (this week!) Westland go 2 from 2 with a 2-0 win over visitors Sherborne.


Match Day Round Up

Shaftesbury got their campaign off to a perfect start with a 4-0 win at home against Bridport Res, Weymouth Res came from behind to win at Swanage 4-1, whilst Blandford returned from their trip to Cranborne with all 3 points after a 4-2 victory.


Match Day Round Up

Ten men Ham Rec held on for a 2-2 draw at Magna Road while Merley reversed Saturday's result, beating visitors Wareham 5-0.  Mere made it 2 from 2 with a 5-3 victory over South Cheriton while Holt beat visitors Ham U 3-2.


Match Day Round Up

Champions Ham Rec started their defence with a 4-0 away win at Holt while last year's 3rd place Merley were spanked by visiting new boys Balti 5-0. The other new boys, South Cheriton duly despatched visitors Cranborne 4-0 and Weymouth came from behind to grab a point at home to Parley 3-3. Westlands started their campaign with a 4-0 win at home to Ham U while Mere beat visitors Wareham 2-1. Bridport beat their visitors Blandford 1-0 while Swanage and Sherborne shared 4 goals.


August Fixtures

Due to Tintinhull withdrawing from the league the August Fixtures have been amended.  Please see the Fixture/Results page for full details

The draw for the League Cup remains the same, thus giving Cranborne a bye into the 2nd Round.


Tintinhull FC

The Dorset Premier League has just been informed that, with regret, Tintinhull FC have had to withdraw from the league with immediate effect. Whilst fixtures will be subject to change, it is hoped to keep these changes to a minimum.

League Cup Draw

The draw for the League Cup was made at the Secretary's meeting last evening. The full draw can be found on the "League Cup" page.  Highlights:

In the Preliminary Round Holt drew Weymouth Res and Wareham drew Shaftesbury.

Last season's winners, Ham Rec, drawn at home against Parley in 1st Round while runners up Mere Town are away to Ham U.

Of the other new clubs, Balti are away to the winners of Wareham/Shaftesbury and South Cheriton host Merley.


FA Vase Draw

This season we have 2 representatives flying the DPL Flag, and the draw for the early rounds has been made:

1st Qualifying Round - to be played on 05/09/2015

Devizes Town  v Shaftesbury Town

2nd Qualifying Round - to be played on 03/10/2015

Swanage Town & Herston v Corsham Town  or Westbury  United

Team Solent or Christchurch v Devizes Town or Shaftesbury Town

The League Table

P W GD Pts
Shaftesbury Town 6 5 20 15
Balti Sports 6 5 15 15
Merley Cobham Sports 6 5 7 15
Weymouth Res 6 4 9 14
Hamworthy Utd Res 7 4 -2 12
Top Goal Scorer
Actual @ 28/08/2015
1 Gale Lee Shaftesbury 10
2 Holmes Toby Parley 7
3 Phillips Asa Ham Utd 7
4 Rousell Mike Sth Cheriton 6
5 Bowles Gary Sth Cheriton 5
Golden Glove
Actual @ 28/08/2015
1 Bleazard Simon Sth Cheriton 3
2 Beale Janmie Sherborne 2
3 Boore Steve Weymouth 2
4 Harvey Matt Ham Rec 2
5 Silcox Luke Westlands 2