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Next Weeks Fixtures

Date Home Team Away Team Kick off Time
20th Aug Merley Cobham Sports Wareham Rangers 6.30
20th Aug Shaftesbury Town Sturminster Marshall 7.30
20th Aug Weymouth Res Swanage Town & Herston 7.30
23rd Aug Bridport Res Hamworthy Utd Res 3.00
23rd Aug Mere Town Merley Cobham Sports 3.00
23rd Aug Poole Borough Blandford Utd 3.00
23rd Aug Portland Utd Hamworthy Recreation 3.00
23rd Aug Shaftesbury Town Wareham Rangers 3.00
23rd Aug Sherborne Town Res Weymouth Res 3.00
23rd Aug Swanage Town & Herston Sturminster Marshall 3.00
23rd Aug Tintinhull Cranborne 3.00
23rd Aug Westland Sports Parley Sports 3.00

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Senior Cup Draw - Round 1

Blandford Utd v Hamworthy Recreation
Portland Utd v Parley Sports
Sturminster Marshall v Shaftesbury Town
Wareham Rangers v Swanage Town & Herston

Cranborne, Merley Cobham Sports and Poole Borough have byes

The matches will be played on Saturday October 4th


Match Day Round Up

And then there were 2, Ham Rec & Portland made it 4 from 4 following their wins this evening (but it will be one or none after Saturday's match between the two). Rec accounted for previously undefeated Parley by 3-1 while Portland beat Bridport 2-0. Sherborne lost their 100% record going down 3-1 at Mere while Westlands gained local bragging rights after winning 1-0 at Tintinhull. Ham U gained their 1st points of the season after winning 5-3 at Poole Borough while Blandford also gained their 1st point after a 3-3 draw at Cranborne.


Match Day Round Up

Still 4 100% teams as Ham Rec (2-0) at Tintinhull, Portland (2-0) at Ham U, Parley (3-2) at Mere and Sherborne (3-2) hosting Stur Marshall all win. Waiting for them to slip up is the other unbeaten Club Wareham who won (4-2 at Westlands), so keeping up their remarkable away record of not having lost in 15 away matches since last season. Merley (2-1 at home to Bridport), Swanage (6-0 at home to Blandford) and Weymouth (3-2 at home to Shaftesbury) all made it 2 wins out of 3. In the day's other match Poole Borough and Cranborne got their first points of the season after a 1-1 draw at Turlin Moor.


Match Day Round Up

Parley make it 2 out of 2 after a 5-2 win at Poole B while Sherborne also remain undefeated after beating Tintinhull 4-1. Shaftesbury also win 4-1 after accounting for visitors Blandford whilst Wareham returned from Sturminster with a 3-1 win.


Match Day Round Up

Ham Rec go nap again - Ham Rec beat Cranborne by 5-0 while Portland won their local derby against Weymouth by 3-0 at New Grove Corner. Mere defeated new boys Westlands 4-2 at Alvington while Merley overcame visitors Ham U 2-0. In the evenings late kick off Swanage beat hosts Bridport 2-1.


Match Day Round Up

36 goals on opening day.  One goalless draw (between Mere and Wareham). Ham Rec go nap at Shaftesbury (5-0) while Tintinhull also hit 5 at home to Blandford (5-1).  Parley cause upset at Merley as they defeat hosts 4-1 while "newcomers" Westlands beat Ham U by the same score.  Champions Portland start with a 3-0 victory over visitors Cranborne while last years runners up Weymouth beat hosts Stur Marshall 3-1. The other two reserve sides both win away, Bridport 2-1 at Poole B and Sherborne 3-2 at Swanage.


League Cup Draw

Last season's Cup finalists had a mixed draw at last evening's Secretaries meeting.  Runners Up Portland Utd drew Blandford Utd away in the Preliminary Round while winners Ham Rec were drawn away to Westland Sports in the 1st Round proper. See League Cup page for full draw.  Dates to be arranged.

League Registrations Secretary

At the meeting it was announced that Hilary Billimore has taken up the duties of League Registration Secretary.  Giles will NOT be accepting any Player Registrations or Transfers in the future.  If Hilary does not receive respective forms by midday on day prior to match (League or Cup), then player is NOT duly registered.


FA Vase

Swanage Town & Herston have drawn Wessex League's Downton in the FA Vase 1st Qualifying round.  The match will be at Days Park on Saturday 6th September, KO 3.00 p.m.


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The League Table

P W GD Pts
Hamworthy Recreation 4 4 14 12
Portland Utd 4 4 10 12
Parley Sports 4 3 5 9
Sherborne Town Res 4 3 3 9
Wareham Rangers 3 2 4 7
Top Goal Scorer
Provisional @ 17/08/2014
1 Holmes Tobias Parley 5
2 Martin Scott Mere 4
3 Newbury Matt Parley 4
4 Payne Josh Westlands 4
5 Day Matt Sherborne 3
Golden Glove
Provisional @ 17/08/2014
1 Knights Andy Ham Rec 3
2 Weekes Ashley Portland 3
3 Hughes Dan Mere 1
4 Lillington Sean Wareham 1
5 Perry Jamie Merley CS 1