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Next Weeks Fixtures

Date Home Team Away Team Kick off Time
19th Apr Bridport Res Holt Utd 3.00
19th Apr Hamworthy Recreation Tintinhull 3.00
19th Apr Hamworthy Utd Res Shaftesbury Town 3.00
19th Apr Poole Borough Parley Sports 3.00
19th Apr Portland Utd Wareham Rangers 3.00
19th Apr Sherborne Town Res Merley Cobham Sports 3.00
19th Apr Swanage Town & Herston Mere Town 3.00
19th Apr Weymouth Res Blandford Utd 3.00
21st Apr Hamworthy Recreation Mere Town 3.00
21st Apr Merley Cobham Sports Holt Utd 3.00
21st Apr Poole Borough Wareham Rangers 3.00
21st Apr Tintinhull Portland Utd 3.00

The DPL Update

Site Last Updated at 22.45 on 16/4/2014

Updated pages (today): Home & Results

Updated pages (last 7 days): Home, Fixtures, Reports & The DPL in the FA Inter League Cup (inc report & photos).


Match day Round Up

Ham U continue to be the league's whipping boys as they went down 5-0 to Merley at the County Ground.  Poole Boro continue their mini revival with a 2-1 win over visitors Holt while Swanage beat their visitors, Tintinhull, 3-2.  In the evening's other game Parley travelled to Wareham and came away with the points after a 3-2 win


Match Day Round Up

A single goal gave Portland local and County bragging rights as they beat close neighbours Weymouth 1-0 to go top of the league.  With their games in hand the League title is theirs to lose.


Match Day Round Up

Weymouth stay top after a 3-1 win at Swanage while Portland keep up the pressure with a 7-1 win at Ham U.  Merley slip up at home to Mere 1-2 while Ham Rec move to 3rd with an 11-1 drubbing of Sherborne.  Blandford beat visitors Cranborne 4-2, Parley defeated Bridport by the odd goal in 7 and Tintinhull overcame their vistors Poole Boro 5-2.


Match Day Round Up

Portland go 2nd after defeating hosts Swanage 4-0 while Ham Rec overcame their hosts, Holt, 3-1. At the bottom, Ham U lost for the 9th league match in succession, going down 3-0 to visitors Tintinhull.  Wareham defeated hosts Blandford by the odd goal in 5 while Sherborne put 4 past visitors Mere, without reply.


Match Day Round Up

League Cup

Its a Portland v Ham Rec final on the 30th.  Both teams won their semi finals away from home, Rec 3-1 at Tintinhull and Portland 2-1 at Mere - both hard fought contests.


Weymouth increased their lead at the top of the table with a 3-2 home win against Parley while Merely move back into 2nd with a 4-1 win over hosts Blandford. Elsewhere the surprise of the day was Poole Boro picking up welcome points with a 5-1 win over visitors Bridport while Swanage won at Sherborne 3-1. Holt overcame Ham U, who sink further into the relegation place, winning 3-0 while wareham beat hosts Cranborne 4-2.



I have created a League Facebook page which can be accessed by searching for "Dorset Premier League' in your facebook account.  It would be great if as many of you as possible could "Like" the page.

Parley Sports needs your vote.  Click on image for explanation.

Parley Poster



Sunday Independent Team of the Day

The DPL Representative side have been awarded the "Sport Sunday Independent Team of the Day" accolade for their performance against Jersey last Saturday.  Yet again - well done to Matt and his team.

And YOU think you have a waterlogged pitch (thanks to Abingdon Town FC website [])



Social Media

You can now follow all the latest News from the Dorset Premier League via its new Twitter handle. @DPL_official


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The League Table

P W GD Pts
Portland Utd 26 19 55 60
Weymouth Res 30 17 32 58
Merley Cobham Sports 28 17 37 56
Hamworthy Recreation 26 17 59 54
Mere Town 28 13 22 45
Top Goal Scorer
Provisional @ 13/04/2014
1 Stone Luke Ham Rec 30
2 Martin Scott Mere 20
3 Clarke Lewis Portland 19
4 McClements Carl Weymouth 19
5 Clarke Ben Bridport 18
Golden Glove
Actual @ 05/04/2014
1 Park Ryan Ham Rec/Wey 9
2 Weekes Ashley Portland 9
3 Martin Terry Blandford 7
4 Park James Merley CS 7
5 Knights Andy Ham Rec 5