Dorset Premier League

Next Weeks Fixtures

Date Home Team Away Team Kick off Time
21st Feb Holt Utd Cranborne 7.45 pm
22nd Feb Swanage Town & Herston Merley Cobham Sports 7.45 pm
25th Feb Balti Sports Holt Utd 2.00 pm
25th Feb Cranborne Hamworthy Recreation 2.00 pm
25th Feb Gillingham Town Res Sherborne Town Res 2.00 pm
25th Feb Hamworthy Utd Res Dorchester Sports 3.00 pm
25th Feb Mere Town Blandford Utd 2.00 pm
25th Feb Parley Sports Wareham Rangers 2.00 pm
25th Feb Sturminster Newton Swanage Town & Herston 2.00 pm
25th Feb Westland Sports Merley Cobham Sports 2.00 pm

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Site Updated - 17:20 on 18/02/2017

18/02/2017

Match Day Round Up

Leaders Balti Sports drop points after a 1-1 draw at Mere Town allowing Holt United to close the gap further after their 7-0 home win over Parley Sports. Westland Sports and Swanage Town & Herston drew 1-1 at Alvington whilst Merley CS come from behind to beat visitors Hamworthy Rec 2-1. Wareham Rangers accounted for Cranborne at the Purbeck Center 2-0. Gillingham Town Res travelled to Blandford Utd and returned with all 3 points after a narrow 3-2 win. In the late kick offs, Sturminster Newton won 1-0 at Bridport Res whilst at three County Ground Hamworthy Utd Res drew 1-1 with Sherborne Town Res.

Pitch Inspection UPDATE

Pitch Inspection

HOLT UNITED v PARLEY SPORTS

Game ON following a morning pitch Inspection.

 

11/02/2017

Match Day Round Up

DPL League Cup Semi Final

Congratulations to Gillingham Town Res who have made it through to the final after a narrow 2-1 win at home against Merley Cobham Sports.

League

Balti Sports hammered Wareham Rangers 9-0 in the Purbecks whilst Hamworthy Rec also hammer their opponents Sherborne Town Res 9-1 at Magna Road. Dorchester Sports welcomed Westland Sports and ran out 4-1 winners whilst Parley Sports secured a narrow 2-1 win at lowly Cranborne, another close game saw Blandford Utd win 1-0 at Sturminster Newton. In the late Kick Off Bridport Res and Mere Town played out an entertaining 2-2 draw at St Marys field.

Match POSTPONEMENT

Todays  DPL LEAGUE CUP SEMI FINAL between;

SWANAGE TOWN & H v HOLT UNITED

Has been POSTPONED due to an unfit pitch following a morning pitch inspection.

04/02/2017

Match Day Round Up

With only 2 games surviving the recent wet weather, Mere Town welcomed Sturminster Newton and won a tight game 2-1, whilst in the late game played on Hamworthy United Reserves artificial pitch, it was their visitors, Gillingham Town Reserves who came away with the points after a 1-0 win.

Matches POSTPONED

Following pitch inspections, the following fixtures;

Hamworthy Rec v Bridport Res

Holt Utd v Merley CS

Parley Sports v Dorchester Sports

Sherborne Town Res v Cranborne

Swanage Town & Herston v Blandford Utd

Westland Sports v Wareham Rangers

Have ALL been POSTPONED due to Waterlogged pitches.

Adverse Weather - Postponement Protocol

With weather warnings issued by the Met Office for strong winds and rain over the next 24 hours

Please arrange for a local referee to conduct an early pitch inspection in the morning in order to prevent unnecessary travel by the Away team

Thank you in advance.

31/01/2017

Match POSTPONEMENT

Tonights scheduled match;

BRIDPORT RES v MERLEY COBHAM SPORTS

Has been POSTPONED following a morning pitch inspection due to a waterlogged pitch.

28/01/2017

Match Day Round Up

Balti Sports stay top after a 4-0 away win at Sturminster Newton, whilst Holt United travelled to the Avenue Stadium and beat hosts Dorchester Sports 3-0. Hamworthy Rec recovered from 3 down to stage an exciting comeback and beat their visitors Swanage Town & Herston 4-3. Gillingham Town Res return from Cranborne with all 3 points after thrashing the basement dwellers 9-1. Hamworthy Utd Res picked up a welcome win 3-2 at Blandford Utd whilst another side to win away from home were Merley Cobham Sports who won 4-2 at Sherborne Town Res.

Match POSTPONEMENTS

Todays scheduled matches;

BRIDPORT RES v WESTLAND SPORTS

WAREHAM RANGERS v MERE TOWN

Have been POSTPONED following morning pitch inspections due to WATERLOGGED pitches.

25/01/2017

Match Day Round Up

Swanage Town & Herston returned emphatically to winning ways tonight with an 11-1 thrashing of their hosts Sherborne Town Res at Raleigh Grove.

24/01/2017

Match POSTPONEMENT

Tonights scheduled HAMWORTHY UTD RES v PARLEY SPORTS fixture has been POSTPONED due to thick fog by the Match Referee.

22/01/2017

Match Reports

I am pleased to say that the uploading of your Match reports onto this web site has begun. So far you will be able to see January 7th, 14th & 21st in the REPORTS section from the drop down section on the Top Bar above.

21/01/2017

Match Day Round Up

With 4 games falling foul to frozen pitches, the remaining 4 matches didn't dissapoint, Balti Sports welcomed Swanage Town & Herston and ran out convincing 4-1 winners, Gillingham Town Res thumped Hamworthy Utd Res 5-1 at Hardings Lane. Sturminster Newton picked up an impressive win on the road by beating their hosts Parley Sports 2-1. There was an 8 goal thriller at Blandford Utd which ended up as a 4-4 draw with Bridport Res.

Match POSTPONEMENTS

Following morning pitch inspections;

HAMWORTHY REC v MERE TOWN

HOLT UNITED v WAREHAM RANGERS

MERLEY COBHAM SPORTS v DORCHESTER SPORTS

WESTLAND SPORTS v SHERBORNE TOWN RES

Have been postponed due to frozen pitches.

14/01/2017

Match Day Round Up

Balti Sports remain top of the table after a narrow 1-0 win at Gillingham Town Res, Dorchester Sports maintained their recent form with a 3-2 win over Hamworthy Rec at the Avenue.  Sturminster Newton picked up a welcome 3 points after a close 3-2 win at home against Sherborne Town Res. Parley Sports thumped Blandford Utd 6-3 at home whilst Westland Sports travelled to Cranborne and duly beat their hosts 3-1. In the 2 late kick offs, Holt United gained a narrow 1-0 win at Bridport Res, whist Wareham Rangers trip to Hamworthy Utd Res resulted in a fine 6-1 away win.

Match POSTPONEMENT

Following a morning pitch inspection, SWANAGE TOWN & H v MERLEY COBHAM SPORTS has been POSTPONED due to a waterlogged pitch.

12/01/2017

Dorset County Cup's Semi Final Draws

DORSET SENIOR CUP

Weymouth v Wimborne Town

Gillingham Town v SWANAGE TOWN & HERSTON

Games to be played on the 28 February 2017 - KO 19.45

DORSET SENIOR TROPHY

HOLT UNITED v Portland United Reserves

BLANDFORD UNITED v PARLEY SPORTS

Games to be played on the 4th March 2017 - KO 14.30

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The League Table

P W GD Pts
Balti Sports 25 20 55 62
Holt Utd 20 17 54 52
Swanage Town & Herston 22 13 38 43
Hamworthy Recreation 23 14 36 42
Dorchester Sports 21 13 10 41
Top Goal Scorer
Actual @ 17/02/2017
1 Dan Andrews Balti Sports 26
2 Graham Rose Swanage 20
3 Joshua Hunter Bridport Res 19
4 Nathan Saxby Holt Utd 19
5 Ricki Lane Balti Sports 19
Golden Glove
Actual @ 17/02/2017
1 Chris Lynch Holt Utd 6
2 Sam Jones Parley Sports 4
3 Aaron Drayton Merley CS 2
4 John McHugh Merley CS 2
5 Joshua Lucas Gillingham Res 2