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AFC Bournemouth: Cherries see off Pompey with first-half treble

Bournemouth Echo:

11:19pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

A SLICK first-half showing paved the way for Cherries to chalk up a third victory of their pre-season campaign against south coast neighbours Portsmouth at Fratton Park tonight.

AFC Bournemouth's Matt Ritchie: I'm closer to the Premier League with Cherries

Bournemouth Echo: GOAL-DEN BOY: Matt Ritchie celebrates this evening

6:00am Tuesday 29th July 2014

WING wizard Matt Ritchie insists he is closer to realising his Premier League aspirations with Cherries than he ever was at former club Portsmouth.

Commonwealth Games - swimming: Another personal best earns teenager Lelliott sixth in 1500m final

Bournemouth Echo: SET FOR GLASGOW: Jay Lelliott

8:55pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

SWIM Bournemouth’s Jay Lelliott scorched to another personal best but finished out of the medals in the 1500m freestyle final at the Commonwealth Games.

AFC Bournemouth: Howe predicts Portsmouth clash will be a pre-season highlight

Bournemouth Echo:

6:00am Tuesday 29th July 2014

MANAGER Eddie Howe says tonight’s friendly at Portsmouth will represent one of his personal highlights from Cherries’ pre-season campaign.

Speedway: Pirates pair Ward and Milik to clash in Speedway World Cup race-off

Bournemouth Echo: STAR RIDER: Poole Pirates' number one Darcy Ward

9:30pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

DARCY Ward and Vaclav Milik will be forced to put Pirates loyalties to one side when they represent rival nations in Thursday’s Speedway World Cup race-off.

Commonwealth Games - netball: Geva and England boost semi hopes with Trinidad & Tobago win

Bournemouth Echo: England netball coach Anna Mayes

11:05am Tuesday 29th July 2014

BOURNEMOUTH'S Geva Mentor remains on course for the Commonwealth Games netball semi-finals after England thrashed Trinidad & Tobago this morning.

Dorset Saturday cricket: Parley plunder late victory over old adversaries Poole Town

Bournemouth Echo: IN ACTION: Parley's Roshan Embalagama

6:00am Tuesday 29th July 2014

PARLEY left it late to edge a Dorset Saturday League thriller with Poole Town at Dean Park.

Golf: Martyn's off the mark with victory on his Upvon debut

Bournemouth Echo: Martyn Thompson

11:31pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

MARTYN Thompson celebrated his first appearance at Wiltshire course Upavon with a one-shot win over Paul Jones (Canford Magna).

Youth sport - cricket: Parley triumph in under-nines final

Bournemouth Echo:

6:00am Tuesday 29th July 2014

A STRONG team performance allowed Parley to overcome stubborn Ellingham B by 73 runs in the under-nine Softball Cup final.

AFC Bournemouth: Howe would have no hesitation in starting goalkeeper Camp

Bournemouth Echo: LOAN DEAL: Lee Camp

6:00am Monday 28th July 2014

BOSS Eddie Howe says he would have no hesitation in starting Lee Camp in Cherries’ Championship opener at Huddersfield without the goalkeeper having featured during pre-season.

AFC Bournemouth: Saints rejection nearly did for Baily

Bournemouth Echo:

6:00am Monday 28th July 2014

Cherries defender Baily Cargill talks to Daily Echo reporter Neil Perrett about his rise through the ranks

Commonwealth Games - swimming: Glasgow finalist Lelliott admits to mixed feelings despite personal best

Bournemouth Echo:

6:05pm Monday 28th July 2014

SWIM Bournemouth’s Jay Lelliott will compete in a Commonwealth Games final tomorrow night, just two days after making his international debut for England.

Speedway: Poole Pirates rider Brendan Johnson undergoes tests following mystery illness

Bournemouth Echo:

6:54pm Monday 28th July 2014

PIRATES reserve Brendan Johnson is awaiting on blood test results that will to reveal the cause of his stomach problem.

AFC Bournemouth: Development squad will now travel to Sholing on Wednesday

Bournemouth Echo: Cherries: AFC Bournemouth unveil small change to club crest

12:28pm Monday 28th July 2014

CHERRIES’ development squad will now travel to Sholing on Wednesday following the last-ditch cancellation of their friendly at AFC Totton.

Commonwealth Games - swimming: Lelliott qualifies for 1500m freestyle final

Bournemouth Echo: SET FOR GLASGOW: Jay Lelliott

12:47pm Monday 28th July 2014

SWIM Bournemouth’s Jay Lelliott set a new personal best as he qualified for the 1500m freestyle final at the Commonwealth Games.

Commonwealth Games - athletics: Woodward's shock at long jump silver

Bournemouth Echo:

6:33pm Monday 28th July 2014

BETHANY Woodward’s decision to swap track for field was vindicated on Sunday when she grabbed a shock silver at the Commonwealth Games.

Commonwealth Games - netball: Mentor and England set for crunch clash with Trinidad & Tobago

Bournemouth Echo: England netball coach Anna Mayes

1:43pm Monday 28th July 2014

BOURNEMOUTH’S Geva Mentor and England face an early start tomorrow morning as they aim to take the next step towards the semi-finals of the Commonwealth Games netball tournament.

Football: No big names for Wimborne Town but Cuss remains confident

Bournemouth Echo: MAGPIES MANAGER: Steve Cuss

6:25pm Monday 28th July 2014

MANAGER Steve Cuss admits there will be no marquee signings at Wimborne Town this summer but remains confident his diminished squad can compete in Southern South & West.

Football: Poppies boss Vaughan closing in on Christchurch duo

Bournemouth Echo: POPPIES MANAGER: Ken Vaughan

6:11pm Monday 28th July 2014

MANAGER Ken Vaughan is confident of kicking off his Bournemouth Poppies rebuild with the capture of Christchurch duo Marc Fairbrother and Connor Doe.

Monday interview: Chocs away for Georgia!

Bournemouth Echo: Georgia Hall Women's Open practice. Picture: Tristan Jones Photography

6:00am Monday 28th July 2014

Echo sports reporter Neil Perrett talks to Dorset teenager Georgia Hall about joining the professional golf ranks

Commonwealth Games star Steve Way: Record-breaking run was up there with wedding day

Bournemouth Echo:

8:59pm Sunday 27th July 2014

ELATED record-breaker Steve Way bravely admitted the sensation of realising his Commonwealth Games dream had matched the joy of his wedding day.

Commonwealth Games - marathon: Way smashes personal best to finish 10th

Bournemouth Echo:

11:26am Sunday 27th July 2014

FORMER 16-stone smoker Steve Way this morning completed a remarkable journey from couch to world stage as he finished 10th in the Commonwealth Games marathon.

(UPDATED) AFC Bournemouth: Striker Josh O'Hanlon set for Poole Town loan deal

Bournemouth Echo:

8:13pm Saturday 26th July 2014

CHERRIES rookie Josh O’Hanlon will provide temporary respite in Poole Town’s search for a striker after agreeing an initial month-long loan deal at Tatnam.

AFC Bournemouth's Stephen Purches: Variety of games will help players progress

Bournemouth Echo:

6:19pm Sunday 27th July 2014

DEVELOPMENT coach Stephen Purches believes his crop of young Cherries can only benefit from their diverse pre-season schedule.

Speedway World Cup: Great Britain reach the final as Ward's wobble costs Australia

Bournemouth Echo: LATE LAPSE: Darcy Ward finished third in the final heat

6:34pm Sunday 27th July 2014

CONSISTENT scoring saw Great Britain through to the Speedway World Cup final but Poole Pirates captain Darcy Ward suffered a night to forget with Australia.

Cricket: New Milton skipper Beck savours biggest win of career

Bournemouth Echo:

8:15pm Sunday 27th July 2014

SOUTHERN PREMIER LEAGUE

Cricket: Schmulian and Bridgen rack up club-best partnership for Lions

Bournemouth Echo:

8:21pm Sunday 27th July 2014

SOUTHERN PREMIER LEAGUE

AFC Bournemouth: Development squad survive tough start in Wimborne win

Bournemouth Echo: WOKING LOAN: Jayden Stockley

5:32pm Saturday 26th July 2014

PRE-SEASON FRIENDLY: Wimborne Town 0 AFC Bournemouth XI 4.

Commonwealth Games - swimming: Lelliott's lapping up the big-time atmosphere

Bournemouth Echo: SET FOR GLASGOW: Jay Lelliott

6:00am Saturday 26th July 2014

SWIM Bournemouth’s Jay Lelliott believes that controlling his nerves will be crucial as he bids to make a final on his Commonwealth Games debut on Monday.

Commonwealth Games - athletics: Way targets a top-10 finish in marathon

Bournemouth Echo:

6:00am Saturday 26th July 2014

MARATHON marvel Steve Way insists the world’s glare will have nothing on the real pressure of his Common-wealth Games odyssey – performing for his army of family and friends.

Speedway World Cup: Pirates manager Middlo's take on Team GB's chances

Bournemouth Echo: HEAD TO HEAD: Rival bosses Alun Rossiter and Neil Middleditch tonight

6:00am Saturday 26th July 2014

FORMER national boss Neil Middleditch reckons Team GB’s best chance of reaching the Speedway World Cup final lies with success in tonight’s qualifying event at King’s Lynn (7pm).

AFC Bournemouth: Friendly defeat was useful exercise for boss Howe

Bournemouth Echo:

11:50pm Friday 25th July 2014

MANAGER Eddie Howe described as “a useful exercise” Cherries’ pre-season friendly against Southampton tonight.

AFC Bournemouth: Cherries beaten by Lloyd's header on pristine pitch

Bournemouth Echo:

11:09pm Friday 25th July 2014

SOUTHAMPTON found Cherries’ new pitch to their liking as Eddie Howe’s men were condemned to their first defeat of pre-season tonight.

AFC Bournemouth: Teenager Cargill keen to state case for the defence

Bournemouth Echo:

6:00am Friday 25th July 2014

CHERRIES’ teenage defender Baily Cargill is desperate to prove he could cut it in the Championship and wants to start by passing his Premier League test.

AFC Bournemouth: Coulibaly gets development squad contract

Bournemouth Echo: AFC Bournemouth v West Ham Stephen Purches Testimonial Match

6:00am Friday 25th July 2014

MIDFIELDER Aly Coulibaly has signed a one-year deal with Cherries after a successful summer trial with the development squad.

Sailing: Highcliffe duo in European Championship quest

Bournemouth Echo:

6:00am Friday 25th July 2014

HIGHCLIFFE’S Simon Mussell hopes to go one better in this year’s Contender European Championship – but may have to get past club-mate Gary Langdown to do so.

AFC Bournemouth: Fraser set for training return but no more friendlies

Bournemouth Echo: Carlos Edwards tries to get past Ryan Fraser

6:35pm Thursday 24th July 2014

CHERRIES winger Ryan Fraser is in line to return to training next week after fears were allayed he could have missed the start of the new season.

AFC Bournemouth: Skipper Tommy out to impress in a bid for new contract

Bournemouth Echo: CHERRIES CAPTAIN: Tommy Elphick

6:00am Thursday 24th July 2014

SKIPPER Tommy Elphick has vowed to seize the early-season initiative and go all-out to secure a long term future with Cherries.

Cricket: New Milton skipper Beck happy to lead the way without an overseas player

Bournemouth Echo:

6:16pm Thursday 24th July 2014

NEW Milton skipper Ryan Beck has questioned the merits and benefits of fielding overseas players in the Southern Premier League.

Speedway: Pirates keep the pressure on the leading Stars

Bournemouth Echo:

12:00am Thursday 24th July 2014

ELITE LEAGUE: Poole Pirates 48 Kings Lynn Stars 42.

Football: Dillon's capture 'a real coup' as Kemp targets history with Hamworthy United

Bournemouth Echo: GRAHAM KEMP

4:09pm Thursday 24th July 2014

MANAGER Graham Kemp is challenging his charges to make history at Hamworthy United after capturing Conference South winner Chris Dillon and Wessex hotshot Martin Warren.

Commonwealth Games: Dorset netball star Geva going for Glasgow gold

Bournemouth Echo: Bournemouth Daily Echo logo

6:00am Thursday 24th July 2014

BOURNEMOUTH’S Geva Mentor will be hoping her inside knowledge can help England’s netball team end the dominance of Australia and New Zealand at the Commonwealth Games.

Non-league: Lay's Swans are up for a Downton test in FA Vase

Bournemouth Echo: Bournemouth Daily Echo logo

6:00am Thursday 24th July 2014

MANAGER Alan Lay insists a return to FA Vase action represents “more than just a cup tie” to Swanage Town & Herston.

Youth sport - swimming: Teams shaping up for Sheffield show

Bournemouth Echo: Bournemouth Daily Echo logo

6:00am Thursday 24th July 2014

THIRTY-six swimmers from the Bournemouth-Poole area will be heading for Sheffield over the next two weeks to take on the best age group and youth swimmers in Britain.

AFC Bournemouth: Howe happy to shuffle his pack again

Bournemouth Echo: Cherries manager Eddie Howe

6:00am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

MANAGER Eddie Howe has said he will again rotate his squad next season and insists he has “no set team” ahead of Cherries’ new Championship campaign.

Cricket: Dorset's Porter set for 12th-man duties in England's third test against India

Bournemouth Echo:

6:00am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

POOLE-raised teenager Michael Porter has been handed the opportunity to achieve a lifetime ambition – fielding for England in a Test match.

Poole Pirates promoter Ford: Milik's magic can keep us in the mix

Bournemouth Echo: SHOWMAN: Star rider Vaclav Milik entertains the Poole faithful

6:00am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

PROMOTER Matt Ford believes golden gamble Vaclav Milik and his unorthodox style could hold the key to Elite League success for Poole Pirates.

Dorset Sunday cricket: Old Bournemouthians back on top after close call against Winton

Bournemouth Echo: Bournemouth Daily Echo logo

6:00am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

OLD Bournemouthians battled back from a rocky start to regain top spot in Dorset Sunday Division One by beating backmarkers Winton with just 11 balls to spare.

Golf: Unstoppable Watson's too hot for his Remedy rivals

Bournemouth Echo: FOUR WINS: Michael Watson

8:53pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

WEST region player-of-the-season Michael Watson continued his domination of tournaments in July by winning the Remedy Oak pro-am for the second time in three years.

Youth sport - cricket: Parley in pursuit of national club glory

Bournemouth Echo:

8:49pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

PARLEY will be hoping to emulate their class of 2006 after easing into the last 16 of the NatWest Under-15 National Club Championship.






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