Breaking news 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

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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

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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

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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

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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.

AFC Bournemouth: Howe keen to keep the pressure off Wilson

Bournemouth Echo: CHERRIES BOSS: Eddie Howe

6:00am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

CHERRIES boss Eddie Howe believes new signing Callum Wilson has “real potential” but feels comparisons with his other striking protégés would be unfair.

Cricket: Dorset hold out for draw despite dramatic late collapse

Bournemouth Echo:

7:08pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

DORSET desperately clung on to a draw in their Minor Counties clash with Oxfordshire despite a last-gasp slump at Dean Park.

Poole Town: Weymouth have the clout for title tilt claims Dolphins boss Killick

Bournemouth Echo: PLENTY TO SHOUT ABOUT: Dolphins boss Tom Killick

6:00am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

TOM Killick has backed Weymouth to pose a serious threat in this season’s title race after claiming Poole’s move for an unnamed player had been gazumped by their Dorset rivals.

Non-league: Poore positive over Verwood prospects despite Lovell's imminent departure

Bournemouth Echo: CRANES BOSS: Carl Poore

6:00am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

MANAGER Carl Poore is urging his lower league rookies to make the most of Verwood Town’s summer exodus with star striker Jack Lovell set to join Christchurch.

Cricket: Wimborne & Colehill fall victim to Swanage squeeze at the Leaze

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6:00am Tuesday 22nd July 2014


Cricket: Kieran's record-breaking heroics in vain for New Milton

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6:00am Tuesday 22nd July 2014


Golf: Turning pro is 100 per cent the right decision says Hall

Bournemouth Echo:

4:57pm Monday 21st July 2014

DORSET’S Georgia Hall insists turning pro is “100 per cent the right decision” and is backing herself to make the grade on the big stage.

AFC Bournemouth: Howe has concerns over Fraser injury

Bournemouth Echo: Ryan Fraser Cherries Blackburn goal

6:00am Monday 21st July 2014

CHERRIES are sweating on the fitness of Ryan Fraser after the winger sustained a knee injury during their pre-season friendly at Dorchester on Saturday.

Cricket: Double glory in the offing for Dorset ahead of final day against Oxfordshire

Bournemouth Echo:

7:23pm Monday 21st July 2014

DORSET’S hopes of securing back-to-back victories for the first time in four years remain on a knife edge going into tomorrow's final day of action at Dean Park.

Monday interview: 10 ticks on the bucket list but Mike is still waiting for Wembley dream

Bournemouth Echo:

6:00am Monday 21st July 2014

HE'S tried sushi, used stamps as a bus pass, starred on television and dived out of plane. It has been a busy year for AFC Bournemouth announcer Mike Botto but he still one big ambition for the new season...

(UPDATED) AFC Bournemouth: Four-midable Kermorgant leads Cherries' rout

Bournemouth Echo: .

4:52pm Saturday 19th July 2014

PRE-SEASON FRIENDLY: Dorchester Town 0 AFC Bournemouth 11

Speedway: Middleditch rues ref justice as Poole Pirates slip at Eastbourne

Bournemouth Echo: Neil Middleditch

6:02pm Sunday 20th July 2014

FRUSTRATED team boss Neil Middleditch felt Poole Pirates had been on the rough end of some crucial refereeing calls having returned from Eastbourne empty-handed.

Minor Counties Cricket: Century stand hands Dorset solid start against Oxfordshire

Bournemouth Echo:

7:44pm Sunday 20th July 2014

DOGGED openers Masoor Khan and Mike Porter struck up an unbeaten century partnership as Dorset made a solid start against Oxfordshire at Dean Park.

Cricket: Kitson deserved Dorset call up says Bournemouth skipper

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12:12pm Sunday 20th July 2014


Cricket: Ice man Park keeps cool head in Milton triumph

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12:20pm Sunday 20th July 2014


Speedway: Eight spills cost Poole Pirates a point at Eastbourne

Bournemouth Echo: IN FORM: Bjarne Pedersen

10:17pm Saturday 19th July 2014

ELITE LEAGUE: Eastbourne Eagles 50 Poole Pirates 40.

AFC Bournemouth: Purches hints at link with Feeney's Linfield

Bournemouth Echo: Feeney's urging teammates to be fearless

6:00am Saturday 19th July 2014

STEPHEN Purches has hinted at the possibility of Cherries forging an informal link with Linfield – the Northern Ireland Premiership club managed by Dean Court old boy Warren Feeney.

AFC Bournemouth: Howe has no plans to send Cargill on loan

Bournemouth Echo: CHERRIES BOSS: Eddie Howe

6:00am Friday 18th July 2014

BOSS Eddie Howe insists he has no immediate plans to loan out Baily Cargill and says the teenager could start the season as Cherries’ third-choice central defender.

AFC Bournemouth: Zubar set to try his luck with Cambridge United

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11:20am Friday 18th July 2014

CHERRIES defender Stephane Zubar will be hoping to get his career back on track after being handed a chance to impress League Two new boys Cambridge United.

Cricket: We could be top of the league - Bournemouth skipper Miller

Bournemouth Echo:

6:00am Friday 18th July 2014

MARTIN Miller believes fine margins have prevented Bournemouth hitting the Division One summit this season, but the captain accepts his side need to find top gear if they are to avoid a flat finish to 2014.

Sailing: Arnell reflects on Finn Silver Cup debut

Bournemouth Echo:

6:00am Friday 18th July 2014

PHILOSOPHICAL Jack Arnell was keen to reflect on the positives despite suffering several moments of misfortune at the Finn Silver Cup in the Netherlands.

Sailing: Mussell's strong display at Weymouth

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6:00am Friday 18th July 2014

SIMON Mussell claimed the bragging rights from Highcliffe Sailing Club colleague Gary Langdown with victory in the Contender class at last weekend’s Weymouth Regatta.

Youth sport - tennis: Talbot Heath School seal Qatar date

Bournemouth Echo:

6:00am Friday 18th July 2014

FIVE youngsters earned Talbot Heath School a trip to the World Schools Tennis Championships in Doha after seeing off all-comers to win the British title.

AFC Bournemouth: McQuoid keen to make up for lost time

Bournemouth Echo: Josh McQuoid for Cherries v Crawley

6:00am Thursday 17th July 2014

CHERRIES striker Josh McQuoid is keen to make up for lost time as he bids to erase the memory of a season which “passed me by”.

Boxing: Iain Weaver signs five-year deal with Jesse James Leija

Bournemouth Echo: Iain Weaver boxing action

6:14pm Thursday 17th July 2014

FERNDOWN boxer Iain Weaver vowed to make the most of his big break having signed a five-year deal with the stable of two-time world champion Jesse James Leija.

Speedway: Pirates' Polish duo set to learn Speedway World Cup fate

Bournemouth Echo: PIRATES DEAL: Przemyslaw Pawlicki

6:23pm Thursday 17th July 2014

POOLE Pirates duo Shamek Pawlicki and Maciej Janowski will tomorrow learn whether they have done enough to earn a place in Poland’s Speedway World Cup final side.

Poole Town: Tricky test for Tom as Dolphins open with two away days

Bournemouth Echo: PLENTY TO SHOUT ABOUT: Dolphins boss Tom Killick

7:11pm Thursday 17th July 2014

MANAGER Tom Killick felt Poole Town had been handed a tricky start to their promotion quest following today’s release of the Southern League fixtures.

Non-league: Ex-Verwood Town pair among four new faces at Christchurch

Bournemouth Echo: Verwood boss Adie Arnold

7:13pm Thursday 17th July 2014

CHRISTCHURCH boss Adie Arnold declared himself content with his transfer business having snapped up another two mainstays from his Verwood Town days.

Speedway Grand Prix: Woffinden happy to be put under pressure by Ward

Bournemouth Echo: Clive Fisher speaks to Tai Woffinden

6:00am Thursday 17th July 2014

STANDINGS leader Tai Woffinden revealed his delight that rival Darcy Ward was ‘back to his best’ after the Pirates captain cranked up the heat in the world championship title race.

Cyclesport: Reedy is king of the road

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6:00am Thursday 17th July 2014

KAMDEN Reedy (Dymag T-1-D) won the Primera Purbeck road race, dropping his two breakaway companions on the penultimate climb of East Creech hill above Poole Harbour.

Youth sport - swimming: Weeks edges to golden finish in south west champs

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6:00am Thursday 17th July 2014

MAX Weeks was the fastest 12-year-old in the pool at the South West Sprint Championships in Gloucester – but only by the slimmest margin.

Speedway: Poole Pirates to contest inaugural European club championship in August

Bournemouth Echo: Matt Ford. Pirates promoter

5:54pm Tuesday 15th July 2014

ELITE League champions Poole Pirates will fly the flag for British speedway at a one-off European club championship in Poland next month.

AFC Bournemouth: Howe's men run out comfortable winners at Eastleigh

Bournemouth Echo:

10:15pm Tuesday 15th July 2014

PRE-SEASON FRIENDLY: Eastleigh 0 Cherries 4

Poole Pirates team manager Middleditch: Persistence got Johnson his Wimborne Road move

Bournemouth Echo: Neil Middleditch

7:00pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

TEAM boss Neil Middleditch revealed that Brendan Johnson’s sheer persistence had paved the way for his dream move to Poole Pirates.

Darts: Mitchell's joy at Europe Cup selection

Bournemouth Echo: SCOTT MITCHELL

12:45pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

THRILLED Scott Mitchell has spoken of his pride after being picked to represent England in the prestigious Europe Cup in September.

Lombard Trophy: Parkstone pair book trip to Gleneagles

Bournemouth Echo:

6:22pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

PARKSTONE professional Martyn Thompson continued his love affair with the Lombard Trophy and then praised the dedication of his teenage playing partner Paul Rickard.

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