County cricket: Dorset win warm-up against Hampshire II with two balls to spare

Bournemouth Echo: TIMED OUT: Ed Denham

11:56am Monday 14th April 2014

A TIMELY boost from tail-ender Ed Denham saw Dorset over the winning line with two balls to spare in their opening warm-up match at Hampshire II.

Cricket: Bashley sign Australian rookie Morgan as their overseas star

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6:53pm Monday 10th March 2014

BASHLEY have announced Australia under-19 international Jaron Morgan as their overseas player for 2014.

Cricket: Higgins hits half century in England U19s World Cup semi defeat

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6:57pm Monday 24th February 2014

BASHLEY all-rounder Ryan Higgins registered an impressive half century as England fell just short in the under-19 World Cup semi-final against Pakistan.

Cricket: Dorset to host Hampshire in T20 double header

Bournemouth Echo: UNBEATEN: Chris Park hit 84 not out in the first innings

6:00am Wednesday 12th February 2014

DORSET CCC will host a double header of T20 matches against illustrious rivals Hampshire in the build-up to their renamed Unicorns County Championship season.

Cricket: New skipper Park confident he can revive Dorset's fortunes

Bournemouth Echo: UNBEATEN: Chris Park hit 84 not out in the first innings

6:00am Wednesday 5th February 2014

CRICKET FEATURE: Newly-appointed Dorset captain Chris Park speaks to the Echo's Dan Rose about his hopes and aims for the county

Cricket: Morris brothers unite for Bashley cause

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8:14pm Sunday 2nd February 2014

BASHLEY skipper Richard Morris will have his elder brother James playing alongside him in the ECB Southern Electric Premier League this summer.

Cricket: Beetham's named as the new Lymington skipper

Bournemouth Echo: TAKING OVER AT THE HELM: Lymo captain Sam Beetham

6:00am Thursday 23rd January 2014

SIMON Beetham has described as “the highlight of my cricketing career” his appointment as captain of Southern Premier League Lymington.

Jacques named as Parley skipper for 2014

Bournemouth Echo: CRUCIAL KNOCK: Weymouth watch on as Tom Jacques hits a boundary

5:19pm Friday 10th January 2014

BATSMAN Tom Jacques has revealed that he will replace Roshan Embalagama as captain of Dorset Premier League champions Parley in 2014.

Ex-Lytchett Minster schoolboy Payne keen to impress at Darren Lehmann Academy

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6:00am Monday 18th November 2013

CRICKET FEATURE: Dan Rose catches up with Lytchett-based Gloucestershire star David Payne who is spending the winter in Australia

Cricket: Bashley bag Porter following release from Hampshire

Bournemouth Echo: MICHAEL PORTER

6:00am Thursday 7th November 2013

BASHLEY have snapped up Michael Porter after the talented teenage batsman was released by Hampshire Academy.

Parsons' coaching contribution recognised

7:30pm Tuesday 24th September 2013

CRICKET coach Greg Parsons has been recognised for services to the grassroots game.

Bournemouth and Parley merger talks are put on hold

7:00am Thursday 12th September 2013

DORSET rivals Bournemouth and Parley have shelved plans to merge following explora-tory talks between the clubs regarding a possible alliance.

Howard's unconventional way almost pays dividends for Winton

6:00am Monday 9th September 2013

WHEN Howard May was brought into the Winton attack, there was no hint of what would follow – especially after his first delivery had bounced three times and been called a no-ball.

Corfe Mullen finish with a flourish

5:57pm Tuesday 3rd September 2013


Bournemouth's survival bid ends in failure

10:48pm Monday 2nd September 2013

BOURNEMOUTH’S faint hopes of avoiding relegation were extinguished following an eight-run defeat by Premier Division rivals Bashley on Saturday.

Morley's ton can't save Parley's unbeaten record

10:50pm Monday 2nd September 2013

PARLEY batting star Mark Morley blitzed through the 1,000-run barrier for the league season – but the champions suffered a final day to forget.

Bournemouth hoping for a miracle

6:00am Friday 30th August 2013

BOURNEMOUTH have made two changes ahead of tomorrow’s Southern Premier League Great Escape mission at Bashley (12.30pm).

Corfe Mullen defeat leaves Cranborne facing wooden spoon

5:09pm Tuesday 27th August 2013

CRANBORNE'S hopes of avoiding the wooden spoon in Division One were dealt a blow as they fell 47 runs short in their chase of Corfe Mullen.

Dorset Saturday: All-rounder Bridgen blasts Minstermen to victory

2:27pm Monday 26th August 2013

SKIPPER Andy Hayward hailed as “a truly amazing effort” Ben Bridgen's brilliant display with bat and ball as he snaffled a century and seven wickets for Wimborne & Colehill.

Bournemouth beat Lymington to earn a stay of execution

5:50pm Sunday 25th August 2013

BOURNEMOUTH kept alive their slim hopes of Premier Division survival with victory over Lymington – but skipper Martin Miller admitted Lions were still on a sticky wicket.

Bashley's Higgins earns Middlesex contract

7:10pm Friday 23rd August 2013

BASHLEY cricketer Ryan Higgins (pictured) capped his fine performances for England Under-19s by signing a full-time professional contract with Middlesex.

Cricket: Higgins runs riot for England

10:33am Thursday 22nd August 2013

BASHLEY cricketer Ryan Higgins was a stand-out performer for England Under-19s during their recent tri-series campaign.

Miller hails Aussie ace Keath

6:52pm Thursday 22nd August 2013

CAPTAIN Martin Miller has hailed Alex Keath’s “immense contribution” to Bournemouth’s brave battle to preserve their top-flight status.

Cricket: Lack of promotion puts Parley on sticky wicket

Bournemouth Echo: SWING TIME: Parley bowler David Payne in action. Picture: Hattie Miles.

7:00am Wednesday 21st August 2013

PARLEY chairman Graham Stickland is urging the English Cricket Board to carry out a further review of its Premier League structure.

MCCA Championship: Dorset end dismal season with another defeat

Bournemouth Echo: CRUCIAL RUNS: Sam Thomson

7:00am Wednesday 21st August 2013

DORSET brought down the curtain on one of the most dismal seasons in their long and proud history with another demoralising defeat this week.

Dorset Sunday: Corfe fall short despite Jordan's stoic show

7:00am Wednesday 21st August 2013

MICHAEL Jordan’s late scoring spree proved in vain for Corfe Mullen as second-placed St Georges emerged from a tight clash with a 13-run victory.

Parley star Thomson earns Dorset call-up

6:36pm Friday 16th August 2013

PARLEY all-rounder Sam Thomson has been rewarded for his efforts by being called up for Dorset’s final Minor Counties Championship clash of the season.

Southern League: Miller's men must win St Cross showdown

7:00am Friday 16th August 2013

SKIPPER Martin Miller allowed himself a little gallows humour in the build up to Bournemouth’s must-win showdown with relegation rivals St Cross tomorrow (1pm).

Cricket: Bashley's Ryan is England star

7:02pm Wednesday 14th August 2013

TEENAGE Bashley star Ryan Higgins top scored with a hard-hitting 65 but was unable to save England Under-19s from defeat against Pakistan.

Winton wallop Corfe Mullen

6:11pm Tuesday 13th August 2013

IN-form Winton walloped Corfe Mullen by a whopping 268 runs to keep the pressure on the top two in Division One.

Dorset Saturday: Parley close in on Premier League crown

7:00am Tuesday 13th August 2013

UNBEATEN Parley moved to within touching distance of the Premier League championship as they swept aside their latest victims Weymouth by 126 runs at Redlands.

Dorset Saturday: Baczala brothers star in Swanage success at Broadstone

7:00am Tuesday 13th August 2013

THE Baczala brothers made a mockery of Broadstone’s impressive recent form as their brilliant bowling helped secure a delicious league double for Swanage at the Delph.

Rogers stars in Bournemouth win over Totton & Eling

6:42pm Sunday 11th August 2013

BATTLING Bournemouth boosted their fading Premier Division survival hopes with a 20-run victory over Totton & Eling.

Lymington sink leaders South Wilts

6:43pm Sunday 11th August 2013

FINE form from Matt Metcalfe with the ball and Scott Henry with the bat saw resurgent Lymington pull off a shock victory at South Wilts.

Southern League: Bournemouth's battle to be defined by crunch clashes

7:00am Friday 9th August 2013

MARTIN Miller admits the next two matches will be make-or-break for Bournemouth’s battle to avoid bottom spot in the Premier Division.

Dorset Sunday: Close call as Winton win to go fourth

7:00am Wednesday 7th August 2013

WINTON’S last-ditch victory at Shillingstone saw Sam Wynn’s side leapfrog their rivals to take fourth spot in the Division One standings.

Dorset Saturday: Booth batters Dorchester as Swans dominate

Bournemouth Echo: TON UP: Swanage batsman Ian Booth

7:00am Tuesday 6th August 2013

RUN machine Ian Booth crafted another fine century to set up Swanage’s convincing seven-wicket win over Premier Division strugglers Dorchester.

Dorset Saturday: Parley are taken to the wire by Poole

Bournemouth Echo: CRUCIAL RUNS: Sam Thomson

7:00am Tuesday 6th August 2013

PARLEY maintained their perfect playing record from their penultimate ball against Poole Town as Roshan Embalagama’s men endured their sternest test of the season so far.

Southern League: Morris happy as Bash smash Totton

7:00am Monday 5th August 2013

SKIPPER Richard Morris was keen to focus on his own side’s performance after Bashley swept aside under-strength Totton & Eling on Saturday.

Beck targets top-three finish

7:32am Friday 2nd August 2013

HAVING watched his side come agonisingly close to toppling title contenders Sarisbury, Ryan Beck has backed his finally fit squad to fire New Milton to a top-three finish.

Dorset Sunday: May makes hay as Ferndown are floored

Bournemouth Echo: Eric Linge in action for Ferndown Wayfarers

7:00am Wednesday 31st July 2013

WINTON wonder Charlie May wiped the floor with Ferndown Wayfarers as his unbeaten 148 proved the cornerstone of a 91-run victory.

Dorset Saturday: Parley's perfect record wiped out by weather

Bournemouth Echo: SWING TIME: Parley bowler David Payne in action. Picture: Hattie Miles.

7:00am Tuesday 30th July 2013

ALL of Saturday’s Dorset Premier League matches were abandoned after a downpours had made pitches unplayable.

Southern League: Lymington leapfrog Totton & Eling with return to form

7:00am Monday 29th July 2013

LYMINGTON took full advantage of home comforts and bounced back from their recent slump to record a six-wicket victory over Totton & Eling.

Southern League: Trio troubled as wash-outs waste efforts

7:00am Monday 29th July 2013

BACKMARKERS Bournemouth had a potential 18-point bounty prised from their grasp following Saturday’s wash-out against Hampshire Academy – with Lions a tantalising 23 runs from victory.

Competitive streak will serve Higgins well says Bashley skipper

7:00am Friday 26th July 2013

BASHLEY captain Richard Morris believes Ryan Higgins’s competitive streak will serve him well as he tries to forge a career in the professional game.

Southern League: Milton must focus against title contenders Sarisbury

7:00am Friday 26th July 2013

SKIPPER Ryan Beck wants New Milton to focus on their own game against Sarisbury Athletic tomorrow – despite the prospect of a backlash from the title-chasers.

Sunday League: Christening comes first for Cranborne

7:00am Wednesday 24th July 2013

CRANBORNE crashed to the bottom of the Dorset Longham Garden Machinery Division One standings after scratching their fixture at Dewlish – in favour of attending christening.

Cricketing rivals Bournemouth and Parley in merger talks

4:13pm Tuesday 23rd July 2013

TALKS have taken place between Dorset rivals Bournemouth and Parley regarding the possibility of a merger, the Daily Echo can exclusively reveal.

Dorset Saturday: Rampant Parley ease to victory over champions Wimborne & Colehill

7:00am Tuesday 23rd July 2013

OPENER Sam Collins and Dorset’s Tom Jacques set the standard as Parley maintained their relentless march to the title with a 54-run win over reigning champions Wimborne & Colehill.

Dorset Saturday: Linge lauds super surface after fearsome Ferndown knock

7:00am Tuesday 23rd July 2013

FERNDOWN skipper Eric Linge revealed the voluntary work put in to the Dolman’s Farm surface had paid dividends after rattling off an unbeaten 91 off just 51 balls.

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