Sports in Axminster

Lamb Swans are making all the running in the Lyme Regis Winter Cribbage League.

The Axminster pub team lead both the league and the beer leg after 11 games. In the main league they have a one point lead over Axminster Conservative Club and the the beer league they are leading the Gerrard Arms, Colyton by a similar margin.

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After two weeks, Axminster Conservative Club and Castle Inn, Axminster, are leading the Lyme Regis Cribbage League with eight points each. Lamb Swans are heading the Beer Leg, one point ahead of Dolphin, Beer.

Week two results (September 13): Nags Head Lyme Regis 3, Colyton Club 2 (Beer Leg 1-2); New Inn Kilmington 4, Volunteer Lyme Regis 1 (B/L 2-1); Gerrard Arms Colyton 4, Dolphin Beer 1 (B/L 1-2); Axminster Con Club 4, Lamb Swans 1 (B/L 1-2); Castle Inn Axminster 3, The Hind Musbury 2 (B/L 1-2).

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THE Lyme Regis Cribbage League has started again with ten teams from the Lyme and Axe Valley area.

Week one results (Monday September 6): Colyton 0, Castle Inn Axminster 2 (Beer Leg 1-2); Volunteer Lyme Regis v Nags Head Lyme Regis – cancelled: Dolphin Beer 2, New Inn Kilmington 1 (B/L 2-3); Lamb Swans 2, Gerrard Arms Colyton 3 (B/L 3-0); The Hind Musbury 1, Axminster Conservative Club 4 (B/L 1-4).

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The Australian touring team which met Somerset in 1902

Cricketing fanatics are looking forward to next year's Ashes tests in Australia. Sports writer DICK STURCH turns the clock back to 1902 when the Aussies played at Taunton. The following is taken from the "Badminton Magazine of Sports and Pastimes January - June 1902."

The coming Season for Somersetshire Cricket Club 1902

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