Dorset Premier League

Next Weeks Fixtures

Date Home Team Away Team Kick off Time
22nd Jul Dorchester Sports Verwood Town All Stars 3.00 pm #
22nd Jul Hamworthy Utd Res New Milton Town 3.00 pm
22nd Jul Holt Utd Christchurch 3.00 pm
22nd Jul Swanage Town & Herston Shaftesbury Town 3.00 pm
24th Jul Hamworthy Recreation Verwood Town 6.30 pm
24th Jul Merley Cobham Sports Dorchester Town Res 6.30 pm
26th Jul Sherborne Town Res R.N.A.S 7.45 pm
28th Jul Shaftesbury Town Res Bemerton Heath Harlequins Res 7.30 pm
29th Jul Corfe Castle Hamworthy Recreation 3.00 pm
29th Jul Dorchester Sports Piddletrenthide 3.00 pm #
29th Jul Hamworthy Utd Res Shaftesbury Town 3.00 pm
29th Jul Holt Utd Bournemouth Poppies 3.00 pm
29th Jul Merley Cobham Sports Hamworthy Utd 3.00 pm
29th Jul Sturminster Newton Portland Utd Res 3.00 pm
29th Jul Swanage Town & Herston Over Wallop 1.00 pm
31st Jul Merley Cobham Sports Poole Town 6.30 pm
01st Aug Gillingham Town Westbury United 7.30 pm
02nd Aug Hamworthy Recreation Wimborne Town 6.30 pm
02nd Aug Verwood Town Swanage Town & Herston 7.45 pm
05th Aug Dorchester Sports Parley Sports 3.00 pm
05th Aug Dorchester Sports Res Shaftesbury Town Res 3.00 pm #
05th Aug Gillingham Town Ilminster Town 3.00 pm
05th Aug Hamworthy Recreation Sturminster Marshall 3.00 pm
05th Aug Holt Utd Westover Bournemouth 3.00 pm
05th Aug Merley Cobham Sports Verwood Town All Stars 3.00 pm
05th Aug Sturminster Newton Bournemouth Manor 3.00 pm
05th Aug Swanage Town & Herston Corfe Castle 2.00 pm
08th Aug Swanage Town & Herston Dorchester Town Res 7.45 pm

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Any fixture listed above with a # after the kick off time PLEASE CONTACT the HOME TEAM for venue Details.


Friendly Round Up

Gillingham Town beat Dorchester Town Reserves 2-1 at Harding's Lane.


Friendly Round Up

Hamworthy Recreation welcomed AFC Bournemouth's Under 21's to Magna Road and it was the visitors who dominated proceedings throughout, eventually winning 15-0.

Opening Days Fixtures

Saturday 12th August 2017 - ko 3.00pm

Bridport Res v Sturminster Newton Utd

Dorchester Sports v Blandford Utd

Gillingham Town v Parley Sports

Holt Utd v Shaftesbury Res

Mere Town v Hamworthy Utd Res

Merley CS v Hamworthy Rec

Sherborne Town Res v Balti Sports

Swanage Town & H v Milborne Port

Wareham Rangers v Westland Sports


The Full August Schedule can be found on the FA Full Time site.



Sports Ground Safety Authority


Where applicable, the FA has issued some very Important Safety Information in light of the recent Grenfell Tower Tragedy - Please go to the News Section for Full details.


FA Ground Grading - Catergory H


For Member Clubs seeking Promotion to a Step 6 league at the end of Season 2017/2018 - Please go to the News section for Full Grading details required.



Friendly Round Up

Swanage Town & Herston beat New Milton Res 4-1 whilst Gillingham Town lost 2-1 at Hardings Lane to Wincanton Town. Sturminster Newton and Parley Sports Res saw 9 goals with the Cherries winning 5-4 at home. Hamworthy Recreation travelled into the New Forest to play Sway and it was the Bournemouth Hayward League side who triumphed 2-1. Balti Sports welcomed newly Crowned Wessex League Champions Portland Utd to Dorchesters 3G pitch and it was the islanders who ran out convincing 7-2 winners.


Friendly Round Up

Merley Cobham Sports narrowly lost at home 1-0 to Wessex League outfit Christchurch whilst Swanage Town & Herston also lost narrowly to higher ranked opposition when they were beaten 2-1 by Wimborne Town at Days Park this evening.


Friendly Round Up

Hamworthy entertained Weymouth at Magna Road with the visitors running out 4-1 winners. Parley Sports entertained Shaftsbury and again the visitors came out on top with a 5-0 win.


Friendly Round Up

Gillingham Town opened up their Pre season schedule with a narrow 3-2 defeat at home against Andover New Street. Swanage's scheduled friendly at Sturminster Marshall was Postponed due to the home team being unable to field a team. Wareham Rangers welcomed Vanarama National League South Poole Town to the Purbecks and it was the visitors who ran out 2-0 winners. Dorchester Sports welcomed Wessex League Christchurch to Milborne St Andrew on a blisteringly hot afternoon and narrowly lost 1-0. Poole Borough v Hamworthy Recreation saw Rec winning 3-0 whilst Balti Sports beat their visitors Parley Sports Res 3-1.



Secretaries meeting will be held at STURMINSTER NEWTON UNITED FC on JULY 24th - 2017

Starting at 7.30 pm


FA Inter League Cup 2017/18


1st Round Draw


Tie to be played by October 14th - 2017

FA Vase 2017/18

Fa vase

1st Round Qualifying Draw


Tie to be played on September 9th - 2017


2nd Round Qualifying Draw

SWANAGE TOWN & HERSTON FC / Ash United FC v Laverstock & Ford FC / Fawley FC

Tie to be played on September 23rd - 2017



Friendly Round Up

Balti Sports beat Wessex League New Milton 5-2 whilst Bemerton Heath proved too strong for Wareham Rangers as they won 4-0 in the Purbecks. Dorchester Sports beat Dorchester Sports Legends 10-2



At last nights League AGM, superbly hosted by Wareham Rangers FC the following presentations were awarded;


Outgoing League Secretary Hilary Billimore receives a bouquet of flowers from League President Mr Peter Gallop



CLUB SECRETARY OF THE YEAR - Alan Lamont - Westland Sports FC



TOP GOALSCORER - Matt Groves - Merley Cobham Sports FC - 38 Goals



PROGRAMME & WEBSITE of the year BOTH went to Swanage Town & Herston FC with Secretary Mari Watson receiving the Awards


MOST CLEAN SHEETS - Chris Lynch - Holt United FC - 12


Constitution 2017 - 2018

Balti Sports FC - Blandford United FC - Bridport FC Reserves - Dorchester Sports FC

Gillingham Town FC - Hamworthy Recreation FC - Hamworthy United FC Reserves

Holt United FC - Mere Town FC - Merley Cobham Sports FC - Milborne Port FC #

Parley Sports FC - Shaftesbury Town FC Reserves - Sherborne Town FC Reserves

Sturminster Newton FC - Swanage Town & Herston FC - Wareham Rangers FC

Westland Sports FC


The New Season will commence on Saturday 12th August 2017

And finish on/by Saturday 12th May 2018

The League Table

P W GD Pts
Holt Utd 32 26 68 79
Balti Sports 32 22 55 70
Hamworthy Recreation 32 23 69 69
Merley Cobham Sports 32 21 49 67
Swanage Town & Herston 32 19 58 63
Top Goal Scorer

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Golden Glove

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