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Next Weeks Fixtures

Date Home Team Away Team Kick off Time
23rd Apr Bridport Res Shaftesbury Town 7.30
23rd Apr Cranborne Hamworthy Utd Res 6.30
23rd Apr Sherborne Town Res Portland Utd 7.30
26th Apr Cranborne Mere Town 3.00
26th Apr Hamworthy Recreation Shaftesbury Town 6.30
26th Apr Parley Sports Tintinhull 3.00
26th Apr Sherborne Town Res Blandford Utd 3.00
26th Apr Wareham Rangers Hamworthy Utd Res 3.00
26th Apr Weymouth Res Bridport Res 3.00

The DPL Update

Site Last Updated at 17.20 on 21/4/2014

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Updated pages (last 7 days): Home, Fixtures, Reports & The DPL in the FA Inter League Cup (inc report & photos).


Match Day Round Up

Portland gain a valuable point to put them back on top of the league after coming from 2 down to draw 2-2 at Tintinhull.  Rec fail to capitalise as they lose 2-3 at home to Mere. In today's other 2 matches both Merley and Wareham secure 4-1 wins, Merley at home to Holt whilst Wareham win at Boro.


Match Day Round Up

3 of the top 4 drop points; Weymouth increase advantage as Portland and Merley lose.  Ham Rec cannot take advantage.

Weymouth comprehensibly beat visitors Blandford 5-0 while Portland lose to Wareham 1-0.  Merley go down to hosts Sherborne by the odd goal in 5 while Rec are held to a 1-1 draw by visitors Tintinhull. Elsewhere Parley make it 2 away wins in 2 (after going all season with 0 from 13) beating hosts Poole Boro 2-0.  Swanage move closer to Mere after beating them 4-2 at Days Park while Ham U gained there first points in 12 games, beating Shaftesbury 3-2.  In the day's other match Holt traveled to Bridport and came away with a point after a 1-1 draw.


Match day Round Up

Ham U continue to be the league's whipping boys as they went down 5-0 to Merley at the County Ground.  Poole Boro continue their mini revival with a 2-1 win over visitors Holt while Swanage beat their visitors, Tintinhull, 3-2.  In the evening's other game Parley travelled to Wareham and came away with the points after a 3-2 win


Match Day Round Up

A single goal gave Portland local and County bragging rights as they beat close neighbours Weymouth 1-0 to go top of the league.  With their games in hand the League title is theirs to lose.


Match Day Round Up

Weymouth stay top after a 3-1 win at Swanage while Portland keep up the pressure with a 7-1 win at Ham U.  Merley slip up at home to Mere 1-2 while Ham Rec move to 3rd with an 11-1 drubbing of Sherborne.  Blandford beat visitors Cranborne 4-2, Parley defeated Bridport by the odd goal in 7 and Tintinhull overcame their vistors Poole Boro 5-2.


Match Day Round Up

Portland go 2nd after defeating hosts Swanage 4-0 while Ham Rec overcame their hosts, Holt, 3-1. At the bottom, Ham U lost for the 9th league match in succession, going down 3-0 to visitors Tintinhull.  Wareham defeated hosts Blandford by the odd goal in 5 while Sherborne put 4 past visitors Mere, without reply.


Match Day Round Up

League Cup

Its a Portland v Ham Rec final on the 30th.  Both teams won their semi finals away from home, Rec 3-1 at Tintinhull and Portland 2-1 at Mere - both hard fought contests.


Weymouth increased their lead at the top of the table with a 3-2 home win against Parley while Merely move back into 2nd with a 4-1 win over hosts Blandford. Elsewhere the surprise of the day was Poole Boro picking up welcome points with a 5-1 win over visitors Bridport while Swanage won at Sherborne 3-1. Holt overcame Ham U, who sink further into the relegation place, winning 3-0 while wareham beat hosts Cranborne 4-2.



I have created a League Facebook page which can be accessed by searching for "Dorset Premier League' in your facebook account.  It would be great if as many of you as possible could "Like" the page.

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Sunday Independent Team of the Day

The DPL Representative side have been awarded the "Sport Sunday Independent Team of the Day" accolade for their performance against Jersey last Saturday.  Yet again - well done to Matt and his team.

And YOU think you have a waterlogged pitch (thanks to Abingdon Town FC website [])



Social Media

You can now follow all the latest News from the Dorset Premier League via its new Twitter handle. @DPL_official


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The League Table

P W GD Pts
Portland Utd 28 19 54 61
Weymouth Res 31 18 37 61
Merley Cobham Sports 30 18 39 59
Hamworthy Recreation 28 17 58 55
Mere Town 30 14 21 48
Top Goal Scorer
Provisional @ 13/04/2014
1 Stone Luke Ham Rec 30
2 Martin Scott Mere 20
3 Clarke Lewis Portland 19
4 McClements Carl Weymouth 19
5 Clarke Ben Bridport 18
Golden Glove
Actual @ 05/04/2014
1 Park Ryan Ham Rec/Wey 9
2 Weekes Ashley Portland 9
3 Martin Terry Blandford 7
4 Park James Merley CS 7
5 Knights Andy Ham Rec 5