SPORTING MEMORIES: 25 amazing photos of sport in Weston from years gone by

PUBLISHED: 13:00 16 June 2019 | UPDATED: 15:30 05 July 2019

Wildcats  ;    
Wildcats Netball Team with their Captain Sarah Becket 
receiving a trophy from Karen Drake Weston and District 
Netball League Chairman.
4-10-00                      Q10-60-00-14             MA

Wildcats ; Wildcats Netball Team with their Captain Sarah Becket receiving a trophy from Karen Drake Weston and District Netball League Chairman. 4-10-00 Q10-60-00-14 MA

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The Mercury's monthly sporting nostalgia feature, Sporting Memories, returns for its second instalment - as chief reporter Sam Frost delves deep into the archives to share some of the best photos from 2000.

Waterpolo  ;    
Weston Water Polo coach Mike Coles with the team receiving 
new shirts from Ted Mangan Managing Director of Acoustic 
Air Technology.
24-9-00                      P26-155-00-2             DKWaterpolo ; Weston Water Polo coach Mike Coles with the team receiving new shirts from Ted Mangan Managing Director of Acoustic Air Technology. 24-9-00 P26-155-00-2 DK

Mercury photographer's Mark Atherton and the now-retired David Kenneford have never failed to capture the action from the pitches, pools and courts around the town - with thousands of brilliant pictures buried in the database from decades gone by.

This month's edition features Hornets Rugby Club, Weston Hockey Club and action from Banwell Football Club's five-a-side tournament.

MORE: 25 more sporting pictures from 2000

Atwell  ;    
Soccer  Atwell Shield        East Worle  V  Bournville
2-5-00                      F29-174-00-8             DKAtwell ; Soccer Atwell Shield East Worle V Bournville 2-5-00 F29-174-00-8 DK

CongresburyVUphill1  ;    
Cricket   Congresbury  V  Uphill Castle.  Jack Rowan batting 
for Uphill with Congresbury WK Paul Brean.
17-6-00                      J11-62-00-20       MACongresburyVUphill1 ; Cricket Congresbury V Uphill Castle. Jack Rowan batting for Uphill with Congresbury WK Paul Brean. 17-6-00 J11-62-00-20 MA

CongresburyVUphill3  ;    
Cricket   Congresbury  V  Uphill Castle.  Stuart Dewer 
bowling for Congresbury watched by Gareth Williams.
17-6-00                      J11-64-00-10       MACongresburyVUphill3 ; Cricket Congresbury V Uphill Castle. Stuart Dewer bowling for Congresbury watched by Gareth Williams. 17-6-00 J11-64-00-10 MA

WaterPolo1  ;    
Water Polo   Weston V  Bradford on Avon. White cap WestonÕs Phil Tomlinson
18-6-00                      J15-85-00-0           MAWaterPolo1 ; Water Polo Weston V Bradford on Avon. White cap WestonÕs Phil Tomlinson 18-6-00 J15-85-00-0 MA

HornetsVStroud2  ;    
Rugby  Hornets  V  Stroud
14-10-00                      Q22-129-00-20             MAHornetsVStroud2 ; Rugby Hornets V Stroud 14-10-00 Q22-129-00-20 MA

FiveASide3  ;    
Banwell Five A Side Soccer Tournament,
Kewstoke B(red&black) V Saints (black&yellow)
29-7-00                      L19-114-00-34a           MAFiveASide3 ; Banwell Five A Side Soccer Tournament, Kewstoke B(red&black) V Saints (black&yellow) 29-7-00 L19-114-00-34a MA

LadiesHornets1  ;    
Hornets Ladies Rugby Team looking for new 
recruits.
28-7-00                      L19-109-00-25           MALadiesHornets1 ; Hornets Ladies Rugby Team looking for new recruits. 28-7-00 L19-109-00-25 MA

MidWeekFinal  ;    
Cricket, Mid Week Cricket League final winners, Allerton, 
with Captain Roger Duckett wearing the Trophy.
26-7-00                      L15-90-00-2             MAMidWeekFinal ; Cricket, Mid Week Cricket League final winners, Allerton, with Captain Roger Duckett wearing the Trophy. 26-7-00 L15-90-00-2 MA

UphillVKeynsham  ;    
Cricket  Uphill Castle   V     Keynsham     
John Lambert batting for Uphill.
17-7-00                      K25-145-00-1             DKUphillVKeynsham ; Cricket Uphill Castle V Keynsham John Lambert batting for Uphill. 17-7-00 K25-145-00-1 DK

WsMSoccer1  ;    
Weston Football Club, Kit presentation.
27-8-00                      N7-37-00-22             DKWsMSoccer1 ; Weston Football Club, Kit presentation. 27-8-00 N7-37-00-22 DK

VipersVBobbies1  ;    
Netball  Vipers(green)  V  Bobbie's Girls(white) 
7-6-00                  H23-134-00-12             MAVipersVBobbies1 ; Netball Vipers(green) V Bobbie's Girls(white) 7-6-00 H23-134-00-12 MA

WorleJnrsVCldn2  ;    
Junior Soccer Worle U14's  V  Clevedon U14's      
                        ( Red )
  9/4/00E17-102-00-20WorleJnrsVCldn2 ; Junior Soccer Worle U14's V Clevedon U14's ( Red ) 9/4/00E17-102-00-20

HornetsVClevedon1  ;    
Rugby  Hornets  V  Clevedon
2-9-00                      N15-85-00-19             MAHornetsVClevedon1 ; Rugby Hornets V Clevedon 2-9-00 N15-85-00-19 MA

NomadsvCrusaders  ;    
Junior Soccer   
Weston Crusaders U12s (blue)  V  Milton Nomads (red) 
10-9-00                      P2-9-00-12             MANomadsvCrusaders ; Junior Soccer Weston Crusaders U12s (blue) V Milton Nomads (red) 10-9-00 P2-9-00-12 MA

WsMJnrs  ;    
Junior Rugby  Weston U10's  V  Clevedon
8-10-00                      Q16-95-00-16a             DKWsMJnrs ; Junior Rugby Weston U10's V Clevedon 8-10-00 Q16-95-00-16a DK

HornetsVChelt2  ;     
Rugby,   Hornets  V  Cheltenham.  
18-11-00                      S17-98-00-30             MAHornetsVChelt2 ; Rugby, Hornets V Cheltenham. 18-11-00 S17-98-00-30 MA

HennesseyShirts  ;    
Hennessey Honda presentation of shirts to Kingfishers 
Netball Team.
6-12-00                      T14-84-00-3             DKHennesseyShirts ; Hennessey Honda presentation of shirts to Kingfishers Netball Team. 6-12-00 T14-84-00-3 DK

Waterpolo3  ;    
Weston Water Polo V Bradford On Avon
24-9-00                      P26-156-00-11             DKWaterpolo3 ; Weston Water Polo V Bradford On Avon 24-9-00 P26-156-00-11 DK

WsMHockey4  ;    
Hockey        Weston   V  Robinsons.  Weston Score
14-10-00                      Q21-126-00-35            MAWsMHockey4 ; Hockey Weston V Robinsons. Weston Score 14-10-00 Q21-126-00-35 MA

NailseaVClevedon1  ;    
Soccer   Nailsea Utd  V  Clevedon Utd
2-12-00                      T2-10-00-23             DKNailseaVClevedon1 ; Soccer Nailsea Utd V Clevedon Utd 2-12-00 T2-10-00-23 DK

HornetsVMatson3  ;    
Rugby    Hornets v Matson  
9-12-00                      T21-123-00-31             MAHornetsVMatson3 ; Rugby Hornets v Matson 9-12-00 T21-123-00-31 MA

WsMVCombe2  ;    
Rugby    Weston  V  Westcombe Park
21-10-00                      R2-9-00-21             DKWsMVCombe2 ; Rugby Weston V Westcombe Park 21-10-00 R2-9-00-21 DK

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