Skimmers second in Section A

Skimmers 6-pins victory at the Goldies against Patriots clinched the runners up spot to Barmy Army in Section A finishing a point above Breakaways.

Skimmers were formed in 1978 playing at the Prince of Wales, Puddletown and won Section E in their very first season, won the D section in 1980 before coming runners up in Section C in 1981, and then promotion to Section A came in 1982 after winning Section B, they have been in Section A ever since making them the longest running team in the Section. There have been five Section A titles in seasons, 90-91, 92,93, 04-05, 17-18 and 18-19, while they have been runners up now on four occasions, 92, 95, 99 and this season.

The Knockout Cup has been won on three occasion 1992 against Frampton Arms ‘A’, 1995 against Sou’westers and in 2001 against Slingers, while they were runners up in 2007 to the Imps.

When the Prince of Wales closed in 2000 the Skimmers moved into town and played at the Bulls Head, and over the years have also played home matches from the Cornwall Hotel (which changed to the Ghurkha), back to the Bulls Head, Dorchester Town Football Club, back to the Bulls Head and now play at the Victoria Hotel.