25th February 2018

Local Sport

Taunton host their Spring Racemeeting on Thursday 1st March 21 February, 2018 - Taunton host their Spring Racemeeting on Thursday 1st March when the opening action on the card that includes two Class 3 events and carries in excess of a very generous £67k, is due off at 2.20pm. [...]
Women invited to Pitch Up and Play 31 January, 2018 - Women in East Taunton are being given the chance to try their hands – and feet – at a sport that has been traditionally seen as a man’s world. Women’s rugby has seen its profile [...]
Somerset County Cricket Club and Viridor team up to tackle recycling 30 January, 2018 - Somerset County Cricket Club have teamed up with Taunton-based Viridor, one of the UK’s largest recycling and renewable energy companies, to help the Club hit recycling targets for six! The new agreement will see Viridor [...]
Lewis Gregory to lead Somerset in T20 Blast 18 January, 2018 - Somerset County Cricket Club can exclusively reveal that Lewis Gregory will captain the side in this season’s T20 Blast. The 25-year-old led the team in last season’s T20 Blast quarter-final and the Club has taken [...]
Taunton Racecourse host Saturday Meeting on January 20th 12 January, 2018 - Taunton host the Bathwick Tyres Saturday Meeting on January 20th when the card boasts almost £79k in prize money and includes one Class 2 and two Class 3 events with the first race due off at 12.30pm.   The management [...]
Join Rugby Legend Lewis Moody and run the Bath Half Marathon to help save the lives of children like Daniel 10 January, 2018 - Bradford-Upon-Avon resident and former England Captain Lewis Moody invites you to run with him to raise £12,000 to help fund the HeadSmart brain tumour awareness campaign Former England Rugby Captain and Founder of The Lewis [...]
Somerset County Cricket Club Sign Cameron Bancroft 22 December, 2017 - Somerset County Cricket Club are delighted to announce the signing of Cameron Bancroft for 2018. The 25-year-old Australian batsman, currently opening the batting against England in the Ashes, will be joining the County as our [...]
Somerset County Cricket Players spread some Christmas Cheer at Musgrove Park Hospital 20 December, 2017 - Some of Somerset County Cricket Club’s First XI squad made the short trip to Musgrove Park Hospital this week to spread a little festive cheer. Tom Abell, Jack Leach, Jamie Overton and Tim Rouse were [...]
Tom Abell to Captain Somerset County Cricket Club again in 2018 14 December, 2017 - Somerset County Cricket Club have today announced that Tom Abell will once again captain the side in the Specsavers County Championship in 2018. The 23-year-old will also lead the Club in the Royal London One-Day [...]
Taunton School welcomes former professional Rugby player to the coaching team 8 November, 2017 - Taunton School have welcomed former professional rugby player Neil Clark as Forwards Coach to their Rugby section. Neil started his rugby career at the age of 16 playing for Helston RFC before being selected for [...]
Marcus Trescothick signs one-year extension with Somerset 25 August, 2017 - Marcus Trescothick has put pen to paper on a new contract extension which will see him proudly wear the Somerset CCC crest on his chest for another year. The 41 year old has become one [...]
Craig and Jamie Overton extend contracts with Somerset until 2020 24 August, 2017 - Somerset County Cricket Club are delighted to be able to announce that Craig and Jamie Overton have signed contract extensions which will keep them at the Club until at least the end of the 2020 [...]
Somerset sign Corey Anderson for NatWest T20 Blast 25 May, 2017 - Somerset County Cricket Club have signed New Zealand all rounder Corey Anderson for this season’s NatWest T20 Blast. The 26 year old left handed batsman and left arm medium fast bowler was due to join [...]
Somerset players deliver second part of education programme with Selworthy School 9 May, 2017 - The second part of Somerset County Cricket Club’s education programme with Selworthy School took place this week. As part of the initiative Club Captain Tom Abell and Ryan Davies visited the school on Monday and [...]
Somerset County Cricket Club launch new NatWest T20 Blast shirt 5 April, 2017 - Somerset County Cricket Club has launched its new NatWest T20 Blast shirt. The new shirt was initially exclusively revealed at a special event at the Cooper Associates County Ground last night. One-Day Captain Jim Allenby, Lewis [...]
Taunton Town stewards to tackle Isle of Wight Challenge in aid of cancer charities 27 March, 2017 - Two Taunton Town stewards will be taking on a physically demanding two day ordeal next month in aid of two cancer charities. Rob Wenham who is the club’s Head Steward and Mike ‘Chopper’ Byrne will [...]
Women’s World Cup countdown clock unveiled in Taunton town centre 8 March, 2017 - The International Cricket Council (ICC) has today revealed the full match schedule for this summer’s ICC Women’s World Cup in England and Wales. To coincide with this announcement a special World Cup countdown clock was [...]
Local Olympians Lucy Shuker and Ed Ling honoured by Taunton Deane Mayor 10 February, 2017 - Local Olympians Lucy Shuker and Ed Ling have been presented with commemorative globes to mark their medal winning achievements in last year’s Rio Olympics. The presentation, made by Taunton Deane Mayor, Cllr Vivienne Stock-Williams, on behalf of the Council, took [...]
Children smiling as Somerset players spend afternoon at Musgrove Park Hospital 23 December, 2016 - A number of Somerset County Cricket Club’s players joined up with the Club Mascot Stumpy to spend Wednesday afternoon spreading a little Christmas cheer to the children at Musgrove Park Hospital. Tom Abell, Jack Leach, [...]
Proud Peacocks – Taunton Town’s FA Cup dream comes to an end 15 November, 2016 - Taunton Town’s FA Cup dream has tonight come to an end. They travelled a mammoth 300 miles to Barrow’s Holker Street Stadium to play Barrow following their 2-2 draw in what was their first round proper of the FA Cup [...]