27th March 2017

Sport

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 [...]
Taunton Town in hat for FA Cup second round after 2-2 draw with Barrow 6 November, 2016 - Taunton Town are in the hat for the FA Cup second round after drawing with Barrow 2-2 this afternoon. The Peacocks took to the Viridor Stadium pitch to play the National League high flyers Barrow AFC to a [...]
Taunton Town through to first round of FA Cup 18 October, 2016 - Taunton Town are through to the first round of the FA Cup for the first time in 35 years after a 1-0 victory at Hemel Hempstead. @TauntonTownFC oh yes ! pic.twitter.com/Ccsa4xao1C — Rachael Coles (@tictak72) [...]
Somerset players deliver cricket session at Selworthy School in Taunton 29 September, 2016 - A number of Somerset players recently spent the afternoon at Selworthy School in Taunton. Selworthy School is a co-educational special school for children and young people with learning disabilities aged 4 to 19 and Adam [...]
9 September, 2016 - Taunton Town FC have completed works on their floodlight improvement project thanks to a £2382 grant from the Football Stadia Improvement Fund (FSIF), the largest funders of non-league football in the country. The funding has [...]
Mahela Jayawardene staying with Somerset for Royal London One-Day Cup 12 July, 2016 - Somerset County Cricket Club have announced that Mahela Jayawardene will now be available to play in the remaining matches in this season’s Royal London One-Day Cup. Originally the Sri Lankan top order batsman had only [...]
Taunton Muskets Baseball Club crowned champions in London 12 July, 2016 - Taunton Muskets Baseball Club travelled to London this weekend to compete in the annual London Tournament hosted by the South London Pirates at David Ward Field, Roundshaw Playing Fields. Having been introduced to the tournament [...]
Sri Lanka legend Mahela Jayawardene joins Somerset for T20 Blast 31 March, 2016 - Somerset County Cricket Club have signed one of the world’s best batsmen, former Sri Lanka captain Mahela Jayawardene, who will play for the County in 12 of the 14 NatWest T20 Blast group games. The [...]
Somerset announce Chris Gayle will return for T20 Blast this summer 27 January, 2016 - Somerset County Cricket Club have announced that Chris Gayle will be returning to the Club this summer. The West Indian superstar has signed a six match contract to appear in this seasons NatWest T20 Blast [...]
County Ground gets a new name 26 January, 2016 - Somerset County Cricket Club have announced that Cooper Associates will become their Ground Naming Rights Partner and therefore the home of Somerset County Cricket Club will now be officially known as ‘The Cooper Associates County Ground.’ [...]
Marcus Trescothick stepping down as Somerset captain 21 January, 2016 - Somerset County Cricket Club have announced that Marcus Trescothick is stepping down from the Captaincy for the 2016 season. Marcus has captained Somerset since 2010 and the decision to step down has been mutually agreed [...]
Taunton Town featuring on one of Japan’s biggest sports channels 31 December, 2015 - Taunton Town FC are extending their exposure internationally with confirmation that Japanese broadcaster J Sports are sponsoring the club’s Evo-Stik League Southern game at home to Tiverton Town this coming Saturday (2 January). The match [...]
Somerset cricketers spread Christmas cheer at Musgrove’s Children’s Ward 17 December, 2015 - A number of the Somerset squad joined up with Stumpy this week and made the annual Christmas visit to the Children’s Ward’s at Taunton’s Musgrove Park Hospital. James Hildreth, Craig Overton, Adam Hose and Assistant [...]
Somerset cricketers donate kit to Taunton’s Rydon Ward 30 November, 2015 - James Hildreth and Adam Hose made the short trip to Cheddon Road on Friday to donate some cricket equipment to the Somerset Partnership NHS Foundation Trust. The equipment, which was kindly donated by Somerset County [...]
New Somerset Pavilion officially opens at County Ground 21 November, 2015 - Somerset County Cricket Club have officially opened their new Somerset Pavilion. The new building replaces the Old Pavilion enabling the club to host international matches and ‘delivers a huge improvement in facilities’ to guests on [...]
New Somerset Pavilion almost complete 3 November, 2015 - Sean Johnson, the site foreman for R.G. Spiller Ltd. at Somerset County Cricket Ground, is a very proud and happy man because the new Somerset Pavilion is almost ready to hand over to the Club. [...]
Somerset sign former Australian Test opener Chris Rogers 7 October, 2015 - Somerset County Cricket Club have announced the signing of Australian batsman Chris Rogers ahead of the 2016 season. Left hander Rogers has signed a one year contract with the County has consistently been a prolific run scorer at [...]