21st November 2017

Local Sport

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 [...]
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.’ [...]