15th October 2019

Local Sport

Chairman’s award for World Cup hero 9 October, 2019 - Local hero Jos Buttler has had his Cricket World Cup feats recognised with a special award from Somerset County Council. Wicketkeeper batsman Jos, originally from Wedmore, was a key figure in England’s historic World Cup [...]
Taunton Academy pupil achieves a black belt in Shōtōkan karate 24 September, 2019 - A Taunton Academy pupil is celebrating after achieving a black belt in Shōtōkan karate at the weekend. Nathan Hartnell, 13, from Norton Fitzwarren has been working towards the sport’s highest grade since he was six years old, [...]
Tom Banton signs new Somerset deal 14 September, 2019 - Somerset County Cricket Club are delighted to be able to announce that Tom Banton has signed a new two-year contract extension. The 20-year-old’s current deal was due to expire at the end of next season, [...]
Marcus to retire at the end of the season 27 June, 2019 - Marcus Trescothick has today announced that he will be retiring from professional cricket at the end of this season. The 43-year-old made his debut for Somerset in 1993 and has gone on to become one [...]
Cricket and ice cream; the perfect match 24 April, 2019 - What could be better than experiencing live world class sporting action whilst enjoying ice cream or sorbet of the highest quality? That dream is now a reality after Somerset County Cricket Club signed a new [...]
Somerset County Cricket Club and Nuffield Health Renew Partnership 3 April, 2019 - Somerset County Cricket Club are pleased to announce that they will once again be working in partnership with Nuffield Health in 2019. Nuffield Health is one of the leading not-for-profit UK healthcare organisations with a [...]
Charity Pig Racing Raises over £1200 for The Royal Marines Charity 12 March, 2019 - Somerset County Cricket Club are delighted to be able to announce that they have helped to raise over £1200 for The Royal Marines Charity. The money was raised thanks to the generosity of those who [...]
Taunton Racecourse host their Half Term Raceday on Tuesday February 19th 13 February, 2019 - Taunton Racecourse host their Half Term Raceday in association with the Royal Bath and West Show on Tuesday February 19th when the first of the seven races on the card that boasts a prize pot [...]
Taunton racing on February 4th 24 January, 2019 - National Hunt racing action comes thick and fast during February at Taunton where they host the first of their three meetings in the month on Monday February 4th, when the first of the six races on [...]
Somerset County Cricket Club Announce Official Technology Partner 22 January, 2019 - Somerset County Cricket Club (SCCC) have today signed an agreement that will see ITEC become the Club’s Official Technology Partner. The new three-year partnership will see prominent ITEC branding appear within the Cooper Associates County [...]
Taunton Soroptimist Swimathon is back this February 23rd and 24th! 18 January, 2019 - Taunton School are hosting the Taunton Soroptimist Swimathon 2019 at the Preparatory School swimming pool on the 23rd and 24th February 2019! Why not have a go at one of the most successful fund raising [...]
Taunton Racecourse host their big Portman Cup Meeting on Saturday 19th January 16 January, 2019 - Taunton Racecourse hosts the inaugural running of the Portman Cup on Saturday January 19th when the first of seven races on the card, boasting a whopping prize fund of £106k, goes to post at 1.10pm. [...]
Cricket World Cup Flag Teams 16 January, 2019 - The ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2019 is coming to Taunton this year with men’s teams from around the globe competing at the County Ground. Taunton will be hosting three matches including a day/night game [...]
Somerset County Cricket Club Signs Partnership Deal With The SPAR 16 January, 2019 - Somerset County Cricket Club is delighted to announce that it has signed a partnership deal with SPAR, the leading convenience store brand in the West Country. The new three-year agreement with Appleby Westward, the regional [...]
Get a grip: Megaslam Wrestling back by popular demand 10 December, 2018 - The Megaslam Wrestling Spectacular returns to Wookey Hole Caves this Saturday December 15.    Resort Director Daniel Medley said: “Back by popular demand, the Megaslam Wrestling event is fast paced, energetic and vibrant show is fully interactive and features something for all [...]
Taunton Racecourse hosts Christmas Meeting on Thursday December 13th 6 December, 2018 - Racegoers can start to get into the festive spirit when Taunton host their Christmas Meeting on Thursday December 13th when the card that gets going at 1.05pm boasts a more than generous prize pot of almost [...]
Azhar Ali to return to Somerset 26 November, 2018 - Somerset County Cricket Club are delighted to be able to confirm that Azhar Ali will be returning to the Cooper Associates County Ground in 2019. The former Pakistan Captain will be available for selection for [...]
Taunton racing on 15th November 5 November, 2018 - Taunton host the first of their two meetings this month on Thursday 15th November when the seven race card will boast a prize fund of more than £65,000. First to post at 1pm is The [...]
Taunton host their Halloween Meeting on October 31st 23 October, 2018 - Taunton Racecourse get their season underway on Wednesday 31st October when they host their Halloween Meeting which promises to be a Spooktacular occasion. In addition to the action packed racing, that gets underway at 1.50pm and [...]
Max Waller commits himself to Somerset County Cricket Club 11 October, 2018 - Max Waller has signed a new two-year T20 contract with Somerset County Cricket Club which will see the popular leg-spinner remain at the Cooper Associates County Ground until at least the end of the 2020 [...]