21st June 2018

Local Sport

Commonwealth Gold Medallist inspires Taunton School Netballers 12 June, 2018 - Netball champion Eboni Beckford-Chambers recently visited Taunton School to run a specialist coaching session for aspiring players. Under the organisation of JR Sports Coaching, students at Taunton School and the wider community were treated to [...]
Taunton Triathlon this Saturday 26 May 5pm 23 May, 2018 - This coming Saturday 26 May at 5pm will see the 8th running of Taunton Triathlon. Hosted at Taunton School on Staplegrove Road and organised by Yeovil based Immortal Sport. The race has always been very [...]
Somerset County Cricket Club Continue Partnership with Selworthy School 25 April, 2018 - Club Captain, Tom Abell and opening batsman Eddie Byrom spent the day at Selworthy School recently as part of the education partnership between the two organisations. Selworthy School is a co-educational special school for children [...]
Somerset County Cricket Club and Thatchers Cider Renew Partnership 18 April, 2018 - Somerset County Cricket Club are delighted to announce that Thatchers Cider has renewed its agreement to continue as Official Cider Partner for a further three years. This new deal is an extension of our current [...]
Somerset County Cricket Club Sign Matt Renshaw 12 April, 2018 - Somerset County Cricket Club are pleased to be able to announce that they have signed Matt Renshaw as an overseas player for the 2018 season. The Australian Test batsman will be joining the Club on [...]
Taunton Town FC Win The League 9 April, 2018 - A week after securing Evo-Stik League promotion, the Peacocks made it another memorable day at the Viridor Stadium as they won the West Division championship following a 1-0 victory over Evesham United on Saturday afternoon [...]
Taunton all set for Ladies Day Meeting on April 12th 6 April, 2018 - Taunton host their ever popular Ladies Day Meeting on Thursday April 12th when the first of the seven races on the card which has a very generous prize fund of over £59k goes to post at [...]
Taunton Town FC seal promotion with home win 1 April, 2018 - A piece of history was created at the Viridor Stadium on Saturday (31st March) when the Peacocks recorded a 3-2 Evo-Stik League victory over a useful Kidlington side. With Wimborne losing 4-1 at Bristol Manor [...]
Somerset County Cricket Club drop Cameron Bancroft as Overseas Player 29 March, 2018 - Somerset Director of Cricket Andy Hurry has offered the following statement regarding Cameron Bancroft: “Over the last few days, cricket has been over shadowed by a very dark cloud. There has been an understandable amount [...]
Somerset County Cricket Club Players visit local co-educational special school 19 March, 2018 - Somerset County Cricket Club are delighted to be able to announce that our hugely successful relationship with Selworthy School will continue in 2018. Selworthy School is a co-educational special school for children and young people with [...]
Taunton School Netball teams triumph at County Championships 12 March, 2018 - The under 15 and under 19 Netball teams at Taunton School have beaten off the competition to both become County Champions in their age groups. Taunton School U19s played in the Netball County Cup against [...]
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 [...]