22nd September 2021

Local Sport

Enough is enough for Taunton Town FC 26 April, 2021 - Taunton Town Football Club have joined a 4-day social media boycott alongside Premier League, English Football League and Women’s Super League teams to combat abuse and discrimation across the footballing community. Taunton Town posted to [...]
Marcus Trescothick to leave Somerset and become ECB Elite Batting Coach 1 March, 2021 - After three decades with his home County, Marcus Trescothick will leave Somerset County Cricket Club next month to take up a new role with the ECB. Marcus, who became a coach at Somerset last season [...]
TradeNation sign groundbreaking live stream partnership with Somerset County Cricket Club 19 August, 2020 - In a time when cricket is being played behind closed stadium doors, it is more important than ever to provide Members, supporters and fans with the best matchday experience possible, accessible from the comfort of [...]
Taunton Marathon Cancelled Due To The Coronavirus 14 March, 2020 - It has been revealed that the Taunton Marathon will now not take place as planned on 5th April. This is due to the ongoing issues being caused by the spread of the coronavirus.  A statement [...]
Somerset County Cricket Club cancel pre-season tour to Abu Dhabi 13 March, 2020 - In light of the current global situation regarding coronavirus, Somerset County Cricket Club have taken the informed decision to cancel their planned pre-season tour to Abu Dhabi. The players and staff were due to depart [...]
Watch T Rex racing at Taunton’s Jurassic Meeting on February 18th 12 February, 2020 - Taunton Racecourse will be hosting The Jurassic Meeting on Tuesday 18th February when the opening event on the card that has a very generous prize fund of more than £64k, starts at 2.15pm.  Before the racing [...]
Taunton racing on December 30th 15 December, 2019 - Taunton host their  Post Christmas Meeting on Monday December 30th when the first of the seven races on the card which has a whopping prize fund of almost £87,000 on offer goes to post at 12.45pm. [...]
Swimmers take on Solent to raise £8000 for Charity 10 December, 2019 - Students at Taunton School recently took on the challenge of swimming across the Solent to the Isle of Wight. Ten students completed an epic 5km swim across The Solent in October battling cold water, chop [...]
Josh Davey signs new deal with Somerset County Cricket Club 3 December, 2019 - Scotland International Josh Davey has signed a contract extension with Somerset County Cricket Club. The 29-year-old has put pen to paper on a new deal which will see him remain with the County until at [...]
Tom Abell Commits His Future to Somerset County Cricket Club 19 November, 2019 - Somerset County Cricket Club are delighted to be able to reveal that Club Captain, Tom Abell has pledged his future to the County. The 25-year-old has signed a new contract extension which will see him [...]
Jack Leach pledges his future to Somerset County Cricket Club 15 November, 2019 - There was more good news for Somerset Members and supporters yesterday after Jack Leach showed his commitment to the Club by signing a new two-year contract extension. The 28-year-old’s current deal was due to expire [...]
Taunton Racecourse host their next meeting on November 14th 7 November, 2019 - Taunton Racecourse host their next meeting on Thursday November 14th when the six race card which includes a Class 3 handicap steeplechase kicks off at 1.25pm, and carries a hugely generous prize fund of almost £58,000. [...]
Scott Hawkins named as new Head Groundsman 31 October, 2019 - Somerset County Cricket Club are pleased to be able to announce that Scott Hawkins will be the new Head Groundsman at the Cooper Associates County Ground. Scott has a wealth of experience and held the [...]
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 [...]