Matthew Maynard appointed new Director of Cricket at Somerset

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

12:03pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

The 48-year-old former England and Glamorgan batsman takes over from Dave Nosworthy, who left his position last month, two years into a three year contract.

Luff makes England Women's Academy winter training squad

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: ophie Luff shakes hands with the Sussex captain in the Under 19 Women's ARCH Trophy

10:43am Tuesday 30th September 2014

LYMPSHAM cricketer Sophie Luff has been selected as part of the England Women's Academy winter training squad.

Disjointed Burnham beaten at home

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: Rugby: Somerset Cup semi-final to be held at Bridgwater & Albion

9:20am Tuesday 30th September 2014

BURNHAM’S season suffered another setback against recently promoted Chew Valley, as a lack of cohesion, organisation and commitment for lengthy periods of the game proved to be their downfall.

Porter carries off September medal

1:15pm Monday 29th September 2014

A SUPERB gross level par 70 by Dave Porter on Saturday brought him the top spot in the September Medal at Brean.

Western Counties honour for Abraham

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

1:12pm Monday 29th September 2014

A KING ALFRED’S boxer will be going head to head with some tough opposition in October after being selected for the Western Counties Boxing Team.

Megan's making excellent progress

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

1:08pm Monday 29th September 2014

A YOUNG footballer from Burnham is going from strength to strength after being selected by the South West Centre of Excellence – one step closer to a place in the England Ladies set-up.

Lewis Gregory nominated for PCA Young Player of the Year award

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

11:26am Monday 29th September 2014

SOMERSET all-rounder Lewis Gregory has been nominated for the PCA Young Player of the Year award following an impressive season in all formats of the county game.

GOLF: Secretaries past and present combine to Captain's Charity Open

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

8:00am Monday 29th September 2014

BREAN Golf Club Members Secretary Mike Carter and his predecessor Graham Exton teamed up to win the Captain's Charity Open on Saturday.

CRICKET: Welcome planned for Tresco and co after Pedal for the Pavilion

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

7:00am Sunday 28th September 2014

SOMERSET supporters are invited to attend a special event next Friday, October 3 to welcome home the Pedal for the Pavilion riders.

CRICKET: Somerset learn Royal London opponents for 2015

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

12:40pm Saturday 27th September 2014

SOMERSET have been drawn in Group A in the Royal London One Day Cup competition for 2015 along with Surrey, Worcestershire, Yorkshire, Northamptonshire, Leicestershire, Gloucestershire, Durham and Derbyshire.

CRICKET: Junior coaching courses get under way

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

11:02am Friday 26th September 2014

SOMERSET Cricket Board’s major coaching courses for young cricketers - a fun and exciting eight week course designed for children aged four to six - started yesterday.

CRICKET: Somerset seek last-day victory

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

10:00am Friday 26th September 2014

SOMERSET need to take early wickets if they are to force victory against champions Yorkshire on the final day of the LV= County Championship.

CRICKET: Join Marcus Trescothick on 'Pedal for the Pavilion'

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

6:00pm Saturday 20th September 2014

ONE of the next major events in the Somerset Pavilion Appeal year calendar is the opportunity to join skipper Marcus Trescothick and the players on a west country tour as part ‘Pedal for the Pavilion’.

CRICKET: Vote now for your Somerset player of the year

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

9:58am Friday 19th September 2014

SOMERSET fans are being asked to vote for the Supporters’ Player of the Year and in doing so can win themselves a pair of tickets for the prestigious End of Season Awards Ball taking place the County Ground on Saturday, September 27.

CRICKET: Cidermen seek final push from bowlers

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

10:14am Thursday 18th September 2014

SOMERSET will be looking for early wickets as they attempt to beat Middlesex on the final day of their last home County Championship of the season.

CRICKET: Somerset lay solid base on Day One

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

10:34am Tuesday 16th September 2014

SOMERSET begin Day 2 of their LV= County Championship game against Middlesex on 266-5.

CRICKET: Kieswetter returns to squad for Somerset's final home game

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

9:11am Monday 15th September 2014

SOMERSET return to LV= County Championship today when they play Middlesex at the County Ground in their final home match of the season (10.30am).

Berrow under 13s show off their new kit

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

8:00am Sunday 14th September 2014

BERROW FC under 13s show off their new kit for this season - sponsored by Day Lewis Pharmacy.

Highbridge Town Reserves crushed by Galmington

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

10:00am Thursday 11th September 2014

HIGHBRIDGE Town Reserves crashed to a 4-1 defeat at Galmington Dragons in their opening game of the Taunton & District League season.

Burnham seconds run riot in emphatic home win

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

8:00am Thursday 11th September 2014

BURNHAM second XV started their Somerset Two South league campaign with an emphatic home win over Tor last Saturday.

Fifth defeat in six for struggling Berrow

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

8:00am Thursday 11th September 2014

A YOUNG Berrow side crashed to a fifth defeat in six games as they went down 4-0 at Frome Collegians on Saturday.

Uxella League round-up - Hot-shot Bellinger nets seven as Tiger Old Boys thrash Pawlett

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

8:00am Thursday 11th September 2014

IAN Bellinger scored a remarkable seven times as Tiger Old Boys began the new Uxella League campaign in emphatic style with a 12-4 thrashing of Pawlett Rebels.

Weston and District Football League Round-up - Berrow Reserves thumped in season opener

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

8:00am Thursday 11th September 2014

BERROW Reserves suffered a miserable start to their Weston & District League campaign with a 6-0 reverse at home to Winscombe Reserves in Division One.

Highbridge Town spurn half-time lead in heavy defeat

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

2:00pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

HIGHBRIDGE Town coughed up a 1-0 half-time lead as they crashed to a 4-1 defeat at Combe St Nicholas on Saturday.

Taunton and District Football League round-up - Robbilliard hat-trick in ten-goal Wolves thriller

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

2:00pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

Cameron Robbilliard scored a hat-trick for Bridgwater Wolves as they took a point from a ten-goal thriller against The Gallery Reserves in Saturday’s Division Five clash.

Battling display not enough for Burnham United Reserves

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

8:00am Wednesday 10th September 2014

BURNHAM United Reserves slipped to a 6-3 defeat at Churchill on Saturday, with the eventual score line flattering the home side.

Battling Burnham beaten at Keynsham

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: Rugby: Somerset Cup semi-final to be held at Bridgwater & Albion

2:04pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

BURNHAM began life in Western Counties North with a bruising 17-6 defeat at Bristol side Keynsham.

Burnham Harriers' Jason Vickers overcomes "Sahara" heat to complete Great North Run

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

8:00am Tuesday 9th September 2014

BURNHAM Harriers’ runner Jason Vickers completed Sunday’s Great North Run in an impressive time of 2 hours 28 minutes.

"Settled side is helping us find our form," says Burnham United manager Luke Hussey

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: Luke Hussey

8:00am Tuesday 9th September 2014

Burnham United were 3-0 winners at Portishead Town Reserves on Saturday thanks to goals from Steve Leaf, Joe Selway and Charlie Harding.

GOLF: Gail and Steve take Husband and Wife Greensomes at Brean

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: Close-up of Golf Club and Golf Ball (9720640)

2:00pm Monday 8th September 2014

GAIL and Steve Mason were the winners of the 2014 Husband and Wife Greensomes competition on Saturday at Brean, after scoring 39 stableford points.

FISHING: Wessex report

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: Coarse fishing at the event. Photo: Paul Jackson.

2:00pm Saturday 6th September 2014

Wessex report

Chance for youth to improve their game

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: Rugby: Somerset Cup semi-final to be held at Bridgwater & Albion

8:00am Saturday 6th September 2014

Sedgemoor Rugby Development Centre is hoping to build on the success of last season’s programme when it kicks off this month.

SKITTLES: Stop-Outs storm to second victory

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

8:00am Saturday 6th September 2014

Farmer Boys, Stop-Outs and Wasters have all won for second week running, Wasters winning by 15 pins at Somerset Vaults, who have lost both their opening matches.

CRICKET: Somerset duo join cycle challenge

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

3:34pm Friday 5th September 2014

MAX Waller and James Regan got on their bikes to help raise money for charity.

Burnham kick-off season at Keynsham

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

2:00pm Friday 5th September 2014

Burnham will be hoping to build on last season’ third-place finish in Western Counties West Division when the new campaign gets under way this weekend.

CRICKET: Petersen misses end of the season through injury

12:13pm Friday 5th September 2014

ALVIRO Petersen has returned home after failing to recover from a knee injury sustained on international duty.

CRICKET: Somerset draw with Northants

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

9:23am Thursday 4th September 2014

SOMERSET consigned Northamptonshire to relegation from Division 1 of the LV= County Championships after their match at the County Ground ended in a tame draw yesterday.

Huntspill & District end on sour note

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

8:00am Thursday 4th September 2014

Four wickets apiece from Sam Lillycrop and Jake Randall wasn’t enough to prevent Huntspill & District from slipping to a 14-run defeat at Wellington on Saturday.

Elliott equaliser earns point for ten-man Highbridge Town

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

8:00am Thursday 4th September 2014

Highbridge Town maintained their unbeaten record in the Somerset County League with a 2-2 draw at home to Clevedon United Reserves.

Berrow lose out in seven-goal thriller

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

2:00pm Wednesday 3rd September 2014

Jack Taylor scored twice and Scott Lismore once, in a much improved Berrow performance – but last season’s runners-up had too much for the hosts.

Selway leads Burnham United charge as Reserves thump Weston St John

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

8:00am Wednesday 3rd September 2014

A first-half hat-trick from captain Joe Selway was the highlight of an outstanding Burnham performance, as they thrashed Weston St John on Saturday.

Somerset Cricket League round-up - Bruce leads the way for Lympsham

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

8:00am Wednesday 3rd September 2014

Lympsham 2nd XI ensured a second place finish in Division 9NW of the Somerset Cricket League, with a five-wicket victory over Lydford on Saturday.

Slow lane to relegation as Burnham lose to Winscombe

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

2:00pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Burnham have been relegated into Division 8 of the Somerset Cricket League following a disappointing six-wicket defeat at the hands of Winscombe on Saturday.

Defeat at Cheddar relegates Burnham

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

11:40am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Burnham will make a swift return to Division 3 next season after they were relegated on the final day of the season – going down by five wickets to league champions Cheddar.

GOLF: Douglas takes August Medal at Brean

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: Close-up of Golf Club and Golf Ball (9720640)

11:30am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Pete Douglas produced a stunning nett 63 to win the Seniors August Medal at Brean Golf Club with shots to spare.

CRICKET: Four players sign new contracts

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

5:55pm Monday 1st September 2014

SOMERSET have announced that three former Academy players - Tom Abell , Jack Leach and Craig Meschede - have all signed new contracts along with Johann Myburgh.

CRICKET: Somerset struggle to make inroads

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

1:49pm Monday 1st September 2014

RAIN has stopped play in the LV= County Championship game at the County Ground today with Northamptonshire looking strong at 112-1 in reply to Somerset's 314 all out.

FISHING: Wessex report

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: GONE FISHING: A serene spot is at Llanover on the Usk just above Pantygoitre Bridge.

2:00pm Sunday 31st August 2014

Wessex Water fisheries performances for the weekend ending August 17

CRICKET: Somerset make uncertain start

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

1:31pm Sunday 31st August 2014

SOMERSET are 81-4 at lunch on the opening day of their LV= County Championship match with Northamptonshire at the County Ground.

CRICKET: Nosworthy to leave Somerset

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

1:20pm Sunday 31st August 2014

SOMERSET'S Director of Cricket, Dave Nosworthy is leaving the club at the end of the season.







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