Disabled squad set for action

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: Local cricket

8:00am Friday 18th April 2014

MEMBERS of the Somerset Disabled Cricket Club have been busy training hard throughout February, March and April in preparation for the 2014 season which is just around the corner.

Jelf join quest for honours

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: Jelf join quest for honours

1:33pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

SOMERSET County Cricket Club is delighted to welcome Jelf as their latest Official Business Partner for the start of the 2014 season.

Chance to shine for new signings

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: Durham appeal for the wicket of Scotland's Josh Davey off the bowling of Graham Onions

1:27pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

SOMERSET have signed three 23- year-old cricketers – James Burke, Josh Davey and Callum Stewart – on summer contracts. All three appeared regularly for the Second XI in 2013.

Dockrell has Devon in a losing spin

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: DAY ONE: Durham vs Somerset

1:26pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

SOMERSET Seconds proved themselves too strong for Devon when the two sides met at the beautiful Knightshayes Court Ground on Sunday.

Somerset ready for a quick start

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: Somerset ready for a quick start

10:40am Thursday 10th April 2014

SOMERSET'S 2014 County Championship campaign gets under way on Sunday (April 13) when Somerset entertain Yorkshire at the County Ground.

Trescothick: 'We must improve on last season'

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: MARCUS TRESCOTHICK

12:00pm Thursday 3rd April 2014

SOMERSET captain Marcus Trescothick says his side must improve on last season’s showing when the new first-class season begins next week.

Nick Compton chasing early runs to press England claims

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: POSITIVE RETURN: Somerset and England opener Nick Compton punished Durham

9:00am Thursday 3rd April 2014

SOMERSET batsman Nick Compton is in confident mood ahead of the new county season as he looks to press his claims for an England recall.

Latest from Durleigh Sailing Club

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: DURLEIGH SAILING CLUB

11:58am Monday 17th March 2014

A TOTAL of 18 competitors took to the water to brave the elements for the 2014 Icicle Series, which ran from the 6th January to the 16th March.

CRICKET: Paceman Jamie Overton is back on track

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: CRICKET: Paceman Jamie Overton is back on track

9:22am Thursday 13th March 2014

SOMERSET'S Jamie Overton has started bowling again after spending the past 12 weeks recovering from tendonitis in his right knee, writes Richard Walsh.

CRICKET: Nosworthy warns of tough season ahead for Somerset

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: CRICKET: Anya Shrubsole picked for England

2:09pm Thursday 27th February 2014

DAVE Nosworthy reckons Somerset will start the season as underdogs and the team will have to scrap for everything that comes their way in 2014, writes Richard Walsh.

HORSE RACING: Taunton race again next Thursday

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: HORSE RACING: Taunton announce race dates

6:00am Sunday 23rd February 2014

TAUNTON will be hoping to return to their normal racing programme next Thursday, February 27, when they host the Royal Bath and West Raceday.

CRICKET: Alfonso Thomas back for flying visit ahead of South Africa trip

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: CRICKET: Anya Shrubsole picked for England

1:10pm Friday 21st February 2014

ALFONSO Thomas has just returned from Australia where he has been helping Perth Scorchers to win the Big Bash T20, writes Richard Walsh.

CRICKET: Alfonso Thomas helps Perth Scorchers to win Big Bash final

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: CRICKET: Anya Shrubsole picked for England

8:37pm Friday 7th February 2014

SOMERSET'S Alfonso Thomas claimed two wickets to help the Perth Scorchers to a 39 run win over the Hobart Hurricanes in the Big Bash final today.

CRICKET: Alfonso Thomas helps Perth Scorchers to Big Bash final

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: CRICKET: Anya Shrubsole picked for England

9:41am Thursday 6th February 2014

SOMERSET'S Alfonso Thomas played his part in helping Perth Scorchers to beat Sydney Sixers yesterday to book their place in the Big Bash final tomorrow (Friday).

CRICKET: Craig Kieswetter fear as IPL beckons

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: CRICKET: Anya Shrubsole picked for England

3:30pm Thursday 30th January 2014

SOMERSET could find themselves without the services of Craig Kieswetter for the first two months of the summer after he decided to enter the auction for the 2014 India Premier League, writes Richard Walsh.

CRICKET: Leach enjoying life in the full-time ranks

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: CRICKET: Leach enjoying life in the full-time ranks

5:00pm Saturday 28th December 2013

SOMERSET'S Jack Leach says he is 'living the dream' after spending the last three months as a full time professional cricketer.

CYCLING: Revell books place on Mallorca trip

6:00pm Tuesday 24th December 2013

CHARLIE Revell of the Somerset Road Club will be jetting off to Mallorca for a training camp with Team Sky in early February after winning a competition organised by the professional cycling team.

CRICKET: Craig Kieswetter gets one over Alfonso Thomas

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: CRICKET: Anya Shrubsole picked for England

4:00pm Tuesday 24th December 2013

IT WAS Craig Kieswetter’s Brisbane Heat who gained the bragging rights when they beat Alfonso Thomas’ Perth Scorchers at the Gabba on Sunday morning, although neither Somerset player made a major contribution.

CRICKET: Trego hits career best 141 in New Zealand

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: CRICKET: Trego hits career best 141 in New Zealand

3:10pm Thursday 19th December 2013

PETE Trego hit a career best 141 and claimed his 500th wicket in all formats of the game playing for Central Districts against Auckland in New Zealand earlier this week.

CRICKET: Heat is on Craig Kieswetter as he tackles the Big Bash

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: CRICKET: Kieswetter hopes to captain Somerset one day

7:00pm Friday 13th December 2013

SOMERSET'S Craig Kieswetter flew out to Australia earlier this week match fit and all set for his first taste of playing in the Big Bash T20 League.

CRICKET: Johann Myburgh signs for Cidermen

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: CRICKET: Anya Shrubsole picked for England

9:31am Thursday 12th December 2013

SOMERSET have announced the signing Johann Myburgh for the 2014 season.

VOLLEYBALL: Taunton kept on their toes

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: Taunton Volleyball Club

12:01pm Thursday 5th December 2013

IT was a busy weekend for Taunton Volleyball Club as they travelled to various competitions in the South-West.

FOOTBALL: Taunton Saturday league round-up

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: FOOTBALL: Tiverton sign two new strikers

8:00pm Monday 2nd December 2013

second division Dulverton won 2-1 at first division Staplegrove reserves 2-1 to move through to the third round of the League Knockout Cup.

CRICKET: Suppiah embarks on new career

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: CRICKET: Somerset all-rounder Arul Suppiah retires through injury

6:36pm Monday 2nd December 2013

ARUL Suppiah has been appointed as the director of cricket at Queen’s College in Taunton and will take up his new appointment at the beginning of January.

CRICKET: Somerset announce healthy pre-tax profit

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: CRICKET: Anya Shrubsole picked for England

9:18am Thursday 28th November 2013

Somerset County Cricket Club have returned an outstanding set of financial results for 2013.

CRICKET: Trescothick re-appointed Somerset captain

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: CRICKET: Anya Shrubsole picked for England

10:20am Friday 22nd November 2013

MARCUS Trescothick will continue to lead Somerset next season, the club announced this morning.

CRICKET: New Somerset coach makes flying visit

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: CRICKET: Anya Shrubsole picked for England

9:58am Thursday 21st November 2013

Somerset’s new batting coach Dave Houghton spent two days at the County Ground earlier this week when he met director of cricket Dave Nosworthy and Jason Kerr, the county’s new bowling coach, writes Richard Walsh.

CRICKET: Expectations at Somerset so high, says Kieswetter

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: CRICKET: Anya Shrubsole picked for England

9:28am Friday 15th November 2013

Somerset are victims of their own success according to England one day ‘keeper Craig Kieswetter, who has just returned to training with his team mates at the County Ground, writes Richard Walsh.

CRICKET: Dave Houghton joins coaching ranks at Somerset

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: CRICKET: Anya Shrubsole picked for England

10:19am Thursday 7th November 2013

DAVE Houghton and Jason Kerr have been appointed by Somerset CCC as their new specialist batting and bowling coaches.

CRICKET: Alviro Petersen agrees to return to Somerset

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: CRICKET: Alviro Petersen agrees to return to Somerset

1:59pm Thursday 31st October 2013

SOUTH African Test batsman Alviro Petersen will be returning to Somerset as their overseas player for the 2014 season.

CRICKET: New pavilion at Somerset gets the go-ahead

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: CRICKET: Anya Shrubsole picked for England

10:12am Thursday 17th October 2013

SOMERSET have been given the green light for the next stage of the redevelopment of the County Ground and work will start at the Old Pavilion end at the close of the 2014 season.

GALLERY: Taunton Town XI v Somerset XI

7:07pm Monday 30th September 2013

A GALLERY of photos from yesterday's match between a Taunton Town XI and a Somerset County Cricket Club XI is now live.

Somerset County Cricket Club awards evening

6:35pm Monday 30th September 2013

Somerset County Cricket Club is holding its first end-of-season awards evening tonight.

CRICKET: Lancashire confirm signing of Jos Buttler

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: CRICKET: Anya Shrubsole picked for England

5:38pm Monday 30th September 2013

LANCASHIRE have announced the signing of Somerset favourite Jos Buttler.

Live Somerset Cricket XI take on Taunton XI for clubhouse opening

12:37pm Sunday 29th September 2013

Coverage from Wordsworth Drive of the official opening of Taunton Town's clubhouse as a they take on a Somerset Cricket XI.

CRICKET: Buttler's exit from Somerset CCC is confirmed

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: CRICKET: Anya Shrubsole picked for England

12:00pm Sunday 29th September 2013

JOS Buttler will be playing cricket for another county in 2014 after Somerset announced that the 23-year-old is leaving the County Ground at the end of the season.

CRICKET: Chawla 'loved' playing for Somerset

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: CRICKET: Chawla 'loved' playing for Somerset

7:00am Sunday 29th September 2013

SOMERSET went into their final County Championship match without the services of their overseas player Piyush Chawla because he was called up by India to play in a tournament which got underway on Thursday.

CRICKET: Gemaal Hussain released by Somerset

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: CRICKET: Gemaal Hussain released by Somerset

12:30pm Saturday 28th September 2013

GEMAAL Hussain will be leaving the County Ground at the end of this season after Somerset County Cricket announced that they would not be renewing his contract.

CRICKET: One-day draw is tough for Somerset, says Nosworthy

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: CRICKET: Anya Shrubsole picked for England

9:33am Friday 27th September 2013

THE draw for next year’s List A domestic competition, which is to be a 50 over tournament, has been made by Somerset captain Marcus Trescothick.

CRICKET: Somerset safe from relegation

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: CRICKET: Anya Shrubsole picked for England

1:19pm Thursday 26th September 2013

SOMERSET are guaranteed another year in division one of the County Championship after Derbyshire were bowled out for 103 against Warwickshire this morning.

CRICKET: Somerset optimistic despite Warwickshire run-fest

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: CRICKET: Anya Shrubsole picked for England

7:00am Wednesday 25th September 2013

CENTURIES from David Hussey (125) and Michael Lumb (107) ensured Somerset endured a long day in the field at Trent Bridge as Nottinghamshire rattled up 378-7 as the last round of County Championship matches got under way.

CRICKET: Somerset held up by century stand

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: CRICKET: Anya Shrubsole picked for England

3:05pm Tuesday 24th September 2013

SOMERSET are being put to the sword on the first day of their final County Championship match of the season at Trent Bridge.

Cricket: Nick Compton misses out on England Ashes series squad

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: POSITIVE RETURN: Somerset and England opener Nick Compton punished Durham

4:50pm Monday 23rd September 2013

SOMERSET batsman Nick Compton has been left out of England's Ashes squad for the winter series in Australia.

CRICKET: Compton and Trego both hit 1,000 runs

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: CRICKET: Anya Shrubsole picked for England

7:00am Saturday 21st September 2013

SOMERSET have had two players reach 1,000 runs this season – Pete Trego and Nick Compton.

CRICKET: Somerset players to show soccer skills at Taunton Town

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: CRICKET: Anya Shrubsole picked for England

5:00pm Friday 20th September 2013

MARCUS Trescothick, Pete Trego, James Hildreth and other Somerset cricketers will be donning their football boots later this month to play against Taunton Town FC to mark the opening of their new clubhouse.

CRICKET: Plaque unveiled to honour Eric Hill at County Ground

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: CRICKET: Anya Shrubsole picked for England

1:20pm Friday 20th September 2013

SOMERSET CCC hosted a Cricket Writers Club luncheon during which a plaque was unveiled to honour former player and journalist Eric Hill who died in 2010.

CRICKET: Somerset face tough finale

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: CRICKET: Anya Shrubsole picked for England

11:06am Thursday 19th September 2013

SOMERSET play Nottinghamshire at Trent Bridge in the final game of their LV= County Championship campaign on Tuesday with relegation still a possibility.

CRCKET: County Ground to hold safeguarding course next month

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: CRICKET: Anya Shrubsole picked for England

7:00am Saturday 14th September 2013

THE Somerset Cricket Board is running a Safeguarding and Protecting Children Course at the Centre of Excellence on October 14 between 6pm and 9pm.

CRICKET: Rain a worry on third day of Somerset v Surrey

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: CRICKET: Anya Shrubsole picked for England

9:40am Friday 13th September 2013

LIGHT rain threatens to disrupt the third day's play in the County Championship match between Somerset and Surrey which is due to resume at the County Ground at 10.30am.

CRICKET: Bad light stops play between Somerset and Surrey

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: CRICKET: Anya Shrubsole picked for England

3:50pm Thursday 12th September 2013

PLAY has been suspended because of bad light in the County Championship match at the County Ground between Somerset and Surrey.






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