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Video: Chris Douglas Receives Cup Match Award

Video: Chris Douglas Receives Cup Match Award

This afternoon [Aug 22] Stevedoring Services presented the 2017 Cup Match Classic ‘Man of the Match’ award to Chris Douglas from Somerset Cricket Club.Mr Douglas was presented with plaques for himself and his club, commemorating his achievement as well as a $1,500 travel certificate, and a $500 gift certificate for sporting equipment valued... Read more of this article

GQ Magazine Releases Article On Cup Match

GQ Magazine Releases Article On Cup Match

Earlier this week, GQ Magazine published an article titled ‘Inside Cup Match, the Wildest, Most Fun Island Party You’ve Never Heard Of.’ “It’s actually a cricket match in Bermuda. And it puts any tailgating party to shame,” the subtitle adds. The article reads: “When you’re an island whose fame to claim... Read more of this article

BFSA To Host Cup Match Sportsmanship Award

BFSA To Host Cup Match Sportsmanship Award

On Thursday [Aug 17] the Bermuda Friendly Societies Association [BFSA] will hold its 14th annual Cup Match Sportsmanship Award ceremony at Manchester Unity Hall in Hamilton [opposite the People’s Pharmacy] commencing at 7 p.m. “The active membership of the BFSA comprises Six Lodges – The Loyal Mayflower Lodge, The Flower of the Day Lodge,... Read more of this article

Police Witness Appeal: Cup Match Incident

Police Witness Appeal: Cup Match Incident

The police said they are still conducting an investigation into the incident that took place on the Friday of Cup Match, and are appealing for “witnesses to come forward with information or video evidence.” A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service still in the process of conducting an investigation into the incident... Read more of this article

Allan Douglas Jr. Wins Safe Hands Award

Allan Douglas Jr. Wins Safe Hands Award

Bermuda Health Care Services [BHCS] and Brown Darrell Clinic presented the Cup Match Safe Hands Award for a second year in a row to St. Georges Player Allan Douglas. “The Safe Hands Award was established 1998, with the Calvin “Bummy” Symonds plaque unveiled in 2003 to honor the outstanding cricketer who led St George’s to eight victories... Read more of this article

First Cup Match Scorekeeper To Score On iPad

First Cup Match Scorekeeper To Score On iPad

The much anticipated Somerset vs St. George’s cricket match ended in a draw, with most the first day’s action suspended due to rainfall, and Somerset retaining the Cup for another year. In conjunction with the match umpires, scorekeepers from both teams work over the two days to keep an official scorecard record of the match. Although electronic... Read more of this article

Police: 55 People Arrested Over 5-Day Period

Police: 55 People Arrested Over 5-Day Period

The police said it was a “very active Cup Match holiday”, with 55 people being arrested over the five-day period that commenced on Wednesday evening. Speaking at a press conference this afternoon [Aug 7], Superintendent Darrin Simons said, “The Bermuda Police report a very active Cup Match holiday period that commenced on Wednesday evening... Read more of this article

Cup Match Afterparty Held At Fort St. Catherine

Cup Match Afterparty Held At Fort St. Catherine

Selecta Fray of Irie FM hosted the Cup Match After Party on Friday, August 4 inside Fort St. Catherine, with a number of artists taking the stage. A spokesperson said, “Cup Match Fever – The Afterparty returned to the keep at Fort St Catherine after a six year absence. The highly anticipated event with its fully stacked DJ lineup did not disappoint.”“Gates... Read more of this article

Two Hour Video & Photos: Non Mariners Race

Two Hour Video & Photos: Non Mariners Race

[Updated] People made their way to the west end by both land and sea as the annual Non-Mariners Race took place today [Aug 6], hosted by the Sandys Boat Club, with the ‘non-event’ seeing unusual watercraft taking to the water. This year saw less than half a dozen entrants, which included the ‘Sinking of the HMS OBA’ and the ‘Foiling... Read more of this article

Full Scorecard: 2017 Cup Match Cricket Classic

Full Scorecard: 2017 Cup Match Cricket Classic

The 2017 Cup Match Classic ended in a draw, with Somerset retaining the coveted Cup for another year. St. George’s Cricket Club 89 & 104/5 Somerset Cricket Club 211/7 St. George’s Cricket Club were bowled out for 89, with Onias Bascome the top scorer with 20, while Malachi Jones led the Somerset Cricket Club bowling attack with figures of 11-3-20-4. In... Read more of this article

Photo Set #2: Second Day Of 2017 Cup Match

Photo Set #2: Second Day Of 2017 Cup Match

The Annual Cup Match Classic ended in a draw on Friday [Aug 4] after heavy rain caused a number of delays and suspended play on the first day. Somerset won the toss and sent St. George’s in to bat. The skies cleared for Friday and the crowds flocked to the east end grounds to watch the game or just enjoy the festivities around the field. Vendors... Read more of this article

Singer Destra Garcia To Miss Shows Due To Fall

Singer Destra Garcia To Miss Shows Due To Fall

Soca star Destra Garcia will miss some of her upcoming performances due to injuries sustained from her fall during the Cup Match Summer Splash event in Bermuda, according to a report from Trinidad & Tobago’s Guardian. The singer fell while performing at the pre-Cup Match event, and lay injured on stage, before being taken away on a stretcher. The... Read more of this article

Three Males Arrested After Incident At Cup Match

Three Males Arrested After Incident At Cup Match

Three males have been arrested following a disturbance that took place at around 6.00pm this evening [Aug 4] during the Cup Match festivities at the St. George’s Cricket Club. A police spokesperson said, “This evening at 6:19pm, police responded to a disturbance that took place on the grounds of the St. George’s Cricket Club. “A number... Read more of this article