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Video: Cup Match MVP Presented To Dion Stovell

Video: Cup Match MVP Presented To Dion Stovell

[Updated] Minister of Social Development and Sports Michael Weeks is presenting the Cup Match Most Valuable Player [MVP] Award this afternoon to Somerset player Dion Stovell. We will have additional coverage later on and in the meantime the live video of the presentation is below.Update: Minister Weeks said at the presentation, “I take great... Read more of this article

Somerset CC To Host Cup Match Prize Giving

Somerset CC To Host Cup Match Prize Giving

Somerset Cricket Club [SCC] will be hosting their Cup Match Prize Giving presentation on Friday [Aug 24] at 7:30pm at their Somerset grounds. Club Secretary Dawn Simmons told Bernews, “On Friday, August 24th at 7:30pm we will be celebrating our Cup Match players as well as our Colt Cup Match players in our annual prize giving. “The interesting thing... Read more of this article

Photos/Video: Marching Of The Cup In Somerset

Photos/Video: Marching Of The Cup In Somerset

Crowds gathered outside Somerset Cricket Club tonight [Aug 17] as the club hosted their “Marching of the Cup” event with team captain Jordan DeSilva leading the way riding a horse and holding the coveted trophy, celebrating their 2018 Cup Match Classic win.Following behind the captain were other team players, supporters, family and friends... Read more of this article

Minister: Cup Match Holiday Policing Update

Minister: Cup Match Holiday Policing Update

Over the Cup Match weekend there were a total of 48 arrests, with 41 males and 7 females arrested on a variety of charges including driving under the influence, affray, assault, breach of bail conditions, being drunk and incapable, counterfeit currency, drug possession, theft, threatening words, breach of the peace, and warrants. This is according to... Read more of this article

Douglas 3-Peats As Safe Hands Award Winner

Douglas 3-Peats As Safe Hands Award Winner

Bermuda Health Care Services [BHCS] and Brown Darrell Clinic presented the Cup Match Safe Hands Award for a third year in a row to St. George’s Cricket Club Player Allan Douglas. Former St. George’s Cricket Club player Dennis Wainwright said, “The Safe Hands Award was established 1998, with the Calvin “Bummy” Symonds plaque unveiled in... Read more of this article

Minister Wayne Caines On Cup Match Holiday

Minister Wayne Caines On Cup Match Holiday

While there was an incident at Paradise Lakes and a total of 48 arrests over the holiday period, it was “largely a respectful and safe summer break,” Minister of National Security Wayne Caines said, Minister Caines said, “Cup Match is an iconic event and for most Bermudians it is the longest holiday weekend. Apart from the cricket match,... Read more of this article

Somerset’s Victory Fifth Largest Win In History

Somerset’s Victory Fifth Largest Win In History

[Written by Don Burgess] Somerset’s innings and 34 runs victory is the fifth largest win in Cup Match history.It was the third time Somerset has won by an innings and runs with the other two harkening back to the 1940s. If it wasn’t for a 97-run ninth wicket partnership of between Onias Bascome and Zeko Burgess, Somerset might have had the most... Read more of this article

Photos: Cup Match Fashions From Day Two

Photos: Cup Match Fashions From Day Two

[Written by Mikaela Ian Pearman] For many people, Cup Match is all about the fashion. Most look forward to it all year but especially the fashion-minded who prepare their outfits ages in advance so that they can be dressed to impress. This year was no exception with plenty of great fashion on display at Somerset Cricket Club. We caught up with a few... Read more of this article

Police: “No Major Incidents” Over Cup Match

Police: “No Major Incidents” Over Cup Match

Police have reported that there were no major incidents over the Cup Match period noting that there have been nine collisions, four of which resulted in injury, eighteen arrests for different offences and one high speed chase. Police Media Manager Dwayne Caines said: “As of 9:00 am on Saturday, August 4, 2018, the Bermuda Police Service can report... Read more of this article

Photo Set #2: Second Day Of 2018 Cup Match

Photo Set #2: Second Day Of 2018 Cup Match

The second day of the annual Cup Match Classic cricket game came to a conclusion with Somerset winning a historic Cup Match in a dramatic 2 to 1 fashion. After putting up 121 in the first innings, St George’s were only able to add 223 in the second to provide Somerset with an innings, and 35 run victory. Thousands of fans watched and enjoyed the... Read more of this article

One Hour Video: 2018 Cup Match Presentation

One Hour Video: 2018 Cup Match Presentation

After an exciting two days of cricket, the Cup Match presentation is taking place this evening [August 3] at Somerset Cricket Club, and you can tune in and watch live below, view our live updates here and for all our coverage of Cup Match click here. Update: The live broadcast has concluded, and the 1-hour live video replay is belowUpdate: Photos... Read more of this article

Somerset Wins 2018 Cup Match Classic

Somerset Wins 2018 Cup Match Classic

[Written by Don Burgess] Somerset won a historic Cup Match in dramatic 2 to 1 fashion. After putting up a massive total of 378 runs on the first day, the Red and Blue bowled out St George’s twice. After putting up a paltry 121 in the first innings, St George’s were able to only add 223 in the second to provide Somerset with an innings, and 35 runs... Read more of this article

McGinger Comic: Sleeping Or Can We Play Yet?

McGinger Comic: Sleeping Or Can We Play Yet?

[Written by McGinger Design Lab] In the fourteenth of a new comic series from McGinger Design Lab, the question is asked as to whether play can begin yet. Related StoriesJuly 28: PLP To Host Pre Cup Match Fish Fry Video: SCC ‘Road 2 Cup Match’ Episode 2 Video: Somerset Cricket Club ‘Road 2 Cup Match’ Full Scorecard:... Read more of this article