Tag: Cup Match

Somerset Hosting Cup Match Victory Celebration

Somerset Hosting Cup Match Victory Celebration

The Somerset Cricket Club has revealed that they will be having their Cup Match victory celebration on a cruise on board the Bermuda Longtail on Friday, August 22, 2014. Somerset Cricket Club won the 2014 annual Cup Match Classic by eight wickets after defeating St. George’s Cricket Club to keep the Cup in the west for another year.The vessel will... Read more of this article

Video: Cup Match Champions Congratulated

Video: Cup Match Champions Congratulated

Premier Michael Dunkley and various Cabinet Ministers today [Aug 12] welcomed the 2014 Cup Match Champions, Somerset Cricket Club to the Cabinet Office. Premier Dunkley, who is well known to be a long time Somerset fan, joked that he stood there with some St George’s fans as they “try to smile,” and congratulated Somerset for winning... Read more of this article

“Team St. George’s” Wins Appleby Fundraiser

“Team St. George’s” Wins Appleby Fundraiser

Appleby’s Bermuda employees doubled the funds raised this year during the firm’s second annual pre-Cup Match charity fundraiser benefiting two local charities. Appleby staff participated in several July fundraising activities to support their favourite Cup Match team. Team St. George’s supporters raised funds for The Sunshine League and Team... Read more of this article

BFSA To Present Annual Cup Match Award

BFSA To Present Annual Cup Match Award

On August 14, 2014, The Bermuda Friendly Societies Association [BFSA] will hold its 11th Annual Cup Match Sportsmanship Award ceremony at Manchester Unity Lodge Hall in Hamilton, opposite the People’s Pharmacy, commencing at 7.00pm, with doors set to open at 6.30pm. A spokesperson said, “The decision by the Association to put a focus on good... Read more of this article

Family Centre: ‘Change Must Start With Us’

Family Centre: ‘Change Must Start With Us’

Family Centre Executive Director Martha Dismont expressed concern over the incidents that occurred over the recent Cup Match holiday weekend, saying that  ”change must start with each one of us.” According to the police, there were 12 people arrested at the BeachFest celebration, and there were 24 road collisions over the holiday, four... Read more of this article

Public Works On Delay In Garbage Collection

Public Works On Delay In Garbage Collection

The Ministry of Public Works said they would like to advise residents that “as a result of the increased garbage stemming from the Cup Match Holiday there has been a delay in garbage collection to residents in both the West End and East End of the Island.” A spokesperson said, “Collection staff are in the process of addressing the... Read more of this article

Police Confirm Death Of 51 Yr Old Melvin Smith

Police Confirm Death Of 51 Yr Old Melvin Smith

[Updated] The police have confirmed the tragic news that 51 year old Melvin Smith, who was in the tent that a car driver crashed into over the Cup Match holiday, has died. The collision occurred just before 6am on Saturday morning, and saw the driver crash into two parked cars and then crash into a tent. Mr and Mrs Smith were asleep in the tent, and... Read more of this article

Video: Janeiro Tucker Receives Safe Hands Award

Video: Janeiro Tucker Receives Safe Hands Award

[Updated with video] Janeiro Tucker — aka Mr Cup Match — was presented with the 2014 Safe Hands Award today [Aug 5] along with cheque for $1000 and two travel vouchers.Bermuda HealthCare Services Limited [BHCS] and Brown-Darrell Clinic sponsored the award this year, which was first established in 1998 and is presented to the Cup Match player whose... Read more of this article

24 Road Collisions Over Cup Match Holiday

24 Road Collisions Over Cup Match Holiday

Over this past Cup Match holiday weekend there were 24 road traffic collisions across the island, 16 of which resulted in injuries. In his post-holiday summary, Detective Superintendent James Howard said: “Four serious collisions sent six people to the hospital for treatment and it is fortunate that their injuries were not any worse than they are. “The... Read more of this article

Photo Set #4: Second Day Of 2014 Cup Match

Photo Set #4: Second Day Of 2014 Cup Match

There was no shortage of style and fashions at the second day of Cup Match at Somerset Cricket Club on Friday [Aug 1].Somerset claimed the coveted Cup, defeating St. George’s in a thrilling game that saw the Somerset grounds filled with spectators and cricket fans.As always, there was as much action off the field as on it, with locals decked out... Read more of this article


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