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Family Centre & Clarien Bank Go To The Wicket

Family Centre & Clarien Bank Go To The Wicket

Family Centre officially kicked off its annual Cup Match campaign with the traditional pinning of the Family Centre’s Cup Match Team Ribbons on the Premier David Burt at the Cabinet Office along with representatives of St. George’s and Somerset Cricket Clubs. Family Centre’s Cup Match Tag Day is scheduled for Wednesday, July 31st. Martha Dismont,... Read more of this article

Family Centre Cup Match Ribbon Pinning

Family Centre Cup Match Ribbon Pinning

Family Centre’s Executive Director Martha Dismont was accompanied to the Cabinet Office by Jordan DeSilva, Somerset Cricket Team Captain and Neil Paynter, St. George’s Cricket Club President, for the traditional Family Centre Cup Match ribbon pinning, which sees both teams pin team ribbons on the Premier. “I want to thank all of the volunteers... Read more of this article

Support Your Cup Match Team On Facebook

Support Your Cup Match Team On Facebook

With Cup Match mere weeks away, people across the island are getting set to side with Somerset or St. George’s and show off their colours during the event. No matter which team you claim as your own, BermudaCovers.com has the graphics you need to turn your Facebook profile into a bastion of red or blue – or both – as you let the world... Read more of this article

July 18: Emancipation Cup Match’ Awards Event

July 18: Emancipation Cup Match’ Awards Event

Heritage Productions will host the 15th Annual Emancipation Cup Match Awards Celebration on Thursday, July 18th 2019, 7:00 pm at the Ocean View Golf Club. The celebration is an occasion when former Cup Match players and other personalities are awarded for their participation and contribution to the mid- summer Classic. Past awardees of the ceremony... Read more of this article

VIP Cup Match Experience Offered To Visitors

VIP Cup Match Experience Offered To Visitors

Visitors seeking the inside track to Bermuda’s favourite holiday next month can take advantage of a new ‘VIP Cup Match Experience’ launched by the Bermuda Tourism Authority [BTA]. “The initiative, built around this summer’s two-day cricket festival in St. George’s August 1 and 2, follows similarly curated packages for Bermuda’s... Read more of this article

Meeting Held To Prepare For Cup Match

Meeting Held To Prepare For Cup Match

In less than a month, Bermuda will celebrate one of the most anticipated sporting events and holidays on the local calendar – Cup Match - and this year the annual cricket classic will be held in St. George’s. Last week [July 4], Sports Minister Lovitta Foggo hosted a meeting with the St. George’s Cricket Club [SGCC] leadership and members of... Read more of this article

Somerset CC Cup Match Training To Begin

Somerset CC Cup Match Training To Begin

The Somerset Cricket Club announced that Cup Match training will be held every Wednesday beginning tonight and all interested players are welcome. A spokesperson said, “Somerset Cricket Club is pleased to announce that all interested players are welcome to participate in Cup Match training. Training will be held every Wednesday beginning tonight,... Read more of this article

CURB: Rename Second Day As ‘Mary Prince Day’

CURB: Rename Second Day As ‘Mary Prince Day’

CURB has suggested that Government “fully recognize the Emancipation origins of Cup Match” by renaming the second day of Cup Match as ‘Mary Prince Day.’ In announcing her as a Bermuda National Hero back in 2012, the Government  noted that she was first black woman to publish a book about the brutality of slavery, with Ms Prince’s... Read more of this article

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