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Burchall On The History Behind Cup Match

Burchall On The History Behind Cup Match

[Written by Larry Burchall] Bermuda’s Cup Match holiday is an historic occasion of global importance because it represents, in a sense, the world’s longest strike. That first labour withdrawal happened on 1st August 1835. Exactly one year after Emancipation Day 1834. On 1st August 1835, as far as is known, thousands of Bermuda’s ex-slaves, now... Read more of this article

Video: BPS, Agencies Encourage Safe Holiday

Video: BPS, Agencies Encourage Safe Holiday

The Bermuda Police Service [BPS] is wishing all those who will be taking part in Cup Match activities over the holiday to be safe and respect the law, outlining their efforts to maintain order during the island’s busiest time of year, while also warning the public about the possible passing of fake currency. BPS will employ high-visibility patrols,... Read more of this article

Video: Premier Dunkley’s Cup Match Message

Video: Premier Dunkley’s Cup Match Message

“This is an exciting time of year and the uniqueness of our Bermudian culture is wonderful to witness and is exemplified in the scene here at Somerset Cricket Club,” said Premier Michael Dunkley this evening [July 29] “The celebrations we call Cup Match have important historical significance. In one weekend we mark two critical chapters... Read more of this article

Crown And Anchor Lessons At Harbour Nights

Crown And Anchor Lessons At Harbour Nights

With the Cup Match holiday festivities commencing on Thursday, Harbour Nights is doing its part to educate tourists and residents on how to play the ever-popular Crown and Anchor game. This week Wednesday [July 30] Ms. Hattie Armstrong will be stationed near Calypso on Front Street and, using “Monopoly-style” money, she will teach the ins and outs... Read more of this article

Bernews & iClick iPhone 6 Giveaway Kicks Off

Bernews & iClick iPhone 6 Giveaway Kicks Off

Having a great time during the Cup Match holiday and setting yourself up for a fantastic prize has never been easier, with official Apple reseller iClick Bermuda set to give away one of the very first Apple iPhone 6 smartphones to hit the market this fall. The promotion and giveaway is ongoing, with everyone on the island invited to submit their Cup... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Premier’s Cup Match Reception

Photos & Video: Premier’s Cup Match Reception

Premier Michael Dunkley took the time to welcome the 2014 Cup Match teams at Camden yesterday [July 28], ahead of the upcoming Cup Match Cricket Classic. The Somerset Cricket Club 2014 Cup Match team will include Jekon Edness [Captain], Malachi Jones [Vice-Captain], Tre Manders, Deunte Darrell [Recalled], Janeiro Tucker, Jordan DeSilva [Recalled], Terryn... Read more of this article

MoonGate Assists Somerset CC With Cup Match

MoonGate Assists Somerset CC With Cup Match

MoonGate Insurance Ltd and Somerset Cricket Club have teamed up to obtain insurance coverage for the annual Cup Match Classic. It is the first time in the game’s 112 year history, that this has ever been accomplished. The insurance cover is called “Cancellation and Abandonment Insurance” and is designed so that should the cricket match be cancelled... Read more of this article

Somerset Retain Colts Cup Match Trophy

Somerset Retain Colts Cup Match Trophy

The defending champions Somerset Cricket Club batted first in a rain-affected match, they scored 123/8, with Jahnoi Wilson-Bean the top scorer with 41 runs. In reply the challengers St. George’s Cricket Club were bowled all out for 98, 25 runs short of their target, the match Most Valuable Player Justin Donawa grabbed 4 wickets for the Champions. Final... Read more of this article

2014 Cup Match Classic Umpires Selected

2014 Cup Match Classic Umpires Selected

The Somerset and St. George’s 2014 Cup Match teams have been selected, and now the officials who will officiate the Classic have been revealed. Oscar Andrade and Emmerson Carrington will stand in the middle, with James McKirdy the third Umpire. Roger Dill will stand as the Match Referee. Related PostsPhotos: Cup Match Trophy Presentation Photos:... Read more of this article

2014 Cup Match Cricket Teams Announced

2014 Cup Match Cricket Teams Announced

Cup Match champions Somerset Cricket Club and challengers St. George’s Cricket Club announced their respective teams on Saturday night [July 26] for the upcoming Annual Cup Match Classic. Jekon Edness will lead Somerset’s team as captain while Oronde Bascome will captain the St. George’s team. The champions have recalled Deunte Darrell... Read more of this article


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