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Outerbridge Wins BFSA Sportsmanship Award

Outerbridge Wins BFSA Sportsmanship Award

The Bermuda Friendly Societies Association’s [BFSA] 13th Annual Sportsmanship Award Presentation was held on August 11 at Manchester Unity Hall in Hamilton, with Somerset Cricket Club player Stephen Outerbridge being named as the award recipient. Kyle Bridgewater, Secretary to the BFSA, said, “We can now officially say that the 2016 Cup... Read more of this article

BFSA To Host Sportsmanship Award Ceremony

BFSA To Host Sportsmanship Award Ceremony

On Thursday, 11th August, the Bermuda Friendly Societies Association [BFSA] will hold its 13th Annual Cup Match Sportsmanship Award ceremony at Manchester Unity Lodge Hall in Hamilton [opposite the People’s Pharmacy] commencing at 7 p.m. The BFSA said, “The active membership of the Association comprises seven Lodges – The Loyal Mayflower Lodge,... Read more of this article

Janeiro Tucker Wins Cup Match MVP Award

Janeiro Tucker Wins Cup Match MVP Award

Polaris Company Holding Company CEO Warren Jones recently presented Janeiro Tucker with the 2016 Stevedoring Services Cup Match MVP award on behalf of the management and staff of Stevedoring Services Ltd [SSL]. Tucker was presented with an engraved plaque for himself and another for Somerset Cricket Club, as well as a $1,500 travel voucher and a $500... Read more of this article

Streaker: ‘I Wasn’t Deliberately Out To Offend’

Streaker: ‘I Wasn’t Deliberately Out To Offend’

Matt Parker — better known as the man who ran across the field at Cup Match while undressed — said he was not “deliberately out to offend” and if he did he is “deeply sorry” as it was “meant to be a laugh.” “Emancipation is a massive moment for Bermudian society and the world, not to be stepped on... Read more of this article

‘Half-Dressed’ Spectator Detained & Released

‘Half-Dressed’ Spectator Detained & Released

The police confirmed that on the second day of Cup Match they “responded to a report of a male spectator running across the field of Somerset Cricket Club in a half-dressed state,” and said the 31-year old visitor was removed from the grounds and taken to the police station and was “later released without charge.” A police spokesperson... Read more of this article

Photos Set #2: 2016 Non-Mariners In Sandys

Photos Set #2: 2016 Non-Mariners In Sandys

The 44th annual Non-Mariners Race took place in Sandys yesterday [July 31], bringing people from across the island together in order to take in the unique spectacle. The event saw the Non-Calypso Pipe Band leading the Non-Committee in parade to Mangrove Bay Beach to observe the construction of this year’s Non-Craft. Hosted by Sandys Boat Club,... Read more of this article

12 Videos: 2016 Cup Match Cricket & Concerts

12 Videos: 2016 Cup Match Cricket & Concerts

Camping, concerts, and the always anticipated Somerset versus St. George’s cricket match were all on the agenda for this year’s Cup Match holiday, with people from around the island coming together to celebrate in a myriad of ways. The jam-packed weekend included the Cup Match Summer Splash concerts, camping, and more.  For photo galleries... Read more of this article

Video: Fans Celebrate Janeiro Tucker’s Century

Video: Fans Celebrate Janeiro Tucker’s Century

Janeiro Tucker completed his final Cup Match in style, cementing his record as one of the greatest all time players by becoming the first player in Cup Match history to ever score five centuries in the Classic. Mr Tucker aka “Mr Cup Match” had scored four centuries at the Wellington Oval, with his final one this year in Somerset, resulting... Read more of this article

Photos: 2016 Non-Mariners Event In Sandys

Photos: 2016 Non-Mariners Event In Sandys

The 44th annual Non-Mariners Race took place in Sandys this afternoon [July 31], with the Non-Calypso Pipe Band leading the Non-Committee in parade to Mangrove Bay Beach to observe the construction of this year’s Non-Craft.Hosted by Sandys Boat Club, the always popular ‘non-event’ attract large crowds who come by both land and sea, and involves... Read more of this article

Photos/Results: Annual Cupmatch Pilot Gig Race

Photos/Results: Annual Cupmatch Pilot Gig Race

The annual Cupmatch Pilot Gig Race for the Raines Family Trophy was held on Thursday morning, the first day of Cupmatch. Pilot Gig James T Griffiths, bearing the Somerset flag and Pilot Gig Jemmy Darrell, bearing the St Georges flag, rowed out to Ferry reach for a start off Stone Crusher Corner at 9am. James T Griffiths, coxed by Anson Nash and Jemmy... Read more of this article

Photos: 2016 Cup Match Cricket Classic Day #2

Photos: 2016 Cup Match Cricket Classic Day #2

The 2016 Cup Match Cricket Classic came to an end with a draw and Somerset Cricket Club retaining the cup for another year following two days of action packed cricket. Fans came out to the west end in droves to cheer for Somerset or St. George’s while sporting their team colours and enjoying the holiday atmosphere. Vendors were hard at work providing... Read more of this article

Scorecard: Day #2 2016 Cup Match Cricket

Scorecard: Day #2 2016 Cup Match Cricket

After two days of play, the 2016 Cup Match Cricket Classic ended in a draw with Somerset bowling St. George’s all out in their second inning for 200 a lead of 96, but they would have only 7 overs in which to make the require runs. The match took place at the Somerset Cricket Club, and in the St. George’s second inning Sinclair Smith was the top... Read more of this article

Live Updates: 2016 Cup Match Ends In A Draw

Live Updates: 2016 Cup Match Ends In A Draw

[Updating] Camping, concerts and the much anticipated Somerset vs St. George’s cricket match are all on the agenda for this year’s Cup Match holiday, bringing everyone on the island together as they support their favorite team and enjoy themselves.The live blog below will be updated throughout the entire holiday, For strictly cricket updates... Read more of this article