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Live Updates & Audio: 2018 Cup Match Game

Live Updates & Audio: 2018 Cup Match Game

[Updating] Concerts, beach parties 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, and we will be providing updates throughout the holiday.Cup Match Holiday InformationWhat’s... Read more of this article

Photos: Second Day Of 2018 Cup Match Classic

Photos: Second Day Of 2018 Cup Match Classic

The second day of the annual Cup Match Classic cricket game is taking place today [Aug 3], with the teams reconvening on the field to continue their rivalry as thousands of fans enjoy the festivities. This first photo gallery from the day highlights the match and the festivities surrounding it. For live updates on the match over the rest of the... Read more of this article

What’s Open Over The Cup Match Holiday

What’s Open Over The Cup Match Holiday

With the Cup Match holiday upon us, many businesses close or change their hours as people across the island take part in the always popular celebrations, with the list below detailing some of the businesses that are open over these two days. To have your business hours added to the list, please contact support@bernews.com.Gas Stations RUBiS Dowling’s... Read more of this article

Douglas, Fray Set New First Wicket Partnership

Douglas, Fray Set New First Wicket Partnership

Chris Douglas and Terryn Fray set a new first wicket partnership when they amassed 152 runs during the first day of Cup Match today [Aug 2], with the Somerset duo breaking the previous record of 143 runs set by St George’s pair Wendell Smith and Arnold Manders back in 1991. The match continues and you can view our live updates here. Related... Read more of this article

Photo Set #2: First Day Of 2018 Cup Match

Photo Set #2: First Day Of 2018 Cup Match

The much anticipated annual Cup Match holiday got underway today [Aug 2], with people celebrating in a variety of ways from one end of the island to the other, with the first day of the cricket match the most notable event of the opening day. For live updates on the match over the next two days, click here, and you can see all of our Cup Match coverage... Read more of this article

Review: Chronixx, Cup Match Summer Splash

Review: Chronixx, Cup Match Summer Splash

[Written by Mikaela Ian Pearman] Chronixx finally arrived in Bermuda and took the island by storm on the eve of Emancipation celebrations. The Jamaican conscious reggae singer performed at Cup Match Summer Splash at the National Stadium and brought the roots and culture to Bermuda at an opportune time. His performance was highly anticipated as Bermudians... Read more of this article

Audio: Premier & Club Presidents On Cup Match

Audio: Premier & Club Presidents On Cup Match

The annual Cup Match Classic cricket game is underway today [Aug 2], with people making their way to the west end to enjoy the first of the two-day event, and among those in attendance are Premier David Burt, St George’s Cricket Club President Neil Paynter, Somerset Cricket Club President Vashun Blanchette, and Minister of National Security Wayne... Read more of this article

Photos: First Day Of Cup Match Gets Underway

Photos: First Day Of Cup Match Gets Underway

With the Cup Match cricket game getting underway, the teams are out, and the island’s most popular sporting event of the year is officially underway. This is the first photo gallery of many more to come, and shows some of the final pre-game preparations, the start of the match, and a look around the field. For live updates on the match over the... Read more of this article

Photos: Final Cup Match Preparations At SCC

Photos: Final Cup Match Preparations At SCC

After months of preparation and planning, Somerset Cricket Club [SCC] are conducting the final preparations for the much anticipated annual Cup Match Classic, which is set to get underway tomorrow [Aug 2]. Thousands of people expected to attend the event over the two day period, enjoying a tradition that spans over a century and started to celebrate... Read more of this article

Opposition Leader’s Cup Match Message

Opposition Leader’s Cup Match Message

[Opposition Leader Jeanne Atherden's Cup Match message] It is the time of year that everyone in Bermuda looks forward to with huge anticipation – East vs West, the renewal of old rivalries rooted in a 118-year-old tradition. Cup Match has a unique ability – not only does it stir the emotions for weeks before it even takes place but it also unites... Read more of this article

Photos: Camp Paw Paw’s Cup Match Cheers

Photos: Camp Paw Paw’s Cup Match Cheers

Today [Aug 1] the staff and students of Camp Paw Paw helped commuters in the area of Dalton E Tucker Primary School get into the holiday spirit by waving their Cup Match flags and cheering in support of their teams for the upcoming event. You can view all our coverage of Cup Match here. Related StoriesPhotos: First Day Of... Read more of this article

Police: Safety Tips For The Cup Match Period

Police: Safety Tips For The Cup Match Period

In advance of the Cup Match holiday, the police are urging people who may “see anything suspicious” to please “pass whatever information you have on to the police.” A police spokesperson said, “If you see anything suspicious please pass whatever information you have on to the police. This includes but not limited to:Suspicious... Read more of this article

Somerset Captain: ‘We Are Looking To Win’

Somerset Captain: ‘We Are Looking To Win’

[Written by Don Burgess] Somerset Cup Match captain is quite confident of not only retaining the trophy for the Red and Blue but winning it outright on home ground. Somerset had dominated the Classic since 2012 when they won the Cup with an emphatic 10-wicket victory. Since that win, they have mainly stayed with the same squad from year to year, and... Read more of this article