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St. George’s To Host Cup Match Extravaganza

St. George’s To Host Cup Match Extravaganza

The Corporation of St. George’s will host a Cup Match Extravaganza on Friday, July 19th, starting at 6:30 PM. A spokesperson said, “The Corporation of St. George’s announces a celebration event on Town Square and advises residents and businesses about the setup. The Corporation of St. George’s keeps tradition alive in the UNESCO World... Read more of this article

Brannon & Biggie Irie Release Cup Match Song

Brannon & Biggie Irie Release Cup Match Song

Local musician Tony Brannon has revisited a song he co-wrote with Bajan soca and reggae artist Biggie Irie more than 30 years ago that “captures the spirit” of Cup Match. Mr Brannon has edited the song titled, Cup Match in Bermuda, and put together a music video using recent footage of the annual Classic celebrations before uploading it to YouTube. He... Read more of this article

Friends Of Sandys To Hold Cup Match Walkabout

Friends Of Sandys To Hold Cup Match Walkabout

Friends of Sandys will hold an Emancipation Cup Match walkabout in Somerset, with guided walks on July 7 and July 13 covering historic sites and stories related to Emancipation and Cup Match. A spokesperson said, “There will be an Emancipation Cup Match walkabout held in Somerset next month, taking people on a route which will include sites which... Read more of this article

Travel Noire Features Cup Match Holiday

Travel Noire Features Cup Match Holiday

Travel Noire has featured the island’s Cup Match holiday, calling it “a uniquely Bermudian celebration of emancipation.” The story says, “Bermuda’s Cup Match holiday is undeniably one of the best times of the year to visit. It’s when the island comes alive with cultural events and celebrations in remembrance of its history, legacy... Read more of this article

Cup Match Holiday Weekend Policing Statistics

Cup Match Holiday Weekend Policing Statistics

The Bermuda Police Service [BPS] said they thank the “vast majority of our community for their co-operation over this year’s Cup Match holiday weekend, which saw most residents enjoying themselves responsibly. A police spokesperson said, “As outlined prior to the long holiday weekend, the BPS conducted high visibility patrols on land and... Read more of this article

Williams Makes History In Cup Match Role

Williams Makes History In Cup Match Role

[Written by Stephen Wright] Linnell Williams made history as the first woman match referee in the annual Cup Match Classic. Ms Williams admits she felt added pressure for the two-day game at the Wellington Oval to run smoothly, considering she was breaking another glass ceiling for local women involved in cricket. The 50-year-old relished performing... Read more of this article

Delray Rawlins Wins 2023 Safe Hands Award

Delray Rawlins Wins 2023 Safe Hands Award

At a presentation held this morning at the offices of Bermuda HealthCare Services, St. Georges Cup Match player Delray Rawlins was announced as the 2023 recipient of the Calvin “Bummy” Symonds Safe Hands Award. Dennis Wainwright, Dr. Mahesh Reddy, Delray Rawlins, and Irving Romaine “The award is sponsored by Bermuda HealthCare Services [BHCS]... Read more of this article

Photos: 2023 Cup Match Classic Day #2

Photos: 2023 Cup Match Classic Day #2

The 2023 Cup Match Classic was held at the St. George’s Cricket Club with thousands of people making their way to the east for the always popular event. For all our coverage of Cup Match click here and for comprehensive coverage of all aspects of Cup Match please see our dedicated website BernewsCupMatch.com. For... Read more of this article

Photos: Cup Match Cricket Game & Awards

Photos: Cup Match Cricket Game & Awards

The Cup Match Classic took place at St. George’s Cricket Club, with the match ending in a draw resulting in Somerset retaining the Cup. For all our coverage of Cup Match click here and for comprehensive coverage of all aspects of Cup Match please see our dedicated website BernewsCupMatch.com. For... Read more of this article

Scorecard: 2023 Cup Match Classic Day Two

Scorecard: 2023 Cup Match Classic Day Two

The 2023 Cup Match Classic concluded in a draw, with Somerset retaining the Cup. Somerset Cricket Club 404 St. George’s Cricket Club 219 & 240/6 – Match Drawn Day Two of the Annual Cup Match Classic saw the match end in a draw at the Wellington Oval. The St. George’s Cricket Club were bowled out for 219 in their first inning, Delray... Read more of this article

Minibuses For Cup Match Fever Attendees

Minibuses For Cup Match Fever Attendees

Tonight’s [August 4] Cup Match Fever event is set to take place at Fort St. Catherine, with minibuses available to transport attendees. A spokesperson said, “Minibus pickup and drop off locations are Tiger Bay, St Georges Town Square, East End Primary, RAA, and along that road. “CADA and BRSC minibus info: East End drop off at #1 Gate;... Read more of this article

Live Updates & Videos: 2023 Cup Match

Live Updates & Videos: 2023 Cup Match

[Updating] The 2023 Cup Match Classic will take place on Thursday and Friday at the St George’s Cricket Club, and we will be bringing you live text, photo and video updates as able, as Somerset and St George’s match up in front of what is expected to be thousands of spectators at the iconic annual event which is being held at the St George’s... Read more of this article

Scorecard: 2023 Cup Match Classic Day One

Scorecard: 2023 Cup Match Classic Day One

The much anticipated Cup Match Classic got underway yesterday [Aug 3] at the St. George’s Cricket Club [SGCC]. Somerset Cricket Club 404 St. George’s Cricket Club 1/1 – End of Day One St George’s won the toss and elected to bowl. Somerset Cricket Club would score 404, Dion Stovell was the top scorer with 139, Zeko Burgess was the... Read more of this article

Photos Set 2: 2023 Cup Match Classic Day #1

Photos Set 2: 2023 Cup Match Classic Day #1

The much anticipated Cup Match Classic got underway as Somerset and St. George’s match up at St. George’s Cricket Club today [Aug 3]. We will have additional coverage of the holiday, and for live updates of the match please click here and for all our coverage of Cup Match click here and for comprehensive coverage of all aspects of Cup Match... Read more of this article

Photos: 2023 Cup Match Classic Gets Underway

Photos: 2023 Cup Match Classic Gets Underway

The much anticipated Cup Match Classic got underway as Somerset and St. George’s match up at St. George’s Cricket Club today [Aug 3]. We will have additional coverage of the holiday, and for live updates of the match please click here and for all our coverage of Cup Match click here and for comprehensive coverage of all aspects of Cup Match... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Cup Match Preparations

Photos & Video: Cup Match Preparations

Ground staff, scaffolders, and volunteers have been busily working around the clockto ensure the Wellington Oval is ready for Cup Match tomorrow [August 3]. Video footage captured by Bernews shows work being carried out, including ensuring the pitch is protected from the heavy downpours, painting the St George’s crest onto the pitch, and ensuring... Read more of this article