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Eight Hours Of Video: Sleepy Hollow Cup Match

Eight Hours Of Video: Sleepy Hollow Cup Match

The first ever Cup Match At The Hollow was held in the Sleepy Hollow neighborhood in Hamilton parish, with Somerset winning the series after claiming victory in 3 of the 4 men’s matches as well as winning the women’s match. The MVP award went to Rohaan Simons, the Safe Hands Award went to Vance Goater, and Mcaiz Trott, who at only 8-years-old... Read more of this article

Video: Police Post Cup Match Press Conference

Video: Police Post Cup Match Press Conference

There were 27 arrests made over the Cup Match holiday, the Bermuda Police Service said, with the police holding a press conference this afternoon [Aug 3] to provide information about the activities over the Cup Match holiday period. Related StoriesVideo: “High Visibility” Cup Match Police Patrols Police: Safety... Read more of this article

Video: A Look Back At Cup Match In 1961

Video: A Look Back At Cup Match In 1961

As the island celebrated this year’s Cup Match holiday, the Bermuda Government’s television station CITV provided a full array of programming showcasing both the historical aspects as well as highlights of past Cup Match games, including some footage of the 1961 Cup Match providing an interesting look at the Cup Match celebrations from almost... Read more of this article

Coast Guard Patrol Over Cup Match Holiday

Coast Guard Patrol Over Cup Match Holiday

Bermuda’s soldiers were on high alert over the Cup Match holiday – on shore and out on the water. Soldiers attached to the Coast Guard joined forces with police to carry out patrols around the island, including the traditional raft-up at Mangrove Bay, the former site of the Non-Mariners’ Race. RBR soldier Private Keeshun Best, 27, said yesterday,... Read more of this article

Video: Somerset Wins  Sleepy Hollow Cup Match

Video: Somerset Wins Sleepy Hollow Cup Match

[Written by Don Burgess] Somerset took two of the three cricket men’s games to win the first-ever Cup Match At The Hollow, and Somerset also won the five over women’s game. Yesterday Somerset took the first of the best of three series by defeating St George’s 210-4 to 184 all out. This morning’s play looked like St George’s... Read more of this article

Videos: Sleepy Hollow Cup Match Day II

Videos: Sleepy Hollow Cup Match Day II

[Updated] The second day of Cup Match in the Sleepy Hollow neighborhood in Hamilton parish is set to take place today [July 31] and you can watch live below. The event, which has a permit and is restricted to residents of Sleepy Hollow Drive and their invited guests in order to adhere to social distancing guidelines, started yesterday, with the first... Read more of this article

Bermuda Celebrates First Mary Prince Day

Bermuda Celebrates First Mary Prince Day

Today [July 31] marks the first year the island officially celebrates Mary Prince Day, with the second day of Cup Match named after the iconic Bermudian who authored a book detailing her first hand experience of being enslaved, helping to galvanize the anti-slavery movement. In February 2020, the island’s Parliament approved an amendment to the... Read more of this article

Videos & Report: Sleepy Hollow Cup Match Game

Videos & Report: Sleepy Hollow Cup Match Game

[Written by Don Burgess + Updated] While the game between Somerset Cricket Club and St George’s Cricket Club won’t be happening this year, the two sides of the island will be facing off in a cricket match, as ‘Cup Match At The Hollow’ will be taking place today and tomorrow, hosted by the 3rd Field Committee of Sleepy Hollow Drive. The... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Cup Match At Horseshoe Bay

Photos & Video: Cup Match At Horseshoe Bay

People made their way to Horseshoe Bay Beach today [July 30] to celebrate Cup Match, spending the day relaxing on one of the island’s most popular beaches. Related StoriesPhotos & Video: Cup Match At Horseshoe Bay Photos: Camp Paw Paw Cup Match Greetings Photo Set #2: First Day Of 2017 Cup Match Photos:... Read more of this article

Cup Match Gospel DJ Clash & Dance-Off

Cup Match Gospel DJ Clash & Dance-Off

For God’s Purpose Bermuda & Friends will be hosting a Cup Match Gospel DJ Clash and Dance Off today [July 30] and tomorrow [July 31]. The event will feature guests DJ Coverboy and DJ Maestro and will be streamed on The Safe Stream Website and on For God’s Purpose’s Facebook page. Related StoriesMade In... Read more of this article

Live Video: Highlights Of Past Cup Match Games

Live Video: Highlights Of Past Cup Match Games

CITV is broadcasting a full slate of Cup Match programming throughout the holiday, with shows focusing on the historical aspects as well as highlight of past matches being shown. 1991 and 1992 Cup Match HighlightsCITV previously announced their Cup Match programming schedule, with a full slate of coverage running from today [July 30] through Sunday... Read more of this article

Looking Back: History Of The Cup Match Classic

Looking Back: History Of The Cup Match Classic

[Written by Don Burgess] The build-up for Cup Match every year sees fans of both Somerset and St. George’s playfully roasting the other side. The game has grown tremendously from its inception in 1902, but its roots run much deeper than the first game. After the abolition of slavery on August 1, 1834, Black Bermudians formed Friendly Societies... Read more of this article

Cup Match Mask Mania Competition Winners

Cup Match Mask Mania Competition Winners

Minister of Health Kim Wilson announced the winners of the Cup Match Mask Mania competition, which was organized by the Department of Health.Minister Wilson said, “Events like today’s are a unique way for us to still celebrate our beloved Cup Match while also highlighting the importance of practicing good health behaviours, such as mask-wearing,... Read more of this article