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360 Tour: Mary Prince Emancipation Park

360 Tour: Mary Prince Emancipation Park

As the island celebrates Mary Prince Day today, you can take a ‘virtual visit’ to the Mary Prince Emancipation Park in Devonshire – which was renamed in her honour in 2020 – via Bernews 360 degree tour which allows you to move your mouse to view the various angles and/or zoom in, and you can also click the thumbnails at bottom to change the... Read more of this article

Photos, Video, 360: People At Horseshoe Bay

Photos, Video, 360: People At Horseshoe Bay

Some people spent the first day of the Cup Match holiday today [July 28] celebrating at one of the island’s most popular beaches, with crowds of people at Horseshoe Bay Beach. We will have additional photo galleries as the holiday continues, and for all our coverage of Cup Match click here and for comprehensive coverage of all aspects of Cup... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: House Decorated For Cup Match

Photos & Video: House Decorated For Cup Match

[Written by Don Burgess] A loud cry of “SOMERSETTTTTTTTTT” permeates the air after a car horn blares “Beep! Beep!” in going past the Bell’s Somerset-themed home on North Shore Road. This scene is repeated dozens of times per hour, sometimes punctuated by Robby Bell’s air horn. Cup Match is well-celebrated at his... Read more of this article

Photos & Scorecard: 2022 Cup Match Day One

Photos & Scorecard: 2022 Cup Match Day One

The much anticipated Cup Match Classic got underway today [July 28] at the Somerset Cricket Club [SCC]. St. George’s Cricket Club 113 Somerset Cricket Club 274/9: Somerset Cricket Club Lead by 161 Runs with 1 Wicket in Hand The challengers St. George’s Cricket Club won the toss and elected to bat, they were bowled out for 113, after being 72/2,... Read more of this article

Photos: First Day Of Cup Match Gets Underway

Photos: First Day Of Cup Match Gets Underway

The 2022 Cup Match Classic is officially underway, with people gathered at the Somerset Cricket Club [SCC] to enjoy the event. We will have additional photo galleries as the holiday continues, and 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. ... Read more of this article

Photos: Shenseea & Ding Dong Concert

Photos: Shenseea & Ding Dong Concert

Jamaican dancehall artists Shenseea and Ding Dong performed in Bermuda at a pre-Cup Match event at the Bermuda National Sports Centre last night [July 27].A spokesperson previously said, “Ding Dong is on the Billboard charts in Jamaica, with his song ‘Bounce’ currently listed at number one, while his tune ‘Happiness’ is at number three.... Read more of this article

Photos, Video, 360: Final Cup Match Preparations

Photos, Video, 360: Final Cup Match Preparations

The final preparations are taking place at the Somerset Cricket Club tonight [July 27] as the club prepares to host the much anticipated 2022 Cup Match Classic. Somerset Cricket Club is led by Captain Jordan DeSilva and Vice-Captain Terryn Fray with teammates Tre Manders, Chris Douglas, Kamau Leverock, Alje Richardson, Dion Stovell, Malachi Jones, Greg... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Elaborate Cup Match Replica

Photos & Video: Elaborate Cup Match Replica

Various camps, players, spectators, a scoreboard, lights, the clubs’ buildings and a Crown & Anchor table are just some of the items showcased in an elaborate replica of the Cup Match pitch created by Lorna Williams. Bernews stopped by to get footage of the masterpiece, and Ms Williams — who is a Somerset fan — explained that it... Read more of this article

Photos: Snowballs & Gombeys At HSBC Bank

Photos: Snowballs & Gombeys At HSBC Bank

HSBC Bermuda held some special activities this afternoon [July 27] at their Harbourview branch to celebrate the upcoming Cup Match holiday, with snowballs — in Somerset and St George’s colours — music, the Gombeys and more.People stopped by all afternoon to join in, many decked out in their team colours. Today’s festivities... Read more of this article

Photos: Premier’s Cup Match Reception

Photos: Premier’s Cup Match Reception

Premier David Burt recently hosted the annual Cup Match reception for the Somerset and St. George’s teams at Camden. A Government spokesperson said, “This week, the Premier David Burt hosted the annual Cup Match reception for the Somerset and St. George’s teams at Camden. Among the guest were former Cup Match players, club executives, umpires,... Read more of this article

Premier David Burt’s Cup Match Message

Premier David Burt’s Cup Match Message

[Premier David Burt's Cup Match message] Cup Match is my favourite Bermuda tradition. It is a celebration of our culture and our history. Bermudians unite to experience the best traditional cuisine, enjoy seeing friends and family and look forward to two days of exciting cricket between Somerset and St. George’s. This unique sporting holiday owes... Read more of this article

Photos: FCMPOA Host Annual Luncheon

Photos: FCMPOA Host Annual Luncheon

The Former Cup Match Players and Officials Association [FCMPOA] hosted their annual Former Cup Match Players Luncheon yesterday [July 26] at Divot’s Restaurant. A spokesperson said, “This year’s luncheon recognized those living former players and officials over the age of 70. Last year’s luncheon, which was the inaugural, recognized those most... Read more of this article

Photos: Seniors Treated To Cup Match Tea

Photos: Seniors Treated To Cup Match Tea

An afternoon tea and lunch was recently held for seniors as part of the island’s pre-Cup Match celebrations. Government shared the photos below on social media, saying, “Recently our seniors were treated to afternoon tea and lunch as part of the pre-Cup Match celebrations. Premier David Burt and local dignitaries were guests at the annual... Read more of this article