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CRICKET: Hildreth and Gregory centuries fire Somerset to victory in Royal London One-day Cup

Somerset County Gazette:

5:47pm Sunday 27th July 2014

A BRILLIANT, unbeaten stand of 209 between James Hildreth (146 not) and Lewis Gregory (105 not) has just rocketed Somerset to a thrilling five wicket victory over Durham in the Royal London One-Day Cup at the County Ground.

CRICKET: Somerset women face key game at Brislington tomorrow

Somerset County Gazette:

3:20pm Saturday 26th July 2014

SOMERSET Women’s cricket team go into the final Division Two Championship with all to play for after chalking up their fourth successive victory of the season when they beat Cheshire at Cheadle at the weekend.

CRICKET: Kirby calls time on fine career

Somerset County Gazette:

12:20pm Saturday 26th July 2014

SOMERSET fast bowler Steve Kirby, who has been involved with First Class cricket for 20 years, this week announced his retirement with immediate effect because of an ongoing shoulder injury, writes Richard Walsh.

FOOTBALL: Taunton ladies on lookout for new boss

Somerset County Gazette:

6:10am Saturday 26th July 2014

TAUNTON Ladies, who have been in pre-season training for the past month, are still looking for a match-day manager for their development squad who play in the Somerset County League.

Juniors win at mixed martial arts comp

Somerset County Gazette: Juniors win at mixed martial arts comp

9:15am Friday 25th July 2014

Sensei MINALL of SouthWest Karate Association was a proud instructor following a national open mixed martial arts competition in Northampton where by four students walked away with winning trophies.

ROLLER DERBY: Angels of Terror retain trophy

6:10pm Friday 25th July 2014

TAUNTON and Exeter's South West Angels of Terror (SWAT) retained the coveted title of Champion Roller Derby Team in the South-West.

HOCKEY: Former Vale player represents England at Commonwealth Games

Somerset County Gazette:

3:00pm Friday 25th July 2014

FORMER Taunton Vale player Simon Mantell is currently representing England at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

FOOTBALL: Taunton Town entertain Bitton tonight

Somerset County Gazette:

12:02pm Friday 25th July 2014

TAUNTON Town continue their pre-season friendlies with two games in the next few days.

MOTOR SPORT: Wellington brothers add extra interest to bumper weekend of hill climbing at Wiscombe Park

Somerset County Gazette:

11:55am Friday 25th July 2014

WISCOMBE Park hosts the highlight of the South-West’s hill climb season this weekend with the visit of the country’s premier series, the Avon Tyres/TTC Group British Hill Climb Championship.

CRICKET: Somerset face double one-day test

Somerset County Gazette:

10:03am Thursday 24th July 2014

SOMERSET play two big one-day matches at the County Ground over the weekend, writes Richard Walsh.

Jos Buttler included in England squad for third Test against India

Somerset County Gazette: Jos Buttler

4:06pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

Former Somerset wicket-keeper and Kings College pupil set to make debut at Ageas Bowl on Sunday

Somerset bowler Steve Kirby announces retirement

Somerset County Gazette:

9:18am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

Shoulder injury forces seamer to retire with immediate effect after 20 years in the county game.

CRICKET: Rainstorm denies Bridgetown victory

Somerset County Gazette:

9:42am Monday 21st July 2014

BRIDGETOWN were robbed of an almost certain victory in Division 1 of the West Somerset league when a tremendous storm meant their home game against league leaders Stogumber on Saturday was abandoned.

RUNNING: Taunton AC offers chance to improve

Somerset County Gazette:

6:00am Saturday 19th July 2014

TAUNTON Athletics Club are holding eight week running courses for beginners and improvers starting on August 1.

TENNIS: Dan Manlow rises in the world rankings

Somerset County Gazette:

1:04pm Friday 18th July 2014

FORMER Richard Huish student Dan Manlow has earned two more ATP Tour points and has risen to just outside the world’s top 1,000 following impressive performances in ITF Future events in Oklahoma, USA.

BANGER RACING: Smeatharpe prepares for feast of racing

Somerset County Gazette:

6:00am Thursday 17th July 2014

A DAY of fun and destruction awaits racegoers at Smeatharpe Stadium between Taunton and Honiton on Sunday (1pm).

FOOTBALL: Taunton Town to face Bridgwater in Red Insure Cup

Somerset County Gazette:

3:54pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

TAUNTON Town have been drawn away to Bridgwater Town in the first round of the Red Insure Cup.

OUCH - Craig Kieswetter tweets photos of his brutal injuries after being struck in face by ball

Somerset County Gazette:

12:02pm Tuesday 15th July 2014

KIESWETTER was struck in the face by a delivery from David Willey and suffered a broken nose and a fractured orbital socket

Young Reporter Competition: Somerset v Gloucestershire in the Natwest T20 Blast

Somerset County Gazette:

4:28pm Tuesday 15th July 2014

Read our Match Day Reporter competition winner's report of Somerset's victory over Gloucestershire in the NatWest T20 Blast.

Craig Kieswetter suffers broken nose and fractured cheekbone after being struck in the face by ball

Somerset County Gazette: Craig Kieswetter Photo: www.thomassmithpix.com

11:11am Sunday 13th July 2014

Somerset have confirmed that wicket-keeper Craig Kieswetter suffered a broken nose and a fractured cheek bone after being struck in the face by a delivery from David Willey yesterday.

CRICKET: Ashbrittle outgun Wellington in T20 friendly

Somerset County Gazette:

11:24am Friday 11th July 2014

RUNS flowed at Appley last night when Ashbrittle beat Wellington by 22 runs in a midweek 20/20 friendly.

CRICKET: Trescothick: Gloucester T20 game is 'massive'

Somerset County Gazette:

12:57pm Thursday 10th July 2014

SOMERSET'S NatWest T20 Blast campaign is still very much on track after they beat Hampshire at the Rose Bowl.

Silverware is the aim, but don't judge us on trophies alone, says Nosworthy

Somerset County Gazette: CRICKET: Nosworthy offers insight to club's wicket-keeping dilemma

1:50pm Wednesday 9th July 2014

Somerset director of cricket says trophies are realistic aim, but progress of younger players should also be taken into account when judging success of season.

Nosworthy's Somerset "desperate" to qualify for Twenty20 quarter-finals

Somerset County Gazette: CRICKET: Dave Nosworthy appointed Somerset's Director of Cricket

1:36pm Monday 7th July 2014

Director of cricket Dave Nosworthy says his side still harbour hopes of qualifying for the quarter-finals of the Natwest T20 Blast

CRICKET: Decisive victory for Somerset in T20

Somerset County Gazette:

11:25am Monday 7th July 2014

CRAIG Kieswetter played another key innings yesterday, backed up by a good bowling performance, to keep Somerset’s hopes of progressing through to the quarter finals of the Nat West T20 Blast very much alive.

HOCKEY: Vale trio grab World Cup medals

Somerset County Gazette:

5:00pm Friday 4th July 2014

TAUNTON Vale had no less than three ladies representing England at the Masters Hockey World Cup in Holland.

TENNIS: Lucy Shuker beaten at Wimbledon

Somerset County Gazette:

3:09pm Friday 4th July 2014

TAUNTON'S Lucy Shuker and her German partner Sabine Ellerbrock were beaten in the semi-finals of the wheelchair ladies doubles at Wimbledon today.

CRICKET: Taunton Deane A lift Baker Cup

Somerset County Gazette:

11:29am Friday 4th July 2014

Taunton Deane A took the Baker Cup for the 13th time with a 21 runs over Ashcott and Shapwick at the County Ground last night.

CRICKET: Somerset facing busy schedule

Somerset County Gazette:

10:48am Friday 4th July 2014

FIXTURES come thick and fast for Somerset County Cricket Club and in the space of the next eight days they face three Nat West T20 Blast matches and one LV=Championship game, each one of which is crucial.

BIG MATCH: Run-rich Regan fires Saints

Somerset County Gazette:

8:00am Thursday 3rd July 2014

James Regan scored 108 as Taunton St Andrews thrashed North Curry by 205 runs on Sunday

Craig Kieswetter signs new contract at Somerset

Somerset County Gazette:

3:31pm Wednesday 2nd July 2014

New three-year deal keeps wicket keeper-batsman at the County Ground until 2017

Match Day Reporter Competition - Somerset v Essex in the Natwest T20 Blast

Somerset County Gazette: CRICKET: Alfonso Thomas hopes to be fit to face Unicorns tomorrow

3:45pm Tuesday 1st July 2014

Matthew Roller, aged 16, of Wiltshire, was named as a winner in the Match Day Reporter competition run by Somerset County Cricket Club and the County Gazette. He scooped a media pass and tickets for three friends to Friday’s Natwest T20 Blast match against Essex. Here’s his match report.

Charlie Attwood in record-breaking form at Manchester meet

Somerset County Gazette: CHARLIE Attwood

5:45pm Monday 30th June 2014

BRIDGWATER swimmer storms to victory in 50m and 100m breaststroke t the British Gas International swim meet in Manchester - setting a British and English record along the way.

Trescothick becomes all-time leading run scorer at Taunton

Somerset County Gazette: MARCUS TRESCOTHICK

5:40pm Monday 30th June 2014

LEFT-hander reached the milestone with his third run against Lancashire this morning.

FOOTBALL: Help wanted to fight discrimination

Somerset County Gazette: FOOTBALL: Tiverton sign two new strikers

5:00pm Saturday 28th June 2014

SOMERSET FA officials are stepping up efforts to tackle prejudice in the grassroots game by calling on more volunteers to join their Local Football Anti-Discrimination Panel (LFADP).

FOOTBALL: Taunton Town's Mo Hopkins looks to improve local links

Somerset County Gazette: FOOTBALL: Taunton Town record impressive away win

1:00pm Saturday 28th June 2014

TAUNTON Town’s assistant manager Mo Hopkins has been appointed as the club’s head of football development.

CRICKET: Taunton Deane reach final of Baker Cup

Somerset County Gazette: CRICKET: Anya Shrubsole picked for England

6:00am Saturday 28th June 2014

TAUNTON Deane beat Ilminster by seven wickets in the semi-final of the Baker Cup and will now face Ashcott and Shapwick at the County Ground on Thursday, July 3, starting at 6pm.

FOOTBALL: New six-a-side league starting up

Somerset County Gazette: FOOTBALL: Tiverton sign two new strikers

6:00pm Friday 27th June 2014

A NEW six-a-side community football league will kick off at Bishop Fox’s School on their new artificial surface on Monday, July 7 and organisers are appealing for teams to register ahead of the big kick-off.

FOOTBALL: Wellington hold trials for Under-18s

Somerset County Gazette: FOOTBALL: Taunton Town record impressive away win

2:39pm Friday 27th June 2014

WELLINGTON will be running trials for Under-18s tomorrow Saturday and July 5 from 10am to noon at the club.

CRICKET: Rain prevents play in schools match at County Ground ahead of T20 clash

Somerset County Gazette: CRICKET: Paceman Jamie Overton is back on track

11:58am Friday 27th June 2014

THE match between King's College and Millfield School, which was due to be held on the County Ground this afternoon as a curtain raiser to Somerset's T20 game, has been cancelled following this morning's heavy rain.

CRICKET: Somerset must be 'up for the scrap'

Somerset County Gazette: CRICKET: Anya Shrubsole picked for England

3:46pm Thursday 26th June 2014

OVER the next few days Somerset will be looking to get back to winning ways in both the Nat West T20 Blast and the LV=Championship.

FOOTBALL: Wellington are back in training

Somerset County Gazette: FOOTBALL: Tiverton sign two new strikers

5:00pm Sunday 22nd June 2014

WELLINGTON will be looking to build on last season’s achievements when they return to training on Monday and Thursday starting at 7pm at the football ground.

CRICKET: Tim Groevewald signs for Somerset

Somerset County Gazette: CRICKET: Paceman Jamie Overton is back on track

3:08pm Sunday 22nd June 2014

SEAMER Tim Groenewald is joining Somerset on loan from Derbyshire for the remainder of the season and will be on a permanent contract for three years from next season.

FOOTBALL: Arsenal running soccer schools

Somerset County Gazette: FOOTBALL: Taunton Town record impressive away win

12:00pm Sunday 22nd June 2014

ARSENAL Soccer Schools will be holding a five day soccer school over five weeks in Taunton during the summer holidays, giving youngsters the chance to learn to play the ‘Arsenal Way’.

CRICKET: Somerset seconds progress report

Somerset County Gazette: CRICKET: Anya Shrubsole picked for England

6:30am Sunday 22nd June 2014

A GAP in Somerset 2nd XI’s programme has given Andy Hurry, the Director of High Performance at the club, a chance to reflect on the performances that enabled the team to reach the finals of the T20 competition at Arundel, writes Richard Walsh.

RUGBY: Barbarians seek new coach

Somerset County Gazette: RUGBY: Barbarians continue hunt for new coach

5:00pm Saturday 21st June 2014

MINEHEAD Barbarians are looking for a coach for their first team which plays in the Somerset Premier League.

RUGBY: Taunton looking for sponsors

Somerset County Gazette: RUGBY: Barbarians continue hunt for new coach

12:10pm Saturday 21st June 2014

TAUNTON RFC are holding a presentation evening for potential sponsors at their Hyde Park headquarters on July 15 at 7.30pm.

GOLF: Burree wins silver salver at Taunton and Pickeridge

Somerset County Gazette: GOLF: Eric Hood dies, aged 85

6:00am Saturday 21st June 2014

TAUNTON and Pickeridge Ladies enjoyed another sunny day for their Hawkes Salver and Cup competitions on Tuesday.

BOWLS: Heavy rink victory gives Watchet the edge

Somerset County Gazette: BOWLS: Defeats for Harlequins and Royals

5:00pm Friday 20th June 2014

WATCHET Ladies took three triples to Bridgwater Town and despite losing on two, they won on the third by enough shots to win overall by three shots.

EVENTING: Weekend of competition at Treborough Hill

Somerset County Gazette: POINT TO POINT: Kirkleigh can score in Open

3:00pm Friday 20th June 2014

TREBOROUGH Hill will be a hive of activity this weekend as it hosts two full days of British Eventing competition in support of Dorset and Somerset Air Ambulance.






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