LAST week Somerset Disabled Cricket Club celebrated the 2023 season with their annual awards evening, held at Taunton Rugby Club.

The awards were attended by Somerset County Cricket Club pace bowler, Sonny Baker.

Somerset Disabled Cricket Clubs’ Super 9 league team had a very successful season, finishing top of a league and were very close to being regional champions but the weather intervened.

The Club has since returned to training and is being supported by Millfield School to provide weekly sessions.

This year award winners were:

Somerset Dragons:

  • Magic moment winners: Fin McKay, Matthew Bussell, Ricky Corrigan & Charlie Bloxham.
  • Player of the match:  Connor Hyde, Charlie May, Sam Bartlett, Tom Haddell

Development Team:

  • Bowler of the season: Charlie May
  • Batter of the season: Jacob Lunn
  • Fielder of the season: Kris Martin
  • Player of the season:  Dexter Adams
  • Manager’s season: George Fox Reid
  • Players’ Player: Connor Hyde

Super 9 League Team: 

  • Bowler of the season: Megan Hughes
  • Batter of the season: Nick Dean
  • Fielder of the season: Josh Pritchard
  • Player of the season:  Megan Hughes
  • Manager’s Award: James Redwood
  • Players’ Player: Seb Menko

Last month, Somerset Cricket Foundation played host to over 180 of the fantastic volunteers that work tirelessly across our club network for The Collective Cricket Awards 2023.

Held in the County Room at the Coopers Associates County Ground, Jon Bendle, Manging Director, spoke around the impact that the dedicated volunteers have on the grass roots of our sport and the profound impact their contribution has on our work at the Foundation.

Special guests Max Waller (Somerset CCC), Nat Wraith (Western), and James Hildreth.

Max and Nat took part in a Q&A with our host to talk all things coaching and the impact of volunteers on the Women’s game.