Club Histories

  • Somerset County Cricket Club

    Somerset County Cricket Club is one of eighteen first-class county clubs within the domestic cricket structure of England and Wales. It represents the historic county of Somerset. Founded in 1875, Somerset was initially regarded as a minor county until official first-class status was acquired in 1895. Somerset has competed in the County Championship since 1891 and has subsequently played in every top-level domestic cricket competition in England. The club’s limited overs team …

  • Somerset Stragglers – Club History

    Somerset Stragglers Cricket Club are a long established Nomadic cricket club playing on perfect Somerset & Devon pitches. This year (2022) will see us playing 15 midweek friendly fixtures, including a short tour to North Devon/Cornwall! In 1900, at the age of 36, Rev. E.P. Spurway, the Rector of the small Parish of Heathfield was …

  • Western Storm – Club History

    Western Storm were formed in 2016 to compete in the new Women’s Cricket Super League, representing the South West. In their inaugural season, they came second in the group stage, meaning they progressed to the semi-final, which they won against Loughborough Lightning. They play their home matches at the County Ground, Taunton, the County Ground, Bristol and Sophia Gardens.