Author Archives: David Derrick

Stogumber Sunday XI 162-9 Wellington Sunday XI 163-3

Wellington Sunday XI got their 2019 season underway with this friendly match with West Somerset League Division One Stogumber at their pleasant facility last weekend and it was an away win that was recorded. A thirty over per side was played due to rain delaying the start and it was the home side who won the toss and decided to bat first. Rawle and James got going well as they added 72 first wicket runs, but credit to skipper Macaulay

Wellington 3rd XI 306-4 Huish and Langport 2nd XI 156

Wellington 3rd XI comprehensively beat bottom side Huish and Langport 2nd XI in the Somerset League’s Division Seven South last weekend and are sixth in the table as a result. Wellington batted first and saw Simon Burrough and David Derrick add 11 to the board, but at 25-2 both were back in the hutch by then. This set the scene for Des Campbell and Jacob Hurry to add a magnificent 166 runs for the third Wellington wicket as Campbell struck

Weston Super Mare 3rd XI 148 Wellington 2nd XI 148

Wellington 2nd XI are in sixth place in Division Five of the Somerset League after this last ball tie with Weston Super Mare 3rd XI at home on Saturday when the teams each collected 25 points. WSM opted to bat on winning the toss and Bemand with 53 and Austin with 44 got them to a position where they were 133-4 when Austin was dismissed, but this was the cue for a collapse as Rob Moysey took 6-33 all told

Wellington 125 Wembdon 129-9

A middle order and late order collapse cost Wellington the chance of posting a more competitive total at Wembdon in the Somerset Division of the West of England Premier League last weekend, but what was on offer was so nearly enough anyway, however the home side squeezed over the line as their last wicket pair put on 16 runs to win the game. Wellington had won the toss and batted first and this saw Sam Whitefield and Neil Hendy put

Wellington U13 46 Taunton St Andrews U13 47-9

Wellington U13 had an eventful Friday and ended up on the wrong end of a one wicket defeat as Taunton St Andrews scraped home at The Wyvern Club,in the Taunton and District Youth League U13 11 a side West Division. With all the bad weather and a backlog of senior cup games the first thing needed was to find a pitch so the fixture was reversed as ‘The Saints’ hosted the fixture on Bishop Fox’s School Field. Wellington were inserted

Wellington U11 Reds 342-2 Fitzhead U11 190-10

Wellington U11 Eeds had a profitable short journey when they visited Fitzhead on Sunday morning and finished up victors by a massive 152 runs. Charlie Crossley and Oscar Milton strode out first for Wellington and began to get at the attack as 6 boundaries meant they added 45 runs in their 4 overs. Charlie Young and Thomas Knell were next to the crease and although Fitzhead got their first wicket, another net 27 runs were added. Jonah Richardson and George

Broadway and Horton U11 214 Wellington Under 11 Blacks 268

William Lyon-Taylor played a starring role as Wellington Blacks continued their improvement in form as they recorded a 54 run win when they travelled to Broadway and Horton on Sunday morning. Oliver Hutchings had no hesitation in inserting the hosts on calling correctly and Lyon-Taylor was straight into the action with a wicket in his first over and when his next over was a double wicket maiden Wellington were right on the front foot. Tight bowling and lively fielding kept

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