Category Archives: Youth Teams

Wellington U15 176-2 North Petherton U15 132

Wellington’s senior youth team progressed to the semi-final of the County Youth Cup for their age group with a fine 44 run victory at a sunny playing field last Tuesday evening. Tom Shannon, on calling correctly, had no hesitation in electing to have first use of a fine track and the best of the light so Nathan Roberts and Jacob Hurry set about building a useful target. They had taken the score into the 30s when Hurry was first out

Wellington U15 98-7 Taunton Sapphires U15 100-5

Wellington Under 15s lost their 100 % record in a tight game at Taunton on Sunday morning. Batting first, the visitors took their score to 12 before ‘skipper Alex Derbidge was bowled, which brought Callum Hendy to join Jacob Hurry at the crease. These 2 batted sensibly in adding the largest stand of the innings before Hurry fell for 13 and Ben Wardell then made 12 to take the score into the 50s. Ollie Hunt joined Hendy who tried to

Wellington Reds U11 248-7 Taunton Rubies U11 205-10

Wellington Reds U11 got their 1st taste of victory this season with a 43 run victory at The Playing Field on Sunday morning as Taunton Rubies were the visitors. The visitors offered Wellington 1st use, so Jonah Richardson and Oliver Hutchings opened up striking 3 boundaries between them, but tight bowling kept the runs in check as 3 wickets fell. Charlie Crossley and William Lyon-Taylor were next in and worked the ball around nicely to take the total to 230

Over Stowey U11 278-3 Wellington Blacks U11 221-7

Wellington’s development U11 team travelled to Over Stowey for a Under 11 west Division ‘B’ fixture on Sunday morning in the Taunton and District Youth League. With around 10 players from the 2 teams experiencing hard ball matches for the first time the future of the game looks rosy for both clubs. Stowey opted to bat first in bright sunshine and soon took the attack to Wellington as their best players batted together to strike 6 early boundaries. Wellington held

Minehaed U13s 81-3 Wellington U13s 48-7

Wellington U13s had another tough evening when they headed for the coast last Friday to face Minehead in a Taunton and District Youth League fixture. On calling correctly James Weymouth had no hesitation in inserting the hosts and gave the new ball to Oliver Hansard and Tom Hopkins and it was Hansard who got first blood, when he had Joel Savage bowled for 12 when the score was 24. Hopkins again bowled well only conceding  8 runs, but it was

Taunton St Andrews U13 209-2 Wellington U13 24 all out

Wellington U 13’s had a tough task when they took a trip to The Wyvern Club on Tuesday evening for a rearranged County Cup match against a side who last year reached the last 4 nationally. The ‘Saints’ opted to bat first and soon took the game to the visiting attack as their top 5 batsmen all reached the retirement score of 30 and it wasn’t until the score reached 84 that the first wicket fell as Patrick Cole caught

Wellington U15 105 – 7 Street U15 50 all out

Wellington’s senior youth team have hit the ground running and were 55 runs too good for Street in this County Cup First Round game played at a sunny playing field on Sunday morning. The visitors had no hesitation in inserting Wellington on winning the toss and this looked a good decision as Callum Hendy (0), Alex Derbidge (1), Max Brodie (4) and skipper Tom Shannon (1) were quickly returned to the pavilion. This left Jacob Hurry and Olly Hunt at

Wellington Reds U11 205 Taunton St Andrews A 296

Wellington Reds having been promoted following last season’s league winning season travelled to Taunton on Sunday morning and faced a very strong St Andrews side, but came away with credit in their performance. Batting first Jonah Richardson and Will Crossley added 10 runs in their 4 overs, before William Lyon-Taylor and Oscar Milton found things tough against the ‘Saints’ county bowlers. Oliver Hutchings and Thomas Knell added runs, but also got ‘out’ four times, so it was left to Thomas

Wellington U15 126-6 Staplegrove U15 119-6

Wellington’s senior youth side got their TDYCL season off to a flyer with a hard fought seven run success on Sunday morning when they travelled to near neighbours Staplegrove. Having been inserted, Wellington openers Alex Derbidge and Ben Wardell took the score to 22 before Derbridge was run out for 8, bringing Callum Hendy to the crease. This led to the main stand of the innings with 60 runs added before Wardell departed for a top score 33 and only

Ashbrittle U11 243-6 Wellington Blacks U11 234-7

Wellington’s youngest youth team came so close to victory at their first attempt when they were just pipped by Ashbrittle at The Playing Field on a fine Sunday morning. Charlie Crossley inserted the visitors and fine early bowling from George Davis, William Box, Crossley himself and Alex Acton meant Ashbrittle had moved to 216 after 4 overs. Mungo Fasham was next into the attack and brought about the first wicket followed by Lucy Adams and Monty Caygill who were bowling

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