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Head coach Sam Trego says Weston Cricket Club have "seven cup finals" starting with Taunton as they aim to avoid relegation.

Lympsham and Belvedere firsts hosted Wembdon seconds and were asked to field first after losing the toss.

Helen Plimmer says it is 'brilliant' to see the village of Congresbury celebrating 175 years of cricket this year.

Tim Curtis hailed 'special' Congresbury Cricket Club at Mendip Spring Golf Club to celebrate 175 years of village cricket last Friday night.

Spinners Dom Bess and Jack Leach bowled Division One leaders Somerset into a strong position on the second day of the Specsavers County Championship match with Nottinghamshire at Taunton.

A fine all round performance saw Congresbury claim their third successive victory when they beat Bristol West Indies Phoenix Club by five wickets at the King George the V Playing Field last Saturday.

Steve Davies and Dom Bess rescued Somerset from potential embarrassment on the opening day of the Specsavers County Championship match with Nottinghamshire at Taunton.

Uphill Castle lost to Shapwick & Polden by eight wickets after a below-par performance.

Weston head coach Sam Trego says their 247-run defeat to Winterbourne was 'as bad as it can possibly get' after being bowled out for just 108.

Somerset strengthened their position at the top of the Specsavers County Championship with a resounding 313-run victory over injury-hit Hampshire at Taunton.

Weston were beaten by 247 runs by promotion hopefuls Winterbourne on a day to forget.

Jamie Overton claimed five wickets to help Somerset gain a narrow advantage on the second day of the Specsavers County Championship match with Hampshire at Taunton.

Lympsham & Belvedere seconds recorded their seventh win in a row at Wembdon fourths by eight wickets maintaining their 100 per cent record to remain top of Somerset League Division Seven.

James Hildreth led the way with a century as Somerset gained maximum batting points on the opening day of their Specsavers County Championship match with Hampshire at Taunton.

Kath Wilkins says it is a huge celebration of Congresbury Cricket Club as they started a series of events with a book launch last Friday night.

Weston's Sam Trego says his side's fifth defeat of the season to Shapwick & Polden was 'very disappointing' after winning their previous three games.

Cheddar Tennis Club is holding an open day on Sunday July 7 from 10am to 4pm.

Marcus Trescothick has announced that he will be retiring from professional cricket at the end of this season.

Congresbury returned to winning ways with a nail-biting three-wicket win over Frenchay at the Bob Stone ground on Saturday.

Essex proved themselves as serious Specsavers County Championship title contenders as they condemned table-toppers Somerset to their first defeat of the season.

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