Results archive - Senior County Teams

Click on the link below to download a file listing the people that have been nominated for each of the Somerset County senior teams and the finishing position of the team in their division. The team is nominated at the start of the season. People do move up during the season from time to time. The list runs from 1988, when Somerset became independent (was Avon and Somerset). The list is the first batch of information and will be added to as we collect together the remaining records.

Click here to download the list of teams and positions for the Somerset  County Senior Teams over the years - Somerset County Senior Teams.docx (18067)

Many players have represented Somerset over the years. For a complete list of all senior county appearances since 1988 please click below.  Do you remember all these names?

senior county appearances 1988 - 2017.xlsx (19418)

We will shortly be loading more information on players statistics for the county teams.Below is a record of the results and match reports from recent seasons.

 

2016/17 County Seniors Match Reports

County 2nd team

18/02/2017 19:43
1 win and 3 defeats sees the second team aiming for 4th or 5th  place in the league this season. a 7-4 win over Wiltshire 2nds was a good start, but followed by defeats to Avon 4ths (8-3), Avon 3rds (10-1) and Avon 5ths (6-5).  Players involved so far: Tom Crisp, simon Watson, Ben...
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First team Matches so far..

18/02/2017 18:59
The first team have had a difficult start to the season, and after 2 weekends are bottom of the division.  However hope of escaping relegation runs high, with 3 matches left against the teams directly above them. First match was a 10-1 loss to Gloucestershire. Only win was by Lauren...
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2015/16 County Seniors Match Reports

County 3rd Team

01/05/2016 03:00
This team was started a few years ago as a stepping stone for older juniors and better club players. This is the team of the first and second team players of the future playing alongside more experienced players.  The captain for the coming season is Natalie Bailey.  The team for the...
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County 2nd Team

01/05/2016 02:00
The nominated team for the 2015/16 season were: Barry Harriss, Andy Mullen, Matt Hussey, Matthew Chan, Simon Watson Fiona Rooke, Claire Harrison, Izzy Lewis, Kane Wang Despite setbacks at various stages throughout the season, the target of getting promotion for this team was so very nearly...
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County 1st Team

01/05/2016 01:00
Nominated team for 2015/16 season were: Peter Fairey, John Foley, Andrew Freshwater, Joe Wakelam,  Dean Martin  Kelly Fairey, Laura Newman, Amy Reddaway, Jenny Naylor Despite all 9 players appearing in every match, it was a disappointing season overall. The girls once again carried the...
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2015/16 Season

01/05/2016 00:00
A big change for this season is that the matches are organised centrally and all divisions play on specified dates through the season at prearranged venues. There are no longer home and away matches at respective county venues. Local venues include Bournemouth, Exeter and Bath. Usually more than 1...
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2014/15 county senior match results

Guernsey v Somerset 1

12/04/2015 13:00
Won 9-6 Team: Barry Harriss, Pete Fairey, Dean Martin, James Elkin, Kelly Fairey, Laura Newman, Claire Harrison, Launa Eyles
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Somerset 3 v Oxford 3

29/03/2015 13:00
Lost 13-2 Team:  James Bright, Andrew Hawkes, Ben Lipton, Callum Pilton, Helen O'Rourke, Jemma Reddaway, Harriet Birt, Kirstie Allen 
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Somerset 1 v West Glamorgan

29/03/2015 13:00
Sunday 29th March Somerset 1 were at home to bottom of the table West Glamorgan. After the heavy defeat away to Berkshire now was the time to get back to winning ways. Pete Fairey convincingly won 21-17, 21-6, Dean Martin had a long battle before winning 21-18, 17-21, 21-13 Laura Newman had a tough...
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Somerset 2 v Sussex 4

22/03/2015 13:00
Won 10-5 Team:  James Buckle, Joe Wakelam, Simon Watson, Anjam Arif, Fiona Rooke, Helen O'Rourke, Launa Eyles, Emily Buckle, Nikki Harriss
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Berkshire 1 v Somerset 1

15/03/2015 14:00
Sunday 15th March Somerset 1 headed off on the long journey to Reading to play Berkshire. Much to Dean and Amy’s shock and amazement Claire Harrison was trusted with the map and directions in one of the cars. The driver’s decision to trust her proved a good one as despite having the map upside down...
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Hampshire 3 v Somerset 2

01/03/2015 12:30
Won 9-6 Team:  James Buckle Matthew Chan, Matt Hussey, Simon Watson, Fiona Rooke, Nikki Harriss, Launa Eyles, Jenny Naylor  
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Avon 2 v Somerset 1

22/02/2015 12:00
Sunday 22nd February Somerset 1 headed off to play Avon 2, hoping for maximum points to keep us clear at the top and put the pressure on Berkshire who were just one point behind us. Pete Fairey pulled off a good victory after being an end and several points down in the second end, winning 16-21,...
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Somerset 2 v Hampshire 3

15/02/2015 13:00
Match lost 6-9. Team - Fiona Rooke, Nicki Harriss, Launa Eyles, Jenny Naylor, James Buckle, Anjam Arif, James Elkin, Matthew Chan. Somerset battled bravely against the league leaders to gain a point, but at 6-6 going into the mixed it could have been even better.  A bad start to the day saw...
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Somerset 3 v Worcester 3

08/02/2015 13:00
Lost 8-7 Team: Graham Hutchings, Andrew Hawkes, Ben Lipton, Simon Denton, Helen O'Rourke, Jemma Reddaway, Natalie Bailey, Emily Buckle
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Worcester 3 v Somerset 3

25/01/2015 12:00
Team: Graham Hutchings, Andy Hawkes, Simon Denton, Ben Lipton, Helen O'Rourke, Jemma Reddaway, Natalie Bailey, Emily Buckle. Our final away game saw us making the fun journey to Birmingham. Turning up at a very interesting venue! So continuing our 3 game pattern, 7 of our rubbers going to 3 with us...
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2013/14 Senior County Team Results

Somerset 3 home v Guernsey 2

06/04/2014 10:00
Team: Natalie Bailey, Helen O'rourke, Kathryn Saywell, Izzy Lewis, Anjam Arif, Simon Denton, Tom Crisp, Paul Marks.   Last game of the season and we went out on a high! Starting off with a 4-0 lead from winning all singles games. The men won all their doubles, unfortunately one ladies pairing-...
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Somerset away v Guernsey

05/04/2014 17:00
team - Barry Harriss, Dean Martin, Matt Hussey, Simon Watson, Claire Harrison, Nikki Harriss, Fiona Rooke, Izzy Lewis.   This was a rearranged match, and although technically away, was played at Crewkerne. There was a number of changes for both teams but Somerset showed their strength in depth...
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Somerset 3 away v Cornwall 3

23/03/2014 13:00
Team; Natalie Bailey, Helen O'Rourke, Harriet Birt, Niki Hutchings, Tom Crisp Anjam Arif, Simon Denton, Graham Hutchings Another successful away trip down to Cornwall. Again we got off to a perfect start with all singles being won by Tom, Graham, Helen and a rare singles appearance from the...
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Somerset v Surrey 3

23/03/2014 13:00
Team;  Kelly Fairey, Claire Harrison, Nikki Harriss,  Emily Buckle, Pete Fairey, Barry Harriss, John Foley, Dean Martin, James Elkin    Somerset secured runners up spot in the league with a fine win over Surrey.  Debutant Emily Buckle stepped in at short notice and played...
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Somerset V Dorset

16/03/2014 13:00
Team;  Kelly Fairey, Claire Harrison, Laura Newman, Amy Reddaway, Pete Fairey, Andy Mullen, John Foley, Dean martin, James Elkin   Despite (because of?) the call up of veteran James Elkin the runaway league leaders Dorset inflicted a heavy defeat on Somerset, still fighting for runner up...
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Somerset 3 v Isle of Wight 2

16/03/2014 13:00
Team; Natalie Bailey, Helen O'Rourke, Kathryn Saywell, Jemma Reddaway, Tom Crisp, Anjam Arif, Simon Denton, Graham Hutchings A perfect win for Somerset 3rds winning every game (15-0). Tom, Graham, Helen and Jemma giving us a perfect start taking all the singles. Overall only dropping 3 games...
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Somerset 2 A v Wiltshire 2

02/03/2014 12:00
Team:  Fiona Rooke, Nicki Harriss, Emily Buckle, Wendy Field, Jenny Naylor, James Buckle, Dean Martin, Joe Wakelam, Simon Watson Lost 9-6
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Somerset 2 Home v Dorset 2nds

16/02/2014 13:00
Lost 8-7   Team ; Men - James Buckle,Dean Martin,Joe Wakelam,Anjam Arif              Ladies- Fiona Rooke,Launa Eyles,Nicki Harris ,Emily Buckle   Report; So close but yet so far - probably the best game of the season - at last...
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Somerset away v West Glamorgan

02/02/2014 13:00
Won 13-2   Team:  Pete Fairey/ John Foley/ Barry Harriss/ Dean Martin/ Kelly Fairey/ Laura Newman/ Amy Reddaway/ Claire Harrison
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Somerset 2 Home v Cornwall

19/01/2014 13:00
Lost 10-5 Team:  James Buckle/ Dean Martin/ Simon Watson/ Joe Wakelam/ Fiona Rooke/ Emily Buckle/ Nikki Harriss/ Launa Eyles/ Jenny Naylor
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2012/13 Seniors match reports

Somerset 2 v Guernsey

14/04/2013 20:28
lost 4-11.  With James Buckle away and James Bright injured, Simon Watson was brought up from the 3rds, and John Foley played in his first county match for over 6 years. The match started badly with our top singles player getting the start time wrong, and forcing Simon to play an unexpected...
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Jersey v Somerset 2

24/03/2013 09:30
lost 3-12.  Team - Fiona Rooke, Launa Eyles, Vicki Cornish, Emily Buckle, Helen O'Rourke, Dean Martin, James Buckle, James Bright, Matt Hussey
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Somerset 2 v Jersey

23/03/2013 13:00
Lost 5-10.  Team: Dean Martin, James Bright, James Buckle, Matt Hussey, Vicky Cornish, Emily Buckle, Fiona Rooke, Launa Eyles
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Somerset v Cornwall

03/03/2013 13:00
Won 9-6. Team: Joe Wakelam, Pete Fairey, Barry Harriss, James Buckle, Amy Reddaway, Laura Newman, Kelly Fairey, Nicki Harriss
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Somerset 3 v Isle of Wight

03/03/2013 13:00
Won 9-6. Team: Simon Watson, Graham Hutchings, Pete Allen, Michael Brook, Jenny Naylor, Izzy Lewis, Harriet Birt, Natalie Bailey
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Somerset 2 v Dorset 2

24/02/2013 13:00
Lost 10-5 Team; James Buckle - James Bright- Matt Hussey- Dean Martin           Launa Eyles- Claire Harrison- Emily Buckle- Vicky Cornish- Helen O'Rourke  Very close game with our ladies leading the way - Helen winning at first...
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Devon 3 v Somerset 3

10/02/2013 10:00
Lost 14-1.  team.  Paul Marks, Graham Hutchings, Mike Brook, John O'Rourke, Jeanette Legg, Natalie Bailey, Harriet Birt, Izzy Lewis. The result doesnt tell the whole story for this match.  A number of experienced players were missing, and the captain Jeanette had to concede one...
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Berkshire 3 v Somerset 2

27/01/2013 13:00
Team - Fiona Rooke;Claire Harrison;Vicky Cornish;Launa Eyles             James Buckle;Dean Martin;James Bright;Matt Hussey   Result 8-7 win  Excellent result against a much stronger Berkshire side - 10 of the games going to 3...
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West Glamorgan v Somerset

20/01/2013 13:00
The hall in Swansea was closed for health & safety reasons.  Match to be rearranged asap.
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Cornwall 2 v Somerset 3

20/01/2013 13:00
Lost 8-7.   Team:  Simon Watson, Pete Allen, Paul Marks, Michael Brook, Wendy Field, Harriet Birt, Natalie Bailey, Izzy Lewis.
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2011/12 senior match results

2011/12 Season Summary

30/04/2012 12:00
The First team The team narrowly missed promotion to Division 1 last season. Captain Claire Harrison. The season finished in joint 4th position. Click on the link below for more information. be.tournamentsoftware.com  1st team results 2011/12 Nominated team were: Peter...
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17-21 National Team Championships @ Hatfield

15/04/2012 15:51
  Under 21's top team in South West! At the 17-21 National Team Championships, held at Hatfield this weekend, Somerset players did themselves proud by reaching their highest ever position of 11th in the country. In doing so they were the highest placed team from the South...
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2nd Team vs Guernsey (away)

15/04/2012 10:00
Venue: Crewkerne Sports Centre   Team - Fiona Rooke (S1), Wendy Field, Vicky Cornish (S2), Nickki Harris, James Buckle, James Elkin, Ian Pocock (S1), Adam Carrow (S2)   A rearranged fixture as first game called off as fog delay in Guernsey - this was their home fixture, 10am...
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1st Team vs West Glamorgan (away)

01/04/2012 13:00
Venue: Swansea. Team: Kelly Fairey (S), Nikki Harriss, Laura Newman (S), Claire Harrison (C), Pete Fairey (S), Barry Harriss, Dave Weekes, Dean Martin (S). Final Result: Somerset Lost 5-10.    Despite this defeat, Somerset avoided relegation as they went into the game knowing that...
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3rd Team vs Wiltshire 3 (away)

25/03/2012 12:00
Team info to follow   lost 5-10
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2nd Team vs Cornwall (home)

18/03/2012 13:00
Venue: Cewkerne Sports Centre Team: Lost 4- 11 to the eventual league winners.
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2nd Team vs Avon 3rd (Home)

04/03/2012 13:00
Venue: Crewkerne Leisure Centre Team: Fiona Rooke (C), Wendy Field (S), Vicki Cornish (S), Emily Buckle James Buckle, Tom Hunt (S), Joe Wakelam (S), Matt Hussey The team arrived to find the opposition had only come down from Avon with 2 Ladies, which changed the choices on who played what...
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1st Team vs Devon (Home)

26/02/2012 13:00
Venue: Crewkerne Leisure Centre, Crewkerne Team: Kelly Fairey, Amy Reddaway (S), Laura Newman (S), Claire Harrison (C), Pete Fairey (S), Barry Harriss, Dave Weekes, Dean Martin (S). Final Result: Somerset Lost 6-9           
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3rd Team vs IoW (Home)

26/02/2012 13:00
The team lost 7-8 more information to follow  
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2nd Team vs Guernsey (Home)

25/02/2012 13:00
Guernsey were unable to fly over to the mainland through the fog, so the match was postponed.
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