News in Midsomer Norton

Subscribe to our FREE WEEKLY Newsletter!

Keep your town in your pocket.

All Stars cricket returns to Midsomer Norton this week

Midsomer Norton Cricket Club's senior players returned to action earlier this month and younger players now have a chance to play the game for the first time in 2020.

Starting on Friday 24 July at 6.45pm, All Stars Cricket for children aged 5-8 years old will get under way for the first of six weekly, Friday evening sessions. To attend, all you need to do is to register at the ECB website by clicking here: the ECB site

Continue Reading

After a tough Thursday night Somerset Cup fixture Midsomer Norton travelled to Clevedon for this rearranged Western Counties North league match.

Clevedon started off on the front foot proving strong early on, and it wasn't long until the home side broke the deadlock, a lapse in concentration in the Norton defence was quickly exploited as Clevedon shot down the blindside through their winger to take the lead, 7-0.

Continue Reading
Success at recent tournament for the team

Due to the popularity of the Midsomer Norton Mens over 60's Walking Football group,who play on a Tuesday and Thursday morning from 10am to 11am at Midsomer Norton Sports Centre,an evening session for the over 50's starting at 7pm will soon be commencing.

This will accommodate for anyone who is still working,or not available during the day.

Continue Reading

A young home-grown Midsomer Norton squad including four 17-year olds, welcomed Winscombe to a windy Norton Down.

The conditions played their part with both sides struggling to win consistent clean lineout ball and the game was more about hard work up-front and ball retention than flashy skills out-wide.

Continue Reading

Norton Down welcomed a well-resourced and ambitious Cheltenham side on Saturday. A physical battle from the outset, both teams exchanged penalties before Norton added one more and a penalty-try from a dominant scrummage. Cheltenham were able to apply some pressure themselves later on in the half to touch-down twice and make the score 13 v 15 at half time.

Although behind on the scoreboard, the mendip men were growing in confidence. The lineout started to function and the pressure was telling on the "Tigers" who started to lose discipline. Their dangerous wingers were left largely unemployed whilst the centres were over-utilised running into the narrow channels where they were consistently swallowed up, creating only small gains and slow ball.

Continue Reading
MNRFC v Matson 18th Jan 2020 (1)

The game began with Norton taking the slight advantage playing down the slope, Norton seemed sharp as they easily gained metres in attack early on.

From a lineout deep inside the Matson 22, Norton orchestrated a driving maul, in which Scott Goddard was on hand to crash over to open the scores, 7-0.

Continue Reading

Showing 11 to 20 of 30 results

Nub News Logo

Sign-up to the Midsomer Norton Nub News weekly newsletter

Subscribe now for weekly updates of local news and sport from your town. Plus what's on near where you live - and local homes for sale. All delivered straight to your in-box, every Friday.

We won't pass your details on to anyone else. By clicking the sign-up button you agree to our Privacy Policy.