Senior representative teams

Somerset seniors cricket provides the opportunity for those who, while progressing in years, have lost none of their enthusiasm for the game. We have two over-50s teams, two over-60s teams, one over-70s team and a 60s/70s friendly XI. The 1st teams of both the 50s & 60s have often reached the latter stages of their national inter-county competitions.

Somerset Over 50s

Over-50s

There are two Somerset over-50s teams, both competing in national competitions and always welcoming new players.

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Somerset Over 60s

Over-60s

There are two Somerset over-60s teams, both competing in national competitions and always welcoming new players.

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Somerset Over 70s

Over-70s

Somerset over-70s provides the opportunity for those who may have progressed through other ‘senior sides’ or who are looking to re-engage with cricket in their ‘advanced’ years.

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More about seniors cricket

Continuing to play cricket at a reasonable standard is not only enjoyable and fulfilling, it provides the opportunity to maintain valued friendships with colleagues as well as opponents alongside whom we have progressed through the age groups. And, of course, there is the added value in having regular exercise – even if some of the knocks and strains can take a little longer to repair these days!

Our seniors team benefit greatly from the generosity of clubs around Somerset who make their facilities available to host matches, preparing good wickets and delivering a high standard of catering.

By running more than just one side at each age level, we are able to offer games to a broad range of playing abilities and we have seen how even the most seasoned player can develop and improve given the opportunity to keep playing regularly.

How to get involved

We are always pleased to hear from those who may be wondering about the future of their involvement in cricket and warmly welcome those who might consider continuing to participate in the game and to defer ‘hanging up their boots’ for a while longer. If you are interested in playing or just finding out more, please contact one of the seniors team management group: