SOMERSET consigned Northamptonshire to relegation from Division 1 of the LV= County Championships after their match at the County Ground ended in a tame draw yesterday.

The Cidermen finished their second innings on 235-6 - a lead of 101 - after Northants scored 448-9 in their only batting effort.

Top scorer for Somerset in the second innings was Johann Myburgh with 87 while Tom Abell was run out for 36.