Somerset Seconds ended the third day of their Championship match against Sussex at hastings in a strong position.

Replying to the Cidermen's 572 for 7 declared Sussex were all out for 135, with Pete Trego taking 4 for 21.There were also two wickets each for Jason Kerr and Matt Bulbeck.

Following on Sussex had reaches 349 for 5 by close of play, still needing 85 to make Somerset bat again.

At the end of a long hot day in the field Bulbeck ended with 2 for 65.