Cricket

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Sidmouth batsman Matt Cooke, after many ‘near-things’, finally crossed the coveted line and chalked up his first league century for the Fortfield side’s 1st XI, writes Stephen Birley.

Seaton kept alive their outside hopes of promotion from the C Division East of the Tolchards League when they defeated Filleigh in a thriller that went down to the final over.

Uplyme boosted their C Division East promotion hopes when they became only the r second team this season to inflict a league defeat on one ten runway leaders Ottery St Mary, writes Alfie Jaques.

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Axminster suffered a blow in their bid to stay in the Tolchards Devon League B Division when they went down by a margin of just 20-runs to bottom of the table Braunton.

Upottery went down by 130 runs to a Tiverton side that has now gone above them in the D Division East table.

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Kilmington not only dealt a severe blow to the Whimple D Division East title hopes, but also did their own chances of bagging a top two berth a power of good as they claimed a six wicket win over the one time runaway leaders of the section.

Budleigh Academy line up

Budleigh Cricket Club have been working this season with youngsters from Otterton Primary School.

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Upottery banked a maximum 20 points with a superb 10-wicket victory at home to Chardstock.

Whimple suffered a second defeat in three outings and suddenly, their once vice-like grip on the D Division East title is now a fragile one with Cullompton sitting second, just three points behind them at the top of the table.

Uplyme made the trip to Alphington in what was a vital second-versus-third encounter in the Tolchards Devon League C Division East, writes Alfie Jaques.

Clyst St George batsman Steve May

Clyst St George batsman Steve May flogged a double hundred in the 2nd XI’s 135-run win over Babbacombe, writes Conrad Sutcliffe.

Axminster produced a collectively-gritty performance to claim a fifth victory over the B Division lead and can now see a clear route to a mid-table position in the table as a result of their seven run success at Abbotskerswell.

David Lloyd will be speaking at Whimple Cricket Club in October

Whimple CC have announced that they are to host an evening with David Lloyd in October.

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Seaton kept their C Division East promotion hopes alive with an eight wicket mauling of Kentisbeare.

The batsmen cross on their way to completing another run

Honiton Under-17s were involved in a thrilling match at Bradninch.

Tipton St John batsman Dave Jessop is bowled by Wioodbury CCs Neil Maud

Tipton’s poor run of form continued with a four-wicket defeat at Woodbury.

Alex Frankpitt put bat to ball with great effect as Feniton recorded a resounding 71-run Acland Park victory over Clyst Hydon.

Seaton kept their C Division East promotion hopes alive with a 113-run win at home to Shaldon.

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Upottery suffered a whopping 143-run defeat in the East Devon derby meeting with Kilmington.

Axminster bagged a five wicket home win over South Devon to bank 20 vital, points in their bid to stay in the third tier of Tolchards Devon league cricket.

Uplyme secured a four wicket win at Kentisbeare to continue their push for a C Division East top two finish.

Chardstock skipper Rob Hutchings led from the front as his team saw off Kilmington in a Tolchards Devon League D Division East meeting.

Uplyme began the second half of their Tolchards League C Division E campaign with a 95-run home win over Barnstaple and Pilton, writes Alfie Jaques.

Cricket. A view from the score box

Axminster came a cropper when they travelled to Thorverton for their latest Tolchards League A Division game.

Rob Gibson bowling for Seaton at home against Clyst Hydon. Ref mhsp 0079-28-15TI. Picture: Terry Ife

Seaton skipper Ben Morgan was in despair as his side lost a fourth successive Tolchards Devon league game, going down by 44 runs at Clyst Hydon.

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