Cricket

Exeter teams dominated prizegiving at the Bradleys East Devon Youth League awards evening, writes Conrad Sutcliffe.

Tipton’s 34th and final match of the season ended, as did 20 other matches played during the 2018 season, in defeat, writes Phil Wright.

Tipton were lucky to beat the weather on Sunday, but were not able to defeat visitors Harberton, who won the fixture by a margin of 46 runs, writes Phil Wright.

A cricket charity that takes important health messages into some of the poorest communities in Africa is targeting coaches in Devon to join its next round of recruits, writes Conrad Sutcliffe.

Not even a eight-wicket defeat by Plympton in their last game of the season could dampen Axminster’s celebrations at winning Division One of the Devon Women’s League for the first time, writes Conrad Sutcliffe.

Tipton’s match with Yarcombe and Stockland had a strange start, writes Phil Wright.

A Devon youth cricket coach has been recognised for his outstanding contribution in helping to find and de-velop the sport’s stars of the future.

It was runs galore at Tipton, where the visitors were Kays from Worcester, writes Phil Wright.

Whimple won their final C Division East game, beating visiting Ottery by four wickets and that result means that they will stay at the same level next year.

Honiton defeated a Kentisbeare side that had already sealed promotion with them beating the Kents by six wickets at Mountbatten Park.

With the scheduled weekend opposition for both Tipton St John and Newton Poppleford crying off, the two teams hastily arranged a fixture to replace the meeting between the sides that had been washed out the weekend before, writes Phil Wright.

Feniton were beaten by five wickets on their visit to Sidmouth III for their final C Division East game of the season.

Seaton suffered last Tolchards Devon League A Division last day heartache as they were beaten at Cullompton and so will once again play in the third tier of county league cricket next season.

Kilmington were duly crowned champions of the Tolchards Devon League C Division East after they defeated visiting Budleigh by seven wickets and they will now step up to play in the third tier of the Devon League for the first time next summer.

Devon lost by two runs to Cheshire in a nail-biting finish to the Unicorns KO Trophy final at Wormsley, writes Conrad Sutcliffe.

Whimple skipper Ben Silk says he is quite relaxed about his side’s chances of not being relegated out of the C Division East table on the final day of the season.

Chardstock are on their way up to C Division East and away days at the likes of top flight clubs Sidmouth and Exeter after promotion was sealed thanks to a 46 run win at the Instow home of another Premier Division outfit, North Devon.

Honiton require nine points from their final game to secure the Tolchards Devon League E Division title after they won their penultimate outing, claiming a four wicket win at Thorverton 2nds.

Kilmington head into their final match of the Tolchards Devon League season needing 10 points to make sure they stay top and so win C Division East title and step up into the third tier of county league cricket next year.

Feniton are out of the bottom three of the C Division East for the first time this season – and their timing is perfect given that this coming Saturday (September 1) is the final matchday of the campaign.

Seaton skipper Ben Morgan claimed a ‘fivefer’ as his side powered their way to an impressive 131 run win over visiting Plymstock.

Bank holiday Monday (August 26) sees the staging of the 2018 Whiteways Cup.

Upottery skipper Mark Joyce could not hide his disappointment after his side had suffered a third Glebe Park defeat of the season, a reversal that effectively ended the villager’s hopes of stepping up into the C Division East next season.

Feniton did their hopes of beating the drop out of C Division East a huge boost as they recorded a 25-run win at home to Whimple.

East Devon will be represented by both Seaton and Upottery in this Sunday’s (August 26) Corinthian Cup Finals Day being held at the Instow home of North Devon CC.

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