Cricket

Axminster Town Cricket Club president Les Haynes has finally stood down from all his activities within the club.

Honiton Cricket Club has a new 1st XI skipper to lead the Mountbatten Park men into the 2017 Tolchards Devon League season.

Honiton Cricket Club celebrated their 2016 season with a presentation night at one of the club’s sponsors, The White Hart Inn in Wilmington.

Week five of the Sidmouth Leisure Centre Indoor Cricket League saw a thrilling encounter between Ottery and Newton Poppleford.

There were just two matches played in the Sidmouth Indoor Cricket League last Sunday and they produced wins for Tipton St John and Ottery St Mary.

There’s a special night of fund raising being held at Sidmouth Cricket Club next Friday (November 11).

Clyst Hydon A continue to lead the way in the Sidmouth Indoor Cricket League.

The Sidmouth Indoor Cricket League is in full swing.

Sidmouth Cricket Club are looking for anyone interested in becoming an umpire or scorer for the club we have many midweek games that need filling for both umpiring and scoring and the occasional Saturday/Sunday fixture, writes Anthony Griffiths.

Exmouth Cricket Clubs trio of talented teenagers selected to travel to South Africa early next year with Devon Youth Cricket Development squad are collectively so grateful to all the assistance they have had from Exmouth CC during the early stages of their cricketing careers.

Ottery St Mary’s young cricketers had a good night at the Devon Cricket Board awards evening, writes Conrad Sutcliffe.

Clubs in the Tolchards Devon League have been offered a helping hand training umpires and scorers over the winter, writes Coinrad Sutcliffe.

The final match day of the 2016 Tolchards Devon Cricket League was a washout with only one of the 35 1st XI scheduled games being played to finish.

Otters looking over their shoulders

Thursday, September 1, 2016

The remarkably tight nature of the 2nd XI A Division of the Tolchard’s Devon League means that following last weekend’s crushing defeat by visiting Barton, despite being apparently comfortably placed in the league table, Ottery St Mary 2nd XI still require 10 points from their final fixture of the campaign away to Plymstock to be sure of avoiding relegation, writes Ian Townsend.

Feniton warmed up for their final match of the Tolchards Devon league C Division East season this Saturday at champions Seaton with a narrow nine run win over Clyst Hydon at Acland Park.

Whimple 2nd XI won a thrilling meeting with Cullompton II, beating the Mid Devon men by 17 runs at Cullompton.

The Gentlemen pulled off one of the biggest shocks in recent years when crowned Community League Champions at the Ottermouth last Sunday.

Seaton drove the final nail in the Axminster C Division East coffin and next season there will be two division’s between the East Devon rivals with the Axemen set to ply their trade down in D Division East with Seaton staging B Division cricket at their Court Lane home.

Tipton were completely outplayed in the drizzle by visitors Stokeinteignhead with their only consolation being a great tea was supplied by the ladies from match sponsors Bater’s Removals, writes Phil Wright.

Former Test stars Phil deFreitas, Dean Headley and Corey Collymore are playing in a charity tournament at Exmouth on Sunday, writes Conrad Sutcliffe.

Another fine knock from Andy Brinsford saw Honiton II to victory over Axminster II and al but secure a third place finish for the Mountbatten men this league season.

Neil and Matt Brown claimed seven wickets between them as Whimple defeated Halberton and Sampford Peverell by 93 runs in a top-of-the-table D Division East meeting.

Honiton are side that can help decide who wins the Tolchards Devon League D Division East title this season as their last three games are against the top three.

Axminster have been left needing a cricketing miracle if they are to avoid slipping into D Division East after they could only bank eight points from a rained off contest at Cullompton.

A terrific unbeaten knock from Brian Cann led Seaton to a three wicket home win over Barnstaple and Pilton to seal the Tolchards Devon League C Division East title.

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