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Ottery St Mary Under-14s began their East Devon Youth League campaign with a comfortable 10-wicket win against Thorverton.

Upottery have not suffered too many back-to-back defeats in recent seasons as their Glebe Park home has been a total fortress since they moved there.

Kilmington claimed a major scalp as they defeated visiting Exeter 2nds by four wickets in a C Division East game.

Seaton bagged arguably their best results of the season, defeating second-in-the-table Barton by four wickets.

Axminster banked a full house of 20 points as they recorded a five-wicket win at Exwick.

Chardstock secured a fifth win in seven D Division East outings with a five-wicket win at home over Uplyme and Lyme Regis.

Sidmouth 2nds made it ‘played seven and won seven’ in their C Division East campaign. They took their all-conquering status to second-in-the-table Ottery St Mary, who went into the contest looking to continue their unbeaten home start to the season.

Seaton 2nds went down on their visit to Bradninch 2nds in a Tolchards Devon League F Division East game.

Feniton recorded a superb C Division East success when they made the short trip to Whimple where they ended the day as six-wicket winners.

The Full Monty from Shepton Montague were Tipton’s visitors on Sunday, writes Phil Wright.

Honiton opening bat Dave Haysom struck a wonderful double century as Honiton secured a 173-run win over visiting Bideford, Littleham and Westward Ho! at Mountbatten Park.

Matchday seven of the 2018 Tolchards Devon League was a special one for a number of teams – and players – from local clubs.

Ottery St Mary head into Saturday’s top-of-the-table clash with currently unbeaten and all-conquering Sidmouth 2nds in confident mood after dishing out a 10-wicket thrashing of hosts Feniton.

Devon will be at home to Suffolk in the last four of the Unicorns KO Trophy following a 22-run quarter-final win over holders Berkshire at Sidmouth, writes Conrad Sutcliffe.

Ottery St Mary’s Australian all-rounder Oliver West is set to pass 500 for the league season when the Otters host Sidmouth 2nds in the Tolchards Devon League C Division East on Saturday (June 16).

Upottery’s long unbeaten record at Glebe Park was ended – and quite convincingly – as Chardstock beat them by eight wickets in a D Division East fixture.

A touring party of 25 Tipton players and supporters enjoyed their annual Cornwall tour last weekend, writes Phil Wright.

Feniton skipper Jon Pyle was very honest when he spoke after his side’s 10-wicket defeat at home to Ottery St Mary.

Axminster went down by five wickets when they entertained Honiton in an E Division East game at Cloakham.

Kilmington beaten at Sidmouth

Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Kilmington suffered their second defeat of the C Division East campaign when they were beaten at Sidmouth 2nds by a margin of 108 runs.

Seaton suffered their heaviest defeat of the season when they were beaten at home by Tavistock with the visitors batting first and scoring 218-7 and then skittling the home side out for just 90.

Whimple were eight wicket winners when they entertained Clyst Hydon in a C Division East fixture.

Feniton were crushed by 10 wickets when they hosted Ottery St Mary in a C Division East game.

Somerset all-rounder Ben Green helped Devon to end Berkshire’s reign as Minor Counties Trophy champions with an aggressive half century which helped to set up a 22 runs win at Sidmouth, writes Paul Bolton.

Somerset have released Ben Green to play for Devon in Sunday’s Unicorns KO Trophy quarter-final against holders Berkshire at Sidmouth, writes Conrad Sutcliffe.

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