Cricket

Despite skipper and former Devon all-rounder John Tierney producing yet another spectacular display of hitting, a weak Ottery St Mary 3rd XI slipped to defeat as they completed their season against high flying visitors, Cullompton, writes Ian Townsend.

Cricket

Having produced some of their poorest batting of the season, Ottery St Mary 1st XI were indebted to a terrific display of bowling which saw the newly crowned C Division (East) champions conclude a magnificent campaign with a narrow victory over visiting Seaton, writes Ian Townsend.

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Fielding a side painfully lacking in batting was not what the doctor ordered as Ottery St Mary 2nd XI completed their season with a tough trip to champions, Bovey Tracey, writes Ian Townsend.

After a week off due to rain, Tipton St John met Exeter team Geriatrics on Saturday, writes Phil Wright.

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The Seaton C Division East season ended with a narrow 25-run defeat at the hands of champions Ottery St Mary.

Kilmington went into their final game of the 2015 Tolchards Devon League season requiring just four points from their home meeting with Tiverton to seal the divisional title and they delivered the goods, winning a low scoring affair by five wickets.

Feniton rounded off their season with a 92-run success over an Uplyme side that has secured a play-off berth by virtue of finishing second on the C Division East.

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Axminster will play next summer in the Tolchards Devon League C Division East after their disappointing season ended on a losing note, beaten by 135-runs at an Ipplepen side that will play next season in the A Division.

Ottery St Mary, the 2015 Tolchards Devon League C Division East champions.
Back row: (left to right); Joe Birch, Will Harrison, Rob Johns, Dan Flower, Rob Crabb
Front row: (left to right); Pete Gascoigne (scorer), Billy Rudolph, Ollie Reed, Lewis Townsend (capt), Sam Lynch, Billy Reed, Zac Johns, Elliott Jeffery (Bovis Homes).

Despite their local derby with Feniton being truncated by a spectacular thunderstorm, a fine bowling display last weekend saw Ottery St Mary 1st XI claim the necessary points to clinch the Tolchard’s Devon League C Division (East) title and thus secure promotion to the third tier of Devon cricket for the first time in their history, writes Ian Townsend.

Axminster set to go down

Tuesday, August 25, 2015
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Axminster are staring down the barrel of relegation to the Tolchards Devon Cricket League C Division East after a 72-run defeat at home to Plymstock.

Whimple still have an outside hope of landing a play-off place after they won their penultimate game of the Tolchards Devon League D Division East season, beating Chardstock by five wickets.

Kilmington are set to be crowned champions of the Tolchards Devon League D Division East champions after a rain hit penultimate match day of the season.

Uplyme extended their Tolchards League campaign by another week when their play-off berth was confirmed at stumps on the penultimate day of then league season.

Seaton secure top four finish

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Seaton guaranteed themselves a top four finish in the C Division East when their penultimate game saw them bank 10 points in a rain ruined meeting with Alphington.

Ottery St Mary 2nd Xi see off Ipplepen

Thursday, August 20, 2015
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The continuation of their recent excellent form last weekend saw Ottery St Mary 2nd XI leapfrog visitors, Ipplepen as a comfortable victory lifted Rick Jackson’s men to fourth in the A Division table, writes Ian Townsend.

Clements puts Otters in seventh heaven

Thursday, August 20, 2015
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Ottery St Mary 1st XI stand on the threshold of promotion to the uncharted waters of B Division of the Tolchard’s Devon League after crushing third placed Alphington by nine wickets, writes Ian Townsend.

Whimple Under-15s who were the runners-up in the Devon County Sports Cup at Bradninch. Exeter won the cup and Sandford were the other team involved in a three-team Finals Day after the late withdrawal of Ottery St Mary.

Whimple finished as runners-up to Exeter at the East Devon Youth League County Sports Under-15s Finals Day held at Bradninch, writes Stephen Birley.

Seaton claimed an eighth win of the C Division East season to continue their march to top four finish.

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Kilmington did not play on Saturday, but were able to bank maximum points as scheduled opponents Culmstock cried off, unable to raise an eleven.

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Honiton ended any hope Whimple had of plying their trade at a higher level next summer when they beat them by eight wickets at Mountbatten Park.

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The Axemen began the day staring down the barrel of relegation from the Tolchards Devon League A Division and ended it with safety once again in clear sight!

Exmouth target Wimbledon win

Thursday, August 13, 2015
Exmouth's Marques Clarke prepares to send a delivery against Plymton at the Maer ground on Saturday. Ref exsp 7165-33-15SH. Picture: Simon Horn

This coming Sunday (August 16), Exmouth will play their Southern Regional Final of the Nat West T20 Club Championship against Wimbledon at the home of Cranleigh Cricket Club, near Guildford, Surrey.

Axminster’s hold on a Tolchards Devon League B Division is becoming more and more tentative as the season draws to a close.

Kilmington head into the final three games of the season sitting six points clear of Whimple at the top of the D Division East table after a 90-run win over Honiton in a contest that produced over 500 runs.

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