Cricket

Now the sun is starting to shine Honiton Cricket Club is looking forward to the season ahead.

Devon’s 50-over friendly against Somerset 2nd XI at Sidmouth on Sunday has been cancelled due to a waterlogged pitch, writes Conrad Sutcliffe.

With the 2018 cricket season fast approaching, Seaton Cricket Club would like to extend a warm welcome not only to existing members, but especially to anyone who is thinking about joining the club as a player, volunteer or social member, writes Richard Honnor.

After a challenging 2017 season, Ottery St Mary Cricket Club aim to put things right again in 2018.

The hugely successful cricketing concept ‘Wine and Wickets’ – so well received in 2017 – is back for another year.

Tipton St John Cricket Club is holding its pre-season cricket nets at Sidmouth Sports Centre as the 2018 cricket season draws near.

Ottery St Mary have named Rob Johns as their new chairman this season as they adjust to life back in the C Division East, writes Conrad Sutcliffe.

The ECB are hosting a Scoring Roadshow at Somerset CCC to showcase Play-Cricket’s new scoring software for laptop use, launching ahead of the 2018 season.

NatWest CricketForce is a nationwide initiative aimed at cricket clubs.

Holyrood Academy hosted a Primary indoor cricket competition for school years five and six.

The Sidmouth Leisure Centre Indoor Cricket League launched its first competition of 2018 with three matches.

Cricket clubs urged to apply for cash

Tuesday, January 2, 2018

The new secretary of the David Shepherd Cricket Trust has urged clubs in East Devon to take advantage of the charity’s grant programme, writes Conrad Sutcliffe.

The Sidmouth Leisure Centre Indoor Cricket League had high drama on the final matchday of the season.

The ladies played a fun Greensomes competition on Wednesday, writes Liz Rogers.

There was a large turnout of seniors on Friday for the second round of the Winter Eclectic competition, writes Liz Rogers.

With brilliant cooperation from the contractor, greenstaff and members of the club, progress on the new bunkers has been incredible, writes Richard Jackman.

Six Axminster cricketers are in the Devon Ladies touring party flying out to South Africa in February for the 2018 Women’s Cricket Festival

The Axe Cliff ladies section played a round last Wednesday which was followed by a very enjoyable Presentation Evening ably run and presented by our lady captain Jo Donmall, vice captain Caroline Bond and club secretary Di Rogers, writes Pete Motson.

The latest round of matches in the Sidmouth Indoor Cricket League resulted in a second win of the campaign for Newton Poppleford.

Ottery St Mary’s young cricketer Lawrence Walker has won the Devon batting award for his age group for the third year in a row, writes Conrad Sutcliffe.

Tipton St John have had no fewer than 13 games called off this season, six because of the weather and six where opposition have not been able to raise a side to complete a friendly fixture, writes Phil Wright.

Ottery Under 13s completed a clean sweep of their undefeated season when they landed the County Sports Trophy to add to their Bradleys East Devon Youth League title win.

After having a dozen fixtures cancelled this season for varying reasons, there was no way a soggy wicket, long damp outfield grass further and rain in the offing would put off the Tipton players from going ahead with their home meeting with Worcestershire-based touring side Kay’s, writes Phil Wright.

Honiton CC have made a formal presentation to their 2017 main shirt sponsors.

Ottery St Mary went down by seven wickets to visiting Filleigh in their final home game of the Tolchards Drinks Devon League B Division season.

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