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Seaton skipper Ben Morgan was in despair as his side lost a fourth successive Tolchards Devon league game, going down by 44 runs at Clyst Hydon.

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Dunkeswell-based cricketer Josh Cann made an impressive debut for A Division Sandford on Saturday.

Former Somerset and England cricketer Andy Caddick presents a bag of equipment to the East Devon District girls cricket team. Also in the photo are some of the District XI players together with members of the Devon and Exeter Lady Taverners, who also ran a raffle and tombola during the day-long visit to Axminster Cricket Club by the Barmy Army XI

When world renowned England Cricket supporters ‘Barmy Army’ pitched up at Axminster there was a splendid turn out at the club’s Cloakham Lawns home.

Budleigh's Charles Morris prepares to bowl at the Maer against on Saturday. Photo by Simon Horn. Rerf exsp 5441-26-12SH To order your copy of this photograph visit and click on myphotos24

Former Budleigh Salterton and Devon paceman Charlie Morris has reached a landmark in First Class cricket by taking his 100th wicket, writes Conrad Sutcliffe.

Uplyme travelled to Feniton for a spicy East Devon encounter. Home captain John Pyle won the toss and elected to bat first, writes Alfie Jaques.

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Upottery made short work of seeing off Halberton and Sampford Peverell.

Seaton suffer weekend

Wednesday, July 1, 2015
A brave effort to take a catch by a Seaton player

Watching Seaton being taken apart by the mighty Exmouth in the Servicemaster Devon T20 Area Finals at Budleigh was painful, writes Stephen Birley.


Kilmington won a thrilling contest with Tiverton by the narrowest of margins – a single run!

Axminster marked the halfway point of the Tolchards Devon League season by recording their sweetest success to date as they put one over on high flying Ipplepen at Cloakham Lawns.

Cricket. A view from the score box

Honiton scored the third highest team total in Devon League history when amassed a whopping 440-8 against Culmstock on the final Saturday of June.

Whimple made it eight straight D Division (East) wins with a five wicket win over Cheriton Fitzpaine.

Exmouth skipper Gary Chappell recieves the T20 ARea trophy

Exmouth, for the second successive season, came out of the Exeter and East Devon Servicemaster Devon T20 Area Finals Day as victors after a semi-final demolition of Seaton and a relatively comfortable success over rivals Sidmouth in the final.

Ollie Reed bowling at home for Ottery. Ref shsp 9138-26-15TI. Picture: Terry Ife

Ottery St Mary 1st XI paid a heavy price for a poor display from their top order batsmen as they tasted their first defeat of the season in last weekend’s derby clash with visiting Feniton, writes Ian Townsend.

Trawlermen sunk by Flower power!

Thursday, June 25, 2015
Ottery St Mary 2nds played Exeter 3rds at the weekend. Ref shsp 8134-24-15AW. Picture: Alex Walton

The runs continue to flow for in-form Ottery St Mary opening batsman, Dan Flower who powered the Club’s 2nd XI to a stunning victory in last weekend’s clash with Brixham, writes Ian Townsend.

Fianls Day at Budleigh for the T20

Seaton CC is part of another special day of T20 cricket this Sunday (June 28).

Ottery St Mary 2nds played Exeter 3rds at the weekend. Celebrating a wicket. Ref shsp 8089-24-15AW. Picture: Alex Walton

Richard Kitzinger’s first Devon League century for many a long season last weekend proved the catalyst for Ottery St Mary 3rd XI to claim another terrific victory as they comfortably saw off visitors, Kenn, writes Ian Townsend.

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Kilmington banked a full house of points to move into second place in the D Division East table and they did not have to swing the willow or bowl the leather to achieve it.

Cricket. A bowling machine in front of a score board / box.

Seaton suffered a second successive C Division East loss when they went down at Alphington by a margin of just seven runs!

Whimples Mike Searle is bowled out against Honiton. Ref mhsp 8501-25-15TI. Picture: Terry Ife

Honiton slipped to a disappointing two wicket defeat at the hands of Tiverton in what proved to be a close contest.

Axminster remain in the bottom three of the Tolchards Devon League B Division after suffering a 72 run defeat at Plymstock.

Upottery lose at Cullompton

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Upottery went down by 89 runs when they travelled to Cullompton.

Uplyme skipper Steve Batey led from the front with an unbeaten knock and four wickets as his team put Filleigh to the sword to continue their push for a Tolchards Devon League C Division East promotion spot.

Henry Gordon-Lennox batting for Whimple against Honiton. Ref mhsp 8481-25-15TI. Picture: Terry Ife

Whimple were below their best, but then this season’s standards have been high and they were still good enough to bank a 20-point haul against Culmstock to make it seven successive D Division East victories this term.

Mark Salter batting for Feniton at Ottery. Ref mhsp 9112-26-15TI. Picture: Terry Ife

Feniton served up the surprise of match day eight of the Tolchards Devon League when they ended the season-long winning run of Ottery St Mary.

Ottery St Mary 2nds played Exeter 3rds at the weekend. Ref shsp 8134-24-15AW. Picture: Alex Walton

The short trip to face Exwick 2nd XI last weekend saw an Ottery St Mary 3rd XI containing no less than nine teenagers claim their fourth victory of a very promising season, writes Ian Townsend.

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