Sidmouth skipper quits!

Friday, November 13, 2015
Sidmouth bowler Will Murray in action against Exmouth at the Maer ground on Saturday. Photo by Simon Horn. Ref shsp 2492-34-14SH To order your copy of this photograph go to and click on Photo Orders

Sidmouth skipper Will Murray – the most successful captain in Devon League history – has left the club with a headache after announcing he is standing down from the job, writes Conrad Sutcliffe

Bess joins Somerset

Monday, October 26, 2015
Zac Bess

Zak Bess has joined Somerset CCC as a strength and conditioning intern and for the next 12 months he will be working alongside Darren Veness the head of strength and conditioning at Taunton, writes Richard Walsh.

Kilmington's Whiteway cup winning team. (Left to right) - back row: Glenn Harding,  Jon Tattershall,  Brett Garner,  Adam Culley,  Matt Rockett and Ian Gooding;   and (front Row):  James Rockett,  Josh Short,  Tom Gooding,  Alex Rockett and Tom Olive.

Kilmington cricketers celebrate their 2015 efforts with their annual awards evening held in the company of club officials and supporters at the village hall.

Honiton CCs Pewte Beighton receives the Players Player of the year award

Honiton Cricket Club held it’s presentation night which, as ever, was well attended.

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Topsham St James Cricket Club are holding a Quiz Night in the Clubhouse at Bonfire Field, Exeter Road on Thursday, October.

Officers of the Bradleys East Devon League together with the league sponsor

The Bradleys East Devon Youth League award evening took place at Exmouth Pavilion and 300 players and family members were present as the honours were handed out.

Cricket legend David Lloyd

Whimple CC are hosting a very special evening with a cricketing legend.

Tipton St John CC batsman Phil Tolley on his way to 96 against Yarcombe and Stockland

There were mixed fortunes for Tipton St John in matches against Kenn and Yarcombe & Stockland, writes Phil Wright.

Uplyme and Lyme Regis will be playing B Division cricket for the first time next season after sweeping aside Plymouth CS&R by 115 runs in the runners-up play-off, writes Conrad Sutcliffe.

Sidbury CC Festival a huge success

Wednesday, September 9, 2015
The young cricketers that took part in the Sidbury CC Festival

Sidbury Cricket Club held their Waitrose Open Day and Under-10 Cricket Festival in brilliant Sunday sunshine to close out a tremendous year of progress for the club.

Ottery III skippers onslaught is in vain

Friday, September 4, 2015

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.

Otters bowlers get side ‘out of jail’

Friday, September 4, 2015

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.

Ottery 2nd XI beaten by champions

Friday, September 4, 2015
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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.

Seaton edged out by champions

Thursday, September 3, 2015
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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 are the champions

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

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.

Honiton ended their D Division East season with an 8-wicket Mountbatten Park win over Culmstock.

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.

Cricket. A view from the score box

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.

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