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Chat with Matt Foster
We have had a chat with our popular Aussie – now an honorary Ninchian – Matt Foster. We did the chat after that stunning knock of his at Sidmouth. First up, we asked Matt: “Saturday’s innings was described by Chaps as 'one of the best he has seen', which is [MORE]
Bradninch were cruelly denied a victory in their Servicemaster Clean Devon T20 Finals Day semi-final when they lost to Exmouth by a margin of just three runs. Exmouth batted first and a terrific all-round effort with the ball restricted the Maer men to a total of 141-9 from their 20 [MORE]
1st XI vs Sidmouth – 15th July 2017
A stunning century – almost double century – from Australian all-rounder Matt Foster could not prevent Ninch from suffering a second successive Tolchards Devon league Premier Division defeat. Foster – or ‘Fozzie’ as he is more affectionately known, arrived at the wicket at the Fortfield home of the Devon League [MORE]
2nd XI vs Thorverton – 15th July 2017
Bradninch 2nd XI produced arguably their collective best performance of this – and many recent –seasons as they saw off visiting Thorverton II in some style at Kensham Park. It comes as no surprise that, with the strongest 2nd XI fielded to date this term, the side – skippered by [MORE]
Foster enters ‘Ninch cricketing folklore
Aussie Matt Foster wrote himself into Ninch cricketing folklore with a stunning individual performance with the bat at Sidmouth on the third Saturday of July. ‘Fozzie’ came to the wicket at the Fortfield having seen skipper Gary Chappell (4) and Rory Thomas (0) both sent back to the pavilion and, [MORE]
Ninch 1st XI stats after 11 games 2017 (PDF file - opens a new tab or window) [MORE]
With it being the halfway stage of the Tolchards Devon League season we figured it an opportune time to catch up with ‘Ninch skipper Gary Chappell and pick his brains with regard to the ‘Ninch season so far. First up we asked: 1. What is the skipper's overview of the [MORE]
The halfway stage of the Tolchards Devon League campaign has seen the release of the marks afforded to Premier Division teams for the conditions of their grounds after eight matches this term – and also the way the team ‘behaves’ and, we are delighted to announce, Ninch sit highly placed [MORE]
Batting Ins NO H’est Runs Average Dan Hardy 6 1 125 219 43.80 Gary Chappell  8 0 91 316 39.50 Tim Piper   7 1 62 233 38.83 Matt Foster 9 1 102 292 36.50 Andrew Buzza 6 1 66 131 26.20 Will Greig 5 1 50 93 23.25 Charlie Walker [MORE]
Bradninch moved ever closer to the top spot in the Tolchards Devon League Premier Division after a three-wicket win in a low-scoring affair at Heathcoat coupled with news of a second defeat of the season for leaders Bovey Tracey – beaten at second in the table Exmouth. There were stand-out [MORE]
The Ninch 2nd XI took a heavy beating when they entertained Shobrooke Park II at a sun-kissed Kensham Park Skipper Paul Nott won the toss and invited the visitors to bat first. Max Cooper – from the tennis court end – and Ryan Shrewsberry – from the roller end, took [MORE]
BCC 1st XI Tolchards Devon League stats after eight match days of the Premier League campaign There’s no change at the top of the ‘Ninch 1st XI batting averages with Dan Hardy hanging on to top spot, though skipper Gary Chappell is breathing down his neck after his 50 against [MORE]