Established 1891


A fifth win in games has taken Bradninch to within five points of second-in-the-table Exmouth and Gary Chappell’s men are now just 27 shy of table-topping Bovey Tracey. Indeed, with the halfway mark of the season reached next Saturday (July 1), the team are now 20 points clear of fourth [MORE]
The 2nd XI ended battered and bruised from their visit to Chudleigh for their latest B Division East 2nd XI match. Skipper Bryn Jones – who led the 10-man team into the game, ended it as the bravely batting not out batsmen after he was forced to sit out much [MORE]
Bradninch Under-10s travelled to Clyst St George for a softball pairs game and what a game it turned out to be, writes Nat Hunt. Bradninch won the toss and chose to field first. The home side started with the usual tally of 200, but then faced some fantastic Ninch bowling [MORE]
The BCC Under-11s have merged with Exeter CC – the city club has a lot of players in the age group and the situation suits both parties – and the new-look team enjoyed back-to-back successes in meeting with Honiton and Whimple, the latter game going down to the final delivery [MORE]
Hardy knock before Chaps maidens results in Sidmouth KO
The first XI chalked up a fourth straight success in all competitions when they defeated Sidmouth by a margin of 10 runs in a Servicemaster Devon T20 meeting. Originally, the plan had been for a day of three T20 matches with A Division Ivybridge making up the trio of teams [MORE]
We caught up with skipper Gary Chapell who is away on holiday (yes, we did suggest leaving the chat to allow him to have a ‘break’, but typical of Gary he said he was more than happy to answer the questions. So, first up, we asked Gary what his pre-match [MORE]
Cracking encounter for Midweek XI with Ashford
There was a cracking encounter for the Midweek XI when Middlesex-based tourists Ashford made their annual visit. Skippered by Sunday XI captain Thom Bunker, Ninch batted first and closed on 241-9 after their 40 overs. Rory Thomas top scored with 62, Thom Bunker 61 and Ross Acton – batting at [MORE]
Buzza and Piper play the tune as ‘Ninch’ claim superb 111-run win over Exmouth
Andrew Buzza and Tim Piper put on 136 in 30 overs for the fourth wicket to set up a stunning Kensham Park 111-run win over previously 100 per cent Exmouth for Gary Chappell and his men. Indeed, as well as the Buzza/Piper master class with the bat, skipper Gary Chappell [MORE]
Exmouth at Bradninch on Saturday
Kensham Park is looking at its very best right now - our lead picture, taken this week by Derrick Foan, shows just how good the club's headquarters is looking in late May. The action on this Bank Holiday weekend begins with the FRIDAY NIGHT colts' cricket incorporating ALL STARS CRICKET [MORE]
Minutes silence at Kensham Park
Both sets of players from the Bradninch 2nd XI and Sidmouth III XI stood in silence for one minute prior to the start of their match in honour of recently departed Devon League chairman Stuart Munday.       [MORE]
2nds suffer 10 wicket home defeat to Sidmouth III
The 2nd XI slipped to one of their heaviest defeats in many season when beaten by visiting Sidmouth III by a margin of 10 wickets. Having been put in on a day when the rain clouds were hovering over Kensham Park, Paul Nott at Chris Acton opened the innings, but [MORE]
Hardy stars with ball, hands and bat in eight wicket win at North Devon
Dan Hardy is arguably one of the club’s most talented all-round players – apart of course, from the mercurial Gary Chappell. In 2015 Hardy had a typically influential season, but the wheels came off in 2016. So much so that there was very genuine concern that he was potentially moving [MORE]