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Acton and Squire provide late runs in opening game defeat as Bradninch 1st XI are beaten by 24 runs at Heathcoat in opening friendly game Eliot Acton top-scored with a fine – albeit coming to the wicket at number nine with the game all but lost, as, just as happened 12 [MORE]
The Bradninch 1st XI duly ended a wonderful season with a 10-run win over visiting Heathcoat and it was a player who has had a ‘quiet’ season by the high standards he has set over the campaigns who proved the match-winner. Ross Acton had, before the final game, scored 101 [MORE]
Bradninch 2nds ended the 2017 Tolchards Drinks Devon League campaign in some style as they recorded a 42-run victory at Shobrooke Park II. The game also saw two batsmen, Connor Carthew and Ryan Shrewsberry, both hit their highest scores of the season – in Ryan’s case his highest score in [MORE]
Ninch ladies continue to brush aside all-comers
Bradninch Ladies continued to build their reputation as the dominant force in Women's cricket in Devon, as they inflicted a heavy defeat onto Heathcoat CC, writes Bryn Jones. Heathcoat has been running Ladies’ Cricket in both hardball and softball for the last 2 seasons, so a tough test was expected. [MORE]
Bradninch ladies win well at Sidmouth
Bradninch Ladies' captain Megan Acton took her team of 9 to Sidmouth's Fortfield ground on Friday night, and left with the team's greatest victory to date, writes Bryn Jones. In the short life of the Ladies' team so far, Bradninch have sparked up a good rivalry with Sidmouth. In BCC's [MORE]
Midweek XI vs Hagley - 8th August 2017 Visitors Hagley CC, on tour from Worcestershire, were met with a very strong BCC side indeed, writes Bryn Jones. There were some very notable names on the team sheet, including several regular first teamers, the likes of club captain Gary Chappell and [MORE]
The Bradninch Under-8s and Under-10s were in action against Kenn on a damp early August evening. Here’s ‘Ninch youth cricket supremo Nat Hunt’s take on events. “It was certainly not my favourite weather for a game of cricket, but we managed to get a game on [MORE]
The penultimate Saturday of July – also match 12 and the arrival of the two-thirds mark of the Tolchards Drinks Devon League season, was a washout and both Bradninch XIs managed starts in their respective games, but both, like 80 per cent of the league fixtures on the day, failed [MORE]
The 2nd XI, not for the first time this term, travelled two players light to Newton Poppleford and, upon arrival at Newton Poppleford, for the game against Sidmouth III, regular umpire Ollie Hardy donned whites to assist the Ninch cause. Skipper Bryn Jones won the toss at and opted to [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]