Established 1891


LIGHTNING STRIKE BY ANDY SEALS EIGHTH VICTORY Bradninch lost the toss and were asked to bat on a drying wicket that had been exposed to the previous day's rain. Confident after chasing 235 to beat Plymouth Civil Service the Saturday before, the batsmen set about their task with relish. Chris [MORE]
Being asked to field first on a high scoring pitch gave Bradninch the chance to control the game and prove they could chase runs on an equitable surface after tea. Not an easy task though as a good batting track, fast outfield and tight boundaries behind each wicket made containment [MORE]
Winning the toss for the first time in five weeks, Bradninch elected to field on a hot, humid day presenting Barnstaple with the opportunity to post a target. Intent on attacking from the start, the openers put bat to ball and Bradninch proved up to the task as Chris Acton [MORE]
A slightly damp but firm wicket encouraged the Kingsbridge Captain to field first and Bradninch set about building a match winning innings for the fourth consecutive week. Andy Nichols, deputising again in the absence of Captain and regular opener, Chris Acton, joined Gary Newall to face a lively Kingsbridge attack. [MORE]
Losing the toss for the third week in a row, Bradninch were asked to bat on a slow, dry, low wicket. A tight opening spell of bowling from ‘Whiskey’ and the Australian, Richardson, contained the Bradninch openers but at 20 for no wicket the pair were looking comfortable, when Gary Newall [MORE]
Put in to bat on a surprisingly hard track, Bradninch started watchfully and after a quiet first ten overs the runs began to flow as Ashburton failed to make a breakthrough. Moving quickly from two to four runs an over by mid-innings, Chris Acton and Gary Newall dominated the bowlers [MORE]
The dark and dreary day could not stem the enthusiasm and motivation of the Bradninch team who arrived full of optimism and keen to extend their unbeaten run. Losing the toss and being asked to bat in the light but persistent drizzle on a wicket that had been protected from [MORE]
Winning the toss and electing to field for the second week running, Bradninch took an immediate grip on proceedings with an accurate opening attack led by Paul Nott who returned figures of 4 for 11 from 11 testing overs, and Ross Acton who finished with a very respectable 3 for [MORE]
Bradninch won the toss and on a damp wicket, asked Hatherleigh to bat first. The Bradninch team, well prepared through four months of intensive practice and squad conditioning, took the field with a commanding presence and high sense of expectation. Ross Acton opened down the hill and with Paul Nott [MORE]