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Under-13s led by Leathes – leading by example!

The Bradninch Under-13s entertained Countess Weir at Kensham Park and below is coach/manager Chris Piper’s report. A very friendly and understanding Countess Weir Under-13s team, managed by the jovial Mark Burnard, came to Kensham Park with the intent of having some fun and playing a bit of decent cricket. Both these objectives were clearly achieved,… Continue Reading

Youth section leader completes programme at local school

Youth section leader completes programme at local school

The club’s head of youth affairs, Natalie Hunt, has just finished a programme at the local Primary School and here is her report – it certainly makes for heartening reading – WELL DONE NAT!   Bradninch Cricket Club have just finished a programme of cricket sessions at The Duchy School, delivered by me (Nat Hunt,… Continue Reading

Putt and Leathes boost the Under-13s

Putt and Leathes boost the Under-13s

The club’s Under-13s were in action at Sidmouth on Monday night and team coach/manager Chris Piper reports: Bradninch U13s turned up at the Fortfield in Sidmouth, with a strong, motivated team. All that was missing was the balmy, sunny evening that the Met Office had promised! Captain, James Harris, won the toss and decided to… Continue Reading

Another great night of colts’ coaching

Another great night of colts’ coaching

Another great night of colts coaching at Kensham Park Another amazing Friday night at Kensham Park with Natalie, Dave, Cameron and Lautaro all involved with a terrific 30 plus turnout – one made all the more impressive given it’s the Friday night of the Bank Holiday Weekend and with it the start of the school… Continue Reading

James Harris captains well as Under-13s undone by Sidmouth

The club’s Under-13s entertained Sidmouth for their latest match, a contest played out at a sun-kissed Kensham Park. In terms of the outcome, the final scores were; Sidmouth 83 for 3 of 20 overs; Bradninch 53 for 9 off 20 overs. Sidmouth won by 31 runs. Chris Piper reports: “The sun shone at Kensham Park… Continue Reading

Luxton-Keough stars as Under-10s are edged out in thriller

Luxton-Keough stars as Under-10s are edged out in thriller

The Under-10s softball team entertained Clyst St George on Sunday morning at Kensham Park. Coach Natalie Hunt reports:  “The weather put the game into some doubt, but play was continuous thanks to a dry spell. “It was a shock to have more players than we needed turn up (possibly a Bradninch first!), but they all… Continue Reading

Under-13s enjoy action at Axminster

The club’s Under-13s were in midweek action at Axminster. Here’s the match report from team manager, and colts’ coach Chris Piper. Bradninch Under-13s did very well against a far more experienced and older Axminster side. This was our first outing this season and the team came together well under the mature captaincy of James Harris.… Continue Reading

Under-10s net 25-run win at Whimple

The U10s and U8s both travelled to Whimple CC this morning for their first games of the season, and for many it was their first ever club game. The sun was shining and spirits were high. Not all of the U10s knew each other, so that was their first battle but they quickly became acquainted… Continue Reading

Parents edge out Colts in annual match

Parents edge out Colts in annual match

Despite the weather doing its best to spoil proceedings the annual meeting between the BCC Colts XI and the Parents XI was a huge success. Natalie Hunt was the organiser-in-chief of an event that really could not have gone any better! Dave Bunker ran the mini-colts session with a dozen six-year-olds and upwards all clearly… Continue Reading

Under 13 match report from the visit to Woodbury

Written by Under-13 manager Nat Hunt We took eight players to Woodbury for our final (but see later in the report as it MAY not be!) Under-13 team game of the season. The Woodbury manager had kindly offered to lend us a couple of players so that the game could go ahead as we have… Continue Reading