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2nd XI training session

2nd XI training session

The 2nd XI were under the leadership of skipper Chris Acton for their latest net session as they prepare for the short trip to Clyst Hydon on match day three of the Tolchards Devon League campaign. (Click or tap any image for a larger view) The squad were delighted to welcome back long-standing club stalwart./veteran/warrior… Continue Reading

1st XI training session

1st XI training session

The 1st XI were put through their paces at the regular Wednesday night training session by club coach Luandre van Wyk. (Click or tap any image for a larger view)   Once again there was an exceptional turnout with all but one of the expected Saturday eleven on duty. The players spent time on individual… Continue Reading

Will ‘Big Bully’ play?

Will ‘Big Bully’ play?

Will ‘Big Bully’ play against Bradninch on match day two of the Tolchards Devon League season? Budleigh Salterton are sweating on a visa issue being resolved in time to allow them to field Zimbabwean all-rounder Cephas Zhuwao in Saturday’s Ottermouth, Budleigh, meeting with Bradninch. Zhuwao, who has played for Zimbabwe, was expected to be in… Continue Reading

RSL sponsor Bradninch Cricket Club

RSL sponsor Bradninch Cricket Club

As we move into a new league season, and this one under the banner of Tolchards Devon League – welcome aboard all our good friends at Tolchards – supporters attending matches at Kensham Park will see that the club’s two senior league elevens are wearing new shirts for this campaign, adorned with a new sponsor.… Continue Reading

2nd XI team for Saturday

The 2nd XI begin their Tolchards Devon League B Division (East) life with a visit to BIDEFORD II. Team to meet at Kensham Park at 11:30am for journey by convoy. Team:  C Acton (Capt), C Dean (W/K), B Jones, C Carthew, R Acton, C Dean, W Birley, M Cooper, D Foan, L Wrightson, K Manning,… Continue Reading

A brand new weekly feature starts today

We begin what will be a weekly preview of the opposition for both our league sides in the coming weekend. This Saturday (May 2) sees the start of a new Tolchards Devon League campaign. Both BCC elevens meet Bideford teams with the senior sides meeting at Kensham Park and the 2nds locking horns in North… Continue Reading

BCC 1st XI Skipper Dan Hardy on the season ahead

Bradninch want to go all the way in the A Division this season after last summer’s near miss. Skipper Tim Piper had the team in the top two at halfway, but they fluffed their lines in the second half and finished third behind Paignton and Plympton. Piper couldn’t wait any longer for Premier cricket and… Continue Reading

Training Day and Race Night success

The Training Day held at Kensham Park on Saturday (April 18) can be described in a single word – COMPELLING. It was further evidence (as if any were needed) that the advent of Luandre van Wyke at Kensham Park is going to prove to be a wonderful signing to the benefit of cricketers of all… Continue Reading