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Exmouth at Bradninch on Saturday

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 for the really young brigade!… Continue Reading

Minutes silence at Kensham Park

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.       Continue Reading

Stuart Munday – Rest in peace.

Stuart  Munday – Rest in peace.

As a club we would like to add our name to the long list of cricket clubs who no doubt mourn the loss of Stuart Munday who was the chairman of the Devon League. Our chairman, Derrick Foan said: “He was indeed a great man, whose services to Devon cricket cannot be overestimated. He became… Continue Reading

Sunday’s HOME match CANCELLED

Sadly, our Sunday XI fixture at home to Kenn is OFF as the scheduled visitors have advised they can only muster five players for the game. We, for once, looked set to be able to field a full Sunday XI thanks to the efforts of skipper Bunks (Jnr). So, we stand the Sunday XI down… Continue Reading

‘Shrew’ set for pastures new

‘Shrew’ set for pastures new

The BCC 2nd XI has been rocked with the news that teenager Ryan Shrewsberry is set to join neighbours Cullompton. Great efforts were made to persuade the all-rounder to stay, but the lure of a promise of opening the bowling at batting at number six in the Cully 1st XI has proved too much. We… Continue Reading

We have had similar ‘bad opening days’!

We have had similar ‘bad opening days’!

1st XI scorer Bernadette Kent would have been forgiven for a feeling of déjà vu from the score box at Torquay on the opening day of this new league season. Indeed ‘Dette’ as she is more popularly known – posted on FB after the match at Torquay that she had seen similar in 2013. We… Continue Reading

Sunday XI set to launch campaign

The Bradninch Sunday XI entertain Plymouth South at Kensham Park on Sunday (May 7) and the bar will be open; so, with a good forecast, if you fancy watching some ‘sunshine’ cricket – and the visitors are a good cricketing side – then why not pop along and take in the action? Continue Reading

Devon League to undergo major overhaul

The Devon Cricket League has announced that it is to have a complete overhaul of its league structure from the 2018 season. The decision was ratified at an extraordinary annual general meeting of the league held in Exeter. The proposal that had been put to the clubs was: “That from the 2018 season the Devon… Continue Reading

A chat with Chaps ahead of new season

A chat with Chaps ahead of new season

We have had a chat with club skipper Gary Chappell to see how things are beginning to look as the new season begins in just over 10 days time. First up we asked ‘Chaps’ about how the pre-season period has gone so far: “Pre-season hasn’t been the best preparation or what I quite envisaged. I… Continue Reading