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1st XI v Cornwood – 18th May 2019

1st XI suffer first defeat of new league season Cricket is a sport that can be a ‘great leveller’ and never has it been more so than at Kensham Park on the third Saturday of May when the club’s talisman, Gary Chappell, seven days after scoring an imperious century returned to the square only to… Continue Reading

2nd XI v Woodbury & Newton St Cyres – 18th May 2019

Skipper Carthew leads from the front in six-wicket win for 2nd XI at Woodbury & Newton St Cyres Bradninch 2nd XI skipper Connor Carthew led from the front as he saw his side bounce back from match-day two’s defeat at Uplyme & Lyme Regis to inflict a third straight defeat on Woodbury & Newton St… Continue Reading

U10s v Exeter – 12th May 2019

U10s v Exeter – 12th May 2019

Written by coach Natalie Hunt Bradninch U10s played their first game of the season at Exeter CC. Three of our players were playing their first ever game, and I’m very proud to have taken a team that were half boys, half girls. Okay, at the end of the game, Bradninch had been beaten with the… Continue Reading

Bradninch Under-12s battle well in home meeting with Honiton

Report by U12 coach Dan McCandlish Bradninch Under-12s hosted Honiton for their season’s opening feature on Sunday morning. With both teams having eight players available for the meeting it was agreed that playing a pairs match was the appropriate format to adopt. It was certainly a ‘baptism of fire’ for many of the Bradninch lads,… Continue Reading

‘Chaps’ ton sets up emphatic 1st XI home success

Bradninch 1st XI made it two wins from two Tolchards Devon League A Division matches as they confidently despatched visiting Bideford, beating the first team to visit Kensham Park at league 1st XI level this season by 142 runs. When Ross Acton fell for two with the score on 10, teenager Josh Farley joined Gary Chappell and… Continue Reading

Much-changed 2nd XI suffer heavy defeat at Uplyme & Lyme Regis 1st XI

Bradninch 2nds were beaten by 94 runs when they travelled to Uplyme and Lyme Regis 1st XI for their first away E Division East game of the new campaign. Upon arrival at Uplyme the home wicket certainly seemed to be on the damp side and Bradninch skipper Connor Carthew had no hesitation in asking the home… Continue Reading

Skipper Carthew and Nott bat 2nd XI into powerful position before bowlers see team to opening-day win

Bradninch 2nd XI made a winning start to the new Tolchards Devon League E Division East campaign as they brushed aside Bideford, Littleham & Westward Ho! 2nds, defeating the visitors by a margin of 150 runs. New 2nd XI skipper Connor Carthew won the toss and sent brothers-in-law Chris Acton and Paul Nott out to… Continue Reading

Plympton well beaten as Bradninch make winning start to life in the A Division

Bradninch 1st XI made a superb start to the new Tolchards Devon League top-flight campaign as they raced to a comprehensive seven-wicket win at Plympton. The home side won the toss and opted to bat and would have been happy with their start as they were able to get through the new ball work from… Continue Reading

2nd XI end of season report

2018 – The year the second team bagged promotion out of the Tolchards Devon League F Division East Here’s our game-by-game guide to a promotion season for the Bradninch 2nd XI showing, in each game, the top batters and bowlers. Matchday 1 – May 5 (A v Shobrooke Park) Bradninch 138-8 (C Carthew 35, D… Continue Reading

1st XI vs Sidmouth – 4th August 2018

1st XI vs Sidmouth – 4th August 2018

Wonderful Walker knock sets up superb home win for 1st XI  Fighting relegation and looking for a ‘great escape’? That is what most pundits would have said of the Bradninch 1st XI situation heading into the first Saturday of August and a meeting with the Tolchards Devon Cricket League Premier Division table-topping side Sidmouth. However,… Continue Reading