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1st XI vs Exmouth – 23rd June 2018

Chappell half-century as 1st XI go down to 110-run defeat at Exmouth Bradninch skipper Gary Chappell returned to form with a fine half-century, but it proved to be in a losing cause as his side went down by 110-runs in their visit to the Maer ground. Exmouth skipper Richard Baggs had taken the decision, in… Continue Reading

2nd XI vs Sidmouth III – 23rd June 2018

Acton action and Bunker catching guide 2nd XI ever closer to a historic top spot Bradninch 2nd XI became only the second team to inflict a defeat on Sidmouth III when they beat the visiting side by 23-runs in a thrilling Tolchards Devon League F Division East. The win – a sixth straight success for… Continue Reading

2nd XI vs Seaton – 16th June 2018

Acton slams big ton and Bunker serves up superb all-round shift as 2nd XI boost promotion bid with win over Seaton 2nds Bradninch 2nd XI scored their highest ever Devon League total with an impressive 324-7 and then bowled visiting Seaton 2nds out for 163, claiming the 10th and final wicket in the last over… Continue Reading

1st XI vs Hatherleigh – 9th June 2018

Thomas top scores and holds three key catches as Bradninch see off Hatherleigh Bradninch 1st XI duly won their ‘must-win’ home meeting with Hatherleigh, though the margin of victory – 52 runs – seems to suggest a comfortable victory, but it was most certainly not. Indeed, had it not been for the last three batsmen… Continue Reading

2nd XI vs Clyst Hydon – 9th June 2018

Burns, Bunker and Birley see 2nd XI to nine wicket win at Clyst Hydon It has not been that unusual for a BCC 2nd XI to get back to watch the 1st XI not that long after the mid-innings interval of a Kensham Park fixture – all too often it has been because of a… Continue Reading

Bradninch Under-13s home fixture versus Exeter

Here’s the report from the latest Under-13 game as written by coach Chris Piper. First of all, it must be said that the weather for this home match was not quite up to the previous couple of outings for the Under-13s, but that said, the wicket at Kensham Park was pretty near perfect – for… Continue Reading

Acton and Nott power 2nd XI to quick-fire home success

Acton and Nott power 2nd XI to quick-fire home success

2nd XI vs Honiton – 26th May 2018 Chris Acton and Paul Nott are brothers-in-law and, on the final Saturday of May, playing for Bradninch 2nds in the Tolchards Devon League F Division East, they were every much cricketing brothers-in-arms as they very nearly picked off an asking total of 172 – they put on… Continue Reading

Under-13s vs Sidmouth – 22nd May 2018

Harris and Piper lead Under-13s home to Sidmouth success The continued development of the BCC junior teams is underlined by the latest outing for the Under-13s with a win at the magnificent cricketing venue that is the Fortfield, Sidmouth. Without further ado, here’s the match report as written by our very own Chris Piper. First… Continue Reading

Ladies vs Bridgwater T20 – 20th May 2018

Ladies vs Bridgwater T20 – 20th May 2018

The Bradninch ladies – otherwise known as the ‘Eaglettes’ went down in their first ever hard ball match – beaten by an experienced Bridgwater ladies’ side that are well versed in the arts of the short format of the game – but, whilst the BCC ladies were defeated, they were certainly not ‘downed’ as they… Continue Reading

1st XI vs North Devon – 19th May 2018

Heavy home defeat as North Devon hand out a spanking The Kensham Park faithful did not enjoy their afternoon as they watched, beneath clear blue skies, their favourites well and truly beaten by a strong visiting North Devon side, who won the game by a margin of 132 runs. North Devon skipper Matt Westaway won… Continue Reading