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1st XI v Tavistock – 25th August 2019

Home defeat to Tavistock ends the promotion dream The penultimate Saturday of August was not a good day for either the Bradninch 1st XI or the 2nd XI as both suffered bad defeats. The 1st XI saw their hopes of a return to the top-flight ended as they went down at Kensham Park to Tavistock… Continue Reading

2nd XI v Ottery St Mary – 25th August 2019

2nd XI v Ottery St Mary – 25th August 2019

2nd XI need points on final day to avoid ‘E’ Division East relegation The Bradninch 2nd XI were well and truly thrashed at Ottery St Mary, but they did make the journey home from the Salston Field feeling very aggrieved by a couple of decisions by the home umpire who deemed both Paul Nott and… Continue Reading

1st XI v Abbotskerswell – 17th August 2019

Another victory but promotion hopes are hit by results elsewhere Bradninch 1st XI claimed a 40-run success in their ‘must-win’ Tolchards Devon League ‘A’ Division home game against Abbotskerswell, but it may prove to be a win that ultimately, is in vain for the outcome of the game at Budleigh, where Hatherleigh were the winners,… Continue Reading

2nd XI v Upottery – 17th August 2019

James Mills produced a stunning spell with the ball, claiming seven wickets as Bradninch 2nds all but guaranteed their survival in the Tolchards Devon League ‘E’ Division East with a 161-run win over hosts Upottery. At the East Devon villagers’ superbly appointed sports ground — cricket and football live side by side — Bradninch 2nds… Continue Reading

1st XI v Hatherleigh – 3rd August 2019

Bradninch 1st XI slipped to fourth in the Tolchards Devon League A Division table after a seven-wicket defeat at home to a Hatherleigh side who have now climbed into second place and turned the race for the second promotion spot behind champions-in-waiting Cornwood, into a three-team race. After skipper Eliot Acton won the toss and… Continue Reading

2nd XI v Topsham St James – 3rd August 2019

Bradninch 2nds saw their fading hopes of another Tolchards Devon League promotion all but ended when they lost by five wickets at Topsham St James 1st XI. As the team made their way home, they were left to contemplate a disappointing outcome from their visit to the Bonfire Field home of the Tops, and probably… Continue Reading

1st XI v Ivybridge – 27th July 2019

A 60-run home win over Ivybridge keeps the Bradninch 1st XI in the thick of the top four race for the two coveted promotion berths up into the top tier of Tolchards Devon League cricket. With five games remaining and 100 points to play for, Bradninch sit third, five points behind Budleigh, who they visit… Continue Reading

2nd XI v Sidmouth – 27th July 2019

2nd XI v Sidmouth – 27th July 2019

Birley carries his bat for maiden league ton as 2nd XI thrash hosts Sidmouth III Will Birley scored a maiden ton and carried his bat through the entire 45 overs, Will Greig bagged a four-wicket haul. Ryan Shrewsberry held a stunning catch a short mid-wicket, Bradninch 2nds scored a whopping 342-6 and, the most impressive… Continue Reading

2nd XI v Woodbury & Newton St Cyres – 20th July 2019

2nd XI v Woodbury & Newton St Cyres – 20th July 2019

2nd XI suffer fourth straight defeat as visitors chase down 236 to win close encounter Bradninch 2nd XI suffered a fourth successive defeat as they went down by three wickets at home to Woodbury & Newton St Cyres, with the visitors sealing their win with nine deliveries of the day’s play remaining! At stumps there… Continue Reading

1st XI v Bideford – 13th July 2019

Bunker top scores then skipper takes three wickets as 1st XI win at Bideford – now for the ‘Big One’ The Tolchards Devon Cricket League reaches the two thirds mark of the campaign this Saturday (July 20) and Bradninch 1st XI are involved in arguably one of the ‘matches of the day’ as they travel… Continue Reading