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2nd XI v Uplyme & Lyme Regis 1st XI – 13th July 2019

Defeat snatched from the jaws of victory Bradninch 2nds lost a third successive Tolchards Devon League E Division East match, but, for the second week running they played their part in an absolute ‘thriller’. However, this was a very different scenario to the one seven days before when they so nearly snatched victory from the… Continue Reading

1st XI v Plympton – 6th July 2019

‘Chaps’ and ‘Pipes’ guide 1st XI to home win After 10 matchdays in the 2019 Tolchards Devon Cricket League campaign, Bradninch 1st XI sit a dozen points clear of the third placed team and are looking good for an instant return to the top flight. Their latest victory, an eighth win in 10 games, was… Continue Reading

2nd XI v Bideford – 6th July 2019

Acton alert as Rob almost leads 2nd XI to victory after brother Chris takes four for five in six! Bradninch 2nds so nearly snatched victory from the jaws of defeat and it was very much down to a wonderful innings from Rob Acton who rolled back the years to produce a truly gritty effort. However,… Continue Reading

1st XI v Budleigh – 29th June 2019

1st XI v Budleigh – 29th June 2019

Piper calls the tune (again) before Farley ‘fourfer’ as Budleigh are beaten in top-of-the-table clash At the halfway stage of the Tolchards Devon league A Division campaign it’s a case of ‘Mission half accomplished’ for skipper Eliot Acton and his Bradninch 1st XI men for, after a matchday nine 80-run home win over promotion-chasing rivals… Continue Reading

2nd XI v North Devon – 29th June 2019

2nd XI v North Devon – 29th June 2019

‘Bissy’ sixfer and Birley half-century as 2nd XI go down at all-conquering North Devon 2nds — but with 10 points to show for their efforts If you are going to lose a Tolchards Devon League game then the ‘best case’ scenario is to bank 10 points (five bowling and five banking) and that is exactly… Continue Reading

2nd XI v Ottery St Mary – 22nd June 2019

Dean delights with ‘sixfer’ as 2nd XI climb into top three spot Chris Dean rolled back the years as he claimed the first ‘sixfer’ of his cricketing career to help see the 2nd XI to another big win — one that has seen the team climb into one of the three E Division East promotion… Continue Reading

1st XI v Abbotskerswell – 15th June 2019

Acton action! – left-armer takes five for seven Bradninch 1st XI left-armer Ross Acton returned the extraordinary figures of six wickets for five runs from seven overs – three of which were maidens as hosts Abbotskerswell were, quite literally, blown away. With regular skipper Eliot Acton away and Gary Chappell also unavailable, Tim Piper took… Continue Reading

2nd XI v Upottery – 15th June 2019

Superb bowling and fielding display sees 2nds to home win over Upottery A superb bowling and fielding display by Bradninch 2nds saw them to a 19-point victory in their E Division East home meeting with Upottery 2nds. After losing the toss, skipper Connor Carthew saw opener Will Birley returned to the pavilion for 14 before… Continue Reading

1st XI v Barton – 8th June 2019

Burns knock and Chappell ‘fivefer’ as 1st XI close gap on table-toppers with big home win Bradninch 1st XI moved to within just five points of A Division leaders Cornwood who sport the last remaining 100 per cent record after one-third of the Tolchards Devon League has been completed. Match-day six saw Bradninch emphatically defeat Barton,… Continue Reading

2nd XI v Countess Wear – 8th June 2019

Will Greig slams 19-ball half-century and Will Birley hits his highest Devon League score to date as 2nd XI win at Countess Wear Bradninch 2nds banked a ‘much-needed’ 19 points thanks to a 72-run win at Countess Wear in their latest Tolchards Devon League E Division East outing. Upon arrival at the home ground, the… Continue Reading