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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

2nd XI vs Clyst St George – 4th August 2018

2nd XI vs Clyst St George – 4th August 2018

Jones and Dunlavey see 2nd XI to victory at Bohea Field  A 36-run partnership for the unbroken eighth wicket took the 2nd XI to within a handful of points of being able to celebrate a much-cherished promotion as they won by three wickets at Clyst St George II. The home side won the toss and,… Continue Reading

1st XI vs North Devon – 21st July 2018

1st XI a point from safety after narrow defeat at North Devon A 32-run defeat to North Devon leaves the Bradninch 1st XI a single point from safety and now very much part of what is a three-team battle to be the one side of the trio that ‘beats the drop’ – the other two sides are… Continue Reading

2nd XI vs Upottery – 21st July 2018

Skipper Acton leads from the front with runs and wickets as 2nd XI close in on promotion With six games of the 2018 Tolchards Devon League F Division East campaign to go, the Bradninch 2nds stand on the threshold of something they have not achieved for many, many, moons! Missing a number of regulars for a… Continue Reading

U13s vs Alphington – 4th July 2018

Here’s a match report from our Under-13s – written by Chris Piper Wednesday evening’s under 13’s match against Alphington was always going to be a bit of a challenge, as the opposition tend to field a ‘weighted’ side with one or two decent Devon County players. Bradninch like sunshine and a bar and neither were… Continue Reading

2nd XI vs Braunton – 30th June 2018

Squire lords it at Braunton as Bradninch 2nds sit top at halfway mark of league season Bradninch 2nds, for the third week running, scored in excess of 250 – and that’s the first time this has EVER happened as they clocked up a total of 292-5 and then bowled hosts Braunton II out for 153… Continue Reading

Ladies’ XI vs Paignton – 25th June 2018

Ladies’ XI vs Paignton – 25th June 2018

Eagles soar to super success at Paignton The Bradninch Eagles ladies’ XI were emphatic winners when they visited Paignton for their latest 20-over fixture. The match was played under softball rules but using a hard ball and each team started on a total of 200 runs with five runs deducted from the running total for… Continue Reading

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