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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

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