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1st XI vs Sandford – 12th May 2018

Last pair deny Bradninch in low-scoring defeat at Sandford Bradninch 1st XI suffered a narrow, single-wicket defeat, when they went to Creedy Park for a Mid Devon derby meeting Sandford. In a low-scoring game, the contest’s highest individual score was the 49 from the bat of Charlie Walker, while the ‘best of the rest’ from… Continue Reading

1st XI vs Bovey Tracey – 5th May 2018

Tendai announces his arrival in style as champions are beaten on the opening day  Zimbabwean Tendai Maruma certainly introduced himself to the Tolchards Devon League as he served up a match-winning innings to guide Bradninch to an opening day victory as reigning champions Bovey Tracey were beaten by three wickets at Kensham Park. The champions… Continue Reading

2nd XI vs Shobrooke Park – 5th May 2018

Foan skippers 2nd to opening day win as Birley claims four-for-five Will Birley is leaving the UK midweek to spend the summer working in Aya Nappa, Cyprus and so his appearance for the 2nd XI on the opening day of the season needed to be a decent one – and it was – the 19-year-old… Continue Reading

Sun XI vs South Brent – 29th April 2018

Sun XI vs South Brent – 29th April 2018

Double-century stand for the very first home wicket of a new season at Kensham Park Bradninch Sunday XI opening pair Connor Carthew and Will Birley created a little piece of early season history at Bradninch Cricket Club when, in the first game of the new season to be played at Kensham Park, they enjoyed a… Continue Reading

First report of the 2018 pre-season

Acton and Squire provide late runs in opening game defeat as Bradninch 1st XI are beaten by 24 runs at Heathcoat in opening friendly game Eliot Acton top-scored with a fine – albeit coming to the wicket at number nine with the game all but lost, as, just as happened 12 months before, the pre-season visit… Continue Reading

Carthew and Shrewsberry set new ‘league best’ for third wicket

Bradninch 2nds ended the 2017 Tolchards Drinks Devon League campaign in some style as they recorded a 42-run victory at Shobrooke Park II. The game also saw two batsmen, Connor Carthew and Ryan Shrewsberry, both hit their highest scores of the season – in Ryan’s case his highest score in senior cricket – and, what’s… Continue Reading

Ninch ladies continue to brush aside all-comers

Ninch ladies continue to brush aside all-comers

Bradninch Ladies continued to build their reputation as the dominant force in Women’s cricket in Devon, as they inflicted a heavy defeat onto Heathcoat CC, writes Bryn Jones. Heathcoat has been running Ladies’ Cricket in both hardball and softball for the last 2 seasons, so a tough test was expected. BCC Skipper Meg Acton lost… Continue Reading

Bradninch ladies win well at Sidmouth

Bradninch ladies win well at Sidmouth

Bradninch Ladies’ captain Megan Acton took her team of 9 to Sidmouth’s Fortfield ground on Friday night, and left with the team’s greatest victory to date, writes Bryn Jones. In the short life of the Ladies’ team so far, Bradninch have sparked up a good rivalry with Sidmouth. In BCC’s very first outing – the… Continue Reading

Touring Hagley beaten by strong home side in T20 mode

Midweek XI vs Hagley – 8th August 2017 Visitors Hagley CC, on tour from Worcestershire, were met with a very strong BCC side indeed, writes Bryn Jones. There were some very notable names on the team sheet, including several regular first teamers, the likes of club captain Gary Chappell and former captain Tim Piper had… Continue Reading