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1st XI vs Exmouth – 20th April 2013

1st XI match report – first of the season! The 1st XI suffered defeat in their first warm-up game when beaten by 87 runs at a sun-kissed Maer ground at Exmouth. The game was a first outing for a number of this season’s new faces at Kensham Park. Uffculme based Jackson Thompson, Indian born and… Continue Reading

1st XI vs Sandford – 1st September 2012

Final day triumph secures top-flight status What has been a disappointing season of serious under-achievement ended on a considerable high as the 1st XI secured a thumping final day victory to ensure that Kensham Park once again stages top-flight Francis Clark Devon league cricket in 2013. Final day hosts Sandford won the toss and opted… Continue Reading

2nd XI vs Sandford – 1st September 2012

Great Gary – Newall nails another big-un! Gary Newall served up another super show with the bat, to guide the 2nd XI to an emphatic six wicket home success over the 2nd XI A Division champions Sandford II. It was another fine all-round shift with the ball that put Rob Acton’s side in the box… Continue Reading

1st XI vs Sidmouth – 18th August 2012

Piper plays the tune, but is a losing one The 1st XI slipped ever nearer the dreaded drop spots when they slumped to a sixth successive top-flight defeat, beaten by eight wickets at title-chasing Sidmouth. However, even in another disappointing defeat there was one huge plus to come out of events on the East Devon… Continue Reading

2nd XI vs Hatherleigh – 18th August 2012

2nd XI vs Hatherleigh – 18th August 2012

Bailey rolls back the years Simon Bailey rolled back the years to claim three wickets and take a catch as the Bradninch 2nd XI secured their status in the second tier of Francis Clark Devon League cricket for another season It was fitting that Bailey should feature so dominantly. A longstanding BCC stalwart, he is… Continue Reading

Bradninch duo feature for Devon Lions

Matt Golding and Will Squire both featured in the Devon Lions side beaten by five wickets at Creedy Park, Sandford by a Devon League XI. Golding bounced back from his previous day’s duck at Instow hitting the top score of 75 in the Lions’ 185 . Coming in at number four, he and Seb Benton… Continue Reading

1st XI vs North Devon – 11th August 2012

A fourth, successive defeat coupled with some unexpected results elsewhere on match-day 15 of the Francis Clark League season has left the 1st XI in grave danger of losing their Premier status after four years in the top-flight. Playing at North Devon they very nearly produced a sensational fight back to haul victory from the… Continue Reading

2nd XI vs Braunton – 11th August 2012

Lukas Fencl starred with the bat striking a fine half-century, but it was in a losing cause as the 2nd XI went down by five wickets. After the early loss of Derrick Foan (1), the first of three wickets for young James Lathwell, the grand-master Andy Nicholls proceeded to score 20 before he also fell… Continue Reading

Bradninch Midweek XI vs Old Coulsdon – 8th August 2012

Old Coulsdon, making their 46th visit to Devon, provided the midweek opposition for a 30-over game played in very soft conditions after another bout of mid-summer rain. Skipper Christopher Dean offered the visitors, who have been coming to Kensham Park since the late 1970s, the option to bat or bowl and they chose the latter.… Continue Reading

2nd XI vs Budleigh Salterton – 4th August 2012

Pete Mercer has had quite an impact since joining the club. The pleasant Northern lad was introduced to the Kensham Park way of life prior to the 2nd XI trip to Plymouth. Upon arrival at Torpoint where the game was set to be played, the new man had first to show the hosts how to… Continue Reading