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1st XI vs Sidmouth – 9th July 2011

DEVON captain Neil Hancock was back on top form as Sidmouth thumped Bradninch by six wickets. Sidmouth needed a lift after losing to Bovey Tracey last time out and beating Bradninch was just the fillip they needed. Hancock took four for 19 from 10 overs, and club captain Will Murray had three for 43, as Bradninch… Continue Reading

1st XI vs Plymouth – 11th June 2011

Plymouth’s pursuit of North Devon at the top of the table suffered a minor diversion as they were held to a winning draw by Bradninch. Doug Hewitt (40) and Nick Read (36) were the leading run getters as Plymouth hoisted 242 for nine in 50 overs. Bradninch were 212 for six when their overs ran… Continue Reading

1st XI vs Heathcoat – 4th June 2011

Heathcoat’s in-form captain Liam Lewis clubbed a top score of 72 in a grand total of 232 for eight in the drawn game with Bradninch. Along the way there was a stand of exactly 100 for the fifth wicket with Sam Smith (49). Also among the runs were Peter Randerson – caught a point for… Continue Reading

1st XI vs Bovey Tracey – 28th May 2011

Joe Webb struck an unbeaten 63 as Bradninch dispatched Bovey Tracey by seven wickets at Kensham Park. Ben Ayres with 35 had the best of a modest set of scores in Bovey’s total of 148 all out in what would have been a 47-over game had it gone the distance. Six of Bovey’s overs were… Continue Reading

1st XI vs North Devon – 21st May 2011

BRADNINCH held their nerve in a pressure environment to bring a winning draw back from North Devon by the narrowest of margins. With James Street cracking a top score of 93 and Tim Piper making a half century as well, Bradninch reached 248 for nine in their 50 overs. North Devon went off in hot… Continue Reading

2nd XI vs Braunton – 7th May 2011

Bradninch were a man short away to Braunton, but had enough firepower to win a tense game by four runs. Andy Nicholls (52) and Rob Acton (35) put on 53 to get Bradninch going and with Derrick Foan chipping in with 23 they reached 157 for eight. Braunton ran into early trouble against Phil Chappell… Continue Reading

1st XI vs Sidmouth – 7th May 2011

Sidmouth captain Will Murray said the 14-run defeat at Bradninch confirmed his suspicions that retaining the Premier title will be a tall order. The three times champions were struggling at 102 for nine chasing 177 to win at Bradninch, but got within touching distance of the target thanks to a last-wicket stand off 60 between… Continue Reading

Actons steer Sunday XI to victory

The Sunday XI secured a third North Devon League top-flight win of the season with an excellent all-round display. It was skipper Eliot Acton who led from the front, batting at number five, the teenager struck his side’s top score of 83 and added 79 for the sixth wicket with his Uncle Rob Acton who… Continue Reading

Gary’s a gr-eight Chap

Gary Chappell served up the spell of his young cricketing life to date by taking all but two of hosts Budleigh Salterton’s wickets as the 1st XI totally outplayed the Ottermouth men to claim a seven wicket success. The early stages of the contest gave no indication of what was to come as the home… Continue Reading

Bailey becomes third Bradninch hat-trick man

Bradninch 2nd XI were denied by the weather in a rain affected game at home to Budleigh. In conditions more suited to surfing than the artful sport of leather upon the willow, visitors Budleigh were invited to bat and laboured to a close of 122-9. The star of the home show was Simon Bailey who… Continue Reading