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1st XI vs Bovey Tracey – 26th May 2012

A magnificent effort with the ball was sadly in vain as Bradninch were bundled out for 99 to lose by 85 runs. Skipper Gary Chappell had said on the eve of the team’s trip to Bovey Tracey that he was very confident that the bowling department would be more than okay and he hoped that… Continue Reading

U13s vs Sidmouth

U13s vs Sidmouth

Young Tom Putt may well still be a pupil at Duchy Primary School but he travelled with the Bradninch Under-13s playing two-years-up for a County Sports Cup match against Sidmouth and produced a fine individual performance hitting the team’s second highest individual score, albeit in a losing cause. Gary Chappell’s fledgling side were in action… Continue Reading

‘Chaps’ plays his part in Devon victory over Oxfordshire

Bradninch skipper Gary Chappell played his part in Devon’s MCCA KO Trophy Group 1 run win over Oxfordshire in a match played at Challow & Childrey CC. Devon went into the game knowing only a win would suffice if they were to bag a quarter final berth. Devon batted first and led by a splendid… Continue Reading

Tweddle delivers then Chappell turns the screw

Bradninch dug deep, very deep, to bag a third straight Francis Clark Devon League top flight triumph with Torquay the latest side to come a cropper against Gary Chappell’s’ upwardly mobile men. Quite how the team won having bowled 35 – yes 35 wides is something many Kensham Park followers are probably still asking now.… Continue Reading

Handy Andy leads 2nds to Barton Victory

Bradninch 2nd XI Rob Acton saw his side win an extraordinary game at Barton on match day three of the Francis Clark 2nd XI A Division season. Put in to bat on a notorious track in South Devon, they were bundled out for 93. That total would have been far fewer but for a couple… Continue Reading

Under 13s’ season debut

Defeated but most certainly not disgraced, that was the post-match view of a battling performance from the Bradninch Under-13s making their first start of the season and being beaten by 50 runs by an Exeter side who had been runners-up in the previous year’s Bradleys East Devon Cricket league Under-12 Division! Coach Gary Chappell had… Continue Reading

Two out of two with Torquay next

Bradninch sit joint top of the Francis Clark Devon League with two wins from two games. A comprehensive 77 run win at Knightshayes where hosts Tiverton Heathcoat were bundled out for 127 in reply to the Bradninch offering of 204-4, leaves the Kensham Perk side joint top with Sidmouth and Bovey Tracey, who also have… Continue Reading

Ross sees it through

Ross sees it through

Bradninch made an excellent start to the 2012 Francis Clark Devon League Premier Division campaign with an opening day win over Exmouth at Kensham Park thanks to a splendid unbeaten innings from Ross Acton. The day had started well with Dan Milligan marking his league debut with an early wicket and when Paul Nott and… Continue Reading

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