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Five wicket win ends Bovey’s unbeaten run

Bovey Tracey’s unbeaten start to the season in league and cup came crashing around their ears as slumped to a five-wicket defeat against Bradninch. Bovey had a share of top spot on Saturday morning with Cornwood, but are now down to third as Bradninch went past them on the strength of this win. Opening batsman… Continue Reading

Narrow defeat for the Saturday 1st XI

Bradninch were in second place on Saturday morning before the Corns beat them by two wickets to move in front. On a day when no other games were played in the A Division, Cornwood moved level with leaders Bovey Tracey at the top of the table. Bradninch were restricted to total of 147 for eight… Continue Reading

Even narrower defeat for the Sunday 1st XI

There are new leaders of the First Division after early leaders Bradninch slipped to their first defeat of the season in a thrilling game that saw hosts Lynton & Lynmouth claim a single wicket win off the penultimate ball of the contest. Bradninch batted first and were indebted to an unbeaten 63 from Lukas Fencl… Continue Reading

Unbeaten 106 from Ryan sets up winning draw

Bradninch totted up a massive 286 for four at Kelsey with Zimbabwean Ryan Butterworth helping himself to an unbeaten 106. Braunton did a good containing job on Bradninch until the last nine overs when Butterworth and Ross Acton (59no) really cut loose. Their stand of 102 changed the course of the game – and didn’t do… Continue Reading

Bradninch help themselves to a 129 run win

Bradninch batted Sidmouth 3rd XI out of the game to set themselves up for a 129 run win. Gary Newall led the way with 70 and shared in a stand of 136 with Andy Nichols (50), to point Bradninch towards a total of 275 for three. The early momentum was maintained by Derrick Foan (44)… Continue Reading

Sunday 1st XI continue winning start to the season

Newton Tracey won the First Division last season after coming into the top flight as Division Two Champions but Sunday’s second defeat in two outings this early season leave them with plenty to do to retain their crown. Ironically Sunday’s defeat came at another side playing at the top level after winning the Div Two… Continue Reading

Saturday 1st XI signal their intent

Bradninch signalled their intention to be among the promotion contenders this season with a cracking 112-run over Chudleigh. Chudleigh, who were a Premier side last season, appear to be in for another tough summer as skipper Derek Perry battles the twin problems of losing players and getting the ones he has to play regularly. Chudleigh… Continue Reading

Saturday 2nd XI opener leaves room for improvement

Shobrooke Park 2nd XI were five-wicket winners in the derby clash with visiting Bradninch 2nd XI. Bradninch – 96 for two thanks to Gary Newall (52) and Derrick Foan (33) putting on 56 of them – collapsed to 149 all out. Only Chris Dean (20no) stayed around long once Fran Pyle (5-52) and Phil Turner… Continue Reading

Under 15 Pairs vs. Thorverton, Tuesday 13th June 2006

U15’s West On Tuesday night the U 15 West side travelled to Thorverton looking to improve on their won 2 lost 2 record, which sees them lying third in the league table. A full strength side fielded first and opening bowlers Matt Jarratt and Connor Carthew beat the bat on a number of occasions but… Continue Reading

2nd XI vs Plymouth Civil Service, Saturday 10th June 2006

The two top teams of Division C met at Plymouth Civil Services’ ground on an extremely hot and cloudless day on 10th June 2006. Even though the 2006 season would be barely 1/3 complete, both teams appreciated that a victory was likely to determine, if not the final placings, certainly go a long way to… Continue Reading