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It’s a day of Acton action

Chris and Rob top score – five wickets for Ross What a glorious Saturday and no not because the sun shone brightly – both sides recorded wins – again, both doing it in some style, each having major inputs from the Acton Dynasty making this an Acton Action weekend! The 2nds had their match won… Continue Reading

Another ‘Full House’ weekend

1st XI into promotion spot Some supporters (and players come to that) are starting to dream of the Premier Division after a resounding win at North Devon and the fact that the Devon League half-way mark has been reached with the 1st XI in second spot behind leaders Tavistock and very well placed to mount… Continue Reading

Sunday XI vs Barnstaple & Pilton 3rds – 26th June 2005

Big win for Sunday XI Completing a fabulous weekend for the Club, Chris Dean’s Sunday side travelled to Barnstaple & Pilton for a North Devon league game and managed to be the first League side to win on the day when completing, just before 7pm, a comprehensive ten-wicket thrashing of the hosts. The skipper was… Continue Reading

1st XI vs Sidmouth – 25th June 2005

Murphy’s Law prevails again Not for the first time in his Bradninch career Joel Murphy proved himself to be not only the match-winner for his side but yet again underlined his standing as one of the ‘A’ Division’s most formidable all-rounders. On a wicket that had been at the mercy of the previous day’s violent… Continue Reading

2nd XI vs Heathcoat – 25th June 2005

2nd XI increase their Divisional lead Whilst Joel Murphy was strutting his stuff aided and abetted by some marvellous fielding at home, Nat Davey’s side was continuing to take apart the opposition in the 2nd XI Championship ‘D’ Division East. The skipper top scored with 80, but whisper it quietly, it was described by one… Continue Reading

Weekend roundup 18th, 19th June 2005

The “Old Man” shows how it’s done, the 2nds march on, and the first defeat for 1st XI Mid June and undoubtedly the season’s best weekend to date for weather, a good weekend too for the Club with a wonderful century from the bat of young Joe Webb in yet another stroll for Nat Davey’s… Continue Reading

Saturday 11th & Sunday – 12th June 2005

1st XI vs Bovey Tracey, 2nd XI vs Uplyme & Lyme Regis, Sunday XI vs Bude 2nd XI pride of place amid mixed fortunes The 2nd XI must take pride of place after a weekend of mixed fortunes for the Club with the three sides delivering a win, a losing draw and a defeat. Continue Reading

1st XI vs Tavistock, 2nd XI vs Honiton – 4th June 2005

Heroic 1st XI come home with a draw, 2nds stay top of the League! The 1st XI defied the odds and returned from big-spending, league-leaders Tavistock, with a hard-fought and well-earned draw. Continue Reading

2nd XI vs Axminster III – Saturday 28th May 2005

The 2nd XI travelled to Axminster III as leaders of the ‘D’ Division East 2nd XI table and came home with a 16 point win to cement their position. Exeter University student, the “giant” Alex Dunlavey did the damage with his first “five-for” in the Club’s colours. Here’s suggesting that there will be many more… Continue Reading

1st XI vs Shobrooke Park – 28th May 2005

Incredible action as Murphy’s Law dictates!
Has there EVER been a more incredible game of cricket than that witnessed at Kensham Avenue on Saturday May 28th? Anybody leaving the ground at 7pm would have done so pretty safe in the knowledge that the game was done and dusted with Shobrooke Park comfortable winners. Continue Reading