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Colts enjoy visit to Sandford

Colts enjoy visit to Sandford

Here’s a report on the BCC colts that travelled to Sandford on May 7 for a fixture: The report comes from colts’ supremo Nat Hunt. We took 13 enthusiastic players to Sandford CC on Sunday 7th May, to play a couple of friendly fixtures. Some of the players had only started training a week or… Continue Reading

First game back in the top flight ends in disappointment

First game back in the top flight ends in disappointment

The 1st XI suffered a baptism of fire on their return to the top flight of Tolchards Devon league cricket when, without talisman skipper Gary Chappell they fell to a humbling 186-run defeat at Torquay. After winning the toss and inviting the home side to bat, stand-in skipper Ross Acton used seven different bowlers as… Continue Reading

Bunker slams club’s first half-century of season

Bunker slams club’s first half-century of season

Thom Bunker survived a ‘dolly’ of a dropped catch before he had scored and punished the error in terrific style slamming the club’s first half-century of a new season as he plundered 86 off the visiting Exwick attack at Kensham Park. The 2nd XI, chasing 200 to beat Exwick in a warm-up game, powered to… Continue Reading

1st XI beaten in opening friendly at Knightshayes

The opening friendly of the season saw Bradninch beaten by seven wickets at Heathcoat with the home team easing across the winning line with almost half their 45 overs still to face. The evergreen Paul Nott showed more senior batters how to score runs at Knightshayes as he – and Ross Acton (42 off 63… Continue Reading

Under-15s win final game of their campaign

Under-15s win final game of their campaign

The club’s Under-15 indoor cricket team ended their year on a massive high as they recorded their first success in their final outing – defeating Exeter in a final-ball thriller at the Devon Cricket Centre. The Player of the Match was Charlie Piper (then still just 11!).  Young Charlie claimed a hat-trick and was top-scorer… Continue Reading

Narrow defeat for indoor team

The BCC indoor team were agonisingly close to a first win of the season on the second Friday of November when they were beaten by just two runs by Newton St Cyres. Once again young skipper Thom Bunker  – himself playing when he had been advised best not to by his physiotherapist as he continues… Continue Reading

Indoor team edged out by University

Indoor team edged out by University

The indoor team produced their best cricket of this – indeed any recent – season as when they met University III and University II in back-to-back matches at the Devon Cricket Centre. Thom Bunker had a real battle even getting six players onto the pitch (there’s plenty of ‘talk’ about wanting to support the indoor… Continue Reading

BCC Under-15s launch indoor league campaign

BCC Under-15s launch indoor league campaign

Bradninch playing Under-15 indoor league cricket? Yes, you’d  better believe it – this WONDERFUL news is another BCC initiative down to the drive – and enthusiasm – of our very own cricket Oscar winner Natalie Hunt. Here’s Natalie’s report on a first night of action for our team. On Wednesday evening, our older age juniors… Continue Reading

Indoor campaign begins with narrow defeat

The indoor team began a new campaign on Friday night with a game against a very strong University II – but ran the students mighty close! Under new indoor skipper Thom Bunker and with teenager Matt Parker wearing BCC colours for the first time, the BCC 6-a-side team also included Josh Cann, Will Birley, Will… Continue Reading