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Skipper Nott top scores as 2nds go down at home

The Ninch 2nd XI took a heavy beating when they entertained Shobrooke Park II at a sun-kissed Kensham Park Skipper Paul Nott won the toss and invited the visitors to bat first. Max Cooper – from the tennis court end – and Ryan Shrewsberry – from the roller end, took the new ball, but neither… Continue Reading

Foster stars with bat and ball as Exeter are seen off at Kensham Park

A fifth win in games has taken Bradninch to within five points of second-in-the-table Exmouth and Gary Chappell’s men are now just 27 shy of table-topping Bovey Tracey. Indeed, with the halfway mark of the season reached next Saturday (July 1), the team are now 20 points clear of fourth placed Paignton as the season… Continue Reading

Birley top scores as his Dad hits the deck!

The 2nd XI ended battered and bruised from their visit to Chudleigh for their latest B Division East 2nd XI match. Skipper Bryn Jones – who led the 10-man team into the game, ended it as the bravely batting not out batsmen after he was forced to sit out much of the game nursing a… Continue Reading

Under-10s win well at Clyst St George

Bradninch Under-10s travelled to Clyst St George for a softball pairs game and what a game it turned out to be, writes Nat Hunt. Bradninch won the toss and chose to field first. The home side started with the usual tally of 200, but then faced some fantastic Ninch bowling and support fielding that meant… Continue Reading

Under-11s net double delight

The BCC Under-11s have merged with Exeter CC – the city club has a lot of players in the age group and the situation suits both parties – and the new-look team enjoyed back-to-back successes in meeting with Honiton and Whimple, the latter game going down to the final delivery of an enthralling contest, writes… Continue Reading

Hardy knock before Chaps maidens results in Sidmouth KO

Hardy knock before Chaps maidens results in Sidmouth KO

The first XI chalked up a fourth straight success in all competitions when they defeated Sidmouth by a margin of 10 runs in a Servicemaster Devon T20 meeting. Originally, the plan had been for a day of three T20 matches with A Division Ivybridge making up the trio of teams with Sidmouth and hosts Bradninch.… Continue Reading

Cracking encounter for Midweek XI with Ashford

Cracking encounter for Midweek XI with Ashford

There was a cracking encounter for the Midweek XI when Middlesex-based tourists Ashford made their annual visit. Skippered by Sunday XI captain Thom Bunker, Ninch batted first and closed on 241-9 after their 40 overs. Rory Thomas top scored with 62, Thom Bunker 61 and Ross Acton – batting at three, scored 41. Bryn Jones… Continue Reading

Buzza and Piper play the tune as ‘Ninch’ claim superb 111-run win over Exmouth

Buzza and Piper play the tune as ‘Ninch’ claim superb 111-run win over Exmouth

Andrew Buzza and Tim Piper put on 136 in 30 overs for the fourth wicket to set up a stunning Kensham Park 111-run win over previously 100 per cent Exmouth for Gary Chappell and his men. Indeed, as well as the Buzza/Piper master class with the bat, skipper Gary Chappell must also lay claim to… Continue Reading

2nds suffer 10 wicket home defeat to Sidmouth III

2nds suffer 10 wicket home defeat to Sidmouth III

The 2nd XI slipped to one of their heaviest defeats in many season when beaten by visiting Sidmouth III by a margin of 10 wickets. Having been put in on a day when the rain clouds were hovering over Kensham Park, Paul Nott at Chris Acton opened the innings, but were parted early on when… Continue Reading

Hardy stars with ball, hands and bat in eight wicket win at North Devon

Hardy stars with ball, hands and bat in eight wicket win at North Devon

Dan Hardy is arguably one of the club’s most talented all-round players – apart of course, from the mercurial Gary Chappell. In 2015 Hardy had a typically influential season, but the wheels came off in 2016. So much so that there was very genuine concern that he was potentially moving towards a time when cricket… Continue Reading