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Somerset and North Devon cricketer Jamie Overton is among 16 fast bowlers from the ECB men’s and women’s development programme heading to a winter camp in South Africa.

Sidmouth have got to find two new opening bowlers next season after losing both new-ball operators from the side that won the Premier Division last summer, writes Conrad Sutcliffe.

A ‘friendly’ local cricket club is looking for Cranbrook players to join its ranks.

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Devon have started the search for a new captain or captains following the resignation of Josh Bess, writes Conrad Sutcliffe.

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Budleigh Salterton Cricket Club held their 2014 Annual General Meeting and a major new appointment was made.

Sidmouth Cricket Jordan Fowler Junior Colt of the Year

Sidmouth toasted ‘absent friends’ at their annual dinner and awards evening, writes Conrad Sutcliffe.

Feniton won the Ashfords Indoor League Plate Cup final when they beat Bradninch at the Devon Cricket Centre which is based at Exeter University.

Sidmouth's Neil Gamble who has been elecetd to the management board of Minor Counties Cricket

Sidmouth cricket official Neil Gamble has been voted on to the governing body of Minor Counties cricket, writes Conrad Sutcliffe.

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Exmouth Cricket Club held its 2014 AGM at the Maer Ground at the end of November and, after hearing presentations on the financial, cricket and the long term aims of the club, voted in favour of all the recommendations made by the executive committee.

The Francis Clark Devon Cricket League is to undergo major change for the 2015 season.

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Honiton CC will have a new chairman and a new 2nd XI skipper for the 2015 Francis Clark Devon League campaign, writes Conrad Sutcliffe.

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Local business The Cricket Company are staging an evening presentation at Sidmouth Cricket Club early next month.

Sidmouth CC junior section are set to hold a very special fund raising evening next Friday.

Sidmouth CC has launched a terrific initiative aimed at getting more young cricketers to stay involved with the game.

Sidmouth are clear leaders as the halfway mark of the Sidmouth Leisure Centre Indoor League beckons.

Lloyd White batting for Budleigh

Budleigh Salterton will be under new management in the A Division next season following the resignation of skipper Joel Murphy.

Mark Bray hits out for Seaton in a Francis Clark Devon League game.  Picture by Alex Walton. Ref mhsp 0143-21-12AW.

Ben Libby and Mark Bray won the 1st XI batting and bowling awards at Seaton’s end-of-season presentation evening in the Court Lane pavilion, writes Conrad Sutcliffe.

DEVON will be hosting the first round of the new Minor Counties T20 tournament at Exmouth next summer.

Under 15s District Winner, PLAYER. Harvey Sargent pictured with Craig Overton (Somerset & England)  during the Devon Cricket Youth Association Awards 2014 on October 03, 2014 in Sandy Park Conference & Banqueting Centre, Sandy Park, Exeter Devon, England. (Photo by Phil Mingo/Pinnacle) - Tel: +44(0)1363 881025 - Mobile:0797 1270 681 - VAT Reg No: 183700120 - 03/10/2014

Sidmouth’s Harvey Sargent capped an eventful 12 months by being named Devon U15s’ player of the year at the county’s annual presentation night, writes Conrad Sutcliffe.

The Exmouth CC 'Team of the Year' The third eleven

Over 90 guests attended Exmouth Cricket Club’s annual Dinner and Awards evening at the Devoncourt Hotel last Saturday to celebrate the individual and team achievements of the year which included winning the East Devon, Devon and South West Area T 20 competitions, third place in the Premier Division and promotion for the third team from the E Division East of the Devon League, writes Richard Butler.

John Littler receives the M J Baker Meritorious Award from Budleigh CC 2nd XI skipper Lloyd White

Budleigh Salterton Cricket Club have honoured member John Littler with the clubs prestigious MJ Baker Meritorious Award.

Alex Clemnets receives the 2nd XI Batting award

Ottery St Mary Cricket Club’s annual dinner recently saw more than 70 members and guests gather at the town’s Tumbling Weir Hotel to celebrate an encouraging 2014 season for the Salston Field outfit’s three senior teams, writes Ian Townsend.

The Topsham St James Under-15s with their coaches Richard Haigh, Grant Dee Shapland and Kevin Sterrett.

Topsham St James CC have put their 2014 season to bed with presentations at both senior and colts levels, writes Sheila Harding.

David O’Higgins (779 wickets to date in his club career for Tipton St John and Phil Wright (724 club wickets), who both had 49 wickets in the 2014 season.

Spring-like weather and a lush outfield greeted Tipton’s last game of the season when they entertained Harberton.

Sidmouth CC Colts Awards: The Under-10 award winners

Ottery St Mary held their colts awards at a packed clubhouse last week, writes George Southall-Brown.

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