The most successful captain in the history of Devon Premier Division cricket is looking forward to being just a player again, writes Conrad Sutcliffe.

Sidmouth skipper quits!

Friday, November 13, 2015
Sidmouth bowler Will Murray in action against Exmouth at the Maer ground on Saturday. Photo by Simon Horn. Ref shsp 2492-34-14SH To order your copy of this photograph go to and click on Photo Orders

Sidmouth skipper Will Murray – the most successful captain in Devon League history – has left the club with a headache after announcing he is standing down from the job, writes Conrad Sutcliffe

Filleigh celebrate great escape

Wednesday, November 11, 2015
Mark Pridauex batting for Filleigh at Ottery St Mary. Picture: Terry Ife

Filleigh celebrated their great escape from relegation at their end-of-season dinner.

Bess joins Somerset

Monday, October 26, 2015
Zac Bess

Zak Bess has joined Somerset CCC as a strength and conditioning intern and for the next 12 months he will be working alongside Darren Veness the head of strength and conditioning at Taunton, writes Richard Walsh.

Kilmington's Whiteway cup winning team. (Left to right) - back row: Glenn Harding,  Jon Tattershall,  Brett Garner,  Adam Culley,  Matt Rockett and Ian Gooding;   and (front Row):  James Rockett,  Josh Short,  Tom Gooding,  Alex Rockett and Tom Olive.

Kilmington cricketers celebrate their 2015 efforts with their annual awards evening held in the company of club officials and supporters at the village hall.

Ottery St Mary Cricket Club’s annual end-of-season dinner recently saw the Salston Field outfit celebrate a terrific year during which all three of its senior sides enjoyed highly successful Tolchard’s Devon League campaigns, writes Ian Townsend

Honiton CCs Pewte Beighton receives the Players Player of the year award

Honiton Cricket Club held it’s presentation night which, as ever, was well attended.

U13s Player of the Year Max Hancock with Ryan Stevenson (Hampshire) during the Devon Youth Cricket Awards 2015 on October 03, 2015 at Sandy Park Conference & Banqueting Centre, Sandy Park, Exeter, Devon, England - Photo mandatory by-line: Gareth Davies/Pinnacle - Tel: +44(0)1363 881025 - Mobile:0797 1270 681 - VAT Reg No: 183700120 - 02/10/15

Sidmouth cricketers did well at the Devon Youth Cricket awards evening, winning four age-group awards, writes Conrad Sutcliffe.

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Topsham St James Cricket Club are holding a Quiz Night in the Clubhouse at Bonfire Field, Exeter Road on Thursday, October.

Officers of the Bradleys East Devon League together with the league sponsor

The Bradleys East Devon Youth League award evening took place at Exmouth Pavilion and 300 players and family members were present as the honours were handed out.

The presentation of the Mark Giles cup by Tedburn captain Steve Baker to Tipton captain David Birch

Tipton’s final games of the season last weekend were at Harberton and then at home to Tedburn St Mary, and the two matches produced vastly different results.

Cricket legend David Lloyd

Whimple CC are hosting a very special evening with a cricketing legend.

Tipton St John CC batsman Phil Tolley on his way to 96 against Yarcombe and Stockland

There were mixed fortunes for Tipton St John in matches against Kenn and Yarcombe & Stockland, writes Phil Wright.

Budleigh CC club vice chairman Barry Real (centre) presenting the clubman trophy to joint winners Chris Gore and Carole Spalding.

Budleigh CC held a well-attended senior awards evening at the clubs Ottermouth home.

The Robins, winners of the 2015 Budleigh Community League

There was a thrilling and astonishing finish to the 2015 Budleigh Salterton Cricket Club’s Community League, writes Kevin Tyrell.

The Budleigh Under-8s

Budleigh CC held their 2015 Colts Presentation Evening at Ottermouth with club president Lord Clinton in attendance to hand out the awards.

Uplyme and Lyme Regis will be playing B Division cricket for the first time next season after sweeping aside Plymouth CS&R by 115 runs in the runners-up play-off, writes Conrad Sutcliffe.

Sidbury CC Festival a huge success

Wednesday, September 9, 2015
The young cricketers that took part in the Sidbury CC Festival

Sidbury Cricket Club held their Waitrose Open Day and Under-10 Cricket Festival in brilliant Sunday sunshine to close out a tremendous year of progress for the club.

Chairman of the Sidmouth Cricket, Tennis and Croquet Club Neil Gamble (left) is pictured with groundsman Colin Whitehall and house and grounds chairman John Goodwin (right). Ref shsp 8423-35-15SH. Picture: Simon Horn

A county cricket club celebrating its 140th anniversary has marked the milestone by remembering its Sidmouth roots.

The 2016 Tolchards League Premier Division campaign came to an end for Sidmouth 1st XI with a final day 52-run Fortfield victory over Exeter.

Ottery III skippers onslaught is in vain

Friday, September 4, 2015

Despite skipper and former Devon all-rounder John Tierney producing yet another spectacular display of hitting, a weak Ottery St Mary 3rd XI slipped to defeat as they completed their season against high flying visitors, Cullompton, writes Ian Townsend.

Otters bowlers get side ‘out of jail’

Friday, September 4, 2015

Having produced some of their poorest batting of the season, Ottery St Mary 1st XI were indebted to a terrific display of bowling which saw the newly crowned C Division (East) champions conclude a magnificent campaign with a narrow victory over visiting Seaton, writes Ian Townsend.

Ottery 2nd XI beaten by champions

Friday, September 4, 2015
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Fielding a side painfully lacking in batting was not what the doctor ordered as Ottery St Mary 2nd XI completed their season with a tough trip to champions, Bovey Tracey, writes Ian Townsend.

After a week off due to rain, Tipton St John met Exeter team Geriatrics on Saturday, writes Phil Wright.

Topsham completed their Tolchards Devon League season with a trip to newly crowned D Division West champions Countess Wear.

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