Cricket

Twenty-one ladies took part this week in the third round of the winter competition for the Rose Bowl and Rose Basket, writes Andrea Milton.

The Sidmouth Leisure Centre Indoor Cricket League had high drama on the final matchday of the season.

The December medal was played at East Devon on Saturday – the last of the year, writes Paul Willoughby.

Sidmouth Golf Club ran its popular annual Turkey Trot competition on the first Saturday of December in dry, but chilly weather, writes Hugh Dorliac.

The ladies played a fun Greensomes competition on Wednesday, writes Liz Rogers.

There was a large turnout of seniors on Friday for the second round of the Winter Eclectic competition, writes Liz Rogers.

With brilliant cooperation from the contractor, greenstaff and members of the club, progress on the new bunkers has been incredible, writes Richard Jackman.

Six Axminster cricketers are in the Devon Ladies touring party flying out to South Africa in February for the 2018 Women’s Cricket Festival

The Axe Cliff ladies section played a round last Wednesday which was followed by a very enjoyable Presentation Evening ably run and presented by our lady captain Jo Donmall, vice captain Caroline Bond and club secretary Di Rogers, writes Pete Motson.

Sheila Harding collected the Tolchards DCL services to the league at the competition’s annual meeting, writes Conrad Sutcliffe.

End-of-season awards were handed out at the Tolchards Devon Cricket League annual meeting, writes Conrad Sutcliffe.

Sidmouth will begin their 2018 Tolchards Devon League Premier Division campaign with a home match against newly promoted Sandford on May 5.

Run-getter Miles Lenygon is on his way back to Exmouth next season as the Maer Ground side continues mid-winter team building for an assault on the Premier title next summer, writes Conrad Sutcliffe.

The latest round of matches in the Sidmouth Indoor Cricket League resulted in a second win of the campaign for Newton Poppleford.

Clyst St George Under-15s attended the Bradleys East Devon Youth League awards evening to pick up the Under-15 divisional title-winning award.

In the latest round of matches in the Sidmouth Leisure Centre Indoor Cricket League, played across the final two weekends of October, Sidmouth suffered their first defeat of the campaign and Yarcombe were beaten for a third successive match day.

Ottery St Mary’s young cricketer Lawrence Walker has won the Devon batting award for his age group for the third year in a row, writes Conrad Sutcliffe.

Clyst St George CC had two winners at the Devon Cricket Board Awards Evening, writes Conrad Sutcliffe.

Former Sidmouth Herald editor John Goodwin has been nominated for one of the top awards in club cricket, writes Conrad Sutcliffe.

It was the three Bess boys, Joshua, Zachary and Luke, who ended the 2017 Tolchards Drinks Devon League campaign as the top three Sidmouth CC batsmen.

Overton, 23, named in the 16-man test squad by selectors today (Wednesday)

Tipton St John have had no fewer than 13 games called off this season, six because of the weather and six where opposition have not been able to raise a side to complete a friendly fixture, writes Phil Wright.

Ottery Under 13s completed a clean sweep of their undefeated season when they landed the County Sports Trophy to add to their Bradleys East Devon Youth League title win.

Topsham St James Cricket Club held two very successful end-of-season presentation evenings, writes Sheila Harding.

After having a dozen fixtures cancelled this season for varying reasons, there was no way a soggy wicket, long damp outfield grass further and rain in the offing would put off the Tipton players from going ahead with their home meeting with Worcestershire-based touring side Kay’s, writes Phil Wright.

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