Cricket

Seaton still have a little work to do to ensure they are still in the third tier of the Tolchards League when the 2018 season is with us after they slipped to a six wicket defeat at a Barton side that had started the day sitting second bottom, 30 points and two placed below them in the B Division table.

Honiton saw their lingering hopes of Tolchards League D Division East top three finish extinguished as they went down to a 14-run defeat in a low scoring Mountbatten Park meeting with Upottery.

Exmouth sailed to a comfortable victory at the County Ground, Exeter where they bowled the home side out for 195 and knocked them off with five wickets and almost five full overs to spare.

Sidmouth slumped to a sixth defeat of the Tolchards Devon League Premier Division campaign when beaten by a margin of 138 runs by relegation-threatened Heathcoat.

Exmouth CC Under-15s are the very first winners of our new ‘Team of the week’ feature.

Topsham St James went down by five wickets on their visit to Barnstaple and Pilton, writes Dan Armstrong.

While Hatherleigh were losing for the fourth time in five weeks, Budleigh banked 18 points from a 90-run win at Lewdown to close the gap between the Ottermouth men and a coveted promotion spot (currently held by Hatherleigh) to 23 points.

After a fighting performance the previous week, Topsham St James slid back into the depths of mediocrity, going down by nine wickets to a rampant Feniton, writes Mike Tracey.

Seaton will travel to Barton on Saturday (August 19) knowing that a win in South Devon will leave them confirming their status as a third tier team again in 2018.

Exmouth’s young cricketers picked themselves up and dusted themselves down to take the consolation prize of third place at the ECB U15 Clubs T20 finals day, writes Conrad Sutcliffe.

Topsham St James ladies were 9-wicket winners when they entertained Bovey Tracey ladies in a top-of-the-table clash at the Bonfire Field.

Whimple are now the team sitting second to C Division East champions-in-waiting Cullompton.

Tipton St John recorded an emphatic 143-run win over visiting Met Office, writes Phil Wright.

Sidmouth all-rounder Josh Bess is closing in on 750 top flight runs in the Tolchards Devon League Premier Division season.

Sidmouth’s three senior XIs all recorded resounding wins on match day 15 of the Tolchards Drinks Devon League season.

Clubs across the Tolchards Devon Cricket League are faced with a real headache over selection on matchday 15 of the 18-game league campaign.

Sidmouth 2nds are now just 46 points away from landing yet another Tolchards Devon League 2nd XI Premier Division title after their latest success, a six wicket win over Torquay in a game played at Woodbury CC owing to the Fortfield being turned over to the Sidmouth Folk Week festivities.

Sidmouth III climbed to second in the 2nd XI B Division East table after a comfortable six-wicket win over Chudleigh 2nds at Newton Poppleford.

Sidmouth were emphatic 99-run winners when they travelled to Torquay in match day 13 of the Tolchards Devon League season.

Axminster lost for the 10th time in 14 D Division East outings as they slipped to a 97-run defeat at the hands of table-topping Barnstaple and Pilton.

Ottery St Mary’s bowlers were once again doing their best to end the Otters run without a win this season in their Devon League B Division campaign.

Touring team Old Olavians are looking for a fixture this Sunday (August 13) in East Devon.

Upottery remain very much in the D Division East promotion race after a nine run Glebe Park win over Topsham St James.

Budleigh Salterton were impressive four-wicket winners when they entertained Plymstock at Ottermouth.

Clyst St George 2nd XI went down by 20 runs when they met Bovey Tracey III at Buckfastleigh.

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