The hugely successful cricketing concept ‘Wine and Wickets’ – so well received in 2017 – is back for another year.

No one will ever know how many wickets Johnny Palmer took during the years he wheeled away for Sidmouth Cricket Club, writes Conrad Sutcliffe.

Dom Bess claimed a ‘fivefer’ on his England Lions debut on day three of the final ‘Test’ against West Indies A in Antigua.

Tipton St John Cricket Club is holding its pre-season cricket nets at Sidmouth Sports Centre as the 2018 cricket season draws near.

Ottery St Mary have named Rob Johns as their new chairman this season as they adjust to life back in the C Division East, writes Conrad Sutcliffe.

The ECB are hosting a Scoring Roadshow at Somerset CCC to showcase Play-Cricket’s new scoring software for laptop use, launching ahead of the 2018 season.

NatWest CricketForce is a nationwide initiative aimed at cricket clubs.

Sidmouth remain top of the Sidmouth Leisure Centre Indoor Cricket League after claiming a fifth straight success in the latest round of matches.

Holyrood Academy hosted a Primary indoor cricket competition for school years five and six.

Sidmouth Cricket Club is busy preparing for the 2018 season and indoor nets begin next month.

All eight teams playing in the Sidmouth Leisure Centre indoor cricket league have now played four games.

Sidmouth Cricket Club is back into action for the club’s younger members in terms of preparing for the 2018 season.

Sidmouth and Clyst Hydon A are the early leaders in the Sidmouth Sports Centre Indoor Cricket League table.

The Sidmouth Leisure Centre Indoor Cricket League launched its first competition of 2018 with three matches.

Cricket clubs urged to apply for cash

Tuesday, January 2, 2018

The new secretary of the David Shepherd Cricket Trust has urged clubs in East Devon to take advantage of the charity’s grant programme, writes Conrad Sutcliffe.

Defending champions Sidmouth decided not to have an overseas player last season, figuring they had enough talent in the club to go without, but the decision backfired, writes Conrad Sutcliffe.

With the club awards now completed and the end of another year upon us, we took the time to catch up with Sidmouth CC chairman Fionn Wardrop and began by asking him how, looking back on the past 12 months, on and off the Fortfield pitch, it stands beside previous years.

Sixty players and supporters gathered at The Bedford Hotel for the Sidmouth Cricket Club annual awards dinner, which were very well organised by Anthony Griffiths.

Sidmouth Cricket Club has announced that Harrison-Lavers and Potbury’s will continue as the club’s premier sponsor when the existing three-year arrangement expires next year.

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.

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