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Sidmouth bowler Kyle Brockley playing against Plymouth at the Fortfield. Ref shsp 33-16SH 5718. Picture: Simon Horn.

Liam Lewis hit an unbeaten century as Sidmouth walloped relegated Brixham by 238 runs to win the Tolchards Devon League Premier Division title with two games to spare, writes Conrad Sutcliffe.

Tipton batsman Phil Wright is bowled

Tipton were completely outplayed in the drizzle by visitors Stokeinteignhead with their only consolation being a great tea was supplied by the ladies from match sponsors Bater’s Removals, writes Phil Wright.

Former Test stars Phil deFreitas, Dean Headley and Corey Collymore are playing in a charity tournament at Exmouth on Sunday, writes Conrad Sutcliffe.

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Topsham St James 2nd XI completed a Tolchards Devon League D Division East double over Exwick, beating the 10-man Exeter side by nine wickets.

Exmouth Under-14s after their County Sports KO Cup success

Exmouth were crowned County Sports Under-14 KO Cup winners when they defeated Clyst St George in the final.

The Budleigh Cricket Club Community League reaches the end of another campaign this Sunday (August 28) with the staging of Finals Day, writes Kevin Tyrrell.

Budleigh gained eight points on rivals Paignton as the Tolchards Devon League A Division promotion race looks set to go to the final day.

Exmouth skipper looking to next season

Wednesday, August 24, 2016
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Exmouth had an eye on next season in the game against Torquay on the Maer, which failed to go the distance, writes Conrad Sutcliffe.

Topsham St James CC Under-12s at the cup final

Topsham St James Under-12s were gallant runners-up when they contested the County Sport KO Cup with Exeter.

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Another fine knock from Andy Brinsford saw Honiton II to victory over Axminster II and al but secure a third place finish for the Mountbatten men this league season.

Neil and Matt Brown claimed seven wickets between them as Whimple defeated Halberton and Sampford Peverell by 93 runs in a top-of-the-table D Division East meeting.

Honiton are side that can help decide who wins the Tolchards Devon League D Division East title this season as their last three games are against the top three.

Axminster have been left needing a cricketing miracle if they are to avoid slipping into D Division East after they could only bank eight points from a rained off contest at Cullompton.

Seaton batsman Brian Cann in action

A terrific unbeaten knock from Brian Cann led Seaton to a three wicket home win over Barnstaple and Pilton to seal the Tolchards Devon League C Division East title.

Sidmouth could have the Devon double in the bag by Sunday night if they win the golden jubilee Euro Shopper Devon Cup final, writes Conrad Sutcliffe.

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Ottery St Mary II became only the third team this season to lose to Ipplepen when they went down by a margin of 46 runs in a contest that saw the bat rule over the ball throughout.

Sidmouth thrash Plymouth

Thursday, August 18, 2016
Sidmouth Cricket Club at The Fortfield

Sidmouth thrashed Plymouth by 126 runs in a game that was over long before the end, writes Conrad Sutcliffe.

A superb innings from Nick Mansfield enabled Sidmouth to claim what had looked for some time an unlikely victory and maintain their status as Tolchards Devon league 2nd XI Premier Division leaders.

Ottery top order fails as big game is lost

Thursday, August 18, 2016

Ottery’s promotion push was halted by a disappointing defeat at the hands of top of the table side Ivybridge, writes George Biggs.

Budleigh's Trevor Anning bowls against Chudleigh on Saturday. Ref exsp 31-16SH 3649. Picture: Simon Horn.

Budleigh Salterton skipper Joel Murphy is going to be an anxious spectator for the rest of the season after suffering a slipped disc, writes Conrad Sutcliffe.

Exmouth batsmen David Lye playing against Cornwood at the Maer on Saturday. Ref exsp 33-16SH 5485. Picture: Simon Horn.

Exmouth suffered a disappointing day at the office at the Maer Ground, beaten by relegation threatened Cornwood by seven wickets, writes Conrad Sutcliffe.

Zac attack sees Devon to Cornwall success

Wednesday, August 17, 2016
Zak Bess (left) receives his county cap from brother and team-mate Josh Bess after his unbeaten century and five-wicket haul on day two of Devon's 10-wicket win over Cornwall at Sidmouth

Devon defeated Cornwall by 10 wickets when the teams met at the Fortfield, Sidmouth, writes Mark Gordon.

Zak Bess (left) receives his county cap from brother and team-mate Josh Bess after his unbeaten century and five-wicket haul on day two of Devon's 10-wicket win over Cornwall at Sidmouth

Sidmouth cricketer Zak Bess was presented with his county cap after playing a starring role for Devon in their 10-wicket win over Cornwall on the Fortfield, writes Conrad Sutcliffe.

Seaton skipper Ben Morgan claimed his side are one win away from promotion following their 89-run win over Clyst Hydon, writes Conrad Sutcliffe.

A Sunday afternoon win for the Robins saw them secure their place in Community League Finals Day (being held at Ottermouth on Sunday, August 28) and leave their defeated opponents, the Gentlemen, sweating on results elsewhere to join them as part of the top four.

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