Cricket

Tipton enjoyed two wins over the weekend with a bowler claiming a 'fivefer' in each game, writes Phil Wright.

Topsham St James Cricket Club held a two well-attended Presentation Evenings, writes Sheila Harding.

Tipton batted first in their first ever match against Cavendish Cavaliers, writs Phil Wright.

Budleigh's Tolchards Devon League A Division season ended in disappointment as they were beaten by Bradninch at Ottermouth.

The 2019 Tolchards Devon Cricket League is now over and that means the final count of wides bowled across the Premier, A, B and C to H Division's East can be revealed.

All three of the Sidmouth senior XIs won their respective final matches of the 2019 Tolchards Devon Cricket League.

Having a few short weeks ago looked certainties for relegation from E Division (East) of the Tolchard's Devon Cricket League, Ottery St Mary 2nd XI escaped the drop by posting a fifth win from their final seven matches, writes Ian Townsend.

Exmouth finished the 2019 Tolchards Devon League season sitting sixth in the Premier Division which all means they will line up once again in the top flight when league cricket returns in May 2020.

Upottery will be playing their cricket in the Tolchards Devon Cricket League C Division East division next campaign after securing a second place finish.

One of the longest innings in Tolchards Devon Cricket League history is about to come to an end with the retirement of Exmouth's David Lye, writes Conrad Sutcliffe.

Tipton travelled to play Whimple with only 10 players and did so worrying that would not be strong enough considering they had suffered a heavy defeat when the sides met previously a few years before, writes Phil Wright.

Alex Barrow's century, his third of the league campaign - he has also hit nine half centuries - made for the ideal finish to a league term that has seen the opener score more league runs this season than anyone else at the Fortfield.

Clyst St George rounded off a wonderful season with a 15th win in 18 D Division East outings to leave them finishing as champions and a whopping 52 points better off than divisional runners-up Upottery who will join the Bohea Field men in the C Division East next season.

Exmouth completed their 2019 Tolchards Devon League campaign with a home defeat at the hands of a Sanford side that secured their top flight status for another season after their eight wicket win at the Maer ground.

Saturday (August 31) is the final day of the 2019 Tolchards Devon Cricket League season and there's not to much for our local sides to play for.

Salt and pepper, peas and carrots, rum and raisin - and now Woodbury and Newton St Cyres, writes Alex Paget.

In their final away match of the 2019 Tolchards Devon League Premier Division, Sidmouth 1st XI went down by 46 runs at relegation threatened Sandford.

Woodbury & Newton St Cyres head into Saturday's final game of the league season in danger of slipping down a division after they were beaten by 56 runs at Countess Wear.

Topsham St James eased to a ninth wicket win over Upottery II in what was both teams' penultimate fixture of the 2019 Tolchards League E Division East season.

Sidbury hosted Sidmouth for a meeting of the respective clubs' U8 and U10 players in a pairs meeting.

Sidmouth Luke Bess has been called into the Devon side for the crunch game with Cornwall starting at Exeter on Sunday (10.30am).

Sidmouth CC's Matt Cooke is one player who is probably wishing this coming Saturday (August 31) was not the final match day of the 2019 Tolchards Devon League season, writes Steve Birley.

So how do Ottery St Mary 2nds escape the drop out of the Tolchards Devon League C Division East?

Clyst St George won their 14th game out of 17 Tolchards League D Division East matches as they beat hosts Honiton by 238 runs.

Budleigh Salterton's hopes of lining up in the Tolchards Devon League Premier Division in 2020 came to an end when they were beaten by four wickets at Abbotskerswell.

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