Thursday, April 16, 2015

Devon have named a 14-man squad for Sunday’s final pre-season warm-up game against the Unversity of Exeter at Exmouth (11am).

The ever popular training sessions for Exmouth Colts start at 6pm this Friday (April 17) at the Maer Ground.

Budleigh Salterton CC are staging their 2015 NatWest CricketForce event on Sunday (April 19).

Gary Chappell led a young Exmouth side into their 40-over pre-season match with his former club Bradninch at the Maer ground.

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Exmouth are without a number of key players for their Saturday pre-season meeting at the Maer with Bradninch (1pm) and a couple of Maer men will also miss Sunday’s Devon meeting with Somerset 2nd XI at Heathcoat CC.

Exmouth to sign West Indian pace ace

Friday, April 10, 2015
Exmouth batsman Sebastian Benton at the Maer ground against Bradnich on Saturday. Photo by Simon Horn. Ref exsp 4817-18-13SH To order your copy of this photograph go to and click on MyPhotos24.

Exmouth captain Richard Baggs has unveiled a batch of signings for the season ahead – and revealed he has a mystery pace bowler up his sleeve.

Rachel Tozer. Picture by Terry Ife Ref exsp 6938-24-10TI

EXMOUTH and Devon scorer Rachel Tozer will be on Test match duty this season when England play New Zealand at Lord’s.

M J Baker sponsor Somerset

East Devon businessman signs new sponsorship deal with Somerset CCC.

At the recent AGM of Topsham St James CC there was a change of senior personnel with Rupert Pratt standing down after five years as chairman and Mike Tracey taking the helm, writes Sheila Harding.

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Exmouth Cricket Club are holding a charity golf day at Woodbury Park Golf Club on Friday, March 27 followed by a Charity auction in the evening hosted by ‘Homes under the Hammer’ auctioneer Graham Barton.

Clyst St George are adding another age-group side to their youth section this summer to deal with the burgeoning numbers at the club, writes Conrad Sutcliffe.

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The Devon Cricket League will have a new title sponsor this summer for the first time since 2002, writes Conrad Sutcliffe.

New Budleigh signing Andy Proctor

Budleigh Salterton have been given a sizeable boost for the season ahead by the return to Ottermouth of former captain and Devon regular Andy Procter, writes Conrad Sutcliffe.

Budleigh Cricket Club have a busy pre-season schedule in place, writes Steve Birley.

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Devon have opted for a two-skipper solution following the mid-winter resignation of Unicorns Cup-winning captain Josh Bess, writes Conrad Sutcliffe.

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League cricket in Gloucestershire, Wiltshire and Somerset is undergoing radical changes in a bid to stop people dropping out of the game.

Sidmouth have got to find two new opening bowlers next season after losing both new-ball operators from the side that won the Premier Division last summer, writes Conrad Sutcliffe.

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Devon have started the search for a new captain or captains following the resignation of Josh Bess, writes Conrad Sutcliffe.

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Budleigh Salterton Cricket Club held their 2014 Annual General Meeting and a major new appointment was made.

Sidmouth's Neil Gamble who has been elecetd to the management board of Minor Counties Cricket

Sidmouth cricket official Neil Gamble has been voted on to the governing body of Minor Counties cricket, writes Conrad Sutcliffe.

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Exmouth Cricket Club held its 2014 AGM at the Maer Ground at the end of November and, after hearing presentations on the financial, cricket and the long term aims of the club, voted in favour of all the recommendations made by the executive committee.

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Local business The Cricket Company are staging an evening presentation at Sidmouth Cricket Club early next month.

Lloyd White batting for Budleigh

Budleigh Salterton will be under new management in the A Division next season following the resignation of skipper Joel Murphy.

Mark Bray hits out for Seaton in a Francis Clark Devon League game.  Picture by Alex Walton. Ref mhsp 0143-21-12AW.

Ben Libby and Mark Bray won the 1st XI batting and bowling awards at Seaton’s end-of-season presentation evening in the Court Lane pavilion, writes Conrad Sutcliffe.

DEVON will be hosting the first round of the new Minor Counties T20 tournament at Exmouth next summer.

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