Budleigh Salterton are planning a concerted effort to regain the Premier place they lost at the end of the 2013 season, writes Conrad Sutcliffe.

Exmouth CC Pavilion

Exmouth captain Richard Baggs wants one more go at winning the Premier Division title before he leaves 1st XI cricket for good, writes Conrad Sutcliffe.

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Devon youth cricket officials have been given some help by one of their old boys, tracking down former players for a unique reunion.

Devon CCC begin their preparation for the forthcoming cricket season with a high profile game against Somerset 2nd X1 at the Fortfield, Sidmouth, on Sunday (April 9).

Sidmouth Cricket Club Green at The Fortfield

Good Friday sees a very special event being held at Sidmouth Cricket Club.

Joel Seward and Helen Derry with Sheila the dog. The pair will soon be undertaking a charity kayak trip from Seaton to Weymouth . Ref mha 10-16AW 0107. Picture: Alex Walton

Joel Seward and Helen Derry have stepped-up training ahead of their charity paddle across Lyme Bay, writes Conrad Sutcliffe.

Remembering the much loved Ryan Walker

Wednesday, March 9, 2016
Ryan Walker, playing for Axminster in 2014, defends the stumps, pl.
Picture by Alex Walton. Ref mhsp 9035-29-10AW

Two friends of tragic cricketer Ryan Walker are devoting the Easter Bank Holiday to raising money for a charity close to their hearts by paddling from Seaton to Weymouth in a kayak, writes Conrad Sutcliffe.

Exmouth CC Pavilion

Exmouth Cricket Club is looking for a scorer and/or an umpire to work with their second eleven this coming season.

Bess enjoying his Australian expereince

Wednesday, February 17, 2016
At the Darren Lehmann Academy in Australia (left to right), Sarah Taylor (England wicket-keeper) Graham Clark (Durham CCC) Alex Frick, Dom Bess and Joe Gatting (Sussex CCC)

Somerset’s young all rounder Dom Bess, who graduated through the Academy at the Cooper Associates County Ground last summer is currently out in Adelaide where he is spending the winter at the Darren Lehmann Cricket Academy (DLCA) and playing cricket for Northern Districts, writes Richard Walsh.

Exmouth CC appoint new chairman

Friday, February 12, 2016
Ashton Collinge - Exmouth CC chairman

Exmouth Cricket Club loyalist Ashton Collinge has stepped into the breach as club chairman for a second stint following the death of Richard Butler, writes Conrad Sutcliffe.

Devon will play a warm-up match against Hampshire in early April at the Ageas Bowl as part of their preparations for the season ahead.

Exmouth's Richard Baggs at the Maer on Saturday. Ref exsp 4365-18-15SH. Picture: Simon Horn

Richard Baggs has agreed to return for one more season as Exmouth skipper after standing down midway through last summer to give Gary Chappell the job, writes Conrad Sutcliffe.

Sidmouth CC Clubman of the Year Tony Denny

A decade when Sidmouth, with Will Murray at the helm, dominated Devon Cricket was marked at the Fortfield Club’s Annual Dinner.

Highly Commended, Volunteer of the Year, Kevin Curran, East Devon - Budleigh Salterton Cricket Club - Cricket - Photo :Phil Mingo/Pinnacle -

Kevin Curran, Budleigh Cricket Club secretary for the past 14 years (that being the longest stint by an individual in that role in the clubs history) and also having served in the role of chairman, is standing down from direct involvement in the Ottermouth club, though he will not be too far away should his invaluable expertise and knowledge be required by those who continue to run the club, writes Stephen Birley.

The Budleigh Cricket Club Annual General Meeting was held and once again drew a tremendous turnout.

A new set of Tolchards Devon League fixtures have been released.

Sidmouth skipper quits!

Friday, November 13, 2015
Sidmouth bowler Will Murray in action against Exmouth at the Maer ground on Saturday. Photo by Simon Horn. Ref shsp 2492-34-14SH To order your copy of this photograph go to and click on Photo Orders

Sidmouth skipper Will Murray – the most successful captain in Devon League history – has left the club with a headache after announcing he is standing down from the job, writes Conrad Sutcliffe

Bess joins Somerset

Monday, October 26, 2015
Zac Bess

Zak Bess has joined Somerset CCC as a strength and conditioning intern and for the next 12 months he will be working alongside Darren Veness the head of strength and conditioning at Taunton, writes Richard Walsh.

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Topsham St James Cricket Club are holding a Quiz Night in the Clubhouse at Bonfire Field, Exeter Road on Thursday, October.

Officers of the Bradleys East Devon League together with the league sponsor

The Bradleys East Devon Youth League award evening took place at Exmouth Pavilion and 300 players and family members were present as the honours were handed out.

Cricket legend David Lloyd

Whimple CC are hosting a very special evening with a cricketing legend.

Budleigh CC club vice chairman Barry Real (centre) presenting the clubman trophy to joint winners Chris Gore and Carole Spalding.

Budleigh CC held a well-attended senior awards evening at the clubs Ottermouth home.

The Robins, winners of the 2015 Budleigh Community League

There was a thrilling and astonishing finish to the 2015 Budleigh Salterton Cricket Club’s Community League, writes Kevin Tyrell.

The Budleigh Under-8s

Budleigh CC held their 2015 Colts Presentation Evening at Ottermouth with club president Lord Clinton in attendance to hand out the awards.

Topsham completed their Tolchards Devon League season with a trip to newly crowned D Division West champions Countess Wear.

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