Sidmouth 1sts played Torquay on Saturday. Matt Cooke sends a delivery. Ref shsp 26-16AW 1541. Picture: Alex Walton

Sidmouth moved 30 points clear at the top of the Tolchards Devon League Premier Division table with a 76-run Fortfield win over Exmouth.

Sidmouth Cricket Club at The Fortfield

The five match winning run of Sidmouth III came to an abrupt end as they went down by three wickets at Braunton II.

Tom Jeacock bowling for Ottery 2nds at home to Plymstock. Ref shsp 27-16TI 3504. Picture: Terry Ife

In a dramatic finale reminiscent of Ben Stokes’ calamitous closing over in the World T20 final, Ottery St Mary 1st XI were consigned to a heart-breaking defeat by B Division rivals Tavistock when visiting batsman Dave Manning topped a terrific century by blasting 20 runs off just four deliveries to hand his team a sensational victory, writes Ian Townsend.

George Southall-Brown bowling for Ottery at home to Hatherleigh. Ref shsp 29-16TI 4261. Picture: Terry Ife

Handicapped by a significant gulf in experience compared with local rivals Budleigh, an Ottery St Mary 2nd XI containing seven teenagers slipped to a heavy defeat in last weekend’s derby clash at Ottermouth, writes Ian Townsend.

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Eddie Ruldolph keeping wicket  for Ottery at home to Hatherleigh. Ref shsp 29-16TI 4300. Picture: Terry Ife

A very young and inexperienced Ottery 3rd XI was taught some tough lessons at King’s Field on Saturday when beaten by Cullompton II, writes Kit Richards.

Sidmouth were at home to North Devon at the weekend. Liam Lewis deflects a bowl. Ref shsp 28-16AW 2306. Picture: Alex Walton

Skipper Matt Thompson is back to lead Devon in the Minor Counties Championship game against Oxfordshire at Exeter, writes Conrad Sutcliffe.

Tipton player Steve Walker on his way to 96.

Tipton St John emerged victorious from their meeting with Cardiff-based tourists Mitres.

Tipton CC batsmen David Thayre and Steve Walker meet after Thayre’s boundary brought up his 50 and partnership od 100

Sidbury were edged out in their home meeting with Old Grammarians who won the game in the closing stages, writes Barney Stone.

Sidmouth 2nds batsmen Harvey Sargent and Dec Lines at the Maer on Saturday. Ref shsp 30-16SH 3200. Picture: Simon Horn.

Sidmouth IIs powered their way to an emphatic 168-run win over Exmouth II at their Maer ground home.

Sidmouth Under-19 action at Bradninch

Sidmouth Under-19s continued their unbeaten run in this season’s ECB Club Under-19 T20 with an emphatic 100-run win at Bradninch.

Sidmouth 1sts played Torquay on Saturday. Knocking the stumps. Ref shsp 26-16AW 1528. Picture: Alex Walton

Luke Bess and Henry Gater both hit half-centuries to tee-up Sidmouth for a 40-run win over Bovey Tracey, writes Conrad Sutcliffe.

Phil Wright alongside the score board that shows his appearances, wickets and runs for Tipton St John Cricket Club

Tipton St John welcomed Plymouth Civil Service and Roborough on the hottest day of the year so far.

Seaton II batsman Will Mudd who was in great form at Bradninch

Seaton 2nds went down by six wickets at home to Shobrooke Park.

Sidmouth 1sts played Torquay on Saturday. Knocking the stumps. Ref shsp 26-16AW 1528. Picture: Alex Walton

Liam Lewis clouted a century then Will Murray took four wickets as Sidmouth tightened their grip on top spot in the Premier Division with a 63-run win over North Devon, writes Conrad Sutcliffe.

No thirds measures for Ottery St Mary

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Ottery St Mary third team went down by four wickets in their Tolchards Devon League D Division East meeting with Thorverton, writes Richard Kitzinger.

A fine all-round display saw Ottery St Mary 1st XI begin the second half of the Tolchard’s Devon League season in encouraging style with a four wicket victory over visiting Thorverton, a result which saw Rob Crabb’s men claim the double over the Exe valley outfit, writes Ian Townsend.

Sidbury entertained Topsham for their latest Under-10 outing.

Sidbury hosted Welsh touring side Whitchurch in a rare international match at The Millfield.

Winning is becoming a bit of a habit for Ottery St Mary Under 11s in the East Devon Youth Cricket League and so they approached their latest fixture against Whimple in confident mood, writes Allen Morgan.

Otters undone by table topping Torquay

Thursday, July 14, 2016
Tom Jeacock bowling for Ottery 2nds at home to Plymstock. Ref shsp 27-16TI 3483. Picture: Terry Ife

The trip to Torquay proved to be a tough one as leaders Torquay handed a seven wicket beating to a youthful Ottery 2nd XI, writes Alex Clements.

Devon and Exeter duo Dom Bess and Ben Green have both been named in the England U19 squad for the forthcoming one-day series against Sri Lanka, writes Conrad Sutcliffe.

Budleigh bowler Scott Barlow in action at the Ottermouth againgst North Devon on Saturday. Photo by Simon Horn. Ref exsp 7662-36-11SH To order your copy of this photograph visit and click on myphotos24

Three Sidmouth players and two of their former team-mates are in Devon’s side for Sunday’s Unicorns Trophy semi-final against Herefordshire on the Fortfield (11am), writes Conrad Sutcliffe.

Tipton batsman Mark Channon is bowled in the meeting with Chulmleigh

Tipton made the lengthy journey to mid-Devon to take on Chulmleigh, writes Phil Wright.

Wesley Holmes batting for Sidmouth 2nds at home to Plymouth. Ref shsp 24-16TI 2121. Picture: Terry Ife

Sidmouth IIIs skipper David Watkins certainly seems to have the midas touch. He’s been in charge for three games and won them all after Saturday’s two wicket win over Bideford II at Newton Poppleford.

Sidmouth 1sts played Torquay on Saturday. Matt Cooke keeps his eye on the ball. Ref shsp 26-16AW 1556. Picture: Alex Walton

Sidmouth are starting to pull clear at the top of the Premier Division table after reaching the halfway stage with a 43-run win over Exeter on the County Ground, writes Conrad Sutcliffe.

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