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Sidmouth toasted ‘absent friends’ at their annual dinner and awards evening, writes Conrad Sutcliffe.

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

Sidmouth CC junior section are set to hold a very special fund raising evening next Friday.

Sidmouth CC has launched a terrific initiative aimed at getting more young cricketers to stay involved with the game.

Sidmouth are clear leaders as the halfway mark of the Sidmouth Leisure Centre Indoor League beckons.

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.

Under 15s District Winner, PLAYER. Harvey Sargent pictured with Craig Overton (Somerset & England)  during the Devon Cricket Youth Association Awards 2014 on October 03, 2014 in Sandy Park Conference & Banqueting Centre, Sandy Park, Exeter Devon, England. (Photo by Phil Mingo/Pinnacle) - Tel: +44(0)1363 881025 - Mobile:0797 1270 681 - VAT Reg No: 183700120 - 03/10/2014

Sidmouth’s Harvey Sargent capped an eventful 12 months by being named Devon U15s’ player of the year at the county’s annual presentation night, writes Conrad Sutcliffe.

Alex Clemnets receives the 2nd XI Batting award

Ottery St Mary Cricket Club’s annual dinner recently saw more than 70 members and guests gather at the town’s Tumbling Weir Hotel to celebrate an encouraging 2014 season for the Salston Field outfit’s three senior teams, writes Ian Townsend.

David O’Higgins (779 wickets to date in his club career for Tipton St John and Phil Wright (724 club wickets), who both had 49 wickets in the 2014 season.

Spring-like weather and a lush outfield greeted Tipton’s last game of the season when they entertained Harberton.

Sidmouth CC Colts Awards: The Under-10 award winners

Ottery St Mary held their colts awards at a packed clubhouse last week, writes George Southall-Brown.

The Exmouth CC Colts and their trophies

Over 100 people turned out at the Maer for the 2014 Exmouth Cricket Club Colts Section awards.

Tipton cricketer Joe Birch

The tiny ground at Stockland has long been a happy hunting ground for Tipton batsmen and so it continued on Sunday.

JAMIE Overton’s whirlwind 142 not out took him to the top of the Premier Division batting averages in the season that ended earlier this month, writes Conrad Sutcliffe

Tipton St John versus Newton Poppleford

Tipton met Exeter-based Geriatrics and beat them thanks to a vintage spell of spin bowling by veteran David O’Higgins who took 6-21.

Sidmouth's Josh Bess receives the Unicorns KO Trophy

Devon, captained by Sidmouth’s Josh Bess, and including two other Fortfield stars, Liam Lewis and Scott Barlow, won the Minor Counties’ Unicorns’ KO Trophy for a record fifth time last week, beating Oxfordshire in a thrilling final.

Sidmouth CC Colts Awards: Jordan Fowler the Junior Colt of the Year winner

Sidmouth CC youth section held a well supported colts presentation at their Fortfield home.

Sidbury welcomed Seaton to the Millfield ground for one of the last fixtures of the year.

A memorial cricket match to remember David Coles will be held at Sidbury on Saturday (September 6), writes Andy Webb.

Under strength Otters well beaten

Thursday, September 4, 2014

Despite the long trip to Plymstock resulting in a heavy end of season defeat, Ottery St Mary 2nd XI can be justifiably proud of a terrific A Division debut campaign which saw Rick Jackson’s men claim a highly creditable third place in the league, writes Ian Townsend.

Disappointing end to Ottery season

Thursday, September 4, 2014

A disappointing home defeat last weekend brought the curtain down on a mixed season for Ottery St Mary 1st XI, writes Ian Townsend.

Tipton had mixed results in their weekend games beating Cornish side Seaview Old Boys by nine runs on Saturday, but losing to Tedburn St Mary by nine wickets on Sunday, writes Phil Wright.

Sidmouth were emphatic winners in the final of the Tolchards Devon senior Cup on Sunday to complete a season’s double, writes Stephen Birley.

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