Sidmouth bowler Kyle Brockley playing against Plymouth at the Fortfield. Ref shsp 33-16SH 5718. Picture: Simon Horn.

Liam Lewis hit an unbeaten century as Sidmouth walloped relegated Brixham by 238 runs to win the Tolchards Devon League Premier Division title with two games to spare, writes Conrad Sutcliffe.

Tipton batsman Phil Wright is bowled

Tipton were completely outplayed in the drizzle by visitors Stokeinteignhead with their only consolation being a great tea was supplied by the ladies from match sponsors Bater’s Removals, writes Phil Wright.

Former Test stars Phil deFreitas, Dean Headley and Corey Collymore are playing in a charity tournament at Exmouth on Sunday, writes Conrad Sutcliffe.

Sidmouth could have the Devon double in the bag by Sunday night if they win the golden jubilee Euro Shopper Devon Cup final, writes Conrad Sutcliffe.


Ottery St Mary II became only the third team this season to lose to Ipplepen when they went down by a margin of 46 runs in a contest that saw the bat rule over the ball throughout.

Sidmouth thrash Plymouth

Thursday, August 18, 2016
Sidmouth Cricket Club at The Fortfield

Sidmouth thrashed Plymouth by 126 runs in a game that was over long before the end, writes Conrad Sutcliffe.

A superb innings from Nick Mansfield enabled Sidmouth to claim what had looked for some time an unlikely victory and maintain their status as Tolchards Devon league 2nd XI Premier Division leaders.

Ottery top order fails as big game is lost

Thursday, August 18, 2016

Ottery’s promotion push was halted by a disappointing defeat at the hands of top of the table side Ivybridge, writes George Biggs.

Zac attack sees Devon to Cornwall success

Wednesday, August 17, 2016
Zak Bess (left) receives his county cap from brother and team-mate Josh Bess after his unbeaten century and five-wicket haul on day two of Devon's 10-wicket win over Cornwall at Sidmouth

Devon defeated Cornwall by 10 wickets when the teams met at the Fortfield, Sidmouth, writes Mark Gordon.

Zak Bess (left) receives his county cap from brother and team-mate Josh Bess after his unbeaten century and five-wicket haul on day two of Devon's 10-wicket win over Cornwall at Sidmouth

Sidmouth cricketer Zak Bess was presented with his county cap after playing a starring role for Devon in their 10-wicket win over Cornwall on the Fortfield, writes Conrad Sutcliffe.

Sidmouth Under-10s on the hallowed turf of the County Ground, Taunton where they played Weston-super-Mare in an exhibition game during the luncheon interval of a Somerset game.

Sidmouth fielded a new side this season, an Under-10s hard ball pairs team.

Sidmouth skipper Luke Bess will remind his players there are no certainties in the Premier Division before his table-topping side face Plymouth on the Fortfield, writes Conrad Sutcliffe.


Harvey Sargent led the Sidmouth Under-19s to victory at Exeter, a result that means Sidmouth Seagulls have now won Devon U19 Club T20 East Devon area title.

Ottery 1st XI wicket keeper in action againt Dartington. Ref shsp 32-16TI 5894. Picture: Terry Ife

Ottery St Mary’s cricketers go into their game at Ivybridge tomorrow (Saturday) knowing that victory would put them in pole position to bag a second successive promotion in the Tolchards Devon League.

Sidmouth were at home to North Devon at the weekend. Matt Cooke defends the stumps. Ref shsp 28-16AW 2397. Picture: Alex Walton

Matt Cooke and Luke Bess led the run chase as Sidmouth beat Heathcoat by seven wickets to put one hand on the Premier Division title, writes Conrad Sutcliffe.

Otters too strong for lowly Dartington

Thursday, August 11, 2016
Ottery 1st XI bowler Billy Ruldolph delivers a ball againt Dartington. Ref shsp 32-16TI 5886. Picture: Terry Ife

Following the disappointment of the last two weeks, Ottery returned to winning ways in the B division with a crushing victory over bottom placed Dartington & Totnes, writes George Biggs.

Youthful Otters too strong for Lewdown

Thursday, August 11, 2016
Exmouth cricket. Ref exsp 32-16TI 5945. Picture: Terry Ife

Ottery 2nd XI continued their climb up the A Division ladder with a deserved 72-run victory over Lewdown, writes Alex Clements.

Tubbs topples his Tipton team mates

Thursday, August 11, 2016
Phil Tolley hits out for Tipton St John

Tipton St John were involved in a thrilling game with Met Office, one that was ultimately decided off the final delivery of the contest, writes Phil Wright.

Sidbury CC youngsters enjoying things at the club

Sidbury hosted Sidmouth and Sidbury Under-10s and Under-8s for a season end finale.

Ottery thirds go down at Kenn

Sunday, August 7, 2016

As the holiday season took its toll on availability throughout the club, Ottery St Mary’s development team featured its youngest debutants yet for the amicable fixture away at the picturesque Kenn, writes Kit Richards.

Sidmouth 2nds batsman Harvey Sargent playing against Exmouth at the Maer on Saturday. Ref shsp 30-16SH 3160. Picture: Simon Horn.

Sidmouth have been given a free ticket to the Euro Shopper Devon Senior Cup after Plympton became the second semi-final team to withdraw from the competition in 24 hours.

Sidmouth and Heathcoat clash at Knightshayes on Saturday in the Premier Division match of the day, writes Conrad Sutcliffe.

Duncan Bradshaw-Smith bowling for Ottery 2nds at home to Plymstock. Ref shsp 27-16TI 3519. Picture: Terry Ife

Fielding an under-strength batting line up took its toll on Ottery St Mary 1st XI as the long trek to Westward Ho! to face Bideford ended in a second successive defeat for the first time since the 2014 season, writes Ian Townsend.

Luke Tierney bowling for Ottery at home to Hatherleigh. Ref shsp 29-16TI 4288. Picture: Terry Ife

Ottery St Mary 2nd XI bounced back from a trouncing in the Otter valley derby as they cruised to an impressive win over visitors, Sandford, writes Ian Townsend.

Sidbury action

The groundsmen of Sidbury Cricket Club (SCC) have a new item in their armoury, writes Simon Rowe.

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