Cricket

Ottery St Mary have named Rob Johns as their new chairman this season as they adjust to life back in the C Division East, writes Conrad Sutcliffe.

The ECB are hosting a Scoring Roadshow at Somerset CCC to showcase Play-Cricket’s new scoring software for laptop use, launching ahead of the 2018 season.

NatWest CricketForce is a nationwide initiative aimed at cricket clubs.

Sidmouth remain top of the Sidmouth Leisure Centre Indoor Cricket League after claiming a fifth straight success in the latest round of matches.

Sidmouth Cricket Club is busy preparing for the 2018 season and indoor nets begin next month.

All eight teams playing in the Sidmouth Leisure Centre indoor cricket league have now played four games.

Sidmouth Cricket Club is back into action for the club’s younger members in terms of preparing for the 2018 season.

Sidmouth and Clyst Hydon A are the early leaders in the Sidmouth Sports Centre Indoor Cricket League table.

The Sidmouth Leisure Centre Indoor Cricket League launched its first competition of 2018 with three matches.

Cricket clubs urged to apply for cash

Tuesday, January 2, 2018

The new secretary of the David Shepherd Cricket Trust has urged clubs in East Devon to take advantage of the charity’s grant programme, writes Conrad Sutcliffe.

Defending champions Sidmouth decided not to have an overseas player last season, figuring they had enough talent in the club to go without, but the decision backfired, writes Conrad Sutcliffe.

With the club awards now completed and the end of another year upon us, we took the time to catch up with Sidmouth CC chairman Fionn Wardrop and began by asking him how, looking back on the past 12 months, on and off the Fortfield pitch, it stands beside previous years.

Sixty players and supporters gathered at The Bedford Hotel for the Sidmouth Cricket Club annual awards dinner, which were very well organised by Anthony Griffiths.

Sidmouth Cricket Club has announced that Harrison-Lavers and Potbury’s will continue as the club’s premier sponsor when the existing three-year arrangement expires next year.

Twenty-one ladies took part this week in the third round of the winter competition for the Rose Bowl and Rose Basket, writes Andrea Milton.

The Sidmouth Leisure Centre Indoor Cricket League had high drama on the final matchday of the season.

Sidmouth Golf Club ran its popular annual Turkey Trot competition on the first Saturday of December in dry, but chilly weather, writes Hugh Dorliac.

Sidmouth will begin their 2018 Tolchards Devon League Premier Division campaign with a home match against newly promoted Sandford on May 5.

The latest round of matches in the Sidmouth Indoor Cricket League resulted in a second win of the campaign for Newton Poppleford.

In the latest round of matches in the Sidmouth Leisure Centre Indoor Cricket League, played across the final two weekends of October, Sidmouth suffered their first defeat of the campaign and Yarcombe were beaten for a third successive match day.

Ottery St Mary’s young cricketer Lawrence Walker has won the Devon batting award for his age group for the third year in a row, writes Conrad Sutcliffe.

Former Sidmouth Herald editor John Goodwin has been nominated for one of the top awards in club cricket, writes Conrad Sutcliffe.

It was the three Bess boys, Joshua, Zachary and Luke, who ended the 2017 Tolchards Drinks Devon League campaign as the top three Sidmouth CC batsmen.

Tipton St John have had no fewer than 13 games called off this season, six because of the weather and six where opposition have not been able to raise a side to complete a friendly fixture, writes Phil Wright.

Ottery Under 13s completed a clean sweep of their undefeated season when they landed the County Sports Trophy to add to their Bradleys East Devon Youth League title win.

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