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Tarka Ladies fight for Top Spot

 NDCC Tarka Ladies continue to battle to stay near the top of the Devon Ladies League. Their last two matches have been hard fought. Last week against Plympton Ladies, despite 24 solid runs from opener Eluned Davies,  the run rate was very slow for the first 15 overs and it looked as though Tarka, who had won the toss and elected to bat …

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Junior Presentation Evening – Monday 15th August

The junior presentation night will be heldon Monday August 15th at the club. People might be away on holiday but if you are here, please do come along. Parents and brothers/sisters are welcome to it but it is IMPORTANT you book your places (and provide meal choices) to Stuart Ware well in advance, money can be collected on the night. It will …

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U13’s Secure League Title

Well done to our U13s who secured the league title on Thursday at Chulmleigh, winning all 7 league matches along the way A wicket for Kevin Johnson in the first ball of the match set the tone for a tight bowling performance to restrict Chulmleigh to 86-6 in their 20 overs. NDCC knocked off the runs thanks mainly to 43* …

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Tarka Triumph

The reigning National Champions NDCC Tarka U15 Girls beat Broadstone CC from Dorset to become the Lady Taverners U15 20/20 Regional Zone 4 Champions. The team now go forward to the National Finals with winners of the other 3 regions in the country. In perfect cricketing conditions Tarka lost the toss and were put in to bat by Broadstone. Under …

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Tom Allin Memorial Day donation to Devon Air Ambulance Trust

This week saw NDCC chairman Mark Ansell handing over a cheque to Devon Air Ambulance Trust following the Tom Allin Memorial T20 tournament and fund raising day held at NDCC on 23rd April. In total £4,100 was raised on the day with a further £2,000 donation from Santander Bank making the grand total from the event £6,100. In the photo …

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Tarka Ladies Continue Winning Streak

Last year’s League Champions, NDCC Tarka Ladies continued their winning streak at Instow this weekend. Whilst coach Mark Overton paced in and out of the pavilion watching son Jamie become man of the match at Somerset, and tried to keep an eye on the ladies game at the same time, Tarka girls did him proud against Topsham St. James. After winning the toss …

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TA Memorial Day, £6k Raised

Saturday was a great success in lots of ways – beautiful day (if a bit chilly), lots of people, a respectful minute’s silence before play started, wonderful support from all Tom’s former team mates at Bideford, NDCC and Devon, some entertaining cricket (big sixes over the pavilion from Tom’s former team mate Chris Metters so the Tom Allin XI won …

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Tom Allin Memorial Day at NDCC Saturday 23rd April

Dear NDCC Member/Supporter Here are the details of the plan for the Tom Allin Memorial Day at Instow on Saturday in aid of Devon Air Ambulance. Three teams will be playing a 10 overs per side tournament. Bideford CC will be captained by Paul Heard, NDCC by Barney Huxtable and the Tom Allin XI by Chris Metters. The outline programme …

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NDCC Junior Summer Outdoor Cricket Season Starts on Monday

It’s that time of year again! NDCC junior summer outdoor cricket season starts on Monday Date: Monday 11th April (and every Monday through until Monday 25th July inclusive, except Bank Holidays May 2nd and May 30th) Where: The Ground at Instow Start Time: Registration from 6pm (I will be there from 5:45pm for the first week) – EVERYONE MUST REGISTER …

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Natwest Cricket Force Wednesday 6th April

Dear NDCC member The building work on the pavilion extension is nearing completion. On Wednesday this week from 10.00am onwards members of Nat West staff will come to NDCC as part of their “Cricket Force” initiative to help us complete some of the many pre-season jobs that need doing. This year, because of the building work, the whole Pavilion, Changing …