All the news from all the clubs in the Tolchards Devon Cricket League Premier Division on the eve of a new season

Matt Cooke hitting out for Sidmouth, who are defending the Premier Division title this season


Consistency the key says North Devon captain + 'We still have a squad capable of winning the league if we take it one game at a time and don’t get ahead of ourselves'

Thompson unfazed by Heathcoat's tag of favourites + 'We have made some great additions, but we won’t be relying on them' +

Strengthened Sandford aiming for flying start to season + 'if we get off to better start we will save ourselves a fair amount of worry'

Exeter re-jig early order after mid-winter defections + 'We are stronger than we looked a few weeks ago and will aim to build on last season and push for mid-table'

Exmouth have runs to replace after close-season exits Recent signings give Buzza optimism for summer ahead

Sidmouth captain Gingell coy about chances of back-to-back titles + 'Heathcoat have recruited a lot of talent during the winter – especially batting – and looking at who they can pick from it is theirs to lose'

Bovey skipper Codd has realistic hopes for season + overseas player misses first round + 'We aren’t likely to win it this year but I would hope we can be mid-table and avoid the relegation scrap'

Paignton parading a brace of Benton brothers as Seb returns to Queens Park + 'We won’t be bottom – I am certain of that' said Benton. 'What we will be is in the top four'

Tricky trip to Heathcoat first time out for Torquay + Skipper Allen busy on recruiting front since winning promotion

Plymouth skipper Varcoe keen to see remodelled Petherbridge in action + 'Heathcoat and Sidmouth look the likely top two and it is going to be difficult to get ahead of them,” said Varcoe. But it would be a disappointment to finish lower than we did last season'