Devon are through to the last eight of the MCCA Trophy after beating cross-Tamar derby rivals Cornwall by 41 runs at Bovey Tracey Cricket Club yesterday.


Devon made 271 for 8, opener James Burke top scoring with 78 while Rob Woodman (37), Neil Bettis (29) and Bob Dawson (42) also contributed to the home side's winning score.


Despite 43 for Keith Parsons, 42 for Dave Roberts and 45 for Antony Angove, Cornwall were all out for 230 in the 46th over as Bovey's Chris Bradley took four wickets and Trevor Anning 3-26.


With Wales Minor Counties beating Wiltshire in yesterday’s other group game Cornwall cannot qualify for the quarter-finals whatever happens in next Sunday’s final KO Cup game against Wiltshire at Redruth Cricket Club.


Meanwhile Devon travel to Tring Park to play Buckinghamshire assured of a quarter final game on Sunday June 19.


Devon 271-7 (J E Burke 78, R I Dawson 42, R J Wooodman 37, N C Bettis 29; D F Davis 2-40, K J Snell 2-39), Cornwall 230 (D J Roberts 42, K A Parsons 43, A D Angove 45; C Bradley 4-34, T S Anning 3-26). Devon (2pts) bt Cornwall (0) by 41 runs.


Francis Clark Devon League scores

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