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Following their runners up spot in the Exeter District Youth League Under-14s Division Two at the end of last season, Budleigh Salterton boy’s team have completed preparations for life as an Under-15 Division One side, writes SpursTom.

Crews take their gigs into the sea off Sidmouth

Nine gig boats from seven regional clubs competed at the third annual regatta to be held in Sidmouth.

Football flag. Ref exsp 7259-33-15SH. Picture: Simon Horn

Exmouth Amateurs are top of the fledgling Fresha League Division One table after a 4-1 success over neighbours Budleigh Salterton at Warren View, writes Adam Reid.

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Exmouth Amateurs Reserves made it two wins from two Fresha League Division Three starts with a 6-3 success at St Martins Reserves, writes Adam Reid.

Last Saturday East Budleigh were eventually beaten by a visiting Newtown side that included half a dozen Premier players in their starting line-up and, with Budleigh forced to make five changes for varying reasons, they should not be too down hearted at the 4-1 defeat they suffered, wqrites Mark Auton

A midweek fixture at Ottery St Mary was the setting for East Budleigh’s second match of the new campaign against a robust Tipton St John side on what was a difficult sloping pitch, writes Mark Auton.

Budleigh Salterton sit proudly in a top two berth in the fledgling South West Peninsula League Eastern Division table after they comfortably despatched Exwick Villa 3-0 at Greenway lane, writes Alan Beer.

Exmouth Spartans travelled to Cranbrook for their first away game of the season looking to bounce back from their 2-0 defeat to Sidmouth Thirds in midweek, writes Adam Reid.

Football goalnet. Ref shsp 7216-33-15SH. Picture: Simon Horn

East Budleigh Reserves will want to quickly forget their 9-1 drubbing at the hands of a better South Zeal side, writes Mark Auton.

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The elder statesmen took to the fairways in pairs to play for the Pairs Goblets, writes John Bridgman.

Topsham completed their Tolchards Devon League season with a trip to newly crowned D Division West champions Countess Wear.

The Bank Holiday weekend provided the option of two rather similar races for the running fraternity.

Exmouth Ammies third team made their Fresha League Division 9 debut in a midweek meeting with Newton Poppleford Reserves.

When you have a local derby you need your strongest playing squad, unfortunately Budleigh Salterton reserves were forced to add more youngsters to their starting line-up for the short trip to Warren View to face Exmouth Amateurs, a team packed with experience players, writes SpursTom.

Table Tennis

Exe Table Tennis club is to hold an Open Evening for all comers to attend and try the sport.

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The late summer sunshine lit up the vibrant purple heather at East Devon Golf Club to make the course as attractive as any in Scotland for the Autumn Medal and Warn Cup competition last Saturday, writes Michael Hayes.

Action between Exmouth Town and Elburton Villa at Southern Road. Ref exsp 8190-35-15SH. Picture: Simon Horn

Exmouth Town start their FA Vase journey this Saturday when they travel to Saltash United looking to avenge their 1-0 league defeat on the opening day of the season, writes John Dibsdall.

Action between Exmouth Town and Elburton Villa at Southern Road. Ref exsp 8207-35-15SH. Picture: Simon Horn

Otterton have made an excellent start to the new Fresha League season taking seven points out of the nine available from the first three games.

Exmouth skipper Gary Chappell (second left) being interviewd by SKY TVs Mark Butcher before the ECB Club Finals Day at Cardiff

Exmouth skipper Gary Chappell said there was nothing to be embarrassed about by the eight-wicket defeat at the hands of Ealing in the NatWest Clubs T20

final on Tuesday night.

Bowls

Phear Park’s A squad in the Over-60 Triples League finished the season in a blaze of glory by winning Division Five and therefore gaining promotion to Division Four, writes Lawrie Harries.

Exmouth away to Honiton. Ref exsp 2447-34-15TI. Picture: Terry Ife

Exmouth head into the new season full of optimism whilst accepting that they have had less than ideal preparations for the big September challenges.

Josie Culliford with Tim Henman

Exmouth tennis starlet Josie Culliford experienced tennis at the highest level when she played recently at Wimbledon in the HSBC Road to Wimbledon finals.

Joe Keep in action at Wiscombe Park

Drivers from Devon will be well represented at Wiscombe Park this weekend (September 5 and 6), in the final regional championship meeting of the year and the final two rounds of the fiercely contested Bridge Tyres and Wheels Point S Wiscombe Park championship.

Exmouth CC line up before the start of the ECB Club T20 Finals Day

Exmouth suffered ECB T20 National Club heartache when they went down in the final to Ealing by a margin of eight wickets.

Exmouth skipper Gary Chappell (second left) being interviewd by SKY TVs Mark Butcher before the ECB Club Finals Day at Cardiff

Exmouth booked an ECB T20 Cup final berth at the Swalec Stadium, Cardiff as they defeated Pudsey Congs who hail from West Riding, Yorkshire, in the first of the days two semi-finals

Alex Lane with the trophy he won after securing the Slovak International Tournament

Alex and Ben Lane both came away with titles at the Slovak senior international tournament held last weekend.

Will Goulden, one of the Cockles summer signings with sponsor Gary Sharland of Gary Sharland Building Contractors

Exmouth have confirmed two more signings with the addition of prop Will Goulden and back three player Sam Conway to the Cockles squad.

Harry Tincknell

East Devon speed ace Harry Tincknell will start the penultimate round of the European Le Mans Series this Sunday (September 6), gunning for his first career podium at the Paul Ricard track in France.

Exmouth men's B crew in Rodney Bey beat Weymouth to the finishing line

The sea was calm, but it began to rain whilst as the Exmouth gig crew were setting up camp on Sidmouth’s Clifton Beach for the seventh round on the gig regatta circuit, writes Keith Cornish.

Budleigh Salterton tennis player Zac Brown

Ten-year-old Budleigh schoolboy Zac Brown has been crowned the Devon tennis Under-10 champion.

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