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The Exe Equestrian Club is looking forward to an exciting and successful 2015, writes Collette Ashby.


Exe II were edged out by the odd goal in three in a South Division meeting at home to Kingsbridge and Salcombe.

Sidmouth & Ottery ladies 4th at home to Dart 3. Ref shsp 1551-05-15TI. Picture: Terry Ife

Exe were good value for a 2-0 win at Firebrands in their Premier Division meeting.

Steve Westlake preparing to address the haggis at Devon and Somerset Glding Club

Saturday proved to be the best gliding day of the week at Devon and Somerset Gliding Club, writes Jill Harmer.

Kaitlin Wells and Sasha Davy who both ran in the Devon Schools Cross Country Championships

Two members of Honiton Running Club were involved in the 2015 Devon Schools Cross Country Championships at Stover School near Newton Abbott, writes Judy Davey.

Exmouth Belles at the Blackdown Beast event

Fifteen Exmouth Running Belles took part in the Blackdown Beast, writes Clare Medlock.

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Otters maintained their 100 per cent record in the Honiton Netball League when they came up against Hi Q, writes Graham Ingram.

Mike Musgrove of Exmouth Harriers

The South West Road Runners club have promoted a 10km race at or around New Year for some time, writes Dave Eveleigh.


A Hat-trick from Heather Edworthy sealed victory for Exe in their first game of 2015, writes Fiona Moran.

Comets in good form as Rockettes are beaten

Wednesday, January 21, 2015
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Comets were in good form as they defeated Rockettes 37-18, writes Louise Passmore.

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A total prize fund of £550 is on offer in the mixed open race at this weekends (January 25) Point-to-Point, being held at the majestic course of Chipley Park, Tiverton, writes Donna Harris.

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Darren Edwards was the jockey in form with a sparkling treble on an action packed nine-race card at the Silverton fixture at Black Forest Lodge, writes Granville Taylor.

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Cranford Cougars recorded their first win of the season with a 38-10 success over Replay, writes Louise Passmore.

Axe Valley Pedallers

Over thirty Axe Valley Pedallers blinked in the strong January sunshine outside Seaton Tram Station as they got ready for their first Sunday ride of 2015.

A snowy Exmooor beneath a glider from the Devon and Somerset Gliding Club

In the winter soaring season, the flight length is largely dependent on the direction and strength of the wind at North Hill Airfield, writes Jill Harmer.

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The first week of fixtures in the Honiton Netball League after the festive break were hit by the weather with just two matches being played, writes Graham Ingram.

Honiton Bowls  Club - the latest group of youngsters

Friday evening fun and coaching sessions at Honiton Bowls Club are proving more and more popular, writes Julie Grant.

Five senior men were the only Exmouth Harriers at Westward Ho! For the fourth of six Westward Cross Country League fixtures for this winter, writes Dave Eveleigh.

Madeira ladies returned to action after the festive break with a Lane Trophy reversal against Isca.

Finally, after plenty of bad weather, and a festive break, there was some action on the netball court with Assent landing a 31-17 win over Cranford Cougars, writes Louise Passmore.

Axmouth Challenge time

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

There were no races last week for the Axe Valley Runners, but Sunday, January 18, sees the staging of the Axmouth Challenge events, writes Dave Mutter.

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All clubs in the East Devon Short Mat Bowls league are reminded that they need to register their interest for the League Cup, writes Caroline Pavey.

Devon and Somerset Gliding Club member Ray Dodd with (Matt Wright) enjoying the view over Hembury Hill

The west ridge of the Blackdown Hills has been working overtime this past week, with the strong westerly wind, writes Jill Harmer.

Grizzly race director Dave Thomas meets with Richard Stokes of Everys Solicitors who are providng much valued and appreciated support for the 2105 Grizzly

Axe Valley Runners have been given a huge boost with the news that East Devon Sports Therapy and General Injury Clinic together with Everys Solicitors, will again be sponsoring the 2015 Grizzy race.

Team Bike Motion

Exmouth athlete Jenny Bolsom is already an accomplished tri-athlete, and now she has joined a cycle team to further boost her growing prowess, writes Steve Birley.

Brothers Morgan and Jonty Wright along with Josh Findel Hawkins, entered both the Wellington Christmas graded tournament on January 2, and the North Devon Open, played the following day (January 3).

Exmouth Harriers on duty at Wellington 10k

Tuesday, December 30, 2014

The Wellington Monument Race, run on the Saturday before Christmas, claims to be one of the toughest road based 10k events in the country, writes Dave Eveleigh.

Parkrun at Killerton is still popular though, not surprisingly, numbers are less than before the Exeter equivalent came on stream last summer, writes Dave Eveleigh.

Washing gliders at the end of the day's flying at the Devon and Somerset Gliding Club

The bright, but very cold weather provided excellent flying conditions for the hardy members at Devon and Somerset Gliding Club last weekend, writes Jill Harmer.

Great conditions for gliders

Monday, December 29, 2014
Matthew Williamson after his flight at the Devon and Somerset Gliding Club

The weekend before Christmas served up really good gliding conditions for ridge running along the Blackdown Hills at the Devon and Somerset Gliding Club, writes Jill Harmer.

The victorious Exe ladies

Exe Hockey Club hoping that the New Year may bring much needed financial support to help them in their quest for more indoor hockey glory, writes Stephen Birley.

The victorious Exe ladies

Exe ladies were recently crowned champions of the Women’s West Indoor League!

Jo Earlam in her Christmas present outfit at the Portsmouth Marathon

Sidmouth Running Club’s Jo Earlam had the Portsmouth Marathon (run on December 21), all wrapped up.

Matthew Williamson after his flight at the Devon and Somerset Gliding Club

The weekend before Christmas served up really good gliding conditions for ridge running along the Blackdown Hills at the Devon and Somerset Gliding Club, writes Jill Harmer.

Exmouth Sea Angling Associaton The Christmas Fayre meeting

The Exmouth Sea Angling Association (ESAA) contested the Carnival competition that was fished from Mare Rocks to Sandy Bay, writes Robert Pennells.

ESAA Christms Fayre winners

The Exmouth Sea Angling Association (ESAA) fished the annual Christmas Fayre meeting, writes Robert Pennells.

Feniton Bowling Club awards ladies' Handicap winner Judy Smith

Feniton Bowling Club held its annual dinner and presentation night at the Honiton Golf Club.

Winter Soaring on the Blackdown Hills.

Wednesday, December 17, 2014
Devon and Somerset Gliding Club member Oscar Leeson

Despite some poor forecasts, there have been surprisingly pleasant gliding conditions at Devon and Somerset Gliding Club this week, writes Jill Harmer.

For anyone that has tried to enter the London Marathon and failed then have a read about an early Christmas present for AVR member Diane Newton, writes Dave Mutter.

Devon and Somerset Gliding Club the 2014 trophy winners

After one of the worst runs of poor gliding weather in recent years, there was a record turnout on Saturday at North Hill airfield, writes Jill Harmer.

The 2014 Otterton Reindeer Run

Sidmouth Running Club’s pre-Christmas Otterton based off-road 10km Reindeer Run and a 3km Fun Run held alongside it had a total number of finishers of over 400 last Saturday, writes Dave Eveleigh.

Exmouth Harriers senior women were not able to win their team competition at the Devon Cross Country Championships (held within the Westward League fixture) in Exeter on the first Sunday of December, writes Dave Eveleigh.

The South West Vets AC 5k championship for 2014 was based on any one of the midweek Summer Series at either Yeovilton or Exeter, writes Dave Eveleigh.

Last week saw the final fixtures before Christmas in the Honiton Netball Winter League, writes Graham Ingram.

The latest round of matches in the East Devon Short Mat Bowls League produced home wins for Beer and Sidbury in Evening Division One, writes Caroline Pavey.

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The past week has again been busy one for all involved with Madeira ladies, writes Catherine King.

Exe second eleven shared two goals with hosts Caradon in a South Division meeting.

Exe were excellent value for their 4-0 success at Yate in a Premier Division One encounter, writes Fiona Moran.

Exmouth Harriers run a superb Blister

Thursday, December 4, 2014

With less than a hundred members Exmouth Harriers would have to be described as a small club, but that has not stopped them promoting a big race in the form of the Bicton Blister, writes Dave Eveleigh.

Bicton Lite success for Michael Lesniak

Thursday, December 4, 2014

There were 91 finishers of the Blister Lite race, the Bicton Blister’s junior partner, which was won by South West Road Runner Michal Lesniak in 29:43, nearly two minutes clear of the runner-up, writes Dave Eveleigh.

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