The latest area point-to-point meeting was held at Flete Park where Darren Edwards took a crashing fall when Raloo Rocket came down at the head of the nine-strong Restricted field with a circuit to go, writes Granville Taylor.
The opening of the bowls green at Cricket Field Lane, the home of the Budleigh Salterton bowlers, is always an exciting day and as the blue skies appeared on Saturday afternoon so did the club members as over 30 bowlers enjoyed their first outing of the season, writes David Roberts.
Saturday at the Budleigh Salterton Bowls Club was a busy day as the club opened its doors to potential new members whilst existing members enjoyed the afternoon in the final indoor roll-up of the season, writes David Roberts.
The Indoor season for the Budleigh Bowlers has without a doubt been a successful one in the playing of club friendlies with many wins and the last week of the Indoor season was no exception, writes David Roberts.
Dicky Bob won the Hunt race for the fourth successive year at Cherrybrook, but this time the locally trained grey met with no opposition in his favourite race and only had to walk over to claim the prize, writes Granville Taylor.
The Dart Vale and Haldon Harriers fixture, postponed from its original date two weeks previously, only got the go-ahead after an early morning course inspection, writes Granville Taylor and Donna Harris.
Point-to-pointing finally got back on track last weekend after a prolonged bad weather spell, and hopefully the scheduled meeting to be held at Cherrybrook near Tavistock this coming Sunday (April) will be another meeting to defy the weather, writes Donna Harris.
In the final match of the Budleigh Salterton Evening League sponsored by Coast Wealth Management, bottom of the league Budleigh Buzzards, against the odds, won comfortably on both rinks against the Exmouth Robins, writes David Roberts.
The Phear Park Bowls Club is gearing up for the start of the 2018 season and looking forward to welcoming back members, and indeed saying a warm ‘hello’ to new folk who might be keen to join a local – and friendly – bowls club, writes David Evans.
The Exeter Good Friday 10k was held on a four lap course to accommodate building work on the riverside making an excellent race for spectators despite the rather chilly conditions, writes Cathy Newman.
Organisers of Devon’s Women Can Marathon and Relay have released details of the event’s 2018 commemorative medal, which pays tribute to the suffragette movement in the 100th anniversary year of women achieving the right to vote.
Snow tried to stop play at the Devon County finals this past weekend, but Madeira lady players beat the weather to travel to the South Hams to compete for the County Championships, writes Jenny Charles.
The Budleigh Evening League, sponsored by Coast Wealth Management, has been a tight affair for the top teams over recent weeks, but no one would have predicted that there would be a tie for top position, writes David Roberts.
After several weeks of wet and snowy conditions, point-to-point racing looks to be back on track with this Sunday’s (March 25) meeting being the Lamerton hosted one held at Kilworthy, near Brentor, Tavistock, writes Donna Harris.
Exe 1st XI hosted Newent in their penultimate home game and both teams were hoping for a win in their campaigns to achieve success at either end of the league in West Premier One, writes Jojo Bannister.
Madeira had four ladies – Christine Macaulay, Deirdre Norman, Janine Orchard and Jan Roberts – playing as part of the Devon team that played in a crucial South West League match at Exeter-based Isca against Somerset, writes Jenny Charles.
The historic racecourse at Buckfastleigh is where racing enthusiasts can round off their week after the buzz of Cheltenham this coming Sunday (March 18), when the Dart Vale and Haldon Harriers host their meeting, writes Donna Harris.