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Sidmouth and East Devon Fencing Club junior fencers confirmed their reputation for technique, tactics and fitness by returning from the Devon Junior Foil Championships this year with a haul of 10 medals of which five were gold.

Exmouth Harrier Hannah Bown finished in an impressive second place in Exeter’s major half marathon fixture on Sunday when over 2500 people pounded the streets of Exeter in near perfect running conditions, writes Cathy Newman.

Exe III continued their bid for Petroc Division One promotion with a 2-0 home success against Dartmouth, writes Fi Moran.

Exe II were 5-0 winners when they travelled to Bodmin for a South Division match, writes Fi Moran.

Lympstone Amateur Boxing Club is hosting a show at the Exmouth Pavillion on Friday November 4.

Madeira began their County and National campaigns playing in three competitions: the Men’s Interclub League, the Over 60’s Men’s County Trophy League and the National Egham Trophy for mixed teams last week, writes Jude Latta.

Harry Tincknell scored his stunning maiden victory for the Ford Chip Ganassi Racing team in the 6 Hours of Fuji on Sunday (October 16), Ford’s second FIA World Endurance Championship GTE Pro class victory.

Replay were 42-21 winners when they met Exejets in a fast-flowing Exeter Netball league match played at Bicton.

Devon’s richest raceday takes place on Tuesday (November 1) when high class horses will be heading to Exeter Racecourse to contest the grade 2 188Bet Haldon Gold Cup, writes Lucy Johnson.

Exe 2nd XI powered their way to an 8-0 home win over Torbay.

Crewkerne AC’s Parrett Trail Relay is as much a part of autumn as the change in the leaf colour in the trees and misty mornings, writes Terry Oldham.

Exe 1st XI were winners by the odd goal in five when they entertained Swansea to secure their first National League success of the season, writes Fi Moran.

It was only the second week of the season, but it was remarkably busy for Madeira with nine matches played, including both men’s and ladies captain’s invitation matches, writes Jude Latta.

Comets were 58-23 winners when they met Assent in an Exmouth Netball League match.

Exe 3rd XI were 6-0 winners when they hosted Torbay II.

Last weekend Nick Johnson became the fourth N1 Tri Club member this year to complete an Iron distance event when he completed Ironman Barcelona, writes Ellie Dominey.

Plymouth played host for the opening fixture of the 2016/17 Westward Cross Country League last Sunday (October 9), writes Dave Eveleigh.

There was action last weekend for N1 Tri XClub brother and sister pairing Izzy and Ollie Beech, writes Ellie Dominey.

The rich colours of Haldon forest make a stunning backdrop for Exeter’s second meeting of its season next Tuesday (October 18) as the glory days of winter jump racing gallop closer, writes Lucy Johnson.

A new season of East Devon Short Mat Bowls is up and running once again, writes Caroline Pavey.

Exmouth Harrier Ben White travelled to Hampshire to run the Bournemouth marathon, writes Cathy Newman.

Ryan Snell ran way beyond expectations to finish seventh in the Jersey Marathon on Sunday, writes Cathy Newman.

Exmouth Harriers were in the thick of the action at the Exeter Harriers 3000 metres track race, the penultimate Instep Devon Championship race.

Ernie may well have been the fastest milkman in the west, but our summer visitors have all agreed that Madeira had the fastest greens, writes Jude Latta.

Cougars were 54-30 winners when they met Pumas in their latest Exmouth Netball League match.

Exe II served up another solid performance against Plymouth Marjons II that saw them to a 5-2 victory, writes Fiona Moran.

The sunshine was warm, and the soaring conditions good for so late in the year at North Hill during the past seven days, writes Jill Harmer.

Exmouth-based Sue Parker had quite a story to tell after her success in the Bicton XC Female Open Duathlon.

Triathlon is typically an individual sport, perhaps not so much the training, but certainly the competing element, so when a rare opportunity arose for N1 Tri Club members to compete as a team, at the Roadford Relays Team Triathlon, they grabbed it readily, writes Ellie Dominey.

Exe III got off to a tentative start in their opening fixture of a new season. However, once they found their feet in the game they began to play some good hockey.

Perky Pumas made a winning start to life in the Exmouth Netball League.

Exe 2nd XI were 7-2 winners when they began a new season against White Eagles.

The Madeira 2016 outdoor bowling season came to a close at the weekend with the last week’s games being played in a perfect Indian summer and they were much enjoyed by those left standing, ie those who had not gone on holiday or those who were already focussed on the indoor season which started on Sunday, writes Jenny Smith.

Tom Merson rounded off an excellent month of racing with second place in the Bristol Half Marathon on Sunday, he finished in 68:41, his fastest time this year, writes Cathy Newman.

N1 Tri members notch up aquatic success

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

N1 Tri club members have been out in action recently, writes Ellie Dominey.

Exe 1st XI launched a new season with a 3-0 defeat at home to a very experienced Olton team, with a number of England and GB caps in their ranks.

Harry Tincknell heads to the final round of the European Le Mans Series next month knowing he faces a battle to wrest the title from his rivals after placing fifth in Belgium last weekend.

A pair of N1 Tri Club members, Malcolm and Catherine Hilton, took on two of the greatest challenges that are out there for triathletes, writes Ellie Dominey.

Honiton Running Club (HRC) members didn’t have to travel too far last Sunday to take part in the Stockland Scamper 10k race, writes Judy Davey.

Replay were 60-20 winners when they met their club sister side Assent in an Exmouth Netball League contest.

The curtain came down on Phear Park’s season with a victory in the final friendly at Feniton, followed by Captains Day last Saturday, writes Chris Cleaver.

The Budleigh Captains’ Day celebrations brought the curtain down on the outdoor season.

There were two significant events at Madeira over the past week, writes Jenny Smith.

Lympstone Karate grading success

Thursday, September 22, 2016

Students from Lympstone Shotokan Karate club recently graded under chief instructor of the Karate Union of Great Britain (KUGB) in Exeter and Tiverton.

Comets, last year’s league winners, made a cracking start to the defence of their Exmouth Netball title with a 66-24 win over Cougars.

Sunday was the perfect day for our early solo pilots to fly the single seat glider, with light westerly winds and some easy soaring, writes Jill Harmer.

Exeter Racecourse has launched its acclaimed student ambassador scheme which enables those who are studying to experience a number of different work placements within the racing industry, writes Lucy Johnson.

The Honiton Netball League began a new season with a full programme of fixtures, games in Division Two and two in Division One, writes Graham Ingram.

Five members of the East Devon-based N1 Tri Club were in weekend action at the Cotswold End of Season Standard Distance Triathlon.

East Devon track ace Harry Tincknell recorded his fourth top-six finish in his sixth race for the Ford Chip Ganassi Racing team in the 6 Hours of Circuit of The Americas.

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