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Friday, March 20, 2015

Anglers across Devon and Cornwall are being reminded that fishing for coarse fish in rivers is off limits between March 14 and June 16, writes Paul Gainey.

Kilworthy to stage latest point-to-point

Thursday, March 19, 2015
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The stunning venue of Kilworthy, overlooking Brentor near Tavistock, is the location for this weekends point-to-point meeting to be held in the Devon and Cornwall area, on Sunday (March 22), writes Donna Harris.

At the Exeter and KiIlerton 5km Parkruns recently, Exmouth Harrier Simon Minting has had encouraging results three weeks in a row, writes Dave Eveleigh.

The Exmouth Sea Angling Association held their February Species Hunt competition, writes Bob Pennells.

The Exmouth Sea Angling Association staged their Start of Year event, writes Bob Pennells.

The Madeira triple team with the Manor Hotel Cup; Mike Gorman, Jim Bradford (holding the trophy) and Mick Powell.

Madeira staged the Manor Hotel (Exmouth) men’s triples competition and the play was of a very high standard.

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As a new outdoor bowls season dawns Dunkeswell Bowling Club is in search of new members, writes Stephen Birley.

It is with great sadness that league has heard of the passing of Keith Miles who was a stalwart member of Seaton Cliff and Devon Umpires, writes Caroline Pavey.

Sidford Badminton Club

Sidford Social Hall plays host to a badminton club that is seeing numbers drop and is now in need of some fresh new faces.

Sidmouth’s new cycle team launched

Friday, March 13, 2015
Charterbank Potburys RT Cycle team with Michael Lee of Potburys

Sidmouth has a new cycle team and the launch of the Charterbank Potburys RT cycle race team was held at The Marine last weekend, writes Chris Eccles.

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This week in the East Devon Short Mat Bowls League Evening Division One Awliscombe extended their lead with a home win and an away draw, writes Caroline Pavey.

Exe II took a big step towards South Division safety by securing a 4-0 win over Plym Valley, their first home success of season.

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Madeira ladies bank five Foxlands points from Torquay meeting

Exe claimed the Premier One points on their visit to Clifton II courtesy of a 2-1 success, writes Fiona Moran.

If there was a 21st Century version of ‘The Tough of the Track’, the character might well be female, writes Dave Eveleigh.

Exmouth Harriers’ Tom Merson and Tony Hatchard were representing Devon in the Inter Counties Cross Country Championships in Birmingham on Saturday, writes Dave Eveleigh.

It was off to North Devon and the Bideford Half-Marathon last Sunday (March 8) for eight Exmouth Harriers, writes Dave Eveleigh.

Exmouth Belles out in force

Thursday, March 12, 2015

Nine members of the Exmouth Running Belles were in action last weekend, writes Clare Medlock.

Marion and Robert Hayman with Nick Keast who was behind the splendid Four Trigs race this year which raised such a fine amount for the charity CRY

The annual Four Trigs run held this year in early February raised over £1,100 the charity CRY.

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Beer emerged victorious in the East Devon Short Mat Bowls Jurassic Triples competition held at Cloakham Lawns.

Wellington School enjoy a Saturday morning at Devon & Somerset Gliding Club

For the second year running, a group of students at Wellington School are taking gliding as their Saturday morning activity accompanied by Assistant Housemaster Chris Jones, writes Jill Harmer.


What a week in the top flight of the Honiton Netball League with defeats for Otters and Flamingos coupled with wins for Hi Q and Uplowman that give the Division One table a completely new look writes Graham Ingram.

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The English Pétanque Singles, Doubles and Mixed Doubles National Championship’s return to Exeter this year for the first time in a decade.

Sidmouth ladies 2nds played Dart at the weekend. Ref shsp 6566-06-15AW. Picture: Alex Walton

Sidmouth and Ottery Hockey Club (SOHC) men’s teams had a near perfect match day last weekend.

Sidmouth and Ottery Hockey Club Under-10 girls' at the Exeter School tournament.

Sidmouth and Ottery Hockey Club (SOHC) girl’s Under-10 team were in action again last week, taking part in a friendly tournament at Exeter School.

The Westward Cross Country League concluded its 2014-15 season at Redruth last Sunday, writes Dave Eveleigh.

Lympstone boxer Jack Silk

Lympstone boxer Jack Silk successfully defended his Southern Division Junior title at Torrington against old foe Tyrone Richards of Camborne ABC, writes Neil Parsons.

Grizzly run 2015. Ref mhsp 3950-10-15TI. Picture: Terry Ife

Axe Valley Runners Grizzly multi-terrain race is the seminal post-modern cross country race, often imitated, but never bettered and still incredibly popular after nearly 30 years, writes Dave Eveleigh.

Roller derby action

South West Angels of Terror (SWAT) B took to the indoor hall for the first time when they faced Plymouth City Roller Girls B in Barnstaple.


With Friday, forecast to be the best gliding day of the week, Devon and Somerset Gliding Club members used social media to get together on a non-club day - the second so far this year, writes Jill Harmer.

Honiton ladies make club history

Monday, March 2, 2015
Honiton ladies in Yetton Plate action. Ann Brown, Ann Hillyear and Carol Smith watching the last wood of their 18-16 win.

Honiton ladies have bowled their way into the final of the Yetton Plate national championship, writes Julie Grant.

Mark Courtney congratulates James Flory on his glider solo at Devon and Somerset Gliding Club

James Flory from Culmstock, who joined Devon and Somerset Gliding Club in the autumn, has soloed his first glider at North Hill, writes Jill Harmer.

The race at the top of division one of the Honiton Netball League got a whole lot closer with Otters defeat at the hands of Uplowman reducing their lead to just three points, with Flamingos three points behind with a superior goal difference, writes Graham Ingram.

Andy Thompson and Mike Nice who contested the Sidbury Short Mat Bowls Club men's final

Sidbury Short Mat Bowls club held their annual singles competition last week.

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There was more success for Madeira ladies last week with success in the section final of the County pairs competition.

Exmouth Community school pupil Ben Lane was a gold medal double winner at the Under-19 nationals held at Milton Keynes.

Cheltenham Festival Preview Evening at Exeter

Wednesday, February 25, 2015
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Exeter Racecourse’s annual Star Sports Cheltenham Festival Preview Evening takes place after racing on Tuesday, March 3 when an all-star line up will answer questions about their chances at the world’s greatest jump racing meeting, writes Lucy Johnson.

Point-to-point action this weekend

Wednesday, February 25, 2015
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Point to Point racing takes place this Saturday (February 28) with the meeting at Bishops Court, Ottery St Mary, writes Donna Harris.

Otters maintained their five point advantage at the top of division one with a 50-23 win over Tip Top Trees, who were just three goals short of collecting a point from the game, writes Graham Ingram.

Isabella Synekherd (left), Alexis Jouan (centre) and  Guy Round with their medals won at the Devon Foil Championships

Sidmouth and East Devon Fencing Club was well represented at this years Devon Foil Championships, with nine adults and five juniors taking part.

Tont Pinder in cross country action

Axe Valley Community College student Tony Pinder has been selected to represent Devon at the National round of the Schools Cross Country competition.

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Since Christmas numbers at the Killerton Parkruns have settled at between 200 and 250 and Exmouth Harriers are rarely without half-a-dozen or more members taking part at 9am each Saturday morning, writes Dave Eveleigh.

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Although Ironbridge Runner Events ceased to function after the demise of its parent business arrangements had been made to place its races, like last week-end’s Exeter Half Marathon, into safe hands, writes Dave Eveleigh.

Exe get sixy with visiting Lydney

Thursday, February 19, 2015
Sidmouth & Ottery ladies 4th at home to Dart 3. Ref shsp 1577-05-15TI. Picture: Terry Ife

Exe scored five second half goals on their way to a goal-difference boosting home success over Lydney in a Premier Division One meeting.

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Madeira bowlers once again enjoyed a successful time last week.

Devon and Somerset Gliding Club

Devon and Somerset Gliding Club is among 148 local sports projects to secure a share of £10 million of National Lottery funding from Sport England’s Small Grants fund.

Honiton Ladies' team who are through to the national sem-finals of the Yetton Trophy

The Honiton ladies bowled their way into the national semi-final of the Yetton Plate competition with a magnificent 82-62 success over Egerton Park, writes Julie Grant.

Four Trigs Challenge proves to be a big hit

Thursday, February 12, 2015

A legal high! There were many ‘highs’ about the 15th Four Trigs race, writes Nick Keast.

Wasps power to Cranford victory

Thursday, February 12, 2015

Wasps had just seven players on duty for their 51-12 success over Cranford.

Exe II edged out by Tavistock

Thursday, February 12, 2015

Exe II were edged out by the odd goal in five when they entertained Tavistock in a South Division meeting.

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