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Brothers Jonty and Morgan Wright were in Badminton England competition at the weekend.

This year, Devon County Indoor Bowls entered the National Over 60s Inter County Competition, writes Jude Latta.

Two matches took place in the Budleigh Coast Wealth Management Evening League this week, writes David Roberts.

Exejets defeated Perky Pumas 37-23 when the pair met to contest an Exmouth Netball League match.

The ladies had an enjoyable afternoon when they hosted the Devon County Ladies.

Replay were 49-24 victors when they took on sister team Assent in an Exmouth League fixture.

As readers will no doubt be aware, the weather had played a significant part as to whether golf would be played up here on the common of late, writes John Bridgman.

Rod Davidson, a long standing bowler with the club has been awarded his County Badge, writes David Roberts.

Following their success over Honiton in the Over-60s County League last week, Madeira men had high hopes when they met Honiton again, this time in the knock-out County Trophy, writes Jude Latta.

The 68 participants in the Men’s Stableford competition at East Devon Golf Club last Saturday must have been delighted when they looked through their bedroom windows to be greeted by a calm day with hazy sunshine, writes Michael Hayes.

Lympstone youngster Oliver Roper bagged a terrific podium place when he finished third at the Karate Union of Great Britain (KUGB) South West Championships, held at Clifton Hill Sports Centre in Exeter.

Budleigh bowlers have a busy week

Wednesday, November 23, 2016

A busy week of bowls home and away for the Budleigh bowlers began with a mixed team playing Chardstock at Cricket Field Lane, writes David Roberts.

Dust off your antlers it’s nearly time for East Devon’s famous Reindeer Run which will take place on Saturday, December 3 in Otterton.

Exe III were 4-1 winners over Sidmouth and Ottery when they met to contest Petroc Division One points.

Next weekend will see the start of the Point-to-Point horse racing season which begins at the picturesque course of Black Forest Lodge near Kenford, Exeter, on Sunday (November 27), commencing at noon, writes Donna Harris.

Exeter Racecourse’s famous racing Clydesdales provided a magnificent spectacle on Sunday when their flying feathers and huge white faces had an enthusiast crowd enthralled as they raced in aid of the Devon Air Ambulance, writes Lucy Johnson.

Comets and Replay played out an Exmouth Netball League encounter that produced an impressive 92 goals with Comets emerging the 66-26 winners.

Devon and Somerset Gliding Club member Karen King enjoyed the lovely calm Sunday weather in between two storms to relive the experience of flying solo in a glider, writes Jill Harmer.

Beer continue to top the Division One table in the East Devon Short Mat Bowls League.

Exe first team went down to a narrow 3-1 defeat when they entertained Investec Women’s League Conference West leaders Stourport

Harry Tincknell brought the curtain down on a highly successful 2016 season by earning the Ford Chip Ganassi Racing Team UK runners-up in the FIA LMGTE Pro Teams’ Endurance Trophy for the #67 Ford GT the young Briton shared with Andy Priaulx.

Exmouth Netball Club Under-12s enjoyed a good morning’s netball on Saturday after travelling to Isca School in Exeter for their latest series of league matches.

Exe III were 3-1 winners when they took on Isca IV in a West Women’s League Petroc Division One meeting.

Exmouth badminton ace Jonty Wright travelled to Cornwall at the weekend to participate in the Kerrier Unde- 13 tournament and the Under-15s the following day with both days action taking place at Carn Brea Leisure Centre.

Exe II dominated their West Women’s League South Division match against Okehampton, taking the points thanks to a 7-3 success.

Exe IV won their Petroc Division One game against Torbay II 4-0.

Madeira ladies’ had a demanding week with plenty of them representing the club and it all began with Mason Trophy action, writes Jude Latta.

Exe first XI went down by the odd goal in three when they travelled to Oxford for their latest Investec Women’s League Conference match, writes Fi Moran.

The annual lady captain versus the men’s captain triples match was held last week, writes Jude Latta.

A small, but enthusiastic bunch of Exmouth Harriers travelled to North Cornwall for the Newquay leg of the 2016/2017 Westward Cross Country League, writes Dave Eveleigh.

Budleigh bowlers excel for Devon

Tuesday, November 15, 2016

County called for five Budleigh Bowlers and they didn’t disappoint as Devon defeated Wiltshire at ISCA on Saturday, writes David Roberts.

Lympstone Amateur Boxing Club’s junior boxers put on a perfect display as all five of their bouts were won by unanimous decision, writes Ben Wiltshire.

At the end of 2015, CS Dynamo put together a support programme for their young racers, writes Andy Waite.

Exe Jets net first win of Exmouth Netball League season

Exe Jets bagged their first win of the season with a thrilling single goal success against Assent.

The 12th Velo Vintage is to be held in Exmouth in early December.

Replay made it five wins from five outings when they took on the team sitting immediately below them in the Exmouth Netball League, Cougars.

With a dozen Madeira ladies involved in the county pair’s competition it is hardly surprising that on occasion we will have one pair playing another in the competition, writes Jude Latta.

Budleigh ladies played their first game in the Lane Trophy against Axminster, writes Joan Shaw.

Five bowlers from the club have been included in the Devon squad to play Wiltshire this coming Saturday (November 12), writes David Roberts.

Exe 2nd XI were 2-0 winners when they took on Caradon.

With three major events in the Devon running calendar taking place on the same day, fields in the Templar 10 and Drogo Ten were smaller than usual losing competitors to the Bideford 10, writes Cathy Newman.

Exe held by Firebrands

Thursday, November 10, 2016

Exe first team drew 0-0 in their meeting with Firebrands, writes Fi Moran.

Exe V team went down 2-0 to SOHC.

Exe III powered to an 8-0 win over Dart II.

Cougars were 45-41 winners after a terrific tussle with Exejets in the Exmouth Netball League.

Exmouth badminton ace Alex Lane gave Bristol Jets their solitary high point of the night as they lost their AJ Bell National Badminton League opener in Derby on Monday, writes Phil Jones.

Comets were 69-22 winners when they met the ‘new team’ in the Exmouth Netball League this season, Perky Pumas.

At the recent awards ceremony of the Honourable Company of Air Pilots, Devon and Somerset Gliding Club member Nigel Everett received the Award for Aviation Journalism, writes Jill Harmer.

East Devon motor ace Harry Tincknell scored a superb second consecutive FIA World Endurance Championship GTE Pro class victory for the Ford Chip Ganassi Racing team on Sunday (November 6).

With a number of regulars unavailable, Replay turned to Flora Hastie and Hayley Taylor for what was always going to be a tough match against a young and athletic opposition team.

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