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Exmouth Harrier Hugh Marsden was recently in the Falkland Islands, writes Dave Eveleigh.

History was made at Lympstone ABC on Saturday when Louis Silk became the first member of the club to win a national title.

The highlight of the week was a great result for the Budleigh men against Honiton in Division Two of the interclub competition, writes David Roberts.

Exmouth youngsters Jonty Wright and Josh Findel-Hawkins joined up with fellow county players this Saturday to travel to the National Badminton centre in Milton Keynes representing Devon Under-14s against Buckinghamshire.

Former Lympstone ABCs Harry Webb will make his long awaited professional debut when he appears on a bill in Swindon on April 8.

A trip back to Cornwall takes point-to-point racehorse followers to Great Trethew this Sunday (February 26) where East Cornwall host their meeting at the popular track near Menhenoit, writes Donna Harris.

She may not have climbed to the top step of the podium but Exmouth judoka Donna Riggs insisted she couldn’t have been happier after clinching a silver medal at the BUCS (British Universities and Colleges Sports) Nationals this past weekend.

There was plenty of drama both on and off the course at a high class Buckfastleigh meeting, writes Granville Taylor.

Exmouth Visions players Morgan and Jonty Wright made the short trip to Wellington School during half-term to play in a competition that drew other players from across the South West attending.

Exmouth-based Mostyn Sherlock has been crowned the Association of Southern Motor Club (ACSMC) Hillclimb Championship winner for the second time in two years, picking up the top honour at an awards ceremony held in Guildford earlier this month, writes Steve Birley.

On a bitterly cold day Exmouth Harriers’ veteran men’s team kept alive hopes of a podium position at the end of the cross-country season, writes Dave Eveleigh.

Sunday saw the first round of the annual Manor Hotel Triples Competition, writes Jude Latta.

There is always a very competitive edge to the Budleigh annual indoor Captains’ Day match as the ladies’ and men of the club compete against each other for the bragging rights and this years fixture was no exception, writes David Roberts.

Comets were 56-35 victors when thy met Replay to contest Exmouth Netball League points.

Having paced the 90 minute group to perfection in the last two Great West Runs, Exmouth Harrier Mike Musgrove ran his own race on Saturday in the FITC Exeter Half Marathon race on Exeter’s Riverside and completed the event in one of his fastest times for the distance, writes Cathy Newman.

Exmouth Deep Sea Fishing Club held their annual general meeting and chairman Gareth Awbery presided over the 68th such annual meeting, attended by over 40 members.

Point-to-Point racehorse enthusiasts are in for a real treat next weekend when the South Pool Harriers hold the first of two meetings to be held at the popular Buckfastleigh track on Sunday (February 19), writes Donna Harris.

Exejets defeated Cheetahs 46-28 when the pair met in an Exmouth Netball League match.

Assent defeated Exe Jets 34-27 when the pair met in an Exmouth Netball League match.

Replay were 54-37 winners when they took on Cougars in a well-contested Exmouth Netball League top three encounter.

Several Cheltenham Festival hopefuls looks set to have their final preparation runs at Exeter this weekend when the racecourse stages its annual Super Sunday meeting (February 12), writes Lucy Johnson.

Will Tidball was back in action on his bike at the National Omnium Series in Derby last weekend.

The Lane Trophy is providing a very happy hunting ground for the Budleigh Ladies who outplayed a team from ISCA home and away with a win on three rinks and a draw on the other, writes David Roberts.

Last year’s winner, James Denne dominated the Fulfords Five mile race on Sunday and in doing so improved his time by 17 seconds to finish with 25:54, over a minute ahead of the second runner, writes Cathy Newman.

Exmouth badminton brothers Morgan and Jonty Wright made their second trip of this season to the Channel Islands, this time to participate in the Jersey Junior open.

The testing conditions at the Royal Cornwall Showground for the Western Point-to-Point meeting, brought out the best in Sobre Tresor, who was clocking up his sixth course win at Wadebridge when taking the Men’s Open in remarkable fashion, writes Granville Taylor.

Sue Harriott, Nicky Fiddimore and Jill Perrin have done it again in the National Triples competition, writes Jude Latta.

A home friendly match against Mid Devon produced a terrific 72-31 success, writes David Roberts.

The first rounds of three Madeira internal competitions started this week and it has been a real treat to see so many of our new bowlers taking part, writes Jude Latta.

Many bowlers have enjoyed watching the World Indoors Bowls Championships (WIBC) this week, but no such luxury for our representative bowlers, writes Jude Latta.

It was non stop action as the rain clouds scurried across Chipley Park on the final Sunday of January, writes Granville Taylor.

Cougars were 48-42 winners when they met Exejets in their latest Exmouth Netball league meeting and the contest was every bit as close as the score line suggests, writes Sarah Mcaree.

Bicton Arena has announced that Rathbones Investment Management, one of the UK’s leading providers of investment management services for individuals, charities and professional advisers is to continue its sponsorship at Bicton Arena, writes Lucy Johnson.

With two European junior titles already on his CV, Exmouth badminton star Ben Lane is tipped for future Olympic success – but he admits those dreams have been put on hold as GB Badminton awaits the result of an appeal against its loss of UK Sport funding.

Harry Tincknell recorded an excellent top-five placing in this year’s Rolex 24 At Daytona when the Briton brought his Ford Chip Ganassi Ford GT home fifth in the GT Le Mans category in the twice-around-the-clock race that took place across the final weekend of January.

The Madeira ladies versus the Madeira Ladies narrative continues with news of the National Ladies Triples competition, writes Jude Latta.

Budleigh Ladies are becoming real contenders in the Lane Trophy competition after they took overall victory over Axminster three rinks to one, writes David Roberts.

Chipley Park is the picturesque venue for next weekends Point-to-Point horse racing meeting, where 182 entries have been received for the Tiverton meeting this coming Sunday (January 29), writes Donna Harris.

For the second consecutive week Budleigh Buzzards took all six points with a convincing win over Sidmouth, writes David Roberts.

Exmouth based Visions Badminton players Jonty Wright, Josh Findel-Hawkins and Holly Blair-Kitchener were all again in County action representing Devon under 14’s on Sunday in a Match with their Dorset counterparts at Teign school.

The milder South Devon climate helped Black Forest Lodge to beat the recent sharp frosts which claimed most of the weekend’s racing, writes Granville Taylor.

Harry Tincknell‘s burgeoning career ticks off another box this coming weekend (Janaury 28 and 29) when the East Devon motor racing ace competes in the Rolex 24 At Daytona.

Replay were 44-32 winners when they took on Cheetahs in an Exmouth Netball League match.

William Tidball is seemingly in the fast lane to success.

The decorations are all down, the tree recycled and twelfth night just a distant memory, but down at Madeira sleeves are rolled up as it were with County matches, friendlies and club competitions to play, writes Jude Latta.

Night racing seems to be the ‘must do’ running challenge of 2017 with an increasing number of national and local events, writes Cathy Newman.

Eleven Exmouth Harriers travelled sea to sea for the latest Westward Cross Country League fixture at Westward Ho!, writes Dave Eveleigh.

Cougars edged a thrilling Exmouth Netball League contest, beating Assent 41-35.

Point-to-Point horse racing enthusiast will be heading to Black Forest Lodge this coming weekend, where it’s the turn of the Silverton to host their meeting on Sunday (January 22), writes Donna Harris.

Comets were 57-38 victors when they met Exejets in an Exmouth Netball league match.

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