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Budleigh ladies gained 10 points in their Over-50s Exeter and District League match last week, writes Joan Shaw.

The three Exmouth Harriers who were in action in North Wales; (left to right) Richard Bishop, Cathy Newman and Brian Sansom.

Four Exmouth Harriers were involved in the Chudleigh Carnival Road Race, writes Dave Eveleigh.

Jessica Pugh and Ben Lane in action at the Spanish tournament.

Exmouth badminton ace Jonty Wright was in action again over the weekend, writes Steve Birley.

Members of the touring sides who journey to Devon to visit local clubs are happy souls, intent on enjoying themselves and when the members of the Trentham Club from Reading visited Cricket Field Lane, enjoy themselves they certainly did.

There was another excllent performance last week from the Phear Park A triples team, writes Laurie Harries.

Honiton’s Carol Binmore, winner of the Open Tournament Ladies Singles with Madeira president John Bellamy

Devon Ladies did well in the John’s Trophy against Dorset taking five points to the one banked by Dorset and they now sit second in Group West B, writes Jenny Smith.

Harry Tincknell in action in Austria

Harry Tincknell remains in the lead of the European Le Mans Series points standings after the Briton recorded his third ELMS top-three finish in as many races at the meeting in Austria.

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Exeter Racecourse has announced it is sponsoring at Bicton Arena’s international horse trials which take place in East Devon on August 19 to 21, writes Lucy Johnson.

Madeira’s Jim Wherlock winner of Open Tournament Men’s Singles with Madeira president John Bellamy

The big news of the week is the success of the 79th Open Tournament at Madeira, writes Jenny Smith.

Ollie Caute crosses the finishing line of the Bowood Triathlon

The N1 Tri Club’s younger talent has been taking the spotlight recently, writes Ellie Dominey.

The three Exmouth Harriers who were in action in North Wales; (left to right) Richard Bishop, Cathy Newman and Brian Sansom.

Tough off-road runs are not unfamiliar in the Exmouth Harriers racing calendar but the Snowdon Mountain Race must be one of the toughest, writes Cathy Newman.

Izzy Beech during the Plymouth Aquathlon.

Three N1 Tri Club academy youngsters were in action when they traded the aquathlon (swim and a run) for duathlon (run-bike-run), writes Ellie Dominey.

James denne in first place on the podum after winning the Newham London 10k race

Two Honiton athletes, James Denne and Gemma Collier, made the long trip up to the Olympic Park in London to take part in the Great Newham 10K London Run, writes Judy Davey.

The Budleigh ladeis who won the Jubilee Trophy

Budleigh ladies enjoyed a couple of days of good weather to play their latest matches in, writes Joan Shaw.

Exmouth Harriers were well represented at the Woodlands Relay meeting organised by Honiotn Running Club and held at Escott near Ottery on a circuit less than two-miles long over meadows and, as you might expect, through woodland, writes Dave Eveleigh.

Winners of the Mary Baldwin Triples competition at Madeira (left to right) Penny Preece, captain and skip Angela Denner and Debbie Fox.

It’s a quieter week for news – almost the calm before the storm, the storm being the Open Tournament which is currently underway having started last Sunday (July 10), writes Jenny Smith.

The recent scintillating form shown by the Phear Park A squad in the Over-60s Triples League continued last week when they overwhelmed visitors Culm Vale by 41 shots, writes Laurie Harries.

The 2016 Honiton Triathlon was held frOM the Allhallows field on Sunday which in turn raised funds for the town's rugby club. Ref mhsp 27-16SH 1157. Picture: Simon Horn.

N1 Tri Club members were out in force for the Honiton Sprint Tri meeting, writes Steve Birley

Exmouth judo ace John Goldman and his brother-in-law Glyn Daburn of Green Tree Court residential home Pinhoe, were honoured to carry the Para Olympic torch on route to Rio.

There was a special honour bestowed on an Exmouth sportsman recently.

Vaness Glyn-Hobbs in action and on her way to qualifying once mroe for the GB team

It was a successful weekend of racing for N1 Tri Club members, with another GB qualification topping the club headlines, writes Ellie Dominey.

Devon and Somerset Gliding Club instructor Peter Field congratulates Hans Jenssen

There have been some terrific achievements on July Course week at Devon and Somerset Gliding Club (DSGC), writes Jill Harmer.

Photo: Drew Gibson.

East Devon speed ace Harry Tincknell heads for Austria and the third round of the European Le Mans Series this weekend (July 16 and 17), focussed on extending his championship lead after a nine-week break in the series.

Madeira bowls. Ref exsp 6936-21-15SH. Picture: Simon Horn

Madeira club coach Sandie Cox, assisted by Sharon Darton, should be congratulated on the outcome of the club’s participation in the Bowls Development Alliance initiative to raise the profile of the sport of bowls, writes Jenny Smith.

Bowls. Ref exsp 25-16SH 9103. Picture: Simon Horn.

Friendly fixtures have been played thick and fast at Madeira over the past week, writes Jenny Smith.

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Exmouth Harriers again tasted success at the Erme Valley Relay, writes Dave Eveleigh.

Bowls. Ref exsp 25-16SH 9103. Picture: Simon Horn.

Phear Park A squad in the over-60s triples league entertained league leaders North Tawton last week and scored a notable win, writes Laurie Harries.

Budleigh Salterton Bowls Club open tournament. Ref exsp 27-16AW 2001. Picture: Alex Walton

Budleigh bowlers were in good form in competition matches last week.

Croyde Ocean Triathlon. Picture: Dave Keightly

N1 Tri club member Lisa Braunton was in action at the Burnham-on-Sea sprint triathlon, writes Ellie Dominey.

Croyde Ocean Triathlon. Picture: Dave Keightly

N1 member Richard Coleman took on the Lakesman triathlon in the Lake District, writes Ellie Dominey.

AVRs Clare Hansford

The Lairig Ghru is a high level pass in the Cairngorm mountain range, an ancient drovers route with a unique character of wild and exposed terrain, writes Clare Hansford

Lukasz Kieruczenko (left) and Dave Herbert (right) before they flew solo flights with Devon and Somerset Gliding Club out of North Hill

Friends and work colleagues Dave Herbert from Exmouth and Lukasz Kieruczenko from Exeter both flew solo from North Hill, writes Jill Harmer.


Torbay is Devon’s second largest half marathon after Plymouth (although Exeter may be looking to challenge that later in the year), but whilst Plymouth trumped Torbay for numbers Torbay delivered the faster winning timing in a very competitive race, writes Catherine Newman.

Joy Mottershead with trophy flanked by Phear Park club captain Peter Burch Left) and Rob Mottershead.

History was made in Europe last week – Wales reaching the quarter finals of the European championship - but an historic event took place nearer home at Phear Park, writes Lawrie Harries.

There are just three weeks remaining in the Honiton Summer Netball League campaign, writes Graham Ingram.

A rosette winner at the Exe Equestrian Open day meeting

The Exe Equestrian club’s novice show was held recently at Nutwell Court, with near record entries.

Exmouth netball team Comets

The Exmouth and District Netball League celebrated its 30th anniversary on Saturday and marked the occasion by staging a charity tournament at the Cranford Club.

Harry Tincknell in action

East Devon speed-ace Harry Tincknell celebrated Ford’s historic Le Mans winning return despite enduring huge personal disappointment in the 24 Hour race.

Madeira bowler Ian Goff playing in the Men's County Pairs at Madeira on Saturday Ref shsp 21-16SH 5171. Picture: Simon Horn.

For the first week this season, the weather has won with rain causing the greens to be closed on one occasion making it difficult for those trying to fit in their rounds of club and county competitions, writes Jenny Smith.

Bowls. Ref exsp 25-16SH 9103. Picture: Simon Horn.

Phear Park’s week was a bit like the weather, damp, miserable with fleeting glimpses of sunshine, writes Lawrie Harries.

Bowls. Ref exsp 25-16SH 9104. Picture: Simon Horn.

Budleigh bowlers were busy with action on and off the rinks last week.

With four weeks left to play in the Honiton Summer netball league there remain just three unbeaten teams, writes Graham Ingram.

The third race in the City Runs Run Exe Summer 5k Series was contested in a strong breeze that was into the runners’ faces as they ran back on the flood relief channel’s bank at Exwick, Exeter, writes Dave Eveleigh.

Last weekend was a quiet one in terms of the number of N1 Tri Club members out competing, writes Ellie Dominey.

Exmouth Karate Academy success

Thursday, June 16, 2016
Sensei Kevin Berry with Carolyn Roper, Robert Renaud and Oscar Payne.

Exmouth Karate Academy and Lympstone dojo are delighted to be able to very successful grading for three senior and five junior members who all train at Exmouth and Lympstone under sensei’s Kevin Berry and Marianne Fox in Shotokan Karate, writes Richard Wellington.

Madeira bowls. Ref exsp 6936-21-15SH. Picture: Simon Horn

In the first County Trophy match of the season, Budleigh made a great start to their campaign with a victory over Ottery St. Mary, winning on three of the four rinks and earning 14 of the 16 points on offer.

Exmouth Bridge Club staged the annual ladies and men’s pair’s event last week.


The Phear Park week started with both Over-60s Triples League teams playing at home, writes Sarah Westacott.

The Honiton Summer Netball League has reached the halfway point, writes Graham Ingram.

Point to point action

Bay Central put up a sparkling performance to win the Ladies’ Open unchallenged in a fast time at Bratton Down, writes Granville Taylor.

Equestrian picture

A dramatic increase in entries at this year’s Nunney International Horse Trials which take place from June 17-19 and is supported by Kingairloch Highland Estate, is testament to the event’s burgeoning popularity, writes Lucy Johnson.

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