Exmouth away to Honiton. Ref exsp 2447-34-15TI. Picture: Terry Ife

Exmouth head into the new season full of optimism whilst accepting that they have had less than ideal preparations for the big September challenges.

Will Goulden, one of the Cockles summer signings with sponsor Gary Sharland of Gary Sharland Building Contractors

Exmouth have confirmed two more signings with the addition of prop Will Goulden and back three player Sam Conway to the Cockles squad.

Sidmouth RFC to expand girls rugby section

Thursday, August 27, 2015

The rugby club are planning to build on the successful introduction of girls rugby last season, writes Terry O’Brien.

Exmouth RFC new signing Harvey Ridgeway with MECA Car Services’ award winning garage owner, Jennifer Riach, who is sponsoring him this season at the Cockles

Flying winger Harvey Ridgeway has put pen to paper and committed to the Cockles for the coming season and is being sponsored by MECA Car Services as he looks to become a regular fixture in the Cockles 1st XV Squad.

Joanne and Julian Watkins of the Grove Pub, Exmouth, welcome Cokcles' new signing Matt Garner.

Exmouth RFC have signed Royal Marine second row Ryan Morris in time for the new season and the new player is sponsored by the Globe Inn, Lympstone.

Cockles captain in 2014/15 Dave Bargent

Exmouth have named a XV with a blend of youth and experience for the pre-season friendly with Exeter Chiefs Academy at the Imperial Ground on Tuesday night (6.45pm kick-off).

Exmouth away to Honiton. Ref exsp 2443-34-15TI. Picture: Terry Ife

Exmouth head into their clash with Exeter Chiefs Academy on Tuesday (August 26) having completed seven weeks of a gruelling pre season programme in preparation for the start of the new league campaign.

Exmouth away to Honiton. Ref exsp 2437-34-15TI. Picture: Terry Ife

Exmouth travelled to Honiton to play a pre-season friendly and came away with an emphatic victory.

The Exmouth RFC touch rugby group at the Imperial Ground

Exmouth RFC started its build up to the Rugby World Cup on Saturday with a Touch Rugby Tournament, writes Dave Bassett.

Joanne and Julian Watkins of the Grove Pub, Exmouth, welcome Cokcles' new signing Matt Garner.

Utility back, Matt Garner has signed for Exmouth RFC in time for the start of the new league season.


Exmouth have hastily arranged a pre-season friendly for this Saturday (August 15) after Teignmouth pulled out of the scheduled Imperial Ground Friday night friendly with the Cockles, writes Steve Birley.

Cockles captain in 2014/15 Dave Bargent

Exmouth RFC host newly promoted South West One side Teignmouth RFC this Friday (August 14).

The Sidmouth RFC refurbished area at their Blackmore headquarters.

Exeter Chiefs head coach Rob Baxter is the guest of honour at Sidmouth Rugby Club, Heydons Lane, on Friday (July 24)), for a Question and Answer session in the newly refurbished Blackmore clubhouse.

George Nightingale welcomes Marc Dibble to Exmouth RFC outside Spoken Cafe Bar.

Exmouth Rugby Club have added lots of experience to their coaching staff with the addition of Marc Dibble as specialist backs and skills coach.

Sean Harrison (right) is welcomed to the Exmouth RFC ranks by Dave Bargent whilst the Cockles were pre-season training at the Royal Marine camp at Lympstone.

Exmouth RFC has added another former Cockles junior to the senior squad with the addition of front row player Sean Harrison to bolster the ranks ahead of the coming season.

A vocal Exeter Chiefs Head Coach, Rob Baxter during the Aviva Premiership match between Exeter Chiefs and Newcastle Falcons at the Sandy Park on December 21, 2013 in Exeter, Devon, England. (Photo by Phil Mingo/Pinnacle) - Tel: +44(0)1363 881025 - Mobile:0797 1270 681 - VAT Reg No: 768 6958 48 - 21/12/2013 - SPORT - RUGBY UNION - Aviva Premiership - Sandy Park Stadium, Exeter, Devon, England

Rob Baxter, the head coach at Premiership side Exeter Chiefs, will be the guest of honour at Sidmouth Rugby Club, Heydons Lane on Friday, July 24, for a Question and Answer session in the newly refurbished Blackmore clubhouse.

World cup rugby comes to Exmouth

The Webb Ellis Cup - rugby’s greatest prize - is coming to Exmouth on Wednesday, July 8, as part of the Rugby World Cup 2015 Trophy tour.

Hands holding rugby ball

Exeter Chiefs Academy back rower Connor O’Shaughnessy has becomes the latest addition to Exmouth’s squad ahead of the coming season.

Rugby World Cup to stop in Exmouth

Saturday, June 27, 2015
Yatton Rugby Club will not be drawn on any plans to move.

Rugby’s greatest prize, the Webb Ellis Cup, will visit Exmouth on

Cushion signs on for the Cockles

Thursday, June 18, 2015
Dave Rogers of Cobalt Computer Solutions (left), welcomes new signing, Ruairi Cushion, to Exmouth RFC.

Former Plymouth Albion scrum-half and captain Ruairi Cushion will be turning out in National League Three next season for Exmouth, writes Conrad Sutcliffe.


Exmouth RFC have announced dates for pre-season matches.

Exmouth RFC award winners with their trophies

Exmouth RFC held their 2015 Awards Evening to honour the stars of the campaign on and off the Imperial ground turf, writes Jan McCarthy.

WithycombeRFC ladies action

The season might be over but the rugby doesn’t stop at Withycombe RFC

The Withycombe Under-12 players with 1st XV star Sam Parkin

Withycombe Under-12s completed their season with a well supported presentation evening.

Chris Bentley in action for Exeter Chiefs

Possibly the best number-eight England never had was Lawrence Connor.

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