Rugby

Thursday, February 26, 2015

St Johns School played host to the inaugural Sidmouth Under-7 and Under-8 Tag Festival.

Action from Exmouth's 21-12 win over Newton Abbot at the Imperial Ground on Saturday. Ref exsp 7974-09-15SH. Picture: Simon Horn

Exmouth coach Jon Hill was clearly not happy with the Cockles overall performance in the Devon derby.

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‘You can please all of the people some of the time and some of the people all the time’ OK, we know where that one’s going.

Action from Exmouth's 21-12 win over Newton Abbot at the Imperial Ground on Saturday. Ref exsp 7968-09-15SH. Picture: Simon Horn

Exmouth avenged their only loss to a Devon club in the league on Saturday with an ugly win at home to Newton Abbot, writes Chris Wright.

Exmouth Under13 action at South Molton

Exmouth Under-13s were ultra-impressive as they overpowered South Molton to the tune of a 55-0 victory.

Action from the Withycombe versus Taunton Under-12 meeting

Withycombe Under-12s came unstuck against a very well drilled and competitive Taunton who returned to Somerset with a 45-7 victory.

Withycombe Under-11s action versus Cullompton

Withycombe Under-11s were well beaten when they came up against a well-drilled and slick Taunton side.

Withycombe Under-13 action versus Torquay

Withycombe Under-13s exacted sweet revenge for a Raleigh Park defeat earlier in the season against the same opposition when they won 10-0 at Taunton.

Withyccombe Under-9s Jamie Thompson in action

Withycombe Under-9s showed continued improvement in their visit to a fast and skilled Taunton.

Matchett leads Withy to victory

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Withycombe 2nds V Topsham 2nds. Ref exsp 7185-07-14AW. Picture: Alex Walton

Withycombe continued their pursuit of the top two in Tribute Cornwall and Devon with a maximum point success over fourth placed Pirates Amateurs.

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A training course for new referees will be held at Cullompton RFC next month, writes Conrad Sutcliffe.

Cup match action between Withycombe and Gordano at Raleigh Park on Saturday. Ref exsp 7708-08-15SH. Picture: Simon Horn

Withycombe travel to Swindon College Old Boys on March 14, after defeating Gordano 17-10 in the Rugby Football Union (RFU) Southern Counties Senior Vase final in what proved to be a bruising encounter at Raleigh Park.

Exmouth took on Bracknell at the Imperial ground on Saturday. Ref exsp 6607-06-15SH. Photo Simon Horn

Thursday, February 12, was Darwin Day. Renowned scientist Charles Darwin ignited a fire of controversy with intellectuals, scientists and philosophical clerics who continue to debate the merits and doubts surrounding evolution 130 years after his death.

Withycombe Under-9s versus Cullompton

Withycombe Under-9s made the short trip to cross-town neighbours Exmouth for their latest action.

Withyccombe Under-9s Jamie Thompson in action

Withycombe Under-9s experienced an amazing turnaround in fortunes during a three-match meeting with Torquay.

Withyccombe Under-9 action Kieran Long in action

Withycombe Under-13s shrugged of the previous outings’ disappointment of the cup exit to defeat Torquay with a fine all-round display.

Withycombe Under-12s versus Sidmouth

Withycombe Under-12s shook off a trio of narrow recent defeats to defeat visiting Torquay 28-12 with a solid all-round show at Raleigh Park.

Withycombe Under-11s action versus Cullompton

Withycombe Under-11s bagged a terrific triumph in a two-match meeting with Torquay at St Peters School, Lympstone.

Exmouth Under-13s suffered cup agony when they were edged out after a terrific County Cup quarter-final tie at home to Ivybridge.

Exmouth took on Bracknell at the Imperial ground on Saturday. Ref exsp 6607-06-15SH. Photo Simon Horn

In games of fine margins it does not get any closer than the one Exmouth were involved in at the Hutton Moor home of Hornets, writes Chris Wright.

Withycombe 2nds V Topsham 2nds. Ref exsp 7235-07-14AW. Picture: Alex Walton

Withycombe banked a precious bonus point victory to stay firmly in the hunt for divisional honours as they won 29-10 at Exeter Saracens.

Exmouth took on Bracknell at the Imperial ground on Saturday. Ref exsp 6623-06-15SH. Photo Simon Horn

Exmouth coach Jon Hill spoke after the Cockles narrow success at Hornets.

Exmouth took on Bracknell at the Imperial ground on Saturday. Ref exsp 6606-06-15SH. Photo Simon Horn

A tough day for Chiefs at Allianz Park on Sunday as an impressive Saracens stormed to a 35-18 victory.

Withycombe Under-12s action against Exeter Saracens

Withycombe Under-12s went down 21-14 in a close encounter at Exeter Saracens.

Withycombe 2nd XV action versus South Molton

Withycombe groundsman Pete Farley was the star man at the club last week as he battled the elements to make sure that Raleigh Park was ready for duty on Saturday despite the fact that the elements had thrown everything they could at him, and the Withy pitch.

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