Rugby

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The Cockles were knocked out of the Devon Cup by hosts Brixham.

Exmouth Under-13s

Exmouth Under-13s served up a season’s best to date as they were edged out by Exeter Youth at the Imperial Ground.

Withycombe Under-9s Jamie Thompson

Withycombe Under-9s enjoyed two good encounters with visiting Sidmouth at Raleigh Park.

Withycombe Under-13s were 17-5 winners when they met neighbouring Sidmouth.

Withycombe played OPM at Raleigh Park on Saturday. Ref exsp 5047-03-15SH. Photo Simon Horn

Withycombe put their promotion hopes in the hands of the top two as Crediton escaped with victory in a highly-charged encounter on Saturday.

Exmouth Under-16s were fully deserving of their 24-12 win over Torquay at the Imperial Ground.

Exmouth in action at Chard

Exmouth head coach Jon Hill spoke after the Cockles win at Chard.

Exmouth in action at Chard

It has been an eventful rugby week for yours truly with both my teams winning on the road.

Withycombe Under-12s versus Sidmouth

Withycombe Under-12s went down 14-7 when they entertained Sidmouth at Raleigh Park.

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Withycombe Under-11s were good value for a brace of wins over Sidmouth at Sidford Sports Ground.

Exmouth action from the defeat at Bournemouth. Picture: JAN MCCARTHY

An unchanged Exmouth side made the club’s first ever league trip to near neighbours Chard on Saturday, and, whilst the action failed to reach any great

heights, the Cockles returned home with a maximum bonus point 29-9 win, writes Chris Wright.

Exmnouth RFC coaching awards

Exmouth RFC junior coaching team now have smart training shirts thanks to the generous sponsorship of local business’s, Pictured are some of the coaches and their shirt sponsors, ARA architecture, Solve IT, MDG Carpentry, Exmouth Fun Park & Western Power distribution.

Sidmouth Third XV when they took to the pitch back in 2011

Sidmouth RFC are continuing their push towards fielding a regular third XV.

Sidmouth girls U13 players with the Women's World Cup when it was on show at St Johns School

Sidmouth hosted an Under-13 girl’s rugby festival at St Johns school.

A field day for George Meadows saw a rampant Exmouth record an emphatic 51-10 win over Brixham at the Imperial ground on Saturday.

Withycombe 1st XV season 2014/15

Withycombe prepared for this Saturday’s crunch clash with Crediton by thumping OPMs thanks to a stunning second half show that saw them chalk up 49 points leaving them 66-20 Raleigh Park victors.

Exmouth Under-12s gave a good account of themselves in an entertaining meeting with Tiverton at Raleigh Park.

Exmouth Under-13s proved too powerful for hosts Tiverton who they defeated convincingly, but the first half performance was less than impressive with dropped passes and missed opportunities at the breakdown.

World Cup at Withycombe

Thursday, January 15, 2015

There was a special coaching session held at Raleigh Park for Withycombe youngsters.

East Devon`s finest under-11 rugby talent was on show last Sunday at Honiton where the home side played host to teams from Sidmouth and Withycombe.

Exmouth took on Brixham at the Imperial ground on Saturday. Ref exsp 4878-03-15SH. Photo Simon Horn

Exmouth answered their critics in the best possible way, swiftly erasing the previous weeks disappointment at Bournemouth with comprehensive performance against third placed Devon rivals Brixham, winning 51-10, writes Chris Wright.

Exmouth took on Brixham at the Imperial ground on Saturday. Ref exsp 4905-03-15SH. Photo Simon Horn

Following the Cockles excellent victory over Brixham at the Imperial Ground head coach Jon Hill was understandably delighted, but that delight was tinged with an element of bewilderment.

Exmouth action from the defeat at Bournemouth. Picture: JAN MCCARTHY

Exmouth suffered what might well prove to be a National Three (SW) title-ending defeat when beaten 10-0 at Bournemouth on the first Saturday of 2015.

Action between Exmouth's clash with Redingensians on Saturday.  Ref exsp 3174-50-14. Picture: Simon Horn.

Exmouth suffered what might well prove to be a National Three (SW) title-ending defeat when beaten 10-0 at Bournemouth on the first Saturday of 2015.

Chris Bentley in action for Exeter Chiefs

Time and tide wait for no man, no sooner than the last of the turkey is consumed, the wrapping paper binned and the regrets of over indulgence needing waistbands to be eased, than a new year dawns.

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