The appearance of Exeter Chiefs in their first-ever Aviva Premiership final is not the end of the journey, but merely the start according to head coach Rob Baxter.
Exmouth whistle man James Grant was named referee of the year at the Devon Rugby Referees’ Society annual meeting, writes Conrad Sutcliffe.
Pictures of Withies trip to Twickenham
Disappointed, but not deflated – Withycombe left Twickenham with their heads held high despite losing 44-22 to West Leeds in the final of the RFU Senior Vase, writes Conrad Sutcliffe.
Withycombe player-coach Dave Sims is aiming to bow out on a high with a winner’s medal from Saturday’s RFU Senior Vase final at Twickenham.
Saturday can’t come round soon enough for Withycombe as the days and hours tick down to the RFU Senior Vase final against West Leeds at Twickenham, writes Conrad Sutcliffe.
Withycombe Under-10s finished their season on Saturday at Raleigh Park against a touring Forgeside team, and it proved to be the most physical game of their season.
Exmouth 31 Brixham 25
Withycombe entertain Falmouth tomorrow (April 30) looking for a win in their last outing before Twickenham, writes Conrad Sutcliffe.
Exmouth Colts beat Topsham 27-20 on Exeter’s Sandy Park ground to win the Devon Colts Shield.
Withycombe Under 12`s were part of a large group of players and supporters that enjoyed a fantastic and successful tour to Bude last weekend.
Exmouth coach Jon Hill says he won’t have any trouble motivating his squad for the Devon Cup final against holders Brixham, writes Conrad Sutcliffe.
Exmouth Under-14s were edged out 20-17 when they travelled to Crediton.
Withycombe Under-13s completed their season with a two-game tour to Cornwall.
Exmouth coach Jon Hill is pulling no punches ahead of the last-day, winner-takes-all clash with Barnstaple at the Imperial Ground on Saturday (2.30pm), writes Conrad Sutcliffe.
Withycombe management duo Nigel Symons and Glenn Channing were up at Twickenham yesterday for a briefing ahead of the RFU Senior Vase final in just over two weeks’ time.
Exmouth defeated Old Redcliffians 36-17 in their final game before the shoot-out with Barnstaple this Saturday for the National Three title.
Topsham have been waved through into the Cornwall & Devon Division without the need for a play-off as Camborne School of Mines don’t want to go up, writes Conrad Sutcliffe.
Withycombe U12s defeated Cullompton twice over in their last two home games of the season.
Exmouth 14s found Tiverton a totally different proposition when the sides met at Bolham Road on Sunday.
A round up of local sport
Withycombe Under-10s were 8-5 winners when they travelled to meet neighbours Exmouth.
Exmouth Under-14s, a week after a successful tour to France, played host to two touring sides, writes Rob Masters.
Withycombe was the venue for an ‘after-the-lord-mayor’s-show’ day for the home side as, seven days after their RFU Junior vase heroics on the same turf, they lost their Tribute Cornwall and Devon league meeting with table-topping Bude 45-5.
Following the success over Dings Crusaders, Cockles head coach Jon Hill spoke.
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