Rugby

Cockles sign Gosling

Saturday, July 16, 2016
Trae Gosling with Mike and Angie at their Globe Inn pub, Lympstone.

Back five forward Trae Gosling has signed for Exmouth RFC for the forthcoming National Two season following a three year spell at Brixham Rugby Club.

Exmouth action

South West Truck and Trailer Parts (SWTTP) have become a brand new sponsor of Exmouth RFC and will feature on the Cockles’ new 1st XV and change strip in the forthcoming National League Two campaign.

Rob Baxter has been handed the perfect pre-season boost with the news that three of his Exeter Chiefs stars have all agreed new deals with the Aviva Premiership club.

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Withycombe RFC are looking to introduce rugby to a wider audience and are set to stage a ‘pitch up and play’ session later this month.

Newly appointed scrum coach at Exmouth RFC, Altan Ozdemir

Exmouth RFC have made another signing, this time appointing a new man to the coaching team.

Exeter Chiefs

Exeter Chiefs head coach Rob Baxter is expecting another ‘exciting’ European Champions Cup campaign after his side were pitted against familiar foes in Pool 5 of this season’s tournament, writes Mark Stevens.

Cockles sign Bedford

Sunday, June 26, 2016
Exmouth RFC new signing Tom Bedford shakes hands with Nunn Rickard Managing Partner Stephen Nunn outside their Exeter office.

Exmouth have signed former Exeter Chiefs, Newcastle, Bedford, Cornish Pirates and Plymouth Albion centre or wing Tom Bedford for their forthcoming National Two campaign, writes Conrad Sutcliffe.

Exmouth RFC head coach Jon Hill with Exeter Nissan Group sales director, Matthew Holcombe.

Exmouth RFC and Exeter Nissan have agreed a unique partnership and will be working closely together in the 2016/17 season.

Rugby

The pools and fixtures for next month’s Mitsubishi Motors Exeter 7s have been confirmed as Sandy Park prepares to host the Rugby Europe Grand Prix Sevens Series for the second time.

Rob Gurnett

Exmouth RFC have made their third signing of the summer with the arrival of utility back Rob Gurnett from Bridgwater and Albion RFC.

Milo Reynolds signs for the Cockles sitting in the Spoken Cafe.

Exmouth RFC have stepped up their recruitment with the arrival of six-foot-five second row Milo Reynolds from National One outfit Cinderford.

Withycombe ladies with sponsors van

Withycombe RFC Ladies took some time out, at the end of their first season, to say a massive thank you to their sponsors.

Exeter Chiefs

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 referee lands top award

Thursday, May 26, 2016
James Grant in refereeing action

Exmouth whistle man James Grant was named referee of the year at the Devon Rugby Referees’ Society annual meeting, writes Conrad Sutcliffe.

Gallery: Withycombe at Twickenham

Sunday, May 8, 2016
Withycombe at Twickenham against West Leeds RUFC. Ref exsp 19-16AP 0327. Picture: Andrea Parkin

Pictures of Withies trip to Twickenham

Withycombe versus Pirates action

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 on their way to a 24-5 victory over visiting Heathfield and Waldron. Ref exsp 13-16SH 9026. Picture: Simon Horn

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.

Celebrations as Withycombe book their place at Twickenham with a 24-5 victory over visiting Heathfield and Waldron. Ref exsp 13-16SH 9263. Picture: Simon Horn

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.

Kieran Long makes a tackle for Withycombe Under-10s

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.

Gallery: Pictures: Exmouth win Devon Cup Final

Saturday, April 30, 2016
Celebrations as the Exmouth Cockles win the Devon Cup Final beating visitors Brixham 31 points to 25. Ref exsp 18-16SH 2231. Picture: Simon Horn.

Exmouth 31 Brixham 25

Withycombe versus Pirates action

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.

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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 Cockles win the title decider against Barnstaple. Ref exsp 17-16AW 4284. Picture: Alex Walton

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 action from the narrow defeat at Crediton

Exmouth Under-14s were edged out 20-17 when they travelled to Crediton.

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