Rugby

The draw has been made for the 2017/18 Devon RFU Under-15 Cup.

Exmouth’s Ollie Dawe was involved in the final of the World Rugby Under-20 Championship in Georgia on Sunday.

Next season promises to be another eventful year for Withycombe RFC.

Exmouth’s Ollie Dawe has been named in the England side for the final pool game of the 2017 World Rugby U20 Championship in Georgia (5.30pm BST, live on the World Rugby Facebook page/highlights on ITV4).

Topsham Rugby Club is leading the way in developing the new sport of Walking Rugby, and sessions, open to all, are now being held at the club every Thursday from 5pm to 6pm.

The Exmouth RFC team building continues with the news that Royal Navy front rower Harrison Marsh has put pen to paper with the Cockles for the 2017/18 season and is being sponsored by TDW Builders Ltd.

Exmouth RFC have secured a third new signing with the news that highly rated six-foot-four-inch back five forward Lewis Cooper has signed for the club.

The new man will be sponsored by Devon Contractors.

Topsham’s rugby starlets had a day to remember as they not only rubbed shoulders with World Cup winner Jason Robinson, but played a starring role in Saturday’s Aviva Premiership Rugby final at Twickenham.

Richard Bright has been welcomed back to the Imperial Ground as the Cockles continue their summer work prior to a new season back in the regional division.

It’s the big weekend of rugby and football in London for Exeter Chiefs on Saturday and Exeter City on Sunday.

It was seven years today that Exeter Chiefs finally arrived at English rugby’s top table.

Experienced National League utility back Tom Whelan becomes the first significant signing of the summer as the Cockles aim to strengthen their squad for the forthcoming season.

Ollie Dawe is set to appear in an England shirt at the forthcoming Under-20 World Cup being held in Georgia.

Having advanced to Twickenham a year ago, only to lose out narrowly to double winners Saracens, Devon’s finest again find themselves within touching distance of another big day out in the capital.

Exmouth RFC hosted the Annual Club Awards Night on Saturday night with centre Mark Wathes, back rower James Harris and prop Isaac Dalton among those picking up their awards.

Withycombe Under-13s rounded off their season with a win at Exeter Chiefs Youth.

Exmouth signed off what has been a disappointing National Two (S) season when they went down 50-5 at Worthing.

Withycombe Under-14s brought the curtain down on their season with a 29-12 home success over Risca.

Withycombe Under-14s were 32-12 winners when they met Redruth during their weekend tour of Cornwall.

Exmouth slipped to a 25th defeat in 29 National Two (S) outings when beaten 60-7 at the Imperial Ground by a Bishops Stortford side that secured promotion up a level as a result of their success.

Withycombe Under-14s powered to a 62-5 success when they visited Helston during their two-match weekend Cornish tour.

Exmouth Rugby Club’s main 1st XV sponsors Refrigerated Vehicle Rental (RVR) have been shortlisted in the category of Business Contribution to Sport Award at the upcoming Express and Echo sports awards.

Withycombe Under-14s were 28-19 winners when they entertained touring side Trojans RFC from the Eastleigh/Southampton area.

Withycombe Under-13s were involved in a 25-all draw when they travelled to Kingsbridge for their latest game.

Withycombe Under-11s were emphatic winners when they travelled to Mid Devon to face Crediton.

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