Rugby

Withycombe ladies were beaten 29-12 when they made their debut in the South West South Two at Penryn.

Withycombe Under-14s powered their way to a 39-0 success against Crediton at Raleigh Park.

Withycombe Under-15s put in a powerful show to comfortably defeat hosts Crediton, beating the Mid Devon side 64-17.

Cockles sign Owen Nesbitt

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Twenty-four year old Nesbitt was recommended to the Cockles by former prop Will Norton, now of Plymouth Albion and has been training with the Cockles for the past two weeks.

Withycombe Under-16s shared the honours when they travelled to Torquay with an entertaining contest ending 17-all.

Exmouth made it three wins from as many starts in the new South West Premier season as they defeated Hornets 55-30 at the Imperial ground.

Withycombe Under-16s started their Fishermans Cup campaign with a 12-10 win over a well drilled Kingsbridge side.

Withycombe Under-14s got their new season off to a superb start with a 41-5 victory over visiting Topsham Dark Blues.

The new Withycombe Under-15s began their campaign with a trip to Topsham where they went down 12-0.

Exmouth RFC could not have had a better Saturday as all three senior XVs won and the colts were also victorious, making it a ‘full-house’ of Cockles success.

Matty Dayment is the latest new recruit at Exmouth RFC.

Exmouth have signed Canadian Under-19s international back rower Pete Ingoldsby ahead of the new season and he could be included in this weekend’s 1st XV squad to face Lydney.

Utility back Jordan Shakespeare has put pen to paper with the Cockles and is being sponsored by former club chairman Chris Parks for the coming season.

A late score from neighbours Withycombe was enough to see honours shared at 19-19 in a game between Exmouth 2nd XV and Withy 1st XV.

Exmouth RFC player –attack coach Tom Whelan was most upbeat after the pre-season meeting with an Exeter Chiefs XV at the Imperial Ground.

After over 12 years as chairman and treasurer of Exmouth Rugby Football Club, Chris Parks has retired from both roles and handed over the reins to a younger guard.

This week is a big one for all concerned with Exmouth RFC as the Cockles have two mouth-watering derby games at the Imperial ground, to round off their pre-season preparations ahead of a new league campaign that gets underway on the first Saturday of September.

Exmouth went down 39-22 in a pre-season game at Taunton Titans.

Exmouth Mussels have become the latest local business to get behind Exmouth RFC as a new league campaign draws ever nearer.

Exmouth began their pre-season in terms of competitive matches with a 19-7 Imperial ground win over Okehampton.

There’s a special evening planned at Withycombe RFC this coming Friday (July 14).

Experienced Army back five forward, Sam Richardson has put pen to paper with Exmouth RFC for the season ahead and is a significant boost to the Cockles.

Exmouth RFC have continued their summer signing work by capturing the signature of Davy McGregor.

A group of former players and committee men at Exmouth RFC are better known as the Cockles league of old gentlemen society (CLOGS).

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

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