Rugby

Withycombe Under-13s launched a new season in fine style, scoring no fewer than 17 tries in a big win over Teignmouth at Raleigh Park.

Sidmouth went down 8-7 on their visit to Wadebridge Camels, writes Clive Dwerryhouse.

Exmouth Colts were beaten 25-20 in their first league outing of the new season with the home teams game management the decisive factor, writes Ian Urmston.

Withycombe Under-15s powered their way to an impressive 34-0 victory over Paignton.

Withycombe claimed their first win of the new season with a 24-12 Raleigh Park success over Topsham.

Exmouth suffer third straight defeat - next up a visit to Henley

Withycombe Under-14s were edged out in a titanic battle with Sidmouth, the game ending with 46 points having been scored and just two separating the sides.

Rugby Premiership referee Luke Pearce will be talking about his career in the game at an opening evening organised by the Devon Rugby Referees’ Society as part of recruitment drive.

Exmouth head into Saturday’s home game against London Irish Wild Geese looking to avoid a third straight defeat after they went down 59-10 at Taunton Titans last weekend.

Exmouth Rugby Club may have missed out on a prestigious prize at the home of English rugby, but they are counting their blessings after reaching the final of the Crabbie’s National Rugby Awards.

Withycombe ladies are all set to return to action.

Exmouth were soundly beaten on their visit to Taunton Titans, going down 59-10 to the Somerset side.

Withycombe Under-14s made a powerful start to a new season of competitive rugby when hosted Torquay to contest a Devon Cup first round tie and came away 32-12 winners, writes Iain Cooper.

Exmouth Colts travelled to Torquay Athletic with a large squad and were able to lend the home side numbers so a 15-a-side game could be played, a contest that the Cockles won 39-5, writes Ian Urmston.

Exmouth Colts see off Newton Abbott Colts

Thursday, September 8, 2016

Exmouth Colts made a winning start to the new season with a 19-7 success over Newton Abbot Colts, writes Ian Urmston.

Exmouth 2nd XV were emphatic 61-19 winners when they travelled to meet Bideford 2nds.

Exmouth suffered their first home defeat for 18 months when beaten 22-10 by Worthing in the first game of a new National Two (South) campaign.

Exmouth are set to host the Worthing Raiders this Saturday in their opening National League Two game (2.30pm kick off at the Imperial Ground).

Rugby is back and there opportunities for young players to get involved with Exmouth RFC.

Exmouth RFC have continued their pre-season team building with then signing, on-loan, of an Exeter Chiefs player.

Exmouth are set to come face to face with an England International when an Exeter Chiefs XV travel to the Imperial Ground this Thursday (6.45pm), for a pre-season game being sponsored by Ashfords LLP.

Luke Cowan-Dickie admitted it was nice to ‘dust off the cobwebs’ as he helped Exeter Chiefs make it two wins from two in pre-season with Saturday’s 25-19 victory over Ulster Rugby at Sandy Park, writes Mark Stevens.

Exmouth put on a Super Saturday at their Imperial Ground home, staging two pre-season matches against XVs from Hornets and Bargoed.

Exmouth RFC continued their team building last week with the signing of a new front row player.

Mini’s Academy will be sponsoring this weekend’s Cockles’ double-header of warm-up matches.

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