Exmouth made the long trip to Oxford Saturday and despite hiccups on and off the field recorded a bonus point win to stay hard on the heels of this weeks opponents Redingensians at the top of the National Three (SW) table, writes Chris Wright.
Withycombe Under-9s enjoyed a wonderful day out last Saturday as they travelled north to face South Molton in the morning before setting up a guard of honour for the Withy senior side to run through prior to the start of their Cornwall and Devon League meeting with the home club.
Exmouth played host to Bristol-based Old Redcliffians on Saturday and, though the game failed to reach any real highs, a five point win with a nap hand of tries, represents a solid Cockles performance, writes Chris Wright.
Another milestone for Devon Rugby as Exeter Chiefs hit top spot in the Aviva Premiership, admittedly only for 24 hours as Northampton Saints eased back to the top spot on Sunday, but Chiefs still hold second spot with a third of the season gone, pretty good in my book.
“A week is a long time in politics!” said Prime Minister Harold Wilson. I’m not sure how relevant his words were on the Westminster stage, but in the life of this veteran rugby voyager, 10 days on international tour with The Classic Lions was immense.