The Cockles post match after the win at Hornets

Speaking after the win at Hornets, Cockles coach Jon Hill, sponsored by Fever, Boutique & Kukui said: “This was a most pleasing victory away from home in very difficult conditions.

Exmouth action from the win at Hornets

Exmouth maintained their push for National Three (SW) promotion with a 20-11 success at Hornets.

Honiton 2nd XV action versus Withycombe

Withycombe dug deep to land a 20-3 win at Hayle and keep up their bid to land Tribute Cornwall and Devon league honours.

Withycombe Under-12s

Withycombe Under-12s continued their superb season with a couple of big clean sheet victories against Exeter Youth.

Exmouth Under-16s sailed into the last four of the Devon Cup after a 40-8 success at home to Okehampton.

Exeter Chiefs player Luke Cowan-Dickie

Luke Cowan-Dickie admitted he was delighted to mark his return to competitive action with victory over Worcester Warriors in the Aviva Premiership.

Gallery:Weekend sport in pictures

Tuesday, February 2, 2016
Exmouth Nomads took on Torquay at the weekend. Ref exsp 05-16AW 8215. Picture: Alex Walton

Exmouth Rugby and Football action


Withycombe Under-12s played their first game since early December and gave no indication of the length of time they’d been out of action as they roared to a big win and a draw in two games against Teignmouth.

Honiton 2nd XV action versus Withycombe

Withycombe powered back into action with a 40-12 victory over Tribute Cornwall and Devon League strugglers Honiton.

Exmouth's Mark Wathes on the attack against Brixham on Saturday. Ref exsp 2789-04-16SH. Photo: Simon Horn

A powerful first half display made sure that the Cockles both maintained their National League Three (SW) promotion bid and their season-long Imperial Ground unbeaten record, as they beat Brixham 21-15.

Withy ladies action versus Minehead.

Withycombe Ladies completed a season’s double when they recorded a 33-5 victory at Minehead.


Monday, January 25, 2016
Honiton 2nd XV action versus Withycombe

Exmouth action versus Bournemouth

Exmouth bagged another vital National League Three (SW) victory, winning 30-28 at Bournemouth, writes Steve Birley.

Honiton rugby action

Exmouth Under-14s went out of the Devon Plate, beaten 24-0 by Kingsbridge.

rugbyl generic picture

Exmouth Under-16s went down 37-19 when they visited Launceston for their latest match.

Rugby Ball.

Two signed Rugby World Cup 2015 balls will be up for grabs at an online charity auction on Thursday (21 January).

Rugby clubs invited to workshop evenings

Friday, January 15, 2016

Rugby clubs and schools where the game is played are being urged to attend workshop evenings at Ivybridge and Crediton next month that aims to address common concerns in the game, writes Conrad Sutcliffe.

Exmouth scrum half Ruari Cushion (right) with his sponsor Cobalt

Exmouth head into Saturday’s game sitting second behind new leaders Lydney.

Exmouth played Old Pats at the Imperial ground on Saturday. Ref exsp 9634-51-15SH. Picture: Simon Horn

Exmouth head into 2016 sitting second in the National Three (SW) table and with their sights set firmly on overhauling current leaders Barnstaple who the last of their 13 remaining opponents – the Cockles host Barum on Saturday, April 23.

Exmouth RFC  players who took part in the Boxing Day match

The annual Boxing Day game at Exmouth RFC was once again enjoyed by all who took part – and a large turnout of support!

Exmouth played Old Pats at the Imperial ground on Saturday. Ref exsp 9698-51-15SH. Picture: Simon Horn

Exmouth sit second in the National Three (SW) table this festive season and the league table at the end of the year suggests it is going to be an exciting battle for the top places.

Withycombe top for Christmas

Wednesday, December 23, 2015
Withycombe 2nds played Crediton 3rds at Raleigh Park on Saturday. Ref exsp 7376-48-15SH. Picture: Simon Horn

Withycombe sit proudly top of the Tribute Cornwall and Devon League at Christmas after they rounded off the 2015 league action year with a 20-0 success at Bodmin.

Exmouth Nomads played Honiton 2nds at the Imperial ground on Saturday. Ref exsp 8406-50-15SH. Picture: Simon Horn

Exmouth, now clearly over their early season away day blues, were 9-7 winners on their visit to Old Redcliffians in their final National Three (SW) League outing of the season.

Honiton 2nds away to Withycombe 2nds. Ref mhsp 6365-51-15AW. Picture: Alex Walton

Honiton seconds, like the Lacemen’s 1st XV, had a disappointing end to the year when they picked up something of a pasting against a young fit Withycombe second string, writes Jerry Rice.

Picture: Influential back rower James Harris (left) who could return this Saturday, pictured with his player sponsor and club stalwart, Roger Holman.

Exmouth head coach Jon Hill was delighted with his side’s victory over Old Patesians.

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