Rugby

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.

Withycombe Under-11s entertained Crediton without a number of regulars, but served up a superb all-round effort to claim a 45-40 victory.

Exmouth’s wait for an away win in a National Two (S) fixture looks set to go through a second successive season after the Cockles went down 20-36 at mid-table Clifton.

Withycombe served up a superb all-round performance to defeat Tribute Cornwall and Devon leaders Falmouth 17-15 at Raleigh Park.

Exmouth went down 22-8 when they entertained Canterbury in their latest National Two (S) game, but they did at least salvage some pride after their mauling the week before.

Exmouth juniors hosted teams from touring side Farnham and Sidmouth for rugby that saw action for teams from Under-7 to Under-12s.

Exmouth entertain Centerbury on Saturday in a National Two (S) league match, one that offers the Cockles the opportunity to put right some of the ‘wrongs’ that happened last weekend in the 97-7 mauling at Old Elthamians.

Last year, the Gloucestershire outfit had hosted a touring Withy and a close contest was settled late on by a conversion for the home side.

Exmouth RFC head coach Jon Hill pulled no punches when he spoke some time after the final whistle having just witnessed his team get thrashed 97-7 at Old Elthamians.

Exmouth suffered their heaviest ever National Two (South) defeat when they were beaten 97-7 on their first ever visit to Old Elthamians.

There’s a girl’s tag rugby festival being held at Withycombe RFC at the end of April.

Withycombe Under-13s were emphatic winners when they met Sidmouth at Raleigh Park, winning the contest by 13 tries to two.

Withycombe Under-14s were 19-12 winners when they met Sidmouth.

The second Exmouth stint in National Two (S) is heading towards a similar conclusion to their first stay at the higher level as, following Saturday’s 36-12 Imperial Ground defeat at the hands of Cinderford, they are now 14 points adrift of safety and there remain just 25 points to be played for.

Withycombe were 33-19 winners when they entertained Tavistock for their latest Tribute Cornwall and Devon League fixture.

Withycombe ladies powered to a big clean sheet win when they took on Teignmouth, thumping the South Devon side 52-0.

Ricky Pellow insists he and his Exeter Chiefs side are ‘ready for battle’ ahead of Sunday’s Anglo-Welsh Cup semi-final against Harlequins at Sandy Park (3pm), writes Mark Stevens

Withy were dominant from the opening exchanges and the home team were unable to cope with their power and pace.

Withycombe’s Tribute Cornwall and Devon match at Paignton was abandoned on the hour mark when the match official walked off after a major brawl broke out involving the forwards from both teams.

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