Exeter Chiefs Director of Rugby Rob Baxter insists he’s edging ever closer to putting in place his squad for next season after two more of his current stars agreed new contracts with the club, writes Mark Stevens.
This indoor season for the Budleigh Ladies has been an impressive one across the range of competitions and friendlies and, in particular, there have been some great performances in the Devon Lane League campaign, writes David Roberts.
Exmouth Town sit top of the Souh Wesy Peninsula League Premier Division after another clean sheer home win, but there’s home defeat for Budleigh Salterton. However, in local rugby,it was a good day for the Cockles who won away while Withy were narrowly beaten at home.
Though we are in mid-February, Budleigh Salterton Boys Under016s played just their second game of 2019 when they went down 5-1 at home to Alphington in an Exeter and District Youth League meeting, writes SpursTom.
This weekend’s top local football and rugby action sees home games for both Exmouth Town and Budleigh Salterton in their respective South West Peninsula League campaigns whilst the rugby action sees the Cockles make an early Saturday morning start to venture up the M5 to Gloucestershire to take on Old Patesians.
Budleigh Salterton Reserves were once again involved in a high-scoring Macron Devon and Exeter League, Division Three match, when they travelled to Newton St Cryes where they were beaten 7-3, writes SpursTom.
Exeter City Football Club’s (ECFC) first team physio, Adey Saunderson, has praised the East Devon Grecians for raising £10,000 over a two-year period to go towards a host of medical equipment at the Cliff Hill training ground.