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Yesterday, 14:40

East Devon’s driving ace Harry Tincknell is celebrating an emphatic victory at the WeatherTech 240 at Daytona, the first IMSA race to be held since the outbreak of Covid-19 and the first race since Multimatic took the operational helm of the Mazda Motorsports DPi race programme.

Yesterday, 12:16

Honiton Gymnastics Club coach Gemma Robertson is running 5k-a-day for 20 days to raise money for Honiton Gymnastics Club’s COVID-19 appeal.

Yesterday, 07:07

With the Premier League back in action for the past couple of weeks after more than three months away due to the coronavirus pandemic, why not celebrate with another sports quiz?

Yesterday, 07:07

Devon Cricket League captains have been having their say with regard to the expected return of league cricket in Devon from July 25 in line with Friday’s announcement from the ECB, writes Conrad Sutcliffe.

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Sunday, July 5, 2020

Clubs in the Tolchards Devon Cricket League should know by Friday (July 10) or Saturday (July 11) what sort of cricket they will be able to play once competitive action starts, writes Conrad Sutcliffe.

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Sunday, July 5, 2020

There remains no fixed date for the return of football, certainly ‘as we knew it’ prior to the onset of the Coronavirus pandemic, writes Steve Birley.

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Sunday, July 5, 2020

Following the news from the ECB that recreational cricket can return from Saturday, July 11, the Devon Cricket League are advising member clubs that they are hoping to run some form of cricket in what remains of then season, writes Stephen Birley.

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Sunday, July 5, 2020

Back into the local pub or club? Looking for a quiz to try out on your friends? Here’s out Premier League hot shots quiz - How well do you know your Premier League goalscorers?

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Friday, July 3, 2020

Recreational cricket is set to resume next weekend after Prime Minister Boris Johnson appeared to back-track on his earlier claim that issues surrounding communal teas and dressing rooms made the sport unsafe.

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Friday, July 3, 2020

England’s final preparations for the long-awaited return of Test cricket were boosted on and off the field on Friday, with Sam Curran testing negative for Covid-19 and a handful of key batsmen spending important time at the crease.

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Friday, July 3, 2020

With no cricket being played at local level - there is a Test Match being played next week between England and the West Indies - we have to rely on past action for our current cricket ‘fix’, writes Stephen Birley.

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Friday, July 3, 2020

Here we present our latest quiz, comipled by the Press Association.

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Friday, July 3, 2020

Dom Bess is fully focused on locking down the title of England’s number one spinner but admits he first had to shake off some lockdown nerves, writes Rory Dollard of the Press Association.

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Thursday, July 2, 2020

Local clubs hoping to play in the 2020/21 FA Cup have received a boost with the news that the Football Association are hoping to Include as many teams as possible in next season’s competition, writes Steve Birley.

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Wednesday, July 1, 2020

Newcomers James Bracey and Dan Lawrence stole the spotlight as England’s leading red-ball players went head-to-head on day one of a rare intra-squad clash at the Ageas Bowl.

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Wednesday, July 1, 2020

Exmouth Town Football Club have announced a new management team for their Under-16s for the coming season.

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Tuesday, June 30, 2020

Ben Stokes will captain England for the first time in next week’s opening Test against the West Indies, taking over from regular skipper Joe Root as he takes time out for the birth of his second child.

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Tuesday, June 30, 2020

Tyler Dobinson hails from Exmouth, but he is making a big impression on the College football scene and can certainly lay claim to currently ‘living the American dream’, writes Steve Birley.

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Monday, June 29, 2020

The 18 first-class counties will debate the structure of the domestic season at a meeting early next month after being given the go-ahead to start on August 1 by the England and Wales Cricket Board.

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Monday, June 29, 2020

The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) has given its approval for the professional men’s county cricket season to begin on August 1.

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Monday, June 29, 2020

With the Premier League back in action after more than three months away due to the coronavirus pandemic, why not celebrate with another sports quiz?

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Monday, June 29, 2020

With playing restrictions eased over recent weeks and with the return of many of the Budleigh bowlers to the green, the competitive spirit of the members is now starting to build, writes David Roberts.

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Saturday, June 27, 2020

East Devon motor racing ace Harry Tincknell, has signed a multi-year contract extension with Multimatic Motorsports.

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Saturday, June 27, 2020

The Devon & Exeter League 2020 AGM was, like so much this year across the sporting divide, an unusual event given the on-going coronavirus pandemic.

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Friday, June 26, 2020

Here’s our latest 30-question sporting general knowledge quiz. You will find the answers at the foot of the page.

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Friday, June 26, 2020

Cricket clubs in Devon have benefited from emergency funding of more than £600,000 to keep them going during the Covid-19 crisis.

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Thursday, June 25, 2020

The ECB has issued a news bulletin letting clubs across the country know just where things stand with regard to the current season and the on-going Coronavirus pandemic situation.

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Thursday, June 25, 2020

As the temperatures soar – how hot are you on Premier League hat-tricks? Following Antony Martial’s hat-trick for Manchester United in the 3-0 win over Sheffield United, it led us to put together a Premier League hat-tricks quiz.

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Thursday, June 25, 2020

The new coaches who will be looking after the Exmouth Town Under-12 and Under-14 teams when the 2020/21 season gets underway, have been formulating their plans for the campaign ahead.

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Wednesday, June 24, 2020

Zaq Bevan took on a massive lock-down challenge to raise funds for our NHS, writes Hamish Spence.

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Wednesday, June 24, 2020

I came back to Dorset in the early Spring of 1965 after three years away. The agricultural machinery company I worked for in Dorset became South Western Farmers when it acquired East Devon Farmers and I was promoted to be their first machinery salesman in Devon.

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Wednesday, June 24, 2020

Paul Baldwin is most certainly one of footballs’ ‘unsung heroes’.

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Wednesday, June 24, 2020

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has described a cricket ball as a “natural vector of disease” as he confirmed the sport remains banned outside the elite level.

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Tuesday, June 23, 2020

Continuing the incredible work going on at the home of Exmouth Town comes news of the completion of a project to replace the main path in what is known as the Southern Road ‘beer garden’.

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Tuesday, June 23, 2020

Last week we reported on how former Budleigh Salterton manager Matt Hughes had made a return to the club to become the Robins’ new football secretary.

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