Exmouth rugby fixtures released for the new season

Exmouth rugby versus Okehampton

Exmouth rugby versus Okehampton - Credit: Exmouth RFC

After a missed full season of league action, Exmouth Rugby 1st Team recommence their South West Premier fixtures on Saturday, September 4 at home to Okehampton.  
The last time the teams met, The Cockles triumphed home and away in a league win double. Travelling across Devon, Cornwall, Somerset, Dorset, Bristol, Gloucester and Wiltshire will see Exmouth meet some familiar faces from Brixham, Exeter University, Ivybridge, Camborne, Launceston, Bournemouth, Weston-super-Mare and Hornets also from Weston, with Old Redcliffians in Bristol.  
Old Centralians and Drybrook in Gloucestershire and league newcomers Royal Wootton Bassett, complete the league.  
Nick Smith, Director of Rugby commented: “it’s again a very competitive league; however, we are looking forward to the challenge and the players are excited get back out on the pitch in front of our supporters.  
“Since we have been able to return to training, the coaches have kept things light so far with the emphasis on keeping the players sharp and the sessions enjoyable. The training will be ramped up in pre-season and will be ready to face our close neighbours Okehampton.”  
Exmouth 2nd Team and Nomads now wait on their fixtures for the Devon Merit Table 1 & 2. The Cockles start pre-season training at the end of June, with pre-season fixtures in August. 
The Full Fixture List 
Sept 4 – Okehampton H 
Sept 11 – Launceston A 
Sept 18 – Old Centralians H 
Sept 25 – Old Redcliffians H 
Oct 9 – Bournemouth A 
Oct 23 – Brixham H 
Oct 30 – Camborne A 
Nov 11 – Drybrook H 
Nov 20 – Exeter University A 
Nov 27 – Weston-super-Mare H 
Dec 4 – Hornets H 
Dec 11 – Ivybridge A 
Dec 18 – Launceston H 
Jan 8 – Old Centralians A 
Jan 15 – Old Redcliffians H 
Jan 22 – Royal Wootton Bassett A 
Jan 29 – Bournemouth H 
Feb 12 – Brixham A 
Feb 19 – Camborne H 
Mar 5 – Drybrook A 
Mar 12 – Exeter University H 
Mar 26 – Weston-super-Mare A 
Apr 2 – Hornets A 
Apr 9 – Ivybridge H 
Apr 23 – Okehampton A 

Cockles start against Okehampton

Cockles start against Okehampton - Credit: Exmouth RFC

Exmouth rugby fixtures released

Exmouth rugby fixtures released - Credit: Exmouth RFC

New season begins in September

New season begins in September - Credit: Exmouth RFC

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