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An Exmouth man who has guided youngsters away from a life of crime has gained national recognition.

The Exmouth Cup, held for the first time in 2018, was contested again recently and this time round raised funds for local charity Dream-A-Way.

British Police head judo coach Chris Hunt, Black Belt 7th Dan, was this year's guest instructor at Exmouth Judo Centre's annual judo event, held at Exmouth Leisure Centre.

The Budleigh bowlers are in a rich vein of form at the moment and this week saw two impressive away friendly wins for the club, writes David Roberts.

Exmouth Harriers had three of their members in action in two very different environments, but facing equally challenging terrain on Sunday, writes Kate Baker.

The men's Exeter and District Over-60s Triples League dominates our weekly report this time, with the A team maintaining top position of Division Four, following an eight point win over Heavitree, writes Paul and Kay Beresford.

Exmouth Harrier Hugh Marsden competed and came first in the Paras 10 last weekend, writes Kate Baker.

There is not so much news from Madeira this week but, what there is, is very positive, writes Jenny Smith.

Exmouth Harriers did well in the Erme Valley Relays that were held on Friday evening, writes Kate Baker.

Exmouth's Katrina Rye, representing Great Britain, won the European Triathlon Championships (Middle Distance) in Romania last weekend, and now is targeting glory at the World Championships being held in France in September, writes Steve Birley.

East Devon race ace Harry Tincknell finished second at the latest round of the IMSA WeatherTech Sportscar Championship held at Canadian Tire Motorsports Park as Mazda Team Joest scored its second-straight one-two finish.

An army physiotherapist from Exmouth, representing Great Britain, won the European Triathlon Championships (Middle Distance) in Romania last weekend, in the build-up to the World Championships in September in France, writes Steve Birley.

The past week saw the halfway point reached in the 2019 Exeter & District Over-60s Triples League, writes David Roberts.

Honiton were emphatic winners when they met Ottery St Mary in a Grace Matthews County Top Club match, writes Joan Mackintosh.

Division Two of the ladies', Exeter and District Over-50s League, has been a happy hunting ground for Budleigh ladies this season and there have been some encouraging performances to date, so it was fitting that the past week saw a tremendous win as the Budleigh team moved to the top of division defeating previous table-toppers Okehampton 55-24, writes David Roberts.

The past week did not witness too much club bowling, with just two friendly fixtures, but there is much to report with Madeira hosting the Bowls Devon play-offs for the ladies' major fours and the four-wood singles, the first rounds of the ladies' club championship and the ladies three-wood singles, writes Jenny Smith.

The first novice fun horse and dog show of the season, kindly sponsored by St. David's Equine Practice, Graham Sykes Insurance and Kenniford Farm, took place at Nutwell Court.

Sunny days returned to Phear Park last week as the weather finally produced some lovely bowls-playing conditions, writes Paul and Kay Beresford.

Dan Mundell is a young man heading for the very top of his sport - indeed, his performance last week in The Welsh 2 Day Enduro suggests he is already a force to be reckoned with in the sport, writes Steve Birley.

East Devon race ace Harry Tincknell won his first Daytona Prototype international race in the IMSA WeatherTech Sportscar Championship, with a dominating run that saw the Mazda RT24-Ps finish first and second at the Sahlen's Six Hours Of The Glen in New York.

Tom Merson was one of seven Exmouth Harriers who travelled to South Devon t9o take part in the Torbay Half Marathon, writes Kate Baker.

It was always going to be simply a case of 'a matter of time' before the Budleigh men showed their full potential in the Exeter and District Over 60s Triples League, writes David Roberts.

The highlight of the past week has to have been the Diamond Jubilee Drive, writes Jenny Smith.

It was almost wall-to-wall personal bests for the Sidmouth Running Club (SRC) members doing the group Parkrun in a blustery Exmouth, writes Hamish Spence.

Bicton Arena has announced that Protexin Equine Premium will sponsor its BE 100 three day event at its International Horse Trials, which take place from October 24 to 27, writes Lucy Johnson.

In a weather dictated week, the Budleigh bowlers managed to play Feniton in a mixed friendly at Cricket Field Lane and, whilst not the best bowling conditions came through, with a fine 61-57 win over five rinks, writes David Roberts.

Harry Tincknell raced to a hard fought fourth position at the end of a gruelling 87th edition of the Le Mans 24 Hours race in France.

The weather certainly did its worst over the past week to disrupt the sport of bowls, writes Jenny Smith.

The weather struck again at the start of the week, with our aptly named Umbrella internal competition rained off, writes Paul and Kay Beresford.

The last meeting of the point-to-point season provided a local North Devon trainer with a winner at the Torrington Farmers meeting held at Umberleigh, writes Donna Harris.

Exmouth resident Heather Lamacraft is back home after representing England who won the ladies fly fishing international held at Draycote Water in Warwickshire.

The Exe Equestrian Club held their Novice Show at Nutwell Court and judges Lucinda and Jenny had their work out and indeed were mighty busy owing to the grand turnout the show enjoyed.

It's been another week in which county and club competitions predominated and the weather tried its best to scupper the friendlies, writes Jenny Smith.

Wet weather had arrived on Exmoor in time to ease the going for the third and final point-to-point of the season at Bratton Down, the Tiverton Staghounds meeting, writes Granville Taylor.

A visit to Maderia in the Exeter and District Over-60s Triples League for the Budleigh men this week was a match where there was no great expectation of a positive result, but against the odds an overall win was achieved and six valuable points banked, writes David Roberts.

The year of 2019 has certainly been a most successful one so far for members of Exmouth Archers.

Phear Park Bowls Club are hosting an Open Day this Saturday (June 8).

The Devon & Cornwall Point-to-Point Association will be heading to Bratton Fleming for the final meet of the season writes Donna Harris.

The past week was a quieter one for Budleigh bowlers, but important competitive matches were played and there were contrasting results for the club, writes David Roberts.

Phear Park were beaten when they hosted friends and neighbours Madeira for a derby fixture, writes Paul and Kay Beresford.

It's been another busy week of bowling at Madeira with a mix of leagues, external and internal, friendlies, county and representative competitions, writes Jenny Smith.

Eleven Exmouth Harriers made the trip to Tiverton on Bank Holiday Monday, to take part in the 73rd edition of one of the countries oldest road races, writes Kate Baker.

Devon and Somerset Gliding Club (DSGC) were pleased to be able to give young people the opportunity to take to the skies and experience the magic of gliding, writes Jill Harmer.

Race number two of the Fairmile TT Racing season was hosted by Sid Valley CC, writes Doug Parker.

Wiscombe Park hosted the Wildlife Autosport Hillclimb on Sunday which is organised by the Burnham-On-Sea Motor Club. This year marked the 40th anniversary of the event, writes Nigel M Cole.

This past weekend, Ben Rees, an Exmouth local, and Daryl Grant a Sidmouth local both travelled up to Swindon with their coach Dave Mathews and team from Lions Den MMA.

Sunday saw the visit of the Port of Bristol touring team to Budleigh, writes David Roberts.

It has been a great start to the Exeter and District Over-50s Triples League for the Budleigh ladies with two wins out of three, so their latest outing, a visit to Shaldon, was always going to be an important match to keep the team at the top of the division, and they didn't disappoint, writes David Roberts.

Madeira hosted a friendly match against Belmont and, as it turned out, were a little 'too friendly' by lending them two players and losing all four rinks, writes Jean Healey.

There was a most welcome return to form in the for the Phear Park men's teams playing in the Exeter and District Over-60s Triples League, with all three teams winning - and banking maximum points, writes Paul and Kay Beresford.

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