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There was good news over the past week for Exmouth Harrier Brian Sansom, writes Kate Baker.

In the Foxlands ladies' league, Madeira met Dawlish and won handsomely on all four rinks, both at home and away, writes Jean Healey.

Budleigh invited Madeira to visit for a mixed friendly match, which the home team won on both rinks, writes Jean Healey.

Despite the grim weather bowls has continued at Budleigh and two recent friendly matches produced mixed fortunes.

Last weekend Madeira ladies played Budleigh in the Devon County Lacemakers Top Club knockout competition and managed a clean sweep over the five different disciplines, writes Jean Healey.

Following last week's success, Budleigh's trio of Gerard McCarthy, Peter Cooper and Simon Weclawek recorded another excellent victory in the Exonia Evening league, writes Don Huish.

There was plenty of friendly action for Madeira bowlers last wee, writes Jean Healey.

Next Sunday (February 9) will be the third and final point-to-point horse racing meeting to be held at The Royal Cornwall Showground, Wadebridge this season, and another action packed quality race day will be on offer, writes Donna Harris.

Due to three teams having to withdraw from the Lane Trophy, it meant that Madeira played their final game in this season's competition when they then took on Torbay, writes Jean Healey.

The latest Exonia Evening League fixture, versus the Chiefs, was closely fought throughout and after 17 ends, skip Paul Griffin, Richard Cooper and Don Huish were on level terms at 13-all, writes Don Huish.

Madeira bowlers enjoyed a close encounter when they entertained Ottery St Mary in a mixed friendly, writes Jean Healey.

Last week Madeira men sent three rinks to Sidmouth with mixed results, writes Jean Healey.

Budleigh bowlers took part in two friendlies played at Cricket Field Lane over the past week, but with widely differing outcomes, writes Don Huish.

At the weekend 29 Madeira members and three non-players went to the TLH Toorak Hotel in Torquay for a superb weekend of frosty sunshine for daily indoor bowling, much good food and good company amongst friends, writes Jean Healey.

The Ken Boobyer Memorial fixture brought three rinks of men from Ken's club Bitton Park (Teignmouth), writes Jean Healey.

As so many matches have been cancelled this season, usually by default of visiting clubs finding it difficult to field enough players, the selection panel of captains and vice-captains decided to have an extra internal triples match for members to enjoy and to hone their bowling skills, writes Jean Healey.

There were plenty of Exmouth Harriers involved at the recent First Chance 10k meeting, writes Kate Baker.

Helen Wilson has boxed her way to superb sum of money for Cancer Research.

Exmouth Harriers were out in force at the City Runs NY5, writes Kate Baker.

In the semi-final of the County Pairs, Jean Rainton and Penny Preece had a good win at Honiton against strong Honiton players, Carol Armytage and Gail Hawkes, writes Jean Healey.

The North Cornwall point-to-point that was held on the second Sunday of the year featured riding doubles for Darren Andrews and Darren Edwards on testing going at the Royal Cornwall Showground, writes Granville Taylor.

A men's friendly, at home to Madeira, ended in victory for the visitors on both rinks, writes Don Huish.

The Royal Cornwall Showground in Wadebridge will see the North Cornwall host the first Point-to-Point horse race meeting to be held in the Devon & Cornwall area in 2020, which takes place this Sunday (January 12), writes Donna Harris.

Football comes to the races next Tuesday (January 14) when Exeter Racecourse teams up with Exeter City Football Club for a day out on Haldon Hill, writes Lucy Johnson.

The Christmas holiday period saw little activity at Madeira until the Thursday when neighbours Budleigh came for a mixed match, writes Jean Healey.

The final friendly of the year, at Madeira, ended in a narrow win for Budleigh, who benefited from the loan of three members from the home side, writes Ann Huish.

Exmouth Harrier Ray Elston was in action at the Wellington Monument 10k, writes Kate Baler.

East Devon race ace Harry Tincknell will feature in a familiar line up of drivers who will drive the pair of Mazda RT24-Ps in the 2020 IMSA WeatherTech Sports Car Championship.

The final Exmouth Parkrun of 2019 took place on Saturday and no fewer than 502 completed the run.

In the Ashbury Dental Care Evening League, the Madeira Robins continued their challenge to head the table after their latest outing, writes Don Huish.

The annual Christmas Grand Draw and Buffet at Budleigh Bowls Club was a huge success, writes David Roberts.

At the tender age of 91 Tony Lim has proved that age has been no barrier to a very impressive sporting career, writes David Roberts.

As Christmas approaches the bowls friendly action, in terms of club versus club, reduces, but it remains a busy time for individual competitions, both within the club and externally, writes Jean Healey.

Budleigh bowlers have won their first round match in the Parrott Trophy competition, writes Don Huish.

Exe Jets were 48-32 winners when they met Replay in an Exmouth Netball league match.

The first Cornish fixture of the regional point-to-point season saw a healthy total of 54 runners contest the seven races at the Royal Cornwall Showground, Wadebridge, writes Granville Taylor.

Sixty Madeira members and guests attended the club's Christmas Luncheon, writes Jean Healey.

Madeira bowler Mark Perrott has been selected to play for Devon in the prestigious Liberty Cup meeting with Cornwall this coming Saturday (December 14), writes Jean Healey.

Exmouth Harriers Tom Merson and Ray Elston ran the Telford 10k this weekend, writes Kate Baker.

In the representative leagues the ladies did well in their Lane Trophy meeting with Honiton, writes Jean Healey.

Students from John Goldman's Exmouth Judo Centre gathered together at Exmouth Sports Centre for the annual awards evening.

Vision's academy players Jonty Wright and Josh Findel Hawkins paired up for the Devon open Bronze U17 doubles competition that was played in Torbay.

Former Lympstone ABC boxer Harry Webb was in fine form as he landed his latest success on a bill at Swindon ABC.

An Exmouth Olympian has finally received his bronze medal from the Sochi Winter Olympics.

The first of three Point-to-Point horse racing fixtures to be held at the popular track located at The Royal Cornwall Showground, Wadebridge, takes place on Sunday (December 8), writes Donna Harris.

A two-rink home friendly with Sidmouth saw the rink honours shared but the overall scores told a different story, writes Don Huish.

Exmouth Harriers have been busy of late, and racking up the successes too.

Madeira played friendly matches over the past week with the nett outcome being a bag of mixed results, writes Jean Healey.

Madeira bowlers were busy over the past week, writes Jean Healey.

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