Staying in Division Two of the Exeter and District Triples League for the Budleigh men this season is a top priority and, as the team went in search of their first win of the season away to Seaton this week, there was a strong desire not to return empty handed, writes David Roberts.
The first of three scheduled point-to-point horse racing meetings to take place at the stunning course known as Bratton Down, will be this coming Sunday (May 19), where the Dulverton West host their event, writes Donna Harris.
If early season form is an indication of long term success then the Budleigh Ladies have given themselves a great platform with two early season overall wins in the Devon Over-50s Triples League, writes David Roberts.
Two Exmouth Harriers, Lisa Hatchard and Martin Collins, both ran in a new local race 'The East Devon Round' a 62 mile (100km), hilly, 8,000 ft of climbing and challenging trail, ultra around East Devon, writes Kate Baker.
Harry Tincknell finished fifth at the latest round of the FIA World Endurance Championships, braving extreme weather conditions at a weather-affected Spa Francorchamps, the final World Championship race before the Le Mans 24 Hours.
The Madeira indoor captains' Margaret Humphrey and David Hitt, had, as their charity, CRUSE Bereavement Care and, at the end of the indoor season, they were pleased to send a cheque in the sum of £594.44 to the Devon branch of this charity.
When you start a new season you never know how you are going to fair as clubs look to strengthen their teams, but the Budleigh Ladies had nothing to fear as they took on St Thomas ladies away from home in the Devon Over 50s Triples league as they won impressively on both rinks with an overall score of 59-11, writes David Roberts.
The 2019 season has got off to a flying start with a flurry of no less than six friendly fixtures in the first full week and, although it was very cold at times, the rain largely kept its distance, but there was a mixed bag of results for Madeira, writes Jenny Smith.
The sun shone, the rain had passed and, whilst there was a gusty wind it was not enough to stop the Budleigh bowlers celebrating the official opening of the outdoor season at Cricket Field Lane on Saturday afternoon, writes David Roberts.
On the same day as some intrepid HRC members were pounding the streets of London, some other members took part in the Exmouth Half Marathon which was described as multi terrain, starting on Exmouth Sea front, writes Judy Davey.
Australian Christopher Burton took the top two places in the Rathbones CCI3* at Bicton Arena International over the Easter weekend where thousands of spectators converged to enjoy three packed days of action, an Easter egg hunt, dog show and free activities, writes Lucy Johnson.
Over 120 drivers will take to the track at Wiscombe Park this weekend (April 27 and 28) for the season's first meeting which will highlight the skill and dexterity of the drivers on the demanding East Devon course and provide the characteristic smell and sound of fast cars being driven in competition, writes Rupert Barker.
During the final week of indoor bowling there was an interesting match against Nomads Mixed Bowling Association, which has no fixed base or club premises, and its members come from all over the South West of England, writes Jean Healey.
Exmouth's Tom Merson has dominated the local running scene for many years and, with a Half Marathon personal best (PB) of 66:23 in Bath, in March, could see his successes repeated more frequently at national level, writes Catherine Newman.
Finals weekend for the Budleigh Bowls Club indoor season is always an exciting affair and, as club members assembled to watch the contenders and try to predict the winners, it was, as ever, the performance on the day that dictated the outcome, writes David Roberts.
The cold and windy weather did not dampen the spirits of the Phear Park bowlers as the traditional start of the season began last Sunday (April 14) with the staging of President's Day, writes Kay Beresford.
Torbay Motor Club are hosting three days of thrilling motorsport action over the Easter weekend, culminating in a 'taster' event that is open to newcomers and novices who'd like to try their hand at club motorsport, writes Rupert Barker.
As the indoor season draws to a close, it is always good for the morale of the club to finish on a high, and it did, as the Budleigh bowlers completed their mixed friendly season with an impressive home win 36-13 over Chardstock, writes David Roberts.
The Budleigh Evening League presentation night is always a great social occasion and Thursday night saw members from Budleigh, Exonia, Sidmouth and Maderia celebrating another competitive season well organised by Budleigh Bowls Club's indoor secretary Paul Griffin.