In the absence of indoor matches with other clubs this season it is important that apart from the many scheduled roll ups at Cricket Field Lane there are competitive leagues for the members to play in, writes David Roberts.
An army physiotherapist from Exmouth, the reigning European triathlon champion, won the world’s very first Half Ironman distance triathlon to be raced since lockdown and went on to win the major domestic triathlon of the season, raced in Nottingham.
East Devon resident Tim Wigram, is running the London Marathon on Sunday, but, like all those ‘non-elite’ athletes taking part in the 2020 version of the iconic race, Tim is going to ‘running’ the event far away from the streets of London.
On a beautiful Autumn afternoon, the Budleigh bowlers came out in force to compete for the Centenary Cup - a round robin tournament with eight triples teams all playing each other across different rinks, writes David Roberts.
Internationally known horse racing broadcaster Cornelius Lysaght will head up the Devon & Cornwall live streaming presenting team when the 2020/2021 point-to-point season gets under way with the East Devon races at Ottery St Mary on Saturday. October 24, writes Granville Taylor.
The last Indoor season was cut short due to the coronavirus pandemic, but Budleigh Bowls Club indoor secretary Paul Griffin has done a marvellous job in arranging a programme for the members which commenced last week.
BARC SW member Paul Haimes took the overall honours at Torbay Motor Club’s Wiscombe Hill climb in August, one of the first hill climb events to be held in 2020 after the extended coronavirus lockdown, writes Rupert Barker.
There were a number of very competitive internal matches at Cricket Field Lane in the past week as the Budleigh bowlers strived to progress to stay in the various club competitions, writes David Roberts.
The Westcountry point-to-point circuit has been given a terrific boost with the news that Totnes and Bridgetown Races Co Ltd is to launch a special £10,000 financial support package to kick-start the 2020/2021 Point to Point season in the Devon and Cornwall area, writes Granville Taylor.
A total of nineteen matches in the Summer competitions were completed over Thursday and Friday last week at Cricket Field Lane and, as the sun shone, the Budleigh bowlers once again showed their skills and enjoyed two days of intensive bowling, writes David Roberts.
A hugely popular venue used by Sidmouth Running Club many times throughout the year is Newton Poppleford and invariably some of the routes used would need to cross over the River Otter to the village of Harpford and beyond, writes Hamish Spence.
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.
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.
With no events currently available due to the ongoing Covid-19 crisis, Exeter based City-Runs organised a virtual Ekiden marathon relay and Axe Valley Runners (AVR) stormed to five team victories as well as numerous personal bests and individual milestones, writes Carol Austin.
Exmouth school boy Ryan Willaims, has been attending Master Goldman’s judo classes since the age of five and, having met all the requirements, was due to be presented with his junior black belt at this summer’s National Course.