The Budleigh ladies entertained local rivals Sidmouth at Cricket Field Lane and it was a story of two very different rinks with wins for both teams, but an overall victory 38-29 for the home team, writes David Roberts.
Exmouth netball side Gazelles are growing in confidence week by week and were looking forward to their first encounter against Cougars, an experienced outfit and one of the top local netball teams, writes Hayley Taylor.
Madeira member Andy Lock, a relatively new bowler, travelled to Kingsley, North Devon. where he secured a terrific – and decisive – success in the national Over-60s singles competition, writes Jean Healey.
The Budleigh club has for some time now supported the Sidmouth Evening League, which is always a competitive and well-organised competition, so it is always good to record a win for the Budleigh bowlers, writes David Roberts.
Sidmouth & East Devon Fencing Club (SEDFC) sent a number of youngsters to Plymouth to compete at the Buckland Cup, a handicap junior foil meeting, and a number of medals were brought home, writes Nigel Manning.
A Sunday roast and raffle has raised £60 for the British Legion Poppy Appeal as the Budleigh Bowlers and their families and friends turned out in numbers at the clubs Cricket Field Lane, writes David Roberts.
With the on-track action of the season complete the attention of the drivers turns to the new season of 2018 considering new developments or possibly even a new car, but prior to considerations over 130 drivers and enthusiasts gathered at Wiscombe House to celebrate the success of the leading competitors in the 2018 Wiscombe Park Hillclimb Championship supported by Tillcoultry Quarries as well as the 60th Anniversary of speed hillclimbing at Wiscombe Park, writes Geoffery Pickett.
After enjoying one of the longest summers for many decades, it is time to dig out some warm dry clothing, welly boots and picnics, whilst enjoying the start of the new Point-to-Point horse racing season, writes Donna Harris.
It’s been a busy past week for Newton Poppleford-based drag racing ace Mark ‘Wolfie’ Smith with an appearance on local TV followed by him claiming his fourth national championship title in as many years.
Whilst the 2018 outdoor season was an undoubted success for the Budleigh bowlers, this was primarily due to a small number of committee members working very hard to keep proceedings running as smoothly as possible, writes David Roberts.
The Westcountry proved the cream of the crop at Bicton Arena International Horse Trials where Newquay-based Katie Hancock claimed the Rathbones CIC2* at Bicton Arena International riding Coddstown Pet, writes Lucy Johnson.
Having played an away match against Maderia men recently, the Budleigh men welcomed the reverse fixture at Cricket Field Lane given that their away performance had been a close encounter, writes David Roberts.
There’s a quiet weekend ahead for Exmouth Town with the first team, who suffered a rare defeat when beaten 2-0 at Saltash United in midweek, have a Saturday off as it’s League Cup Saturday across the league.
Fixtures against local rivals are always friendly, but competitive, affairs and the opening match of the season this week for the Budleigh men saw a hard-fought encounter away against Maderia, writes David Roberts.