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Newton Poppleford-based drag racing ace Mark ‘Wolfie’ Smith made a flying start to the 2019 season when he won his first meeting of the new campaign, writes Steve Birley.

The Budleigh Ladies signed off their Devon Lane League season with another creditable display against Torquay United, writes David Roberts.

Point-to-point horse racing heads to Kilworthy near Brentor, Tavistock, this coming Sunday (March 24) where the Lamerton stage their meeting.

Men and women from the Sidmouth and East Devon Fencing Club (SEDFC) have recently clocked up a host of competition success in County and Regional events.

The Budleigh Bowls Evening League has been a popular event over recent years at the Cricket Field Lane Club with teams from Budleigh, Exmouth, Sidmouth and Exonia competing for honours, writes David Roberts.

East Devon drag racing ace Mark ‘Wolfie’ Smith is back in action this weekend at the Dakota Raceway, Smeatharpe in East Devon.

Youngsters from an Exmouth primary school are celebrating after a successful appearance at a regional sports event, writes Dan Wilkins.

With matches unexpectedly postponed this week the focus was on the visit of the Topsham bowlers on Friday and with the Budleigh members raring to play a game the pent-up energy certainly showed in their play as over two rinks they totally dominated to win 62-14, writes David Roberts.

In the men’s County Triples, Andy Lock, Terry Reardon and Cliff Skinner beat another Madeira triples in the semi-finals at Isca, which takes them through to the County Finals, being played at the home of Kingsley, Westward Ho! at the end of March, writes Jean Healey.

Exmouth badminton prodigy Ben Lane has started on fire at the prestigious YONEX All England Championships in Birmingham.

The 2019 running of the JP’s Exe to Axe A grade B Fell Race is now less than a month away, writes Hamish Spence.

Exmouth Harriers were in action over the weekend at various meetings, writes Kate Baker.

Madeira bowlers enjoyed a superb success when they entertained Torquay United in a Lane Trophy League match, writes Jean Healey.

Exmouth badminton ace Jonty Wright continued his preparation for the Under-15 Badminton England Nationals in April by competing in a Gold standard event in Milton Keynes at the weekend.

Jockey Darren Edwards landed a treble as the East Devon fixture defied wet and windy weather at Bishop’s Court, near Ottery St Mary on the first Sunday of March, writes Granville Taylor.

We have been reporting on the on-going success of the Budleigh Ladies in the Devon Lane League recently, but last week the ladies arguably topped their previous exploits as they took all 10 points after a superb display that saw them defeat table-topping North Devon, writes David Roberts.

With The Grizzly taking place in March, we take a look back at pictures from 2009.

Point-to-point horse racing is on offer in East Devon on the first weekend of March with the staging of the meeting at Bishops Court on Sunday (March 3), writes Donna Harris.

With one match to go, the Budleigh Buzzhawks wrapped up the Evening League with a fine win over the Maderia Bluebirds, taking five of the six points on offer and ensuring that the top position was assured, writes David Roberts.

Following on from the recent refurbishment of their gym and the purchase of new equipment with support from the SPORTED’s ‘Box On’ project, The Norman Family Trust and the Devon and Cornwall Fire and Rescue Service, Exmouth ABC are now able to announce a new partnership, writes Steve Birley.

Madeira’s men were involved in a close encounter when they met neighbours Budleigh, writes Jean Healey.

Point-to-Point horse racing heads back to Devon this weekend where it’s the turn of East Devon to host their meeting at Bishops Court on Sunday (March 3), writes Donna Harris.

Tom Malone’s seven-year-old gelding, The Last But One, achieved the unusual feat of winning two races at Wadebridge on Saturday, where the card also featured a double for the Dean Summersby yard, writes Granville Taylor.

A Dartmoor couple who have dedicated their lives to championing Clydesdale horses have just 11 days left to raise enough money in order to secure them a permanent new home, writes Lucy Johnson.

This indoor season for the Budleigh ladies has been an impressive one across the range of competitions and friendlies and, in particular, there have been some great performances in the Devon Lane League campaign, writes David Roberts.

Three Madeira lady bowlers entered the County two-wood singles last Sunday at Isca, and, after playing through three rounds, De Williams secured a place in the County semi-final to be played at Honiton in March, writes Jean Healey.

The penultimate cross-country of this year’s Westward League series took place last Sunday at Stover School, writes Kate Baker.

This indoor season for the Budleigh Ladies has been an impressive one across the range of competitions and friendlies and, in particular, there have been some great performances in the Devon Lane League campaign, writes David Roberts.

The past week was a busy one for the Budleigh bowlers and it was also one that resulted in a great set of results at all levels in the club, writes David Roberts.

Point-to-point racing enthusiasts could be in for a bumper weekend of racing in the Devon and Cornwall area if both the re-scheduled meeting at the Royal Cornwall Show Ground takes place next Saturday (February 16), along with the South Pool Harriers popular meeting at the old historic racecourse at Buckfastleigh in Devon on Sunday (February 17), writes Donna Harris.

This year’s Exmouth Express (previously known as the Fulfords Five) took place on the first Sunday of February in what were chilly but sunny conditions, writes Kate Baker.

A Madeira trio has reached the last four of the County Triples after another excellent success, writes Jean Healey.

Bowls is a quintessentially British pastime, with a vision of summer in the country involving parks and picturesque village greens filled with people dressed in white.

The third point-to-point horse racing fixture to take place at The Royal Cornwall Showground, Wadebridge, takes place this coming Sunday (February 10), writes Donna Harris.

Lizzie Mayne, who is Exmouth-based, has set up a business, LMEvents, organising sporting events across the area.

Several Exmouth Harriers were in action at the South West Vets Cross Country Championships, which were held in East Devon, writes Kate Baker.

Competing in the National Over 50s Triples, Catherine King, Janine Orchard and Jan Roberts once again won against a Sidmouth team, 27-7, writes Jean Healey.

The Budleigh Bowls Evening League has seen the top spot change hands on a number of occasions this season, but, as we enter into the last few weeks of this competition it is the Budleigh Buzzhawks who are showing their quality as they lead the pack after a fine win against Sidmouth, writes David Roberts.

Exmouth cycle ace Will Tidball has two more trophies for the trophy cabinet.

Spectators had their money’s worth at Chipley Park near Wellington on Sunday when a total of 106 runners contested the eight races, writes Granville Taylor.

Madeira duo Jan Roberts and Catherine King marched on in the National Over-60s pairs competition after a superb 23-7 home success over a pairing from Mid Devon, writes Jean Healey.

Two friendly matches, both played at Cricket Field Lane, saw victories for the Budleigh players, writes David Roberts.

Sidmouth and Ottery Hockey Club (SOHC) men’s first team faced a Southern One classic top-versus-bottom fixture when they journeyed up the North Devon Link Road to face Barnstaple.

The Budleigh ladies were in action again this week in the Devon Lane Triples Bowls League, and, with confidence high following last week’s win over Torbay, there was great celebration as another great win was achieved, writes David Roberts.

Gazelles bagged their second victory of the Exmouth Netball League season as they defeated Kenn Valley 39-26.

East Devon motor racing ace Harry Tincknell heads to Daytona International Speedway this weekend hoping for a strong start to his 2019 motorsport season.

The last point-to-point fixture in the Devon and Cornwall area this month takes place at Chipley Park near Wellington on Sunday (January 27).

In representative matches over the past week, Madeira ladies met Budleigh in the Lane Trophy, winning on both rinks at home, but losing the two away matches by larger margins than the home wins produced and so lost the tie overall, writes Jean Healey.

Dean Summersby was the trainer in form on the eight-race card at the latest regional point-to-point, the Wadebridge meeting on the middle Sunday of January (Jan 13), writes Granville Taylor.

Nearly all of the Madeira matches in the past week were played away from Exmouth, writes Jean Healey.

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