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At the beginning and end of each season we hold a club, ladies verses gentlemen match, writes Carol Smith.

A new season of the Exmouth and District Netball League has got under way and there are three new teams competing, writes Pamela Taylor.

The second Sunday of September saw Honiton Running Club’s (HRC) Darren Roberts take part in the Chard Chaser 10k which goes along country roads and rough tracks through Cuttiford’s Door and Chardleigh Green, writes Judy Davey.

Sidmouth played host to six rinks of men from Bowls Devon playing against Bowls Isle of Wight, writes Carol Smith.

Exe Jets were 36-32 winners when they met Cougars in an Exmouth and District Netball League match.

The Ottery St Mary outdoor season came to a close last Sunday (September 16), writes Michael Smith.

The season is nearing its close, but there has been a flurry of friendly fixtures, writes Jenny Smith.

Eight Honiton runners made the short journey to Killerton last Sunday to take part in the Killerton 10k.

The highlight of the week for men’s captain Dave Moody was his Captain’s Day when he played host to nine invited guests, many of whom have held important posts within the club in the past, writes Jenny Smith.

Di Dixon is the Budleigh ladies’ champion for 2018, winning her second title of the club’s finals weekend, writes David Roberts.

Feniton bowlers are playing out the final couple of weeks of the 2018 outdoor season, writes Roger Smith.

The Madeira week finished with the Jubilee Cup Drive between the ladies’ and the men’s captains, writes Jenny Smith.

Axminster bowlers enjoyed a brace of good home wins with success over Chardstock and Wellington, writes David Harris.

Honiton Bowls Club held their club finals and they proved to be a personal success in particular, for two members.

A year on from gaining a qualifying slot for the 70.3 Ironman World Championships, Clare Hansford found herself on the start line in Port Elizabeth, South Africa to soak up the atmosphere of a world class event, writes Dave Mutter.

One of the Madeira outdoor season highlights is always the Ladies’ Open Pairs Tournament, which this year took place on the second Sunday of September, writes Jenny Smith.

When it is dry the Killerton Parkrun is the best PB course in East Devon, writes Dave Mutter.

The latest Seaton Bowls Club week began with a Monday, four rink friendly away at Taunton Bowling Club, on their Vivary Park green, writes Alan Nicholas.

The first two weeks of a new Honiton Netball League has seen every team complete their first match of the campaign, writes Steph Upson.

Windwhistle Motor Club of Chard has held its third annual September Autumn Trial at Parkhayne Farm at Shute Devon.

British Team ‘Silverline’, driven by Exeter-based Drew Langdon and Exmouth’s Miles Jennings, were crowned Powerboat World Champions after winning the Cowes Torquay Cowes endurance race, the final event in a three race series.

Having missed the two Wiscombe Park meetings at the beginning of the month, Kilmington driver Ben Wheeler resumed his winning ways at the East Devon venue when he claimed Fastest Time of the Day in the final car meeting of the season organised by the South West centre of the MG Car Club, writes Geoffrey Picket.

Early on Sunday morning, I went off to Plymstock with others to watch two of our club members, Jean Brimson and Jill Bishop, play in the semi-final of the ladies’ County Over70s pairs, writes Carol Smith.

The Bacchus Wine half and full marathons are combined into a sociable fancy dress and wine tasting event, writes Hamish Spence.

There has been some great news for the Sidmouth ladies’ Over-50s League Blue team, writes Carol Smith.

Having lost their penultimate games in the Over-60s Triples League, both Chardstock teams bounced back, winning their final matches convincingly, writes Vaughan Fletcher.

Madeira have been involved in a couple of large participation friendly matches as the outdoor season draws to a close, writes Jenny Smith.

Five Mighty Green Sidmouth runners took part in The Sidbury Fun Run on Sunday, writes Hamish Spence.

Exmouth Harrier Hannah Bown was in fine form at the latest Run Exe Summer Series 5k, writes Cathy Newman.

Sidmouth Running Club’s David Skinner took part in the Michelmores Exeter 5k Charity Run on the first Thursday of September, writes Hamish Spence.

Three ladies from Honiton Running Club took on the challenge that is ‘The City to Sea Marathon’, writes Judy Davey.

Wins on three of the four mixed rinks on a sunny afternoon by the Budleigh bowlers resulted in an impressive 26-shot win over Belmont, writes David Roberts.

Barnwood, from the Gloucester area, was the first of two touring sides to visit Ottery in the past week, writes Michael Smith.

There’s an end of term feeling at Madeira, the Club Finals having been played last weekend in beautiful late summer weather, writes Jenny Smith.

The Lyme Regis ladies secured two points away at Broadstone Wessex in what was their last league game of the season, writes Paul Moffitt.

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