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AVRs Grahm Newton at the Dartmoor Volcano run

On Saturday three AVR’s took part in the Jurassic Coast 10k race starting from Budleigh Salterton, writes Dave Mutter.

The Exmouth and District Netball League begins a new season next month.

N1 Tri Club's George Tomkins at the Sherborne event

After a quiet few weeks on the competition scene, N1 Tri Club members were clearly inspired by the superb performances of Team GB triathletes in Rio and were back out swimming, biking and running their way to podium finishes again this weekend, writes Ellie Dominey.

Honiton runners at the Jurassic 10k run

On a very windy penultimate Saturday in August an intrepid group of Honiton Running Club (HRC) runners turned up at Budleigh Salterton Lime Kiln car park to undertake the Jurassic 10k, writes Judy Davey.

The Seaton week started with a friendly game against Feniton, writes Linda Stone.

The Honiton team with the Pomeroy Trophy they won at Madeira together with Mary Ann Dowrick from the host club

Honiton bowlers Yvonne Williams, Carol Armitage, Heather Chambers and Rita Barwick have won the coveted Madeira Pomeroy Trophy for the second year running, writes Julie Grant.

The ladies who turned out for a wonderful 2016 Ladies' Captain's Day event at Sidmouth Bowls Club

Sidmouth Bowling Club were delighted to have such wonderful weather to play the ladies’ Captain’s Day match last Friday.

Sidmouth ladies’ captain Susie Bonnell has penned an ode to bowls.

Shirley Fewtrell with the Marldon Open 4s Trophy. Also in the picture are Roger Woodland together with Chris and Ray McDonald

There were mixed fortunes for Ottery bowlers across the past week, writes Roger Smith.

Phear Park Axon Cup success for Heavitree

Thursday, August 18, 2016
Heavitree's winners of the Axon Cup, with Phear Park captain Peter Burch (centre

Last weeks main event at Phear Park was the battle for the Axon Cup, writes Chris Cleaver.

The Honiton team that won the Pomeroy Trophy at Madeira with the Madeira ladies vice captain Mary Ann

The line-up for the Madeira Bowls Club finals to be played this weekend is now complete and all those who have stayed the course will be hoping the weather holds, writes Jenny Smith.

The Islwyn Tourists bought seven mixed rinks and saw Budleigh at it’s finest on a beautiful afternoon.


The Yeovilton summer 5k series is well know for offering a flat course and having good competition, writes Catherine Newman.

Exmouth Harrier Lisa Hatchard had a very different race on Saturday when she was a popular winner of the Sticklepath Horseshoe Fell Race, writes Catherine Newman.

Martyn Eveleigh playing in the men's over 60's county singles competition. Ref shsp 30-16TI 4671. Picture: Terry Ife

Occasionally, the weather transpires to make for perfect bowling conditions, writes Bert Hague.

Feniton beaten by star-studded Shaldon

Tuesday, August 16, 2016
Feniton Bowls Clubs' County Trophy team

Feniton’s bowlers suffered defeat in their County Trophy last 16 meeting with a star-studded Shaldon side, writes Roger Smith.

What a cruel game the noble sport of bowls can be, writes Paul Moffitt.

Harry Webb pictured signing his professional contract with Paddy Fitzpatrick.

Harry Webb, who began his boxing career as a youngster with Lymsptone ABC, has formally signed up as a professional boxer.

James Flory after completing his Silver Distance flight at the Devon and Somerset Gliding Clib

The Devon and Somerset Gliding Club (DSGC) has seen some exciting developments for members of late, writes Jill Harmer.

Lynn and Caitlyn Slowman at the Bridport event

AVR duo Lynn Sloman and Caitlyn Sloman took part in the inaugural ‘Bridport Powder Colour Run’, writes Dave Mutter.

The first game of the week for Seaton was at Hemyock, in the East of Exe League, writes Linda Stone.

The past week went well for Honiton’s Over-60s men’s C team as they retained their league position at the top of Division Two of the Exeter and District Triples League, writes Julie Grant.

Islwyn, from Caerphilly went down on five of the six rinks they played at Sidmouth. However, post match the tourists sang wonderfully for the home bowlers,

The Sidmouth outdoor season is moving on at a pace, writes Bert Hague.

Bicton to host top event next weekend

Saturday, August 13, 2016
Show jumping at Bicton Arena

Top names are heading to Bicton Arena International Horse Trials on August 19-21 including riders who are in action at the Rio Olympics, writes Lucy Johnson.

The Dunn family who will be racing in Australia in early September.

Three members of the Dunn family from Honiton will be representing Great Britain in the UCI Gran Fondo World Amateur Road Cycling Championships in Perth, Australia next month.

Ottery bowlers were again in good form last week, writes Michael Smith.


There is a sense of the season coming to a climax with the Madeira Club Finals weekend now only a week away and the National Finals under way at Royal Leamington Spa, writes Jenny Smith.

Madeira ladies enjoy victory over Honiton

Thursday, August 11, 2016

There have been several friendly fixtures played by Madeira recently, writes Jenny Smith.

The Madeira Nora Goldsmith Trophy winners Pat and Dave Atkinson

Madeira staged their annual Nora Goldsmith Trophy meeting, writes Jenny Smith.

Will Tidball takes center stage on the podium at the Derby Velodrome

Exmouth teenager Will Tidball has been crowned as National Champion after success at the Derby Velodrome.

Phear Park Tournament men's pairs finalists

Last weeks action was dominated by Phear Park’s Annual Open Tournament, writes Chris Cleaver.

Lympstone teenager Max Batson at the helm.

Lympstone teenager Max Batson is once again set to grace the highest level of his sport.

The Lyme Regis bowlers that enjoyed a wonderful Presidents Day held at the club

The Lyme ladies were in fine form in their league match last week, recording an 8-2 win against Branksome Park, writes Paul Moffitt.

Seaton enjoy 78-64 Severalls success

Tuesday, August 9, 2016

The extremely wet weather on Monday resulted in the first two games of the week being called off, writes Linda Stone.

There were mixed fortunes for the Feniton teams playing last week in the Exeter and District Over-60s Triples League, writes Roger Smith.

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