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The ladies competition for the Pomeroy Trophy was held at Madeira this week, writes Jenny Smith.

The Howard Cottrell Trophy, presented in 1965 by the then club president, was played for last Sunday at Honiton, writes Julie Grant.

Carole Binmore of Honiton has won through in the four wood singles to represent Devon at the national championships in Leamington in August, writes Julie Grant.

Ironman Triathlons consist of a 2.4-mile swim,112-mile cycle and finally a marathon run (26.2 miles).

Ironman races are staged all over the world with the UK event held in Bolton, Lancashire.

Axminster men enjoyed a terrific success in their Over-60s League meeting with Feniton, writes David Harris.

Last Sunday Suzi Rockey put on her Sidmouth Running Club Mighty Green shirt and headed off to Westpoint to take on the ultimate 5k challenge, writes Terry Bewes.

Ten members of Sidmouth Running Club headed off to the Blackdown Hills to run the Blackdown Beauty, writes Terry Bewes.

Sidmouth Bowling Club ladies continued to enjoy success with both Over-50s League teams, Blues and Yellows, banking four of the six available points in outings last week, writes Susie Bonnell.

Harry Tincknell and his Ford Chip Ganassi Racing team finished fifth in the latest round of the FIA World Endurance Championship at the Nurburgring, Germany.

Saturday brought the ever-popular mixed away friendly game against Lyme Regis, our Dorset neighbours, writes Susie Bonnell.

The shock of the week at Budleigh Bowls Club has been two defeats for the men in the Exeter and District Over-60 Triples League, writes David Roberts.

Away from the tournament action, Madeira ladies B did well to reach the semi-final of the Interclub, writes Jenny Smith.

In the Men’s over sixty’s league there was a welcome return to form by the Phear Park A team when they recorded a fine win on both rinks to ensure that they took maximum points in their fixture away at North Tawton, writes Rob Mottershead.

Otters see off Feniton

Thursday, July 20, 2017

Ottery men gained revenge for an early season drubbing when they overcame Feniton 43-17 in the Over-60s League, writes Michael Smith.

A warm welcome was extended by Phear Park to a strong Gloucester Ladies Presidents team, writes Rob Mottershead.

The past week was a very good one for the Chardstock bowlers with four wins in the five matches played, writes Vaughan Fletcher.

The mists hovered above Haytor on Dartmoor until after the end of the Haytor Heller 10k run on Saturday evening, writes Dave Mutter.

Saturday saw Phear Park in action against clubs from East Devon in their Axon Cup Competition, writes Rob Mottershead.

Dunkeswell bowlers have enjoyed encouraging results of late, writes Jose Williams.

There was success for a Madeira team across at Phear Park last week, writes Jenny Smith.

A busy weekend for Exmouth 12-year-old, Jonty Wright saw him compete over two days at three age grades in Devon restricted competition.

Lyme Regis bowlers enjoyed a better week in the leagues although, the ladies had to call their game off against Blandford due to atrocious weather, writes Paul Moffitt.

AVR father and son duo Jon and Ethan Day completed their first triathlon when they took part in the 2017 Honiton Triathlon, writes Dave Mutter.

Exmouth Harrier Mike Musgrove ran a superb race on Saturday to finish 10th M45 in the Snowdon International Mountain race, writes Cathy Newman.

AVR member Clare Hansford travelled to Weymouth to compete in her first triathlon, a classic distance event of 1500m sea swim, 40 km cycle and 10 km run organised by Bustinskin events, writes Dave Mutter.

The main event of the week has been the 80th Open Tournament to be held at Madeira, writes Jenny Smith.

After the excitement of Competition Enterprise last week, it was anything but ‘back to normal’ at North Hill this week for members of the Devon and Somerset Gliding Club (DSGC), writes Jill Harmer.

Pure Endurance Triathletes hosted Honiton Triathlon 2017, this was the first event the team had arranged and it turned out to be a huge success with it selling out with 250 entrants.

Honiton ladies are on track for county success, writes Julie Grant.

On Saturday evening several Exmouth Harriers competed in the Hay Tor Heller, an increasingly popular event starting and finishing near the iconic Hay Tor, writes Cathy Newman.

Phear Park B were in good form for when they travelled to third-in-the-table Bradninch for their latest Exeter and District Over-60s League match, writes Rob Mottershead.

It was another disappointing week for the Feniton teams in the men’s over-60s Triples League, writes Roger Smith.

Honiton Sea Angling Club held a kayak competition.

Seaton had a good week with some fine wins in league matches, writes Alan Nicholas.

Honiton couldn’t repeat their previous home success, when they beat Isca 5-0, in their Devon League meeting with Chudleigh, succumbing to a 3-2 defeat to the visitors at Mountbatten Park.

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