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The final week of the outdoor bowling season saw Seaton Bowls Club stage their finals weekend, writes Alan Nicholas.

There was almost a clean AVR sweep at Seaton Parkrun on Saturday, writes Chris Keefe.

Honiton ladies won their county Interclub (double rink) semi-final against Tiverton West End, writes Julie Grant.

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

The penultimate Phear Park club friendly match of the 2017 outdoor season played away from Exmouth, writes Rob Mottershead.

Sidmouth ladies see off visiting Phear Park

Saturday, September 16, 2017

Thursday, September 7, saw local bowlers from Phear Park in Exeter visit Sidmouth Bowling Club for a friendly game of four mixed teams of triples, writes Susie Bonnell.

Phear Park went into their last fixture of the Exeter and District Over-60s League knowing that they needed to take at least seven of the eight points on offer in order to avoid relegation, writes Paul Mottershead.

In the ladies Over-50s League Feniton defeated Topsham by 28 shots to 22, writes Roger Smith.

On Monday, September 11, Sidmouth Bowling Club’s chairman, Peter Mison, had the privilege of handing over a cheque to Gill Ryall, the CEO of Sidmouth Hospiscare, for £1,300, writes Susie Bonnell.

After the success of last year’s popular Bicton Cross Country Duathlon the multi-terrain event is to be repeated in October- with the addition of a 3k fun run and bike skills session for children.

Phear Park travelled to Sidmouth with four teams of triples to contest a friendly at the home of near East Devon neighbours Sidmouth, writes Rob Mottershead.

The weekend was reserved for the finals of Phear Park’s internal competitions, writes Rob Mottershead.

The past week was another busy one for all concerned at Madeira, writes Jenny Smith.

Madeira played three friendly matches across the past week, writes Jenny Smith.

The end of term report on the Exeter Over-60s Triples League is that Madeira had a very mixed season with no silverware won this year, writes Jenny Smith.

The summer Run Exe series drew to a close on the first Tuesday of September and several Exmouth Harriers were overall prize winners, writes Cathy Newman.

Cornishman Andrew Williams took Bicton Arena’s JP Equestrian Points League after a summer of exceptional results that saw him top the leader board and win a complete showjump, plus a plethora of merchandise, writes Lucy Johnson.

Axminster outdoor bowlers ended the 2107 campaign on a ‘high’, recording success on two fronts, writes David Harris.

The Grace Matthews Top Club finals were held at Madeira on Wednesday with Torquay Kings playing Plymstock in the final, writes Jenny Smith.

Firstly, a very big well done to Barry Rattenbury, Alan Nabarro, Bob Turpin, Richard Cridge, Phil Stephens & Glen Broom who, as Percy Baker West Three, gave a very strong team from Poole Park a run for their money, writes Paul Moffitt.

As the outdoor season draws to a close the end of season encounter with local rivals Sidmouth is always a competitive affair and this year the Budleigh ladies welcomed their neighbours to Cricket Field Lane whilst the men made the short journey to Sidmouth, writes David Roberts.

AVR athlete Jake Smith was one of the 57,000 runners at the Great North Run (13.1 miles) on Sunday, writes Dave Mutter.

Honiton bowler Sue Evans was in terrific form at the Devon ladies finals held at Topsham, writes Julie Grant.

Following washout Sunday, Madeira Club finals continued through the week, writes Jenny Smith.

Following a scorching bank holiday, two Sidmouth runners braved driving rain, headwinds and slippery paths for the challenging City to Sea Marathon the following weekend, writes Monica Read.

An Ironman race is broadly recognised as one of the ultimate endurance events in the world. It comprises of a 2.4-mile swim, followed by a 112-mile bike ride and finally a 26.2-mile marathon run.

With the cancellation of a friendly fixture against Devon Masonic Phear Park took the opportunity to play their Captains Day match, writes Rob Mottershead.

Seaton Over-60s Triples League C team were in fine form, when they defeated visiting Ottery C, writes Alan Nicholas.

Thirty of our past, present and some future members packed their suitcases and bowls equipment to go on the club’s annual tour which this year saw us hit the M5 up to Cheltenham for our tour of the Cotswolds, writes David Tooley.

reat Western took the honours in the annual inter-regional match against Devon, played at the Isca Centre, Exeter, writes Chris Bigmore.

Feniton ladies had a mighty close encounter with Seaton Reds in an Over-50s League meeting, writes Roger Smith.

Seaton ladies’ Over-50s Blue team had a busy week to complete another league campaign, writes Alan Nicholas.

Back in 1993, Suzanne Louis Lane won the first of her two Badminton England national titles in women’s singles.

As the 2017 summer comes to an end, Sidmouth Running Club members have been posting the last few ‘Mighty Green At Large’ photos on the club’s website, writes Monica Read.

Sidmouth ladies sent three teams of triples across to Budleigh for the final game of the 2017 outdoor season, writes Susie Bonnell.

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