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Both of Honiton’s Over 60s League men’s teams won their league games last week, writes Julie Grant.

Axminster bowlers continued their fine form this season with success in league and friendly matches, writes David Harris.

It was not a good week for the Feniton men’s over 60s teams, writes Roger Smith.

The Lyme Regis ladies had a well overdue 10 pointer against West Moors in Division One of the Dorset league whilst the men in the Championship lost all 10 points in their meeting with Greenhill, writes Paul Moffitt.

The 12th staging of the Umborne Ug, a 10k race, organised by Rick and Eleanor Wood, takes place on June 3 with a 6pm start from Umborne Hall (EX13 7QL).

Seaton bowlers have again been busy with action in friendly and league matches, writes Alan Nicholas.

Honiton Petanque Club entertained both North Devon clubs in a double-header of action, and, for the first time, achieved back-to-back Devon League wins, writes Chris Bigmore.

Kerry Boyle chose the Exeter Marathon for her first attempt at this distance with a sub 3:50:00 as her target time, writes Terry Bewes.

Devon Petanque leaders Ottery St Mary hosted the league’s two North Devon clubs and the matches produced very different results, writes Dave West.

The second of two point-to point meetings to take place at the popular Upcott Cross course has attracted a massive 138 entries, where the Dulverton West host their meeting this coming Bank Holiday Monday (May 29), writes Donna Harris.

After eight weeks of training runs in preparation for the Ottery 10k, Sidmouth Running Club member Lydia Mansi missed out on the day through illness, writes Terry Bewes.

Angela Kerr and Simon Davey ran the Exeter Marathon whilst Martin Kerr and Bec Davey ran its little brother, the Exeter 10, writes Dave Mutter.

Not only did Exmouth Harriers field an incredible six teams in the Run Exe Relays (more than 25 per cent of the active membership), but they also had runners in a mountain race, a 100k ultra, the Exeter Marathon, an off-road 10k and the Killerton Parkrun, writes Cathy Newman.

N1 Tri Club members have been in action at a number of events over the past few weeks, writes Ellie Dominey.

In the second match of the Exeter and District Over-60s Division Three campaign, Budleigh men pulled off an unlikely away victory against Heavitree C with a 33-30 win and another seven points, writes David Roberts.

Two N1 Tri Club members were in action at the Stourhead National Trust Estate, Wiltshire, where they took part in a weekend triathlon festival.

It has been a very varied week for members of Sidmouth Running club with a Parkrun, a 10k, a marathon, and a 100k ultra marathon, all completed, writes Terry Bewes.

After a string of home fixture’s Phear Park Bowling Club took to the road on Monday this week as they travelled to play an away match at Madeira, writes Robert Mottershead.

The Exeter Marathon takes place around the riverside park and again the nature of the course dictates a small field, writes Cathy Newman.

Several AVR runners travelled to Clyst Hydon to run the very hilly 10 km Clyst Hydon Huff, writes Dave Mutter.

The Phear Park Bowling Club Open Day was not blessed with good weather, writes Robert Mottershead.

The weather put paid to much of the past week of bowls at Chardstock.

Due to the bad weather during the last week a number of fixtures were either cancelled or postponed, writes Michael Smith.

Defying the rain, Honiton bowlers took on players from South Dorset in a mixed friendly, but succumbed to a 78 shots to 72 shots defeat, writes Julie Grant.

Phear Park look forward each year to their annual away day fixture and had to be up early on Sunday in order to catch the team coach, writes Robert Mottershead.

In a week where play was seriously curtailed by rain, Feniton managed to complete two matches, writes Roger Smith.

Graham and Diane Newton competed at Hereford’s first Festival of Running, where there was a choice of distances ranging from 5k to a full marathon, writes Dave Mutter.

A huge crowd enjoyed a day of unbroken sunshine and competitive thrilling horse-racing action at the Dulverton West Point-to-Point, held at Bratton Down last Sunday, writes Donna Harris.

The Honiton Netball Summer League has seen an increase in the number of teams competing and there are now 20 teams playing in the two divisions, writes Graham Ingram.

The first pleasure ride of the Exe Equestrian Club season was, at the last moment, cancelled due to the heavy deluge of rain during the preceding day and night, writes Collette Ashby-Crane.

The Hydon Huff is a hilly, partly off-road 10k around the village of Clyst Hydon; it includes two very steep climbs and some very muddy woodland, writes Dave Eveleigh.

Kev Hawker, Adam Hennessay, Tim Wigram and Steve Boyes of Honiton Running Club (HRC) took on the Exeter Marathon last Sunday, writes Judy Davey.

On Friday evening a team of AVRs travelled to Exeter to compete in the annual four-times-four relays event organised by Run Exe, writes Dave Mutter.

There were several Honiton Running Club (HRC) members that travelled across to Clyst Hydon to compete in the Huff, writes Judy Davey.

Varying fortunes were the order of the day in the men’s leagues, with a fine win for the championship side, 8-2 against a strong Wellworthy side, writes Paul Moffitt.

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