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East Devon Hunt's Point to Point event. Photo by Simon Horn. Ref shsp 10 1273-10-11SH

It was a memorable day at the picturesque Devon venue of Flete Park for Ottery St Mary trainer Ed Walker and his jockey Josh Newman, writes Granville Taylor.

Lady President of Bowls Devon, Jacky Howle, presents Madeira's Jill Perrin with
her County Badge.

One of the highlights of the Madeira ladies summer season is the early fixture against the president and ladies of Bowls Devon and this year was no exception, writes Jenny Smith.

Harry Tincknell

East Devon racing driver Harry Tincknell is targeting a FIA World Endurance Championship podium finish in Belgium on Saturday (May 7).

Week three in the Honiton Netball Summer League was completed and now all the teams have played at least one game, writes Graham Ingram.

Bowls

This coming Friday (May 6), Ottery St Mary Bowls Club stages an Open Day running from 2pm until 8pm when the club hopes to play host to all those interested in trying the wonderful game of bowls.

AVR runners who took part in the Salcombe Coastal Marathon

Nine AVRs did the Salcombe Coastal Marathon on Saturday, 26 miles from Torcross to Bantham along the hilly but oh-so-scenic coast path, writes Dave Mutter.

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Honiton Running Club has several runners and their supporters involved in the Virgin London Marathon, writes Judy Davey.

Bowls

Ottery’s first away fixture of the new outdoor season proved to be a mighty close affair, writes Michael Smith.

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Ottery St Mary short mat bowlers are looking for new members to join them.

The N1 Tri Club’s young triathletes showed the rest how it should be done at the first event in their duathlon mini series.

Bowls

Feniton bowlers got a new outdoor season off to a good start last week.

Honiton bowlers  celebrate May Day in time honoured fashion

Bowls is a sport for all and a sport for fun and games, writes Julie Grant.

Sidbury Whites, winners of the East Devon Short Mat Bowls  League Cup

Cloakham played host to the grand finale of the East Devon Short Mat Bowls League, the League Cup.

Yarcombe boxer Mitchell Ayres

Yarcombe-based teenager Mitchell Ayres was a winner when he appeared on the card at Stacey’s ABC in Southampton.

Exmouth Under-11 netball team; Alex Fulthorpe, Amy Jenions, Esme Amor, Isabella Roddick, Megan Harris and Poppy Crowther

Exmouth Netball club took two teams of Under-11s to compete in a spring tournament at St Peters school in Exeter.

Bowls

The Axminster outdoor season was launched by the club’s lady president Lilian Lovatt and a roll-up followed, since when the bowlers have claimed a brace of excellent home wins, writes David Harris.

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The East Devon Short Mat Bowls League saw the playing of the final games of the season last week, writes Caroline Pavey.

Sidmouth members before the start of a new outdoor season at the club.

The 2016 Sidmouth Bowling club opening drive, complete with fifty six players, got off to a bright, somewhat chilly start on the final Saturday of Saturday, writes Bert Hague.

East Devon Hunt's Point to Point event. Photo by Simon Horn. Ref shsp 10 1192-10-11SH

There is another bumper weekend of Point-to-Point horse racing is on offer in the Devon and Cornwall Area this weekend with the Modbury Harriers meeting at Flete Park on Saturday (April 30), followed by the Stevenstone meeting at Vauterhill High Bickington on Monday (May 2), writes Donna Harris.

Seaton's Roy Beal in action

Round three of the Dunkeswell Kart Club 2016 Championship was run under glorious blue skies and even if the air temperature was a little chilly, the racing was red hot, writes Jim Bee.

Gliders ready to take to the skies to enjoy some of the best weather conditions to date for members of the Devon and Somerset Gliding Club

Devon and Somerset Gliding Club members were able to enjoy some of the beat weather to date this year last weekend and the cross-country pilots, in particular, made the most of it, writes Jill Harmer.

Bowls

Dunkeswell bowlers launched a new outdoor season last week, writes Tom Williams.

Axe Vale Pony Club members; (left to right), Freya White, Lady, Megan Fowler and Juliette Bostock.

The Axe Vale Pony Club sent two teams to compete in a team competition at Pontispool Taunton over the weekend, writes Karen Bostock.

Netball action

The Honiton Netball League, summer competition saw week two action last week, writes Graham Ingram

It’s been a long winter season indoors – seven months of a very full schedule of games and competitions, writes Susie Bonnell.

Bowls

Ottery St Mary bowlers began their summer campaign with a home friendly against friends from Ottery Short Mat, writes Michael Smith.

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Sidmouth’s annual golf croquet championship for the Haste Cup was played out over the weekend.

Budleigh Croquet Club held an open day for newcomers to try out the facilities. Geraldine O'Boyle takes a shot. Ref exb 3509-16-15AW. Picture: Alex Walton

Sidmouth Croquet Club held their first competition this season for club members.

Bowls

Phear Park got the season off to an excellent start last week, with two victories on opponents’ greens. First, they sent four triples to Ottery St Mary and returned with a victory, but only by one shot, writes Laurie Harris

Sidmouth ladies run the London Marathon

Thursday, April 28, 2016
Sidmouth ladies at the London Marathon

It is 6.30am on Sunday morning and three Sidmouth Running Club Ladies, Claire Ashby, Becky Robson and Abbi Lee sat down in a London hotel to eat their porridge with half a dozen red Indians in full war paint, it could mean only one thing - London Marathon day had finally arrived, writes Terry Bewes.

Sidmouth runner Danny  Painter in Gibraltar

The Sidmouth Running Club chairman’s challenge is gathering pace, writes Terry Bewes.

London Marathon joy for James Palmer

Wednesday, April 27, 2016
Exmouth Harriers' ladies'  who ran at The London Marathon.

The London Marathon has always been a favourite with Exmouth Harriers reflecting the national adulation of what is probably the world’s best marathon due to its unsurpassable crowd support and iconic landmarks, writes Cathy Newman.

Feniton bowlers at the start of a new season

Feniton Bowling Club launched a new season on Sunday.

Point to point action

Twenty-two-year-old jockey Darren Andrews achieved the first double of his career at the action packed Axe Vale Harriers meeting on good going at Stafford Cross, writes Granville Taylor.

Bowls

Honiton outdoor bowlers won their first home mixed friendly 74 shots to 60 against Chardstock, writes Julie Grant.

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