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There was a full programme in Division Two of the Honiton Netball League last week, writes Graham Ingram

Replay were 44-32 winners when they took on Cheetahs in an Exmouth Netball League match.

William Tidball is seemingly in the fast lane to success.

Three intrepid Axe Valley Runners set off late Saturday afternoon to experience their first night run in Haldon Forest, writes Dave Mutter.

It’s always a big day on the indoor calendar when the Sidmouth ladies begin their quest in the National Top Club competition, writes Susie Bonnell.

The decorations are all down, the tree recycled and twelfth night just a distant memory, but down at Madeira sleeves are rolled up as it were with County matches, friendlies and club competitions to play, writes Jude Latta.

The East Devon Friday Running Group was borne out of the very successful Friday Group led for many years by Brian Gosling who unfortunately has had to retire from running owing to injury, writes Terry Bewes.

The 10-mile Oh My Obelisk at Dawlish race attracted four AVR members, writes Dave Mutter.

Night racing seems to be the ‘must do’ running challenge of 2017 with an increasing number of national and local events, writes Cathy Newman.

Eleven Exmouth Harriers travelled sea to sea for the latest Westward Cross Country League fixture at Westward Ho!, writes Dave Eveleigh.

Sunday saw the last of the Four Trigs training sessions before the big day on February 5, writes Terry Bewes.

The ladies second team faced a strengthened Bridgwater side.

Honours ended even in the Petroc Division Two in-house meeting between SOHC ladies third and fourth teams.

Cougars edged a thrilling Exmouth Netball League contest, beating Assent 41-35.

Point-to-Point horse racing enthusiast will be heading to Black Forest Lodge this coming weekend, where it’s the turn of the Silverton to host their meeting on Sunday (January 22), writes Donna Harris.

Last Wednesday night was the fourth event of the rather excellent Seaton winter 5k series.

Comets were 57-38 victors when they met Exejets in an Exmouth Netball league match.

The first action of 2017 in the Honiton Netball League saw the top two Division One sides in action, writes Graham Ingram.

While some Honiton Running Club (HRC) members headed for Axmouth to tackle the hills a group did opt for the pancake flat 10k from the Quay along the river in Exeter known as the First Chance which is a two-loop circuit mostly on tarmac and gives fast times, writes Judy Davey.

Honiton ladies have reached the last 16 in the national Vivienne Trophy, writes Julie Grant.

Dunkeswell bowlers, who have been struggling in the Tuesday League, recorded a much improved result last week, writes Jose Williams.

Sidmouth ladies welcomed the Devon Lady Patrons for an enjoyable afternoon of bowls followed by a lovely afternoon tea, writes Susie Bonnell

Exmouth badminton ace Jonty Wright travelled to Hatfield in Hertfordshire to play in a Badminton England U13 Gold Tournament.

Sidmouth and Ottery Hockey Club (SOHC) men’s teams return to action this Saturday (January 14).

Sidmouth Running Club had one senior and two junior members involved at the South West Club and County Cross Country Championships, held at Exeter Racecourse, writes Terry Bewes.

Last weekend saw N1 Tri Club stage their annual awards evening at Escot Village Hall.

Sidmouth duo Jane Painter and Jill Bishop made further progress in the National Pairs competition last Saturday, writes Susie Bonnell.

SOHC ladies resume their Petroc Division One campaign this Saturday when they host Torbay 2 at Sidmouth (noon). SOHC have not played a league game since a November 26, 5-1 win over Teign 2.

Justin Ashby, one of the leading runners in Sidmouth, took part in the First Chance 10k meeting held in Exeter, writes Terry Bewes.

It was a day of doubles with plenty of mud flying on the Royal Cornwall showground at Wadebridge for the North Cornwall eight-race card, writes Granville Taylor.

Sidmouth and Ottery Hockey Club (SOHC)ladies warmed-up for their return to league action this coming weekend (January 14), by playing a friendly.

A fabulous performance from the Budleigh ladies was the highlight of the club’s fixtures over the past week as they secured a comprehensive 92-46 win against Mid Devon, writes David Roberts.

induction into the Mighty Green army took place last week when we were overwhelmed by the numbers signing up to the beginners course, writes Terry Bewes.

As is traditional and explicit in the name, local road racing in 2017 began with The First Chance 10k in Exeter, writes Cathy Newman.

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