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Consecutive weekends have seen Exmouth badminton player Jonty Wright in county action.

A group of 10-year-olds from Feniton C of E Primary School visited the Devon and Somerset Gliding Club (DSGC) to learn all about gliding, writes Jill Harmer.

As the Budleigh Evening League (sponsored by Coast Wealth Management) moves into the last quarter of the season, it looks like it will be the Maderia Robins and Bluebirds who will fight it out for the title, writes David Roberts.

The year of 2018 has not started well for some Honiton teams, but let’s start this report with some success, writes Julie Grant.

Honiton Running Club (HRC) had a great turnout for the Axmouth Challenge last Sunday, writes Judy Davey.

Sidmouth Running Club member Toby Garrick was in action on the first Sunday of 2018, running in Devon colours at the South West Cross-Country Championships taking place in Aldon Park, Yeovil.

Exmouth cyclist Will Tidball is seeking sponsorship to help him on his way to the next Olympics, set for Tokyo, Japan in 2018.

An England Hockey Sessional Coach Award Course has been organised in Exeter in February half-term week.

Organisers of the Women Can Marathon, the first women-only marathon in Devon, have announced four regional and national organisations as their nominated charitable causes for 2018.

Comets emerged as 62-41 winners when they met Cougars in an Exmouth Netball League match.

There’s a full set of league fixtures for the Sidmouth and Ottery Hockey Club ladies’ teams on the second Saturday of the new year.

The Sidmouth and Ottery Hockey Club men’s teams all return to league action after the festive break this Saturday (January 13).

Exmouth cyclist Will Tidball is looking at the next 12 months with real confidence.

Sidmouth men suffer new year blues!

Wednesday, January 10, 2018

The third day of 2018 saw the Sidmouth men in action against Madeira men in the Over-60s Devon County League competition, writes Carol Smith.

Budleigh bowlers in fine Honiton win

Wednesday, January 10, 2018

The past week was a busy one for the Budleigh bowlers, which saw mixed results for the club, the highlight being the home win in a mixed friendly against Honiton, whilst the men in two competitive matches struggled to make an impact, writes David Roberts.

Darren Edwards reached a personal landmark of 250 career winners in the saddle with a double at the North Cornwall fixture at Wadebridge, writes Granville Taylor.

We have seen and played some exciting bowls at Madeira after the Christmas and New Year break, writes Jenny Charles.

Wayne Loveridge of Chard RC won the latest Seaton Parkrun, writes Dave Mutter.

The organisers of the 2018 Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials (May 2 to 6) have a new host in the recently acceded 12th Duke of Beaufort, Harry Somerset.

A group of hardy AVRs travelled to Dawlish on Sunday to take on the very chilly ‘Oh My Obelisk’, which was stretched to 13.4 miles this year making it a little over a half marathon, writes Dave Mutter.

Sidmouth and Ottery Hockey Club teams return to action this weekend after the festive break.

Taunton racegoers can gallop into the new year at the Orchard Portman course when they host the Love Musgrove Raceday on Tuesday (January 9), which carries a handsome prize fund of nearly £63k and the first of the seven races goes to post at 12.35pm, writes Richard Walsh.

Sidmouth Running Club will once again be offering its popular New Year Beginners courses in 2018, writes Monica Reed.

Always occasions to savour, local derbies between Budleigh and Maderia are normally close-fought affairs and the Christmas fixture did not disappoint, writes David Roberts.

When most people should be sleeping off party excess from New Year’s Eve, 170 runners started the Chard Flyer 10k run, organised by Chard Running Club, writes Dave Mutter.

Point-to-Point horse-racing gets back on track in the area on Sunday (January 7) when The North Cornwall host their meeting at the popular venue of The Royal Cornwall Showground, Wadebridge, writes Donna Harris.

The Budleigh Hawks and Falcons played out a very close match in the Coast Wealth Management Evening League as the two teams met each other again within a few days, writes David Roberts.

Honiton Running Club’s Paul Lowman has organised a beginner runners’ course which starts on the second Monday of 2018, writes Judy Davey.

Jake Smith smashed his personal best (PB) and the course record in winning the Seaton Parkrun on the penultimate Saturday of 2017, writes Dave Mutter.

Honiton men recorded a full house in their Top Club victory over Dawlish by winning all five events, writes Julie Grant.

During the festive period lots of folk head for home and, particularly for sporting folk who might be ‘out of season’, such trips home are extra special - and East Devon racing ace Harry Tinckenll is one such sportsman.

The inaugural Exmouth Parkrun, started by five time Olympian Jo Pavey on the Saturday before Christmas, was a resounding success, writes Cathy Newman.

Sidmouth and Ottery Hockey Club (SOHC) men’s third team were edged out 2-1 when they visited Yeovil and Sherborne.

Sidmouth and Ottery Hockey Club (SOHC) men’s second team bagged their first win of the Southern Two season with a 4-0 home win over West Dorset.

Sidmouth and Ottery Hockey Club’s men’s fifth team went into the festive break still undefeated and 12 points clear at the top of the division.

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