Rugby

Sidmouth chiefs at home to Truro. Ref shsp 05-16TI 0081. Picture: Terry Ife

Sidmouth Chiefs went down 40-22 at home to Truro in their latest league match, writes Terry O’Brien.

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Sidmouth Under-12s were beaten by a powerful Topsham when they sides met.

Sidmouth RFC Under-7s pull funny faces before their latest round of matches

Sidmouth Under-7s were in action against Topsham and their meeting was switched to the drier climes of the artificial surface at the home of the Royal Marines, Lympstone, writes Simon Dunstan.

Sidmouth Under-9 squad

Sidmouth Under-9s entertained Topsham for a series of matches in what can best be described as ‘muddy conditions’.

The Cockles post match after the win at Hornets

Speaking after the win at Hornets, Cockles coach Jon Hill, sponsored by Fever, Boutique & Kukui said: “This was a most pleasing victory away from home in very difficult conditions.

Exmouth action from the win at Hornets

Exmouth maintained their push for National Three (SW) promotion with a 20-11 success at Hornets.

Honiton 2nd XV action versus Withycombe

Withycombe dug deep to land a 20-3 win at Hayle and keep up their bid to land Tribute Cornwall and Devon league honours.

Withycombe Under-12s

Withycombe Under-12s continued their superb season with a couple of big clean sheet victories against Exeter Youth.

Exmouth Under-16s sailed into the last four of the Devon Cup after a 40-8 success at home to Okehampton.

Exeter Chiefs player Luke Cowan-Dickie

Luke Cowan-Dickie admitted he was delighted to mark his return to competitive action with victory over Worcester Warriors in the Aviva Premiership.

Honiton 1st XV

Honiton won a thrilling encounter with fellow strugglers Exeter Saracens that had another healthy Allhallows wondering about the outcome right up until the final minute, writes Jerry Rice.

The Honiton 2nd XV

Honiton 2nd XV certainly put a monumental collective shift into the second half of their meeting with Teignmouth II, but ended up with nothing to show for their efforts as they went down 42-0.

Honiton Under-8s

Honiton Rhinos Under-8s were in action at Newton Abbot were they contested three games with the home club.

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Withycombe Under-12s played their first game since early December and gave no indication of the length of time they’d been out of action as they roared to a big win and a draw in two games against Teignmouth.

Sidmouth 2nds at home to Devonport Services. Ref shsp 04-16 AW 7541. Picture: Alex Walton

Sidmouth went down 31-11 on their visit to Devonport Services, writes Terry O’Brien.

Honiton 2nd XV action versus Withycombe

Withycombe powered back into action with a 40-12 victory over Tribute Cornwall and Devon League strugglers Honiton.

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Sidmouth Under-12s took part in a brief and small tournament at Honiton, on a pitch more mud than grass.

Sidmouth 2nds at home to Devonport Services. Ref shsp 04-16 AW 7580. Picture: Alex Walton

The Western Counties (N) league table shows that Sidmouth have work to do to avoid the drop.

Hands holding rugby ball

Following her selection for the Devon Under-15 girls squad earlier in the season, Laika Swain played in all of Devon’s fixtures, writes Terry O’Brien.

Exmouth's Mark Wathes on the attack against Brixham on Saturday. Ref exsp 2789-04-16SH. Photo: Simon Horn

A powerful first half display made sure that the Cockles both maintained their National League Three (SW) promotion bid and their season-long Imperial Ground unbeaten record, as they beat Brixham 21-15.

Withy ladies action versus Minehead.

Withycombe Ladies completed a season’s double when they recorded a 33-5 victory at Minehead.

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Honiton Under-12s were very impressive in the way that they took on, and saw off, both Exmouth and Sidmouth, recording 5-0 and 15-0 victories.

Honiton 2nds stun Withycombe 2nds

Tuesday, January 26, 2016
Honiton 2nd XV action versus Withycombe

Honiton 2nd XV recorded their finest victory of the season when they put visiting Withycombe II to the sword, beating them 55-0 at Allhallows, writes Phil Oaten.

Coutts stars as Lacemen go down at Withy

Tuesday, January 26, 2016
Honiton 2nd XV action versus Withycombe

After last weeks success at Allhallows, Honiton were faced with a tough task to visit top three, and title contenders, Withycombe, writes Rogers Dance.

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Monday, January 25, 2016
Honiton 2nd XV action versus Withycombe

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