Rugby

Sidmouth juniors travelled to Dorset for an end of season tour to the Weymouth area to attend a festival.

Sidmouth Chiefs finished the league season with a well-deserved 16-9 win against Burnham-On-Sea to end the campaign on a positive note, writes Terry O’Brien.

Withycombe Under-14s were 32-12 winners when they met Redruth during their weekend tour of Cornwall.

Exmouth slipped to a 25th defeat in 29 National Two (S) outings when beaten 60-7 at the Imperial Ground by a Bishops Stortford side that secured promotion up a level as a result of their success.

A special memorial match was played at the Blackmore, writes Terry O’Brien.

Honiton 2nd XV ended their season with an emphatic 62-19 success visiting Okehampton III.

Withycombe Under-14s powered to a 62-5 success when they visited Helston during their two-match weekend Cornish tour.

Saturday’s rugby at Allhallows was all staged with high drama and some sadness, writes Jerry Rice.

Honiton Hawks Under-8s were in Devon RFU tag rugby festival action at Ivybridge.

Sidmouth Chiefs ended their Tribute Western Counties campaign with a 16-9 Blackmore success against visiting Burnham-on-sea.

Exeter Chiefs and England star Jack Nowell says it’s a “dream come true” to have been named in the British & Irish Lions squad to tour New Zealand this summer.

Exmouth Rugby Club’s main 1st XV sponsors Refrigerated Vehicle Rental (RVR) have been shortlisted in the category of Business Contribution to Sport Award at the upcoming Express and Echo sports awards.

A good crowd was in attendance for what proved to be an entertaining holiday game between Sidmouth Quins and a team selected from the Ottery St Mary area with the ‘home’ team winning, scoring 42 points to the Otters’ 28, writes Terry O’Brien.

A lacklustre start proved costly to the Chiefs in a close and exciting game, the result of which was more important to Tiverton, who needed the win to be sure of avoiding relegation; the Mid Devon side winning 32-30, writes Terry O’Brien.

Honiton teenager Charlie Wright scored a try for England Under-18s as they defeated Ireland 39-20 in the U18 International Series at Parc y Scarlets.

Sidmouth Colts were emphatic 67-12 winners when they entertained Torquay on a sunny afternoon at Sidford.

Withycombe Under-14s were 28-19 winners when they entertained touring side Trojans RFC from the Eastleigh/Southampton area.

Withycombe Under-13s were involved in a 25-all draw when they travelled to Kingsbridge for their latest game.

Withycombe Under-11s were emphatic winners when they travelled to Mid Devon to face Crediton.

The Under-9s festival, staged by Honiton RFC and held at their Allhallows home, was a huge success.

Withycombe Under-11s entertained Crediton without a number of regulars, but served up a superb all-round effort to claim a 45-40 victory.

Exmouth’s wait for an away win in a National Two (S) fixture looks set to go through a second successive season after the Cockles went down 20-36 at mid-table Clifton.

Honiton Hawks Under-8s returned from a visit to Newton Abbot with a deserved share of the spoils from a match that produced 26 tries.

Honiton duly won their home meeting with basemen side Tamar Saracens 59-0, writes Jerry Rice.

On Sunday Allhallows was awash with teams as Honiton hosted the county’s Under-9 festival, writes Jerry Rice.

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