Rugby

Sidmouth Under-15s went down 34-19 to Withycombe in a contest that was a lot closer than the 154 point final margin suggests.

Withycombe Under-14s were 19-12 winners when they met Sidmouth.

Honiton 2nd XV shared 54 points with hosts Cullompton 2nds.

Honiton Hawks Under-8s were involved in a tremendous high-scoring contest when they entertained Old Plymothian and Mannamedians (OPM) RFC on Sunday morning.

Exeter Chiefs head coach Rob Baxter has bolstered his options for next season and beyond by bringing to new players to Sandy Park, writes Mark Stevens.

The second Exmouth stint in National Two (S) is heading towards a similar conclusion to their first stay at the higher level as, following Saturday’s 36-12 Imperial Ground defeat at the hands of Cinderford, they are now 14 points adrift of safety and there remain just 25 points to be played for.

Withycombe were 33-19 winners when they entertained Tavistock for their latest Tribute Cornwall and Devon League fixture.

Sidmouth Under-15s went down 27-12 in a contest that was much closer than the score line suggests.

Withycombe ladies powered to a big clean sheet win when they took on Teignmouth, thumping the South Devon side 52-0.

Please see below a report of this morning’s matches at home against Withycombe.

Honiton Rhinos enjoyed double delight in their latest action which saw them entertain Withycombe.

Honiton Titans Under-12s have struggled of late with numbers, so it was a delight for the team, coaches and parents to have a full squad and replacements for the meeting with rivals Withycombe.

Honiton recorded a terrific 41-14 victory over visiting Plymouth Argaum to boost their hopes of avoiding the drop out of the Tribute Cornwall and Devon league, writes Jerry Rice.

Ricky Pellow insists he and his Exeter Chiefs side are ‘ready for battle’ ahead of Sunday’s Anglo-Welsh Cup semi-final against Harlequins at Sandy Park (3pm), writes Mark Stevens

Sidmouth went down 47-23 when they entertained title chasing Exeter University, writes Terry O’Brien.

Sidmouth Under-15s bounced back from their defeat the week before to Honiton, by bagging an emphatic win at Bridport.

Withy were dominant from the opening exchanges and the home team were unable to cope with their power and pace.

Withycombe’s Tribute Cornwall and Devon match at Paignton was abandoned on the hour mark when the match official walked off after a major brawl broke out involving the forwards from both teams.

Cockles’ head coach Jon Hill spoke after his side’s narrow 33-28 defeat at Bury St Edmunds.

Exmouth scored a late fourth try to ensure that their long trip to Suffolk was not all in vain as they slipped to a narrow 33-28 defeat at Bury St Edmonds.

Withycombe Under-11s returned from a first ever meeting with Bridport having beaten the Dorset side 35-5.

Honiton Hawks Under-8s travelled to Exeter Saracens for their latest Sunday morning action.

Exmouth return to National Two (S) League action this Saturday (March 4) with a a trip to Bury St Edmunds.

Sidmouth Under-15s were beaten 35-26 when they entertained Honiton for their latest action.

Thomas Waldrom insists it’s ‘full steam ahead’ for him and his Exeter Chiefs team-mates as they look to book their place in this season’s Aviva Premiership play-offs, writes Mark Stevens.

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