Rugby

A woeful first half show cost the Cockles dearly as, despite a terrific second half comeback, they were beaten 34-21 by visiting Clifton in their latest National Two (S) match.

Exmouth RFC head coach Jon Hill pulled no punches when he spoke following the Cockles defeat to Clifton.

It seems to be two steps forward and one step back for the Sidmouth Chiefs this season as they went down 29-11 at St Austell, writes Terry O’Brien.

Exmouth Colts went down 29-17 when they travelled with a small, but resolute squad, to Launceston for a warm-up game as they prepare for the next phase of the Devon Colts competition that starts on December 17, writes Ian Urmston.

Withycombe Under-14s produced an excellent second half show to overturn a half-time deficit and defeat visiting Okehampton 40-24.

Sidmouth Under-10s ‘Big Shows’ shared the spoils in an entertaining contest with Cullompton.

Sidmouth Under-13 girls travelled to Cullompton for their latest action.

Honiton Under-9s claimed a brace of wins when they took on Exeter Saracens.

Withycombe ladies were 21-0 winners when they travelled to Chard for their latest game.

Honiton Hunters Under-7s enjoyed a series of matches against Exeter Saracens

Honiton Hawks Under-8s extended their unbeaten run this season to an impressive 14 games when they saw off their latest opposition which came from visiting Exeter Saracens.

Honiton Tigers Under-10s won both their matches against visiting Exeter Saracens when the teams met at Northcote Lane.

Honiton Titans Under-12s travelled to Exeter to meet a Saracens side that has beaten them by a single try in their last meeting and turned the tables, recoding a terrific 50-20 success.

Honiton Ladies were in action on Sunday as they travelled away to Teignmouth ladies.

Saturday saw Honiton make the difficult trip down to second placed Saltash and with the usual late drop from one individual it wasn’t the best start as the side struggled to find an 11th hour replacement, writes Mike Huskins.

Sidmouth Chiefs produced one of their best all-round performances of the season in an entertaining game to overturn a 13 point deficit and record an emphatic 45-18 victory at Wellington, a result that lifts them above midway in the league, writes Terry O’Brien.

There were terrific numbers of Sidmouth Under-7s on parade for the latest series of matches which were against hosts Topsham RFC.

Sidmouth Under-9s had yet another magnificent turn out for the Under-9 age group with 23 players itching for action when the club journeyed to Topsham for their latest Sunday morning matches.

Exmouth entertain Clifton in their latest National Two (S) match this Saturday (December 3).

Withycombe Under-13s were 55-5 winners when they hosted Brixham at Raleigh Park.

Cockles head coach Jon Hill spoke after seeing the team score 38 points and return to Exmouth with another away day bonus point after the visit to Canterbury.

Exmouth’s large contingent of travelling support will surely not forget the Cockles National Two (S) trip to Canterbury where the team looked, for some time, as if they would finally break their duck and secure a first away win at this level.

Honiton Rhinos Under-9s travelled to Chard for their latest round of matches.

Honiton’s season-long wait for a first win ended – and in some style – as the Lacemen defeated Old Public Oaks 9-6, writes Jerry Rice.

Withycombe Under-14s were in terrific form as they powered to an impressive 41-0 win over visiting Brixham.

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