Rugby

Exmouth recorded their first away win of the South West Premier League season with a 25-21 victory at Newton Abbot.

Honiton Under-8s went into their latest action sporting a superb new kit, writes Nick Cunningham.

Chard maintained their unbeaten home record in this season’s Western Counties (W) campaign, beating Paignton 31-10, writes Glyn Hughes.

Sidmouth Quins were 46-14 winners when they entertained Exeter Engineers, a team of students from Exeter University.

Sidmouth Under-13 girls made the long journey to Bideford to play a combined Bideford and South Molton side.

Honiton Rhinos Under-11s were in top form as they ran in nine tries on their visit to Withycombe.

Sidmouth Under-15 girls were in action at Bideford where they took on a combined Bideford and South Molton side.

Exmouth enjoyed a week off last Saturday as did the remainder of the South West Premier teams, but all are back in action this Saturday when the Cockles will be looking to secure their first away league win since November 2017.

Honiton Hawks Under-10s played at home for the first time this season when they entertained Withycombe.

Exmouth Nomads were in hastily-arranged action at Cullompton where they produced a dominant performance to win 53-5.

Honiton suffered a second defeat of the Tribute Cornwall and Devon League season when they were edged out 20-19 at Redruth-based Lanner, writes Jerry Rice.

Honiton Under 13s enjoyed a fine win over local rivals Sidmouth.

Paignton Under-18s provided the opposition for the first home outing of the season for the Sidmouth Under-18s.

Sidmouth Under-11s took to the pitch for their first taste of action in the new season when they faced Honiton.

Honiton Hawks Under-10s made the short trip to Sidmouth on Sunday morning for their first outing of the season after a month of training.

Honiton 2nds made the long trip up to Bideford and, with call-ups to the 1st XV for the trip to Bude, the Lacemen were forced into Friday night call-ups to field a team.

Exmouth colts’ planned fixture with Sidmouth was cancelled due to Sidmouth not having a colts team this year, so Okehampton were pleased to visit for a friendly due to their own match also being cancelled, writes Taylor Masters.

Withycombe slipped to a second successive heavy Tribute Cornwall and Devon defeat as they went down 69-3 at South Molton.

Sidmouth Under-9s experienced their first ‘full contact tackling’ action of the season when they hosted Honiton.

Exmouth 2nd XV were in dominant form as they won 75-12 on their visit to Teignmouth to contest a Devon Merit table fixture.

Sidmouth Chiefs returned to the top of the Western Counties (W) table thanks to a 39-20 bonus point win against Wadebridge Camels, while close rivals Crediton drew at Falmouth, writes Terry O’Brien.

Withycombe Under-16s powered their way to a 41-5 win on their visit to Exeter Saracens.

Exmouth head coach Steve Perry was delighted with his charges’ efforts in the win over Maidenhead.

Saturday’s trip down to Bude is one to forget as the Lacemen came unstuck against a side who, frankly, out muscled them to take their unbeaten run away, writes Jerry Rice.

Exmouth made it four home wins from four South West Premier League starts with a 22-14 Imperial Ground win over Maidenhead.

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