Honiton were inactive for the fourth successive Saturday when their Tribute Cornwall and Devon match at Lanner was called off.

Exmouth suffered another disappointing away day defeat when they went down at Weston-super-Mare, beaten 29-21 in Somerset.

Sidmouth Chiefs suffered only their second defeat since October as Chard scored a converted try in the last minute of injury time to easy their relegation worries with a bonus point win, courtesy of a 24-22 final score, writes Terry O’Brien.

Sidmouth Chiefs had to draw on all their reserves to salvage a 17-all draw in their derby meeting with Crediton at the Blackmore, writes Terry O’Brien.

Sometimes an email pings in that makes you feel good all day - and that’s exactly how I felt after Terry O’Brien dropped me a line last week, writes Conrad Sutcliffe.

Withycombe Under-14s travelled to Rackerhayes to meet Newton Abbot for the second meeting between the two sides in a fortnight.

Sidmouth junior section had a training session at the Sandy Park home of Exeter Chiefs, before taking in the semi-final of the Anglo Welsh Cup and watching the Chiefs defeat Newcastle 20-17.

Five of this season’s Withycombe Under-15 team have made their way through trials to make the Devon Schools squad.

Withycombe were beaten 27-3 on their visit to Tribute Cornwall and Devon table-topping Wellington.

Withycombe Under-12s were emphatic winners when they hosted Bridport at Bicton in a Mother’s Day encounter.

Chard 2nd XV see off Martock

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Chard 2nd XV were 25-7 winners when they entertained Martock in a match switched to the drier conditions of the Crewkerne Road pitch, writes Glyn Hughes.

Exmouth Colts were 43-7 winners when they travelled to Plymstock Albion Oaks, writes Ian Urmston.

Exmouth Town manager Andy Rawlings is delighted to have got Martin Rice signed and the former Exeter City and Torquay United glovesman is set to make his debut for the club in Saturday’s Southern Road meeting with Bodmin Town.

Honiton RFC were left with no action on the second Saturday of March, writes Jerry Rice.

Chard went down 21-3 on their visit to Paignton for their latest Western Counties (West) game, writes Glyn Hughes.

Two of the Chard RFC Under-15 girls’ team were invited to Bath’s training ground to take part in a training session hosted by Bath RFC and Landrover, writes Glyn Hughes.

Exmouth’s South West Premier meeting with Camborne was one of two matches in the division that were not played on the second Saturday of March.

Exmouth RFC suffered yet another postponement with a waterlogged Imperial Ground surface ending any hopes of playing their South West Premier game against Camborne.

Withycombe are set to travel to table-topping Wellington on Saturday (March 10) for their latest Tribute Cornwall and Devon League outing.

Honiton had their home Tribute Cornwall and Devon League game against Plymouth Argaum called off owing to the snow.

Exmouth are in home action on Saturday (March 10) when they host Camborne.

Not surprisingly, all the Chard rugby games were postponed last weekend as were most games in the South West, writes Glynn Hughes.

The first Saturday of March was a blank day for the Sidmouth RFC teams.

There are still a few tickets available for a special event taking place on Friday, March 16 at Sidmouth Rugby Club.

Sidmouth Under-16s were 42-29 victors when they made the short trip across to Exmouth for their final Fisherman’s Cup group game.

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