East Devon sport


Bideford's dreams of a run to Twickenham in the RFU Senior Vase came to and end when they lost 14-5 at home to Wellington, writes Conrad Sutcliffe.


Withycombe magnificent season shows no sign of letting up after the team returned from Withy with their 100 per cent Devon One record intact and a place in the final of the Devon Junior Cup booked thanks to a 26-7 success at Tamar Saracens.


Exmouth Town third team shipped three late goals on their way to a 5-1 defeat at home to Bow AAC, but the margin of victory was hard on a Town side that had been well 'in the game' through until the closing stages.

Yesterday, 22:17

Sidmouth and Ottery Hockey Club (SOHC) ladies' first team are six points clear at the top of the Sedgemoor Division One table after another big win.

Yesterday, 19:58

With the Honiton Golf Club course closed all week, it was a good time to celebrate the new captains of the various sections of the club, writes Ann Desmoulins.

Yesterday, 19:58

Millwey Rise held their nerve to win a penalty shoot-out and knock Feniton Reserves out of the Bill Slee Cup, writes Dick Sturch.

Yesterday, 19:56

Lympstone Lions Under-11s powered their way into the semi-finals of the Exeter & District Youth League Plate competition with a superb all-round team performance that saw them defeat Twyford Spartans 7-0.

Yesterday, 19:54

Exmouth Town had to overcome the conditions and a battling performance from Wellington to eventually secure a 2-0 victory that has seen them climb to third in the Toolstation Western League Premier Division table, writes John Dibsdall.

Saturday, February 22, 2020

The final Saturday of February saw Exmouth Town climb back into the Toolstation Western League Premier Division top three while, down in Plymouth, Withycombe enjoyed a double-header win over Tamar Saracens - a round-up of all the local teams that were in action...

Saturday, February 22, 2020

Exmouth Town's Toolstation Western League home game against Wellington goes ahead, but, despite the lack of any serious rain over the past few days, a measure of just how much rain had fallen previously can be gauged by the news that there's more football off than on again across all the local leagues!

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