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The winning streak for Phear Park came to an abrupt end with successive defeats in friendly matches against Uffculme and Chudleigh over the weekend of 11th/12th May, writes Paul and Kay Beresford.

It was third versus second in the Devon Petanque League when Honiton entertained Ottery St Mary at Mountbatten Park, writes Chris Bigmore.

The Honiton Netball Winter Season 2018-2019 has come to an end, writes Steph Upson.

Sidmouth bowlers Jane Painter was in action at Ottery St Mary in a county two-wood singles encounters, writes Carol Smith.

The Marlborough Down Challenge is a beautiful and challenging event which is a self-navigating, multi-terrain and mostly an off-road, along tracks or footpaths race, writes Hamish Spence.

There was a 'Mighty Green' presence at the 2019 Ottery 10k meeting which took place on a sunny and warm second Sunday of May, writes Hamish Spence.

'WOW' is the word to describe the exceptional turnout for the club's first pleasure ride of the year, writes Collette Ashby-Crane.

Sidmouth Running Club duo Jo Earlam and Sarah Watkins did two of the three days of The Devon Coast Challenge marathons, writes Hamish Spence.

The second Friday of May saw a large turnout of Sidmouth Bowls Club members for the funeral of the much loved and highly respected Beryl Sparkes who passed away at the grand old age of 99, writes Carol Smith.

Four Sidmouth Running Club (SRC) members took on the Beer Blazer this year, writes Hamish Spence.

Ottery ladies continued their good start to the season in the LOFTL with a 46-31 home victory over Crediton Yellow, writes Michael Smith.

Honiton Ladies started the season winning both their Over-50s league matches, writes Joan Mackintosh.

The past week saw the opening games of a new campaign for the men's Over-60s Triples League and the Ladies' Over-50s League, writes Carol Smith.

Lyme Regis bowlers enjoyed a much improved week in their respective league matches, writes Paul Moffitt.

Three Honiton Running Club (HRC) members went to Pecorama in Beer to take part in the Beer Blazer which was over 10 miles for the first time this year, writes Judy Davey.

Gill Day did well to complete her first triathlon at the novice distance of the Exe Valley Triathlon finishing 52nd out of 66 and times were swim time 7:03, bike 47:04, run 20:40 so 1:17:42 overall, writes Dave Mutter.

The second Saturday of May saw Sidmouth Bowls Club play host to Welsh touring side Troedyrhiw, writes Carol Smith.

The past week was a very successful one for the Seaton bowlers, Glen Elliott.

AVR duo Fran and Karl Hodson competed in the Stourhead Megasprint Tri, held on Saturday evening, writes Dave Mutter.

Perfect conditions welcomed the 15 AVRs, who were amongst the record number of 335 who took part in the Ottery 10k organised by Honiton RC, writes Dave Mutter.

The first of three scheduled point-to-point horse racing meetings to take place at the stunning course known as Bratton Down, will be this coming Sunday (May 19), where the Dulverton West host their event, writes Donna Harris.

If early season form is an indication of long term success then the Budleigh Ladies have given themselves a great platform with two early season overall wins in the Devon Over-50s Triples League, writes David Roberts.

Feniton team enjoyed success in their latest men's Over-60s Triples League matches, writes Roger Smith.

It's been a quieter week at Madeira on the friendly fixtures front, but plenty of bowling with two internal competitions getting under way and internal and external leagues, writes Jenny Smith.

Lympstone ABC served up a superb show at Exmouth Pavilion with no fewer than 16 of the night's 18 bouts including home boxers in action.

Honiton Running Club held its Ottery 10k last Sunday in beautiful sunshine, but a bit hot for the runners, writes Judy Davey.

Torbay Motor Club have once again attracted a packed and exciting entry to their Wiscombe Park hill climb being held this coming Saturday (May 18), writes Rupert Barker.

There was a fun filled atmosphere at Pecorama fields for the Beer Blazer series of runs, writes Dave Mutter.

The Edge Motorsports Race Team took part in the history-making Citroen C1 24Hr race at Silverstone, coming a credible 36th out of 100 entries.

Chardstock Bowls Club held it's annual Open Day on April 28 and welcomed a dozen new people from the village and surrounding area who were keen to find out what the club has to offer, writes Vaughan Fletcher.

Husband and wife Exmouth archers Rob and Sophie Twigg competed at the 2019 UK 3D Field Archery Championships.

The Axminster men's team have made a fine start top their new Exeter and District Over-60s League campaign, writes David Harris.

There is a shorter report than usual from Phear Park from the past week, due to the absence of the reporters. Fear not though, we shall catch up next week, writes Kay and Paul Beresford.

Honiton Petanque had a double header when they entertained both Plymouth and the other Brickfields Sports-based team, Mayflower.

Another busy week at Sidmouth Bowls Club began with four rinks of ladies making the short trip across to Exmouth to face Madeira in the first of the outdoor season's friendly fixtures, writes Carol Smith.

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