Other Sport

Axminster bowlers have endured mixed results of late, writes David Harris.

Another fine performance from the Budleigh Ladies in the Exeter and District Over-50s League has consolidated their position at the top of the Division Two table, writes David Roberts.

Exeter College Running Club — Cranbrook — member Ben Tancock took part in the 2019 Lundy Island half marathon and here, in his own words, is how he got on, writes Debbie Phillips.

The Phear Park Over-60s A team scored another fine maximum eight point victory as their bid to land the Exeter and District League Division Four title continues to gather pace, writes Paul and Kay Beresford.

A Seaton foursome travelled to Sidmouth where they took part in the Jubilee Cup and they returned with the trophy after sealing it with a 'record-breaking' score, writes Glenn Elliott.

Last weekend, AVR's Jake Smith represented Great Britain in the 10,000 metres at the European U23 Championships held in Gavle, Sweden, writes Dave Mutter.

The annual Honiton Petanque club doubles competition was staged at Mountbatten Park last week, and the day long event had a strong field competing for the medals, writes Chris Bigmore.

Axe Vale Netball Club have been crowned Devon 'Club of the Year' at a glittering awards ceremony held at the Sandy Park home of Exeter Chiefs, writes Sarah Clarke.

Twenty members of Exeter College Running Club - Cranbrook - travelled to Tiverton, Mid Devon, to take part in the annual Grand Western Canal 10k run, writes Debbie Phillips.

The Exmouth Cup, held for the first time in 2018, was contested again recently and this time round raised funds for local charity Dream-A-Way.

Sidmouth ladies Over-50s Yellow team drew their latest match, a visit to Seaton Red, writes Carol Smith.

In the men's Over-60s Triples League, Feniton Hawks tied with Budleigh Salterton 31-31, writes Roger Smith.

Five Honiton Running Club (HRC) members had a go at the fourth of the summer Yeovilton 5k Series, writes Judy Davey.

Taking part or helping out in the Tipton Jackie Box Fun Run on Saturday, were eight Sidmouth Running Club (SRC) juniors all of which were proudly wearing the Mighty Green, writes Kerry Boyle.

Having warmed up at the Otter River and Rail run on Saturday morning Graham Newton then drove on to Dartmoor for the early evening start of the Haytor Heller, another 10k race that takes in the ascents of both Haytor and Hound Tor.

Mark Sandoz from Gilt Edge, Worcester won the Men's Singles and the Exmouth Chamber of Commerce Cup in a final which was conceded on the 15th end at 12 shots to 3, writes William Smith.

There was mixed fortune for Sidmouth bowlers in county competitions last week, writes Carol Smith.

In the leagues the ladies achieved a 6-4 win away at Broadstone Wessex and the following day chalked up a stunning win in the June Culpin game against the same opponents, writes Paul Moffitt,

Sidmouth ladies have booked a berth in the semi-finals of the Devon InterClub competition, writes Carol Smith.

The Otter River and Rail 10k race was organised by Tipton St John Playing Field Association in conjunction with Sidmouth Running Club and was sponsored by Otter Brewery, Harrison-Lavers and Potbury's and Michelmores Solicitors, writes Hamish Spence.

The AVR annual general meeting was held last week and it proved that the club is going from strength to strength, now with 228 full members and putting on many events, including the infamous Grizzly, writes Dave Mutter.

In a rearranged friendly fixture at home to Budleigh Salterton, Ottery St Mary lost 94-70 and by four rinks to one, writes Michael Smith.

British Police head judo coach Chris Hunt, Black Belt 7th Dan, was this year's guest instructor at Exmouth Judo Centre's annual judo event, held at Exmouth Leisure Centre.

As reported last week, the team of Y Williams, C James and H Chambers gained a hot shot in their triples' mixed friendly game at Budleigh Salterton, writes Joan Mackintosh.

Honiton Running Club (HRC) mascot, Wile E Coyote, has been out and again last weekend, writes Judy Davey.

Three Honiton Running Club (HRC) ladies took on the local and very well organised 'Otter Rail & River 10km Race', writes Judy Davey.

Exmouth Harriers had three of their members in action in two very different environments, but facing equally challenging terrain on Sunday, writes Kate Baker.

There was more county success for Seaton bowlers last week, writes Glen Elliott. Congratulations this week to Peter Grigg, 'Kool' Kevin McCartney, and Dave Yardley for defeating a good Sidmouth team on their home turf to become the section county Unbadged triples champions.

Ottery St Mary took the honours as they overcame visitors Honiton in the Devon Petanque League, East Devon derby in midweek, writes Chris Bigmore.

Fourteen AVR members headed to Tipton St John playing fields for the start of the Otter River and Rail race, a 10k multi terrain run that follows the banks of the River Otter and then heads along the old railway line, taking in fields, tracks and woodland along the way, writes Dave Mutter.

Sidmouth Running Club (SRC) members Paul and Julie Mitchell are volunteers for WaterAid who provide volunteers for the Glastonbury Festival, writes Hamish Spence

The men's Exeter and District Over-60s Triples League dominates our weekly report this time, with the A team maintaining top position of Division Four, following an eight point win over Heavitree, writes Paul and Kay Beresford.

After the flying start to the season, which saw the A team rise to the top of the Exeter & District Men's Over-60s Triples League Division Four table, three losses in successive weeks has seen them fall back into mid-table, writes Vaughan Fletcher.

Glorious sunshine greeted the intrepid would-be ultra marathon runners as they stood atop Ham Hill, writes Dave Mutter.

Exmouth Harrier Hugh Marsden competed and came first in the Paras 10 last weekend, writes Kate Baker.

Local Weather

Heavy Showers

Heavy Showers

max temp: 22°C

min temp: 12°C

Most read

Place a family notice

Family Notices 24

Newsletter Sign Up

East Devon 24 twice-weekly newsletter
Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Our Privacy Policy

Hot Jobs

Show Job Lists

Find planning applications