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Sabre fencing has come a long way in Sidmouth since 2017 when a generous donation made by the Sidmouth Lions allowed the Sidmouth & East Devon Fencing Club to provide sabre fencing equipment to its young fencers, writes Nigel Manning.

Friday saw the annual meeting of the Madeira men's vice captain's team against the Madeira ladies' vice captain's team, writes Jean Healey.

A trio of Exmouth Harrier members took part in a race in Portugal last week, writes Kate Baker.

Last weekend, Honiton Running Club invaded the New Forest to take part in the Beyond Events series of races. There were plenty of options on offer from 5k, 10k, 10 miles through to Half Marathon, writes Judy Davey.

A mixed home friendly against Sidmouth proved to be a close contest and it ended in victory for the visitors by just a single shot, writes Don Huish.

The second Saturday of November was a good one for the Sidmouth & Ottery (SOHC) ladies 1st and 2nd XIs and , after winning their latest games, both sit top of their respective divisions.

The Wiscombe Park Awards Evening was enjoyed by a big turnout at Wiscombe House with the night acting as a celebration of the achievements of the drivers who have competed on the highly challenging, 1000 yard hillclimb course which also doubles as the main driveway to the picturesque gothic mansion.

The Sidmouth ladies' Lane League team were once again in fine form as they took on Axminster, writes Carol Smith.

Rain continues to disrupt the Honiton Netball League's fixtures, either causing games to be postponed or triggering slippery conditions for players resulting in the teams playing with caution to avoid risk of injuries, writes Steph Upson.

Sidmouth and Ottery Hockey Club (SOHC) men's 2nd XI were edged out in a close encounter of a South East One meeting, beaten 1-0 at home by Chard.

Sidmouth and Ottery Hockey Club (SOHC) ladies' first team were handsome 10-1 winners when they met Chard in their latest Sedgemoor Division One game,

Jamie White, the younger brother of Sidmouth's British kick boxing champion Jack Nunn, is now following in the footsteps of his sibling.

A very warm sunny November morning welcomed the competitors to the first edition of the LM Events Sidmouth 10k race, writes Hamish Spence.

Sidmouth ladies, after winning handsomely in the first round of the Yetton Trophy, were tasked with a second game against Torbay and this proved to be rather more challenging, writes Carol Smith.

Sidmouth and Ottery Hockey Club (SOHC) men's 1st XI suffered their second successive Conference South defeat when beaten 4-0 at Yeovil & Sherborne.

Sidmouth men, having already lost to Isca in a Denny Cup tie, met the Exeter-based team in the County Over-60s League, writes Carol Smith.

Sidmouth and Ottery Hockey Club (SOHC) men's fourth team put in a great performance against a top-of-the-table Chard side, but came out on the wrong side of a 5-3 score line, writes Andrew Coley.

A quartet of Sidmouth Running Club (SRC) members, all donning the Mighty Green (MG), took part in the Jolly Running 5k Halloween Race in South Devon, writes Alexa Baker.

On the night of the first Saturday of November, Honiton Running Club (HRC) member Olivia Killen was in action at the Dark Valley Half Marathon, writes Judy Davey.

Madeira bowlers toppled at Torbay

Wednesday, November 6, 2019

The past week was another busy one for Madeira bowlers, writes Jean Healey.

History could be made at Wincanton Racecourse if Present Man wins the Badger Ales Trophy for the third year in a row.

A number of Honiton Running Club (HRC) took part in Teignbridge Trotters Running Club's Sibelco Templar 10, writes Judy Davey.

Honiton ladies were in county cup competition twice last week, writes Joan Mackintosh.

AVRs Tim Lenton claimed an excellent third place at the Sibleco Templar 10, an event organised by Teignbridge Trotters, writes Dave Mutter.

Madeira ladies were in action last week in the Lane Trophy with a match against Exeter-based Isca, writes Jean Healey.

Budleigh ladies were most impressive in their Lanes Trophy meeting with the powerhouse that is Plymouth, one they were ultimately edged out in, but not before they had put in a terrific effort, writes Don Huish

Four Exmouth Harriers took on the Sibleco Templar 10, an event organised by Teignbridge Trotters, at the weekend, writes Kate Baker.

Several Honiton Running Club (HRC) members ran the inaugural Dukes Sidmouth 10k in bright sunshine, writes Judy Davey.

The month of October was a busy one for the Devon & Somerset Gliding Club (DSGC), writes Jill Harmer.

Axminster bowlers have had a reasonably successful time of late claiming victory in three out of five mixed friendly matches, writes David Harris.

All the Exe Equestrian Club committee members breathed a huge sigh of relief when, after what had seemed like day after day and even, week after week, of rain abated for the annual Halloween Pleasure Ride.

Exmouth ABC sent a trio of junior boxers down to Cornwall to appear on the bill of a show organised by Falmouth ABC.

Sidmouth and Ottery Hockey Club ladies' first team were handsome 10-1 winners when they met Chard in their latest Sedgemoor Division One game,

God's Own will be bidding for a record-equaling hat-tick of wins in Tuesday's (November 5) Coral Haldon Gold Cup, which takes place at Exeter Racecourse, writes Lucy Johnson.

It's just one year on from Axminster Gymnastics Club moving into new premises, but the move to a home of their own has certainly paid dividends as the club enjoys success after success.

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