Rugby

With Torrential rain over night and heavy rain all morning the home games at Allhallows were in serious doubt but with brushes, buckets and a full sweat by manager Brendon Findlay and a few helpers help was at hand to get the games on. What this did mean however was the underfoot conditions were very tricky all afternoon and made of an error punctuated game.

Honiton Warriors Under-14s were involved in a terrific encounter with Crediton and, in the match, served up seven tries scored by seven different players.

Honiton Diamonds showed great skill in their game against Crediton under 9s, played at home on Sunday, writes Greg Page-Turner.

Exmouth RFC are thrilled that they have received re-accreditation of the coveted Rugby Football Union (RFU) Clubmark grading.

The second Saturday of November was a soggy one in terms of the Exmouth RFC action for the 1st XV game at home was postponed as were away games at Brixham for the 2nd XV and the colts.

Chard are up to third in the Tribute Western Counties West table after a 24-13 win at Saltash, writes Zoe Winlow.

Sidmouth Chiefs continued their move up the league table with a first-ever win at North Petherton in a match played on Friday night under floodlights, writes Terry O'Brien.

Withycombe are in action tomorrow (November 9) at Ilfracombe for a fixture that is a 'double-header' with the teams playing the match for both league points and a place in the next round of the Devon Junior Cup following the postponement of the game last month.

Sidmouth RFC had, like all the other East Devon teams, a Saturday off from league rugby last weekend.

The Cockles return to league action this Saturday (November 9) when they entertain Brixham at the Imperial Ground.

Three members of the Withycombe colts section were in action for the Devon Under-18s Development XV in a match against Cornwall last Sunday, writes Adam Curtis.

Exmouth's away record in this season's South West Premier Division campaign has seen them win one and lose three of their away games.

In an eagerly awaited, yet hastily rearranged, fixture, Withycombe U14s looked to continue their excellent start to the season as they welcomed Topsham U14s to Bicton.

Honiton Under-12 Rhinos were in Sunday morning action at Bicton College where they met Withycombe.

After a week of wet weather, Exmouth Under-9s travelled across to Mid Devon for action against Cullompton.

Like almost every other rugby club the length and breadth of England, Withycombe RFC are showing the Rugby World Cup final between England and South Africa this Saturday (November 2).

Sidmouth Rugby Club are hosting a Rugby World Cup Final breakfast in their Blackmore clubhouse.

Cockles head coach Steve Perry was quite candid as to what had gone wrong, certainly in the first half, of the Cockles' defeat on their South West Premier visit to Bracknell.

Exmouth 2nd XV were in fine form as they racked up an impressive 29-10 home win over Cullompton 2nds.

Exmouth Nomads went down 33-22 in their Merit Table fixture at Tiverton III.

At the same time that Wales were battling it out in Sunday's gritty Rugby World Cup semi-final against South Africa, Honiton Under-8s travelled across to Topsham for their own competitive display of tag rugby.

Sidmouth Chiefs continued their rise up the league table with a 32-9 win over Newton Abbot, writes Terry O'Brien.

The Withy defence was of the highest order as the table-toppers overcame second-placed Tamar Saracens in a close contest at Raleigh Park on a soggy Saturday in late October.

Exmouth failed to register a point in an away fixture for just the third time in 111 outings as they went down 12-0 at a Bracknell side who started the day at the foot of the South West Premier Division table.

Chard were 20-10 winners when they hosted Penryn in a Western Counties West meeting, writes Glyn Hughes.

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