Rugby

Honiton Hawks Under-10s entertained Exeter Saracens in their latest action on Sunday morning.

Honiton Hunters Under-9s came through a tough test against a strong Exeter Saracens side at Allhallows on Sunday morning.

Honiton 2nds went down 39-5 when they visited Sidmouth 2nds for their latest action.

Much has been written about the away form of the Cockles in their South West Premier division campaign.

Withycombe Under-16s were 41-12 winners when they entertained Exeter Saracens.Withycombe Under-16s were 41-12 winners when they entertained Exeter Saracens.

Honiton Under-8s met Exeter Saracens for the second time this season when the sides met at Allhallows.

First up this week we asked the Cockles head coach for his thoughts on what sounded like a thrilling contest at Camborne – but one in which, yet again, his side were beaten, suffering a fifth straight defeat in the process.

Honiton were 30-12 winners when they entertained Tavistock in their last home league game of the year, writes Jon Collins.

Withycombe battled through another ‘difficult day at the office’ as they went down 32-5 at Pirates Amateurs, a side that started the day sitting immediately above them in the table, writes Adam Curtis.

The final score of the Cockles’ latest South West Premier Division game saw them beaten 43-38 and so they have now suffered five straight defeats in a National Three (S) league season for the first time in many seasons.

Sidmouth Chiefs have reached the halfway stage of the league competition with an eleven-point lead over nearest rivals St Austell, who suffered a single point defeat at Kingsbridge, thanks to a bonus point win against old rivals Paignton, writes Terry O’Brien.

The newly formed Exmouth and Withycombe junior girls’ rugby team has bagged itself a super sponsorship following news that the Exmouth branch of RGB Building Supplies is to back them.

A dominant first half display was ultimately decisive in the Withycombe Colts 24-17 success over Bideford.

Honiton continued their fine recent form with a richly deserved 44-1 victory on their visit to South Molton, writes Jerry Rice.

Exmouth Colts travelled to Brixham for a friendly match and, for the second week in succession, the young Cockles went into a tough fixture missing several players and were only able to field a team of 14 which was again reduced to 13 with just 10 minutes played.

The only way is up from now on for Withycombe, who hit bottom in the Cornwall & Division after conceding their game against Penryn two weeks ago and are still there after a 50-point drubbing at Torquay last time out, writes Conrad Sutcliffe.

Sidmouth continued their charge at the top of the Western Counties (West) table with a 57-10 home success over Kingsbridge, writes Terry O’Brien.

Exmouth Nomads were beaten 22-7 by Exeter Engineers when they pair met at Topsham, writes Rich Haynes.

Honiton Hawks Under-10s travelled to Newton Abbot on Sunday morning with a slightly depleted squad of 10 players.

The first Sunday of December marked a very special day for Chard ladies RFC, writes David Webb.

Exmouth slipped to a fourth successive defeat when beaten 37-26 at home by Brixham.

A trip to Astley Park, Brixham is never easy and so it proved once again for the Exmouth 2nd XV, who went down 38-21 to a strong home outfit.

Honiton 2nds were 41-25 winners when they entertained South Molton, writes Phil Bird.

Exmouth head coach Steve Perry was left disappointed with his team’s performance after they lost at Bracknell.

Honiton Hawks Under-10s hosted Paignton on Sunday morning in what was the first ever meeting between the two sides.

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