Rugby

The Cockles made it back-to-back wins with a 27-22 Imperial Ground win over Drybrook.

There's no action for the all-conquering Devon One leaders Withycombe this Saturday, but there is for the club's 2nd XV who areal set for their second run out of the campaign.

A preview of tomorrow's Imperial Ground meeting between Exmouth and Drybrook

Sidmouth Girls Under-15s took on what was a strong opposing team made up of players from Cullompton and Bideford.

Honiton suffered a fifth straight defeat when beaten 41-10 at Western Counties table-toppers Wellington.

Sidmouth U15 boys powered their way into the last four of the Devon Cup with a 50-5 mauling of Paignton.

Sidmouth Chiefs gained their first victory of 2020 in a hard-fought game against Keynsham, who were making their first ever visit to the Blackmore Field and were beaten 23-18, writes Terry O'Brien.

Luke Davis scored four of the 10 Withy tries that saw the Devon One table-toppers comfortably despatch Plymouth Argaum to the tune of a 68-0 success.

Exmouth 2nd XV climbed into second place in the Devon Merit Table One after a 19-12 home win over last season's Merit Table champions Okehampton.

Withycombe ladies were not quite able to match the heroics that they served up the week before at Totnes as they were edged out 24-20 by visiting Crediton.

Honiton Diamonds Under-9s were involved in two terrific contest with a 15-strong squad from Exeter.

Honiton may well have slipped to the bottom of the Western Counties table after their 41-10 defeat at table-topping Wellington, but, there was plenty in their overall performance to suggest that their hopes of staying at this level can come to fruition.

Chard 2nd XV chalked up a third successive victory with an 8-0 win over Castle Cary.

Honiton Under-8s thoroughly enjoyed their morning of rugby that saw them taking on Exeter Athletic.

The Cockles were good value for a much-needed success when they won 15-13 at Okehampton and so completed a South West Premier double over their Devon rivals.

Withycombe ladies made a winning start to 2020 with a thrilling 32-29 win in a close encounter at Totnes.

Sidmouth entertain Keynsham tomorrow (Saturday) looking to get back to winning ways after their recent home draw with Devonport Services and last Saturday's defeat at Hornets.

Withycombe are in home action tomorrow (Saturday) when they entertain Plymouth Argaum at Raleigh Park in round 14 of the Tribute Devon One League campaign.

Sidmouth Under-16s booked a place in the semi-finals of the Fisherman's Cup after a 23-0 win over Devonport Services.

Sidmouth Under-15 boys were excellent value for a 26-22 Devon Plate success over Exmouth, a result that sees the team into the quarter-finals of the competition.

The Cockles started the second matchday of the 2020 third from bottom in the South West Premier table and that's the way they ended it after their 20-17 home defeat to Newbury Blues.

Sidmouth Under-14s edged their way into the semi-finals of the Devon Cup under the 'away side rule', after their quarter-final tie at Newton Abbot ended 5-5.

Sidmouth Under-15 girls suffered the heartache of a cup quarter-final exit and indeed tasted defeat for the very first time this season when beaten 14-0 by Winscombe.

Exmouth head coach Steve Perry is very confident that the Cockles will soon begin to climb the South West Premier table.

Exmouth Under-9s took to the pitch for their first action of 2020 when they travelled up to Taunton.

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