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Ryan Snell of Exmouth Harriers who won the Mablethorpe Marathon

The Mablethorpe Marathon in coastal Lincolnshire might boast that it is ‘the friendly one’, but without the hoards of big city marathons it was a lonely run for Exmouth Harrier’s Ryan Snell leading from half way around the scenic course that he called ‘pancake flat’, writes Cathy Newman.

Madeira bowls and the oening indoor drive.

The change happens so quickly: one day we were playing in brilliant sunshine outdoors and the next we are playing indoors, but with the sunshine streaming through the windows, writes Jude Latta.

Honiton bowlers have played three and won three of their mixed friendly matches; a great way to start the winter bowling, writes Julie Grant.

Louis Silk (11years and 33kgs) had the perfect warm up for his bout at Exmouth Pavilion on, Friday, October 16, when he unanimously outpointed Jon Jo Meade of Torbay on the Tiverton Tournament at the Heathcoat Social Club.

Honiton runners at the Minster Challenge

Honiton Running Club had a good number of runners at the Minster Challenge seven-and-a-half mile multi-terrain race based in Axminster, writes Judy Davey.

The first couple of weeks of a new Honiton Netball league term have seen some interesting results, writes Graham Ingram.

The, nearly eight-mile Minster Challenge hosted by the Axe Valley Community College was well attended by AVR’s and despite the recent Indian summer the course still had plenty of boggy fields to run through, writes Dave Mutter.

Ottery St Mary short mat bowls offer

Sunday, October 4, 2015
Short mat bowls generic picture

If you want to keep fit and be entertained during the darker months ahead, look no further than Ottery St Mary Short Mat Bowling Club, writes Jenny Uren.

Gliders were flying all day at Devon & Somerset Gliding Club's Open Weekend

Although the weekend weather was poor, there were good soaring conditions on both Wednesday and Thursday at Devon and Somerset Gliding Club.

Sidmouth bowlers launch new indoor season

Thursday, October 1, 2015
The annual indoor meeting between Sidmouth ladies and gents launches each new indoor season. Some of the players from both sides that took part.

The Sidmouth indoor season got off the mark with the men’s opening drive followed, the next day, by the ladies’ opening drive, writes Ron Cook.

Well here we are again - the beginning of the new Indoor Season - 2015/16 - and what do we have? Yes - the perfect Indian Summer, writes Susie Bonnell.


The Madeira 2015 outdoor bowling season finished in a blaze of glory, writes Jenny Smith.

Exe first eleven were winners by the odd goal in five when they entertained Clifton II, writes Fi Moran.

Exe II make winning start

Thursday, October 1, 2015
Sidmouth 1st's v Bristol. Mark Mingo. Picture by Paul Clayden

Exe II made a winning start to a new league season thanks to a 2-1 triumph at Exeter University.

Just four Exmouth Harriers were lucky enough to get a place in the second edition of the already popular Barnstaple Half Marathon, writes Cathy Newman.

Bideford's Aiden Vitali in action

Bideford ABC’s Aiden Vitali has booked his place in the national junior development final.

Phear Park end season with Madeira success

Wednesday, September 30, 2015
Phear Park A over-60s squad winners of Exeter Lleague Division Four

The curtain has come down on another season at Phear Park Bowling Club, but the club finished in style with a win against near neighbours Madeira by five shots in a four rink friendly, writes Laurie Harries.

Feniton closing drive success for trio

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Feniton made a losing finish to the outdoor bowling season, writes Roger Smith.

Exeter races launches new season

Wednesday, September 30, 2015
Frankie Dettori does his flying leap from Authorized after winning The Juddmonte International Stakes
Pic Dan Abraham - racingfotos.com

Jump racing returns to Exeter Racecourse next Thursday (October 8) when a six-race card heralds the start of the new season, writes Lucy Johnson.

Devon and Somerset Gliding Club member Rob Rand

The late September sunshine and sparkling visibility has brought some enjoyable flying weather to North Hill this week for members of the Devon and Somerset Gliding Club (DSGC), writes Jill Harmer.

Sid Valley Triathlon a huge success

Tuesday, September 29, 2015
Sidmouth Triathlon. Enjoying a pasty after the event are (left to right) Bill Emmett, Craig Badcock and Mark Badcock.jpg

The second Sid Valley Triathlon was well supported by both competitors and spectators as it all unravelled across Sidmouth on the final Sunday of September, writes Alex Spalding.

Stockland Scamper success for Karl Hodson

Tuesday, September 29, 2015
Honiton runners at the Stockland Scamper

Several Honiton Running Club members took part in the second running of the Stockland Scamper last weekend, writes Judy Davey.

Stockland Scamper win for Simon Durrant

Tuesday, September 29, 2015
AVRs Graham Newton

There was a good turnout for the Stockland Scamper 10K that was won by Simon Durrant of Upottery Cricket Club in 42:29, writes Dave Mutter.

Cotleigh Canter success

Sunday, September 27, 2015
Honiton runners at the Cotleigh Canter

Honiton Running Club held its Cotleigh Canter races and there were plenty of records broken, writes Judy Davey.

N1 Tri Club mascot IRON-TED who is off to Barcelona with clubmates

N1 Triathlon Club mascot IRON-TED is off to Barcelona to support club members taking party in an Ironman Triathlon being held there.

Sidmouth bowlers on tour

Day four of the 2015 Sidmouth Bowls Club tour took the party to Wareham, where, dropped off by Shawn, our charming coach driver, we rode to Swanage on the delightful steam railway, writes Susie Bonnell.

Sidmouth tour picture. Mary and Brian Smith on the dance floor

The touring ladies and gents from Sidmouth are home again - tired and, for most of us, a few pounds heavier - in time for the closing games outdoors, writes Susie Bonnell.

Sidmouth sign off with a hot shot

Friday, September 25, 2015

Last Thursday saw the visit of near neighbours from Ottery for the last mixed friendly match of the season, writes John Mason.

SOHC ladies net five in final warm-up game

Friday, September 25, 2015

Sidmouth and Ottery (SOHC) Ladies first team enjoyed a handsome 5-0 victory when they met ECVH in their final friendly outing before the start of the new league campaign, writes Nicky Lockyer

Phear Park Dick Mann triples triumph for trio

Thursday, September 24, 2015
Phear Park A over-60s squad winners of Exeter Lleague Division Four

Phear Park’s season is winding down, but it is finishing with a very busy schedule, writes Laurie Harries.

David Moody, winner of the Madeira 2015 Edwin Putt Competition for first and second year bowlers, with runner-up Mike Ball

The end of the season is rapidly approaching, and the weather distinctly autumnal, but it has still been a busy week at Madeira with a couple of highlights, writes Jenny Smith.

Budleigh Captains Day proves big success

Thursday, September 24, 2015
Budleigh bowls

Budleigh Outdoor Bowls Club season ended on a high note in glorious sunny weather at Captain’s Day on Saturday with the news that both the ladies and men’s triples squads have gained promotion to higher divisions, writes Paul Griffin.

Exe start new season with Bristol success

Thursday, September 24, 2015
Sidmouth 1st's v Bristol. Byron Fitzgerald. Picture by Paul Clayden

With a new coach, new players and a newly promoted team to play, Exe travelled up to Bristol for their first match of the season against Westberries, writes Fi Moran.

Exe V beaten at home by Teign III

Thursday, September 24, 2015

ExeV were beaten 4-0 when they entertained Teign III, writes Fi Moran.

Rosie Thoennissen who did so well in the Langport ladies novice triathlon with two other AVR runners.

The past weekend was certainly a busy one for the Axe Valley Runners taking part in triathlon, duathlon, road and trail running showing, all showing AVR is indeed a diverse and talented club, writes Carol Austin.

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