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The past week proved to be another good one for the Phear Park Over-60s squads, writes Laurie Harries.

Guaranteed £500 prize fund at weekend-long competition from Friday to Sunday, August 28-30.

Axminster bowlers enjoyed an excellent win at Wrington (Bristol), bagging success on three of the four rinks played on their way to an 88-71 victory, writes David Harris.

Jack Salvidge in action

Honiton riders do well at Yeovilton vent


Seaton’s Two Counties League team gained a superb success on a visit to Cullompton, writes Maria Johnson.


In the Two Counties league Feniton defeated local rivals Ottery St Mary, on all four rinks by 90-68, thereby maintaining their second spot in the league, writes Roger Smith.


Lyme Regis One secure a swift return to the Championship League

There was considerable AVR success in the Dalwood Fayre 10K that was won by James Reeves of SWRR in a time of 39:20, writes Dave Mutter.

Luek Reed with his winners prizes after the Honiton Triathlon

AVR athlete Luke Reed had a great day at the Honiton Triathlon, writes Dave Mutter.

James Anderson, overall male winner, 21 mins 27 secs

The show went on at Torrington Terror Triathlon despite wind and rain halting cycling section.

The five hour gang at Devon and Somerset Glding Club

The past week saw lots of action at the Devon and Somerset Gliding Club, writes Jill Harmer.

Runners at the 'Race the Tram' meeting.

The annual ‘Race The Tram’ from Colyton to Seaton event took place last Monday and after a somewhat grotty day the sky cleared and we were treated to a super race followed by a sumptuous barbecue at AVR junior leader Phil’s fantastic beach hut, writes Dave Mutter.

Honiton club champion Sue Evans (right) with Suzie Collins of Cornwall

Sue Evans has booked a return to Leamington after more success on the green, writes Julie Grant.

Honiton runners who took part in the Dalwood 10k

Several Honiton Running Club members braved the heavy rain on Sunday morning to take part in the Dalwood Fair 10k multi-terrain run, writes Judy Davey.

Charlotte Beviss in action with her team mates and on their way to gold in Turin, Italy

Colyton Grammar School student, Charlotte Beviss has recently triumphed in the Acrobatic Gymnastic International Acrobatic Gymnastic International Cup held in Turin, Italy, writes Hannah Wright.


Away from the club’s 30th anniversary celebration the Ottery bowlers also cerate a new ‘first’ for the club, writes Michael Smith.


Sidmouth ladies Over-50s Yellows had one of their favourite away games when they journeyed to Chagford, writes Susie Bonnell.

Sidmouth bowlers were victorious when they journeyed out of the county to visit Lyme Regis, writes Susie Bonnell.

The barbecue at the 25th anniversary celebrations

Ottery St Mary held 25th anniversary celebrations at their club on Sunday (July 19), writes Michael Smith.

Hatchard sixth in Hay Tor Heller race

Thursday, July 23, 2015
Susan Hill, Amanda McCann, Dawn Tweed and Jane Macdonald at the Haytor Heller meeting

The Hay Tor Heller is a popular race and 254 runners completed the race to celebrate its 30th year, writes Cathy Newman.

The past week was a busy one for the Phear Park A squad in their Over-60s Triples League campaign, writes Laurie Harries.

Robert Barry, Ian Goff, Mark Stephens and Keith Prew, who won the Exonia Victory Cup invitational competition.

The Madeira Open Tournament this year attracted entries from across the South West, Wales and beyond, writes Mary Ann Dowrick.

Budleigh ladies entertained clubs from the surrounding area for their Jubilee Trophy Drive.

Nathan Clements with his 12lb 14 smoothound

... with Tony Gussin

The five triples teams that contested the Tommy Handley Triples competition at Budleigh.

The Tommy Handley trophy was contested at Budleigh.

A warm muggy evening on Dartmoor saw 250 runners taking part in the 30th Haytor Heller. This is an extremely tough six-mile event which starts halfway up Haytor which runne, writes Judy Davey.

The 2015 AVR-organised Woodland Relay competition was held last week, writes Dave Mutter.

Venn tackles new 10k Ashill charity race

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

AVR member Sue Venn ran the first ever Ribbon Run 10k road race in aid of Breast Cancer at Ashill near Taunton, writes Dave Mutter.


Lyme ladies grabbed the main spoils this week in the league taking all 10 points in their home game against Poole Park, writes Paul Moffitt.

Seaton bowlers were beaten on a visit to Exmouth club, Phear Park, writes Maria Johnson.

Feniton duo in Madeira Triples triumph

Wednesday, July 22, 2015
The triples team of Ian Veitch and Kevin Lovering (Feniton) together with Exonia bowler Colin Mees and the Madeira Triples trophy.

In the Two Counties League, Feniton defeated Hemyock 86-63, writes Roger Smith.

Brooke Bradley

Brooke Bradley from Exmouth will chase high profile success at the upcoming Sainsbury’s 2015 School Games (September 3 to 6) in Manchester, when she competes in this prestigious multi-sport event for school-age athletes.

Members of Exmouth Karate Academy

Exmouth Karate Academy held a charity Katahon at the Cranford Sports Club.

Bicton College equine student Anna-Mae Cole

Bicton College equine student, Anna-Mae Cole has achieved third place at the British Dressage Winter Championships and now has the Paralympics in her sights.

Vanessa Glynn Jones who is a GB age group athlete.

Triathlon is considered to be the fastest growing sport in the world right now, writes Steve Birley.

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