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Sidmouth Bowls Clubs Ann England organised a celebration presentation evening for the 27 members who played in the Sunset Umbrella during the Outdoor season.

Sidmouth Bowling Club was honoured to receive a visit from the president of the Devon County Ladies Indoor Bowling Association (DCLIBA) and her team, write Jenny Fricker and Ron Cook.

Trainer Victor Dartnall with Dancing Shadow

Brayford-based trainer Victor Dartnall is heading into the winter jump season with a strong team of young horses, as well as some more familiar names, and with the mud flying following early November’s deluge, runners will be coming thick and fast.

Alexander McDonald with a 21lb 3 oz Stafford Moor carp.

North Devon’s angling scene with Tony Gussin...

Sidmouth Bowls Club indoor leagues continue to flourish.

AVR athlete Jake Smith travelled to Wiltshire on Sunday to take part in the 9Bar Chilly 10K race around the Castle Coombe circuit, writes Dave Mutter.

It’s time to polish your antlers for East Devon’s famous Reindeer Run which will take place on Saturday, December 5, in Otterton.

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Eight Exmouth Harriers were at the City Runs organised 3k track races at a rather chilly Exeter Arena on Tuesday evening, writes Dave Eveleigh.

Exe Ladies were 2-1 winners when they visited Lydney for their latest league outing.

Sidmouth and Ottery Hockey Ladies 4th team played Honiton ladies at the weekend. Ref shsp 1336-42-15AW. Picture: Alex Walton

Exe fifth team went down 4-1 when they came up against Sidmouth and Ottery (SOHC) thirds.

Cranford Visions player Jonty Wright travelled to Warwickshire playing in a Badminton England Under-11 tournament at the weekend.

Madeira action (left to right); Tim Bevan, Millie Powell, Janet Allen, Bill Rainton and Penny Preece.

It was the turn of Catherine King and Jan Roberts to provide Madeira excitement at the national ladies’ pair’ championship, writes Jude Latta.

Honiton ladies skilfully negotiated their way into the last 32 clubs in the country in the Yetton Trophy competition, writes Julie Grant.

Twenty-nine members of Lyme Regis Bowls Club made the annual pilgrimage to Benbridge on the Isle of Wight, to enjoy a bowls knockout tournament and other festivities, writes Paul Moffitt.


Axminster bowlers enjoyed considerable success in the early rounds of the national knock-out competitions, writes David Harris.

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There was another busy week of action in the East Devon Short Mat Bowls League last week, writes Caroline Pavey.

Kyle England and Max Deeble receive their trophies from Tommy Langford

Bideford ABC fans were treated to a great night of boxing at the Durrant House Hotel on Friday.

The weather once again played its part in the latest round of Honiton Netball League matches with two second division games having to be called off due to heavy rain, writes Graham Ingram.

AVR duo tackle the Cornish Marathon

Friday, November 20, 2015
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AVR members Geoff Woodward and Steve Reynolds made the trip to Pensilva for the Cornish Marathon that travels across the moors to Jamaica Inn then follows the river Fowey for six miles and finally there’s a tough undulating last four miles, writes Dave Mutter.

Six Sidmouth runners ventured to the edge of Dartmoor last Sunday to run the challenging and beautiful Drogo 10.

Sidmouth & Ottery Mens 4th XI at home to Devon A. Ref shsp 6820-47-15TI. Picture: Terry Ife

Sidmouth and Ottery Men’s fifth XI took on high-flying Tiverton in what proved to be a bad-tempered encounter, played at Ottery St Mary.

Sidmouth & Ottery ladies 2nd XI at home to Dawlish. Ref shsp 6036-46-15TI. Picture: Terry Ife

Sidmouth and Ottery Hockey Club (SOHC) ladies’ first team finally got their long awaited, and much deserved, first win of the season against a fiery Mid Somerset side.

The latest round of matches in the Sidmouth Ladies’ Triples League produced a couple of conclusive victories and one by just three shots.

All good things must come to an end and so it has with a narrow loss for Honiton bowlers against Exonia last weekend, writes Julie Grant.

Madeira ladies flying the flag

Thursday, November 19, 2015
Joy Penberthy in action for Madeira

Madeira Ladies have been doing the club proud again, this past week, writes Jude Latta.

Sidmouth and Ottery Hockey Ladies 4th team played Honiton ladies at the weekend. Ref mhsp 1372-42-15AW. Picture: Alex Walton

Exe ladies’ vets were 3-2 winners when they travelled to Taunton for a National Cup second round tie.

Sidmouth and Ottery Hockey Ladies 4th team played Honiton ladies at the weekend. Ref mhsp 1339-42-15AW. Picture: Alex Walton

Exe II shared four goals with Torbay in their latest outing.

Exe ladies were 2-0 winners when they met Bath Bucaneers in their latest league engagement.

Nineteen Exmouth Harriers turned out for this year’s Castle Drogo 10 mile race.

All set for boxing show in Bideford

Thursday, November 19, 2015
Tommy Langford

Bideford ABC’s boxers have hit fine form approaching the club’s annual dinner show on Friday.

Winter cod and drafty lakes

Wednesday, November 18, 2015
Cod and codling should be available to catch at marks around North Devon now

North Devon angling scene with Tony Gussin

Titans beaten by champions Aquarians

Tuesday, November 17, 2015

Titans travelled to Bournemouth-based Aquarians in their latest fixture and knew they were in for a tough game against the defending league champions.

After a few weeks rest the Exmouth and district league started again with some eagerly awaited fixtures, writes Sally Byrne.

One of the three unbeaten records in the Honiton Netball League was ended in the latest round of matches, writes Graham Ingram.

Honiton runners at the Castle Drogo 10 event

Last Sunday it was the Castle Drogo 10 race and 11 Honiton runners travelled to Drewsteignton to take part in this 9.6 off-road run organised by South West Road Runners, writes Judy Davey.

Jake Smith made the long trek down to Newquay to race in the second event in the Westward Cross Country League’s series of races, writes Dave Mutter.

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