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Round Five of the DKRC 2015 Championship enjoyed glorious sunny weather on the Saturday only to find Race day a slightly damper affair as a downpour made for wet set ups for the first round of heats, writes Jim Bee.

There were matches in both Pools A and B last week in the Honiton Netball League, writes Graham Ingram.

Sidmouth lady bolwers received a visit from the ladies'  Devon County president, Margaret Brotheridge and 48 bowlers.

Sidmouth Bowls Club ladies pulled out all the stops to host 48 players and their visitors for the ladies’ Devon County president Margaret Brotheridge and also for Section Three captain, Jacky Howle (also senior vice-president), writes Susie Bonnell.

Madeira put Budleigh to the sword

Thursday, July 2, 2015
Madeira's Margaret Mahon playing touring side Gloucester Co-op on Saturday. Ref exsp 2645-27-15SH. Picture: Simon Horn

It was non-stop action at Madeira Bowls Club in the past week, writes Mary Ann Dowrick.

Tom Forsyth makes a most welcome visit to Sidmouth Bowls Club. He was welcomed by indoor captain Ron Cook and outdoor captain Mike Borst.

Sidmouth Bowls Club members were delighted earlier this week when a long-standing member, Tom Forsyth, visited the club for the first time in nearly nine years having suffered a serious stroke, writes Ron Cook.

Sidmouth ladies sent two triples’ teams to play against Madeira in the latest round of the popular Over-50s League, writes Susie Bonnell.

John Tucker cup finalists at Phear Park Leighton Burston (left) and Peter Burch.

There’s a popular belief that if your bus fails to turn up on time, eventually two will turn up together, writes Laurie Harries.

Shirley Fewtrell in action at Ottery St Mary

In the recent 58th Open Tournament at Lyme Regis, Ottery’s Shirley Fewtrell teamed up with Seaton’s Roger Woolland in the Open Pairs, writes Michael Smith.

The Seaton bowlers’ week began with an away game at Tiverton West End, writes Maria Johnson.

N1 Tri Club member Tony Spenecr in action at an Ironman event

Ironman races come in two forms.

Honiton Running Club members took part in the Over the Hill and Farway 10k organised by Farway Primary School, writes Judy Davey.

Giles Thomas, Reef Mcclaughlin, Sally Mcclaughlin, Maia Mcclaughlin, Vicky Frayne, Rosie 'Rascal' Hart, Jamie Mcclaughlin

Ronnie Cole body building athletes Giles Thomas and Rosie ‘Rascal’ Hart visited Barnstaple shop yesterday (Tuesday).

Stafford Moor charity match winner Kevin Shears pictured with young George Jeffery.

Huge bag weights of carp rewarded Stafford Moor anglers at the weekend

Exmouth Harriers at the 'Beat the Bus' event

Exmouth Harriers have competed successfully at a variety of distances - from 5k to full marathon -and over different terrains in the last week, writes Cathy Newman.

The three successful Muay Thai fighters from Honiton

Honiton postman Paul Quick bagged himself a Muay Thai European title recently.

Seaton martial arts. (Left to right); Max Douglas, Paul Thompson, Daisy Graysmark, sensei Jim Harvey, Demi Howard, Malcolm Cleal.

Five shotokan karate students who train under sensei Jim Harvey at Seaton Martial Arts Centre recently attended a grading session at Newton Abbot dojo.

Pete Harmer congratulates Paul Kane (left) on his first solo flight in a glider

Kentisbeare-based plumbing and heating engineer Paul Kane started learning to glide at North Hill on February 8, this year and since then has packed in a number of training flights and courses, writes Jill Harmer.

The Exeter Aces Cycle Speedway Club is opening up its track for a Taster Session on Sunday, July 12, from 12pm till 4pm at its base at The Wheels Centre, Cofton Road, Marsh Barton, Exeter, EX2 8QW.

AVR athlete Luke Reed took on the UK Half Ironman on Exmoor, writes Dave Mutter.

The club were delighted to hear the news of a success for Carole Binmore who won the English Riviera Open Tournament ladies singles, writes Julie Grant.

The men’s team lost their crucial Section Three runners-up match against Honiton in the County Trophy competition by 84-95, writes Roger Smith.

Axminster bowlers only managed one win in their five mixed friendly matches played in the past week, writes David Harris.

Runners set off at the start of the North Devon AONB Marathon

The sixth edition of the North Devon AONB Marathon brought more than 700 runners to Woolacombe.

There was just action in Pool B of the Honiton Netball league last week, writes Graham Ingram.

Honiton Runners at the Blackdown Beauty

Honiton Running Club’s own Blackdown Beauty took place last Saturday around the Blackdown Hills’ countryside, writes Judy Davey.

AVR athlete Clare Hansford in action in Scotland

Over the midsummer weekend AVR member Clare Hansford travelled to northern Scotland to take part in the Highland Cross, a 50-mile coast to coast duathlon (20 mile run, 30 bike) from Kintail on the west to Beauly on the east, writes Dave Mutter.

Mary King at Badminton 2015

Olympic medallist Mary King has retired her four-star winning horse from competition.

Sidmouth - runners up - Spears Trophy 2015

The Spears Trophy is a Sidmouth Bowls Club ladies competition that has now been running for 40 years, writes Susie Bonnell.

Janice Quinn playing for Sidmouth against Tiverton Borough in a friendly 5 mixed triples match. Ref shsp 8390-25-15TI. Picture: Terry Ife

Sidmouth Ladies Over-50s Yellow team were in action at Belmont in Exeter for their latest outing in what is a popular league competition, writes Susie Bonnell.

Sidmouth bowlers had another large dose of mixed fortunes last week, writes John Mason.

Ottery St Mary bowlers saw plenty of action last week, writes Michael Smith

Showjumping at Bicton Arena

Sam Jennings was the resounding winner of the CIC2* at Nunney International Horse Trials riding Gill Johnson’s ten-year-old Coleplay, writes Lucy Johnson.

Budleigh Ladies had some good results in the Over-50s Triples League last week.

Phear Park bowler John Robins is pictured bowling on Saturday in a friendly game with Okehampton. Ref exsp 1144-26-15SH. Picture: Simon Horn

Phear Park’s A and B squads in the Over-60s Triples League were at home last week and both squads were involved in nail biting finishes, writes Lawrie Harries.

The Environment Agency is urging anglers old and new to go fishing and discover the best angling spots in the South West.

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