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Sidmouth ladies hosted Madeira for their last game in Over-50s League, writes Susie Bonnell.

Bowls

The Madeira Bowling Club’s outdoor competitions reached a climax this past weekend when club finals were played, writes Mary Ann Dowrick.

Ottery St Mary bowler Shirley Fewtrell

The last weekend in August saw Ottery host its own internal Finals Weekend, writes Michael Smith.

After such a soggy August it’s time to begin to think about some indoor bowls, but before that Sidmouth Bowling Club have an Open Day for all comers, writes Susie Bonnell.

Badminton

After their summer break Sidmouth Badminton Club return to action on Wednesday, September 9 to start what will undoubtedly be a historic year for the club.

Josie Culliford with Tim Henman

Three AVR members ran the Oke Croak on Saturday morning and the race had the best turn out for a few years for hosts Okehampton running club with 66 competitors, writes Dave Mutter.

Honiton Running Club duo Ben Stone and Alasdair Moffet travelled down to the Roseland Peninsula in South Cornwall to take part in the Roseland August Trail race series, writes Judy Davey.

The Bank Holiday weekend provided the option of two rather similar races for the running fraternity.

Bowls

Phear Park’s A squad in the Over-60 Triples League finished the season in a blaze of glory by winning Division Five and therefore gaining promotion to Division Four, writes Lawrie Harries.

Mike Chipperfield and Christine Grainger winners of the Honiton three-wood pairs

Honiton bowling club finals day ended with a thunderstorm, but the evening barbecue and entertainment went ahead as planned and was thoroughly enjoyed, writes Julie Grant.

Trevor Pipe (left) the recently crowned Honiton singles champion and who, with Yvonne Rayner and sub Malcolm Seaborne have won through to the County semi-finals of the mixed triples

Feniton’s hopes of success in the Two Counties league were finally dashed by a 93-46 home defeat to Culm Vale, writes Roger Smith,

Joe Keep in action at Wiscombe Park

Drivers from Devon will be well represented at Wiscombe Park this weekend (September 5 and 6), in the final regional championship meeting of the year and the final two rounds of the fiercely contested Bridge Tyres and Wheels Point S Wiscombe Park championship.

Bowls

Only the Lyme Regis South Dorset League team was in action in the past week, writes Paul Moffitt.

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Four Honiton runners travelled to Exeter to take part in the Exeter 10k, writes Judy Davey.

Alex Lane with the trophy he won after securing the Slovak International Tournament

Alex and Ben Lane both came away with titles at the Slovak senior international tournament held last weekend.

The Slingsby Eagle and the the team from Devon and Somerset Gliding Club

A Team from Devon and Somerset Gliding Club took part in a two-seater glider competition at Wolds Gliding Club in Yorkshire last week, writes Jill Harmer.

Harry Tincknell

East Devon speed ace Harry Tincknell will start the penultimate round of the European Le Mans Series this Sunday (September 6), gunning for his first career podium at the Paul Ricard track in France.

Taz Wotton with his winning smoothound.

Taz Wotton is in the money after catching two huge double figure smoothounds

Bowls

The weather has been a big problem for Ottery St Mary bowlers this past week, writes Michael Smith.

Sidmouth Bowls Club Captains Day and the men's captain and vice-captain shake hands in front of the players before the action got underway.

With only a month remaining of the outdoor season, many of the finalists for the club competitions are known with only a few semi finals still outstanding, writes John Mason.

Bowls

With many matches cancelled due to the heavy rain, the Budleigh ladies have played two of their Over-50s League games, both against Heavitree, obtaining the maximum of six points in both games.

Madeira ladies have a very good week

Thursday, August 27, 2015
Bowls

It has been a good week for the Madeira ladies. In the National Topclub, the Madeira ladies successfully won their game against Leamington Spa at Olveston, writes Mary Ann Dowrick.

Bowls

The men’s Over 60s team enhanced their chances of a top three finish in their County League Division with two excellent wins, writes David Harris.

Ollie Caute completes the Weymouth Bustinskins Open Water Sprint

The N1 Tri Club enjoyed some terrific success last week, writes Dennis Elliott.

Bowls

Seaton bowlers were beaten when they visited Broadclyst for a triples match, writes Maria Johnson.

Bowls

Lyme One’s winning run came to an end last week, going down 8-2 at Sherborne in the final league game of the season, writes Terry Moffitt.

After several days of dismal weather in East Devon, bright sunshine awaited the five AVR’s as they arrived at Budleigh Salterton for the scenic, multi-terrain 2105 Jurassic Coast 10k race, writes Dave Mutter.

Feniton’s aspirations in the Two Counties League suffered a severe set back with a brace of defeats last week, writes Roger Smith.

Exeter Racecourse has launched its annual ‘Win A Share in a Racehorse’ competition prior to the start of its new season which begins on October 8.

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Devon’s Lucy Wiegersma had the perfect warm up to Land Rover Burghley with a win in the Empire Horse Boxes CIC2* at Bicton Arena International, writes Lucy Johnson.

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An Uplyme golfer will have no excuse for missing his next tee-time after winning a limited-edition BOSS watch for achieving a hole-in-one.

Nick Scholfield in action at Bicton Arena

Jockeys, showjumpers and event riders will come head to head for charity at Bicton Arena’s annual charity competition on Saturday, September 12.

Pete Bennett who has become the youngest gliding instructor in the country

Pete Bennett from Yeovil has become the youngest gliding instructor in the country following an extensive check out by Regional Examiner Simon Minson on Saturday, writes Jill Harmer.

The victorious Devon team that were crowned Inter County double rink national champions; Sophie Tolchard, Lorraine Hackett, Jan Roberts, Hayley James, Muriel Scott, Joan Martin, Jenny Dawson, Sharon Parnell, Liz Smerdon and Honiton bowler Sue Evans (back row top right).

Honiton bowler Sue Evans was part of the Devon team that has been crowned the national Inter County Double Rink champions, writes Julie Grant.

Exmouth Harrier Michael Robinson

Midnight hardly seems a sensible start time for any running race, but then the 100k Cornish coastal run wouldn’t seem a sensible proposition for most at any time, writes Cathy Newman.

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