Will Goulden, one of the Cockles summer signings with sponsor Gary Sharland of Gary Sharland Building Contractors

Exmouth have confirmed two more signings with the addition of prop Will Goulden and back three player Sam Conway to the Cockles squad.


The Sidmouth rugby senior squad had a second warm-up match against Honiton in preparation for the coming league season and once again showed their ability to play a fast, mobile game with a fine display of running rugby and finishing to score twelve unanswered tries in a 70-0 win, writes Terry O’Brien.

Sidmouth RFC to expand girls rugby section

Thursday, August 27, 2015

The rugby club are planning to build on the successful introduction of girls rugby last season, writes Terry O’Brien.

Sidmouth RFC will be holding training and registration for all age groups from Under-7s to Under-16s on Sunday, September 6.

Exmouth RFC new signing Harvey Ridgeway with MECA Car Services’ award winning garage owner, Jennifer Riach, who is sponsoring him this season at the Cockles

Flying winger Harvey Ridgeway has put pen to paper and committed to the Cockles for the coming season and is being sponsored by MECA Car Services as he looks to become a regular fixture in the Cockles 1st XV Squad.

Joanne and Julian Watkins of the Grove Pub, Exmouth, welcome Cokcles' new signing Matt Garner.

Exmouth RFC have signed Royal Marine second row Ryan Morris in time for the new season and the new player is sponsored by the Globe Inn, Lympstone.

Cockles captain in 2014/15 Dave Bargent

Exmouth have named a XV with a blend of youth and experience for the pre-season friendly with Exeter Chiefs Academy at the Imperial Ground on Tuesday night (6.45pm kick-off).


Sidmouth RFC are staging plenty of events around the forthcoming Rugby World Cup.

Exmouth away to Honiton. Ref exsp 2443-34-15TI. Picture: Terry Ife

Exmouth head into their clash with Exeter Chiefs Academy on Tuesday (August 26) having completed seven weeks of a gruelling pre season programme in preparation for the start of the new league campaign.

Sidmouth 2nds played Cullompton at the weekend. Ref shsp 8676-09-15AW. Picture: Alex Walton

Sidmouth rugby club took a large squad of players to Chard for their first warm-up match in preparation for the league season, which starts on September 5, writes Terry O’Brien.

Exmouth away to Honiton. Ref exsp 2437-34-15TI. Picture: Terry Ife

Exmouth travelled to Honiton to play a pre-season friendly and came away with an emphatic victory.

The Exmouth RFC touch rugby group at the Imperial Ground

Exmouth RFC started its build up to the Rugby World Cup on Saturday with a Touch Rugby Tournament, writes Dave Bassett.

Joanne and Julian Watkins of the Grove Pub, Exmouth, welcome Cokcles' new signing Matt Garner.

Utility back, Matt Garner has signed for Exmouth RFC in time for the start of the new league season.


Exmouth have hastily arranged a pre-season friendly for this Saturday (August 15) after Teignmouth pulled out of the scheduled Imperial Ground Friday night friendly with the Cockles, writes Steve Birley.

Cockles captain in 2014/15 Dave Bargent

Exmouth RFC host newly promoted South West One side Teignmouth RFC this Friday (August 14).

Honiton RFC make double signing

Tuesday, August 4, 2015

Honiton coach Callum Hill is impressed with what he has found on his return to Allhallows, writes Steve Birley.

Rob Baxter with Sidmouth RFCs club captain Dan Retter, head coach Mark Beavis and chairman Lester Wilmington.

Exeter Chiefs head coach Rob Baxter was the guest of honour for a Question and Answer Evening at Sidmouth RFC, writes Daniel Goddard.

The Sidmouth RFC refurbished area at their Blackmore headquarters.

Exeter Chiefs head coach Rob Baxter is the guest of honour at Sidmouth Rugby Club, Heydons Lane, on Friday (July 24)), for a Question and Answer session in the newly refurbished Blackmore clubhouse.

George Nightingale welcomes Marc Dibble to Exmouth RFC outside Spoken Cafe Bar.

Exmouth Rugby Club have added lots of experience to their coaching staff with the addition of Marc Dibble as specialist backs and skills coach.

Sean Harrison (right) is welcomed to the Exmouth RFC ranks by Dave Bargent whilst the Cockles were pre-season training at the Royal Marine camp at Lympstone.

Exmouth RFC has added another former Cockles junior to the senior squad with the addition of front row player Sean Harrison to bolster the ranks ahead of the coming season.


Sidmouth RFC are hosting two leading figures from the world of rugby this evening (Friday) as they welcome Rugby Football Union (RFU) chief executive officer Ian Ritchie and Steve Grainger MBE, the RFU development director, writes Steve Birley

Webb Ellis Cup calling in at Crediton tonight (Wednesday) as part of World War One memorial match


Sidmouth RFC are back into pre-season mode as they begin to prepare for a new season.

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Rob Baxter, the head coach at Premiership side Exeter Chiefs, will be the guest of honour at Sidmouth Rugby Club, Heydons Lane on Friday, July 24, for a Question and Answer session in the newly refurbished Blackmore clubhouse.

World cup rugby comes to Exmouth

The Webb Ellis Cup - rugby’s greatest prize - is coming to Exmouth on Wednesday, July 8, as part of the Rugby World Cup 2015 Trophy tour.

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