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Sidmouth Rugby Club invite members and non-members to watch the Six Nations opening match between Wales and England (Friday, February 6), in the atmosphere of the clubhouse, writes Terry O’Brien.

Exmouth action from the defeat at Bournemouth. Picture: JAN MCCARTHY

Exmouth Under-16s continued where they had left off in their previous outing to seal a second successive victory with a six try, 36-7 success over Plymstock.

Withycombe Under-11s action versus Cullompton

Withycombe Under-11s and opponents Cullompton served up a pair of outstanding games of rugby when they met on Sunday.

Exmouth Under-13s

Exmouth Under-13s were good value for a 36-19 victory at Topsham where they performed to a high standard and won rich praise from their coaching staff.

Exmouth took on Brixham at the Imperial ground on Saturday. Ref exsp 4878-03-15SH. Photo Simon Horn

Exmouth coach Jon Hill was forthright in his post match comments after his side finally surrendered the County Cup trophy.

Exmouth took on Brixham at the Imperial ground on Saturday. Ref exsp 4894-03-15SH. Photo Simon Horn

Giant killing heroics are all part of the magic that is cup sport.

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Honiton Under-11s produced an excellent all-round display to defeat hosts Totnes in both matches the teams contested.

Exmouth in action at Chard

The Cockles were knocked out of the Devon Cup by hosts Brixham.

Exmouth Under-13s

Exmouth Under-13s served up a season’s best to date as they were edged out by Exeter Youth at the Imperial Ground.

Sidmouth Under-8s rugby team were in top form when they took part in the three-club meeting with sides from Withycombe and Exmouth, writes Steve Birley.

Sidmouth Under-15s were worthy 31-0 winners when they travelled to Honiton for a Plate Trophy fixture, writes Chris Woodruff.

Sidmouth Quins win well at Paignton

Friday, January 23, 2015

Sidmouth Quins enjoyed a fine 31-7 win at Paignton in a friendly fixture, writes Robert Baugh.

Sidmouth Chiefs narrowly beat Truro by 26 points to 25. Ref shsp 1175-04-15TI. Picture: Terry Ife

Sidmouth Chiefs achieved their best win of the season by edging out third placed Truro 26-25 in what was an exciting encounter at the Blackmore Field, writes Terry O’Brien.

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Sidmouth Under-10s enjoyed their first action of the new year when they met Withycombe and Honiton.

Withycombe Under-9s Jamie Thompson

Withycombe Under-9s enjoyed two good encounters with visiting Sidmouth at Raleigh Park.

Withycombe Under-13s were 17-5 winners when they met neighbouring Sidmouth.

Withycombe played OPM at Raleigh Park on Saturday. Ref exsp 5047-03-15SH. Photo Simon Horn

Withycombe put their promotion hopes in the hands of the top two as Crediton escaped with victory in a highly-charged encounter on Saturday.

Exmouth Under-16s were fully deserving of their 24-12 win over Torquay at the Imperial Ground.

Exmouth in action at Chard

Exmouth head coach Jon Hill spoke after the Cockles win at Chard.

Exmouth in action at Chard

It has been an eventful rugby week for yours truly with both my teams winning on the road.

Withycombe Under-12s versus Sidmouth

Withycombe Under-12s went down 14-7 when they entertained Sidmouth at Raleigh Park.

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Withycombe Under-11s were good value for a brace of wins over Sidmouth at Sidford Sports Ground.

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Honiton Under-11s travelled for an away ‘double-header’ taking on Dorchester and North Dorset RFC.

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The Lacemen Colts played a well-drilled Newton Abbot and had to work hard to seal a 91-5 success, writes Paz Parratt

Barnstaple’s winning run ends at Brixham

Tuesday, January 20, 2015
Barnstaple's Winston James was a scorer on Saturday. Pic: Bob Collins

Barnstaple’s winning run came to an end at Brixham where the 14-man Fishermen held on to win 22-17.

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