Rugby

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Chard upped their game in the second half against Hornets to avoid what looked like a drubbing.

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Honiton Tigers U8s took a squad of ten players to Exeter Saracens on Sunday and produced some decent rugby to claim two wins, a draw and a defeat in the four matches they played.

Honiton safe from relegation worries

Thursday, March 26, 2015
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Honiton achieved a dramatic last-gasp win on Saturday to secure their survival in the Cornwall & Devon Division for another season, writes Roger Dance.

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As the Lacemen’s Colts licked their wounds from their recent defeat by a strong Barum outfit, they travelled to Okehampton for a must-win game and produced the goods in a 25-15 result, writes Paz Parratt

Barum fail to shake off away-day hoodoo

Wednesday, March 25, 2015
Barnstaple's Jordan Petherbridge in action. Picture by Bob Collins

Barnstaple’s losing run away from home continued with a 31-25 reversal at Old Patesians.

North Devon Raiders Rugby League Club will again be training and playing at Barnstaple RFC’s Pottington Road ground this summer, with the first session set for Wednesday, April 1, from 6.45pm and then every week until the end of the season in mid-August.

Action from Sidmouth Under-15s versus Stonehouse

Sidmouth Under-15s went down 27-19 in a re-arranged Plate quarter-final tie at Stonehouse, writes Chris Woodruf.

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Sidmouth Under-14s produced a magnificent all-round performance to book a place in the Devon final this season thanks to a 36-15 semi-final success over Devonport Services.

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Tomorrow (Saturday) Sidmouth Rugby Club will be marking the climax of this season’s exciting Six Nations Championship with a series of events leading up to England match against France, which will decide the outcome of the competition.

Withy celebrate post match after the win Swindon College Old Boys

Withycombe are now just 80 minutes away from a historic match at Twickenham.

Exmouth Under-13 action versus Withycombe

Withycombe Under-13s travelled to Brixham with a bare 17-player squad, but returned with a splendid 14-0 victory under their belts.

Action from the Withycombe versus Taunton Under-12 meeting

Withycombe Under-12s were in superb form as they put hosts Brixham to the sword, beating the South Devon side 56-5 with Scott Acheson scoring hat-trick of tries and Will Cooper converting all eight of the tries the Withy youngsters scored.

Withycombe Under-11s continued their winning run with a brace of victories against a large and spirited Brixham side.

Exmouth under-13s were good value for a 33-20 success over visiting Newton Abbot.

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‘To be or not to be, that is the question, to be winners or losers, victors or vanquished, champions or merely the supporting cast’. All will be revealed when the 2015 Six Nations Rugby Tournament reaches its climax this coming weekend

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Honiton second XV were confident and commanding across the pitch as they won a derby meeting with Sidmouth 41-10, writes Tom Churchward.

Sidmouth chiefs at home to Devonport services. Ref shsp 2587-07-15TI. Picture: Terry Ife

The Chiefs have made a speciality of late comebacks this season, but on this occasion they left it too late to catch workman-like Okehampton after a very lacklustre first 50 minutes, writes Terry O’Brien.

Sidmouth 2nds are pictured playing Topsham at the Blackmore on Saturday afternoon. Ref shsp 9237-11-15SH. Picture: Simon Horn

Sidmouth 2nd XV were good value for a 38-26 win over Topsham first XV, writes Robert Baugh.

Sidmouth 3rds played Crediton at the Sidford ground on Saturday afternoon. Ref shsp 9261-11-15SH. Picture: Simon Horn

A strong home performance from a rekindled Sidmouth third team was met by a well-rehearsed and in form Crediton side won the match 34-0, writes Scott Savage.

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Sidmouth Under-16s were edged out 14-10 in a game at Plymouth Argaum that was contested in heavy fog in conditions so heavy that, not too long into the contest, players were unrecognisable owing to the conditions!

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Sidmouth Under-8s emerged as comfortable winners in their two matches against Teignmouth.

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Exmouth coach speaks after the win over Old Centralians

Exmouth Cockles took on Old Pats at the Imperial ground on Saturday. Ref exsp 9138-11-15SH. Picture: Simon Horn

Exmouth Under-12s went down 26-14 on their visit to Chard, writes Debbie Percy.

Exmouth Under-13s claimed a superb 38-12 success over Honiton.

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Withycombe had their season-long unbeaten record ended by title-chasing Saltash who, with a 31-14 success, became the first team to beat Withy twice this season.

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