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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.

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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

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

A vocal Exeter Chiefs Head Coach, Rob Baxter during the Aviva Premiership match between Exeter Chiefs and Newcastle Falcons at the Sandy Park on December 21, 2013 in Exeter, Devon, England. (Photo by Phil Mingo/Pinnacle) - Tel: +44(0)1363 881025 - Mobile:0797 1270 681 - VAT Reg No: 768 6958 48 - 21/12/2013 - SPORT - RUGBY UNION - Aviva Premiership - Sandy Park Stadium, Exeter, Devon, England

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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Exeter Chiefs Academy back rower Connor O’Shaughnessy has becomes the latest addition to Exmouth’s squad ahead of the coming season.

Rugby World Cup to stop in Exmouth

Saturday, June 27, 2015
Yatton Rugby Club will not be drawn on any plans to move.

Rugby’s greatest prize, the Webb Ellis Cup, will visit Exmouth on

Cushion signs on for the Cockles

Thursday, June 18, 2015
Dave Rogers of Cobalt Computer Solutions (left), welcomes new signing, Ruairi Cushion, to Exmouth RFC.

Former Plymouth Albion scrum-half and captain Ruairi Cushion will be turning out in National League Three next season for Exmouth, writes Conrad Sutcliffe.

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Honiton RFC have started their planning for next season and have re-appointed Callum Hill as their player coach for the 2015/16 campaign.

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Exmouth RFC have announced dates for pre-season matches.

Former All Black forward Jerry Collins has died in a car accident in France in the early hours of Friday morning, New Zealand's Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade has confirmed. Picture: David Davies/PA Wire.

Club members speak of their delight the day New Zealand star came to town.

Former All Blacks rugby player Jerry Collins has died in a car crash in France. Picture: David Davies/PA Wire.

The former All Blacks star once made an appearance playing for Barnstaple RFC in 2007.

Exmouth RFC award winners with their trophies

Exmouth RFC held their 2015 Awards Evening to honour the stars of the campaign on and off the Imperial ground turf, writes Jan McCarthy.

Simon Lane (left) hands over the presidential bell and gavel to new Devon Rugby Referees Society (DRRS) president Derek Blackburn

Sidmouth’s Derek Blackburn has been voted in as new president of the Devon Rugby Referees Society, writes Conrad Sutcliffe

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The season might be over but the rugby doesn’t stop at Withycombe RFC

The Withycombe Under-12 players with 1st XV star Sam Parkin

Withycombe Under-12s completed their season with a well supported presentation evening.

Sidmouth Rugby by Club awards

Dan Rugg was a winner twice over at Sidmouth’s end of-season awards evening.

Chris Bentley in action for Exeter Chiefs

Possibly the best number-eight England never had was Lawrence Connor.

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Chard RFC held their players and awards dinner at the clubhouse last Friday evening .

Sidmouth Under-14s after winning the Devon County Cup.In the attached picture, back row left to right are: 
Lloyd Wright, Ollie Upperdine, Max Peacock, James Emmett,  Josh Allen, Dan Palfrey, Jack Syrad, Ben Shorthouse, Tom Osbourne(capt), Louis Morel,  Dominic Pierson Lovesey, Archie Cruze, Torin Benson.
Front Row left to right are: Aaron Rowland, Sam Kennaugh, Callum Budge, Will Bugler, Tom McCaig, Cian Warren, Will Kennaugh, Jed Reid, Sam Gardener, Liam Thurley, Henry Williams

Sidmouth RFC Under-14s capped a magnificent season with victory in the Devon Cup final.

Poppy Leitch, the Bicton who has been selected for trials with the Ladies England Rugby under 20’s team

Bicton College student, Poppy Leitch, 17, is preparing for two exciting opportunities ahead with the Ladies England Rugby under 20’s Team trials next month in Birmingham and a place secured at Exeter University starting this academic year.

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