Sport

12 minutes ago

The sun is out, the course is open; what more could we wish for after so long in the winter doldrums? writes Ann Desmoulins.

14 minutes ago

Honiton battled well throughout their game at champions-elect Wellington, before going down 43-24, writes Jerry Rice.

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14 minutes ago

Chard 2nds were 26-16 winners when they hosted Wiveliscombe 2nds, writes Gavin Smillie.

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15 minutes ago

It’s extremely difficult to get accepted for a place in the London Marathon and once accepted you pound the roads for mile after mile, which this year was usually in wet, cold or windy weather, writes Dave Mutter.

36 minutes ago

Honiton Rhinos Under-9 player Jake Downs was left feeling ‘on top of the world’ last weekend, and it was all in a great cause.

10:15

Axminster Town are in action tonight (Wednesday) when they host Ilfracombe Town at Tiger Way (7.30pm).

09:54

Chard RFC minis and juniors entertained teams from Bridgwater and Albion on Sunday for lots of rugby in the sunshine, writes Gavin Smillie.

09:49

Friday night’s National Trophy speedway meeting between Plymouth Devils and Isle of Wight is set to be dedicated to the memory of both Ivan Mauger and Vaclav Verner.

09:22

Millwey Rise went down 6-3 on their visit to Exeter to meet Central in a Macron League Division Five contest, writes Dick Sturch.

Yesterday, 16:29

Students from Honiton Tae Kwon Do attended the TAGB South West Championships and the TAGB English Championships, bagging an impressive 12 trophies from the two events.

Yesterday, 16:22

The Speedway world was rocked last week with the sad news of the passing of two former ‘greats’ of the sport, Ivan Mauger and Vaclav Verner.

Yesterday, 15:39

Honiton Community College travelled to Paignton to take part in the Devon U14 Futsal finals and the youngsters, who had won the East Devon title to book their county finals berth, did very well to finish the finals as the third placed team.

Yesterday, 15:35

Honiton Town second team shared eight goals with visiting Axmouth United in a Monday night Macron League Division Two meeting. Blake Fremantle (2), Luke Barwick and Darren Witt scoring the goals.

Yesterday, 12:39

Outdoor bowling started again at Seaton Bowling Club on Saturday, writes Alan Nicholas.

Yesterday, 10:49

The final matches of the Honiton Netball League winter competition were played on the third Monday of April, writes Steph Upson.

Yesterday, 10:46

Chard, on their fifth and final visit to Cornwall in the Western Counties (W) division, were 27-17 winners over Truro, a result which sees Chard end the season in seventh place in the table, one berth above the Cornish side, writes Glyn Hughes.

Yesterday, 10:44

The sun is out, the course is open; what more could we wish for after so long in the winter doldrums? writes Ann Desmoulins.

Yesterday, 10:39

Lyme Regis bowlers launched a new outdoor campaign in some glorious sunshine, writes Paul Moffatt.

Mon, 20:41

Feniton Bowls Club heralded the start of a new outdoor season with the staging of the ‘Opening Drive’ in Sunday’s beautiful sunshine, writes Roger Smith.

Mon, 19:19

Seaton Town player-boss Josh French certainly seems to have the ‘Midas Touch’ as he masterminded his Colyford Road charges to a fourth win in seven outings, and a route away from a bottom three finish in the Macron League Premier Division is now very much in sight after a splendid 3-1 win at Newton St Cyres.

Mon, 15:40

A team of eight Honiton seniors took part in the Jurassic Challenge held at Lyme Regis, writes Ann Desmoulins.

Sunday, April 22, 2018

The Honiton and Awliscombe Captain’s Cup competition, which annually precedes the start of a new Summer Skittle League, was played last week, writes Roy Carnall.

Sunday, April 22, 2018

Now the sun is starting to shine Honiton Cricket Club is looking forward to the season ahead.

Sunday, April 22, 2018

Honiton Town suffered a 4-1 defeat when they hosted Axminster Town in an East Devon derby at Mountbatten Park.

Saturday, April 21, 2018

The latest Fair Play League table issued by the South West Peninsula League show Axminster Town sitting seventh and it is the Tigers, who are also the highest placed team out of the four East Devon-based teams in the table.

Saturday, April 21, 2018

Millwey Rise went out of the Football Express Cup at the semi-final stage, beaten under the floodlights at the home of Tiverton-based Elmore Reserves, writes Dick Sturch.

Saturday, April 21, 2018

After suffering a heavy defeat at the hands of the Leicester Lions, just two days previous, a full strength ‘Cases’ Somerset Rebels opened their home season at the Oaktree Arena against the very same opponents, writes Dave Thompson.

Friday, April 20, 2018

In Provence, the sun was shining and many petanque players were enjoying the spring weather, writes John Thatcher.

Friday, April 20, 2018

Ottery St Mary were good value for a 4-0 midweek success at home to Lympstone in a Macron League Division Three game.

Thursday, April 19, 2018

After months of wet weather and countless matches being postponed there was wall to wall sunshine for the Wednesday night Honiton Town versus St Martins South West Peninsula League Eastern Division game.

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