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Josie Culliford with Tim Henman

Three AVR members ran the Oke Croak on Saturday morning and the race had the best turn out for a few years for hosts Okehampton running club with 66 competitors, writes Dave Mutter.

Honiton Running Club duo Ben Stone and Alasdair Moffet travelled down to the Roseland Peninsula in South Cornwall to take part in the Roseland August Trail race series, writes Judy Davey.

Mike Chipperfield and Christine Grainger winners of the Honiton three-wood pairs

Honiton bowling club finals day ended with a thunderstorm, but the evening barbecue and entertainment went ahead as planned and was thoroughly enjoyed, writes Julie Grant.

Trevor Pipe (left) the recently crowned Honiton singles champion and who, with Yvonne Rayner and sub Malcolm Seaborne have won through to the County semi-finals of the mixed triples

Feniton’s hopes of success in the Two Counties league were finally dashed by a 93-46 home defeat to Culm Vale, writes Roger Smith,

Joe Keep in action at Wiscombe Park

Drivers from Devon will be well represented at Wiscombe Park this weekend (September 5 and 6), in the final regional championship meeting of the year and the final two rounds of the fiercely contested Bridge Tyres and Wheels Point S Wiscombe Park championship.


Only the Lyme Regis South Dorset League team was in action in the past week, writes Paul Moffitt.

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Four Honiton runners travelled to Exeter to take part in the Exeter 10k, writes Judy Davey.

Alex Lane with the trophy he won after securing the Slovak International Tournament

Alex and Ben Lane both came away with titles at the Slovak senior international tournament held last weekend.

The Slingsby Eagle and the the team from Devon and Somerset Gliding Club

A Team from Devon and Somerset Gliding Club took part in a two-seater glider competition at Wolds Gliding Club in Yorkshire last week, writes Jill Harmer.

Harry Tincknell

East Devon speed ace Harry Tincknell will start the penultimate round of the European Le Mans Series this Sunday (September 6), gunning for his first career podium at the Paul Ricard track in France.

Sidmouth Bowls Club Captains Day and the men's captain and vice-captain shake hands in front of the players before the action got underway.

With only a month remaining of the outdoor season, many of the finalists for the club competitions are known with only a few semi finals still outstanding, writes John Mason.


The men’s Over 60s team enhanced their chances of a top three finish in their County League Division with two excellent wins, writes David Harris.

Ollie Caute completes the Weymouth Bustinskins Open Water Sprint

The N1 Tri Club enjoyed some terrific success last week, writes Dennis Elliott.


Seaton bowlers were beaten when they visited Broadclyst for a triples match, writes Maria Johnson.


Lyme One’s winning run came to an end last week, going down 8-2 at Sherborne in the final league game of the season, writes Terry Moffitt.

After several days of dismal weather in East Devon, bright sunshine awaited the five AVR’s as they arrived at Budleigh Salterton for the scenic, multi-terrain 2105 Jurassic Coast 10k race, writes Dave Mutter.

Feniton’s aspirations in the Two Counties League suffered a severe set back with a brace of defeats last week, writes Roger Smith.

Exeter Racecourse has launched its annual ‘Win A Share in a Racehorse’ competition prior to the start of its new season which begins on October 8.

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Devon’s Lucy Wiegersma had the perfect warm up to Land Rover Burghley with a win in the Empire Horse Boxes CIC2* at Bicton Arena International, writes Lucy Johnson.

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An Uplyme golfer will have no excuse for missing his next tee-time after winning a limited-edition BOSS watch for achieving a hole-in-one.

Nick Scholfield in action at Bicton Arena

Jockeys, showjumpers and event riders will come head to head for charity at Bicton Arena’s annual charity competition on Saturday, September 12.

Pete Bennett who has become the youngest gliding instructor in the country

Pete Bennett from Yeovil has become the youngest gliding instructor in the country following an extensive check out by Regional Examiner Simon Minson on Saturday, writes Jill Harmer.

The victorious Devon team that were crowned Inter County double rink national champions; Sophie Tolchard, Lorraine Hackett, Jan Roberts, Hayley James, Muriel Scott, Joan Martin, Jenny Dawson, Sharon Parnell, Liz Smerdon and Honiton bowler Sue Evans (back row top right).

Honiton bowler Sue Evans was part of the Devon team that has been crowned the national Inter County Double Rink champions, writes Julie Grant.

Exmouth Harrier Michael Robinson

Midnight hardly seems a sensible start time for any running race, but then the 100k Cornish coastal run wouldn’t seem a sensible proposition for most at any time, writes Cathy Newman.

On Saturday morning AVR’s Luke Reed left home at 4.30am for a trip to Bournemouth to compete in the Votwo Salty Sea Dog Triathlon, which started at 7am to beat the tourists heading to Boscombe Beach, writes Dave Mutter.

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A world-class field will be contesting Empire Coachbuilders Bicton Arena International Horse Trials, which run on August 22, and 23, writes Lucy Johnson.

Lenton second at Sticklepath Fell Race

Tuesday, August 18, 2015
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On Saturday afternoon three AVRs ran the Sticklepath fell race which is a tough, but lovely horseshoe route starting from the Finch Foundry in Sticklepath, writes Dave Mutter.

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East Devon Hunt Pony Club entered two teams in the area 15 Novice show jumping at Tiverton showground

Weston Wheelers.

Sid Valley Cycle Club members were able to enjoy favourable weather conditions for their latest outing.

Scott Eveleigh in action at the National Finals

Great Scott! A young Honiton bowler made his name at the national championships in Leamington, writes Julie Grant.


Feniton maintained their momentum in the Two Counties League by defeating Tiverton Borough 78-61, writes Roger Smith.

Seaton bowlers had plenty to celebrate in the past week, writes Maria Johnson.

Devon and Somerset Inter Club League team captain Liam Vile with his glider after landing jn a field at the bottom of Hembury Hill.

The last leg of the South West region Inter-Club League was held at North Hill at the weekend, writes Jill Harmer.

It’s been a very busy week, and a very successful one, for the club, with good wins for the ladies and men in the leagues, writes Paul Moffitt.

(left to right) Lizzie Westcott, Jess Summers and Mia Saunders who made it a case of 'girl power' at the Devpn and Somerset Gliding Club

It was quite a past week at the Devon and Somerset Gliding Club, writes Jill Harmer.

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