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Sidmouth and East Devon Fencing Club junior fencers confirmed their reputation for technique, tactics and fitness by returning from the Devon Junior Foil Championships this year with a haul of 10 medals of which five were gold.

A glorious sunny autumn morning greeted the 15 Honiton runners who made the trip to Studland Bay in Dorset for the Studland Stampede, writes Judy Davey.

AVR member Roger Bramley travelled east to compete in the Salisbury Half Marathon, writes Dave Mutter.

Honiton Netball Club’s new senior squad Hot Shots are enjoying a terrific season so far and currently sit mid-table in Division One of the Honiton Netball League with two wins from their first three games.

Hi Q and Sidmouth Chicks both continue to sport unbeaten records in the Honiton Netball Winter League Division One, writes Graham Ingram.

Honiton Hornets produced a fine all-round show to defeat Sidmouth and Ottery (SOHC) III 3-0.

Bowlers from Honiton won all their matches last week, writes Julie Grant.

Feniton Bowling Club held its Annual Dinner and Presentation Evening at the Honiton Golf Club, writes Roger Smith.

Harry Tincknell scored his stunning maiden victory for the Ford Chip Ganassi Racing team in the 6 Hours of Fuji on Sunday (October 16), Ford’s second FIA World Endurance Championship GTE Pro class victory.

Devon’s richest raceday takes place on Tuesday (November 1) when high class horses will be heading to Exeter Racecourse to contest the grade 2 188Bet Haldon Gold Cup, writes Lucy Johnson.

AVR duo complete Glastonbury Festival Run

Thursday, October 13, 2016

AVR members Lynn and Caitlyn Sloman both competed in the ‘Festival Run’ at Worthy Farm Pilton, the site of Glastonbury Festival, writes Dave Mutter.

Honiton Running Club members were on the start line of the Axminster event, The Minster Challenge, writes Judy Davey.

Five Honiton Running Club (HRC) members took part in the South West Coast Path race, writes Judy Davey.

Honiton Running Club (HRC) members Alasdair Moffett, Tom Bornet and Mark Dallyn took part in the Bournemouth Marathon, writes Judy Davey.

Honiton Hornets were 5-2 winners when they took on Okehampton.

Last weekend Nick Johnson became the fourth N1 Tri Club member this year to complete an Iron distance event when he completed Ironman Barcelona, writes Ellie Dominey.

AVRs Hirons tackles first ever Marathon

Wednesday, October 12, 2016

Victoria Hirons went way up north to run the York Marathon, her first ever marathon, which she completed in a time of 5:42:46, writes Dave Mutter.

There was action last weekend for N1 Tri XClub brother and sister pairing Izzy and Ollie Beech, writes Ellie Dominey.

The rich colours of Haldon forest make a stunning backdrop for Exeter’s second meeting of its season next Tuesday (October 18) as the glory days of winter jump racing gallop closer, writes Lucy Johnson.

A new season of East Devon Short Mat Bowls is up and running once again, writes Caroline Pavey.

Honiton bowlers played three friendly matches last week, writes Julie Grant.

Honitons Hawker 12th at Jersey Marathon

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Three years ago, Honiton Running Club (HRC) had a fantastic club trip to Jersey to take part in the Jersey Marathon and relays, writes Judy Davey.

Colyton School have once again produced a champion team.

The Axminster indoor season is now well under way after the opening of the rink for the new season by club president Norman Copland on October 1, writes David Harris.

Patrick Devine-Wright took advantage of a work trip to Switzerland to run the ‘Trail des Patrouillers’ mountain race on Saturday, writes Dave Mutter.

The sunshine was warm, and the soaring conditions good for so late in the year at North Hill during the past seven days, writes Jill Harmer.

Sunday saw the fifth Minster Challenge race, which is a challenging 12km of hills, country lanes, footpaths, fields, streams and wooded areas, writes Dave Mutter.

Exmouth-based Sue Parker had quite a story to tell after her success in the Bicton XC Female Open Duathlon.

Hornets get sixy with Exe

Tuesday, October 4, 2016

Honiton Hornets continued their superb start to the new campaign with a 5-1 win over Exe, writes Sophie George.

Three Axe Valley Runner’s flew north for their first marathon in the glorious setting of Loch Ness, writes Dave Mutter.

Triathlon is typically an individual sport, perhaps not so much the training, but certainly the competing element, so when a rare opportunity arose for N1 Tri Club members to compete as a team, at the Roadford Relays Team Triathlon, they grabbed it readily, writes Ellie Dominey.

The Honiton indoor season began with the two captains Tony and Yvonne Williams playing on winning rinks, writes Julie Grant.

Once again the weather was kind and there was a full fixture list completed in the Honiton Netball League, writes Graham Ingram.

On Saturday the Southerly wind was blowing quite strongly, and Matt Wright from Washford volunteered to show early-solo pilot Will Stainer, how the cliffs at Beer Head work from the club DG505 two-seater, writes Jill Harmer.

N1 Tri members notch up aquatic success

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

N1 Tri club members have been out in action recently, writes Ellie Dominey.

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