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Members' race at Ottery St Mary. P1081-10-10TI Point 2 Point at OSM. The 1st Race.

Horse racing enthusiasts are promised a fantastic family day out on Bank Holiday Monday (May 30), writes Donna Harris.

East Devon Hunt's Point to Point event. Photo by Simon Horn. Ref shsp 10 1192-10-11SH

The re-arranged Eggesford fixture at Upcott Cross featured riding doubles for Jamie Thomas and Will Biddick, writes Granville Taylor.

On a very wet and windy Saturday on the Dorset coast, Chris Perry ran the inaugural Jurassic Quarter Ultra, writes Dave Mutter.

Many N1 Tri Club members opened their triathlon seasons earlier this month, writes Ellie Sutcliffe.


There was finally some cheer last week for the Lyme Regis men bowlers, writes Paul Moffitt.


Feniton men’s Over-60s Triples League A team continued their excellent start to the season last week, writes Roger Smith.

Spencer Ayers Age 11

East Devon boxing brothers Mitchell and Spencer Ayers continue to make great progress in the boxing ring, writes Steve Birley.

Over the sticks

Will Biddick’s double at Bratton Down gave him his fifth winner in the last five days, and helped to elevate him into a narrow lead over Darren Edwards for the Devon & Cornwall title, writes Granville Taylor.

Equestrian picture

Three days of superb cross country action are in prospect at Pontispool Equine Sports Centre near Taunton on May 28 to 30 with the first of its two British Eventing horse trials attracting nearly 900 competitors.

The Seaton week began well with victory over Culm Vale, writes Linda Stone.

Honiton runners at the Clyst Hydon Huff meeting.

On Friday, four of the faster Honiton Running Club (HRC) members took part in the Run Exe Relays, writes Judy Davey.

Netball action

The Honiton Netball League was back in action after the previous week had been washed out, writes Graham Ingram.

Played two, won two, Honiton continue their good start in the East of Exe mixed double rink evening league, writes Julie Grant.

Ottery beaten by visiting Sidmouth

Saturday, May 21, 2016

Ottery began the week with a friendly at home to Sidmouth, who were not feeling that friendly as they won three rinks to one and 80-61 overall, writes Michael Smith.


It may have been late in the evening and very dark, but Honiton players managed, just, to bowl their way to victory in their first East of Exe league match at Hemyock, writes Julie Grant.

Harry Tincknell does an interview

Harry Tincknell extended his lead in the European Le Mans Series when, along with co-drivers Simon Dolan and Giedo van der Garde placed second in the 4 Hours of Imola.

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Honiton Running Club’s Gemma Collier competed in the Haldon Heartbeat race on Saturday starting at Exeter Racecourse, writes Judy Davey.

Seaton bowlers enjoy Bradninch success

Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Seaton began their week with a visit to Bradninch that saw them record an 88-64 success, writes Linda Stone.


There was another washout for the Lyme Regis championship side, a washout for the ladies when their opponents postponed due to inclement weather, writes Paul Moffitt.


Axminster bowlers have enjoyed another period of comparative success albeit with all three victories coming at home, writes David Harris.

Members of the Ottery Petanque Club and players from further afield playing for the charity shield. Ref shsp 20-16TI 1004. Picture: Terry Ife

Ottery St Mary town Mayor, Glyn Dobson, welcomed players and visitors to the new terrain on the Strawberry Lane sports field for the annual Charity Shield event at which the local petanque club raises money for Hospicecare, writes Dave West.

Jason Tuff in action. Jason will be at Bicton for the four day meeting.

Bicton Arena’s five day showjumping spectacular takes place from Thursday, May 26 until Monday, May 30 when 800 horses will compete over five days in three separate arenas including the prestigious TopSpec Main Arena, writes Lucy Johnson.

Over the sticks

The incessant wet weather relented at last as Exmoor is bathed in sunshine for the Dulverton West meeting, writes Granville Taylor.

N1Tri Club members Jake Smith and Ollie Caute

You’re never too young nor too old to Tri is the message behind the latest success stories for N1 Tri Club athletes, writes Ellie Dominey.

Honiton running club at the Ottery 10K run. Ref mhsp 20-16TI 0962. Picture: Terry Ife

The Ottery 10k race organised by Honiton Running Club (HRC) took place last Sunday on a gorgeous sunny spring day, writes Judy Davey.

Feniton men’s Over-60s Triples League team continued their fine start to the season when they won 35-27 at Exeter St Thomas, writes Roger Smith.


It may have been late in the evening and very dark, but Honiton players managed, just, to bowl their way to victory in their first East of Exe league match at Hemyock, writes Julie Grant.


The Dunkeswell Bowling Club Open Day was well supported when it was held recently.


Budleigh contested two four rink friendly matches last week.


Seaton bowlers were beaten by the bank holiday Monday weather when they attempted to play a friendly match against the Nomads, writes Linda Stone.


Feniton’s bowlers have made a good start to the new outdoor season, writes Roger Smith.

The start of Beer Blazer run at Pecorama. The Honiton Running Club team before their run. Ref mhsp 19-16AW 6816. Picture: Alex Walton

It was the hottest day of the year so far last Sunday and Honiton Running Club (HRC) was well represented at the Beer Blazer 10k off road run, writes Judy Davey.

AVR runner Vicky Hirons at Leeds

AVR member Vicky Hirons was in weekend action, writes Dave Mutter.

Beer Blazer proves a big hit

Monday, May 9, 2016
Beer Blazer run at Pecorama. Axe Valley Runners turned out in force for the 10k run. Ref mhsp 19-16AW 6809. Picture: Alex Walton

Fantastic weather greeted the assembled throng at the start of the 2016 Beer Blazer series of races, writes Dave Mutter.

Mike Lee (OMS 2000M) rounding Sawbench hairpin on his way to Fastest Time of the Day at the 2015 event at Wiscombe

Torbay Motor Club’s first hill climb event of 2016 is being held at Wiscombe Park this coming Saturday (May 14), writes Rupert Barker.

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