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Captain’s day was enjoyed in fine weather at Honiton bowling club, writes Julie Grant.

Ottery St Mary bowler Grace Ward who, at the age of 12, played recently for the Devon Under-25 team

Ottery St Mary had their youngest player play for the Devon Under-25 team last week, writes Michael Smith.

Mark Wolfie Smith on his machine

Newton Poppleford-based drag racing ace Mark ‘Wolfie’ Smith realised a burning ambition last weekend, writes Steve Birley.

Jessica Pugh and Ben Lane in action at the Spanish tournament.

Exmouth badminton ace Jonty Wright was in action again over the weekend, writes Steve Birley.

There was more County success for Ottery last week, writes Michael Smith.

AVR runners Tim Lenton and Graham Newton took part in the Haytor Heller - a 10K run over Dartmoor starting with a run up to Haytor and over some very rough ground across to Hound Tor and back to the finish, writes Dave Mutter.

Honiton runners at the Ham to Lyme Ultra meeting

Five Honiton Runners took part in the second annual running of the Ham to Lyme Ultra Marathon, writes Judy Davey.

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AVR duo Terry Emmett and Matt Clist took part in the Ham and Lyme 50k Ultra meeting, writes Dave Mutter.

Honiton runners at the Mrs E's Big Wheeze meeting at Uplyme

Honiton had a great turn out for Mrs E’s Big Wheeze based at Mrs Ethelston’s Primary School in Uplyme, writes Judy Davey.

Harry Tincknell in action in Austria

Harry Tincknell remains in the lead of the European Le Mans Series points standings after the Briton recorded his third ELMS top-three finish in as many races at the meeting in Austria.

Ollie Caute crosses the finishing line of the Bowood Triathlon

The N1 Tri Club’s younger talent has been taking the spotlight recently, writes Ellie Dominey.

The three Exmouth Harriers who were in action in North Wales; (left to right) Richard Bishop, Cathy Newman and Brian Sansom.

Tough off-road runs are not unfamiliar in the Exmouth Harriers racing calendar but the Snowdon Mountain Race must be one of the toughest, writes Cathy Newman.

Izzy Beech during the Plymouth Aquathlon.

Three N1 Tri Club academy youngsters were in action when they traded the aquathlon (swim and a run) for duathlon (run-bike-run), writes Ellie Dominey.

AVR runners at the Mrs E's Big Wheze, Uplyme meeting

Thirteen members of AVR ran in the Mrs E’s Big Wheeze at Uplyme, writes Dave Mutter.

Away from the racing circuit AVR duo Paul Tolchard and Chris Irving undertook an 85-mile run from Reading to Bath along the Kennet and Avon Canal, writes Dave Mutter.

Last week proved to be another disappointing one in terms of Lyme Regis in league matches, writes Paul Moffitt.

Feniton bowlers enjoyed an excllent past week, writes Roger Smith.

James denne in first place on the podum after winning the Newham London 10k race

Two Honiton athletes, James Denne and Gemma Collier, made the long trip up to the Olympic Park in London to take part in the Great Newham 10K London Run, writes Judy Davey.

The winning rink at the Seaton Bowls Club special meeting (left to right); Barbara Sluman, Dennis Ridd, Ann Dredge, and Anne Joyner.

Seaton Bowling played a friendly of five triples against Tiverton Park, writes Linda Stone.

The Ottery St Mary team that were winners of the Howard Cottrell trophy at Honiton.

Honiton ran their annual Howard Cottrell trophy competition, inviting seven clubs to play against seven home rinks, writes Julie Grant.

Dunkeswell bowlers have had mixed results in recent matches, writes Tom Williams.

The men’s over 60s teams had a disappointing week with both the A team and the B team losing away at Honiton and Exonia respectively, writes Roger Smith.

For the second year running a team from Ottery St Mary won the Howard Cottrell Trophy held at Honiton Bowling Club, writes Mike Smith.

Budleigh Bowls Club trio of Brian Summers, David Roberts and Peter Hillman who won the Open Triples Competition at the Budleigh Tournamen

The Budleigh Tournament of 2016 was graced by good weather.

The Otter Rail and River Run took place at the weekend. Ref shsp 28-16AW 2119. Picture: Alex Walton

The Otter Rail and River Run at Tipton St John celebrated its 10th successful year, with more than 250 runners taking part in the 10km and the 1.5 mile fun run.

Honiton Running Club hosted the Woodland Relays held at Escot, writes Judy Davey.


It was a busy weekend for AVR member Flo Swan who, on Saturday, competed in the National Super Series Triathlon at Dorney Lake near Windsor finishing a very creditable sixth in the 17-18 girls, writes Dave Mutter.

Honiton runners who took part in the Rover Otter Rail and River run.

Honiton RC had a great turn out for the 10th anniversary running of the Otter Rail and River Run which is based at Tipton St John, writes Judy Davey.

The 2016 Honiton Triathlon was held frOM the Allhallows field on Sunday which in turn raised funds for the town's rugby club. Ref mhsp 27-16SH 1157. Picture: Simon Horn.

N1 Tri Club members were out in force for the Honiton Sprint Tri meeting, writes Steve Birley


For the Brecon Beacons National Park on Saturday, July 9, the weather forecast warned of ‘gales across the summits” and “periods of hill fog above 300 metres’, writes Dave Moffitt.

Eric Skeemer bowling for Lyme Regis at a tournament in Sidmouth at the weekend. Ref mhsp 28-16AW 2244. Picture: Alex Walton

There was a mixed bag of results from the Lyme Regis Bowls Club league teams last week, ranging from white washes to 10 pointers, writes Paul Moffitt.

Seaton Over-50s’ Red team were at home to Exonia for their latest match, writes Linda Stone.

Exmouth judo ace John Goldman and his brother-in-law Glyn Daburn of Green Tree Court residential home Pinhoe, were honoured to carry the Para Olympic torch on route to Rio.

There was a special honour bestowed on an Exmouth sportsman recently.

AVR members at the Otter Rail and River meeting

Six senior Axe Valley Runners - only one of them under 60 - entered the 10th Otter Rail and Trail 10k race, writes Dave Mutter

Axminster men’s side were gifted eight points in their latest Triples League match when scheduled opponents Heavitree could not raise a side, writes David Harris.

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