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Bowls. Ref: Bowls stock. Picture: Alex Walton

Exmouth’s Madeira Bowling Club is gearing up for the autumn with an open day and indoor bowling coaching.

Cycle speedway Champions
Will & Owen Tidball

Exmouth cycle ace Will Tidball continued his fine season when he won the Under-16 Cycling Championships last national series meeting of the year at Oliver’s Mount Scarborough.

Ottery St Mary bowlers John and Terri Ward and Terry House with the Uffculme Triples Trophy

Ottery bowlers netted their fourth trophy of the season when a trio returned from a trip to Mid Devon with the Uffculme Triples trophy, writes Michael Smith.

Photo: Drew Gibson.

East Devon race ace Harry Tincknell is all set for another big weekend of racing in France.

Feniton A continued their hot pursuit of an Exeter and District Triples league promotion berth with a vital six points haul in a 43-40 win over Starcross, writes Roger Smith.

Axminster bowlers had another week of mixed fortunes with victory and defeat across the various matches played, writes David Harris.

Janou Bleekman riding Granntavka Prince on their way to victory at Bicton Arena

The popular veteran event horse Granntevka Prince headed off his much younger rivals to claim two star victory at Bicton Arena International at the weekend, writes Lucy Johnson.

The Lyme Regis championship side have bought themselves a slim chance of staying up following a creditable 6-4 win over Wellworthy, writes Paul Moffitt.

AVRs Grahm Newton at the Dartmoor Volcano run

On Saturday three AVR’s took part in the Jurassic Coast 10k race starting from Budleigh Salterton, writes Dave Mutter.

The Exmouth and District Netball League begins a new season next month.

N1 Tri Club's George Tomkins at the Sherborne event

After a quiet few weeks on the competition scene, N1 Tri Club members were clearly inspired by the superb performances of Team GB triathletes in Rio and were back out swimming, biking and running their way to podium finishes again this weekend, writes Ellie Dominey.

Honiton runners at the Jurassic 10k run

On a very windy penultimate Saturday in August an intrepid group of Honiton Running Club (HRC) runners turned up at Budleigh Salterton Lime Kiln car park to undertake the Jurassic 10k, writes Judy Davey.

The Seaton week started with a friendly game against Feniton, writes Linda Stone.

The Honiton team with the Pomeroy Trophy they won at Madeira together with Mary Ann Dowrick from the host club

Honiton bowlers Yvonne Williams, Carol Armitage, Heather Chambers and Rita Barwick have won the coveted Madeira Pomeroy Trophy for the second year running, writes Julie Grant.

Feniton beaten by star-studded Shaldon

Tuesday, August 16, 2016
Feniton Bowls Clubs' County Trophy team

Feniton’s bowlers suffered defeat in their County Trophy last 16 meeting with a star-studded Shaldon side, writes Roger Smith.

What a cruel game the noble sport of bowls can be, writes Paul Moffitt.

Harry Webb pictured signing his professional contract with Paddy Fitzpatrick.

Harry Webb, who began his boxing career as a youngster with Lymsptone ABC, has formally signed up as a professional boxer.

James Flory after completing his Silver Distance flight at the Devon and Somerset Gliding Clib

The Devon and Somerset Gliding Club (DSGC) has seen some exciting developments for members of late, writes Jill Harmer.

Lynn and Caitlyn Slowman at the Bridport event

AVR duo Lynn Sloman and Caitlyn Sloman took part in the inaugural ‘Bridport Powder Colour Run’, writes Dave Mutter.

The first game of the week for Seaton was at Hemyock, in the East of Exe League, writes Linda Stone.

The past week went well for Honiton’s Over-60s men’s C team as they retained their league position at the top of Division Two of the Exeter and District Triples League, writes Julie Grant.

Bicton to host top event next weekend

Saturday, August 13, 2016
Show jumping at Bicton Arena

Top names are heading to Bicton Arena International Horse Trials on August 19-21 including riders who are in action at the Rio Olympics, writes Lucy Johnson.

The Dunn family who will be racing in Australia in early September.

Three members of the Dunn family from Honiton will be representing Great Britain in the UCI Gran Fondo World Amateur Road Cycling Championships in Perth, Australia next month.

Ottery bowlers were again in good form last week, writes Michael Smith.

Lympstone teenager Max Batson at the helm.

Lympstone teenager Max Batson is once again set to grace the highest level of his sport.

The Lyme Regis bowlers that enjoyed a wonderful Presidents Day held at the club

The Lyme ladies were in fine form in their league match last week, recording an 8-2 win against Branksome Park, writes Paul Moffitt.

Seaton enjoy 78-64 Severalls success

Tuesday, August 9, 2016

The extremely wet weather on Monday resulted in the first two games of the week being called off, writes Linda Stone.

There were mixed fortunes for the Feniton teams playing last week in the Exeter and District Over-60s Triples League, writes Roger Smith.

AVR members at Bridport taking part in the inaugural Jurrasic Coast Half Marathon

Six AVR’s entered the inaugural Bridport Jurassic Coast Run half marathon, writes Dave Mutter.

New solo pilot Charlie Stuckey with Devon and Somerset Gliding Club instructor Pete Harmer

Following a good course week at the Devon and Somerset Gliding Club (DSGC), 14-year-old Charlie Stuckey from Kentisbeare, achieved his first solo flight in a glider, writes Jill Harmer.

The Dunkeswell ladies who won the Honiton Bowls Club round-robin compettion (left to right)l; Elaine Power, Jose Williams and Linda Vince.

A trio of Dunkeswell ladies are celebrating landing silverware success.

Axminster’s bowlers were victors in the one friendly they were able to play recently, writes David Harris.

Beer Club boules team lives on!

Sunday, August 7, 2016

Axe Valley Boules League side Beer Club’s boules team lives on, despite the fact that the club has now closed, writes Gerard Wood.

Congratulations to Di Hawkins and Heather Chambers for getting to the quarter final of the Bowls Devon Over 70 pairs competition as Section 3 winners, best of luck against a pair from Ivybridge, writes Julie Grant.


Plymouth Petanque Club came to Strawberry Lane following a 4 -1 win in the morning at Honiton, writes Dave West.

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