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Eight AVRs made the monthly pilgrimage to what is becoming the home of speed for the Yeovilton 5k series, writes Dave Mutter.

Four AVRs ran the Killerton Parkrun on Saturday with the warm weather making for very fast conditions on the slightly undulating, off-road course, writes Dave Mutter.

One of the favourite days on the calendar for the Sidmouth ladies came around on Tuesday when the club hosted the Spears Trophy drive.

East Devon drag racing ace Mark Smith had to overcome significant hurdles to be part of a special event last weekend.

In the County Trophy, Madeira proved much too strong for Ottery taking all four rinks to win the match comprehensively, writes Michael Smith.

East Devon driving ace Harry Tincknell leads the FIA World Endurance Championship by nine point after he bagged the runners-up spot, and created a little piece of race history, at the Le Mans 24 Hours meeting.

Chardstock had mixed fortunes in the Exeter and District Over-60s Triples League last week with the A team beating Pinces B 44-38 while the B team went down 48-33 at Chagford, writes Vaughan Fletcher.

The county major competitions have been completed at section level, writes Julie Grant.

With the Lyme Regis championship team and the ladies only garnering two and three points respectively, and the South Dorset team only getting three points, it was Lyme II that shone with a fine 8-2 win over Bridport B, writes Paul Moffitt.

After four weeks of the Honiton Netball League season have been completed there remain three teams sporting unbeaten records in Left Division and the trio hold a four point lead over the ‘best of the rest’, writes Graham Ingram.

N1 Tri Club member Michele Thornberry took on her first ever open water triathlon at Bristol Harbour last weekend, writes Ellie Dominey.

The warm weather certainly made conditions tough for any endurance events during the third weekend of June, writes Dave Mutter.

Feniton Bowling Club enjoyed an excellent week during which time they bagged a brace of wins over local rivals Honiton, writes Roger Smith.

Seaton ladies made National Top Club competition progress with a five shot home win in a close encounter against Madeira B, writes Alan Nicholas.

The British point-to-point season comes to a close on Saturday (June 17) after six-and-a-half months with the traditional Torrington Farmers meeting at Umberleigh, North Devon, writes Granville Taylor.

Woolbridge MC members Rodney Thorne and Andrew Forsyth took a closely-contested win apiece by almost exactly the same margin at the Taunton, Torbay and Burnham MCs ‘3 Clubs’ hill climb at Manor Farm, Charmouth, staged last weekend, writes Rupert Barker.

The penultimate point-to-point meeting of the current season took place at Bratton Down last weekend, where the Tiverton Staghounds hosted their day, writes Donna Harris.

The Ottery St Mary week began with a fine success over close rivals Feniton in the County Trophy, writes Michael Smith.

Rob Smyth won the latest Seaton Parkrun, writes Dave Mutter.

Ottery St Mary found that the North Devon air did not agree with them when they travelled up to play U3A Torridge and The Pig on the Hill for their latest Devon Petanque League matches, writes Dave West.

Due to the recent inclement weather Chardstock bowlers have been restricted to just three fixtures over the past week, writes Vaughan Fletcher.

Despite the howling gales CB Simpson won the AVR June Senior handicap in a time of 36:40, writes Dave Mutter.

Dunkeswell bowlers have had mixed fortunes in recent matches.

The Cotswold 113 half-iron distance triathlon was a club target event this year and a total of 10 N1 triathletes were on the start line, writes Ellie Dominey.

Last Saturday afternoon, members of Honiton Bowling Club held their annual Charity Day bowls game for the Fortescue Trophy, writes Julie Grant.

After a five-year gap AVR resurrected the East Devon Way Relay last Sunday, a low-key 12-stage race following the 38-mile inland route from Exmouth to Uplyme then continuing another couple of miles down to Lyme Regis since it’s nicer to finish a jolly day’s running with beer, chips and ice-cream close at hand, writes Dave Mutter.

It has been a very disappointing week for the Feniton men’s teams, writes Roger Smith.

Four members of Honiton Running Club (HRC)took part in the Killerton Duathlon, writes Judy Davey.

Axminster men remain unbeaten in Devon Over-60s League fixtures after excellent home wins over Bradninch B and Culm Vale, writes David Harris.

Honiton ladies progressed into the next round of the county Interclub competition by beating Oreston 54 shots to 29, writes Julie Grant.

Seaton’s bowlers were in good form when they entertained Axminster on their Jubilee Gardens green, writes Alan Nicholas.

Both Lyme Regis men’s league games were called off last Monday due to a local monsoon, writes Paul Moffitt.

A team of athletic students from Axe Valley Academy were involved in the East Devon versus Exeter, athletics match.

Sports at The Woodroffe School is very strong across all fields and the school is always very proud of recent success in equestrian.

Bratton Down, beautifully located on the edge of Exmoor, is the setting for the Tiverton Staghounds meeting this Sunday (June 11), writes Granville Taylor.

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