Rugby

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

Exeter Chiefs head coach Rob Baxter is the guest of honour at Sidmouth Rugby Club, Heydons Lane, on Friday (July 24)), for a Question and Answer session in the newly refurbished Blackmore clubhouse.

George Nightingale welcomes Marc Dibble to Exmouth RFC outside Spoken Cafe Bar.

Exmouth Rugby Club have added lots of experience to their coaching staff with the addition of Marc Dibble as specialist backs and skills coach.

Sean Harrison (right) is welcomed to the Exmouth RFC ranks by Dave Bargent whilst the Cockles were pre-season training at the Royal Marine camp at Lympstone.

Exmouth RFC has added another former Cockles junior to the senior squad with the addition of front row player Sean Harrison to bolster the ranks ahead of the coming season.

A vocal Exeter Chiefs Head Coach, Rob Baxter during the Aviva Premiership match between Exeter Chiefs and Newcastle Falcons at the Sandy Park on December 21, 2013 in Exeter, Devon, England. (Photo by Phil Mingo/Pinnacle) - Tel: +44(0)1363 881025 - Mobile:0797 1270 681 - VAT Reg No: 768 6958 48 - 21/12/2013 - SPORT - RUGBY UNION - Aviva Premiership - Sandy Park Stadium, Exeter, Devon, England

Rob Baxter, the head coach at Premiership side Exeter Chiefs, will be the guest of honour at Sidmouth Rugby Club, Heydons Lane on Friday, July 24, for a Question and Answer session in the newly refurbished Blackmore clubhouse.

World cup rugby comes to Exmouth

The Webb Ellis Cup - rugby’s greatest prize - is coming to Exmouth on Wednesday, July 8, as part of the Rugby World Cup 2015 Trophy tour.

Hands holding rugby ball

Exeter Chiefs Academy back rower Connor O’Shaughnessy has becomes the latest addition to Exmouth’s squad ahead of the coming season.

rugbyl generic picture

Honiton RFC have started their planning for next season and have re-appointed Callum Hill as their player coach for the 2015/16 campaign.

Chris Bentley in action for Exeter Chiefs

Possibly the best number-eight England never had was Lawrence Connor.

rugbyl generic picture

Chard RFC held their players and awards dinner at the clubhouse last Friday evening .

Poppy Leitch, the Bicton who has been selected for trials with the Ladies England Rugby under 20’s team

Bicton College student, Poppy Leitch, 17, is preparing for two exciting opportunities ahead with the Ladies England Rugby under 20’s Team trials next month in Birmingham and a place secured at Exeter University starting this academic year.

Exmouth sign Powell

Wednesday, May 6, 2015
Dan Powell is welcomed to the club by former Cockles' captain Ross Morshead:

Exmouth RFC have made their first signing of the 15-16 season with utility back and England Under 18’s trialist Dan Powell arriving from Sidmouth and Exeter College.

Exmouth Community College celebrate

Exeter College Rugby achieved the ‘treble’ in AoC British Colleges Rugby terms by winning the AoC British Colleges Elite Cup against Llandrillo College at Stourbridge.

Honiton captain Harry Wright with the losers shield after the Lacemen lost 22-0 to Barnstaple in the Devon Colts Cup final at Sandy Park. It was Honiton's  first appearance in the final since 1985 when, coincidentally, they also lost to Barnstaple.

Honiton went down 20-0 in the Devon Colts Cup final, but won plenty of admirers for the way they played in what was an entertaining game.

mhsp week 17 rugby

Honiton Community College student Charlie Wright has just returned to East Devon having played for the England Under-16 rugby team who dealt Wales a heavy 34-0 defeat.

Honiton at home to Withycombe. Ref mhsp 5500-16-15TI. Picture: Terry Ife

Honiton Under-11s went down 40-20 to visiting Tiverton, but there was much form the Lacelads coaching staff to be pleased about in the performance.

Exmouth took on Weston at the Imperial Ground on Saturday. Ref exsp 3548-17-15SH. Picture: Simon Horn

Exmouth’s reward for their bonus point success over Weston-super-Mare is a home tie in the play-off.

Honiton Tigers under-8s ended the regular season on a high when they won three of the four matches they played against visiting South Molton.

Exmouth action from Redingensians match

Exmouth will boosted by the return of Chris Bentley to the second row for Saturday’s showdown with Weston on the Imperial Ground.

There can’t be many occasions when Chard have scored more than 40 points away from home and come away with no more than a four-try bonus point, but the 64-41 defeat at Old Centralians in National Three South West was one of them.

Honiton at home to Withycombe. Ref mhsp 5547-16-15TI. Picture: Terry Ife

What could have been a non-event turned out to be an entertaining 22-all draw when Honiton entertained Withycombe in their penultimate league game of the season, writes Roger Dance.

Honiton Colts edged out at Newton Abbot

Tuesday, April 14, 2015
Rugby

A 26-27 defeat away to Newton Abbot means Honiton Colts are not yet in the final of the Devon Colts Cup, writes Paz Parratt.

Hands holding rugby ball

FORWARD power paved the way for Wellington to beat Sidmouth 27-15 for the bonus point win that ensures they avoid relegation.

Sidmouth cashing in on World Cup

Sunday, April 5, 2015

SIDMOUTH are Rugby World Cup winners – and the tournament doesn’t start for months.

Hands holding rugby ball

HONITON U11s tuned up for the looming Devon Festival with a 35-15 win over visiting Wellington in a mud bath.

HONITON defeated Ivybridge 45-26 in an end-to-end encounter that takes them one step closer to the Devon Colts final at Sandy Park next month, writes Paul Parratt.

Local Weather

Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 17°C

min temp: 7°C

Most Read Sport

Great British Life


Great British Life

Family notices
Advertise in the paper
Submit a Story
Submit a Story
Buy Photos
Competitions
iwitness24
Facebook
Twitter
Google Plus Page
Reader Travel

Family Notices 24

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Midweek Herald e-edition today E-edition



Honiton's trusted business finder