Rugby

Honiton Hawks Under-9s returned to action after the festive break when they travelled to Taunton on Sunday morning.

Honiton climbed into a top three berth in the Tribute Cornwall and Devon league after a 33-3 Allhallows victory over Hayle, writes Jerry Rice.

Honiton 2nds went down 58-5 when they entertained South Molton.

With several games already cancelled because of the weather, Honiton took the long trip to Bude for what was expected to be a slog in the mud, writes Jerry Rice.

Chard beaten at Kingsbridge

Monday, January 8, 2018

Chard were beaten 27-14 on their visit to Kingsbridge for a Western Counties (West) fixture, writes Glynn Hughes.

Honiton remain very much in the running for Tribute Cornwall and Devon division honours after a 12th success in 15 outings, a 20-17 victory at Bude.

Honiton launch a new year of league fixtures with a Saturday (January 6) visit to Bude.

As the Lacemen prepare to launch their 2018 fixtures with Saturday’s trip to Bude, we have taken a look back at how the team has fared in the opening game of each of the past six seasons.

After a three week break from action, Chard RFC will re-start their league programme this coming Saturday (January 6), with a trip to Devon side Kingsbridge, writes Glynn Hughes.

Ahead of what is going to be a busy festive period for the Exeter Chiefs, stars from the Aviva Premiership club today took time out to pay a special visit to the Bramble Children’s Unit at the Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital.

Sidmouth Under-15 girls travelled to meet a mixed Brixham-Newton Abbott side against whom they served up a terrific all-round show to win 54-17.

Honiton won their final match of 2017, 28-12, against Exeter-based Wessex in a match that also marked the start of the second half of the Tribute Cornwall and Devon League campaign, writes Jerry Rice.

Honiton were 26-5 winners when they travelled to Torrington for their latest Tribute Cornwall and Devon League fixture, writes Will Goulden.

Honiton 2nd XV travelled to North Devon with the club’s 1st XV for a ‘double-header’ with hosts Torrington and it was a happy return journey as the 2nds emulated the senior side, winning their game 55-12, writes James Foot.

Honiton 2nds defied the odds to record a splendid 40-17 win over Torquay Tics.

Honiton claimed a superb clean-sheet victory as they defeated Tavistock for the second time in three weeks, beating the Moorlanders 34-0 to maintain their pursuit of the top three in the Tribute Cornwall and Devon League table, writes Jerry Rice.

Chard RFC Under-9s have received a super sponsorship.

Honiton Hawks Under-9s travelled to Tiverton on Sunday for what was their first ever meeting with the Mid Devon Club.

Honiton 2nd XV suffered a 37-0 defeat to Sidmouth 2nds in a contest that saw the Lacemen forced to field a much-changed side owing to call-ups to the 1st XV for their trip to Saltash.

Honiton Hawks Under-9s returned to action on Sunday morning, having had their previous game cancelled.

Honiton 2nds entertained Crediton 2nds on Saturday, and, with Honiton’s pitch still not back to normal after the previous week’s rain, it was a very stodgy encounter.

Honiton travelled to league rivals Tavistock to play in the semi-final of the Devon Intermediate cup, writes Jerry Rice.

Chard colts were edged out 14-13 when they entertained Frampton Cotterell in a Somerset Under-18 League meeting.

In very tricky conditions, Honiton entertained mid-table Plymouth-based Albion Oakes on Saturday. Persistent rain during the morning meant any hope of free-flowing rugby was lost and it was always going to be a hard slog in the mud for both sides, writes Jerry Rice.

After a well below par performance against Sidmouth last weekend Chard got back to winning ways with an effective display against a competitive Paignton side, writes Glyn Hughes.

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