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The Sidmouth rugby senior squad had a second warm-up match against Honiton in preparation for the coming league season and once again showed their ability to play a fast, mobile game with a fine display of running rugby and finishing to score twelve unanswered tries in a 70-0 win, writes Terry O’Brien.

Sidmouth RFC to expand girls rugby section

Thursday, August 27, 2015
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The rugby club are planning to build on the successful introduction of girls rugby last season, writes Terry O’Brien.

Cockles captain in 2014/15 Dave Bargent

Exmouth have named a XV with a blend of youth and experience for the pre-season friendly with Exeter Chiefs Academy at the Imperial Ground on Tuesday night (6.45pm kick-off).

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Exmouth head into their clash with Exeter Chiefs Academy on Tuesday (August 26) having completed seven weeks of a gruelling pre season programme in preparation for the start of the new league campaign.

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Exmouth have hastily arranged a pre-season friendly for this Saturday (August 15) after Teignmouth pulled out of the scheduled Imperial Ground Friday night friendly with the Cockles, writes Steve Birley.

Cockles captain in 2014/15 Dave Bargent

Exmouth RFC host newly promoted South West One side Teignmouth RFC this Friday (August 14).

Honiton RFC make double signing

Tuesday, August 4, 2015
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Honiton coach Callum Hill is impressed with what he has found on his return to Allhallows, writes Steve Birley.

The Sidmouth RFC refurbished area at their Blackmore headquarters.

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.

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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.

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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