Rugby

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Sidmouth third XV team are looking to arrange another fixture with a local club’s third team before the end of the season.

Exmouth took on Brixham at the Imperial ground on Saturday. Ref exsp 4894-03-15SH. Photo Simon Horn

Giant killing heroics are all part of the magic that is cup sport.

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Honiton Under-11s produced an excellent all-round display to defeat hosts Totnes in both matches the teams contested.

Sidmouth Under-15s were worthy 31-0 winners when they travelled to Honiton for a Plate Trophy fixture, writes Chris Woodruff.

Exmouth in action at Chard

Exmouth head coach Jon Hill spoke after the Cockles win at Chard.

Exmouth in action at Chard

It has been an eventful rugby week for yours truly with both my teams winning on the road.

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Honiton Under-11s travelled for an away ‘double-header’ taking on Dorchester and North Dorset RFC.

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The Lacemen Colts played a well-drilled Newton Abbot and had to work hard to seal a 91-5 success, writes Paz Parratt

Hioniton Titans Under-10s

Honiton Titans Under-10s were engaged in a compelling triangular meeting with teams from Withycombe and Sidmouth.

Honiton versus Saltash rugby action

Honiton gave a good account of themselves as they went down 17-9 to visiting promotion-chasing Saltash, writes Roger Dance.

Exmouth action from the defeat at Bournemouth. Picture: JAN MCCARTHY

An unchanged Exmouth side made the club’s first ever league trip to near neighbours Chard on Saturday, and, whilst the action failed to reach any great

heights, the Cockles returned home with a maximum bonus point 29-9 win, writes Chris Wright.

Sidmouth Third XV when they took to the pitch back in 2011

Sidmouth RFC are continuing their push towards fielding a regular third XV.

Sidmouth girls U13 players with the Women's World Cup when it was on show at St Johns School

Sidmouth hosted an Under-13 girl’s rugby festival at St Johns school.

Honiton Titans Under-10s endured mixed fortunes on their trip to Plymouth for matches with OPM.

A field day for George Meadows saw a rampant Exmouth record an emphatic 51-10 win over Brixham at the Imperial ground on Saturday.

Try treble for Giles

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Honiton Tigers Under-8s enjoy matches at Plymouth-based OPM

Honiton Under-15s were edged out in a close encounter at Bridgwater that the Somerset side won 15-10.

Honiton Under-11s entertained Withycombe and Sidmouth for a round-robin set of fixtures.

Honiton 2nd XV came out on top in an entertaining, if low scoring, Allhallows 5-0 victory over South Molton.

The joys of being in the Devon and Cornwall league of senior rugby was fully realised on Saturday, as the meet time for the players was at 10am, writes Roger Dance.

Honiton Under-15s made a winning start to 2015 with a 52-36 victory over South Molton.

Honiton Colts got back into league action at Allhallows with a tricky fixture against a much-fancied Torquay side, writes Roger Dance.

Honiton seconds kicked off 2015 with a trip to Paignton to face the South Devon outfit’s new second team, writes Tom Churchward.

Honiton edged out by Paignton

Tuesday, January 6, 2015

Honiton kicked off the second part of the season with a home game against Paignton who are a side who sit a couple of positions higher than them in the league and duly won a close contest 15-12, writes Roger Dance.

Chris Bentley in action for Exeter Chiefs

Time and tide wait for no man, no sooner than the last of the turkey is consumed, the wrapping paper binned and the regrets of over indulgence needing waistbands to be eased, than a new year dawns.

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