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Rugby Union in East Devon received a major boost today when Exmouth RFC was chosen by the Rugby Football Union to become a Lead Up and Legacy Centre for the 2015 Rugby World Cup which is being staged in England and Wales.

Chris Bentley in action for Exeter Chiefs

A pulsating game did not disappoint as the form teams locked horns in a Blue Ribbon titanic struggle.

Action between Withycombe and Honiton at Raleigh Park on Saturday.  Ref exsp 3201-50-14. Picture: Simon Horn.

Honiton made the short trip down to Exmouth to play Withycombe for their latest league match.

Honiton Under-15s show hosts Tiverton no mercy on their own turf

Honiton Under-11s were edged out 35-30 after a terrific contest at Tiverton.

Honiton Titans Under-10s were 65-15 victors when they met Tiverton.

Chris Bentley in action for Exeter Chiefs

It’s not how many times you fall down that defines success, but how many times you get up.

Honiton good value for Hayle win

Wednesday, December 10, 2014
Honiton rugby action from the home win over Hayle

Honiton were good value for a 23-8 home success over Hayle on Saturday, writes Roger Dance.

Honiton Colts battled to a fine 26-10 success over Cullompton in what proved to be the sides toughest outing to date this season, writes Paz Parrott.

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Honiton Titans Under-10s served up a superb performance to claim victories in two meetings with Teignmouth.

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Honiton Tigers Under-8s ended the year with a win and three defeats when they welcomed Teignmouth to Northcote Lane on Sunday.

Chris Bentley in action for Exeter Chiefs

With the Festive Season rapidly approaching I’m pleased to report all is fine and dandy with Devon senior rugby.

Honiton Colts Vs Exmouth Colts. Ref mhsp 168-49-14AW. Picture: Alex Walton.

Charlie Wright scored four tries as Honiton Colts recorded an empathic 43-0 victory over Exmouth, writes Paz Parratt.

Matthew Jeacock had a debut to remember as Honiton Titans Under-10s took a share of the spoils with one win and one defeat in matches at Exeter Saracens on Sunday.

Honiton Under-11s continued their excellent run of results with a 30-10 success against South Molton.

Harry Todd produced a Man of the Match performance for Honiton, but it wasn’t enough to stop his side slipping to a narrow 26-21 defeat to Exeter Saracens at Northcote Lane.

Honiton rugby action from Crediton game

Playing competitive rugby and entering the league system means you might end up in the Devon and Cornwall league for your sins, writes Roger Dance.

Rugby Honiton colts action versus Sidmouth

Honiton Colts confirmed their place in the Devon Colts Cup League with a convincing 39-0 win over Sidmouth, writes Paz Parratt.

Honiton Under-11 were 60-50 winners when they met Dorchester for what proved to be the toughest encounter yet this season for the young Lacelads.

Honiton Rhinos Under-7s continued to show real improvement in some close fought matches at home to Dorchester.

Honiton Tigers Under-8s played out six matches with visiting Dorchester at Northcote Lane on Sunday.

Honiton Titans Under-10s were in another aggressive and hard fought battle when they tackled Dorchester in tough conditions.

Honiton Colts power to victory over Paignton

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Honiton Colts continue their fine unbeaten season with a comprehensive victory over visitors Paignton, writes Paz Parrott.

After recent success on the road Honiton Under-11s powered to a 35-5 win in a home fixture with South Molton.

Honiton Titans Under-10s continued their solid start to the season with a pair of victories against a well drilled and aggressive South Molton side at Northcote Lane on Sunday.

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