Honiton Tigers Under-10s hosted their close neighbours Sidmouth on Sunday and earned a win and two draws in some keenly contested matches.

Honiton Hawks Under-8s were involved in a couple of titanic tussles with Exeter Chiefs.

Honiton Tigers Under-10s were involved in two close contests when they visited Exeter Youth.

Honiton IIs went down in their meeting with a very strong Withycombe 2nd XV.

Honiton fell to the expected heavy defeat when they came up against a University side that has made a flying start to their league campaign at one level higher than the Lacemen, in the Devon Cup, writes Jerry Rice.

Honiton Rhino’s won both their matches at Cullompton.

Honiton suffered a 28-22 when they travelled to Cornwall to face fellow early season strugglers Lanner, writes Jerry Rice.

Honiton 2nd XV suffered a heavy 69-17 defeat when they came up against a very youthful Exeter University side.

Honiton Hawks Under-8s had mixed fortunes on their visit to Cullompton where they won one and lost one of their two entertaining and competitive tag rugby games.

Honiton Tigers Under-10s enjoyed a morning of ‘firsts’ as they bagged a win double on a visit to Cullompton.

For their first match this season, Honiton Hunters, the club’s Under-7s hosted the strong travelling team of 25 players from Exmouth.

Honiton Tigers Under-10s began the new season in fine style with a brace of victories at home to Exmouth on Sunday.

Honiton’s poor start to the season continued with a visit to near neighbours Withycombe and once again unavailability’s and injuries meant there were several changes to the starting line up and this has to be a clear factor in the Lacemen’s problems so far this year, writes Jerry Rice.

Honiton Hawks Under-8s launched their tag rugby season in fine style in matches at home against Exmouth, winning all four games.

Withycombe RFC are busy preparing for a big day next Sunday when they hope to introduce girl’s rugby to a wider audience.

Honiton ended up having to share the spoils after an enthralling derby meeting with Topsham that left both sides wondering what might have been at the full time whistle with the scores then 25-all.

Rugby Premiership referee Luke Pearce will be talking about his career in the game at an opening evening organised by the Devon Rugby Referees’ Society as part of recruitment drive.

Honiton travelled with a depleted side to Cornwall to play Bodmin. Weddings, injuries and unavailability’s hit the Lacemen hard, writes Michael Huskins.

Honiton 2nd XV made the difficult trip to Teignmouth who boast a first XV playing two divisions above Honiton and therefore have great strength in depth.

Honiton 1st XV opened their home campaign of the season with a disappointing 34-15 loss to Cornish side Falmouth, writes Jerry Rice.

Chard did not let down the good sized crowd that turned up to watch the first home game of the season but last years runners-up Thornbury proved too big a hurdle for the inexperienced home side and in the visitors ran out comfortable 33-13 winners.

Mark Beavis has been explaining his reasons for standing down as Sidmouth coach a year earlier than planned, writes Conrad Sutcliffe.

Honiton’s 2016-7 campaign got of to a disappointing start when they travelled away to Tavistock for their first league fixture, writes Jerry Rice.

Honiton 2nd XV lost their opening game of the new season when beaten 41-10 by Tavistock 2nd XV.

Chard RFC Mini and Juniors held their first day back in the new season.

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