Sidmouth and Ottery Hockey Club men’s fourth team completed what for them, this season, is a most unusual act – they ‘won’ both halves of their hockey match to secure their first win of the season thanks to a 4-1 success in their league game at Bridgwater.
Exeter City Football Club’s (ECFC) first team physio, Adey Saunderson, has praised the East Devon Grecians for raising £10,000 over a two-year period to go towards a host of medical equipment at the Cliff Hill training ground.
It’s the Healthy Pets Devon National next Friday (February 22) at Exeter Racecourse and local trainer Polly Gundry, who trains racehorses near Ottery St Mary, is hoping for a second success with Dawson City, writes Lucy Johnson.
Point-to-point racing enthusiasts could be in for a bumper weekend of racing in the Devon and Cornwall area if both the re-scheduled meeting at the Royal Cornwall Show Ground takes place next Saturday (February 16), along with the South Pool Harriers popular meeting at the old historic racecourse at Buckfastleigh in Devon on Sunday (February 17), writes Donna Harris.
Millwey Rise Reserves managed to beat the weather to host their latest Macron League Division Eight fixture, one they ultimately lost 6-1, to a strong visiting Dawlish Reserves outfit, writes Dick Sturch.
Exmouth dart player Paul Milford has become only the second ever home-grown player from Devon to be selected for the England national team following his section for the forthcoming Home Internationals, writes Steve Birley.
Honiton Town Reserves were entitled to feel a tad ‘hard done by’ as they lost 4-1 at home to Bow AAC as Mountbatten Park staged one of less than 20 games that beat the weather across the nine divisions of the Macron Devon and Exeter League.
Last week served up a very sad day for Axe Cliff ladies as they learned of the sudden death of long-serving and much-loved member Helen Gaudie, who had appeared to be in good health just the day before, writes Dave Bruce.
The past week was certainly an interesting and challenging one for the Axe Cliff seniors, desperate to play on Monday with the ladies, having seen the previous Friday cancelled due to snow, writes Dave Bruce.
The Exmouth Express has taken over from the Fulford 5 and the new race is contested over a flat, fast, five-mile road race that takes in two laps along the seafront and through the town, finishing in the square where we started, writes Dave Mutter.
Honiton bagged another fine away win, but ended the latest matchday slipping off top spot in the Tribute Cornwall and Devon table, which now sees the top four teams separated by just four points, writes Jerry Rice.