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Yesterday, 21:12

Sidmouth Under-16s were involved in a thrilling 17-all draw when they played a midweek floodlit match at neighbouring Exmouth, writes Daryl Pearce.

Thu, 12:06

The Sidmouth Under-13 squadron ventured out to Mid Devon last Sunday for a tricky encounter with the mighty Crediton, who were eventually beaten 17-5.

Thu, 12:06

Crediton Under-9s powered their way to an 80-5 success on their visit to Crediton.

Thu, 12:06

As any sportsman will tell you it hurts to lose, it also hurts to lose by one point, it hurts even more to lose by one point in the last two minutes of a game and it hurts a lot to lose when it was the best team that lost, writes Robert Baugh.

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Thu, 12:06
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The traditional Christmas three-ball, the George Meadows Trophy, is played in memory of George Meadows who tragically collapsed and died on the course thirty years ago, writes Chris Roberts.

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Thu, 12:05
Sidmouth Cricket Jordan Fowler Junior Colt of the Year

Sidmouth toasted ‘absent friends’ at their annual dinner and awards evening, writes Conrad Sutcliffe.

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Thu, 12:04
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It was a week for Sidmouth bowlers when the contrasting results seen between the men’s league and cup matches, and the mixed friendly fixtures has never been more evident, writes David Fairclough.

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Thu, 11:54
Exmouth Sea Angling Associaton The Christmas Fayre meeting

The Exmouth Sea Angling Association (ESAA) contested the Carnival competition that was fished from Mare Rocks to Sandy Bay, writes Robert Pennells.

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Thu, 11:54
ESAA Christms Fayre winners

The Exmouth Sea Angling Association (ESAA) fished the annual Christmas Fayre meeting, writes Robert Pennells.

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Thu, 11:51
The RFU SW Facilities manager Jon Bendle was invited officially cut the ribbon at the Exmouth RFC's new floodlights opening on Saturday. Mr Bendle is pictured with first team captain Dave Bargent, chrmn Chris Parks, pres Keith Pyne, Mike England, David Bassett,  sec Jan McCarthy, Director of Rugby Chris Wright and Roger Holman. Ref exsp 3088-50-14. Picture: Simon Horn.

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.

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Thu, 11:49
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.

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Thu, 11:47
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Newton Poppleford finally tasted victory after more than 40 games without success, winning 3-2 at home to Topsham Town Reserves a fortnight ago, writes Jordan Cooper.

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Thu, 11:44
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All roads lead to Taunton Racecourse on December 30, when the seven race card has a whopping prize pot of £53,500 on offer - the richest meeting of the season so far.

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Wed, 21:24
Sam Pyne

A Sidmouth College student has once again proved himself to be a formidable force in cross country competitions – and now he will go on to represent Devon.

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Wed, 21:23
Short Mat Bowls

Sidford Short Mat Bowling Club celebrated another successful year when members and friends met at The Kingswood Devoran Hotel for the annual lunch and presentation of club championship trophies.

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Wed, 07:57
Feniton Bowling Club awards ladies' Handicap winner Judy Smith

Feniton Bowling Club held its annual dinner and presentation night at the Honiton Golf Club.

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Wed, 07:54
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Thorverton completed a Premier League double over Beer Albion beating the Fishermen 1-0 at The Furzebrake, writes Richard Honnor.

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Wed, 07:47
Devon and Somerset Gliding Club member Oscar Leeson

Despite some poor forecasts, there have been surprisingly pleasant gliding conditions at Devon and Somerset Gliding Club this week, writes Jill Harmer.

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Wed, 07:46

For anyone that has tried to enter the London Marathon and failed then have a read about an early Christmas present for AVR member Diane Newton, writes Dave Mutter.

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Mon, 21:22
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Exeter City Football Club has announced that, owing to a variety of reasons, the need to secure a loan from the PFA to assist cash-flow over the short term will not now be necessary, writes Richard Dorman.

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Mon, 21:16
Horse racing

There was plenty of excitement at the Cornwall Hunt Club point-to-point, writes Granville Taylor.

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Saturday, December 13, 2014
Football or soccer ball at the kickoff of a game - outdoors

Feniton Under-14s were indebted to hot-shot striker Chris Badcott who scored all five of his teams goals as they recovered from five down early in the second half of their Acland Park meeting with Honiton to earn a draw in a thrilling 5-5 draw.

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Friday, December 12, 2014
Sidbury played host to local rivals Seaton. Ref shsp 8774-48-14TI Picture: Terry Ife

Sidbury head for a meeting with Newtown on Saturday (December 13) looking for a win that could push them into a top three berth in the Fresha League top flight table.

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Thursday, December 11, 2014
The match at the Woodspring Stadium has been postponed.

Ottery St Mary Under-13s were very good value for a 2-1 Exeter and District Youth League success at Alphington United.

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Thursday, December 11, 2014

Two goals inside the last ten minutes denied Ottery St Mary Under-16s a first win of the season.

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Thursday, December 11, 2014
Football or soccer ball at the kickoff of a game - outdoors

Ottery St Mary Under-9s were engaged in a couple of tough encounters from which they can count themselves unfortunate not to have emerged with something more than a point to show for their considerable efforts in both games.

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Thursday, December 11, 2014
Sidmouth Town welcome Totnes and Dartington at the start of the match. Ref shsp 8403-47-14TI Picture: Terry Ife

Sidmouth Town came back from two goals down to claim a share of the spoils in a 2-2 draw at Liverton but the Vikings faithful will have journeyed home from South Devon feeling their side could, indeed should, have had more to show for another afternoon of dominance in front of the opposition goal, but without making their superiority tell.

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Thursday, December 11, 2014
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Sidmouth Warriors Under-8s worked tirelessly throughout the team as they went down 5-0 to a strong and well-organised Brixington Blues.

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Thursday, December 11, 2014
Sidmouth Town 3rds against local rivals Ottery St Mary 2nds. Ref shsp 9537-50-14TI. Picture: Terry Ife.

Sidmouth thirds claimed a third win of the Fresha League season when they defeated Ottery St Mary 2-1.

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Thursday, December 11, 2014

Sidmouth Town Reserves were worthy 5-3 winners when they travelled to meet Newtown Reserves, but they had to come from behind before sealing their latest Fresha League success.

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