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The last week was rather a quiet one at Devon and Somerset Gliding Club with some Trial lessons and evening flying cancelled due to the weather, writes Jill Harmer.

Devon pétanque triumph

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Petanque

In a needle three-way petanque match against Kernow and Great Western regions, held at the Isca Pétanque club at Whipton in Exeter, Devon’s players recorded a resounding victory, writes Alasdair Paterson.

Harry Tincknell in action at the Red Bull Ring

Harry Tincknell returns to LM P2 sportscar action when the Nissan NISMO “factory” driver races for JOTA Sport in the third round of the European Le Mans Series this coming Sunday (July 12).

Petanque

Honiton Petanque Club, which was only formed earlier this year, has been successful in their application to join the Devon Petanque League in 2016, and they are now looking for potential players.

Seaton karting ace Ryan Edgecombe

Round Five of the DKRC 2015 Championship enjoyed glorious sunny weather on the Saturday only to find Race day a slightly damper affair as a downpour made for wet set ups for the first round of heats, writes Jim Bee.

There were matches in both Pools A and B last week in the Honiton Netball League, writes Graham Ingram.

Sidmouth lady bolwers received a visit from the ladies'  Devon County president, Margaret Brotheridge and 48 bowlers.

Sidmouth Bowls Club ladies pulled out all the stops to host 48 players and their visitors for the ladies’ Devon County president Margaret Brotheridge and also for Section Three captain, Jacky Howle (also senior vice-president), writes Susie Bonnell.

Tom Forsyth makes a most welcome visit to Sidmouth Bowls Club. He was welcomed by indoor captain Ron Cook and outdoor captain Mike Borst.

Sidmouth Bowls Club members were delighted earlier this week when a long-standing member, Tom Forsyth, visited the club for the first time in nearly nine years having suffered a serious stroke, writes Ron Cook.

Sidmouth ladies sent two triples’ teams to play against Madeira in the latest round of the popular Over-50s League, writes Susie Bonnell.

Shirley Fewtrell in action at Ottery St Mary

In the recent 58th Open Tournament at Lyme Regis, Ottery’s Shirley Fewtrell teamed up with Seaton’s Roger Woolland in the Open Pairs, writes Michael Smith.

N1 Tri Club member Tony Spenecr in action at an Ironman event

Ironman races come in two forms.

The three successful Muay Thai fighters from Honiton

Honiton postman Paul Quick bagged himself a Muay Thai European title recently.

Pete Harmer congratulates Paul Kane (left) on his first solo flight in a glider

Kentisbeare-based plumbing and heating engineer Paul Kane started learning to glide at North Hill on February 8, this year and since then has packed in a number of training flights and courses, writes Jill Harmer.

The Exeter Aces Cycle Speedway Club is opening up its track for a Taster Session on Sunday, July 12, from 12pm till 4pm at its base at The Wheels Centre, Cofton Road, Marsh Barton, Exeter, EX2 8QW.

There was just action in Pool B of the Honiton Netball league last week, writes Graham Ingram.

Sidmouth - runners up - Spears Trophy 2015

The Spears Trophy is a Sidmouth Bowls Club ladies competition that has now been running for 40 years, writes Susie Bonnell.

Janice Quinn playing for Sidmouth against Tiverton Borough in a friendly 5 mixed triples match. Ref shsp 8390-25-15TI. Picture: Terry Ife

Sidmouth Ladies Over-50s Yellow team were in action at Belmont in Exeter for their latest outing in what is a popular league competition, writes Susie Bonnell.

Sidmouth bowlers had another large dose of mixed fortunes last week, writes John Mason.

Ottery St Mary bowlers saw plenty of action last week, writes Michael Smith

The Environment Agency is urging anglers old and new to go fishing and discover the best angling spots in the South West.

Ottery St Mary and Whimple scouts at Devon and Somerset Gliding Club

Two more groups, from Ottery St Mary and Whimple scouts enjoyed gliding at North Hill with the Devon and Somerset Glding Club (DSGC) in the past week, and in some glorious evening weather, writes Jill Harmer.

Catherine Hilton taking part in the Boskman Triathlon

The New Forest is the stage on which several triathlon races are staged every year. The organisation is superb and the courses are both interesting and a true test of athletes ability.

There were just Pool A matches last week in the Honiton Summer Netball League, writes Graham Ingram.

Competitiors in the Ottery St Mary Triples Weekend semi-finalists

Ottery St Mary bowlers saw more action last week, writes Michael Smith.

The result of the week was that of the men’s Over-60s B team, writes John Mason.

The Sidmouth Devon Over-50s Yellow team continued their splendid season with a brace of victories, writes Susie Bonnell.

Ottery resident and Sidmouth swimming pool teacher  Anne Ephraums at Deva Triathlon in Chester.

Official Triathlon races fall into a number of categories with different distances set to challenge the racers.

Uplowman strengthened their lead at the top of the Honiton Netball League Pool A with a win over challengers Signs South West to maintain their unbeaten campaign and move four points clear, writes Graham Ingram.

Harry Tincknell on the rostrum at Elms

Harry Tincknell is eagerly looking forward to the remaining FIA World Endurance Championship races after posting a highly encouraging finish in the toughest and longest race of the season.

Beer Badminton Club are in desperate need of new members and are appealing to folk to get along and boost their membership.

Xanthe Dyer

Two Colyton Grammar School students, Xanthe Dyer and Simon Davis competed in the British Schools’ Modern Biathlon championships, writes Alfie Howard.

Pete Bennett (16 years) and father Martin from Yeovil, fly together for the first time at Devon and Somerset Gliding Club.

Pete Bennett (16 years) and father Martin from Yeovil, flew together for the first time at Devon and Somerset Gliding Club recently, writes Jill Harmer.

In the Over 60’s league, Sidmouth A team followed up last week’s maximum points with another full house against Topsham to find themselves where they finished last year, top of the pile, writes John Mason.

Sidford Short Mat Bowls club held its annual Handicap Singles competition, played over two successive Saturdays.

Ottery St Mary had a profitable time on the green last week, writes Michael Smith.

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