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Rob Baxter, the head coach at Premiership side Exeter Chiefs, will be the guest of honour at Sidmouth Rugby Club, Heydons Lane on Friday, July 24, for a Question and Answer session in the newly refurbished Blackmore clubhouse.

World cup rugby comes to Exmouth

The Webb Ellis Cup - rugby’s greatest prize - is coming to Exmouth on Wednesday, July 8, as part of the Rugby World Cup 2015 Trophy tour.

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Exeter Chiefs Academy back rower Connor O’Shaughnessy has becomes the latest addition to Exmouth’s squad ahead of the coming season.

Simon Lane (left) hands over the presidential bell and gavel to new Devon Rugby Referees Society (DRRS) president Derek Blackburn

Sidmouth’s Derek Blackburn has been voted in as new president of the Devon Rugby Referees Society, writes Conrad Sutcliffe

Sidmouth Rugby by Club awards

Dan Rugg was a winner twice over at Sidmouth’s end of-season awards evening.

Chris Bentley in action for Exeter Chiefs

Possibly the best number-eight England never had was Lawrence Connor.

Sidmouth Under-14s after winning the Devon County Cup.In the attached picture, back row left to right are: 
Lloyd Wright, Ollie Upperdine, Max Peacock, James Emmett,  Josh Allen, Dan Palfrey, Jack Syrad, Ben Shorthouse, Tom Osbourne(capt), Louis Morel,  Dominic Pierson Lovesey, Archie Cruze, Torin Benson.
Front Row left to right are: Aaron Rowland, Sam Kennaugh, Callum Budge, Will Bugler, Tom McCaig, Cian Warren, Will Kennaugh, Jed Reid, Sam Gardener, Liam Thurley, Henry Williams

Sidmouth RFC Under-14s capped a magnificent season with victory in the Devon Cup final.

Poppy Leitch, the Bicton who has been selected for trials with the Ladies England Rugby under 20’s team

Bicton College student, Poppy Leitch, 17, is preparing for two exciting opportunities ahead with the Ladies England Rugby under 20’s Team trials next month in Birmingham and a place secured at Exeter University starting this academic year.

Exmouth sign Powell

Wednesday, May 6, 2015
Dan Powell is welcomed to the club by former Cockles' captain Ross Morshead:

Exmouth RFC have made their first signing of the 15-16 season with utility back and England Under 18’s trialist Dan Powell arriving from Sidmouth and Exeter College.

Exmouth Community College celebrate

Exeter College Rugby achieved the ‘treble’ in AoC British Colleges Rugby terms by winning the AoC British Colleges Elite Cup against Llandrillo College at Stourbridge.

Sidmouth Under-16s

Sidmouth Under-16s brought the curtain down on their season, and indeed their time in youth rugby, with a 22-10 home defeat at the hands of Kingsbridge.

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Honiton Community College student Charlie Wright has just returned to East Devon having played for the England Under-16 rugby team who dealt Wales a heavy 34-0 defeat.

Sidmouth under U16's at home to Brixham. Ref shsp 5669-16-15TI. Picture: Terry Ife

The day after a friendly match at Blackmore against a touring team from Gordano, a depleted Sidmouth Under-16 squad headed off to Okehampton where they battled well before succumbing to a 26-19 reversal, writes Daryl Pearce

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Sidmouth Quins last game of the season proved to be a game of two halves Newton Abbot winning the first at a canter, forward power paving the way scoring at regular intervals, Sidmouth the second with some expansive rugby.

Exmouth took on Weston at the Imperial Ground on Saturday. Ref exsp 3548-17-15SH. Picture: Simon Horn

Exmouth’s reward for their bonus point success over Weston-super-Mare is a home tie in the play-off.

Sidmouth Colts won 26-22 at Kingsbridge in a game of high intensity rugby.

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Touring side Cirencester were part of the package deal and showed Sidmouth a thing or two.

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Sidmouth U6s and U7s sent a contingent of four teams to Exmouth for a three-way meet up with the host club and touring side Cirencester.

Sidmouth U15 girls at Minehead

Try-mendous! Sidmouth’s Under-15 girls’ team came home from the Minehead Festival as age-group champions.

Sidmouth Quins suffer last gasp try woe

Thursday, April 16, 2015
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A breakaway try in the final few minutes of the match sent Sidmouth to a 29-25 defeat at Bideford.

Sidmouth V Honiton rugby. Ref shsp 2925-14-15AW. Picture: Alex Walton

Sidmouth bring the curtain down on their league campaign this Saturday (April 18) when they entertain Penryn.

Sidmouth under U16's at home to Brixham. Ref shsp 5661-16-15TI. Picture: Terry Ife

Sidmouth U16s were pipped by the post in their meeting with Brixham on the Blackmore

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FORWARD power paved the way for Wellington to beat Sidmouth 27-15 for the bonus point win that ensures they avoid relegation.

Sidmouth cashing in on World Cup

Sunday, April 5, 2015

SIDMOUTH are Rugby World Cup winners – and the tournament doesn’t start for months.

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HONITON U11s tuned up for the looming Devon Festival with a 35-15 win over visiting Wellington in a mud bath.

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