Rugby

The 1st XV Player of the Year award was presented to Sione Livai and the 2nd XV Player of the Year honour was presented to Ryan Davies while the Sidmouth Colts Player of the Year award went to Tom Woodruff.

Sidmouth RFC girls have had a terrific season of continued development, on and off the pitch.

The Chiefs finished the season in style, winning the Devon Intermediate Cup in dramatic fashion against South West League Cullompton at Stafford Park, defeating the Mid Devon men 27-24, writes Terry O’Brien.

Sidmouth RFC are gearing up for a busy weekend both at their home ground and elsewhere in Devon.

Sidmouth Chiefs finished the league season in style and gained a confidence boost before Saturday’s Devon Intermediate Cup final against Cullompton with an outstanding performance against third-placed St Austell, ultimately defeating the Cornish side 67-17 in perfect conditions, writes Terry O’Brien.

Sidmouth RFC played host to a contingent of young rugby players from across the channel this weekend.

Wadebridge Camels certainly deserved their 34-7 home success over Sidmouth Chiefs, but the score line could have been much closer had the Chiefs converted the many opportunities they created into points, writes Terry O’Brien.

Sidmouth U13s travelled up to Minehead for the annual Pink Day Festival, which sees teams taking part from all over the South West.

Sidmouth and Falmouth shared 78 points in a high-scoring affair at the Blackmore, writes Terry O’Brien.

Sidmouth 2nd XV and an Ottery XV shared 34 points in a highly competitive and entertaining match bank holiday weekend meeting, despite the wet conditions underfoot and overhead, writes Terry O’Brien.

Sidmouth RFC girls’ section played host to over 30 Under-13 girls who were at the club for a coaching day in the company of a number of England RFU coaches.

Devon rugby clubs are being encouraged to enter the Crabbie’s 2018 National Rugby Awards, which give recognition to clubs at all levels and their members for their contribution to the game.

Sidmouth Chiefs were 18-13 winners when they travelled to Plymouth to take on Devonport Services in a Western Counties (West) encounter, writes Clive Dwerryhouse.

Sidmouth Under-13 girls won a thrilling match against Camborne during the club’s junior section’s ‘Heroes and Villains’ themed junior tour to Cornwall.

Sidmouth Under-8s played their part in what proved to be a thoroughly enjoyable rugby club junior section tour to Cornwall under the theme of ‘Heroes and Villains’.

Sidmouth Under-9s thoroughly enjoyed the part they played in the club’s ‘Heroes and Villains’ tour to Cornwall.

Sidmouth Under-15 girls clearly enjoyed the part they played in what was a hugely enjoyable club junior section ‘Heros and Villains’ themed junior tour to Cornwall.

The Sidmouth RFC Under-7s had their first experience of a rugby tour when they joined the club’s other junior age group teams to take part in the ‘Heros and Villains’ themed junior tour to Cornwall.

Sidmouth Under-11s were part of the rugby club’s ‘Heros and Villains’ themed junior tour to Cornwall.

Sidmouth Chiefs suffered only their second defeat since October as Chard scored a converted try in the last minute of injury time to easy their relegation worries with a bonus point win, courtesy of a 24-22 final score, writes Terry O’Brien.

Sidmouth Chiefs had to draw on all their reserves to salvage a 17-all draw in their derby meeting with Crediton at the Blackmore, writes Terry O’Brien.

Sometimes an email pings in that makes you feel good all day - and that’s exactly how I felt after Terry O’Brien dropped me a line last week, writes Conrad Sutcliffe.

Sidmouth junior section had a training session at the Sandy Park home of Exeter Chiefs, before taking in the semi-final of the Anglo Welsh Cup and watching the Chiefs defeat Newcastle 20-17.

The first Saturday of March was a blank day for the Sidmouth RFC teams.

There are still a few tickets available for a special event taking place on Friday, March 16 at Sidmouth Rugby Club.

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