Sidmouth Quins notched up their first win of the season, and did so in style, beating Brixham 2nds 32-12, writes Terry O’Brien.

The Sidmouth Rugby Club’s annual Bingley Pullin Memorial Lunch is being held on the final Saturday of the month, writes Terry O’Brien.

Sidmouth Under-15s went down 30-17 when they took on South Molton on the lush turf at the Blackmore.

Sidmouth Chiefs notched up their third bonus point win in a row thanks to a 47-22 victory in their Devon derby against Crediton, writes Terry O’Brien.

Sidmouth Under-7s took to the pitch for their first outing of the season when they took on Topsham.

Sidmouth Under-9s entertained Topsham at Sidford for a morning that would see the Sidmouth players experience contact rugby for the first time.

Sidmouth Under-10s fielded three teams for their first competitive matches of the season, taking on teams from Topsham.

Sidmouth Under-13 girls returned from a visit to Newton Abbot for their first non-festival game of the season with a 9-7 victory.

Sidmouth Under-14s powered to a 29-5 Blackmore victory over Topsham.

Sidmouth Under-15s dished up a tremendous battling performance as they went down to the reigning Devon champions Topsham, beaten 19-0, writes Simon Rowe.

Sidmouth Chiefs recovered from a half-time deficit to record their second consecutive bonus point win at St Ives, winning the Cornish encounter 28-22, writes Terry O’Brien.

The Land Rover Cup for the South West was held at Exeter Saracens and Sidmouth Under-12s attended with a full squad of 18 players ready to go, writes Andy Cole.

Sidmouth Under-14s were in scintillating form as they totally over powered hosts Newton Abbot, returning to East Devon with a 75-12 success.

Sidmouth Under-13 girls’ played in a tournament with Exeter Saracens, Plymouth and Winscombe, writes Simon Dunstan.

Exeter Youth, fielding a number of last season’s Sidmouth UUnder-15 team, claimed their third win of the early season with success over Exmouth in the first round of the Devon Cup.

The Chiefs recorded their biggest win for 12 years, and their first league victory of the season, against Bude, beating the Cornish side 68-17 at the Blackmore, writes Terry O’Brien.

Withycombe’s ladies launched a new season with a 48-17 victory over Honiton ladies.

Rugby Premiership referee Luke Pearce will be talking about his career in the game at an opening evening organised by the Devon Rugby Referees’ Society as part of recruitment drive.

The first league game of the season on the Blackmore Field provided an entertaining and exciting encounter played at a furious pace throughout and it ended with visiting Trurto winning by a margin of justg two points at 26-24, writes Terry O’Brien.

Mark Beavis has been explaining his reasons for standing down as Sidmouth coach a year earlier than planned, writes Conrad Sutcliffe.

Sidmouth lose opener at Burnham-on-Sea

Thursday, September 8, 2016

With several players unavailable for various reason, the Chiefs travelled to Burnham-on-Sea for the first league game of the season with a much rearranged side, including six debutants and went down 22-7, writes Terry O.Brien.

Sidmouth RFC junior section is about to launch a new season.

The Sidmouth senior rugby squad completed pre-season preparation for the coming Western Counties West league campaign with a 100 per cemnt record after a 37-17 win over Chard, writes Terry O’Brien.

Holne Park House and CRS Adventures, based on the River Dart Country Park in Devon, ran a two-day training programme for the Exeter Chiefs in preparation for the squad’s pre-season campaign.

Rob Baxter has been handed the perfect pre-season boost with the news that three of his Exeter Chiefs stars have all agreed new deals with the Aviva Premiership club.

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