Rugby

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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.

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

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.

Cockles get lit up

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.

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.

Action from the Sidmouth Colts big win at Teignmouth

Sidmouth Colts proved too strong for hosts Teignmouth as they powered to an impressive 54-0 success, writes Michael Horsnell.

Sidmouth Chiefs at Blackmore to Wellington. Ref shsp 9574-50-14TI. Picture: Terry Ife.

Sidmouth Chiefs broke the 50 point barrier for the first time in two years to secure a valuable bonus point win against old rivals Wellington, writes Terry O’Brien.

Sidmouth Under-15 rugby action v Wiveliscombe

Sidmouth Under-15s were 31-0 winners when they made they made the short trip to face Exmouth, writes Chris Woodruff.

Sidmouth RFC Under-13s

Sidmouth Under-13s went down 25-10 to an Exmouth side that relied heavily on one very powerful player.

Sidmouth Under-15 girls in action at Crediton

Sidmouth Under-15 girls were in action at Crediton where they played two matches.

Sidmouth Under-16s gave a good account of themselves in a 19-10 defeat to Exeter.

Sidmouth Under-10 action versus Cullompton

Sidmouth Under-10s made a big impression when they travelled to Cullompton to play a number of matches.

Sidmouth Under-15s see off Wiveliscombe

Thursday, December 4, 2014
Sidmouth Under-15 rugby action v Wiveliscombe

Sidmouth Under-15s were 17-12 winners when they entertained Wiveliscombe, writes Chris Woodruff.

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Sidmouth Under-13s were beaten 29-17 in an enthralling game at Stafford Park, Cullompton.

Sidmouth Colts took on Cullompton Colts at the weekend. Aaron Bagwell sets down a try. Ref shsp 1778-49-14AW. Picture: Alex Walton.

On a sunny November day at the Blackmore, Sidmouth Colts were in good numbers to play Cullompton, writes Michael Horsnell

Chris Bentley in action for Exeter Chiefs

With the Festive Season rapidly approaching I’m pleased to report all is fine and dandy with Devon senior rugby.

Sidmouth Colts were away to Exmouth at the weekend. Ref shsp 0985-47-14AW Picture: Alex Walton

Sidmouth Under-16s were engaged in a classic ‘encounter of two very different halves; when they played Topsham, writes Daryl Pearce.

Sidmouth rugby link up with Exeter Chiefs

Exeter-based Wealth Management Company Brewin Dolphin, organised a special coaching session by two Exeter Chiefs players with the Sidmouth Rugby Football Club which is celebrating its 130th anniversary.

Sidmouth Colts were away to Exmouth at the weekend. Ref shsp 0932-47-14AW Picture: Alex Walton

A win is a win, as they say, however ugly, and much of this game was eminently forgettable, writes Terry O’Brien.

Sidmouth Under-15s action versus Exmouth

Sidmouth Colts were 24-8 winners when they travelled to take on Exmouth.

Sidmouth chiefs at home to Exeter University. Ref shsp 7156-44-14TI Picture: Terry Ife

Sidmouth Chiefs continued their good run of home form with a well-deserved bonus point 32-17 win against Okehampton, writes Terry O’Brien.

Sidmouth Under-10s were 10-1 and 3-1 victors when they entertained Teignmouth at Sidford.

Sidmouth Under-8s entertained Teignmouth and, with plenty of home players on duty there were four teams fielded by the Chiefs and two from the Teigns.

Sidmouth RFC Under-7s team

Sidmouth Under-7s welcomed visitors Exeter Saracens RFC to Sidford ground and, with many clubs often finding it difficult to fulfil fixtures in numbers, especially away, all credit must be afforded to the Exeter side who pitched up with a complement of three-and-a-half-team to take on the four teams that Sidmouth had put together.

Sidmouth Under-16s underlined just how they are going from strength to strength as they defeated Cullompton 34-19, writes Daryl Pearce.

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