The South Pool Harriers meeting featured three separate riding doubles on the testing Buckfastleigh track, where race times in excess of seven minutes proved the norm on the soft ground, writes Granville Taylor.
Sidbury Cricket Club are gearing up for a major change this year as they prepare to return to league cricket with their opening game in the Tolchards Devon League H Division East, set for Saturday, May 4, when they will be at home to Woodbury and Newton St Cyres 2nd XI.
Exeter Chiefs Director of Rugby Rob Baxter insists he’s edging ever closer to putting in place his squad for next season after two more of his current stars agreed new contracts with the club, writes Mark Stevens.
The indifferent form being suffered by Sidmouth Chiefs of late continued as they saw their challenge for the Western Counties (W) title suffer a serious setback as they were beaten 21-7 at a Bideford side that began the day sitting in the bottom four, writes Terry O’Brien.
Sidmouth and Ottery Hockey Club men’s fourth team completed what for them, this season, is a most unusual act – they ‘won’ both halves of their hockey match to secure their first win of the season thanks to a 4-1 success in their league game at Bridgwater.
Exeter City Football Club’s (ECFC) first team physio, Adey Saunderson, has praised the East Devon Grecians for raising £10,000 over a two-year period to go towards a host of medical equipment at the Cliff Hill training ground.
It’s the Healthy Pets Devon National next Friday (February 22) at Exeter Racecourse and local trainer Polly Gundry, who trains racehorses near Ottery St Mary, is hoping for a second success with Dawson City, writes Lucy Johnson.
Point-to-point racing enthusiasts could be in for a bumper weekend of racing in the Devon and Cornwall area if both the re-scheduled meeting at the Royal Cornwall Show Ground takes place next Saturday (February 16), along with the South Pool Harriers popular meeting at the old historic racecourse at Buckfastleigh in Devon on Sunday (February 17), writes Donna Harris.