Sidmouth RFC are the pride of the town this Easter after they completed a league and cup double, winning the Devon Intermediate Cup, beating Crediton 39-19 before the biggest turnout seen at the Blackmore in many a year.
Following the successful junior Easter Team Challenge at the start of the school holidays, Sidford Tennis Club is gearing itself up for a busy summer programme of events for both adults, teenagers and juniors.
Torbay Motor Club are hosting three days of thrilling motorsport action over the Easter weekend, culminating in a ‘taster’ event that is open to newcomers and novices who’d like to try their hand at club motorsport, writes Rupert Barker.
Despite home advantage, Beer Albion (sponsored by Edenvale Turf) crashed out of the East Devon Senior Cup, losing 6-1 to Exwick Villa in a semi-final tie played at the Furzebrake, writes Richard Honnor.
Changes to the MCC laws of cricket – including revisions that have been made to the bowling of dangerous and unfair, non-pitching deliveries and batsmen leaving their ground early – will be shared with Tolchards Devon League member clubs on April 23, writes Conrad Sutcliffe.
On the first Thursday of April the Oaktree Arena circuit was awash with the water as a result of a huge rainstorm, which caused the cancellation of the ‘Cases’ Somerset Rebels 20th Season Anniversary Challenge meeting against the Poole Pirates, writes Dave Thompson.
With the course looking splendid after the efforts of the greenstaff through the winter, it was a shame that the rain washed out the first Sidmouth Jewellers Friday Stableford competition, writes Hugh Dorliac.
The Quins suffered their first home defeat of the season in this Dave Butt Cup semi-final played in front of a crowd of more than 200 spectators at the Blackmore Field, going down 29-8 to Torquay Athletic 2nd XV.