Rugby

Sidmouth Girls Under-15s took on what was a strong opposing team made up of players from Cullompton and Bideford.

Sidmouth U15 boys powered their way into the last four of the Devon Cup with a 50-5 mauling of Paignton.

Sidmouth Chiefs gained their first victory of 2020 in a hard-fought game against Keynsham, who were making their first ever visit to the Blackmore Field and were beaten 23-18, writes Terry O'Brien.

Sidmouth entertain Keynsham tomorrow (Saturday) looking to get back to winning ways after their recent home draw with Devonport Services and last Saturday's defeat at Hornets.

Sidmouth Under-16s booked a place in the semi-finals of the Fisherman's Cup after a 23-0 win over Devonport Services.

Sidmouth Under-15 boys were excellent value for a 26-22 Devon Plate success over Exmouth, a result that sees the team into the quarter-finals of the competition.

Sidmouth Under-14s edged their way into the semi-finals of the Devon Cup under the 'away side rule', after their quarter-final tie at Newton Abbot ended 5-5.

Sidmouth Under-15 girls suffered the heartache of a cup quarter-final exit and indeed tasted defeat for the very first time this season when beaten 14-0 by Winscombe.

Sidmouth Chiefs were beaten 57-12 on their visit to Weston-super-Mare to meet Hornets in a South West One West meeting, writes Terry O'Brien.

Sidmouth Under-13s launched their 2020 rugby action by taking part in what was an integrated training session involving youngster fro other local clubs.

Sidmouth Under-15 girls are gearing up for a big day this coming Sunday (January 12).

Sidmouth began their 2020 league action with a 10-10 home draw against table-topping Devonport Services, writes Terry O'Brien.

Sidmouth 1st XV completed their 2019 action, playing in the annual Boxing Day match against a President's XV that they beat 41-0, writes Terry O'Brien.

Sidmouth Chiefs made amends for a narrow defeat at home to Crediton in September with a convincing win when they travelled to Devon for a festive Devon derby meeting, writes Terry O'Brien.

Sidmouth chalked up a third successive Tribute South West One West victory as they won 33-5 at Crediton.

Sidmouth Chiefs were 29-7 winner when they hosted a Chew Valley side that pitched up at the Blackmore sitting third and having been beaten only three times in the South West One West season to date, writes Terry O'Brien.

Sidmouth Under-18 girls were in Devon Cup action when they travelled to Cullompton where they suffered a defeat, but not before they had given another thoroughly good account of themselves.

The stigma behind mental health is finally being challenged, especially male mental health which has often been overlooked. As a club, Withycombe wants to create a space for their male players to feel supported and free in expressing their emotions….

'The greatest comeback since Lazarus', is a hackneyed saying, but appropriate for an outstanding performance by Sidmouth Chiefs as they secured their first ever win at Bridgwater, beating the Somerset side 27-24, writes Terry O'Brien.

'The greatest comeback since Lazarus', is a hackneyed saying, but appropriate for an outstanding performance by Sidmouth Chiefs as they secured their first ever win at Bridgwater, beating the Somerset side 27-24, writes Terry O'Brien.

With Sidmouth Chiefs not having a game the spotlight, on the final Saturday of November, was very much on the Sidmouth 2nd XV, writes Terry O'Brien.

Sidmouth Under-15s played host to Cullompton and a combined team comprising of players from Launceston, Bideford and South Molton.

Sidmouth girls Under-13s were once again involved in some thrilling, and most enjoyable, action when they hosted a 'festival of girls rugby' meeting that also included players from Cullompton, South Molton, Bideford and Launceston.

Sidmouth Rugby Club's popular Annual Christmas Patrons' Lunch takes place next month, writes Terry O'Brien.

Sidmouth Under-15 girls held their nerve to win a thrilling Devon Cup tie, beating Crediton 14-12 thanks to a late try from Lauren Provis and a conversion by Abi Alner.

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