Rugby

With the Chiefs having won the league and cup double, and the Quins their merit table, there was much to celebrate.

Sidmouth RFC juniors; Under-7s, 8s and 9s, enjoyed their end of season awards ceremony, held at the Blackmore Club House, writes Simon Dunstan.

The season may be over in terms of the on-pitch drama - and celebrations - at Honiton RFC, but the club has one mighty big engagement to get through this coming Saturday (May 25).

Sidmouth RFC Under-8s impressed at the recent Ivybridge Festival where they ended the day unbeaten.

Sidmouth RFC Under-11s took part in a 'fun tournament' where the emphasis was certainly on youngsters enjoying their rugby.

We're on the lookout for fans who are travelling far and wide for Honiton's game at Twickenham on Sunday.

The Blackmore home of Sidmouth RFC is set to stage some top class junior rugby on Sunday (April 28).

Sidmouth teenager Cole Monaghan is now in Japan to take part in an international rugby tournament.

Sidmouth Chiefs capped an outstanding season and made history by achieving a league and cup double with what was ultimately a convincing 39-19 victory over league runners-up Crediton in front a large crowd at the Blackmore Field, writes Terry O'Brien.

Sidmouth RFC Under-15s have just returned from what was a terrific visit to Portugal that saw them take part in an International Rugby Festival played over the second weekend of April.

A crowd gathered at the Blackmore Field, enjoying the glorious spring weather, for the annual match between the Quins and an Ottery XV, a contest ultimately won by the Quins 55-15, writes Terry O'Brien.

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.

It's a SUPER SATURDAY across the board for our local rugby teams with three East Devon-based sides in cup final action on Easter Saturday!

In winning the Western Counties West League in the last game at Saltash on Saturday, Sidmouth Chiefs won their first league title for 14 years, writes Terry O'Brien.

Sidmouth Chiefs secured the Western Counties West league championship with a convincing 40-11 success at Saltash, writes Terry O'Brien.

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.

Sidmouth Chiefs kept their place at the top of the Tribute Western Counties (W) table and ensured that the Devon Intermediate Cup final against Crediton will be played on the Blackmore Field after a workman-like 28-10 win against Paignton, which also consigned their opponents to relegation, writes Terry O'Brien.

This coming Sunday promises to be a big day - and hopefully a successful one - for all connected to Sidmouth 2nd XV, writes John Hamill.

Sidmouth Chiefs kept their league championship aspirations alive with a dramatic comeback at High House where three tries in the final 25 minutes enabled them to claw back a 14-point deficit to defeat hosts Kingsbridge 31-26 and so record a vital bonus point win, writes Terry O'Brien.

Sidmouth Chiefs were 45-26 winners over Falmouth and the bonus point win they banked with the result takes the Chiefs back to the top of the Western Counties West table in what is proving to be an exciting final few weeks of the season, writes Terry O'Brien.

Sidmouth Chiefs suffered their third defeat in four games on their first ever visit to Winscombe, and the 25-21 loss drops them to third place and out of the league promotion/play-off places for the present, writes Terry O'Brien.

Sidmouth's hopes of winning the Tribute Western Counties (W) title suffered another blow as they lost for the second successive Saturday, beaten 25-21 at Winscombe.

Sidmouth RFC took a tour party to North Devon for the club's inaugural girls' rugby tour.

Axminster rugby player Joe Elsworth has been selected to attend the prestigious SANIX World Rugby Youth Tournament in Japan in April/May this year.

Crediton overtook Sidmouth Chiefs at the top of the Tribute Western Counties (W) league table following a hard-fought, close encounter at Exhibition Road that saw them win 18-10, writes Terry O'Brien.

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