Rugby

'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.

The Chiefs' winning run came to an end at Thornbury as they failed to register a score for the first time since January 2014, slipping to a 26-0 defeat, writes Terry O'Brien.

Sidmouth Under-18 girls made progress in the Devon Cup with a splendid team performance that saw them defeat Exeter Saracens 43-25.

Sidmouth Under-15 girls entertained Kingsbridge who pitched up in East Devon with limited numbers which means the home side had plenty of 'finishers' on the sidelines ready to join the action.

Sidmouth Colts played their first game for almost two years and they returned to action in some style as they won 24-15 at Plymstock Albion Oaks.

Sidmouth Chiefs continued their move up the league table with a first-ever win at North Petherton in a match played on Friday night under floodlights, writes Terry O'Brien.

Sidmouth RFC had, like all the other East Devon teams, a Saturday off from league rugby last weekend.

We are giving one lucky rugby fan the chance to carry the ball out for England Women's game against France.

Sidmouth Rugby Club are hosting a Rugby World Cup Final breakfast in their Blackmore clubhouse.

Sidmouth Chiefs continued their rise up the league table with a 32-9 win over Newton Abbot, writes Terry O'Brien.

The Sidmouth Under-15 girls went to Teignmouth for their latest game and it was contested in glorious sunshine - a nice break from the rain.

Sidmouth Chiefs continued in the form they showed the previous week as they chalked up an eight try victory at Newent, writes Terry O'Brien.

When all players in a squad hit top form at the same time, they become a formidable unit and that was just the case when Sidmouth Chiefs recorded their first league win of the season, defeating a Lydney side making their first ever visit to the Blackmore Field, 49-22, writes Terry O'Brien.

Sidmouth U15 girls played host to a mixed Devenport and Tavistock side on a glorious sunny October day last Sunday, writes Aimee Simpson.

Although low numbers the Sidmouth under 13 Girls played their hearts out for their 1st game of the season, writes Simon Dunstan.

Sidmouth suffered a fifth straight league defeat when beaten 38-32 at Keynsham, writes Terry O'Brien.

Sidmouth Under-7s enjoyed their first action of the new season when they took on Honiton.

Sidmouth Under-15 girls impressed throughout as they recorded an emphatic 53-10 success over Exeter Saracens.

Sidmouth suffered a fourth straight league defeat when beaten 22-18 by visiting Hornets, writes Terry O'Brien.

Matchday three of the new season saw Sidmouth suffer a third straight defeat when they were beaten 26-9 by hosts Devonport Services, writes Terry O'Brien.

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