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Two teams set the pace in the Budleigh Triples League

After six weeks of competition in the Budleigh Wednesday Triples League there are two teams leading the way with four wins each, writes David Roberts. The two, Ash and Beech, have played well together so far and indeed, continue to impres. Consecutive wins for Team Beech have seen Nicola Lowe, Tony Mackness and skip Paul […]Read More

Robinettes sail through University examination

Budleigh Salterton Ladies bounced back from consecutive defeats to Axminster Town with a Devon Women’s League Eastern Division 5-2 win at home to University of Exeter, writes SpursTom. The Robinettes made what could best be described as the ‘perfect star’ with Lucy Burch netting inside 30 seconds from a sublime through-ball from Kirsty Brown.   […]Read More

Ottery suffer rare home defeat

It is a measure of just how fruitful a season Ottery St Mary are having that a 2-1 late November home defeat is seen as a ‘shock’ and that is what occurred at the Adam Brice Tyres Washbrook Meadow home of the Otters when Elburton Villa came back from a goal down to take the […]Read More

AVR members embrace the Bicton Blister & Bicton Lite

All the latest news from Axe Valley Runners, brought to you by Carol Austin. THE BICTON BLISTER AND BICTON LITE Axe Valley Runners were out in force at the Bicton Blister and Bicton Lite on Sunday which took place in bitterly cold but sunny and calm conditions around the glorious pebbled heaths of Bicton and […]Read More

Robins have wings clipped at North Molton

Budleigh Salterton suffered a 4-0 defeat on their visit to North Molton for their latest Scott Richards Solicitors Devon League North & East outing. It’s now back-to-back defeats for the Robins who also fired blanks in front of the opposition goal for the first time this season. Mind you, the Budleigh cause was not helped […]Read More

Exmouth Town suffer Cornish woe

Exmouth Town equalled their worst defeat since returning to the Western League when they went down 4-0 at Millbrook last Saturday, the previous 4-0 deficit being at Shepton Mallet on the 3rd March 2020. This was a match where defensive mistakes and missed chances contributed in equal measure to a loss that has left Town […]Read More

Millwey Rise Reserves exit cup – but only after a

Millwey Rise Reserves were three goals down inside 13 first half minutes of their Geary Cup tie at home to Exmouth Rovers, but then mounted a terrific comeback to exit the cup only by the odd goal in five, writes Dick Sturch. Being eight minutes late for the start of the cup tie, yours truly […]Read More

Saturday’s local football and rugby results

The final Saturday of November was not a good one for East Devon clubs playing at step five, six and seven football with only EXMOUTH TOWN RESERVES managing a victory! Yes, Exmouth Town, Ottery St Mary, Honiton Town, Feniton and Budleigh Salterton all lost while Axminster Town shared the spoils in their game – and, […]Read More

Football – A preview of tomorrows local action

Here we take a look at the opposition tomorrow (November 27) for our local teams playing at Step Five, Step Six and Step Seven. EXMOUTH TOWN – Toolstation Western League EXMOUTH TOWN have a full coach travelling to Millbrook. The Cornish side sit 13th in the table (Town are currently eighth, but do have sufficient […]Read More

Rugby – A preview of Saturday’s action

Here’s our preview of the local rugby taking place tomorrow, the final Saturday of November. EXMOUTH have a home game against Weston-super-Mare who travel to the Imperial Ground sitting seven points and one place below the Cockles in the South West Premier table. The fifth placed Cockles went down narrowly last Saturday on their visit […]Read More