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Honiton Bowling Club’s latest match report The Honiton Bowlers have had good results in the Mixed Friendly matches played at home Bowlers from Ottery visited Honiton with Honiton winning (73-65) Top rink  – J Mackintosh, B Cann, J Broom, D Hawkins (20-15) The match between Honiton and Isca proved to be a close one with Honiton just beating Isca by one point (60-59). Top rink  – M Tyne, B Cann, G Osborne (30-9) Honiton bowlers had a good win when the Nomads visited Honiton with a score of (113-48) Top rink,   who also scored a hot shot during the match…

Exeter Water Polo Club has been given a housing developer cash boost of £500 to help the ladies team compete nationally. Taylor Wimpey Exeter sponsored Exeter Water Polo Club because for the first time ever the ladies team represented the city on a national platform. This is the first time in the history of the club that the ladies have made it to a national platform… The ladies team made their debut on the national stage in August last year and Taylor Wimpey’s donation has helped fund fees and expenses. Jenny Herring, captain of Exeter Water Polo Club ladies, said:…

Ottery St Mary Football Club’s first team manager has resigned from the role after five years – saying ‘the time is right for a change’. Dave Fairweather said he feels the ‘incredibly difficult’ decision is for the best for both himself and the Washbrook Meadows outfit. The club made the announcement ‘with regret’ last night (Tuesday, January 14) – thanking its former boss for his ‘significant contribution’ and ‘focussed dedication’. It has been an incredibly difficult decision. I’ve enjoyed my time at the club immensely – Dave FairweatherIt will announce its recruitment plans in the near future. Dave, who had…

Ottery St Mary Football Club’s under-nines are blazing a trail thanks to a generous sponsor. That is because the children are the first side at Washbrook Meadows to be decked out in a new kit. The strip will eventually be sported throughout all of Ottery’s teams – from the very youngest players to the two senior men’s squads and the ladies’ squad. Sponsorships like this are the very lifeblood of our teams and we are so grateful to Callum and Ross – Club chairman Mike Ringer Sponsorship for the under-nines has from Callum Hill and his business partner Ross Jeffcoate,…

The Honiton Ladies made a good start to the New Year.  In the  Ladies’ County Foxlands match this week, they played Mid Devon winning (84 – 57) gaining 7 points.  Top rink: R Hirons, J Broom, R Barwick and G Hawke (27 – 12). Ladies from Exonia travelled to Honiton to play a Ladies Friendly match.  Honiton won (61 – 35). Top rink: Y Williams. G Hawke, R Barwick (23 – 9) A team from Honiton visited Budleigh to play a Mixed Friendly match with Honiton losing (28 – 37).  Top rink: D Young, J Mackintosh, Y Williams and R Vincent …

Exmouth Town Football Club has launched a bid to net donations for a charity helping families struggling during the festive season. The Southern Road outfit is placing a collection box outside its ground at home games during December in an effort to boost Exmouth Community Larder. Run by Christians Together in Exmouth and supported by the Salvation Army, the food bank says demand has increased by 30 per cent in 2019. We are hoping that players, officials and supporters will get involved – Town’s Martin CookWhen family dependents are added to the ‘people served’ by the cause, the rise amounts to 50…

Exmouth Town FC thirds have received a set of new training tops thanks to Graham Winteridge and his business Delux Windows. Graham is pictured beside Town third team manager Shaune Cox (back row, left) at the formal presentation of the new kit. Exmouth Town FC thirds play in the Macron Devon and Exeter League Division Eight. On the first Saturday of December, the side suffered only their second defeat of the league campaign, going down 4-2 at Witheridge thirds. PHOTOS: Exmouth’s trees celebrated with planting of new species and saplings for future generations

Winning on both rinks, the ladies of Honiton Bowling Club had a fantastic win in the Mason National Competition against Isca A  with the final score Honiton A 42  – Isca A 28.   Y Williams, C Armitage, C Barradell, D Morley (23 – 12) ( at Isca ). L Carless, J Mitchell, D Hawkins, H Chambers  ( 19 – 16) ( at Honiton ) In the County Ladies’ Lane match, Honiton played Madeira this week.  Honiton lost ( 61 – 85 ). Top rink for Honiton: B Hallowes, D Courtney, S Kenny (24 – 12). The Ladies’ County Foxlands…

An Olympian from Exmouth has finally received a bronze medal from the Sochi Winter Games – five years after competing in the event.   The quartet of John Jackson, Bruce Tasker, Stuart Benson and Joel Fearon initially finished fifth in the four-man bobsleigh in the 2014 Winter Olympics in Russia. The legacy is I can show this to my kids and that means more to me than when it would have been presented in 2014 – John JacksonBut the two Russian crews who finished ahead of them have since been disqualified for doping offences, lifting the British team into third place.…

The Men’s Inter Club League match that Honiton played against Mid Devon last week was exciting. The final score Honiton 91 Mid Devon 90.  Honiton won three out of the four rinks, collecting 12 out of the possible 14. Honiton is currently lying third in the league with a game in hand over the leaders. Top rink: P Barradell, T Williams, C Jacob, I Veitch (26 – 20). This week’s Men’s Inter Club League match saw Honiton win again against Sidmouth (80 – 54), gaining 12 out of the 14 points. Top rink:  G Richards, G Osborne, K Vernon, S…

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