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‘Over the moon’ young Brixington Blues footballers have scored a brand-new kit thanks to the Exmouth’s branch of McDonald’s.   The fast food eatery’s franchisee David Shawyer forked out on the strips. Under-14s from the club visited the Liverton Business Park restaurant to be presented with the new gear. The players are over the moon with their new kits and they have already been put to good use in their recent matches – Brixington Blues coach Jason DeanMr Shawyer, who has supported the club for the past three years, said: “It was great to see the team again and present them…

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

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.…

Exmouth Town FC suffered their third consecutive postponement when their FA Vase second round tie at Tavistock on Saturday was called off with the pitch waterlogged, writes John Dibsdall.  The tie is now due to be played on Wednesday (November 6) with a 7.45pm kick-off. Town’s scheduled home game on the same date  against Honiton in the St Luke’s Bowl will now be re-arranged as will their Western League Les Phillips Cup tie with Plymouth Parkway that was postponed last Wednesday. Town are due to host Cribbs FC in a Toolstation Western League Premier Division match next Saturday and also have a scheduled league game…

Exmouth Town FC are back on the FA Vase trail on Saturday (November 2) when they go to fellow Toolstation League Premier Division outfit Tavistock for a second round tie. The pair were drawn out as tie number 57 out of the 64 fixtures that make up the second round. To get to this stage of the competition, Exmouth Town have seen off Brisling ton, who were beaten 3-2 at Southern Road, Cadbury Heath, who were beaten 5-1 on their own ground and, in the last round, Wessex Premier League outfit Portland United were beaten 2-0. Tavistock began their cup…

Exmouth Town FC saw their final league game of October hit by the weather – with the Toolstation Western League Premier Division meeting with Brixington washed out. Town are next in action on Wednesday night (October 30) when they entertain Plymouth Parkway in a Les Phillips Cup tie at Southern Road (kick-off 7.30pm). Town head into the Parkway cup tie looking to continue their superb home form this season. They have made their Southern Road home a ‘fortress’ this season as they have won all eight of the home games they have played in league and cup competition. The eighth…

Exmouth Town FC extended their winning sequence to six when they overcame Portland United 2-0 in the Buildbase FA Vase on Saturday, writes John Dibsdall.  Another clean sheet and it is now over eight hours of football since Town last conceded a goal. From winning the ball back from the kick-off, Town were on the front foot and could have gone ahead with less than a minute played. Good link-up play between Ace High and Jordan Harris set Aarron Denny clear, but his strong shot was well-saved by the visiting ‘keeper. Portland, who came into this game on the back of 5-2 and 12-2…

The Exe Hammer Challenge 2019 lived up to its name as 68 participants descended upon Topsham on Sunday, September 22 to compete in the annual paddleboard event. Organised and run by Edge Watersports, the race consisted of a 10km course, which was made even more challenging by the weather. Participants contended with strong headwinds, choppy water and treacherous downpours. Nevertheless, there was an abundance of support from participants and the local community who came down to watch. World champion kitesurfer, Steph Bridge, who will be heading up the much-anticipated new watersports centre, Sideshore, in Exmouth next year, gave a clear and…

Exmouth Town FC are set for a busy October as they are tasked with playing seven games in 24 days. Town travel to Somerset to meet Wellington on Sunday, October 6, (KO 2pm) in a Toolstation Western League game. They then face back-to-back home games against Portland United in the FA Vase on October 12 followed four days later by a visit from Street for a league game. Town then have an October 19 league trip to Keynsham, followed by three successive home games in seven days to wrap up a busy month. They host Tavistock on October 23, then…

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