Monday, May 29, 2017
East Devon

East Devon

Lyme seconds pounded at Portland

THERE were varying fortunes for Lyme Regis Bowlers in the Men's Leagues, with a fine 8-2 win for the championship side against a strong...

Great response to new All Stars cricket initiative

THE ECB’s new initiative to involve young children in cricket has proved a stunning success if the turnout to the opening session at Beaminster,...

Anderson in to bolster Somerset T20 squad

SOMERSET County Cricket Club have signed New Zealand all rounder Corey Anderson for this season’s NatWest T20 Blast. The left-handed batsman and left arm medium...

Shane shades it in Rover Cup competition

THE Rover Cup was fiercely contested at Lyme Regis Golf Club as the top three all jostled for gold. Shane Stone was the cream...

Depleted Lyme Regis team still in top six

WITH the Lyme Regis Gig Club's recent achievement in the World Championships on the Isles of Scilly still resonating through the club, the team...

Glovers chairman defends Checkatrade Trophy – “Competition helps provide badly needed cash”

YEOVIL Town Chairman John Fry has responded to adverse fans criticism regarding the decision of the Club's board to back the EFL Trophy remaining...

Local cricket festival set to draw the crowds

THIS Sunday sees the inaugural East Devon Cricket festival sponsored by Tolchards Drinks, Otter Brewery and Black Cow Vodka and hosted at Uplyme’s Cricket...

Seaton Ladies triumph in Top Club debut

NEWS, scores, results and fixture from around the East Devon bowling clubs; SEATON with Alan Nicholas Seaton defeated visitors Taunton 73-63 on May 9th in a...

Netball numbers on the increase in Honiton Summer League

THE Honiton Netball Summer League has seen an increase in teams to a very healthy 20 in total. The summer is traditionally a time...

Ellis heads Seasiders to Devon cup triumph

A DEC Ellis goal in the 36th minute proved decisive as Lyme Regis Reserves became the first Dorset team to lift the Football Express...

Top five finish for Hawker at Exeter

HONITON Running Club members Kev Hawker, Adam Hennessay, Tim Wigram and Steve Boyes took on the Exeter Marathon last Sunday. Starting at Exeter City...

Defeat double for Saints seniors’ match team

IN a rain-affected week at Cricket St Thomas Golf Club, the Seniors played two matches. On Monday, the match team travelled to Weymouth and...

Blake brothers top in Seniors Open

THE weather played a leading role in happenings at Honiton golf Club last week. The seniors’ match against visiting Sidmouth was cut short when...

History maker Marcus out in front with tons tally

SOMERSET County Cricket Club returned to red ball action with a four-day County Championship match against Warwickshire, another of the season’s slow starters, at...

Five out of five for Thorne

Another scintillating display of skill and commitment brought Rod Thorne a further two outright victories on the Wiscombe Park course last weekend to bring...

Seasiders look to smuggle cup over county border

LONG serving Lyme Regis Reserves manager Gerard Hitchcock will be missing from the dug out when his charges run out at Elmore’s Horsdon Park...

Full sails enjoyed for Early Summer Series

A GOOD turnout of 28 boats from Lyme Regis Sailing Club took to the water to make the most of the long-awaited ideal conditions...

No change at the top for Aces and Robbers

IT was the same again at the top of both Men’s and Ladies Bridport & District Darts League this season’s as both defending champions...

Moss the boss in May Medal competition

WITH some challenging pin positions it required some good golf to break par in the Lyme Regis Golf Club's May Medal. The top three...

Uplyme set to host All Stars cricketers

A TOTAL of 91 children aged 7 and 8 enjoyed a morning of cricket activities followed by some games as part of the West...

Defeat double – Maltby century all in vain

BRUCE Maltby led the way with the willow for Uplyme & Lyme Regis Cricket club last weekend. Upottery 2nds 184 for 3 beat Uplyme...

Finals night rounds off successful season

Last Friday saw the culmination of the 2016-17 Colyton Darts League with finals night hosted by The Kingfisher. Results were as follows: Berwick Cup Final...

Kenworthy nine clear in Scratch Cup

THE Axe Cliff Golf Club's Men’s section recently played their May Medal. The Division One winner was Stuart Mackie with a nett 74 while...

Bowmaker stableford goes down to final putt

A SUNNY morning with a chill wind greeted the 48 Cricket St Thomas Golf Club Seniors last Monday for a three-man stableford Bowmaker variation...

Narrow Emerton Court defeat despite 2nd leg victory

THE Tuesday mixed competition at Honiton Golf Club last week was a Rye foursomes, which requires a decision at the commencement of the round as to...

Daly makes top dozen in Ottery 10K

The Ottery 10k race organised by Honiton Running Club took place in sunny conditions on Sunday. Ottery Carnival Committee provided many of the marshals...

Hewer leads home AVR’s at Ottery 10k

SIX Axe Valley Runners travelled to on Wednesday Yeovilton to take part in the second race of the 5k series. The four runners that...

Morris strike secures cup for Upottery

FOUR more cup finals were settled this week. UPOTTERY RES won the Geary cup 1-0 against EXMOUTH SPARTANS at Budleigh Salterton, with Brad Morris...

Axminster still unbeaten after excellent start

NEWS, scores, results and fixtures from around the East Devon bowling clubs; OTTERY ST MARY with Mike Smith Ottery started the week with another win in...

Medal haul for Pure Endurance at Stourhead

SIX of the Pure Endurance team took on the Immortal Sprint Triathlon, - a 900-metre swim, 18-mile bike and 4.5 mile run. The swim took...

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