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Tour of Britain cycle race is great sight in West Devon countryide

Tour of Britain cycle race is great sight in West Devon countryide
One group of cyclists from the Tour of Britain is pictured making its way through Tavistock town centre last Thursday, under the viaduct before heading out for Lydford on their way to the eventual finish to Exeter.

Local hunt riders happy to dance in the Moonlight

Local hunt riders happy to dance in the Moonlight
SPOONERS and West Dartmoor Hunt held its first Moonlight Steeplechase event at Collytown, Bere Alston, on Saturday, September 6.

Oke shooters make their mark in summer league

Oke shooters make their mark in summer league
IN the Smallbore Rifle Exeter and District Summer League Okehampton Smallbore Club members have performed well over the summer months, shooting 11 rounds at their indoor range.

Fell’s Week

Heather Fell, Olympic silver medallist, writes about her life in the media and sports world.

Resilient Okes come good against Truro

Resilient Okes come good against Truro
West Counties West Okehampton 26 Truro 23 THE Okes’ first home match of the season saw a match that went to the wire, with plenty of attacking intent and two sides that both contributed fully to a fine advert for Western Counties west rugby.

Junior rugby round-up

Exeter Combined U16s 10 Tavistock U16 22 TAVISTOCK started like they meant business when number 8 James Lewis charged back up the pitch after catching the ball from the kick-off.

Much credit to North Tawton

Much credit to North Tawton
Friendly North Tawton 26 Crediton second XV 17 THIS fixture was played as a trial match for both sides, involving unlimited substitutions and consisting of three periods of play.

Cavaliers invade Somerset to enjoy annual cricket tour

THE Tamar Cavaliers cricket tour party arrived in Somerset in dry conditions.

Belstone battle in cup final against dominant Heathcoat

North Devon League Cup final Belstone v Heathcoat IN this cup final played last Sunday at Hatherleigh, Belstone batted reasonably well in patches for 45 overs but their hard-fought total of 178 proved a stroll in the park for Heathcoat who won by nine wickets.

Father and son Paul and Johnny on top at pro day

Father and son Paul and Johnny on top at pro day
ON Saturday at Okehampton Golf Club the club’s professional Ashley Moon hosted its annual Pro’s Day.

Argyle ladies better against Brixham Villa

Devon ladies’ league Okehampton Argyle ladies 2 Brixham Villa ladies 6 HAVING lost 10-2 in a recent friendly against Brixham, Argyle went out looking to settle the score but just fell short.

Beer pour heartache on South Zeal in cup

Beer pour heartache on South Zeal in cup
Budden Westinsure Devon intermediate cup South Zeal 1 Beer 1 (Beer won on penalties 3-2).

Big away win for Oke Vets

OKEHAMPTON ARGYLE veterans made a great start to their season with a 10-1 away win at Morwenstowe.

Mixed weekend for the Chagford football teams

Mixed weekend for the Chagford football teams
Devon and Exeter division three Lyme Regis 2 Chagford 1 CHAGFORD can count themselves unlucky to have travelled to Dorset and not come home with at least a share of the points.

Argyle sort Salterton out

Argyle sort Salterton out
Carlsberg South West Peninsula division one East Okehampton Argyle 2 Budleigh Salterton 0 OKEHAMPTON were back to winning ways with this hard fought victory in the sunshine at Simmons Park.

Hot conditions did not deter enthusiasm for popular tournament

OKEHAMPTON Ladies’ Hockey Club hosted their tournament on Sunday for the second year.

Five fighters, five wins, two titles

CHAOS Muay Thai Okehampton travelled to Crewe for the awakenings show on Saturday — one of the biggest junior shows in the country with 19 international bouts on show.

Success for three

GREAT success for three youngsters from the Jujitsu Tavistock Club who recently went all out in front of a grading panel headed by Umberto Bergonzini sensei, fourth degree black belt.

Sheepdog Trials

RESULTS for the Mendip Trial at Warren Farm Charterhouse, by kind permission of John and Bill Small, on September 7: Open driving, 32 ran, and judge was Martin Lydney Glos: Paul Johnson, Burton on Trent, Bo 80; Jed Watson, Postbridge, Sweep 77 (OLF); Jed Watson, Postbridge, Jay 77.

Bere Alston bowls

RESULTS for last week at Bere Alston Bowling Club are as follows: Friendly - won 131-105 at home to Northampton Retired Police with their winning rinks being: Jim Finch, Andy Hurford, Paul Whitting and John Sowden 25-11, Jim East, Bob Grylls, Ken Wood and Richard Hewitt 25-15, and Tom Northam, Brian Hamilton, John Whitworth and Keith Whitting 32-15.

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