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New Inn setting the pace in crib league

Posted: 07.10.21 by Philip Evans Sports Features



New Inn Kilmington is setting the pace in the Lyme Regis Cribbage League with a slender lead over Gerrard Arms Colyton. In the Beer League, Lamb Sw...

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Con Club and Castle lead crib league

Posted: 15.09.21 by Philip Evans Sports Features



After two weeks, Axminster Conservative Club and Castle Inn, Axminster, are leading the Lyme Regis Cribbage League with eight points each. Lamb Swans ...

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Winter cribbage league starts again

Posted: 14.09.21 by Philip Evans Sports Features



THE Lyme Regis Cribbage League has started again with ten teams from the Lyme and Axe Valley area. Week one results (Monday September 6): Colyton 0...

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East Devon netballer front and centre of England netball initiative

Posted: 29.07.21 by Francesca Evans Sports Features



Having quit playing netball aged 18, the Back to Netball initiative has helped East Devon resident Rosie Bennett reconnect with the sport. Years la...

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When the Aussies visited Somerset in 1902

Posted: 21.03.21 by Philip Evans Sports Features



Cricketing fanatics are looking forward to next year's Ashes tests in Australia. Sports writer DICK STURCH turns the clock back to 1902 when th...

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How I saw City demolish United whilst cruising the Med

Posted: 31.01.21 by Philip Evans Sports Features



“At 5 o’clock on Friday, October 14th 2011 after all pre-departure checks were completed and clearance granted P&O’s Azura let go all her lines,...

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My unexpected visit to the Bernabeu - and I've got the ticket to prove it!

Posted: 13.01.21 by Philip Evans Sports Features



By Dick Sturch Around about 8pm we boarded the Easyjet flight from Bristol to Madrid and the revelries we had experienced in the airport lounge inc...

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A triumvirate of Axminster sportsmen

Posted: 11.01.21 by Philip Evans Sports Features



By Dick Sturch I was sad to hear that Gerald Marsh had recently passed away. Such sad new reminded me how lucky I have been to have played footbal...

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Golf’s Majors continued: The US Open

Posted: 08.01.21 by Philip Evans Sports Features



By Kyle Phillpots Retired Executive Director for Education & Global Development for the PGA, based at the Belfry from 1999- 2017, and member of Axe...

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'Wonderful Wolves' - why they were the best team in the world

Posted: 21.12.20 by Philip Evans Sports Features



By Dick Sturch During the late 1940s right through the 50s Wolverhampton Wanderers was one of Europe’s top footballing teams. They were First...

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