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Crowds turn out in force for Tour of Britain Members Public

© THOMAS MARTINBy Mike Rego Stage 2 of the Tour of Britain 2021 cycling race saw 18 teams with over 100 competitors racing over 183.9 kilometres starting in Sherford, crossing Dartmoor and finishing in Exeter, in fine weather on Monday 6th September. The stage was won by the American cyclist

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Bovey unveil star signings ahead of new season Members Public

Kriston Yearwood bowling for Bovey Tracey during a midweek warm-up game against the University of Exeter © MARK LOCKETTBovey Tracey has signed all-action all-rounder Seb Ansley from Stoke Gabriel for the season ahead in the Premier Division. Ansley, who hits a long ball and knows how wickets are taken, has been

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Heather Knight calls for women’s IPL Members Public

Plymouth-educated England captain Heather Knight has praised the supportive words of Ben Stokes in calling for a women’s version of the Indian Premier League. Stokes, England’s highest-profile cricketer, started his own IPL campaign this week when the all-rounder’s Rajasthan Royals team faced Punjab Kings in Mumbai. However,

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Run 4 Rosie is back – with a difference Members Public

© Sarah ClarkeRun 4 Rosie is back, but this year things will be a little bit different due to the global pandemic. Over the course of March 2021 Chagford Runners are inviting you to join in the Run8 Nomin8 Don8 challenge! Whether it is running 8 miles or km, 8 halves

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Chiefs Women secure first win Members Public

Delighted Exeter Chiefs head coach Susie Appleby was full of praise for her side after they secured their first-ever victory in the Allianz Premier 15s with a 19-7 triumph over visiting Worcester Warriors at Sandy Park. Tries from Lottie Holland, Emily Tuttosi and Laura Delgado, plus two conversions from the

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Changing womens’ and girls’ lives with football Members Public

The Football Association (FA) have introduced a new four-year strategy, titled Inspiring Positive Change, which pledges to create a sustainable future for womens’ and girls’ football in England, and change lives in the process. The strategy outlines eight transformational objectives to be achieved by 2024. EARLY PARTICIPATION – Every primary school-aged

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Tavistock struggle against slick Bradford Town Members Public

Given the current COVID-19 restrictions prohibiting the EFL from hosting fans, it was nice to see a decent turnout for Tavistock, whose fans were not put off by the drizzly rain on Saturday afternoon, which calmed down just before kick-off. A late turn out from Bradford Town, who arrived at

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Ivybridge host first county softball tournament Members Public

It was a beautiful day as the teams arrived at Ivybridge Cricket Club. The club looked glorious – pitches were marked, gazebos out for scorers and teams and most importantly, coffee was on the go! We were looking forward to a great day of cricket for the ladies’ softball and after

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