Forthcoming coaching and refereeing courses in the region

HERE are details for this year’s coaching and refereeing award courses that will be running in Cornwall and Devon. These courses are now live for booking so please advertise and share them with your clubs and volunteers as much as... Read more

Devon Coaching Conference 2022

Devon Coaching Conference 2022 Devon RFU are hosting a Coaching Conference at Exeter Saracens Rugby Club on Saturday, August 20 and Sunday, August 21. The Saturday is open to all coaches and will offer two CPD sessions and two additional coaching... Read more

Devon RFU Appoint a New President

At last night’s AGM at Torquay RFC, Paul Harris was elected as the new Devon RFU president, taking over from Ken Jeffery. Read more

Devon RFU announce appointment of new age grade chair

PRESSURE of work and the lingering effects of Covid-19 have led Nigel Middleton to step away from the chairmanship of the Devon Age Grade Committee and to reduce some of his other rugby commitments. Devon RFU chair Geoff Simpson paid... Read more

Devon U20s take positives out of narrow loss to Cornwall

DEVON’S coaches and players took plenty of positives out of Sunday’s narrow loss to Cornwall in their opening match of the Jason Leonard Under-20 County Championships.  Devon were heartbreakingly beaten 25-24 in Camborne, having led 18-7 at half-time.  They were... Read more

Devon name U20 team to face Cornwall at Camborne

DEVON begin their Jason Leonard Under-20 County Championship campaign on Sunday when they travel to Camborne to face old rivals Cornwall (2pm). It will be the under-20 side’s first outing since March 2020. This year, Devon are in a three-team... Read more

Devon U18s run in eight tries in impressive win over Buckinghamshire

DEVON under-18s produced an impressive performance to score eight tries in a 40-10 victory over Buckinghamshire at Hartpury College on Sunday. The game was the county side’s first outing in two years and it proved to be a memorable one.... Read more

Honiton are one game away from Twickenham after beating Chesham

HONITON find themselves just one game away from Twickenham after beating Buckinghamshire side Chesham 24-12 in the South West Divisional Senior Vase final on Saturday. They will now play Portsmouth in the national semi-finals with the winners securing at spot... Read more

Ilfracombe win Devon Junior Plate with victory over Salcombe

ILFRACOMBE picked up the first Devon silverware of the season by overcoming Salcombe 20-3 at a windy Brimlands in the Junior Plate final on Saturday. The hosts led 7-0 at the break thanks to a try from 22 metres by... Read more

Encouraging start for Devon Schools’ Under-15s

DEVON Schools’ Under-15s made an encouraging start to their season on Sunday when they hosted Somerset at Mount Kelly College. Devon’s A team narrowly lost 14-10 in a tight match where both teams scored two tries apiece. However, Devon’s B... Read more