Barnstaple aren’t planning for promotion yet even though they are striding on at the top of National Three South West.
Visitors Teignmouth ‘wanted it more’ on mucky day.
Barnstaple skipper Winston James said gritty defence was the key to the 21-20 win at Newton Abbot that keeps the Reds five points clear of Exmouth at the top of the table.
Bideford’s winning run continued with a 14-3 victory at Avonmouth.
Bideford picked up a welcome win on the road when they triumphed 22-20 at Weston.
Jordan Petherbridge kicked two penalties before half-time to give Barnstaple a 6-0 win over visiting Brixham.
Bideford lost for only the third time at home this season when Camborne pipped them 17-16 with a try deep into stoppage time.
Barnstaple are still top in National Three South West – despite an official league table staying they aren’t!
Barnstaple are hoping the injury sustained by stand-off Isaac Hydleman in the Boxing Day win over Bideford isn’t as bad as first feared.
Bideford were a bit more convincing in their 17-10 win over Newent than the scoreline suggested.
Barnstaple skipper Winston James isn’t assuming his side will be top of the tree for Christmas despite a 42-15 win over Old Centralians that keeps them a point ahead of Exmouth.
Shebbear have been crowned North Devon U15 rugby champions after winning the cup final at Bideford RFC.
Barnstaple’s 7-7 draw with Hornets may have cost them the leadership in National Three South West, but it was hardly a disaster.
Barnstaple only had themselves to blame for the 23-7 defeat at Bournemouth that cut their lead at the top of the National Three South West table.
A 27-24 win at Coney Hill – Bideford’s first on the road this season - kept them a safe distance away from the bottom three.
Last-gasp experts Barnstaple did it again by beating Lydney 21-20 in the nick of time on Saturday to stay six points clear at the top of National League Three South West.
Bideford lost 8-6 to visiting Clevedon in a game almost ruined by high winds blowing down the ground.
Ilfracombe extended their lead at the top of the Devon Two table by beating Torrington 10-0 - their fourth league win in as many games.
Junior rugby round up in North Devon
Lively match sees some unfortunate decisions
South West One rugby - Bideford
Barnstaple’s single try is enough to overcome Old Redcliffians
Devon One rugby league results - South Molton
Devon Two league results - Ilfracombe
Devon Two match results
max temp: 8°C
min temp: 5°C
Sign me up to receive regular email newsletters
I am also happy to receive other emails from: