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Jordan Petherbridge kicks for Barnstaple against Tonbridge Juddians.

A penalty seven minutes into stoppage time gave Barnstaple the victory they needed to seal promotion to the National League Two South.

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Torrington RFC celebrate their Devon Junior Cup win at Donnacroft.

Torrington finished their promotion season with a trophy thanks to a 24-15 victory over North Tawton.

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Exmouth v Barnstaple. Picture: Bob Collins

Saturday’s winner-takes-all match in the National Three South West ended in disappointing fashion for Barnstaple.

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Barnstaple v Old Patesians. Picture: Bob Collins

Barum ran in 14 tries on the way to an 88-7 win over Old Patesians on Saturday.

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David Butt, pictured in 2011.

Tributes have been paid to Devon RFU Chairman Dave Butt, who died last week at the age of 63.

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Ilfracombe and Torrington shared the points in a North Devon derby draw at Brimlands on Saturday. Picture: Andy Keeble

Torrington beat Topsham 8-6 at Donnacroft in the semi-final on Saturday.

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Toby Williamson scored a late try to seal a bonus point for Barnstaple. Picture: Kelvin Parsons

Barnstaple kept the pressure on Exmouth in the race for the National Three South West with a bonus point win over Old Centralians.

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Barnstaple's Jordan Petherbridge runs in. Picture: Bob Collins

Barum ran out 62-0 winners in the National Three South West on Saturday.

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Bideford's James Buckland dives to score for Bideford against Bridgwater. Picture: Kevin Crowl

Bideford won 55-24 on Saturday in their first home game since February 13.

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Ilfracombe RFC celebrating promotion to Devon One. Picture: Conrad Lees

Three North Devon teams will be playing in Devon One next season after a weekend to celebrate.

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Barnstaple close the gap with Hornets win

Wednesday, March 23, 2016
Barnstaple's Jordan Petherbridge in action. Picture by Bob Collins

Barnstaple made sure they weren’t left behind in the National 3 South West by beating Hornets on Saturday.

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Ilfracombe and Torrington shared the points in a North Devon derby draw at Brimlands on Saturday. Picture: Andy Keeble

Ilfracombe and Torrington share the points in 6-6 draw.

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Barnstaple v Bournemouth

Barnstaple edged a 63 point thriller in the National Three South West on Saturday

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Barnstaple Colts take on Newton Abbot. Pictures by Julie Wicks

Barnstaple Colts were in action at the weekend against Newton Abbot.

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North Devon Raiders

North Devon Raiders’ new head coach Stuart Nodwell is keen to see pride restored after a tough 2015.

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Ivybridge v Barnstaple. Picture by Derek Parnell.

Barnstaple beat Ivybridge 13-3 in the Nation Three South West on Saturday.

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Barnstaple in action away at Lydney. Picture: Derek Parnell

Barum travelled to Lydney for a crucial fixture in the National Three South West

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Wickett decisive in Bideford victory

Wednesday, February 24, 2016
Bideford v Clevedon in November. Pic: Kevin Crowl

The fly half was instrumental in Bideford’s 28-14 at Clevedon.

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Muddy Torrington make big statement

Wednesday, February 24, 2016
Torrington v Dartmouth

Torrington ended Dartmouth’s brief stint at the top of the Tribute Devon Two table with a 38 - 0 win at Donnacroft on Saturday.

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Bideford return to winning ways against Chard

Wednesday, February 17, 2016
Bideford v Chard

A controversial drop goal was the catalyst for a strong second half display for Bideford against Chard.

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Barnstaple v OId Redcliffians. Picture: Bob Collins

It was a disappointing result for Barnstaple RFC on Saturday, as they took on Bristol’s Old Redcliffians

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Barnstaple’s league lead gets extra boost

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Barnstaple’s position at the top of National Three South West has become stronger without them playing a game.

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Inside centre Ryan Carter makes the running. Picture: Bob Collins

Barnstaple aren’t planning for promotion yet even though they are striding on at the top of National Three South West.

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Bideford's Jono Mock scoring between the posts for their first try against Teignmouth. Picture by Kevin Crowl

Visitors Teignmouth ‘wanted it more’ on mucky day.

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Barum edge thrilling Devon derby by one

Wednesday, January 20, 2016
Barnstaple's Jordan Petherbridge was in fine form with the boot against Newton Abbot. Pic: Bob Collins

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.

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