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.
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Barnstaple overcame a shaky start to beat Dings Crusaders 28-13 and stay top of the National Three South West table.
Bideford made it three wins on the bounce as they motored into mid- table with a 38-13 win over visiting North Petherton.
Pupils from Bideford College have taken part in a workshop where they designed their school team’s rugby shirt, to be produced and donated by Canterbury, the official kit supplier to England’s rugby team.
Barnstaple are top of the shop in National Three South West after their 45-11 win over visiting Newton Abbot.
Bideford scored three in a row in the second half to come from behind and beat Avonmouth Old Boys 34-23.
South Molton came from behind to beat Topsham 23-15 and ensure a successful start to life back in Devon One.
Barum under 13s saw a near perfect start against Topsham.
The Brixham bogey struck again for Barnstaple as they went down 39-34 at Astley Park in National Three South West.
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Barnstaple left it late again before beating visiting Ivybridge 25-23, making it two wins on the trot to open the season.
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Barnstaple skipper Winston James said it was a sign of the team’s improvement that they didn’t crack under pressure in the Devon derby with Exmouth.
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