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Webb Ellis Cup calling in at Crediton tonight (Wednesday) as part of World War One memorial match

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Former All Black forward Jerry Collins has died in a car accident in France in the early hours of Friday morning, New Zealand's Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade has confirmed. Picture: David Davies/PA Wire.

Club members speak of their delight the day New Zealand star came to town.

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Former All Blacks rugby player Jerry Collins has died in a car crash in France. Picture: David Davies/PA Wire.

The former All Blacks star once made an appearance playing for Barnstaple RFC in 2007.

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Refs recognise Barum hosts

Wednesday, April 29, 2015
Barnstaple chairman John Courtenay (left) is presented with the Dave Smith Memorial Cup by Devon Rugby Referees' Society president Simon Lane. Picture: Submitted

Barnstaple’s warm welcome for rugby referees has been recognised for the second year running.

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Testimonial is a tussle at Barum

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Barum All Stars defeated a Barnstaple President’s XV 26-10 in a testimonial game for prop Mark Berry.

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James hat-trick helps Barum to Quins win

Wednesday, April 15, 2015
Barnstaple skipper Winston James. Pic: Bob Collins

Skipper Winston James completed a try hat-trick in the last few minutes of the match as Barnstaple won 50-19 at Oxford Harlequins and piled up their best win of the season.

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Molton coach looking ahead to next year

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

South Molton coach Gary Bucknell is already looking ahead to next season and job number one is replacing himself.

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Bideford notch victory in St Austell

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Bideford sent St Austell reeling to a 48-17 home defeat, their worst in a relegation season.

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14-man Bideford hold on against Camborne

Wednesday, April 1, 2015
Bideford beat Camborne. Picture: Kevin Crowl

Bideford came out on top 35-24 against visiting Camborne in a lively South West One encounter between two sides with no pressure on them.

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Barum fail to shake off away-day hoodoo

Wednesday, March 25, 2015
Barnstaple's Jordan Petherbridge in action. Picture by Bob Collins

Barnstaple’s losing run away from home continued with a 31-25 reversal at Old Patesians.

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North Devon Raiders Rugby League Club will again be training and playing at Barnstaple RFC’s Pottington Road ground this summer, with the first session set for Wednesday, April 1, from 6.45pm and then every week until the end of the season in mid-August.

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Ryan Carter in action for Barnstaple in their loss to Old Centralians. Picture: Bob Collins

Barum were brought down to earth after their win at Newton Abbot when Old Centralians defeated them 24-19 at Pottington Road.

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Bideford impress against Ivybridge

Tuesday, March 10, 2015
Bideford's Sam Olde fends off a challenge on his way to score in their win against Ivybridge. Picture: Kevin Crowl

Bideford dented Ivybridge’s promotion aspirations by beating them 36-21 at King George V.

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Bideford beat visiting Cullompton

Tuesday, February 24, 2015
Josh King was a scorer for Bideford. Pic: Kevin Crowl

Bideford travel to Drybrook in Gloucestershire on the back of a 33-12 win over visiting Cullompton in South West One.

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Big win gets Barum all set for the derby

Tuesday, February 24, 2015
Luke Berry scored a hat-trick for Barnstaple. Pic: Bob Collins

Barnstaple are in good shape for the National Three Devon derby away to Newton Abbot this Saturday after beating Hornets 43-19 at Pottington.

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Barnstaple snatch a bonus point in defeat

Tuesday, February 10, 2015
Luke Berry (right). Picture: Bob Collins

Barnstaple snatched a bonus point in the dying minutes of their 34-27 defeat at Bracknell.

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Berry at the double for resurgent Barum

Wednesday, February 4, 2015
Barnstaple v Chard. Pic: Bob Collins

Luke Berry crossed for two tries as Barnstaple kept the drop zone at arm’s length by beating Chard 27-12.

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Moody watches Bideford lose to Cleve

Tuesday, February 3, 2015
Bideford v Cleve. Pic: Kevin Crowl

VIP guest Lewis Moody was in the crowd watching Bideford lose 18-12 to South West One leaders Cleve.

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Barnstaple’s winning run ends at Brixham

Tuesday, January 20, 2015
Barnstaple's Winston James was a scorer on Saturday. Pic: Bob Collins

Barnstaple’s winning run came to an end at Brixham where the 14-man Fishermen held on to win 22-17.

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Bideford win to stay unbeaten in 2015

Monday, January 12, 2015
Chris Snell breaks through to score Bideford's second try. Pic: Kevin Crowl

James Buckland scored a try and set up another as Bideford maintained their unbeaten start to 2015 with a 23-15 win over Bridgwater.

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Exeter Saracens 32-22 South Molton

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Barnstaple got the better of Weston-super-Mare. Pic: Bob Collins

National Three South West: Barnstaple 28-7 Weston

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The Bideford forwards power over against Wells. Pic: Kevin Crowl

South West One: Bideford 32-7 Wells

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Exmouth Vs Barnstaple. Ref exsp 4147-51-14AW. Picture: Alex Walton.

Exmouth finished their 2014 league engagements with a workman-like bonus point win over visitors Barnstaple, in the process recording their first double of the season and preserving a four year home winning run against Barum, writes Chris Wright.

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Barnstaple's Will Topps scored in the defeat at Exmouth. Pic: Bob Collins

Barnstaple and Bideford both go into annual clash on the back of league defeats

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