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Uncategorised Posted on Wed, May 25, 2022 21:41:48

Hi, Please click on a link below to get pictures of Devon Cup Finals and Events.

Devon Cup 2022 Devon Racketball Cup 2022 Devon Racketball Cup Plate 2022

Devon Cup 2019 Devon Cup Plate 2019 Devon Racketball Cup 2019

Devon Racketball Cup Plate 2019

Devon Cup 2018 Devon Racketball Cup & Plate 2018

Devon Cup Final 2017 Devon Cup Plate 2017 Ladies Devon Cup 2017

Devon Shield 2017 Devon Racketball Cup 2017

Devon Shield 2016 Devon Cup 2016 Devon Racketball Cup 2016

Devon Shield 2015 Devon Cup 2015

Devon Shield 2014 Devon Cup 2014 Exeter Diamonds 2014

Devon Shield 2013 Devon Cup 2013

Devon Shield 2012 Devon Cup 2012

Devon Shield 2011 Devon Junior Cup 2011

Devon Shield 2010 Devon Cup 2010

Fort Stamford Open 2007

Devon Cup 2018 Onwards

Devon Cup & Shield Posted on Sat, April 28, 2018 14:09:11

At the moment due to myself not having much time, I will not be able to write up any reports for the Devon Cup finals.
If someone from the club’s involved would like to write up a report for the night then please send it to me and I will put it online for you.

The results for the Men’s Devon Cup Finals can be found at:

Photos can be found at:!home


Ladies Devon Squash Cup 2018

Devon Cup & Shield Posted on Sat, April 28, 2018 14:03:24

Results of the Devon ladies squash cup competition 2017/18

This year’s final was a very hard fought match between Devon and Exeter and

Newton Abbot, played at the Devon and Exeter club on Wednesday 28 March.

Devon and Exeter won 5/0 but this did not reflect the excellent squash played with

many very close matches. The matches were very fairly refereed by Jarek Terlecki

(from Somerset) and Phil Hancock.

Results (D and E name first)

Nat Lawrence bt Vicki Evans 15/10 15/6 11/15 15/17 15/5

Ruby Jarman bt Denise Corby 15/7 15/9 15/11

Nat Anwyll bt Claire Simmonds 14/16 15/6 14/16 15/9 15/8

Cat Brewer bt Julie Stevens 15/12 15/12 15/11

Susie Hill bt Anne Scott 15/11 15/8 14/16 15/10

Devon & Exeter Winning Team

Alison Samuel

April 2018

Ladies Racketball Devon Cup 2018

Squash Competitions & Results Posted on Wed, March 28, 2018 18:18:36

Ladies Racketball Cup Competition 2017/18 season

The first ladies racketball cup competition in Devon was won by Devon and Exeter


Winners D&E

It was an excellent match. The result was only decided in the last tie played.

Results (Newton Abbot names first)

Vickie Evans beat Karen Bealey 16/14 15/10 15/12

Ann Scott lost to Susie Hill 11/15 9/15 5/15

Denise Corby lost to Ann Hancock 16/4 13/15 9/15 10/15

Rose Wood beat Lorraine Barnes 15/11 15/11 5/15 15/12

Sally Mutton lost to Mandy Blackmore 12/15 6/15 16/14 4/15

Devon and Exeter won by 3 matches to 2.

Runner Up Newton Abbot

Thanks to Dean Clayton for refereeing .

Devon and Exeter Racketball 2 team also won the ladies league this year. They just

won more points at the end of the season and finally overtook Torquay who had

been top of the table nearly all season. The Michael Spiers league cup was

presented after the presentation of the racketball competition cup.

The finals evening played at Newton Abbot was a very good evening with many

spectators coming to support both teams and to watch a very good standard of


After the match Newton Abbot provided some excellent refreshments.

To thank Louise Angie Andrews from D and E produced the following entertaining poem.
It was a fitting end to a very enjoyable and successful first racketball cup final.


Writing fun sonnets is what I like to Do,

Louise I wrote this one just for You.

We travel to many clubs to play our Racketball Matches,

But Newton Abbot serve up the best Catches.

When we arrive you appear with a big cheery Smile,

Menu in hand, ready to go the extra Mile.

Meat, fish or a veggi Dish,

Always willing to knock up what ever we Wish.

Nothing for you is ever to much Trouble,

Your portion sizes are always Double.

Wholesome & tasty it arrives piping Hot,

Its always a challenge to devour the Lot.

In the kitchen you are a true Master,

I know no one else who churns out top food Faster.

So putting all these points Together,

Louise, Your top of the Devon league,

for the BEST FOOD EVER!!

Alison Samuel

Ladies league secretary

Devon County Squash 2017

Squash Competitions & Results Posted on Thu, October 12, 2017 06:23:20

And so a fantastic weekend of Squash comes to an end. Thanks to all of you who played the Realistic sponsored Devon Squash County Champs at EGCC. It was a great event with some brilliant matches all the way through the draws. See below for all the Grade Final scores:


E: Winner – Ryan Barrett Runner Up Ollie Parsons Score 3/2
D: Winner – Steve Lewis Runner Up Ben Hancock Score 3/2
C: Winner – Jack Hunter Runner Up Josh Smart Score 3/2
B: Winner – David Palmer Runner Up Jonathan Gliddon Score 3/0
A: Winner – Lyell Fuller Runner Up Mike Harris Score 3/2


B: Winner – Alex Boughton Runner Up Natalie Albemarle 3/1
A: Winner – Natalie Lawrence Runner Up Emma Custance Baker

Congratulations to all the winners (and from my part well done Lyell you absolute bugger.) Thank you all for playing Tessa Harris and I hope you enjoyed it and will hopefully see you all next time!


Mike H

AGM 2017

Chat Posted on Thu, June 22, 2017 11:27:24

The Devon SRA AGM will be held at Newton Abbot Squash Club on Thursday 29th June at 7pm.

Please remember there should be a representative for your club that attends.

We have just had the pre AGM meeting and at present there are no rule changes being taken to the AGM.

It was also decided at the meeting that this year the Devon Shield Competition will not run.
There were a lot of walkovers being given last year and therefore this year there will be no Qualifying round or Devon Shield.

The competitions will be:
Devon Cup & Plate in both Squash & Racketball.

As normal this will be the top 8 finishing clubs from last season.

Devon Cup 2017

Devon Cup & Shield Posted on Sat, April 08, 2017 09:55:25

The final of the Devon Cup was held on Friday 7th April 2017 at EGCC.
I would like to thank everyone who turned up to watch this event and all the players involved.

Also to Bob Hefford for all his work he does as the Chair of Devon SRA.
Thanks to all the markers on the night:
Phil Hancock, Paul Gregory and Mike Harris.
Also again to Mike for his help with sorting out the evening.

The Final was between EGCC v Fort Stamford.

(Match report by Jon Sharpe)

Devon Cup Final – April 7th 2017

Exeter Golf & Country Club Vs Fort Stamford

Venue – Exeter Golf & Country Club

Attendance – Full House!


1) Mike Harris Vs Mark Chapman

2) Mike Gregory Vs Jon Gallagher

3) Peter Joyce Vs Tony Tremain

4) Gary Bennett Vs Dominic Lyons

5) Reuben Morris Vs Duncan Hefford

Exeter Golf & Country Club hosted the 2017 Devon Cup
Final, featuring a battle of the champions: 2016 League and Cup Winners, Fort
Stamford Vs 2017 League Winners, Exeter Golf & Country Club.

The venue was set, the crowd were ready and the bar was
already doing a roaring trade before the first match, Reuben Morris Vs Duncan
Hefford, had even started! Both served up an absolutely fantastic spectacle of
squash with the match always finely poised. In the end Reuben was able to open
EGCC’s account with a hard fought 3-2 win, in what proved to be the match of
the evening.

Next up was the evergreen Gary Bennett Vs the highly
skilled Dom Lyons in another competitive match. With a 3-1 win, Gary moved the
Golf Club within striking distance of the cup. Gary was keen to get off court
as quickly as possible to start rehydrating with Topsail and Champagne – to
celebrate his 30th birthday!

With the Golf Club now 2-0 up, Pete Joyce and Tony
Tremain kicked off at the same time as Mike Gregory and Jon Gallagher. It was
hard to know which game to watch. Both matches were very tight, with both
poised at 1-1. Jon Gallagher played some fantastic, controlling, squash and
despite the ‘Sheriff’s’ trademark holds and on court guile, Jon was able to hold
on for a hard fought 3-1 win. With the Fort deservedly pulling it back to just
2-1 overall, Pete Joyce kept a cool head and wrapped up a 3-1 win, taking the
Golf Club to an unassailable 3-1 lead on the night.

With the title already won, Mike Harris and Mark Chapman
renewed rivalries at 1 string, with Mark arguably providing Mike’s sternest
test of the season so far in a previous league match. Despite Mark’s best
efforts and some creative commentary from match referee, Paul Gregory, he was
unable to stop Mike from winning the match 3-0 and with it, the League and Cup

It was a great evening and a fitting advert for Devon
squash, with the two standout teams of the season, and indeed the last 2 years,
contesting the final. The fact that half of Plymouth bravely ventured to
Exeter, made the night even more enjoyable and helped to create a superb

Thanks go to Bob Hefford, Alan Ford and the two guest
referees for the evening, Phil Hancock and Paul Gregory – representing the
Crediton Revolution!

Jon Sharpe
EGCC Squash Captain

Devon Cup being presented to EGCC by Bob Hefford (Chair)
Jon Sharpe, Reuben Morris, Peter Joyce, Rob Brown, Mike Gregory, Bob Hefford, Mike Harris, Gary Bennett.

Bob Hefford (Chair) presenting Rob Brown the Premier winners Cup.

Congratultaions to EGCC for winning the Premier League and also the Devon Cup.

More photos are online in the Picture Gallery.

To view the Score Card please click below:

Alan Ford

Devon Cup (Ladies) & Devon Cup Plate (Mixed)

Devon Cup & Shield Posted on Thu, March 23, 2017 17:59:45

The finals of the Devon Cup (Ladies) & Devon Cup Plate (Mixed) were held on Wednesday March 22nd at Newton Abbot Squash Club.

I want to thank Newton Abbot for hosting the event and to Louise for producing a lovely buffet.
Thanks to Lee Curtis for helping me sort out this date at short notice for the mixed due to the team not being able to play on Friday 7th April with the Main Devon Cup Final.
A big thank you to the 4 referees on the night. Dean Clayton, David Mudge, Phil Hancock & Alison Samuel.

Devon Cup (Ladies):
Plymouth University v Newton Abbot

(Rerport by Alison Samuel)
The finals of the ladies Devon cup were played on 22
March 2017 at Newton Abbot, Plymouth university v Newton Abbot.

The final was a hard fought match with some excellent
squash played. Plymouth University won for the second year running 3/2.

Newton Abbot started very well with a win for Sharon
Brown at 5 winning against Emma Neudegg
3-1 (15/10 15/9 6/15 15/10)

Nicola Hardwick (Plymouth Uni) at 4 beat Emma Thomas 3-0
(15/11 15/9 15/13). Emma was very close to winning the third game but the accuracy
of Nicolas’ game paid off in the end.

Florrie Smith (Plymouth Uni) at 3 was too powerful and consistent
for Julie Stephens winning 3-0 (15/10 15/8 15/7)

There was another very accurate game from Lauren Williams
(Plymouth Uni) at 2 beating Anne Scott 3-0 (15/5 15/5 15/9)

To finish the match Vicki Evans (Newton Abbot) at 1
played an excellent game beating Alex Boughton 3-0 (15/11 15/6 15/10)

(Plymouth University) being presented the Devon Cup by Alison Samuel (Ladies League Sec of Devon Squash)

More photos are online in the Picture Gallery.

To view the Score Card please click below:

Devon Cup Plate (Mixed):
Newton Abbot v Torquay
4th strings and 3rd Strings went on first.
Dan Gough (Newton) v Richard Crook. Dan fought well but Richard took the 1st win for Torquay 3-0.
Ben Sutton (Newton) v Kane Wilson. Kane started well taking the 1st game from Ben 12-10. Ben came back winning the match 3-1. Making the overall score 1-1.

Next on was 2nd Strings Chris Stanley (Newton) v Dave Palmer. The first 2 games both went 10-12 to Torquay. Dave then took the 3rd game to win 3-0. Taking Torquay in the lead 2-1.

Match of the night went to string 5’s. Harry Senior (Newton) v Dominic Phillips. This was a very long match and went to 5 games.
Harry took the 1st and Dominic the 2nd. Harry took the 3rd making it 2-1. Dominic dug in and took the 4th to 10-10 and then won 12-10 making it 2-2.
The 5th was a very close game. Dominic got to 10-8 match ball and also championship ball. He couldn’t get the next point and Harry managed to claw it back to 10-10 and then clinched it 12-10 winning 3-2 and making the overall score 2-2.

Last on were string 1s. Jarred London (Newton) v Stuart Perrett. Jarred took this match 3-0 giving the win to Newton Abbot 3-2.

Dan Gough (Newton Abbot) being presented the Devon Cup Plate by David Mudge (Hon Sec of Devon Squash)

More photos are online in the Picture Gallery.

To view the Score Card please click below:


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