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How to save money on golf

Generally, golf, its attendant equipment, and Algarve Golf Holidays can be quite expensive. Golf equipment for the avid player can become something of a worry on the budget. However, there are ways to enjoy your game and still save money on the necessary equipment.

We have explained...

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Top Trainer Willie Mullins' seven winners at the 2020 Cheltenham Festival

Authored by Mike Page

The 2020 Cheltenham Festival threw up a fascinating battle for the title of top trainer, with Gordon Elliott and Willie Mullins going toe-to-toe for the coveted honour. Both men would have been eagerly analysing today’s horse racing results throughout the Festival to see which one of them had the edge.

In the end, it was Mullins who pipped Elliott to the title. Both men had seven...

Cheltenham 2020: Key races previewed ahead of upcoming festival

Authored by Mike Page

Unfortunately, Storm Ciara and other bouts of bad weather caused the cancellation of a handful of meetings at Exeter Racecourse recently, including a key trials day for Cheltenham . However, with the festival just days away, we have no more time to see horses in action: The main event is upon us.

Below we have picked out six of the major races of the festival, looking at the movers and...

Brixington Blues FC scores new kit thanks to Exmouth McDonalds

Authored by Mary

Local grassroots football club Brixington Blues had cause for celebration this weekend after receiving a new football kit, courtesy of the McDonald’s restaurant in Exmouth, owned by Franchisee David Shawyer.

The Under 14’s team visited the restaurant at Liverton Business Park on Saturday to be presented with their new kits which will be used for fixtures this year.

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How Social Media Impacted Football in the Last Decade

Authored by Mike Page

The first televised football match in the UK was way back in 1937, with a specially arranged match between Arsenal and Arsenal Reserves. As football became televised more, football clubs started to perceive televised matches as a threat. They were concerned that fans would no longer come to games if they were able to watch them from the comfort of their homes. Obviously, their fears did not...

Racecourse in the spotlight as top horses readied for key meeting

Authored by Sarah Parker

A key date in the south-west’s racing calendar is approaching with leading trainers readying their horses for Exeter Racecourse’s meeting on Sunday, February 9.

With over £100,000 in prize money, and staged within a month of the Cheltenham Festival ™ presented by Magners, the meeting is recognised as an important last stepping stone for horses with Cheltenham engagements.

It...

Treated like a royal: Win chance to become racecourse luxury enclosure tester

Authored by News Desk

One lucky luxury lover has the chance of a lifetime to become a racecourse enclosure tester for the upcoming horseracing season.

myracing are hiring a racecourse enclosure tester for the 2020 racing season, with the selected expert set to travel the country in pursuit of the perfect luxury experience.

No experience or qualifications are needed, entrants will simply need to...

Wheelchair rugby star an inspiration for Devon youngsters at Ability Games

Authored by Mary

100’s of Devon youngsters will be heading to Barnstaple next week (Weds 5th Feb) for a day of friendly sporting competition. They will be taking part in a variety of events including archery, sitting volleyball and new age kurling. Additionally, there will be a wide range of taster activities, including football on the brand new artificial grass pitch, which will be officially opened before...

Will Willie Mullins Train The Winner Of The Gold Cup?

Authored by Sarah Parker

Willie Mullins is one of the most illustrious trainers in the world of horse racing. But last year was one of the best of his career as he was finally able to land the one prize that had deserted him throughout his career. The Cheltenham Gold Cup is the signature event of the prestigious jump’s festival, like the SuperBowl is for NFL . However, it was only last year was the first year that...

Efirbet: Future stadiums in the UK set to open in 2020

Authored by Mike Page

The future landscape of football in the United Kingdom is set to change throughout 2020 as the next generation of stadiums near completion. While some are large impressive modern structures built for the masses, others are smaller, ultimately how they are received will be up to the fans once they open.

While there is a large number of projects on the go and several others under...

Vue Plymouth channels the Force with The Plymouth Fencing Club and train local Jedi

Authored by Mary

Celebrating the success of Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker , Vue Plymouth teamed up with The Plymouth Fencing Club to give film lovers an exhibition on how to properly handle a lightsabre. Setting up at Vue Plymouth on Saturday, The Plymouth Fencing Club gave visitors a taste of how a true lightsabre battle might go down over the course of the afternoon, offering onlookers who dared to wield...