Exeter City take out loan

Exeter City have taken out a short term loan from the Professional Footballers Association.

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Mumm to miss season start for shoulder op

Exeter captain Dean Mumm is having a shoulder op which will mean him missing the start of the new Premiership Campaign Credit: PA

Exeter Chiefs Skipper Dean Mumm will miss the start of the new Premiership campaign after having an operation on his shoulder

The 30-year old former Australian international second row forward, suffered the injury last season.

It comes as a blow to the Chiefs' early season plans; they travel to London Welsh on September 7th.

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Coles sacked as Grecians captain

Danny Coles has been sacked as Exeter City's captain. Credit: PA

Exeter City Football Club has sacked Captain Danny Coles after he reportedly posted abusive comments aimed at a 14-year-old fan on Twitter.

Coles was subject to a disciplinary hearing yesterday regarding the comments. The club has confirmed he has been removed from his position and placed on the transfer list.

He's also been fined two weeks wages and has written a letter of apology.

Exeter City's management released a statement saying they will not tolerate abuse of anyone, in whatever form, and would like to extend its apologies to all those offended by Danny Cole's behaviour.

Sun shines for Polo on the Beach

The setting was beautiful for the 8th Polo on the Beach competiton Credit: ITV News West Country

Huge crowds have spent the weekend at Watergate Bay in Newquay, cheering on the teams competing in Polo on the Beach.

Now in its eighth year, the free event has grown to three matches over the weekend featuring some of the world's best players.

Crowds turned out to enjoy the sunshine and polo Credit: ITV News West Country

The highlight of the weekend was of course the match between Cornwall and the Rest of the World.

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Excitement builds for Polo on the Beach

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Sun is shining at the Watergate Bay Hotel, let's keep it going for the Polo on the Beach this afternoon. You should be here!

The year the Tour de France came to Plymouth

What a weekend of sport we have to look forward to. Wimbledon, the World Cup and the start of the Tour de France in Yorkshire, where hundreds of thousands of people are expected to line the route of tomorrow's first stage.

A far cry from the situation 40 years ago - when the Tour de France made its first ever trip to the UK, with a hop across the channel to Plymouth. Bob Cruwys has the story.

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