The new rugby Premiership season gets off and running this weekend and the Exeter Chiefs kick start their campaign away at Northampton.
Devon's finest are ready to embark on their fourth year in English rugby's top flight and they have every intention of further establishing themselves as one of the top clubs in the country.
Our Sports Correspondent Matthias Kurth reports:
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Devon councillors will be meeting to vote on whether to raise council tax by almost 4% to pay for social care and flooding resilience.
A chilly start, so temperatures slow to increase. Not helped by that easterly breeze.
If you're planning for the weekend, best give Saturday a miss. There's a warning already out for strong winds and large waves.