THE Tamar Derby between Launceston and Okehampton is always a pivotal game in the sporting calendar in these parts and features heavily in this week’s Post Series sports section.

The two met at Polson Bridge on Saturday with Okehampton running out comfortable 38-17 winners in Regional One South West.

Inside is a report and pictures plus reaction from CABs joint head coach Ian Goldsmith who also previewed Saturday’s trip to Weston-super-Mare.

On the theme of rugby there’s Paul Cottle’s report from Bude’s home clash with Cullompton in Counties One Western West and a report from Launceston Ladies’ recent Women’s Junior Cup victory over Sidmouth.

On to the round ball and there’s lots of football to read.

Launceston and Camelford were both in FA Vase action at the weekend while several Post area clubs advanced in the Cornwall Intermediate Cup and Bude and Holsworthy were in SWPL action.

There’s also a round-up from Saturday’s Duchy League fixtures and reports from the midweek SWPL action.

Cricket-wise we hear from Werrington groundsman Keith Moore following his lifetime achievement award at Lord’s over the weekend while there’s a big preview on the upcoming World Surf Kayaking Championships in Bude which has plenty of local interest.

There’s also the latest from Bude Croquet Club including their club finals plus much more.