Tigers the Christmas Number One as Budleigh game washed out

10:15 22 December 2012

Exmouth Town Vs Axminster. Picture by Alex Walton. Ref exsp 7033-46-12AW. To order your copy of this photograph, go to www.exmouthjournal.co.uk and click on myphotos24

Exmouth Town Vs Axminster. Picture by Alex Walton. Ref exsp 7033-46-12AW. To order your copy of this photograph, go to www.exmouthjournal.co.uk and click on myphotos24

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Axminster Town will be the Christmas Number One in the South West Peninsula League Eastern Division after their game on the Saturday before Christmas was, like the rest of the division washed out.

Axminster Town were the penultimate South West Peninsula League, Eastern Division club to call off their Saturday game, leaving it is long as possible in the hope of beating the rain.

They were swiftly joined by the final match in the section to be washed out at Appledore and that meant a complete washout of the Saturday before Christmas programme across the Eastern Division.

The entire Premier Division programme was also washed out.

The Fresha Devon & Exeter League was also looking grim in terms of people wanting to watch local football

By 10am 46 matches across the divisions had been called off.

To see what local games are off visit www.defleague.co.uk

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