Football

The news that Exmouth Town had been eagerly awaiting finally came through at the weekend with confirmation that Town had achieved promotion and would be plying their trade next season in the Toolstation Western League Premier Division, writes John Dibsdall.

Budleigh Under-14 girls went down 6-2 in their final outing of the Devon Girls League campaign, writes SpursTom.

Ottery St Mary Under-13s ended their impressive season in style with a 4-2 success against league champions Panthers.

Exmouth United finished their season on a massive high as they beat Okehampton 2-1 in the Exeter and District Youth League Under-13s Plate final.

Ottery St Mary's end-of-season disappointment was compounded by a Grandisson Cup final defeat against Kentisbeare on Wednesday night.

Sidmouth Warriors Under-13s wrapped up their 2018/19 Exeter and District Youth League campaign with a narrow 2-1 defeat to South Molton and a fine 3-1 success over Honiton.

Cranbrook are waiting to hear when they will contest what will probably be the last cup final of the 2018/19 football season.

Beer Albion Reserves, sponsored by Eden Vale Turf South West Ltd, completed their Macron League programme with a 5-2 defeat at home to Division Three runners-up University 4ths, writes Richard Honnor.

Exmouth Town's Southern Road clubhouse was thriving on Saturday night as Town staged their Player of the Year awards.

Dunkeswell Rovers are celebrating being crowned Macron League Division Five champions.

Upottery Football Club is looking for a manager to take charge of their reserve team.

Lympstone have been crowned Macron Devon and Exeter League Division Three champions.

The season may be drawing to a close, but the work continues, on and off the Washbrook Meadow pitch in terms of first wrapping up things from this campaign and then looking ahead to the next one.

Ottery St Mary have ended the Macron League Division Three campaign as the fourth placed team and that represents real disappointment for Otters boss Dave Fairweather.

Dunkeswell Rovers are just a couple of hours of football action away from a league and cup double after a superb midweek evening win at Exmouth that takes the Dunks to within one more win of being crowned Macron League Division Five champions.

Sidmouth Town ended their 2018/19 South West Peninsula League Eastern Division campaign with a richly deserved point from a 3-3 draw with a Stoke Gabriel side that were presented with the championship trophy after the match at Manstone Lane.

Brixington Blues Under-10s powered their way to a 9-0 success over Sidmouth when the teams met to contest an Exeter and District Youth league end-of-season match.

Budleigh Salterton Under-14s suffered a mixed bag of results in their latest two Devon Girls League matches, writes SpursTom.

Ottery Under-13s created a little piece of Ottery St Mary FC history last weekend as they became the first youth team from the club to win the Exeter and District Youth League Cup.

Dunkeswell Rovers head for a Macron League Division Five title decider with the only team to sit above them in the table, Exmouth Spartans, tonight (Wednesday) knowing that a win and then a victory at home to Bravehearts on Saturday (May 11) and the Dunks will be crowned champions.

Exmouth Town will celebrate their superb season this coming Saturday (May 11) when they host their annual Presentation Evening at the Southern Road clubhouse.

East Budleigh Reserves completed their league campaign in Macron League Seven with a 5-1 defeat to champions Cowick Barton last Saturday; the Exeter side showing Budleigh what a good side they are, writes Mark Auton.

In front of a large Furzebrake crowd on the first Saturday in May, Beer Albion, who have as their main sponsor Edenvale Turf (SW) Ltd, completed their home fixtures with a magnificent defensive display to hold Macron Devon and Exeter Premier Division front-runners Exwick Villa to a 0-0 draw writes Richard Honnor.

Millwey Rise Football Club are holding their end-of-season Presentation Evening on Friday, May 24 at Cloakham Lawns Social Club, writes Dick Sturch.

Lympstone Lions Under-10s won the Exeter and District Youth League Plate competition thanks to an extra time goal from William Esson.

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