Football

Exmouth Town’s South West Peninsula Premier Division ‘Match of the Day’ with St Austell, fully lived up to expectations as two totally committed sides fought out a 1-1 draw, writes John Dibsdall.

Brixington Blues Under-14s good value for their 1-0 win over Sidmouth Warriors, when the teams met to contest an Exeter and District Youth League fixture.

The penultimate Saturday of January saw a big clean sheet home success for Sidmouth Chiefs in rugby, but, in football, there was another narrow defeat for Sidmouth Town while Ottery St Mary chalked up a double victory clean sheet success,

The penultimate Saturday of January saw a big win in rugby for Honiton’s Lacemen, but, in football, there was a 3-0 defeat for Honiton Town at Brixham while, in the Macron League, on a day of goals, goals and more goals, Ottery St Mary topped the charts with their 15-0 Washbrook Meadow win over Axmouth United.

Exmouth RFC secured a terrific South West Premier League win over Ivybridge in a high scoring gam eat the Imperial ground, but there was last-gasp disapointment for Exmouth Town who were pegged back in the final minute and so drew 1-1 at Southern Road against St Austell.

There’s Saturday action for all four Sidmouth Town senior teams this Saturday.

There’s some terrific football and rugby on offer in East Devon on the penultimate Saturday of January, writes Steve Birley.

There’s plenty of action for the Ottery youth teams this Saturday morning with five teams playing.

Sidmouth Town face a real test of their recent excellent form when they travel to the Horsdon Park home of high-flying Elmore tomorrow (Saturday).

The Vikings are currently on their best run of results this season with last Saturday’s 4-2 Manstone Lane win over Ilfracombe Town being a third straight win for the team.

Last weekend was a special one for the footballers - male and female - of Ottery St Mary.

Tipton St John make the long trip to Halwill for their latest Macron League Division Two game.

Sidmouth Warriors Under-11s produced a fine all-round performance before they were narrowly beaten, going down 3-1 to one of the Exeter and District Youth League’s top sides, Topsham.

Ottery St Mary Under-13s extended their unbeaten run to nine matches as they shared the spoils with last year’s champions Alphington.

Exmouth United Under-14s chalked up a 10th successive victory when they won 6-3 on their visit to Feniton Flyers for an Exeter and District Youth League meeting.

Exmouth United Under-13s bagged themselves three excellent points as they defeated visiting Honiton 2-1.

Exmouth Town face a stern test this Saturday (January 19) when St Austell are the visitors to Southern Road.

East Budleigh came up against a very strong Thorverton side last Saturday, putting in an excellent shift, before departing the Bill Slee Cup, beaten 2-1 by the Mid Devon side, writes Mark Auton.

Budleigh Under-14 girls were 1-0 winners when they travelled to Twyford Spartans for their latest Devon girls fixture, writes SpursTom.

Exmouth Town Under-18s continue to lead the way at the top of the Devon County U18 league table after a 6-0 win in their local derby meeting with Brixington Blues, played at the Archery Club pitches.

Exmouth United Under-9s continued their wonderful season as they travelled to Sampford Peverell for their latest Exeter and District Youth League matches and returned having won them both.

Budleigh Salterton went down 3-1 on their visit to Alphington for their latest South West Peninsula League Eastern Division outing, but it was yet another outing that resulted in the Robins putting in a mighty shift and yet having nothing to show for their terrific efforts, writes Alan Beer.

Axminster Town secured their away first clean sheet of the South West Peninsula League Eastern Division season, winning 1-0 at Newton Abbot Spurs.

Cranbrook chalked up a sixth successive unbeaten outing and also registered a second successive clean sheet home win with a 6-0 defeat of Starcross Generals at Broadclyst.

Brixington Blues Under-13s came from behind before sealing a 5-2 success against Okehampton Argyle in an Exeter and District Youth League game.

East Budleigh Reserves returned to winning ways with a comfortable 4-0 Macron League Division Seven victory over Thorverton, writes Mark Auton.

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