Eagles and Villa through to last 16 Premier cup
Thors need extra time to round up the ponies in Senior cup
Elmore and Exwick Villa survive to the last 16 of the Throgmorton Devon Premier cup both winning by a single goal on foreign soil. The eagles were away to Holsworthy of the SWPL and Villa at Walden Athletic in South Devon, but both will take their place in mondays draw. Live on the County site at 4pm
Exmouth Town Reserves were ousted in North Devon at Shamwickshire 5-0, but Okehampton Argyle may have been closer to home but were hit for seven by old foes St Martins now of SWPL status.
Upottery travelled to Brixham with a much depleted team but were swept away on the tide 11-0
The Devon cup gave second place Newtown the chance to trim back the gap on on leaders Elmore which they did convincingly at Heavitree United. The Cronies who took their unbeaten record to Beer Albion, had to settle for a draw.
Basement dwellers Topsham Town beat Hatherleigh Town 1-0 at Coronation fields, Clyst Valley could not find the net against Newton St Cyres at Winslade Park and were beaten 2-0 and Seaton Town lost 3-0 at home to Witheridge who are so far enjoying a good start to the campaign.
Former Firewatch Devon Senior cup winner Kentisbeare failed to make it into the last sixteen when they were edged out by Buckland Athletic of the South Devon League, but the tie of the day was between Thorverton who won the cup 18 years ago and Division 2 leaders Bampton, the thors coming through 5-2 after extra time.
Sidmouth Town Res won their derby tie against Newton Poppleford 4-2.
Eight of the third round ties in the A & S Paving Devon Intermediate cup featured our teams and six made it through. Hemyock beat Cheriton Fitzpaine after extra time. Millwey Rise who won the trophy four years ago as a Perry Street League team racked up ten goals at home to Babbacombe Corinthians to go through.
Lapford stay as Division One leaders after they won easily at bottom of the table Dawlish United, and the University kept in close contact after they overcame East Budleigh 5-1.
Woodbury missed the chance to stay top of Div 2 after drawing at home to Newtown, so Bow AAC go top as they beat the tigers.
Good wishes to the University lad who broke his leg in the Division Three game against the Royal Oak. The match had to be abandoned by ref Maurice Beckenham after just 16 minutes.
* All teams involved in the County cups this saturday are reminded that they must complete their administration on the Devon County cups fulltime website.
Sunday 5th November 2017