A nap hand of matches beat the weather
Just five matches played
The second saturday of the new year was almost a disaster with just five matches taking place because of the wet weather. Premier and Division One were a total washout and the only game completed in Division Two was at their Broadclyst ground where Cranbrook won their major clash against Exmouth Spartans 3-2. Defeat probably now ruins the Spartans out of a top three finish but for Cranbrook it was a result they needed to stand any chance of catching the top two.
Division Three was another whitewash but the one game to survive in Division Four turned up a big surprise with Exeter United getting just their second victory of the season and climbing off the basement rung on goal difference.
The top two Intermediate divisions, Five and Six also suffered a blank day, but in Division Seven a big upset as Seaton Town came away from leaders Exmouth Rovers with a 1-1 draw.
Division Eight had the luxury of two matches played and saw Bow AAC come away from their big game at Millwey Rise with a 4-1 win under their belts and a leap into second place.
Lowly Farway United also won on foreign soil, well on the Ashbury Hotel 3G pitch, where they accounted for South Zeal United 2-0.
Sunday 15th January 2023