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ALL THE WEEKEND LEAGUE AND CUP ACTION

SATURDAY APRIL 20

Premier Division leaders Alphington were finally slowed down on friday evening when held to a 1-1 draw at Crediton United Res, and that will have been some comfort to their main challengers. Heading the chase are Kentisbeare with a 1-0 victory at home to Sidmouth Town Res, and Lapford who saw off Sandford 3-1.
Upottery may have dented any hopes of Winkleigh making up lost ground with a 4-0 success, Clyst Valley were 5-0 winners at Lyme Regis but look too far in arrears.
However a big day for Elmore Res with a 1-1 draw at Okehampton Res, the eagles thir of the season.

Wellington Res ended their season as current Division One leaders after a 4-1 victory at home to Lympstone, but they can still be overtaken by St Martins and the University 3rds who were not in action.
In the other game Newton St Cyres moved out of the relegation slots after a narrow 2-1 win at home to Ottery St Mary Res.

Central won their big game at Westexe Park Rangers 2-0 in Division Two but their main title rivals have matches in hand so a long way to go here.

Division Three leaders Witheridge were in Bill Slee quarter final cup action and were knocked out 4-1 by visitors Exmouth Spartans. That gave second place Broadclyst the chance to close the gap which they did with a 3-1 win at Hemyock, but Heavitree United were held to a 1-1 draw at Bravehearts.

The Heart of Oak suffered a surprise 2-0 defeat at AFC Morchard Bishop which has knocked back their hopes of catching Division Four leaders Bickleigh who had the day off.

A big upset in Division Five at Whipton & Pinhoe who took down leaders Starcross Dons 3-2. That has given St Martins Res renewed hope following their 3-0 win at home to Exeter United.

Division Six table toppers Railway FC proved too good for Witheridge Res winning 7-0, but Bampton retained their interest thanks to an entertaining 5-3 win at Whipton & Pinhoe Res.

Uplowman United moved eight points clear as Division Seven leaders after a 5-3 win against Newton St Cyres Res.

Heavitree United Res strengthened their hopes of finoshing as Division Eight runners up when they beat Starcross Dons Res 5-1.

Ex Dons completed the Football Express cup semi finalists with a 3-0 win at City Raiders, just two days after winning their league game against the same opponents. The Dons will now be away to Beacon Knights both clubs hoping to get to the final which will be played at St James Park a week on wednesday May 1.

City Raiders Res had more success than their main team as they won their Geary cup tie at Farway Res 6-0.
Millwey Rise Res forfeited their tie at Priory.

 

 

 

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