Another good day for D & E Senior cup hopefuls
SENIOR CUP ACTION
As always mixed results for D & E teams in the DEVON SENIOR CUP but topping the wins were Bow AAC who sailed through 4-1 at home to Plymouth side Lugger Devonport.
Newton St Cyres also won 4-1 away to Alphington, as did Septembers team of the month Upottery at Tedburn St Mary. To complete the quartet Newtown Res not wishing to be left out triumped 4-1 at home to another Plymouth team Tamar View.
Bravehearts won through 5-3 at home to East Budleigh despite giving away two divisions, and Teignmouth came good at Newton Abbot Spurs with the only goal of the tie.
Heavy game at AFC Exe who scrambled through 4-3 against Culm United, and Seaton Town had their work cut out to get the better of Watcombe Wanderers 1-0.
Lympstone struggling to field a strong team were no match for Harbertonford where they foundered 6-2, and Beer Albion were unable to match their league form as they went out 3-0 at Plympton.
It was the end of the journey for Witheridge beaten 1-0 at East Allington, but Cullomptons tie with the University has been held over until next saturday.
LEAGUE ACTION DIVISIONS 1-4
Winkleigh regained top spot in Division One after a remarkable 9-5 scoreline at home to Wellington Reserves.
The University are up to third place after a 6-0 win against Topsham Town who stay rooted to last place, and Chard Town join the students following their narrow 2-1 victory at Hatherleigh Town.
St Martins continued their domination of Division Two as they steam-rollered rivals Exmouth Spartans 8-1. 29 goals from their four league games just three conceded in October.
The University are now their closest rivals but they had a tougher ask at Tipton St John before coming out 4-2 on top.
Cranbrook stay close after their 5-1 win against Clyst Valley, and Central are tucked in behind after a 2-0 win at home to Wextexe Park Rangers.
Dunkeswell Rovers and Farway United settled for a point apiece with a 1-1 draw.
Division Three leaders Hemyock were given a much tougher task than expected by bottom of the table Halwill who played well enough to restrict the result to 2-0.
Heavitree United moved into joint second place following their 3-1 win at Lyme Regis, and are joined by South Zeal United who cut it finer winning just 2-1 at Chagford.
The University won their game against visitors Broadclyst 4-2.
With St Thomas Social Club unable to play their Division Four match at home to the University as Cowick Barton was waterlogged, leaders East Budleigh were able to open a four point cushion coming good 4-1 against Exeter United who did play better than their league position suggested.
Sidmouth Town put in a fine effort at Elmore where they won 5-1, Colyton won their basement clash against Cheriton Fitzpaine 5-0, and Dawlish United won 4-0 against Cullompton Rangers with something to spare.
Sunday 30th October 2022