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BROADCLYST topple the Division Three leaders on their own patch


Catch us if you can is the message from leaders Alphington after they put paid to Crediton United 2-0 at the Chronicles. Kirton had their moments and delayed the Alphas for an hour but then a late second goal put the result beyond doubt.
Colyton now step up their challenge following their 7-0 win at Okehampton Argyle, as do Lyme Regis after their 7-2 win at Ottery St Mary.
The University in turn are keeping the pressure on the leading trio as they ran out 9-1 winners at Sandford.
Kentisbeare were too strong for visiting Dawlish United who remain on the bottom rung after losing 5-1, while Clyst Valley are inching their way up the table after they took care of Sidmouth Town 2-0.

Meanwhile Elmore took time out to get through an East Devon Senior cup battle at first division Lympstone where after the pair ended 90 minutes at 3-3, the eagles scraped through 5-4 on pens


Upottery won the big match in Division One as they humbled leaders Winkleigh 6-1, and with three games in hand are poised to regain the leadership.
Third place Bow AAC won the other top game 2-0 at home to Chard Town and overtake the University who were in Devon Senior cup action at home to Cullompton Rangers who were sent packing 7-1 and the college will be at home again in the next round to Upottery.
East Budleigh ran out 9-1 winners at Topsham Town who are finding life very tough at the moment, but Newton St Cyres did well to hold Beer Albion to a 1-1 draw.

St Martins extended their 100% record as Division Two leaders to nine, a 2-0 win from their visit to Tipton St John, but the home side gave it their best shot.
The University were also hard pressed to get the better of Cranbrook 3-1 who have been overtaken by Exmouth Spartans after they won an goal fest at home to Dunkeswell Rovers 8-3.
Farway United came away from Tedburn St Mary win a 2-0 victry under their belt, but Feniton hopes of a morale boosting win came badly undone at Central where they foundered 6-2.

Shock of the day came at Hemyock where the Division Three leaders suffered their first loss this season and at home as well to a Broadclyst team dwelling in the bottom three.
That was a boost for joint second place Seaton Town and Heavitree United who both won away from home but only by a single goal. Seaton came out 4-3 at South Zeal United, while Heavitree edged the University 2-1.
Halwill made their long trek to Lyme Regis worthwhile where they beat the seasiders 4-0, and a welcome point for Chagford at home to the Bravehearts where they drew 4-4.

Division Four leaders East Budleigh kept their seven point cushion after beating Uplyme 5-2, but their main rivals also had nap hand wins. The University triumphed 5-1 at Dawlish United, and St Thomas won at Elmore without conceding.
Just to keep the winning score at five from the five matches played, Culm United won 5-2 at Colyton.

Witheridge won their Bill Slee Cup tie at home to Budleigh Salterton 1-0, but the other tie due to be played at AFC Exe was postponed as visiting Bampton were unable to field a side.

Sunday 13th November 2022