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Kirtons slipping as their rivals draw closer

Division One still wide open


Crediton Uniteds reign as Division One favourites has been watered down after their 2-0 defeat at East Budleigh who are not without hope of getting in the act. So both Alphington who won 2-0 at home to Bow AAC and Sandford who also won 2-0 away at Hatherleigh Town now share top spot. Lloyd Copp and Dean Jones with the Sandford goals.
Yet another challenge is being mounted by Topaham Town after a startling 7-0 victory at Chard Town. Nathan May with a hat-trick, an Ant Gaynor double, Harry Choules and Jack O’Neill with singles stunned the cydermen.
Newtown climbed a little further away from the basement area with a 4-1 win against Lympstone, as did the University 6-1 winners at Halwill.

The Division Two leaders Winkleigh had to dig deep to better Exmouth Spartans 2-1, who beat them by the same scoreline earlier this season.
However Teignmouth remain favourites after winning 3-2 at home to Dunkeswell Rovers but it was closer than they expected.
Second place Beer Albion lost their penultimate match at Newton St Cyres 2-1, Simon Smith the fishermens scorer.
Tipton St John chasing a top three slot won 2-1 at Tedburn St Mary whose John Misselbrook found the target, but the University slipped up losing 3-2 at home to bottom of the table chagford. Ed Richardson and Jake Sinclair were the college scorers.

Devon Yeoman underlined their chase of the Division Three crown winning 5-0 at Lyme Regis, but their main challengers Westexe Park Rangers kept pace winning 4-0 at Seaton Town.
Central are still in contention thanks to a 4-2 win against a much improved Exeter United who resisted with strikes from Lee Kelven and Sami al huwaidi.
Mid table Heavitree United won 3-0 against the University thanks to a Scott Jones double and Sam Richards.

Neither of the top two Division Four sides were in action, but Bravehearts seeking a top three finish gained ground with a 2-0 win against Cullompton Rangers. Kris Roper and Luke Jones with the goals.
Bampton currently in third place but with just two matches remaining won 3-0 at home to South Zeal United, Leian Hunter, Connor Stone and Callum Woodman sharing the goals.
Sidmouth Town beat East Budleigh 2-1 in their basement meeting.

There were two matches played in the end of season League tournament Group One competition Feniton drawing 1-1 with Honiton Town whose Zak Harrson was their scorer in the senior section, but there was a remarkable 6-5 win for Otterton at Clyst Valley in the other game played. Joe Walker 2, Mark Dunne, Dan Tapp, Lee Mitchell and Ghanmi Ashref with the Otters goals, Chim Chimnah, Vinnie Brockington, Chris Holding and a Greg Mcmartin brace accounting for the valley goals.



Sunday 27th March 2022