MIDWEEK ACTION Round up & Fixtures
MONDAY APRIL 17 - APRIL 19
Astonishingly Elmore kicked off the second half of their season on Monday April 17 when they took on Clyst Valley and racked up a 4-0 success. This victory keeps the eagles technically still in the Premier Division title race but it’s the first step of a torrid schedule.
Tuesday April 18 saw Upottery regain second place in Division One after last saturdays disappointing defeat at Winkleigh. Victory by 4-3 against Beer Albion stepped up their claim.
At Minster Park Division Two leaders St Martins demolished Cranbrook 5-1 and leaves Saints needing just to win at Westexe on satuday to be crowned champions.
Massive game in Division Three as well with leaders AFC Exe winning 4-0 at home to second place Heavitree United. Still others in the chase but Exe ahead of the pack.
The Heart of Oak lead Division Five and ramped up their campaign with a 5-1 win at Thorverton, one tricky hurdle handled with ease.
Ottery St Mary went down 2-1 at home Kentisbeare in the Grandisson cup quarter finals.
On Wednesday evening April 19 the big game in Division Five was at St Martins where their second string drew 3-3 with Starcross Dons both teams keeping their title interest alive.
Also on wednesday Division Six leaders AFC Morchard Bishop made sure they did not slip at Cheriton Fitzpaine where they won 3-0 and will be champions if they manage just a point from their three remaining games.
Division Seven title hopefuls Exeter Royals won their tricky visit to Priory to take them joint top. Still three teams in the mix for the title.
Thursday April 20 saw Premier leaders Alphington claim victory at Clyst Valley 3-2 and their lead looks insurmountable.
An hour later Elmore kicked off under the Dawlish United lights, and the eagles 3-2 victory keeps them in the title race but with ten to play it will be tough.
Ottery St Mary beat Feniton in the semi final of the Morrison Bell cup and will meet Sidmouth Town in the final.
Monday 17th April 2023