Phoenix celebrate a first ever victory
T(h)ree points for the Buzzards out of the Oaks
INTERMEDIATE ROUND UP
Bickleigh kept their firm grip as Division Five leaders but the Heart of Oak were no pushover before wilting 3-1 to the buzzards.
Second place St Martins suffered a 6-1 reverse by the University, and that allowed Starcross Dons to tuck themselves a point behind after a close 4-3 win at Thorverton.
Awliscombe United proved too strong for new boys Teign Village winning 6-2, Whipton & Pinhoe were stretched by Cranbrook United before coming out on top 2-0, while Amory Green Rovers came close to their first victory drawing 3-3 at Axmouth United.
Just one goal separated the top game in Division Six with leaders Ottery St Mary getting the points from a 1-0 win against Dolton Rangers.
Second place City Raiders had an easier task at Cheriton Fitzpaine where the triumped 5-1, as did Morchard Bishop 6-2 winners at Devon Yeoman.
Sandford nicked the points at Central 2-1 but Witheridge and Beacon Knights split them with a 2-2 draw at Edge Down Park.
The big game in Division Seven saw leaders Exmouth Rovers win their derby against Otterton 4-3, but the big story was at Uplowman where Phoenix United won their first every match 4-3 at home to Newton St Cyres.
Priory had a far easier task at Westexe PR winning 7-2, as did Whipton & Pinhoe at home to Seaton Town with a 7-1 victory.
Exeter Royals had to dig deep to keep a lively Hatherleigh Town at bay but the Royals won it 2-0.
Just one draw in this division between the University and Bradninch which finished 3-3.
Division Eight leaders Ex Dons ran away with their game at Amory Green Rovers where it ended 10-1.
They also gained ground on Bow AAC held to a 0-0 draw at North Tawton.
Millwey Rise went on a goal spree at home to Farway United, winning 9-0 in their derby clash.
South Zeal United came away from Hemyovk 3-1 winners, while Starcross Dons pocked the points as they beat Lympstone 3-2.
Sunday 23rd October 2022