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PLENTY OF SURPRISES BUT BUSINESS AS USUAL FOR THE PREMIER LEADERS

SATURDAYS ROUND UP APRIL 13

Some eye watering results this saturday and business as usual for Premier Division leaders Alphington who saw off Winkleigh one of their title rivals 4-0 and again without conceding a goal.
Lapford moved up to third place with a very convincing 5-0 win at home to Colyton, but it was at the other end of the table there was excitement. Elmore Res were able to celebrate their first point on the board with a 2-2 draw at Sidmouth Town Res, and Okehampton Argyle Res broke their duck for first points on foreign soil with a 2-1 win at Lyme Regis.

Division One has new leaders in Wellington Res who finished their travels with a 6-1 victory at Bow AAC. However the major story came at Dawlish United where they won for the first time this season 3-2 at home to Newton St Cyres.

Central widened their Division Two leadership to nine points with a 4-0 win at Exmouth Spartans and with second place Clyst Valley Res held to a 1-1 draw at Farway United.
Another big game here was at the opposite end where Tedburn St Mary were 4-3 winners at Tipton St John in a real scrap for points to avoid the drop.

Witheridge also moved ten points clear in Division Three after a 4-0 win at East Budleigh Res and Heavitree United moved into third place with a 2-0 victory at home to Alphington.

The Heart of Oak managed to keep their Division Four title hopes alive with a resounding 6-0 win at Cheriton Fitzpaine, but Honiton Res remain on their coat-tails after their 4-0 success at Colyton Res.
Highest scoreline of the day came in this division at Chagford who went under 9-2 to Dunkeswell Rovers.

The bottom four teams in Division Five were the only ones in action but saw Awliscombe Utd and Tops United grab maximum points against Exeter United and Whipton & Pinhoe respectively.

Division Six leaders Railway FC were 4-2 winners at Axmouth United but would agree their hosts gave them a much better contest than their league positions would have suggested.
Otterton stay in contention after a 4-1 win at Sandford Res, Bampton cut things fine but finally got home 3-2 against Cheriton Fitzpaine Res, while Ex Dons enjoyed a five goal bonanza to see off Exeter Royals.

Uplowman Athletic moved five points clear in Division Seven after their 3-1 win at a stubborn South Zeal United, but a big day for Phoenix United with their first home win this season 4-1 against Priory.
Bottom of the table Tedburn St Mary Res won a thriller at Westexe Park Rangers 4-3 yet the teds cannot win on their own patch.

Division Eight champions Alphington 3rds signed off their season in style with a 5-1 victory at home to Millwey Rise Res, while Lympstone Res chasing second place kept in the frame as they saw off Amory Rovers 4-1.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sunday 14th April 2024