Exmouth Rugby Club edge out Taverners to stay top of the Community League

22:44 02 July 2014

Budleigh Salterton Cricket Club Development XI who play in the Community League that operates from Ottermouth.

Budleigh Salterton Cricket Club Development XI who play in the Community League that operates from Ottermouth.

Archant

Whilst Saturdays downpours led to the cancelation of the Budleigh 1st XI home fixture with Bradninch, conditions for Sundays round of Community League matches were much improved, writes Kevin Curran.

The morning fixture saw The Robins team defeat the clubs Community League Youth Academy side.

This was followed by The Withy Dads getting back to winning ways with a victory over The Gentlemen team .

The early evening fixture proved a much tougher assignment for this seasons league newcomers Exmouth Rugby Club.

Playing against a much improved Taverners side, the rugby boys had to dig deep before eventually sealing an 11 run win.

Had it not been for a period of some erratic bowling giving too many extras away The Taverners could well have notched up their first victory of this seasons campaign!

The victory for the rugby team means they continue to sit top of the table.

This Sunday (July 6) there is more Community League action at Ottermouth.

There’s a 10.30am start for the match between The Doctors and The Robins.

This is followed by the meeting of The Feathers and Withy Dads at 1.30 pm with the final match between BSCC Youth Academy and table-topping Exmouth Rugby Club starting at 4.30pm.

This seasons Community League matches have fortunately been blessed with good weather. The club bar is open all today and there is ample free parking around the ground.

Weather permitting, Sunday should see another bumper attendance at Ottermouth.

0 comments

Welcome , please leave your message below.

Optional - JPG files only
Optional - MP3 files only
Optional - 3GP, AVI, MOV, MPG or WMV files
Comments

Please log in to leave a comment and share your views with other Exmouth Journal visitors.

We enable people to post comments with the aim of encouraging open debate.

Only people who register and sign up to our terms and conditions can post comments. These terms and conditions explain our house rules and legal guidelines.

Comments are not edited by Exmouth Journal staff prior to publication but may be automatically filtered.

If you have a complaint about a comment please contact us by clicking on the Report This Comment button next to the comment.

Not a member yet?

Register to create your own unique Exmouth Journal account for free.

Signing up is free, quick and easy and offers you the chance to add comments, personalise the site with local information picked just for you, and more.

Sign up now

Other Sport Stories

Yesterday, 13:02
Newton Poppleford sponsor picture

Newton Poppleford have been working hard off the pitch during the summer to bring sponsorship to the club.

Read more
Yesterday, 11:04

Former Test stars Phil deFreitas, Dean Headley and Corey Collymore are playing in a charity tournament at Exmouth on Sunday, writes Conrad Sutcliffe.

Read more
Yesterday, 09:50
Budleigh goal celebrations in their game with Totnes and Dartington on Saturday. Ref exsp 34-16SH 6380 Picture: Simon Horn.

Budleigh Salterton were 4-3 winners when they entertained Totnes and Dartington in a South West Peninsula League (SWP) Eastern Division game, writes Alan Beer.

Read more
Yesterday, 09:48

The highlight of a successful week for Phear Park was a victory at local rivals Madeira, writes Chris Cleaver.

Read more
Yesterday, 09:46

The Leicester Parks tourists arrived en-masse at Budleigh for an afternoon of bowls.

Read more
Yesterday, 09:45
Cricket

Topsham St James 2nd XI completed a Tolchards Devon League D Division East double over Exwick, beating the 10-man Exeter side by nine wickets.

Read more
Yesterday, 09:45
Exmouth Under-14s after their County Sports KO Cup success

Exmouth were crowned County Sports Under-14 KO Cup winners when they defeated Clyst St George in the final.

Read more
Yesterday, 09:45

The Budleigh Cricket Club Community League reaches the end of another campaign this Sunday (August 28) with the staging of Finals Day, writes Kevin Tyrrell.

Read more
Yesterday, 09:45

Budleigh gained eight points on rivals Paignton as the Tolchards Devon League A Division promotion race looks set to go to the final day.

Read more
Yesterday, 09:45

Exmouth Town face another stern test this Saturday when they welcome Godolphin Atlantic to Southern Road (3pm), writes John Dibsdall.

Read more

Local Weather

Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 21°C

min temp: 13°C

Most Read Sport

Useful Links

Advertise in the Paper
Submit a Story
Subscriptions Order
Competitions
Photo Orders
Family notices
iwitness24
Google Plus
Facebook
Twitter
Reader Travel

Family Notices 24

Read Online

Image
Read the Exmouth Journal e-edition E-edition

Newsletter Sign Up

Local business directory

Exmouth's trusted business finder


HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

Find planning applications