Home comfort suits Exmouth

18:08 19 August 2012

Cricket generic picture

Cricket generic picture

Archant

Who did what locally on match day 16 of the Francis Clark Devon League season.

Exmouth successfully completed part one of a three part mission to land the Francis Clark Devon league title when they defeated rivals Bovey Tracey by 53 runs at The Maer.

What’s more they have been given a huge boost in their bid to land the top honour with news that the league management have agreed to switch this coming Saturday’s derby game with Budleigh to The Maer ground with the Budleigh temporary home of then University CC ground in Topsham unavailable for the last two weeks of the season.. It also means that this Saturday’s 2nd XI fixture will be switched to Woodbury’s Town Lane home.

Budleigh climbed to a healthy 15 points off the drop spots with two to play after they were 20-run winners over hosts Torquay.

There was also a precious haul of points for Clyst St George 1st XI who pushed Ashburton nearer C Division relegation when the pair drew at Bohea Field. Clyst St George are now 18 points clear of danger with two to play.

No such joy for Topsham St James who lost heavily at E Division relegation rivals Tiverton and Bickleigh to slip to within four points of a swift return to the basement division.

Woodbury ended their home season on a high with a 45-run win over visiting Cheriton Fitzpaine.

Make sure of your copy of the Exmouth Journal (out on Thursday, August 23) to read match reports and post match comment from Exmouth, Budleigh Salterton, Clyst ST George, Topsham St James and Woodbury.

0 comments

Other Sport Stories

Yesterday, 19:16
golf generic picture

This last weekend has seen golfers throughout Britain taking on the MacMillan Cancer Support Challenge, writes John Bridgman.

Read more
Yesterday, 11:44
Exmouth Harriers at the 'Beat the Bus' event

Exmouth Harriers have competed successfully at a variety of distances - from 5k to full marathon -and over different terrains in the last week, writes Cathy Newman.

Read more
Yesterday, 09:56
The three successful Muay Thai fighters from Honiton

Honiton postman Paul Quick bagged himself a Muay Thai European title recently.

Read more
Yesterday, 09:54
Pete Harmer congratulates Paul Kane (left) on his first solo flight in a glider

Kentisbeare-based plumbing and heating engineer Paul Kane started learning to glide at North Hill on February 8, this year and since then has packed in a number of training flights and courses, writes Jill Harmer.

Read more
Yesterday, 09:54

The Exeter Aces Cycle Speedway Club is opening up its track for a Taster Session on Sunday, July 12, from 12pm till 4pm at its base at The Wheels Centre, Cofton Road, Marsh Barton, Exeter, EX2 8QW.

Read more
Mon, 22:24
Sam Matson at the end of the race

Exmouth sailor Sam Matson finished 13th in the 2015 Solitaire du Figaro which was concluded last week.

Read more
Mon, 22:24

There was just action in Pool B of the Honiton Netball league last week, writes Graham Ingram.

Read more
Mon, 08:17
Exeter Falcons action versus Cradley Heethens

More than 700 jubilant speedway fans celebrated the Exeter Falcons return to the track at Somerset’s Oak Tree Arena on Friday, writes Tony Lethbridge.

Read more
Mon, 06:14
Exmouth skipper Gary Chappell recieves the T20 ARea trophy

Exmouth, for the second successive season, came out of the Exeter and East Devon Servicemaster Devon T20 Area Finals Day as victors after a semi-final demolition of Seaton and a relatively comfortable success over rivals Sidmouth in the final.

Read more
Saturday, June 27, 2015
Yatton Rugby Club will not be drawn on any plans to move.

Rugby’s greatest prize, the Webb Ellis Cup, will visit Exmouth on

Read more

Local Weather

Overcast

Overcast

max temp: 22°C

min temp: 17°C

Most Read Sport

Great British Life


Great British Life

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

Family Notices 24

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Exmouth Journal e-edition today E-edition



Exmouth's trusted business finder