Football

With just one game in the Macron Devon and Exeter League Premier Division beating the weather on the third Saturday matchday of 2018, it means more frustration for footballers as the soggy start to the New Year continues.

Player registration in the Tolchards Devon League is going on-line for the season ahead, writes Conrad Sutcliffe.

Exmouth Town’s South West Peninsula League (SWPL) Premier Division game at home to Godolphin Atlantic was called off after a mid-morning pitch inspection and that means more frustration for Town bosses Andy Rawlings and Kevin Miller.

Budleigh Salterton girls’ Under13s recorded their second win of the Devon Girls’ League campaign with home success over Millwey Rise, writes SpursTom.

The East Devon cup competition draws have been made. The competitions are traditionally run after the halfway stage of the Macron Devon and Exeter League campaign and the semi-finals and finals of all three – Morrison Bell, Grandisson and Golesworthy – are played at the Washbrook Meadow home of Ottery St Mary.

Despite racing into a two-goal lead inside 13 minutes, East Budleigh Reserves had to settle for a share of the spoils when they entertained Culm United Reserves in a Macron League Division Eight meeting at Vicarage Road, writes Mark Auton.

Brixington Blues Under-11s were 3-1 winners when they took on Sidmouth Warriors in an Exeter and District Youth League meeting.

Exmouth Town’s worst fears were realised when their game at St Austell last Saturday was postponed due to their opponents’ continued interest in the Cornwall Senior Cup, writes John Dibsdall.

There was plenty of ‘girl power’ at Greenway Lane on Sunday as the Budleigh Salterton ladies wrapped up a ‘full-house’ of wins for the weekend for the football club as they defeated Ottery St Mary 6-4, writes SpursTom.

Lympstone Youth followed up their impressive 5-0 win over CS Pumas on the first Saturday of 2018 by bagging a 3-1 victory over St Martins on the second Saturday of the year.

Brixington Blues Under-12s shared four goals with visiting Exeter Panthers when the teams met at Withycombe Raleigh Common.

The second Winter Pairs event was contested on the second Sunday of January with nine pairs taking part in the meeting.

Budleigh Salterton Reserves were 3-1 winners when they entertained Countess Wear at Greenway Lane, writes SpursTom.

Budleigh Salterton ladies have bagged themselves a super new sponsorship.

Exmouth Spartans bounced back after their disappointing defeat seven days before - against Cranbrook - to defeat Bampton Reserves 5-1.

Budleigh Salterton Under-15s made a superb start to their 2018 schedule as they made the short trip across to Lympstone where they registered an impressive 7-2 success, writes SpursTom.

Brixington Blues Under-13s served up a scintillating second half show as they defeated near neighbours Exmouth United 6-0.

Budleigh Salterton are up to third in the South West Peninsula League Eastern Division following their 2-0 Greenway Lane win over Brixham on the first Saturday of the new year.

Budleigh Salterton are up to third in the South West Peninsula League (SWPL) Eastern Division table after a 2-0 win at home to Brixham, writes Alan Beer.

Exmouth Town will be hoping to travel to St Austell on Saturday (January 13) for what would be their first competitive match since the December 9, 1-1 Southern Road draw with Callington Town.

The South West Peninsula (SWP) League has announced that they are looking to restructure the divisional makeup of the league in time for the 2019/20 campaign.

Just nine games survived the weather on the first Macron Devon and Exeter League matchday of 2018 with eight of them being league games and one a Bill Slee Cup tie.

There is no game on the first Saturday of 2018 for Exmouth Town – they launch their year on January 13 with a January 13, game at St Austell.

Robins set for visit of Brixham

Thursday, January 4, 2018

Budleigh Salterton launch their 2018 South West Peninsula League Eastern Division fixtures with a Saturday (January 6) Greenway Lane meeting with Brixham (3pm).

Budleigh Salterton have secured another super local sponsorship which has seen them receive a brand new playing kit.

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