Budleigh and Exmouth Town sit one and two in the Eastern Division

21:39 10 November 2012

Josh Sale in Budleigh action against Chard United

Josh Sale in Budleigh action against Chard United

Copyright: I Hitchcock

The South West Peninsula League Eastern Division makes superb reading for followers of Budleigh Salterton and Exmouth Town after the latest round of matches.

Budleigh Salterton and Exmouth Town sit first and second in the South West Peninsula League Eastern Division table.

The pair both won on the second Saturday of November to bag the top two berths in the table.

The Robins were 2-1 winners at Plymstock United whilst for Town there was a second successive victory over Axminster Town as the in-form visiting Tigers were put down in some style at Southern Road as Richard Pears’ men won 4-0.

To make things even sweeter in terms of the pair’s table positions there were also defeats for both Newton Abbot Spurs and Teignmouth Town.

Here on the Journal website on the eve of his sides meeting with Axminster Town Pears had said that he feared three teams in particular that could pip his side to the top honour. He named Teignmouth, Newton Abbott and Stoke Gabriel as the three he felt would be there or thereabouts come next April.

Make sure of your copy of the Exmouth Journal (out next on Thursday, November 15), to read match reports and post match comments from both Town and Budleigh matches).

The results for Saturday November 10:

Crediton United 0:2 Galmpton; Exeter Civil Service 5:3 Teignmouth Town; Exmouth Town 4:0 Axminster Town; Newton Spurs 2:4 Stoke Gabriel; Plymstock 1:2 Budleigh Salterton; Totnes and Dartington 1:4 University.

The table after the November 10 matches:

1 Budleigh 13 7 3 3 30 25 5 24

2 Exmouth 9 7 2 0 22 8 14 23

3 StokeG 10 7 1 2 37 17 20 22

4 NewtonSpurs 10 7 0 3 26 16 10 21

5 ExeterCS 13 6 3 4 28 30 -2 21

6 Axminster 10 6 2 2 22 12 10 20

7 Teignmouth 12 5 1 6 28 30 -2 16

8 Okehampton 10 4 2 4 20 22 -2 14

9 Alphington 9 4 1 4 15 18 -3 13

10 University 10 3 4 3 20 25 -5 13

11 Tots&Darts 9 3 1 5 26 26 0 10

12 Crediton 9 3 1 5 13 21 -8 10

13 Galmpton 9 3 0 6 13 22 -9 9

14 Appledore 8 2 1 5 14 18 -4 7

15 Plymstock 10 1 2 7 13 21 -8 5

16 Sidmouth 11 0 2 9 7 23 -16 2

0 comments

Other Sport Stories

Yesterday, 20:48

Withycombe Under-11s were treated to a coaching master class from Exeter Chiefs back row Sam Skinner.

Read more
Yesterday, 12:05

Exmouth Town striker Nathan Cooper scored for the 10th successive match when he netted in the 5-0 win at Godolphin, writes John Dibsdall.

Read more
Saturday, February 25, 2017

Police Social Club A top the tightly packed Exmouth Snooker League table following a 4-1 victory over recent leaders, Police B.

Read more
Saturday, February 25, 2017

The East Devon seniors played a fun, non-qualifying Stableford, February, writes Paul Willoughby.

Read more
Thursday, February 23, 2017

Exmouth Harrier Hugh Marsden was recently in the Falkland Islands, writes Dave Eveleigh.

Read more
Thursday, February 23, 2017

Withycombe Under-13s were in terrific form as they outscored hosts Topsham by 16 tries to nil, playing at the Topsham Bonfire Field in spring-like conditions that were ideal for running the ball around.

Read more
Thursday, February 23, 2017

The East Budleigh Blitz Chess Championship will take place in March, writes Brian Gosling.

Read more
Thursday, February 23, 2017

History was made at Lympstone ABC on Saturday when Louis Silk became the first member of the club to win a national title.

Read more
Thursday, February 23, 2017

The highlight of the week was a great result for the Budleigh men against Honiton in Division Two of the interclub competition, writes David Roberts.

Read more
Thursday, February 23, 2017

Budleigh Salterton Under-16s now know their opponents in the two cup finals they reached in the past fortnight, writes SpursTom.

Read more

Local Weather

Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 8°C

min temp: 2°C

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

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Local business directory

Exmouth's trusted business finder


HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

Find planning applications