Dorman double in Lympstone stroll to victory

18:40 30 January 2013

Action between Lympstone and Offwell on Saturday. Photo by Simon Horn. Ref exsp 6382-05-13SH To order your copy of this photograph go to www.exmouthjournal.co.uk and click on MyPhotos24.

Action between Lympstone and Offwell on Saturday. Photo by Simon Horn. Ref exsp 6382-05-13SH To order your copy of this photograph go to www.exmouthjournal.co.uk and click on MyPhotos24.

Archant

Lympstone 5, Offwell Rangers 2

Lympstone were clearly happier in the heavy condition as they comfortably bagged an eighth win of the Fresha League Division Three season.

In a high tempo start the Lympets were ahead when Andy Lowe slipped the ball under the visiting keeper and a second goal arrived courtesy of a glancing Jeff Dorman header from a 25th minute corner.

Rangers tried to respond, but got little change out of Bowden, Hobbs, Hindmarch and Porter who provided a very solid back line for their team.

The visitors began the second half with more intent and halved the deficit in the early exchanges.

The two goal advantage was quickly restored as Mark Dunne ran through one-on-one and, when his effort was kept out by the keepers’ leg, it fell to Dave Whipp who looked up and delivered a precise pass for Dorman to head home at the far post.

Fresh legs were then introduced with Hayden Figures making a real nuisance of himself.

His direct running was too much for the visiting back line and the substitute, relishing his opportunity after a spell in the reserve team, struck two goals to put :the Lympets in total control.

Offwell had the last word with a late second goal. The Lympets Man of the Match award was won by Chris Hindmarch, part of that splendid Lympstone back line.

This Saturday the side travel to Tedburn St Mary where victory, combined with favourable results elsewhere could see the Lympets top of the table come full-time!

0 comments

Other Sport Stories

Yesterday, 09:45

Christmas, no surely not yet. There’s too much to do! Exe Racers were out on the water training all Saturday, writes Rex Frost.

Read more
Thu, 12:40

Brothers Jonty and Morgan Wright were in Badminton England competition at the weekend.

Read more
Thu, 12:40

A woeful first half show cost the Cockles dearly as, despite a terrific second half comeback, they were beaten 34-21 by visiting Clifton in their latest National Two (S) match.

Read more
Thu, 12:39

East Budleigh Reserves followed up their strong performance against table topping Witheridge with a clinical 6-0 success at Feniton thirds, writes Mark Auton.

Read more
Thu, 12:39

Exmouth RFC head coach Jon Hill pulled no punches when he spoke following the Cockles defeat to Clifton.

Read more
Thu, 12:38

Brixington Blues Under-12s won a close encounter with Sidmouth Raiders 2-1.

Read more
Thu, 12:38

Brixington Blues Under-10s moved confidently into the last four of the Exeter and District Youth League KO Cup with a 2-0 victory over Central City.

Read more
Thu, 12:38

East Budleigh were 4-1 winners when they hosted Tedburn St Mary in a Macron League Division Three game.

Read more
Thu, 12:38

This year, Devon County Indoor Bowls entered the National Over 60s Inter County Competition, writes Jude Latta.

Read more
Thu, 12:37

Budleigh Salterton were beaten by the odd goal in five on their visit to Appledore for a South West Peninsula League Eastern Division game.

Read more

Local Weather

Overcast

Overcast

max temp: 13°C

min temp: 11°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


Show Job Lists

Find planning applications