Exmouth Town face another blank day

PUBLISHED: 11:37 20 January 2018

Football on pitch

Football on pitch

(c) Image Source

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.

Town are next set for action on the final Saturday of the month (January 27) when they are scheduled to entertain Camelford at Southern Road (3pm).

The last time Town played was on Saturday, December 9 when they drew 1-1 with Callington Town.

That means that, heading into next Saturday’s game, Town will be 47 days without a game!

The SWPL has seen just two games played across the first three Saturday match days of this year so far!

Indeed, since Boxing Day – a period of 25 days (as at Saturday, January 20) – only three matches have been played in the Premier Division, two of them at Stoke Gabriel and the other at Helston Athletic.

Budleigh Salterton Reserves home game against Tipton St John was called off mid-morning too and Sunday’s Devon Cup tie for the Budleigh Salterton ladies, set to be at Horrabridge, has also been called off and that means, under the cup rules, that semi-final tie now switches to Greenway Lane next Sunday (January 28).

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, 11:00

Brixington Blues Under-12s ran out 2-1 winners in an entertaining game at the Bettysmead home of Exeter Panthers.

Read more
Saturday, February 17, 2018

Brixington Blues Under-13s were 3-0 winners when they met Alphington in an Exeter and District Youth League fixture.

Read more
Saturday, February 17, 2018

Exmouth cycle ace Will Tidball is in action this weekend at the men’s national senior omnium championships being held in Derby on Saturday (February 17).

Read more
Saturday, February 17, 2018

Devon’s five-time Olympian Jo Pavey has said she’d like to aim for what would be a sensational sixth selection for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.

Read more
Friday, February 16, 2018

Withycombe Under-15s came up against a slick Topsham outfit when the pair met in windy conditions.

Read more
Friday, February 16, 2018

Withycombe Under-14s travelled to North Petherton for a much-needed outing, but did so with a bare 15 players.

Read more
Thursday, February 15, 2018

Withycombe Under-16s were 38-7 victors when they entertained Devonport Services in an entertaining Fishermen’s Cup match.

Read more
Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Taunton host The C&S Electrical Wholesale Raceday on Tuesday, February 20, when the first of the six races on the card, which boasts a very generous £66,744 in prize money, gets under way at 2.15pm, writes Richard Walsh.

Read more
Wednesday, February 14, 2018

East Budleigh Reserves staged one of the 20 odd Macron League games to survive another soggy Saturday, but they went down 4-1 in their home meeting with Division Eight table-toppers Okehampton Argyle, writes Mark Auton.

Read more
Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Exmouth RFC Under-13s were recently presented with a new set of playing shirts sponsored by Moshulu and River Exe Café.

Read more

Local Weather

Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 11°C

min temp: 8°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


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