Honiton Town taste defeat for first time in four months.

12:14 14 February 2012

Honiton Town at home to University thirds. Photo by Terry Ife ref mhsp 8135-07-12TI To order your copy of this photograph go to www.midweekherald.co.uk and click on myphotos24

Honiton Town at home to University thirds. Photo by Terry Ife ref mhsp 8135-07-12TI To order your copy of this photograph go to www.midweekherald.co.uk and click on myphotos24

Archant

Honiton Town 2:3 University

Town suffered their first defeat since early October but only had themselves to blame for the end of a nine match unbeaten run.

Tim Genders took a pass from Darren Witt to level things up at half-time and the pair combined again well early in the second half with Witt again sending Gender clear to fire Town 2-1 up. Thereafter it all went down hill as the Student s struck twice to depart with the points.

Boss Gary Osbourne said: “We were off the required pace from the first whistle and it became a bad day at the office for us all. We created enough chances to win two matches, but a combination of poor finishing and some excellent goalkeeping denied us countless times. It is disappointing that the run has ended but it had to go sometime. A real positive for me was the post-match dressing room mood for it was clear that the players were hurting after the defeat just as much as I was. The big question now is what sort of a response can we serve up next time out?”

That next game could not be tougher as Town host champions-elect Tiverton Town who will arrive on Saturday looking to continue an unbeaten away sequence that has seen them win seven successive matches.

Other Sport Stories

Yesterday, 19:43
Seaton karting ace Ryan Edgecombe

Round Five of the DKRC 2015 Championship enjoyed glorious sunny weather on the Saturday only to find Race day a slightly damper affair as a downpour made for wet set ups for the first round of heats, writes Jim Bee.

Read more
Yesterday, 18:30
World cup rugby comes to Exmouth

The Webb Ellis Cup - rugby’s greatest prize - is coming to Exmouth on Wednesday, July 8, as part of the Rugby World Cup 2015 Trophy tour.

Read more
Yesterday, 16:57

There were matches in both Pools A and B last week in the Honiton Netball League, writes Graham Ingram.

Read more
Yesterday, 16:43
Golf generic picture

The Western Morning News Inter-club Challenge Trophy, one of the annual events run by the DMVGA was held this year at Tavistock golf club in ideal weather conditions, warm and calm, writes Stuart MacKerrell.

Read more
Yesterday, 15:57
Somerset's Brady Kurtz ahead of team mate Josh Grazczonek and two Peterborough riders

There is saying that lightening never strikes the same place twice, but you’d be hard pressed to find anyone at the ‘Cases’ Somerset Rebels subscribing to that adage after seeing their hopes of winning the Premier League Pairs Championship evaporate after having a rider excluded in the Grand Final for the second successive season, to leave their duo of Brady Kurtz and Josh Grajczonek as runners-up to winners Ipswich on the night, writes Ian Belcher.

Read more
Friday, July 3, 2015
Exe SC sailor Louis Siveyer

Exe Sailing Club hosted the final leg of the Two Rivers Junior Series, writes Bel Bailey.

Read more
Friday, July 3, 2015

The draw for the early rounds of the FA Vase were made at Wembley Stadium on Friday (July 3) and they have offered up the intriguing prospect of an all East Devon meeting in the preliminary round!

Read more
Friday, July 3, 2015
Budleigh Salterton Croquet Club. Ref exsp 4491-23-14AW. Picture: Alex Walton

Nineteen-year old croquet star Harry Dodge will appear in an international Golf Croquet exhibition match at Budleigh Croquet Club on Monday afternoon (July 6), writes Elaine Marsh.

Read more
Thursday, July 2, 2015
Richard Baggs at the non-strikers end

Exmouth suffered a disappointing defeat to Bovey Tracey and arrived at the halfway mark in the Tolchards Devon league Premier Division campaign sitting sixth, some 32 points behind leaders North Devon.

Read more
Thursday, July 2, 2015
Madeira's Margaret Mahon playing touring side Gloucester Co-op on Saturday. Ref exsp 2645-27-15SH. Picture: Simon Horn

It was non-stop action at Madeira Bowls Club in the past week, writes Mary Ann Dowrick.

Read more

Local Weather

Overcast

Overcast

max temp: 17°C

min temp: 16°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