Missed chances again the problem for suffering East Budleigh

20:10 22 February 2012

Colaton Raleigh took on North Tawton winning 7 - 1. Picture by Alex Walton. Ref exsp 3242-07-12AW. To order your copy of this photograph, go to www.exmouthjournal.co.uk and click on myphotos24

Colaton Raleigh took on North Tawton winning 7 - 1. Picture by Alex Walton. Ref exsp 3242-07-12AW. To order your copy of this photograph, go to www.exmouthjournal.co.uk and click on myphotos24

Archant

East Budleigh 0:2 Willand Rovers

East Budleigh’s recent run was summed up in this league encounter as Willand converted a couple of chances where Budleigh couldn’t take theirs, writes Mark Auton.

Having both scored at Beer the previous week, Jeff Dorman and Chris Eveleigh both went close for Budleigh, but the only goal of the first half came after 20 minutes following uncertainty in the home defence.

The visitors also struck the woodwork in what was a half that saw Dorman punched and Budleigh generally roughed up, unfortunately the referee did not see the incident that would have reduced the away side to ten men.

At the start of the second period Willand sensibly substituted the offending punch thrower and it was Budleigh who looked more likely to score; Spencer West saw an effort come back off the bar and Dave Evans fired marginally over.

Josh Sale was pulling the strings in Budleigh’s engine room and his driving run almost created another good chance for Dorman.

Against the run of play Willand took their only real chance of the second half and from then on it was always going to be difficult.

Tim Whiteoak carved out a neat centre for Eveleigh late on but the ball just ran away and through to the keeper.

Budleigh visit Newtown on Saturday, whilst East Budleigh Reserves will hopefully be able to raise sides for a league fixture at home to Westexe on Saturday and a Carlisle Cup tie at Feniton on Sunday.

0 comments

Other Sport Stories

Yesterday, 15:40

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

Read more
Yesterday, 10:58

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

Read more
Thu, 13:03

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

Read more
Thu, 13:01

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
Thu, 12:52

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

Read more
Thu, 12:52

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
Thu, 12:51

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
Thu, 10:03

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

Read more
Thu, 10:02

After 120 minutes of end-to-end action and no fewer then 17 penalties, the latter saved by Budleigh keeper Mark Bown, Ryan Britton calmly converted the 18th spot kick to book East Budleigh’s place in round two of the Grandisson Cup, writes Mark Auton.

Read more
Thu, 10:02

Budleigh Salterton Under-16s have booked a berth in the last four of the Wotton Printers Devon County Under-16 Cup after they won a thrilling cup tie at Greenway Lane against Barnstaple Youth, writes SpursTom.

Read more

Local Weather

Overcast

Overcast

max temp: 11°C

min temp: 9°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

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Local business directory

Exmouth's trusted business finder


HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

Find planning applications