West Hill gloves man Fowler plays key role in Exeter Youth League win in Plymouth

11:39 10 April 2014

DJM League 2 Exeter Youth League 3

The Exeter and District Youth League Under-12s, including a number of players from East Devon, served up their best performance of the season as they deservedly beat the Plymouth DJM side on their own patch.

The match was played on an artificial surface and in conditions more suited to wind surfing than football. West Hill gloves man Jordan Fowler was at his confident best and he made some important saves during the contest. However, the Exeter League side made a good start and Ollie Holman gave them a fifth minute lead. Louis Winteridge was outstanding on his debut and, with Sam Pyne and Bailey Branton prominent on the flanks the lead looked like being added to until the youngsters were caught out by not playing to the whistle and the home side levelled.

After the break the home side took a 2-1 lead, but, with Ollie Benson making an impressive debut and Tom Simmons becoming ever influential, it was no more than the Exeter League side deserved when Branton equalised.

With Winteridge and Jake Pond driving the side forward the match-winning moment arrived when a Branton corner was powered home by Pond top seal a famous win.

Exeter Youth League coach Paul Hawkins said: “It was a tremendous performance and fantastic result that means we remain unbeaten against all other youth league sides across Devon this season.”

0 comments

Other Sport Stories

Yesterday, 14:44
Members' race at Ottery St Mary. P1081-10-10TI Point 2 Point at OSM. The 1st Race.

Horse racing enthusiasts are promised a fantastic family day out on Bank Holiday Monday (May 30), writes Donna Harris.

Read more
Yesterday, 14:43

Topsham St James Under-13s bounced back from their last over defeat to Budleigh when they claimed a six wicket win at hosts Sandford, writes Samantha Isard.

Read more
Yesterday, 14:43
East Devon Hunt's Point to Point event. Photo by Simon Horn. Ref shsp 10 1192-10-11SH

The re-arranged Eggesford fixture at Upcott Cross featured riding doubles for Jamie Thomas and Will Biddick, writes Granville Taylor.

Read more
Yesterday, 14:39

Topsham St James Under-13 were beaten by Budleigh Salterton by five wickets, writes Samantha Isard.

Read more
Yesterday, 14:39
Cricket. A view from the score box

Topsham St. James Under-13s suffered last ball heartbreak as they exited the East Devon League Cup at the hands of Seaton, writes Samantha Isard.

Read more
Yesterday, 14:38

City Runs presented a 4 x 4km relay event on a hard surface at Exwick in Exeter last Friday and Exmouth Harriers fielded five of the 48 teams competing, writes Dave Eveleigh.

Read more
Yesterday, 14:38
Looking out from a cricket scorers position

Topsham St James cricketer David Gambie is all set to go head-to-head with the Australians in the Over-70s ‘Ashes’ series being held in July, writes Conrad Sutcliffe.

Read more
Yesterday, 14:38
A generic picture

Exmouth Harrier Tom Merson claimed an emphatic victory last weekend, writes Cathy Newman.

Read more
Yesterday, 14:31
James Grant in refereeing action

Exmouth whistle man James Grant was named referee of the year at the Devon Rugby Referees’ Society annual meeting, writes Conrad Sutcliffe.

Read more
Yesterday, 11:55
A king cobra. Picture taken by Marilyn Gerrard at East Devon on May 17.

The seniors played their weather postponed Stableford at East Devon, writes Paul Willoughby.

Read more

Local Weather

Overcast

Overcast

max temp: 14°C

min temp: 12°C

Most Read Sport

Great British Life

Great British Life

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


HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

Find planning applications