Williams and Lever take Budleigh top

15:03 14 November 2012

Action from the Budleigh Throgmorton Cup tie at Cully Rangers

Action from the Budleigh Throgmorton Cup tie at Cully Rangers

Archant

Plymstock 1, Budleigh Salterton 2

Budleigh took over at the top of the South West Peninsula League, Eastern Division with a workmanlike performance at Dean Cross, writes Alan Beer.

The Robins made a positive start to the game and home keeper Paul Pethick pushed Mark Lever’s shot away for a corner after just three minutes.

Ten minutes later and The Robins had missed two more chances, one from a cross through the box that Josh Sale could not find a finish for and then when Peter

Grover headed wide from Lever’s cross.

In a goalless first half the nearest the home side came to scoring was when a 20-yard shot from Aaron Hulme hit a post.

The Robins started the second period looking much more determined and

were two goals up inside five minutes!

The first arrived from a Tim Nield cross which Lever headed on at the near post and player-manager Danny Williams fired in from the back of the 6-yard box. The second came when the hosts failed to clear and Lever was on hand to slot in the loose ball. To make matters worse Plymstock were then reduced to 10 men after Tom Cole got his second yellow card.

The 10 men still managed to reduce the deficit when James Yates took a free kick from 20-yards which was deflected past Pullin.

With the last kick of the game George Pannell, on as a sub, raced clear of the home defence, but his shot flew fractionally wide of the mark.

The Robins sit top with neighbours Exmouth Town second. The Southern Road men have played four games fewer and have 23 points to the Robins’ 24 point haul from 13 matches.

Budleigh team: Pullin, Pallett, Carr, Sale, Nield, Hancock, Schlaefli, Wright, Lever, Williams, Grover. Subs Pannell, Turner, Everest (all played), Greenslade.

On Saturday Budleigh entertain 11th placed University who have won just one of their six away games in the league so far this term, that a 4-1 success at Totnes and Dartington.

0 comments

Other Sport Stories

Yesterday, 17:27
The Exmouth Deep Sea Fishing Club members who took part in the first trip of the new   season

Eight members of the Exmouth Deep Sea Fishing Club enjoyed a day-and-a-half long fishing expedition off the spectacular coastline featured in Poldark, writes Peter Cloke.

Read more
Yesterday, 17:03
Josh Grajczonek and Leigh Lanham in action during the Somerset Rebels meeting with Ipswich Witches

Recent history would suggest that the ‘Case’s’ Somerset Rebels match up against the Ipswich Witches for a Friday night Premier League group match would be stroll in the park, but sometimes, despite recent history, things don’t always play out as you would expect, writes Dave Thompson.

Read more
Fri, 19:41
Exmouth chess player Meyrick Shaw in play against internationalmmaster, Jack Rudd, watched by his Exmouth clubmate, Steve Murray.

The West of England Chess Championships were held at the Royal Beacon Hotel, Exmouth, writes Bob Jones.

Read more
Fri, 12:44
Chris Bentley in action for Exeter Chiefs

Chris Bentley returns to the Cockles’ engine room for Saturday’s big game at home to Weston-super-Mare.

Read more
Thu, 18:22

Devon have named a 14-man squad for Sunday’s final pre-season warm-up game against the Unversity of Exeter at Exmouth (11am).

Read more
Thu, 17:00
Football generic picture

Budleigh Ladies first season in the Premier Division came to a disappointing conclusion with this 7-1 defeat by third placed Feniton Ladies, writes SpursTom.

Read more
Thu, 11:26
Harry Tincknell

Sidmouth speedster Harry Tincknell will compete for JOTA Sport in the next round of the FIA World Endurance Championship on May 2.

Read more
Thu, 11:09

What has been a difficult Fresha League Premier Division season comes to an end for Budleigh Salterton Reserves this Saturday (April 18), writes SpursTom.

Read more
Thu, 11:09
golf generic picture

Up here on the common we have enjoyed the springtime feel about the place at Woodbury Park, writes John Bridgman.

Read more
Thu, 11:09

Five Exmouth Harriers were at one of the oldest road races in the area, the Bampton to Tiverton event, writes Dave Eveleigh.

Read more

Local Weather

Sunny

Sunny

max temp: 11°C

min temp: 5°C

Most Read Sport

Advertise in the Paper
Submit a Story
Subscriptions Order
Competitions
Photo Orders
Family notices
iwitness24
Google Plus
Facebook
Twitter
Family Notices 24

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Exmouth Journal e-edition today E-edition



Exmouth's trusted business finder