Cockles suffer match day frustration as snow prevents opposition travelling

18:52 21 January 2013

The Exmouth Quins took on Okehampton at the Marine Camp ground on Saturday afternoon. The first team game at the Imperial was called off. Photo by Simon Horn. Ref exsp 5867-04-13SH To order your copy of this photograph go to www.exmouthjournal.co.uk and click on MyPhotos24.

The Exmouth Quins took on Okehampton at the Marine Camp ground on Saturday afternoon. The first team game at the Imperial was called off. Photo by Simon Horn. Ref exsp 5867-04-13SH To order your copy of this photograph go to www.exmouthjournal.co.uk and click on MyPhotos24.

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There was frustration for the Cockles last weekend when their National Three (SW) game was called off.

However, it was not cancelled because of weather problems in Exmouth where the Imperial ground was ready and waiting for action!

The problem was further up country with scheduled visitors Redingensians choosing not to risk travelling from a snow-bound Berkshire to Exmouth.

It is hoped that the game will now be played on Saturday, February 2, which had originally been set aside for the Devon Cup semi-final tie and that match will now be played on Saturday, February 23.

This coming Saturday (January 26), the side face a long away trip of their own to Amersham and Chiltern in Buckinghamshire, a side that has performed well at home this season and are sure to give the Cockles a run for their money.

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