Withcyombe look top continue fine run on road in Cornwall at Saltash on Saturday

21:18 08 January 2014

Boxing Day rugby at Withycombe

Boxing Day rugby at Withycombe

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Withycombe sat out the first Saturday of the new year when their Tribute Cornwall and Devon match, like all but one of the scheduled games in the section, fell foul of the weather.

The only match to be played was at Crediton where Hayle were beaten 37-16.

On Saturday Withy travel to Saltash looking to complete the double over the Duchy side after they beat them 22-10 when the pair met at Raleigh Park on September 28.

The omens for another Withy success on the road are good!

Saltash have so far been unable to beat and Devon visiting side this term in the league as they have been beaten by University and Honiton and shared 76 points with Crediton. In contrast, the Saltash home record against fellow Cornish sides is exceptional!

Withy already have wins in Cornwall at Falmouth, Hayle, Veor and Newquay.

Both sides will be keen just to get out onto the park for neither has played since December 14 when Saltash lost at Pirates Amateurs and Withy went down at all-conquering Exeter University.

The latest Tribute Cornwall and Devon table.

P W D L F A Pts

Exeter University 13 12 0 1 569 189 60

Tiverton 13 13 0 0 466 146 59

Crediton 14 8 1 5 394 254 44

Falmouth 13 7 1 5 302 220 36

Withycombe 13 7 0 6 300 268 33

Exeter Saracens 13 6 0 7 210 300 30

Saltash 13 6 1 6 319 374 27

Hayle 13 5 0 8 305 288 26

OPMs 13 3 1 9 255 285 24

Honiton 13 5 0 8 222 278 23

Newquay Hornets 13 5 0 8 196 418 22

Pirates Amateurs 13 4 0 9 186 282 21

Veor 13 2 0 11 159 581 10

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