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University of Exeter and Torridgeside both Progress in the Devon Premier Cup.

In the league Stoke Gabriel extend lead at the Top but Axminster now up into 2nd place.

Teignmouth win on Road for first time and do it in style with a 9-1 Victory!

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Brave Dobwalls miss out in 7 Goal thriller at Launceston in the Walter C Parson Cup.

In the league Porthleven go Top after they win and Liskeard held to a Draw by Marjon.

Penzance climb after injury marred derby at Ludgvan.

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April 13th 2018 :

Please find below the attached PDF file with details of the recent Ground Grading Inspections.

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Premier Division Round-Up

SATURDAY 8th DECEMBER

FA Vase: St Austell are the last SWP side left in the competition after they went goal crazy to win 8-4 away at Western League Premier side Cadbury Heath in Bristol with the Lilly-whites now booking a trip to Chertsey Town in the New Year in the next stage, which also ensures they will not have to join until the 2nd Round proper of next years competition. Saltash United will not be joining them though as late goals saw the Ashes crash out 2-4 at home to Cribbs who are also from the Western League.

Walter C Parson Cup: Launceston survived a real scare to reach the last 8 of the league cup as they came from behind, not once but twice, before they edged a 4-3 win at home to West Division visitors Dobwalls at Pennygillam.

SWP Premier: With Cup clashes and postponements at Elburton Villa and Godolphin Atlantic there were just 4 Premier matches played but 3 of the top 4 were in action. Second placed Tavistock won 3-2 away at a Falmouth Town side who had started the day in 3rd place but the Bickland Park outfit fall to 4th as Exmouth Town climbed into third after a 4-2 victory at home to Camelford. Cullompton Rangers continued there improved form and are up two places to 7th after a 2-0 victory away at bottom of the table Sticker whilst Millbrook climbed three places to 8th as they edged a 2-1 win at home to Helston Athletic.

TUESDAY 4th DECEMBER

Devon St Lukes Bowl: The only midweek match this week saw Elburton Villa host Plymouth Parkway in the opening quarter final of this seasons Devon Bowl with the holders, Parkway, progressing to the semi-finals with a 2-0 win at Haye Road thanks to two 2nd half goals. The three remaining quarter finals are all scheduled for next Tuesday night.

SATURDAY 1st DECEMBER

FA Vase: Only one of the three scheduled Vase ties was played today and that saw Bodmin Town exit the competition after a 3-0 defeat away at Westrn League Premier side Willand Rovers. Both Saltash United and St Austell will try again next Saturday for their ties.

SWP Premier: Four league games survived the weather with 5th placed Exmouth Town at home to 4th placed Falmouth Town the highest in the table, both sides climbed a place but both had to settle for just a point after a 0-0 draw which was watched by a 200 plus crowd at Southern Road. Newquay climbed three places to 7th after a narrow 1-0 win at home to Callington Town whilst Cullompton Rangers are up two places to 9th as they beat Torpoint Athletic 3-1 at Speeds Meadow. Ivybridge Town were the highest scorers as they won 5-0 away at bottom of the table Sticker and climbed a place in the table as a result.

SATURDAY 24th NOVEMBER

Walter C Parson Cup: Holders Falmouth Town had to come from behind to reach the last 8 of the Cup as visiting East Division side Brixham made the Bickland Park club fight all the way before the holders went through with a 2-1 victory.

SWP Premier: Weather, cup ties and leaning floodlight pylons reduced the Premier programme to 5 games today with the highest team in action being Tavistock who got back to winning ways and into 2nd spot with a late winner to claim a 3-2 victory at home to Godolphin Atlantic. St Austell remain in 6th spot but carried on from a midweek home Cup win with another home victory as they beat Callington Town 3-1 at Poltair Park. Newquay were able to leap-frog today’s guests, Cullompton Rangers, with a 2-1 win at Mount Wise and it was also 2-1 at Kellaway Park as Helston Athletic beat visiting Torpoint Athletic. Only one side won on the road and that was Elburton Villa who had a 4-2 success from their trip to Camelford.

FRIDAY 23rd NOVEMBER

SWP Premier: Ivybridge Town did well to get the local derby with Plymouth Argyle on at Erme Valley tonight but were unable to stop the league leaders winning 3-1, with all the goals in the second half, with the Pilgrims now 14 points clear at the top, albeit having played more league games than any other side in the division.

WEDNESDAY 21st NOVEMBER

Walter C Parson Cup: St Austell booked themselves a place in the quarter finals of the leagues cup competition with a comprehensive 5-1 win at home to fierce rivals Bodmin Town in front of a seasons highest Cup gate so far of 256 at Poltair Park. Tonight should have also seen Elmore versus Saltash Unitd in the Cup but a broken boiler at Horsden Park put paid to that with the tie re-arranged for Saturday December 22nd.

SATURDAY 17th NOVEMBER

Walter C Parson Cup: Premier leaders Plymouth Argyle crashed out of the league cup as they lost 1-2 away at West Division side Mousehole with the Trungle Parc club denying the Pilgrims a place in the last eight of the Cup.

Cornwall Senior Cup: The only Premier side to be in County Cup action today were Bodmin Town who booked their place in the last 16 with a tight 2-1 win at home to West Division side Dobwalls at Priory Park.

SWP Premier: With league leaders Plymouth Argyle on Cup duty, the chasing pack had a chance to close the gap although the sides in 2nd and 3rd this morning, Tavistock and Falmouth Town both fell a place as they drew 3-3 with each other at Langsford Park. Saltash United took full advantage though as a 2-1 win over Helston Athletic at Kimberley Stadium was enough to push the Ashes up two places and into 2nd spot. Exmouth Town had to come from behind to win 4-3 away at Camelford in a 7 goal thriller at Trefrew Park with the normally water tight Town defence breached by the Camels. The shock result of the day came at Erme Valley where Ivybridge Town climbed out of the bottom Two with a 3-0 win over visiting St Austell who are in the top six of the table. Elsewhere a trio of mid-table sides picked up maximum points with Torpoint Athletic winning 2-1 away at a Callington Town side under the new management of Adam Chidzoy. Cullompton Rangers had a 4-0 success at home to bottom of the table Sticker and Newquay were back to winning ways with a 2-0 Mount Wise victory over visiting Launceston with the Clarets dropping into the bottom two.

WEDNESDAY 14th NOVEMBER

SWP Premier: The two home sides in tonight’s duo of matches missed the chance to close the gap on the league leaders as they were held to surprising draws. Exmouth Town dropped their first points of the season at Southern Road as Elburton Villa drew 0-0 with the point seeing both sides climb a place each in the table. At Priory Park, Bodmin Town were held to a 1-1 draw by visiting Callington Town which leaves Bodmin in 7th place in the table.

TUESDAY 13th NOVEMBER

SWP Premier: Torpoint Athletic continued their recent good run with a 4-0 win at home to Godolphin Atlantic this evening which pushes the Mill Park club up a further place in the league table to 9th spot. Another club who are on a recent run of improved form are Helston Athletic and they also won at home tonight as they beat Camelford 2-1 at Kellaway Park.

SATURDAY 10th NOVEMBER

SWP Premier: With lots of cup action today the programme of league games was reduced to just 3 matches and only 5 goals were scored in the top flight today. At Exmouth Town a solitary goal was enough to give the hosts a 1-0 win over a Tavistock side who lost their 2nd game in 4 days after having previously been unbeaten in the league. Exmouth have now dtopped the same number of points as the Lambs and are very much in the title race themselves. At Jenkins Park another solitary strike was enough to earn the 3 points as Cullompton Rangers 1-0 in probably their first ever visit to Millbrook. Torpoint Athletic gave the supporters at The Mill a few more goals as they ran out 3-0 winners at home to Ivybridge Town.

Walter C Parson Cup: Elburton Villa are the first side through to the quarter finals after a win on penalties away at East Division side Ilfracombe Town. Villa drew 2-2 after 120 minutes before edging the shoot out.

Cornwall Senior Cup: Six of the nine Premier sides involved in the county cup went through today with two of the three who fell being in all Premier clashes. Launceston had a 4-1 win over Sticker at Pennygillam and Camelford were 2-1 winners away at Newquay. The one side humbled were Callington Town who went out after a 1-0 defeat at West Division side Porthleven. Two Premier sides went through against West opposition with Falmouth Town 2-1 victors at home to St Dennis and Helsron Athletic 2-0 winners away at Mousehole. Two sides are through after big scoring wins over Combination League sides with holders Saltash United winning 8-0 at RNAS Culdrose and St Austell having a 6-0 win away at St Just.

WEDNESDAY 7th NOVEMBER

SWP Premier: Bodmin Town produced a stunning performance to inflict a first league defeat of the season on Tavistock as the Priory Park side ran out 7-2 victors. Bodmin climbed a place to 7th and confirmed they are still in the chase for honours whilst Tavistock remain 2nd. St Austell remain in 5th spot despite having to come from behind to beat Millbrook 5-2 at Poltair Park. The visitors had led 2-1 before the lilly-whites turned the game round with 4 second half goals.

TUESDAY 6th NOVEMBER

SWP Premier: Helston Athletic recorded back to back away league wins tonight as they followed up last Saturdays victory at Launceston with another win on the road tonight with a 3-1 success at bottom of the table Sticker. The quick fire 6 points has pushed Helston up the table to 12th place.

SATURDAY 3rd NOVEMBER

FA Vase: Three of the seven sides in Vase action remain on the Road to Wembley, but with a little more luck it could have been so much better as the four that went out all went close. Bodmin Town needed extra time before winning 1-0 at home to Wessex League, Step 5 side, Alresford Town by virtue of the only goal of the game. St Austell had a 2-1 win away at Western League Division One leaders Cheddar whilst Saltash United won 3-1 away at Ivybridge Town in an all league affair. Falmouth Town lost in extra time away at Wessex League Hamworthy United, it was 1-1 at 90 minutes but they went down 1-3 after the additional half an hour. Exmouth Town were heading for extra time at home to Cadbury Heath but a late winner gave the visitors a 4-3 victory. Tavistock had levelled at 1-1 away at Willand Rovers but fell to a late goal as they lost 1-2.

SWP Premier: With Vase games and two Friday fixtures there were just two league games today with Torpoint Athletic having a 6-2 win at home to Newquay in a game that saw an incredible 7 goals in the opening 45 minutes. Helston Athletic had a first league win since August as they won 4-0 away at Launceston in a game that kicked off early as the Pennygillam lights are still to be repaired from the recent storm damage.

FRIDAY 2nd NOVEMBER

SWP Premier: Two Friday night fixtures ahead of a busy Saturday of football, saw leaders Plymouth Argyle pull themselves 13 points clear with a 3-0 win away at mid-table Camelford. The Pilgrims have played more games than any other side but are not now in league action for 3 weeks as they are the odd team out next week and on Walter C Parson Cup duty the week after. Bottom side Sticker picked up just a 4th point of the season as they ended a run of defeats with a 1-1 draw away at Callington Town in tonight’s other fixture.

WEDNESDAY 31st OCTOBER

SWP Premier: Bodmin Town who had taken just 1 point from their last two outings got back to winning ways tonight as they saw off Launceston by a 3-2 margin at Priory Park in the nights only top flight fixture. Bodmin remain in 8th but have games in hand on most of the 7 sides above them.

TUESDAY 30th OCTOBER

SWP Premier: Tuesday night saw four more Premier games played with all four away sides picking up at least a point. Tavistock were the highest placed team in action with the Lambs winning 3-0 away at Millbrook which was enough to climb two places an into 2nd place in the table. Newquay recorded back to back away wins as they followed up last Fridays win at Camelford with a 2-1 success at Sticker tonight and Callington Town also enjoyed back to back away wins as they followed on from a weekend win at Godolphin with a 2-1 success at Camelford tonight. One game ended all square with Torpoint Athletic and Elburton Villa sharing 6 goals at The Mill in a 3-3 draw.

SATURDAY 27th OCTOBER

SWP Premier: A dramatic day of action in the top flight with none of the mornings top four collecting any points today. Falmouth Town in 2nd missed the chance to close the gap back on leaders Plymouth Argyle as they were beaten 1-0 away at the fast improving Cullompton Rangers. At Poltair Park, St Austell who started the day in 4th, lost 3-4 in a 7 goal thriller to an Exmouth Town side who underlined their say in the title race with a late winner. The main benefactor of the dropped points was Tavistock who had a narrow 2-1 win at home to Ivybridge Town which took full advantage of the results around them. Elsewhere Torpoint Athletic romped to the days biggest win with a 7-0 success at home to Launceston and Callington Town climbed out of the bottom two with a 3-1 win away at Godolphin Atlantic. One game ended all square with Bodmin Town drawing 1-1 at home to Millbrook with the hosts finishing the game with 9 men after two sending offs.

FRIDAY 26th OCTOBER

SWP Premier: Friday night saw no less than three matches with all three won by the away teams. At Burngullow Lane it was bottom v top as Sticker hosted Plymouth Argyle with the Pilgrims setting a new high for the season, and also equalling the all time record, for an away Premier Division victory, as they won 11-0. Saltash United in 3rd place came from behind to win 3-2 away at Elburton Villa with a late goal but Newquay grabbed their winner even later as a stoppage time goal gave the Peppermints a 3-2 win away at Camelford.

WEDNESDAY 24th OCTOBER

SWP Premier: Falmouth Town completed a league “double” over Bodmin Town by winning 1-0 at Priory Park in tonight’s only top flight encounter. The win enabled Falmouth to close the gap down on leaders Plymouth Argyle back to 7 points whilst Bodmin Town suffered their first home reversal of the campaign.

TUESDAY 23rd OCTOBER

SWP Premier: After a weekend of Cup football the Premier Division was back in action tonight with four league games. Leaders Plymouth Argyle, playing their 19th contest of the season, had a 7-0 win away at Callington Town to stretch the Pilgrims lead at the summit to 10 points, albeit from many more games played. Camelford also scored 7 in an away win as the won 7-1 at bottom of the table Sticker and also climbed two places in the table. Ivybridge Town had a more modest 1-0 win, but no less important as the 3 points against Helston Athletic at Erme Valley lift them out of the bottom two whilst Newquay and Torpoint Athletic gave full value for money at Mount Wise with a 4-4 draw between the two sides.

SATURDAY 20th OCTOBER

Walter C Parson Cup: Seven more Premier sides booked their places in the last 16 of the league cup with wins today and the only three sides to be knocked out fell to fellow Premier sides meaning no real cup shocks. The closest to a dramatic cup exit was at Cullompton Rangers who were taken to extra time and penalties by East Division St Martins, but Cullompton held onto progress with an 8-7 penalty shoot victory. Three sides went through against fellow Premier opponents with Ivybridge Town following up their midweek FA Vase win with a 4-0 victory at home to Camelford. Elburton Villa had a 4-2 home win over Torpoint Athletic at Haye Road and St Austell had an away success with a 6-2 win at Godolphin Atlantic. Saltash United top scored with an 8-1 win at West Division new boys Bere Alston United whilst Bodmin Town won 4-1 at East Division new boys Waldon Athletic. The 3rd round draw was conducted at Bovey Tracey where Launceston had won 4-2 against the Moorlanders.

FRIDAY 19th OCTOBER

Walter C Parson Cup: Five Premier sides were in league cup action on Friday night and they included both of last seasons finalists who had mixed fortunes. Holders Falmouth Town had to come from 0-2 down to win 3-2 at home to neighbours Helston Athletic whilst cup finalists Tavistock are out after a 1-3 defeat at home to Plymouth Argyle in a West Devon Derby. Bottom side Sticker are also out of the cup as they lost 0-4 at home to West Division outfit Mousehole.

WEDNESDAY 17th OCTOBER

SWP Premier: Just one game on Wednesday night in the Premier but it saw two of the contenders face each other with Saltash United gaining revenge for a defeat at Exmouth with a 2-0 win at home under the Kimberley Stadium lights. The Ashes climb two places to 3rd in the table ahead of a league break this weekend for the Walter C Parson Cup whilst Exmouth lose for just a 2nd time and first since August.

TUESDAY 16th OCTOBER

FA Vase: Ivybridge Town put aside the difficulties of travelling to Maidenhead for an FA Vase replay at Hellenic League outfit Holyport and ran out 3-0 victors in Berkshire. The Ivy’s reward is a much more local derby in November when they will host league rivals Saltash United in the next round.

SWP Premier: Three Tuesday night games saw Bodmin Town score a late. late winner at Callington Town to win 1-0 and keep in touch with the challengers whilst Torpoint Athletic were back to winning ways in style with a 6-0 victory at home to bottom of the table Sticker which lifts them three places in the table. Newquay and Falmouth Town had to share the spoils at Mount Wise as the two clubs drew 2-2.

SATURDAY 13th OCTOBER

FA Vase: If the last Round of the Vase saw an impressive set of results, then today was probably even better with 6 of the 10 Premier sides going through, plus another involved in a replay, and four of those six doing so with genuine cup shocks with wins over higher division sides. The four giant-killings were each so impressive it’s only fair to list them alphabetically ! Falmouth Town had a 6-0 romp away at Western League Premier side Bridport in Dorset with the biggest winning margin. Saltash United had a 2-1 home win over Westbury United who just happen to be 100% in the Western Leagues Premier Division with 7 wins from 7 outings, St Austell beat current Champions and now Western Premier side Plymouth Parkway by a 6-1 margin at Poltair Park and Tavistock had a 3-1 win, after extra time, away at Hellenic League Premier side Longlevens. Add to that Bodmin Town beating Stoneham from the Wessex League Division One and Exmouth Town going through against fellow SWP club Elburton Villa by a 2-0 margin at Southern Road and then add in Ivybridge Town who drew 0-0 at home to Hellenic Holyport and will have a second chance in a Tuesday night replay and its a day to savour again. In fact taking Elburton out of the equation we only had two sides exit the Vase with Torpoint Athletic putting up a great fight to lose just 0-1 against 2014 Vase winners Sholing at The Mill and Newquay losing 0-6 away at another Wessex side in Bournemouth Poppies. Certainly a lot of people will be looking forward to the 2nd Rd proper draw on Monday lunchtime!

SWP Premier: With the Vase taking centre stage we had just 4 Premier games today, leaders Plymouth Argyle reached the halfway mark in their league fixtures and puled further clear at the top of the table with a 9-0 win at home to bottom of the table Sticker. Millbrook climbed a place to 6th with a 2-1 win away at Camelford and Cullompton Rangers leap-frogged their hosts today with a 3-1 win away at Godolphin Atlantic. Down at Helston Athletic a rare 0-0 draw, just the 2nd in the league this season, was recorded with Callington Town picking up a useful away point.

WEDNESDAY 10th OCTOBER

SWP Premier: Just the one top flight game this evening, but it allowed in-form Falmouth Town the opportunity to climb into 2nd spot in the table which the Bickland Park club took with a 6-0 victory over visitors Camelford. Falmouth are now 5 points behind the leaders but with games in hand.

TUESDAY 9th OCTOBER

SWP Premier: A dramatic night of action in the Premier division with four games and 22 goals ! Leaders Plymouth Argyle hosted 2nd placed St Austell with the visitors 2-0 up before the Pilgrims hit back to win 5-2 and pull themselves 6 points clear at the top of the table. Bodmin Town put successive league defeats behind them with a 6-3 win away at Newquay with the opening goal coming virtually from kick off with the Referee timing it at 3.2 seconds ! Millbrook left it late before picking up an East Cornwall Derby victory with a 2-0 scoreline away at Callington Town but nowhere near as late as Saltash United who salvaged a 2-2 draw away at bottom of the table Sticker with an injury time leveller.

SATURDAY 6th OCTOBER

SWP Premier: With a lot of Cup ties today there were just three Premier Division fixtures with all three seeing Home wins. The highest placed team in action were Exmouth Town who remain in 6th, but closed the gap on those above, with a 5-0 win over Ivybridge Town. It was also 5-0 at Cullompton Rangers who climbed a place after their win over visiting Elburton Villa whilst Newquay climbed two places with a 2-0 win at home to Camelford in a re-arranged game as both sides had received a bye in the Cornwall Senior Cup.

Cornwall Senior Cup: The remaining Senior Cup ties were completed today with seven Premier sides in action. Four went through and three went out with two of the losers coming from all Premier clashes. St Austell had a 6-1 win away at Torpoint Athletic whilst Cup holders Saltash United were 3-0 victors away at Godolphin Atlantic. The one side to lose to lower opposition were Millbrook who lost 3-2 away at West Division side Mousehole. Two Premier sides beat lower division opposition with Bodmin Town having a 3-1 win at home to Combination League side Illogan and Falmouth Town top scored as they romped to a 12-1 win away at East Cornwall League side Looe Town.

FRIDAY 5th OCTOBER

SWP Premier: Plymouth Argyle bounced back from a midweek defeat at Newquay to extend the lead at the top of the table with a 6-3 win over Callington Town at Coach Road in this weekends only Friday Night fixture. Callington played their part in an entertaining game and had led until a late flurry of goals for the Pilgrims.

Cornwall Senior Cup: Two Cup ties were played on Friday night with both Premier sides involved avoiding potential slip ups against West Division opposition. Helston Athletic needed extra time before going through 3-2 against local rivals Penzance at Kellaway Park, whilst Sticker will gain some confidence from a 2-1 win at home to West Division neighbours St Blazey at Burngullow Park. A third Premier side went through to the next round on Friday with Launceston being given a walk-over of Saturdays tie against Mullion when the Combination League side forfeited the tie on Friday afternoon.

WEDNESDAY 3rd OCTOBER

SWP Premier: A bumper crowd, reported as a new season high of 332, were at Poltair Park to see St Austell beat arch rivals Bodmin Town and climb two places to 2nd in the league table, level on points with current leaders Plymouth Argyle. Saltash United remain in 5th place but had a 4-0 local derby victory as they hosted Millbrook at Kimberley Stadium and Godolphin Atlantic got back to winning ways with a 1-0 victory at home to Camelford that was also enough for the G to leap-frog the Camels in the table.

TUESDAY 2nd OCTOBER

Devon St Lukes: Elburton Villa pulled off a Cup shock as they beat Southern League Bideford, who sit two steps higher in the pyramid, to reach the last 8 of the Devon Bowl. After 90 minutes the score was 4-4 with the tie decided on penalties, without extra time, and the Haye Road club holding their nerve to book a quarter final home contest with local rivals Plymouth Parkway.

SWP Premier: Newquay chalked up a 5-2 win over a young Plymouth Argyle side at Mount Wise tonight which lifts the Peppermints three places in the table. Argyle’s first team have a well documented injury crisis and were in action at Barnsley, with the hosts also having a young side it was a great opportunity for both to give youth their chance. Launceston let a two goal lead slip as visitors Cullompton Rangers fought back to earn a 2-2 draw at Pennygillam and it was also a draw at The Mill where Torpoint Athletic drew 1-1 with visiting Callington Town.

SATURDAY 29th SEPTEMBER

SWP Premier: With leaders Plymouth Argyle having won on Friday night the next six highest placed teams were all in action today and all won to close the gap back down. Tavistock are 2nd and a point off the summit after a 5-0 win in the local derby at Launceston. Falmouth Town in 3rd also had a 5-0 victory with Sticker being beaten at Bickland Park, St Austell in 4th had a 4-0 home win over visiting Torpoint Athletic, 5th placed Saltash United had a 4-1 away win at Newquay, 6th placed Exmouth Town had a 5-0 home win over Godolphin Atlantic and 7th placed Millbrook came from behind to beat Elburton Villa 2-1 at Jenkins Park. Away from that run of form by the front runners only three other sides picked up anything, Cullompton Rangers led the way as they had a 3-0 victory away at Callington Town whilst Camelford and Helston Athletic picked up a point each from a 1-1 draw at Trefrew Park.

FRIDAY 28th SEPTEMBER

SWP Premier: Plymouth Argyle bounced back from Tuesday nights first home defeat to beat Ivybridge Town by a 6-0 margin at Coach Road on Friday night and ensure they will remain top of the table into October as they moved back 4 points clear ahead of Saturday’s matches.

WEDNESDAY 26th SEPTEMBER

SWP Premier: Three games tonight with two of them producing identical 5-0 victories. Falmouth Town climbed back into 3rd place after a 5-0 victory away at Godolphin Atlantic whilst Saltash United are back into 5th place as they beat Camelford by a 5-0 margin at Kimberley Stadium. Elsewhere Helston Athletic and Newquay picked up a point each from a 2-2 draw at Kellaway Park with neither side moving positions in the table.

TUESDAY 25th SEPTEMBER

SWP Premier: Four league games tonight with action from both ends of the league table. Leaders Plymouth Argyle were beaten for the first time at Coach Road this season as Exmouth Town climbed a place to 5th with a 1-0 win. St Austell climbed from 4th to 3rd as they also won away from home, with a 3-1 success at Launceston whilst two sides had important home wins with Millbrook ending a run of games without a win by beating Sticker 4-0 under the Jenkins Park floodlights and Elburton Villa pulled themselves up three places and into mid-table with a 2-1 win at home to Callington Town.

Devon St Lukes: Cullompton Rangers pulled off a Cup shock as they beat Tavistock 4-3 in a Devon Bowl 1st round tie at Speeds Meadow to earn a home quarter final with Southern League side Barnstaple Town. Tavistock are unbeaten in domestic action this season with previously their only defeat being in the FA Cup.

SATURDAY 22nd SEPTEMBER

SWP Premier: With most sides on league cup duty there were just three league games today but all featured top six sides. Tavistock closed the gap down on leaders Plymouth Argyle back to a single point with a 7-1 win at home to Bodmin Town which is widely believed to be the Priory Park sides heaviest league defeat since the SWP started 12 years ago. St Austell climbed a place to 4th with two second half goals giving them a 2-0 win over visiting Camelford but 3rd placed Falmouth Town fell to a 1-2 home defeat against the fast improving Launceston at Bickland Park.

Walter C Parson Cup: Three Premier sides were humbled by lower division opposition today with two of the sides facing the fortunes that saw FA Vase giant kills last weekend only to be followed by losing to lower opposition a week later. Newquay had won at Buckland Athletic a week ago but lost 0-2 at home to West Division Mousehole whilst Exmouth Town had beaten Bridgwater in the Vase but lost 4-2 away at East side Elmore. The third cup shock saw Bovey Tracey from the East Division beat Premier side Millbrook 2-1 at Mill Marsh Park. Three Premier sides though did progress to the next round with Torpoint Athletic leading the way as they beat East side Newton Abbot Spurs by a 9-0 margin at The Mill. Elburton Villa had a 4-0 win away at West side Bude Town and also beating West opposition were Ivybridge Town who edged a 2-1 win away at Plymstock United.

FRIDAY 21st SEPTEMBER

SWP Premier: Plymouth Argyle stretched their lead at the top of the Premier Division table to 4 points after coming out on top of a Derby game with Saltash United by a 3-2 margin at Coach Road. The defeat was just the Ashes 2nd in the league so far this season.

Walter C Parson Cup: Three Premier sides were on league cup duty on Friday night with two of them going through to the last 32 next month. Sticker shrugged off their league form to win 3-0 away at West Division side Wadebridge Town whilst Godolphin Atlantic came out on top in a 7 goal thriller to beat fellow Premier side Callington Town 4-3.

WEDNESDAY 19th SEPTEMBER

FA Vase: Bodmin Town are through to the 1st Round proper and have a home tie against Hellenic League side Stoneham to look forward to next month. Camelford and Bodmin had drawn 3-3 at Trefrew Park on Saturday, but at Priory Park tonight Bodmin Town had a 4-0 home victory against opponents from the same division.

SWP Premier: Falmouth Town closed the gap on the leading pair of Plymouth Argyle & Tavistock with a 4-2 win over fellow top 6 side St Austell at Bickland Park. The hosts had been 2 up befoe St Austell pulled it back to 2-2, only for Falmouth to restore the lead late on.

TUESDAY 18th SEPTEMBER

SWP Premier: Three league matches tonight and that included both the top two being in action. Plymouth Argyle retain top spot after a 5-1 victory away at Launceston whilst Tavistock remain just a single point behind after the Lambs also won away, 4-1 at Newquay. The first goalless draw in the entire league occurred tonight at Speeds Meadow where Cullompton Rangers and Millbrook drew 0-0.

Devon St Lukes: Ivybridge Town crashed out of the Devon Bowl as they went down 0-5 at home to Buckland Athletic who bounced back from last Saturdays shock Vase defeat and subsequent managerial change.

SATURDAY 15th SEPTEMBER

FA Vase: Today was one of the best day’s we have ever had in the FA Vase with 10 sides from the Division going through to the 1st Round proper in October. Five sides beat Western League opposition today, 3 beat East or West sides and 2 went, or will, go through in all Premier ties with just one side falling to a non-SWP Premier club. Three sides beat Step 5 opposition as Newquay won 1-0 away at former members Buckland Athletic with a late penalty at Homers Heath. Exmouth Town & Falmouth Town both beat former Southern League clubs with Exmouth beating Bridgwater Town 3-0 at Southern Road and Falmouth coming from behind to beat Clevedon Town 2-1 at Bickland Park. Two sides had away wins at Western League Division One outfits with Elburton Villa having a 4-0 success at Bishop Lydeard and St Austell winning 3-2 at Wells City. Ivybridge Town won 4-0 at Cullompton Rangers in an all Premier tie and in the other such tie Bodmin Town will host Camelford at Priory Park on Wednesday night in a replay after a 3-3 draw at Camelford today. Tavistock were made to work very hard for a 2-1 win away at East side Bovey Tracey with extra time required at Mill Marsh Park whilst Saltash United had a 6-0 win at home to East side Axminster Town and Torpoint Athletic had a 6-3 win at West side Porthleven. The only side to be humbled were Godolphin Atlantic who lost 4-1 away at East Division side Sidmouth Town.

SWP Premier: With most clubs on Vase duty the only league game was at Burngullow Lane where the bottom two met. Sticker remain bottom but picked up a 2nd point of the season with a 1-1 draw against visiting Callington Town.

FRIDAY 14th SEPTEMBER

SWP Premier: With most sides on FA Vase duty this weekend, Plymouth Argyle took full advantage of hosting a league fixture to go to the top of the league table. The Pilgrims bounced back from a midweek defeat at Elburton with a 3-0 success over a battling Millbrook side at Coach Road.

WEDNESDAY 12th SEPTEMBER

SWP Premier: A dramatic night in the top flight tonight with many of the leading sides in action in the four games played. Tavistock jumped from 4th to 1st as they top the table now after a 6-1 win over Torpoint Athletic at Langsford Park. Saltash United missed the chance to go top and suffered a first defeat of the season as they lost 4-1 away at an Exmouth Town side who proved that they to will be amongst the contenders this season. Two other heavy-weights kept up the pressure as Bodmin Town beat Godolphin Atlantic 4-2 at Priory Park and St Austell had a narrow, but important, 1-0 win away at Helston Athletic.

TUESDAY 11th SEPTEMBER

SWP Premier: Three games in the top flight tonight with each producing a big result. Ivybridge Town who had not won any of their opening 8 games finally picked up maximum points with a 5-1 win away at Callington Town. Lowly Elburton Villa claimed just a 2nd win since coming back into Premier and did so in a big way as they came from behind to beat Plymouth Argyle in a real local derby at Haye Road. Camelford trailed Launceston straight from kick off and were 0-2 down to the Clarets bt put a run of defeats behind themselves as they fought back to win 4-2 at Trefrew Park.

SATURDAY 8th SEPTEMBER

SWP Premier: Saltash United moved to within a point of leaders Falmouth Town with a 4-3 victory over the Amber & Blacks in a real 7 goal thriller at Kimberley Stadium. Falmouth led 2-0 only for the Ashes to score the next 4 to go 4-2 up and then had to hang onto the win after the visitors reduced the arrears. Sandwiched between those two are Plymouth Argyle who got back to winning ways after a midweek defeat as the Pilgrims beat Helston Athletic 3-0 at Coach Road and the top 4 is completed by Tavistock who won 2-0 away at Cullompton Rangers. Launceston claimed just a 2nd win of the season and did so with a 5-2 victory away at Millbrook whilst a trio of home sides picked up maximum points and were amongst the goals. Torpoint Athletic had a 5-1 win over Camelford at The Mill, St Austell were 5-2 victors over Elburton Villa at Poltair and Exmouth Town had a 4-0 verdict over Newquay at Southern Road. One game ended all square with Ivybridge Town collecting just their 2nd point of the season from a 2-2 draw with visiting Godolphin Atlantic.

FRIDAY 7th SEPTEMBER

SWP Premier: Bodmin Town recorded a fourth league win in five outings with a 6-0 win away at Sticker tonight in a tie switched to Burngullow Lane. Bodmin jumped 3 places to 5th ahead of the Saturday action whilst Sticker remain bottom of the table with just 1 point from their opening nine matches so far.

WEDNESDAY 5th SEPTEMBER

SWP Premier: Tavistock climbed two places to 4th tonight after inflicting a first defeat of the season on Plymouth Argyle Reserves with the Lambs winning the West Devon Derby 2-1 at Langsford Park. Millbrook jumped three places to 5th as a late goal gave them a 1-0 win away at Ivybridge Town which moves the new boys onto 13 points in their debut Premier Division season. One game ended all square with Saltash United and Launceston drawing 1-1 at Kimberley Stadium in a match that saw a 20 minute delay following the floodlights going out early in the second half.

TUESDAY 4th SEPTEMBER

SWP Premier: Godolphin Atlantic climbed to 5th in the table tonight after they continued their good start to the season with a 4-2 victory away at a Sticker side who remain at the foot of the league table.

SATURDAY 1st SEPTEMBER

FA Vase: A good day for the Premier Division today as 7 of the 10 sides in the Vase won through, with the only 3 losing all doing so in all Premier Division affairs. Two sides had wins over Step 5 Western Premier outfits with Newquay winning 2-1 after extra time away at Hengrove Athletic and Saltash United winning 3-1 “away” at Wellington but in a tie staged at Cullompton Rangers Speeds Meadow ground. Godolphin Atlantic had a 1-0 win at home to Portishead of the Western League Division One whilst St Austell had a 3-1 win over SWP East Division side Ilfracombe Town at Marlborough Park. The three all Premier ties saw Tavistock beat Helston Athletic 3-1 at Langsford Park, it was also 3-1 at Haye Road where Elburton Villa saw off visiting Launceston and at Southern Road, Exmouth Town went one better with a 4-1 victory over Callington Town.

SWP Premier: Just two Premier games today with leaders Falmouth Town beating Torpoint Athletic 3-1 at Bickland Park in a re-arranged game following both clubs receiving a Vase bye and at Burngullow Lane, two sides who had not entered the Vase met with Millbrook winning 4-1 over hosts Sticker.

FRIDAY 31st AUGUST

SWP Premier: Two Friday night league games in the Premier this week with both seeing home sides claiming the three points. Plymouth Argyle extended their unbeaten start to 6 games and climbed to 2nd in the table with a 3-0 win over Camelford at Coach Road whilst Bodmin Town put behind their FA Cup replay defeat to return to winning ways with a 6-1 victory over Ivybridge Town at Priory Park.

WEDNESDAY 29th AUGUST

FA Cup: One Road to Wembley is over for another season as our last FA Cup survivors, Bodmin Town, went out of the cup in a replay away at Cadbury Heath with the hosts winning 4-1. This coming Saturday sees lots of league clubs start on the FA Vase route to the Arch, hopefully several will enjoy good runs in that competition.

SWP Premier: Two leagues games tonight with Saltash United the only winners as a late goal gave the Ashes a 1-0 win at home to Sticker which lifts the Kimberley Stadium side two places to 2nd in the table. Ivybridge Town are off the bottom of the table and off the mark as the Erme Valley side drew 1-1 at home to Exmouth Town in tonights other top flight match.

TUESDAY 28th AUGUST

SWP Premier: Tuesday night saw three games with action at both ends of the table. Leaders Falmouth Town extended the gap at the top of the table to 4 points with a 2-0 victory away at Camelford whilst Plymouth Argyle jumped up 5 places to 2nd after a 5-0 victory away at Cullompton Rangers. At the opposite end of the table, Elburton Villa climbed off the bottom and picked up their first points since being promoted back to Premier as they beat Torpoint Athletic 2-1 at Haye Road.

MONDAY 27th AUGUST

SWP Premier: The two Bank Holiday Monday games were both staged in the North Cornwall resort of Newquay with both hosts recording 2-1 wins. The lunchtime game saw Godolphin Atlantic beat Millbrook 2-1 in front of 122 fans whilst in the afternoon Newquay defeated Helston Athletic by an identical 2-1 scoreline but their were 178 watching on at Mount Wise.

SATURDAY 25th AUGUST

FA Cup: Bodmin Town live to fight another day after a late leveller gave them a 2-2 draw at home to Cadbury Heath and a Wednesday night replay in Bristol to look forward to. The leagues FA Cup hopes rest only on Bodmins shoulders after Saltash United were knocked out 3-0 away at Westbury United this afternoon.

SWP Premier: Falmouth Town are the new leaders of the Premier Division but were given a fright by bottom of the table Elburton Villa who came from being 3-0 down at Bickland Park to lose just 3-2. Tavistock ended St Austell’s unbeaten start with a 5-2 win at Langsford Park with the Lambs up to 4th in the table. Two sides picked up third wins in four outings with Camelford bouncing back from a midweek defeat to win 2-1 at home to Cullompton Rangers whilst Exmouth Town had a 2-0 away day success at Callington Town. Launceston are off the mark as they picked up their first points of the season with a 5-3 win at home to Ivybridge Town.

FRIDAY 24th AUGUST

SWP Premier: The Bank Holiday weekend started early with a trip of Friday Night fixtures this week in the Premier. Plymouth Argyle were the big winners with a 5-0 success away at Torpoint Athletic that stretches the Pilgrims unbeaten start to the season whilst Millbrook picked up three points under their new Jenkins Park floodlights with a 1-0 success over visiting Newquay. One game ended all square as Helsrin Athletic and Godolphin Atlantic drew 1-1 at Kellaway Park.

WEDNESDAY 22nd AUGUST

SWP Premier: Just Two games tonight but both had high ranking teams face each other. The early top two of St Austell and Saltash United met each other at Kimberley Stadium with visiting St Austell retaining top spot by drawing 2-2 with an Ashes side who had trailed 0-2 early in the contest. Falmouth Town jumped to 3rd in the table and inflicted a first defeat of the season on Bodmin Town with a 5-1 victory at Bickland Park with the hosts now just 2 points off the summit.

TUESDAY 21st AUGUST

SWP Premier: Early season form clearly counts for little as Callington Town who had lost their opening two games faced a Camelford side who had 6 out of 6 points at Marshfield Parc but it was Callington that ran out 4-1 victors to turn that form book over. Newquay also collected their first win of the season although they hosted a Sticker side who had also previously not got off the mark, the Peppermints got the all important points with a 2-1 win at Mount Wise. Cullompton Rangers picked up a second win in three outings with a 2-0 win in their first away game of the season at Elburton Villa with the Haye Road hosts now bottom of the early table.

SATURDAY 18th AUGUST

SWP Premier: A busy day of eight Premier matches saw St Austell retain the lead at the top of the early table with a narrow 2-1 win away at local rivals Newquay with the Peppermints unlucky not to get their first point of the season in a tight contest. Saltash United had a 3-0 win away at a Callington Town side who ended the game with 9 men with the Ashes now boasting a 100% start from their opening league games. Tavistock are upto third after a 4-0 win away at Sticker with the margin of victory shared with Exmouth Town who had a 4-0 home win over previously unbeaten Torpoint Athletic at Southern Road. Godolphin Atlantic picked up their first win of the season with a 1-0 scoreline at home to Launceston whilst 5 teams remain without a point. Bodmin Town carried on from an FA Cup win in the week with a 4-2 win away in the league away at Cullompton Rangers whilst in West Cornwall two sides had home maximums. Falmouth Town were 3-1 victors over Ivybridge Town at Bickland Park and Helston Athletic had a 3-2 win over West Champions Millbrook at Kellaway Park.  The odd side out this weekend were Camelford who have won their two opening league games.

FRIDAY 17th AUGUST

SWP Premier: Plymouth Argyle Reserves chalked up their first win of the season as they won their first home contest of the season with a 3-1 victory over Premier Division new boys Elburton Villa at Coach Road tonight.

WEDNESDAY 15th AUGUST

SWP Premier: Three games tonight and all three were home victories. St Austell are the very early pace setters as they moved onto 7 points from 3 games with a 3-2 win over Helston Athletic in front of another crowd over 250 at Poltair Park. Falmouth Town had a first league win of the season with a 3-0 success at Bickland Park over visitors Newquay and Tavistock picked up all three points with a stoppage time winner to beat Exmouth Town 1-0 at Langsford Park.

TUESDAY 14th AUGUST

FA Cup: Bodmin Town are through to the next round after winning a tricky away replay at Keynsham Town with a 3-1 victory at the all weather pitch at Crown Field. Bodmin who drew 4-4 on Saturday led 3-0 and will now have a home tie on Saturday August 25th against another Western League side in the shape of Cadbury Heath.

SWP Premier: Five Premier games tonight with two of the sides in action chalking up their 2nd win of the league season. Camelford had a 5-2 success at home to Godolphin Atlantic and have now scored 12 goals in their opening fixtures. Saltash United had a 2nd away win in the league when they came from behind to win 4-1 at Launceston whilst Cullompton Rangers got off the mark with a 2-1 win at home to Ivybridge Town, Cullompton had missed out last weekend as they had been due to play Witheridge. Two games ended in score draws with Millbrook earning a point from a 2-2 draw at home to Plymouth Argyle in the first game under the brand new floodlights at Jenkins Park whilst Sticker picked up their first point of the season as they drew 1-1 at home to Torpoint Athletic.

SATURDAY 11th AUGUST

FA Cup: A real mixed bag in the FA Cup with the three entrants sharing a win, draw and defeat. Saltash United are the only side assured of a place in the next round after a 1-0 win at home to Odd Down from the Western League Premier Division with the Ashes now away to Westbury United in a fortnights time. Bodmin Town were held to a 4-4 draw at Priory Park and must go to Keynsham Town on Tuesday night in a replay to determine who hosts Cadbury Heath in the next round. Tavistock who were the best performing club in the FA Cup last season crashed out heavily lodsing 7-0 away at Western Premier side Bitton.

SWP Premier: With the FA Cup and the board-masters festival, there were just four Premier games today but each produced a winner. St Austell had a 4-1 win at home to Falmouth Town to move the Poltair club onto 4 points as they had also drawn in midweek whilst the other three victors were chalking up points for the first time. Millbrook who are new in Premier had a first win as they came from behind to beat Callington Town 3-1 at Jenkins Park but Elburton Villa who are back in Premier were beaten 1-4 at Haye Road by visitors Exmouth Town. Two late goals gave Torpoint Athletic a winning start as they won 2-0 at Ivybridge Town.

FRIDAY 10th AUGUST

SWP Premier: The first Friday Night fixture of the season drew 155 to Kellaway Park and they saw hosts Helston Athletic start their campaign with a 2-1 victory thanks to a late winner. Opponents Sticker were much improved on their Tuesday night performance but returned empty handed.

WEDNESDAY 8th AUGUST

SWP Premier: Wednesday night saw two more games with Bodmin Town picking up maximum points ahead of an FA Cup tie at the weekend with a 2-0 win over Newquay at Priory Park. St Austell were forced to share the points with visiting Plymouth Argyle after the Pilgrims fought back to earn a 3-3 draw at Poltair Park.

TUESDAY 7th AUGUST

SWP Premier: The league season is up and running as the first three league games were played this evening. New boys Millbrook played their first ever game at Step 6 and were watched by a good crowd at Jenkins Park in their local derby with Saltash United but it was not a perfect start as the Ashes ran out 4-1 victors. The highest scorers of the night were Camelford who started with a 7-1 win at home to Sticker with the Camels carrying on where they ended the last campaign. One game ended all square as Godolphin Atlantic came from behind to earn a 2-2 draw at home to Tavistock.

SUNDAY 29th JULY

Charity Day: Eleven weeks after the previous season finally ended, it all started again with the now traditional curtain raiser of the Charity Day which this year was staged superbly by St Dennis AFC. In the Charity Vase, East Champions St Martins had a 3-1 victory over their West Division counterparts in Millbrook whilst Falmouth Town lifted the Charity Bowl for the first time in their history after they beat reigning Champions, and now Western League side, Plymouth Parkway 2-1.

 

 

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East Division Round Up

SATURDAY 8th DECEMBER

Devon Premier Cup: Two of the four outstanding County Cup ties were resolved although only one was actually played ! The University of Exeter booked their place in the last 8 of the Cup with a comfortable 6-1 win away at South Devon League outfit Chudleigh Athletic whilst Torrideside are through without kicking a ball as East Allington from the South Devon League failed to raise a side for the trip to Donnacroft. The ties involving Bovey Tracey and Elmore were both postponed and will hope to be on at the 3rd attempt next weekend.

SWP East: All six scheduled East games survived the weather and produced a staggering 38 goals between them. Leading the way were Teignmouth who had only won twice this season and not at all away from home, until this afternoon where they romped to a 9-1 success at Alphington. League leaders Stoke Gabriel nearly matched them as they won 8-0 away at bottom of the table Liverton United whilst the other four victors all climbed a place each in the table. Axminster Town are up into 2nd spot after a 4-2 win from the short trip to Budleigh Salterton, Brixham are now 5th as they beat Appledore 4-0 at Wall Park in a re-scheduled fixture, Ilfracombe Town are 7th after a 5-1 win at home to Waldon Athletic and Crediton United leap-frogged Sidmouth Town into 9th place after a 3-1 win over the Vikings at Lords Meadow.

SATURDAY 1st DECEMBER

SWP East: Just two of the five scheduled matches in the East Division were played although that did include league leaders Stoke Gabriel who extended their lead at the top of the table to 3 points with a 5-1 win at home to Honiton Town. Axminster Town are up two places to 3rd as the Tigers edged a 3-2 win over fellow contenders Brixham at Tiger Way. Matches at Appledore, Liverton United and Teignmouth were all washed out.

Devon Premier Cup: Only two of the County Cup ties were played, leading to changes to next weekends fixtures, and the two that were played saw no joy for East teams as both sides in action lost out to North Devon League opponents. St Martins went out 0-1 away at Braunton whilst Budleigh Salterton exited after a 1-2 reversal at home to Fremington.

SATURDAY 24th NOVEMBER

Walter C Parson Cup: Brixham put up a terrific fight away at Premier Division side Falmouth Town who are also the Cup holders but eventually were knocked out of the league cup at the last 16 stage as the Bickland Park hosts edged the tie by a 2-1 scoreline.

SWP East: With the weather causing three games to be postponed their were just 5 East games today and 4 of them ended in draws! Only Waldon Athletic picked up all 3 points as the Windmill Hill club had a 3-0 win at home to Honiton Town. The four score draws saw bottom of the table Liverton United put an end to 15 straight defeats as they drew 3-3 at home to Appledore to collect a very welcome 1st point of the season. It was also 3-3 at the Recreation Ground where Newton Abbot Spurs entertained Ilfracombe Town whilst the other two stalemates were both 2-2. Crediton United had ld 2-0 at home to the University of Exeter but the Students hit back to earn a share of the spoils and likewise Stoke Gabriel trailed away at Torridgeside before fighting back for a point so precious that it was enough to send them top of the table, albeit on goal difference.

SATURDAY 17th NOVEMBER

SWP East: A full programme of nine East games today with Appledore the odd team out this week. It produced a strange set of results as the leaders lost the next 7 sides all won and only two sides in the bottom 12 collected anything at all. Leaders Elmore had a bad day as they kicked off late away at the University of Exeter after both sides wore green and when the game started the Eagles lost 5-3 to a Student side who started the day in 13th place. The chasing pack all won to close the gap with the title race looking as open as its ever been this season. Bovey Tracey are 2nd and they had a 3-0 win at home to Crediton United, Stoke Gabriel in 3rd were 4-1 winners away at Alphington, 4th placed Torridgeside had a 3-1 win from the long trip to Waldon Athletic, 5th placed Axminster Town top scored as the Tigers beat bottom side Liverton United by a 10-0 margin, 6th placed Brixham had a 6-0 home win over an Ilfracombe Town side playing its furthest away fixture, 7th placed St Martins were 5-1 winners at home to lowly Budleigh Salterton and 8th placed Sidmouth Town got back to winning ways with a 3-1 win at home to Teignmouth. Apart from the University, the only side in the bottom half to collect points were Newton Abbot Spurs who picked up a welcome 2-1 win from their away trip to Honiton Town.

TUESDAY 13th NOVEMBER

SWP East: Axminster Town climbed a place in the league table, upto 5th spot, after the Tigers won 4-0 in their local derby with Budleigh Salterton who were the visitors to Tiger Way this evening.

SATURDAY 10th NOVEMBER

Walter C Parson Cup: Ilfracombe Town came close to pulling off a shock win in the league cup as they held Premier Division side Elburton Villa to a 2-2 draw after a full two hours play at Marlborough Park. The visitors however prevailed in a penalty shoot out to break the hearts of the Blue-birds.

SWP East: Four of the eight East games survived the wet weather with Torridgeside in 4th place being the highest team in action and they closed the gap on the top 3 in emphatic style with an 8-0 win over Crediton United at Donnacroft. Brixham climbed a place to 5th as they won their South Devon Derby with Newton Abbot Spurs 5-1 at Wall Park in front of a bumper crowd whilst Alphington had a 2-1 East Devon derby success away at Sidmouth Town. One game ended all square as Honiton Town and the University of Exeter drew 3-3 at Mountbatten Park.

WEDNESDAY 7th NOVEMBER

SWP East: Sidmouth Town and Waldon Athletic played their East fixture at the second time of asking as this game was originally in September but was postponed late on after a referee failed to arrive. With the teams finally able to take the field an entertaining 3-3 draw was the outcome with the hosts climbing a place in the table to 9th spot whilst the visitors remain in 15th place.

SATURDAY 3rd NOVEMBER

Devon Premier Cup: Six East Division sides will be in the hat for the next Round of the County Cup after today’s matches, but that won’t include the holders Teignmouth who lost 0-1 away at Elmore in a match that saw no fewer than 5 Red cards as the Eagles ended with 9 and Teignmouth with 8! Bovey Tracey won 3-0 at Crediton United in the other all East Division tie whilst St Martins booked their place with a 6-2 win over West Division outfit Plymouth Marjon at Minster Park. Three sides beat teams from other leagues, the University of Exeter beat Buckland Athletic Reserves of the South Devon League by a 5-2 margin whilst two sides saw off Devon & Exeter clubs with Budleigh Salterton winning 6-4 away at Feniton and Torridgeside beating Witheridge on penalties after a 2-2 draw at Donnacroft. Two more East sides fell although Sidmouth Town’s exit came at West Division Holsworthy 4-3 in a 7 goal thriller leaving Stoke Gabriel as the only side humbled as they lost 2-0 at North Devon League side Braunton.

SWP East: With most sides on Cup duty their was just one re-arranged league game as Axminster Town hosted Ilfracombe Town at Tiger Way with the spoils being shared after a 2-2 draw.

WEDNESDAY 31st OCTOBER

SWP East: Just two games tonight but two of the top three sides were in action and both claimed high scoring home wins. Leaders Elmore were back to winning ways in style with a 6-0 victory at home to Alphington which pushes the Eagles 4 points clear at the top of the table. Bovey Tracey moved ahead of Stoke Gabriel and into 2nd spot on goal difference with a 4-0 success of their own from a home game with visiting Teignmouth at Mill Marsh Park.

TUESDAY 30th OCTOBER

SWP East: Two East Division contests tonight with both of the victors climbing two places in the table. Axminster Town are up into 6th spot after a 3-1 win at Tiger Way over visiting Waldon Athletic whilst Crediton United are up two places to 9th as they won 2-1 away at Newton Abbot Spurs.

SATURDAY 27th OCTOBER

SWP East: An incredible 47 goals in 8 games today (or 53 if you include the Friday night fixture) as the East Division gave full value once again. The shock result was at Mountbatten Park where the hosts, Honiton Town, had a 3-2 win over leaders Elmore to inflict just a 2nd defeat of the season on the Eagles. The chasing pack all took advantage with Stoke Gabriel now just a point behind after a 6-1 win at home to Sidmouth Town, Bovey Tracey in 3rd had an 8-1 win at home to lowly Budleigh Salterton. Torridgeside remain 4th after a 4-0 away win at reigning Champions St Martins and Brixham climbed a place to 5th after a 3-2 win away at Teignmouth. Away from the title race, three other sides claimed wins with Crediton United leading the way with an 8-1 success away at Appledore, Alphington had a 5-2 success at home to bottom of the table Liverton United and to prove an exception to the goal bonanza, the University of Exeter collected all 3 points despite a more modest 1-0 win at home to Axminster Town.

FRIDAY 26th OCTOBER

SWP East: Newton Abbot Spurs had a crowd of 107 for the Friday night local derby at home to Waldon Athletic with the fast improving Spurs running out 5-1 victors which lifts them up three places in the table, including leap-frogging Waldon in the process.

WEDNESDAY 24th OCTOBER

SWP East: A bumper crowd of 153 were present to watch a Jurassic Derby as hosts Sidmouth Town narrowly defeated visitors Honiton Town by a 1-0 margin. The Vikings remain in 9th place in the table whilst the Hippos are a place lower in 10th spot.

MONDAY 22nd OCTOBER

SWP East: Crediton United climbed four places, including leap-frogging tonight’s opponents Alphington, with a 2-1 Monday night victory at Lords Meadow. The Alphas who had won on Saturday, slip a place in the table.

SATURDAY 20th OCTOBER

Walter C Parson Cup: St Martins came very close to pulling off a cup shock as they forced Premier Division Cullompton Rangers through both extra time and penalties before bowing out. After a 2-2 draw the hosts won a marathon shoot out 8-7! Brixham gained revenge for a recent Devon Premier Cup defeat at West side Holsworthy by returning a fortnight later in the league cup and running out 5-1 victors this time. Elmore also gained revenge as they lost their long unbeaten league run to Torridgeside but had a 4-0 win at home to the North Devon side today, Ilfracombe Town had a narrow 1-0 win over fellow East side Teignmouth and completing the East quartet are Sidmouth Town who beat local rivals Axminster Town 4-2. Two East sides lost to Premier opponents with Bovey Tracey going out 2-4 at home to Launceston and new boys Waldon Athletic slipped out 1-4 from a home tie with Bodmin Town.

SWP East: Four league games were also played today with Stoke Gabriel the highest team in action as they closed the gap on leaders Elmore to 4 points with a 3-0 home win over Appledore. Honiton Town had a 4-1 win away at local rivals Budleigh Salterton which helped the Hippos climb a place in the table. Alphington are up two places after a 3-2 local derby win at home to the University of Exeter and Newton Abbot Spurs are also up two places after they won 5-0 away at bottom of the table Liverton United.

WEDNESDAY 17th OCTOBER

SWP East: Two East games tonight with each have an effect on either the top or bottom of the table. At the top, Bovey Tracey missed the chance to climb to 2nd as they were held to a 2-2 draw at home by visiting Honiton Town whilst at the wrong end of the table Budleigh Salterton picked up a first win of the season with a 3-1 success at home to bottom of the table Liverton United.

TUESDAY 16th OCTOBER

SWP East: A busy night of three floodlit East games saw Torridgeside carry on their excellent recent run of results with a 1-0 win at North Devon rivals Ilfracombe Town with the victory helping them climb three places in the table to 4th place. Axminster Town stayed in touch with the challengers as the Tigers beat Crediton United 4-1 at home whilst Newton Abbot Spurs pulled away from the danger zone, and up two places, after a 2-0 win at home to Alphington.

SATURDAY 13th OCTOBER

FA Vase: The last Step seven side in the national competition bowed out today as Sidmouth Town lost 0-5 away at Western Premier and Step 5 side Cadbury Heath but the Vikings who made their debut in the Vase this season can be proud to have been the last ones standing and having taken to Cup scalps on the way to the competition proper.

SWP East: The Top 2 of Stoke Gabriel and Elmore had both lost for the first time in the week and today faced each other at the GJ Churchward Ground with a feisty 3-3 draw ensuring both were back amongst the points but neither was able to pull away from the other, or the chasing pack. St Martins had won on Friday night and Bovey Tracey won 6-1 away at Axminster Town to climb back into 3rd spot and above St Martins. Ilfracombe Town had a 4-1 win at home to Alphington, Brixham won 6-1 away at Waldon Athletic in a South Devon Derby and Torridgeside had a 3-1 win at home to Newton Abbot Spurs as the top 7 all bunched up. Elsewhere the University of Exeter had the days highest scoring victory with a 10-1 margin away at bottom of the table Liverton United, Honiton Town got back to winning ways with a 3-0 win at home to Teignmouth and one game fell victim to the weather as Appledore v Budleigh Salterton was postponed.

FRIDAY 12th OCTOBER

SWP East: St Martins climbed a place to 3rd in the table after winning this weeks Friday night fixture away at Crediton United. In a tight contest the visitors scored the only goal of the game after 10 minutes and were unable to add to the score against a determined Kirton side with the final result being 0-1.

WEDNESDAY 10th OCTOBER

SWP East: Torridgeside scored a dramatic late winner to inflict a first defeat of the season on league leaders Elmore with a 2-1 victory at Horsden Park tonight. The Eagles had led 1-0 before a 72nd minute leveller and an 88th minute winner gave the North Devon visitors the victory which means every team in the Division has now lost at least once.

Devon Premier Cup: Sidmouth Town booked the final place in the draw for the next round of the County Cup as the tie, postponed last Saturday, was played tonight. Sidmouth hosted South Devon League side Roselands and earnt their passage through with a 2-1 victory.

TUESDAY 9th OCTOBER

SWP East: Axminster Town became the first side to inflict a defeat on Stoke Gabriel this season with a stunning 3-0 success at Tiger Way. The hosts climbed a place to 7th themselves whilst the visitors have not lost at this level for not just this season, but much longer as they were in the Premier for the past two seasons and had won the East Division the season before that.

MONDAY 8th OCTOBER

SWP East: Crediton United resumed league action after the weekend of Cup football and carried on their recent improved form with a 3-0 Monday night victory over Honiton Town at Lords Meadow. The maximum points lifted Kyrton 4 places in the table to 11th place.

SATURDAY 6th OCTOBER

Devon Premier Cup: A real mixed bag in the County Cup with nine sides going through, nine going out and one – Sidmouth Town – having their tie with Roselands delayed until Wednesday night. The nine victors were holders Teignmouth who had a 2-1 win at former league side Totnes & Dartington who are now in the South Devon League. Two other East sides won against South Devon league opponents with Stoke Gabriel having a 5-1 win at home to Dartmouth and Bovey Tracey winning 2-0 at Paignton Villa. Two sides beat Plymouth & District opponents with Torridgside top scoring with a 10-1 win at Saltram Athletic and Crediton United beating Lakeside Athletic 2-0 at Lords Meadow. Just one team had a success with North Devon League opposition as Budleigh Salterton had a first win in any competition this season with a 3-1 victory at Torrington. Two sides had success against Devon & Exeter sides with University of Exeter beating former SWP side Exwick Villa 5-0 at home and St Martins had a narrow 1-0 win at home to Beer Albion. Elmore completed the winners as they had a 4-1 success away at Alphington in the only all East Division affair. Two East sides lost out in all Peninsula ties with defeats to West Division opponents as Brixham lost 3-2 at Holsworthy and Axminster Town bowed out on penalties away at Plymstock United after a 2-2 draw. Six sides lost to lower opposition with Ilfracombe Town 3-2 losers at Chaddlewood, Honiton Town lost 2-4 at home to former winners BOCA Seniors, Liverton United had a much better performance after letting in 20 goals in their last two games but bowed out 2-3 at home to Feniton. Newton Abbot Spurs drew 3-3 away at North Molton but missed out after a penalty shoot out defeat. Waldon Athletic lost 2-3 at home to Cronies and Appledore lost 4-0 away at another former SWP side in Witheridge.

WEDNESDAY 3rd OCTOBER

SWP East: Lowly Appledore very nearly pulled off the shock result of the season tonight as they led away at unbeaten leaders Elmore until the 89th minute before the Eagles levelled late on to draw 1-1 and preserve their unbeaten league record. The visitors remain in 16th place but have collected a point, deservedly, at a ground where few others are likely to this season.

TUESDAY 2nd OCTOBER

SWP East: Newton Abbot Spurs collected a much needed victory, just their 2nd of the season, as they beat the University of Exeter by a 4-2 margin at the Recreation Ground tonight. Spurs remain just above the bottom two in the table but now have a 6 point cushion on those below them.

SATURDAY 29th SEPTEMBER

SWP East: Leaders Elmore extended their lead at the top of the table to 6 points as the Eagles had a 7-2 victory over an Ilfracombe Town side who had not lost on their travels before today. The shock result was at Topsham Road where the University of Exeter had just a 3rd win of the season as they beat previously unbeaten Bovey Tracey 3-2. Two top six sides met at Minster Park with St Martins edging a 1-0 win over Sidmouth Town which lifts the reigning champions back up a place to 4th in the table. Two sides had high scoring home wins with Torridgeside setting anew highest margin as they beat Budleigh Salterton 11-0 at Donnacroft whilst Liverton, who had lost 2-12 in midweek, had an 8-1 defeat away at Waldon Athletic. Elsewhere Axminster Town won 2-1 away from the long trip to Appledore, Honiton Town had also had a 2-1 away win with victory at Alphington and Brixham had a home maximum as they beat Crediton United 4-1 at Wall Park.

FRIDAY 28th SEPTEMBER

SWP East: Stoke Gabriel claimed a narrow but important 1-0 win away at Newton Abbot Spurs in ths Friday night fixture which took the Railwaymen to within 3 points, with a game in hand, on league leaders Elmore. Lowly Newton Spurs battled hard and came within 10 minutes of earning what on paper would have looked an unlikely point.

WEDNESDAY 26th SEPTEMBER

SWP East: The bottom two in the table were both in action tonight with very different results. Budleigh Salterton celebrated their first game under the new management of Matt Hughes by collecting a first point of the season with a 2-2 draw at home to the University of Exeter, whilst Liverton United remain bottom and were well beaten, 2-12, away at a Sidmouth Town side who climbed into the Top 6.

TUESDAY 25th SEPTEMBER

SWP East: Ilfracombe Town climbed a place to 4th after winning a tight North Devon Derby with a 1-0 win at Marlborough Park against local neighbours Appledore. The Bluebirds had lost in the league for the first time a week ago but bounced back to be right amongst the front runners in the table, Axminster Town had a 3-1 win against reigning Champions St Martins at Tiger Way which lifted the hosts a place in the table.

MONDAY 24th SEPTEMBER

SWP East: Crediton United ended a run of four straight league and cup defeats with a 4-1 Monday night win over a Waldon Athletic side making their first visit to Lords Meadow. Kirton climbed three places in the table with the maximum points.

SATURDAY 22nd SEPTEMBER

Walter C Parson Cup: Eight more East Division sides won through to the 2nd Round of the league cup to join Axminster who won on Friday night and Waldon Athletic who received a walk-over after Liverton failed to raise a side. Two of the eight did so with giant-killings as Bovey Tracey beat Premier side Millbrook 2-1 at Mill Marsh Park and Elmore came from 0-2 down to beat Exmouth Town of the top flight 4-2 at Horsden Park. Six more went through in all East affairs with Sidmouth Town winning 3-2 at Alphington, Teignmouth getting a 1-0 win from the long trip to Appledore, Ilfracombe Town progressing with a 4-1 win at home to Budleigh Salterton, St Martins edging a 3-2 victory at home to Honiton Town and Torridgeside having a 3-1 win at home to the University of Exeter. The big South Devon Derby between Brixham and Stoke Gabriel went all the way to penalties with the Wall Park hosts going through 4-3 on spot kicks after a 1-1 draw. One East side went out to opposition from another division with Newton Abbot Spurs well beaten, 9-0, at Premier side Torpoint Athletic.

FRIDAY 21st SEPTEMBER

Walter C Parson Cup: Two East sides faced each other in a league cup 1st Round tie at Lords Meadow on Friday night with Axminster Town winning 2-1 over hosts Crediton United to earn a place in the 2nd round next month and a trip to either Alphington or Sidmouth Town.

WEDNESDAY 19th SEPTEMBER

SWP East: Bovey Tracey, who sported the last 100% record in the division, saw that record go tonight in a thrilling league fixture at Sidmouth Town. The two sides shared a 3-3 draw, the highest scoring draw in the division so far this season with remarkably all 6 goals coming before half time. Bovey Tracey, like Elmore and Stoke Gabriel, are still unbeaten but all three of them have now had a draw each. Sidmouth remain in 7th place but are one of the divisions form teams.

TUESDAY 18th SEPTEMBER

SWP East: Table toppers Elmore pulled themselves 6 points clear tonight as they won 6-2 away at Newton Abbot Spurs to record their 9th win in 10 outings so far this season. Spurs fell a place as the University of Exeter recorded a 2-1 victory away at previously unbeaten Ilfracombe Town with the Students having another reason, not that they seem to need any, to celebrate “freshers week” !

SATURDAY 15th SEPTEMBER

FA Vase: Sidmouth Town are the only East club through to the 1st Round Proper of the Vase as the Vikings, in their debut season, beat Premier side Godolphin Atlantic by a 4-1 margin at home today. Bovey Tracey nearly joined them as they held Premier Division high flyers Tavistock to a 1-1 draw at Mill Marsh Park before going down 1-2 after extra time. Axminster Town were the other East team in action but they fell to a 6-0 defeat away at Premier side Saltash United.

SWP East: With the Vase reducing the league programme to 6 matches today their were still plenty of goals about. Leaders Elmore who dropped their first points in midweek were back in form with an 8-0 win away at lowly Budleigh Salterton whilst Stoke Gabriel climbed into 2nd spot with a 9-1 win at home to bottom of the table Liverton United. St Martins climbed two places to 4th as they won 5-2 away at Honiton Town with Appledore and Teignmouth having home victories as Appledore beat Brixham 3-2 at Marshford and Teignmouth had a 3-0 success over the University of Exeter at Coombe Valley. One game ended in a draw as two mid-table sides in Waldon Athletic and Alphington drew 1-1 at Windmill Hill.

WEDNESDAY 12th SEPTEMBER

SWP East: Elmore remain top of the table but dropped their first points since re-joining the league in the summer as the Eagles were held to a 1-1 draw at home by Teignmouth at Horsden Park. Bovey Tracey are the last side to boast a perfect record as they moved onto 7 wins from 7 outings with a 3-1 success at home to Brixham whilst the third scheduled game tonight did not take place as Sidmouth Town v Waldon Athletic had to be postponed after the referee failed to turn up, investigations are continuing into the matter, but the game has been re-arranged for 4 weeks time on October 10th.

TUESDAY 11th SEPTEMBER

SWP East: Just one Tuesday night game in the East Division this week with hosts Axminster Town shairing the spoils as they drew 2-2 at Tiger Way with visiting Alphington. Neither team move in the table but both mid-table sides will be greatful for a point.

MONDAY 10th SEPTEMBER

SWP East: Ilfracombe Town extended their unbeaten start to 7 games with a 3-1 victory away at Crediton United on Monday night which sees the Bluebirds climb two places to 4th in the table. It has been a contrasting few days for the two clubs with Crediton losing home games on Friday and Monday but Ilfracombe taking 6 points from away games on Saturday and Monday.

SATURDAY 8th SEPTEMBER

SWP East: Elmore returned to the top of the table after 24 hours in 2nd spot, but had to come from behind to win a bad tempered game away at Sidmouth Town by a tight 3-2 margin. Elmore boast a 100% record and matching them are Bovey Tracey who inflicted a first defeat of the season on visiting Torridgeside with a 2-1 success at Mill Marsh Park. Ilfracombe Town have had two draws but are still unbeaten and today chalked up the highest score as they won 7-0 away at bottom of the table Liverton United. Axminster Town climbed a couple of places after they won 2-1 away at a Teignmouth side who, thanks to the arrival of the much publicised goalposts, were able to stage their first game of the season at Coombe Valley. At the bottom of the table, two clubs who had failed to get off the mark met each other with the University of Exeter getting their first points as the Students beat Budleigh Salterton 6-3 at Topsham Road. Two games ended in draws with St Martins sharing the spoils in a 2-2 draw with Waldon Athletic at Minster Park and it was also 2-2 at the Recreation Ground where Newton Abbot Spurs and Appledore each picked up a point.

FRIDAY 7th SEPTEMBER

SWP East: Stoke Gabriel climbed, for 24 hours at least, to the top of the East Division table after an emphatic 7-0 win away at Crediton United in a Friday night fixture at Lords Meadow. Stoke Gabriel are one of five clubs who are still unbeaten in the league this season.

WEDNESDAY 5th SEPTEMBER

SWP East: St Martins bounced back from last Saturdays defeat to win 1-0 away at Budleigh Salterton tonight which lifts the Champions back upto 4th in the table. Hosts Budleigh Salterton though came close to earning a first point of the season. Sidmouth Town followed up their FA Vase heroics with a 5-1 win at home to the University of Exeter which lifts the Vikings up two places in the table to 6th spot.

SATURDAY 1st SEPTEMBER

FA Vase: A pretty good day for the East Division in the FA Vase, with a good entry of 6 clubs this season, 4 were involved today with 2 going through and the other 2 far from disgraced. Sidmouth Town making their Vase debut, had a great 3-2 win away at Western League Division One side Keynsham Town for a real giant-killing. Bovey Tracey are also through as they won 3-1 away at unbeaten West Division side Liskeard Athletic. Two sides to go out were Ilfracombe Town who lost 3-1 away at Premier side St Austell and Crediton United who lost 0-3 at home to former Southern League club Clevedon Town.

SWP East: Despite the Vase games, there were still 7 East league games today with Elmore taking advantage of sides on Vase duty to go top with the Eagles winning 3-1 away at Axminster Town. Stoke Gabriel are up to 2nd after a late goal gave them a 1-0 win away at St Martins whilst Brixham climbed to 4th with another late goal which gave them a 2-1 win at home to Budleigh Salterton. Unbeaten Torridgeside climbed to 5th as the North Devon club won 2-0 at home to Teignmouth. Waldon Athletic recorded back to back wins for the first time with a 3-2 success at home to the University of Exeter whilst two sides enjoyed away wins with Alphington 3-1 victors from the long trip to Appledore and Honiton Town top scored as they romped to a 7-1 win away at Liverton United.

WEDNESDAY 29th AUGUST

SWP East: The last three early kick offs took place tonight with all three won by the away sides. Elmore climbed level on points with leaders Bovey Tracey and extended their perfect start to 5 games with a 5-1 success away at Alphington. Sidmouth Town climbed two places after winning a Jurassic Derby 1-0 with a late goal at Honiton Town and new boys Waldon Athletic picked up their first away points of the season with a 4-1 success at Liverton United.

TUESDAY 28th AUGUST

SWP East: Bovey Tracey came from a goal down to win 4-1 away at Newton Abbot Spurs this evening and stretched their start to 5 wins from 5 outings as they climbed to the top of the East Division table. Bovey, like Elmore who play on Wednesday night, are the only sides still with perfect starts to the new campaign. St Martins who lost for the first time last Saturday bounced back in style with a 6-0 win at home to the University of Exeter tonight and Brixham against Teignmouth “finished” 2-2 at Wall Park, but their is some ratification needed on the result as the referee arrived late and its not certain at this stage if the full duration of the match was completed.

SATURDAY 25th AUGUST

SWP East: League leaders Stoke Gabriel retained a one point lead at the top of the table with a 5-0 win away at the University of Exeter in a game delayed by problems with the arrival of the matchday referee. Two sides are still boasting 100% records, Elmore came from behind to beat St Martins 2-1 at Horsden Park and ended a run of 22 games without defeat for the reigning champions. Bovey Tracey made it 4 from 4 with a 4-0 win away at new boys Waldon Athletic who lost at home for the first time since joining the league. Two North Devon sides remain undefeated, Ilfracombe Town having a 3-0 win at home to Sidmouth Town whilst draw specialists Torridgeside had a 3rd stalemate, 1-1 at home to Brixham. Appledore are off the mark for the season as they had a 3-1 success at home to Honiton Town whilst two mid-table sides were amongst the goals as Axminster Town beat Newton Abbot Spurs 5-2 at Tiger Way and Alphington had a 5-1 win away at Budleigh Salterton.

WEDNESDAY 22nd AUGUST

SWP East: A busy night in the East Division with 10 of the 19 sides in action with most in local derby contests. Brixham were the big winners of the night as they climbed to 4th in the table after a 5-1 win at home to bottom of the table Liverton United. The highest away victors were Crediton United who ran out 4-0 victors away at Alphington whilst Honiton Town recorded a first win of the campaign with a 2-1 success at home to Budleigh Salterton. Two games ended all square with St Martins and Axminster Town drawing 1-1 with each other at Minster Park whilst in North Devon Torridgeside and Ilfracombe Town remain unbeaten after a 2-2 draw at Donnacroft.

TUESDAY 21st AUGUST

SWP East: Stoke Gabriel are top of the early season table after they moved onto 10 points from 4 outings with a narrow but important 1-0 win at home to Teignmouth in the East Divisions only Tuesday night fixture. Wednesday night sees ten sides in action so their stay at the top may yet prove short lived however.

MONDAY 20th AUGUST

SWP East: Sidmouth Town made it back to back wins with a 4-2 success away at the University of Exeter tonight, which followed up their 5-1 win on Saturday over Newton Abbot Spurs. The Vikings twice trailed but had a strong 2nd half to beat a Students side who have yet to collect their first points.

SATURDAY 18th AUGUST

SWP East: Goals galore in today’s 9 East fixtures with the net bulging on 45 occasions! Just two sides still boast 100% records and they are Bovey Tracey who are top on goal difference after a 2-1 win at home to Alphington and just behind are Elmore who had a 5-2 win “away” at Teignmouth but in a fixture switched to Horsden Park due to a lack of goalposts at Coombe Valley ! If you discount Elmore as an “away win”, the only side to win on the Road were Champions St Martins who put their midweek draw behind them to run out 7-0 victors, the highest score of the day, away at Liverton United. Waldon Athletic hosted and won their first Step 7 fixture at Windmill Hill with the South Devon newcomers beating Appledore 2-0. Two home sides had 5-1 wins with Sidmouth Town recording a first win of the season in style with victory over Newton Abbot Spurs whilst Stoke Gabriel also won 5-1 at home as they beat Budleigh Salterton at the Churchward Ground. Brixham were made to work hard for a 3-2 win over the University of Exeter at Wall Park whilst Ilfracombe Town remain unbeaten with a 3-1 win over Honiton Town at Marlborough Park and likewise Torridgeside are also unbeaten as they had a 3-2 win over Axminster Town at Donnacroft.

WEDNESDAY 15th AUGUST

SWP East: Three more East Division fixtures played tonight with Elmore leading the way as they joined leaders Bovey Tracey on 6 points from 2 outings with a narrow 1-0 win over a Honiton Town side who were playing their first game of the season, having been the odd 19th side out last weekend. Ilfracombe Town had their first win of the season with a 3-1 success from the short trip to Appledore whilst a late leveller gave Sidmouth Town their first point of the season as the Vikings drew 1-1 at home to Torridgeside.

TUESDAY 14th AUGUST

SWP East: Three games were played tonight with two sides picking up their first wins of the new season. Stoke Gabriel who drew on Saturday had a 1-0 win at home to Brixham in the first game of the season at the GJ Churchward Ground and also taking advantage of being at Home for the first time this season were Newton Abbot Spurs who got off the mark with a 3-1 win over visiting Liverton United. One game ended all square as Champions St Martins saw an 18 match winning streak ended as Teignmouth drew 1-1 at Minster Park.

MONDAY 13th AUGUST

SWP East: Two Monday night games this week and they both saw away wins. Bovey Tracey moved onto 6 points, as they followed up Saturdays win at home to Appledore, with a 4-3 win in a cracking tussle away at Crediton United. In the Exeter “derby” Alphington got off the mark as they picked up their first points of the season with a 3-1 win away at the University of Exeter.

SATURDAY 11th AUGUST

SWP East: The first full Saturday of the season saw six East Division games with all 12 sides in action for the first time this season. Reigning Champions St Martins hosted the side they pipped for the title last season, Newton Abbot Spurs, with the Exminster hosts running out 3-0 winners. The highest scorers of the day were Bovey Tracey who hit the ground running with a 7-0 thrashing of Appledore at Mill Marsh Park. Two sides chalked up identical 4-2 home wins with Brixham beating Alphington at Wall Park whilst Torridgeside repeated the scoreline against the University of Exeter at Donnacroft. Crediton United had a narrow 1-0 win from their home outing with Budleigh Salterton whilst one game ended all square as Ilfracombe Town drew 1-1 with visitors Stoke Gabriel who return to the East Division after a spell in Premier.

FRIDAY 10th AUGUST

SWP East: A bumper crowd of 171 were at Tiger Way to watch hosts Axminster Town earn a hard fought victory with a narrow 1-0 scoreline over visiting Sidmouth Town in this Friday night fixture which saw the two East Devon sides both start their new campaigns.

WEDNESDAY 8th AUGUST

SWP East: The East division kicked off the new season with two matches brought forward from this coming weekend. Elmore who were promoted into the league as Champions of the Devon & Exeter hosted Waldon Athletic who came up after being Runners Up in the South Devon League with the Eagles running out 4-1 victors at Horsden Park in front of a good sized crowd. Liverton United hosed a Teignmouth side at Halford after the fixture had been reversed but despite playing away, Teignmouth still claimed all the points after a late winner gave them a 3-2 scoreline.

SUNDAY 29th JULY

Charity Day: Eleven weeks after the previous season finally ended, it all started again with the now traditional curtain raiser of the Charity Day which this year was staged superbly by St Dennis AFC. In the Charity Vase, East Champions St Martins had a 3-1 victory over their West Division counterparts in Millbrook whilst Falmouth Town lifted the Charity Bowl for the first time in their history after they beat reigning Champions, and now Western League side, Plymouth Parkway 2-1.

 

 

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