Premier Division Round-Up

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.

SUNDAY 13th MAY

Cornwall Senior Cup: Premier side Saltash United won the county cup today in a final that was delayed from Easter Monday. The Ashes were 3-2 victors over West Division side Mousehole in the final which this year was staged at St Blazey.

SATURDAY 12th MAY

Walter C Parson Cup: Falmouth Town lifted the league cup for the very first time after a highly entertaining final at Wadebridge Town. Falmouth ran out 4-2 victors, but only after extra time, as the 90 minutes score was 2-2. In front of a good sized crowd of 405 both teams led in normal time with Falmouth striker Jordan Annear proving the difference in the end as he bagged a hat-trick which also took him to the very top of the Premier Division Golden Boot standings.

SWP Premier: The final three fixtures were all completed today. Bodmin Town in 5th had a 4-3 win at home to Callington Town, Camelford jumped three places to 10th with a 4-2 victory at home to Torpoint Athletic and bottom side Witheridge picked up just a second win of the season with a 3-1 win at home to Ivybridge Town.

THURSDAY 10th MAY

SWP Premier: Launceston completed their season with a 1-1 draw away at Torpoint Athletic this evening which lifts both teams up a place in the table. The Clarets climb to 7th and Torpoint Athletic 10th with the point apiece.

WEDNESDAY 9th MAY

SWP Premier: Four more games played tonight although none of the games had much riding on them, however that did not stop 27 goals being scored ! Plymouth Argyle led the way as they finished their season with a 7-3 win at home to St Austell. Callington Town had a 5-2 win at home to bottom of the table Witheridge although the visitors player boss Roger Bonaparte netted one of his sides goals to further extend his record for being the oldest scorer in the leagues history. It was also 5-2 at Speeds Meadow where Cullompton Rangers entertained Falmouth Town whilst the scoring boots were no so hot at Erme Valley where Camelford beat hosts Ivybridge Town by a 2-1 margin.

MONDAY 7th MAY

SWP Premier: With the season fast coming to an end today’s games had only minor matters resting on them, but most were resolved. Saltash United are assured of 4th place and the last prize money places with £400 after a 1-0 win at home to Camelford. Ashes striker Ryan Richards failed to score so misses out on the Golden Boot, which is currently with Hobbs of Plymouth Parkway, however he is not yet assured of it as Falmouth forward Jordan Annear is 2 behind after a hat trick in his sides 8-1 win at Witheridge today and Falmouth still have two matches remaining. One scoring record was broken with Tavistock ending the season on 151 league goals after a 5-1 win over St Austell at Langsford Park. The Lambs beating a record only set three days ago by Parkway with 147 ! Elsewhere Bodmin Town had a 2-1 win at home to Cullompton Rangers and also on home soil Launceston beat Newquay 2-0 at Pennygillam. Torpoint Athletic collected three points on the road with a win at Callington Town whilst two games ended in score draws with Ivybridge Town and Helston Athletic ending 1-1 at Erme Valley and Exmouth Town drew 2-2 with Godolphin Atlantic at Southern Road. Sticker climbed a place without kicking a ball as they were awarded a win over Stoke Gabriel after the Railwaymen failed to raise a side.

SATURDAY 5th MAY

SWP Premier: With the Top two places already decided attention turned to other matters today. Falmouth Town had a 5-1 win at home to Stoke Gabriel that assures the Bickland Park club of 3rd and £600 in prize money whilst Saltash United remain in 4th and know a win on Monday will get them 4th and £400. The Ashes had a 4-1 win over Godolphin Atlantic today with Ryan Richards bagging a hat-trick leaving him 1 goal behind Glynn Hobbs in the Golden Boot standings with a game still to be played. On Friday night Parkway set a new record of 147 goals scored in a season but Tavistock are within touching distances of beating that before the weekend is out, they had a 4-0 win at home to Helston Athletic which moved the Lambs onto 146 for the season with one more game to play. Launceston were the days highest scorers with a 7-0 win over a depleted Plymouth Argyle side at Pennygillam whilst Torpoint Athletic were just a goal behind as they hit six in a 6-2 win over bottom of the table Witheridge. Torpoint were one of a trio of sides in mid-table who all won and all climbed a place with Newquay winning 1-0 away at Ivybridge Town, and Cullompton Rangers coming from behind to beat Camelford 2-1 at home being the others. Sticker climbed a place after a 2-0 win away at Callington Town and one game ended all square with St Austell and Exmouth Town drawing 1-1 at Poltair.

FRIDAY 4th MAY

SWP Premier: Plymouth Parkway signed off their title winning campaign with a 2-1 win at home to Bodmin Town in front of 304 at Bolitho Park. Parkway also claimed upto 3 records as they set a new benchmark for fewest defeats in a Premier Division season (one), equalled the record for fewest conceded (25) and broke the record for most goals in a season with 147. At the end of the match they were presented with the Cup and medals by league finance director Peter Stevenson. In tonights other match, a seven goal thriller saw Camelford edge a 4-3 win away at Callington Town with the Camels climbing three places to 11th in the table.

THURSDAY 3rd MAY

SWP Premier: Three Thursday night matches saw another trio of games caught up with and also saw the Runners Up place in the table secured by Tavistock after the Lambs beat Newquay 5-2 at Langsford Park. Tavistock were presented with the Cup by league Vice Chairman Mike Pett at the final whistle. Elsewhere Launceston had a 2-0 win away at Ivybridge Town and Torpoint Athletic climbed two places after a 5-1 win at home to Stoke Gabriel.

WEDNESDAY 2nd MAY

SWP Premier: Falmouth Town are probably assured of third placed Prize money after they had a 4-0 win away at Bodmin Town tonight with the Priory Park hosts beaten at home for just the 3rd time this season. Saltash United climbed a place to 4th, the final prize money placing, with an 11-0 win away at bottom of the table Witheridge, the win equals the highest away win of the season with Parkway who won by the same score at Godolphin in March. St Austell remain in 6th place and had a high scoring away win of their own with a 7-0 victory at Callington Town. Outside the Top 6 the only victors were Exmouth Town who climbed two places after a 2-1 win at home to Helston Athletic whilst Sticker and Cullompton Rangers picked up a point each from a 2-2 draw at Burngullow Lane.

TUESDAY 1st MAY

SWP Premier: Tavistock need just one win at the most from their three remaining games to secure Runners Up in the Premier Division after an 8-0 romp away at Ivybridge Town tonight. In another high scoring game the nights only other league action saw Launceston come from a goal down to beat Godolphin Atlantic 6-1 at Pennygillam.

Devon St Lukes: Plymouth Parkway won the Devon County FA competition with an impressive 4-1 win over Southern League, West Division outfit Bideford in the first of this seasons Cup finals. The final was played at Devon FA with Parkway going four up before the Robins grabbed a consolation.

MONDAY 30th APRIL

SWP Premier: Five became four tonight as the Plymouth Argyle v Falmouth Town match was cancelled at lunchtime with the Pilgrims unable to raise a side, that meant Falmouth were awarded the win but Argyle suffered a mandatory 3 point deduction. On the pitch Bodmin Town kept in touch with Falmouth with a 6-1 win away at Callington Town whilst 5th placed Saltash United netted a late winner to gain a 3-2 success away at St Austell. Camelford climbed three places in the table after a 4-2 win at home to bottom side Witheridge whilst Exmouth Town climbed a place after a 3-1 win away at Cullompton Rangers, Exmouth’s first win of 2018!

SATURDAY 28th APRIL

SWP Premier: Champions Plymouth Parkway breached the 100 point mark with a 1-0 win in their final away game at Helston Athletic this afternoon, and although they won’t beat the record for most points (108) they have now equalled the record for most goals in a season and can break records for most goals with one more in their final game and records for fewest defeats if they avoid a loss and fewest goals against if they can keep another clean sheet. Runners Up remains the likely position for Tavistock who had a 6-0 win away at Godolphin Atlantic and they will ensure that prize with two wins from their last four matches, Godolphin conceding their 100th of the season in the match as well. Falmouth Town in 3rd had a 5-0 away win at Ivybridge Town whilst 4th placed Bodmin Town picked up a win from an 11am kick off at home to Camelford with a 3-2 success. Saltash United remain in 5th with a 3-1 win away at Launceston, Plymouth Argyle stay 6th but were given a fright by bottom club Witheridge before the Pilgrims snatched a 3-2 win and completing a clean sweep for the Top 7, St Austell had a 3-2 win away at Stoke Gabriel. The only other victors today were Cullompton Rangers who came from behind to beat Callington Town 3-2 at Speeds Meadow with Cully climbing three places to 12th whilst Callington saw their goals against column reach 100 conceded. Sticker had a late winner to bag 3 points with a 1-0 verdict away at Newquay and one game ended in a draw with Exmouth Town finally putting an end to long run of defeats which stretched back to December with a 1-1 draw away at Torpoint Athletic.

THURSDAY 26th APRIL

SWP Premier: Tavistock still need three wins to be sure of Runners-Up in the Premier Division after they were held to a 3-3 draw at home by Cullompton Rangers tonight with both teams giving good entertainment despite both playing for a second night running. Camelford had a run of 5 straight wins ended tonight as they lost 0-4 at home to St Austell whilst Launceston picked up maximum points at home with a 3-0 success over near neighbours Callington Town.

WEDNESDAY 25th APRIL

Devon St Lukes: Plymouth Parkway kept alive their chance of a league & cup double after winning 2-0 away at Cullompton Rangers in the much delayed St Lukes Semi Final. Cullompton however belied their league position as they made the league champions work for the victory that will see them play Southern League Bideford next Tuesday (May 1st) at Devon FA HQ in the final.

SWP Premier: Four more league games tonight with Tavistock edging closer to securing Runners Up with a comfortable 6-1 win at home to Godolphin Atlantic which moves them 9 points clear of 3rd placed Falmouth Town. Bodmin Town climbed a place to 4th with a 2-0 win away at Ivybridge Town whilst Saltash United fell a place to 5th after losing the local derby at home to Torpoint Athletic by a 2-1 margin at Kimberley. Plymouth Argyle remain in 6th place after they won 7-1 away at bottom of the table Witheridge, but the host clubs Player / Boss Roger Bonaparte was on the score-sheet and he extended his own league record of being the oldest scorer from 50 years and 86 days to 50 years and 223 days !

TUESDAY 24th APRIL

SWP Premier: Just two Premier games tonight with two in form sides collecting wins. St Austell are making a charge for the Top 6 and had a 5-1 win at home to Helston Athletic tonight to close the gap on the leading clubs whilst Camelford climbed another 2 places, to 14th, after a 2-1 victory away at Sticker. The Camels have been playing almost every other day but have won each of their last five outings, their best form of the season.

MONDAY 23rd APRIL

SWP Premier: Plymouth Parkway are across the finishing line and confirmed as league Champions after Monday night’s narrow 1-0 win at home to Saltash United in front of nearly 400 at Bolitho Park. Parkway have two league games remaining and will be presented with the league trophy at the conclusion of their last home game, against Bodmin on Friady May 4th. Between now and then they are also in the hunt for Cup honours in the Devon Bowl. Tavistock kept up the pressure right to the end with another victory tonight, this time 5-2 away at Torpoint Athletic and are now 6 points clear of 3rd place as they look to secure runners up. Elsewhere Bodmin Town came from behind to win 2-1 away at Launceston, Cullompton Rangers climbed two places after a 1-0 win at home to Ivybridge Town and Callington Town picked up an impressive 1-0 win at home to Plymouth Argyle.

SUNDAY 22nd APRIL

SWP Premier: Sticker climbed a place to 17th after they made it 4 points from 6 their weekend double-header in Devon. Having drawn on Saturday at Plymouth Argyle they had a 6-1 win at bottom of the table Witheridge on Sunday afternoon.

SATURDAY 21st APRIL

SWP Premier: Plymouth Parkway are Champions in all but name as they can now only be denied if a calamity affected the goal differences, today they had a 4-0 win at home to Godolphin Atlantic and need just a point from any of the remaining fixtures, starting with Saltash United on Monday night. Tavistock came from behind to win 3-1 away at Launceston and will probably be runners-up although Falmouth Town kept in touch with a 3-0 win of their own at home to Newquay. 4th placed Saltash United hosted 5th placed Bodmin Town with the visitors fighting back from 0-2 down to win 4-2 at Kimerberley whilst Plymouth Argyle retain a Top 6 place after a 1-1 draw at home to Sticker with the Pilgrims having Luke McCormick in goal as he comes back from a lengthy injury. Elsewhere their were wins for St Austell away at Cullompton Rangers with a 4-2 scoreline, Helston Athletic leap-frogged todays opponents Stoke Gabriel with a 2-1 win at Kellaway Park, Ivybridge Town and Torpoint Athletic shared the spoils from a 1-1 draw at Erme Valley and Camelford made it 4 wins in a week with a 1-0 success at bottom club Witheridge. The Camels have played Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday and won all 4 collecting 12 points in the process.

FRIDAY 20th APRIL

SWP Premier: This weeks Friday night match saw Camelford make it three wins in a week with a 2-1 victory at home to Callington Town. The Camels have played and won on Monday, Wednesday and Friday with the 9 points pushing them up the table and well away from any danger. Callington were playing for the 2nd night on the trot but have lost both matches, at least they have no game on Saturday whilst it is now Camelfords turn to have to play two days running.

THURSDAY 19th APRIL

SWP Premier: Plymouth Parkway needed to come from behind to beat Falmouth Town 2-1 at Bolitho Park but are now a maximum of 4 points from securing the title after the latest win. Tavistock kept up the pressure though with a second win in 24 hours as they followed up alst nights win over Sticker with a 4-2 victory tonight away at Callington Town. Bodmin Town were the nights highest scorers with a 6-0 win at bottom of the table Witheridge whilst Launceston climbed a place after a 2-1 win at home to Ivybridge Town and Helston Athletic continud their recent good form with a 4-1 win at home to Torpoint Athletic.

WEDNESDAY 18th APRIL

SWP Premier: Three games on Wednesday night with Tavistock the highest placed team in action. The Lambs had a 2-1 win at home to Sticker which lifts them back into 2nd place in the table and confirms them as favourites for at least Runners Up, the win also means Parkway remain 7 points away from ensuring the league title. Saltash United in 4th place had a 4-1 win away at Cullompton Rangers whilst further down the table Camelford ended any lingering fears with a 2nd win in three days as they won 4-1 away at Exmouth Town.

TUESDAY 17th APRIL

SWP Premier: Plymouth Parkway can celebrate promotion to Step 5 after a 2-1 win away at St Austell tonight means they are assured of at least runners up in the league. With 5 games to go they are also odds on favourites to claim the title but still need another 7 points, if Tavistock keep winning, to get over the finishing line. Elsewhere tonight Falmouth Town climbed back into 2nd spot with a 1-0 win at home to Launceston whilst bottom of the table Witheridge collected a rare clean sheet and a welcome point from a 0-0 draw at home to Torpoint Athletic.

MONDAY 16th APRIL

SWP Premier: Four Monday night matches saw action at both ends of the table. At the top, Tavistock came from behind to beat Bodmin Town 2-1 at Langsford Park which keeps some pressure on leaders Plymouth Parkway but also makes Tavistock firm favourites for at least Runners Up spot. Bodmin are in 6th and lost whilst 5th placed Plymouth Argyle suffered a second home defeat in four days as Cullompton Rangers won 3-1 at Coach Road. At the bottom end of the table Camelford eased any relegation fears with a 3-0 win at home to Godolphin Atlantic but Callington Town are not safe yet after slipping to a 2-1 defeat at home to Stoke Gabriel.

SUNDAY 15th APRIL

SWP Premier: Sunday games in the league are rare, Premier ones rarer still as normally floodlights ensures the sabbath isn’t used, but due to this winter in general and the travel distance between Witheridge and Helston this particular game had to be fitted in on a Sunday. Helston ran out comfortable 7-1 winners to climb a place into the top half of the table, although it was the hosts who scored the games opening goal!

SATURDAY 14th APRIL

SWP Premier: All eight games were played today as the weather finally showed signs of Spring ! With Parkway having won on Friday night it was left for the chasing pack to respond and they all did with victories today. Falmouth Town stay in 2nd with a 5-1 win at home to Cullompton Rangers with Saltash United in third after a 6-1 victory in their home game with Sticker. Tavistock in 4th are the side who can push Parkway the most as they have games in hand and they kept that pressure up with a 4-0 win away at Helston Athletic. Bodmin Town remain in the top six with a 4-1 win at Priory Park over old adversaries St Austell whilst Launceston leap-frogged today’s opponents, Stoke Gabriel, with a 2-0 win at the Churchward Ground. Three mid-table clubs all picked up win against the three sides at the bootom of the table. Newquay were 2-0 winners away at Callington Town, Godolphin Atlantic won 2-1 away at Witheridge and Ivybridge Town had a 2-1 victory away at Camelford.

FRIDAY 13th APRIL

SWP Premier: Plymouth Parkway are now a maximum of 10 points away from the title after a 4-1 Friday night win over Exmouth Town at Bolitho Park, with the games coming thick and fast it could well be resolved in the next week. Torpoint Athletic climbed two places to 14th in the table after a 1-0 win away at Plymouth Argyle Reserves in the nights other top flight fixture.

THURSDAY 12th APRIL

SWP Premier: Two of the four Thursday night games were played but the matches at both Callington Town and Camelford again fell victim to waterlogged pitches. Bottom side Witheridge caught up on games with those two clubs as they hosted Launceston but they fell to a 1-2 defeat which keeps them adrift at the foot of the table. Ivybridge Town came from behind to beat Sticker 2-1 at Erme Valley with the Ivy’s climbing a place to 13th with the victory.

WEDNESDAY 11th APRIL

SWP Premier: Only one Wednesday night Premier game but it was another big one with leaders Plymouth Parkway away at Bodmin Town. The two heavy-weights shared the spoils from a 1-1 draw which inches Parkway a little closer to the title although they still need another 13 points to be sure.

TUESDAY 10th APRIL

SWP Premier: Four games were played on Tuesday night, but one of them was not even scheduled this morning! Falmouth Town and St Austell had seen their away matches postponed and they quickly agreed to play each other at Bickland Park. Falmouth were rewarded for the move by winning 3-0 and climbing three places to 2nd in the league table. At the opposite end of the table, Callington Town collected a first win since last August as they won 3-1 away at Sticker and pulled 11 points clear of bottom side Witheridge. Elsewhere Helston Athletic climbed a place to 10th with a 3-1 victory away at Godolphin Atlantic and Ivybridge Town are up two places to 14th after a 3-0 win away at Torpoint Athletic.

MONDAY 9th APRIL

SWP Premier: Two Monday night matches saw drama and plenty of goals! At Priory Park Saltash United came back from 0-1 down to inflict just a 4th defeat of the season on hosts Bodmin Town. The Ashes climbed three places to 2nd place in the table although they have played more games than Tavistock who had been in that place. Camelford brought their game forward with Newquay 24 hours and were able to collect 3 much needed points with a 7-4 thriller which gave fans at Trefrew Park value for money.

SATURDAY 7th APRIL

SWP Premier: The never ending winter claimed five of today’s nine top flight matches with just four being staged. Leaders Plymouth Parkway has an important, though narrow, 2-1 win away at Falmouth Town and are now just a maximum of 14 points away from securing the title. Saltash United missed the chance to climb into 2nd spot after they were held to a 2-2 draw at home by St Austell whilst two sides lower down the table picked up welcome wins. Torpoint Athletic won 1-0 away at Cullompton Rangers whilst Sticker had a 2-1 home win over visiting Exmouth Town.

THURSDAY 5th APRIL

SWP Premier: Rarely has a Thursday night seen action, but this freak winter meant that tonight saw three games being played with 4 of the top 5 in action. Leaders Plymouth Parkway drew 2-2 with Plymouth Argyle in the dockyard City Derby whilst Parkways cloest rivals, Tavistock, lost for just the 4th time this season as Saltash United won 3-1 at Langsford Park. Launceston were also in action and they picked up maximum points from a 1-0 home win over Cullompton Rangers.

WEDNESDAY 4th APRIL

SWP Premier: Only two of the eight Wednesday night games survived the weather, although some have been re-scheduled for Thursday night. Of the two played the only winners were Bodmin Town who had a 3-1 victory away at Newquay and climbed a place into the Top 6 of the table. Bodmin have also caught up on games and are no longer the side with most fixtures still to complete. In the other match played, honours ended even between Sticker and Godolphin Atlantic who drew 1-1 at Burngullow Lane.

EASTER MONDAY 2nd APRIL

SWP Premier: Today should have seen the Cornwall Senior Cup final and five catched up Premier games but the never ending winter put paid to all bar one. The one survivor as least saw the club with fewest games played in action as Bodmin Town hosted Godolphin Atlantic at Priory Park in a morning kick off and picked up maximum points for their efforts with a 5-1 victory.

GOOD FRIDAY 30th MARCH

SWP Premier: Despite the weather nine of the ten Premier games were played with only Launceston v Callington being postponed. The top two of Tavistock and Plymouth Parkway met at Langsford Park with a 2-2 draw the outcome in a game that saw no fewer than five red cards. Falmouth Town climbed a place to 3rd in the table after a 2-0 win at Helston Athletic whilst Saltash United slipped further behind the pace after being held to a 1-1 draw at Torpoint Athletic. It was also 1-1 in the Newquay Derby with the Peppermints hosting Godolphin Atlantic at Mount Wise. The china clay derby saw St Austell edge a 7 goal thriller to beat Sticker 4-3 at Poltair Park whilst Stoke Gabriel also had a home win as they beat Ivybridge Town at the Churchward Ground. Both Bodmin Town and Cullompton Rangers had away derby victories with Bodmin winning 2-0 at Camelford and Cullompton going one better to win 3-0 at Exmouth Town.

TUESDAY 27th MARCH

SWP Premier: Yet another weather affected programme with four league matches plus the Devon Bowl Semi Final postponed but at least two matches were played. At Poltair the hosts St Austell went 2-0 up at home to Tavistock before the Lambs fought back to win 3-2 and in doing so climbed two places to 2nd in the table. Godolphin Atlantic restored some pride after last Saturday’s heavy defeat to Parkway by picking up a useful point from a 1-1 draw at home to Saltash United.

SATURDAY 24th MARCH

SWP Premier: The wet weather again saw games postponed with the matches at Camelford, Ivybridge and Torpoint joining Friday nights postponement at Callington and then an hour before kick off the game at Witheridge was off too. That left just five matches and those included league leaders Plymouth Parkway who chalked up not just the highest away win in the league this season with an 11-0 romp away at Godolphin Atlantic, but that is also the highest ever away victory in an SWP Premier Division fixture. Falmouth Town in 3rd kept up their campaign with a 3-1 win at home to Sticker and Tavistock in 4th also picked up maximum points with a 5-0 win away at Exmouth Town. Saltash United remain in 5th place but they were lost ground after being held to a 1-1 draw at Newquay. Cullompton Rangers had their best result of the season with a 2-0 win at home to a Bodmin Town side who had not lost in the league for 15 matches stretching back to last August.

WEDNESDAY 21st MARCH

Walter C Parson Cup: Falmouth Town are through to their first ever SWP League Cup final after a 4-2 win over fellow Premier side Godolphin Atlantic in a tie that went to extra time after the initial 90 minutes saw them locked at 1-1. An action packed extra half hour at Sticker’s Burngullow Park eventually seeing Falmouth book a May 12th Final with Tavistock to be played at Wadebridge Town.

SWP Premier: Two league games were played tonight with Saltash United regaining 5th spot after a 4-1 win at home to Stoke Gabriel whilst Bodmin Town climbed a place to 7th as they beat Helston Athletic by a 4-0 margin at Priory Park.

TUESDAY 20th MARCH

Walter C Parson Cup: Tavistock are through to this years Walter C Parson Cup final after the Lambs beat West Division high flyers Mousehole by 2 goals to nil in the first semi final which was held at Newquay’s Mount Wise. Tavistock will face either Falmouth Town or Godolphin Atlantic in the final on Saturday May 12th with this years final venue now confirmed as Bodieve Park, home of Wadebridge Town.

SWP Premier: Two of the five scheduled Premier Division games survived the weather with Callington Town hosting a first home game at Marshfield Parc since November, although they were not rewarded with any points as visiting Launceston won 4-1 with the Clarets climbing a place to 9th in the table. St Austell are also up a place, to 5th spot, after a 2-1 win at home to Cullompton Rangers who made the long midweek journey to Poltair in a re-arranged fixture.

SATURDAY 17th MARCH

SWP Premier: Five of the Seven Premier games survived the wintry weather today with just Callington Town and Launceston postponing their matches. The highest placed team in action were 3rd placed Falmouth Town who are very much the in-form side at the moment, but they were brought down to earth with a bump as Stoke Gabriel ran out 3-1 winners in the meeting at the Churchward Ground. Bodmin Town finally made it to the halfway point in the league programme, the last side to do it, and they celebrated with a 4-3 win away at an Exmouth Town side who belied their recent poor form. The only other winners were Helston Athletic, they climbed two places to 9th in the table after a 4-0 win away at Camelford. Two games ended in draws with bottom of the table Witheridge collecting a rare away point from a 1-1 draw at Sticker and it was also 1-1 at Godolphin Atlantic who shared the points with visiting Torpoint Athletic.

TUESDAY 13th MARCH

SWP Premier: A busy night of six Premier Division games with 12 of the 20 clubs all in action. At the top of the table Falmouth Town leap-frogged Tavistock into 3rd place with a 1-0 win away at the Lambs which inflicted just a 3rd league defeat on the reigning champions. Plymouth Argyle remain in 2nd spot after they collected a point from a 3-3 draw at home to a Bodmin Town side who at last starting to catch up on games. St Austell remain in the Top Six as they won a narrow at Ivybridge Town with a narrow 1-0 scoreline. Elsewhere three clubs collected much needed home wins with Helston Athletic notching a 3-0 win against visiting Callington Town, although the away side will be able to take some credit from the narrow scoreline having conceded double figures in each of the last two outings. Torpoint Athletic left it late before grabbing all three points from a 3-2 win over Newquay at The Mill whilst Sticker moved towards safety and provided a goal spree as they won 5-3 at home to Launceston.

SATURDAY 10th MARCH

SWP Premier: The seemingly never ending spell of bad weather saw seven of today’s ten Premier games washed out but at least three did survive. Leaders Plymouth Parkway put the midweek Cup defeat at Tavistock behind them with a 3-1 win at home to Sticker to move back 20 points clear at the top of the table. Falmouth Town climbed a place to 4th after they beat local rivals Helston Athletic 3-1 in a game re-arranged from Boxing Day whilst Bodmin Town who have the most games to still cram in, got to play today at Stoke Gabriel where the two sides shared the points after a 1-1 draw.

WEDNESDAY 7th MARCH

Walter C Parson Cup: Tavistock booked a place in the semi-finals of the league cup after the Langsford Park hosts beat fellow Premier side and local rivals Plymouth Parkway 3-2 tonight in a real old fashioned cup tie. The Lambs will face either West Division side Mousehole or East Division outfit Teignmouth in the semi finals with those two due to play each other this coming weekend at Trungle Parc.

SWP Premier: For the second game running Plymouth Argyle Reserves recorded a 10-0 home win as they followed up the result against Godolphin Atlantic ten days ago with another 10-0 scoreline tonight against a Callington Town team who have not won a league game now since last August. Argyle stay 2nd in the table whilst Callington remain in the relegation zone in 19th place.

Cornwall Senior Cup: St Austell crashed out of the Cup in extra time as they lost their semi final with West Division Mousehole 3-1. The tie was switched to Helston Athletics Kellaway Park and saw the two sides draw 1-1 and each have a player sent off in the normal 90 minutes before Mousehole sealed the win with two goals in the additional half hour of play. Mousehole will now meet Saltash United in Easter Mondays final at St Blazey.

TUESDAY 6th MARCH

Cornwall Senior Cup: Saltash United are through to Easter Monday’s Cornwall Senior Cup Final after a 3-1 win over fellow Premier side Torpoint Athletic in the first semi-final staged at Lux Park, Liskeard Athletic tonight. After a goalless first half the Ashes took control with three second half goals with Torpoint only able to reply through an injury time consolation. The Ashes will meet either St Austell or Mousehole in the final which this year is being hosted by St Blazey.

SATURDAY 24th FEBRUARY

Walter C Parson Cup: Falmouth Town are the latest side to book a place in the semi-finals of the league cup after the Bickland Park hosts beat fellow Premier side Torpoint Athletic 2-1 today in a feisty cup tie. Falmouth join Godolphin as already being through with two more quarter finals to be played, both of which are scheduled in the next week.

SWP Premier: Today saw not one, but two clubs recording double figure victories to steal the headlines. Plymouth Argyle had a 2pm kick off at home to Godolphin Atlantic with the Pilgrims posting a 10-0 drubbing of the visitors, but that was only the top score of the day for about an hour as Saltash United went better as the Ashes romped to a 12-0 thrashing of Callington Town at Kimberley Stadium with three different players bagging a hat-trick. Elsewhere the leading sides recorded sensible wins with leaders Plymouth Parkway gaining revenge for their only defeat of the season at Camelford by beating the Camels 4-0 at home today. Tavistock followed up their midweek cup win with a 2-0 success away at Newquay to stay third behind Argyle. Three sides in the top half climbed a place each with a win, St Austell are now 6th after a 3-0 verdict over bottom of the table Witheridge, Bodmin Town are up to 8th after a 2-0 win at Sticker and Launceston are up to 9th after a 5-1 win away at Exmouth Town. Only two sides in the bottom half collected any points at all with both Cullompton & Ivybridge gaining much needed victories. The Ivy’s had a 5-1 success against local rivals Stoke Gabriel whilst Cullompton Rangers picked up a 2-1 win for their reward from the long journey down to Helston Athletic.

WEDNESDAY 21st FEBRUARY

Walter C Parson Cup: At the eight attempt the last of the 3rd Round Cup ties was completed tonight with Tavistock progressing through to the quarter finals after a 1-0 win over Bodmin Town under the lights at Langsford Park. The lambs will meet local rivals Plymouth Parkway in the last eight in a weeks time.

SATURDAY 17th FEBRUARY

SWP Premier: With the weather finally beginning to improve many clubs got themselves back into action as seven of the scheduled nine games were played. Only the games at Callington Town and Plymouth Argyle were postponed. League leaders Plymouth Parkway pulled some 20 points clear at the top of the table with a 5-1 win away at Ivybridge Town in a game that had been abandoned earlier in the season for floodlight failure. Tavistock in 3rd place kept up some pressure with a 2-0 win on the Road themselves as they had a 2-0 success at Camelford whilst Falmouth Town are up a place to 4th after a 4-0 win from the long trip to Exmouth Town. It was generally a good day for the away sides as Stoke Gabriel stayed 6th after a 2-1 win at Godolphin Atlantic and St Austell are still 7th after a 3-1 victory away at Launceston. Newquay climbed a place to 8th with a 3-1 success from their trip to Cullompton Rangers leaving only Bodmin Town as a home side with a win today. Bodmin had an 8-0 romp at Priory Park over visiting bottom placed Witheridge.

SATURDAY 10th FEBRUARY

SWP Premier: The wet weather again caused mass postponements this week, but at least three games did survive and all saw the winning sides climb the table. Tavistock are up two places to 3rd after they won 4-2 away at second placed Plymouth Argyle Reserves in a lunchtime kick off at Coach Road. Stoke Gabriel reached the dizzy heights of the Top 6, albeit having played more games than most, with a 5-0 win at home to Callington Town this afternoon and Newquay bounced back from some poor results to beat Exmouth Town 1-0 at Mount Wise and that helped the Peppermints climb two places to 9th.

FRIDAY 9th FEBRUARY

Cornwall Senior Cup: Holders and multiple winners in recent years, Bodmin Town were knocked out of the County Cup at the last eight stage tonight by a Torpoint Athletic side who fought back from 0-2 down at the break to win 3-2 with a late, late winner. Torpoint join Mousehole, Saltash United & St Austell in the Semi Finals with the draw due to take place next Tuesday and the matches in early March.

WEDNESDAY 7th FEBRUARY

Cornwall Senior Cup: St Austell joined Mousehole and Saltash United in the last four of the County Cup after the Poltair Park side beat fellow Premier outfit Falmouth Town by a 3-0 margin tonight in a delayed quarter final tie. The semi final line up will be complete once holders Bodmin Town play Torpoint Athletic in a tie that was postponed for a second time tonight and will now be on Saturday at The Mill.

SATURDAY 3rd FEBRUARY

Walter C Parson Cup: Godolphin Atlantic are the first side through to the semi finals of the league cup after they beat East Division leaders Newton Abbot Spurs 2-1 in Newquay. The visitors had taken the lead with the G only forcing extra time with a late leveler before going on to score the winner during the additional 30 minutes. The G will have to wait to see who they will meet in the last 4 although the ties are not due until the 20th & 21st March.

Cornwall Senior Cup: Three Premier sides were involved in the County Cup quarter finals today but only one, Saltash United, are through to the last four. The Ashes had a 6-1 win at home to fellow Premier outfit Sticker whilst Newquay lost 0-5 away at West Division outfit Mousehole.

FRIDAY 2nd FEBRUARY

SWP Premier: Plymouth Argyle Reserves were held to a 1-1 draw at home by Camelford in this weeks Friday Night Football at Coach Road with the visiting Camels earning a precious point away at a Pilgrims side who sit in 2nd place in the league table.

TUESDAY 30th JANUARY

SWP Premier: Plymouth Parkway notched their 100th league goal of the season during a midweek win away at Newquay in a re-arranged league fixture. Leaders Parkway used their game in hand on 2nd placed Plymouth Argyle but opened up an 18 point lead with the 3-0 win at the home of the Peppermints. Parkway went into the game having scored 98 goals and have now moved onto 101, just 44 shy of Bodmin Town’s league record of 145 with Parkway still having 15 league games to fulfill.

SATURDAY 27th JANUARY

SWP Premier: The wet weather once again caused mass postponements with 7 of the 8 scheduled games falling victim but at least Godolphin Atlantic were able to get their game played as they switched the home contest with Ivybridge Town to the nearby Treharras School artificial pitch and were rewarded for their efforts with a 7-1 victory that pushes the Newquay based side up a place in the table to 12th spot.

FRIDAY 26th JANUARY

SWP Premier: League leaders Plymouth Parkway extended their lead at the top of the table to some 15 points as they cruised to a 7-0 Friday Night victory away at Cross-Tamar rivals Torpoint Athletic. The one crumb of comfort for the hosts though was a bumper attendance of 271 at The Mill. Bodmin Town brought their fixture with Plymouth Argyle forward to Friday night at short notice and played their 14th league fixture, the least in the league, as they drew 2-2 at home to Plymouth Argyle Reserves. Bodmin climbed two places to 10th with their point whilst the Pilgrims remain in 2nd spot in the table.

SATURDAY 20th JANUARY

Walter C Parson Cup: Launceston crashed out of the league cup, despite taking an early lead, as they went down 1-2 away at West Division side Mousehole in the last 16 of the competition.

Cornwall Senior Cup: The three outstanding cup ties were all played today with three Premier sides booking places in the quarter finals in a fortnights time. St Austell beat Camelford 2-1 at Poltair Park in the only all Premier encounter, Newquay beat West Division side Millbrook 4-2 at Mount Wise and Torpoint Athletic beat Combination League outfit Carharrack 2-1 at The Mill.

FRIDAY 12th JANUARY

SWP Premier: Plymouth Argyle Reserves closed the gap on leaders Plymouth Parkway back to 13 points with a 4-1 win away at Helston Athletic in front of a bumper Friday night attendance of 357 at Kellaway Park. The Pilgrims also pulled themselves 5 points clear of 3rd placed Saltash United whilst Helston remain in 9th spot in the table.

Cornwall Senior Cup: At the third time of asking holders Bodmin Town were able to play their 3rd Round County Cup tie with West Division St Dennis at Priory Park with the holders safely through to the last eight after an 8-1 victory.

WEDNESDAY 10th JANUARY

Devon St Lukes Bowl: Plymouth Parkway booked themselves a semi-final trip to fellow Peninsula League club Cullompton Rangers in the County Cup competition after the Bolitho Park club beat visiting Tavistock 2-0 tonight in the delayed quarter final tie.

SATURDAY 6th JANUARY

SWP Premier: For the second week running Stoke Gabriel took the honour of being the only Premier club to host a league game and they were duly rewarded with a seasons best attendance of 226 at the Churchward Ground for the visit of league leaders Plymouth Parkway. The visitors ran out 4-0 winners to extend their lead at the top of the table to a remarkable 16 points with today seeing win number 20 from 21 outings so far.

Cornwall Senior Cup: Whilst their was little league action, at least four Premier sides played their 3rd Rd County Cup ties with 3 progressing through to the last 8. Sticker beat Launceston 1-0 at Burngullow in an all Premier clash whilst Saltash United won 8-2 away at West side Bude Town and Falmouth Town ran out 5-1 victors at home to another West side in the shape of Penzance.

 

 

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