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.
SATURDAY 30th DECEMBER
SWP Premier: Just one top flight game survived the weather but that allowed Stoke Gabriel to climb two places to a seasons highest 7th spot after a 5-2 win over Cullompton Rangers at the GJ Churchward Ground. The Railwayman have finished 2017 in good form with just 1 defeat in their last 5 league outings.
BOXING DAY 26th DECEMBER
SWP Premier: Just three top flight matches survived the wet weather but that did include the eagerly anticipated meeting between leaders Plymouth Parkway and current champions Tavistock. A bumper, and highest of the season, crowd of 638 were at Bolitho Park to see Parkway extend the lead at the top to 13 points with a 6-2 win over the Lambs. St Austell climbed a place and into the Top 6 with a 3-0 win away at Sticker in a new derby following the promotion of the Burngullow hosts whilst one of the closest rivalries saw Godolphin Atlantic beat Newquay 3-0 at home to claim the bragging rights in the resort.
SATURDAY 23rd DECEMBER
SWP Premier: The schedule of games today was already down to 6 as several clubs had already brought games forward, but the weather then put paid to the matches at Callington, Helston and Ivybridge leaving just three top flight matches. All 3 home teams were rewarded for getting the games on with victories with Falmouth Town the highest team in action. The Bickland Park club climbed a place to 4th in the table after a 2-1 win over Godolphin Atlantic. Also up a place are St Austell who are now 7th after a 6-1 win at Poltair Park over visiting Torpoint Athletic whilst Stoke Gabriel jumped three places in a packed mid-table after a 3-1 win at home to bottom of the table Witheridge.
SATURDAY 16th DECEMBER
SWP Premier: The Premier Division fared best, weather wise, as five of the day’s 10 scheduled games were completed although the matches at Cullompton, Sticker, Stoke Gabriel, Tavistock & Witheridge were all postponed. Leaders Plymouth Parkway had a narrow but important victory as they edged past Launceston 1-0 at home which pushes Parkway into a 10 point lead with the side closest to them now being Plymouth Argyle who jumped from 4th to 2nd after a 3-1 victory at home to Newquay. Two sides also climbed after wins with Bodmin Town up a place to 11th after a 3-2 verdict away at Torpoint Athletic and Godolphin Atlantic up a place to 13th after a 5-1 success at home to Camelford. One game ended all square with Helston Athletic and Ivybridge Town sharing the spoils from a 1-1 draw at Kellaway Park.
SATURDAY 9th DECEMBER
SWP Premier: Three games fell victim to the weather with no play at Cullompton, Ivybridge or Tavistock and with cup commitments only five top flight games were played today. The highest team in action were Launceston but the 6th placed Clarets failed to clinb after they lost 4-1 away at a Helston Athletic side who climbed two places to 7th in the table. Also up two places are St Austell after the Lilly-Whites beat Godolphin Atlantic 6-1 at Poltair. The only other victor was Camelford who moved away from the relegation zone with a 3-2 win at home to Stoke Gabriel whilst both the current bottom two collected away draws. Bottom side Witheridge had led 3-0 away at Newquay but a late fightback saved the Peppermints blushes as the game ended 3-3. Callington Town gained a point from a 1-1 draw away at Exmouth Town.
Cornwall Senior Cup: Falmouth Town played their outstanding 2nd Round tie at home to Combination League Hayle today at Bickland Park and safely won through to a 3rd round home tie with Penzance after an 8-0 success this afternoon.
WEDNESDAY 6th DECEMBER
Devon St Lukes Bowl: The first two quarter finals were played tonight with Cullompton Rangers progressing to the semi-finals after a 2-0 win away at fellow SWP Premier side Exmouth Town. The hosts had a player sent off and only a late goal sealed the win for the visitors. Plymouth Argyle exit the competition after going down 2-3 away at Western League Premier side Willand Rovers in their tie played at Silver Street.
TUESDAY 5th DECEMBER
Cornwall Senior Cup: Bodmin Town booked a 3rd round Home tie against either St Dennis or St Stephens Borough in the new year after they beat Lanreath by an 11-0 margin at Priory Park tonight. The tie had been postponed last Saturday but once the game was on the Premier side were ruthless as they beat the feeder league opponents.
Devon St Lukes Bowl: At the 4th time of asking the last 1st Round tie was finally played tonight with Southern League Bideford beating Stoke Gabriel by a 5-0 margin at the Sports Ground. The Robins are 2 steps higher in the pyramid and showed their class to earn a quarter final home tie against Tiverton Town on a date to be arranged.
SATURDAY 2nd DECEMBER
FA Vase: Plymouth Parkway suffered late agony as they were knocked out of the FA Vase this afternoon. The Bolitho Park club had led at 1-0 and 2-1 and were into injury time against Midland League visitors Westfields who looked as if they had forced extra time with an injury time goal but then scored again to snatch a 3-2 win and thus end the leagues involvement in the Vase for another season.
SWP Premier: With Cup ties and Friday football today saw just two Premier Division fixtures but one of them produced quite a shock. Stoke Gabriel beat Tavistock 1-0 at Broadley Lane to inflict a first defeat of the season on the reigning champions and end their 15 game unbeaten start to the defence of the title. Stoke Gabriel climbed two places to 10th and along with Camelfords 1-0 win over Parkway, this result ranks right up there in the story of the season so far. Exmouth Town also climbed the table as they came from behind to beat Ivybridge Town 2-1 at Southern Road in the other league game played today.
Cornwall Senior Cup: Seven of the eight Premier Division sides in action today won through to the 3rd round in the new year with just one result spoiling a perfect day as Callington Town were humbled 1-2 at home by Cornwall Combination League minnows West Cornwall. The seven sides safely through are Launceston who beat West side Liskeard Athletic 4-1, Newquay had a 2-1 home win over another West side in Wendron United as did St Austell who beat Dobwalls 3-2 at Poltair and Torpoint Athletic who beat St Blazey 2-0 at The Mill. Sticker needed extra time before winning 4-3 away at West side Porthleven whilst two sides beat feeder league sides with Saltash United 4-0 winners at Home to Mevagissey and Camelford 2-1 victors at St Ives.
FRIDAY 1st DECEMBER
SWP Premier: Two Friday night fixtures this week with action at both ends of the table. Plymouth Argyle climbed a place to 4th after they won 4-1 away at Godolphin Atlantic which saw an end to a run of four leagues games without a victory for the Pilgrims. At the opposite end of the table, bottom club Witheridge are now on 1 point after they fought back to draw 3-3 at home to local rivals Cullompton Rangers. Witheridge had officially no points before tonight as the 3 earned had all previously been deducted.
TUESDAY 28th NOVEMBER
SWP Premier: Falmouth Town returned to league action after last weekends Walter C Parson Cup outing and climbed a place to 4th in the table after a 4-1 victory away at Sticker on a cold and wet night at Burngullow Lane. Falmouth have now completed half their league programme and have lost just 4 of there opening 19 league outings. Sticker meanwhile were not able to build on last weekends win at Torpoint and remain in 17th place in the table.
SATURDAY 25th NOVEMBER
Walter C Parson Cup: Falmouth Town became the 4th side to reach the last 8 of the league cup this afternoon after the Bickland Park club beat East Division visitors Torridgeside 4-1 at home. Falmouth join Godolphin, Parkway and Torpoint in the quarter finals, whilst 4 remaining 3rd Round ties take place over the next few weeks.
SWP Premier: With Falmouth on cup duty and the matches at Ivybridge, Launceston & Tavistock all being postponed their were just 6 Premier games today and only three of them produced a winner! Leaders Plymouth Parkway extended their lead at the top of the table to 9 points with a 4-1 win at home to Callington Town and the Bolitho Park club were the only side in the top half to win today. The two other clubs collecting maximum points were Godolphin Atlantic who climbed two places to 14th after a 3-0 home win over bottom of the table Witheridge and Sticker collected a 1-0 away day win at Torpoint Athletic to extend the gap over the danger zone at the bottom end of the table. Three matches ended in draws with the top of the table clash between Saltash United and Plymouth Argyle being a 0-0 draw at Kimberley Stadium. Kevin Miller collected a point from a 1-1 draw when he took his new charges, Exmouth Town, back to Priory Park to face Bodmin Town and it was also 1-1 at the Churchward Ground where Stoke Gabriel shared the points with visiting Camelford.
WEDNESDAY 22nd NOVEMBER
Devon St Lukes: Tavistock finally played the outstanding first round tie with Exeter City tonight at the third attempt, and progressed through to the last eight after a 5-4 penalty spot kick competition victory. The 90 minute score was 1-1 and in the St Lukes, ties go straight to penalties with the Lambs holding their nerve to book a quarter final trip to fellow league side Plymouth Parkway, date to be arranged.
TUESDAY 21st NOVEMBER
Walter C Parson Cup: Tonight saw two more of the 3rd Round ties played with both Plymouth Parkway and Torpoint Athletic joining Godolphin Atlantic as three sides through to the last 8 of the league cup. Plymouth Parkway had a 5-0 win away at fellow Premier Division side Cullompton Rangers to book their passage whilst at The Mill it was a marathon night with Torpoint Athletic and Stoke Gabriel drawing 1-1 after 90 minutes. Extra time failed to change the scores so penalties were used to decide the tie. both teams scored 3 of the normal 5 kicks so then sudden death was required with Torpoint scoring twice more, the first leveled by Stoke, but the 14th spot kick proving decisive.
SATURDAY 18th NOVEMBER
SWP Premier: The strikers sure had the shooting boots on this week as this afternoons 9 games saw no less than 48 goals scored ! Leaders Plymouth Parkway restored their 7 point cushion at the top of the table over a Tavistock side who had won on Friday night, with a 5-0 victory away at Sticker. Saltash United remian in 3rd but drew back level on points with Tavistock as they also enjoyed a 5-0 away day win, in their case at Camelford. 5th placed Falmouth Town made it a trio of high scoring away wins with a 6-2 success from their trip to Callington Town. Goals were not in a short supply by home teams either with Bodmin Town leading the way as they put an end to Stoke Gabriels recent good run with a 7-1 victory at Priory Park which pushes Bodmin up two places and into the top half of the table. Helston Athletic had a 5-1 win at Kellaway Park over visiting Exmouth Town and at Erme Valley, Ivybridge Town also had a 5-1 home turf win with their success coming against bottom of the table Witheridge. Three matches were at least a bit closer on the scoring front with Godolphin Atlantic edging a 3-2 win at home to Cullompton Rangers, St Austell needed an injury time penalty to grab a 2-1 win at home to Newquay whilst at Pennygillam it ended all square as hosts Launceston drew 1-1 with visiting Torpoint Athletic.
FRIDAY 17th NOVEMBER
SWP Premier: Tavistock closed the gap to leaders Plymouth Parkway to just 4 points, for 24 hours at least, with a Friday night win at home to Plymouth Argyle. Just the one goal gave the Lambs a 1-0 victory and ensured they bounced back from a midweek FA Vase exit. The Pilgrims however suffered back to back defeats and remain in 4th spot.
TUESDAY 14th NOVEMBER
FA Vase: Tavistock finally played their 2nd Round Vase tie away at Team Solent tonight following Saturday’s postponement. However the Lambs exited the competition after their Wessex League hosts Won 2-0 to book a third round trip to Western League side Bradford Town next month.
SWP Premier: Stoke Gabriel climbed a place to 11th in the table with a narrow 1-0 win away at bottom of the table Witheridge tonight. Stoke Gabriel have now won all four of their last four league matches and have also kept four clean sheets on the trot.
SATURDAY 11th NOVEMBER
FA Vase: Of the 5 sides involved in the FA Vase only Plymouth Parkway are assured of a place in the 3rd Round next month after the Bolitho Park club came from 0-2 down to beat Bodmin Town 4-2 in front of a bumper crowd of 435. Tavistock will still be in the hat on Monday lunchtime when the draw is made but they must still play their 2nd Round tie at Team Solent after the game was called off this morning. Cullompton Rangers and Exmouth Town both fell today against Wessex League Premier opposition. Cullompton lost 3-1 away at Baffins Milton Rovers in Hampshire whilst Exmouth Town went out 1-3 at home to Blackfield & Langley at Southern Road.
SWP Premier: With FA Vase, a Friday night match and a postponement at Witheridge their were just five Premier games today. The highest team in action were Saltash United who returned to winning ways and climbed to 3rd after a 2-0 success away at Helston Athletic. Also winning away from home were Launceston who had a 3-1 victory at Godolphin Atlantic whilst a trio of Home sides all won. Newquay ended a run of defeats with a 5-1 success over Ivybridge Town at Mount Wise, St Austell likewise got back to winning ways with a 4-0 win over Callington Town at Poltair and Stoke Gabriel jumped three places in the table after a 3-0 win over Sticker in a battle of last years East & West Division Champions.
FRIDAY 10th NOVEMBER
SWP Premier: Torpoint Athletic started life under new manager Dean Cardew with an impressive 2-0 Friday Night victory over Plymouth Argyle at The Mill. In front of a bumper crowd of 263 the ‘Point climbed three places to 12th in the table.
WEDNESDAY 8th NOVEMBER
SWP Premier: The last busy midweek night of 2017 saw five games scheduled, although one game between Exmouth & Launceston was postponed. The match of the night was at Kimberley Stadiuk where Saltash United hosted Tavistock with the visiting Lambs winning 5-1 which was enough to push the unbeaten side up a place to 2nd in the table, 7 points behind leaders Parkway but with two games in hand. A trio of sides playing at Home all won with 5th placed Falmouth Town beating Camelford 4-1 at Bickland Park, Bodmin Town climbed a place to 10th after a 2-1 win over Newquay at Priory Park and Ivybridge Town climbed three places to 12th after a 2-0 victory over Cullompton Rangers at Erme Valley.
TUESDAY 7th NOVEMBER
SWP Premier; Tuesday nights only action in the SWP was at Burngullow Lane where Sticker played a second league game under the new floodlights and earned a point from a 2-2 draw with visiting Helston Athletic. Sticker remain in 17th place whilst Helston climbed one place in the table to 8th.
SATURDAY 4th NOVEMBER
Walter C Parson Funeral Directors Cup: Godolphin Atlantic are the very first side to book a place in the last 8 after they went through on penalties are drawing 2-2 away at Plymouth Argyle after extra time. This was the first of the 8 ties in the 3rd Round of the cup as it replaced the scheduled league meeting between the two clubs which is now scheduled for later in the season.
SWP Premier: Third placed Tavistock missed an opportunity to close in on the leaders as they were held at home to a goalless draw by a Callington Town side who changed management in midweek. Tavistock remain undefeated but this was their second draw of the campaign. Saltash United in 4th spot did close the gap on the leading trio though as they won 4-2 away at Ivybridge Town. Exmouth Town climbed a place to 8th after they had a 3-0 win over another side undergoing management changes in the shape of Torpoint Athletic. St Austell returned to winning ways and climbed a place to 10th after a 5-1 win away at bottom of the table Witheridge who scored through Roger Bonaparte to extend his record of being the oldest scorer in league history. Stoke Gabriel climbed three places and away from danger as they beat Newquay 1-0 at the Churchward Ground whilst their were draws at both Cullompton & Launceston. At Speeds Meadow Cullompton drew 2-2 with visiting Helston Athletic whilst at Pennygillam hosts Launceston shared the spoils with Falmouth Town after a goalless draw.
FRIDAY 3rd NOVEMBER
SWP Premier: Two Friday night matches produced just two goals between them, but the lack of scoring did not diminish the significance of the results. Leaders Plymouth Parkway suffered a first league defeat of the season, going down 1-0 away at a Camelford side who climbed out of the relegation zone with the maximum points. Parkway have set a new record of 15 straight wins to start a new season, but they have also underlined tonight why nobody in 11 seasons has remained unbeaten for a season, its a tough league where shocks can happen, but Parkway still remain very much top of the table and in the box seat. Bodmin Town who are catching up on games after significant cup commitments had a 1-0 home win of their own against visiting Sticker, with the Priory Park club climbing two places and into the top half of the table.
WEDNESDAY 1st NOVEMBER
SWP Premier: Two matches tonight which both saw narrow home wins for the sides in the top four of the table. Tavistock closed the gap on the leading duo with a 3-2 win at home to a Torpoint Athletic side who announced shortly after the match that the management team, headed by Dan Cole, were leaving the club. Saltash United in 4th spot had a closely fought contest at home to Newquay with the Ashes coming out on top by 2 goals to 1 at Kimberley Stadium.
TUESDAY 31st OCTOBER
SWP Premier: Plenty of frights tonight as Halloween saw defenders in particular have something of a nightmare with some 30 goals scored, and conceded, in tonight’s 5 league fixtures. Plymouth Parkway made it 15 from 15 and extended their lead to 8 points at the top of the table with a 6-1 win at home to bottom of the table Witheridge. At Poltair Park a small slice of Premier history was made as an injury time leveler saw Falmouth Town earn a 5-5 draw with hosts St Austell with the scoreline being the highest draw in the top division in the leagues 11 year history. A trio of sides all climbed after victories with Helston Athletic up a place to 8th after a 2-1 win at home to Camelford. Bodmin Town climbed four places to 12th after a 2-1 victory away at Godolphin Atlantic and Ivybridge Town are up three places to 14th after a second away win in a week as they followed up Friday nights win at Plymouth Argyle with a 5-2 win away at Callington Town tonight.
SATURDAY 28th OCTOBER
FA Vase: Bodmin Town set up a mouth watering trip to fellow Premier side Plymouth Parkway in a fortnights time after winning their delayed 2nd Round tie today with a 2-1 win at home to Dorset Premier League visitors Swanage Town & Herston in a tie that was postponed last weekend.
SWP Premier: Plymouth Parkway extended their lead at the top of the table to 5 points as they took full advantage of Plymouth Argyles Friday night defeat. Parkway had to wait an extra half hour after visiting Helston Athletic team bus broke down en route but when the game got underway the hosts won 2-0. Tavistock in 3rd place maintained their unbeaten start to the season with a 4-2 win at home to Camelford with the Lambs now just 6 points behind 2nd placed Argyle. Saltash United returned to winning ways and climbed a place to 4th after the Ashes won 3-0 away at Sticker whilst Launceston climbed into the Top 6 after the Clarets won 3-1 away at a St Austell side who have dropped into the bottom half of the table. Exmouth Town became the first club to reach the midway point in their league programme and climbed a place after returning from the long trip to Falmouth Town with all 3 points from a 1-0 win. Cullompton Rangers also recorded a long distance away day 1-0 win of their own as they climbed three places to 10th after edging Newquay at Mount Wise. Stoke Gabriel climbed three places and away from the danger zone with a 2-0 win at home to Godolphin Atlantic.
FRIDAY 27th OCTOBER
SWP Premier: Ivybridge Town pulled off a shock result with a 2-1 win away at a Plymouth Argyle side who would have returned to the top of the table with the victory themselves. The Ivy’s climbed two places to 16th and 3 points clear of the relegation zone with the win. Torpoint Athletic had a much needed 3-0 win at home to Callington Town as well this evening with The Mill based side climbing four places from 15th to a mid-table 11th place.
WEDNESDAY 25th OCTOBER
SWP Premier: All three of tonight’s home teams recorded Wins and climbed up the Premier table. Falmouth Town leap-frogged tonight’s opponents Saltash United after edging a 7 goal thriller to win 4-3 at Bickland Park against the Ashes who fall a place to 5th. Exmouth Town are up a place to 9th after the Southern Road club beat bottom of the table Witheridge by a 4-0 margin and Godolphin Atlantic leapt up four places to 11th after recording a 2-1 home win over visiting Sticker.
TUESDAY 24th OCTOBER
SWP Premier: Both Cullompton & Helston came from behind to win tonight with both moving up the league table. Helston fought back from 0-2 down to beat Newquay 3-2 at Kellaway Park with the Blues moving up a place to 8th in the table. Cullompton Rangers were behind early in their home game with Launceston but ran out 2-1 victors with the Speeds Meadow side climbing four places to 11th. The scheduled game between Camelford and Callington Town was postponed due to a waterlogged pitch at Trefrew Park.
SATURDAY 21st OCTOBER
FA Vase; Four of the five Vase games involving Premier sides were completed today with three of those four winning through to the 2nd Round Proper. Cullompton Rangers had the pick of today’s results with a 3-2 win away at Wessex League Premier (Step 5) side Portchester whilst Tavistock also won away at Step 5 opponents with a 2-1 victory at Western League outfit Odd Down of Bath. The trio are completed by Plymouth Parkway who had a 6-1 win at home to Sandhurst Town of the Hellenic East Division, another step 6 competition. The only Premier side to go out were Ivybridge Town who narrowly went down 3-4 away at Wessex Premier side Fareham Town. One tie was unresolved with Bodmin Town v Swanage Town of the Dorset League postponed, this is likely to be next Saturday back at Priory Park.
SWP Premier: Three of the seven league games survived the weather with Newquay the highest placed side in action and the Peppermints climbed a place to 6th after winning 3-2 away at Exmouth Town. Helston Athletic climbed a place to 9th with a 2-0 win at home to bottom of the table Witheridge whilst Sticker and Torpoint Athletic played out a goalless draw at Burngullow Lane.
WEDNESDAY 18th OCTOBER
SWP Premier: Two Wednesday night matches with both ending in comfortable away wins with both victors climbing a place in the table. Tavistock had a 6-0 win away at bottom of the table Witheridge and climb a place to 3rd in the table whilst Falmouth Town were 4-1 winners away at now next to bottom Camelford with Falmouth up a place to 5th in the table.
TUESDAY 17th OCTOBER
SWP Premier: Plymouth Parkway proved that 13 is not unlucky, as they went to the top of the table after recording a 13th straight victory with a 7-1 win away at Callington Town tonight. Parkway are now 2 points clear of Plymouth Argyle and also boosted their goal difference to beyond plus 50 after another big win. Helston Athletic jumped up seven places from 17th to 10th in the table tonight with a 3-0 win away at Torpoint Athletic.
SATURDAY 14th OCTOBER
Walter C Parson Cup: A busy day of league cup action with no fewer than 14 Premier sides in action as 9 of them progressed to join Plymouth Argyle, who won on Friday night, in the last 16. Four ties were all Premier affairs with Falmouth Town taking the scalp of the Cup holders St Austell after a 3-1 win away at Poltair. Tavistock had to come from behind to beat Ivybridge Town 3-2 at Langsford Park whilst Cullompton Rangers needed extra time before going through 2-1 away at Exmouth Town. The closest tie was at Pennygillam where hosts Launceston needed both extra time and penalties to progress at the expense of Saltash United. The two were locked at 2-2 before the Clarets won the shoot out 4-2. As well as the four Premier sides to fall in that way, Camelford are also out as they suffered a shock by losing 1-0 away at West Division side Mousehole. Two Premier sides did however go through against West opponents with Godolphin Atlantic beating Illogan 2-1 at home and Bodmin Town winning 4-2 away at Porthleven. The remaining three clubs through knocked out East Division opposition with Plymouth Parkway having to come from behind to beat a plucky Galmpton & Roselands 3-1, Stoke Gabriel were 2-1 winners away at Sidmouth Town and Torpoint Athletic had a 2-1 success at home to Liverton United.
FRIDAY 13th OCTOBER
Walter C Parson Cup: The second round of the Cup started on Friday night with a cracking tie as Premier high flyers Plymouth Argyle hosted West Division side Millbrook with the hosts winning a seven goal thriller by a 4-3 margin. Although it is the Pilgrims that reach the last 16 of the league cup, the plaudits go to the visitors who pushed the higher team all the way and represented themselves and the West Division superbly.
WEDNESDAY 11th OCTOBER
SWP Premier: Plymouth Parkway reduced the deficit to leaders Plymouth Argyle back down to a single point, with games in hand, after they beat Ivybridge Town 4-1 at Bolitho Park tonight to record a 12th successive league victory. Saltash United climbed a place to 3rd in the table as the Ashes also won on home turf with a 4-2 success over Helston Athletic.
TUESDAY 10th OCTOBER
SWP Premier: A busy night in the top flight with four matches which saw Falmouth Town return to the Top 6 in the table after a narrow 1-0 win away at Newquay who fall to 7th. Bodmin Town had an impressive 3-0 win away at St Austell which lifts them 5 plcaes in the table to 10th but still with games in hand on all other sides. Two sides who found themselves very low in the table had welcome wins with Godolphin Atlantic winning 3-2 away at Callington Town in Ashley Bradshaws first game in charge of the “G” whilst Torpoint Athletic returned to winning ways in style with a 6-1 victory over visitors Cullompton Rangers.
MONDAY 9th OCTOBER
SWP Premier: Sticker switched on their brand new floodlights and had a bumper crowd of 278 at Burngullow Lane for the occasion but visitors Plymouth Argyle Reserves snatched the points on the pitch with a late, late winner giving the Pilgrims a 3-2 victory which extends their lead at the top of the table back to 4 points.
SATURDAY 7th OCTOBER
SWP Premier: Just 5 league games today as many Cornish sides were involved in the County Cup but the 5 games played all produced winners. Tavistock were the highest placed team in action and they climbed a place to 3rd after a 6-2 win at home to Stoke Gabriel. Launceston also climbed a place, to 5th, after they beat Camelford 3-1 at Pennygillam whilst Falmouth Town remain in 7th despite a 2-0 win at home to Torpoint Athletic. Exmouth Town were the only side to win on the Road as they had a 2-0 victory at Ivybridge Town which lifts them a place to 9th whilst Cullompton Rangers jumped a massive 8 places from 19th to 11th after a 2-0 win at home to bottom of the table Witheridge.
Cornwall Senior Cup: Eight Premier sides were in County Cup action with six of them going through to the next round in December. The two that failed to progress were Godolphin Atlantic who lost 1-4 at home to Cup holders Bodmin Town in the only tie to feature two Premier outfits whilst Helston Athletic crashed out 4-2 away at Combination League side Perranporth for the days biggest cup shock. The other six sides to progress all did so with something to spare as Saltash United won a staggering 15-0 away at St Teath, St Austell also hit double figures with an 11-0 win at home to Mullion. Sticker had a 6-0 win away at St Agnes whilst both Callington Town and Newquay had 5-0 Home wins over St Just and Padstow respectively.
FRIDAY 6th OCTOBER
SWP Premier: Plymouth Parkway recorded their 11th straight league win, which is a new record in terms of a winning start to a season, with a 3-1 success away at leaders Plymouth Argyle. The contest was watched by a season high attendance thus far of 379 who were treated to a high quality contest with the visitors closing the gap on the Pilgrims to just a single point and still with 3 games in hand.
WEDNESDAY 4th OCTOBER
SWP Premier: Exmouth Town grabbed a 2-1 win over Stoke Gabriel to give the Southern Road sides new management team of Kevin Miller and Andy Rawlings a winning start but the game was marred by a serious injury, almost certainly a broken leg, suffered by the visitors Lloyd Clark early on in the contest. Exmouth climb 5 places to 10th with the much needed victory. Camelford fought back from 0-3 down with late strikes to earn a point from a 3-3 draw at home to Sticker in tonights other fixture with the Camels climbing two places to 16th with the late point.
TUESDAY 3rd OCTOBER
SWP Premier: Three of the four scheduled games were played tonight, but Plymouth Parkways trip to Falmouth Town failed a lunchtime pitch inspection at Bickland Park. Tavistock were the highest placed team in action and they had a 3-0 win away at Cullompton Rangers that lifts them up a place to 4th in the table. Newquay also climbed a place, to 5th, as they beat Callington Town 3-1 at Mount Wise with the other victor tonight being St Austell who won 4-2 away at Helston Athletic in front of a bumper crowd of around 250 at Kellaway Park.