Stephen Birley

Young referee impresses in Exmouth Town U15s game

Exmouth Town Under-15s were 2-1 winners of a ‘tremendous contest’ when they entertained Westexe in a fixture superbly officiated by young referee Dylan Williams. Town, who had been beaten seven days before by Pinhoe, bounced back well as they began this contest on the front foot, but found it difficult to break down a well-drilled […]Read More

Sidmouth Town U14s impress in home win

Sidmouth Town Under-14s made a winning return to action with a 3-1 home success over a strong Crediton outfit. What made the occasion all the more special for the young  Town players – and the visiting side – was that the game was played at what is now a stunning Manstone Lane where the new […]Read More

Blues U-16s back and in seventh heaven

Brixington Blues Under-16 made sure that their first game after three months of Pandemic Lockdown III, was to be a memorable one as they powered their way to a 7-0 win over South Molton in an Exeter & District Youth League contest. Blues fielded Lewis Fulls, who marked his debut for the team after spending […]Read More

Millwey Rise win ‘close encounter’ at Feniton

Millwey Rise were 4-3 winners when they visited Feniton Reserves for their latest outing in the Joma Devon & Exeter League Division Two East, writes Dick Sturch. With a strong wind behind them and playing down the slope Millwey started on the front foot and an early effort from Sam Dibling dipped over the home […]Read More

Saturday’s Joma League results

There was just the one Joma Devon & Exeter League Premier East fixture played on the second Saturday of April and it has not had an affect on the top of the table which sees Feniton still proudly sitting above everybody else. Dawlish United, fresh from their midweek friendly with Scott Richards Solicitors Devon League […]Read More

Chappell hits warm-up century

Gary Chappell wasted little time in ‘getting into gear’ in the 2021 season as he elegantly stroked a half century in the opening pre-season game of the campaign at Creedy Park, Sandford, a match that Bradninch won by 33 runs.‘Chaps’ certainly enjoys the strip at Creedy Park – he hit a double hundred there – […]Read More

Exmouth Town youth section net exciting link-ups

Exmouth Town’s Youth section has taken a giant stride forward by linking up with ‘playerdata’. ‘playerdate’ is a system developed by graduates from Edinburgh University and it is being used by a number of professional football clubs including Scottish League clubs Berwick Rangers, Partick Thistle and Airdrieonians. The link up with ‘playerdata’ will enable the […]Read More

Ottery enjoy Dawlish delight

Ottery St Mary warmed up for their first Devon League KO Cup competition, an April 14 home meeting with University, by winning the second of what will be three friendly fixtures ahead of the cup competition that is replacing the prematurely ended league campaign, with a 3-2 midweek win at Sandy Lane against home side, […]Read More

Withy ladies’ are back -and with a new head coach

As lockdown restrictions begin to ease and early pre-season training gets underway, ahead of the 2021/22 rugby season, Withycombe RFC have announced that Molly Tregedeon has been named as the Withy ladies team head coach. Molly is already well known by the team as she was the co-captain alongside Carol Glover for the 2019/20 season […]Read More

Wilko treble in Cranbrook win

Cranbrook made short work of their first game back after Lockdown III had brought the Joma Devon & Exeter League to a grinding halt earlier this year. Cranbrook boss Jon Martin saw his side win 5-1 on their visit to Acland Park to meet Feniton Reserves in a Division Two East contest. His initial view, […]Read More