It’s extremely difficult to get accepted for a place in the London Marathon and once accepted you pound the roads for mile after mile, which this year was usually in wet, cold or windy weather, writes Dave Mutter.
Honiton Community College travelled to Paignton to take part in the Devon U14 Futsal finals and the youngsters, who had won the East Devon title to book their county finals berth, did very well to finish the finals as the third placed team.
Chard, on their fifth and final visit to Cornwall in the Western Counties (W) division, were 27-17 winners over Truro, a result which sees Chard end the season in seventh place in the table, one berth above the Cornish side, writes Glyn Hughes.
Seaton Town player-boss Josh French certainly seems to have the ‘Midas Touch’ as he masterminded his Colyford Road charges to a fourth win in seven outings, and a route away from a bottom three finish in the Macron League Premier Division is now very much in sight after a splendid 3-1 win at Newton St Cyres.
The latest Fair Play League table issued by the South West Peninsula League show Axminster Town sitting seventh and it is the Tigers, who are also the highest placed team out of the four East Devon-based teams in the table.
After suffering a heavy defeat at the hands of the Leicester Lions, just two days previous, a full strength ‘Cases’ Somerset Rebels opened their home season at the Oaktree Arena against the very same opponents, writes Dave Thompson.
After months of wet weather and countless matches being postponed there was wall to wall sunshine for the Wednesday night Honiton Town versus St Martins South West Peninsula League Eastern Division game.