Football

Honiton Town Reserves were 7-4 winners when they travelled to Macron League Division Three basement dwellers Culm United.

Beer Albion Reserves beat South Zeal 4-3 in a thrilling Macron League Division Five contest at the Furzebrake on Saturday to earn much needed points, writes Richard Honnor .

Feniton, at one stage trailing 4-1, hit back to level only to be beaten by the odd goal in nine against visiting Clyst Valley.

Honiton Town continue to look down on all below them as the top the Macron League Premier Division.

Honiton Town thirds made a welcome return to winning ways as they won the East Devon derby at Acland Park, beating hosts Feniton thirds 5-2.

Honiton Town made the second math day of the 2017 Macron League year by netting a hat-trick of senior success with all three of their teams recording victories.

Upottery were denied what would have been a deserved point when they conceded a late goal on to lose 2-1 at Exmouth Amateurs.

Offwell Rangers had their Macron League Division Six meeting with Central called off owing to an unfit Offwell pitch after the worst the elements could throw at in the days before the game.

Millwey Rise Reserves were 1-0 winners when they visited Tedburn St Mary, writes Dick Sturch.

Millwey Rise were beaten 3-0 on their visit to Crediton United Reserves, writes Dick Sturch.

Upottery Reserve were fully deserving of their narrow 2-1 success in the Glebe Park meeting with Kentisbeare Reserves.

Ottery St Mary became the first team to stop the winning run of Macron League Four leaders Thorverton as they held the Thors to a 2-2 draw in Mid Devon.

Ottery St Mary have started 2017 in grand style with the senior side becoming the first team to deny Macron League Four leaders Thorverton all three points – the side’s drew 2-2 last Saturday – and the ladies team bagged their first ever win – beating Keyham Kolts 8-4 at Washbrook Meadow last Sunday.

Honiton Town sit proudly back on top of the Macron League Premier Division table after the first match day of 2017, thanks to a 4-0 victory at Clyst Valley.

Honiton Town thirds were beaten 4-1 by visiting St Martins thirds.

Beer Albion’s unbeaten league run came to an end when they were beaten 4-1 by East Devon rivals Feniton at the Furzebrake on Saturday, writes Richard Honnor.

Axminster Town came out as worthy winners when they entertained Sidmouth Town in a South West Peninsula League Eastern Division East Devon derby, the Tigers defeating the visiting Vikings 3-1.

Honiton Town Youth Under-14s were beaten 7-1 by visiting Lympstone Rangers in their first outing since the festive break.

Feniton began their 2017 Macron League Premier Division fixture programme with a solid all-round performance that saw them win 4-1 at East Devon rivals Beer Albion.

Upottery Reserves were worthy winners of the Macron League Division Eight match-of-the-day, beating the Tigers 2-0 at Glebe Park.

Millwey Rise made a losing start to 2017 with a 3-2 defeat at Newton St Cyres Reserves, writes Dick Sturch.

After their impressive pre-Christmas run, Millwey Rise Reserves were brought crashing back down to earth, beaten 4-2 at home by Central Reserves, writes Dick Sturch.

Offwell Rangers made a winning start to 2017 with a 2-0 win in Exeter against Stoke Hill.

Ottery St Mary could not have been given a tougher game with which to start their 2017 fixtures for they visit Thorverton on Saturday (January 7).

Exmouth Town will look to continue their extraordinary run in cup competitons - they have not lost a single cup tie across three competitions since the season began last August - when they stage an FA Vase fourth round tie at Southern Road on Saturday (3pm).

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