Beer beaten despite another goal for Walker

15:41 14 February 2013

Hatherleigh Town 4, Beer Albion 1

The Fishermen slipped to defeat at the title chasing North Devon side that needed a brace of penalties to eventually secure victory.

Richard Walker fired Beer into a deserved lead and only two penalties, awarded within five minutes of each other, both for fouls, turned the game in favour of the home side.

Beer boss Phil Crabb said: “It was very hard on my lads who really put a shift in. To say the penalties were, in our view, contentious, is putting it mildly. It’s a shame that right now little seems to run in our favour. We can boss large periods of matches, but then pay a heavy price for not killing games off when the opportunity is there to do so.”

Next up for the Fishermen is Saturday’s trip to Topsham Town.

The Tops sit three points and one place below Beer in the table having played five games fewer.

That means it is vital that the Fishermen get something from their visit to Coronation Field for if they return to Furzebrake empty handed then they will find themselves once again being dragged close to the group of teams battling the drop.

Other Sport Stories

18:22
The SWAT B team before their resounding victory over Cornwall Bs

South West Angels of Terror (SWAT) B team certainly enjoyed their bank holiday weekend with a resounding victory over Cornwall Roller Derby’s Rec team, writes Steve Birley.

Read more
18:21
Point to point action

A good sized Bank Holiday crowd enjoyed warn sunshine and competitive racing at Upcott Cross for the South Tetcott meeting, writes Granville Taylor.

Read more
14:21

Swaggermamas pulled off the result of the week when they defeated current winter champions Hi Q in a thrilling, but low scoring, encounter, writes Graham Ingram.

Read more
13:22
Swimming pool

Five 15 years and over Chard and District Club swimmers competed at the recent ASA South West Regional Youth Championships held at the 50 metre pool at Plymouth Life Centre, writes Heather Pullinger.

Read more
13:14
Cricket

Topsham St James Under-11s were involved in a thrilling meeting with Whimple that ended in an eight run victory form the young Saints, writes Ian Mason.

Read more
10:53
Golf generic picture

There was good weather for the 56 seniors taking part in the popular Texas Scramble format, writes John Pawley.

Read more
10:52
Sidmouth Tennis Club's Davis Cup  Legacy event and the racket presentation

Seaton Tennis Club are running junior camps across the half-term break, and the club is preparing for a major event, writes Belinda Bawden.

Read more
Yesterday, 23:02
Golf generic picture

The Lyme Regis Centenary Sword was won by Adrian Morgan, writes Richard Jackamn.

Read more
Yesterday, 23:02
Golf generic picture

The qualifier for the Express and Echo Shield was the competition on offer for the ladies last Wednesday, writes John Pawley.

Read more
Yesterday, 12:56
Bowls

Feniton Over-60s men’s A Triples League team maintained their winning ways by defeating Tiverton Bowling Club away, 42-26, writes Roger Smith.

Read more

Local Weather

Overcast

Overcast

max temp: 19°C

min temp: 12°C

Most Read Sport

Great British Life

Great British Life

Useful Links

Family notices
Advertise in the paper
Submit a Story
Submit a Story
Buy Photos
Competitions
iwitness24
Facebook
Twitter
Google Plus Page
Reader Travel

Family Notices 24

Read Online

Image
Read the Midweek Herald e-edition E-edition

Newsletter Sign Up

Local business directory

Honiton's trusted business finder

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists


Find planning applications