Beer the only place for Fresha football on yet another soggy Saturday

12:46 15 February 2014

A waterlogged football pitch

A waterlogged football pitch

Archant

The rains were once again responsible for washing out almost the entire Fresha League fixture list for the third Saturday in February, writes Steve Birley.

It shows just how much rain fell in the week that even Feniton’s normally ‘rain-resistant’ Acland Park was deemed unfit for play!

The one place to beat the rain was Furzebrake, Beer which staged the Beer Albion Reserves versus Bow AAC Reserves Fresha Division Five game with a 3pm kick-off.

Just one game survived the weather out of the entire South West Peninsula League Premier or Eastern Division programmes.

That was the Budleigh Salterton versus Galmpton United clash at Greenway Lane, Budleigh (3pm).

Honiton Town also have action on another soggy Saturday for their Firewatch Devon Senior Cup at Dartmouth beat the rain.

Eight of the last nine Saturday’s have been hit by rain meaning the Fresha League has seen only 59 out of a possible 450 matches played!

0 comments

Other Sport Stories

13:26

Millwey Rise scored four times in the second half to defeat visiting Awliscombe United 4-1, writes Dick Sturch.

Read more
10:28

Feniton shared six goals at a freezing cold Hatherleigh and move into the top eight of the Macron League top flight table.

Read more
13:12

There was a full programme in Division Two of the Honiton Netball League last week, writes Graham Ingram

Read more
10:10

Upottery Reserves stay top of the Macron League Division Eight table after a terrific 3-0 success at high-flying Queens Head in Exeter.

Read more
10:10

With the course in excellent condition, especially for mid January, the next round of the Winter League competition saw some excellent scores, writes Richard Jackman.

Read more
Fri, 20:37

William Tidball is seemingly in the fast lane to success.

Read more
Fri, 20:37

Sidmouth RFC is staging a Girls Rugby Fun Day early next month.

Read more
Fri, 20:36

Three intrepid Axe Valley Runners set off late Saturday afternoon to experience their first night run in Haldon Forest, writes Dave Mutter.

Read more
Fri, 14:52

The 10-mile Oh My Obelisk at Dawlish race attracted four AVR members, writes Dave Mutter.

Read more

Local Weather

Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 7°C

min temp: 2°C

Most Read Sport

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

Show Job Lists


Find planning applications