Genders at the treble as Honiton Town complete double over Colyton

10:33 13 March 2014

Honiton Town 2nds at home to Amory Green Rovers. Photo by Terry Ife. Ref mhsp 2641-11-14TI To order your copy of this photo go to and click on myphotos24

Honiton Town 2nds at home to Amory Green Rovers. Photo by Terry Ife. Ref mhsp 2641-11-14TI To order your copy of this photo go to and click on myphotos24


Colyton 0, Honiton Town 3

Tim Genders scored all three goals as Town claimed victory in a well contested East derby.

Colyton had beaten title-chasing Dolphin seven days before and this was the first Town outing since they’d entertained Colyton back on December 14!

I needed a smart penalty save from Ben Kayes to deny Colyton an early lead. Kayes then made a fine stop in a one-on-one with a home striker before Genders bagged the first of his treble.

Genders doubled his tally before the break and notched his third midway through the second period.

The game was well officiated by referee Brian Perryman who was forced to issue a couple of red cards with Steve Rampaul and substitute Jack Knight sent for early showers!

Town boss Kev Blackwell said: “The three points are the key. I would say though that if we are to reach the heights we are aspiring too then standards need to be raised. That said this was our first competitive game for 12 weeks so I cannot be too hard on the players as they are giving their all. I am sure that when we return playing week in week out, the tempo and the intensity will return to our play.”

On Saturday Town make the long trip to Halwill who they have already beaten twice this term, beating them 6-0 in the first league encounter and then, two weeks later, 4-2 in a cup tie.


Other Sport Stories

Feniton 3rds are pictured playing Exmouth Ammies 3rds at Feniton on Saturday. Ref mhsp 0336-38-15SH. Picture: Simon Horn

It’s Throgmorton Devon Premier Cup day tomorrow (October 10) and there are a number of local teams facing possible ‘giant-killing’ feats!

Read more
Lester Willmington (chairman of Sidmouth Rugby Club), with Bill and Hilary Beaumont and John Barnard, (captain of Sidmouth Golf Club).

Sidmouth Golf Club was delighted to play host to Bill Beaumont, the Rugby Football Union (RFU) chairman and his wife Hilary last week.

Read more
Wed, 14:35
Image licensed to Lloyd Images 
The Extreme Sailing Series 2015 Act 7. Istanbul. Turkey. Oman Air Team skippered by Stevie Morrison (GBR) with crew Nic Asher (GBR), Ed Powys (GBR), Ted Hackney (AUS) and bowman Ali Al Balushi  (OMA)

Exmouth sailor Stevie Morrison, skipper of Extreme 40 team Oman Air, sailed on to the podium at Extreme Sailing Series™ Act 7, Istanbul presented by Yandex.

Read more
Wed, 14:34

Bicton College is celebrating sporting success, with a number of their students enrolled on the AASE (Achieving Academic and Sporting Excellence) Apprenticeship Scheme embarking on professional careers. The scheme is run by the Exeter Chiefs Rugby Academy in partnership with Bicton College.

Read more
Wed, 12:09
The Peak Hill Challenge and what the cyclists will see on their way to the top!

Sid Valley Cycling Club is preparing for the latest running of their annual Peak Hill Climb, staged in memory of Rodney Pyne.

Read more
Wed, 09:23

Offwell Rangers bagged their first win of the season with an excellent single goal success at Wellington.

Read more
Wed, 08:09

Beer Reserves were left to make a 100-mile round trip to Winkleigh with yet another new combination of players with injuries and unavailability’s preventing the team fielding their best 11 players.

Read more
Wed, 08:08
Boy playing football

Honiton Under-13s staged a superb comeback from a three goal deficit to defeat City Raiders Galaxy 6-4 for an Exeter and District League encounter.

Read more
Wed, 08:07

For no obvious reason the September stableford proved a relatively low scoring affair, writes Richard Jackman.

Read more
Wed, 08:07
Golf generic picture

The rescheduled ladies versus men encounter for the Wooden Spoon was played at Honiton on the final weekend of the month, writes Liz Rogers.

Read more

Local Weather

Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 14°C

min temp: 9°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
Google Plus Page
Reader Travel

Family Notices 24

Read Online

Read the Midweek Herald e-edition E-edition

Find a job in Devon

Local business directory

Honiton's trusted business finder

Find planning applications