Macron League wins for Upottery and Colyton, but defeats for Seaton Town and Feniton

PUBLISHED: 12:51 04 October 2018 | UPDATED: 09:18 08 October 2018




Colyton continue to blaze a trail at the top of the Macron League Premier Division table after their latest success, a 5-2 home win over Seaton Town.

George Richards (2), Mark Hancock, Alex Wheatley and Will Richards, the latter scoring from the penalty spot, netted for Colyton.

Upottery made it two wins from as many Glebe Park home games this top flight season with second half goals from Adam Cook and Sam Winslade seeing the villagers to a 2-0 victory over Okehampton Argyle.

Beer shared four goals with hosts Clyst Valley, who had been 2-0 up at one stage before a Max Richardson strike and an own goal saw the Fishermen to a point.

Feniton were a goal to the good thanks to a fine finish from Aaron Pearce, but high-flying Newtown eventually took the points away from Acland Park after scoring late on to seal a 3-1 win.

In Division Two, Axminster Town Reserves suffered a 6-0 home defeat at the hands of Dawlish United and Honiton Town Reserves suffered a fifth straight defeat when unbeaten Whipton and Pinhoe beat them 6-1 at Mountbatten Park.

In Division Three, Axmouth United were thumped 5-1 at home by an Ottery St Mary side that were making a welcome return to winning ways having suffered four straight defeats before their visit to Axmouth.

In Division Four Feniton Reserves continued their unbeaten start to the new league term as a Louis Dyer free-kick saw them to a 1-0 win over Sampford Peverell and Fenny are sitting second behind table-toppers Elmore Reserves. Taylor Rooke and Alex Paget netted for Beer Reserves as they came back from a two goal deficit at home to Clyst Valley Reserves to share the spoils.

Upottery Reserves lead the way in Division Five with their fifth straight win being a 4-3 success at Bravehearts and Cranbrook continue to be up amongst the pace setters after their 4-1 win at Bampton Reserves.

Dunkeswell Rovers got a point from a 1-1 draw in Exeter against Central, but Awliscombe remain rooted to the bottom of the table after a 3-0 defeat at Culm United.

In Division Six, Seaton Town Reserves were 3-2 winners over Colyton Reserves while Offwell Rangers were beaten 4-1 at home by currently all-conquering Spreyton.

In Division Eight, Honiton Town thirds were involved in a game of a dozen goals; the Hippos scored three of them, but visiting Dawlish United netted nine.

In terms of this Saturday’s (October 6) local action there’s Carl Throgmorton Devon Premier Cup action at Honiton, where Boca Seniors are the opposition (2pm) and at Colyton, where Seaton Town are the visitors for the second successive Saturday (2pm). There’s Devon Intermediate Cup action at Dunkeswell with the Dunks taking on the same Central side they played on Saturday – this weekend’s match is at Hemyock (2pm).

In the Macron League there’s Division Four home action for Feniton Reserves, hosting Hemyock and for Millwey Rise who entertain Winkleigh.

In Division Five, Upottery stage an East Devon derby with the visit to Glebe Park of Awliscombe whilst in Division Six there are home games for Seaton Town Reserves, taking on Bradninch, and Offwell Rangers who entertain Lapford. Honiton Town thirds host Elmore thirds in a Division Eight game (2.45pm).

There’s also a Bill Slee Cup tie at Beer Albion (2pm) where the visiting side are Otterton and there’s a football Express Cup home tie for Cranbrook, who take on Spreyton at Broadclyst (2pm)

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