Offwell Rangers sign two from Axminster Town

PUBLISHED: 15:41 07 February 2013 | UPDATED: 15:41 07 February 2013

Offwell Rangers were another side to sit out a rain affected match day.

Gary Osbourne is mindful of the build-up of matches to come, but is not overly concerned, especially after securing the services of Lewis Couch and Ben Ashford from Axminster Town.

Osbourne says: “I also hope to have a third new face with us before this weekends match and that means we have a squad which will cope comfortably with any hectic schedule. Of more immediate concern is to simply get games played! Since I took over in early November we have managed to play just five league games!”

On Saturday Rangers travel to University.

Osbourne says: “Getting a result is vital. We need the points to stay away from the drop zone. I am confident we will be all right. The new faces will increase competition for places and that’s healthy in any team.”

Other Sport Stories

Yesterday, 17:17

On a glorious sunny day Uplyme Cricket Club hosted the annual Kwik Cricket tournament for Year five and six pupils from local primary schools on behalf of Dorset Schools Cricket Association.

Read more
Yesterday, 12:36

Seven Chard and District Swimmers qualified for the South West Regional Swimming Championships this season, writes Heather Pullinger.

Read more
Fri, 19:36

The 12th staging of the Umborne Ug, a 10k race, organised by Rick and Eleanor Wood, takes place on June 3 with a 6pm start from Umborne Hall (EX13 7QL).

Read more
Fri, 19:28

Seaton bowlers have again been busy with action in friendly and league matches, writes Alan Nicholas.

Read more
Fri, 15:09

It’s the big weekend of rugby and football in London for Exeter Chiefs on Saturday and Exeter City on Sunday.

Read more
Fri, 13:17

It was seven years today that Exeter Chiefs finally arrived at English rugby’s top table.

Read more
Fri, 09:02

Honiton Petanque Club entertained both North Devon clubs in a double-header of action, and, for the first time, achieved back-to-back Devon League wins, writes Chris Bigmore.

Read more
Fri, 08:39

Competing in the Devon past lady captain’s competition at Okehampton, Elizabeth Ward won the Silver Division, and has added her name to the Silver Cup, writes John Pawley.

Read more
Fri, 08:39

Devon Petanque leaders Ottery St Mary hosted the league’s two North Devon clubs and the matches produced very different results, writes Dave West.

Read more
Fri, 08:37

The second of two point-to point meetings to take place at the popular Upcott Cross course has attracted a massive 138 entries, where the Dulverton West host their meeting this coming Bank Holiday Monday (May 29), writes Donna Harris.

Read more

Local Weather

Rain

Rain

max temp: 19°C

min temp: 14°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

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Local business directory

Honiton's trusted business finder

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists


Find planning applications