Football

Saturday saw Honiton play local rivals Chard and whilst the two towns are 13 miles apart the county divide means this was the first competitive fixture in many a year, writes Jeremy Rice.

A third minute goal sent Honiton Town on their way as they best Elburton Villa 2-1 at Mountbatten Park in the South West Peninsula League Premier East.

It proved to be a super Saturday for Honiton Town but the Lacemen lost their derby meeting with Chard while there was also success for Feniton, Upottery Reserves, Millwey Rise, Awliscombe and Offwell Rangers, but defeats for Seaton Town and Dunkeswell Rovers.

Ottery St Mary are not in action this Saturday (October 19) and that comes as something of a relief for boss Dave Fairweather.

Ottery St Mary ladies were emphatic 10-3 winners when they entertained Exeter University in a Westward Developments Women's Devon Senior Cup tie.

Honiton Town suffered a 2-0 defeat against local rivals Axminster Town in the South West Peninsula League Premier East Division.

Axminster Town joint boss Josh Stunell was delighted with his teams 2-0 midweek floodlit success over Honiton Town.

A goal in each half from Tyler Wellman saw Axminster Town to a 2-0 midweek win over Honiton Town.

Beer Albion made Devon Premier Cup progress after a penalty shoot-out win over Lapford, writes Richard Honnor.

A preview of the Wednesday night (October 16) Tiger Way, Axminster meeting between Axminster Town and Honiton Town (7.30pm kick-off)

If you think you know your local football, see if you can name these East Devon football grounds from above.

Honiton Town head into Wednesday night's East Devon derby at Tiger Way, Axminster, in buoyant mood following a second successive success, Saturday's 5-1 win at Plymouth Marjon.

Feniton served up a superb all-round show to bag themselves a place in the third round of the Devon Premier Cup after a 2-1 win at South Devon-based Roselands.

Axminster Town and Honiton Town meet at Tiger Way, Axminster on Wednesday (October 16) night in a South West Peninsula Premier East derby game and the two teams could not be in different form.

Millwey Rise Reserves went out of the Devon Intermediate Cup at the first time of asking, beaten 8-1 at Kenn United, writes Dick Sturch.

A round-up of local football and rugby on the second Saturday of October

Beer Albion (main sponsor Edenvale Turf (SW) Ltd) lost for only the 2nd time this season, going down 5-3 at home to Chagford in this Macron Devon and Exeter Premier Division contest writes Richard Honnor.

In a battle of the mid-table Devon and Exeter Football League Premier Divison sides, Upottery were downed 2-0 by Seaton Town.

Honiton Town secured their fourth win of the South West Peninsula League Premier East season when they beat Elmore 3-2 at Mountbatten Park.

Honiton Town down the Eagles of Elmore, but defeat for Axminster Town while a loss also for the Lacemen who are beaten at Allhallows by Wellington - a round-up of local football and rugby on the first Saturday of October.

Check out where the local football action is taking place across East Devon on the first Saturday of October.

In front of a big crowd at Colyford Road, Beer Albion, who have as main sponsors Edenvale Turf SW Ltd, continued their fine start to the new season with a narrow 1-0 victory away against their local East Devon rivals Seaton Town, writes Richard Honnor.

Honiton Town suffered a 3-1 defeat when they travelled to Newton Abbot Spurs for a midweek South West Peninsula League Premier East game.

Ottery St Mary Under-14s eased into the second round of the Exeter & District Youth League cup competition with an emphatic 12-2 home win over Honiton.

Feniton Under-15s were involved in a compelling contest with visiting Cranbrook that yielded no fewer than 13 goals.

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