Intermediate cup joy for Farway

PUBLISHED: 21:47 16 December 2010




Local sides were in Intermediate Cup east area quarter final action at the weekend with Farway beating East Budleigh 7-1 and Millwey Rise, who are having a terrific league season, losing 8-4.

Farway meet Exmouth Town in the January tie.

Bradley King was their Man of the Match, completing a hat-trick and his first half performance was one manager Andy Baily would like to see more of.

He said: “It was how I had always hoped he would play and I hope he can reproduce it again.”

Farway were 3-0 up by half time, King having scored after 25 minutes and then King and James Salter scored two quick goals in the minute before half time.

“The game was won then really,” said Baily. But it was dead and buried when Ernie Stopps got a fourth early in the second half.

East Budleigh had a 10 minute spell when they got back into the game and scored.

King completed his hat-trick and was joined on the scoresheet by Dave Dare and Matt Williams.

Woodbury, meanwhile, weren’t expecting to beat Millwey so heavily.

Manager Adam Reid said: “Millwey are a good side and unbeaten in the league for 31 games. They have conceded just eight goals all season and if it hadn’t been for their keeper, it would have been double figures.”

It was nip and tuck for the first half. Woodbury got to 3-1 up but Millwey were 4-3 down with a minute or two left to the interval.

The second half started with Woodbury the quickest to come out of the traps, but, with the second period 10 minutes old, a mad scramble in the Woodbury goal mouth resulted in Millwey Rise having five shots in as many seconds.

The Woodbury keeper pulled off three point blank blocks with Woodbury defenders flinging themselves in the way of any shot that came their way.

Millwey kept up to 6-4 but conceded two late goals.

Woodbury will play Sampford Peverell in the semi final in January and have the advantage of a home draw. Sampford are the only team to defeat Woodbury this season.

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