Seaton Town stretch unbeaten run to seven games with Clyst Valley draw.

PUBLISHED: 14:22 09 April 2013 | UPDATED: 14:22 09 April 2013


Seaton Town shared four goals with a Clyst Valley side battling for their lives to preserve their Fresha League top flight status.

Town still have seven to play to complete their league campaign.

Clyst Valley were the last team to defeat Town, beating them 3-1 back in early February, since then Town are unbeaten in seven games. On Saturday Josh Stunell’s side entertain an Exmouth Amateurs side who look certain to finish in a bottom two slot.

Beer Albion will sit out this coming weekend as they have just two to play, returning to action on April 20, when they travel to Exmouth Amateurs.

Offwell Rangers have work to do to avoid dropping out of Division Three. They did manage to bank a point from Saturday’s 1-1 draw at Newton St Cyres, that a first draw in 19 games for Rangers who sit 11th in the table, five points clear of the bottom three with eight to play. They are unbeaten in four and have banked seven points out of the last nine.

This Saturday Rangers make a first home appearance for six weeks when they entertain Crediton United (4.45pm) and they are back in action next Monday evening with a derby at Upottery (6.30pm).

Upottery have fallen away from the promotion race in Division Three in recent games and lost 3-0 at second placed Crediton United last Saturday.

Since beating the same team in a brilliant run of three straight wins, Dan Prettejohn’s side have now lost three on the bounce and sit in a mid-table spot. On Saturday they host South Zeal and next Monday night entertain Offwell Rangers.

In Division Five Awliscombe had a 4-0 home win over Westexe Rovers and that lifts them to fifth in the table, seven points shy of third placed Hatherleigh Town who have played a game more.

This weekend the Awls travel to Culm United and the week after they host Uplowman after which they will still have seven games to see if they can claim a promotion berth.

Beer Reserves drew 1-1 at St Martin’s and that sees them climb one place to eighth in the Division Five table.

On Saturday the Fishermen’s second string host Sampford Peverell.

Dunkeswell Rovers were edged out by the odd goal in three at Division Six leaders Dawlish United.

The Dunks have been in in-different form since the turn of the year. They win three games from early canary, but have lost four of their last six.

However, with eight still to play they could yet mount a promotion challenge.

They currently sit fourth, just four points short of third placed Feniton Reserves who have a game in hand.

On Saturday the Dunks get a swift opportunity to exact revenge on Dawlish when they entertain them and thy are away at Exwick Village next Wednesday (6.30pm).

There’s local action this Wednesday evening in the Fresha League. Colyton entertain Tipton St John in a Division One game and Honiton Town make the short trip to Newton Poppleford to face Colaton Raleigh.

There’s action also for Feniton Reserves who take their Division Six promotion effort to Topsham Town.

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