Exmouth Town’s big home cash match this Wednesday evening (7.30pm).

11:21 24 February 2013

Devon cup action between Exmouth Town and Exeter CS at Southern Road on Saturday. Photo by Simon Horn. Ref exsp 8046-08-13SH To order your copy of this photograph go to www.exmouthjournal.co.uk and click on MyPhotos24.

Devon cup action between Exmouth Town and Exeter CS at Southern Road on Saturday. Photo by Simon Horn. Ref exsp 8046-08-13SH To order your copy of this photograph go to www.exmouthjournal.co.uk and click on MyPhotos24.

Archant

Exmouth Town stage one of their biggest matches in recent times on Wednesday night when they entertain fellow SWP league Eastern Division side Stoke Gabriel.

The two teams go head-to-head for a place in the semi-finals of the Throgmorton Cup which is the league Cup for the South West Peninsula League.

There is a £300 prize for the Eastern Division side getting the furthest in the competition and also a £300 for each of the beaten semi-finalists and all that means is that Wednesday night’s game is worthy £600 to the winning team!

Town boss Richard Pears says; “Having beaten them (Stoke Gabriel) already this season could be seen as a negative for they will, be more determined than ever to see us off. That said we are the home team and we are in great form and as long as my team do their individual and collective jobs and give everything they have got then there’ll be no complaints fro me post match. It’s a big game, there’s no escaping that, but we have assembled a squad to not only deal with the big games, but to thrive on them.”

Kick-off is at 7.30pm and there will be news of the game here on the Journal website from 10pm on Wednesday with full reaction later in the week.

0 comments

Other Sport Stories

Thu, 20:51
Bowls

The weather has been a big problem for Ottery St Mary bowlers this past week, writes Michael Smith.

Read more
Thu, 20:50
Sidmouth Bowls Club Captains Day and the men's captain and vice-captain shake hands in front of the players before the action got underway.

With only a month remaining of the outdoor season, many of the finalists for the club competitions are known with only a few semi finals still outstanding, writes John Mason.

Read more
Thu, 20:50
Bowls

With many matches cancelled due to the heavy rain, the Budleigh ladies have played two of their Over-50s League games, both against Heavitree, obtaining the maximum of six points in both games.

Read more
Thu, 20:49
Ottery St Mary, the 2015 Tolchards Devon League C Division East champions.
Back row: (left to right); Joe Birch, Will Harrison, Rob Johns, Dan Flower, Rob Crabb
Front row: (left to right); Pete Gascoigne (scorer), Billy Rudolph, Ollie Reed, Lewis Townsend (capt), Sam Lynch, Billy Reed, Zac Johns, Elliott Jeffery (Bovis Homes).

Despite their local derby with Feniton being truncated by a spectacular thunderstorm, a fine bowling display last weekend saw Ottery St Mary 1st XI claim the necessary points to clinch the Tolchard’s Devon League C Division (East) title and thus secure promotion to the third tier of Devon cricket for the first time in their history, writes Ian Townsend.

Read more
Thu, 20:49

Sidmouth’s grip on the runners-up berth in the Tolchards Devon League Premier Division was loosened as they went down by 35-runs at North Devon.

Read more
Thu, 20:48

Sidmouth II head into the final match day of the Tolchards League season knowing that, as long as they bank more points than the home side then they be crowned 2nd XI Premier Division champions once again.

Read more
Thu, 20:48
Cricket - generic picture

The final league game of the season for Topsham St James was perhaps a little fortunate not to fall victim to the weather and the Saints were able to see off Buckland Monachorum and complete the double over the South West Devon side.

Read more
Thu, 20:48

Budleigh Salterton Cricket Club bring the curtain down on their season with a number of activities this weekend.

Read more
Thu, 20:47

Budleigh’s Tolchards League A Division promotion hopes were finally ended on the penultimate Saturday of the season as they were beaten by 81 runs at Sandford while rivals Cornwood were winning with something to spare at Bradninch.

Read more
Thu, 20:46
Football goalnet. Ref shsp 7216-33-15SH. Picture: Simon Horn

Exmouth Spartans made a superb start to life in the Fresha League Division Eight with a 5-1 win over Stoke Arms United at Warren View.

Read more

Local Weather

Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 17°C

min temp: 13°C

Great British Life


Great British Life

Family Notices 24



Devon's trusted business finder