Lynch nets first Sidmouth Raiders Under-8 goal

11:01 13 March 2014

Sidmouth Raiders and Warriors Under-8s were involved in Exeter and District Youth League matches against West Hill and Honiton, writes Keith Pulman.

There was an unusual feature about then morning’s matches – they were played in sunshine! This made a change after all the recent wet weather!

The Warriors endured contrasting fortunes. First up against Honiton, in a hard fought game Jamie Pitter demonstrated some excellent ball skills and worked tirelessly for the team.

In their second match against West Hill an improved Warriors team performed superbly with the stand-out player being Thomas Fletcher whose movement was very good and he also scored a serious contender for goal of the season, running from the half way line through a packed defence before finding the back of the net.

Raiders began with a game against West Hill which was a close competitive match with the Raiders playing in a new formation. The whole team delivered the goods as Dean Lynch scored his first club goal and Tom Cload picked up the Man of the Match award.

Next up were Honiton with the Raiders getting off to a flying start with birthday boy Toby Brewster running all over the pitch putting in a great performance.

However, as the match progressed the Raiders tired against a very strong Honiton team. With a good all round performance from all players we are looking forward to our away games next week in Exeter.

0 comments

Other Sport Stories

Yesterday, 15:25
Action from the petanque at Ottery St Mary

Honiton Petanque Club’s match at Ottery St Mary ended in another narrow 3-2 defeat, their third consecutive loss by the same score line.

Read more
Yesterday, 14:44
Sidmouth Tennis Club's Davis Cup  Legacy event group who took part.

Six youngsters were presented with free tennis rackets by Sidmouth Tennis Club coaches on Sunday after graduating from the Club’s Davis Cup Legacy coaching programme writes Kate Truman.

Read more
Yesterday, 14:44

Sidmouth Town tasted cup glory on Wednesday night when they won the Morrison Bell Cup, writes Steve Birley.

Read more
Yesterday, 14:44
Mark Channon with the match ball after his hat-trick for Tipton St John

Tipton St John were 10 wicket winners when they entertained Marldon in their latest match, writes Phil Wright.

Read more
Yesterday, 14:44
Sidbury batsman Ben Pollard faces the Branscombe opening bowler

Sidbury were winners when they entertained Branscombe in a fixture that was able to proceed thanks to the new all-weather wicket at their Millfield home.

Read more
Yesterday, 14:44
Members' race at Ottery St Mary. P1081-10-10TI Point 2 Point at OSM. The 1st Race.

Horse racing enthusiasts are promised a fantastic family day out on Bank Holiday Monday (May 30), writes Donna Harris.

Read more
Yesterday, 14:43
Cricket - generic picture

Matchday three of the Tolchards Devon League was washed out, writes Stephen Birley.

Read more
Yesterday, 14:43
East Devon Hunt's Point to Point event. Photo by Simon Horn. Ref shsp 10 1192-10-11SH

The re-arranged Eggesford fixture at Upcott Cross featured riding doubles for Jamie Thomas and Will Biddick, writes Granville Taylor.

Read more
Yesterday, 14:42
Sidmouth Running Club's vice chairman Becky Robson presents cups to eleven year old Thomas Fletcher, Naoni Garrick and twelve year old Kate Marriott at the Sid Vale Athletics meeting on Sunday Ref shsp 21-16SH 5822. Picture: Simon Horn.

Sidmouth Running Club were once again tasked with setting out the track, course and organising the races at the 60th Sid Vale Athletic meeting at Sidford on Sunday, writes Terry Bewes.

Read more
Yesterday, 14:42

Sidmouth runner Jennifer Bentley had only one thing on her mind on Saturday as she headed off to Cornwall to take part in the Delicious Kernow Run, writes Terry Bewes.

Read more

Local Weather

Overcast

Overcast

max temp: 14°C

min temp: 12°C

Most Read Sport

Great British Life


Great British Life

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 Sidmouth Herald e-edition E-edition

Newsletter Sign Up


HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists


Local business directory

Devon's trusted business finder

Find planning applications