Sidmouth Under-15s beat Thorverton with Orchard netting the first goal

11:39 10 April 2014

Football generic picture

Football generic picture

Archant

Sidmouth 3, Thorverton 0

Sidmouth Under-15s were good value for their clean sheet win in a well-contested Exeter Youth League match.

The first half was a cagey affair with both sides seeing their attacks contained by the other’s defence!

After the break Tom Orchard, playing as a striker, struck with a fierce shot that gave the Thors gloves man no chance, to give Sidmouth the lead.

Thereafter, Connor Murphy and Tyler Wellman took charge of the midfield and it was from that area of dominance that Sidmouth doubled their lead.

A Murphy corner was cleared to Jamie Newbery who volleyed the ball powerfully towards goal and, despite the best efforts of the defender, the ball found its way into the net!

The back three of Newbery, Dylan King and Al Forsyth were in excellent form to deny Thors any clear chances to leave keeper Jake Sellick a quiet shift.

Jacob Rowe and Joe Miller worked tirelessly and, when Jack DeWinton was put through his shot just missed the target.

The move of the match came when Forsyth found Orchard, his quick ball to Wellman who then released Jonny Dunn who crossed for Miller to thump the ball home to put a polished seal on proceedings.

0 comments

Other Sport Stories

Yesterday, 09:27

Beer Albion enjoyed a comfortable 4-0 victory over bottom-of-the-table Bow at the Furzebrake, with striker Chris Long scoring all four goals, writes Richard Honnor.

Read more
Sunday, February 19, 2017

Being a summer sport, it is hard for triathlon competitors to stay focused on their training through the long, dark, damp winter months, writes Ellie Dominey.

Read more
Sunday, February 19, 2017

New Honiton Sea Angling Club junior Finley Hand certainly enjoyed a recent trip fishing with his father Wayne, writes Mike Spiller.

Read more
Friday, February 17, 2017

Tipton St John entertain Lympstone in a Macron League Division Two game on Saturday (February 18).

Read more
Friday, February 17, 2017

Jamie Newbery returns to the Sidmouth Town squad for the trip to Teignmouth Town on Saturday (February 18).

Read more
Friday, February 17, 2017

The last two weeks at Sidmouth Bowls Club have been more than eventful than most, writes Ron Cook.

Read more
Friday, February 17, 2017

Ottery St Mary claimed a first clean sheet away success of the Macron League Division Four season, winning 2-0 at St Martins, and it could not have come at a more opportune time!

Read more
Friday, February 17, 2017

In what was a classic game of two halves, Sidmouth Chiefs, who led 19-3 at one stage, saw their advantage whittled away until they were left with not even a bonus point for their contribution to an entertaining and exciting game, one won by visiting Cullompton 30-22, writes Terry O’Brien.

Read more
Friday, February 17, 2017

Exeter Chiefs, England and British Lions forward Geoff Parling will be the guest of honour at a Gala Dinner to be held in the Sidmouth RFC clubhouse on Wednesday, April 5.

Read more
Friday, February 17, 2017

The great Catalan capital of Barcelona was host to the eDreams Mitja Marato Half Marathon, writes Terry Bewes.

Read more

Local Weather

Rain

Rain

max temp: 12°C

min temp: 10°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

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists


Local business directory

Devon's trusted business finder

Find planning applications