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, 11:35
Golf generic picture

Tuesday was the selected day for Bob Webber’s Emerton Court team (men’s over 60’s) to play the home leg of their third round match against Elfordleigh.

Read more
Yesterday, 11:35
Ollie Reed bowling at home for Ottery. Ref shsp 9138-26-15TI. Picture: Terry Ife

At the halfway stage of the Devon Cricket League season, Ottery St Mary 1st XI hold a healthy 27-point lead at the head of C Division (East) after they returned to winning ways with an excellent all-round display at near neighbours, Seaton, writes Ian Townsend.

Read more
Yesterday, 11:35
Sidmouth lady bolwers received a visit from the ladies'  Devon County president, Margaret Brotheridge and 48 bowlers.

Sidmouth Bowls Club ladies pulled out all the stops to host 48 players and their visitors for the ladies’ Devon County president Margaret Brotheridge and also for Section Three captain, Jacky Howle (also senior vice-president), writes Susie Bonnell.

Read more
Yesterday, 11:35
Tom Forsyth makes a most welcome visit to Sidmouth Bowls Club. He was welcomed by indoor captain Ron Cook and outdoor captain Mike Borst.

Sidmouth Bowls Club members were delighted earlier this week when a long-standing member, Tom Forsyth, visited the club for the first time in nearly nine years having suffered a serious stroke, writes Ron Cook.

Read more
Yesterday, 11:35

Sidmouth ladies sent two triples’ teams to play against Madeira in the latest round of the popular Over-50s League, writes Susie Bonnell.

Read more
Yesterday, 11:34
Golf generic picture

On Saturday, it was the turn for the members to invite friends or past foes in club matches for the Invitation Open, writes John Barnard.

Read more
Yesterday, 11:34

The Sidmouth Ladies played their scratch and handicap competitions over two days.

Read more
Yesterday, 11:34
Hands holding rugby ball

Exeter Chiefs Academy back rower Connor O’Shaughnessy has becomes the latest addition to Exmouth’s squad ahead of the coming season.

Read more
Yesterday, 11:34
The swimmers who took part in the Exe to Exe race

The final weekend of June saw Exmouth Swimming and Life Saving Society stage the second Exe to Exe Swim, writes Ian Lang.

Read more
Yesterday, 11:34
Players taking part in the Sidmouth June CA Tournament this week. Ref shsp 8946-23-15SH. Picture: Simon Horn

Sidmouth Croquet Club held its annual One Ball tournament last weekend, writes David Butler.

Read more

Local Weather

Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 20°C

min temp: 17°C

Great British Life


Great British Life

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

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Sidmouth Herald e-edition today E-edition



Devon's trusted business finder