A good crowd was in attendance for what proved to be an entertaining holiday game between Sidmouth Quins and a team selected from the Ottery St Mary area with the ‘home’ team winning, scoring 42 points to the Otters’ 28, writes Terry O’Brien.
A lacklustre start proved costly to the Chiefs in a close and exciting game, the result of which was more important to Tiverton, who needed the win to be sure of avoiding relegation; the Mid Devon side winning 32-30, writes Terry O’Brien.
Sidmouth Chiefs slipped to their fourth consecutive home defeat, in which they have conceded an average of 34 points, going down 48-16, enabling St Austell to leapfrog them into seventh place in the league, writes Terry O’Brien.
Sidmouth Chiefs were knocked out of the Devon Senior Cup by the narrowest of margins in an exciting and entertaining quarter-final match against Bideford from the South West league, a tie that the visiting side won 32-31, writes Terry O’Brien.
The Chiefs notched up their best win of the season against third placed Devonport Services to dent their opponents promotion hopes in an exciting game at the Rectory Field that saw the Chiefs win 28-23, writes Terry O’Brien.