Sidmouth Colts suffer cup exit at hand of Okehampton

09:10 27 March 2014

Sidmouth Colts played Okehampton Colts at the weekend. Picture by Alex Walton. Ref shsp 8575-13-14AW. To order your copy of this photograph go to www.sidmouthherald.co.uk and click on Photo Orders

Sidmouth Colts played Okehampton Colts at the weekend. Picture by Alex Walton. Ref shsp 8575-13-14AW. To order your copy of this photograph go to www.sidmouthherald.co.uk and click on Photo Orders

Archant

Sidmouth Colts 11, Okehampton Colts 3

This was a tight and exciting game which went right to the wire, but the Sidmouth victory was not enough to put them through over the two legs of this Devon Plate quarter-final and the aggregate score of 30-27 to Okehampton means they progress in the competition.

Both sets of players will be better for the experience under the pressure of a game like this. For Sidmouth composure and execution at key times may well have seen them through. Defensively Sidmouth were effective and accurate, but in attack they can look back at two or three key moments which could, fairly easily, have been handled better.

Another dominant scrummaging performance laid a great platform, and though it was always tight in midfield with the Okey 10 a constant threat, Sidmouth did seem to have the edge in terms of creativity. In the backs, Locke and Wells-Burr both had super games and Cotton scored a good try. The pick of the forwards was Christian Edbroke whose tackling and offloads were highlights of the game.

0 comments

Other Sport Stories

09:02
Exmouth sailor Sam Matson with his boat now adorned in the sponsors name

Exmouth solo sailor Sam Matson has secured a major sponsorship, writes Stephen Birley.

Read more
08:55
Exmouth took on Bracknell at the Imperial ground on Saturday. Ref exsp 6607-06-15SH. Photo Simon Horn

Would you be happy to send your child to a school appearing only halfway up the Ofsted league table? Similarly, would you be comfortable to undergo surgery in a hospital propping up the basement position in the NHS league tables?

Read more
08:54
Cricket - generic picture

Exmouth Cricket Club are holding a charity golf day at Woodbury Park Golf Club on Friday, March 27 followed by a Charity auction in the evening hosted by ‘Homes under the Hammer’ auctioneer Graham Barton.

Read more
Tue, 15:46
Horse Racing generic picture

Taunton race goers have got three meetings to look forward to this month.

Read more
Tue, 15:46
Horse Racing generic picture

This coming weekend (March 8), will see the re-arranged East Cornwall Point-to-Point fixture take place at the popular track of Great Trethew, Menheniot, writes Donna Harris.

Read more
Tue, 15:45
Roller derby action

South West Angels of Terror (SWAT) B took to the indoor hall for the first time when they faced Plymouth City Roller Girls B in Barnstaple.

Read more

Local Weather

Overcast

Overcast

max temp: 10°C

min temp: 6°C

Most Read Sport

Family notices
Advertise in the paper
Submit a Story
Submit a Story
Buy Photos
Competitions
iwitness24
Facebook
Twitter
Google Plus Page
Family Notices 24

Digital Edition

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



Devon's trusted business finder