Football

Sidmouth RFC recorded a superb clean sheet away success but there was all-round disappointment for the senior teams at Sidmouth Town Football Club with defeats across the board, but better news from Ottery with the Development teqam recording a 4-0 home win.

New Sidmouth Town assistant Paul Pocock saw first hand the size of the task ahead as he watched his side lose 1-0 to Torridgeside in the South West Peninsula League Premier East.

Follow along as Sidmouth Town take on Torridgeside in the South West Peninsula League Premier East Division.

Ottery St Mary are not in action this Saturday (October 19) and that comes as something of a relief for boss Dave Fairweather.

Ottery St Mary ladies were emphatic 10-3 winners when they entertained Exeter University in a Westward Developments Women's Devon Senior Cup tie.

Sidmouth Town avoided the ignominity of slipping into bottom place in the South West Peninsula League Premier East as they ended a run of straight defeats with a 2-2 draw at the only side to sit below them in the table, Plymouth Marjons.

Sidmouth Town saw a two-goal lead slip as they ended up banking a point from their midweek visit to the only side to sit below them at the foot of the South West Peninsula League Premier East table - Plymouth Marjons.

Beer Albion made Devon Premier Cup progress after a penalty shoot-out win over Lapford, writes Richard Honnor.

Sidmouth Raiders produced an encouraging performance against their unusually named opponents from Honiton and successfully bagged all 3 league points, writes Sarah Bennett.

If you think you know your local football, see if you can name these East Devon football grounds from above.

Sidmouth Town suffered another league defeat, but there was good news for followers of Sidmouth Chiefs as they won for the first time in their league campaign this term.

Each year on August Bank Holiday Monday Sidmouth Bowls Club hold their Charity Day, writes Carol Smith.

Beer Albion (main sponsor Edenvale Turf (SW) Ltd) lost for only the 2nd time this season, going down 5-3 at home to Chagford in this Macron Devon and Exeter Premier Division contest writes Richard Honnor.

A round-up of local football and rugby on the first Saturday of October

Sidmouth Town Junior Vikings Raiders Under-12 have launched a new season of youth league football.

Sidmouth Town face very different opposition in the space of four days, travelling to bottom-of-the-table Stoke Gabriel tomorrow (Saturday) and then hosting top-of-the-table Bovey Tracey at Manstone Lane next Wednesday (October 9).

In front of a big crowd at Colyford Road, Beer Albion, who have as main sponsors Edenvale Turf SW Ltd, continued their fine start to the new season with a narrow 1-0 victory away against their local East Devon rivals Seaton Town, writes Richard Honnor.

Sidmouth Warriors Under-14s sailed into the next round of the Exeter & District Youth league Cup after an 8-0 win away at Division One side Okehampton.

Ottery St Mary Under-14s eased into the second round of the Exeter & District Youth League cup competition with an emphatic 12-2 home win over Honiton.

All four of the Sidmouth Town senior football teams lost, Ottery St Mary lost another league game and, in rugby, Sidmouth Chiefs suffered a fourth straight league defeat.

Ottery St Mary AFC manager Dave Fairweather is hoping his side make amends when they take on Newton Abbot Spurs 2nds this weekend.

Sidmouth Town manager Danny Burwood has been a 'reluctant' player in his team over the past few games.

Sidmouth Town ended a run of six straight defeats with a superb Wednesday night 3-2 Manstone Lane win over Dartmouth to move into the second round of the Devon St Lukes Bowl.

Beer Albion, sponsored by Edenvale Turf SW Ltd chalked up their third Macron Devon and Exeter League Premier Division win in four starts winning 3-1, and thus completing the double over, Hatherleigh Town writes Richard Honnor.

Ottery St Mary Under-14s head the fledgling Exeter and District Youth League Division One table, albeit on goal difference, after a 1-1 draw in what proved to be a compelling encounter with Alphington.

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