Sidmouth celebrates a ‘Super sporting September success’ with top wins in football, rugby and cricket

September 1, was certainly a 'Super Sporting Saturday' for Sidmouth teams as the Town football team

September 1, was certainly a 'Super Sporting Saturday' for Sidmouth teams as the Town football team won an FA Vase tie away at higher oppostion, the cricket team claimed a seventh Devon League Premier Division title in 11 years and the rugby team won their first home league game of a new season since the start of the 2006 season. Picture; CONTRIBUTED - Credit: Archant

Has there ever been a better Sidmouth sporting success Saturday than the one the first day of September 2018 produced?

We offer up that question beacuse September 1 saw the town’s three major sporting teams all claim remarkable success.


Sidmouth Town win their first ever FA Vase tie, beating higher opposition on their own artificial surface – they won 3-2 at Western League outfit Kensham Town.


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Sidmouth Cricket Club’s 1st XI bagged their seventh Devon Cricket League Premier Division title in the last 11 years, winning their final game of the season at Exmouth to leap-frog final day morning leaders Heathcoat (who lost at home to Sandford) to claim the top honour.


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Sidmouth RFC won their opening game of a new Tribute Western Counties West League season, and did so in style, bagging their first home win of a new campaign since 2006, thrashing Saltash 64-7.

Make sure you get your copy of the Sidmouth Herald this week (out next on Friday, September 7) for all the best post match comment on a super sporting Saturday for Sidmouth team.

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