Sidmouth Chiefs win, Sidmouth Town edged out, Otters score 15 times - round-up of Saturday’s local action

Football and rugby Saturday night round-up picture. Picture STEVE BIRLEY

Football and rugby Saturday night round-up picture. Picture STEVE BIRLEY - Credit: Archant

The penultimate Saturday of January saw a big clean sheet home success for Sidmouth Chiefs in rugby, but, in football, there was another narrow defeat for Sidmouth Town while Ottery St Mary chalked up a double victory clean sheet success,

Sidmouth Chiefs have returned to home winnings ways – they were of course, beaten by St Austell at the Blackmore earlier this month - as they chalked up a 41-0 home win over Truro in their latest Western Counties (W) fixture, a result that keeps the Blackmore men top of the table.

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In South West Peninsula League football, Sidmouth Town were edged out by the odd goal in three at Elmore, though they made the title-chasing Mid Devon side work hard for the points for the Vikings took a first half lead before succumbing to a narrow defeat.

In the Macron Devon and Exeter League, the headlines were made by Ottery St Mary who won their Division Three game at home to Axmouth United 15-0! In the same division, Otterton were 3-0 winners over Clyst Valley Reserves.


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In Division Five, Sidmouth Town thirds were 2-0 winners on their visit to Awliscombe for an East Devon derby.

In Division Two, Tipton St John lost 3-1 at Halwill.

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In Division Eight, Sidmouth Town fourths were 6-1 home winners over Kenn Valley United.

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