Barnstaple Town enjoyed a week of celebrations as their 2,500th game in the Western League was quickly followed by promotion to the Premier Division.
This week’s North Devon Gazette Football League round-up
Skipper Winston James completed a try hat-trick in the last few minutes of the match as Barnstaple won 50-19 at Oxford Harlequins and piled up their best win of the season.
Barnstaple Town are through to the final of the Les Phillips Cup after fighting back to beat Hallen 3-1.
Hengrove Athletic 0-4 Barnstaple Town
Offwell Rangers put six of the best past Cheriton Fitzpaine.
Top seed Kristyna Pliskova won the Aegon GB Pro-Series Barnstaple singles title in impressive style.
South Molton coach Gary Bucknell is already looking ahead to next season and job number one is replacing himself.
Several local clubs came to the Torridge estuary at the weekend for Appledore Pilot Gig Club’s supervets regatta.
Bideford fell to a fourth consecutive defeat in the Evo-Stik Southern League premier division on Saturday.
Bideford sent St Austell reeling to a 48-17 home defeat, their worst in a relegation season.
All the action from day one of the main draw at the Tarka Tennis Centre
Bideford ABC had another good night in Plymouth, winning every fight against home favourites from Plympton ABC.
An injury-time equaliser on Saturday kept Barnstaple Town’s long unbeaten run in the Toolstation Western League intact.
A large contingent of Appledore pilot gig rowers headed to Dartmouth on Saturday to flex their muscles against some prestigious South coast crews.
North Devon angling scene with Tony Gussin....
Barnstaple Town opened up a five-point lead at the top of the Toolstation Western league first division as they went another week without conceding a goal.
Bideford came out on top 35-24 against visiting Camborne in a lively South West One encounter between two sides with no pressure on them.
Bideford Amateur Boxing Club’s Jack Langford is the Western Counties middleweight champion for the second consecutive year.
Bideford’s three-game winning streak came to an end on Saturday as they lost 1-0 at St Neots Town.
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