Don't miss a story sign up to the North Devon Gazette's FREE daily newsletter CLICK HERE

Pictures: Barum take goal tally to 16 in three games

10:28 16 April 2014

Action from Barnstaple Town

Action from Barnstaple Town's 4-1 win against Warminster Town on Saturday. Pic by Brian Saunders

Archant

Barnstaple’s impressive scoring run continues with 4-1 win against Warminster.

BARNSTAPLE Town took their scoring tally to 16 goals in a remarkable eight days with a 4-1 win at home to Warminster Town on Saturday.

After putting six past Roman Glass St George and Almondsbury UWE, Barum came from behind with a brace by Jack Jenkins and singles by Ryan Turner and Dave Pearse to avenge a 2-1 defeat at Warminster on April 2.

Despite a bright start, it was the Wiltshiremen who took the lead on 13 minutes, Tom Golledge heading home a Louis Sparey corner.

Visiting goalkeeper Carl Crabtree had already saved well from Jenkins after Aaron Harper-Penman opened up the defence within minutes of the kick-off

But when a long ball up field by opposite number Jimmy Thorne found Turner, Crabtree was unable to stop the striker levelling the scores from the edge of the box.

Minutes later, another wind-assisted punt by Thorne looked goal-bound but was tipped over the bar by the scrambling Crabtree.

Billy Tucker and Jed Penman-Harper went close to giving the hosts the lead before the break.

They eventually broke the deadlock after the break when Jenkins found the net after Warminster failed to clear a corner.

A fingertip save from Tucker denied Barnstaple a third – but not for long, Jenkins pouncing on a loose ball from a corner to make it 3-1 with 10 minutes to play. Dave Pearse made it 4-1 in injury time.

Barnstaple are now fourth in the Toolstation Western League Division One but have games in hand on the teams around them.

On Friday they host eighth placed Wellington at Mill Road, while on Monday they travel to Cheddar.

To view more pictures from the match, click here.

0 comments

Welcome , please leave your message below.

Optional - JPG files only
Optional - MP3 files only
Optional - 3GP, AVI, MOV, MPG or WMV files
Comments

Please log in to leave a comment and share your views with other North Devon Gazette visitors.

We enable people to post comments with the aim of encouraging open debate.

Only people who register and sign up to our terms and conditions can post comments. These terms and conditions explain our house rules and legal guidelines.

Comments are not edited by North Devon Gazette staff prior to publication but may be automatically filtered.

If you have a complaint about a comment please contact us by clicking on the Report This Comment button next to the comment.

Not a member yet?

Register to create your own unique North Devon Gazette account for free.

Signing up is free, quick and easy and offers you the chance to add comments, personalise the site with local information picked just for you, and more.

Sign up now

Other Sport Stories

Yesterday, 14:00

The Instow cricketers went down by 43 runs at Heathcoat on Saturday in the Tolchards Devon Premier.

Read more
Yesterday, 13:00
Torridge PGC at the Cattewater Regatta

A skeleton squad headed to Plymouth for the Cattewater Gig Club Regatta.

Read more
Yesterday, 12:00
Bideford Reds Mixed Four (from left to right): Jon Lamont, Libbie Willis, Adam Curtis (cox), Glyn Brown and Jess Giddy.

Bideford’s two rowing clubs went to Cornwall for round five of the West of England Championship.

Read more
Yesterday, 10:23
Seeking out those monster waves is the focus of the new Beneath the Surface documentary.

Exciting Red Bull documentary Beneath the Surface is now available

Read more
Yesterday, 09:12
Appledore's mixed team at Mounts Bay

Appledore and Ilfracombe went up against the World Champions at Mount’s Bay on Saturday.

Read more
Yesterday, 08:00
Bideford ABC held their annual presentation at the weekend.

Members of the club were joined by former member and WBO Inter-Continental champion Tommy Langford at the presentation.

Read more
Tue, 18:00

This week’s Tolchards Devon League round-up

Read more
Tue, 14:00
North Devon's T20 team at the Devon Finals (back row left to right): Max Curtis, Ed Yeo, Matt Westaway, Barney Huxtable, Joe Kelly, Tom Ansell, (front) 
Josh King, John Green, Jack Hockin, Brett Mason, Dan Bowser.

North Devon met Torquay in the Servicemaster Devon T20 semi-final on Sunday.

Read more
Tue, 13:00

The two North Devon sides were both in action over the weekend.

Read more
Tue, 12:14
Torridgeside were last season's Brayford Cup winners. Picture: Matt Smart

Fixtures have been revealed for the first rounds of the North Devon Gazette Football League’s cup competitions

Read more

Most Read Sport

Local Weather

Overcast

Overcast

max temp: 18°C

min temp: 15°C

Great British Life

Great British Life

Useful Links

Advertise in the paper
Submit a Story
Subscribe to the paper
Competitions
North Devon Football League
Order Photos
Family notices
iwitness24
Facebook
Twitter
Google Plus Page
Reader Travel

Family Notices 24

Read Online

Image
Read the North Devon Gazette e-edition E-edition

Newsletter Sign Up

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

Local business directory

North Devon's trusted business finder

Find planning applications