Winning starts for Appledore and Holsworthy

PUBLISHED: 15:40 11 August 2014 | UPDATED: 15:40 11 August 2014

Appledore got off to a winning start against Alphington. PHOTO: platinumimages.uk.com

Appledore got off to a winning start against Alphington. PHOTO: platinumimages.uk.com

Archant

This week’s South West Peninsula league round-up

APPLEDORE kicked off their Carlsberg South West Peninsula League season with a commanding 3-0 win over Alphington on Saturday.

The Fishermen put in a fine display at Marshford to get their 2014/15 campaign under way, and will hope to push on and challenge at the top of Division One East.

Second half goals from James Marsh, Mark Cann and Sam Fishwick secured the three points for Keith Shapland’s men, who entertain Newton Abbot Spurs on Saturday.

HOLSWORTHY are also off to a good start, netting seven at Penzance to chalk up a win in their first game of the Division One West season.

The Magpies endured a difficult season last year but will come into this campaign with renewed hope of a better league finish.

Will Nicholls, who scored for fun in the North Devon Gazette Football League with Bideford Reserves last year, bagged a hat-trick on his Peninsula League debut to take them top after the first round of matches.

Holsworthy have their first home game tonight (Wednesday) when they entertain Millbrook.

Premier division Witheridge kick off their league campaign at home to Stoke Gabriel next Tuesday.

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, 23:53

Langford’s bout against Avtandil Khurtsidze for the interim world title was stopped in the fifth round

Read more
Yesterday, 18:21

Follow the action as Tommy Langford takes on Avtandil Khurtsidze for the WBO Interim World Middleweight title

Read more
Yesterday, 18:00

The Robins were beaten 1-0 on the final day of the Southern League season this afternoon (Saturday)

Read more
Wed, 16:48

Bideford won their Division Three match against Holsworthy by 145 runs in the Hayes North Devon Cricket League

Read more
Wed, 13:59

This week’s North Devon Gazette Football League round-up

Read more
Wed, 11:00

Bideford have one match left after going out of the Devon Senior Cup

Read more
Wed, 10:00

Torry will play North Tawton in Saturday’s Devon Junior Plate final

Read more
Wed, 09:09

Barum need just two points to secure National League Two South safety

Read more
Wed, 09:09

Coaches react to Good Friday derby, which saw Torridgeside beat Appledore 1-0

Read more
Mon, 20:39

The Robins picked up their second draw in two days in Division One South and West

Read more

Most Read Sport

Local Weather

Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 14°C

min temp: 5°C

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

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter
HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

Local business directory

North Devon's trusted business finder

Find planning applications