Throgmorton Devon Premier Cup

Five teams from the North Devon Gazette Football League Premier Division are through to round two of the Throgmorton Devon Premier Cup.

Current league leaders Torridgeside made a strong impression, beating Okehampton Argyle 4-1 to progress.

It continued Torridgeside’s great start to the new season, which has seen them lose just once.

They will face a tough task in the next round, though, hosting Carlsberg South West Peninsula League Division One East title chasers Appledore.

Appledore reached the second round by stoically holding off Holsworthy of Division One West on Saturday.

It was a hard match which ebbed and flowed from the outset, with Appledore eventually securing their passage with a 3-2 victory.

North Devon League champions Braunton were comfortable winners at Landkey Town.

Braunton came away with a 5-1 victory as they eased through to round two.

A meeting with Park United awaits them there, after Park made light work of Fremington.

Their first round tie finished 4-1 to Park, whose solid start to the season has seen them reach the top half of the Premier Division table.

Boca Seniors were comfortable as they safely progressed to round two.

Saturday saw them beat Bradworthy by three goals to nil at the Tarka Tennis Centre.

Ilfracombe Town were also in good form as they beat Bideford Community AFC 3-1.

That means that Boca will host Ilfracombe in the next round, with a place in the third round on offer to the winners.

Hatherleigh Town, who ply their trade in the Devon and Exeter Football League, hammered Barnstaple FC in their round one clash.

It was a non-contest in truth, with Hatherleigh pulling off an 8-0 victory.

Shamwickshire Rovers did not make it through, losing 4-3 to Bow Amateur Athletic Club.

Firewatch Devon Senior Cup

Braunton Reserves were prolific winners in round two of the Firewatch Devon Senior Cup.

They bulldozed their way past Shamwickshire Rovers Reserves and into the third round with a 13-0 victory away from home.

Northam lions will be their next targets, after the Lions made it past Bow AAC Reserves by two goals to one.

Braunton were not the only side involved in high-scoring encounters, though.

Hartland against Pilton Academicals produced 12 goals, with Hartland winning 8-4.

And their opponents in round three will be Woolacombe and Mortehoe, who were involved in a high-scoring game themselves.

Woolacombe managed to beat Georgeham and Croyde by the

odd goal in seven in a tense affair

on Saturday.

Witheridge Reserves were 3-0 winners at Holsworthy Reserves, and will now face Lapford.

Chivenor put in a good performance to fend off Chittlehampton, winning the game by two goals to one.

Chivenor will meet Chulmleigh in round three.

The Devon and Exeter League outfit thrashed Pinhoe 7-2 in their round two meeting.

A&S Paving Devon Intermediate Cup

Ilfracombe Town Reserves and Fremington Reserves led the way in the scoring stakes in the A&S Paving Devon Intermediate Cup at the weekend.

Ilfracombe were in imperious form as they beat Haxton Rangers 7-1 in Bratton Fleming to book their place in the third round.

Fremington also hit seven as they crushed struggling Equalizers.

Fremington have made a strong start in Intermediate Two this season, and continued that form to thrash their Inter One opponents 7-2 in round two.

The county cup also pitted two of Intermediate One’s in-form teams against each other in Sporting Barum and Appledore Thirds.

Sporting boast a perfect record of seven wins from seven in the league, while Appledore have won five of their first six.

It was Sporting who came out on top on Saturday, reaching round three courtesy of a 3-1 victory.

The gap between intermdeiates one and two was apparent at Tews Lane, where Barnstaple FC Reserves put their difficult run in the league behind them to beat Woolsery Reserves.

Barnstaple were much too strong throughout, eventually winning 6-2.

Clovelly are also through to round three after beating Landkey Reserves 3-0 on Saturday.

Hartland Reserves, too, are in the next round after they overcame Ashwater in round two.

The final score there was 3-1.

And Winkleigh, who play their football in the Devon and Exeter League, are through after beating Bridgerule 6-1.

Winkleigh will face Lifton in the next round, while Sporting Barum host Barnstaple Reserves.

Hartland Reserves play Fremington Reserves, and Ilfracombe Reserves host Clovelly.

The third round ties are scheduled to be played on November 7.