SOUTH Molton did enough in the first half to clinch a 25-10 Devon One win at Topsham. Topsham pounced early on with winger Matt Hansford nicking a kick-and-chase try. South Molton replied with winger Ed Strawbridge getting the touchdown, then Tom Baxter d
SOUTH Molton did enough in the first half to clinch a 25-10 Devon One win at Topsham.Topsham pounced early on with winger Matt Hansford nicking a kick-and-chase try.South Molton replied with winger Ed Strawbridge getting the touchdown, then Tom Baxter dummied in from the 10-metre line to grab the lead. Molton full-back Adam Crispin slotted a pair of penalties and added the conversion after Courtenay Lucas bagged a try for a 25-5 half-time lead.Topsham pulled a try back in the second half through Paul Burder, but got no closer.South Molton entertain Totnes this Saturday.l TORRINGTON'S woes on the road continued when they lost 53-6 away to table-topping Teignmouth.It was Torrie's second 50-point pasting in three games and came hard on the heels of a similar drubbing at Exeter Saracens.The Teigns were ahead after two minutes and shot off into a 24-6 half-time lead. Wing Will Sowden finished up with a hat-trick for the Teigns, who are now unbeaten after eight games.Torrie are at home to Tamar Saracens this Saturday.l ILFRACOMBE had no game last Saturday. They are at home to Devonport High School Old Boys this Saturday.l WEST Buckland 1st XV lost 17-7 to Wellington in a hard-fought match. West Buckland scored first when fly half James Knight intercepted a pass on half way and sprinted to the line. Charlie Wood converted. Wellington gradually came back into the game and before half time and scored two tries. West Buckland came back strongly and were pressing on the opposition line as the half-time whistle blew.The second half was largely played in midfield with few scoring opportunities at either end. Wellington scored the only try.