Robins Reserves lose two goal lead as Otters depart with the points

PUBLISHED: 19:06 17 March 2018 | UPDATED: 19:06 17 March 2018

A great shot of a soccer ball Doni and I shot with the rest of the sports stuff. Man, the sun was hot that day!

A great shot of a soccer ball Doni and I shot with the rest of the sports stuff. Man, the sun was hot that day!

Copyright 2010 ArixMedia, LLC. All rights reserved. Licensed under the ArixMedia Content License Agreement. For more information

Budleigh Salterton slipped to a 3-2 defeat at home to Ottery St Mary in a Macron Devon and Exeter League meeting at Greenway Lane, writes SpursTom.

The first half was a goalless affair, but the action was far from mundane both teams fashioned chances.

The deadlock was broken 11 minutes into the second half when the Robins’ teenage hit man Adam Wilkinson fired the home side ahead, and, just a minute later it was 2-0 with Elliot Mann the scorer. At that stage of the contest, Budleigh were in a terrific position. However, with 13 minutes remaining Ben Rushton fired the Otters back into the contest, albeit, with a wind-assisted shot. Then, just as the home side had done, within one minute of finding the net they did so again with Rushton netting his second.

There followed a period of end-to-end action during which time both sides created further opportunities. However, it was Ottery who sealed all three points when, with time running out, Adam Brook rifled home a free-kick.

It’s a defeat the Robins could have done without considering their low league position.

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 Cranbrook Herald 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 Cranbrook Herald 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 Cranbrook Herald 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

16 minutes ago

Budleigh Salterton became the first team in the three divisions of the South West Peninsula League to complete their season when they travelled to North Devon and went down 2-1 at Ilfracombe Town.

Read more
11:07

Following the trauma and disappointment of the previous week, Budleigh Salterton Reserves manager Alan Barnsley was still struggling to put a side together for last Friday’s evening clash away at Clyst Valley Reserves, writes, SpursTom.

Read more
10:22

Now the sun is starting to shine Honiton Cricket Club is looking forward to the season ahead.

Read more
10:19

Budleigh Salterton Under-15s were in superb form as they won 5-0 at Cullompton Rangers in their latest Exeter and District Youth League Division Two outing, writes SpursTom.

Read more
10:35

Sidmouth Town Reserves went down 4-1 on their visit to Chagford for a Macron League Division One meeting.

Read more
10:16

Honiton Town suffered a 4-1 defeat when they hosted Axminster Town in an East Devon derby at Mountbatten Park.

Read more
Yesterday, 12:14

Withycombe Under-16s booked a deserved place in the Fisherman’s Cup final with an emphatic win over Crediton.

Read more
Yesterday, 12:14

Withycombe Under-14s finished their season of friendly rugby with a fine win over a strong Bideford team last Saturday.

Read more
Yesterday, 11:47

The latest Fair Play League table issued by the South West Peninsula League show Axminster Town sitting seventh and it is the Tigers, who are also the highest placed team out of the four East Devon-based teams in the table.

Read more
Yesterday, 11:14

Millwey Rise went out of the Football Express Cup at the semi-final stage, beaten under the floodlights at the home of Tiverton-based Elmore Reserves, writes Dick Sturch.

Read more

Local Weather

Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 15°C

min temp: 9°C

Useful Links

Facebook
Twitter
Photo Orders
Family notices
Reader Travel

Family Notices 24

Read Online

Image
Read the Cranbrook Herald e-edition E-edition

Show Job Lists

Local business directory

Cranbrook's trusted business finder

Find planning applications