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South West Peninsula League Round-Up

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The action in the South West Peninsula League Premier Division started on Friday night when Plymouth Argyle`s second string closed the gap on leaders Plymouth Parkway back to thirteen points with a 4-1 win away at Helston Athletic in front of a bumper attendance of 357 at Kellaway Park.

The Pilgrims also pulled themselves five points clear of third-placed Saltash United. whilst Helston remain in ninth spot in the table.

Also on Friday, in the Cornwall Senior Cup, at the third time of asking, holders Bodmin Town were able to play their third round tie with West Division St Dennis at Priory Park with the holders safely through to the last eight after an 8-1 victory.

On Saturday, in the Walter C Parson Cup, Launceston crashed out, despite taking an early lead, as they went down 2-1 away at West Division side Mousehole in the last sixteen of the competition.

The three outstanding Cornwall Senior Cup ties were all played on Saturday with three Premier sides booking places in the quarter-finals in a fortnight`s time.

St Austell beat Camelford 2-1 at Poltair Park in the only all Premier encounter, Newquay beat West Division side Millbrook 4-2 at Mount Wise and Torpoint Athletic beat Combination League outfit Carharrack 2-1 at The Mill.

Phil Hiscox


About Author

Former Swansea City and Kettering Town defender who has been managing the likes of Kettering Town u18s, Rothwell Town, Desborough Town and Wellingborough Town for 33 years as well as being technical director at AFC Rushden & Diamonds. Began in non-League journalism as editor of Team Talk magazine back in the early 1990s and then as editor of Non-League Daily, joining Pitchero to set up Pitchero Non-League in January 2011. Also works for the National League.

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