South West Peninsula League Round-Up…

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Saltash United underlined their title credentials in the South West Peninsula League Premier Division on Saturday as they came from behind to beat local rivals Plymouth Parkway by a 3-2 margin at Kimberley Stadium.

The Ashes stay just ahead of the chasing pack in pole position but for Parkway it was a third defeat on the bounce with new manager Lee Hobbs seeing his team`s promotion ambitions seriously damaged.

To make matters worse for Parkway, all their nearest rivals that were in action today produced resounding victories.

Tavistock had a 2-1 win from their tricky-looking trip to Falmouth Town, St Austell made short work of Camelford with a 6-0 win at Poltair Park, Bodmin Town had an 8-2 away romp at lowly Ivybridge Town and Exmouth Town climbed a place to seventh, with games in hand, as they beat Callington Town also by a 6-0 margin.

Only two other sides recorded wins today with Cullompton Rangers climbing two places to ninth after a 3-1 Speeds Meadow win over visiting Godolphin Atlantic, whilst Helston Athletic returned to winning ways with a 3-0 success away at a Newquay side who used up one of their games in hand at the bottom, without reward.

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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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