Tigers top the league and elected team of the week

By Philip Evans

16th Aug 2022 | Football


Saturday is being declared as "youth day" by Axminster Town who are offering free admission to their home game against Newton Abbot Spurs.
Saturday is being declared as "youth day" by Axminster Town who are offering free admission to their home game against Newton Abbot Spurs.

Confidence is riding high at Tiger Way after Axminster Town made it three wins from three games with a 3-0 away victory over Bovey Tracey.

Their impressive start to the new season sees them leading the South West Peninsular Premier East division on goal difference, ahead of Okehampton Argyle and Ivybridge Town, all on nine points. And after their opening two victories over Bovey and Cullompton, scoring seven goals, they were elected Team of The Week.

Saturday's game was played in challenging conditions caused by the heatwave and it was far from Tigers' best performance in the heat. . Their goals can from Josh Wadham, Craig Veal and Lewis Waldy, who won the man-of-the-match award for a superb goal win he caught the Bovey keeper off his line, scoring from inside Tigers' half.

Delighted with another win, manager Dan Prettejohn said after the game: "Three points in tough conditions - we'll play better and lose - but a clean sheet in these conditions and three points leaves a happy gaffer!"

This coming Saturday Axminster are at home to Newton Abbot Spurs (kick-off 3 pm). The cub are making it a "youth fay" with free entry to the grounds for all their youth section players, including the Wildcats participants.

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