Matthews catches the eye at Blues

After an excellent start to the League campaign, it would be interesting to see how the Rovers would respond to last week’s wake-up call at Plymouth Parkway, writes Nick Miles. On a warm, cloudy day and on a worn pitch, Willand attacked the changing room end and surprisingly got into the groove quite quickly. Macca […]

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Rovers sunk in Plymouth

The stormy conditions predicted by HM Met Office didn’t materialise, thankfully, but there was a steady drizzle throughout this excellent cup fixture at Bickleigh Royal Marines Camp, Plymouth – despite a warm welcome by the hosts, Plymouth Parkway, writes Nick Miles Willand arrived without Nick Merriam who was injured at Sidmouth last week. Despite that […]

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Rovers goal fest at Sidmouth

Willand Rovers Under-18s were 10-0 winners in a County Under-18 league game at Sidmouth, writes Steve Hayfield. Rovers pitched up at Sidmouth for the eagerly awaited first game of the new season and for their first outing in the Devon Youth U18’s League. The pitch was in good shape and it was noted by players, […]

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1st Team

Willand Rovers – v – Street: 2-0 Wannell 39, Veal 65

Rovers were good value for their win banishing the cup blues with a controlled performance against Street. Paul Gibbins made two smart stops to keep the score level as Streeet started with a flourish. Once Rovers had weathered the storm our midfield controlled the game. Rogers and Hopkinson pulling the strings, Steele bombing up and […]

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