In their first game of the season, Welsh
The lead changed hands on a number of occasions in what was a hard fought and closely contested match, which should benefit both teams in their final BWPL weekend at Haberdasher’s school, starting Saturday.
The long trip from Devon didn’t seem to affect Exeter in the first quarter, as they moved into an early lead 2-3 lead . Goals from Heagarty and Cutting and a long shot from Kam Powell for Exeter were countered by goals from Gilmore and Laxton. The second quarter was a tight affair with goals going in at both ends and the teams tied at 7-7 at half time.
In the third quarter, the Wanderers went into a three-goal lead with Joe Jenkins-Delf, Matthew Griffiths and an extra-man shot from Adam Jerrett finding the net, but Darren
The final quarter started with two more goals from
Exeter though kept attacking and a goal from Cutting and two more from Heagarty, giving him 9 for the match, brought them back to 15-14. But with only 3 seconds left, the Wanderers were able to hold out for the win.
A word also for Rhys Tamlyn, who had the difficult job of refereeing a tough match on his own but ensured that the game was a very good contest.