The Devon BowlThe Devon Championship/Cup

RULES OF THE ST.LUKE'S CHALLENGE CUP COMPETITION

1. The competition shall be known as the St Lukes Challenge Cup competition in recognition of the
contribution by the former St Lukes Teacher Training College to Senior Football in Devon prior to the College’s absorption by Exeter University. It shall be competed as a Mid-week competition by
all clubs in the Football League and step 1-6 Leagues affiliated to Devon County Football Association.

2. A minimum Ground entry charge for spectators as per the cups fees tariff (50% of the charge for
over 60 and under 16) must be made for all matches.

3. Referees and Assistant Referees will be appointed by Devon County Football Association from those serving on the Contributory and supply Leagues.

4. After expenses have been paid, including the use of floodlights, the main gate takings shall be
pooled and shared as follows for all matches up to the Final.
(a) 10% shall be paid to Devon County Football Association and 90% shared between the two
competing Clubs.
(b) In the Final, the two competing Clubs and the Devon County Football Association to receive
thirty three and a third share each.
(c) Travelling expenses from the clubs headquarters to be that printed in the cups tariff.
(d) A minimum charge which is stated in the cup fess tariff may be made to cover the cost of
floodlights.
(e) The Home Club must provide a statement of match proceeds and this must be sent to the
County Secretary not later than seven days after each match. A fine will be imposed for noncompliance with this rule.

5. A player who has played in the St. Luke's Challenge Cup competition cannot subsequently play in any Saturday County Cup Competition in the current season. Contract and Non-Contract Players shall be eligible to play, provided they have been registered for their Club prior to the match. During the current season, once a player has played for any mid-week Club in a County Cup Competition he will not be eligible to play for any other mid-week Club in a County Cup Competition. Players who's Club has entered more than one mid-week County Cup Competition may take part in a different mid-week County Cup Competition for their own Club, but cannot play in a lower ranked County Cup Competition once they have played in a higher ranked County Cup Competition. A player who has played in the St Lukes Challenge Cup competition cannot subsequently play in any
Saturday County Cup Competition in the current season. Any Club playing an ineligible player shall
be disqualified and fined for each ineligible player plus any costs involved. Players must be 16
years of age to play in this competition.

6. If the teams are level at the end of 90 (ninety) minutes, then the game shall be decided by the
taking of kicks from the penalty mark in accordance with the conditions laid down by the
International Board. A Club may use three substitutes during the match from a list of five players nominated by the Club to the Referee prior to the start of the match.

7.In the event of a tie not being played or left unfinished by reason of negligence on the part of
either Club the defaulting Club or Clubs shall be expelled from the Competition and be fined as per
cup fines tariff.

8.Matches shall be played under floodlights on the ground of the Club's drawn first including Semi-
Finals and Final. If the first drawn Club's pitch is unavailable or has not got floodlights, the tie shall
be played on the second drawn Clubs ground. Should the second drawn Club not have floodlights
the match to be played on a neutral venue under lights. Should a match be postponed then both
Clubs must agree a new date for the match within 14 days of the date of postponement. Failure to
do so will result in the Competition Secretary and Competition Chairman mutually arranging a date
for the match which will be binding. The Association shall have the power to vary the venue where thought practical.

9.The Home Club shall publish a programme or team sheet for all matches. Clubs shall field their
strongest available team.

10.The Winners, Runners up, Referee and Assistant Referees of the Final Tie will receive suitable mementoes. In addition the Referee will receive a County badge.
11.Devon County Football Association will adjudicate in any dispute of protest and their decisions will be final. The entire control and management of the St. Luke's Challenge Cup Competition shall be vested in the County Cups Competition.

Exeter in the Devon Bowl/Champhionship/Cup
The competetion started in 1922, and is funded by the Devon F.A.

Devon Bowl The Championship competetion was established in 1922 on behalf of the Devon County F.A. 
Date Opponents Venue Score Scorers Att Round Notes
1922/23
24/01/1923 Torquay United Home 0-1 : 3000 SF  
1923/24
26/09/1923 Torquay United Away 1-0 Matthews 2000 SF Percy Hill sent off for Torquay
10/10/1923 Plymouth Argyle Away 0-2 : 1500 F  
1924/25
11/02/1925 Torquay United Away 7-1 Kirk 2, Blackmore 4, Bailey 2000 SF Bailey saved and scored a penalty
01/04/1925 Plymouth Argyle Home 2-3 Lievesley, Kirk 5500 F  
1925/26
10/03/1926 Plymouth Argyle Away 2-1 Lievesley, Compton 2500 F EXETER-WINNERS
1926/27
09/03/1927 Plymouth Argyle Home 3-1 Blackmore, Purcell, Dent 3000 F EXETER-WINNERS
1927/28
30/04/1928 Plymouth Argyle Home 4-2 Dent 2, Andrew 2 3000 F EXETER-WINNERS
1928/29
28/04/1929 Plymouth Argyle Home 2-3 Wade 2 2500 F  
1929/30
16/04/1930 Torquay United Home 3-2 Hemingway 2, Varco 2500 SF  
30/04/1930 Plymouth Argyle Away 1-2 Houghton 5000 F  
1930/31
23/04/1931 Torquay United Away 2-6 Fowler (og), McCosh 3000 SF  
1931/32
13/04/1932 Torquay United Home 3-0 Purcell 2, Childs 2500 SF  
20/04/1932 Plymouth Argyle Away 0-2 : 3500 F  
1932/33
05/04/1933 Torquay United Home 1-3 Whitlow 2000 SF  
1933/34
27/09/1933 Plymouth Argyle Home 2-3 Whitlow 2 5000 F  
1934/35
26/09/1934 Torquay United Home 2-4 Hurst 2 2000 SF  
1935/36
09/10/1935 Plymouth Argyle Away 0-5 : 1000 SF  
1936/37
21/04/1937 Plymouth Argyle Away 2-1 Shadwell, Urmson 2500 SF Gate recepits were £99 13s 0d
28/04/1937 Torquay United Home 1-1 Urmson 2000 F  
13/10/1937 Torquay United Away 1-2 Bowl 2000 F Replay Final Replay
1937/38
01/12/1937 Plymouth Argyle Away 2-5 Bowl (Pen) Bussey 1500 SF  
1938/39
28/09/1938 Plymouth Argyle Away 4-6 Bowl 2, Rich, Rae (og) 1000 SF  
1945/46
10/04/1946 Plymouth Argyle Home 2-1 Mustard, Ebdon 5500 SF Carless scored for Plymouth
04/05/1946 Torquay United Home 0-4 : 1500 F  
1947/48
05/04/1948 Plymouth Argyle Away 1-2 Thompson 5406 SF Rawlings and Edda scored for Plymouth
1948/49
25/04/1949 Torquay United Away 1-3 Grant 6000 SF  
1949/50
17/04/1950 Torquay United Home 3-0 McClelland, Hutchings, Smith  3548 SF  
03/05/1950 Plymouth Argyle Home 1-2 Smith 8963 F  
1950/51
11/04/1951 Plymouth Argyle Home 0-2 : 4694 SF Tadman, Govan scored for Plymouth
1951/52
02/05/1952 Plymouth Argyle Away 0-1 : 3500 F  
1952/53
29/04/1953 Plymouth Argyle Away 1-4 Howells 1100 SF  
1953/54
21/04/1954 Ilfracombe Away 3-0 Parker, McClelland, Mitchell 1200 SF  
26/10/1954 Torquay United Home 2-0 John, Callan 2000 F EXETER-WINNERS
1954/55
05/03/1955 Bideford Home 5-1 John, Mitchell 2, Houghton, Anderson 1200 SF  
08/11/1955 Torquay United Home 2-2 Rees, Anderton(og) 1366 F Floodlit Final, EXETER-Joint-Winners
1955/56
06/03/1956 Bideford Home 2-1 Sword 2 1500 SF  
18/04/1956 Plymouth Argyle Away 0-3 : 6659 F Floodlit Final.
1956/57
08/04/1957 Barnstaple Home 3-0 Churms, Currie, Buckle 1309 SF  
02/05/1957 Plymouth Argyle Away 2-4 Churms, Currie 4000 F  
1957/58
09/04/1958 Barnstaple Home 3-2 Robinson 2, Calland 1597 SF Purvis for Barnstaple scored in less than 10 seconds
31/05/1958 Torquay United Away 0-3 : 2235 F  
1958/59
04/04/1959 Plymouth Argyle Home 6-0 Rackley, Carberry 2, Hill 2, Pulman 3500 SF  
01/05/1959 Torquay United Home 2-1 Rackley, Mitchell 1500 F EXETER-WINNERS
1959/60
05/05/1960 Plymouth Argyle Away 2-4 Northcott (Torquay), Bond (Torquay) 5289 F Played as a Combined X1 at Plymouth
1960/61
19/04/1961 Plymouth Argyle Neutral 2-1 Fincham (og), Northcott (Tommy) 1580 F EXETER-WINNERS, Played as a Combined X1 at Plainmoor
1961/62
20/03/1962 Plymouth Argyle Home 3-1 Welsh 2, Jenkins 2962 SF  
16/04/1962 Torquay United Away 2-0 Gordon, Rees 2000 F EXETER-WINNERS
1962/63
06/05/1963 Plymouth Argyle Home 1-0 Sells 3700 F EXETER-WINNERS
1963/64
28/04/1964 Plymouth Argyle Home 4-0 Thorne 3, Banks  8141 F WINNERS, Highest attendance for Devon Bowl game
1964/65
29/04/1965 Plymouth Argyle Away 1-0 Curtis 3680 F EXETER-WINNERS
1965/66
04/05/1966 Plymouth Argyle Away 2-3 Elliott, Evans 991 SF  
1966/67
15/03/1967 Plymouth Argyle Home 0-1 : 2705 SF aet
1967/68
19/03/1968 Torquay Unted Home 3-0 Banks, Couglin, Blain (pen) 2932 SF aet
13/05/1968 Plymouth Argyle Home 2-0 Banks 2 3200 F EXETER-WINNERS
1968/69
17/02/1969 Plymouth Argyle Away 0-1 :   SF  
1969/70
28/04/1970 Torquay United Away 0-1 :   F  
1970/71
09/03/1971 Plymouth Argyle Away 1-2 Binney 2000 SF  
1971/72
04/05/1972 Plymouth Argyle Home 3-0 Banks 2, Wingate 2000 SF  
08/05/1972 Torquay United Away 0-1 : 1871 F  
1972/73
09/04/1973 Torquay Unted Home 2-0     SF  
04/05/1973 Plymouth Argyle Away 1-2 Binney   F  
1973/74
09/05/1974 Plymouth Argyle Home 3-0   796 F EXETER-WINNERS
1984/85
29/04/1985 Torquay United Home 1-0 O'Shea 564 SF  
13/05/1985 Plymouth Argyle Home 1-1 Graves (Dean) 1257 F EXETER-WINNERS, Won 6-5 on penalties
1985/86
05/05/1986 Torquay United Home 3-0 Ling 2, Pratt. 600 SF Played at Training Ground
07/05/1986 Plymouth Argyle Away 4-2 Jackson, Kellow, Harrower, Pratt 2340 F EXETER WINNERS
1986/87
12/05/1987 Torquay United Neutral 5-1 Edwards, Jackson, Batty, Robson, Harrower,  30 SF Played at Training Ground
03/08/1987 Plymouth Argyle Home 1-0 Edwards (Dean) 2016 F EXETER WINNERS
1993/94
31/07/1993 Torquay United Home 1-2 Jepson 1880 Group Competetion re-introduced as a round robin
03/08/1993 Plymouth Argyle Away 0-3 : 3086 Group  
1994/95
31/07/1994 Torquay United Home 2-1 Came, Turner 2387 Group  
09/08/1994 Plymouth Argyle Away 0-3 : 2434 Group  
1995/96
01/08/1995 Torquay United Away 2-1     SF  
04/08/1995 Plymouth Argyle Home 0-3 :   F  
1996/97
05/08/1996             Last time it was just pro-clubs and triangular competetion
25/09/1996 Torquay United Home          
06/05/1997 Torquay United Home 2-1 Myers, Hare (111 min) 831 F EXETER WINNERS Aet, 
1997/98
14/08/1997 Elmore  Home       R1 Present day format two rounds, QF, SF. Final
            QF  
            SF  
05/05/1998 Torquay United   2-1 :   F Exeter Winners
1998/99
08/12/1998 Barnstaple Away 2-0 Waugh, Breslan.   R1  
24/01/1998 Bideford Away 6-0     QF  
29/04/1999 Tiverton Town Away 5-3 Rowbotham 2, Gardner, Chesterfield, Waugh 849 SF  
10/05/1999 Plymouth Argyle Away 0-1 : 370 F  
1999/00
               
  Dawlish Away   Lost   QF  
2000/01
30/01/2001 Exmouth Town Away 3-1 McConnell, Mudge, Speakman 300 R1  
27/02/2001 Ilfracombe Away 11-2 Breslan 3, Holloway 3, … 250 QF  
Tiverton/Dawlish/Bideford     Never Played   SF Competetion Abandoned due to Foot and mouth outbreak
2001/02
09/10/2001 Elmore Away 5-0   200 R1  
13/11/2001 Willand Away 2-0   450 QF  
26/03/2002 Tiverton Town Away 2-1 Roscoe, Flack 712 SF AET
23/04/2002 Torquay Home 3-1 Flack, Tomlinson, Goff 702 F EXETER-WINNERS,after extra time
2002/03
               
               
2003/04
16/09/2003 Barnstaple Away 3-1     R1  
17/12/2003 Willand Away 5-1 Moor 2, Flack, Moxey, Alexander (Jimmy) 246 Q-F  
  Torrington Away 4-2 Wonnacott, McConnell (Pen), Thomas. Forbes (Ed) 175 S-F  
25/05/2004 Bideford Home 3-1   1000 Final EXETER-WINNERS
2004/05
12/10/2004 Willand Away 2-1 Wonnacott, Canham 177 R2  
15/02/2005 Torrington Away 2-0 Sheldon, O'Sullivan 250 Q-F  
08/03/2005 Torquay United Away Bye : : S-F  
10/05/2005 Plymouth Argyle Away 2-0 Todd, Routledge (og) 1500 Final EXETER-WINNERS
2005/06
  Willand Away 4-1   205 R2  
  Clyst Rovers Away 6-0   255 Q-F  
21/03/2006 Tiverton  Away 2-3 Gaia, Stamp 387 S-F  
2006/07
31/10/2006 Ilfracombe  Away 5-0 Moxey2, Stamp 2, Wright 130 R2  
22/11/2006 Barnstaple Away 6-1 Ada, Mackie 3, Wright, Cozic 150 Q-F  
28/03/2007 Tiverton  Home 1-0 Mackie 276 S-F  
11/05/2007 Torquay United Neutral 0-2 : 597 Final AET
2007/08
22/01/2008 Bideford Away 1-5 Harley 300 R2  
2008/09
04/03/2008 Plymouth Parkway Away 2-1     R1  
25/03/2009 Barnstaple Away 7-0 Frear 4, Veal 2, Bennett,  250 Q-F  
28/04/2009 Elmore Away 6-0 Veal, Watson3, Bennett, Dawson 200 S-F  
07/05/2009 Tiverton Neutral 2-0 Watson, Veal 600 Final EXETER-WINNERS
2009/10
09/02/2010 Ilfracombe Away 4-1 Fleetwood, Watson 2, Sheppard 450 R2  
24/03/2010 Ivybridge Neutral  2-1   150 Q-F Played at Newton Abbot
26/04/2010 Tiverton Town Away 1-1 Bassett 255 S-F AET, Exeter won 6-5 on penalties
06/05/2010 Bideford Neutral  1-2 Berry 235 Final At Willand
2010/11
25/11/2010 Willand Away 4-1 Norwood 2, Bennett 2. 200 R2  
22/02/2011 Ilfracombe Away 4-2 Sheppard, og, Norwood, Watson 350 Q-F  
25/03/2011 Tiverton Town Away 0-2 : 241 S-F  
2011/12
18/11/2011 Ivybridge Away 5-2   n/k R2  
28/02/2012 Cullompton Rangers Away 2-2   n/k Q-F Lost 7-6 on penalties
2012/13
15/01/2013 Willand Away 1-1   n/k R2 AET.  Won on 3-1 Penalties
26/02/2013 Tiverton Away 4-1 Nichols 2, Watkins, Reid 115 Q-F  
09/04/2013 Plymouth Argyle Away 0-1 : 263 S-F  
2013/14
16/10/2013 Exmouth Town home 4-2 Jay 2, Nicholls 2. n/k R2  
03/12/2013 Plymouth Argyle Away 1-1 Jay 2,  450 Q-F Won 3-0 on penalties
21/01/2013 Plymouth Parkway Away 3-3 Chamberlain,Tillson, Watkins n/k S-F Parkway win 5-3 on penalties
2014/15
14/10/2014 Bideford Away 2-4 Watkins, Gill 200 R2  
2015/16
30/09/2015 Plymouth Parkway Home 6-1 Watkins 3, Jay 2, Rehemi 163 R2  
19/01/2016 Cullompton Rangers Away 1-0 Hargreaves 170 S-F  
05/04/2016 Plymouth Argyle Home 0-1 : 311 F Played at Coach Road Newton Abott. 
2016/17
13/09/2016 Buckland Athletic Away 0-0 : 350 R1 AET, Exeter won 5-4 on pens after 7 pens.
07/01/2017 Willand Away 3-1 Smallcombe, Byrne, Riley-Lowe 150 Q-F  
15/03/2017 Exmouth Town Away 2-2 Sparkes 2 250 S-F AET, Lost 4-1 on penalties
2017/18
  Bye         R2  
23/11/2017 Tavistock Town Away 1-1 og   QF Lost 5-4 on pens
2018/19
11/09/2018 Tiverton Town Away 2-2 Colins, Key 272 R2 Won 3-2 on pens
13/02/2019 Buckland Athletic Away 1-1 Randell 163 Q-F Won 6-5 on pems
10/04/2019 Exmouth Town Away 2-1 Hartridge, Seymour 400 S-F  
29/04/2019 Plymouth Parkway Neutral 2-1 Key, Randell 450 Final EXETER-WINNERS
2019/20
20/11/2019 Tavistock Town Away 0-2  :   QF Bye to QF's
               
               

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