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FT: Exeter City 3 - 1 Plymouth Argyle

Exeter City have beaten local rivals Plymouth Argyle in this lunchtime's Devon derby at St James Park.

Arron Davies put the Grecians ahead in the 56th minute. The Pilgrims equalised 13 minutes later when Luke Young struck a free-kick past Artur Krysiak.

But Exeter scored twice in the last ten minutes through Alan Gow and Scot Bennett to secure the three points.


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Danny Butterfield could make his Exeter City debut at Fleetwood this afternoon. Credit: John Walton/EMPICS Sport

In today's football, Yeovil Town travel to bottom-of-the-table Bolton. The Glovers are two places above their opponents in the Championship.

Gary Johnson's men are looking for their first win since the opening day of the season.

In League Two, Plymouth Argyle are also playing a team at the foot of the table. After two straight defeats, the Pilgrims will be hoping to get back to winning ways against Accrington Stanley at Home Park.

Exeter City travel to Fleetwood with new signing Danny Butterfield expected to make his debut. The 33-year-old defender was a free agent after leaving Carlisle.

Torquay United cross the Severn Bridge to play league new-boys Newport County. Striker Adebayo Azeez could be handed a debut after signing on a one-month youth loan from Charlton.

You can follow your team's progress by clicking on the links below for live text updates. All games kick-off at 3pm.

Chief's Henry Slade could face his heroes this weekend

Exeter Chiefs entertain Leicester Tigers on Sunday at Sandy Park.

The reigning Premiership champions travel to Devon to face an Exeter side full of confidence after two successive victories.

20 year old Exeter Fly-half Henry Slade grew up watching many of the players he is likely to face if he comes off the replacements bench:

Argyle looking for a win this weekend

Plymouth Argyle are hoping to return to winning ways as they host Accrington Stanley at Home Park on Saturday.

Argyle had seen an improvement in their fortunes but back to back defeats halted that progress.

John Sheridan's side will seek a confidence boosting win ahead of the club's two biggest games of the season so far in the coming fortnight:


Exeter Chiefs triumph over London Irish

Gareth Steenson scores 19 points against London Irisht Credit: Barrington Coombs/EMPICS Sport

London Irish 23 Exeter 29

Exeter scored both of their tries in the final 20 minutes as they stormed home to victory over London Irish at the Madejski Stadium.

The visitors scored 15 unanswered points in the final quarter, including tries to Dean Mumm and Ben White, to secure a 29-23 win..

For the opening hour Irish were the better side, showing greater enterprise than a lethargic Exeter and with visitors' wing Tom James in the sin bin, the hosts appeared sure-fire winners.

Irish had already gone over through Nick Rouse and Marland Yarde in each half but they came to a standstill as 19 points from the boot of Gareth Steenson ensured Exeter sailed home.

Torquay the only winners today

All the west country football results Credit: ITV News West Country

In the Championship, Yeovil Town lost one nil at home against 2nd placed Queens Park Rangers. The only goal a second half penalty after Daniel Seabourne was penalised.

Exeter City lost two nil at home to Newport County. Connor Washington and Harry Worley got the goals for Newport

Plymouth Argyle went down 1-0 away to Scunthorpe who scored in the second half through Etienne Esajas after Argyle had had a goal by Reuben Reid disallowed.

Torquay won 4-2 two at home to Cheltenham. Callum Ball scored two for Torquay, The Gulls led 2-1 at half time. Karl Hawley and Jordan Chappell got the others after the break..

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There is a full fixture list for our clubs this afternoon.

Yeovil take on Championship leaders QPR at Huish Park.

Yeovil v QPR updates

Exeter City are at home to league new boys Newport County

Exeter v Newport updates here

Plymouth Argyle are away to Scunthorpe

Scunthorpe v Plymouth updates here

Torquay United are at home to Cheltenham

Torquay v Cheltenham updates here

Pirates beaten at home but Plymouth draw

Weekend rugby action for the West Country Credit: Itv West Country

In last night's Championship games Cornish Pirates lost 27-20 at home to Leeds despite tries from Gavin Cattle and Craig Holland.

Plymouth Albion are top of the table despite being held to a draw 34-all by Moseley who came back from 31-13 down at half time to level the match.

This afternoon, Exeter Chiefs are away to London Irish in the Aviva Premiership

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