|Date||14 September 2018|
|Team||Men's 1st XI|
|Opposition||Taunton Vale [Friendly]|
|Venue||Taunton Vale Sports Centre|
|Result||L 3 - 5|
|Time played||Normal time|
|Scorers||James Morgan (1), Alfie Budge (1), Stuart Barbery (1)|
Vale win Eight-Goal Pre-Season Thriller
Three second half goals gave Taunton Vale the edge in an end-to end pre-season match under the lights in Somerset.
Vale twice took the lead in the first half, with Duchy replying through Jimmy Morgan and Alfie Budge; before the home side went 4-2 up in the second period. Stuart Barbery reduced the deficit to 4-3 with a thumping penalty corner, however Vale closed out the match with a fifth goal late on.
Man of the Match was awarded to Scott Barnardo.
Taunton Vale | F, F, F, PC, F
Duchy | Jimmy Morgan F, Alfie Budge F, Stu Barbery PC