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Plymouth Leander stars named in new England swimming team
Aquatics

Plymouth Leander stars named in new England swimming team

PLYMOUTH Leander’s Laura Stephens, Honey Osrin, Sophie Freeman and Reece Dunn have joined current Commonwealth Games champion Ben Proud in a new-look England swimming team. The 85-strong squad has been selected to help England’s chances ahead of next year’s Commonwealth Games in Birmingham. The aim of the team is to bring together everyone who is … Continue reading

Plymouth will have to wait to host Youth National Sailing Championship
Other sport

Plymouth will have to wait to host Youth National Sailing Championship

THE Youth National Sailing Championship, which had been due to be held in Plymouth this April, have been postponed due to Covid-19. Plymouth Youth Sailing Club was set to host the prestigious RYA event at Mount Batten between April 4 and 9. However, it is hoped a rescheduled championships will take place at the same … Continue reading

GALLERY: Pictures from Lakeside Athletic v Plymouth Vaults in the Devon Premier Cup
Football / Gallery

GALLERY: Pictures from Lakeside Athletic v Plymouth Vaults in the Devon Premier Cup

A HAT-TRICK from Jack Presland helped Devon League side Lakeside Athletic overcome P&WD outfit Plymouth Vaults 3-2 in an entertaining Devon Premier Cup game at the Parkway on Saturday. Despite spells of torrential rain and bitterly cold conditions, both teams were fully committed to the cup tie and both goalkeepers were kept on their toes. … Continue reading

Devonport Services edge out Ivybridge in festive Oxo Cup game
Rugby

Devonport Services edge out Ivybridge in festive Oxo Cup game

Devonport Services narrowly edged out Ivybridge 19-17 in the festive Oxo Cup game at Cross-in-Hand. Both clubs usually play internal fixtures over the Christmas period but this year agreed to play each other in an adapted rules friendly. Services had already experienced the new-look game, which does not have any scrums or mauls due to … Continue reading

Tavistock Run Project impress at Indian Queens Half Marathon
Athletics

Tavistock Run Project impress at Indian Queens Half Marathon

TAVISTOCK Run Project impressed at the Indian Queens Half Marathon on Sunday. The club filled four of the top 14 places, with Jim Cole finishing second overall and first over-35. Cole was runner-up to Cornwall AC youngster Sam Goodchild.  The Cardiff Met student clocked 1:12.08 to win, with Cole crossing the finish line in 1:13.43. … Continue reading

GALLERY: Services come from behind to edge out Oaks in adapted rules game
Gallery / Rugby

GALLERY: Services come from behind to edge out Oaks in adapted rules game

DEVONPORT Services came from behind to snatch a narrow 17-15 victory over lower league Plymstock Albion Oaks in the region’s first taste of adapted rules rugby. A large crowd turned up at Horsham Fields to watch the new form of rugby, which does not include scrums or mauls due to the risk of spreading Covid-19. … Continue reading

GALLERY: Pictures from the first day of the 2020 Plym Trail Christmas Marathon Weekend
Athletics / Gallery

GALLERY: Pictures from the first day of the 2020 Plym Trail Christmas Marathon Weekend

THE opening races of the 2020 Plym Trail Christmas Marathon Weekend took place on Saturday morning. The weekend sees two half marathons and two full marathons over two days from Clearbrook village on Dartmoor. All the races begin with an up and down run through the village before joining the route 27 cycle path and … Continue reading

Region’s rugby clubs prepare for adapted game return
Rugby

Region’s rugby clubs prepare for adapted game return

PLYMSTOCK Albion Oaks are set to entertain Devonport Services next weekend at Horsham Fields when adapted rugby is given the go-ahead to start. However, quite a lot of other clubs in the region are going to wait until after Christmas before returning to competitive action. Having received government approval, the RFU have given clubs permission … Continue reading