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Battershill suffers injury heartbreak ahead of European Under-20 Championship final
Athletics

Battershill suffers injury heartbreak ahead of European Under-20 Championship final

ERME Valley Harriers athlete Will Battershill suffered disappointment at the European Under-20 Championships in Grosseto, Italy. Battershill was hoping to push for a medal in the final on Sunday evening, having eased through the qualification round on Friday. He was ranked fifth going into the championships and looked in good form in the heats. But … Continue reading

GALLERY & VIDEO: Hampton holds off Holland to retain Cornwood 10k title
Athletics / Gallery

GALLERY & VIDEO: Hampton holds off Holland to retain Cornwood 10k title

SOUTH Devon’s David Hampton held off the challenge of Adam Holland to retain the Cornwood 10k title on Saturday evening. Despite bad weather making the course trickier than in previous years, Hampton finished 18 seconds quicker than he had run to win the 2016 race. He managed to clock 35 minutes and 37 this year. … Continue reading

Plymouth’s Daley overjoyed at becoming world champion again in Budapest
Aquatics

Plymouth’s Daley overjoyed at becoming world champion again in Budapest

TOM DALEY admitted he could hardly believe what he achieved on the final day of diving at the World Aquatic Championships in Budapest. Daley put aside last year’s Olympic disappointment to become men’s world 10m champion and take a silver medal in the mixed three-metre synchro with Grace Reid. The synchro competition proved to be … Continue reading

Devonport Services, Tavistock and Old Techs can all take positives from 10s run-out
Rugby

Devonport Services, Tavistock and Old Techs can all take positives from 10s run-out

DEVONPORT Services, Tavistock and Old Techs all had reason to be satisfied from a three-club 10s event at the Rectory on Friday evening. Host club, Devonport Services, the highest ranked of the sides, fielded two teams and gave plenty of players a run out. Cornwall/Devon League outfit Tavistock and newly-promoted Devon One club Old Techs … Continue reading

Erme Valley’s Battershill safely qualifies for European Under-20 steeplechase final
Athletics

Erme Valley’s Battershill safely qualifies for European Under-20 steeplechase final

ERME Valley Harriers athlete Will Battershill safely booked his place in the 3,000m steeplechase final at the European Under-20 Championships in Italy. Battershill, competing for Great Britain at the event in Grosseto, knew he had to finish in the top five of his heat on Friday evening to guarantee a spot in Sunday’s final. The … Continue reading

Daley eases into the World Championship 10m final in Budapest
Aquatics

Daley eases into the World Championship 10m final in Budapest

TOM DALEY eased into the final of the men’s 10m individual event at the World Championships in Budapest on Friday evening. Daley, who won the title as a 15-year-old in 2009, dived consistently through both the preliminary round and the semi-finals. He finished second in the semi-final behind Russian Aleksandr Bondar with 498.65 points. The … Continue reading

Plymothians urged to give netball a go if they want to get fit and have fun
Other sport

Plymothians urged to give netball a go if they want to get fit and have fun

WITH the new netball season gradually approaching, women in and around Plymouth are being urged to give the sport a go. Netball is enjoying a major resurgence in popularity, helped by the success of the Vitality Superleague and weekly TV coverage on Sky Sports. It is reported that in the last seven years more than … Continue reading