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ATHLETICS ROUND-UP: Tamar Trotters impress at Storm Force 10
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ATHLETICS ROUND-UP: Tamar Trotters impress at Storm Force 10

TAMAR Trotters athletes impressed at the Storm Force 10 event at Camborne on Sunday. Jacob Landers, Bex Ezra, Steve Baker and Jane Bremner were all among the prize winners, as was Plymstock Road Runners’ Rich Shelley. Landers came second overall, pushing Cornwall AC’s Sam Goodchild hard for the title. Landers clocked 52 minutes and 47 … Continue reading

OPMs full-back Smale scores on Devon U20 debut against Cornwall
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OPMs full-back Smale scores on Devon U20 debut against Cornwall

OPMs full-back Fred Smale was among Devon’s try scorers as they narrowly lost 25-24 to Cornwall at Camborne on Sunday in their opening Under-20 County Championship fixture. The Devon squad also included Ivybridge’s George Montgomery and Jacob Winters, Devonport Services’ Oli Symons and Toby Lean and Marjons winger Fraser Felton. Devon were leading 18-7 at half-time … Continue reading

WOMEN’S FOOTBALL: Ward celebrates England U16 call-up by netting winner for Argyle
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WOMEN’S FOOTBALL: Ward celebrates England U16 call-up by netting winner for Argyle

YOUNGSTER Mari Ward celebrated her call-up for the England U16 squad by netting a last-gasp winner to help Plymouth Argyle to a 2-1 home victory over Cardiff City. It was Argyle’s third successive win in the FA Women’s National League Southern Premier Division and survival is now in their own hands, having moved level with … Continue reading

RUGBY REPORTS: Ivybridge, Tavistock and Tamar Saracens get back to winning ways
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RUGBY REPORTS: Ivybridge, Tavistock and Tamar Saracens get back to winning ways

IVYBRIDGE ended their losing run in style on Saturday by beating Old Centralians 50-24 away in the South West Premier League. The Bridgers ran in eight tries to claim their first win since the end of November. “We weren’t hiding away from the fact that we needed a win but first and foremost you need … Continue reading

RUGBY PREVIEWS: Ivybridge boosted by returning players, while Services prepare for big away trip
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RUGBY PREVIEWS: Ivybridge boosted by returning players, while Services prepare for big away trip

IVYBRIDGE head coach Gareth Elliott has told his team that they must improve defensively if they are to end their losing run away at Old Centralians on Saturday. The Bridgers have lost their last five games, including going down 59-33 at home to Launceston last weekend. “It was frustrating to watch us defensively be like … Continue reading

City of Plymouth athletes claim county school cross country titles
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City of Plymouth athletes claim county school cross country titles

CITY of Plymouth athletes Jed Hutchings, Jacob Harrison, Holly Reid and Abbie Chapman all won county school cross country titles at the weekend. Jed Hutchings, running for Plymouth College, continued his impressive form this season by convincingly winning the intermediate boys’ race at the Devon Schools’ Championships at Exeter. He took victory by 49 seconds. … Continue reading

GALLERY: Pictures from the final South West Cyclo-Cross League meeting at Plymouth
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GALLERY: Pictures from the final South West Cyclo-Cross League meeting at Plymouth

PLYMOUTH Corinthian Cycling Club hosted the seventh and final round of the South West Cyclo-Cross League on Sunday at Ernesettle. Riders faced a very challenge course with thick mud around much of the course at the Plymouth City Moto X Park on the edge of the River Tamar. There were also plenty of twists and turns … Continue reading

Dickson wins closely-fought Roger Ayers Memorial competition
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Dickson wins closely-fought Roger Ayers Memorial competition

DAVE DICKSON has been crowned champion in the Plymouth Billiards League’s Roger Ayers Memorial competition, in a close finish after 14 weeks of action. This season has seen the league revert to a singles format for the first time with seven players competing for the title in handicapped matches. Three matches are played weekly, with … Continue reading

RUGBY REPORTS: More frustration for Ivybridge, but Services move top with home win
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RUGBY REPORTS: More frustration for Ivybridge, but Services move top with home win

IVYBRIDGE suffered a fifth straight South West Premier defeat as they were beaten 59-33 by in-form Launceston at Cross-in-Hand on Saturday. The damage was done for the Bridgers in the first half as they trailed 33-7. The hosts, missing key players like Charlie Briant, Ben Watts, George Wilson, Jay Geraty and Adam Northcott, did make … Continue reading