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RUGBY PREVIEWS: Clubs hoping to make the most of home comforts
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RUGBY PREVIEWS: Clubs hoping to make the most of home comforts

IVYBRIDGE finally return to Cross-in-Hand on Saturday when they entertain Devon rivals Okehampton in the South West Premier (2.30pm). The Bridgers have not played a home league game since beating Brixham on March 7, 2020. Their opening two matches of this season have both been in Weston-super-Mare – losing 39-24 to the Hornets in their … Continue reading

ATHLETICS ROUND-UP: King continues consistent form in Zagreb while Johnson sets new PB
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ATHLETICS ROUND-UP: King continues consistent form in Zagreb while Johnson sets new PB

CITY of Plymouth’s Olympian David King continued his good finish to the 2021 season by taking fifth in a strong field at the Memorial Borisa Hanzekovica Meeting in Croatia. King clocked 13.56 seconds for the 110m hurdles in Zagreb on Tuesday evening. It was the 14th time this season he has run under 13.59 seconds. … Continue reading

WOMEN’S FOOTBALL: Plymouth Argyle enjoy Devon derby cup win over Exeter City
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WOMEN’S FOOTBALL: Plymouth Argyle enjoy Devon derby cup win over Exeter City

PLYMOUTH Argyle progressed in the FA Women’s National League Cup by beating Devon rivals Exeter City 2-0 at Cullompton on Sunday. It was the perfect response to having lost to the Grecians in May’s Devon Senior Cup final. Argyle ended up quite comfortable winners with a goal in each half. Gabi Alphous had fired the … Continue reading

RUGBY ROUND-UP: Draws for Tavistock and Oaks, plus wins for OPMs, Sarries & DHSOB
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RUGBY ROUND-UP: Draws for Tavistock and Oaks, plus wins for OPMs, Sarries & DHSOB

SOUTH WEST PREMIER IVYBRIDGE were unable to return with any points from their second trip within a week to Weston-super-Mare. Last Saturday, the Bridgers had come home with a bonus point in a 39-24 defeat to newly-promoted Hornets, but this week they came back empty handed from a 21-7 loss to Weston. But director of … Continue reading

RUGBY PREVIEWS: Ivybridge look to get off the mark on their second trip to Weston in seven days
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RUGBY PREVIEWS: Ivybridge look to get off the mark on their second trip to Weston in seven days

IVYBRIDGE make a second trip to Weston-super-Mare in the space of seven days on Saturday. Last weekend they were beaten 39-24 by the Hornets, while this weekend they take on their town rivals Weston, who lost away at Bournemouth in their opening game. “We are going back up to nearly the same place, which is … Continue reading

GALLERY: Tamar Trotters’ Landers achieves Armada 5k clean sweep
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GALLERY: Tamar Trotters’ Landers achieves Armada 5k clean sweep

TAMAR Trotters’ Jacob Landers completed a clean sweep of wins in this summer’s Armada 5k series. Landers claimed his third win out of three in misty conditions on Wednesday evening at Central Park. Each month he has got faster and once again he lowered his course record with a 16.43-minute run. He was pushed hard … Continue reading

GALLERY: King impresses in Poland as Milburn moves up to second in UK rankings
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GALLERY: King impresses in Poland as Milburn moves up to second in UK rankings

PLYMOUTH’S international hurdler David King claimed an impressive fourth place in a strong field at the Memorial Kamili Skolimowskiej meeting in Poland at the weekend. King clocked 13.55 seconds to finish behind Jamaica’s Olympic champion Hansle Parchment (Jamaica), American Devon Allen and another Jamaican Damion Thomas. It was the 35th time in King’s career that he … Continue reading

WOMEN’S FOOTBALL: Home disappointment for Plymouth Argyle and Marine Acadmey
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WOMEN’S FOOTBALL: Home disappointment for Plymouth Argyle and Marine Acadmey

PLYMOUTH Argyle’s wait for a home win continues as they were beaten 5-0 by Oxford United at Manadon on Sunday in the Women’s FA Premier League Southern Division. The Pilgrims had been hoping to build on last week’s first win of the season away at Keynsham Town. But Oxford, who have only lost one of … Continue reading

GALLERY: Pictures from Britain’s Ocean City Half Marathon and Plymouth 10k & 5k
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GALLERY: Pictures from Britain’s Ocean City Half Marathon and Plymouth 10k & 5k

EXMOUTH’S Tom Merson claimed victory in the 2021 Britain’s Ocean City Half Marathon on Sunday. Merson clocked 1:09.47 to finish nearly three minutes ahead of Bideford’s Jack Hutchens, who took second in 1:12.34. Kent athlete Joe Hartley was third in 1:13.48, with South West Road Runners’ Tom Humphrey fourth (1:15.04) and Tavistock Run Project’s Liam … Continue reading