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RUGBY PREVIEWS: Ivybridge ready for tough student test, while Services aim to close gap
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RUGBY PREVIEWS: Ivybridge ready for tough student test, while Services aim to close gap

IVYBRIDGE head coach Gareth Elliott is hoping his team will rise to the challenge of visiting title-chasing Exeter University on Saturday in the South West Premier. The student side sit in second place, level on points with leaders Hornets. The Topsham-based club were unbeaten to last weekend but they narrowly lost away at Hornets in … Continue reading

GALLERY: Dartmoor’s Murphy among winners at South West Cyclo-Cross Champs
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GALLERY: Dartmoor’s Murphy among winners at South West Cyclo-Cross Champs

Dartmoor Velo’s Oliver Murphy was among the winners as his club hosted the South West Cyclo-Cross Championships at Plympton’s Newnham Park. The event was incorporated into round five of the South West Cyclo-Cross League.  Murphy just edged out Origin Race Team’s Ewan Dix in the under-16 race by just four seconds.  Origin’s Georgia Mahoney was … Continue reading

Battershill confirmed in GB squad for European Cross Country Championships
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Battershill confirmed in GB squad for European Cross Country Championships

ERME Valley Harriers’ Will Battershill will make his Great Britain senior debut next month. Battershill, who has represented England and Great Britain juniors, has been named in the GB men’s team for the European Cross Country Championships in Fingal-Dublin, Ireland. The former Ivybridge Community College pupil booked his place in the team after finishing as … Continue reading

WOMEN’S FOOTBALL: Argyle to face Clapton after seeing off St Austell
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WOMEN’S FOOTBALL: Argyle to face Clapton after seeing off St Austell

PLYMOUTH Argyle have been handed a home tie against Clapton in the third round of the Women’s FA Cup. The Pilgrims booked their spot in the draw after beating lower league St Austell 4-2 on Sunday at Saltash’s Kimberley stadium. Clapton, the lowest side left in the competition, caused a major upset at the weekend … Continue reading

RUGBY REPORTS: Wins for Ivybridge, Services, Oaks, Saltash, Techs and Argaum
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RUGBY REPORTS: Wins for Ivybridge, Services, Oaks, Saltash, Techs and Argaum

IVYBRIDGE overcame availability issues to return to winning ways with a 29-26 victory over Drybrook at Cross-in-Hand on Saturday in the South West Premier. The Bridgers were missing a host of players, including Cameron Setter, who has returned to Plymouth Albion on-loan, Ben Watts, Adam Northcott, Jon Morgan, Sam Furse, Tom Scoles, Archie Bryan and … Continue reading

Erme Valley’s Battershill claims top five finish at Euro trial event in Liverpool
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Erme Valley’s Battershill claims top five finish at Euro trial event in Liverpool

ERME Valley Harriers’ Will Battershill should be named in Great Britain’s squad for the European Cross Country Championships this week after a strong run at the trials on Saturday. Steeplechase specialist Battershill finished fifth overall and four senior man at the British Athletics Cross Challenge in Liverpool that were doubling as the trials. The top … Continue reading

WOMEN’S FOOTBALL: Argyle slip to defeat at Oxford, but their U23s win battle with Saltash
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WOMEN’S FOOTBALL: Argyle slip to defeat at Oxford, but their U23s win battle with Saltash

THERE was disappointment for Plymouth Argyle as they slipped to a 3-0 defeat at third-placed Oxford United on Sunday in the FA Women’s National League Premier Southern Division. The Pilgrims sit in the relegation zone and so will need to start putting some wins together soon to close the gap on the sides above them. … Continue reading

RUGBY REPORTS: Red card proves costly for Ivybridge, but Services drive forward
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RUGBY REPORTS: Red card proves costly for Ivybridge, but Services drive forward

IVYBRIDGE’S three-match winning run came to an end on Saturday when they lost 34-25 to struggling Camborne after having to play most the game with 14 men. The Bridgers had long-serving scrum-half Ben Watts surprisingly sent off in the opening 10 minutes at the Recreation Ground. But Ivybridge still made a good game of it … Continue reading