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Devonport Services look to cause an upset in Devon Senior Shield final
Rugby

Devonport Services look to cause an upset in Devon Senior Shield final

DEVONPORT Services’ first team will end their season on Sunday when they play Okehampton away in the Devon Senior Shield final (3pm). The teams only met last weekend with Okehampton winning 41-7 at the Rectory to seal the South West One title. Okes, coached by former Plymouth Albion players Gareth Evans, Bevan Armitage and Rob … Continue reading

Plymouth Argyle Ladies head to in-form Cardiff in confident mood
Argyle / Football

Plymouth Argyle Ladies head to in-form Cardiff in confident mood

PLYMOUTH Argyle Ladies head to South Wales on Sunday in confident mood for their National Southern Premier Division match against an in-form Cardiff City team packed with Welsh internationals. High-flying Cardiff have won 10 of their 11 matches with champions Coventry United ending their impressive run of results last weekend. But fifth-placed Argyle are also … Continue reading

Leander’s Stephens smashes her PB on her way to silver at the British Championships
Aquatics

Leander’s Stephens smashes her PB on her way to silver at the British Championships

PLYMOUTH Leander’s Laura Stephens smashed her personal best to win the silver medal in the 200m butterfly event at the British Championships in Glasgow on Thursday evening. Stephens pushed Commonwealth Games champion and European bronze medallist Alys Thomas all the way in a thrilling final. The pair were neck-and-neck until the last couple of metres … Continue reading

GALLERY: Tavistock and Argaum survive comebacks to claim Plymouth Combination trophies
Gallery / Rugby

GALLERY: Tavistock and Argaum survive comebacks to claim Plymouth Combination trophies

TAVISTOCK retained the RNEC Cup after overcoming Devon One side Tamar Saracens 19-14 in a hard-fought final at the Rectory on Wednesday night. The Cornwall/Devon League outfit enjoyed a great first half and led 12-0, but Sarries came back second period and really caused Tavistock real problems, despite having Lewis Swatton sent off on 63 … Continue reading

CUP PREVIEWS: Tavistock wary of Tamar Saracens, while Plym Vic eye long-awaited trophy
Rugby

CUP PREVIEWS: Tavistock wary of Tamar Saracens, while Plym Vic eye long-awaited trophy

TAVISTOCK are expecting a tough battle tonight as they bid to retain the RNEC Cup at the Rectory in the first set of Plymouth Combination rugby finals. Cornwall/Devon League outfit Tavistock will take on Devon One side Tamar Saracens after Plympton Victoria play Plymouth Argaum II in the Pedrick Cup at 6pm. It should be … Continue reading

GALLERY: Cornwall retain Tamar Cup with victory over Devon at Brickfields
Rugby

GALLERY: Cornwall retain Tamar Cup with victory over Devon at Brickfields

CORNWALL retained the Tamar Cup on Tuesday night with a 28-13 victory over Devon at Plymouth Albion’s Brickfields ground. Camborne winger Alex Ducker scored a hat-trick of tries for the Duchy, who had Albion full-back Matt Shepherd impressing for them. Devon had led 10-7 at the break but Cornwall, coached by former Albion boss Graham … Continue reading

Battershill smashes his steeplechase PB to go top of UK under-23 rankings
Athletics

Battershill smashes his steeplechase PB to go top of UK under-23 rankings

ERME Valley Harriers’ Will Battershill smashed his personal best on his first steeplechase outing of 2019. Battershill, who is studying at Harvard University in America, knocked nearly six seconds of his previous best mark at the weekend. He ran a stunning time of 8:49.97 minutes to win the 3,000m steeplechase at the Harvard-Yale Match by … Continue reading