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RUGBY REPORTS: Ivybridge suffer first home loss, but Oaks claim a record 10th straight win
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RUGBY REPORTS: Ivybridge suffer first home loss, but Oaks claim a record 10th straight win

SECOND-placed Ivybridge suffered their first home defeat of the season on Saturday when they were narrowly beaten 31-25 by third-placed Barnstaple in the South West Premier League. The match between the two high-flying Devon sides proved to be a thriller at Cross-in-Hand and could have gone either way in the closing minutes. Ivybridge took the … Continue reading

Argyle sign American Heron ahead of Devon Cup match with Marine Academy
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Argyle sign American Heron ahead of Devon Cup match with Marine Academy

PLYMOUTH Argyle Ladies go into Sunday’s Devon Senior Cup tie against local rivals Marine Academy Plymouth with a new signing in their squad. The Pilgrims have signed 25-year-old American defender Rachel Heron during the week after watching her in training. Argyle had been in contact with the defender since the summer when her husband moved … Continue reading

RUGBY PREVIEWS: Big games for Ivybridge and Services, while Oaks look for record 10th win
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RUGBY PREVIEWS: Big games for Ivybridge and Services, while Oaks look for record 10th win

IVYBRIDGE have a mouth-watering treble planned at Cross-in-Hand on Saturday. At 12noon their colts will play Penzance-Newlyn in the National Colts’ Cup before the club’s first and second teams play Devon rivals Barnstaple at 2.30pm. “It’s a big weekend for the club,” said player-coach Jamie Tripcony. “Hopefully, all the teams can do well and get … Continue reading

Youngsters Shorey and Yearling impress at second Armada Winter 3k Series run
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Youngsters Shorey and Yearling impress at second Armada Winter 3k Series run

CITY of Plymouth youngster Molly Shorey continued her good form by finishing as first women in Wednesday’s Winter Armada 3k Series run at Central Park. Within the past week, Plymouth College pupil Shorey has won the Year 7 Plymouth & West Devon Schools’ Cross Country title and finished second at both the English Schools’ Regional … Continue reading

Devonport Services show their strength in depth with convincing Lockie Cup win over Tavistock
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Devonport Services show their strength in depth with convincing Lockie Cup win over Tavistock

DEVONPORT Services showed their strength in depth with their second team beating Tavistock 68-15 at the Rectory in the quarter-finals of the Lockie Cup on Tuesday night. Services did the damage in a 35-minute spell either side of half-time. They scored four tries in the last 15 minutes of the first period and four in … Continue reading

Plymouth hurdler King determined to make Tokyo Olympics despite funding blow
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Plymouth hurdler King determined to make Tokyo Olympics despite funding blow

PLYMOUTH international hurdler David King is hoping to find some sponsorship to help him fulfil his Olympic dream after being cut from British Athletics’ world class funding programme. King represented Great Britain at this year’s World Indoor Championships and European Championships and England at the Commonwealth Games, but he is one of a number of … Continue reading