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ATHLETICS: Battershill runs season’s best time to claim victory at Birmingham
Athletics

ATHLETICS: Battershill runs season’s best time to claim victory at Birmingham

ERME Valley Harriers’ Will Battershill ran a season’s best time to claim victory in an all-domestic 3,000m steeplechase field at the Muller Birmingham Diamond League meeting at the weekend. Battershill clocked 8:36.56 to claim the win in front of a big crowd at the newly-renovated Alexander Stadium. That was the second fastest his time of his … Continue reading

Knowles bags a hat-trick as Plymouth Combination side claim big win over Torbay
Rugby

Knowles bags a hat-trick as Plymouth Combination side claim big win over Torbay

THE PLYMOUTH Combination representative rugby team turned on the style to claim a 47-22 over Torbay Sharks at the Rectory on Saturday. The Sharks have had the better of recent meetings but the Plymouth side took the lead early on with a penalty from Sam Matts and never really looked back. Devonport Services winger Toby … Continue reading

Plymouth Combination rugby team ready to return to action against Torbay Sharks
Rugby

Plymouth Combination rugby team ready to return to action against Torbay Sharks

THE Plymouth Combination representative rugby team returns to action on Saturday when they host Torbay Sharks at the Rectory (3pm). The side last played in May 2019 when they lost a hard-fought game to the Sharks 28-19. With no Devon men’s representative rugby this year, it is expected that both teams will be strong on … Continue reading

GALLERY: Eye-catching displays at Devon County Championships at Exeter
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GALLERY: Eye-catching displays at Devon County Championships at Exeter

MOLLY SHOREY, Sam Trigg-Petrovic and Phoebe Milburn were among the Armada athletes who set new meeting records at the Devon County Track & Field Championships at Exeter on Sunday. Adam Dingley and Josh Tyler were also among the athletes to win with eye-catching personal bests. City of Plymouth’s Dingley is only his first year at … Continue reading

Plymouth athletes break records at Cornwall Track & Field Championships
Athletics

Plymouth athletes break records at Cornwall Track & Field Championships

CITY of Plymouth’s Poppy Northcott, Jed Hutchings, Jacob Lamboll and Lamara Hammoudeh all broke records at the Cornwall County Track & Field Championships at Par on Saturday. Northcott, who is ranked seventh in the UK at the under-17 girls’ 300m hurdles with 45.44 seconds, overcame windy conditions on the Cornish coast to win in 46.9 … Continue reading

Tavistock thrower Fileman earns call-up for Great Britain’s U20 team
Athletics

Tavistock thrower Fileman earns call-up for Great Britain’s U20 team

TAVISTOCK discus thrower Edward Fileman will make his Great Britain Under-20 debut at this weekend’s Loughborough International. Fileman has been named in a strong GB U20 team that will take on England, Scotland, Wales, a Loughborough University select side and a National League team. The Tavistock athlete, who has previously represented England Schools, recently smashed … Continue reading

Plymouth pentathlete Bryson claims her highest World Cup finish in Bulgaria
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Plymouth pentathlete Bryson claims her highest World Cup finish in Bulgaria

PLYMOUTH pentathlete Kerenza Bryson claimed her highest UIPM World Cup finish by taking seventh spot at the third leg of the top international competition in Albena, Bulgaria. It was Bryson third consecutive top-10 World Cup finish, having claimed eighth in the opening event in Cairo in April and coming 10th in Budapest earlier in this … Continue reading

City of Plymouth trampoline star Evely to compete for England in Sweden
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City of Plymouth trampoline star Evely to compete for England in Sweden

CITY of Plymouth Trampoline and Gymnastics Club’s Nyla Evely will represent England at a top international event in Sweden this month. The 15-year-old trampoline specialist will head to Gothenburg for the Frivolten Cup, which takes placed between May 25 and May 29 and attracts competitors from all over Europe. She was selected for the England … Continue reading