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Briant appointed Ivybridge’s captain ahead of pre-season clash with Services
Rugby

Briant appointed Ivybridge’s captain ahead of pre-season clash with Services

CHARLIE BRIANT has been appointed Ivybridge’s new captain for the 2018-19 season. The Devon player, who is comfortable at centre or full-back, takes over the club role from prop Matt Finn, who, like Mitch Pinkus, is currently training with Plymouth Albion. Briant will officially begin his new position on Friday evening when a strong Ivybridge … Continue reading

Plymouth’s Pillage to make his individual senior World Championship debut
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Plymouth’s Pillage to make his individual senior World Championship debut

Plymouth pentathlete Myles Pillage will make his individual senior World Championship debut in Mexico next month. The 20-year-old has been named in an eight-strong Great Britain team to head to the competition in Mexico City. Pillage has competed in three relay events at senior majors, including last year’s World Championships in Cairo where he and … Continue reading

Tamar Trotters’ Wilsmore claims bronze at Manchester International Meet
Athletics

Tamar Trotters’ Wilsmore claims bronze at Manchester International Meet

TAMAR Trotters’ Mike Wilsmore finished third in the 1,500m at the Manchester International Meet on Wednesday evening. Wilsmore was running for the BAL/UKWL representative team in the meeting where they were up against England, Great Britain Juniors, Scotland, Northern Ireland, Wales and Iceland. In quite a tactical race, Wilsmore clocked 3:47.76. Scotland’s Sol Sweeney won … Continue reading

Services look forward to hosting Devon Cup champions Ivybridge at the Rectory
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Services look forward to hosting Devon Cup champions Ivybridge at the Rectory

DEVONPORT Services coach Mike Lewis is looking forward to Friday night’s pre-season run-out against higher league opponents Ivybridge at the Rectory (7.15pm). Newly-promoted South West One side Services have so far played warm-up matches against Kingsbridge and Plymstock Albion Oaks. They overcame Western Counties West side Kingsbridge 22-12 before a younger XV beat Cornwall/Devon League … Continue reading

Devonport Services overcome Oaks in competitive pre-season match at Horsham Fields
Rugby

Devonport Services overcome Oaks in competitive pre-season match at Horsham Fields

DEVONPORT Services and Plymstock Albion Oaks continued their build-up for the new rugby season with a competitive ‘friendly’ match at Horsham Fields on Tuesday evening. Newly-promoted South West One side Services triumphed 17-5 against Cornwall/Devon League outfit Oaks, but both clubs took a lot from the game. Devonport used the last minute fixture to have … Continue reading

GALLERY: Throwers catch the eye at final Devon Open Series event
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GALLERY: Throwers catch the eye at final Devon Open Series event

THERE were a number of eye-catching performances at the final Devon Open Athletics Series event of the season at Tavistock on Sunday. The region’s throwers were in particularly good form at the west Devon venue. City of Plymouth youngster Nubia Evans-Shields showed her talent by winning three events. Evans-Shields is ranked number two in the … Continue reading