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GALLERY: Dix and White among the winners at South West Cyclo-Cross Champs
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GALLERY: Dix and White among the winners at South West Cyclo-Cross Champs

CYCLISTS were out in force at Plympton’s Newnham Park on Sunday for the South West Cyclo-Cross Championships. Ewan Dix, Lara Dix and Orla White were among the riders to claim regional titles. Ewan Dix claimed the junior men’s crown with a strong performance in the main race. He finished third overall behind seniors Tristan Davies, … Continue reading

Tank earns GB call-up for European Cross Country Champs, while Erme Valley officials are honoured
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Tank earns GB call-up for European Cross Country Champs, while Erme Valley officials are honoured

CITY of Plymouth’s Poppy Tank will pull on a senior Great Britain vest for the first time at next month’s 2022 European Cross Country Championships in Turin. Tank has been named in the GB women’s team for the prestigious event in Italy after a strong run at the trials in Liverpool at the weekend. The … Continue reading

GALLERY: Clinical Ivybridge see off Oaks to progress in RFU Women’s Intermediate Cup
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GALLERY: Clinical Ivybridge see off Oaks to progress in RFU Women’s Intermediate Cup

IVYBRIDGE eased into the next round of the RFU Women’s Intermediate Cup by beating lower league neighbours Plymstock Albion Oaks 62-0 at Horsham Fields on Sunday. In front of a large crowd, Ivybridge showed a real clinical edge against a spirited Oaks team. Plymstock did have some good spells of possession and pressure, but the … Continue reading

RUGBY REPORTS: Services dig deep to upset leaders, while Ivybridge claim first away win
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RUGBY REPORTS: Services dig deep to upset leaders, while Ivybridge claim first away win

DEVONPORT Services have moved up to third in the Regional One South West table after becoming only the second team this season to beat Chew Valley. Services dug really deep in horrible conditions at the Rectory to triumphed 16-10 and knock Chew of the summit of the table. Chew had arrived in Plymouth sitting pretty … Continue reading

RUGBY PREVIEWS: Services ready for clash with leaders, while Ivybridge look for first away win
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RUGBY PREVIEWS: Services ready for clash with leaders, while Ivybridge look for first away win

FOURTH-placed Devonport Services face a massive home game on Saturday when they welcome leaders Chew Valley to the Rectory. Services are looking to bounce back from their narrow defeat to Ivybridge in their last fixture, which was only their third defeat in 10 games since promotion to level five. They came up from South West … Continue reading

GALLERY: Meek wins new Princetown Fell Race, while Landers equals Tavy 5k record
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GALLERY: Meek wins new Princetown Fell Race, while Landers equals Tavy 5k record

JO MEEK dominated the women’s race at the inaugural Princetown Fell Race on Sunday morning. The new off-road event saw athletes run 12k over Cramber Tor, Black Tor, Leedon Tor, King Tor and North Hessary Tor on Dartmoor before returning to Princetown. Meek finished sixth overall in 59.42 minutes, which was nearly nine minutes in … Continue reading

WOMEN’S FOOTBALL: Disappointment for Argyle at Home Park, but late joy for Marine Academy
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WOMEN’S FOOTBALL: Disappointment for Argyle at Home Park, but late joy for Marine Academy

PLYMOUTH Argyle were watched by more than 2,000 people at Home Park on Sunday, but the bumper crowd could not help them upset fourth-placed Ipswich Town in the FA Women’s National League Southern Premier Division. The Pilgrims ended up losing 5-0 after Ipswich scored three times in the final 10 minutes. The first half was … Continue reading

RUGBY PREVIEWS: Saltash prepare for top-of-the-table clash with St Ives
Rugby

RUGBY PREVIEWS: Saltash prepare for top-of-the-table clash with St Ives

WHILE other teams are enjoying a blank weekend, Saltash face probably their toughest test of the season,with a trip west to take on St Ives in a top-of-the-table Counties Two Cornwall clash. The eagerly-awaited league meeting should have been played two weeks ago but was postponed after the referee was ill and no replacement could … Continue reading

Plymouth Leander’s Armayan and divers Heslop and Daley claim British Swimming awards
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Plymouth Leander’s Armayan and divers Heslop and Daley claim British Swimming awards

PLYMOUTH Leander coach Robin Armayan and divers Aidan Heslop and Tom Daley were among the winners at the British Swimming Awards for 2021-22. Armayan claimed the outstanding para-swimming coach award after helping Reece Dunn claim five Paralympic medals, including three golds, in Tokyo last year. He has also helped fellow para-swimmer Cameron Vearncombe became a … Continue reading