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World Cup debutant Pillage misses out on final but gains valuable experience in Los Angeles
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World Cup debutant Pillage misses out on final but gains valuable experience in Los Angeles

YOUNG Plymouth modern pentathlete Myles Pillage missed out on reaching the final on his UIPM World Cup debut in Los Angeles. However, the 18-year-old gained valuable experience competing for Great Britain at senior level against the world’s best. The former Plymouth College pupil started the competition in fine style, recording the fastest swim in his … Continue reading

Hall and Ezra enjoy success at off-road Cornwall Fire & Rescue Half Marathon
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Hall and Ezra enjoy success at off-road Cornwall Fire & Rescue Half Marathon

STUART HALL and Rebecca Ezra enjoyed success at the multi-terrain Cornwall Fire & Rescue Half Marathon at Lanhydrock House. Veteran star Hall, running for the Devon & Somerset Fire & Rescue Service, finished second overall and first in his age category over the difficult and hilly course in a time of 1:26.25. The winner was … Continue reading

Plymouth Raiders look to seal their place in BBL Trophy final
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Plymouth Raiders look to seal their place in BBL Trophy final

PLYMOUTH Raiders can secure a place in the BBL Trophy final on Friday night when they travel to Worcester Wolves in the semi-final second leg (7.30pm). Raiders head to the Worcester University Arena with an 18-point advantage, having impressively won the first leg at the Pavilions 96-78. Around 100 Raiders fans are expected to make … Continue reading

Nine Ivybridge players named in Devon’s under-20 squad for County Shield opener
Rugby

Nine Ivybridge players named in Devon’s under-20 squad for County Shield opener

NINE Ivybridge players have been named in Devon’s Under-20 squad for their County Shield opener against Dorset & Wiltshire on Sunday. There are also three Plymouth University players in the county’s starting line-up for the match at Bournemouth. The Ivybridge players involved are Damon Akerman, Harry Lakeman, Lewis Barnaby, Mitch Pinkus, Connor Banks, Sean Harrison, … Continue reading

Argaum to host social ‘pitch-up-and-play’ event to tie in with Six Nations
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Argaum to host social ‘pitch-up-and-play’ event to tie in with Six Nations

PLYMOUTH Argaum are hosting a social ‘pitch-up-and-play’ rugby session at Bickleigh Down on Sunday. The event is open to all senior men, especially those who are not regular players, and starts at 1pm (12noon meet). Players can just turn up on the day if they fancy a run around. After the session, Argaum will be … Continue reading

Plymouth swimmers Jackson and Maurer win BUCS titles in Sheffield
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Plymouth swimmers Jackson and Maurer win BUCS titles in Sheffield

PLYMOUTH students Jessica Jackson and Tom Maurer both won titles at the BUCS Swimming Championships in Sheffield at the weekend. There were also medals at Ponds Forge for fellow city-based swimmers Perry Gardiner and Tom Fannon. Plymouth University’s Jackson won her gold medal in the women’s 100m freestyle. Jackson finished nearly a second in front … Continue reading

GALLERY: Slade scores winning try as Devon U16s A beat Dorset & Wilts
Rugby

GALLERY: Slade scores winning try as Devon U16s A beat Dorset & Wilts

DEVONPORT Services’ Harrison Slade scored a winning try as Devon Under-16s A beat their Dorset & Wiltshire counterparts at Keyham on Sunday. The Devon A team produced a storming second half display to come back from 19-5 down at the interval to win 26-19. The side involved a number of players from Plymouth Combination area … Continue reading