Region’s young athletes continue their impressive form
Athletics

Region’s young athletes continue their impressive form

WILL BATTERSHILL, Poppy Tank and Victoria Weir all played crucial roles as the region’s junior athletics team continued to dominate their division in the UK Youth Development League. Team DC, made up of athletes from Devon and Cornwall, sit top of the Midland’s Premier South West Division in the under-20 and under-17 age group after … Continue reading

You need versatile players in National One, says Albion boss Dawe
Plymouth Albion / Rugby

You need versatile players in National One, says Albion boss Dawe

PLYMOUTH Albion’s director of rugby Graham Dawe believes having players who are versatile is vital in National One due to the replacement rules at that level. Teams are only permitted to have five players on their bench in National One, compared to seven in the Championship. But, like in the Championship, clubs still have to … Continue reading

Ex-OPMs coach Luffman relishing new challenge with Albion Ladies
Plymouth Albion / Rugby

Ex-OPMs coach Luffman relishing new challenge with Albion Ladies

FORMER OPMs coach Steve Luffman is relishing a new challenge with Plymouth Albion Ladies. The well-known city rugby and cricketer parted company with the Old Boys this summer after their relegation to Devon One. Luffman, who had played for OPMs for 20 years, was their head coach last season, but Leigh Puttock has returned to … Continue reading

Plymouth triathlete Holder finishes 10th at World Championships
Aquatics / Athletics / Other sport

Plymouth triathlete Holder finishes 10th at World Championships

PLYMOUTH’S Ken Holder finished 10th in his age category at the ITU Long Distance Triathlon World Championship in Sweden. The event took place in Motala and attracted a bumper entry of the world’s best triathletes. Plymouth Triathlon Club member Holder, competing for Great Britain in the 45-49 age group, finished in a time of five … Continue reading

Argaum chief shocked by National Rugby Awards nomination
Rugby

Argaum chief shocked by National Rugby Awards nomination

DIRECTOR of rugby Dave Sansom has described Plymouth Argaum’s nomination for ‘Club of the Year’ at the National Rugby Awards as ‘crazy’. Argaum have been shortlisted along with fellow Devon side Crediton, All Blacks RFC, Bishop Stortford, Barkers Butts and Colchester RFC. Members of the Bickleigh Down outfit will travel to Twickenham on September 2, … Continue reading

City hurdler David King can prove a point at Mannheim event
Athletics

City hurdler David King can prove a point at Mannheim event

PLYMOUTH hurdler David King will get an early chance of revenge on David Omoregie this weekend in Germany. The Cardiff athlete edged out King to the England Under-23 Championship 110m hurdle crown last weekend by just one hundredth of a second. That win guaranteed Omoregie automatic selection for the European Under-23 Championships in Tallinn next … Continue reading