New signing Wright should be available for Devils home clash with Somerset
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New signing Wright should be available for Devils home clash with Somerset

PLYMOUTH expect to have new signing James Wright making his debut in their Premier League match against Somerset at the St Boniface Arena on Saturday evening (7.15 pm). Wright’s arrival comes into effect with the issue of new averages for August, so he will not be available for Friday’s match at Somerset where the Devils will … Continue reading

Plymouth Albion to play Newton Abbot in final pre-season fixture
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Plymouth Albion to play Newton Abbot in final pre-season fixture

PLYMOUTH Albion will play Newton Abbot instead of Hornets RFC in their final pre-season fixture. The National One side had been due to play Somerset-based side Hornets on Saturday, August 29, but Albion needed to move the game to the Friday evening and the National Three South West outfit could not make it. However, their … Continue reading

Tom Daley makes history with second World Championship gold medal
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Tom Daley makes history with second World Championship gold medal

TOM DALEY won a second career World Championship gold medal on Wednesday night when he triumphed in the inaugural mixed team event with Leeds’ Rebecca Gallantree. Having won individual 10m platform gold as a 15-year-old in 2009, Daley is now the first British diver to win multiple World Championship medals. The mixed format sees one … Continue reading

Plymouth Leander’s Sam Dailley claims another gold medal in Sheffield
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Plymouth Leander’s Sam Dailley claims another gold medal in Sheffield

PLYMOUTH Leander’s Sam Dailley won a second individual gold medal in the space of two days at British Summer Swimming Championships in Sheffield. Having triumphed in the 100m butterfly event on the opening day of the competition, Dailley claimed victory in the 13/14 year-olds 200m freestyle. Dailley, who also won a relay bronze on the … Continue reading

Couch secures GB Olympic spot by reaching World Champ final in Kazan
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Couch secures GB Olympic spot by reaching World Champ final in Kazan

PLYMOUTH diver Tonia Couch secured Great Britain an Olympic women’s individual 10m platform spot by reaching the World Championship final in Kazan. World Series champion Couch scored 339.70 points in the semi-final to qualify for Thursday’s showpiece event in seventh place. Any divers who reached the final automatically claimed a quota place for their county … Continue reading

Summer signing Shepherd will miss Plymouth Albion’s pre-season matches
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Summer signing Shepherd will miss Plymouth Albion’s pre-season matches

CORNWALL star Matt Shepherd is hoping a pre-planned once-in-a-lifetime holiday will not hamper his Plymouth Albion chances too much. Shepherd will miss all of Albion’s warm-up matches as he will be in Thailand with his girlfriend. The pair booked the 30-day dream trip last December before Shepherd had any idea he would be joining Albion … Continue reading