GALLERY: Baker claims Peter Tavy Plod title
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GALLERY: Baker claims Peter Tavy Plod title

CHICHESTER’S James Baker claimed victory in the 12th annual Peter Tavy Plod on Bank Holiday Monday. Baker, who finished more than a minute-and-a-half in front of anyone else, was just 27 seconds off Jim Cole’s course record of 25.50 minutes. Baker’s time was 26.17. Plymouth Harriers’ Andrew Jordan came second in 27.49 minutes and Liskeard’s … Continue reading

Scrum-half Shepherd enjoyed his first run-out for Plymouth Albion
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Scrum-half Shepherd enjoyed his first run-out for Plymouth Albion

MATT SHEPHERD put tiredness and jet-lag aside on Friday night to make his first appearance for Plymouth Albion. The Cornwall scrum-half, who moved to Brickfields from Launceston in the summer, had missed all Albion’s previous pre-season matches due to a-once-in-a-lifetime holiday in Thailand, which he had booked last year. But he arrived back just in … Continue reading

Plymouth’s Shayea wins two medals at England Age Group Champs
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Plymouth’s Shayea wins two medals at England Age Group Champs

CITY of Plymouth athlete Doaa Shayea won two bronze medals at the England Athletics Under-17 and Under-15 Age Group Championships at Bedford. Shayea’s podium finishes came in the 100m and 200m women’s wheelchair races. The 17-year-old clocked 19.92 seconds in the 100m and 32.22 seconds for the 200m. In both events she was the first … Continue reading

Putt’s hoping he has done enough to make Plymouth Albion’s league squad
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Putt’s hoping he has done enough to make Plymouth Albion’s league squad

TEENAGE utility back Tom Putt is hoping he has done enough to secure a permanent place in Plymouth Albion’s National One squad for the 2015/16 season. The 18-year-old from Kingsbridge, who was in Exeter Chiefs’ Academy, has spent the summer training with Albion. He made replacement appearances against Jersey and Bedford before producing an impressive … Continue reading

RUGBY ROUND-UP: Saltash turn on the style in cup match at Bodmin
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RUGBY ROUND-UP: Saltash turn on the style in cup match at Bodmin

SALTASH opened their season in style with a 66-24 Cornwall Cup first round win at Bodmin. The Ashes, who begin life in Western Counties West next Saturday, scored 10 tries at Clifden Park against their Cornwall/Devon League hosts. Lewis Wells, Ryan Rayner and Shaun Crawford scored twice for the visitors, with Steve Hillman, Sam Snell, … Continue reading

Plymouth Albion boss Dawe admits players pushed their claims against Newton Abbot
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Plymouth Albion boss Dawe admits players pushed their claims against Newton Abbot

GRAHAM DAWE admitted quite a few players pushed their Plymouth Albion first-team claims in the club’s 64-27 win over Newton Abbot at Brickfields on Friday night. The match was Albion’s final one before they open their National One campaign against Richmond next Saturday. The likes of Herbie Stupple, Dan Collier, Cameron Setter, Marc Koteczky, Ethan … Continue reading