Albion flanker Hayler named Royal Navy’s player of the tournament
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Albion flanker Hayler named Royal Navy’s player of the tournament

PLYMOUTH Albion’s Jarrad Hayler has been named the Royal Navy’s player of the tournament after helping them win the plate trophy at the International Defence Rugby Competition. Bickleigh-based Royal Marine Hayler started all the Navy’s matches during the month-long event, which finished in London last night. In the plate semi-final against Canada, the 20-year-old flanker, … Continue reading

Sprinter Arnott makes final cut in running for top national sports award
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Sprinter Arnott makes final cut in running for top national sports award

PLYMOUTH sprinter James Arnott is down to the final three in the running for SportsAid’s prestigious One-to-Watch Award. Earlier this month, Arnott was named on a shortlist of 10 up-and-coming young British athletes for the top national award, which has previously been won by fellow Plymothian Tom Daley. But that shortlist was cut to three … Continue reading

Shepherd hopes he has pushed his scrum-half claims with display against Taunton
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Shepherd hopes he has pushed his scrum-half claims with display against Taunton

MATT SHEPHERD is hoping he has pushed his claims for Plymouth Albion’s number nine shirt after an impressive performance for the club’s development team on Tuesday evening. The Cornwall scrum-half, who has been struggling with a knee injury in recent weeks, scored all Albion’s points in their 18-10 victory away at Taunton, with two tries, … Continue reading

Winless Raiders look to upset the odds against high-flying Leicester
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Winless Raiders look to upset the odds against high-flying Leicester

PLYMOUTH Raiders’ new coach Daryl Corletto is hoping his team can upset the odds on Friday evening when they entertain Leicester Riders at the Pavilions in the BBL Championship (7.30pm). Leicester are unbeaten this season, while Raiders have yet to win this term and have lost their last 11 meetings against the Riders. However, Corletto, … Continue reading

South African Fisher delighted to get 80 minutes under his belt following injury
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South African Fisher delighted to get 80 minutes under his belt following injury

PLYMOUTH Albion’s South African lock David Fisher was delighted to get through a full 80 minutes against Taunton in a development match on Tuesday night. The 22-year-old former Natal Sharks forward had not played since damaging his knee against Newton Abbot in a pre-season match in August. “It was good to be back and get … Continue reading

Shepherd scores all Albion’s points as they beat Taunton in development game
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Shepherd scores all Albion’s points as they beat Taunton in development game

MATT SHEPHERD scored all Plymouth Albion’s points as they beat Taunton 18-10 at Hyde Park on Tuesday night in a development fixture. Shepherd claimed two tries, kicked one conversion and added two penalties under the Somerset club’s floodlights. The Cornwall scrum-half was one of a number of Plymouth players having a run-out following injury. David … Continue reading