Leander teenager England sets new British record at Manchester meet
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Leander teenager England sets new British record at Manchester meet

PLYMOUTH Leander’s 15-year-old Emma England set a new British short course age group record in the 50m freestyle event at the Manchester International Swim Meet. England finished second behind 23-year-old Rebecca Guy in Sunday night’s final in a time of 25.62 seconds. Her Leander team-mates Juliette Casini (26.23) and Anita M’Cartney (26.86) finished fourth and … Continue reading

GALLERY: Tamar Trotters’ Waumsley claims Tavy 7 title
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GALLERY: Tamar Trotters’ Waumsley claims Tavy 7 title

TAMAR Trotters’ Pete Waumsley claimed victory in the popular Tavy 7 on Sunday. In perfect running conditions on Dartmoor, Waumsley came home in a time of 40 minutes and 44 seconds to finish ahead of Bere Alston Trekkers’ Ben Neale and Erme Valley Harriers’ Allister Bristow. Neale clocked 41:31 to take second, with Bristow third … Continue reading

Proud shows his good form at Manchester International Swim Meet
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Proud shows his good form at Manchester International Swim Meet

PLYMOUTH Leander star Ben Proud showed good early season form on the opening day of the Manchester International Swim Meet. Double Commonwealth Games champion Proud claimed two gold medals on the first night of finals at the two-day short-course event. He powered to victory in the 50m freestyle final in a time of 21.60 seconds, … Continue reading

POLL: Claiming back-to-back wins is ‘satisfying’ says Albion boss Dawe
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POLL: Claiming back-to-back wins is ‘satisfying’ says Albion boss Dawe

PLYMOUTH Albion’s director of rugby Graham Dawe admitted claiming back-to-back league wins was ‘satisfying’. Albion backed up their 38-33 away victory at Blaydon with a 27-15 home success over Cinderford on Saturday. It was the first time since early 2014 that Albion had won two consecutive matches. Dawe was happy his team claimed the full … Continue reading

RUGBY ROUND-UP: Injury-hit Ivybridge suffer first home defeat
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RUGBY ROUND-UP: Injury-hit Ivybridge suffer first home defeat

INJURY-hit Ivybridge suffered their first home defeat in National Three South West when they were beaten 52-21 at Cross-in-Hand on Saturday by fellow league newcomers Cleve. The Bridgers were without 10 regular first-teamers, including player-coaches Lewis Paterson and Gareth Elliott, Alex Hall, Dom Loomes, Charlie Briant, Jordan Anderton and Reece Adams. They were in the … Continue reading

Albion see off Cinderford to claim back-to-back bonus point wins
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Albion see off Cinderford to claim back-to-back bonus point wins

PLYMOUTH ALBION 27 CINDERFORD 15 PLYMOUTH Albion claimed back-to-back league wins for the first time since the 2013/14 season when they ran in four tries against Cinderford at home. The bonus point victory followed on from Albion’s 38-33 success at Blaydon the Saturday before. However, for the second week running, Albion made hard work of … Continue reading

Corletto confident he can turn Raiders’ fortunes around after replacing Marriott
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Corletto confident he can turn Raiders’ fortunes around after replacing Marriott

DARYL CORLETTO will take charge of Plymouth Raiders for the first time on Saturday night when they travel to Surrey Scorchers in the BBL Championship. The Australian-born 34-year-old has been appointed Raiders’ new player-coach following the departure of Jay Marriott on Friday. Marriott has left the city basketball team after two years as head coach. … Continue reading

GB hurdler King hoping to help get Plymouth fit and progress his career
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GB hurdler King hoping to help get Plymouth fit and progress his career

PLYMOTHIANS are being offered the chance to get fit and help an Olympic hopeful at the same time. Great Britain hurdler David King has launched a company called PlymFit with fellow City of Plymouth athlete Alex Beechey. The pair will be running fitness classes for over and under-25s at Devonport High School for Boys on … Continue reading