Plymouth Diving finish Luton Challenge event on a high
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Plymouth Diving finish Luton Challenge event on a high

PLYMOUTH Diving added two more golds medals on the final day of the Luton Challenge event. Madeline Coquoz, who had triumphed in the one-metre women’s A final on Friday evening, also won the three-metre event on Sunday. Swiss international Coquoz, 16, finished with 170.40 points to edge out her Plymouth Diving team-mate Kayleigh Sinclair, who … Continue reading

Searle delighted to help Albion to ‘tactical’ win over Ampthill
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Searle delighted to help Albion to ‘tactical’ win over Ampthill

YOUNG fly-half Billy Searle felt Plymouth Albion showed on Saturday against Ampthill that they had learned a lesson from their home defeat against Darlington Mowden Park. Albion had been beaten 25-15 by Mowden Park two weeks earlier in horrible weather at Brickfields. But in equally tough conditions on Saturday they overcame Ampthill 18-13 to move … Continue reading

POLL: Home win is a big boost, says Albion boss Dawe
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POLL: Home win is a big boost, says Albion boss Dawe

GRAHAM DAWE says his Plymouth Albion team have received a ‘big boost’ from their home win over Ampthill. Dawe’s young side had been under pressure to claim a victory after losing to Blackheath and Darlington Mowden Park in their previous two games. But they responded to that pressure by digging deep in poor conditions at … Continue reading

Tank and Battershill both claim top-25 finishes at British Cross Country Challenge
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Tank and Battershill both claim top-25 finishes at British Cross Country Challenge

POPPY TANK and Will Battershill both claimed top-25 finishes at the prestigious British Athletics Cross Country Challenge in Liverpool on Saturday. The event at Sefton Park was doubling up as Great Britain & Northern Ireland trials for the European Cross Country Championships next month and so attracted all the UK’s top distance runners. City of … Continue reading

Albion claim vital over Ampthill in tough conditions at Brickfields
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Albion claim vital over Ampthill in tough conditions at Brickfields

PLYMOUTH ALBION 18 AMPTHILL 13 PLYMOUTH Albion claimed a vital win over Ampthill in difficult conditions at Brickfields on Saturday. The young Albion team appeared to have learned a lot from their defeat against Darlington Mowden Park in the wind and rain two weeks earlier. The home side kicked well and kept Ampthill pinned back … Continue reading

Plymouth Diving enjoy successful first day at Luton Challenge
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Plymouth Diving enjoy successful first day at Luton Challenge

PLYMOUTH Diving enjoyed a successful first day at the Luton Challenge event. Highlight of the opening night of finals was the women’s A platform event, where Plymouth claimed a clean sweep of the medals. Victoria Vincent, 14, who was out for nine months with a detached retina after competing at the 2014 Commonwealth Games, won the … Continue reading

Battershill and Tank lead region’s challenge at European trials event
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Battershill and Tank lead region’s challenge at European trials event

WILL BATTERSHILL and Poppy Tank will be hoping to continue their good early season form when they compete at the British Athletics Cross Country Challenge in Liverpool on Saturday. The event at Sefton Park is doubling up as trials for the Great Britain and Northern Ireland team for the European Cross Country Championships, which will … Continue reading

‘Grumpy’ Albion aim to lift their mood with vital home win
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‘Grumpy’ Albion aim to lift their mood with vital home win

GRAHAM DAWE says his Plymouth Albion side are ‘a bit grumpy’ after back-to-back defeats against Blackheath and Darlington Mowden Park. Prior to those two matches, Albion had claimed three consecutive bonus-point victories to rise up the National One table. But they have now fallen back down to 10th in the standings, with just over a … Continue reading