Albion boss Dawe invited to help England prepare for Six Nations clash with Scotland
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Albion boss Dawe invited to help England prepare for Six Nations clash with Scotland

PLYMOUTH Albion’s director of rugby Graham Dawe has been helping England prepare for their opening Six Nations match against Scotland. Dawe was invited up to Pennyhill Park on Tuesday by new head coach Eddie Jones to do some work with the England scrum. However, the Albion boss has insisted that any involvement he has with … Continue reading

Plymouth’s Tank claims silver at Cardiff Cross Country Challenge event
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Plymouth’s Tank claims silver at Cardiff Cross Country Challenge event

CITY of Plymouth athlete Poppy Tank produced an impressive run to finish second at the Cardiff British Athletics Cross Country Challenge event on Sunday. Tank took silver in the under-20 women’s category behind European Junior Cross Country Championship runner-up Harriet Knowles-Jones of Warrington. Knowles-Jones was well ahead of the rest of the field, coming home … Continue reading

Albion captain Murphy insists win meant more than his hat-trick
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Albion captain Murphy insists win meant more than his hat-trick

PLYMOUTH Albion’s hat-trick hero Jake Murphy insisted getting a bonus point home win over Coventry on Saturday meant more than his own try-scoring exploits. Murphy claimed his first-ever league hat-trick as Albion beat the Midlands club 29-18 at Brickfields. The former St Boniface School pupil crossed twice in the first half and once in the … Continue reading

RUGBY ROUND-UP: Ivybridge show character to claim narrow Devon derby win
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RUGBY ROUND-UP: Ivybridge show character to claim narrow Devon derby win

IVYBRIDGE player-coach Lewis Paterson praised his team’s character for coming from behind in tough conditions to claim a vital 11-9 Devon derby win over Newton Abbot at Cross-in-Hand. The victory, Ivybridge’s second over the All Whites this season, has seen them move four points ahead of Newton Abbot with two games in hand. Ivybridge have … Continue reading

POLL: Dawe hopes Plymouth Albion fans enjoyed five-try home win over Coventry
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POLL: Dawe hopes Plymouth Albion fans enjoyed five-try home win over Coventry

GRAHAM DAWE hopes supporters enjoyed Plymouth Albion’s 29-18 home win over Coventry on Saturday. Albion outscored Coventry five tries to two at a rain-soaked Brickfields to make it seven wins in eight games. The club’s only defeat since November 21 came in their previous home match when they lost 17-7 in horrendous conditions to Hull … Continue reading

Murphy scores a hat-trick as Plymouth Albion beat Coventry at home
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Murphy scores a hat-trick as Plymouth Albion beat Coventry at home

PLYMOUTH ALBION 29 COVENTRY 18 PLYMOUTH Albion scored five tries for the second week running to claim their first home win of 2016. Captain Jake Murphy led the way with a hat-trick of touch-downs, with fellow backs Matt Shepherd and Marc Koteczky also going over as Albion secured their seventh National One victory in eight … Continue reading

Couch and Barrow overcome pressure to finish first and second at National Cup
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Couch and Barrow overcome pressure to finish first and second at National Cup

PLYMOUTH divers Tonia Couch and Sarah Barrow made an impressive start to 2016 by finishing first and second in the women’s platform event at the National Cup in Southend. The experienced duo have been Britain’s best two platform divers for years, but youngsters like Lois Toulson, Georgia Ward and fellow Plymouth divers Victoria Vincent, Robyn … Continue reading