Plymouth Diving among the medals on opening day of National Cup
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Plymouth Diving among the medals on opening day of National Cup

PLYMOUTH Diving won three medals on the opening day of the British National Cup in Southend. Springboard specialist Rhea Gayle (pictured) got them off to a good start by claiming bronze in the one-metre event on her return from injury. Gayle, who is British one-metre champion, produced five solid dives in Friday’s final to finish … Continue reading

TEAM NEWS: Setter returns to Albion’s starting line-up for Coventry game
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TEAM NEWS: Setter returns to Albion’s starting line-up for Coventry game

CAMERON SETTER will make his first Plymouth Albion start since November on Saturday when Coventry visit Brickfields in National One (3pm). The 22-year-old Plymouth-born scrum-half is rewarded with a recall after impressing as a replacement last weekend against Fylde as Albion came back from 26-10 down to win 38-26. Setter started nine of Albion’s opening … Continue reading

DHSOB decide to appeal to RFU over points deduction
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DHSOB decide to appeal to RFU over points deduction

DEVONPORT High School Old Boys have decided to appeal to the Rugby Football Union over their points deduction for breaking registration rules. The Old Boys are unhappy with both the procedure and punishment they received for fielding two players who they did not know were registered with Devonport Services and another who was not registered … Continue reading

RUGBY PREVIEWS: Ivybridge hope for bumper turnout for Devon derby with Newton Abbot
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RUGBY PREVIEWS: Ivybridge hope for bumper turnout for Devon derby with Newton Abbot

IVYBRIDGE are hoping to pull in a big crowd for their vital National Three South West derby match with Newton Abbot on Saturday (2.30pm). The game ties in with the club’s vice-presidents’ day. Ninth-placed Ivybridge will start the match one point and one place above Newton Abbot, who have not finished outside the top seven … Continue reading

Young prop Dawe says Albion are desperate to impress against Coventry at home
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Young prop Dawe says Albion are desperate to impress against Coventry at home

PROP Ollie Dawe says Plymouth Albion are desperate to put in a good performance against Coventry at Brickfields on Saturday after the disappointment of their last home match. Albion have won six of their last seven National One matches, but they came unstuck against Hull Ionians in terrible conditions two weeks ago, losing 17-7 in … Continue reading

Olympic champion Meilutyte to make comeback from elbow break at Euro Meet
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Olympic champion Meilutyte to make comeback from elbow break at Euro Meet

PLYMOUTH Leander’s Olympic champion and world record holder Ruta Meilutyte will make her long-awaited comeback from injury this month when she competes at the Euro Meet in Luxembourg. Lithuanian Meilutyte has been out of action since breaking her elbow in a cycling accident in September. When she suffered the injury, the teenager had a plate … Continue reading

Bale eyeing more game-time after helping Albion to comeback at Fylde
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Bale eyeing more game-time after helping Albion to comeback at Fylde

PLYMOUTH Albion fly-half Elliot Bale was delighted to play his first half of league rugby since September at the weekend. Bale came on at the interval as Albion produced a sensational comeback at Fylde, turning around a 26-10 half-time deficit to win 38-26. The 24-year-old started the season as Albion’s first choice 10 but then … Continue reading