Chesters hoping for more Albion chances after first home start
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Chesters hoping for more Albion chances after first home start

ANDY CHESTERS hopes he pushed his Plymouth Albion claims with his performance in their last match against Henley Hawks. The back-row forward made his long-awaited full home debut in Albion’s 27-8 win over the Hawks. His only previous league start had come away at Hull Ionians in the third match of the season. “I have … Continue reading

GALLERY:  Devon Under-20s fail to take their chance against Berkshire at Keyham
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GALLERY: Devon Under-20s fail to take their chance against Berkshire at Keyham

DEVON’S hopes of progressing to the knock-out stages of the National Under-20 Championship were ended with a 19-13 defeat against Berkshire at Keyham on Sunday. The Green and Whites, who had lost 30-15 to Gloucestershire in their opening pool game, came so close to snatching victory at the death against Berkshire. They camped in the … Continue reading

Frustration for city athletes King and Wilsmore at British Indoor Championships
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Frustration for city athletes King and Wilsmore at British Indoor Championships

THERE was frustration for city athletes David King and Mike Wilsmore at the British Indoor Championships in Sheffield on Saturday. King had hopes of making the Great Britain team for next month’s World Indoor Championships after running 7.66 seconds for the 60m hurdles earlier in the month. That ranked him as one of three British … Continue reading

RUGBY ROUND-UP: Ivybridge push leaders Barnstaple hard at Cross-in-Hand
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RUGBY ROUND-UP: Ivybridge push leaders Barnstaple hard at Cross-in-Hand

IVYBRIDGE were left to rue what might have been as they were beaten 13-3 at Cross-in-Hand by National Three South West leaders Barnstaple. The Bridgers, who had already seen off fellow Devon sides Exmouth, Brixham and Newton Abbot at Cross-in-Hand this season, deserved at least a losing bonus point for a determined second half display. … Continue reading

Erme Valley Harriers’ Battershill impresses at National Cross Country Championships
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Erme Valley Harriers’ Battershill impresses at National Cross Country Championships

WILL BATTERSHILL produced an impressive run at the National Cross Country Championships at Donington Park on Saturday. Competing in the men’s under-20 category, Great Britain youth international Battershill, who had only turned 18 two days earlier, finished seventh in a strong field. The Erme Valley Harrier is in his first year competing at junior men’s … Continue reading

Plymouth’s Schmidbauer to compete at FINA High Diving World Cup
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Plymouth’s Schmidbauer to compete at FINA High Diving World Cup

PLYMOUTH Diving’s Iris Schmidbauer will compete at the FINA High Diving World Cup on Sunday in Abu Dhabi. Schmidbauer, representing Germany, is one of just two Europeans women who will line up in the opening two rounds of the top competition, held at the Abu Dhabi International Marine Sports Club. The women’s event will see … Continue reading

Albion boss Dawe happy to let deadline day pass with no activity
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Albion boss Dawe happy to let deadline day pass with no activity

PLYMOUTH Albion boss Graham Dawe was happy to let the National League transfer deadline pass without any activity. Clubs had until Friday to add to their squad for the remainder of the 2015/16 season. However, there were no comings and goings at Brickfields. Dawe did give a couple of squad players the option to go … Continue reading