Reserve Nielsen impresses in Devils’ cup defeat at Rye House
Plymouth Devils

Reserve Nielsen impresses in Devils’ cup defeat at Rye House

PLYMOUTH had an encouraging start from new reserve Stefan Nielsen, who scored eight (paid nine) points on his debut for the Devils in their 50-40 League Cup defeat at Rye House on Saturday evening. Nielsen was the second highest scorer, behind the new number one Charlie Gjedde, who finished with nine points from his five … Continue reading

Plymouth’s Vincent wins gold for Great Britain in Edinburgh
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Plymouth’s Vincent wins gold for Great Britain in Edinburgh

PLYMOUTH Diving’s Victoria Vincent won gold for Great Britain at the Seven Nations Youth Diving Meet in Edinburgh. Competing in the pool where she made her senior international debut in 2014 at the Commonwealth Games, Vincent took victory in the girls’ B three-metre event. Vincent, who does not turn 15 until next month, scored 384.30 … Continue reading

Albion survive late scare to move up to third in the table
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Albion survive late scare to move up to third in the table

PLYMOUTH ALBION 20 BLACKHEATH 19 PLYMOUTH Albion moved up to third in the National One table after former player Freddie Gabbitass missed a last-gasp penalty that could have won the game for Blackheath. Albion, who played really well, were eight points up going into injury-time against their London visitors, but it all nearly went wrong … Continue reading

Former Devils captain Barker enjoys successful return to St Boniface Arena
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Former Devils captain Barker enjoys successful return to St Boniface Arena

FORMER Plymouth Devils captain Ben Barker had a successful return to the St Boniface Arena when he won the Spring Classic individual meeting which opened the new season for the Devils. There was little to choose between the leading riders with only one point separating the top seven scorers from the qualifying heats. Plymouth’s Todd … Continue reading

Ivybridge’s Setter will be part of new-look Devon coaching set-up
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Ivybridge’s Setter will be part of new-look Devon coaching set-up

IVYBRIDGE’S director of rugby Paul Setter will be part of Devon RFU’s coaching set-up for this year’s County Championship. Devon, who reached six finals between 2000 and 2008, are hoping to return to the top tier of county rugby after suffering relegation in 2010. Since then they have not won match in the County Championship. … Continue reading

Runners have a choice of events to take part in this weekend
Athletics

Runners have a choice of events to take part in this weekend

THE popular Mad March Hare 10k takes place in Plympton on Sunday morning (9am). The event starts and finishes at the Plymouth Devils’ speedway track at Marsh Mills and takes runners through Saltram. James Denne won last year’s race, with South Devon’s Naomi Flanagan triumphing in the women’s race. More than 200 athletes took part … Continue reading