Improving Plympton Victoria look forward to next season after cup heartbreak
Rugby

Improving Plympton Victoria look forward to next season after cup heartbreak

PLYMPTON Victoria team manager Chris Hunt believes the future is bright for the Devon Two strugglers after they produced an encouraging display in Wednesday’s Ellis Trophy final at the Rectory. Plym Vic could have won the cup but ended up losing 17-15 to Devonport Services IIIs after narrowly missing a last-gasp penalty. They had earlier … Continue reading

Former Albion chairman Vosper surprised new owners let Dawe go
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Former Albion chairman Vosper surprised new owners let Dawe go

FORMER Plymouth Albion chairman Peter Vosper has admitted his surprise that the new owners of the club, Dave Venables and Bruce Priday, did not want to work with Graham Dawe. Former England international Dawe was asked to stand down from his coaching role last week despite totally rebuilding Albion in the summer and helping them … Continue reading

Chesters delighted to end Albion try wait against his former club Hartpury
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Chesters delighted to end Albion try wait against his former club Hartpury

ANDY CHESTERS admitted he could not have asked for a better day on Saturday than scoring a try to help Plymouth Albion to a memorable 35-26 win over his former club Hartpury College. The former Ivybridge junior had not scored before for Albion, having joined the club in the summer from Launceston. “That was unbelievable,” … Continue reading

Harris moves to top of UK pentathlon rankings and Bee flies up to third
Athletics

Harris moves to top of UK pentathlon rankings and Bee flies up to third

ERME Valley Harriers’ Sammie Harris leaped to the top of the UK under-15 pentathlon rankings by winning the Somerset Schools’ title for a second year running. Harris set a new personal best of 3,198 points, which puts her above Jessica Ennis-Hill in the all-time rankings for that age group. City of Plymouth Athletic Club’s Emily … Continue reading

Albion hooker Penman joins National One rivals Darlington Mowden Park
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Albion hooker Penman joins National One rivals Darlington Mowden Park

HOOKER James Penman is the latest player to announce he will be leaving Plymouth Albion this summer. The New Zealander, who can also play prop, will join Albion’s National One rivals Darlington Mowden Park. Penman had initially been keen to stay at Plymouth but decided to accept an offer elsewhere in the light of the … Continue reading