Plymouth Albion’s Stupple thrilled to end impressive season with Twickenham success
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Plymouth Albion’s Stupple thrilled to end impressive season with Twickenham success

PLYMOUTH Albion number eight Herbie Stupple was thrilled to end his impressive season by scoring a try to help Cornwall make history on Sunday. Stupple collected one of the Duchy’s four tries as they beat Cheshire 35-13 at Twickenham to claim back-to-back County Championship titles for the first time. Sunday’s final was Stupple’s 34th competitive … Continue reading

Shepherd delighted to accept late invite to tour Canada with England Counties
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Shepherd delighted to accept late invite to tour Canada with England Counties

PLYMOUTH Albion back Matt Shepherd flies out to Canada today with the England Counties squad on a high after helping Cornwall win back-to-back County Championship titles for the first time in their history. Shepherd scored 20 of the Duchy’s points in their 35-13 win over Cheshire at Twickenham on Sunday. He should have been celebrating … Continue reading

City hurdler King in consistent form at South West Athletics Gala
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City hurdler King in consistent form at South West Athletics Gala

PLYMOUTH’S Olympic hopeful David King showed good consistency at the South West Athletics Gala at Exeter on Saturday. King ran two 110m hurdles races against his training partner Valdo Szucs from Hungary, winning them both and clocking almost identical times. The 21-year-old opened the afternoon with a 13.80 second run, with Szucs clocking 14.29. King … Continue reading

Albion players score all Cornwall’s points as they claim back-to-back titles
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Albion players score all Cornwall’s points as they claim back-to-back titles

CORNWALL 35 CHESHIRE 13 PLYMOUTH Albion players scored all Cornwall’s points as they claimed back-to-back County Championship titles for the first time in their history on Sunday. Billy Searle, Sam Matavesi, Herbie Stupple and Matt Shepherd crossed for tries, with Shepherd also kicking three conversions and three penalties. They were joined in Cornwall’s 22-man matchday … Continue reading

RUGBY FIXTURES: Ivybridge set to start season with two home games
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RUGBY FIXTURES: Ivybridge set to start season with two home games

IVYBRIDGE have been handed two home matches to start the 2016/17 National Three South West season. The Cross-in-Hand side will opened their second campaign at level five by hosting Hornets on Saturday, September 3. They will then welcome newly-promoted Salisbury to Cross-in-Hand the following week. Their first away match will see player-coach Lewis Paterson return … Continue reading

Murphy tells Cornwall team-mates to forget about pressure and history
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Murphy tells Cornwall team-mates to forget about pressure and history

JAKE MURPHY says Cornwall must not let the pressure of being defending champions get to them when they take on Cheshire in the County Championship final at Twickenham on Sunday (12noon). The Duchy have never claimed back-to-back titles before so the team could make history this weekend. But Plymouth Albion’s 2015/16 captain Murphy says the … Continue reading

Devils move up to third in the table after victory over Workington
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Devils move up to third in the table after victory over Workington

PLYMOUTH Devils climbed to third place in the Premier League table following their 56-37 win over Workington at the St Boniface Arena on Friday evening. The Devils turned in a solid team performance with Todd Kurtz leading the way on a 15-point maximum. The 23-year-old Australian overshadowed his younger brother Brady, who had an impressive debut … Continue reading

Plymouth coach Gutierrez wins second diving gold medal at European Masters
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Plymouth coach Gutierrez wins second diving gold medal at European Masters

PLYMOUTH Diving coach Fito Gutierrez claimed his second gold medal of the European Masters Championships in London on Friday with victory in the men’s 45-49 one-metre event. Mexican-born Gutierrez, competing for Great Britain, had won the platform event on Wednesday and had took silver in the three-metre final on Thursday. He was dominant in Friday’s one-metre … Continue reading