Plymouth Albion will face Cambridge in their opening match of 2016/17
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Plymouth Albion will face Cambridge in their opening match of 2016/17

PLYMOUTH Albion will face a tough start and a tough ending to the 2016/17 National One season. They will welcome newly-promoted Cambridge to Brickfields on Saturday, September 3 in their opening match, before travelling to last season’s runners-up Hartpury College and then playing Rosslyn Park and Esher in their third and fourth games. Their fifth … Continue reading

Plymouth Buccaneers get off the mark with win over Hereford
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Plymouth Buccaneers get off the mark with win over Hereford

PLYMOUTH Buccaneers Flag American Football team claimed their first win of the season with a 32-31 victory over Hereford Stampede at Merthyr Tydfil. The win came after the Bucs had nearly earned a draw with host club Merthyr Tydfil Thunder Ducks. Plymouth had travelled to Wales for third BAFA South Western Conference tournament on the … Continue reading

Paterson gutted he is not playing at Twickenham this weekend with Devon
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Paterson gutted he is not playing at Twickenham this weekend with Devon

IVYBRIDGE player-coach Lewis Paterson is gutted he is not playing at Twickenham on Sunday with Devon. The Green and Whites came so close to reaching the Bill Beaumont Division Two cup final. Devon claimed big wins over Somerset (39-10) and North Midlands (50-18) and headed to Kent for their final match knowing they needed only … Continue reading

Judge could be fit for Cornwall’s big day out at Twickenham
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Judge could be fit for Cornwall’s big day out at Twickenham

CHRISTIAN JUDGE is hoping to be fit for Cornwall’s County Championship final against Cheshire on Sunday. Judge has yet to feature for the Duchy in this year’s campaign due to a shoulder injury he picked up in Plymouth Albion’s final league match of the season at Richmond. A final decision on his fitness is likely … Continue reading

Plymouth Diving coach Gutierrez wins European Masters gold in London
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Plymouth Diving coach Gutierrez wins European Masters gold in London

PLYMOUTH Diving coach Fito Gutierrez claimed a gold medal at the European Masters Championships in London. Mexican-born Gutierrez, competing for Great Britain, triumphed in the men’s 45-49 year-old platform competition. The city coach scored 310.40 points to finish nearly 50 points ahead of Sweden’s Olle Strombeck in second, who scored 260.65. Italy’s Riccardo Giarometti was … Continue reading

Australian champion Brady Kurtz joins his older brother at the Devils
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Australian champion Brady Kurtz joins his older brother at the Devils

AUSTRALIAN champion and Elite League rider Brady Kurtz has joined Plymouth Devils and will made his debut in Friday’s home match against Workington. The 19-year-old younger brother of Plymouth’s vice-captain Todd Kurtz is the replacement for Charlie Gjedde, who quit British speedway at the end of April. Brady Kurtz spent the last two seasons racing … Continue reading

Devonport Services’ Tuima named in England Under-20 squad
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Devonport Services’ Tuima named in England Under-20 squad

THREE Devonport Services players have been named in England women’s age group squads for the 2016/17 season. Lagilagi Tuima is one of 14 new faces named in the 31-strong England Under-20 squad. She is joined in the squad by Cornwall’s Michaella Roberts, who recently joined Plymouth Albion Ladies from Camborne. The group will get together … Continue reading

Shepherd hoping he can help Cornwall make history after penning new Albion deal
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Shepherd hoping he can help Cornwall make history after penning new Albion deal

MATT SHEPHERD is hoping he can help Cornwall make history this weekend after penning a new deal with Plymouth Albion. The 26-year-old utility back will feature for the Duchy against Cheshire at Twickenham on Sunday as they aim to win back-to-back County Championship titles for the first time. “Hopefully, we have got the players to … Continue reading