Plymouth Diving’s Vincent helps GB to first medal at European Junior Champs
Aquatics

Plymouth Diving’s Vincent helps GB to first medal at European Junior Champs

PLYMOUTH Diving’s Victoria Vincent helped Great Britain claim their first medal of the European Junior Championships in Rijeka, Croatia. Vincent featured in the team event, alongside Jordan Houlden, Kat Torrance and Matty Lee, and they won bronze behind champions Germany and runners-up Italy. Great Britain scored 302.40 points, Italy 302.85 and Germany 320.70. Vincent had … Continue reading

King heads to Finland to have one more go at trying to secure Olympic place
Athletics / Olympics

King heads to Finland to have one more go at trying to secure Olympic place

PLYMOUTH hurdler David King has not given up on his dream of making this summer’s Olympic Games. The 22-year-old finished third in the 110m hurdles final at the British Championship at the weekend. Only the top two, providing they had the qualifying time, were guaranteed a spot on the plane to Rio. Andy Pozzi and … Continue reading

Devils aim to return to winning ways and upset Somerset’s cup hopes
Plymouth Devils

Devils aim to return to winning ways and upset Somerset’s cup hopes

PLYMOUTH Devils will hope to return to winning ways when they meet West Country rivals Somerset in the Southern Group decider of the Premier League Cup at the St Boniface Arena on Thursday evening (7.15pm). Although the Devils are unable to make any further progress in the competition, Somerset need an away win to finish above … Continue reading

Harris and Bee take top two spots at South West Combined Events Champs
Athletics

Harris and Bee take top two spots at South West Combined Events Champs

SAMMIE HARRIS and Emily Bee both set new personal bests on their way to claiming the top two spots at the South West Schools’ Combined Events Championships at Exeter. Erme Valley Harriers’ Harris (pictured top) won the junior girls’ pentathlon with 3,221 points, with City of Plymouth athlete Bee not far behind with 3,174 points. … Continue reading

Collier targets another great season after re-signing for Albion
Plymouth Albion / Rugby

Collier targets another great season after re-signing for Albion

DAN COLLIER is keen to prove himself again at Plymouth Albion after agreeing to re-sign for the National One club. The 31-year-old Londonder was the oldest player in Albion’s squad last season after re-joining the team following a three-year gap, where he played little competition league rugby. However, he had a great 2015/16 campaign featuring … Continue reading

Bryson retains British under-19 modern pentathlon title
Other sport / School sport

Bryson retains British under-19 modern pentathlon title

PLYMOUTH Studio School’s Kerenza Bryson retained her British under-19 modern pentathlon title at the weekend in Solihull. Bryson was consistent throughout the competition, particularly excelling in the fencing where she claimed 16 victories, to finish 61 points ahead of Yorkshire’s Isabel Starkey, who was second, and Wycliffe’s Zoe Davison in third. Ireland international Eimear O’Neill, … Continue reading

Plymouth hurdler King finishes third in British Champs at Birmingham
Athletics

Plymouth hurdler King finishes third in British Champs at Birmingham

CITY of Plymouth athlete David King finished third in the men’s 110m hurdles at the British Championships in Birmingham on Sunday afternoon. King clocked 13.57 seconds – the exact same time as he had run in the morning’s heats – to finish behind Andy Pozzi and Lawrence Clarke. Pozzi won in 13.31 seconds, with Clarke … Continue reading