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

Experienced centre Bedford joins Exmouth after leaving Albion
Plymouth Albion / Rugby

Experienced centre Bedford joins Exmouth after leaving Albion

EXPERIENCED centre Tom Bedford has joined newly-promoted National Two South side Exmouth following his departure from Plymouth Albion. Bedford featured in every one of Albion’s 30 National One matches last term, but, like many of the 2015/16 squad, was only offered a pay-as-you-play deal by the new owners at Brickfields. The 27-year-old former Exeter, Newcastle, … Continue reading

Plymouth Leander’s Meilutyte claims second gold medal at Sette Colli Meet
Aquatics

Plymouth Leander’s Meilutyte claims second gold medal at Sette Colli Meet

PLYMOUTH Leander’s Olympic champion Ruta Meilutyte claimed her second gold medal of the Sette Colli Trophy Meet in Rome on Saturday night. Meilutyte had claimed victory in the 100m breaststroke event on Friday evening and she followed that up with success in the 50m competition. The 19-year-old Plymouth College pupil clocked 30.29 seconds for the … Continue reading

Devils suffer first home league defeat as Ipswich claim narrow win
Plymouth Devils

Devils suffer first home league defeat as Ipswich claim narrow win

PLYMOUTH Devils suffered their first home defeat in the Premier League this season when they lost 48-42 to Ipswich at the St Boniface Arena on Friday evening. It was always a closely contested meeting with never more than four points separating the sides until Ipswich rounded off the evening with a couple of 5-1 wins in … Continue reading