Royal Navy flanker Hayler named in Saracens’ sevens squad
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Royal Navy flanker Hayler named in Saracens’ sevens squad

ROYAL Navy flanker Jarrad Hayler will represent Saracens in Friday night’s Singha Premiership Rugby 7s Series at Franklin’s Gardens. The 21-year-old, who played for Plymouth Albion last season, has spent this month training with the European champions, alongside his Navy team-mate and Fylde back-rower Dave Fairbrother. Saracens forward Kelly Brown has been coaching the Royal … Continue reading

Region’s athletes impress at BMC meeting at Exeter Arena
Athletics

Region’s athletes impress at BMC meeting at Exeter Arena

THERE were plenty of personal and season bests achieved by the region’s athletes at the BMC meet at Exeter Arena on Tuesday night. City of Plymouth’s English Schools’ champion Victoria Weir (pictured) continued her impressive year with another PB, this time in the 800m. The 18-year-old, who only two days earlier had broken her 3,000m … Continue reading

Plymouth teenager handed surprise call-up for the British Virgin Islands football team
Football

Plymouth teenager handed surprise call-up for the British Virgin Islands football team

A TEENAGER from Plymouth was handed a surprise chance to play international football. Marine Academy defender Taylor Scarff was called up to play for the British Virgin Islands (BVI) in their Caribbean Football Union/CONCACAF Under-17 Championships, which acted as a World Cup qualifying tournament. The 15-year-old’s opportunity came through the Sturridge Football Academy, which is … Continue reading

Trigger hopes Premier Fours success can inspire Plymouth Devils
Plymouth Devils

Trigger hopes Premier Fours success can inspire Plymouth Devils

PLYMOUTH Devils team manager Lee Trigger is hoping that his side’s success in winning the Premier Fours championship at Peterborough on Sunday will kick-start their season. “It was a fantastic achievement for the club and reward for the riders after all the bad luck we have had this year,” said Trigger. “It was nip and … Continue reading

Plymouth Tri Club’s Holder wins silver medal at European Long Course Triathlon Champs
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Plymouth Tri Club’s Holder wins silver medal at European Long Course Triathlon Champs

PLYMOUTH Tri Club’s Ken Holder won a silver medal at the ETU Challenge Long Distance Triathlon Championships in Poland at the weekend. Holder took his podium finish in the men’s 45-49 age category, clocking a personal best time of nine hours, nine minutes and 59 seconds for the tough event, which involved a 3.8km swim, … Continue reading

Plymouth Devils win Premier Fours title at Peterborough
Plymouth Devils

Plymouth Devils win Premier Fours title at Peterborough

PLYMOUTH Devils enjoyed a tremendous two days in the Premier Fours at Peterborough to wrap up their first silverware of the season, beating Workington by one point in Sunday’s final. The Devils reached the final by winning their semi-final on Saturday and Brady Kurtz clinched the trophy by beating Workington’s Kenneth Hansen in yesterday’s last heat … Continue reading