RUGBY PREVIEWS: Ivybridge ready for ‘huge’ game against Camborne
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RUGBY PREVIEWS: Ivybridge ready for ‘huge’ game against Camborne

IVYBRIDGE coach Lewis Paterson has described Saturday’s National Three South West clash with Camborne at Cross-in-Hand as ‘huge’ (2.30pm). The teams sit first and second in the table after winning their opening three matches. Ivybridge proudly lie top after picking up 14 out of a maximum 15 points from their games against Launceston, Salisbury and … Continue reading

Plymouth Albion sign forward Skinner from Exeter ahead of trip to Esher
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Plymouth Albion sign forward Skinner from Exeter ahead of trip to Esher

PLYMOUTH Albion have signed Exeter Chiefs forward Sam Skinner ahead of their National One match at Esher on Saturday. The England Under-20 back-row forward, who can also play lock, has arrived on a dual-registered agreement from Sandy Park. Albion announced the signing of eight players from the Chiefs in the summer – Ed Holmes, Jack … Continue reading

Battershill makes encouraging start to his athletics career in America
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Battershill makes encouraging start to his athletics career in America

ERME Valley Harriers star Will Battershill made an encouraging start to his athletics career in America. Battershill finished 13th overall and fourth freshman in the annual Harvard-Princeton-Yale Cross Country Meet. The 18-year-old Great Britain youth international, who has just moved to Harvard to study, was just 31 seconds behind the winner and only 15 seconds behind … Continue reading

City of Plymouth’s Anderson among the medals at British Masters’ Champs
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City of Plymouth’s Anderson among the medals at British Masters’ Champs

CITY of Plymouth athlete Simon Anderson claimed two silver medals at the British Masters’ Championships in Birmingham. Anderson’s podium finishes came in the men’s over-50 800m and 1,500m finals. In both races, Anderson, reigning European indoor over-50 1,500m champion, was edged out for gold by Poole’s Andrew Ridley. Anderson clocked 2:09.34 for the 800m and … Continue reading

Plymouth’s Bee wins medal at English Schools’ Combined Events Champs
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Plymouth’s Bee wins medal at English Schools’ Combined Events Champs

CITY of Plymouth athlete Emily Bee claimed a bronze medal at the English Schools’ Combined Events Championships in Exeter at the weekend. Bee’s podium finish came in the under-15 girls’ pentathlon with a new personal best score of 3,243 points. The 14-year-old Plymouth High School for Girls’ pupil, who was representing Devon, ran 11.24 seconds … Continue reading

Corinthians’ Cartlidge claims maiden road race win at Witheridge Moor
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Corinthians’ Cartlidge claims maiden road race win at Witheridge Moor

JAMES CARTLIDGE topped off a fine team performance by Plymouth Corinthians as he took his maiden road race win at the 52 mile Tour of Witheridge Moor on Sunday. With the road racing calendar ticking down towards the end of the season, Cartlidge lined up alongside his Corinthian team-mates Stephen Hodge, Owain Gibby and Mike … Continue reading

Plymouth College produce impressive display to beat Llandovery
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Plymouth College produce impressive display to beat Llandovery

Plymouth College 39 Llandovery College 5 PLYMOUTH COLLEGE put together one of their best performances of recent years as they claimed victory over Llandovery College. The win was a result of a high collective work-rate, determination and a ruthless attitude by the city school team. Plymouth applied defensive pressure throughout the match which never let … Continue reading