Leander’s Proud adds another FINA World Cup medal to his collection in Singapore
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Leander’s Proud adds another FINA World Cup medal to his collection in Singapore

PLYMOUTH Leander’s Ben Proud claimed another FINA World Cup medal in Singapore. The University of St Mark and St John student took bronze in the men’s 50m butterfly final in a time of 22.60 seconds. He was only beaten by South African swimmers Chad Le Clos (22.30) and Roland Schoeman (22.44) in the short course … Continue reading

Old Techs aiming to cause an upset and become the first David Butt Trophy winner
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Old Techs aiming to cause an upset and become the first David Butt Trophy winner

OLD Techs coach Shaun Bedford-Smith is hoping his side can cause an upset on Sunday and become the first winners of the David Butt Memorial Trophy. The Weston Mill-based Devon Two side take on Devon One outfit New Cross in the final at Barnstaple’s Pottington Road ground (2.30pm). New Cross will start as favourites with … Continue reading

Plymouth Leander swimmers selected for World Class Performance Programme
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Plymouth Leander swimmers selected for World Class Performance Programme

PLYMOUTH Leander swimmers Ben Proud, Tom Fannon and Laura Stephens have been selected for Great Britain’s World Class Performance Programme for the 2016/17 season. Double Commonwealth Games champion Proud is one of just 17 athletes named in the Podium squad, while youngsters Stephens and Fannon are part of 38 other swimmers selected for Podium Potential … Continue reading

RUGBY PREVIEWS: Ivybridge youngsters to get a chance in big game against Old Reds
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RUGBY PREVIEWS: Ivybridge youngsters to get a chance in big game against Old Reds

YOUNGSTER Mitch Pinkus is set to be handed his chance at fly-half when Ivybridge travel to second-placed Old Redcliffians in National Three South West on Saturday. There could also be a debut for young flanker Seb Slade, who is likely to be named on the bench for the Bridgers, who would leap-frog above Old Reds … Continue reading

Plymouth Albion make three changes for trip to old rivals Coventry
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Plymouth Albion make three changes for trip to old rivals Coventry

PLYMOUTH Albion will make three changes to their starting line-up for Saturday’s tough National One trip to Butts Park to take on old rivals Coventry (3pm). All the changes come in the pack, with last week’s two-try hero Rupert Freestone, Tom Cowan-Dickie and top try scorer Dan Williams dropping out of the team and Sam … Continue reading

Plymouth Raiders Academy players pushing hard for professional basketball careers
Other sport / Plymouth Raiders

Plymouth Raiders Academy players pushing hard for professional basketball careers

THE Plymouth Raiders Academy at City College has seen five of its growing talent train with the club’s BBL squad this season. Ben Peard, Ashley Hall, Merv Nlendi, Aristide Baka and Ricardo Rocha have all taken a step closer to a professional basketball career. Another student, Nathan Marsh, is working as an assistant coach with … Continue reading