Weir’s place in GB cross country team officially confirmed
Athletics

Weir’s place in GB cross country team officially confirmed

VICTORIA WEIR’S place in the Great Britain squad for next month’s European Cross Country Championships has officially been confirmed. British Athletics announced their full teams on Wednesday morning for the championships in Chia, Italy, on December 11. City of Plymouth athlete Weir secured her place in the under-20 squad by winning the British trials in … Continue reading

Young Plymouth trampoline stars impress on international stage
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Young Plymouth trampoline stars impress on international stage

TWO young City of Plymouth Trampoline Club members gained international experience recently at the Loule Cup in Portugal. Ten-year-old Oscar Piper and nine-year-old Nyla Evely both impressed at the event, where they were competing against far older gymnasts from around the world. The pair took part in the under-13 age group, with Piper finishing seventh … Continue reading

Rudd to leave Plymouth after nearly 30 years to take on top Ireland role
Aquatics

Rudd to leave Plymouth after nearly 30 years to take on top Ireland role

TOP swimming coach Jon Rudd has announced he is to leave Plymouth after nearly 30 years in the city. Rudd has been offered the chance to become Swim Ireland’s new national performance director. The 46-year-old, who has developed the swimming programmes at Plymouth Leander and Plymouth College and coached Ruta Meilutyte to Olympic gold, admitted … Continue reading

City of Plymouth AC delighted Weir will become their latest international athlete
Athletics

City of Plymouth AC delighted Weir will become their latest international athlete

CITY of Plymouth Athletic Club are delighted that they will soon have another international in their ranks. Victoria Weir is set to represent Great Britain at next month’s European Cross Country Championships in Italy. The 18-year-old secured her place in the under-20 women’s team by winning the Cross Challenge event at Liverpool’s Sefton Park on … Continue reading

Plymouth Diving end Luton Challenge on a high
Aquatics

Plymouth Diving end Luton Challenge on a high

PLYMOUTH Diving finished the three-day Luton Challenge meeting on a high by winning four more individual medals. Zachery Anderson added the boys’ E/D one-metre gold to the three-metre title he had already won and the silver he took in the platform final. Kayleigh Sinclair, who celebrated her birthday in Luton, also finished the competition with … Continue reading

RUGBY ROUND-UP: Ivybridge slip up at Lydney, but Services move top of their league
Rugby

RUGBY ROUND-UP: Ivybridge slip up at Lydney, but Services move top of their league

IVYBRIDGE coach Lewis Paterson admitted his team were not at their best as they were beaten 29-25 away by 11th-placed Lydney in National Three South West. The defeat was only Ivybridge’s third of the season. Their only previous losses had come against the top two – Camborne and Old Redcliffians. However, they do stay fourth … Continue reading

Plymouth Diving add more medals on second day of Luton Challenge
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Plymouth Diving add more medals on second day of Luton Challenge

PLYMOUTH Diving added to their medal collection on the second day of the Luton Challenge meet. Having claimed four podium places on the first day, Plymouth won six medals on Saturday. There was a golds for Zachery Anderson and Alfie Brown. Anderson triumphed in the boys’ E/D three-metre final, while Brown won the boys’ B … Continue reading

VIDEO: Plymouth’s Weir set for GB honours after winning European trial race at Liverpool
Athletics

VIDEO: Plymouth’s Weir set for GB honours after winning European trial race at Liverpool

CITY of Plymouth athlete Victoria Weir is in line to make her Great Britain debut next month after winning the European Cross Country Championship trial race at Liverpool on Saturday. The 18-year-old beat pre-race favourite and last year’s European silver medallist Harriet Knowles-Jones by four seconds in the under-20 women’s Cross Challenge event at Sefton … Continue reading

Busfield confirms he has left city rugby side Tamar Saracens
Rugby

Busfield confirms he has left city rugby side Tamar Saracens

STUART BUSFIELD has confirmed he has left Cornwall/Devon League side Tamar Saracens. Busfield took over the coaching at Saracens two-and-a-half years ago and during that time he has guided the Ernesettle-based club to two successive promotions. However, he says he has now decided the time is right to move on and ‘look for a new … Continue reading