GALLERY: Plymouth players help Devon under-15s to double over Cornwall
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GALLERY: Plymouth players help Devon under-15s to double over Cornwall

PLAYERS from the Plymouth area helped Devon Under-15s to two victories over Cornwall at Keyham on Wednesday. Devon’s A team, captained by Plymstock Albion Oaks’ Jake Bond, triumphed 38-5, while the B side won 27-0. Flanker Bond was among the A team’s try scorers. He went over for their second touch-down on 15 minutes after … Continue reading

Club stalwarts remembered in festive rugby fixtures
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Club stalwarts remembered in festive rugby fixtures

DEVONPORT Services and Tavistock both used the festive period to remember club stalwarts. Services dedicated their annual Exiles’ fixture, which was held at the Rectory on Tuesday, to life member and club official Graham Emond, who died earlier this month. Services Exiles beat a club XV 55-26, with number eight Danny Heard scoring a hat-trick. … Continue reading

Pilgrim Flyers among winners at South West Cyclo-Cross Champs
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Pilgrim Flyers among winners at South West Cyclo-Cross Champs

PILGRIM Flyers’ Rosie Andrews and Oliver Allen were among the winners at the South West Cyclo-Cross Championships at Mount Kelly College. The Tavistock Wheelers hosted event, which was also the final South West League series meet of the season, saw four races around the historic school’s grounds. Andrews and Allen both impressed in the third … Continue reading

GALLERY: Pictures from the South West Cyclo-Cross Champs at Kelly College
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GALLERY: Pictures from the South West Cyclo-Cross Champs at Kelly College

THERE was a good turnout for the South West Cyclo-Cross Championships which were held at Mount Kelly College on Sunday. The event, hosted by Tavistock Wheelers, attracted entries from all around the region from under-eights to veterans. Conditions were perfect for the tough, hilly course around the historic Tavistock school. Results and full round-up to … Continue reading

Plymouth Leander finish ASA National Winter Meet on a high
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Plymouth Leander finish ASA National Winter Meet on a high

PLYMOUTH Leander ended the ASA National Winter Meet on a high. Edoardo Valsecchi and Jessica Jackson both won individual medals on the final day of the short course event in Sheffield. Valsecchi won championship gold in the men’s 50m butterfly in a new personal best time of 24.00 seconds. Russian Georgy Chernov touched first in … Continue reading

RUGBY ROUND-UP: Ivybridge leave it late to beat Salisbury, while Services win again
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RUGBY ROUND-UP: Ivybridge leave it late to beat Salisbury, while Services win again

IVYBRIDGE snatched victory from the jaws of defeat at struggling Salisbury on Saturday in National Three South West. The Bridgers were trailing going into the final few minutes but youngster Mitch Pinkus scored a late try, which his older brother, Billy, converted to secure them a 31-29 victory in Wiltshire. It didn’t look like it … Continue reading