Saltash lock Scott named in Cornwall’s under-20 squad for opening match
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Saltash lock Scott named in Cornwall’s under-20 squad for opening match

SALTASH lock Matt Scott has been named in Cornwall’s under-20 squad for their opening County Championship match against Berkshire at Camborne on Sunday (2pm). Scott is the only player from a Cornwall/Devon League club named in the Duchy’s starting line-up. Joining him in the team is Brixham’s 18-year-old scrum-half Noah Nash, who was part of … Continue reading

Plymouth pentathlete Bryson finishes as top Brit at Hungarian indoor event
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Plymouth pentathlete Bryson finishes as top Brit at Hungarian indoor event

PLYMOUTH Studio School’s Kerenza Bryson finished eighth overall and top British athlete at the season-opening Hungarian Indoor Competition in Budapest. The competition was held over two days and featured many big name athletes, including 2016 women’s world champion Sarolta Kovacs. The event started with the riding discipline and 18-year-old Bryson made a solid start with … Continue reading

Plymouth hurdlers King and Simson make encouraging starts to 2017
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Plymouth hurdlers King and Simson make encouraging starts to 2017

CITY of Plymouth hurdlers David King and Jade Simson both enjoyed encouraging starts to 2017 at the Welsh Indoor Athletics Championships in Cardiff on Sunday. Great Britain international King finished third in a top international men’s 60m hurdles field at Cyncoed. King, who competed at last summer’s European Championships, showed great consistency on the day, … Continue reading

GALLERY: Pictures from the opening Soggy Bottom race at Newnham Park
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GALLERY: Pictures from the opening Soggy Bottom race at Newnham Park

HUNDREDS of cyclists braved horrendous conditions to take part in the opening Soggy Bottom mountain bike series at Newnham Park on Sunday. Heavy rain made racing extremely tough, but there were still good numbers of all ages and abilities at the event. Sunday’s race was the first of three between now and the end March … Continue reading

RUGBY ROUND-UP: Ivybridge continue good record against Newton Abbot
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RUGBY ROUND-UP: Ivybridge continue good record against Newton Abbot

IVYBRIDGE continued their good record against Devon rivals Newton Abbot with a 25-18 victory at Rackershayes on Saturday in National Three South West. The bonus point win has seen the Bridgers move level on points with second-placed Dings Crusaders, who were heavily beaten at Bournemouth. With Camborne also losing, Ivybridge find themselves in a great … Continue reading

Double joy for Leander’s Proud at Luxembourg Euro Meet event
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Double joy for Leander’s Proud at Luxembourg Euro Meet event

PLYMOUTH Leander swimmer Ben Proud opened 2017 in tremendous form by winning two gold medals for Great Britain at the Euro Meet event in Luxembourg. Proud triumphed in the 50m butterfly and freestyle events on Saturday evening. The University of St Mark and St John student clocked 23.35 seconds for the butterfly final, which was … Continue reading

Bryson in GB senior team for this weekend’s Hungarian indoor event
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Bryson in GB senior team for this weekend’s Hungarian indoor event

PLYMOUTH modern pentathlete Kerenza Bryson will be in senior international action this weekend when she competes for Great Britain at the Hungarian Indoor Competition in Budapest. The 18-year-old, a student at Plymouth Studio School, is joined in the GB women’s team by fellow up-and-coming stars Georgia Hannam, Charlie Follet and Georgia Pipes The event in … Continue reading

RUGBY PREVIEWS: Ivybridge look to keep record going against Newton Abbot
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RUGBY PREVIEWS: Ivybridge look to keep record going against Newton Abbot

IVYBRIDGE will be looking to continue their good record against Devon rivals Newton Abbot on Saturday when they travel to Rackerhayes in National Three South West. Since their promotion to level five in 2015, Ivybridge have not lost to the Devon All Whites. They narrowly beat them twice last season and triumphed 28-23 at Cross-in-Hand … Continue reading

Head coach Phillips forced to step down from his role with Plympton Victoria
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Head coach Phillips forced to step down from his role with Plympton Victoria

HOWELL PHILLIPS has confirmed he has stood down from his role as head coach of Plympton Victoria for health reasons. The former Plymouth Argaum coach and St Boniface teacher has just started chemotherapy after a tumour was discovered on his pelvis. Phillips loves his rugby but, after talking with Plympton Victoria and his family, he … Continue reading