RUGBY ROUND-UP: Ivybridge and Services return to winning ways
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RUGBY ROUND-UP: Ivybridge and Services return to winning ways

IVYBRIDGE moved up to third in National Three South West after recording their first win of 2017. The Bridgers ran in three tries to overcome bottom side Bromsgrove 28-21 at Cross-in-Hand. After narrows defeat to Camborne and Launceston in their previous two games, player-coach Lewis Paterson was delighted his team returned to winning ways. “It … Continue reading

RUGBY PREVIEWS: Ivybridge look to go on the attack against Bromsgrove
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RUGBY PREVIEWS: Ivybridge look to go on the attack against Bromsgrove

IVYBRIDGE player-coach Lewis Paterson is hoping his side can show their attacking flair as they bid to return to winning ways on Saturday against bottom side Bromsgrove at Cross-in-Hand. The Bridgers have yet to win in 2017, narrowly losing to Cornish sides Camborne and Launceston in their opening two matches of the year. However, they … Continue reading

Plymouth Buccaneers are looking for new players ahead of 2017 campaign
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Plymouth Buccaneers are looking for new players ahead of 2017 campaign

PLYMOUTH Buccaneers are on the search for new players ahead of their seventh season in National League flag football. This year’s campaign will be their busiest to date, with a 17-game season kicking off in April. The Bucs finished last year with their best-ever record. They won nine of their 15 games and made the … Continue reading

Plymouth Harriers’ Farrer takes second at Oh My Obelisk race
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Plymouth Harriers’ Farrer takes second at Oh My Obelisk race

PLYMOUTH Harriers’ Ross Farrer took second place in the annual Oh My Obelisk off-road race. Farrer finished the tough 11-mile all-terrain event in one hour, 15 minutes and 16 seconds. He was only beaten by Torbay’s Arran Tocknell, who clocked 1:13.49. Third athlete home in the hilly event, organised by Dawlish Coasters, was South Devon’s … Continue reading

Tavistock and Ivybridge represented in South West Under-18 rugby squad
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Tavistock and Ivybridge represented in South West Under-18 rugby squad

TWO young rugby players from the region have moved a step closer to earning international honours. Tavistock lock/back-row forward Theo Cousins and Ivybridge scrum-half Jay Toogood have both been named in the South West of England Under-18 squad. The 24-player party will play a warm-up match against Gloucester Academy Under-17s on January 28, before facing … Continue reading

Pillage impresses in opening national ranking modern pentathlon event of the year
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Pillage impresses in opening national ranking modern pentathlon event of the year

FORMER Plymouth College head boy Myles Pillage produced an impressive performance in the opening national modern pentathlon ranking event of the year at Bath. The 18-year-old finished third overall, beating Olympian and former world number one Jamie Cooke, and was first junior man in the competition, where current Plymouth College pupil Edward Clark came eighth. … Continue reading

GALLERY: City of Plymouth’s Sotheran claims victory at Westward Ho!
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GALLERY: City of Plymouth’s Sotheran claims victory at Westward Ho!

CITY of Plymouth’s Kate Sotheran claimed victory in the under-11 girls’ race at January’s Westward League Cross Country meeting at a windy Westward Ho! on Sunday. Sotheran clocked 11.06 minutes for the run that included having to cross a number of ditches to finish six seconds in front of North Devon’s Lilan Clopet. Her club … Continue reading

RUGBY ROUND-UP: Disappointment for Ivybridge and Services, but joy for Saltash and OPMs
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RUGBY ROUND-UP: Disappointment for Ivybridge and Services, but joy for Saltash and OPMs

IVYBRIDGE suffered back-to-back defeats for the first time this season as they went down 25-18 to promotion-rivals Camborne. The Bridgers, who had been beaten by Launceston last weekend, stay fourth in the table, but Newton Abbot are now level on points with them after they beat leaders Dings Crusaders. Camborne, who become the first team … Continue reading

RUGBY PREVIEWS: Crucial matches for Ivybridge and Devonport Services
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RUGBY PREVIEWS: Crucial matches for Ivybridge and Devonport Services

IVYBRIDGE player-coach Lewis Paterson reckons the greater pressure will be on Camborne on Saturday when they two sides meet at the Recreation Ground in National Three South West. The clubs sit third and fourth in the table, level on 49 points. Both sides suffered blows to their promotion hopes last weekend when they surprisingly lost. … Continue reading