Plymouth Leander’s Fannon named in GB squad for Indianapolis event
Aquatics

Plymouth Leander’s Fannon named in GB squad for Indianapolis event

PLYMOUTH Leander’s Tom Fannon has been named in a 41-strong British swimming squad that will travel to Indianapolis for the latest round of the US Pro Swim Series. British Swimming are taking a mixed team of established senior internationals and up-and-coming youngsters to America for this week’s event. Joining Fannon in the squad is his … Continue reading

Pilgrim Flyers impress at second Soggy Bottom Series event at Newnham Park
Cycling

Pilgrim Flyers impress at second Soggy Bottom Series event at Newnham Park

THERE was more success for Pilgrim Flyers mountain bike club at the second Soggy Bottom Series event at Newnham Park on Sunday. The young Pilgrim riders had impressed at the season-opener in horrible conditions last month and the club were once again among the medals at February’s leg, which took place in slightly better weather. … Continue reading

Pillage just misses out on relay medal with fellow World Cup debutant Varley
Other sport

Pillage just misses out on relay medal with fellow World Cup debutant Varley

PLYMOUTH’S Myles Pillage came agonisingly close to winning a medal with Jess Varley in the mixed relay event at the World Cup in Los Angeles overnight. The two World Cup debutants belied their inexperience to finish fourth overall for Great Britain. They started in the pool where Pillage and Fotheringhay’s Varley got their competition off … Continue reading

Disappointment for both Devon and Cornwall’s under-20 rugby teams
Rugby

Disappointment for both Devon and Cornwall’s under-20 rugby teams

IT was a disappointing weekend for both Devon and Cornwall’s under-20 rugby teams. Devon suffered a heavy 43-7 defeat in their opening County Shield Pool Four match against Dorset & Wiltshire at Bournemouth. Ivybridge back Damon Akerman scored the Green and Whites’ only try at Chapel Gate, with his club team-mate Mitch Pinkus converting his … Continue reading

RUGBY REPORTS: Saltash close in on Twickenham after ending Winscombe’s unbeaten run
Rugby

RUGBY REPORTS: Saltash close in on Twickenham after ending Winscombe’s unbeaten run

SALTASH moved another step closer to Twickenham by beating Somerset Premier Division leaders Winscombe 32-20 at Keyham on Saturday in the South West Counties Senior Vase final. Some incredible first half defending and then four quick tries at the start of the second period were enough to see off Winscombe, who arrived in Plymouth with … Continue reading

Plymouth Raiders reached BBL Trophy final for the first time in five years
Plymouth Raiders

Plymouth Raiders reached BBL Trophy final for the first time in five years

PLYMOUTH Raiders reached the BBL Trophy final for the first time in five years, despite losing 90-83 to Worcester Wolves in the second leg of the semi-final on Friday night. The Raiders headed to the University Arena with an 18-point advantage, having won the first leg at the Pavilions 96-78. But they saw that advantage … Continue reading