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

Plymouth’s Tuima keeps her starting spot in England Under-20 side
Rugby

Plymouth’s Tuima keeps her starting spot in England Under-20 side

PLYMOUTH Albion players Lagi Tuima and Michaella Roberts have kept their places in the England Under-20 women’s squad for Saturday’s match against France at Esher (3pm). The pair featured in the young England side’s 38-15 win over the Army earlier this month. Tuima, 18, who came through Devonport Services’ junior set-up, will start again at inside … Continue reading

RUGBY PREVIEWS: Saltash look to move another step closer to Twickenham in RFU Senior Vase
Rugby

RUGBY PREVIEWS: Saltash look to move another step closer to Twickenham in RFU Senior Vase

SALTASH will be hoping to move another step closer to Twickenham on Saturday when they entertain unbeaten Somerset Premier League side Winscombe at Keyham in the South West Counties Senior Vase final (2pm). A win would leave the Ashes, who currently sit second in the Cornwall/Devon League, just two games away from a trip to … Continue reading

World Cup debutant Pillage misses out on final but gains valuable experience in Los Angeles
Other sport

World Cup debutant Pillage misses out on final but gains valuable experience in Los Angeles

YOUNG Plymouth modern pentathlete Myles Pillage missed out on reaching the final on his UIPM World Cup debut in Los Angeles. However, the 18-year-old gained valuable experience competing for Great Britain at senior level against the world’s best. The former Plymouth College pupil started the competition in fine style, recording the fastest swim in his … Continue reading