Hall and Ezra enjoy success at off-road Cornwall Fire & Rescue Half Marathon
Athletics

Hall and Ezra enjoy success at off-road Cornwall Fire & Rescue Half Marathon

STUART HALL and Rebecca Ezra enjoyed success at the multi-terrain Cornwall Fire & Rescue Half Marathon at Lanhydrock House. Veteran star Hall, running for the Devon & Somerset Fire & Rescue Service, finished second overall and first in his age category over the difficult and hilly course in a time of 1:26.25. The winner was … Continue reading

Plymouth Raiders look to seal their place in BBL Trophy final
Plymouth Raiders

Plymouth Raiders look to seal their place in BBL Trophy final

PLYMOUTH Raiders can secure a place in the BBL Trophy final on Friday night when they travel to Worcester Wolves in the semi-final second leg (7.30pm). Raiders head to the Worcester University Arena with an 18-point advantage, having impressively won the first leg at the Pavilions 96-78. Around 100 Raiders fans are expected to make … Continue reading

Nine Ivybridge players named in Devon’s under-20 squad for County Shield opener
Rugby

Nine Ivybridge players named in Devon’s under-20 squad for County Shield opener

NINE Ivybridge players have been named in Devon’s Under-20 squad for their County Shield opener against Dorset & Wiltshire on Sunday. There are also three Plymouth University players in the county’s starting line-up for the match at Bournemouth. The Ivybridge players involved are Damon Akerman, Harry Lakeman, Lewis Barnaby, Mitch Pinkus, Connor Banks, Sean Harrison, … Continue reading

Argaum to host social ‘pitch-up-and-play’ event to tie in with Six Nations
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Argaum to host social ‘pitch-up-and-play’ event to tie in with Six Nations

PLYMOUTH Argaum are hosting a social ‘pitch-up-and-play’ rugby session at Bickleigh Down on Sunday. The event is open to all senior men, especially those who are not regular players, and starts at 1pm (12noon meet). Players can just turn up on the day if they fancy a run around. After the session, Argaum will be … Continue reading

Plymouth swimmers Jackson and Maurer win BUCS titles in Sheffield
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Plymouth swimmers Jackson and Maurer win BUCS titles in Sheffield

PLYMOUTH students Jessica Jackson and Tom Maurer both won titles at the BUCS Swimming Championships in Sheffield at the weekend. There were also medals at Ponds Forge for fellow city-based swimmers Perry Gardiner and Tom Fannon. Plymouth University’s Jackson won her gold medal in the women’s 100m freestyle. Jackson finished nearly a second in front … Continue reading

GALLERY: Slade scores winning try as Devon U16s A beat Dorset & Wilts
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GALLERY: Slade scores winning try as Devon U16s A beat Dorset & Wilts

DEVONPORT Services’ Harrison Slade scored a winning try as Devon Under-16s A beat their Dorset & Wiltshire counterparts at Keyham on Sunday. The Devon A team produced a storming second half display to come back from 19-5 down at the interval to win 26-19. The side involved a number of players from Plymouth Combination area … Continue reading

RUGBY ROUND-UP: Disappointment for Ivybridge and Services, but Saltash and Old Techs move closer to promotion
Rugby

RUGBY ROUND-UP: Disappointment for Ivybridge and Services, but Saltash and Old Techs move closer to promotion

IVYBRIDGE have dropped down to fourth in the National Three South West table after losing 31-23 at in-form Bournemouth. With Dings Crusaders, who had started the weekend in second, also failing to pick up any points at Brixham, the race for the runners-up spot – and a promotion play-off place – has really hot up. … Continue reading

VIDEO: King sets new PB and beats former Olympic champion in Birmingham
Athletics

VIDEO: King sets new PB and beats former Olympic champion in Birmingham

DAVID KING’S impressive start to 2017 continued on Saturday with the City of Plymouth athlete setting a new personal best to take second in the 60m hurdles at the Muller Grand Prix in Birmingham. The former Devonport High School for Boys pupil clocked 7.63 seconds to beat 2012 Olympic and world indoor champion Aries Merritt, … Continue reading

Tamar Saracens keen to boost their squad as they turn their attentions to next season
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Tamar Saracens keen to boost their squad as they turn their attentions to next season

TAMAR Saracens are looking to recruit some new players as they start building for next season. The Ernesettle-based club are now resigned to the fact that they will be relegated from the Cornwall/Devon League after just one year. However, they are determined to finish the campaign on a positive note and are turning their attentions … Continue reading

Plymouth College fencer earns GB call-up for European and World Championships
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Plymouth College fencer earns GB call-up for European and World Championships

PLYMOUTH College fencer Ben Andrews has been selected to represent Great Britain at both the European and World Cadet Championships. The 15-year-old will compete in the individual and team epee events at the European Championships in Plovdiv, which take place between February 28 and March 4. He will then return to the Bulgarian city at … Continue reading