City of Plymouth duo claim top three finishes at final Westward Cross Country League race
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City of Plymouth duo claim top three finishes at final Westward Cross Country League race

CITY of Plymouth’s Poppy Northcott and Kate Sotheran both claimed top three placings in the under-11 girls’ race at the final Westward Cross Country League meeting of the season at Redruth. Exeter’s Isabella Peyton-Jones won the race in 5:26 minutes, with Northcott second in 5:31 and her club team-mate Sotheran third in 5:36. However, Sotheran’s … Continue reading

GALLERY: Plymouth centre Higgins claims four tries as Devon Ladies beat England Deaf Rugby
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GALLERY: Plymouth centre Higgins claims four tries as Devon Ladies beat England Deaf Rugby

PLYMOUTH Albion centre Megan Higgins scored four tries as Devon Ladies beat England Deaf Rugby women’s team 48-5 at Newton Abbot on Sunday. Higgins, one of seven Albion players involved in the friendly fixture, crossed the whitewash twice in each half. Her Plymouth team-mate Lilly Goddard added two tries, while Plymstock Albion Oaks winger Motunrayo … Continue reading

GALLERY: Ivybridge players among the scorers as Devon Under-20s reach last eight
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GALLERY: Ivybridge players among the scorers as Devon Under-20s reach last eight

IVYBRIDGE players Ben Collins and Mitch Pinkus were among Devon’s scorers as they beat Somerset 27-17 at Newton Abbot on Sunday to reach the quarter-finals of the National Under-20 County Shield. Forward Collins scored a try from close range at the end of the first half as Devon trailed 10-5 at the break. Alex Onyeahasi … Continue reading

Plymouth pentathletes Pillage and Bryson impress at World Cup event in Cairo
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Plymouth pentathletes Pillage and Bryson impress at World Cup event in Cairo

YOUNG Plymouth modern pentathletes Myles Pillage and Kerenza Bryson impressed at the UIPM World Cup event in Cairo. Pillage, who had made his World Cup debut in Los Angeles last month, had not been well enough to compete in the individual event in Egypt, but he had recovered in time to take part Sunday’s mixed … Continue reading

Plymouth’s Weir finishes as top GB athlete at World Cross Country Championships in Uganda
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Plymouth’s Weir finishes as top GB athlete at World Cross Country Championships in Uganda

PLYMOUTH’S Victoria Weir was Great Britain’s top performing athlete in the junior women’s race at the IAAF World Cross Country Championships in Kampala, Uganda. The 19-year-old, competing at a global event for the first time, finished 40th overall in a race dominated by African athletes. The top 14 runners were all from the home continent. … Continue reading

RUGBY REPORTS: Ivybridge show strength in depth to claim bonus-point win over Lydney
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RUGBY REPORTS: Ivybridge show strength in depth to claim bonus-point win over Lydney

IVYBRIDGE showed their strength in depth as they kept alive their hopes of a promotion play-off place with a bonus point home win over Lydney in National Three South West. The Bridgers were missing a number of key players, including player-coach Lewis Paterson, captain Jordan Anderton and props Matt Finn and Nathan Reeves, but they … Continue reading