Erme Valley Harriers triple jumper Trigg leaps into new territory by breaking 16m barrier
Athletics

Erme Valley Harriers triple jumper Trigg leaps into new territory by breaking 16m barrier

ERME Valley Harriers triple jumper Sam Trigg achieved his long-term goal of breaking the 16-metre barrier in Texas at the weekend. Trigg, who is studying for a Masters degree at the University of New Mexico, went over 16 metres three times on his way to victory at the Longhorn Invitational Meet in Austin. His best … Continue reading

Devon rely heavily on Plymouth rugby players as they open their women’s County Championship campaign
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Devon rely heavily on Plymouth rugby players as they open their women’s County Championship campaign

A HOST of Plymouth-based rugby players will feature for Devon when they open their Gill Burns Women’s County Championship campaign on Sunday against Gloucestershire at Cleve (3pm). Seven Plymouth Albion players will start – Megan Higgins (pictured top), Caitlin Short, Lilly Goddard, Donna Downes, Issy Jackson, Tilly Higgie and Heli Radcliffe – while Plymstock Albion … Continue reading

Plymouth’s Pillage will be looking for more World Cup success in Hungary
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Plymouth’s Pillage will be looking for more World Cup success in Hungary

PLYMOUTH’S Myles Pillage will be hoping for more international success when he competes in his third UIPM World Cup event next week in Hungary. The 19-year-old former Plymouth College head boy claimed his first World Cup medal in the last leg in Cairo when he took silver in the mixed relay with Joanna Muir (pictured … Continue reading

Old Techs coach Bedford-Smith praises his side’s character after Lockie Cup win
Rugby

Old Techs coach Bedford-Smith praises his side’s character after Lockie Cup win

OLD Techs coach Shaun Bedford-Smith praised his team’s heart and character after they retained the Lockie Cup. Techs had finished as runners-up in Devon Two, the David Butt Memorial Trophy and the Devon Junior Vase. And it looked like they once again might miss out on a winners’ trophy when they trailed DSHOB 21-8 at … Continue reading

GALLERY: Plymouth University claim Ellis Trophy on tries scored after Saltash miss late kick
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GALLERY: Plymouth University claim Ellis Trophy on tries scored after Saltash miss late kick

PLYMOUTH University IV survived a late scare to claim the Ellis Trophy by beating Saltash IIIs on tries scored. The final at the Rectory ended 25-25, but Saltash could have won it with the last kick of the match after Cornwall player Max Venables scored his third try of the contest right at the death. … Continue reading

Old Techs forced to dig deep to retain Lockie Cup in entertaining final against DHSOB
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Old Techs forced to dig deep to retain Lockie Cup in entertaining final against DHSOB

OLD TECHS showed tremendous character to retain the Lockie Cup on Wednesday night by beating DHSOB 31-28 in a classic final at the Rectory. Devon Two runners-up Techs had agonisingly lost the Devon Junior Vase and the David Butt Memorial Trophy finals this season by just one score. The 12-10 Devon Junior Vase loss at … Continue reading

Mount Kelly swimmer named in GB squad for European Junior Championships
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Mount Kelly swimmer named in GB squad for European Junior Championships

MOUNT Kelly College swimmer Tony-Joe Trett-Oliver has been selected to represent Great Britain at this summer’s European Junior Championships in Israel. The event will take place between June 28 and July 2 in Netanya. Trett-Oliver’s selection follows last week’s British Championship in Sheffield. Great Britain have named a team of 37 athletes to compete at … Continue reading

ATHLETICS ROUND-UP: Brown triumphs in BMC 800m at Exeter, plus PBs galore at Devon Open Meet
Athletics

ATHLETICS ROUND-UP: Brown triumphs in BMC 800m at Exeter, plus PBs galore at Devon Open Meet

ERME Valley Harriers’ Nathan Brown claimed victory in the 800m at the BMC regional event at Exeter Arena on Tuesday night. Brown, still an under-20 athlete, clocked 1:58.44 to win the senior men’s race ahead of Exeter University’s Zack Nolan. His Erme Valley team-mate Liam Hallows won the B race in 2:14.84, while Tavistock under-15 … Continue reading