Plymouth Leander’s Jackson named in GB squad for World University Games
Aquatics

Plymouth Leander’s Jackson named in GB squad for World University Games

PLYMOUTH Leander swimmer Jessica Jackson has been named in Great Britain’s squad for this summer’s World University Games in Chinese Taipei. The Plymouth University student is part of a 16-strong British team, which also includes former Mount Kelly pupil Cameron Brodie. Britain will be sending more than 100 athletes to compete in 12 different sports … Continue reading

Divers ready for prestigious British Championships in Edinburgh
Aquatics

Divers ready for prestigious British Championships in Edinburgh

PLYMOUTH divers will be looking for honours at the prestigious British Championships which get underway in Edinburgh on Thursday. Tonia Couch, Matthew Dixon, Kayleigh Sinclair, Aidan Heslop, Alfie Brown and Shanice Lobb are all due to compete at the Royal Commonwealth Pool in the Scottish capital. Sinclair and Heslop, who both competed at last week’s … Continue reading

ATHLETICS ROUND-UP: Middle distance runners make their mark at Exeter BMC Regional Meet
Athletics

ATHLETICS ROUND-UP: Middle distance runners make their mark at Exeter BMC Regional Meet

TAVISTOCK’S Oliver Woodmason and Erme Valley Harriers’ Olivia Travers were among the athletes to set new personal bests at the BMC Regional Meet at Exeter on Tuesday evening. Woodman, in his first season at under-15 level, ran 4:46.15 for the 1,500m. Plymouth Harriers’ John Porter (pictured), who is in the over-45 category, was the top … Continue reading

Wedlake to make his England Counties debut against Basque side Euskarians
Rugby

Wedlake to make his England Counties debut against Basque side Euskarians

PLYMOUTH Albion back Robin Wedlake will make his England Counties debut on Wednesday against Basque side Euskarians in San Sebastian (6.30pm BST). Wedlake, who featured in all four of Cornwall’s County Championships matches this month, will line-up on the wing for the representative national side. His team-mates for the past two seasons at Albion, Matt … Continue reading

Hooper continues her success in South West XC Series with victory at Newnham Park
Cycling

Hooper continues her success in South West XC Series with victory at Newnham Park

 PLYMOUTH’S Sharn Hooper continued her success in the South West MTB XC Series at Newnham Park on Sunday. The Great Britain age group cross duathlete made it three wins out of three in the senior women’s category. Competing for Southfork Racing, city student Hooper completed four laps of the Plympton-based course in one hour and … Continue reading

ATHLETICS: Trigg smashes his PB on his way to qualifying for NCAA Championships
Athletics

ATHLETICS: Trigg smashes his PB on his way to qualifying for NCAA Championships

ERME Valley Harriers athlete Sam Trigg smashed his personal best on the way to qualifying for the NCAA Championships in America. Trigg, who is studying for a Masters degree at the University of New Mexico, leaped an impressive 16.38m to finish fourth in the NCAA West Division One preliminary round at the Mike A Myers … Continue reading

Cornwall miss out on County Championship hat-trick after Lancashire’s second half comeback
Rugby

Cornwall miss out on County Championship hat-trick after Lancashire’s second half comeback

CORNWALL were unable to claim a hat-trick of County Championship titles on Sunday, losing 19-8 at Twickenham to old rivals Lancashire. The 2015 and 2016 winners, coached by Graham Dawe, had the better of the first half and deservedly led 8-0 at the break, but the second period belonged to Lancashire, who claimed a record … Continue reading