Plymouth Leander enjoy success at ASA South West Age Group Champs
Aquatics

Plymouth Leander enjoy success at ASA South West Age Group Champs

PLYMOUTH Leander swimmers are celebrating after winning more than 30 medals at this year’s ASA South West Age Group Championships. One of the undoubted stars was four-times regional champion Isobel Bryant (pictured), who won an impressive eight of those medals across a range of strokes and distances. The 12-year-old took gold in the 200 metres individual medley, 100m … Continue reading

Erme Valley’s Battershill returns from America to retain England U20 steeplechase title
Athletics

Erme Valley’s Battershill returns from America to retain England U20 steeplechase title

ERME Valley Harriers’ Will Battershill returned home from America to retain his England Under-20 3,000m steeplechase title at Bedford on Saturday. Battershill, who has just completed his first year at Harvard University, was the class athlete in the field and produced a comfortable display of front running. The former Ivybridge Community College pupil eased to … Continue reading

Plymouth youngster books spot at World Junior Darts Championships with UK tour win
Other sport

Plymouth youngster books spot at World Junior Darts Championships with UK tour win

A YOUNG darts player from Plymouth has qualified for the World Junior Championship after winning a top UK competition in Worcester. Plymouth Studio School’s Keelan Kay triumphed in the third Modus UK Tour event of 2017 by beating Hertfordshire’s Jarred Cole in the final. The pair produced a high quality final, which went down to … Continue reading

Elburton Villa U14s continue their success at annual summer tournament
Football

Elburton Villa U14s continue their success at annual summer tournament

ELBURTON VILLA brought their club’s annual summer tournament to a close with victory in the under-14 final. The team played their victors in the Devon Cup final, South Dartmoor Community College, in the last game at the Haye Road tournament, which was sponsored by Hallwell Projects. And Villa got revenge for their narrow county cup … Continue reading

Plymouth Diving’s Dixon wins European synchro bronze medal with Williams
Aquatics

Plymouth Diving’s Dixon wins European synchro bronze medal with Williams

PLYMOUTH Diving’s Matthew Dixon and his GB diving partner Noah Williams won a bronze medal at the European Diving Championship in Kiev on Thursday. The young duo took third in the men’s 10m platform synchro event in the Ukraine. They scored 388.05 points to finish behind home winners Maksym Dolgov and Oleksandr Gorshkovozov, who collected … Continue reading

GALLERY: City of Plymouth’s Smith claims third successive Armada Series win
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GALLERY: City of Plymouth’s Smith claims third successive Armada Series win

CITY of Plymouth’s Ashley Smith made it a hat-trick of wins in this year’s Armada Summer 5k Series. Smith comfortably came home first in Wednesday’s run at Saltram Park, having also triumphed in May and April’s races. On a hot evening, Smith clocked 16 minutes and 54 seconds, with Plymouth Harriers’ Rikki James second in … Continue reading

GALLERY: Pictures from the Devon Open athletics event at Tavistock
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GALLERY: Pictures from the Devon Open athletics event at Tavistock

MORE than 300 athletes took part in the second Devon Open Series event at Tavistock. Host club Tavistock AC, as well as City of Plymouth AC and Erme Valley Harriers were particularly well represented in all age categories. Unfortunately, due to a few technical issues, organisers have not been able to issue official results yet.  … Continue reading

Tavistock begin touch rugby sessions as club starts building for 2017/18 campaign
Rugby

Tavistock begin touch rugby sessions as club starts building for 2017/18 campaign

TAVISTOCK RFC are beginning their preparations for the new rugby season this week. The club are starting social touch rugby at Sandy Park tonight (June 13 at 7pm) for three weeks before ‘official’ pre-season training begins on July 4. Tavistock says anyone is welcome to come along and have some fun at their Tuesday touch … Continue reading