Plymouth’s Pillage named in GB squad for World Championships in Cairo
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Plymouth’s Pillage named in GB squad for World Championships in Cairo

PLYMOUTH modern pentathlete Myles Pillage has been named in Great Britain’s team for next month’s World Championships in Cairo. Pillage, who is still a junior, has just returned from the European Senior Championships, where he finished sixth with GB team-mate Jess Varley in the mixed relay and 11th with Bradley Sutton in the men’s relay. … Continue reading

Plymouth Diving’s Radcliffe to make England debut at Mediterranean Cup in Italy
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Plymouth Diving’s Radcliffe to make England debut at Mediterranean Cup in Italy

PLYMOUTH Diving’s Summer Radcliffe will make her England debut next month in Italy. The 12-year-old has been selected to compete for her country at the Mediterranean Cup in Bolzano. The competition will take place between August 4 and August 6 and the city youngster will take part in the Group C girls’ one-metre, three-metre and … Continue reading

Stephens wins two more medals on third day of British Summer Swimming Champs
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Stephens wins two more medals on third day of British Summer Swimming Champs

PLYMOUTH Leander’s Laura Stephens claimed two more medals on the third day of the British Summer Swimming Championships in Sheffield. Having won the 17/18 year-olds’ 50m butterfly title and taken a bronze in the 100m backstroke on Wednesday, Stephens added two silvers to her collection on Thursday. She took second in the 17/18 year-olds’ 200m … Continue reading

Plymouth Argaum confirm new captains ahead of 10s run-out at the Rectory
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Plymouth Argaum confirm new captains ahead of 10s run-out at the Rectory

PLYMOUTH Argaum have confirmed their new first team and club captains ahead of Friday night’s pre-season 10s outing at the Rectory. John Ireland will be the Cornwall/Devon League’s first team skipper for the 2017/18 campaign, with Calum Mills as his understudy, while Dan Smith has been appointed Argaum’s club captain. Ireland has proved his versatility … Continue reading

Titles for Leander’s Stephens and Mount Kelly’s Clayson on second day of British Summer Champs
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Titles for Leander’s Stephens and Mount Kelly’s Clayson on second day of British Summer Champs

PLYMOUTH Leander’s Laura Stephens and Mount Kelly’s Athena Clayson both won titles on the second day of the British Summer Swimming Championships in Sheffield. There were also medals for Leander’s Honey Osrin and Duru Tanir. Great Britain international Stephens (pictured top) actually won two medals on Wednesday. She triumphed in the 17/18 year-olds’ 50m butterfly … Continue reading

Swimmers win medals on opening day of British Summer Championships
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Swimmers win medals on opening day of British Summer Championships

DINNATON, Devonport Royal and Mount Kelly College all won medals on the opening day of the British Summer Swimming Championships in Sheffield. Dinnaton’s Cameron Williams won bronze in the 13/14 year-olds’ 100m breaststroke event. Mount Kelly’s Georgina Dennis took silver in the 15 year-old girls’ 200m freestyle, while Devonport Royal swimmer Harry Noble (pictured) picked … Continue reading

Plymouth pentathlete Pillage and GB team-mate Varley claim sixth place finish at Euros
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Plymouth pentathlete Pillage and GB team-mate Varley claim sixth place finish at Euros

PLYMOUTH modern pentathlete Myles Pillage and his Great Britain team-mate Jess Varley claimed a sixth place finish in the mixed relay at the European Championships in Minsk on Monday. The young British duo were competing against more experienced rivals, including several Olympians, but the pair held their own throughout the competition. The day started with … Continue reading

Plymouth Leander swimmer Proud wins world 50m butterfly title in Budapest
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Plymouth Leander swimmer Proud wins world 50m butterfly title in Budapest

PLYMOUTH Leander’s Ben Proud sensationally won the world 50m butterfly title in Budapest on Monday evening. The 22-year-old former Plymouth College pupil kept his nerve in a tight race to touch first and claim his first global medal. Proud, who has spent the last few months training in Turkey with James Gibson following Jon Rudd’s … Continue reading

Plymouth Diving enjoy successful weekend with victories in Switzerland and London
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Plymouth Diving enjoy successful weekend with victories in Switzerland and London

PLYMOUTH Diving enjoyed a highly successful weekend both at home and aboard. On the same day as former club member Tom Daley was winning World Championship gold in Budapest, 15-year-old Aidan Heslop was showing his versatility in Switzerland. Great Britain international Heslop, who last month won a bronze medal in the 10m boys’ B event … Continue reading