Sullivan happy with how Plymouth Argaum have progressed over the summer
Rugby

Sullivan happy with how Plymouth Argaum have progressed over the summer

NEW Plymouth Argaum boss Mark Sullivan has been happy with how pre-season has gone at Bickleigh Down. Sullivan took over as Argaum’s director of rugby at the end of last season. He heads a new-look coaching team for the 2017/18 campaign that also includes Mark Albiston, Calum Mills and Tom Holliday. Sullivan is not making … Continue reading

Services come from behind to claim narrow win over Saltash at the Rectory
Rugby

Services come from behind to claim narrow win over Saltash at the Rectory

DEVONPORT Services came from behind to beat Saltash 12-10 in a competitive pre-season match at the Rectory on Friday evening. Both teams had players missing for their last warm-up match before their league campaigns get underway on September 2. Cornwall/Devon League side Saltash started the better and took a 10-0 lead at the break thanks … Continue reading

Erme Valley’s Trigg finishes 12th in triple jump at World University Games
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Erme Valley’s Trigg finishes 12th in triple jump at World University Games

ERME Valley Harriers’ Sam Trigg finished 12th in the triple jump at the World University Games in Chinese Taipei. Competing for Great Britain, Trigg booked his place in the final with a solid 15.61m in the qualification round. The former Ivybridge Community College pupil’s best for the season is 16.38m and he was looking to … Continue reading

Hooper wins a silver medal at ITC Cross Triathlon World Championships in Canada
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Hooper wins a silver medal at ITC Cross Triathlon World Championships in Canada

PLYMOUTH’S Sharn Hooper claimed an age group silver medal at the ITC Cross Triathlon World Championships in Canada. Hooper took second in the women’s 30-34 age category at the event held in Penticton, British Columbia. She was one of four athletes from Great Britain to win age group medals at the championships. Hooper was consistent … Continue reading

Tavistock and Ivybridge continue pre-season preparations with narrow wins
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Tavistock and Ivybridge continue pre-season preparations with narrow wins

IVYBRIDGE and Tavistock both continued their build-ups for the new rugby season with narrow wins on Thursday evening. Ivybridge overcame a Taunton XV 19-17 at Cross-in-Hand, while Tavistock edged out North Tawton 19-18 away. Ivybridge went behind early on after conceding an unconverted try following a penalty, but they hit back to take a 7-5 … Continue reading

Pillage’s world top 10 hopes ended by temperamental horse in Cairo
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Pillage’s world top 10 hopes ended by temperamental horse in Cairo

A TEMPERAMENTAL horse ruined Plymouth pentathlete Myles Pillage’s hopes of a top 10 relay finish at the UIPM World Championships in Cairo. Pillage and his Great Britain partner Bradley Sutton ended up coming 15th in the men’s relay event, but it could have been so much better had it not been for the ride discipline. … Continue reading