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

Double title success for City of Plymouth’s Bee at South West Champs
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Double title success for City of Plymouth’s Bee at South West Champs

CITY of Plymouth’s Emily Bee claimed two titles and set two new meet records at the South West Club and Inter-Counties Championships at Exeter on Sunday. England multi-eventer Bee took victory in both the under-17 80m hurdles and long jump. In the hurdles she edged out club colleague Sammie Harries by just one-hundredth of a … Continue reading

Plymouth billiards star Brookshaw impresses for England at Home Internationals
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Plymouth billiards star Brookshaw impresses for England at Home Internationals

PLYMOUTH’S leading billiards player Steve Brookshaw enjoyed a highly-successful debut for England at the Home Internationals event in Leeds. Brookshaw helped England A to an impressive victory in the eight-team competition held at the Northern Snooker Centre. England A were unbeaten at the tournament and only drop one single frame, which came in their final … Continue reading

RUGBY ROUND-UP: Ivybridge run in six tries against Cullompton in latest pre-season game
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RUGBY ROUND-UP: Ivybridge run in six tries against Cullompton in latest pre-season game

IVYBRIDGE player-coach Lewis Paterson has been pleased with his side’s run-outs against Devonport Services and Cullompton. The Bridgers overcame Services 24-14 on Thursday evening before triumphing 40-12 over South West One club Cullompton at Cross-in-Hand on Saturday. Saturday’s match was tight in the first half, with Ivybridge going in at the break 14-5 up, but … Continue reading