RUGBY REPORTS: Pinkus helps inspire Ivybridge to second successive away win
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RUGBY REPORTS: Pinkus helps inspire Ivybridge to second successive away win

MITCH PINKUS scored 17 points as Ivybridge beat Newbury Blues 22-13 at Monks Lane to claim a second successive away victory. Ivybridge, who had overcome Lydney away the previous week, took control of Saturday’s game in the second half. The match was finely poised at 10-10 at the break, with Charlie Briant scoring the visitors’ … Continue reading

GALLERY: Runners turn out in force to celebrate Parkrun birthday in style
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GALLERY: Runners turn out in force to celebrate Parkrun birthday in style

MORE than 200 runners, many in fancy dress, turned up to celebrate the fifth anniversary of the Plymvalley Parkrun on Saturday morning. In total 222 people completed the 5k off-road run around Plymbridge Woods. Heavy rain during the week had left the course extremely muddy but no-one seemed too worried – even those in fancy … Continue reading

Plymouth Leander swimmers Proud and Fannon named in British Swimming performance squads
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Plymouth Leander swimmers Proud and Fannon named in British Swimming performance squads

PLYMOUTH Leander sprint stars Ben Proud and Tom Fannon have both been named in British Swimming performance squads for 2018. World 50m butterfly champion Proud is one of 19 swimmers named in the podium squad, while Fannon (pictured top) is include on the 37-strong podium potential programme. Athletes selected on to the world class programmes … Continue reading

RUGBY PREVIEWS: Ivybridge look to claim back-to-back away wins at Newbury
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RUGBY PREVIEWS: Ivybridge look to claim back-to-back away wins at Newbury

IVYBRIDGE will be looking to claim back-to-back away wins when they travel to Newbury Blues on Saturday. The Bridgers got their season going last weekend with a 19-10 victory at Lydney. That followed on from defeats against title-hopefuls Dings Crusaders and Exmouth. The Cross-in-Hand club are now hoping they can build on their success in … Continue reading

Plymvalley Parkrun will celebrate fifth birthday on Saturday
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Plymvalley Parkrun will celebrate fifth birthday on Saturday

THE Plymvalley Parkrun will be celebrating its fifth birthday on Saturday. Organisers are hoping the event will attract more than 200 runners for the social 5k through Plymbridge Woods. To mark the milestone, runners are encouraged to turn up in fancy dress. The run will start in the meadow next to the Plymbridge National Trust … Continue reading

Torbay Triathlon success for Plymouth and Tavistock athletes
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Torbay Triathlon success for Plymouth and Tavistock athletes

PLYMOUTH and Tavistock athletes enjoyed plenty of success at the Torbay Triathlon on Sunday. Among the junior age group winners were Oliver Smart, Ella Kerswill and Matilda Riggott, while Dean Crow, Edward Smart, Ewan Warren, Mia Kerswill and Terry Harvey all claimed top three placings. Tavistock’s Oliver Smart secured victory in the tristar3 category. He … Continue reading

Bee and Harris set PBs to help Devon win heptathlon team title at English Schools’ Champs
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Bee and Harris set PBs to help Devon win heptathlon team title at English Schools’ Champs

CITY of Plymouth’s Emily Bee and Sammie Harris both set new personal bests as they helped Devon’s intermediate girls to team victory at the English Schools’ Combined Events Championships at Boston. The pair, who are in their first year of the age group, also claimed individual top 10 places in the heptathlon at the Lincolnshire … Continue reading

RUGBY PREVIEWS: Ivybridge and Devonport Services look to right wrongs
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RUGBY PREVIEWS: Ivybridge and Devonport Services look to right wrongs

IVYBRIDGE are hoping to kick-start their South West Premier season on Saturday away at Forest of Dean side Lydney. The Bridgers have been beaten by Dings Crusaders and Exmouth in their opening two games and have never won at Regentsholme before. But player-coach Lewis Paterson believes a tough trip to Gloucestershire could be just what … Continue reading

VIDEO & GALLERY: Devonport Royal enjoy a successful club championships at Life Centre
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VIDEO & GALLERY: Devonport Royal enjoy a successful club championships at Life Centre

DEVONPORT Royal Swimming Association held their annual club championships at the Life Centre this week. The competition was held over three days – Sunday, Monday and Wednesday evening. Sunday saw the middle distance events, Monday was sprint night, while the championship closed on Wednesday with the long distance races. Devonport Royal, founded in 1863, are … Continue reading