GALLERY: Muscott claims victory in final 2017 Armada Summer 5k Series run
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GALLERY: Muscott claims victory in final 2017 Armada Summer 5k Series run

MATT MUSCOTT claimed victory in the final 2017 Armada Summer 5k Series run at Saltram Park on Wednesday night. Muscott clocked 17 minutes and six seconds to finish 23 seconds ahead of Storm Plymouth’s Ross Perkins, who just edged out Plymouth Harriers’ Steve Fletcher for second place. Perkins clocked 17.29 minutes, with Fletcher just one … Continue reading

Andrews wins British Ranking Competition at Manchester Fencing Centre
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Andrews wins British Ranking Competition at Manchester Fencing Centre

PLYMOUTH fencer Ben Andrews claimed victory at the Under-17 British Ranking Competition held at the Manchester Fencing Centre. The venue, a converted mill in Oldham, is the largest purpose-built fencing centre in the UK and it attracted 62 of the country’s top cadet epeeists at the weekend. There were not only medals at stake at the … Continue reading

Tavistock Olympian Fell impress at Ironman 70.3 World Championships in America
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Tavistock Olympian Fell impress at Ironman 70.3 World Championships in America

TAVISTOCK Olympic medallist Heather Fell enjoyed an impressive debut at the Ironman 70.3 World Championships in America at the weekend. Fell, who won a silver medal in the modern pentathlon at the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing, claimed a top 10 age category placing in Chattanooga, Tennesee, in her new sport. The 34-year-old was 10th … Continue reading

GALLERY: Crowley warms up for World Champs with impressive display at Plymouth Aquathlon
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GALLERY: Crowley warms up for World Champs with impressive display at Plymouth Aquathlon

GREAT Britain paratriathlete Steve Crowley produced an impressive performance in tricky conditions at the Plymouth Open Water Aquathlon. Devonian Crowley was using the event at Mount Batten as a warm-up for Friday’s Paratriathlon World Championships in Rotterdam. Iraq veteran Crowley, who lost his lower left leg in an explosion, showed he is in good form … Continue reading

GALLERY: Williams and Ezra claim titles at 2017 Armada Autumn Trail Run
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GALLERY: Williams and Ezra claim titles at 2017 Armada Autumn Trail Run

CITY of Plymouth’s Jack Williams claimed victory in the 2017 Armada Autumn Trail Run at Newnham Park on Sunday. Williams had finished third last year, but this time around was more than a minute ahead of anyone else in tough conditions. Heavy rain had left the water crossings extremely deep, with Mountain Rescue even offering … Continue reading

RUGBY ROUND-UP: Ivybridge and Services both let big leads slip against Devon rivals
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RUGBY ROUND-UP: Ivybridge and Services both let big leads slip against Devon rivals

IVYBRIDGE remain winless in the South West Premier League after throwing away a 26-9 half-time lead against Devon rivals Exmouth. The Bridgers scored four unanswered tries in the opening 40 minutes, but then shot themselves in the foot after the interval to lose 40-29. Credit to Exmouth for coming back in the way they did … Continue reading

RUGBY PREVIEWS: Ivybridge aim to right some wrongs against Exmouth at home
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RUGBY PREVIEWS: Ivybridge aim to right some wrongs against Exmouth at home

IVYBRIDGE are looking to ‘right a few wrongs’ when they host Devon rivals Exmouth in a bumper first home league match on Saturday (2.30pm). The Bridgers lost 55-7 away at Dings Crusaders in their opening South West Premier game of the season last weekend, which was their biggest league defeat since losing 62-13 away to … Continue reading

Erme Valley’s Yearling and Thorn claim category wins at Run Exe 5k Series
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Erme Valley’s Yearling and Thorn claim category wins at Run Exe 5k Series

ERME Valley Harriers’ Sam Yearling and Alison Thorn both claimed overall category wins at the Run Exe Summer 5k Series. Yearling was top under-15 in the six-race series, which ended on Tuesday night. He was also ninth overall. He ended the series with a 15th place finish on Tuesday in a time of 18.09 minutes, which … Continue reading

Noble and Middleton win gold medals at UK School Games in Loughborough
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Noble and Middleton win gold medals at UK School Games in Loughborough

A NUMBER of the region’s athletes returned home with medals from the 2017 UK School Games National Finals in Loughborough. Swimmers led the way with podium places at the country’s top multi-sport competition for youth athletes. Devonport Royal’s Harry Noble (pictured) won a gold medal in the boys’ 50m freestyle event and took a silver … Continue reading