Young triathlete Bramley excited for next season after overcoming injury setbacks
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Young triathlete Bramley excited for next season after overcoming injury setbacks

TEENAGE triathlete Travis Bramley cannot wait for next season after finally coming through a tough, injury-hit 18 months. In 2015, Bramley was Britain’s best youth triathlete. He was totally dominant in the 15-16 year age category, winning, among other things, the British Triathlon Championships, the London Triathlon, the British Aquathlon Championships, the English Aquathlon Championships, … Continue reading

World Billiards president and former professional Chapman makes Saltash visit
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World Billiards president and former professional Chapman makes Saltash visit

FORMER billiards professional and two-times UK champion Roxton Chapman visited Saltash Social Club for an exhibition evening. Chapman, who is president of World Billiards Ltd, opened the evening with a brief history of the sport and the development of the game. The exhibition was run as an ‘open forum’ demonstration, with Chapman playing against opponents … Continue reading

GALLERY: Storm’s Perkins wins Plymouth Coasters’ Five Miler race in heavy rain
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GALLERY: Storm’s Perkins wins Plymouth Coasters’ Five Miler race in heavy rain

STORM Plymouth’s Ross Perkins claimed victory in the annual Plymouth Coasters’ Five Miler race on Sunday morning. In horrible conditions, Perkins finished 13 seconds ahead of Tamar Trotters’ Steve Wilsmore. Perkins clocked 28 minutes 50 seconds, with Wilsmore finishing in 29.03 minutes. Third athlete home in heavy rain was Chris Barker, who clocked 29.30. Cornwall … Continue reading

RUGBY REPORTS: Ivybridge suffer shock defeat, but league joy for Services, Oaks and Saltash
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RUGBY REPORTS: Ivybridge suffer shock defeat, but league joy for Services, Oaks and Saltash

‘A TOUGH day at the office’ was how Ivybridge coach Lewis Paterson described his side’s shock 55-7 defeat at Dings Crusaders on the opening day of the South West Premier season. Ambitious Ivybridge had travelled to Bristol in a positive frame of mind after an encouraging pre-season. But they were well and truly brought down … Continue reading

GALLERY: Pictures from Mayflower Offshore Rowing Club’s Muddy Rubble Regetta
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GALLERY: Pictures from Mayflower Offshore Rowing Club’s Muddy Rubble Regetta

PEOPLE on Plymouth’s shore front on Saturday morning were treated to some competitive rowing. Mayflower Offshore Rowing Club held their annual Muddy Rubble Regetta. The 8k event sees rowers leave Mayflower Marina and head out towards the naval base before turning around and coming back down the Tamar and heading out to Plymouth Sound before … Continue reading

Plymouth clubs hoping to use David Butt Trophy as a springboard for league campaign
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Plymouth clubs hoping to use David Butt Trophy as a springboard for league campaign

DEVON One and Two teams kick-off their seasons this weekend with the David Butt Memorial Trophy. Old Techs and OPMs find themselves in Pool C alongside Dartmouth and Salcombe, while Tamar Saracens, DHSOB, Plympton Victoria and St Columba & Torpoint are in Pool C. The teams play each other home and away with the top … Continue reading

Cornwall/Devon League sides all positive ahead of big kick-off
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Cornwall/Devon League sides all positive ahead of big kick-off

PLYMOUTH Argaum and Plymstock Albion Oaks could not have asked for a bigger start to the Cornwall/Devon League season. They will meet in an eagerly-awaited derby match at Bickleigh Down on Saturday (3pm). The two clubs have become big rivals over the last few years, with them both coming up to the Cornwall/Devon League together … Continue reading

Ambitious Devonport Services hope to go one step further than last term
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Ambitious Devonport Services hope to go one step further than last term

DEVONPORT Services coach Mike Lewis says everyone at the Rectory is excited ahead of the start of the new season. Services kick-off their Western Counties West campaign with a home match against Tiverton (3pm). Having finished third in 2016/17 behind Exeter University and Cullompton the goal this term is to try and go one step … Continue reading

Paterson tells his Ivybridge team to believe and aim high ahead of 2017/18 season
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Paterson tells his Ivybridge team to believe and aim high ahead of 2017/18 season

IVYBRIDGE coach Lewis Paterson wants his players to keep striving and aiming for success as they begin their third season at level five. They finished eighth in their first campaign in National Three South West, which is now known as the South West Premier, before improving that to sixth last term. But the Bridgers were … Continue reading