Plymouth Tri Club members enjoy success at Dartington Duathlon
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Plymouth Tri Club members enjoy success at Dartington Duathlon

PLYMOUTH Triathlon Club enjoyed success in both the sprint and standard distances at the Dartington Duathlon. In the standard event, the top two places were taken by club members, with Adam Gitlin, racing for Alltrax on the day, and Pete Moon coming first and second. Veteran athlete Gitlin finished in 2:17.50, with Moon, who won … Continue reading

Devonport Services girls impress for Devon against Gloucestershire
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Devonport Services girls impress for Devon against Gloucestershire

EIGHT Devonport Services girls helped Devon under-18s to an impressive 62-12 win over Gloucestershire in their opening county championship match of the season at Banbury on Sunday. Hooker Katherine Wherry and the back-row trio of Megan Musgrave, Megan Heath and Milla Lynch were joined in the starting line up by winger Livi Squire, while Isobel … Continue reading

Fit-again Weir sets fastest time at Manchester Relays
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Fit-again Weir sets fastest time at Manchester Relays

PLYMOUTH international athlete Victoria Weir showed she is back to full fitness by setting the fastest time at the Manchester Relays at the weekend. The event, organised by the University of Manchester, attracts student team from around the country, with each athlete running 3.01km on a cross country course at the Wythenshawe Sports Ground. City … Continue reading

RUGBY REPORTS: Services win again but more disappointment for Ivybridge
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RUGBY REPORTS: Services win again but more disappointment for Ivybridge

IVYBRIDGE suffered a third straight defeat when they were beaten 41-24 by high-flying Newton Abbot at Rackerhayes on Saturday. The Bridgers played better than they had the week before against Brixham, but Newton Abbot pulled away in the closing stages to claim their seventh win in eight South West Premier matches. The All Whites’ only … Continue reading

Plymouth athlete Tank continues her good cross country form in America
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Plymouth athlete Tank continues her good cross country form in America

PLYMOUTH’S Poppy Tank continued her good form in America with a top-20 finish at the Pac-12 Championships in Eugene, Oregon, on Friday. Competing for Utah University, Tank finished 18th overall in a time 19:28.5 to help her team to a sixth place finish. She was second Utah athlete behind Grayson Murphy, who came fifth in … Continue reading

Plymouth’s Tuima in line to earn first senior England cap against Canada
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Plymouth’s Tuima in line to earn first senior England cap against Canada

YOUNG Plymouth rugby star Lagi Tuima is in line to earn her first England senior women’s cap after being named in the Red Roses squad for their three-Test series against Canada. The former Devonport Services under-18 player, who now plays for Bristol in Premier League, is one of seven uncapped players named Simon Middleton’s 28-player … Continue reading

Plymouth fencer Black joins Andrews in Great Britain cadet squad for Austrian event
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Plymouth fencer Black joins Andrews in Great Britain cadet squad for Austrian event

PLYMOUTH Fencing Club’s Abagael Black will compete for Great Britain in Austria this weekend. The Plymouth College pupil will join team-mate Ben Andrews in the national team for the European Cadet Circuit International in Klagenfurt. Black, who started fencing at eight years-old, has secured her place in the GB under-17 cadet epee A team after … Continue reading

Plymouth hurdler King named in England team for Gold Coast Commonwealth Games
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Plymouth hurdler King named in England team for Gold Coast Commonwealth Games

CITY of Plymouth’s David King will make his Commonwealth Games debut in April. The sprint hurdler has been confirmed in England’s team for the Gold Coast event. He is part of a 75-strong England athletics squad, which features likes of Adam Gemili, Greg Rutherford, Katarina Johnson-Thompson and Dina Asher-Smith. King is one of two hurdles named … Continue reading