Plymouth Leander swimmers enjoy success at Manchester International Meet
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Plymouth Leander swimmers enjoy success at Manchester International Meet

PLYMOUTH Leander’s top swimmers enjoyed plenty of success at the Manchester International Meet at the weekend. In the senior events, Great Britain international Laura Stephens struck gold with an impressive display in the 200m butterfly. She clocked 2:10.54, which was her second fastest time ever. Stephens (top left) also just missed out on medals by … Continue reading

Plymouth fencer Andrews moves into Europe’s top 10 after impressing in Turkey
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Plymouth fencer Andrews moves into Europe’s top 10 after impressing in Turkey

PLYMOUTH fencer Ben Andrews has moved into Europe’s top 10 after impressing at a recent event in Turkey. The Great Britain international is now ranked seventh in the under-17 age group after finishing fifth at the Turkish Fencing Federation EFC ranking competition in Antalya this month. The event, held at the renowned Antalya Arena, attracted … Continue reading

Plymouth College’s Mitchell and Denton help GB claim bronze medal at Olympic Hopes event
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Plymouth College’s Mitchell and Denton help GB claim bronze medal at Olympic Hopes event

PLYMOUTH College pentathletes Georgina Mitchell and Annabel Denton helped Great Britain to a team bronze medal at the Olympic Hopes event in Prague on Friday. Mitchell, 16, finished an impressive fourth overall, while Denton, the youngest member of the GB team at just 14, came 26th. Fellow Brits Alex Bousfield was 10th and Charlotte Cole … Continue reading

Plymouth pentathlete Bryson impresses at European Under-24 Championships
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Plymouth pentathlete Bryson impresses at European Under-24 Championships

PLYMOUTH pentathlete Kerenza Bryson claimed a top 10 individual finish and helped Great Britain to a team bronze medal at the inaugural European Under-24 European Championship in Poland. Bryson, now studying at Exeter University, came eighth overall at the event in Drzonkow. With team-mate Zoe Davison taking fifth and Jess Varley ninth, the British girls … Continue reading

RUGBY PREVIEWS: Massive home games for Ivybridge, Services and Saltash
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RUGBY PREVIEWS: Massive home games for Ivybridge, Services and Saltash

  IVYBRIDGE are boosted by the return of a host of players for their big Devon derby home match against Brixham on Saturday (2.30pm). Jamie Tripcony, James Sloan, Dom Loomes, Pete Abraham, Robin Luscombe and Sam Kingsscott are all back in the side after missing their last match against Maidenhead. Ivybridge narrowly lost that game … Continue reading

Mayflower Offshore Rowing Club impress at World Coastal Championships on Lake Geneva
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Mayflower Offshore Rowing Club impress at World Coastal Championships on Lake Geneva

MAYFLOWER Offshore Rowing Club have made an impression on the world stage. The Devonport-based club took on competitors from around the globe at the World Coastal Rowing Championships on Lake Geneva. Mayflower enjoyed plenty of success at the event in Thonon-les-Bains with five crews progressing to finals. In the ladies’ single sculle, Fiona Carmichael (pictured) … Continue reading

Plymouth region is well represented in Devon under-18 rugby squad
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Plymouth region is well represented in Devon under-18 rugby squad

DEVONPORT Services, Ivybridge, Tavistock, Plymstock Albion Oaks and Tamar Saracens all have representatives named in Devon’s under-18 squad for the 2017/18 season. The 32-man training party was finalised after a trial match at the weekend between Devon under-18s and Exeter Chiefs Outreach Academy. Devonport Services hooker Reece Bartlett (pictured above) scored two tries for Devon … Continue reading

Leander’s Proud named in GB squad for European Short Course Championships
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Leander’s Proud named in GB squad for European Short Course Championships

PLYMOUTH Leander’s world 50m butterfly champion Ben Proud has been named in Great Britain’s 10-strong squad for the LEN European Short Course Championships in Copenhagen. The event in Denmark will take place between December 13 and December 17. Joining Proud in the team will be fellow world champion gold medallists Adam Peaty and Duncan Scott … Continue reading