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

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
Other sport

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
Athletics

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

Plymouth Leander swimmers enjoy success at Manchester International Meet
Aquatics

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
Other sport / School sport

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