City of Plymouth’s Weir confirmed in GB squad for European Cross Country Champs
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City of Plymouth’s Weir confirmed in GB squad for European Cross Country Champs

CITY of Plymouth’s Victoria Weir has been named in Great Britain’s squad for next month’s European Cross Country Championships in Slovakia. Weir had to wait until today to have her place in the junior women’s team confirmed after finishing sixth at the trials last weekend in Liverpool. Only the top five were automatically confirmed in … Continue reading

Plymouth College pupil Mills-Shute wins silver at British Modern Biathlon Champs
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Plymouth College pupil Mills-Shute wins silver at British Modern Biathlon Champs

PLYMOUTH College’s Samuel Mills-Shute was runner-up in the under-17 boys’ event at the British Modern Biathlon Championships at Solihull. Mills-Shute was only beaten by Kendal’s Ben Winterburn in a strong field at the competition held at Tudor Grange Leisure Centre at the weekend. The Plymouth student clocked 2:10.46 for the swim and then clocked 5:08.12 … Continue reading

GALLERY: Pictures from the South West Cyclo-Cross event at Pillaton
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GALLERY: Pictures from the South West Cyclo-Cross event at Pillaton

COMPETITORS were treated to a mud bath at round nine of the South West Cyclo-Cross League which was held at Pillaton, near Saltash on Sunday. The event had originally been pencilled in for Plymouth’s Central Park but was switched to Bush Farm, which was extremely muddy after heavy rain during the week. However, many cyclists … Continue reading

RUGBY ROUND-UP: Ivybridge’s poor home record continues as they lose to Weston
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RUGBY ROUND-UP: Ivybridge’s poor home record continues as they lose to Weston

IVYBRIDGE’S disappointing home form continued on Saturday when they were beaten 32-22 by Weston-super-Mare at Cross-in-Hand in the South West Premier League. The Bridgers have so far only tasted victory once on their own soil this term, with three of their four wins coming on their travels. They did make a good start on Saturday … Continue reading

Weir forced to wait for European Cross Country spot, despite top six finish at GB trials
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Weir forced to wait for European Cross Country spot, despite top six finish at GB trials

CITY of Plymouth’s Victoria Weir will find out on Wednesday if she has been selected for Great Britain’s team for the European Cross Country Championships in Slovakia. Weir finished sixth in the under-20 trials race in heavy mud at Liverpool’s Sefton Park on Saturday. The Great Britain junior women’s team will be made up of … Continue reading

Plymouth’s Tuima to make her first England start at Twickenham against Canada
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Plymouth’s Tuima to make her first England start at Twickenham against Canada

PLYMOUTH teenager Lagi Tuima will make her first England start on Saturday at Twickenham in their final match of a three-Test series against Canada. The 19-year-old made her international debut on Tuesday night as a replacement in England’s 49-12 win over the Maple Leafs at the Stoop. But she now gets the chance to run … Continue reading

RUGBY PREVIEWS: Ivybridge look for crucial home win, while Services aim to stay on top
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RUGBY PREVIEWS: Ivybridge look for crucial home win, while Services aim to stay on top

IVYBRIDGE will be hoping to move up the South West Premier League table this weekend when they host Weston-super-Mare at Cross-in-Hand (2.30pm). The Bridgers got their season back on track two weeks ago when they beat Bracknell 25-16 away to end a four-game losing run. They stayed third-from-bottom after that victory in Berkshire but they … Continue reading