2017 REVIEW: A look back at the top Plymouth sports stories over the past 12 months
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2017 REVIEW: A look back at the top Plymouth sports stories over the past 12 months

JANUARY Plymouth Argyle famously held Liverpool to a 0-0 draw at Anfield in the third round of the FA Cup before narrowly losing the replay 1-0 at a packed Home Park 10 days later, with Brazilian Lucas scoring the only goal. City of Plymouth athlete Victoria Weir represented Great Britain at the Great Edinburgh International … Continue reading

Plymouth cricket star Knight ‘chuffed’ to receive OBE in New Year’s Honours list
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Plymouth cricket star Knight ‘chuffed’ to receive OBE in New Year’s Honours list

PLYMOUTH cricket star Heather Knight has spoken of her delight at receiving an OBE in the New Year’s Honours list. Knight was honoured for captaining England to World Cup glory during the summer. She said: “Delighted to be named in the New Year’s honours list. 2017 just keeps getting better! “Would have loved to see … Continue reading

Old Techs to keep New Year’s Day tradition going with fixture against Tamar Saracens
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Old Techs to keep New Year’s Day tradition going with fixture against Tamar Saracens

OLD Techs will continue their tradition of playing on New Year’s Day with a ‘social match’ against Devon One rivals Tamar Saracens (2.30pm). For seasons the Weston Mill club always played St Boniface Old Boys on January 1. However, over the years St Boniface have found it harder and harder to get a team together … Continue reading

Saltash triumph in annual festive match against St Boniface Old Boys
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Saltash triumph in annual festive match against St Boniface Old Boys

SALTASH claimed honours in their annual festive match with St Boniface Old Boys. In terrible conditions at Moorlands Lane, the Ashes triumphed 32-21 in the 42nd year of the fixture. St Boniface did have a few late drop-outs, including Chris Lowrie and Scott Meakin, but still made Cornwall/Devon League leaders Saltash work hard for their … Continue reading