City of Plymouth AC earn praise from England Athletics chief following visit
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City of Plymouth AC earn praise from England Athletics chief following visit

CITY of Plymouth AC recently had the pleasure of welcoming England Athletics’ chief executive Chris Jones to their club. Jones visited Brickfields along with the governing body’s facilities and planning manager and club support manager Richard Ayling. A key part of their trip was to talk about the club’s facilities and how best to ensure … Continue reading

Plymouth College pupil Pascoe impresses at British Schools’ Shooting Championships
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Plymouth College pupil Pascoe impresses at British Schools’ Shooting Championships

PLYMOUTH College pupil Emily Pascoe impressed at the recent British Schools’ Shooting Championships held at the Stoke Mandeville Stadium in Aylesbury. The Year 9 student finished fourth overall in the intermediate girls’ competition. The finals brought together students from all over the UK following five qualification events around the country. The competition at Stoke Mandeville … Continue reading

Tank smashes her PB to move to the top of the early UK under-23 rankings
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Tank smashes her PB to move to the top of the early UK under-23 rankings

CITY of Plymouth’s Poppy Tank is leading the early UK under-23 3,000m rankings after smashing her personal best at the weekend. Tank knocked a stunning 10 seconds off her previous best time at the Washington-Dempsey Indoor Meet in Seattle, America. She clocked 9:29.22 to finish 11th in a high quality field, which included world and … Continue reading

Heslop relishing Commonwealth Games chance after impressing at British Champs
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Heslop relishing Commonwealth Games chance after impressing at British Champs

PLYMOUTH teenage diver Aidan Heslop felt he justified his Commonwealth Games selection with his performance at the British Championships. The 15-year-old will become the first diver to compete for Wales in 20 years when he takes to the boards at the Gold Coast event in April. The European junior medallist showed he can more than … Continue reading

Trigg and Wilsmore impress on international duty for England in Vienna
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Trigg and Wilsmore impress on international duty for England in Vienna

ERME Valley Harriers’ Sam Trigg and Tamar Trotters’ Mike Wilsmore impressed on international duty in Austria at the weekend. The pair were part of the England team that travelled to the Vienna Indoor Classic. For triple jumper Trigg it was his first senior international, although he did compete for Great Britain at last year’s World … Continue reading

Plymouth diver Dixon thrilled at smashing his PB to become British platform champion
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Plymouth diver Dixon thrilled at smashing his PB to become British platform champion

PLYMOUTH’S Matthew Dixon smashed his personal best by more than 40 points to become British platform champion in front of his family and friends at the Life Centre on Sunday. The city teenager scored a stunning 494.30 points to win back the title he first won as a 14-year-old in 2014. His victory four years … Continue reading

RUGBY REPORTS: Important league wins for Devonport Services and OPMs
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RUGBY REPORTS: Important league wins for Devonport Services and OPMs

PROMOTION-hopefuls Devonport Services picked up another important five points at the weekend with a 38-12 victory over Crediton at Keyham. They stay second in Western Counties West, but now have a seven point gap between themselves and third-placed St Austell. And, although they remain 11 points behind leaders St Ives, who beat Kingsbridge 27-14 at … Continue reading