Caradon and Devonport Royal impressing at masters swimming
Aquatics

Caradon and Devonport Royal impressing at masters swimming

MASTERS swimming is fast on the increase and a number of clubs in the region are finding their adult membership growing. Caradon Swimming Club recently held their fourth annual Masters Meet at Saltash Leisure Centre. The competition attracted visiting teams from Cardiff, Helston, Dawlish & Teignmouth, Crediton and Devonport Royal SA and even swimmers from … Continue reading

RUGBY PREVIEWS: Ivybridge look to bounce back at home against Maidenhead
Rugby

RUGBY PREVIEWS: Ivybridge look to bounce back at home against Maidenhead

IVYBRIDGE will be looking to return to winning ways on Saturday when they host fourth-placed Maidenhead at Cross-in-Hand (2.30pm). The Bridgers suffered their first defeat of 2018 last weekend when they were narrowly beaten away at struggling Hornets on the Somerset club’s artificial surface at Hutton Moor. Maidenhead are another team who are used to … Continue reading

Plymouth divers will be hoping to impress as British Championships return to the Life Centre
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Plymouth divers will be hoping to impress as British Championships return to the Life Centre

PLYMOUTH divers will be hoping to shine in their home pool this weekend when they take on the country’s best at the British Championships. The nationals are once again returning to the Life Centre, with Plymouth-born world platform champion Tom Daley among the star names taking part. However, seven of Plymouth Diving’s top prospects will … Continue reading

Judo star Widdicombe wins silver at Scottish Junior and Senior Open
Other sport

Judo star Widdicombe wins silver at Scottish Junior and Senior Open

IVYBRIDGE student Lewis Widdicombe impressed at the Scottish Junior and Senior Open event held at Glasgow’s Emirates Arena at the weekend. The South Brent Judo Club member won silver in the junior men’s under-90kg category. The event was one of only five UK junior ranking events taking place this year and so attracted the country’s … Continue reading

Young Plymouth diver Heslop confirmed in Wales’ squad for Commonwealth Games
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Young Plymouth diver Heslop confirmed in Wales’ squad for Commonwealth Games

YOUNG Plymouth diver Aidan Heslop has been confirmed in the Wales squad for April’s Commonwealth Games. The 15-year-old will become the first diver to compete for Wales in 20 years. Heslop, who won a medal at last year’s European Junior Championship and FINA Grand Prix in Madrid, booked his place at the Gold Coast with … Continue reading

GALLERY: Royal Navy runner Baker sets new record at Plym Trail Winter Weekend
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GALLERY: Royal Navy runner Baker sets new record at Plym Trail Winter Weekend

ROYAL NAVY runner Chelsea Baker set a new women’s half marathon course record at the Plym Trail Winter Weekend. The event sees two half marathons and two full marathons over two days, all starting and finishing at Clearbrook village on Dartmoor. Organisers, First and Last Running, put on four of these weekends a year – … Continue reading