Plymouth athlete King confirmed in GB squad for World Indoor Champs
Athletics

Plymouth athlete King confirmed in GB squad for World Indoor Champs

PLYMOUTH’S David King has been confirmed in Great Britain’s team for the World Indoor Athletics Championships which will be held in Birmingham at the start of March. As expected, King joins British champion Andy Pozzi in the men’s 60m hurdles event. The pair finished first and second at last weekend’s trials and were the only … Continue reading

Plymouth fencers selected to travel to Russia for Cadet European Champs
Other sport / School sport

Plymouth fencers selected to travel to Russia for Cadet European Champs

THREE Plymouth Fencing Club members will represent Great Britain at the 2018 Cadet European Championships in Russia at the start of next month. Ben Andrews, Taylor Foxwell-Moss and Steve Macpherson have all been named in the epee team that will compete in Sochi. The competition runs from March 2 to March 11, with the athletes … Continue reading

Age group records broken at February’s Tavy 5kool Run
Athletics

Age group records broken at February’s Tavy 5kool Run

JOHN PORTER and Natasha Farrington broke age group course records on their way to second-placed finishes in February’s Tavy 5kool Run. Plymouth Harriers’ over-45 veteran Porter enjoyed a good battle with Royal Navy runner Bart Thomas in Saturday’s event. Thomas had finished second in Wednesday’s Armada Winter 3k Series run, but he took victory at … Continue reading

Marjon student Fannon medals at BUCS Swimming Championships in Sheffield
Aquatics

Marjon student Fannon medals at BUCS Swimming Championships in Sheffield

PLYMOUTH Leander swimmer Tom Fannon won a silver medal at the BUCS Swimming Championships in Sheffield at the weekend. The Marjon student medalled in his favourite 50m freestyle event at Ponds Forge. He was only beaten by his international team-mate David Cumberlidge. Both athletes will be part of the England swimming team at April’s Commonwealth … Continue reading

King takes second, while Wilsmore and Trigg claim fourth place finishes at British Indoor Champs
Athletics

King takes second, while Wilsmore and Trigg claim fourth place finishes at British Indoor Champs

CITY of Plymouth’s David King won a silver medal at the British Indoor Athletics Championships, while Tamar Trotters’ Mike Wilsmore and Erme Valley’s Sam Trigg just missed out on also making the podium in Birmingham. King finish runner-up in the men’s 60m hurdlers for the second year running. It looked like he was going to … Continue reading

RUGBY: Frustration for Ivybridge and Services, but joy for Saltash, Argaum, Sarries, Techs and OPMs
Gallery / Rugby

RUGBY: Frustration for Ivybridge and Services, but joy for Saltash, Argaum, Sarries, Techs and OPMs

SOUTH WEST PREMIER LEAGUE IVYBRIDGE had to make do with just a losing bonus point in a closely-fought Devon derby match with promotion-hopefuls Newton Abbot at Cross-in-Hand on Saturday. Newton Abbot came from behind to win 17-10, which has moved them up to third in the table. Ivybridge, having had five points deducted, are now … Continue reading

Plymstock School siblings claim gold medals at Judo Scotland Cadet Open
Other sport / School sport

Plymstock School siblings claim gold medals at Judo Scotland Cadet Open

PLYMSTOCK School pupils Max and Cordelia Gregory both returned home with gold medals from the Judo Scotland Cadet Open held at the Emirates Arena in Glasgow. Max dominated all his fights to triumph in the under-90kg category and add the Scottish title to the British Championship gold medal he won in December. Cordelia, in only … Continue reading