Pinkus’ late conversion helps Devon Under-20s snatch victory over Berkshire
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Pinkus’ late conversion helps Devon Under-20s snatch victory over Berkshire

SIX Ivybridge players and Devonport Services’ Lewis Swatton helped Devon Under-20s to a dramatic 28-27 win over Berkshire at Newton Abbot on Sunday. Devon snatched victory with the last play of the game when Teignmouth full-back Aaron Smith scored a try and Ivybridge’s Mitch Pinkus calmly converted. Earlier Exmouth flanker Max Keen had scored a … Continue reading

RUGBY REPORTS: Briant hat-trick helps Ivybridge to vital win, but blows for Services and Saltash
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RUGBY REPORTS: Briant hat-trick helps Ivybridge to vital win, but blows for Services and Saltash

IVYBRIDGE moved out of the relegation zone in the South West Premier League with a 34-31 away victory at Weston-super-Mare. The Bridgers knew they needed a bonus point win in Somerset to close the gap on the teams above them. That looked like it was going to be relatively simple to achieve when they went … Continue reading

GALLERY: Pictures from the canicross and bikejoring events at 2018 Newnham Bark
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GALLERY: Pictures from the canicross and bikejoring events at 2018 Newnham Bark

RUNNERS and mountain bikers teamed up with their dogs at Newnham Park on Saturday for a canicross and bikejoring event. Races over a 5k off-road circuit were part of the 2018 Newnham Bark dog show, which is taking place this weekend. Canicross and bikejoring are fast growing sports that allows runners and cyclist to compete … Continue reading

Tamar Saracens reach Lockie Cup semis, while Ivybridge find themselves in Devon final
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Tamar Saracens reach Lockie Cup semis, while Ivybridge find themselves in Devon final

TAMAR Saracens booked their place in the Lockie Cup semi-finals by beating University of Plymouth IIIs 41-27 at the Rectory on Wednesday night. Sarries, who last weekend secured their Devon One status, will now play Devonport Services seconds in the last four. Services had previously overcome Tavistock in the quarter-finals and holders Old Techs in … Continue reading

Encouraging display for judo star Gregory at Cadet European Cup in Zagreb
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Encouraging display for judo star Gregory at Cadet European Cup in Zagreb

PLYMSTOCK School judo star Max Gregory enjoyed an encouraging international outing for England at the Cadet European Cup in Zagreb. The South Brent Judo Club member was one of just 10 athletes selected to represent England at the competition and training camp, which ran over four days. Gregory fought in the highly-competitive U90kg category, where … Continue reading

RUGBY REPORTS: Saltash destroy Slough to keep their Twickenham dream alive
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RUGBY REPORTS: Saltash destroy Slough to keep their Twickenham dream alive

FOR the second year running Saltash find themselves one game away from Twickenham after destroying Slough 73-22 at Keyham on Saturday in quarter-finals of the RFU Senior Vase. Last season the Ashes lost away at Farnham at the semi-final stage, but this time around they will have home advantage in the last four. They will … Continue reading