Pillage and Denton win medals at British Modern Tetrathlon Champs
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Pillage and Denton win medals at British Modern Tetrathlon Champs

PLYMOUTH’S Myles Pillage and Annabel Denton were among the medallists at the 2018 British Modern Tetrathlon Championships held at Bath. Pillage produced a dominant display to win the men’s event. He led from start to finish, with fellow junior athletes George Budden and Bradley Sutton taking silver and bronze. Pillage was the only athlete to … Continue reading

GALLERY: Athletes impress at first Devon Open Series event held at Brickfields
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GALLERY: Athletes impress at first Devon Open Series event held at Brickfields

THE first Devon Open Series meeting of the season took place at Brickfields on Sunday. The event attracted athletes of all standards and ages from under-10s to veterans. The men’s 400m hurdles saw last year’s English Championship runner-up Matt Sumner take on European Masters medallist Neal Edwards. Summer eased to victory in his first run … Continue reading

Tamar Saracens hold successful under-12 festival at their Parkway ground
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Tamar Saracens hold successful under-12 festival at their Parkway ground

TAMAR Saracens youth section successfully hosted an under-12 festival at their Parkway ground on Sunday. The St George’s Festival has become an annual event since the Ernesettle-based club launched a junior section a couple of years ago. This year’s event featured teams from Plymstock Albion Oaks, Kingsbridge, Ivybridge, Devonport Services, Newton Abbot and host club … Continue reading

Leander show their strength to win back National Arena League Cup
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Leander show their strength to win back National Arena League Cup

PLYMOUTH Leander showed their strength in depth by convincingly winning the National Arena League Cup on Sunday at Cardiff. Leander finished more than 80 points ahead second-placed Guildford in the prestigious team event, which includes swimmers from under-12 through to seniors. It was the eighth time the Devon club had won the title since 2008, … Continue reading

RUGBY REPORTS: Watts hat-trick helps Ivybridge beat champions Dings and secure their league status
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RUGBY REPORTS: Watts hat-trick helps Ivybridge beat champions Dings and secure their league status

A FIRST half hat-trick by scrum-half Ben Watts helped Ivybridge claim a nerve-wracking 28-24 win over champions Dings Crusaders and guarantee their South West Premier status. The Bridgers went into the match knowing they needed a five-point victory to be totally certain of staying up and they managed to do just that. However, after going … Continue reading

Plymouth Leander’s Commonwealth Games swimmers return in time for Arena League National Finals
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Plymouth Leander’s Commonwealth Games swimmers return in time for Arena League National Finals

PLYMOUTH Leander will have Commonwealth Games swimmers Tom Fannon, Laura Stephens and Jessica Jackson available as they bid for glory at the Arena League National Finals on Sunday. The England international trio have just returned from competing on the Gold Coast but are happy to join their club colleagues for the prestigious meet in Cardiff. … Continue reading

GALLERY: Kean hat-trick helps Saltash win thrilling Pedrick Cup final
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GALLERY: Kean hat-trick helps Saltash win thrilling Pedrick Cup final

WINGER Ryan Kean scored a hat-trick of tries as Saltash IIs won a thrilling Pedrick Cup final against their Tavistock counterparts at the Rectory on Wednesday night. The Ashes triumphed 37-32 in a match that produced 10 tries. The victory continued a fine season for the Moorlands Lane club, whose first team have reached Twickenham … Continue reading

Leander name new junior swimming squads after world stars Proud and Meilutyte
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Leander name new junior swimming squads after world stars Proud and Meilutyte

PLYMOUTH Leander have launched two new junior swimming squads and named them after their two most successful swimmers – world champions Ben Proud and Ruta Meilutyte. The Ben Proud and Ruta Meilutyte squads are aimed at younger swimmers in an attempt to bridge the gap between learn to swim programmes and club swimming. Proud is … Continue reading