Boost for underwater hockey in Plymouth as South West League returns
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Boost for underwater hockey in Plymouth as South West League returns

UNDERWATER hockey in the region has received a major boost with the reintroduction of a South West league for the first time in nine years. The sport, also known octopus, has always been popular in the Plymouth area and over the years a host of youngsters have earned national and international recognition.  There are currently … Continue reading

ATHLETICS: Season’s best for King in Poland, while PBs go at Exeter BMC Meeting
Athletics

ATHLETICS: Season’s best for King in Poland, while PBs go at Exeter BMC Meeting

CITY of Plymouth’s international hurdler David King set a season’s best at European Athletic Festival in Bydgoszcz, Poland, on Tuesday night. King clocked 13.70 seconds for the 110m hurdles to take third in the A race behind Hungary’s Balazs Baji and Poland’s Damian Czykier. That was four hundredths of a second faster than he had … Continue reading

RUGBY FIXTURES: Services to play Okehampton in first match in South West One
Rugby

RUGBY FIXTURES: Services to play Okehampton in first match in South West One

DEVONPORT Services will start life in South West One with a Devon derby match away at Okehampton on September 1. The newly-promoted city side will then host St Ives, who came up from Western Counties West with them, the following week. On the third weekend of the 2018/19 season, Devonport will travel to Teignmouth. Their … Continue reading

Swimmers ready to test themselves against the best at international meet in Sheffield
Aquatics

Swimmers ready to test themselves against the best at international meet in Sheffield

A NUMBER of the region’s up-and-coming aquatic stars will be competing at the 2018 British Para Swimming International Meet which starts on Thursday in Sheffield. The Ponds Forge event is the British leg of the World Para Swimming Series. It is also a selection competition for British Swimming to select a squad for the European … Continue reading

Shaw eyes World Ironman 70.3 qualification after winning Taunton Triathlon
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Shaw eyes World Ironman 70.3 qualification after winning Taunton Triathlon

PLYMOUTH’S Robert Shaw has his eyes on qualifying for the 2018 Ironman 70.3 World Championships after winning the Taunton Triathlon at the weekend. The city primary school teacher’s success in Somerset followed on from triumphing at the Wincanton Triathlon at the end of April and winning the last two Ermington Time Trial Series cycling events. Shaw … Continue reading

Pilgrim Flyers riders among the winners at Southern Cross Country event in New Forest
Cycling

Pilgrim Flyers riders among the winners at Southern Cross Country event in New Forest

PILGRIM Flyers mountain bike racers continued their good form at the Southern Cross Country event at Crow Hill in the New Forest at the weekend. Oli Allen and Helen Barron backed up their victories in Friday night’s opening Summer Soggies Series by winning their events in Hampshire. Team-mate Rosie Andrews also claimed a victory at … Continue reading