GALLERY: Pictures from the Muskies Madness 10k race
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GALLERY: Pictures from the Muskies Madness 10k race

CITY of Plymouth’s Matthew Bradley continued his good form with victory in the annual Muskies Madness race on Saturday evening. This year the multi-terrain event, hosted by Plymouth Musketeers, was increased from five-and-a-half miles to a full 10k with a new course. The race started and finished at King’s Tamerton Community Centre and took runners … Continue reading

Proud sets new British and Commonwealth record with sensational swim in Rome
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Proud sets new British and Commonwealth record with sensational swim in Rome

PLYMOUTH Leander’s Ben Proud set the swimming world alight on Friday night with a sensational performance at the Sette Colli Meet in Italy. Proud smashed his own British record and the Commonwealth record to win the men’s 50m freestyle event in a time of 21.16 seconds. Only three swimmers – Brazilian world record holder Cesar … Continue reading

Heslop wins European bronze medal in Finland with GB team-mate Thomson
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Heslop wins European bronze medal in Finland with GB team-mate Thomson

PLYMOUTH Diving’s Aidan Heslop picked up a bronze medal on the fourth day of the European Junior Championships in Helsinki. He and his Great Britain diving partner Lucas Thomson claimed third place in the boys’ synchro platform final. Heslop’s success followed on from that of Plymouth team-mate Victoria Vincent, who won a silver in the … Continue reading

Plymouth Diving’s Vincent enjoys a tremendous start to European Junior Champs
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Plymouth Diving’s Vincent enjoys a tremendous start to European Junior Champs

PLYMOUTH Diving’s Victoria Vincent has enjoyed a fantastic start to the European Junior Championships in Helsinki. The 17-year-old has won two medals on the opening two days of competition. She opened the championships with a bronze medal in the mixed team event alongside Lucas Thomson, Ben Cutmore and Anthony Harding. In that event, Vincent dived … Continue reading

Devonport Services boost their pack options ahead of debut season in South West One
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Devonport Services boost their pack options ahead of debut season in South West One

DEVONPORT Services have strengthened their pack with the addition of Nathan Trower and Dan Oner. Royal Navy second-row Trower is a former Services player who came through the club’s colts. Oner, meanwhile, arrives at the Rectory from Cornwall/Devon League side Tavistock. He is likely to be followed by Mark Friend, who is also believed to … Continue reading

In-form City of Plymouth athlete Bee re-writes more records
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In-form City of Plymouth athlete Bee re-writes more records

EMILY BEE’S impressive year just keeps getting better and better. The City of Plymouth athlete again re-wrote record books, this time at the South West Schools’ Combined Events Championships. A week after smashing the South West under-17 girls’ 80m hurdles record and moving to the top of the UK rankings in that event, Bee did … Continue reading

Reyburn appointed as Tavistock’s new director of rugby
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Reyburn appointed as Tavistock’s new director of rugby

MOUNT Kelly College’s James Reyburn has been appointed as Tavistock RFC’s new director of rugby. The former Harlequins and Saracens academy coach, who was involved with Devon under-16s last term and is Mount Kelly’s head of rugby, will work alongside Hammy Kerswill, who is staying on his role as Tavistock’s player-coach. Scrum specialist Darren Chapple … Continue reading

Dixon planning to learn new dives after bidding for European glory in Scotland
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Dixon planning to learn new dives after bidding for European glory in Scotland

PLYMOUTH diver Matthew Dixon is already looking towards next season, despite having one more major competition to go this year. Dixon will be part of the Great Britain team that competes at the European Championships in Edinburgh at the start of August. The 18-year-old has already had a year to remember. He has won the … Continue reading