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

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
Rugby

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
Aquatics

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

GALLERY: Armada clubs enjoy success at Torbay Half Marathon
Athletics / Gallery

GALLERY: Armada clubs enjoy success at Torbay Half Marathon

PLYMOUTH Harriers’ David Beckenkrager, Plymstock Road Runners’ Graham Bale and Tavistock’s Tracey Oxborough were among the age group winners at the Torquay Half Marathon on Sunday. Beckenkrager finished 16th overall in 1:17.38, but was first male 45-49. He finished two places and less than half a minute behind his younger club team-mate Steve Fletcher, who … Continue reading

GALLERY: Saltash Essayons turn on the style in their first home match
Gallery / Rugby

GALLERY: Saltash Essayons turn on the style in their first home match

NEWLY-formed Saltash Essayons enjoyed a memorable first home game by running in 11 tries in a friendly match against South West Rugby League rivals Tarka Storm. The east Cornwall side won an entertaining fixture in hot conditions 64-20 in front of a decent-sized crowd at Moorlands Lane. Leading the way for the Essayons was Cornwall … Continue reading

Plymouth Billiard League trio claim encouraging results at world-ranking events in Ireland
Other sport

Plymouth Billiard League trio claim encouraging results at world-ranking events in Ireland

THE Plymouth Billiard League had three representatives who travelled to Carlow in Ireland to compete in the World Billiards ranking events at the Ivy Rooms. Steve Brookshaw, Chris Coumbe and Barry Russell were among the 34 players who took part in the Irish Open. Both Brookshaw and Russell progressed to the last 16 of the … Continue reading

GALLERY: Wilson just edges out Pilgrim’s junior Allen in second Summer Soggies Series
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GALLERY: Wilson just edges out Pilgrim’s junior Allen in second Summer Soggies Series

PILGRIM Flyers’ youth star Oli Allen enjoyed another good battle with veteran Derek Wilson in the second Pop-Up Summer Soggies Series at Newnham Park on Friday night. In the first event of the series in May, Allen had taken victory, but this month Wilson got his revenge in hot conditions and on a slightly different … Continue reading