Plymouth Diving make impressive start to Scottish National and Open Championships
Aquatics

Plymouth Diving make impressive start to Scottish National and Open Championships

PLYMOUTH Diving have made a tremendous start to the Scottish National & Open Diving Championships at the Royal Commonwealth Pool in Edinburgh. In the opening two days, the Life Centre-based club have claimed six medals. They got the ball rolling in the opening session on Thursday night claiming two synchro second place finishes. Kayleigh Sinclair … Continue reading

RUGBY PREVIEWS: Ivybridge, Services and Oaks look to re-find winning form
Rugby

RUGBY PREVIEWS: Ivybridge, Services and Oaks look to re-find winning form

IVYBRIDGE player-coach Lewis Paterson says his side are ‘hungry’ to get a win this weekend against Bracknell after back-to-back narrow losses. The Bridgers have dropped down to third in the South West Premier standings after going down 31-25 to Barnstaple and then 20-10 away at leaders Bournemouth. Bournemouth now have an 11 point lead at … Continue reading

England star Slade returns to his former school to open playground
Rugby

England star Slade returns to his former school to open playground

ENGLAND rugby star Henry Slade returned to his former school on Thursday to open a new playground. The Exeter Chiefs back visited Plymouth College Preparatory School and reminisced about his time there and caught up with some of his former teachers before opening the playground. Slade, who featured in all England’s autumn internationals against South … Continue reading

Tank’s place in Great Britain cross country squad for Euros is officially confirmed
Athletics

Tank’s place in Great Britain cross country squad for Euros is officially confirmed

POPPY TANK’S place in the Great Britain squad for next month’s European Cross Country Championships in The Netherlands has officially been confirmed. The City of Plymouth athlete earned her selection by finishing second under-23 athlete home in last weekend’s trials at Liverpool. The top four were guaranteed spots, if they wished to take them up, … Continue reading

Purnell and Olford claim medals at British Modern Biathlon Champs in Leeds
Aquatics / Athletics / School sport

Purnell and Olford claim medals at British Modern Biathlon Champs in Leeds

ATHLETES from the region impressed at the British Modern Biathlon Championships in Leeds at the weekend. More than 700 competitors aged from eight to 60 took part in the event at the John Charles Centre for Sport. And Mount Kelly and Plymouth College both returned home with a medal each. Mount Kelly Foundation’s Matilda Purnell … Continue reading

Argyle are blown away by unbeaten Coventry in Southern Premier Division
Argyle / Football

Argyle are blown away by unbeaten Coventry in Southern Premier Division

PLYMOUTH Argyle Ladies suffered their heaviest defeat in nearly three years when they were beaten 9-1 away by Coventry United in the in the FA Women’s National Southern Premier Division on Sunday. It was their worst loss since going down 11-0 to Coventry on January 3, 2016 in their relegation season. The result left joint … Continue reading

Plymouth’s Tank earns chance to represent GB at European Cross Country Champs
Athletics

Plymouth’s Tank earns chance to represent GB at European Cross Country Champs

CITY of Plymouth athlete Poppy Tank has earned the chance to represent Great Britain at next month’s European Cross Country Championships in the Netherlands. Tank secured one of the four automatic under-23 women’s places for the event in Tilburg on December 9 by impressing at Saturday’s British Athletics Cross Country Challenge event at Sefton Park … Continue reading

RUGBY REPORTS: Ivybridge and Oaks fail to pick up points for the first time this season
Rugby

RUGBY REPORTS: Ivybridge and Oaks fail to pick up points for the first time this season

IVYBRIDGE have dropped down to third in the South West Premier League after losing 20-10 away at leaders Bournemouth. It was the Bridgers’ second successive defeat, having narrowly lost 31-25 to fellow high-flyers Barnstaple last weekend. Ivybridge had picked up two points against Barnstaple, but on Saturday at Bournemouth they failed to pick up anything … Continue reading

Argyle Ladies look to end Coventry’s unbeaten start to the season
Argyle / Football

Argyle Ladies look to end Coventry’s unbeaten start to the season

PLYMOUTH Argyle Ladies return to league action on Sunday with a difficult trip to high-flying Coventry United, who are the only unbeaten team in the FA Women’s National Southern Premier Division. Argyle are looking to get back to winning ways in the league after losing their last two match. However, they did beat Marine Academy … Continue reading