2018 REVIEW: A look back at the top Plymouth sports stories over the past 12 months
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2018 REVIEW: A look back at the top Plymouth sports stories over the past 12 months

JANUARY MATTHEW DIXON smashed his personal best by more than 40 points to become British platform champion at the Life Centre. The city teenager scored an impressive 494.30 points to win back the title he first won as a 14-year-old in 2014. Fellow Plymouth diver Aidan Heslop finished fifth in a high class field with … Continue reading

In-form Raiders book place in BBL Trophy quarter-finals by seeing off Bristol Flyers
Plymouth Raiders

In-form Raiders book place in BBL Trophy quarter-finals by seeing off Bristol Flyers

PLYMOUTH Raiders booked their place in the BBL Trophy quarter-finals by overcoming West Country rivals Bristol Flyers 86-74 at the Pavilions on Sunday. The win meant Raiders have finished December unbeaten following on from league victories over Surrey Scorchers, London City Royals and Cheshire Phoenix. For the second time in three days, Rashad Hassan led … Continue reading

Raiders continue hot form to see off Scorchers at the Pavilions
Plymouth Raiders

Raiders continue hot form to see off Scorchers at the Pavilions

PLYMOUTH Raiders continued their unbeaten run in December after seeing off Surrey Scorchers 115-100 at the Pavilions on Friday evening in a high-scoring contest. Paul James’ side, who now have a 7-6 record, moved up to fifth in the BBL Championship standings with their win. Rashad Hassan led their scoring with 31 points, followed by … Continue reading

Argyle Ladies sign Burridge from Super League side Yeovil Town
Argyle / Football

Argyle Ladies sign Burridge from Super League side Yeovil Town

PLYMOUTH Argyle Ladies have end the year by announcing a new major signing. Versatile utility player Leah Burridge has joined the Pilgrims from Women’s Super League side Yeovil Town. Burridge, who comes from Uffculme in Devon, came through the Somerset FA system before spending three years at Yeovil. Burridge helped the Grecians reach women’s top … Continue reading

RUGBY: Lockie Cup holders Oaks ready for quarter-final battle with 2017 winners Techs
Rugby

RUGBY: Lockie Cup holders Oaks ready for quarter-final battle with 2017 winners Techs

THE last two winners of the Lockie Cup will clash at Weston Mill on Saturday in the quarter-finals of this year’s competition (2.30pm). Current holders Plymstock Albion Oaks will take on 2016 and 2017 winners Old Techs. Oaks, sitting third in the Cornwall/Devon League with just two defeats all season to their name, will be … Continue reading

ATHLETICS: City of Plymouth’s Jones reaches new heights at Cardiff’s Christmas Grand Prix
Athletics

ATHLETICS: City of Plymouth’s Jones reaches new heights at Cardiff’s Christmas Grand Prix

CITY of Plymouth pole vaulter Noah Jones reached new heights at the Cardiff Met Christmas Classic Grand Prix at the weekend. Jones leaped a new personal best of 3.10m to finish as second under-15 behind Wales’ William Trott. That was 10cm higher than Jones had previously leaped in a competition and means he is likely … Continue reading