Tavistock’s Holland claims victory in annual Cockington Christmas Caper
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Tavistock’s Holland claims victory in annual Cockington Christmas Caper

TAVISTOCK AC’s Adam Holland claimed victory in the annual Cockington Christmas Caper race at the weekend. Holland held off the challenge of North Derbyshire’s Martin Dawson on the seven-and-a-half mile hilly off-road run around Cockington Country Park in Torquay. In wet and muddy conditions, Holland won in 52.19 minutes, with Dawson, who was first over-40, … Continue reading

Plymouth Leander’s Beeley wins silver at Scottish Short Course Championships
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Plymouth Leander’s Beeley wins silver at Scottish Short Course Championships

PLYMOUTH Leander’s Tom Beeley enjoyed a medal-winning trip to the Scottish National Short Course Open Championships in Edinburgh at the weekend. The 19-year-old knocked four seconds off his personal best to win silver in the men’s 200m butterfly final. He was only beaten by Great Britain star Duncan Scott. Scott, who has won Olympic, World, … Continue reading

Plymouth’s Tank impresses on her Great Britain debut at European Cross Country Champs
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Plymouth’s Tank impresses on her Great Britain debut at European Cross Country Champs

CITY of Plymouth athlete Poppy Tank claimed a top 10 finish and a team bronze medal on her Great Britain debut at the European Cross Country Championships in The Netherlands. Tank produced an impressive display in the women’s under-23 race at the Beekse Safari Park in Tilburg. The former Plymouth College pupil, who is now … Continue reading

Nicholas and Hassan inspire Raiders to win over Cheshire
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Nicholas and Hassan inspire Raiders to win over Cheshire

PLYMOUTH Raiders claimed their fifth league win of the season with an impressive display against Cheshire Phoenix at home on Sunday afternoon. Seventh-placed Raiders won 94-79 to go 5-6 and move two points clear of eighth-placed Phoenix, who handed a debut to Jalen Hayes with CJ Gettys starting his second spell at the club with … Continue reading

RUGBY ROUND-UP: Ivybridge snatch dramatic derby victory, while Services and Oaks return to winning ways
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RUGBY ROUND-UP: Ivybridge snatch dramatic derby victory, while Services and Oaks return to winning ways

IVYBRIDGE snatched a dramatic victory over Devon rivals Brixham at Astley Park on Saturday to keep up the pressure on Bournemouth and Barnstaple at the top of the table. The Bridgers had been 12-0 down at half-time in south Devon, but came back to win 13-12 thanks to a last-gasp penalty by Luke Martell. Brixham … Continue reading

Argyle Ladies able to take stock after League Cup tie is moved to January
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Argyle Ladies able to take stock after League Cup tie is moved to January

PLYMOUTH Argyle Ladies are without a match this weekend as their scheduled National League Cup opponents, Crawley Wasps, have to play a rearranged FA Cup tie. The break does allow Argyle to take stock of a disappointing few weeks. They started a poor November by going down 4-0 at home to Loughborough in the league. … Continue reading

Caradon swimmers impress at three different meets
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Caradon swimmers impress at three different meets

CARADON Swimming club have enjoyed success in London, Wales and Cornwall. Olivia and Hollie Shute represented the South West at the ISA National Swimming Championships, which were held at the Olympic Pool in Queen Elizabeth Park in London. The pair had secured their places after qualifying at a regional event in November. Olivia swam personal … Continue reading