Young judo stars earn selection for national programmes
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Young judo stars earn selection for national programmes

PLYMSTOCK School’s Max and Cordelia Gregory and Ivybridge Community College’s Adam Vosper and Lewis Widdicombe have been selected for national judo programmes. The quartet join fellow South Brent Judo Club star Josh Shipp on either England cadet or junior programmes. They have earned their selections after impressive results nationally, internationally and on their position on … Continue reading

Chillingworth and Stephens among individual medallists on final day of National Winter Champs
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Chillingworth and Stephens among individual medallists on final day of National Winter Champs

PLYMOUTH Leander’s Adam Chillingworth and Laura Stephens were among the senior individual medallists on the final day of the National Winter Swimming Championships in Sheffield on Sunday. Leander and Mount Kelly also claimed more relay medals and enjoyed success at junior level to cap off a fine three-days at the short course competition at Ponds … Continue reading

Plymouth Raiders claim Royals win to move up to sixth in the BBL standings
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Plymouth Raiders claim Royals win to move up to sixth in the BBL standings

PLYMOUTH Raiders moved up to sixth in the BBL Championship after beating London City Royals 84-77 at the Pavilions on Sunday. It was Raiders’ fifth home victory out of seven in the BBL this season. Joonas Jarvelainen top scored for them against London with 24 points. Donte Nicholas chipped in with 19 points and 15 … Continue reading

More success for Leander and Mount Kelly on second day of National Winter Champs
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More success for Leander and Mount Kelly on second day of National Winter Champs

PLYMOUTH Leander and Mount Kelly both added more medals to their collection on the second day of the National Winter Swimming Championships in Sheffield. Leander’s Laura Stephens backed up her impressive gold in the 200m butterfly on Friday night by winning silver in the 100m butterfly final. She clocked a new personal best and club … Continue reading

Region’s swimmers make a splash on opening day of National Winter Championships
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Region’s swimmers make a splash on opening day of National Winter Championships

THE region’s swimmers made a splash on the opening day of the National Winter Championships in Sheffield on Friday. Plymouth Leander’s Laura Stephens and Dartmoor Darts’ Cameron Williams particularly caught the eye at the short course event at Ponds Forge. Stephens (pictured top) produced a world class swim to win the women’s 200m butterfly title … Continue reading

Proud disqualified in freestyle final at World Short Course Champs in China
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Proud disqualified in freestyle final at World Short Course Champs in China

PLYMOUTH Leander’s European and Commonwealth Games 50m freestyle champion Ben Proud missed out on a World Short Course Championship medal on Friday after he was disqualified in the final. Proud looked to have won the bronze medal behind Russia’s Vlad Morozov and USA’s Caeleb Dressel in Hangzhou, China, but he was disqualified afterwards for what … Continue reading

RUGBY PREVIEWS: Scoles back as Ivybridge look to end year with home win
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RUGBY PREVIEWS: Scoles back as Ivybridge look to end year with home win

TOM SCOLES is back in Ivybridge’s first team squad after more than a year out with a serious shoulder injury. Scoles will start on the bench this weekend when third-placed Ivybridge welcome 11th-placed Cleve to Cross-in-Hand for their final game of 2018. Although the Bridgers will be favourites to claim an 11th win of the … Continue reading

Mount Kelly MCCF cricket hub praised for developing young players
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Mount Kelly MCCF cricket hub praised for developing young players

THE Mount Kelly Marylebone Cricket Club Foundation (MCCF) Hub has been praised for helping to develop young cricketers in the region. The hub is now in its fourth year and it continues to grow and excel. It provides 20 hours of free coaching throughout the autumn and winter months for 48 boys from state schools. Four coaches deliver … Continue reading