Tank and Battershill flying high in UK rankings after PB runs in America
Athletics

Tank and Battershill flying high in UK rankings after PB runs in America

CITY of Plymouth’s Poppy Tank and Erme Valley Harriers’ Will Battershill have both moved into the top three of the UK under-23 3,000m rankings with impressive personal best runs in America over the weekend. Tank, competing for Utah University, knocked two seconds off her PB to clock 9:24.42 minutes at the Husky Classic indoor meeting … Continue reading

GALLERY: Jones and Smart among the Westward Cross Country League winners at Stover
Athletics / Gallery

GALLERY: Jones and Smart among the Westward Cross Country League winners at Stover

CITY of Plymouth’s Thomas Jones and Tavistock Run Project’s Oliver Smart were among the winners at the latest round of the Westward Cross Country League at Stover on Sunday. There were also top three finishes for City of Plymouth’s Molly Shorey, Holly Reid, Isabella Morris and Barnaby Hutchings. Jones claimed a dominant victory in the … Continue reading

Plymouth pentathlete Pillage beats world champion and Olympian to win second ranking competition
Other sport

Plymouth pentathlete Pillage beats world champion and Olympian to win second ranking competition

PLYMOUTH’S Myles Pillage took top honours in the second Pentathlon GB National Ranking Competition at the University of Bath and West Wiltshire Equestrian Centre this weekend. Pillage edged out Rio Olympians Jamie Cooke and Joe Choong in a thrilling event where the order of the top three changed throughout the day as Britain’s best modern … Continue reading

King wins British title to secure spot at European Indoor Championships
Athletics

King wins British title to secure spot at European Indoor Championships

CITY of Plymouth hurdler David King secured his place at the European Indoor Championships in Glasgow next month by winning the British title on Sunday in Birmingham. King lived up to his billing as pre-race favourite to claim victory in the men’s 60m hurdles event. He impressed in the heats, clocking the fastest time of … Continue reading

RUGBY REPORTS: Pinkus scores a hat-trick as Ivybridge return to winning ways
Gallery / Rugby

RUGBY REPORTS: Pinkus scores a hat-trick as Ivybridge return to winning ways

BILLY PINKUS scored a hat-trick of tries as Ivybridge finally got back to winning ways on Saturday in the South West Premier League. The Bridgers overcame third-placed Maidenhead 24-17 in an exciting game at Cross-in-Hand. It was the South Hams club’s first win of 2019 and moves them level on points with Maidenhead and within … Continue reading

Plymouth Argyle Ladies frustrated by unscheduled mid-season break
Argyle / Football

Plymouth Argyle Ladies frustrated by unscheduled mid-season break

PLYMOUTH Argyle Ladies joint manager Trevor Rodd admits their unscheduled mid-season break is frustrating. The Pilgrims were due to play Cardiff City this weekend, but the match had been postponed due to the Bluebirds playing a re-arranged SSE FA Cup tie at Durham. It means Argyle will have to go six weeks without a game. … Continue reading

Dixon selected to represent Great Britain at FINA Grand Prix Series events in North America
Aquatics

Dixon selected to represent Great Britain at FINA Grand Prix Series events in North America

PLYMOUTH’S Matthew Dixon will represent Great Britain at the FINA Grand Prix Series events in Canada and USA in early April. Dixon (pictured) is one of 15 athletes selected for the North American legs of the series, while nine athletes, including Tom Daley, will head to the opening two FINA World Series events. The teams … Continue reading

ATHLETICS ROUND-UP: King leads the entries at British Indoor Championships
Athletics

ATHLETICS ROUND-UP: King leads the entries at British Indoor Championships

THE British Indoor Athletics Championships take place in Birmingham this weekend with Plymouth’s David King looking to book his place at the European Championships in Glasgow. The event will double as trials for the Euros, with the first two in each event qualifying for the British team, providing they have achieved the qualifying standard. King … Continue reading