Williams and Freeman help GB to relay silver, while Stephens takes confidence from world final
Aquatics

Williams and Freeman help GB to relay silver, while Stephens takes confidence from world final

DARTMOOR Darts’ Cameron Williams and Plymouth Leander’s Sophie Freeman teamed up to help Great Britain win a mixed relay silver medal at the European Youth Olympic Festival in Baku. The pair joined forces with Katie Shanahan and Jacob Whittle to finish second behind favourites Russia. It capped an impressive day for Williams, who booked his … Continue reading

Harris claims victory for England Midlands at Welsh International in Cardiff
Athletics

Harris claims victory for England Midlands at Welsh International in Cardiff

CITY of Plymouth’s Sammie Harris claimed victory for the England Midlands team at the Welsh Athletics International in Cardiff on Wednesday evening. Harris took gold in the women’s 100m hurdles in a time of 14.08 seconds. The Plymouth athlete came through strongly in the second half of the race to overtake England South athlete Mallory … Continue reading

New signings set for a run out as Services host Liskeard and Sarries in 10s event
Rugby

New signings set for a run out as Services host Liskeard and Sarries in 10s event

RUGBY returns to the Rectory on Friday evening when Devonport Services host their annual 10s event (7pm). This year Services, who will have two teams out, will be taking on sides from Liskeard-Looe and Tamar Saracens. Services coach Mike Lewis says the evening is just about getting a bit of match fitness and having some … Continue reading

Pentathlete Denton claims mixed relay medal at Under-17 World Championship
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Pentathlete Denton claims mixed relay medal at Under-17 World Championship

PLYMOUTH pentathlete Annabel Denton continued her impressive season by winning a mixed relay bronze medal with Sam Cobb at the Under-17 World Championships in Sofia. The 16-year-old added the relay medal to the team bronze she had won for Great Britain in the under-19 women’s final the day before, where she had finishing ninth overall … Continue reading

SWIMMING: Success home and abroad for Plymouth Leander and Mount Kelly
Aquatics

SWIMMING: Success home and abroad for Plymouth Leander and Mount Kelly

PLYMOUTH Leander and Mount Kelly College enjoyed another impressive day in the pool at competitions home and abroad. At the World Aquatic Championships in Gwangju, South Korea, Mount Kelly’s Federico Burdisso and Leander’s Laura Stephens both impressed. Burdisso, just 17, set a new personal best and Italian record to finish fourth in the fastest-ever men’s … Continue reading

Argyle Ladies to give youngsters a chance in pre-season outing against Exeter City
Argyle / Football

Argyle Ladies to give youngsters a chance in pre-season outing against Exeter City

PLYMOUTH Argyle Ladies continue their pre-season campaign on Thursday evening when they take on Devon rivals Exeter City at Cullompton Rangers FC (7pm). Argyle have retained most of last year’s players and started their pre-season with a convincing 9-1 win against a Royal Navy representative team last week with Helen Bleazard knocking in four goals. … Continue reading

Plymouth College pentathletes Denton and Mitchell finish in world’s top 20
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Plymouth College pentathletes Denton and Mitchell finish in world’s top 20

PLYMOUTH College pentathletes Annabel Denton and Georgina Mitchell both claimed top 20 finishes at the Under-19 World Championships in Sofia. Denton came ninth and won a team bronze medal with Great Britain, while Mitchell finished 19th, which was her best placing at a major under-19 championships. The competition started in the pool and Mitchell led … Continue reading

Freeman wins bronze in Baku, while Leander, Mount Kelly and Dinnaton among medals in Glasgow
Aquatics

Freeman wins bronze in Baku, while Leander, Mount Kelly and Dinnaton among medals in Glasgow

PLYMOUTH Leander’s Sophie Freeman has won her first international medal for Great Britain. The 15-year-old claimed bronze in the 200m butterfly event at the European Youth Olympic Festival in Baku. Having safely eased through the heats and the semi-finals on Monday, Freeman battled hard to make the podium in a tight final on Tuesday. The … Continue reading

Region’s athletes among the medals at South West Inter-Counties Champs at Exeter
Athletics

Region’s athletes among the medals at South West Inter-Counties Champs at Exeter

CITY of Plymouth AC, Tavistock AC and Erme Valley Harriers all had athletes winning medals at the South West Inter-Counties Championships at Exeter on Sunday. After becoming English Schools’ champion the week before, Tavistock AC’s Joe Wheeler had no problems adding the under-15 300m title to his collection. Wheeler was able to run two seconds … Continue reading