Slade named on England’s bench for World Cup final alongside Spencer and Cowan-Dickie
Rugby

Slade named on England’s bench for World Cup final alongside Spencer and Cowan-Dickie

PLYMOUTH rugby star Henry Slade will start on the bench for England in Saturday’s World Cup final against South Africa in Yokohama. Exeter Chiefs back Slade, who has played for Plymouth College, Ivybridge and Plymouth Albion, had come into the team for the quarter-final against Australia but has to make do with a ‘finishers’ role … Continue reading

Prewett and Worth among those to impress at Dartington Duathlon
Athletics / Cycling

Prewett and Worth among those to impress at Dartington Duathlon

TAMAR Trotters’ George Prewett and Tavistock Triathlon Club’s Hannah Worth impressed at the Dartington Duathlon at the weekend. Prewett was second overall in the standard event, finishing behind convincing winner Matt Yates. Yates finished in 2:05.14, with Prewett clocking 2:10.08. Third place went to DFSRS’ Ben Oman in 2:13.10. Worth was first women in the … Continue reading

Argyle’s development team make cup progress by beating Feniton again
Argyle / Football

Argyle’s development team make cup progress by beating Feniton again

PLYMOUTH Argyle Ladies’ development team booked their place in the second round of the SWL Western Division Bristol Soccerworld Cup with a 7-3 victory over Feniton at Manadon on Sunday. The young Pilgrims, bolstered by a few experienced players, dominated the first half and could have gone in at the break with a much bigger … Continue reading

RUGBY REPORTS: Ivybridge claim much-needed Devon derby win at Barnstaple
Rugby

RUGBY REPORTS: Ivybridge claim much-needed Devon derby win at Barnstaple

IVYBRIDGE returned to winning ways in style on Saturday by becoming the first team to beat Barnstaple this season. The Bridgers, who had lost their last two matches, triumphed 15-12 in tough conditions at Pottingham Road in the league and Devon Senior Cup double-header. Barnstaple had gone into the game as South West Premier league … Continue reading

In-form Argyle Ladies frustrated by weekend off but their development team have home cup clash
Argyle / Football

In-form Argyle Ladies frustrated by weekend off but their development team have home cup clash

PLYMOUTH Argyle Ladies do not have a chance to build on their impressive form this weekend as they are left without a match. The Pilgrims have won six consecutive National League Southern Division games to sit third in the table. They are only one point behind Watford and Crawley and have played a game less. … Continue reading

RUGBY: Ivybridge and Services prepare for away Devon derbies, while Sarries face their biggest test of the season
Rugby

RUGBY: Ivybridge and Services prepare for away Devon derbies, while Sarries face their biggest test of the season

IVYBRIDGE know they will have to be at their best on Saturday if they are to avoid a third consecutive defeat in South West Premier when they travel to unbeaten league leaders Barnstaple. The Bridgers themselves were unbeaten until two weeks ago but after been hit by a number of injuries they have lost to … Continue reading

Tank impresses at top event in America, while Holland and Haines win at Haldon
Athletics

Tank impresses at top event in America, while Holland and Haines win at Haldon

CITY of Plymouth’s Poppy Tank made her mark at one of America’s top cross country events at the weekend. Tank finished as first Brit and inside the top 25 at the prestigious Nuttycombe Wisconsin Invitational in Verona. Competing at the same major meeting was her City of Plymouth team-mate Victoria Weir and Erme Valley Harriers’ … Continue reading

Denton leads the way as Plymouth College impress at South West Biathlon Championships
Other sport / School sport

Denton leads the way as Plymouth College impress at South West Biathlon Championships

PLYMOUTH College’s international pentathlete Annabel Denton has made an impressive start to her season with two gold medals this month. Denton was crowned under-17 British modern triathlon champion and then followed that up by winning the South West biathlon title. The triathlon event was held at Tudor Grange in Solihull and sees competitors compete in … Continue reading