GALLERY: Devonport Services beat leaders Exeter to make it a good weekend for the club
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GALLERY: Devonport Services beat leaders Exeter to make it a good weekend for the club

DEVONPORT Services’ women’s team made it a good weekend for the club by beating high-flying Exeter Athletic 27-5 at Stonehouse Creek on Sunday. The victory followed on from the men’s first team overcoming Cleve 57-27 in South West One and their second team edging out reigning champions Okehampton II 29-27 away in Devon Merit Table … Continue reading

Plymouth Leander swimmers among the medals at Manchester International Meet
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Plymouth Leander swimmers among the medals at Manchester International Meet

PLYMOUTH Leander’s Laura Stephens, Tom Beeley, Roman Scherer and Lana Broekhoven all returned to Devon with medals from the prestigious Manchester International, which took place at the weekend. Great Britain international Stephens won both the women’s 100m and 200m butterfly events in the North West. In the 200m event she enjoyed a tremendous battle with … Continue reading

Argyle Ladies show character to snatch late victory over Cardiff City
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Argyle Ladies show character to snatch late victory over Cardiff City

NATASHA KNAPMAN pounced to score a last minute goal to secure Plymouth Argyle a 2-1 win at Cardiff City on Sunday in the National League Southern Premier Division. The Pilgrims were trailing 1-0 with just 15 minutes to go but captain Katie Middleton scored a penalty to equaliser before Knapman secured her side the full … Continue reading

RUGBY REPORTS: Home disappointment for Ivybridge, but Services and Oaks bounce back in style
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RUGBY REPORTS: Home disappointment for Ivybridge, but Services and Oaks bounce back in style

IVYBRIDGE suffered a second successive defeat as they went down 34-25 at home to second-placed Weston-super-Mare on Saturday in the South West Premier. The injury-hit Bridgers should have at least picked up a losing bonus point but Matt Grieveson missed a penalty with the last play of the game. Ivybridge had got themselves to within … Continue reading

Argyle Ladies look to continue winning run in Wales as they face Cardiff City in rescheduled match
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Argyle Ladies look to continue winning run in Wales as they face Cardiff City in rescheduled match

IN-FORM Plymouth Argyle Ladies are on the road again on Sunday, but instead of visiting Portsmouth as they were expecting they are heading to Wales to take on Cardiff City. Portsmouth have to play a National League Cup tie but as Cardiff were also without a game the teams have agreed to reschedule their National … Continue reading

RUGBY PREVIEWS: Ivybridge, Services and Oaks look to bounce back from first defeats
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RUGBY PREVIEWS: Ivybridge, Services and Oaks look to bounce back from first defeats

IVYBRIDGE will be forced to make a host of changes to their side as they bid to get back to winning ways against second-placed Weston-super-Mare at Cross-in-Hand on Saturday (2.30pm). The Bridgers suffered their first defeat of the season last weekend when they went down 27-11 away at Devon rivals Okehampton. The South Hams club … Continue reading

Swimmers from Mount Kelly, Leander and Dartmoor Darts named in South West team for Portugal trip
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Swimmers from Mount Kelly, Leander and Dartmoor Darts named in South West team for Portugal trip

MOUNT Kelly, Plymouth Leander and Dartmoor Darts will all have swimmers gaining overseas experience early next year after earning selection for the South West team. The region will be taking 30 up-and-coming swimmers to the Lisbon International Meet in Portugal at the start of February. The squad is aimed at athletes who are just below … Continue reading

Arena League holders Leander start defence with a win, while Caradon make a splash on return
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Arena League holders Leander start defence with a win, while Caradon make a splash on return

REIGNING champions Plymouth Leander made a winning start to their defence of the National Arena Swim League at the weekend, while Caradon made a successful return to the competition after years away. Leander won the national crown for a sixth time in eight years at Cardiff in March. They are keen to keep their impressive … Continue reading

ATHLETICS: Malthouse and Yetton finish first and second at Eden Project Half Marathon
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ATHLETICS: Malthouse and Yetton finish first and second at Eden Project Half Marathon

TAVISTOCK Run Project’s Rachel Malthouse and Plymouth Harriers’ Ami Yetton enjoyed a good battle at the Eden Project Half Marathon on Sunday. Malthouse took victory in the women’s race on the hilly and muddy course around the world famous biomes in one hour, 33 minutes and 21 seconds. Yetton, though, was not far behind, finishing … Continue reading

GALLERY: Pictures from the South West Cyclo-Cross League meeting at Newnham Park
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GALLERY: Pictures from the South West Cyclo-Cross League meeting at Newnham Park

CYCLISTS of all ages and abilities descended on Plympton’s Newnham Park on Sunday for the fourth round of the 2019-20 South West Cyclo-Cross League. It was the first time in two years that the Plymouth area had hosted a leg of the championship after two planned meetings last season had to be cancelled. Heavy rain … Continue reading