Evans-Shields extends her lead at top of UK rankings with new PB at Tavistock Autumn Series
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Evans-Shields extends her lead at top of UK rankings with new PB at Tavistock Autumn Series

THE UK’s leading under-15 discus thrower Nubia Evans-Shields smashed her personal best at the second Tavistock Autumn Series meeting on Sunday. The City of Plymouth athlete, in her first year at under-15 level, went into the competition already leading the national rankings by more than one-and-a-half metres with 35.45m. But she shattered that mark at … Continue reading

WOMEN’S FOOTBALL: Disappointment for Argyle, but Marine Academy’s run continues
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WOMEN’S FOOTBALL: Disappointment for Argyle, but Marine Academy’s run continues

PLYMOUTH Argyle made a disappointing start to their home campaign in the FA Women’s National League Southern Division as they lost 7-0 to Cardiff City at Manadon on Sunday. The heavy defeat followed on from a 5-1 away reverse at Keynsham Town last weekend in their opening 2020-21 league fixture. Although new manager Ryan Perks … Continue reading

King shines in Doha, while Smart and Hutchings smash PBs at Par
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King shines in Doha, while Smart and Hutchings smash PBs at Par

CITY of Plymouth hurdler David King produced his second fastest run of the year to claim an impressive third place finish at the Diamond League meeting in Doha on Friday. British champion King clocked 13.54 seconds to finish behind American Aaron Mallet and Switzerland’s Jason Joseph in the 110m hurdles final. King’s time was just … Continue reading

Hutchings makes impressive 3,000m debut at Yeovil, while other athletes impress at Par
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Hutchings makes impressive 3,000m debut at Yeovil, while other athletes impress at Par

CITY of Plymouth’s Jed Hutchings made an impressive 3,000m debut at the Yeovil Distance Open meeting at the weekend. The under-15 athlete clocked 9:35.20 to finish second on the day and jump straight in at number seven on the UK rankings. Hutchings is actually the fastest first-year under-15 in the country at both 1,500m and … Continue reading

WOMEN’S FOOTBALL: Marine Academy and Callington progress in FA Cup
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WOMEN’S FOOTBALL: Marine Academy and Callington progress in FA Cup

MARINE Academy Plymouth and Callington Town both progressed in the Women’s FA Cup on Sunday. Marine Academy continued their impressive start to the season with a 6-1 away preliminary round win at St Austell. That followed on from their 21-0 victory over Ottery St Mary in the extra preliminary round and a 5-0 opening day … Continue reading

GALLERY: Tavistock Autumn Series meet produces a host of PB performances
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GALLERY: Tavistock Autumn Series meet produces a host of PB performances

THERE were some UK top 10 performances and a host of personal bests as Tavistock AC hosted an autumn series meeting on Wednesday evening. The event was aimed at athletes from Tavistock, City of Plymouth and Erme Valley Harriers. It was an extra chance for them to compete after most of the 2020 season was … Continue reading

Region’s athletes shine at second Devon Open Series meeting
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Region’s athletes shine at second Devon Open Series meeting

THE second Devon Open Series meeting of the delayed 2020 athletics season produced some stunning results from Armada athletes. The event took place at Braunton and City of Plymouth, Tavistock and Erme Valley Harriers all had competitors producing eye-catching displays. The throwing, hurdles and sprint events were particularly strong in north Devon. City of Plymouth’s … Continue reading