ATHLETICS ROUND-UP: Plymouth’s Dingley sets new PB to reach national hurdles final
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ATHLETICS ROUND-UP: Plymouth’s Dingley sets new PB to reach national hurdles final

CITY of Plymouth’s Adam Dingley set a new 60m hurdles personal best as he reached the under-17 boys’ final at the England Athletics Age Group Championships in Sheffield. Dingley booked his spot in the high-profile final by running 8.52 seconds in the heats. He was the only first-year under-17 to reach the final, where he … Continue reading

Caradon Swimming Club go the distance to win Cornwall county trophy
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Caradon Swimming Club go the distance to win Cornwall county trophy

CARADON Swimming Club have got their hands on a new trophy after they were presented with the John Hickman Cornwall County Trophy for distance swimming at the weekend. The club were awarded the prize after impressing in the 800m and 1,500m events at the Cornwall Championships in Penzance. A club spokesperson said: “This is a … Continue reading

GALLERY: Hundreds of pictures from the penultimate Westward Cross Country League meeting
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GALLERY: Hundreds of pictures from the penultimate Westward Cross Country League meeting

CITY of Plymouth dominated the under-15 girls’ race at the penultimate round of the Westward Cross Country League at a wet and windy Redruth on Sunday. The club had the top four finishers in the race and filled six of the top nine spots. The under-15 athletes got the short straw on Sunday by having … Continue reading

Plymouth divers among the medals as National Cup returns to the Life Centre
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Plymouth divers among the medals as National Cup returns to the Life Centre

PLYMOUTH divers Matthew Dixon, Aidan Helsop, Euan McCabe and Summer Radcliffe all picked up medals as the British National Cup returned to the Life Centre. The competition was the first major senior domestic event for two years, but due to covid was held behind closed doors. Dixon, who moved to London while the Life Centre … Continue reading

WOMEN’S FOOTBALL: Late agony for Argyle’s first team but their U23 side win again
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WOMEN’S FOOTBALL: Late agony for Argyle’s first team but their U23 side win again

PLYMOUTH Argyle suffered injury-time heartache as they lost 3-2 away at fourth-placed Gillingham in the FA Women’s National Southern Premier Division on Sunday. The Pilgrims had been hoping for a win to move out of the relegation places, but ended up returning from their travels empty-handed. In wind and rain, they had the better of … Continue reading

RUGBY REPORTS: Ivybridge secure five points on the road, while Tamar Saracens continue impressive derby record
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RUGBY REPORTS: Ivybridge secure five points on the road, while Tamar Saracens continue impressive derby record

IVYBRIDGE jumped up two places in the South West Premier League table by claiming a bonus-point away win at bottom side Royal Wootton Bassett. Tries by winger Harrison Legge, centre Charlie Briant, flanker Alex Garner and number Adam Northcott helped them to a 27-18 victory that lifts them to seventh in the standings. “The league … Continue reading

RUGBY PREVIEWS: Ivybridge and Services look for crucial away wins
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RUGBY PREVIEWS: Ivybridge and Services look for crucial away wins

IVYBRIDGE are hoping they can move up the South West Premier table this weekend when they visit bottom side Royal Wootton Bassett. The Bridgers sit in ninth spot but are level on points with eighth-placed Brixham and are only one point behind seventh-placed Bournemouth. Head coach Gareth Elliott was pleased with his side’s display against … Continue reading

ATHLETICS: Hutchings claims medal at South West Schools’ Championships
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ATHLETICS: Hutchings claims medal at South West Schools’ Championships

CITY of Plymouth youngster Jed Hutchings continued his impressive cross country season by finishing second in the intermediate boys’ race at the South West Schools’ Championships in Chippenham at the weekend. The Plymouth College pupil was only beaten by Gloucestershire’s Alex Adams, who is a year older than Hutchings. Both athletes are likely to be … Continue reading

WOMEN’S FOOTBALL: Argyle’s Soper joins Chelsea as Saltash make cup semi-finals
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WOMEN’S FOOTBALL: Argyle’s Soper joins Chelsea as Saltash make cup semi-finals

PLYMOUTH Argyle’s young goalkeeper Poppy Soper has joined Women’s Super League giants Chelsea. The 19-year-old Welsh shot-stopper will join last season’s quadruple winners on a dual-registered deal, which means she will still be able to play for Argyle this season if not required by the Blues. Soper will train full-time with Chelsea where she will … Continue reading