ATHLETICS: Smart impresses for Devon at Inter-County Championships
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ATHLETICS: Smart impresses for Devon at Inter-County Championships

TAVISTOCK Run Project’s Oliver Smart claimed his third top five finish in a national event within the space of five weeks at the weekend. Smart, running in Devon colours, finished fourth in the under-20 men’s race at the combined CAU Inter-County Championships and British Athletics Cross Challenge event at Loughborough. That followed on from a … Continue reading

Vearncombe claims medal on his international debut, while Leander and Mount Kelly swimmers impress in Edinburgh
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Vearncombe claims medal on his international debut, while Leander and Mount Kelly swimmers impress in Edinburgh

PLYMOUTH Leander’s Cameron Vearncombe marked his international debut by winning a medal at the Para-Swimming World Series event in Lignano Sabbiadoro, Italy. S14 athlete Vearncombe, who will represent Great Britain at this summer’s World Para-Swimming Championships, took multi-class bronze in the men’s 100m backstroke in Italy. He clocked 1:02.98 to finish on classification points behind … Continue reading

WOMEN’S FOOTBALL: Rose nets sensational winner for Argyle, while Saltash reach cup final
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WOMEN’S FOOTBALL: Rose nets sensational winner for Argyle, while Saltash reach cup final

JEMMA ROSE scored a sensational winning goal as Plymouth Argyle boosted their FA Women’s National League survival hopes with a 2-1 home victory over Chichester & Selsey on Sunday. The former Arsenal and England international blasted home a long-range effort in the second half as the Pilgrims hit back from going 1-0 down early on. … Continue reading

RUGBY REPORTS: Title-chasing Services claim crucial away win, while Ivybridge keep run going
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RUGBY REPORTS: Title-chasing Services claim crucial away win, while Ivybridge keep run going

IVYBRIDGE extended their unbeaten run to four games as they saw off Camborne 40-17 in wet and windy conditions at Cross-in-Hand on Saturday in the South West Premier. The Bridgers scored six tries in total – three in each half – to claim their first win over their Cornish rivals since September 2018. Although they … Continue reading

RUGBY PREVIEWS: Ivybridge look for home comforts while Services face crucial away trip
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RUGBY PREVIEWS: Ivybridge look for home comforts while Services face crucial away trip

IVYBRIDGE could move up into the top six of the South West Premier League table on Saturday, if they can beat Cornish side Camborne at Cross-in-Hand. The Bridgers are currently in seventh spot, just one point behind sixth-placed Launceston, who play Bournemouth this weekend. Ivybridge have only lost one of their last five games – … Continue reading

GALLERY: Howell holds his nerve to kick the University of Plymouth to a cup final win
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GALLERY: Howell holds his nerve to kick the University of Plymouth to a cup final win

MIKE HOWELL kicked a sensational penalty with the last play of the game to secure the University of Plymouth a memorable cup final win on Wednesday at Ivybridge. Fly-half Howell held his nerve to calmly slot over a difficult kick from the right and give his side a 25-24 victory over the University of Exeter … Continue reading

ATHLETICS: Anderson claims British Masters title, while Neale sets new half marathon PB
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ATHLETICS: Anderson claims British Masters title, while Neale sets new half marathon PB

CITY of Plymouth’s Simon Anderson added another masters title to his impressive collection at the weekend. Anderson took victory in the M55 1,500m event at the British Masters Indoor Championships at Lee Valley. The Plymouth athlete, who is now in his fourth year of the M55 category, clocked 4:43.70 to win by two seconds. Anderson … Continue reading

RUGBY REPORTS: Devon derby draw for Ivybridge, while Services keep title hopes alive
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RUGBY REPORTS: Devon derby draw for Ivybridge, while Services keep title hopes alive

A LAST-gasp Sam Brown penalty saw Ivybridge earn a 25-25 draw with Devon rivals Brixham at Astley Park on Saturday in a joint South West Premier League and county cup match. The Bridgers, who had beaten Brixham at Cross-in-Hand earlier in the season, had stormed into the lead on Saturday with teenage debutant Charlie Groves … Continue reading