GALLERY: Tamar Saracens and Tavistock take positives from opening pre-season fixture
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GALLERY: Tamar Saracens and Tavistock take positives from opening pre-season fixture

TAMAR Saracens and Tavistock both took positives from their opening pre-season match played in hot conditions at Parkway on Friday night. Higher league Tavistock won the warm-up game 19-0 thanks to tries from Martin Budden, Angus Hogg and Jack Osborne and two conversions from scrum-half George Hillson. But Tamar Saracens, under a new coaching set-up … Continue reading

GALLERY: Gilvear and Meek impress at new Ivybridge Three Tops race
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GALLERY: Gilvear and Meek impress at new Ivybridge Three Tops race

ERME Valley Harriers teenager Matthew Gilvear produced an impressive run in hot conditions to win his club’s newest race. Gilvear overcame far more experienced rivals to take victory in Thursday evening’s Ivybridge Three Tops race, which was the latest event in the increasing popular Dartmoor Fell Series. The tough new approximately 10k fell race saw … Continue reading

GALLERY: Battershill sets new 1,500m PB as Tavistock’s Kelly wins August’s Armada Summer 5k
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GALLERY: Battershill sets new 1,500m PB as Tavistock’s Kelly wins August’s Armada Summer 5k

ERME Valley Harriers’ steeplechase star Will Battershill showed his flat speed improvement on Wednesday night by smashing his 1,500m personal best at the BMC Gold Standard Meeting in Watford. Battershill clocked 3:41.80 to finish fifth in a top-quality race won by recent Commonwealth Games finalist and Olympian Elliot Giles. It was Battershill’s first 1,500m race … Continue reading

Plymouth’s Heslop happy with his individual performance at Commonwealth Games
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Plymouth’s Heslop happy with his individual performance at Commonwealth Games

PLYMOUTH’S Aidan Heslop was happy with his performance in the individual 10m platform competition at the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham. The 20-year-old has been competing on the Red Bull Cliff Diving Series, but he dropped down 17-metres to represent Wales in his second Commonwealth Games on Sunday. He ended up finishing eighth with 408.00 points … Continue reading

Proud’s delight at claiming a hat-trick of Commonwealth Games 50m freestyle titles
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Proud’s delight at claiming a hat-trick of Commonwealth Games 50m freestyle titles

BEN PROUD made history on Wednesday night by winning a third consecutive Commonwealth Games 50m freestyle title. The former Plymouth College pupil, who this year became world champion in the event, had first won the crown as a teenager back in 2014 when the Commonwealth Games were held in Glasgow. He then followed that up … Continue reading

Stephens ‘super happy’ with Commonwealth silver as Arnott just miss out on another medal
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Stephens ‘super happy’ with Commonwealth silver as Arnott just miss out on another medal

FORMER Plymouth student Laura Stephens said she was ‘super happy’ after claiming her first major senior international medal at the Commonwealth Games on Tuesday evening. Olympian Stephens, who studied at Plymouth College before going on to do a degree at the University of Plymouth, took silver for Team England behind Australian Elizabeth Dekkers in the … Continue reading

City of Plymouth and Tavistock athletes selected for School Games National Finals
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City of Plymouth and Tavistock athletes selected for School Games National Finals

CITY of Plymouth and Tavistock AC will both have representatives at next month’s School Games National Finals at Loughborough University. The multi-sport competition, previously called the UK School Games, provide the opportunity for top under-17 athletes to experience a mini-Olympic type event featuring 10 sports and compete as part of a wider team. The event … Continue reading

GALLERY: Plymouth Phoenix win 3v3 ice hockey tournament at Pavilions
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GALLERY: Plymouth Phoenix win 3v3 ice hockey tournament at Pavilions

PLYMOUTH Phoenix enjoyed victory in the 3v3 Ice Hockey Summer Cup held at the Pavilions on Saturday evening. It was the second time the British Regional Ice-Inline Hockey Association (BRIHA) had held a 3v3 event at the city event following one earlier this year. The latest tournament proved even better than the first, with even … Continue reading