WOMEN’S FOOTBALL: Argyle enjoy five-star cup win, while Marine Academy hit nine
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WOMEN’S FOOTBALL: Argyle enjoy five-star cup win, while Marine Academy hit nine

PLYMOUTH Argyle enjoyed a comfortable 5-1 away win over St Austell at Poltair Park on Sunday in the FA Women’s National League Cup. Fresh from their first league win of the season seven days earlier, Argyle found themselves 3-0 up against their lower league rivals after just 23 minutes. Lily Greenslade fired them ahead in … Continue reading

RUGBY REPORTS: Services claim eye-catching Devon derby win in opening home match
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RUGBY REPORTS: Services claim eye-catching Devon derby win in opening home match

DEVONPORT Services got their Regional One South West home campaign off to a great start on Saturday with a 37-18 bonus-point win over Devon rivals Brixham at the Rectory. In recent years, Services have been in Brixham’s shadows and have previously lost many of their best players to the Fisherman. But Devonport have finally joined … Continue reading

Plymouth athlete Doaa makes impressive international powerlifting debut
Olympics

Plymouth athlete Doaa makes impressive international powerlifting debut

PLYMOUTH athlete Doaa Shayea enjoyed an impressive international debut for the British Weight Lifting team this weekend. Shayea, who has been competing in wheelchair racing for City of Plymouth Athletics Club since she was a teenager, is out in Tbilisi, Georgia, representing her country at the 2022 World Para Powerlifting (WPPO) European Championships. And she … Continue reading

RUGBY PREVIEWS: Devonport Services ready for bumper first home game against Brixham
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RUGBY PREVIEWS: Devonport Services ready for bumper first home game against Brixham

NEWLY-promoted Devonport Services are hoping for a bumper crowd as they play their first home match in Regional One South West by hosting Devon rivals Brixham at the Rectory. It will be the first of eight Devon derbies in the league this season for Services, but this is the one they have waited longest for. … Continue reading

ATHLETICS: Tavistock and Plymouth athletes impress at Newquay throws competition
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ATHLETICS: Tavistock and Plymouth athletes impress at Newquay throws competition

TAVISTOCK and City of Plymouth athletes impressed at the Newquay & Par Last Ditch Throws Competition in Cornwall. Tavistock’s Josh Tyler set a new shot personal best of 14.79m to win the men’s competition. He is ranked 23rd overall in the UK at that event in his first year at under-23/senior level. He also threw … Continue reading

Plymouth’s Pillage marks his return from injury with a European gold medal
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Plymouth’s Pillage marks his return from injury with a European gold medal

PLYMOUTH pentathlete Myles Pillage made a successful return from long-term injury by winning a gold medal for Great Britain at the European Championships in Hungary. Pillage, who had been out of action for a year, teamed up Olympic champion Kate French to win the mixed relay event in Székesfehérvár. Pillage had won the same event … Continue reading

Heslop continues his podium form in the Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series
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Heslop continues his podium form in the Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series

PLYMOUTH’S Aidan Heslop continue his sensational form with another podium finish in the Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series in Polignano a Mare, Italy, at the weekend. Heslop took second place in the penultimate leg of the series behind multi-world champion Gary Hunt in a thrilling contest that went down the wire. Hunt eventually took … Continue reading

WOMEN’S FOOTBALL: Argyle off the mark, while Marine Academy make cup progress
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WOMEN’S FOOTBALL: Argyle off the mark, while Marine Academy make cup progress

PLYMOUTH Argyle finally got their first win of the season as they beat Crawley Wasps 2-0 at Manadon in the FA Women’s National League Southern Premier Division on Sunday. The Pilgrims had lost their opening four games but took just 11 minutes to take the lead against Crawley with Zoe Cunningham firing in from the … Continue reading

RUGBY REPORTS: Tavistock, Saltash and Sarries keep runs going, but Ivybridge and Services slip up
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RUGBY REPORTS: Tavistock, Saltash and Sarries keep runs going, but Ivybridge and Services slip up

REGIONAL ONE SOUTH WEST IVYBRIDGE and Devonport Services both came a cropper on long away trips at the weekend to suffer their first defeats of the season in Regional One South West. The Bridgers, who had won both their opening two games, were beaten 48-27 away at Chew Valley, while Services went down 28-15 at … Continue reading

Chris Coumbe and Steve Brookshaw make a winning start as billiards league returns
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Chris Coumbe and Steve Brookshaw make a winning start as billiards league returns

THE Plymouth Billiards League has recently got underway with six players competing for two trophies this season. The opening competition, played in memory of former league vice-chairman and player Roger Ayers, takes place over 15 weeks of action. The Trevor Davies Cup follows in the new year over a period of 10 weeks, with both … Continue reading