City of Plymouth’s Adam Dingley sets a new PB and breaks a club record held by David King
Athletics

City of Plymouth’s Adam Dingley sets a new PB and breaks a club record held by David King

City of Plymouth junior Adam Dingley achieved an impressive feat at the weekend by not only setting a new 60m hurdles PB but also breaking a club record held by David King. Dingley clocked 8.33 seconds over the barriers to finish third in a top-quality under-17 boys’ final at the London Indoor Age Groups Games … Continue reading

WOMEN’S FOOTBALL: Drewery hits six in Marine Academy’s big home win
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WOMEN’S FOOTBALL: Drewery hits six in Marine Academy’s big home win

SAMANTHA DREWERY scored six goals as second-placed Marine Academy Plymouth cruised to a 12-0 home victory over struggling Bideford at Ivybridge on Sunday in the South West League Western Division. Five of Drewery’s goals came in the first half as Marine led 7-0. She also hit the bar with a good header in the opening … Continue reading

RUGBY REPORTS: Services bag another home win, as Tavistock, Argaum and Sarries keep up title hopes
Gallery / Rugby

RUGBY REPORTS: Services bag another home win, as Tavistock, Argaum and Sarries keep up title hopes

IT MIGHT not have been particularly thrilling, but Devonport Services bagged another home win on Saturday in Regional One South West by seeing off bottom side Drybrook 19-13. Services were actually 19-3 up with 80 minutes on the clock, but their Gloucestershire visitors scored two tries in two injury-time minutes to pick up a valuable … Continue reading

RUGBY PREVIEWS: Services look to make home comforts tell, as Ivybridge face another Devon derby
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RUGBY PREVIEWS: Services look to make home comforts tell, as Ivybridge face another Devon derby

FOURTH-placed Devonport Services will be aiming for back-to-back home wins when they entertain bottom side Drybrook at the Rectory on Saturday in Regional One South West. Injury-hit Services got back to winning ways last weekend after a three-game losing run when they edged out Weston-super-Mare 24-22 at the Rectory. And they will be keen to … Continue reading

ATHLETICS: Shorey, Bigham and Hennessey win Devon Schools’ titles
Athletics

ATHLETICS: Shorey, Bigham and Hennessey win Devon Schools’ titles

MOLLY SHOREY, Zoe Bigham and Thomas Hennessey all won Devon Schools’ Cross Country titles at the weekend. In-form City of Plymouth and Plymouth College athlete Shorey triumphed in the intermediate girls’ race at Exeter. She took victory by nearly a minute ahead of her club team-mate Molly Gilbey (DHSOB), who took second. Fellow City of … Continue reading

WOMEN’S FOOTBALL: Argyle knocked out of cup by Portsmouth, but joy for Marine and Saltash
Football

WOMEN’S FOOTBALL: Argyle knocked out of cup by Portsmouth, but joy for Marine and Saltash

WOMEN’S football was back in full swing at the weekend after a series of postponements due to bad weather. Plymouth Argyle missed out on reaching the semi-finals of the FA Women’s National League Cup as they were beaten 3-0 at home by high-flying league rivals Portsmouth. The visitors went 1-0 up in the first half … Continue reading

RUGBY REPORTS: Devon derby heartbreak for Ivybridge, but Services return to winning ways
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RUGBY REPORTS: Devon derby heartbreak for Ivybridge, but Services return to winning ways

THE reaction of the Ivybridge players as the referee blew the final whistle at Cross-in-Hand on Saturday said it all. The players were absolutely gutted to narrowly lose 25-24 to Devon rivals Brixham as they felt they had done enough to win. But for the third home game running they lost to a top three … Continue reading

City climbing wall ready to rock again after surviving closure threat
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City climbing wall ready to rock again after surviving closure threat

ONE of Plymouth’s oldest and much-loved indoor climbing walls as been saved from the brink of closure. The facility at YMCA Plymouth on Honicknowle Lane looked like it had seen its final ascent, due the high maintenance costs required and the unsustainability of its existing sessions. But thanks to a new partnership with Youth Sports … Continue reading

ATHLETICS: Reid retains Cornwall Schools’ title, while Shorey, Baker and Jackman win at Westward Ho!
Athletics

ATHLETICS: Reid retains Cornwall Schools’ title, while Shorey, Baker and Jackman win at Westward Ho!

CITY of Plymouth’s Holly Reid retained her Cornwall Schools’ Cross Country title on Saturday with a dominant victory at Newquay. Reid, who had come fifth in the under-17 race at the South West Regional Championships the week before, won the intermediate girls’ event at Tretharras School by a minute-and-a-half. Her Saltash Community School team-mate Abbie … Continue reading