Argyle Ladies suffer major blow as top scorer Knapman moves on
Argyle / Football

Argyle Ladies suffer major blow as top scorer Knapman moves on

PLYMOUTH Argyle Ladies have suffered another big blow with the departure of top striker Natasha Knapman. Double golden boot winner Knapman, who has netted 181 goals in 156 appearances for Argyle, has joined Buckland Athletic. She featured for Buckland in a pre-season friendly against Bishop Lydeard on Sunday. Knapman’s departure follows the loss of fellow … Continue reading

Tavistock Run Project’s Smart edges closer to magic mark for the 1,500m
Athletics

Tavistock Run Project’s Smart edges closer to magic mark for the 1,500m

TAVISTOCK Run Project’s junior international Oliver Smart is edging closer to breaking the four-minute barrier for the 1,500m. Smart enjoyed his first track run out of 2020 when he competed at the Covid-19 Series in Par at the weekend. The series is being organised by Cornish Rebels AC, in conjunction with Newquay & Par AC, … Continue reading

Fisher takes over from Bonney as Argyle Ladies’ new first team coach
Argyle / Football

Fisher takes over from Bonney as Argyle Ladies’ new first team coach

VICKY FISHER has been appointed as Plymouth Argyle Ladies’ first team coach ahead of the 2020-21 season. Fisher replaces Marc Bonney, who has stood down from the role this summer. Manager Dave Leonard said: “We would like to thank Marc for what he has done for the girls.” Leonard is looking forward to seeing Bodmin-based … Continue reading

Skelly joins OPMs coaching staff as Elburton-based club also sign new winger
Rugby

Skelly joins OPMs coaching staff as Elburton-based club also sign new winger

PROLIFIC winger Martin Skelly has joined OPMs’ coaching team for the 2020-21 season. He will team up with existing backroom staff members Rick Orkney, Warren Dunkley and Duncan Campbell. Skelly will combine playing with working as the club’s new fitness coach as the Elburton-based club look to build on last season’s third place in Devon … Continue reading

Young Argyle team set to return to action against Torquay United
Argyle / Football

Young Argyle team set to return to action against Torquay United

PLYMOUTH Argyle Ladies’ development team have wasted no time in arranging a return to action by agreeing to play Torquay United in a pre-season friendly at Manadon on Sunday. New joint manager Gary Bottomley said: “The girls can’t wait to get started. It’s just a shame that under FA rules spectators cannot watch the game.” … Continue reading

Argyle Ladies say goodbye to trio but welcome new club secretary
Argyle / Football

Argyle Ladies say goodbye to trio but welcome new club secretary

PLYMOUTH Argyle Ladies have lost last season’s supporters’ player-of-the-year Leah Burridge and promising youngsters Leah Johnson and Beth Everson. However, the club used their first training session back since the coronavirus lockdown to have a look at potential new players. The club had more than 30 current players and trialists attend their first session back … Continue reading

Plymouth athletes suffer major blow as Life Centre will stay shut until April 2021
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Plymouth athletes suffer major blow as Life Centre will stay shut until April 2021

PLYMOUTH’S international swimmers and divers have suffered a major blow just one year out from the re-scheduled Tokyo Olympic Games with news that the Life Centre will not re-open until April 2021. Plymouth City Council has confirmed that urgent work is needed on the multi-million pound eight-year-old building, which has been closed since March due … Continue reading

Ivybridge have a new senior team after Plymouth Albion Ladies move to Cross-in-Hand
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Ivybridge have a new senior team after Plymouth Albion Ladies move to Cross-in-Hand

IVYBRIDGE RFC will have a senior women’s team next season following Plymouth Albion Ladies’ decision to move to Cross-in-Hand. Albion have been training at Ivybridge for the past season and they have admitted the facilities at the South Hams club, which includes an RFU artificial pitch, and the community spirit there had a ‘significant impact’ … Continue reading