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

GALLERY: Tavistock Run Project’s Cole too hot for his rivals at January Jaunt 10k
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GALLERY: Tavistock Run Project’s Cole too hot for his rivals at January Jaunt 10k

TAVISTOCK Run Project’s Jim Cole stormed to victory in the popular Plympton January Jaunt 10k on Sunday morning. The race, organised by the Plymouth Round Table, was hit by torrential rain at the start but more than 330 runners still finished the event that takes athletes from Marsh Mills into the Saltram Estate Cole finished more … Continue reading

RUGBY REPORTS: Ivybridge return to winning ways but more disappointment for Services
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RUGBY REPORTS: Ivybridge return to winning ways but more disappointment for Services

REGIONAL ONE SOUTH WEST IVYBRIDGE turned on the style in the second half away at Old Centralians on Saturay as they returned to winning ways. They triumphed 25-13 in Gloucestershire after coming back from 8-0 down at the break. The Bridgers had heartbreakingly lost to late penalty kicks against top two sides Camborne and Chew … Continue reading

RUGBY PREVIEWS: Devonport Services and Ivybridge bid to get back to winning ways
Rugby

RUGBY PREVIEWS: Devonport Services and Ivybridge bid to get back to winning ways

DEVONPORT Services make the short trip to Launceston on Saturday hoping to avoid a third successive defeat in Regional One South West. Services, who sit fourth, have been beaten by Devon rivals Okehampton and Brixham in their last two matches. It is the first time since their promotion to level five that they have lost … Continue reading