RUGBY PREVIEWS: Tricky trips for Ivybridge and Services while vital matches for Saltash and Tavistock
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RUGBY PREVIEWS: Tricky trips for Ivybridge and Services while vital matches for Saltash and Tavistock

IVYBRIDGE will be hoping they can finally get their first win of 2020 on Saturday when they visit Monks Lane to play struggling Newbury Blues in the South West Premier. The Bridgers have been left frustrated in their opening two matches of the year, losing 20-16 at Launceston after having a last-gasp try disallowed and … Continue reading

ATHLETICS: Bale and Meek among the prizes at Oh My Obelisk Half Marathon
Athletics

ATHLETICS: Bale and Meek among the prizes at Oh My Obelisk Half Marathon

PLYMSTOCK Road Runners’ Graham Bale was third overall and first over-50 in the Oh My Obelisk off-road half marathon at the weekend. Bale clocked 1:31.30 in muddy conditions to finish just behind Edward Mole and Haldon Trail’s Daniel Mitchell in the event organised by Dawlish Coasters. In the women’s race, Tavistock’s Jo Meek was second … Continue reading

City College and Plymouth Raiders team up on new Active Ageing initiative
Other sport

City College and Plymouth Raiders team up on new Active Ageing initiative

CITY College Plymouth students are teaming up with the Plymouth Raiders to help keep the mature members of the community in shape and to help combat loneliness with a new initiative called Active Ageing. Active Ageing, which is supported by the National Lottery Community Fund, invites older members of the community to come along to the … Continue reading

Diving duo train with Olympic champion after earning place on Swim England programme
Aquatics

Diving duo train with Olympic champion after earning place on Swim England programme

TWO young divers from Plymouth got the chance to train alongside Olympic gold medallist Jack Laugher at the weekend after been selected for the Swim England Team Z diving programme. Oliver Heath and Theo Stevens and 20 other members of the squad all headed for Leeds for a special three-day training camp. They got the … Continue reading

Argyle Ladies suffer cruel defeat to Crawley in front of disappointing crowd at Manadon
Argyle / Football

Argyle Ladies suffer cruel defeat to Crawley in front of disappointing crowd at Manadon

A DEPLETED Plymouth Argyle Ladies side suffered a cruel 1-0 home defeat to second-placed Crawley on Sunday in the National League Southern Premier Division. If losing to an 80th-minute goal after a herculean effort was not bad enough, Argyle, who had gone into the game sitting in third spot, were also disappointed that only 100 … Continue reading

BILLIARDS: Brookshaw in top form as Keyham maintain their six-point lead at the top
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BILLIARDS: Brookshaw in top form as Keyham maintain their six-point lead at the top

LEAGUE leaders Keyham Cons maintain their six-point advantage over Saltash Social Club with three weeks remaining in the Plymouth Billiard League’s Roger Ayers Memorial competition. Both of last week’s matches ended in a 2-2 scoreline. In-form player-of-the-week was Keyham’s Steve Brookshaw, who knocked in a break of 62 and then ran to game with 116 in … Continue reading

GALLERY: Pictures from the annual January Jaunt 10k at Plympton
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GALLERY: Pictures from the annual January Jaunt 10k at Plympton

RUNNERS were out in force at Plympton on Sunday for the annual January Jaunt 10k. The popular race, organised by the Plymouth Round Table, has been going for more than 15 years and takes runners from Marsh Mills and into the Saltram estate. After finishing runner-up for the past two years, Torbay’s Pete Monaghan, who … Continue reading