RUGBY REPORTS: Wins for Ivybridge, Services, Oaks, Saltash, Techs and Argaum
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RUGBY REPORTS: Wins for Ivybridge, Services, Oaks, Saltash, Techs and Argaum

IVYBRIDGE overcame availability issues to return to winning ways with a 29-26 victory over Drybrook at Cross-in-Hand on Saturday in the South West Premier. The Bridgers were missing a host of players, including Cameron Setter, who has returned to Plymouth Albion on-loan, Ben Watts, Adam Northcott, Jon Morgan, Sam Furse, Tom Scoles, Archie Bryan and … Continue reading

Erme Valley’s Battershill claims top five finish at Euro trial event in Liverpool
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Erme Valley’s Battershill claims top five finish at Euro trial event in Liverpool

ERME Valley Harriers’ Will Battershill should be named in Great Britain’s squad for the European Cross Country Championships this week after a strong run at the trials on Saturday. Steeplechase specialist Battershill finished fifth overall and four senior man at the British Athletics Cross Challenge in Liverpool that were doubling as the trials. The top … Continue reading

WOMEN’S FOOTBALL: Argyle slip to defeat at Oxford, but their U23s win battle with Saltash
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WOMEN’S FOOTBALL: Argyle slip to defeat at Oxford, but their U23s win battle with Saltash

THERE was disappointment for Plymouth Argyle as they slipped to a 3-0 defeat at third-placed Oxford United on Sunday in the FA Women’s National League Premier Southern Division. The Pilgrims sit in the relegation zone and so will need to start putting some wins together soon to close the gap on the sides above them. … Continue reading

RUGBY REPORTS: Red card proves costly for Ivybridge, but Services drive forward
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RUGBY REPORTS: Red card proves costly for Ivybridge, but Services drive forward

IVYBRIDGE’S three-match winning run came to an end on Saturday when they lost 34-25 to struggling Camborne after having to play most the game with 14 men. The Bridgers had long-serving scrum-half Ben Watts surprisingly sent off in the opening 10 minutes at the Recreation Ground. But Ivybridge still made a good game of it … Continue reading

GALLERY: City of Plymouth athletes claim Cornwall cross country titles
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GALLERY: City of Plymouth athletes claim Cornwall cross country titles

CITY of Plymouth’s Jed and Barnaby Hutchings, Holly Reid and Jacob Harrison all claimed Cornwall county cross country titles at the weekend in Newquay. The Cornwall Cross Country Championships were run in conjunction with the second Westward Cross Country League. Jed Hutchings was a dominant winner in both competitions in the under-15 boys’ category. He … Continue reading

Tamar Saracens and Old Techs prepare to clash again in league and cup double-header
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Tamar Saracens and Old Techs prepare to clash again in league and cup double-header

TAMAR Saracens and Old Techs will lock horns again on Saturday in a re-arranged Devon One and Lockie Cup double-header at the Parkway. The original match in early October was abandoned just before the 60th-minute mark due to a neck injury suffered by Techs’ young prop Harley Adams when a five-metre scrum went down. Sarries … Continue reading

Holland wins Exeter Marathon, while Swift is too quick for the rest in Armada 3k
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Holland wins Exeter Marathon, while Swift is too quick for the rest in Armada 3k

TAVISTOCK’S Adam Holland secured victory in the Exeter Marathon at the weekend. Holland clocked two hours, 35 minutes and 19 seconds to finish eight seconds ahead of Sidmouth’s David Knapman.  Third place went to Romsey’s Ryan Snell in 2:40.56. Carly Kendall was first women in 3:29.13. East Cornwall Harriers’ Sharon Daw was fifth women overall … Continue reading