RUGBY PREVIEWS: Big games for Ivybridge and Services, while Oaks look for record 10th win
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RUGBY PREVIEWS: Big games for Ivybridge and Services, while Oaks look for record 10th win

IVYBRIDGE have a mouth-watering treble planned at Cross-in-Hand on Saturday. At 12noon their colts will play Penzance-Newlyn in the National Colts’ Cup before the club’s first and second teams play Devon rivals Barnstaple at 2.30pm. “It’s a big weekend for the club,” said player-coach Jamie Tripcony. “Hopefully, all the teams can do well and get … Continue reading

Youngsters Shorey and Yearling impress at second Armada Winter 3k Series run
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Youngsters Shorey and Yearling impress at second Armada Winter 3k Series run

CITY of Plymouth youngster Molly Shorey continued her good form by finishing as first women in Wednesday’s Winter Armada 3k Series run at Central Park. Within the past week, Plymouth College pupil Shorey has won the Year 7 Plymouth & West Devon Schools’ Cross Country title and finished second at both the English Schools’ Regional … Continue reading

Devonport Services show their strength in depth with convincing Lockie Cup win over Tavistock
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Devonport Services show their strength in depth with convincing Lockie Cup win over Tavistock

DEVONPORT Services showed their strength in depth with their second team beating Tavistock 68-15 at the Rectory in the quarter-finals of the Lockie Cup on Tuesday night. Services did the damage in a 35-minute spell either side of half-time. They scored four tries in the last 15 minutes of the first period and four in … Continue reading

Plymouth hurdler King determined to make Tokyo Olympics despite funding blow
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Plymouth hurdler King determined to make Tokyo Olympics despite funding blow

PLYMOUTH international hurdler David King is hoping to find some sponsorship to help him fulfil his Olympic dream after being cut from British Athletics’ world class funding programme. King represented Great Britain at this year’s World Indoor Championships and European Championships and England at the Commonwealth Games, but he is one of a number of … Continue reading

Plymouth Leander’s Stephens wins BUCS Short Course title in Sheffield
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Plymouth Leander’s Stephens wins BUCS Short Course title in Sheffield

PLYMOUTH Leander’s Laura Stephens was among the winners at the BUCS Short Course Swimming Championships at Ponds Forge at the weekend. Great Britain international Stephens stormed to victory in the women’s 200m butterfly in Sheffield. She won by nearly three seconds, clocking 2:06.47. Her former Plymouth College team-mate Charlotte Atkinson, who competes for Loughborough, was … Continue reading

ATHLETICS: Youngsters impress at Newquay after claiming Plymouth & West Devon titles
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ATHLETICS: Youngsters impress at Newquay after claiming Plymouth & West Devon titles

CITY of Plymouth’s Jed Hutchings and Molly Shorey and Erme Valley Harriers’ April Oakshott rounded off good weeks by claiming top three finishes at the second Westward Cross Country League event at Newquay on Sunday. All three had won Plymouth & West Devon Schools’ Cross Country titles on Thursday before heading down to Cornwall three … Continue reading

GALLERY: Pilgrim Flyers enjoy success at opening Winter Soggy Bottom event
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GALLERY: Pilgrim Flyers enjoy success at opening Winter Soggy Bottom event

PILGRIM Flyers riders enjoyed plenty of success at the opening Winter Soggy Bottom mountain bike series at Newnham Park on Sunday. They had six different winners over the various age groups at the Plympton event. Helen Barron (pictured top) led the way for them by claiming victory in the senior women’s race. She finished more … Continue reading