GALLERY: Ocean City end debut season with a league and cup double
Football / Gallery

GALLERY: Ocean City end debut season with a league and cup double

  OCEAN City under-12 girls finished off a dream first season in competitive football by winning the Devon County Cup on Sunday at Coach Road. Ocean City, who had already won their league, overcame city rivals Plymouth Phoenix 2-1 on penalties after the game finished 1-1 at the end of full-time. The two sides produced … Continue reading

GALLERY: Essayons come from behind to beat Trojans in entertaining clash
Gallery

GALLERY: Essayons come from behind to beat Trojans in entertaining clash

SALTASH Essayons recovered from going three tries behind to beat Teignbridge Trojans 34-32 at Moorlands Lane on Saturday and claim their first win of the 2021 rugby league season. In a strange game, Saltash found themselves 16-0 down after 33 minutes before going 30-16 ahead mid-way through the second half, only for Teignbridge to fight-back, … Continue reading

McCabe heads to Croatia for European Junior Diving Championships
Aquatics

McCabe heads to Croatia for European Junior Diving Championships

PLYMOUTH’S Euan McCabe will return to international competition this week when he represents Great Britain at the LEN European Junior Diving Championships in Rijeka, Croatia. McCabe is named in a 12-strong British team for the event, which starts on Monday. The Plymouth diver was a medallist at the last European Junior Diving Championships back in … Continue reading

GALLERY: Some hot battles at Tavistock AC’s Mid-Summer Meet
Athletics / Gallery

GALLERY: Some hot battles at Tavistock AC’s Mid-Summer Meet

THERE were some good battles at Tavistock Athletic Club’s Mid-Summer Meet on Wednesday evening. One of the most competitive contests came in the under-17 boys’ sprint events, where Tavistock’s Joe Wheeler and City of Plymouth’s Connell McCarthy could hardly be separated, with both running exactly the same times in the 100m and 200m. In the … Continue reading

Club offer people the chance to try orienteering at Plymouth’s Central Park
Other sport

Club offer people the chance to try orienteering at Plymouth’s Central Park

DEVON Orienteering Club are hoping to tempt new people to try out their sport with an event at Plymouth’s Central Park this month. The club are hosting a meeting for all ages and abilities on Sunday, June 27. Central Park has had permanent orienteering marks for a number of years, but Devon Orienteering are working … Continue reading

OPMs are keen to improve their fitness as they bid to challenge in Devon One
Rugby

OPMs are keen to improve their fitness as they bid to challenge in Devon One

DEVON One side OPMs want to make sure they are in the best possible shape for when league rugby does finally return later this year. The Old Boys finished third in the curtailed 2019-20 season behind Withycombe and city rivals Tamar Saracens. But after 18 months without any competitive action due to the Covid-19 pandemic, … Continue reading

Region’s athletes impress at county championship events
Athletics

Region’s athletes impress at county championship events

THERE were some eye-catching performances at county championship events over the weekend. At the combined Devon County AA and Devon Schools’ Championships at Exeter there were a host of personal bests from Armada athletes. City of Plymouth’s Emily Bee has returned home from her first year studying in America with a bang and came away … Continue reading

Plymouth Leander’s Stephens is over the moon at Olympic call-up
Aquatics / Olympics

Plymouth Leander’s Stephens is over the moon at Olympic call-up

PLYMOUTH Leander’s Laura Stephens has officially been added to Team GB’s swimming squad for this summer’s Olympic Games in Tokyo. Her selection comes after impressing at the recent British Swimming Glasgow Open Meet and the European Championships, where she helped her country to a record-breaking women’s medley relay gold medal. “It feels absolutely incredible and … Continue reading

Leander’s Freeman and Mount Kelly’s Little named in GB team for European Junior Championships
Aquatics

Leander’s Freeman and Mount Kelly’s Little named in GB team for European Junior Championships

PLYMOUTH Leander’s Sophie Freeman and Mount Kelly’s Erin Little have been named in Great Britain’s squad for next month’s European Junior Championships in Rome. Butterfly specialist Freeman and freestyle star Little feature in a squad of 24 for the event which will be held at the Stadio del Nuoto between July 6-11. They are joined … Continue reading

Tank sets new PB at NCAA Championships, while King, Battershill and Smart impress
Athletics

Tank sets new PB at NCAA Championships, while King, Battershill and Smart impress

CITY of Plymouth’s Poppy Tank set a new 10,000m personal best as she claimed a top 10 finish at the NCAA Division One Championships in Eugene, Oregon. Tank, competing for Utah University, clocked 32:50.57 to take ninth place in the prestigious race. However, despite running a PB and earning second team All-American honours, afterwards she … Continue reading