RUGBY PREVIEWS: Crucial home matches for Ivybridge and Plymstock Albion Oaks
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RUGBY PREVIEWS: Crucial home matches for Ivybridge and Plymstock Albion Oaks

IVYBRIDGE will be looking to keep their play-off hopes alive by becoming only the second team this season to beat already-crowned champions Bournemouth on Saturday. The Bridgers’ defeat to Barnstaple in their last outing leaves them six points off second place with four games to go. Realistically the South Hams club know they will probably … Continue reading

Plymouth’s Miller wins bronze medal at top trampolining event in the Netherlands
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Plymouth’s Miller wins bronze medal at top trampolining event in the Netherlands

CITY of Plymouth trampolining star Ben Miller made an impressive start to the 2019 season by winning a bronze medal at a top international event in the Netherlands. Miller found himself coming up against many of Europe’s top junior trampolinists at the Aalsneer Flower Cup, which was his first competition of the year. More than … Continue reading

Young Plymouth divers win medals at GStar event in Leeds
Aquatics

Young Plymouth divers win medals at GStar event in Leeds

PLYMOUTH Diving’s Zachery Anderson, Oliver Heath and Theo Stevens won medals at the GStar competition in Leeds at the weekend. Anderson won two silver medals in the boys’ C category. In the one-metre event he finished just behind Sheffield’s Theo Wellington, while in the three-metre competition he was just edged out by another Sheffield diver, … Continue reading

ATHLETICS ROUND-UP: Giles edges out Yearling in Mad March Hare 10k, while Holland wins in Cyprus
Athletics

ATHLETICS ROUND-UP: Giles edges out Yearling in Mad March Hare 10k, while Holland wins in Cyprus

NEWNHAM & Essex Beagles athlete Daniel Giles edged out Plymouth Harriers youngster Sam Yearling to take victory in the Mad March Hare 10k. Giles, a postgraduate researcher at Loughborough University, secured the win at the Plympton race with a 35.02 minute run. Yearling, just 17, finished second at the event, that started and finished at … Continue reading

Maksimovic and Purnell win silver medals at the British Schools’ Biathlon Champs
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Maksimovic and Purnell win silver medals at the British Schools’ Biathlon Champs

PLYMOUTH College’s Tomas Maksimovic and Mount Kelly Foundation’s Matilda Purnell both won individual silver medals at the 2019 British Schools’ Modern Biathlon Championships, which were held at Crystal Palace at the weekend. Maksimovic’s medal came in the under-19 boys’ section, where he led Plymouth College to team gold. He impressed in the swimming pool with … Continue reading

SWIMMING: Leander’s Stephens sets new PB in Edinburgh, while Caradon enjoy success
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SWIMMING: Leander’s Stephens sets new PB in Edinburgh, while Caradon enjoy success

PLYMOUTH Leander’s Laura Stephens will go into next month’s British Swimming Championships in the form of her life. The Olympic hopeful lowered her 200m butterfly personal best for the second time this year to win silver at the Edinburgh International Meet at the weekend. Stephens clocked 2:09.24, which is the fifth fastest time in the … Continue reading

Knapman marks return by netting Argyle’s equaliser at Home Park against Portsmouth
Argyle / Football

Knapman marks return by netting Argyle’s equaliser at Home Park against Portsmouth

PLYMOUTH Argyle Ladies drew 2-2 with Portsmouth on Sunday in the Dockyard Derby that was played in front of 846 fans at Home Park. Argyle had to come from behind in the FA National League Southern Premier Division match, with fit-again Natasha Knapman scoring an equalising goal just four minutes after coming on as a … Continue reading