RUGBY REPORTS: More frustration for Ivybridge, but Services move top with home win
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RUGBY REPORTS: More frustration for Ivybridge, but Services move top with home win

IVYBRIDGE suffered a fifth straight South West Premier defeat as they were beaten 59-33 by in-form Launceston at Cross-in-Hand on Saturday. The damage was done for the Bridgers in the first half as they trailed 33-7. The hosts, missing key players like Charlie Briant, Ben Watts, George Wilson, Jay Geraty and Adam Northcott, did make … Continue reading

RUGBY PREVIEWS: Ivybridge and Services hope to make home advantage tell
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RUGBY PREVIEWS: Ivybridge and Services hope to make home advantage tell

IVYBRIDGE head coach Gareth Elliott has told his team to really attack Launceston on Saturday at Cross-in-Hand as they bid to end a four-game losing run. Launceston leap-frogged above Ivybridge in the table last weekend by causing a major upset and overcoming previously unbeaten Hornets at Polson Bridge. After going four games without a win, … Continue reading

Battershill gains more international experience, while Macdonald is first home in Armada 3k
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Battershill gains more international experience, while Macdonald is first home in Armada 3k

ERME Valley Harriers’ Will Battershill gained more international experience at the weekend as he represented England at the World Cross Country Tour Gold event in Elgoibar, Spain. In horrible wet and muddy conditions, Battershill finished an impressive 14th in a strong senior men’s 10.8km race that was dominated by African athletes, who took the top … Continue reading

National Diving Cup to return to Plymouth’s Life Centre next month
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National Diving Cup to return to Plymouth’s Life Centre next month

PLYMOUTH’S Life Centre will once again host Britain’s best divers with the National Cup returning to the city next month. British Diving have today confirmed that the event will take place between February 11-13. It will be the first national senior domestic competition for two years due to the pandemic. However, due to the ongoing … Continue reading

City of Plymouth’s Hutchings claims another Westward League win
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City of Plymouth’s Hutchings claims another Westward League win

CITY of Plymouth’s Jed Hutchings claimed an impressive victory in the under-15 boys’ race at the latest Westward League Cross Country meeting. Hutchings, who had also triumphed in the meetings at Exeter and Newquay, overcame a muddy and waterlogged course at Westward Ho! to win by 42 seconds. There were also top three finishes in … Continue reading

WOMEN’S FOOTBALL: Argyle and Marine Academy open 2022 with big away wins
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WOMEN’S FOOTBALL: Argyle and Marine Academy open 2022 with big away wins

PLYMOUTH Argyle enjoyed a terrific start to 2022 by beating Cardiff City 5-1 away in the FA Women’s National League Southern Premier Division. It was only Argyle’s second league win of the season and their first since the end of August. The big away victory will give them hope that they can move out of … Continue reading

RUGBY REPORTS: Disappointment for Ivybridge and Services, while Oaks win mud-bath derby
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RUGBY REPORTS: Disappointment for Ivybridge and Services, while Oaks win mud-bath derby

IVYBRIDGE made a disappointing start to 2022 as they were beaten 33-12 away at Devon rivals Okehampton. The Bridgers had been 12-3 up after 21 minutes at the Showground and led 12-9 at half-time, but Okehampton made the most of the slope second half to come from behind and claim the four points. “It was … Continue reading

ATHLETICS ROUND-UP: South West medals for Smart and City of Plymouth
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ATHLETICS ROUND-UP: South West medals for Smart and City of Plymouth

TAVISTOCK Run Project’s Oliver Smart claimed an individual silver medal, while City of Plymouth won a team gold at the South West Cross Country Championships at Ilton in Somerset on Sunday. Smart finished second in the under-20 men’s race behind Devon team-mate Johnny Livingstone. He was also fourth overall in a joint race with the … Continue reading