WOMEN’S FOOTBALL: Argyle off the mark, while Marine Academy make cup progress
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WOMEN’S FOOTBALL: Argyle off the mark, while Marine Academy make cup progress

PLYMOUTH Argyle finally got their first win of the season as they beat Crawley Wasps 2-0 at Manadon in the FA Women’s National League Southern Premier Division on Sunday. The Pilgrims had lost their opening four games but took just 11 minutes to take the lead against Crawley with Zoe Cunningham firing in from the … Continue reading

RUGBY REPORTS: Tavistock, Saltash and Sarries keep runs going, but Ivybridge and Services slip up
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RUGBY REPORTS: Tavistock, Saltash and Sarries keep runs going, but Ivybridge and Services slip up

REGIONAL ONE SOUTH WEST IVYBRIDGE and Devonport Services both came a cropper on long away trips at the weekend to suffer their first defeats of the season in Regional One South West. The Bridgers, who had won both their opening two games, were beaten 48-27 away at Chew Valley, while Services went down 28-15 at … Continue reading

Chris Coumbe and Steve Brookshaw make a winning start as billiards league returns
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Chris Coumbe and Steve Brookshaw make a winning start as billiards league returns

THE Plymouth Billiards League has recently got underway with six players competing for two trophies this season. The opening competition, played in memory of former league vice-chairman and player Roger Ayers, takes place over 15 weeks of action. The Trevor Davies Cup follows in the new year over a period of 10 weeks, with both … Continue reading

RUGBY PREVIEWS: Ivybridge and Services keen to return with points from long trips
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RUGBY PREVIEWS: Ivybridge and Services keen to return with points from long trips

REGIONAL ONE SOUTH WEST EARLY league leaders Ivybridge face their first away trip of 2022-23 when they visit newly-promoted Chew Valley on Saturday. The Bridgers have enjoyed home wins over Exmouth and Weston-super-Mare in their opening two games, but they are expecting a tough test at second-placed Chew. The clubs have not met for 16 … Continue reading

GALLERY: Lamerton and Shorey impress in final Armada Summer 5k Series run of the year
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GALLERY: Lamerton and Shorey impress in final Armada Summer 5k Series run of the year

CITY of Plymouth juniors Isaac Lamerton and Molly Shorey stole the show at the final Armada Summer 5k Series run of the year at Saltram House on Wednesday evening. Under-15 athlete Lamerton was first overall in 17.57 minutes, which was 30 seconds ahead of anyone else. Storm Plymouth’s Daniel Westlake was second overall in 18.27 … Continue reading

Erme Valley’s Battershill makes podium at World Tour gold meeting in Zagreb
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Erme Valley’s Battershill makes podium at World Tour gold meeting in Zagreb

ERME Valley Harriers’ Will Battershill claimed a second successive World Athletics Continental Tour medal by finishing third in the 2,000m steeplechase at the Memorial Borisa Hanžekovića gold meeting in Zagreb. His success in Croatia followed on from also picking up a third place at the Continental Tour Bronze meeting in Hungary the week before. Battershill’s … Continue reading

RUGBY REPORTS: Ivybridge, Tavistock, Saltash and Saracens make it two wins out of two
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RUGBY REPORTS: Ivybridge, Tavistock, Saltash and Saracens make it two wins out of two

IVYBRIDGE made it two wins out of two in Regional One South West on Saturday with a 45-27 home victory over Weston-super-Mare. Weston had done the double over the Bridgers last season, but Ivybridge always looked like they would triumph this time around, although they did make it a bit harder work than it needed … Continue reading

GALLERY: Doney smashes her PB to move into UK’s top 15 at Tavistock meeting
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GALLERY: Doney smashes her PB to move into UK’s top 15 at Tavistock meeting

TAVISTOCK under-15 athlete Charlotte Doney smashed her discus personal best to move into the UK’s top 15 at her club’s latest summer series meeting. Doney threw 27.42m, which was nearly three metres further than she had managed before to take victory. She was also first under-15 girl in the 200m in 29.1 seconds. Club colleague … Continue reading

RUGBY PREVIEWS: Ivybridge aim to make home advantage tell again
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RUGBY PREVIEWS: Ivybridge aim to make home advantage tell again

REGIONAL ONE SOUTH WEST Ivybridge are at home again on Saturday as they welcome Weston-super-Mare to Cross-in-Hand. It will be the Bridgers’ second successive home game, having opened their season with a hard-earned 15-13 victory over Exmouth last weekend. “It is nice to be at home for two games, but Weston-super-Mare will certainly be no … Continue reading