British Elite Junior Diving Championships and Tavy 13 among events postponed
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British Elite Junior Diving Championships and Tavy 13 among events postponed

THE British Elite Junior Diving Championships that were due to be held in Plymouth next month have been postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic, as has this month’s Tavy 13 half marathon. British Swimming announced the decision to postpone the diving on Tuesday, along with also cancelling the British Olympic and Paralympic swimming trials. The … Continue reading

Stephens ends Edinburgh Meet on a high with another gold medal and PB
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Stephens ends Edinburgh Meet on a high with another gold medal and PB

PLYMOUTH swimmer Laura Stephens ended a highly-impressive weekend at the Edinburgh International Meet by winning a second gold medal and achieving another personal best. Olympic hopeful Stephens had already won the 200m butterfly in a new lifetime best time on Friday night before winning bronze in the 100m event on Saturday. She made it three … Continue reading

Smart overcomes fall to still finish in the top eight at English Schools’ Champs
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Smart overcomes fall to still finish in the top eight at English Schools’ Champs

MOUNT Kelly’s Oliver Smart overcame a heavy fall to still claim a top eight finish in the senior boys’ race at the English Schools’ Cross Country Championship in Liverpool on Saturday. Smart (pictured top after his fall) had won the intermediate boys’ title last year but had moved up into the older age group this … Continue reading

RUGBY REPORTS: Saltash make it two wins in a row, while Oaks reach cup final
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RUGBY REPORTS: Saltash make it two wins in a row, while Oaks reach cup final

SALTASH made it two wins in a row by beating fifth-placed Wadebridge 19-18 at Moorlands Lane on Saturday to increase their chances of staying in Western Counties West. The Ashes are now off the bottom of the table and are only a point behind third-from-bottom Wiveliscombe and six behind Honition with two games in hand. … Continue reading

More medals for Plymouth Leander swimmers at Edinburgh International Meet
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More medals for Plymouth Leander swimmers at Edinburgh International Meet

PLYMOUTH Leander’s Tom Beeley and Laura Stephens won medals on the second day of the Edinburgh International Meet on Saturday. Stephens had triumphed in the 200m butterfly on Friday night in a new lifetime best and she added to that medal by picking up bronze in the 100m butterfly. The University of Plymouth student, who … Continue reading

Stephens sets a new lifetime best on her way to victory in Edinburgh
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Stephens sets a new lifetime best on her way to victory in Edinburgh

PLYMOUTH Leander’s Laura Stephens showed she is in the form of her life ahead of next month’s Olympic trials by smashing her personal best on the way to victory at the Edinburgh International Meet on Friday. Stephens produced a sensational swim to clock 2:07.62 to win the women’s 200m butterfly event in the Scottish capital … Continue reading

RUGBY PREVIEWS: Devonport Services face crucial match away at Thornbury
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RUGBY PREVIEWS: Devonport Services face crucial match away at Thornbury

IT COULD be a make-or-break weekend for Devonport Services in South West One. They visit promotion-chasing rivals Thornbury on Saturday looking to bounce back from last week’s heavy defeat to leaders Hornets. If second-placed Devonport could triumph in Gloucestershire they could move within five points of Hornets with four games to go. However, if they … Continue reading