RUGBY ROUND-UP: Away frustration for Ivybridge, but home joy for Services and OPMs
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RUGBY ROUND-UP: Away frustration for Ivybridge, but home joy for Services and OPMs

SOUTH WEST PREMIER IVYBRIDGE had to make do with a point from their opening day away trip to newly-promoted Hornets on Saturday in the South West Premier. The Bridgers lost 39-24 in Weston-super-Mare as they made their long-awaited return to competitive rugby. Former Plymouth Albion star Cameron Setter scored a late try – his second … Continue reading

RUGBY PREVIEWS: Clubs finally ready to go again after 18-month break
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RUGBY PREVIEWS: Clubs finally ready to go again after 18-month break

SOUTH WEST PREMIER IVYBRIDGE will be kicking off the new rugby season in bumper style this weekend with four senior sides in action. On Saturday, their first team will travel to newly-promoted Hornets in the South West Premier league, while their seconds will host Gloucestershire touring side Longlevens and their thirds/vets will play another touring … Continue reading

Plymouth’s Dunn becomes Great Britain’s most successful athlete at the Tokyo Paralympics
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Plymouth’s Dunn becomes Great Britain’s most successful athlete at the Tokyo Paralympics

PLYMOUTH’S Reece Dunn became Paralympics GB’s most decorated athlete in Tokyo on Thursday by winning a fifth medal at the Games. Dunn took bronze in the men’s S14 backstroke final with a 59.97 second swim. It followed on from winning gold medals in the 200m freestyle, 200m IM and mixed relay event and a silver … Continue reading

Plymouth’s Dunn claims yet another Paralympic gold medal and a world record
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Plymouth’s Dunn claims yet another Paralympic gold medal and a world record

PLYMOUTH swimmer Reece Dunn secured a third Paralympic Games gold medal and a third world record in Tokyo on Tuesday morning. Dunn triumphed in the men’s S14 200m IM, having also won the 200m freestyle and helped Great Britain to gold in the mixed S14 4x100m relay. He also took silver in the 100m butterfly. … Continue reading

GALLERY: Pictures from the Peter Tavy Plod run on Dartmoor
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GALLERY: Pictures from the Peter Tavy Plod run on Dartmoor

TAVISTOCK Run Project’s Oliver Smart and City of Plymouth’s Molly Shorey were victorious as the Peter Tavy Plod returned on Bank Holiday Monday. The teenage duo left older runners in their wake at the tough five-mile multi-terrain race. Both are previous winners of the event, with Shorey also finishing as first female in 2019 and … Continue reading

GALLERY: Plymouth rugby community out in force for Paul Lethbridge Memorial Day
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GALLERY: Plymouth rugby community out in force for Paul Lethbridge Memorial Day

THE Plymouth rugby community once again turned out in force for the annual Paul Lethbridge Memorial Day at the Parkway. This year’s event was raising money for Solving Kids Cancer, a charity that has been supporting young local rugby player George Thompson and his family over the last few years. The centre piece of this … Continue reading

WOMEN’S FOOTBALL: Plymouth Argyle get off the mark in style at Keynsham
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WOMEN’S FOOTBALL: Plymouth Argyle get off the mark in style at Keynsham

PLYMOUTH Argyle secured their first FA Women’s National League Southern Division win of the season in emphatic style on Sunday. The Pilgrims triumphed 5-1 away at Keynsham to move up to ninth in the early standings. It followed defeats to much-fancied Southampton and Portsmouth in their opening two games. Argyle, who have welcomed back a … Continue reading

GALLERY: Saltash narrowly edge out a Barbarians side in pre-season fixture
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GALLERY: Saltash narrowly edge out a Barbarians side in pre-season fixture

SALTASH overcame a Barbarians side 36-35 in an entertaining hastily-arranged pre-season friendly at Moorlands Lane on Saturday. The Ashes had been due to play Bodmin in their final warm-up match but their opponents pulled out of the fixture, having also done the same to Old Techs earlier this month. But rather than not have any … Continue reading

Plymouth’s Dunn delighted to win Paralympic title in world record time
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Plymouth’s Dunn delighted to win Paralympic title in world record time

PLYMOUTH’S Reece Dunn described winning a Paralympic gold medal as ‘amazing’. Dunn broke his own world record to triumph in the men’s S14 200m freestyle title in Tokyo on Friday morning. The Plymouth Leander swimmer clocked 1:52.40 to hold off the challenge of Brazilian Gabriel Bandeira, who had beaten him to gold in the 100m … Continue reading