Places still available to take part in the annual Chestnut Appeal Plymouth Breakwater Swim
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Places still available to take part in the annual Chestnut Appeal Plymouth Breakwater Swim

PLACES are still available for the popular Chestnut Appeal Plymouth Breakwater Swim. This year’s event will take place on Sunday, August 5 and will attract swimmers from across the UK. The 4km challenge has grown and grown over the years and is now the Chestnut Appeal’s main fundraiser of the year. The charity’s events manager … Continue reading

Plymouth College swimmer Drew wins three medals at Summer School Games in Morocco
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Plymouth College swimmer Drew wins three medals at Summer School Games in Morocco

PLYMOUTH College swimmer Tegan Drew won three medals at the ISF World Summer School Games in Morocco over the weekend. Drew claimed silver medals in the 50m and 100m backstroke events and also helped England to a bronze in the women’s 4x100m medley relay. The Plymouth Leander swimmer’s first medal came in the 50m backstroke … Continue reading

Leander show their strength to win back National Arena League Cup
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Leander show their strength to win back National Arena League Cup

PLYMOUTH Leander showed their strength in depth by convincingly winning the National Arena League Cup on Sunday at Cardiff. Leander finished more than 80 points ahead second-placed Guildford in the prestigious team event, which includes swimmers from under-12 through to seniors. It was the eighth time the Devon club had won the title since 2008, … Continue reading

Plymouth Leander’s Commonwealth Games swimmers return in time for Arena League National Finals
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Plymouth Leander’s Commonwealth Games swimmers return in time for Arena League National Finals

PLYMOUTH Leander will have Commonwealth Games swimmers Tom Fannon, Laura Stephens and Jessica Jackson available as they bid for glory at the Arena League National Finals on Sunday. The England international trio have just returned from competing on the Gold Coast but are happy to join their club colleagues for the prestigious meet in Cardiff. … Continue reading

Leander name new junior swimming squads after world stars Proud and Meilutyte
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Leander name new junior swimming squads after world stars Proud and Meilutyte

PLYMOUTH Leander have launched two new junior swimming squads and named them after their two most successful swimmers – world champions Ben Proud and Ruta Meilutyte. The Ben Proud and Ruta Meilutyte squads are aimed at younger swimmers in an attempt to bridge the gap between learn to swim programmes and club swimming. Proud is … Continue reading

Plymouth’s Dixon takes silver in nail-biting end to Commonwealth Games platform final
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Plymouth’s Dixon takes silver in nail-biting end to Commonwealth Games platform final

PLYMOUTH’S Matthew Dixon came agonisingly close to following in the footsteps of Tom Daley and becoming Commonwealth Games platform champion. Dixon went into the last round of the 10m final on the Gold Coast narrowly leading the contest just ahead of experienced Australian star Domonic Bedggood, who had led for the first four rounds. The … Continue reading