GALLERY: Merson storms to half marathon victory in Plymouth
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GALLERY: Merson storms to half marathon victory in Plymouth

EXMOUTH’S Tom Merson was the runaway winner of Britain’s Ocean City Half Marathon on Sunday morning. Merson set a new personal best of 1:06.03 on the new-look Plymouth half course. That was 20 seconds quicker than he had run at Bath in March. Cornwall AC veteran Colin Snook took second place in 1:12.58, with Tavistock … Continue reading

GALLERY: Cornwall beat Devon to reach Twickenham for a sixth time in seven years
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GALLERY: Cornwall beat Devon to reach Twickenham for a sixth time in seven years

CORNWALL have reached Twickenham for a sixth time in seven years after beating rivals Devon 50-20 at Brixham on Saturday in the County Championship. The Duchy out-scored Devon eight tries to two to make up for last year’s 20-19 defeat at Camborne. Cornwall, who included Plymouth Albion players Jon Dawe, Frazer Honey and Seti Raumakita … Continue reading

Flowers and Kenny among the awards as Devonport Services celebrate season
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Flowers and Kenny among the awards as Devonport Services celebrate season

DEVONPORT Services celebrated a ground-breaking season with a joint men’s and women’s presentation night at the Rectory. The men’s first team and their women’s side had enjoyed debut campaigns in new leagues. The men played in South West One, having won promotion the previous season, while the recently reformed Services women completed their first year … Continue reading

GALLERY: City of Plymouth, Tavistock and Erme Valley athletes impress at Devon Champs
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GALLERY: City of Plymouth, Tavistock and Erme Valley athletes impress at Devon Champs

CITY of Plymouth’s Nubia Evans-Shields, Molly Shorey and Noah Jones and Tavistock’s Edward Fileman, Owen Fileman and Nicolas Maczugowski broke records at the Devon County Championships held at Exeter on Sunday. Evans-Shields and Maczugowski were multi-title winners, as were Plymouth’s Connell McCarthy, Kinga Kudzia, Aaron Miller and Toby Clayden and Tavistock’s Hannah Gellatly, Rory Summer … Continue reading

ATHLETICS ROUND-UP: Yearling pushed all the way by team-mate Fletcher in Armada 5k
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ATHLETICS ROUND-UP: Yearling pushed all the way by team-mate Fletcher in Armada 5k

PLYMOUTH Harriers athletes Sam Yearling and Steve Fletcher enjoyed a great battle in the second Armada Summer 5k Series run of the season on Wednesday evening at Saltram House. Teenager Yearling managed to edge out his club colleague Fletcher by just one second to win for the second month running. Yearling clocked 17.06 minutes for … Continue reading

GALLERY: Plymouth Combination edged out by Torbay Sharks at the Rectory
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GALLERY: Plymouth Combination edged out by Torbay Sharks at the Rectory

DEVONPORT Services scrum-half Dylan Daley scored two tries but they were not enough to help the Plymouth Combination win the Graham Emond Trophy on Friday night at the Rectory. The Plymouth select side were beaten 28-19 by a strong Torbay Sharks team in the representative match. The Combination, playing their first game in two years, … Continue reading