GALLERY: Region’s women’s teams continue their build up for the new season
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GALLERY: Region’s women’s teams continue their build up for the new season

PLYMOUTH Argyle and Marine Academy Plymouth continued their build up for the 2021-22 women’s football campaign with impressive pre-season wins on Sunday. National League Southern Premier Division side Argyle beat Northern Premier outfit West Bromwich Albion 2-1 away. The Pilgrims have been boosted by the return of Natasha Knapman, Becky Dandridge and Zoe Cunningham this … Continue reading

GALLERY: City of Plymouth’s female teams impress at Erme Valley Relays
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GALLERY: City of Plymouth’s female teams impress at Erme Valley Relays

CITY of Plymouth showed their female strength in depth by finishing with the top three women’s teams at the Erme Valley Relays on Friday night. Their junior girls’ quartet of Kate Phillips, Molly Gilbey, Holly Reid and Molly Shorey was the first female team home and also the first under-18 side overall. They finished the … Continue reading

GALLERY: Late Keen hat-trick is not enough for Saltash Essayons
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GALLERY: Late Keen hat-trick is not enough for Saltash Essayons

YOUNGSTER Will Keen scored a late hat-trick for Saltash Essayons, but it was not enough to overcome Exeter Ravens in a rugby league friendly at Moorlands Lane. The Ravens, who are the new development side of Southern Conference League outfit Devon Sharks, triumphed 46-34 in an entertaining fixture. The Exeter side did include many players … Continue reading

GALLERY: Teams out in force as the Tavistock Relays make a welcome return
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GALLERY: Teams out in force as the Tavistock Relays make a welcome return

NEARLY 100 teams took part in the popular Tavistock Relays, which returned on Thursday evening after a year’s break due to the global coronavirus pandemic. The relays, hosted by Tavistock AC, have been going for more than 30 years and always attracted good fields, with teams of four running a 1.1 mile course on the … Continue reading

GALLERY: Pictures from Plymouth Corinthian’s South Brent Road Race
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GALLERY: Pictures from Plymouth Corinthian’s South Brent Road Race

CYCLISTS had to battle through a torrential rain during the closing stages of Plymouth Corinthian’s South Brent Road Race on Sunday. Road races have been in short supply in the South West over the last 18 months due to the Covid-19 pandemic and the weekend’s event provided some good racing, despite the conditions. The event … Continue reading

GALLERY: Haines and Ezra claim titles at Plymouth Triathlon
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GALLERY: Haines and Ezra claim titles at Plymouth Triathlon

PLYMSTOCK Road Runners’ Carla Haines, Tamar Trotters Bex Ezra and Tavistock AC’s Helen Kula-Przezwanki were among the winners at the 2021 Plymouth Triathlon on Sunday. The event at Mount Batten was returning for the first time since 2018. The 2019 triathlon had to be called off at short notice due to a storm and then … Continue reading

GALLERY: Young throwers set new league records as Armada athletes impress again
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GALLERY: Young throwers set new league records as Armada athletes impress again

TALENTED young throwers Phoebe Milburn and Nubia Evans-Shields warmed up for this weekend’s English Schools’ Track & Field Championships by setting new South West Athletics League records at Brickfields on Sunday. Tavistock AC’s Milburn broke her own under-15 hammer record with a throw of 44.36m, which was just three centimetres off her PB. City of … Continue reading

GALLERY: RAF fly into Ivybridge to win South Devon Sevens event
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GALLERY: RAF fly into Ivybridge to win South Devon Sevens event

IVYBRIDGE RFC successfully hosted the South Devon Sevens tournament over the weekend. The event, organised by Bridgers head coach Gareth Elliott, attracted 20 teams – eight in the open contest, eight in the social competition and four women’s sides. The two men’s tournaments took place over two days, with the women’s held over one.  Teams … Continue reading