GALLERY: Pictures from the second round of the Newnham Bark Series
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GALLERY: Pictures from the second round of the Newnham Bark Series

COMPETITORS had to brave heavy rain at the second round of the Newnham Bark Series on Sunday morning. The event at Plympton’s Newnham Park saw athletes and their doges competing at cani-cross, bikejoring and scooter racing. Running and cycling events with dogs are on the increase around the world. Great Britain international Laura Muir, a … Continue reading

GALLERY: Smart makes a winning start to the 2018/19 cross country season
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GALLERY: Smart makes a winning start to the 2018/19 cross country season

OLIVER SMART enjoyed a winning cross country debut at under-17 level on Sunday. The Tavistock Run Project athlete comfortably triumphed at Plymouth’s Central Park in the opening Westward Cross Country Series race of the season. Smart, who dominated last year’s under-15 category, took victory in the combined under-17 and women’s race by 11 seconds, with … Continue reading

GALLERY: Pictures from the annual Plymouth 10k
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GALLERY: Pictures from the annual Plymouth 10k

RUNNERS were out in force in Plymouth on Sunday morning for the city’s annual 10k. Newnham’s Josh Trignell claimed victory in the popular event in a time of 32 minutes exactly. Second home was Bideford’s Steve Gallienne in 33.06 minutes, with Bodmin’s Clive Ramsden third in 34.16. Marie Faithful was first women home in 36.12 … Continue reading

RUGBY REPORTS: Unbeaten Ivybridge turn on the style second half to see off Exmouth
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RUGBY REPORTS: Unbeaten Ivybridge turn on the style second half to see off Exmouth

IVYBRIDGE came from 14-3 down to secure a 41-31 home victory over Devon rivals Exmouth in South West Premier on Saturday and extend their winning start to the season. The Bridgers have now won their opening five games and they and leaders Bournemouth are three points clear of anyone else in the table. The South … Continue reading

RUGBY REPORTS: Ivybridge and Oaks make it three wins in a row, while Services enjoy away success
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RUGBY REPORTS: Ivybridge and Oaks make it three wins in a row, while Services enjoy away success

IVYBRIDGE showed good character to come from behind and beat Drybrook 37-16 at Cross-in-Hand on Saturday and maintain their 100 per cent record in South West Premier. League newcomers Drybrook arrived in Devon in determined mood and threw everything at Ivybridge in the opening 50 or so minutes. The Gloucestershire side were 13-3 up after … Continue reading

GALLERY: Neale and Lake claim Armada Autumn Trail titles
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GALLERY: Neale and Lake claim Armada Autumn Trail titles

TAVISTOCK Run Project’s Ben Neale claimed victory in the annual Armada Autumn Trail at Newnhan Park on Sunday. Neale finished nearly a minute ahead of 2015 winner Neil Barkall for the multi-terrain run, which is approximately seven miles and features a number of water crossings. He clocked 44 minutes and seven seconds to take victory, … Continue reading

GALLERY: Teenager Smart claims victory in annual Peter Tavy Plod
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GALLERY: Teenager Smart claims victory in annual Peter Tavy Plod

TEENAGER Oliver Smart claimed victory in Bank Holiday Monday’s Peter Tavy Plod. The Tavistock Run Project  athlete held off the challenge of Tavstock’s AC’s Will Dax, who took second place in the annual run. Third place went to Edward Smart, with another teenager Joe Dix finishing fourth and also claiming the first local prize. The … Continue reading