GALLERY: Wheeler celebrates English Schools’ title by competing at Devon Open
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GALLERY: Wheeler celebrates English Schools’ title by competing at Devon Open

JUST 24 hours after becoming English Schools’ 300m champion at Birmingham’s Alexander International Stadium, Joe Wheeler was back in action on his home track at Tavistock. Despite a tiring couple of days in the Midlands competing against the country’s best, Wheeler ran in the under-15 100m and 200m at the third Devon Open Series meeting … Continue reading

GALLERY: Yearling and Ezra claims victories at Plymstock’s Muddy Duck 10k
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GALLERY: Yearling and Ezra claims victories at Plymstock’s Muddy Duck 10k

PLYMOUTH Harriers’ Sam Yearling timed his finish perfectly to take victory in the annual Muddy Duck 10k on Saturday. Teenager Yearling sat on the shoulder of Ben Morrish and Ben Austin for much of the race before pulling away in the closing stages to add another title to his growing collection. Yearling finished the multi-terrain … Continue reading

GALLERY: Shepherd is Cornwall’s hero as they beat Devon at Saltash
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GALLERY: Shepherd is Cornwall’s hero as they beat Devon at Saltash

FORMER Plymouth Albion favourite Matt Shepherd scored a try in the fifth minute of extra-time to secure Cornwall victory over Devon in the ‘County of Origin’ rugby league match at Saltash’s Moorlands Lane ground on Saturday. Shepherd had been Cornwall RFU’s hero at Twickenham seven weeks earlier when he kicked a last-gasp conversion to secure … Continue reading

ATHLETICS: Fletcher wins July’s Armada 5k, while youngsters look to impress at English Schools
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ATHLETICS: Fletcher wins July’s Armada 5k, while youngsters look to impress at English Schools

PLYMOUTH Harriers’ Steve Fletcher was first home for a second month running in the Armada Summer 5k Series event at Saltram House. Fletcher beat his younger club colleague Sam Yearling, who had won April and May’s runs. In perfect conditions on Wednesday, Fletcher clocked 16.45 minutes for the tricky multi-terrain event, with Yearling taking second … Continue reading

GALLERY: Long and Hooper set the pace in hot conditions at Mount Edgcumbe
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GALLERY: Long and Hooper set the pace in hot conditions at Mount Edgcumbe

RICHARD LONG and Sharn Hooper led the way at the final South West MTB XC Series event of the season at Mount Edgcumbe on Sunday. In hot conditions, Long took victory in the expert male category, finishing more than two minutes ahead of Plymouth Corinthian’s Alex Damson on the tricky course. Fellow Plymouth Corinthian rider … Continue reading

GALLERY: Tavistock Run Project and City of Plymouth enjoy success at Erme Valley Relays
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GALLERY: Tavistock Run Project and City of Plymouth enjoy success at Erme Valley Relays

CHRIS RIMMER produced a storming final leg to secure Tavistock Run Project victory for a second year running in the annual Erme Valley Relays on Friday night at Ivybridge. Run Project, having got off to a great start with a good first leg from Jordan Andrews, found themselves trailing a strong Exmouth Harriers quartet with … Continue reading