ATHLETICS ROUND-UP: Plymouth’s Tank and Shorey impress at prestigious events
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ATHLETICS ROUND-UP: Plymouth’s Tank and Shorey impress at prestigious events

CITY of Plymouth athletes Poppy Tank and Molly Shorey both claimed top 10 finishes at prestigious events over the weekend. Great Britain under-23 international Tank made her professional road racing debut in America and came ninth in a high-class field at the Boston 10k for Women. Tank, who has claimed a place in the Puma-sponsored … Continue reading

WOMEN’S FOOTBALL: Devon Cup heartbreak for Argyle and Marine Academy
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WOMEN’S FOOTBALL: Devon Cup heartbreak for Argyle and Marine Academy

PLYMOUTH Argyle and Marine Academy Plymouth were both knocked out of the Devon Women’s Premier Cup on Sunday. Argyle suffered penalty heartbreak against big rivals Exeter City in front of more than 1,300 spectators at St James Park. The cup tie ended 1-1 at the end of full-time and so spot-kicks were needed to separate … Continue reading

RUGBY REPORTS: Tavistock edge out Saltash in low-scoring affair
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RUGBY REPORTS: Tavistock edge out Saltash in low-scoring affair

TAVISTOCK edged out Plymouth Combination rivals Saltash in a low-scoring re-arranged Cornwall/Devon League match at Moorlands Lane on Saturday. The visitors triumphed 10-6 in a game that had to be replayed after it was abandoned two weeks ago due to a serious injury to Tavistock’s Rhys Davies. Saltash, still looking for their first win of … Continue reading

GALLERY: Pictures from round two of the Soggy Bottom mountain bike series
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GALLERY: Pictures from round two of the Soggy Bottom mountain bike series

PLYMPTON’S Newnham Park played host to the second round of the Soggy Bottom mountain bike series at the weekend. Riders were treated to glorious sunshine and unusually high autumn temperatures, which suited Magspeed Racing’s David Beskeen, who won the expert/elite race by nearly a minute. Second place went to Louis Bronstein, with Max Suttie third, … Continue reading

GALLERY: Tamar Trotters’ Ezra shines as Westward Cross Country League returns
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GALLERY: Tamar Trotters’ Ezra shines as Westward Cross Country League returns

TAMAR Trotters’ Bex Ezra enjoyed an impressive run as the Westward Cross Country League finally made a return after a 19-month break. Ezra was first senior women in the opening meeting of the series held at Plymouth’s Central Park on Sunday. In glorious sunshine, she clocked 22.08 seconds for the deceptively hilly course and was … Continue reading

GALLERY: Devonport Services women make it two wins out of two
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GALLERY: Devonport Services women make it two wins out of two

DEVONPORT Services have made a great start to life in National Challenge One South West with two wins out of two. Newly-promoted Services showed good character on Sunday to beat North Petherton 36-24 at Keyham. That followed on from a hard-earned 17-12 victory over city rivals Plymstock Albion Oaks in their opening league match of … Continue reading

RUGBY REPORTS: Services win top-of-the-table clash, while Oaks cause an upset
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RUGBY REPORTS: Services win top-of-the-table clash, while Oaks cause an upset

IVYBRIDGE head coach Gareth Elliott feels his team are on the right track, despite suffering yet another narrow defeat in the South West Premier. The Bridgers were beaten 24-20 at home by Old Centralians at wet Cross-in-Hand after the visitors scored a late try to take the victory. It followed another four-point loss the previous … Continue reading

WOMEN’S FOOTBALL: Late agony for Argyle and Marine Academy
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WOMEN’S FOOTBALL: Late agony for Argyle and Marine Academy

PLYMOUTH Argyle and Marine Academy Plymouth both suffered late agony in their league matches at the weekend. Argyle were beaten 3-1 at home by Gillingham in the FA Women’s National League Southern Premier Division after the visitors scored two goals in the last seven minutes. Gillingham had taken the lead in the opening minutes of … Continue reading