GALLERY: Pictures from the Peter Tavy Plod run on Dartmoor
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GALLERY: Pictures from the Peter Tavy Plod run on Dartmoor

TAVISTOCK Run Project’s Oliver Smart and City of Plymouth’s Molly Shorey were victorious as the Peter Tavy Plod returned on Bank Holiday Monday. The teenage duo left older runners in their wake at the tough five-mile multi-terrain race. Both are previous winners of the event, with Shorey also finishing as first female in 2019 and … Continue reading

GALLERY: Plymouth rugby community out in force for Paul Lethbridge Memorial Day
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GALLERY: Plymouth rugby community out in force for Paul Lethbridge Memorial Day

THE Plymouth rugby community once again turned out in force for the annual Paul Lethbridge Memorial Day at the Parkway. This year’s event was raising money for Solving Kids Cancer, a charity that has been supporting young local rugby player George Thompson and his family over the last few years. The centre piece of this … Continue reading

GALLERY: Saltash narrowly edge out a Barbarians side in pre-season fixture
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GALLERY: Saltash narrowly edge out a Barbarians side in pre-season fixture

SALTASH overcame a Barbarians side 36-35 in an entertaining hastily-arranged pre-season friendly at Moorlands Lane on Saturday. The Ashes had been due to play Bodmin in their final warm-up match but their opponents pulled out of the fixture, having also done the same to Old Techs earlier this month. But rather than not have any … Continue reading

GALLERY: Tavistock overcome Argaum in final pre-season match
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GALLERY: Tavistock overcome Argaum in final pre-season match

TAVISTOCK and Plymouth Argaum concluded their pre-season preparations on Thursday night with a final warm-up match against each other at Bickleigh Down. Cornwall/Devon League side Tavistock won the encounter against their lower league hosts 31-10. Tavistock, playing down the slope first half, had been 26-0 up at break with two tries from full-back Jake Le … Continue reading

GALLERY: Pictures of Bere Alston v Plymouth Argyle FITC Development
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GALLERY: Pictures of Bere Alston v Plymouth Argyle FITC Development

SUBSTITUTE Marcus Pethrick scored a 90th minute goal to secure Bere Alston a 1-0 home victory over a young Plymouth Argyle Football in the Community Development side in the Devon Football League on Tuesday evening. The match at the Recreation Ground looked to be heading for a 0-0 draw with both goalkeepers in good form. … Continue reading

WOMEN’S FOOTBALL: Home defeat for Argyle and mixed fortunes for Signal Box
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WOMEN’S FOOTBALL: Home defeat for Argyle and mixed fortunes for Signal Box

PLYMOUTH Argyle lost 3-0 to a strong Southampton side in their opening home match of the FA Women’s National League Southern Premier Division season. The visitors, who had beaten Milton Keynes 3-1 in their opening game, did the damage in a seven-minute spell towards the end of the first half when they scored two goals … Continue reading

GALLERY: Techs and Argaum help celebrate the life of John Boasden
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GALLERY: Techs and Argaum help celebrate the life of John Boasden

THE life of one of rugby’s longest-serving club officials was celebrated at Weston Mill on Saturday afternoon. John Boasden was on Old Techs’ committee for a staggering 75 years – having started out as fixtures secretary in 1946. He held that role for 44 years before moving on to be Techs’ club president in 1988 … Continue reading

GALLERY: Devonport Services end pre-season campaign with victory over Saltash
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GALLERY: Devonport Services end pre-season campaign with victory over Saltash

DEVONPORT Services completed their pre-season fixtures with a 45-0 win over Cornwall/Devon League outfit Saltash at the Rectory on Friday night. All but one of the South West One club’s tries came in the second half as they brought on fresh players and Saltash, who were struggling a bit for numbers and playing their first … Continue reading

RUGBY: Techs come from behind to earn draw with Oaks, while Hillson on the mark again for Tavistock
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RUGBY: Techs come from behind to earn draw with Oaks, while Hillson on the mark again for Tavistock

PLYMSTOCK Albion Oaks, Old Techs and Tavistock continued their pre-season preparations with matches on Tuesday evening. Old Techs and Oaks drew 12-12 in a competitive encounter at Weston Mill, while Tavistock went down 35-12 away to higher league Okehampton. Cornwall/Devon League side Oaks, who had played Brixham on Saturday, started quickly against Devon One outfit … Continue reading

ATHLETICS ROUND-UP: Welsh medals for Edwards, while PBs go at Brickfields and Tavistock
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ATHLETICS ROUND-UP: Welsh medals for Edwards, while PBs go at Brickfields and Tavistock

CITY of Plymouth’s Jonathan Edwards picked up two bronze medals at the Welsh Senior Championships in Cardiff at the weekend. Edwards came third in his main event, the hammer, with a throw of 60.21m and he also made the podium in the discus with a 48.53m effort. It was a busy weekend for athletics in … Continue reading