Plymouth will have to wait to host Youth National Sailing Championship
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Plymouth will have to wait to host Youth National Sailing Championship

THE Youth National Sailing Championship, which had been due to be held in Plymouth this April, have been postponed due to Covid-19. Plymouth Youth Sailing Club was set to host the prestigious RYA event at Mount Batten between April 4 and 9. However, it is hoped a rescheduled championships will take place at the same … Continue reading

GALLERY: Plymouth Marjon find Repton too strong in cup semi-final
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GALLERY: Plymouth Marjon find Repton too strong in cup semi-final

PLYMOUTH Marjon Hockey Club’s hopes of a remarkable 2020 men’s league and cup double were ended by a strong Repton side on Saturday. Marjon’s first team had already wrapped up their league title to secure promotion to Men’s Conference West before going into this weekend’s National Tier Two Cup semi-final against Derbyshire outfit Repton. They … Continue reading

Triathlete Shaw marks his return to action with victory at UK Ultimate Half
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Triathlete Shaw marks his return to action with victory at UK Ultimate Half

PLYMOUTH triathlete Robert Shaw marked his return to competition by claiming victory in the UK Ultimate Half at the weekend. Shaw, who qualified for the 2018 World Ironman 70.3 Championships, had taken a year off from the sport but came back with a bang in Shropshire. The 31-year-old, who is a Year 5/6 teacher and … Continue reading

Tributes paid to popular Plymouth boxer and rugby player
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Tributes paid to popular Plymouth boxer and rugby player

THE Plymouth sporting community has been shocked by the death of popular city boxer and rugby player Courtney Richards. The 27-year-old passed away on Friday afternoon after he was involved in a road traffic collision while on a motorcycle in Plympton.  Richards, nicknamed ‘Fatboy’, was a bit of a latecomer to boxing, only taking up … Continue reading

Plymouth’s Bryson opens season with fourth place finish in Budapest
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Plymouth’s Bryson opens season with fourth place finish in Budapest

PLYMOUTH modern pentathlete Kerenza Bryson narrowly missed out on winning a medal in her opening international event of the year. Bryson finished fourth for Great Britain in a quality tetrathlon competition (swim, fence and laser-run) at the Budapest Indoor International at the weekend. The 21-year-old opened the event with a 2:27.73 swim, which ranked her … Continue reading

Keyham Cons win Plymouth Billiards League’s Roger Ayers Memorial title
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Keyham Cons win Plymouth Billiards League’s Roger Ayers Memorial title

THERE were centuries galore in the closing weeks of the Plymouth Billiards League Roger Ayers Memorial competition as Keyham Cons regained the title they last won in 2017. Keyham captain Steve Brookshaw led the way with breaks of 116, 105 and 112 (unfinished) in consecutive weeks. Meanwhile, Chris Coumbe rose to the top of the breaks … Continue reading

City College and Plymouth Raiders team up on new Active Ageing initiative
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City College and Plymouth Raiders team up on new Active Ageing initiative

CITY College Plymouth students are teaming up with the Plymouth Raiders to help keep the mature members of the community in shape and to help combat loneliness with a new initiative called Active Ageing. Active Ageing, which is supported by the National Lottery Community Fund, invites older members of the community to come along to the … Continue reading

BILLIARDS: Brookshaw in top form as Keyham maintain their six-point lead at the top
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BILLIARDS: Brookshaw in top form as Keyham maintain their six-point lead at the top

LEAGUE leaders Keyham Cons maintain their six-point advantage over Saltash Social Club with three weeks remaining in the Plymouth Billiard League’s Roger Ayers Memorial competition. Both of last week’s matches ended in a 2-2 scoreline. In-form player-of-the-week was Keyham’s Steve Brookshaw, who knocked in a break of 62 and then ran to game with 116 in … Continue reading

Plymouth pentathlete Bryson among the winners at the Army Sports Awards
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Plymouth pentathlete Bryson among the winners at the Army Sports Awards

PLYMOUTH modern pentathlete Kerenza Bryson was rewarded for an impressive season by being named rising star of the year at the Army Sports Awards at Sandhurst. The University of Plymouth medical student beat distance runner Jessie Lutwyche and triathlete Katrina Rye for the award. Bryson enjoyed a memorable 2019. She won an individual and relay … Continue reading