Plymouth trio prepare to return to World Billiards circuit
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Plymouth trio prepare to return to World Billiards circuit

PLYMOUTH’S leading billiards players Steve Brookshaw, Barry Russell and Chris Coumbe are getting ready for a return of the World Billiards circuit after the pandemic brought events to a halt for the last 18 months. The opening event is the Jim Williamson Memorial Open being held at the Northern Snooker Centre, Leeds from August 14-15. The … Continue reading

Plymouth rower Dawson wins an Olympic bronze medal in men’s eights
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Plymouth rower Dawson wins an Olympic bronze medal in men’s eights

PLYMOUTH’S Jacob Dawson helped Team GB’s men’s eight win a bronze medal in the final rowing race of the Tokyo Olympics. In a close final, the team of Dawson, Josh Bugajski ,Tom George, Mo Sbihi, Charles Elwes, Oliver Wynne-Griffith, James Rudkin, Tom Ford and Henry Fieldman finished behind New Zealand and Germany. The Germans just edged … Continue reading

Former Mount Kelly pupil Duffy wins an Olympic gold medal
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Former Mount Kelly pupil Duffy wins an Olympic gold medal

FORMER Mount Kelly pupil Flora Duffy took a leaf out of Tom Daley’s book and won an Olympic gold medal at her fourth attempt. Duffy, competing for Bermuda, triumphed in the women’s triathlon event in the early hours of Tuesday morning, finishing 14 seconds ahead of Great Britain’s Georgia Taylor-Brown, who took silver. Like Daley, … Continue reading

GALLERY: Haines and Ezra claim titles at Plymouth Triathlon
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GALLERY: Haines and Ezra claim titles at Plymouth Triathlon

PLYMSTOCK Road Runners’ Carla Haines, Tamar Trotters Bex Ezra and Tavistock AC’s Helen Kula-Przezwanki were among the winners at the 2021 Plymouth Triathlon on Sunday. The event at Mount Batten was returning for the first time since 2018. The 2019 triathlon had to be called off at short notice due to a storm and then … Continue reading

GALLERY: Pictures from Devon Orienteering Club’s event at Plymouth’s Central Park
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GALLERY: Pictures from Devon Orienteering Club’s event at Plymouth’s Central Park

PLYMOUTH’S Central Park played host to a Devon Orienteering Club event on Sunday. It is the first time for a while the county club had held a competition at the Plymouth venue and it proved popular with people of all ages. Central Park has had permanent orienteering marks for a number of years, but Devon … Continue reading

Club offer people the chance to try orienteering at Plymouth’s Central Park
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Club offer people the chance to try orienteering at Plymouth’s Central Park

DEVON Orienteering Club are hoping to tempt new people to try out their sport with an event at Plymouth’s Central Park this month. The club are hosting a meeting for all ages and abilities on Sunday, June 27. Central Park has had permanent orienteering marks for a number of years, but Devon Orienteering are working … Continue reading

Plymouth will host the rescheduled RYA Youth National Championships
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Plymouth will host the rescheduled RYA Youth National Championships

THE Royal Yachting Association (RYA) have confirmed that the Youth National Championships will take place in Plymouth this August. The event should have been held at Mount Batten at the start of April, but was postponed at the start of January due to the latest Covid-19 lockdown. However, the governing body have now officially rescheduled … Continue reading

Bramley is convinced he made the right decision switching from triathlon to cycling
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Bramley is convinced he made the right decision switching from triathlon to cycling

AT SOME point in life everybody is faced with having to make a tough choice and no-one can ever be sure they are making the right decision. A couple of years ago, Ivybridge athlete Travis Bramley found himself doing some serious soul searching over whether to stick with triathlon, try his luck with cycling or … 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