Plymouth pentathletes impress at opening GB ranking competition of the year
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Plymouth pentathletes impress at opening GB ranking competition of the year

PLYMOUTH pentathletes Myles Pillage, Kerenza Bryson, Annabel Denton and Georgina Mitchell impressed at the opening GB ranking competition of the year in Bath at the weekend. Pillage and Bryson both came fifth overall and finished as top junior athletes in the senior competition, while Denton finished third and Mitchell fourth in the under-19 event. In … Continue reading

Seven members of judo club earn selection for England programmes
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Seven members of judo club earn selection for England programmes

SOUTH Brent Judo Club are celebrating a great start to 2018 with seven judoka members selected for the England cadet and junior programmes. Josh Shipp, Adam Vosper, Max Gregory and Cordelia Gregory were selected for the cadets, while Tom Ingram, Adam Whitfield and Lewis Widdicombe are named on the junior programme. A huge amount of … Continue reading

Plymouth snowboader Moore confirmed in GB squad for 2018 Winter Paralympics
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Plymouth snowboader Moore confirmed in GB squad for 2018 Winter Paralympics

PLYMOUTH snowboarder Ben Moore has been confirmed in Great Britain’s squad for the 2018 Winter Paralympics in PyeongChang. Moore will be one of nine alpine skiers or snowboarders in the GB team in South Korea. It will be the first time ParalympicsGB have sent snowboarders to a Winter Games. The sport was only added to … Continue reading

Devon rallycross star Rooke hoping to build on successful first year on the world stage
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Devon rallycross star Rooke hoping to build on successful first year on the world stage

DEVON rallycross driver Dan Rooke cannot wait for the 2018 season after an impressive debut year at world level. Having become the youngest winner of the MSA British Supercar Championship at just 19 years-old in 2016, Rooke moved on to the international stage and finished runner-up in the FIA 2017 RX2 World Rallycross Championship. The … Continue reading

2017 REVIEW: A look back at the top Plymouth sports stories over the past 12 months
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2017 REVIEW: A look back at the top Plymouth sports stories over the past 12 months

JANUARY Plymouth Argyle famously held Liverpool to a 0-0 draw at Anfield in the third round of the FA Cup before narrowly losing the replay 1-0 at a packed Home Park 10 days later, with Brazilian Lucas scoring the only goal. City of Plymouth athlete Victoria Weir represented Great Britain at the Great Edinburgh International … Continue reading

Plymouth cricket star Knight ‘chuffed’ to receive OBE in New Year’s Honours list
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Plymouth cricket star Knight ‘chuffed’ to receive OBE in New Year’s Honours list

PLYMOUTH cricket star Heather Knight has spoken of her delight at receiving an OBE in the New Year’s Honours list. Knight was honoured for captaining England to World Cup glory during the summer. She said: “Delighted to be named in the New Year’s honours list. 2017 just keeps getting better! “Would have loved to see … Continue reading

Saltash’s Barry Russell claims his first World Billiards trophy in last ranking event of the year
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Saltash’s Barry Russell claims his first World Billiards trophy in last ranking event of the year

SALTASH’S Barry Russell picked up his first trophy on the World Billiards circuit by winning the Challenge Cup at the recent LITEtask British Open. It was only the second World Billiards event he has played in, having joined the circuit this year after returning to the game following a 10-year absence. Russell was one of … Continue reading