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

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