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

Purnell and Denton among the medals at the British Modern Biathlon Champs
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Purnell and Denton among the medals at the British Modern Biathlon Champs

THERE was success for athletes from the region at the British Modern Biathlon Championships which were held in Nottingham at the weekend. Mount Kelly’s Matilda Purnell had won the under-11 girls’ title last year in Leeds and she came so close to adding another gold medal in the under-12 age group this time around. Purnell … Continue reading