Plymouth fencer Andrews wins British Under-23 title in London
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Plymouth fencer Andrews wins British Under-23 title in London

PLYMOUTH’S Ben Andrews produced a fantastic performance to claim a gold medal at the British Under-23 Fencing Championships in London this weekend. The championships were held at the Leon Paul National Fencing Centre in Hendon. Andrews competed in the men’s epee competition and took the national title after beating his Great Britain team-mate and number … Continue reading

Plymouth pentathletes Bryson and Pillage impress at opening national ranking event
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Plymouth pentathletes Bryson and Pillage impress at opening national ranking event

PLYMOUTH’S Myles Pillage and Kerenza Bryson both impressed at the opening Pentathlon GB 2019 National Ranking Competition in Bath at the weekend. They both won junior titles and finished second overall in high-class fields. Pillage was only beaten by world champion Jamie Cooke in the men’s event. Pillage impressed in the fencing and swim disciplines … Continue reading

Tavistock triathlete claims top award from sport’s governing body
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Tavistock triathlete claims top award from sport’s governing body

TAVISTOCK’S Trish Deykin has received a top award from British Triathlon. The 43-year-old in the latest recipient of the Peter Holmes Award for inspirational performance in international competition. Previous winners include former world champion Non Stanford and Paralymic champion Andy Lewis. The award is presented annually to a triathlete who shown determination and sporting prowess … Continue reading

Andrews heads into 2019 boosted by impressive display at World Cup in Crete
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Andrews heads into 2019 boosted by impressive display at World Cup in Crete

PLYMOUTH College fencer Ben Andrews will have high hopes for this year after ending 2018 in impressive form. Andrews shone for Great Britain in the final Junior World Cup event of 2018 in Crete, which attracted 235 of the best fencers on the planet. In the men’s under-20 individual competition, Andrews started off with four … Continue reading

Rio Olympic medallist Conway inspires members on visit to judo club
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Rio Olympic medallist Conway inspires members on visit to judo club

OLYMPIC bronze medallist Sally Conway visited South Brent Judo Club at the weekend to hold a masterclass and present awards. ‘Inspiring’, ‘awesome’ and ‘incredible’ were just some of the words used by members to describe her day at the Palstone Recreation Centre. Conway won bronze at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games and claimed a silver … Continue reading

VIDEO: Dolphins surprise Mayflower Offshore Rowing Club during training session
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VIDEO: Dolphins surprise Mayflower Offshore Rowing Club during training session

MAYFLOWER Offshore Rowing Club received an unexpected surprise when they went for a training session in Plymouth Sound. As they were rowing from their Mayflower Marina base to the Breakwater and back they were joined by two pods of four dolphins, who circled them and began following them. “It was an incredible experience,” said the … Continue reading

2018 REVIEW: A look back at the top Plymouth sports stories over the past 12 months
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2018 REVIEW: A look back at the top Plymouth sports stories over the past 12 months

JANUARY MATTHEW DIXON smashed his personal best by more than 40 points to become British platform champion at the Life Centre. The city teenager scored an impressive 494.30 points to win back the title he first won as a 14-year-old in 2014. Fellow Plymouth diver Aidan Heslop finished fifth in a high class field with … Continue reading