GALLERY: Services turn on the style in the second half against Oaks
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GALLERY: Services turn on the style in the second half against Oaks

DEVONPORT Services turned on the style in the second half to overcome Plymstock Albion Oaks 26-12 in an adapted rugby match at the new-look Rectory. Services’ home ground has been out-of-bounds for the past year while the old wooden grandstand was removed, but rugby was back on Saturday for this friendly played under the current … Continue reading

Region’s rugby clubs are looking forward to returning to training
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Region’s rugby clubs are looking forward to returning to training

RUGBY clubs around the region are set to return to training this week following the relaxation of the lockdown rules. Most Plymouth Combination sides are currently just planning training sessions but a few have pencilled in adapted rules matches for May after hardly any rugby for 12 months. Devonport Services and Plymstock Albion Oaks are … Continue reading

Devonport Services edge out Ivybridge in festive Oxo Cup game
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Devonport Services edge out Ivybridge in festive Oxo Cup game

Devonport Services narrowly edged out Ivybridge 19-17 in the festive Oxo Cup game at Cross-in-Hand. Both clubs usually play internal fixtures over the Christmas period but this year agreed to play each other in an adapted rules friendly. Services had already experienced the new-look game, which does not have any scrums or mauls due to … Continue reading

GALLERY: Services come from behind to edge out Oaks in adapted rules game
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GALLERY: Services come from behind to edge out Oaks in adapted rules game

DEVONPORT Services came from behind to snatch a narrow 17-15 victory over lower league Plymstock Albion Oaks in the region’s first taste of adapted rules rugby. A large crowd turned up at Horsham Fields to watch the new form of rugby, which does not include scrums or mauls due to the risk of spreading Covid-19. … Continue reading

Region’s rugby clubs prepare for adapted game return
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Region’s rugby clubs prepare for adapted game return

PLYMSTOCK Albion Oaks are set to entertain Devonport Services next weekend at Horsham Fields when adapted rugby is given the go-ahead to start. However, quite a lot of other clubs in the region are going to wait until after Christmas before returning to competitive action. Having received government approval, the RFU have given clubs permission … Continue reading