Briant appointed Ivybridge’s captain ahead of pre-season clash with Services
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Briant appointed Ivybridge’s captain ahead of pre-season clash with Services

CHARLIE BRIANT has been appointed Ivybridge’s new captain for the 2018-19 season. The Devon player, who is comfortable at centre or full-back, takes over the club role from prop Matt Finn, who, like Mitch Pinkus, is currently training with Plymouth Albion. Briant will officially begin his new position on Friday evening when a strong Ivybridge … Continue reading

Services look forward to hosting Devon Cup champions Ivybridge at the Rectory
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Services look forward to hosting Devon Cup champions Ivybridge at the Rectory

DEVONPORT Services coach Mike Lewis is looking forward to Friday night’s pre-season run-out against higher league opponents Ivybridge at the Rectory (7.15pm). Newly-promoted South West One side Services have so far played warm-up matches against Kingsbridge and Plymstock Albion Oaks. They overcame Western Counties West side Kingsbridge 22-12 before a younger XV beat Cornwall/Devon League … Continue reading

Devonport Services overcome Oaks in competitive pre-season match at Horsham Fields
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Devonport Services overcome Oaks in competitive pre-season match at Horsham Fields

DEVONPORT Services and Plymstock Albion Oaks continued their build-up for the new rugby season with a competitive ‘friendly’ match at Horsham Fields on Tuesday evening. Newly-promoted South West One side Services triumphed 17-5 against Cornwall/Devon League outfit Oaks, but both clubs took a lot from the game. Devonport used the last minute fixture to have … Continue reading

Devonport Services coach Lewis happy with pre-season run-out against Kingsbridge
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Devonport Services coach Lewis happy with pre-season run-out against Kingsbridge

DEVONPORT Services coach Mike Lewis was pleased with his side’s first run-out of pre-season. The newly-promoted South West One club overcome Kingsbridge 22-12 in a hard-fought and competitive match at the Rectory on Friday evening. Services led 10-0 at the break thanks to two tries within two minutes midway through the first half by Phil … Continue reading

Plymstock Albion Oaks positive despite pre-season defeat to higher league Ivybridge
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Plymstock Albion Oaks positive despite pre-season defeat to higher league Ivybridge

SOUTH West Premier League side Ivybridge dug deep in the second half to see off Plymstock Albion Oaks on Wednesday evening in a pre-season match. The Bridgers eventually ran out 45-10 winners against the Cornwall/Devon League outfit. However, they had only been 14-5 up at the break and Oaks were still in the game until … Continue reading