RUGBY PREVIEWS: Ivybridge welcome back Northcott for crucial home game
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RUGBY PREVIEWS: Ivybridge welcome back Northcott for crucial home game

IVYBRIDGE are set to welcome back influential back-row forward Adam Northcott for Saturday’s home South West Premier clash with Royal Wootton Bassett at Cross-in-Hand. Northcott has missed Ivybridge’s last three matches – all games they have lost by just one score – after joining Plymouth Albion on a month’s loan to cover for injuries. He … Continue reading

RUGBY REPORTS: Tavistock edge out Saltash in low-scoring affair
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RUGBY REPORTS: Tavistock edge out Saltash in low-scoring affair

TAVISTOCK edged out Plymouth Combination rivals Saltash in a low-scoring re-arranged Cornwall/Devon League match at Moorlands Lane on Saturday. The visitors triumphed 10-6 in a game that had to be replayed after it was abandoned two weeks ago due to a serious injury to Tavistock’s Rhys Davies. Saltash, still looking for their first win of … Continue reading

RUGBY PREVIEWS: Saltash and Tavistock make changes for rearranged match
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RUGBY PREVIEWS: Saltash and Tavistock make changes for rearranged match

SALTASH and Tavistock will play their rearranged Cornwall/Devon League game at Moorlands Lane on Saturday. The original game two weeks ago had to be abandoned due to a serious injury to Tavistock’s Rhys Davies, who was airlifted to hospital. At the time Saltash, looking for their first win of the season, were leading 5-0. Both … Continue reading

RUGBY PREVIEWS: Ivybridge and Services eye away wins, plus big derby in Devon One
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RUGBY PREVIEWS: Ivybridge and Services eye away wins, plus big derby in Devon One

IVYBRIDGE are set to welcome back player-coach Charlie Briant for their tough trip to Old Redcliffians on Saturday in the South West Premier. Briant has missed the Bridgers’ last two matches against Old Centralians and Launceston – both games they lost by just four points. Ivybridge has so far only won one of their opening … Continue reading

GALLERY: Devonport Services women make it two wins out of two
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GALLERY: Devonport Services women make it two wins out of two

DEVONPORT Services have made a great start to life in National Challenge One South West with two wins out of two. Newly-promoted Services showed good character on Sunday to beat North Petherton 36-24 at Keyham. That followed on from a hard-earned 17-12 victory over city rivals Plymstock Albion Oaks in their opening league match of … Continue reading

RUGBY REPORTS: Services win top-of-the-table clash, while Oaks cause an upset
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RUGBY REPORTS: Services win top-of-the-table clash, while Oaks cause an upset

IVYBRIDGE head coach Gareth Elliott feels his team are on the right track, despite suffering yet another narrow defeat in the South West Premier. The Bridgers were beaten 24-20 at home by Old Centralians at wet Cross-in-Hand after the visitors scored a late try to take the victory. It followed another four-point loss the previous … Continue reading

RUGBY PREVIEWS: Ivybridge and Services hope home advantage can tell
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RUGBY PREVIEWS: Ivybridge and Services hope home advantage can tell

IVYBRIDGE are looking forward to playing only their second home game of the season on Saturday as they welcome Old Centralians to Cross-in-Hand in the South West Premier (2.30pm). The Bridgers won their only other home fixture, beating Devon rivals Okehampton 34-11 a fortnight ago. But they are still winless on their travels after a … Continue reading