RUGBY REPORTS: Crucial home wins for Plymstock Albion Oaks and Tavistock
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RUGBY REPORTS: Crucial home wins for Plymstock Albion Oaks and Tavistock

PLYMSTOCK Albion Oaks boosted their Cornwall/Devon League play-off hopes by hammering Veor 52-5 at Horsham Fields on Saturday. The bonus point win has moved Oaks level on points with second-placed Paignton with just six games to go. “We said before the game that we weren’t going to underestimate them,” said Oaks coach Aiden Taylor. “But … Continue reading

RUGBY REPORTS: Vital Devon derby wins for Ivybridge and Services
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RUGBY REPORTS: Vital Devon derby wins for Ivybridge and Services

IVYBRIDGE were over the moon on Saturday after ending their winless run in style by beating runaway South West Premier league leaders Barnstaple 17-10 at Cross-in-Hand. The Bridgers had not claimed a victory in 2020 and were beginning to anxiously look over their shoulders. But an impressive performance in tough conditions has lifted them back … Continue reading

RUGBY PREVIEWS: Big home matches for Ivybridge, Services, Oaks and Tamar Saracens
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RUGBY PREVIEWS: Big home matches for Ivybridge, Services, Oaks and Tamar Saracens

IVYBRIDGE will be looking to upset Barnstaple for the second time this season when the South West Premier league leaders visit Cross-in-Hand on Saturday. Barnstaple are flying high at the top of the table and looking like they will return to National Two South. They are 14 points clear of second-placed Weston-super-Mare with seven games … Continue reading

RUGBY REPORTS: Oaks beat leaders Truro, while Services have to settle for another draw
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RUGBY REPORTS: Oaks beat leaders Truro, while Services have to settle for another draw

IVYBRIDGE endured another frustrating afternoon as they were beaten 26-7 away at second-placed Weston-super-Mare on Saturday in the South West Premier. The Bridgers, who have not won since Christmas, had some good spells against Weston but could not turn their pressure into points, unlike their hosts. “We started well and got some good line breaks … Continue reading

RUGBY PREVIEWS: Tough away tests for Ivybridge, Services, Saltash, Oaks and Tavistock
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RUGBY PREVIEWS: Tough away tests for Ivybridge, Services, Saltash, Oaks and Tavistock

IVYBRIDGE are happy to be the underdogs this weekend as they visit third-placed Weston-super-Mare on Saturday in the South West Premier. The Bridgers are still waiting for their first win of 2020 after a frustrating start to the year. They opened January will a 20-16 loss away at Launceston, where they had a last-gasp try … Continue reading