RUGBY PREVIEWS: Big derby battle for Ivybridge, while Services face another top-of-the-table clash
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RUGBY PREVIEWS: Big derby battle for Ivybridge, while Services face another top-of-the-table clash

IVYBRIDGE expect a fierce battle on Saturday when they head to Astley Park to take on big rivals Brixham in the South West Premier league. Ever since Ivybridge came into the league this fixture has become their main derby game. And the match has added spice this season with former Bridgers player-coach Lewis Paterson and … Continue reading

RUGBY PREVIEWS: Ivybridge and Devonport Services target crucial home wins
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RUGBY PREVIEWS: Ivybridge and Devonport Services target crucial home wins

IVYBRIDGE are hoping to build on their impressive win against Barnstaple last time out when they host Bracknell at Cross-in-Hand on Saturday. The Bridgers became the first team to beat Barnstaple this season when they triumphed 15-12 at Pottington Road. That win moved the South Hams club back into the top six and they are … Continue reading

Slade named on England’s bench for World Cup final alongside Spencer and Cowan-Dickie
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Slade named on England’s bench for World Cup final alongside Spencer and Cowan-Dickie

PLYMOUTH rugby star Henry Slade will start on the bench for England in Saturday’s World Cup final against South Africa in Yokohama. Exeter Chiefs back Slade, who has played for Plymouth College, Ivybridge and Plymouth Albion, had come into the team for the quarter-final against Australia but has to make do with a ‘finishers’ role … Continue reading

RUGBY REPORTS: Ivybridge claim much-needed Devon derby win at Barnstaple
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RUGBY REPORTS: Ivybridge claim much-needed Devon derby win at Barnstaple

IVYBRIDGE returned to winning ways in style on Saturday by becoming the first team to beat Barnstaple this season. The Bridgers, who had lost their last two matches, triumphed 15-12 in tough conditions at Pottingham Road in the league and Devon Senior Cup double-header. Barnstaple had gone into the game as South West Premier league … Continue reading