RUGBY ROUND-UP: Ivybridge coach Elliott happy with final pre-season weekend
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RUGBY ROUND-UP: Ivybridge coach Elliott happy with final pre-season weekend

IVYBRIDGE head coach Gareth Elliott described his club’s final pre-season weekend as ‘massively positive’. The South West Premier outfit’s first team pushed National Two South side Taunton hard in Somerset before slipping to a 53-38 defeat on Saturday, with the hosts scoring late on to make the scoreline look more comfortable than it was. Meanwhile, … Continue reading

GALLERY: Goodman scores a hat-trick as Devonport Services beat Saltash in final pre-season test
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GALLERY: Goodman scores a hat-trick as Devonport Services beat Saltash in final pre-season test

TOM GOODMAN scored a hat-trick of tries as Devonport Services overcame Saltash 29-0 at Moorlands Lane on Friday night in their final pre-season match. The former Brixham back touched down twice in the first half and once in the second, with Kyle Browne and James McQuillan also crossing the whitewash. Western Counties West outfit Saltash, … Continue reading

RUGBY: Ivybridge, Services and Saltash looking forward to final pre-season run-outs
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RUGBY: Ivybridge, Services and Saltash looking forward to final pre-season run-outs

IVYBRIDGE, Devonport Services and Saltash will all complete their pre-season preparations this weekend with first and second team matches. Services will take two sides across the Tamar on Friday night to play two games against Saltash (6.30pm), while Ivybridge will host Cornwall/Devon League outfit Topsham on Friday evening at Cross-in-Hand (7.30pm) before visiting National Two … Continue reading

GALLERY: Plymouth rugby community again turnout in force for Paul Lethbridge Memorial Day
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GALLERY: Plymouth rugby community again turnout in force for Paul Lethbridge Memorial Day

THE Plymouth rugby community again turned out in force for the annual Paul Lethbridge Memorial Day. This year’s event took place at Tamar Saracens’ Parkway ground on Sunday and spectators were treated to glorious weather and an entertaining game of rugby, which was refereed by former Premiership official David Rose. The day is now in … Continue reading

GALLERY: New-look Saltash take their chances in pre-season match with Oaks, while OPMs show their depth
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GALLERY: New-look Saltash take their chances in pre-season match with Oaks, while OPMs show their depth

WESTERN Counties West side Saltash got their pre-season campaign up and running with a 26-14 win over Cornwall/Devon League outfit Plymstock Albion Oaks at Horsham Fields on Saturday. Oaks, who had beaten Kingsbridge and Tamar Saracens in their other pre-season fixtures, were leading 14-7 at the break with tries from 17-year-old number eight Pete Keanie … Continue reading

Plymouth Argaum rebuilding after dropping down to Devon One
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Plymouth Argaum rebuilding after dropping down to Devon One

PLYMOUTH Argaum have been quietly rebuilding their squad this summer after relegation from the Cornwall/Devon League. Argaum may have suffered a few departures, notably Calum Mills and Adam Walker to Plymstock Albion Oaks, after dropping into Devon One, but they are quite happy with how their squad is taking shape for the 2019-20 season. Their … Continue reading