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Mayflower Offshore Rowing Club impress at World Coastal Championships on Lake Geneva
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Mayflower Offshore Rowing Club impress at World Coastal Championships on Lake Geneva

MAYFLOWER Offshore Rowing Club have made an impression on the world stage. The Devonport-based club took on competitors from around the globe at the World Coastal Rowing Championships on Lake Geneva. Mayflower enjoyed plenty of success at the event in Thonon-les-Bains with five crews progressing to finals. In the ladies’ single sculle, Fiona Carmichael (pictured) … Continue reading

Plymouth region is well represented in Devon under-18 rugby squad
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Plymouth region is well represented in Devon under-18 rugby squad

DEVONPORT Services, Ivybridge, Tavistock, Plymstock Albion Oaks and Tamar Saracens all have representatives named in Devon’s under-18 squad for the 2017/18 season. The 32-man training party was finalised after a trial match at the weekend between Devon under-18s and Exeter Chiefs Outreach Academy. Devonport Services hooker Reece Bartlett (pictured above) scored two tries for Devon … Continue reading

Leander’s Proud named in GB squad for European Short Course Championships
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Leander’s Proud named in GB squad for European Short Course Championships

PLYMOUTH Leander’s world 50m butterfly champion Ben Proud has been named in Great Britain’s 10-strong squad for the LEN European Short Course Championships in Copenhagen. The event in Denmark will take place between December 13 and December 17. Joining Proud in the team will be fellow world champion gold medallists Adam Peaty and Duncan Scott … Continue reading

Tank earns praise in America, while Allison impresses at Dartmoor 3-in-One
Athletics

Tank earns praise in America, while Allison impresses at Dartmoor 3-in-One

PLYMOUTH athlete Poppy Tank earned praise for her performance at the Nuttycombe Wisconsin Invitational event. Tank finished 42nd in a high-quality cross country field featuring 225 top American college athletes. She helped Utah University, where she is studying, to 16th position, which was eight better than their ranking going into the race. Their team was … Continue reading

Erme Valley’s Thorn and Tamar Trotters’ Ezra in top three at Great West Run
Athletics

Erme Valley’s Thorn and Tamar Trotters’ Ezra in top three at Great West Run

ERME Valley Harriers’ Alison Thorn and Tamar Trotters’ Rebecca Ezra were among the prize winners at the Great West Run on Sunday. Thorn came second overall in the women’s race in a gun time of 1:24.59, with Ezra, who last week won the Plymouth 10k, taking third in 1:25.53. Thorn was also second over-40 athlete, … Continue reading

Holder and Fell overcome tough conditions at World Ironman Championships in Hawaii
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Holder and Fell overcome tough conditions at World Ironman Championships in Hawaii

PLYMOUTH Tri Club’s Ken Holder and Tavistock Olympian Heather Fell both overcame tough conditions to complete the 2017 World Ironman Championships in Hawaii. In hot weather and on a difficult course in Kona, former modern pentathlete Fell finished 36th in the women’s 30-34 age group in a time of 11.01.56 hours. Her strengths were the … Continue reading

RUGBY REPORTS: Tamar Saracens narrowly miss out on reaching David Butt Trophy final
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RUGBY REPORTS: Tamar Saracens narrowly miss out on reaching David Butt Trophy final

TAMAR Saracens narrowly missed out on reaching the David Butt Trophy final. The Ernesettle-based club lost 17-14 to Devon One rivals Dartmouth in Saturday’s semi-final at the Parkway. Saracens paid for a poor first half, which saw them trail 17-0 at the break. They did dominate the second period, but could not quite snatch victory. … Continue reading