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Tavistock triathlete claims top award from sport’s governing body
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Tavistock triathlete claims top award from sport’s governing body

TAVISTOCK’S Trish Deykin has received a top award from British Triathlon. The 43-year-old in the latest recipient of the Peter Holmes Award for inspirational performance in international competition. Previous winners include former world champion Non Stanford and Paralymic champion Andy Lewis. The award is presented annually to a triathlete who shown determination and sporting prowess … Continue reading

RUGBY REPORTS: Important wins for Saltash, Tavistock, Oaks, Old Techs and Saracens
Gallery / Rugby

RUGBY REPORTS: Important wins for Saltash, Tavistock, Oaks, Old Techs and Saracens

IVYBRIDGE have dropped down to fourth in the South West Premier League after suffering their biggest defeat of the season. The Bridgers, who had start 2019 in second place, were beaten 38-18 by Exeter University at Cross-in-Hand. It was Ivybridge’s second loss in a row, having gone down 17-10 at Drybrook last week. Prior to … Continue reading

Argyle out to avoid getting stung by Wasps in National League Cup
Argyle / Football

Argyle out to avoid getting stung by Wasps in National League Cup

PLYMOUTH Argyle Ladies face a huge challenge on Sunday when they entertain Crawley Wasps in the third round of the National League Cup. The tie is being played at Argyle’s temporary home at Devon FA headquarters at Coach Road, Newton Abbot, (1pm). The teams going into the cup match in contrasting forms. Argyle have lost … Continue reading

RUGBY PREVIEWS: Ivybridge look to bounce back, while Tavistock eye vital home victory
Rugby

RUGBY PREVIEWS: Ivybridge look to bounce back, while Tavistock eye vital home victory

IVYBRIDGE player-coach Lewis Paterson says his team are determined to try and bounce back from their defeat to Drybrook last weekend when they host Devon rivals Exeter University at Cross-in-Hand on Saturday in South West Premier. The high-flying Bridgers suffered only their fourth loss of the season last Saturday when they narrowly went down 17-10 … Continue reading

Yearling is first home for a third consecutive month in Armada Winter 3k Series
Athletics

Yearling is first home for a third consecutive month in Armada Winter 3k Series

PLYMOUTH Harriers youngster Sam Yearling completed a hat-trick of wins in the Armada Winter 3k Series on Wednesday night. Yearling had come home first in November and December’s runs at Central Park and he did the same in January’s event. On a bitterly cold evening, he clocked 10.24 minutes to finish 37 seconds ahead of … Continue reading

Long claims victory in final South West Cyclo Cross Series race
Cycling

Long claims victory in final South West Cyclo Cross Series race

RICHARD LONG ended the South West Cyclo Cross Series on a high with victory at the final round at the Torbay Velo Park. Long finished 35 seconds ahead of Hamish Fletcher-Cooney, who took second spot. Third place overall was Royal Navy’s Oliver Yates, who was first veteran. Tavistock Wheelers’ Philip Collings was fourth overall and … Continue reading

Athletes claim South West indoor age group titles in Cardiff
Athletics

Athletes claim South West indoor age group titles in Cardiff

CITY of Plymouth’s Noah Jones, Poppy Northcott and Lili Fern and Tavistock’s Nicolas Maczugowski all won titles at the latest round of the South West Regional Indoor Age Group Championships in Cardiff. Jones dominated the under-15 boys’ pole vault competition, winning by more than 70cm. He matched his PB of 3.10m which he set at … Continue reading