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Argyle Ladies cannot wait to get back into action after green light was given for return
Argyle / Football

Argyle Ladies cannot wait to get back into action after green light was given for return

PLYMOUTH Argyle Ladies’ manager Dave Leonard says he and his team cannot wait to get back into action after four months kicking their heels due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The Football Association confirmed at the weekend that the government has approved their plan for the return of outdoor competitive grassroots football. Women’s tier three to … Continue reading

Ivybridge hoping to see more youngsters challenging for the first team
Rugby

Ivybridge hoping to see more youngsters challenging for the first team

IVYBRIDGE’S head coach Gareth Elliott is hoping the club’s promising production line of talent will once again bear fruit this coming season. The Bridgers have made their name by relying on their successful junior set up to feed their senior side. Every year the Cross-in-Hand club have players that come through and make their mark … Continue reading

Former Albion man Stroud is relishing the challenge of trying to turn Argaum around
Rugby

Former Albion man Stroud is relishing the challenge of trying to turn Argaum around

FORMER Albion flanker Brett Stroud says he is relishing the challenge of trying to turn around Plymouth Argaum’s fortunes. The 37-year-old has become Argaum’s new head coach, replacing another ex-Albion man, Adrian Cameron. Stroud is no stranger to Bickleigh Down, having helped Dave Sansom out as an assistant coach during the 2014-15 season. However, a … Continue reading

Bottomley and Lawton are relishing Argyle development team opportunity
Argyle / Football

Bottomley and Lawton are relishing Argyle development team opportunity

PLYMOUTH Argyle Ladies have announced that Gary Bottomley and Ryan Lawton will be their new development team management duo. The pair have taken over from Rob Bonney, who recently stood down after four seasons as manager. Bottomley and Lawton joined Argyle at the beginning of the 2019-20 season when the Pilgrims decided to have an … Continue reading

Tavistock Run Project edged out by Exmouth in virtual Erme Valley Relays
Athletics

Tavistock Run Project edged out by Exmouth in virtual Erme Valley Relays

TAVISTOCK Run Project were denied a hat-trick of men’s titles at the annual Erme Valley Relays, which this year took place virtually due to the coronavirus pandemic. Run Project, winners in 2018 and 2019, had to settle for runners-up spot with Exmouth, who had triumphed in 2013, 2016 and 2017, regaining the crown. Tom Merson … Continue reading

Tributes paid to popular Plymouth boxer and rugby player
Other sport / Rugby

Tributes paid to popular Plymouth boxer and rugby player

THE Plymouth sporting community has been shocked by the death of popular city boxer and rugby player Courtney Richards. The 27-year-old passed away on Friday afternoon after he was involved in a road traffic collision while on a motorcycle in Plympton.  Richards, nicknamed ‘Fatboy’, was a bit of a latecomer to boxing, only taking up … Continue reading

Devonport Services continue to strengthen with arrival of forward duo
Rugby

Devonport Services continue to strengthen with arrival of forward duo

DEVONPORT Services have further strengthened their South West One squad with the signing of forwards Chris McDonald and Keane Whittaker. Both players have not played much rugby in the last couple of years due to work commitments and injury but are keen to make their mark in 2020-21. Northern Ireland-born second-row McDonald is joining Services … Continue reading