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RUGBY REPORTS: Vital Devon derby wins for Ivybridge and Services
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RUGBY REPORTS: Vital Devon derby wins for Ivybridge and Services

IVYBRIDGE were over the moon on Saturday after ending their winless run in style by beating runaway South West Premier league leaders Barnstaple 17-10 at Cross-in-Hand. The Bridgers had not claimed a victory in 2020 and were beginning to anxiously look over their shoulders. But an impressive performance in tough conditions has lifted them back … Continue reading

RUGBY PREVIEWS: Big home matches for Ivybridge, Services, Oaks and Tamar Saracens
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RUGBY PREVIEWS: Big home matches for Ivybridge, Services, Oaks and Tamar Saracens

IVYBRIDGE will be looking to upset Barnstaple for the second time this season when the South West Premier league leaders visit Cross-in-Hand on Saturday. Barnstaple are flying high at the top of the table and looking like they will return to National Two South. They are 14 points clear of second-placed Weston-super-Mare with seven games … Continue reading

Plymouth Raiders announce major deal with global powerhouse
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Plymouth Raiders announce major deal with global powerhouse

PLYMOUTH Raiders have confirmed that owners Richard Mollard and Ross Mackenzie have agreed to sell a majority shareholding of the club to MLA College – part of the worldwide education powerhouse, BAU Global. It is a move they hope has the potential to propel them to the very pinnacle of British basketball. BAU Global Education … Continue reading

Leander’s Stephens claims victory at Golden Tour meet in Nice, while Osrin and Beeley also medal
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Leander’s Stephens claims victory at Golden Tour meet in Nice, while Osrin and Beeley also medal

PLYMOUTH Leander’s Olympic hopeful Laura Stephens produced an impressive early season performance to claim victory in the 200m butterfly event at the FFN Golden Tour meeting in Nice at the weekend. Stephens clocked 2:08.94 to beat a high-class field by more than a second. The Great Britain international showed great strength in the second part … Continue reading

Smart claims South West Schools’ senior title, while Rimmer wins Exeter Half Marathon
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Smart claims South West Schools’ senior title, while Rimmer wins Exeter Half Marathon

OLIVER SMART became senior boys’ South West Schools’ cross country champion on Saturday at King Park in Bournemouth. Mount Kelly pupil Smart, who won last year’s English Schools’ intermediate boys’ title, took victory in Dorset by 20 seconds. Second place went to fellow Devon athlete Johnny Livingstone, who just edged out Severn’s Alex Rawlings on … Continue reading

RUGBY REPORTS: Oaks beat leaders Truro, while Services have to settle for another draw
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RUGBY REPORTS: Oaks beat leaders Truro, while Services have to settle for another draw

IVYBRIDGE endured another frustrating afternoon as they were beaten 26-7 away at second-placed Weston-super-Mare on Saturday in the South West Premier. The Bridgers, who have not won since Christmas, had some good spells against Weston but could not turn their pressure into points, unlike their hosts. “We started well and got some good line breaks … Continue reading