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More high diving success for Plymouth teenager Heslop
Aquatics

More high diving success for Plymouth teenager Heslop

PLYMOUTH teenager Aidan Heslop enjoyed more high diving success at the weekend. The 15-year-old claimed victory at the iconic Kanal Bridge diving competition in Slovenia. Competitors leap from the town’s bridge, which is 17 metres high, and into the Soca River. Heslop was the youngest competitor in the event, which has been going since 1988, … Continue reading

Devonport Royal swimmer Daly impresses at GB National Summer Games
Aquatics

Devonport Royal swimmer Daly impresses at GB National Summer Games

YOUNG Devonport Royal swimmer Abigail Daly returned home with a host of medals from the Special Olympics GB National Summer Games in Sheffield. Daly, competing for the South West, collected two golds and three silver medals from the championships at Ponds Forge. She also got the chance to meet and swim against four-time Olympic medallist … Continue reading

GALLERY: Devonport Services and Tavistock happy with their displays at Brixham
Rugby

GALLERY: Devonport Services and Tavistock happy with their displays at Brixham

DEVONPORT Services and Tavistock were both happy with their pre-season displays at Brixham on Saturday. The clubs played a three-way fixture with hosts Brixham at Astley Park. Each side played two 40-minute matches. Western Counties West outfit Services ended the day unbeaten. They impressively overcame Brixham 24-0 in the second match of the afternoon and … Continue reading

Plymouth pentathlete Bryson keen to build on encouraging display at Junior World Champs
Other sport

Plymouth pentathlete Bryson keen to build on encouraging display at Junior World Champs

PLYMOUTH modern pentathlete Kerenza Bryson is keen to build on her encouraging debut at the Junior World Championships in Hungary. Bryson was the only member of the Great Britain team to reach the women’s individual final in Szekesfehervar. Having come through a tough qualifying event on Thursday, the 18-year-old, in her first season at junior … Continue reading

Tavistock join Devonport Services in taking on Devon Cup holders Brixham
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Tavistock join Devonport Services in taking on Devon Cup holders Brixham

DEVONPORT Services and Tavistock will take on Devon Cup holders Brixham on Saturday in a three-way pre-season fixture at Astley Park (2.30pm). Cornwall/Devon League side Tavistock are replacing South West One outfit Teignmouth who have pulled out of the fixture. Tavistock were looking for a game this weekend after Paignton let them down. Services coach … Continue reading

GALLERY & VIDEO: Moorish first home at August’s bumper Armada 5k Series run
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GALLERY & VIDEO: Moorish first home at August’s bumper Armada 5k Series run

BEN MOORISH was first runner home at a bumper penultimate Armada Summer 5k Series run on Wednesday night. The event attracted the biggest turnout of the season, with 230 athletes completing the multi-terrain course around Saltram Park. That was 30 runners more than last month. And, for the first time this year, Ashley Smith did … Continue reading

Tamar Saracens continue rebuilding process as they prepare for life in Devon One
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Tamar Saracens continue rebuilding process as they prepare for life in Devon One

TAMAR Saracens have officially confirmed seven summer signings ahead of their Devon One campaign. Their new faces are number eight Mike Cox, props Thomas Hicklin and James McFarlane, hooker Lee Dolphin, back-rower Scott Cooper, fly-half Lewis Swatton and wing Jamie Lavill-Harris. Lavill-Harris has returned to the Parkway after a brief spell at Devonport Services. The … Continue reading