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Former Mount Kelly pupil Duffy wins an Olympic gold medal
Olympics / Other sport

Former Mount Kelly pupil Duffy wins an Olympic gold medal

FORMER Mount Kelly pupil Flora Duffy took a leaf out of Tom Daley’s book and won an Olympic gold medal at her fourth attempt. Duffy, competing for Bermuda, triumphed in the women’s triathlon event in the early hours of Tuesday morning, finishing 14 seconds ahead of Great Britain’s Georgia Taylor-Brown, who took silver. Like Daley, … Continue reading

GALLERY: Region’s women’s teams continue their build up for the new season
Football / Gallery

GALLERY: Region’s women’s teams continue their build up for the new season

PLYMOUTH Argyle and Marine Academy Plymouth continued their build up for the 2021-22 women’s football campaign with impressive pre-season wins on Sunday. National League Southern Premier Division side Argyle beat Northern Premier outfit West Bromwich Albion 2-1 away. The Pilgrims have been boosted by the return of Natasha Knapman, Becky Dandridge and Zoe Cunningham this … Continue reading

Daley cannot believe he has finally won an Olympic gold medal
Aquatics / Olympics

Daley cannot believe he has finally won an Olympic gold medal

PLYMOUTH’S Tom Daley cried tears of joy as he finally ended his long wait to win an Olympic gold medal. Daley, competing at his fourth Olympic Games, triumphed in an incredible men’s 10m synchro final with Great Britain team-mate Matty Lee in Tokyo on Monday morning. They beat the much-fancied Chinese pair of Yuan Cao … Continue reading

GALLERY: City of Plymouth’s female teams impress at Erme Valley Relays
Athletics / Gallery

GALLERY: City of Plymouth’s female teams impress at Erme Valley Relays

CITY of Plymouth showed their female strength in depth by finishing with the top three women’s teams at the Erme Valley Relays on Friday night. Their junior girls’ quartet of Kate Phillips, Molly Gilbey, Holly Reid and Molly Shorey was the first female team home and also the first under-18 side overall. They finished the … Continue reading

New-look DHSOB are excited for the start of the 2021-22 season
Rugby

New-look DHSOB are excited for the start of the 2021-22 season

DEVONPORT High School Old Boys have returned to pre-season training and are optimistic ahead of the 2021-22 Devon Merit Table campaign. The ‘Sharks’ have undergone plenty of changes while league rugby has been suspended due to the global coronavirus pandemic. They have a new coaching team, new players and new home ground. With the Stonehouse … Continue reading

Erme Valley Harriers’ Battershill wins England steeplechase title
Athletics

Erme Valley Harriers’ Battershill wins England steeplechase title

ERME Valley Harriers’ Will Battershill has enjoyed a good week as he continues to bounce back from injury. Battershill won the England Athletics steeplechase title at Bedford on Saturday – just days after running his first sub four minute mile. The Harvard graduate, who had finished fifth at the British Championships in Manchester last month … Continue reading

GALLERY: Late Keen hat-trick is not enough for Saltash Essayons
Gallery / Rugby

GALLERY: Late Keen hat-trick is not enough for Saltash Essayons

YOUNGSTER Will Keen scored a late hat-trick for Saltash Essayons, but it was not enough to overcome Exeter Ravens in a rugby league friendly at Moorlands Lane. The Ravens, who are the new development side of Southern Conference League outfit Devon Sharks, triumphed 46-34 in an entertaining fixture. The Exeter side did include many players … Continue reading

GALLERY: Teams out in force as the Tavistock Relays make a welcome return
Athletics / Gallery

GALLERY: Teams out in force as the Tavistock Relays make a welcome return

NEARLY 100 teams took part in the popular Tavistock Relays, which returned on Thursday evening after a year’s break due to the global coronavirus pandemic. The relays, hosted by Tavistock AC, have been going for more than 30 years and always attracted good fields, with teams of four running a 1.1 mile course on the … Continue reading