Player-coach Paterson happy with Ivybridge’s display at Polson Bridge
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Player-coach Paterson happy with Ivybridge’s display at Polson Bridge

IVYBRIDGE player-coach Lewis Paterson was more than happy with his side’s display against National Two South outfit Launceston on Friday evening. The Bridgers lost 29-21 to Mike Lewis’ new-look Cornish All Blacks team, but the visitors gave their higher league hosts a major fright. Ivybridge, who won promotion to National Three South West in April, … Continue reading

Ivybridge just edged out by hosts Launceston in 10s tournament
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Ivybridge just edged out by hosts Launceston in 10s tournament

IVYBRIDGE Rugby Club got their season underway by finishing second in a four-team 10s tournament at Polson Bridge on Thursday night. The newly-promoted National Three South West side won two of their three matches, only losing by one try to eventually winners and hosts Launceston. National Two South outfit Launceston entered two teams – CAB … Continue reading

Ivybridge are looking forward to first pre-season fixtures
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Ivybridge are looking forward to first pre-season fixtures

IVYBRIDGE Rugby Club step up their preparations for the new season in earnest this week. On Thursday, the newly-promoted National Three South West side will take part in a 10s tournament at Polson Bridge, along with two sides from home club Launceston and one from Gareth Evans’ Okehampton. Then on Saturday, the Cross-in-Hand outfit will … Continue reading

Ivybridge are busy preparing for life in National Three South West
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Ivybridge are busy preparing for life in National Three South West

IVYBRIDGE’S preparations for life in National Three South West are in full swing. The Cross-in-Hand club returned for pre-season training on Tuesday night and, according to coach Lewis Paterson, everyone was eager to get going again. Ivybridge have secured two successive promotions, winning Western Counties West and then finishing runners-up in South West One West. … Continue reading

Erme Valley’s Sammie Harris sets new Devon record
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Erme Valley’s Sammie Harris sets new Devon record

ERME Valley Harriers athlete Sammie Harris set a new county record and consolidated her position in the top two of the UK rankings with victory at the Devon Combined Events Championships. The Ivybridge Community College pupil won the under-15 pentathlon competition at the joint schools’ and county AA event at Exeter Arena. Harris scored an … Continue reading