Bovey unveil star signings ahead of new season
May07

Bovey unveil star signings ahead of new season

Kriston Yearwood bowling for Bovey Tracey during a midweek warm-up game against the University of Exeter © MARK LOCKETT Bovey Tracey has signed all-action all-rounder Seb Ansley from Stoke Gabriel for the season ahead in the Premier Division. Ansley, who hits a long ball and knows how wickets are taken, has been a first-team pick for Stoke since making his debut in 2013. As a top-class hockey player, Ansley turned out in the National...

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Heather Knight calls for women’s IPL
Apr25

Heather Knight calls for women’s IPL

Plymouth-educated England captain Heather Knight has praised the supportive words of Ben Stokes in calling for a women’s version of the Indian Premier League. Stokes, England’s highest-profile cricketer, started his own IPL campaign this week when the all-rounder’s Rajasthan Royals team faced Punjab Kings in Mumbai. However, it was Stokes’ support for a women’s IPL when speaking in India that caught the attention of Knight. The hero...

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Run 4 Rosie is back – with a difference
Feb26

Run 4 Rosie is back – with a difference

© Sarah Clarke Run 4 Rosie is back, but this year things will be a little bit different due to the global pandemic. Over the course of March 2021 Chagford Runners are inviting you to join in the Run8 Nomin8 Don8 challenge! Whether it is running 8 miles or km, 8 halves or marathons, 8 walks or cycles the challenge is on – to complete an 8 of your choice! Run 4 Rosie was launched back in March 2019, by the Webber family and Chagford...

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Chiefs Women secure first win
Nov16

Chiefs Women secure first win

Delighted Exeter Chiefs head coach Susie Appleby was full of praise for her side after they secured their first-ever victory in the Allianz Premier 15s with a 19-7 triumph over visiting Worcester Warriors at Sandy Park. Tries from Lottie Holland, Emily Tuttosi and Laura Delgado, plus two conversions from the impressive Gabby Cantorna, sealed a historic win for the Devonians, who have adapted well to their maiden campaign in the...

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Changing womens’ and girls’ lives with football
Nov15

Changing womens’ and girls’ lives with football

The Football Association (FA) have introduced a new four-year strategy, titled Inspiring Positive Change, which pledges to create a sustainable future for womens’ and girls’ football in England, and change lives in the process. The strategy outlines eight transformational objectives to be achieved by 2024. EARLY PARTICIPATION – Every primary school-aged girl to have equal access to football in school and in clubs. DEVELOPMENT...

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Tavistock struggle against slick Bradford Town
Oct16

Tavistock struggle against slick Bradford Town

Given the current COVID-19 restrictions prohibiting the EFL from hosting fans, it was nice to see a decent turnout for Tavistock, whose fans were not put off by the drizzly rain on Saturday afternoon, which calmed down just before kick-off. A late turn out from Bradford Town, who arrived at the stadium at 14:30, delayed the kick-off by 15 minutes. Both sides started the game strong, with Bradford getting stuck into the challenges...

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