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Retro Sport with Roger Mann: The bowling greens of Torbay humming with youngsters Members Public

As its initiative for 2008, Torbay Sports Council decided to form the world’s first Schools' Bowls League. Designed to suit those who needed an alternative to physical sports, the league was awarded funding, and by 2009 it was ready to go! After all four teams had attended Ron Mitchell’

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Torquay United player Ali Omar taken to hospital after Gulls' match against Oldham Athletic Members Public

Centre-half Ali Omar was taken to hospital for a ‘concussion’ check after Torquay United’s 0-0 draw with Oldham Athletic on the first day of the National League season at Plainmoor. The Latics were already down to ten men, after the 73rd minute sending-off of midfielder Dan Gardner, and after

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Torquay United earn hard-fought point against just-relegated Oldham Athletic Members Public

TORQUAY UNITED 0 OLDHAM ATHLETIC 0 Gary Johnson's best-laid plans were ruined by injuries but Torquay United coped well enough to earn a hard-fought point against just-relegated Oldham Athletic in front of a raucous crowd of almost 3,700 at Plainmoor. The Gulls manager, who picked eight debutants in his

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PREVIEW: Torquay United vs Oldham Athletic Members Public

It may feel almost like business as usual for Oldham Athletic when they step out at Plainmoor on Saturday (3pm) for their first-ever game in the National League. The gate and the atmosphere may actually smack of better days in the EFL. But the Latics are about to find out

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Torquay United skipper Asa Hall: 'We're in it to win it' Members Public

Torquay United captain Asa Hall has sent out a ‘we’re in it to win it’ message to Gulls fans ahead of Saturday’s big National League kick-off against relegated Oldham Athletic at Plainmoor. United’s longest-serving player – Hall, 35, has scored 32 goals in 130 games over the last

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Paignton Sailing Club hosts weekend of Topper coaching and racing Members Public

The South West Toppers were at Paignton Sailing Club for a weekend of coaching and racing. On the Saturday morning, the sailors were met with champagne conditions – sun, breeze and beautiful scenery. RYA regional training group head coach Jack Mitchell and coaches Jack Miller and Mark Ripley split the sailors

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Paignton rowers celebrate Plymouth Regatta wins Members Public

Plymouth Regatta attracted 162 entries necessitating 52 races, writes Hilary Bastone. Conditions on the 1,000m course on the river Plym were a little choppy with a steady tailwind. Paignton had a good day winning the men’s novice coxed fours, the men’s under-14 coxed quadruple sculls, the ladies’

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Outlaw Triathlon success for Torbay trio Members Public

A band of merry triathletes headed to Nottingham for the long-distance Outlaw Triathlon. Months of dedication and commitment to their training programmes saw Nigel Fenn, Steve Donnelly and Cathy Parkinson well prepared and ready to face a gruelling 2.4-mile swim, 112-mile bike and 26.2-mile marathon run. All smiles

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