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Devonport Boxing Club in fighting form thanks to new funding

Devonport Boxing Club in fighting form thanks to new funding

Members of a Plymouth boxing club will be as pleased as punch to get back in the ring when lockdown ends ­– and they’ll be doing it in smart new kit.

Fighters at Devonport Amateur Boxing Club (DABC) are getting branded club gear for competitions thanks to a £1,000 grant from South West...

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Five former Premier League footballers we bet you had no idea are still playing

Nowadays, with the money involved in the modern game, footballers can be lured to all four corners of the earth. Every now and again, you’ll be scrolling through social media and you’ll come across a story (or a clip) about a footballer, who you’d completely forgotten even existed, playing in the most obscure league in the strangest of countries. There have been loads over the years, like...

What makes the Exeter Racecourse so special?

The Exeter Racecourse has a long and illustrious history dating back to the 17th century. It’s one of many horse racing tracks launched by King Charles II. And it has been an iconic racecourse for over 300 years.

Today, the Exeter Racecourse is a popular venue for competitive and charity horse racing events like the Dartmoor ponies, the Devon Air Ambulance and the Haldon Gold Cup. Is...

Sports clubs boost as My Club Energy offers ‘£500 cash guarantee’ to beat renewal quotes

Unique sports tech company MyClubGroup ( www.MyClubGroup.com ) has announced the launch of My Club Energy, designed to create a revenue stream for sports clubs.

My Club Group is the support network for grassroots sport, delivering customised money-generating online services to a wide range of clubs and organisations, offering an affiliate solution to over 100,000-plus sports clubs...

£150 of free gifts as community 6 a Side league kicks off in Barnstaple

£150 of free gifts including kits for the whole team, your team entry paid for life and the most affordable game price in Barnstaple, is all on offer to players from if they sign up to a new football league.

Leisure Leagues, the world’s largest provider of 6 a side football, are proud to be starting a competition at Tarka Tennis Centre in November and says League Manager Ben Schumann,...

A Sensible Way Forward for VAR in The Premier League

It’s ironic how technology meant to eliminate controversy in judging the beautiful game has been the single most source of disagreement in professional football. Either way, despite what your feelings are about the hot issue, it’s unlikely that the decision on adopting VAR in the Premier League will be reversed any time soon. To some, the technology impedes the authenticity of games, while to...

Exeter Chiefs Close in on European Success

For almost two decades, a handful of clubs have dominated the European rugby union scene. Saracens, Leinster and Toulon have shared the last 11 titles, in the Champions Cup era and prior to that with the Heineken Cup. With London Wasps and Munster, five teams have dominated the honours since Leicester Tigers’ double at the beginning of the century.

Exeter Chiefs v Toulouse Semi-final...

Brand New Community 6 a side League In Barnstaple Promises £20 Games

“A safe league that is affordable for the whole town” is being promised as the world’s leading not for profit provider of community sport announces plans to run a 6 a side league in Barnstaple.

Tarka Tennis Centre’s state of the art 3G Pitch is the venue as Leisure Leagues – who have been using sport to improve the lives of people across the world for 30 years – are kicking off at the...

Hanging up the hoofs: Remembering Sizing John’s sizzling form in 2017

The Jessica Harrington-trained Sizing John has been forced into retirement, due to injury, something which has often plagued his sensational career. The 10-year-old was entered to race in the Listowel Kerry Group Steeplechase on September 20 th , which would have been his first race since December 2019, however he picked up a career-ending injury, which thankfully isn’t life-threatening, in...

Betting Tips to Win Big With the Horses

Despite being one of the most popular sports in the world and renowned for being a class day out, when it comes to betting on horse racing many struggle. Horse betting needs a keen eye, solid research and a splash of luck to land a winner. Whilst this can be daunting for many newbies to horse betting, understanding the odds, which type of race you are betting on and simply doing your research...

The last five winners of the Sports Personality of the Year Award

Whilst the global coronavirus pandemic played havoc for much of this year’s sporting events, with many being postponed or cancelled – including Wimbledon, which was called-off for the first time since World War II – 2020 has still offered some mammoth sporting occasions. Tyson Fury, who is the favourite in this Sports Personality of the Year odds , beat Deontay Wilder in style at the MGM...