Lewis Alessandra

Argyle ease past 10 man Southend

Plymouth Argyle beat Southend in League Two, while Torquay United were the region's only other winners.

Paddy Madden

Madden returns to haunt his old club

Former Yeovil Town striker Paddy Madden returned to haunt his old club with a late equalising goal. Exeter City and Torquay also drew.

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Torquay's Chris Hargreaves hopeful for young team

For United fans last season was a painful one - with relegation from League 2 taking them into the conference.

But as pre-seasons go there's plenty to be optimistic about at Torquay. Striker Ryan Bowman sent United on their way to victory in Saturday's friendly at Exeter City as what is now a new and youthful Gulls side will be very competitive in the Football Conference.

In the latest of our previews of all our main teams, we look at their prospects for the new season. Here is our full interview with manager Chris Hargreaves.

Overcrowding fears for waterskiers in Salcombe

Overcrowding fears for waterskiers in Salcombe
Credit: Fredrik von Erichsen/DPA/Press Association Images

There are fears a Padstow style tragedy could happen in Salcombe, if something isn't done to control the number of waterskiers at a popular speedboat spot

Stairhole Bay is now the only area where waterskiing is allowed. The Harbourmaster says he has to balance the intests of all users of the water - but some watersports enthusiasts say it's getting too overcrowded on the water.


Swimming authorities petitioned over Andy Banks

More than 600 people have signed an online petition encouraging British Swimming to keep Andy Banks as head diving coach.

It's believed the man responsible for turning Plymouth into a national centre of excellence is considering a job abroad after he was told he won't be offered a new contract. Commonwealth silver medallist Sarah Barrow is among those who have backed the petition.

Atlantic rowers arrive at St Mary's

Two men who have rowed across the Atlantic Ocean have arrived at St Mary's on the Scillies. Elliott Dale and Chris 'Darby' Walters set off on Saturday, 7th June from New York. They're raising money for Children's Hospice South West.

They'll become only the second pair to complete the journey and will also set a new Ocean Rowing Record. So far they've raised more than £100,000. The charity has three hospices in Cornwall, Devon and Somerset and provides care and support to families of children with life-limiting illnesses across the South West.

*Video shows Elliott Dale and Chris Walters leaving New York. Pictures couresy Children's Hospice SW.

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