Falmouth to host six metre European sailing championships

This is The West Country: Falmouth to host six metre European sailing championships

10:20am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

The British International Six-Metre Association is to receive a £1,000 grant from Falmouth Town Council towards the cost of staging the European Championships in the port this July.

Helston and Camborne promoted, Falmouth 3 relegated, Chacewater withdraw from league

This is The West Country: Falmouth register back to back wins on the road

7:06am Tuesday 3rd December 2013

Chacewater have withdrawn from Division 4 West of the Jolly's Drinks Cornwall Cricket League due to a shortage of players

Live Matchday Live: FINAL SCORE

This is The West Country: Could Bickland Park be one of the grounds Leeds visit for a pre-season match in July?

3:41pm Friday 29th November 2013

Live coverage from Bickland Park as second from bottom Falmouth Town play fourth from top Witheridge in the South West Peninsula League premier division, plus updates from the rest of the action around the grounds.

Camborne sink Sidmouth after thrilling encounter

This is The West Country: Ducker is a product of Camborne's youth system

9:05pm Sunday 24th November 2013

Camborne came on strong in the final quarter to win a thrilling end to end encounter with Sidmouth who sank to the bottom of the South West One table with this defeat, writes Martin Symons.

Dour affair at Gala Parc sees Porthleven beaten by Dobwalls REPORT & GALLERY

This is The West Country: Porthleven's Jack Glover clears the danger as stand-in keeper Tom Annear looks on

5:20pm Sunday 24th November 2013

Porthlven's recent run of poor form continued at Gala Parc on Saturday as Dennis Annear's side conceded two soft goals to hand all three points to visiting Dobwalls. Pictures by Phil Ruberry.

'The referee was making it up as he went along' says Helston boss Taylor - AUDIO

This is The West Country: Helston manager Sid Taylor

6:54pm Saturday 23rd November 2013

Helston Athletic manager Sid Taylor speaks to the Packet after his side's 0-1 defeat against Wadebridge at Kellaway Park.

Bad luck strikes again as collision forces Goodchild and Collier Wakefield to retire from Transat race

This is The West Country: Goodchild and Collier Wakefield onboard Concise8 Picture: Lloyd Images

10:48am Wednesday 13th November 2013

Sam Goodchild and co-skipper Ned Collier Wakefield have been forced to retire from this year's Transat Jacques Vabre race after their boat sustained irreparable damage during the night.

Port manager Annear pleased with youngsters' progress

This is The West Country: Porthleven manager Dennis Annear

10:49am Wednesday 4th September 2013

Despite being tipped to struggle this year Porthleven have started the season well, and boss Dennis Annear says he is pleased with the way his young side are progressing.

Falmouth win thriller at Grampound Road to set up winner-takes-all showdown with Werrington

This is The West Country: Falmouth bounce back from cup defeat by demolishing Redruth at Trescobeas

3:38pm Sunday 1st September 2013

Captain Adrian Noott's battling 59 not out helped steer Falmouth to victory in the final over after a thrilling game against Grampound Road on Saturday.

Early goal sets the tone as Porthleven lose at Callington

This is The West Country: Porthleven suffer first defeat of the season away at Mousehole

12:14pm Sunday 1st September 2013

Porthleven put in another battling performance, this time against Callington, but a series of late goals saw them beaten 5-2

Penryn Athletic cruise past Holsworthy to move fifth

This is The West Country: Penryn 4 Wadebridge 2 FINAL SCORE

11:46am Sunday 1st September 2013

Penryn made it three wins on the bounce with a comfortable victory over Holsworthy in division one west on Saturday

Camborne RFC receive lottery funding boost

This is The West Country: RUGBY: Barbarians continue hunt for new coach

8:13am Monday 12th August 2013

Camborne Rugby Football Club has secured Olympic legacy funding from Sport England’s Inspired Facilities fund.

Falmouth relinquish top spot after defeat against Callington

This is The West Country: Falmouth bounce back from cup defeat by demolishing Redruth at Trescobeas

7:06am Monday 12th August 2013

Falmouth have relinquished top spot in the ECB Cornwall Premier League after defeat against Callington at Trescobeas on Saturday.

Falmouth will appeal damaging points deduction, says Noott

This is The West Country: Falmouth bounce back from cup defeat by demolishing Redruth at Trescobeas

1:29pm Thursday 8th August 2013

Falmouth captain Adrian Noott said his side will appeal one of the point deductions levelled against them during Saturday’s ECB premier league game against St Austell.

Falmouth points deduction takes gloss off St Austell thrashing

This is The West Country: Falmouth points deduction takes gloss off St Austell thrashing

9:36am Wednesday 7th August 2013

Falmouth retained top spot in the Jolly’s Drinks ECB Cornwall Premier League thanks to an emphatic seven wicket win at strugglers St Austell on Saturday. The gloss was taken off however with a two points deduction on the day by the umpires

Noott pleased with Falmouth response after Redruth demolition job

This is The West Country: Falmouth bounce back from cup defeat by demolishing Redruth at Trescobeas

10:00am Wednesday 24th July 2013

After midweek defeat in the Edwards Cup against Werrington, Falmouth captain Adrian Noott was no doubt looking for some kind of response from his players when they took on Redruth at Trescobeas on Saturday.

Black Dog finishes top in Helford to Penzance COGS race

This is The West Country: (l to r) Roger, Black Dog, RCYC; Alan, Laidback, PZSC; John, Tresillian, RCYC; Chris,Valkyrie, HRSC; and Geoff, Scorpion, FSC

7:31am Tuesday 23rd July 2013

The fifth race in the COGS offshore series took place on Saturday, with competitors sailing from Helford Sailing Club to Penzance.

Sea Fury display provides moving backdrop to Friday night sailing

This is The West Country: 'Nip and tuck' but Mcavity takes top spot in IRC class

7:28pm Monday 22nd July 2013

Bright sunshine coming from a clear blue sky made the Roads look very attractive, but from the road above the docks I could see that the brisk easterly was coming in gusts from quite different directions, writes Harold Martin

Cornish Rebels make history by winning South West Cup

This is The West Country: Junior rugby league round up

2:41pm Sunday 21st July 2013

The Cornish Rebels have made history by becoming the first Cornish club to lift the South West Cup after beating Devon Sharks at Polson Bridge on Saturday.

Falmouth bounce back from cup defeat by demolishing Redruth at Trescobeas

This is The West Country: Falmouth bounce back from cup defeat by demolishing Redruth at Trescobeas

2:11pm Sunday 21st July 2013

After midweek defeat in the Edwards Cup against Werrington, Falmouth captain Adrian Noott will no doubt have been looking for some kind of response from his players when they took on Redruth at Trescobeas on Saturday.

Cricket: Helston Roundup

This is The West Country: CRICKET: Anya Shrubsole picked for England

9:51am Friday 19th July 2013

Michael Weeks rounds up all the weekends' cricket action from the Helston area

Falmouth captain Adrian Noott shrugs off first league defeat against St Just

This is The West Country: Adrian Noott is presented the Vinter Cup by former Cornwall captain and Gloucestershire CCC player player Malcolm Dunstan. Picture: Michael Weeks

11:52am Thursday 18th July 2013

AFTER their Vinter Cup heroics Falmouth were brought back down to earth with a bump on Saturday, losing their unbeaten record at Trescobeas against St Just.

Cricket Roundup: Falmouth

This is The West Country: CRICKET: Anya Shrubsole picked for England

11:46am Thursday 18th July 2013

Stithians 199 Wadebridge 195-9

Falmouth Classics regatta all set to carve its own niche

This is The West Country: Falmouth Classics regatta all set to carve its own niche

10:00am Friday 11th January 2013

A Falmouth regatta with a “relaxed” reputation is set to triple in size and move dates this year, as organisers aim to create a “high quality substantial stand-alone sailing event”.

Falmouth progress in Knockout Cup

11:00am Friday 7th December 2012

Knockout Cup quarter finals spark run spree, as Falmouth go through

Trelawny League: Illogan RBL Reserves continue winning start to season

4:45pm Tuesday 9th October 2012

Illogan RBL Reserves continued their 100 per cent start to the Trelawny League premier division season as they beat Gwinear Churchtown 6-0 away on Saturday.

Launceston's Lewis Paterson voted Cornwall's Player of the Year

This is The West Country: Lewis Paterson collecting the Bill Osborne Memorial Shield from BBC Cornwall's Peter Richmond

11:51am Friday 5th October 2012

Lewis Paterson from the Cornish All Blacks has been voted the Cornwall Player of the Year by members of Trelawny’s Army Supporters Club.

Cornish Pirates sign Exeter's Junior Poluleuligaga on short term loan deal

10:56am Thursday 4th October 2012

With club captain Gavin Cattle injured in last Friday's game at Doncaster, the Cornish Pirates have reacted quickly to arrange scrum-half cover during Gavin's absence by signing Junior Poluleuligaga on a short term loan deal from Exeter Chiefs.

Late Yetton goal give Truro City victory over Bath City

10:22am Thursday 4th October 2012

Stewart Yetton scored an 87th minute goal to give Truro City a 2-1 win against Bath City on Tuesday night.

Truro City players to stay until October 11

9:38am Thursday 4th October 2012

Administrators at Truro City FC have been given another week to save the club after players agreed to stay at the club until October 11.

'Yellow card cost us,' says Penryn coach Paul Trevaskis

4:50pm Wednesday 3rd October 2012

Penryn RFC coach Paul Trevaskis said a first half yellow card for his side cost 'them dearly' in their loss to St Austell on Saturday as they fell to a 30 points to five loss.

Callum George scores winner as Cornwall Under-18s beat Devon rivals

4:35pm Tuesday 2nd October 2012

Cornwall Under-18s picked up a well deserved 1-0 win  when they beat Devon in the group B opener of the South and West Counties Championships.

Cornish Pirates name side ahead of Newcastle Falcons

12:53pm Friday 21st September 2012

The Cornish Pirates are always pleased to welcome various teams to the Mennaye Field, and especially so on occasions such as this coming Sunday when Newcastle Falcons will be making a first visit.

Cornish Pirates frustrated by Bristol defeat

11:20am Monday 17th September 2012

Winning their opening two games against Jersey and Plymouth Albion in this season's RFU Championship, the Cornish Pirates travelled to Bristol on Sunday keen to make it three wins on the trot.

Falmouth's sailor Sam Goodchild win Normandy Channel Race

This is The West Country: Ned Collier-Wakefiled (left) with Sam Goodchild as they celebrate their victory

5:26pm Thursday 13th September 2012

Falmouth sailor Sam Goodchild and his co-skipper, Ned Collier Wakefield were celebrating at the weekend having won the Normandy Channel Race 2012.

Cornish Pirates sign hooker Jack Yendle from Exeter Chiefs

2:27pm Thursday 13th September 2012

The Cornish Pirates have strengthened their squad by signing a fourth Exeter 'Chief' on dual registration forms.

Falmouth Town boss Alan Carey calls for more from his players

This is The West Country: Falmouth Town boss Alan Carey

10:00am Wednesday 12th September 2012

Falmouth Town manager Alan Carey has called for more from his players following a 0-0 draw at home to Camelford on Saturday.

Rob Cook kicks vital penalty in first game back for the Cornish Pirates

4:16pm Monday 10th September 2012

Returning to the Mennaye Field on loan from Gloucester, in this tense encounter a seventy-fifth minute penalty kicked by full-back Rob Cook proved decisive.

Redruth beat Launceston to claim bragging rights in Cornwall

11:20am Monday 10th September 2012

Cornwall derby honours went to Redruth on Saturday as they beat Launceston by five tries to four at the Recreation Ground.

Camborne make it two wins from two in South West One

10:47am Monday 10th September 2012

Camborne made it two wins from two in South West One with a workman-like display to see off the challenge of Thornbury in the sunshine at the Recreation Ground, writes Martin Symons.

Werrington collect ECB Cornwall Premier League trophy as Falmouth drop to sixth

1:22pm Sunday 9th September 2012

Werrington won the ECB Cornwall Premier League for the first time on Saturday, beating Camborne by eight wickets to claim the trophy.

Helston Athletic beaten away at title rivals Godolphin Atlantic

11:47am Sunday 9th September 2012

Helston Athletic's Carlsberg SW Peninsula League division one west title bid took an early set back on Saturday as they were beaten 5-1 away at Godolphin.

Truro City suffer humbling eight-nil defeat away at Maidenhead United

5:28pm Saturday 8th September 2012

Truro City's week took another bad turn on Saturday as they suffered a humbling 8-0 loss away at Maidenhead United.

Falmouth Town held at home to Camelford

5:15pm Saturday 8th September 2012

Falmouth Town were held to a goalless draw at home to Camelford on Saturday.

Cornish Pirates name side to face Plymouth Albion on Sunday

1:41pm Saturday 8th September 2012

Following their RFU Championship opener away to Jersey last weekend, the Cornish Pirates first home game takes place this coming Sunday against Plymouth Albion. Kick-off at the Mennaye Field is at 3pm.

Cricket: Helston finish runners up in ECB Cornwall division two west

2:00pm Wednesday 5th September 2012

Helston guaranteed runners-up spot in division two with a solid 115 run win at St Ives.

Cricket: Stithians collect ECB Cornwall division two west title

1:20pm Wednesday 5th September 2012

Two years ago Stithians had just beaten Mullion seconds to win Division Four convincingly having only lost one game.

Praise for Mark Goldsworthy following his four goals against Penryn

1:00pm Wednesday 5th September 2012

There was praise for Helston Athletic striker Mark Goldsworthy, from his manager Sid Taylor, after he scored four goals against local rivals Penryn Athletic on Saturday.

Falmouth Albion lose to leaders in Trelawny League premier division

12:00pm Wednesday 5th September 2012

Illogan RBL continued their winning start to the Trelawny League Premier Division season with a 3-0 win over Falmouth Albion with goals from Simon Carter, Luke Abbott-Smith and Jason Buckley.

Cricket: Falmouth fall to heavy defeat against league leaders Werrington

8:20am Wednesday 5th September 2012

Falmouth had what only can be described as an “off day” at Werrington on Saturday where they went down to a heavy defeat.








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