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CRICKET: Weekend Cornwall Cricket scores

Falmouth Packet: Scores from the weekend

4:02pm Monday 6th July 2015

CORNWALL PREMIER DIVISION

FOOTBALL: New girls league formed in Cornwall

Falmouth Packet: The Cornwall FA Girls Football League has been established to help develop the game in the Duchy

1:32pm Monday 6th July 2015

WOMEN'S football development has been given a boost in Cornwall after the county's FA established a new league competition to start next season.

FOOTBALL: Premier test for Porthleven in FA Vase

Falmouth Packet:

11:00am Monday 6th July 2015

SOUTH West Peninsula League Premier side Ivybridge Town will be the challenge for Porthleven to overcome in the FA Vase first qualifying round.

GOLF: Hat-trick of Memorial Cups secured by Martin at Budock Vean

Falmouth Packet: Vice captain Dennis McQuillan presents Brian Martin (left) with the Bill Rowe Memorial Cup

12:18pm Friday 3rd July 2015

CLUB president Brian Martin won the Bill Rowe Memorial Cup at Budock Vean for the third time on Sunday.

GOLF: Praa Sands Club Championship wins for Willett and Jacka

Falmouth Packet: Scott Willett and Mike Jacka won the scratch and net trophies in the competition

10:32am Friday 3rd July 2015

SCOTT Willett and Mike Jacka picked up the Maurice Guy Club Championship scratch and net titles respectively at Praa Sands on Sunday.

FOOTBALL: Trial dates for Cornwall U18s announced

Falmouth Packet:

3:00pm Sunday 5th July 2015

OFFICIALS from the Cornwall FA have confirmed a set of trials for players aged between 15 and 18 to compete for a spot in the county's Under 18s squad for next season.

RUGBY: Coach Phil up for national award

Falmouth Packet:

9:00am Sunday 5th July 2015

POSTMAN Phil Olds has been shortlisted for a national award for his coaching services at Redruth.

RUGBY: Coaching team with Premiership experience join London Cornish

Falmouth Packet:

4:00pm Friday 3rd July 2015

FORMER Wasps star Dinos Alexipoulos has been named as London Cornish's forwards coach for next season.

RUGBY LEAGUE: Cornwall looking to even score in 2015 County of Origin

Falmouth Packet:

1:00pm Friday 3rd July 2015

BLACK and gold jerseys will be put on again by rugby league players from Cornwall tomorrow as they look to level the 2015 County of Origin Series in Launceston.

CRICKET: Win in last Mining League group game for St Gluvias

Falmouth Packet: St Gluvias beat Wendron by 25 runs

5:06pm Thursday 2nd July 2015

ST Gluvias finished their 2015 Mining Division Evening League campaign with a second win in the competition on Tuesday.

GOLF: Women play for Rosebowl at Mullion

Falmouth Packet: Maureen Cuthbertson won the title

2:32pm Thursday 2nd July 2015

FEMALE players contested the Ruby Harvey Rosebowl at Mullion Golf Club on Thursday.

RUGBY: Brownfield brought into Camborne squad alongside young trio

Falmouth Packet:

12:00pm Thursday 2nd July 2015

CORNWALL Under 20s star Rhys Brownfield is the latest recruit to Camborne's squad for the 2015/16 season - with three of the club's colts getting promoted to the senior side too.

GOLF: Hat-trick of Memorial Cups secured by Martin at Budock Vean

Falmouth Packet:

10:00am Thursday 2nd July 2015

CLUB president Brian Martin won the Bill Rowe Memorial Cup at Budock Vean for the third time on Sunday.

RUGBY: Eggs beaten in finals at last Newquay Surf 7s

Falmouth Packet: Matt Shepherd is tackled while playing for Eggs I

5:03pm Wednesday 1st July 2015

FINALS were reached by the two teams Eggs 7s sent to Newquay on Saturday for the last ever tournament in Newquay - but both had to settle for runners-up medals.

POOL: Julian trio claim Penryn/Falmouth & District Pool League Triples crown

Falmouth Packet: Phil, Andrew and Matt Julian won the final 5-0

3:32pm Wednesday 1st July 2015

AN EMPHATIC whitewash victory was secured by the Julian family in the Penryn/Falmouth & District Pool League Triples Final on Friday.

PIRATES: Coote making Mennaye return

Falmouth Packet:

12:14pm Wednesday 1st July 2015

SCRUM-HALF Rob Coote is the latest name to be brought into the Cornish Pirates squad under their Player Development Foundation.

GOLF: Chambers' excellent round seals Martin Furze Cup win at Falmouth

Falmouth Packet: Pete Chambers won the Martin Furze Cup

12:05pm Wednesday 1st July 2015

THE Martin Furze Cup attracted 88 entries on Saturday at Falmouth Golf Club in near perfect weather, writes Keith Rashleigh.

RUGBY: Sam Matavesi rejoins Camborne

Falmouth Packet:

11:00am Wednesday 1st July 2015

FIJIAN international Sam Matavesi has been re-signed as a Camborne player after three seasons away from the Cherry & Whites.

CRICKET: Stand-in skipper Purchase is in a happy mood at Falmouth

Falmouth Packet: Christian Purchase bowling during the Vinter Cup semi final against Helston. He will captain Falmouth while Sean Hooper is out injured

9:32am Wednesday 1st July 2015

CHRISTIAN Purchase said he is looking forward to his captaincy stint at Falmouth as he continues to try and "prove doubters wrong" this season.

FOOTBALL: Young looking forward to life at St Austell

Falmouth Packet: Charlie Young has signed for St Austell

7:32am Wednesday 1st July 2015

BATTLING for silverware at Poltair Park was a prospect too big for Charlie Young to turn down.

FOOTBALL: Day and Annear named in Cornwall U18s coaching team for 2015/16

Falmouth Packet: Jamie Day during his time as a professional footballer

6:03pm Tuesday 30th June 2015

FORMER professional footballer and Falmouth School pupil Jamie Day will be alongside ex-Porthleven boss Dennis Annear in the Cornwall Under 18s coaching set-up.

SAILING: Working boats participate in Heard and Tony West Memorial Races

Falmouth Packet: The boats set off for the Heard and Toby West Memorial Races

4:33pm Tuesday 30th June 2015

CAPTAINS of working boats set off from Mylor Yacht Club on Saturday to compete in the Heard and Toby West Memorial Races.

RUGBY: Signings confirmed by Redruth including set of Camborne stars

Falmouth Packet:

2:49pm Tuesday 30th June 2015

BOSSES at Redruth have confirmed the names of seven new players joining their ranks for the 2015/16 season - including three from neighbours Camborne.

CRICKET: Undefeated Helston leading the way at season's halfway point

Falmouth Packet: Mark Jenkin batting for Helston. Picture: CORNISHPHOTOS

1:32pm Tuesday 30th June 2015

DAN Jenkin said he is "thrilled" to see Helston remain unbeaten in the league at the season's halfway stage.

CYCLING: Place inside top ten at National Road Race achieved by Lampier

Falmouth Packet: Steve Lampier came ninth in the race

12:04pm Tuesday 30th June 2015

STEVE Lampier recorded a top ten finish at the British National Road Race held in Lincoln on Sunday.

SAILING: Black Dog leaves fleet behind in dominant display at Royal Cornwall Yacht Club

Falmouth Packet: Black Dog controlled the race from start to finish

10:33am Tuesday 30th June 2015

OTHER boats were left in a daze as Black Dog romped to a fine victory at Royal Cornwall Yacht Club with warm breezes blowing for the first time this season on Friday.

GIG ROWING: Falmouth super-vets crews bag county titles

Falmouth Packet: Falmouth's crews celebrate. Back row L-R: Jeb Preston, Janet Cave, Simon Coley, Debbie Maxted, Nick Maxted, Lizzie Anderson (cox), Alan Anderson, Debbie Smith.Front row L-R: Judith Preston, Paul Smith, Elaine Edmond, Greg Oldrieve, Caroline Heard

8:01am Tuesday 30th June 2015

THERE was double delight for Falmouth Gig Club's super-veterans as they brought home two titles from the County Championship's in Saltash on Sunday.

CRICKET: Cornwall Cricket League scores

Falmouth Packet: Scores from the weekend's games in the Cornwall Cricket League

6:02pm Monday 29th June 2015

CORNWALL PREMIER DIVISION

SAILING: Thrilling finish sees Lionheart win J Class Regatta in Falmouth

Falmouth Packet: Lionheart played their tactics just right in the final race to claim the title. Picture: EMMA LOUISE WYN JONES

3:33pm Monday 29th June 2015

NERVES were shot by the end of the J Class Regatta in Falmouth as Lionheart secured the 2015 title in a tense series of races.

RUGBY: Cornwall Development Programme being run at Penryn College

Falmouth Packet: The college will be one of the four centres were Under 13s and 14s will train

1:32pm Monday 29th June 2015

PENRYN College will be one of the four centres for the Cornwall RFU's Development Programme during the 2015/16 season.

PIRATES: O'Meara signs for Cornish Pirates

Falmouth Packet:

11:42am Monday 29th June 2015

FORMER England Students winger Alex O'Meara has agreed a deal to join the Cornish Pirates under their Player Development Foundation scheme.

ATHLETIC: Veterans title for Helston's Paul Whear at Cornwall 10,000m Championships

Falmouth Packet: Paul Whear came fifth overall and claimed the veterans title on the track

11:03am Monday 29th June 2015

PAUL Whear topped the veterans leaderboard at the annual Cornwall 10,000m Championship held at Par after finishing fifth overall.

GOLF: Churchill Medal won by Taylor at Falmouth

Falmouth Packet: Ross Taylor won the Churchill Medal at Falmouth Golf Club

9:01am Sunday 28th June 2015

ROSS Taylor deservedly won the Churchill Medal at sunny Falmouth Golf Club, writes Keith Rashleigh.

CRICKET: Clean sweep of group wins for Constantine

Falmouth Packet:

3:00pm Saturday 27th June 2015

A 100 per cent victory record in the Mining Division Evening League was sealed by Constantine in the group stage on Wednesday.

CRICKET: Close finishes galore in Andrew Cup quarter finals

Falmouth Packet:

5:00pm Friday 26th June 2015

THERE was plenty of excitement in the Andrew Cup quarter finals with several nailbiting endings - including a winner being decided on losing fewer wickets.

ROWING: Glover and Stanning included in Team GB for World Cup event in Lucerne

Falmouth Packet: Helen Glover (left) and Heather Stanning celebrate winning gold in the women's pair final at the 2012 Olympics. Picture: PRESS ASSOCIATION

8:00am Monday 29th June 2015

PENZANCE'S Helen Glover and her rowing partner Heather Stanning will be on the water again as part of the British team at Lucerne in Switzerland.

FOOTBALL: Cornwall Senior and Junior Cup Finals to be played on different days

Falmouth Packet:

3:00pm Sunday 28th June 2015

CHANGES made to the Senior and Junior Cup competitions in Cornwall will see the finals played on separate days.

RUGBY: Open top bus parade for Cornwall team

Falmouth Packet:

9:00am Saturday 27th June 2015

SUPPORTERS will get the chance to cheer on Cornwall one more time this year as the team goes round Truro on an open top bus parade with the County Championship Trophy.

CRICKET: Falmouth in Vinter Cup Final again after semi win over Helston

Falmouth Packet:

2:30pm Friday 26th June 2015

FOR the third year in a row Falmouth will feature in the Vinter Cup Final after they knocked Helston out in the semi final stage on Wednesday evening.

SAILING: Crews not left with much wind to work with at Flushing

Falmouth Packet: Victory finished third in B Class. Picture: D MOORE

11:04am Friday 26th June 2015

LIGHT winds proved tricky to judge on Tuesday evening as crews set out from Flushing Sailing Club for the Hine-Downing Series third leg, writes Harold Martin.

GOLF: Trezise grabs first win at Budock Vean

Falmouth Packet: L-R: Budock Vean club captain David Willetts, Piran Trezise, club president Brian Martin

8:03am Friday 26th June 2015

JUST a fortnight after joining the club, Piran Trezise won his first tournament as a Budock Vean member.

POOL: Victory sees Helston FC stay in first place

Falmouth Packet: Helston FC are top, but Lizard FC have a game in hand

5:31pm Thursday 25th June 2015

TOP spot was clung onto by Helston FC A in the West Cornwall Pool League Division One after a 5-4 win.

RUGBY: Cook taking over captaincy at Redruth in 2015/16

Falmouth Packet: Damien Cook has been appointed Redruth captain for the 2015/16 campaign. Picture: SIMON BRYANT/ITKIS PHOTO

3:06pm Thursday 25th June 2015

DAMIEN Cook has said he is "honoured" to have been handed the captain's armband at Redruth.

SAILING: Crowded waters make for entertaining racing at Mylor

Falmouth Packet: General Khaos and 4 Play racing in E Class

12:36pm Thursday 25th June 2015

SKIPPERS of 29 boats took their vessels to the start line of the third Mylor Chandlery and Rigging Series race of the season on Friday, writes Stephen Nicholls.

RUGBY: Eggs set to smash into Army at Newquay

Falmouth Packet:

10:30am Thursday 25th June 2015

BOSSES at Eggs 7s said they are expecting a tough challenge to come from the Army at the Newquay 7s on Saturday.

SAILING: Pleasant conditions for Royal Cornwall Yacht Club race

Falmouth Packet: The weather held up nicely for the boats

8:03am Thursday 25th June 2015

BRIGHT sun and a cool northerly breeze drew over 20 boats from Royal Cornwall Yacht Club to the start area just north of St Mawes Castle on Friday to give a good beat to the North Bank, writes Harold Martin.

POOL: Family get-together for Penryn/Falmouth Triples final

Falmouth Packet: Phil, Andrew and Matt Julian will take on Tony and Ken Churcher and Alex Hunt in Friday's clash

3:03pm Wednesday 24th June 2015

IT will be a family affair in the Penryn/Falmouth & District Pool League Triples Knock-out Final on Friday.

UPDATED - FOOTBALL: St Austell sign Charlie Young from Helston

Falmouth Packet:

12:52pm Wednesday 24th June 2015

A MOVE from Helston Athletic to St Austell for Charlie Young has been confirmed.

FOOTBALL: Massey says Wendron is the "place to be" in 2015/16

Falmouth Packet: Stuart Massey is looking forward to taking charge of Wendron United

12:05pm Wednesday 24th June 2015

NEW Wendron United boss Stuart Massey believes the club have a bright future ahead of them - and has urged players to join in.

FOOTBALL: Kellow happy after transition into Porthleven manager's role

Falmouth Packet: Phil Kellow (centre) is happy with how things are shaping up at Porthleven

9:32am Wednesday 24th June 2015

"THE only way is up for Porthleven" according to the club's new manager Phil Kellow as pre-season preparations begin.

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