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GOLF: Mullion Jubilee crown for Head

Falmouth Packet: Senior captain Tom Suddes (right) presents the trophy to Paul Head

3:02pm Friday 31st July 2015

GALE force winds did not prevent some good scores being produced in the Seniors' Jubilee Trophy at Mullion.

RUGBY: Jordan swaps Penryn for Camborne

Falmouth Packet:

9:00am Saturday 1st August 2015

BEN Jordan has agreed a deal which sees him join Camborne from Penryn.

FOOTBALL: Derby clash won by Helston Athletic in Dave Gardner Trophy

Falmouth Packet:

5:00pm Friday 31st July 2015

DEFENDING champions Helston Athletic retained local bragging rights as they beat rivals Porthleven in the second round of Dave Gardner Trophy matches.

FOOTBALL: Masters - "Truro City would have been relegated without plans approval"

Falmouth Packet: Retail park plans for Truro City's football ground

3:00pm Saturday 1st August 2015

TRURO City's chairman Peter Masters if retail park plans for Treyew Road had not been passed then the club would have faced certain relegation from the National League South next year.

FOOTBALL: Mullion and Lizard Argyle make Ron Curnow Final

Falmouth Packet: Bovingdon Football Club raises £2,000 with five-a-side tournament

1:30pm Friday 31st July 2015

THIS year's Ron Curnow Memorial Trophy Final at Clifden Parc on Saturday will be see Mullion defend their title against Lizard Argyle.

RUGBY: Delight after Stadium for Cornwall retail park plans are green-lighted

Falmouth Packet:

10:30am Friday 31st July 2015

BUILDING work can finally begin on the Stadium for Cornwall after councillors approved proposals for shops to go on the site.

RUGBY: Robinson - 'I'd start with Nowell in World Cup'

Falmouth Packet: World Cup winner Jason Robinson with the Webb Ellis Cup during the trophy's tour ahead of the competition

8:02am Friday 31st July 2015

JACK Nowell started the year outside England’s squad but he can end it as a Red Rose hero – according to Rugby World Cup winner Jason Robinson, writes Chris Bailey.

FOOTBALL: More fixtures announced for Cornwall U18s

Falmouth Packet: Dates for Cornwall's South West County Championship matches have been confirmed

4:02pm Thursday 30th July 2015

FIXTURE dates have been confirmed for Cornwall's Under 18 side for the forthcoming season.

GOLF: Trophy success for Strick at Praa Sands

Falmouth Packet: Steve Strick won the Kenny Pascoe Memorial Trophy

1:32pm Thursday 30th July 2015

STEVE Strick came out on top as the men contested the Kenny Pascoe Memorial Trophy at Praa Sands Golf Club on Sunday.

SAILING: Strongest winds of season test Mylor sailors

Falmouth Packet: Boats at Mylor Yacht Club had a stiff breeze to contest with

5:02pm Wednesday 29th July 2015

LIVELY northerly winds reaching 25 knots made for exciting racing at Mylor Yacht Club on Friday evening.

CRICKET: Washout leads to fixture pile-up for Cornish

Falmouth Packet: Cornwall will have to travel again to Hertfordshire on August 9 for their semi final

12:02pm Wednesday 29th July 2015

CORNWALL’S cricketers face a return trip to Hertfordshire after Sunday’s Unicorns Trophy semi final at Harpenden was washed out without a ball bowled, writes Michael Weeks.

FOOTBALL: Reaction to Westgarth's appointment at Falmouth positive

Falmouth Packet:

11:00am Thursday 30th July 2015

PRAISE has been pouring in for Andrew Westgarth after his appointment to Falmouth Town.

GOLF: New holes the start of big changes to Falmouth Golf Club

Falmouth Packet: Connor Davidson teeing off at the new ninth hole

9:32am Wednesday 29th July 2015

MAJOR changes to Falmouth Golf Club have started to take shape with two new holes coming into use.

FOOTBALL: Carey back in charge of Mullion

Falmouth Packet:

7:30am Wednesday 29th July 2015

A QUICK turnaround has happened in the Clifden Parc dugout as Mullion unveiled their new manager – and it is as a familiar face returns.

DARTS: Falmouth tournament proves to be a hit with players

Falmouth Packet: Boards were set up around the clubhouse during the competition. Picture: DAVID J BLANKS/CARTEL

6:02pm Tuesday 28th July 2015

FESTIVE darts could be coming to Falmouth this year following the success of a competition which was held for the first time on Sunday.

CRICKET: Incredible ending sees Helston v Wadebridge finish evenly

Falmouth Packet: Chris Martin at the crease. Picture: PHIL RUBERRY

3:32pm Tuesday 28th July 2015

A DRAMATIC finish at Beacon Parc on Saturday saw Helston escape with a tie against Wadebridge, in a game they might well have lost, writes Michael Weeks.

CRICKET: St Gluvias move into mid-table after fourth win in succession

Falmouth Packet: Jake Preston scored 78 not out with the bat to see the Saints home. Picture: CORNISHPHOTOS

1:32pm Tuesday 28th July 2015

AFTER a tricky start to their season, St Gluvias are gradually heading towards safety in County Division One thanks to four straight wins.

POOL: League and Knock-out double bagged by Stithians CC

Falmouth Packet: The Team Knock-out crown was secured by Stithians CC A

10:40am Tuesday 28th July 2015

STITHIANS CC A added the Penryn/Falmouth & District Pool Team Knock-out title to their league crown on Friday.

GOLF: Brodie bags bragging rights again at Falmouth

Falmouth Packet: The junior side from the Brian Gripe Trophy semi final. Back row (L-R): Kemp, Callum Davis and Ben Browning. Front row (L-R): Kieran Ashley and Tom Matthews.

8:02am Tuesday 28th July 2015

BRODIE Kemp kept up his fine form to win for the second successive week at Falmouth Golf Club, writes Keith Rashleigh.

CRICKET: Cornwall Cricket League results

Falmouth Packet: Scores from the weekend's fixtures

5:03pm Monday 27th July 2015


FOOTBALL: Honours even between Helston and Falmouth

Falmouth Packet:

2:00pm Monday 27th July 2015

ANDREW Westgarth's career as player-manager of Falmouth Town got off to a decent start as he scored in their Dave Gardner Trophy clash with Helston Athletic.

SAILING: Ainslie delighted with opening America's Cup World Series win

Falmouth Packet: The Duchess of Cambridge with Sir Ben Ainslie,skipper of the Land Rover BAR Racing Team's after she had presented him with the winners trophy. Picture: LLOYD IMAGES

10:32am Monday 27th July 2015

SIR Ben Ainslie has predicted an "exciting future" for his America's Cup team after they tasted success in the opening World Series round.

FOOTBALL: Westgarth looking forward to managerial challenge at Falmouth

Falmouth Packet: Westgarth during his previous spell at Falmouth Town

2:42pm Friday 24th July 2015

ANDREW Westgarth said he is very excited at the prospect of being the boss of his hometown club.

RUGBY: Prisk says leaving Redruth was "a tough choice"

Falmouth Packet:

2:00pm Friday 24th July 2015

TODD Prisk admitted his decision to depart Redruth was a difficult one – but he could not miss the chance to play a higher level of rugby.

POKER: Tournament being held in Penryn

Falmouth Packet: Poker. Picture: ardelfin/morguefile

8:00am Monday 27th July 2015

BUDDING card sharks will have the chance to test their skills out in Penryn as a new competition starts up.

PIRATES: Chairman 'disappointed' with Cornwall Council planner's verdict

Falmouth Packet:

9:00am Sunday 26th July 2015

CORNISH Pirates chairman Ian Connell has described a planning report ahead of a crunch meeting to decide the Stadium for Cornwall's fate as "muddled, repetitive and confusing".

CRICKET: Mining League Final missed out on by Constantine

Falmouth Packet:

3:00pm Sunday 26th July 2015

HOPES of winning the Mining Division Evening League title were dashed for Constantine on Wednesday as they were knocked out at the semi final stage.

RUGBY: Sages meeting at Falmouth Rugby Club

Falmouth Packet:

3:00pm Saturday 25th July 2015

THE date and venue for the next Cornwall Rugby Sages meeting has been confirmed.

FOOTBALL: Richards thanked for job done at Mullion

Falmouth Packet: L-R: Mullion chairman Chris Rosevear, Kevin Richards, David Leonard and Martin Pennington

10:32am Friday 24th July 2015

OFFICIALS at Mullion have praised Kevin Richards for his work done as manager of the club following his decision to stand down.

CRICKET: Wendron bag fifth Andrew Cup title

Falmouth Packet:

9:00am Saturday 25th July 2015

WENDRON managed to keep their cool in a tense Andrew Cup Final on Thursday evening to bring home the trophy to Underlane.

ROWING: Glover says her and Stanning are "avoiding complacency" ahead of World Championship

Falmouth Packet: Helen Glover leaves the boathouse at GB Rowing's base in Caversham during the squad announcement. Picture: PETER SPURRIER/INTERSPORT IMAGES

8:02am Friday 24th July 2015

OLYMPIC champion Helen Glover said she and Heather Stanning will let their rowing do the talking as they look to retain the World Championship title - and qualify for Rio 2016 in the process.

SURF LIFE-SAVING: Gylly's nippers win their first Cornish title

Falmouth Packet: Gylly's Nippers at Portreath

6:02pm Thursday 23rd July 2015

THERE was plenty to celebrate for Gyllyngvase Surf Life-saving Club over the weekend as their youth side were crowned Cornish champions for the first time.

SAILING: Construction series returns to Mylor for 2015 season

Falmouth Packet: Jab Jab, skippered by Richard Chart, made her debut at Mylor

3:32pm Thursday 23rd July 2015

BOATS moved onto the start line for the opening Falmouth Boat Construction 'C' Series race of the season at Mylor Yacht Club.

GOLF: Youth overcomes experience at Falmouth for Rider Cup

Falmouth Packet: L-R: Falmouth club captain Barry Lawrence, Rider Cup winner Brodie Kemp, Andy McKnight of main sponsors Miller Countrywide and club president Bob Wooldridge

1:32pm Thursday 23rd July 2015

A MARATHON effort was put in by players at Falmouth Golf Club on Saturday as the prestigious Rider Cup was contested over 36 holes, writes Keith Rashleigh.

SAILING: Some skippers brave conditions in COGS race to Penzance

Falmouth Packet: Daring set off at the start of the race

11:02am Thursday 23rd July 2015

SAILORS raced around the Lizard Peninsula towards Penzance in the latest Cornish Offshore Group Series race on Saturday.

FOOTBALL: Ron Curnow Memorial Cup returns for 2015 edition

Falmouth Packet: Mullion beat St Keverne 3-1 to win the cup last year

8:02am Thursday 23rd July 2015

THIS year’s Ron Curnow Memorial Cup is set to begin on Tuesday with Mullion's Clifden Parc acting as the host venue.

CRICKET: New champions for Falmouth 6-a-side

Falmouth Packet: The winning Acorn Multi Sport team

6:03pm Wednesday 22nd July 2015

FALMOUTH Cricket Club hosted their annual 6-a-side tournament on Sunday with a suitable half a dozen teams entering.

RUGBY: Cowan-Dickie not thinking about potential World Cup selection for England

Falmouth Packet: Luke Cowan-Dickie (left) with Ben Youngs and Dave Atwood model the shirts which will be worn by England at the World Cup

4:03pm Wednesday 22nd July 2015

LUKE Cowan-Dickie insists the threat of being cut from England’s Rugby World Cup squad has done nothing to dampen spirits within the training camp, writes Luke Baker.

SAILING: Quick pace for Royal Cornwall Yacht Club race

Falmouth Packet: Scorpion finished second in the IRC Two category

1:32pm Wednesday 22nd July 2015

MORE than 20 boats waited near the committee boat at Royal Cornwall Yacht Club anchored close to the eastern shore, writes Harold Martin.

FOOTBALL: Richards says promotion denial for Mullion is reason for stepping down

Falmouth Packet: Kevin Richards during his time as Porthleven manager. He has stood down at Mullion after three seasons in charge

12:04pm Wednesday 22nd July 2015

MISSING out on promotion and losing players to rival clubs has prompted Kevin Richards to resign as Mullion's first team boss.

CRICKET: Jenkin says Helston have to return to winning ways

Falmouth Packet: Helston will be hoping celebrations returns quickly after suffering their first league defeat 14 games into the season

9:32am Wednesday 22nd July 2015

REACTING to their first league defeat of the 2015 season will be crucial for Helston according to their skipper.

FOOTBALL: Hughes - 'I'm gutted that I've had to resign from Falmouth'

Falmouth Packet: Work and family commitments led Hughes to his decision

7:32am Wednesday 22nd July 2015

WAYNE Hughes said he departs Falmouth Town with a "heavy heart" - but simply could not give 100 per cent attention to the manager's job there.

CRICKET: Workman blasts Helston away

Falmouth Packet: Ben Rule scored 50 not out for Helston

5:02pm Tuesday 21st July 2015

IT is all to play for in the County Division One title race after Helston lost their unbeaten record at Callington on Saturday, writes Michael Weeks.

DARTS: Arrers at the ready for maiden Falmouth Summer Darts Tournament

Falmouth Packet: A field of 64 players will be participating in the competition

3:02pm Tuesday 21st July 2015

PLAYERS are gearing up for the first Falmouth Summer Darts tournament at Bickland Park on Sunday.

CRICKET: Newquay collapse hands Falmouth victory

Falmouth Packet: The ball whistles past Falmouth's batsman during their innings of 150. Picture: CORNISHPHOTOS

1:32pm Tuesday 21st July 2015

FALMOUTH kept themselves in contention in the Cornwall Premier League on Saturday with a 45 run victory over Newquay, writes Michael Weeks.

PIRATES: Southworth and Brownfield added to Pirates' squad

Falmouth Packet: Cornish Pirates crush Titans

11:50am Tuesday 21st July 2015

A PAIR of talented young players have been brought into the Cornish Pirates team for next season under the club's Player Development Foundation scheme.

FOOTBALL: Peters unhappy with treatment as he departs Falmouth Town

Falmouth Packet: Jason Peters produces a save in goal for Falmouth last season

10:32am Tuesday 21st July 2015

JASON Peters admitted he was "disappointed" with the nature of his departure from Falmouth Town - but is looking forward to his St Austell return.

CYCLING: Peters picked in South West team for Sainsbury's Schools Games

Falmouth Packet: Alfie Peters on his bike

8:02am Tuesday 21st July 2015

A TEENAGER from Truro is set to follow in the footsteps of athletes like Adam Gemili and Katarina Johnson-Thompson after being selected to compete at the Sainsbury's School Games.

POOL: Legs and cricketers make Penryn/Falmouth & District Knock-out Final

Falmouth Packet: The final will feature Seaview Legs and Stithians CC A

6:02pm Monday 20th July 2015

SEAVIEW Legs and Stithians CC A will contest this year's Penryn/Falmouth & District Pool League Knock-out Final on Friday.

CRICKET: Cornwall Cricket League scores

Falmouth Packet: Scores from this weekend's Cornwall Cricket League fixtures

3:32pm Monday 20th July 2015


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