Cornwall Paralympic Hopeful Receives Nissan Boost

Falmouth Packet: Melissa Reid handover

8:00am Saturday 17th May 2014

Cornwall’s double world champion paratriathlete Melissa Reid has received a major sponsorship boost as her preparations for the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games intensifies.

Falmouth ladies and men win at World Pilot Gig Championships

Falmouth Packet: Falmouth gig rowers take double at World Championships

5:44pm Sunday 4th May 2014

Falmouth Gig Club's ladies' team has retained its crown for the fifth consecutive year at the World Pilot Gig Championships.

Falmouth Squash Club wins Hine Plate

Falmouth Packet: (Left to right) Peter Keam, Matt Tamblyn, Ben MacDonald, Oscar Lloyd-Laney, Cameron Briggs and Alex Head

8:22am Tuesday 29th April 2014

Falmouth Squash Club is delighted to have won the Hine Plate at the finals held in Truro on Saturday, 26th April 2014.

Fundraising basketball match for Penryn Rebels

Falmouth Packet: Coaching course starts in February

12:00pm Sunday 27th April 2014

An amateur basketball team in Penryn will be hosting a fundraising exhibition match against Plymouth Pirates on Tuesday.

Ben Ainslie in the running for World Sailor of the Year award

Falmouth Packet: Ben Ainslie in the running for World Sailor of the Year award

10:07am Friday 5th October 2012

Mylor’s Olympic hero Ben Ainslie has been shortlisted for a prestigious world award.

Falmouth's Richard Dalton picks up first road race win at Penwith Radio Run

Falmouth Packet: Falmouth Road Runner Richard Dalton crossing the finish line on Sunday

4:32pm Tuesday 2nd October 2012

Falmouth Road Runner Richard Dalton picked up his first road race win on Sunday when he won the Penwith Radio run.

New zero-to-three miles running programme to be launched

Falmouth Packet: Get into runnng by taking part in the zero-to-three miles running course

10:28am Thursday 20th September 2012

FOLLOWING the continuing success of the first two ‘Zero to 3 Miles’ run/walk programmes, a brand new course is being launched at the Dracaena Centre in Falmouth to encourage complete beginners to take up running in a friendly, no-pressure environment.

Penryn athletes complete 24-hour running relay for charity

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8:50pm Tuesday 28th August 2012

Members of Penryn-based Mile High Running Club have completed a 24-hour relay over a one mile course on Falmouth’s seafront.

Falmouth student Josie Williams retains her European surf life saving title

Falmouth Packet: Josie Williams, centre, on top of the podium

5:53pm Tuesday 28th August 2012

Falmouth’s Josie Williams has claimed gold in the Youth Surf Life Saving European Championships - retaining the title she won in 2011.

Penryn Mile High Athletes to complete 24-hour running relay

10:41am Thursday 23rd August 2012

Athletes from Penryn-based Mile High Runners will be taking part in a 24-hour relay in aid of Cancer Research UK on Saturday, August 25.

Good results for juniors in first Gylly Surf Life Saving Club triathlon

Falmouth Packet: The junior winners from Gylly Surf Life Saving and Triathlon Club

10:00am Thursday 23rd August 2012

Sea fog, lightning and monsoon like conditions didn't dampen spirits at the first Gylly Relay and Junior Triathlon.

Team GB gold medalist to compete in rowing challenge off St Mawes

Falmouth Packet: The Team GB rowing crew including gold medalists Helen Glover, Heather Stanning and Sophie Hosking who will be racing Cornish Gig Rowers off St Mawes next month

8:20am Wednesday 22nd August 2012

Olympic fans from across the region will get the chance to see some gold medal winners next month when Great Britain’s Olympic women’s rowing team visit St Mawes.

Good performances from Cornwall AC athletes at Duchy open

8:20pm Tuesday 21st August 2012

After a wet start, athletes and spectators were rewarded with a day of glorious sunshine, yes I did say glorious sunshine, at Carn Brea Leisure Centre last Sunday for the 37th Duchy Open Track and Field meeting, organised by Cornwall Athletic Club.

Local boy Ben Skinner second in Boardmasters' Longboard Final

4:05pm Friday 10th August 2012

Spectators and athletes were treated to glorious sunshine at Relentless Energy Drink Boardmasters in association with Vans yesterday (Thursday).

Emma Stepto sets new course record at Indian Queens Half Marathon

4:00pm Thursday 9th August 2012

The warm temperatures and light winds suggested that fast times could be the order of the day in last Sunday’s 30th Indian Queens Half Marathon.

West Cornwall Pool League: Lizard FC extend their lead

9:20am Wednesday 8th August 2012

LIZARD FC A extended their lead at the top of division one of the West Cornwall Summer Pool League last week after an 8-1 win over the Harbour Inn.

Truro BMX racer aims to make Rio 2016 Olympic Games

Falmouth Packet: Charlotte Green

5:44pm Tuesday 7th August 2012

Inspired by the London 2012 Olympics, BMX Dirt Bike Racer and JJB Sports employee Charlotte Green, pictured above, is hoping her Olympic dream will come true in four years' time, when the Games take place in Rio de Janeiro.

Olympics: Wadebridge's Annabel Vernon says she is proud of team in women's eight

6:30pm Friday 3rd August 2012

ANNABEL Vernon admits Great Britain’s women’s eight got found out as they missed the medal podium at London 2012 – but she’s adamant she can leave Dorney Lake with her head held high.

Pool: Helston FC B close on league leaders

7:40pm Thursday 2nd August 2012

The top two teams didn’t play in division one of the West Cornwall Summer Pool League last week so third-placed Helston FC B took advantage.

Olympics: Win was 'painful' says gold medal champion Helen Glover

Falmouth Packet: Helen Glover

11:37am Thursday 2nd August 2012

HELEN Glover has described her Olympic gold medal winning performance as 'painful' as they blew away the opposition in the women's pair on Wednesday.

Athletics: Cornwall AC trail Yeovil Olympiads in division one title race

1:30pm Thursday 26th July 2012

As expected, this season's South West Track and Field League Division One title race has come down to a two horse race between Yeovil Olympiads AC and the defending league champions, Cornwall AC.

Badminton: Excitement mounting for 30th Cornwall Open

Falmouth Packet: Young badminton star Amy Polglase

10:30pm Tuesday 24th July 2012

EXCITEMENT is mounting and another bumper overall entry - in excess of 100 top-flight players - is expected to be competing in the Duchy of Cornwall 30th "Open" Badminton Championships, in September.

Truro Road Runner finishes first for England in Anglo Celtic Plate

Falmouth Packet: Isobel Wykes

10:43am Tuesday 24th July 2012

Truro Road Runner Isobel Wykes did her local club and country proud on Sunday as she finished second, and first for England, in the Anglo Celtic Plate.

Pool: Wodehouse Arms to meet Stithians in knockout final

12:30pm Friday 20th July 2012

The final of the Penryn and Falmouth district pool (old EPA rules) team knockout competition will be contested tonight (Friday) between the Wodehouse Arms and Stithians Cricket Club A Team.

Emma and Colin perform well for Cornwall AC at Saltash Magnificent 7 race

9:00am Wednesday 18th July 2012

Cornwall's road runners have had a busy last few days, with last Sunday's Magnificent 7 race following on just four days after the Summer Turkey Trot.

Royal Marines announce decision to quit CSWPL football

10:01am Thursday 5th April 2012

The Royal Marines have announced that they will be quitting Carlsberg South West Peninsula League football at the end of the season.

Thomas winS 36th Duchy Marathon

11:17am Thursday 8th March 2012

Justin Thomas (Cornwall AC) and Isobel Wykes (Truro Running Club) defied the conditions producing phenominal performances in the men's and ladies' races in last weekend’s 36th Duchy Marathon, writes Alan Rowling.

Truro High School star wins bronze medal at Junior Commonwealth championships

Falmouth Packet: Truro High School star wins fencing bronze medal

4:30pm Thursday 1st March 2012

Truro High School fencing star, Teresa Norejko, has won a bronze medal in the Junior Commonwealth Fencing Championships’ team event.

Netball: Storm impress in international friendly

Falmouth Packet: The Storm players who played against Wales Under-15s

4:23pm Thursday 1st March 2012

Carn Brea Storm's young players did the club proud when they took on Wales Under-15s in a friendly at the Welsh Institute of Sport in Cardiff.

New beginners' running club launched in Falmouth

3:00pm Thursday 1st March 2012

FOLLOWING the success of the first ‘zero to three miles’ run/walk programme last autumn, a second course is being launched at the Dracaena Centre in Falmouth to encourage complete beginners to take up running in a friendly, no-pressure environment.

Ben Ainslie cleared for Olympics after RYA take no further action over boat rage incident

7:20am Wednesday 15th February 2012

Ben Ainslie has been cleared to represent Great Britain at the Olympics after the Royal Yachting Association (RYA) decided to impose no further punishment on the sailor for a boat rage incident at December’s World Championship in Australia.

Great Britian captain call up for Redruth's triathlete Mark Lewarne

7:20pm Tuesday 14th February 2012

Redruth’s Mark Lewarne will this year captain Team GB for the European Triathlon Championships which take place in Israel during April. Following his qualification the former Surf Lifesaving European champion, who won gold in Italy as a junior in 2003, will hope to lead by example as team captain for the triathlon event by securing a top draw performance of his own in Israel.

Success for Truro High School's netball and hockey teams

Falmouth Packet: Head of PE Kathryn Barbary-Redd (left) with Truro High’s successful Under 16 and Under 18 Hockey teams

12:29pm Thursday 2nd February 2012

Truro High School has excelled in hockey, netball and cross country running competitions in the last few weeks - winning county titles and qualifying for several regional events.

Falmouth and Penryn boxers prove a hit in Dorset

Falmouth Packet: Boxers Jake Jenson and David Pruen

10:40am Thursday 2nd February 2012

Falmouth and Penryn amatuer boxing club is starting make a name for itself across the south west as two boxers from their gym travelled to Poole in Dorset on Friday and performed well in their bouts.

Athletics: County titles for Issy Steele and Katie Hughes

Falmouth Packet: Issy Steele in action at the Stithians 5k

10:18am Thursday 2nd February 2012

County titles for Falmouth's Issy Steele (Under 17 Women), Helston's Katie Hughes (Year 7 Girls) and the Year 7 Boys team from Penryn Sports College were the local highlights at the recent Cornwall Schools Cross Country Championships held over a tough and challenging course at Truro School.

Athletics: Record field enter opening Cornwall Grand Prix race

10:30am Thursday 26th January 2012

The 2012 Cornwall Grand Prix Road Race Series got off to a flying start in Camborne last Sunday, with the almost inevitable record field of 546 runners lining up for the Storm Force 10 mile race, writes Alan Rowling.

Pool: Helston RBL up to third place

10:11am Thursday 26th January 2012

HELSTON RBL A continued their good form in division one of the West Cornwall Winter Pool League with a 5-4 win over Lizard FC A and after a bad start to the season are now in third spot.

Record field enters opening Storm 10k race

7:00pm Tuesday 24th January 2012

The 2012 Cornwall Grand Prix Road Race Series got off to a flying start in Camborne last Sunday, with the almost inevitable record field of 546 runners lining up for the Storm Force 10 mile race, writes Alan Rowling.

Cornish Pirates focussed ahead of British and Irish Cup quarter-final

11:32am Friday 20th January 2012

After a disappointing British and Irish Cup campaign last season, the Cornish Pirates are this year keen to lift the trophy that they won as inaugural winners of the competition back in 2010.

West Cornwall pool league: Wendron CC back to winning ways

1:40pm Thursday 19th January 2012

DIVISION one leaders Wendron CC got back to winning ways in the West Cornwall Winter Pool League after a 6-3 win over second placed team Helston FC A.

Freddie Bareham wins Cross Country League under-11 race

9:35am Thursday 19th January 2012

The Brooks Westward Cross Country League moved to a new venue last Sunday, with the fourth race of the winter held at the Northam Burrows Country Park at Westward Ho in North Devon, writes Alan Rowling. The appeal of this scenic location, adjacent to the famous pebble ridge and extensive beach was perhaps lessened a little, with the runners facing a very strong and bitterly cold offshore wind.

Motorsport: Ian pips brother to Cornwall Centre Trials championship

Falmouth Packet: Cornwall Centre trials champion Ian Martin negotiates though terrian

1:50pm Thursday 22nd December 2011

AFTER a season-long battle with his brother Shaun, Ian Martin from St Day has emerged triumphant as the new 2011 Cornwall Centre Trials champion.

Pool: Penfal Panthers make it to national finals

12:00pm Thursday 22nd December 2011

The PenFal Panthers pool team will represent Cornwall at the national championships after they won the inter-league pool competition held at Bodmin on Saturday.

Netball: Teenager signs for top Australian club

Falmouth Packet: Lottie Richardson

10:29am Thursday 22nd December 2011

Sixteen-year-old Lottie Richardson, from Falmouth, has just achieved what elite European netball players five years older can only dream of; to be snapped up by one of Australia’s top clubs.

Cornwall Atheltic Club given boost from senior ladies in Cross Country League

Falmouth Packet: Emma Stepto

1:50pm Thursday 15th December 2011

Victories for Helston’s Emma Stepto (senior lady), Issy Steele (under 17 ladies), Callum Jones (under 17 men) and young Sam Bareham (under 11) maintained Cornwall Athletic Club’s momentum in this winter's Brooks Westward Cross Country League at Exeter last weekend, writes Alan Rowling.

Falmouth Road Runners pick up end of season awards

Falmouth Packet: Falmouth Road Runners (l to r): Sarah Webb, Roger Brown and Terry Marshall

9:57am Thursday 8th December 2011

Falmouth Road Runners celebrated another successful Cornish Grand Prix season as it joined running clubs from across Cornwall at an awards ceremony at Falmouth Beach Hotel.

Pool: Killigrew D beat venue rivals in Penryn and Falmouth League

12:30pm Thursday 1st December 2011

In week two of the Penryn and Falmouth Pool League, Killigrew D from Division 1, had the best win of the evening, winning 12-4 against venue rivals Killigrew X.

Boxing: Debut win for Falmouth and Penryn ABC's David Pruen

Falmouth Packet: David Pruen

10:27am Thursday 1st December 2011

Falmouth and Penryn Amateur Boxing Club’s success continued at the weekend as they sent two boxers to compete at Camborne Rugby Club.

Hundreds of runners take part in Falmouth Road Runners Mob Match

Falmouth Packet: Falmouth Mob Match

9:51am Thursday 1st December 2011

Falmouth Road Runners hosted the traditional conclusion to Cornwall's road running year on Sunday, with the 25th Cornwall Mob Match.

Netball: Carn Brea's Storm Hurricanes beat Chilcompton

Falmouth Packet: Storm goal defence Evie-Mai Hagger

11:20am Thursday 24th November 2011

Carn Brea Storm’s Under-16 Hurricanes continued where they left off in the University of Gloucestershire South West Regional League when they comfortably beat Somerset qualifiers, Chilcompton at a noisy Carn Brea.


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