Falmouth Town will visit St Austell in their opening game of the 2018/19 South West Peninsula League (SWPL) Premier Division season.

Town will travel to Poltair Park on Saturday, August 11.

Helston Athletic kick off their campaign one day earlier, with Sticker visiting Kellaway Park on the Friday, August 10.

Wendron United and Porthleven will have to wait a little longer to begin their respective Division 1 West campaigns, due to the league only having 15 teams running this season.

Porthleven begin on Saturday, August 18 with a game at Wadebridge Town.

Wendron are the odd team out with no game on the opening weekend, so their opening match is against Mousehole at Underlane on Tuesday, August 21.


Friday, August 10: Helston Athletic v Sticker (7.30pm)
Saturday, August 11: St Austell v Falmouth Town (3pm)

Division 1 West:

Saturday, August 18: Porthleven v Wadebridge Town (3pm)
Tuesday, August 21: Wendron United v Mousehole (6.30pm)

Derby days

Once again, the quartet of clubs will face each other on the big holiday fixtures of Boxing Day and Good Friday.

Helston host Falmouth on Boxing Day while Wendron are at home to Porthleven, with the reverse fixtures on Good Friday.

Both Boxing Day derby games were postponed last season due to the rain, but Falmouth beat Helston 3-1 and Porthleven won 5-0 at home to Wendron when the matches were replayed later in the season.

Both of the reverse matches went ahead as scheduled on Good Friday, with Falmouth winning 2-0 at Kellaway Park before Porthleven won 4-0 at Underlane.

Both matches are currently scheduled for 11am kick-offs on Boxing Day, but one of these may well change to a later kick-off as in previous seasons.

Premier (kick-off 11am):

Wednesday, December 26: Helston Athletic v Falmouth Town
Friday, April 19: Falmouth Town v Helston Athletic

Division 1 West:

Wednesday, December 26: Wendron United v Porthleven (11am)
Friday, April 19: Porthleven v Wendron United (2pm)

Falmouth Packet:

Matt Thackeray (centre, yellow) scores Porthleven's third goal during their 4-0 win at Wendron United on Good Friday

Christmas crackers

Christmas is set to be a busy time for all four clubs this year, unless the weather has its say again.

As well as the Boxing Day derby games, all four sides are set for their final outing of 2018 three days later, before their opening league fixtures of 2019 on Saturday, January 5.

Falmouth are at home for both games, against Saltash United and Torpoint Athletic respectively, while Helston host Plymouth Argyle before travelling to Bodmin Town.

In Division 1 West, Wendron and Porthleven each have one home and one away fixture over the Christmas-New Year week.

Wendron make the long trip to Holsworthy before hosting Penzance, while Porthleven visit Wadebridge Town before welcoming Plymstock United to Gala Parc.

Premier (kick-off 3pm):

Saturday, December 29: Falmouth Town v Saltash United
Saturday, December 29: Helston Athletic v Plymouth Argyle
Saturday, January 5: Bodmin Town v Helston Athletic
Saturday, January 5: Falmouth Town v Torpoint Athletic

Division 1 West (kick-off 3pm unless stated):

Saturday, December 29: Holsworthy v Wendron United
Saturday, December 29: Wadebridge Town v Porthleven
Saturday, January 5: Porthleven v Plymstock United
Saturday, January 5: Wendron United v Penzance (2.15pm)

  • Click here for the full Premier Division fixture list.
  • Click here for the full Division 1 West fixture list.