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Camborne, Redruth & Hayle grassroots - October 10

By West Briton  |  Posted: October 10, 2013

  • ATHLETICS: Members of Hayle Runners who have raised more than £8,000 for the Cornish Heart Unit Fund (CHUF) as part of their fund raising efforts from this year's London Marathon. Pictured, from left: London Marathon Co-ordinator Rachel Bowker, Nicki Carter, Becky Lee, Martin Roskruge and Jo Kirk who all took part.

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Hayle 55 Withycombe 12

Hayle moved up to sixth place in the Cornwall & Devon League after an emphatic nine-try win over Withycombe.

Hayle opened their account with the first attack, when on three minutes flanker Alex Thornton crossed and Scott Harvey converted.

The Withycombe cause was not helped when they had a player yellow carded from the restart, for a dangerous tackle. Hayle took full advantage and Doug Arnull went under the posts on eight minutes. Scott Harvey converted to make the score 14-0.

Rob Cutter added to the score following a strong Hayle scrum and two phases. The conversion was missed. After 15 minutes Hayle led 19-0.

Seven minutes later Hayle secured the try bonus point when Scott Harvey gathered a Withycombe knock on and outpaced the defence to score. Scott Harvey converted.

Hayle stretched the lead even further on 27 minutes when Alex Thornton scored again after peeling off the back of a driving maul. The conversion was missed.

To add to Withycombe's woes their coach was given a red card on 38 minutes for abusive language, after being spoken to by the referee.

Hayle ended the half as they had started it, with another fine attacking move, this time Talan Daniels crossing in the corner. The conversion was missed.

In the more evenly contested second half Withycombe were the first to score when Danny Parry crossed for a try wide out, the conversion was missed.

Hayle responded immediately, when centre Scott Murray danced through the Withycombe defence to make the score 41-5 after 47 minutes.

After some Withycombe pressure Hayle countered from their own line for the next score, a Doug Arnull clearance kick from his own in goal area was gathered by winger Talan Daniels who outpaced the defence to score. Scott Harvey converted to give Hayle a deserved 48-5 lead.

Hayle's ninth try came from Doug Arnull on 61 minutes when he sliced through the Withycombe defence. Scott Harvey converted.

Withycombe never gave up the chase and came back strongly in the final quarter when Hayle took their foot off the gas.

They had the final score of the game when John Parkin slipped through the Hayle defence on 62 minutes. Jack Pugsley converted to make the final score Hayle 55 Withycombe 12.

Hayle: Adam Strick, Danny Clackworthy, Bruce Pow, Phil Tonkin, Richard Spear, Rob Goodman, Alex Thornton, Tony Matthews, Stefan Osborne, Scott Harvey, Lewis Laity, Scott Murray, Doug Arnull, Talan Daniels, Rob Cutter. Reps – James Nicholls, Josh Smitham, Daniel Magee.

This Saturday Hayle will be looking to continue the good form when they entertain local rivals Veor. Kick off 3pm.



Members of Hayle Runners have raised more than £8,000 to the Cornish Heart Unit Fund (CHUF) as part of their fund raising efforts from this year's London Marathon.

Steve Wilson from The Royal Cornwall Hospital praised Hayle Runners for their efforts in supporting the charity;

He said: "The Royal Cornwall Hospital is yet again indebted to the Hayle Runners for their sterling efforts in raising money for the Cornish Heart Unit Fund ( CHUF) against their golden ticket entry for the London Marathon."

"The CHUF fund is expressly focused on enhancing Cardiac Services in Cornwall and (large or small) contributions of this type go a long way towards targeting our ongoing objectives."

Hayle Runners have supported CHUF for several years by their efforts in the London Marathon and this year's sum raised bring the total to date the club has raised for them to nearly £68,000.

Eight Hayle Runners ran at London on behalf of CHUF this year: Nikki Carter, Mark Goulbourn, Jo Kirk, Becky Lee, Martin Roskruge, Narina Shorland, Simon Timms and Sarah Tregarthen.


More than 40 Hayle Runners took the trip to Newquay to take part in the Newquay 10k road run, the 13th race in the Cornwall Glass and Glazing Grand Prix series.

Jordan Morant led the team home for the seventh time in 2013 and helped the men's team to a creditable second place in the team competition.

He was supported by Mike Dowrick who edged out his men's team captain Scott Abraham by one second to win an individual prize as third male aged 40-44, Tom Humphrey, Rich Savage and Kieran Murrant all continued their impressive form for the year.

Daniel Costello just missed out on a team place but did win an individual prize taking third place in the under 20s.

Hayle Women's team had double cause for celebration as both their A and B team both won prizes.

Debbie Harrison led the women's A team to fourth place supported by Faye Toms, Nikki Rudd, Lisa Maskell, Sarah Patterson and Helen Rule.

Nikki Rudd also won an individual prize for coming third in her 45-49 age group.

Lucy Paull led home the B team into sixth place supported by Narina Shorland, Andrea Spencer Smith, Angela La Brash, Michelle Foreman and Becky Lee.

Timothea Cardell had another terrific run winning her over 70s age category.

Hayle results: 0:35:49 Morant, Jordan; 0:36:40 Dowrick, Mike; 0:36:41 Abraham, Scott; 0:36:50 Humphrey, Thomas; 0:37:16 Savage, Rich; 0:37:21 Murrant, Kieran; 0:37:26 Costello, Daniel; 0:39:36 Kennett-Parsons, Joe; 0:39:46 Timms, Simon; 0:40:11 Mayes, Richard; 0:42:08 Floyd, Rob; 0:42:28 Harrison, Debbie; 0:43:38 Toms, Faye; 0:43:46 Trembath, Robert; 0:45:09 Manning, James; 0:45:26 Smith, Derek; 0:46:18 Orchard, Mike; 0:47:10 Rudd, Nikki; 0:47:34 Maskell, Lisa; 0:47:41 Patterson, Sarah; 0:47:45 Webb, Sean; 0:47:51 Rule, Helen; 0:48:00 Bastian, Adrian; 0:48:20 Paull, Lucy; 0:48:54 Humphrey, Irwin; 0:49:52 Shorland, Narina; 0:50:20 Leo, Cas; 0:50:28 Spencer-Smith, Andrea; 0:50:49 Fraser, Glen; 0:50:52 La Brash, Angela; 0:51:12 Foreman, Michelle; 0:52:30 Lee, Becky; 0:53:30 Smith, Hannah; 0:53:30 Moore, Andy; 0:55:00 Thomas, Alison; 0:55:48 Pan-Huertas, Ana; 0:56:24 Cardell, Timothea; 0:56:44 Billington, Melanie; 0:56:45 Clifton, Faye; 0:59:17 Warren, Diane; 1:01:01 Thompson, Tamsin; 1:07:19 Armstrong, Maxine; 1:08:44 Baldwin, Charlotte; 1:10:03 Hudson, Melissa.


Hayle Runners had a team of 16 members who travelled to run in the Cardiff Half Marathon.

Liz Lees was first woman home for the club and Nick Masters first man in very creditable times in what was very warm conditions.

Hayle Results: Liz Lees 1-44-04; Nick Masters 1-46-37; Michelle Roskilly 1-55-08; Nicki Carter 2-15-57; Jackie O'Keeffe 2-17-37; Hayley Rochford 2-17-37; Jane Greef 2-18-06; Jo Kirk 2-24-18; Amanda Cheel 2-24-20; Danni Hatch 2-32-26; Jan Jeffery 2-42-48; Katie Hardy 2-44-33; Cerys Baker 2-44-40; Val Brennan 2-50-32; Mike Wright 2-51-35; Jean Pollard 2-51-40.

U12s Rugby


Hayle RFC Under 12s were hosted by the Exeter Chiefs at Sandy Park before the Aviva Premiership match against Leicester Tigers.

Prior to the match the Hayle children were given a training session by Exeter Chiefs' players and also a behind the scenes tour.

They also formed the tunnel when the Leicester Tigers and Exeter Chiefs' players entered the pitch for the Premiership match and participated in a half-time pitch parade in front of a crowd of nearly 10,000 spectators.

After watching the match Hayle were also invited to meet the players and obtain photos and autographs.

Hayle Mini Juniors have now started training for the 2013/14 season.

Anyone 7 to 13 years interesting in playing rugby would be most welcome to a attend a training session on Fridays at Hayle Rugby Club from 6 to 7.30pm.


On Sunday Redruth U12s travelled to Helston to play their first game of the season.

Redruth took first blood after Stanley made a fantastic strong run into the try zone with Jouan Rowe putting the ball down after five minutes with Bailey adding the extras.

A few minutes later Helston were level after a strong run which saw Dominic Tressider make two try saving tackles but Helston managed to power on for the score.

Redruth then managed to put daylight between the scores after Samuel Churchill and Lewis Wills both scored with Helston only replying once.

Newly appointed coach Martyn Daughtery made four changes at half-time and from the restart Devin made a great catch to start the next attack, and three minutes later Bailey crossed the whitewash and Kieran Daughtery converted.

Redruth moved into a new gear and a few minutes later Sam Hicks powered over with Jago Ford adding the extras.

Helston kicked off and Stanley Rogers received the ball with a great catch, the ball was passed superbly between the backs and a line out deep into Helston's half resulted from the move. The ball found Kieran Daughtery who dived over the line.

From the restart Some good Helston pressure saw them score and convert.

Redruth, however, replied immediately with a great run by Callum Grohmann handing a chance to Stanley Rogers to score on his debut, Adam Hall duly converting to finish off a cracking game of rugby as Redruth ran out 45-21 winners.

Team (scorers in brackets): K Trevena, D Stephens, D Gardener, S Jehu (1T), D Tressider (capt), J Rowe (1T), L Wills (1T), B Berryman (1T 1C), J Ford (1C), B Rogers, A Hall (1C), H Drew, S Churchill (1T 1C), S Hicks (1T), K Daughtery (1T 1C), T Morrison.



Natural bodybuilder Blake Baker from Camborne competed in the untested Mr Plymouth competition last Sunday at City College, Plymouth.

Baker won his category and is the new junior Mr Plymouth.

He endured a gruelling 16-week diet to prepare for this years competition with the help of UKBFF Junior British champion Lewis Breed from Core Fitness Gym in Plymouth where he trains while studying in Plymouth.

Baker is studying in his second year of health exercise and physical activity BSc degree at Marjon University in Plymouth.

He is currently in the process of promoting his BB fitness personal training business.

Anyone wanting to contact Baker can message him via Facebook (Blake Baker) and twitter (blakebaker6).

Baker thanked Stuart Core, the owner of his Plymouth gym Core Fitness, MFH supplement store , Spartan HQ, his gym in Cornwall, and also his friends and family for all their support.

Baker has decided to have a couple years out of competing and channel all his time into obtaining his degree and into his personal training business.



Tehidy Park Golf Club's Simon Gregor's chosen charity will be the Sunrise Appeal at Treliske, and an astonishing £226 was raised from a drive-in as members attempted to guess the distance of Simon's drive.

The pay-out did not go to the member who guessed on the clubhouse roof but instead to all of those who opted for the distance of 137 yards, a fine effort indeed when taking into account the drive is taken with a 1950s wooden shafted driver and a golf ball from the same era.

Gregor will get his year under way with a Cornwall Golf Union Frank Wills team fixture this coming weekend at Truro Golf Club against St Austell.



Redruth United Reserves 2 St Buryan Reserves 0

These two newly promoted sides into Trelawny Division Two clashed at Clijah in an excellent standard for the division.

The Reds went ahead when Nicky Adams and Ryan Marrt linked well and Guy Johnson blasted the opener.

On 40 minutes the strong midfield pairing of Marrt and Adams linked again for the latter to cross for Johnson once again to hit the net.

Good games were put in by keeper Bolitho, Justin Carbis, Callum Salmon and Rob Bevington.



In The Redruth Summer Pool League it's between Redruth B Railway Puffers and the St Rumons SC Sharks to win the title.

Both teams enter the final week with two games in hand and one match is between both teams.

St Rumons SC Sharks had a fabulous 9-0 whitewash win over Countryman Crusaders while B Railway Puffer earned an 8-1 win against Lounge Bar.

Result of the week went to Kas Smith's Countryman Oddballs team who trounced Redruth B Railway Robbers team by 7-2. Winners for Countryman were J Ross, J Nicholls, D Just, D Roberts and S Scholes.


The annual meeting for the Camborne-Redruth & District Winter Pool League will be held at the Redruth British Railway Club on Wednesday October 30 at 8pm.

Please make sure that a representative for your side attends the meeting along with the team registration fee of £25 and players registrations of £1 per player.

The league fixtures and cards will be posted out to all participating teams. The new season will commence on Wednesday November 13.

At present the Wednesday Winter League consists of 6 singles, 3 doubles and a captains cup game.

Any proposals for the forthcoming season please apply in writing with a proposer and a seconder by Friday October 25 to the league secretary.

Any queries please contact Simon on (01209) 718545 or 07827910443.

Youth Football

Culdrose U10s 2 Trevenson Ospreys U10s 7

The match got under way a little after midday with the Ospreys in high spirits after a good start to the season.

In the early stage the Ospreys' defence held strong and started to put some very good balls forward to the front man, and captain for the day, Ryan Stokes produced a lay off to centre midfield player Dean Durham who struck a low hard shot to open the scoring.

The Ospreys then quickly added to their tally with a well struck goal from the manager's man of the match, Ross Bond.

However Culdrose fought a hard physical game and before half-time managed to get a goal back.

The Ospreys' first attack

of the second half resulted in a third goal scored by Toby Mora which was quickly followed by a fourth by striker Ryan Stokes.

The Ospreys started to attack with far more purpose and got their rewards with first a second followed by a third and fourth for Ryan.

Now with the score at 7-1 goalkeeper Adam Collins was replaced by reserve keeper Lee Chambers giving Adam a rare run out.

A clearance sent up field got behind the Ospreys' defence and the Culdrose striker got on to the end of the ball closing the scoring.

Trevenson Cobras 4 Threemilestone Tigers 4

Trevenson hosted the Threemilestone Tigers in this friendly fixture due to both teams having a bye in the Kernow Leage Cup.

Trevenson opened the scoring with a well directed header by Jordan Lawry following a corner.

However Trevenson added to their scoring with a 20-yard effort from Adam Webber which found the top corner.

Threemilestone soon got a goal back with a well taken shot which beat the keeper.

The friendly got a little heated at times and Threemilestone added to their scoring following a dubious penalty award.

Half time was fast approaching and Trevenson found themselves going in 3-2 down after the Tigers added to their scoring.

The scores were soon level when joint man of the match Jordan Lawry added to his personal tally with a well taken goal.

Trevenson then played their best football with some great slick passing which saw Caden Watson put a great ball into the box for Tobie Osmund to slot it away.

Trevenson were now well on top but got caught with a break away goal to see the game end with the honours shared at 4-4.



Georgina Young from Connor Downs, near Hayle, competed in her first dressage to music at David Broom's centre (Cricklands).

Against a lot of experienced riders, using classical music, Georgina came second.

Many thanks went to trainer GaryWood from Caharrack. This was a wonderful achievement on Tai, her 17-year-old bay.

After qualifying in Cornwall, Georgina went on to complete six more dressage tests over the three days on Tai and her youngster Talitha.

They came away with placings in five out of the six tests, ranging from third place to seventh, against other qualifiers from around England.

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