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Cornishman Sport Down Memory Lane September 17

By This is Cornwall  |  Posted: September 17, 2009

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EQUESTRIAN: Pictured in The Cornishman was 16-year-old Miss Rosemary Olds, of Trevorrian, Sancreed with an array of trophies won at horse shows. She qualified for entry to the Horse of the Year Show at Wembley in October.

● Cricket: Also pictured in The Cornishman was a presentation by the chairman of Hayle Cricket Club, Mr. G A Chapman who presented a clock to Mr S Perry to mark his 25 years as a playing member of the club.

● Football: Penzance are undefeated so far in South Western league games. In their last match they drew 4-4 at Wadebridge in the first Round of the SWL Challenge Cup.

The team comprised: C Trembath, R Galloway, P Thomas, D Wadd, W J Craig, F Phillips, W Goody, G Gazzard, D Watts, T O'Leary, and C Andrews.

● Rugby: Penzance and Newlyn lost to Dublin Wanderers 31-8. Pirates scores were: Barnes (drop-goal), P Dugdale (try), A William (conversion).

St Ives 8 Penryn 14. In heatwave conditions St Ives were defeated. Their scorers were: Jory (try), M Pellow (try and conversion).

Bideford defeated Hayle 14-6. Hayle scorers were: M Bawden (try), G Mungles (conversion).

London Scottish defeated the Pirates 12-10. Scorers for Pirates were: S Thomas (try), Matthews (two conversions) Luke (try).

ANGLING: Bill Mainwaring caught a conger of 29lb 9oz at Penberth to set a new Mount's Bay Angling Society shore record, by one ounce. It broke the record of Gerald Nicholls, who set it two years before.

The current state of shore fishing in the Penzance area was reflected by 15 boat-caught fish and just one from the shore during Mount's Bay Angling Society's annual festival. A cod of 33 1/2 lb (152%) was the best fish of the festival and was landed by the only woman to appear on the prize list, Mrs Diane Jones, of Manor Way, Heamoor. She also landed 80lb 15oz 9dr of fish from a boat in one day winning a trophy. Her husband, Malcolm, took a 32lb Cod. Other top fish: 2lb Conger (P Sullivan); 24lb Coalfish (N Morse & M Jones); 22lb Coalfish (Colin Keyes); 16lb Pollack (N Treneer).

● Darts: Forty-one teams are competing in the West Penwith League this season. Best win of the week was a 11-0 victory by the Navy over the Crown.

● Junior football: St Ives Dodgems had a 6-1 win at Pengegon in the Mining League. Scorers were: Martin Johnson, John Tessyman and Raymond Fox. John Wilkes had a hat-trick.

Nicholas Cup: Gulval 4 Rosudgeon 1, Pendeen Res 6 Sennen 1, Richmond 4 Porthleven Res 4, St Buryan 2 Mousehole Res 1.

Amon Shield: Exiles 6 Gulval 1, Ludgvan 1 Long Rock 1, Madron 3 St Buryan 2, St Ives Town 7 Mousehole 'A' 1.

● Rugby: Ex-Pirate Michael Luke is now the captain of Canada's rugby team who played against Cornwall, and he had the pleasure of leading his side to a 10-6 victory.

FOOTBALL: Magpies striker Andy Trathen is leaving the club he has served with distinction. The 23 year-old will be moving to Exmouth to take up a new career in the Royal Marines.

Pendeen Rovers reserves were pictured in The Cornishman: Clive Burstow, Jimmy Phillips, Andre Peters, Paul Ninnis, Tory Fanelli, Alan Thomas, Richard Laight, David Rollason, David Ninnis, Paul Quick, Kevin Boase, Russell Fanelli, Steve Millard, Carl Ninnis, Anthony Thomas, Terry Sturgeon and Daniel Wallis.

● Golf: Praa Sands reached the regional finals of the Renault National Golf Championships. They fell at the Royal Mid Surry hurdle. The golfers were Richard Shepard and Donald Ruhrmund.

● Rugby: St Just lost 7-0 to St Austell in the Cornwall Cup. The team comprised: Paul Whiteman, Nigel Semmens, Brian Sweeney, Graham Johns, Jeremy Oats, Mike Bratt, Alan Matthews, Mark Payne, Peter Casley, Phil Monckton, Geoff Symons, Kevin Osborne, Martin Murrish, Ed Leah, Howard Stanleick and Paul Quayle.

● Snooker: Newlyn Institute are a new club welcomed to the league, plus team entries from Sennen C, St Ives Constitutional C and Heamoor B. The league has lost the Pirates team after nine years. First Division results: Churchfield A 1 Passmore Edwards A 4; Pendeen A 3 Bosvargus A 2; St Ives CC B 4 Marazion WH 1; Mousehole RBL B 2 Leisure A 3; St Just A 1 Mousehole RBL A 4; Heamoor A 1 St Ives CC A 4; RAFA A 3 Pendeen B 2. Highest break: 46, P Martin, (Passmore Edwards A). Twenty-four teams make up the other two leagues.

MILLENNIUM GRANTS: Pendeen Pilot Gig Club tops a list of five Penwith Groups that have scooped grants in the latest giveaways. The club, less than a year old, has 60 members and has been awarded £4,989 to buy three sets of oars.

St Ives Sailing Club has been given £4,379 to provide a safety boat with outboard motor and trailer.

Paul Cricket Club has been awarded £3,746 towards completing the Cornish hedge around the club's boundaries.

● Football results: Ludgvan 1 Truro City 1. The visitors got their equaliser in the closing minutes of injury time from Rob Robinson. It was cruel luck for Ludgvan against the reigning league champions. Ludgvan's goal was scored by Wayne Edwards. They have enjoyed a new lease of life under new manager Stuart Williams. Mousehole lost 4-1 to Illogan RBL, Seagulls' player-manager Matt Farrington scored Mousehole's only goal. Penzance's youthful side made Falmouth fight all the way for their 3-0 victory, while RNAS Culdrose defeated St Just by the same score in a disappointing performance. St Ives beat Porthleven 5-2, scorers were: Matt Roberts (2), Paul James, Mark Allen and Steven Gilbey. Marazion Blues lost 4-1 to Penryn.

● Rugby: Plymouth Albion 14 Penzance and Newlyn 21. This Tetley Bitter Cup victory over a determined but eventually outclassed Plymouth side in was played in dreadful conditions at Beacon Park. Scorers for the Pirates were: Jason Atkinson (try), Andy Birkett (two penalties), Peter Redgrave (try), Adrian Bick (try).

● Surfing: Sennen surfer Sam Bleakley produced a faultless display to become European Longboard champion in Portugal.

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