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Ewart White – Funeral Details

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The Funeral service for Ewart White will be held on Friday 29th June at 11 a.m. in Camborne Wesley Methodist Church, Chapel St, Camborne, TR14 8EG.

This will be followed by refreshments at the Clubhouse in the 'Town' bar at Camborne RFC.

Ewart was a stalwart of Camborne RFC and a much-valued Team Manager of the Cornwall team. He was held in high esteem by everyone involved in the game in the Cornwall and on his retirement from CRFU duties he was made a Life Member in recognition of his huge contribution to the game in Cornwall.

Ewart is pictured proudly holding the Bill Beaumont Senior Men’s County Championship Cup after a Cornwall victory at Twickenham.

RFU National Junior Vase

As a result of Cornwall 1 and 2 reverting to separate leagues for 2018/19 we are, once again, able to enter the RFU Junior Vase Competition. The first round will be played in three groups, fixtures below:

 

Group 1

1st September 2018

BODMIN                       v        NEWQUAY HORNETS

VEOR                           v        ROSELAND

 

8th September 2018

ROSELAND                   v        NEWQUAY HORNETS

VEOR                           v        BODMIN

 

15th September 2018

BODMIN                       v        ROSELAND

NEWQUAY HORNETS     v        VEOR

 

 

Group 2

1st September 2018

ILLOGAN PARK              v        HELSTON

LANKELLY FOWEY         v        ST AGNES

 

8th September 2018

LANKELLY FOWEY         v        ILLOGAN PARK

ST AGNES                    v        HELSTON

 

15th September 2018

HELSTON                     v        LANKELLY FOWEY

ILLOGAN PARK              v        ST AGNES

 

 

Group 3

1st September 2018

PERRANPORTH             v        STITHIANS

REDRUTH ALBANY         v        CAMELFORD

 

8th September 2018

CAMELFORD                 v        ST JUST

STITHIANS                   v        REDRUTH ALBANY

 

15th September 2018

REDRUTH ALBANY         v        PERRANPORTH

ST JUST                       v        STITHIANS

 

22nd September 2018

PERRANPORTH             V        ST JUST

STITHIANS                   V        CAMELFORD

 

29th September 2018

CAMELFORD                 v        PERRANPORTH

ST JUST                       v        REDRUTH ALBANY

 

The top two from each group plus the two best runners-up will go into the draw for the knock-out phase which will be played as follows:

 

QUARTER- FINAL - 6th October

SEMI-FINAL - 13th October

FINAL - 10th November

 

The winner will go on to represent Cornwall in the first national round on 2nd February 2019.

 

Tribute Cornwall Leagues One and Two Modified Regulations

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Please note the Modified Regulations for 2018/18.

 

Modifications to the English Clubs Championships (ECC) Regulations relating to the playing of league rugby at Level 9 and 10 in Cornwall ONE & TWO LEAGUES REVISED FOR THE SEASON 2018/2019

 

The regulations relating to the playing of league rugby in Cornwall 1&2 will be modified in so far as matches played at Level 9&10 (Cornwall 1&2 Leagues) (together “the modified leagues) are concerned. The modified leagues are subject to all ECC Regulations in so far as these are not varied by or inconsistent with these Regulations.

 

The Modifications to Cornwall One.

 

1. All players in the Cornwall One league must be registered with their club in accordance with the Player Registration Regulations.  Regulation 13.4.1 (b) applies and those players must be identified indicating their DOB on the match card.

 

2. If a team in Cornwall One cannot justifiably field a front row then the match will proceed with uncontested scrums. No league points will be deducted from the offending team providing the fixture is honored.

 

 3. Match result cards must be completed and posted to the South West Admin office in accordance with the SWDOC Administrative Instructions.

 

 4. Clubs at level 9 may select up to Four (4) Replacements, with up to Eight (8) interchanges.   

 

 5. If a scheduled Cornwall One match is cancelled because of weather or a lack of referee it will be rescheduled by the SW Admin office who will inform both clubs NLC of the rescheduled match date.  If the rescheduled date clashes with a CB cup date the league match will take precedence.

 

 6. If a scheduled Cornwall One match is cancelled for any reason other than weather or lack of referee, the non-offending club will be awarded five league points.  The league secretary will decide if points will be deducted from the offending club.

 

 7. If any club fails to complete 25% of their scheduled Cornwall One league matches the clubs total league point’s will be expunged from the English Clubs league tables.

 

 8. Clubs must inform the SW admin office and their league secretary by 3.30pm on the day of a match if a match in the Cornwall One League is cancelled for any reason, also the SW Admin must be informed of the match result by 5.30pm on the day of the match or within one hour of a match played at any other time by phone or text.

SW Admin tel no 01822 678272

Match Result tel no 01822 678007                                

Text result no 07797 800102   

League Secretary tel no 07769 757048.           

 

Otherwise all existing English club championship regulations will apply.

 

 

The modifications to Cornwall Two.

 

1 Cornwall Two clubs our advised to register their players in accordance with the player Registration Regulations. Regulation 13.4.1 (b).

 

2. Clubs in the Cornwall Two league may use unregistered and loaned players from a level Eight (8) or Nine (9) club so that a League fixture can be fulfilled.

 

3. Match result cards must be completed with players’ names and the match result if a Player is not registered or has been loaned so that a league match can be fulfilled the result card must be marked with a cross alongside the player’s name.

 

4. Clubs at level Ten (10) may select Six (6) replacements with up to Ten (10) interchanges.

 

5. If a scheduled Cornwall Two match is cancelled because of weather or a lack of a Referee, the match will be rescheduled by SW Admin office for the first available Saturday, clubs NLC will be informed of the rescheduled date.

 

6. If a scheduled Cornwall Two match is cancelled for any reason other than weather or lack of a Referee, the non-offending club will be awarded Five (5) points. The League secretary will decide if points will be deducted from the offending club.

 

7. If any club fails to complete 25% of their scheduled Cornwall Two League matches the clubs total League points will be expunged from the English Clubs League Tables.

 

8. Clubs must inform the SW admin office and the League Secretary by 3.30 on the day of the match if a Cornwall Two League is cancelled for any reason. Also the SW admin office must be informed of the match result by 5.30 on the day of the match, or within one hour of a match played at any other time by phone or text.

SW admin office tel 01822 678272

Match result tel 08122 678007

Text results to 07797 800102

League secretary tel 07769 757048

 

Otherwise all other existing English Clubs Championship regulations will apply.         

 

Denis Preece

Cornwall One & Two League Secretary

Tribute Duchy Cup and Plate 2018/19

Duchy Cup - FIRST ROUND – Saturday 1st September 2018

Penryn 2nd v Saltash 2nd

Wadebridge 2nd v Falmouth 2nd

St Austell 2nd v Camborne 2nd

Launceston 2nd v Bude 2nd

 

Duchy Cup - SECOND ROUND – Saturday 8th September 2018

Saltash 2nd v Penryn 2nd

Falmouth 2nd v Wadebridge 2nd

Camborne 2nd v St Austell 2nd

Bude 2nd v Launceston 2nd

 

In the first two rounds teams will receive Four (4) points for a win, Two (2) points for draw and One (1) point for playing the match. If there are two or more clubs on the same points at the end of the second round, the club with the greater points difference will go through to the Semi Final which will be played on Saturday 15th September.

The Duchy Cup Final will be played on 19th April 2019 (Good Friday).

The remaining six teams will enter the Duchy Plate with two teams receiving a bye for round one. The draw will be made on the weekend of 22nd September with games being played on Saturday 29th September.

The Plate Semi Final will be played on Saturday 15th December.

The Duchy Plate Final will be played on 19th April 2019 (Good Friday).   

London Cornish RFC Seeks New Coaching Team

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London Cornish RFC has vacancies for a Head Coach/Player Coach, a Forwards or Backs Coach (depending on the former appointment), and a 2nd Team Coach. The closing date for applications is 30th June 2018.These roles do attract limited remuneration for our one session a week training commitment.

For more details, please email Director of Rugby, Dickon Moon on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Ewart White RIP

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We were saddened to hear that CRFU stalwart and former Team Secretary, Ewart White has passed away.

Ewart was regarded as one of rugby’s gentlemen by all that knew him, popular with players and officials alike. He will be sorely missed.

All thoughts are with Ewart’s family at this sad time.

Ewart is pictured when he retired from his CRFU duties after twenty years of service.

Funeral details will appear here in due course.

Tribute Cornwall Clubs’ Cup/Plate/Vase/Shield

Saturday 2nd June 2018 at Bodmin RFC FROM 11.00 a.m.

Please note that Bodmin RFC has worked hard to put parking arrangements in place to avoid a repeat of the problems some experienced last year. There will be designated coach parking for the teams, supporters should drive through the normal entrance, up the drive to the clubhouse where they will be guided to their parking areas.

The Kick Off times for the FOUR games are:

Cornwall Clubs Shield K.O.: 11.00 a.m.

Perranporth v Redruth Albany

 

Cornwall Clubs Vase K.O.: 11.30 a.m.

Stithians v Lankelly-Fowey

 

Cornwall Clubs Plate K.O.: 2.00 p.m.

Illogan Park v St Agnes

 

Cornwall Clubs Cup K.O.: 3.00 p.m.

Newquay Hornets v Liskeard-Looe

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