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CRFU Women and Girls

A Great Day at Helston

 

What can I say other than a full clubhouse is a happy clubhouse. Fifty women and girls descended upon Helston RFC clubhouse on Sunday 13th August and played some very fine touch rugby. This was followed by cheering on the Red Roses as they stormed to their second victory in the Women’s Rugby World Cup.

 

Another side of the day was to thank the sponsors of the Cornish Maids. This team is made up of girls from Camborne, Helston, Penryn, Penzance and St Austell across all three girls age groups (Under 13, Under 15 and Under 18). This has been a successful venture which continues to go from strength to strength.

 

A big thank you to the CRFU for their continued support. It was great to see the CRFU Chair, Denis Preece, in attendance with his rugby playing granddaughter on holiday from Hertfordshire. We were also pleased to welcome a woman on holiday from the midlands who came to join the fun.

 

If you or a female you know would like to get involved in rugby why not check out the England Rugby website for your nearest club. Alternatively contact the lead for girls’ rugby in Cornwall, Lorry, on 07727 684929 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 
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Gill Burns Women’s County Championship Fixtures 2017/18

 

Cornwall has been drawn in Pool Three of Division Two with Hertfordshire, Somerset and Dorset & Wilts for the Women’s County Championship. The fixtures are:

Sunday 29th April 2018 – Dorset & Wilts v Cornwall

Sunday 6th May 2018 – Cornwall v Somerset

Sunday 13th May 2018 – Cornwall v Hertfordshire

The winner of the pool will be at home to the winner of Pool Four (Essex or Hampshire) in the Semi-Final on Sunday 20th May with the Final being played on Sunday 27th May

Please click on the link below for the full draw.  

 
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Senior Ladies Programme

For more details contact Ann Demaine This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

DATE

ACTIVITY

TIME

VENUE

Tu 17/01/17

Scrum Factory - Phil Morris Cornwall CRC

1800 - 2100

St Austell RFC

Su 26/03/17

Programme Launch                                                                                      Coach & Ladies Training with Kevin Moggridge SW Divisional Talent Development Officer

1000 -1300 1330 -1530 

Bodmin RFC

Su 02/04/17

M1 NC SWS1 Topsham   

All Day    KO 1430

Topsham RFC

Su 09/04/17

Coach & Ladies Training Sessions 2 & 3                                                                    

Jo Yapp England U20s Head Coach                                               Alan Hubbleday SW Divisional U18s Head Coach

1000 - 1300 1330 -1530 

Bodmin RFC

Su 16/04/17

Su 23/04/17

Su 30/04/17

EASTER HOLIDAYS

Su 07/05/17

M2 Cornwall v Dorset & Wilts Development Game

All Day    KO 1430

St Austell RFC  TBC

Su 14/05/17

 

 

 

Su 21/05/17

Training 4

 

 

Su 28/05/17

M3 Dorset & Wilts v Cornwall Development Game

All Day                  KO TBC

Bournemouth RFC

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Michaella Roberts Selected for England U 18s

Michaella Roberts, one of our current Cornwall U18s girls, has been selected to play for England U18s v  Canada on Tuesday 5th April.

Michaella started playing rugby at the age of 9 at Camborne RFC and was awarded the 'most improved player and player of the season' at U12s. Her (mixed) team also won the county U12 championship. At U13s Michaella had to play all-girls rugby and moved to Newquay Queen Bees for three seasons. The time came to help set up girls rugby at Camborne and she moved back to Camborne RFC for another three seasons helping to establish the now successful girls rugby set up at her home club.

Michaella has played for Cornwall throughout  the U15sand U18s captaining both age groups. She was soon picked up to play for the successful South West Divisional squads representing them at U15 and U18 levels. This led on to her selection to the RFU talent development group (TDG) later known as the RFU junior academy.

A years ago whilst playing for Camborne U18 girls against Devonport, Michaella sustained a broken fibula which had to be pinned and plated. It is down to her sheer determination and hard work that she was back playing in September, captaining Cornwall U18 girls and then being selected for the SW Academy.

Michaella is now playing senior rugby at Plymouth Albion ladies scoring two tries and forward of the match on her debut against the Royal Navy Women.  Her parents, Dave and Rebecca Roberts, are her biggest supporters travelling miles for matches week in week out. Her father has helped coach her at club and county and is now part of her coaching team at Plymouth Albion.

Michaella's selection for the England TDG squad against Canada U18 girls on Tuesday 5th of April is hopefully the start of her international career. Undoubtedly talented, it also takes hard work and dedication to make it at National level. Michaella hopes to represent Cornwall for the first time at senior level in May in the Women's County Championship.

Congratuations Michaella from all at the CRFU!

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Women’s County Championship SW Regional Plate Competition Fixtures

 

The CRFU W&G Group

Please join us in celebrating some excellent rugby in the forthcoming

Women’s County Championship

SW Regional Plate Competition

 

Date

Match

Time

Venue

17th April 2016

Devon v Cornwall (friendly)

1400 - 1700

Topsham RFC

1st May 2016

Cornwall v Hants

1400 - 1700

Launceston RFC

8th May 2016

Cornwall v Devon

1400 - 1700

Newquay RFC

14th May 2016