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RIP John Roberts

The CRFU is saddened by the news of the passing of former Assistant Secretary, John Roberts of Bodmin.

John had been poorly for a couple of years, but his death was sudden on Monday 14th May at 5.30 p.m. with his family by his side.

Mike, his son, has confirmed the funeral will be at 2.30pm on 31st May at Bodmin Crematorium.

John leaves behind his wife Rena and two sons, both of whom have been stalwarts of Bodmin RFC. 

The thoughts of all at the CRFU are with John’s family.


Get Your Black & Gold

Now we are into the business end of the season “proper” with county rugby in full swing it’s time to check that you’ve got your black & gold. We are grateful to our kit partners, O’Neills, for their generous support of Cornish rugby. If you need a Black & Gold top-up take a look at:

Pictured (courtesy of Simon Bryant Iktis Photo) is the splendid warm-up shirt that the players will be wearing pre-match. Ideal for watching in the warmer weather too!


Get Your Kit On!

Spring is here and senior county rugby is about to move into top gear so be sure you have your Black & Gold ready.

O’Neill’s, our kit partners have a great range for supporters ranging from replica shirts through coats to bobble hats.


to take a look and order on-line.

With the Under 20 Semi-Final at Camborne on Sunday 15th April and the Tamar Cup at St Austell on Monday 16th April you need to order quickly.

The Bill Beaumont County Championship kicks off on 5th May when Surrey visit Redruth followed by Devon at Camborne on 12th May.



RFU Club Accreditation

Congratulations to Saltash RFC, the latest Cornish club to receive RFU Club Accreditation.

We now have nine accredited clubs in the county with several more undertaking the process. We look forward to being able to report that all our clubs are accredited. The process is straightforward and instructive, well worth doing, irrespective of the benefits it brings as the successful clubs, namely: Bodmin, Helston, Launceston, Liskeard-Looe, Penryn, Perranporth, Saltash, St Austell and Truro will testify.

For further information clubs should contact Cornwall’s Rugby Development Officer, Jonny Stephenson at:

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Pictured above is Brian Hosken of Helston RFC receiving the club’s award from Denis Preece, Chairman of the CRFU.


Perranporth Beach Tag Rugby – Saturday 30 June

This year’s Annual Perranporth Beach Tag Rugby will be held on Saturday 30 June 2018 commencing at 1100hrs in front of The Watering Hole. The event will be 5-a side with roll-on roll-off. The teams can be a mixture of all ages and genders. The cost will be £5 per person.

Please contact:

Colin Pettifer: 07714 253295

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Black & Gold for Spring

A reminder to “One & All” that our partners and kit suppliers O’Neills have a wide range of Cornish supporters’ regalia, including replica shirts, available at their on-line shop:

With the Under 20s playing at St Austell on Easter Sunday, the Tamar Cup being played on Monday 16th April and the County Championship starting on Saturday 5th May, NOW is the time to get your Black & Gold.

Pictured above is the splendid Bailey Hooded Top available for just £33