The Hakes have made several changes for the important, re-arranged fixture at Paignton tomorrow, but still have a strong group of players. The ever present front row of Tompsett, Taylor and Jenkins continue, with the Prisk brothers supplying the second row presence. In the back row Guy Pallett, scorer of a charge down try last week, steps up to the first fifteen in the absence of Sam Heath. Poor Sam has been dogged by injury this season. His latest blow is, I understand, a br
Plymouth Argaum 5 v 15 St Ives Last Saturday Head Coach, Paul Thirlby, took his first team squad to Plymouth Argaum for their first game since January 23rd following the recent poor weather conditions. The game was played on a very sticky pitch which was not helpful to either side and did not make the most entertaining game of rugby to watch from the sideline. The game began with both sides probing each other’s defences, the Hakes looking the more likely to score. However, Ar
The traditional St Ives Feast day fixture scheduled for the evening of Monday 8th February has been cancelled due to pitch conditions. Unfortunately there will be no re-scheduled fixture this year so it will be next February that the next playing of this match will take place. The next rugby for the Hakes will be next Saturday when the Chiefs will entertain Newquay in their next Tribute Cornwall & Devon League fixture.
With no match this weekend the focus changes to the traditional Feast day fixture on Monday 8th February, kick off is scheduled for 7:30pm What’s it all about?
The St Ives Feast is an ancient tradition that celebrates the anniversary of the consecration of the Parish Church of St Eia in 1434 AD and offers a rare chance to watch the game of hurling the Silver Ball, a centuries old form of rugby. Taking place in one of Cornwall’s most popular seaside towns, watching the hurl
Few matches played this weekend The relentless rain has once again played havoc with the Tribute Cornwall & Devon rugby fixture list. Only three games survived the weather. The cancellations included St Ives’ trip to Tavistock. This now means that they have two of their longest journeys away from home still to make, Paignton being the other one. These are the games that were able to be played. The key factor for St Ives amongst these results is the favour local rivals, Hayle,