St Ives 34 v 18 Thornbury Last Saturday St Ives welcomed Bristol side Thornbury to Alexandra Road in their latest South West One West league encounter. Head Coach Rob Elloway returned to the front row alongside Ben Taylor and Ben Jenkins with Jack Hodge having returned to Redruth after his loan spell ended. Joji Volaisaya made his debut in the back row with Leigh Hocking returning to the bench after recovering from injury. A fresh breeze, which got steadily colder all afterno
Hakes Dump Cornish All Blacks Out of Cornwall Cup St Ives 40 v 33 Launceston Last Saturday at Alexandra Road Cornwall Cup holders St Ives welcomed fellow Cornish side Launceston in the quarter final of this season’s competition. The Hakes named a few changes for this match including Ben Jenkins starting at prop alongside Jack Hodge who played his last loan game before returning to Redruth. Ben Watson came into the second row with new signing, Joji Volaisaya, and Kieran Brownf
On Saturday after the Okehampton match, St Ives RFC proudly presented Cancer Research UK with a cheque for £2765.94. Our photo shows club Chairman, Andrew Baragwanath and Director of Rugby, Joff Rowe with local CCUK representative, Sophie Barber. Most of the money raised came from a highly successful gala dinner held at The Tregenna Castle Hotel at the end of last season. The club has, as a part of its vision, the desire to help the wider community and this is one example. Th
Before the match last Saturday the squad got together for a photo in front of the clubhouse under the posts with ball sponsor Bill Hooper. It is such genorosity that keeps the club going and gives that extra bit of encouragement for all involved to stay committed. Bill Hooper presents a match ball before the Okehampton game. The game against Okehampton was an excellent closley fought encounter, probably the best at St Ives for some time. This Saturday sees the visit of Launce
St Ives girl Ebony Jefferies is delighted at being included in the England women’s U.20 rugby squad for season 2018-19. The back row forward, who has been a part of the Exeter Chiefs women’s rugby academy, is one of several Bristol Bears players to get the call. Head coach Jo Yapp said: “Following our tour in the summer, we have seen a number of U20 players selected into the Red Roses squad ahead of the Quilter Internationals.
“This provides an opportunity for new players
Hakes Defeat High Flying Oke’s St Ives 27 v 21 Okehampton Last Saturday at a wet and windy Alexandra Road, St Ives welcomed the team in second place in the South West One West Division; Okehampton. The build up to the match through the week was a difficult one for the Hakes as they struggled with players for their front row with both Kye Beasley and Leigh Hocking out with head injuries sustained in last week’s fixture at North Petherton. Jack Hodge came into the front row on