Last Saturday St Ives welcomed Somerset side Burnham on Sea to Alexandra Road for their latest Western Counties West league encounter.
Head coach Paul Thirlby named a side with only a few changes from last weekend’s victory over Tiverton. Pete Mabbott replaced the injured Harry Parton on the flank with Liam Jolly starting at scrum half. Dan Rutter moved to the bench alongside Joe Burton and Peter Skeggs.
A number of former players at the club will have fond memories of Bob. It is important to remember and acknowledge those who worked so hard for their club and this great sport. This is a brief tribute. I am indebted to a telephone interview with Mark Rowe for the information herein.
Bob Hill was a policeman in town when the St Ives’ station was in Wills Lane back in the 80s. His best friend was Grant Champion, amiable captain of the Cor...
Last Saturday the St Ives 1st team squad made the long away trip to Devon side Tiverton. Coach Paul Thirlby made several enforced changes for the trip including moving second row Tom Chandler back to prop in place of the un-available James Bishop. Jamie Prisk returned to the second row along with Jake Clemson. Grant Thirlby was named at fly half and Pete Mabbott returned to the bench.