This message first appeared on our Facebook page, from where it is now copied & pasted.
"There has been much rumour concerning St Ives Rugby Club in the last few weeks. In an attempt to quell the more colourful stories, there will be a meeting for all members who wish to attend in the next week or so; please check on the club web-site or St Ives Times and Echo for details.
The club has not closed and it has not been sold for housing.
It was with regret that the committee of St Ives RFC recently received a letter of resignation from Joff Rowe regarding his position as Director of Rugby. Respecting his wishes, we felt that we had no choice but to accept it.
Joff returned to his boyhood club as unpaid Director of Rugby after a disastrous season where the 1st XV had been relegated, and had been unable to fulfil fixtures.
Through his deep knowledge of the game and hard work, he put...
St Ives began their 2019/20 South West One West campaign with a long away trip to Chew Valley near Bristol. Spirits were high on the team bus on the long journey up the M5, but when the game kicked off the Hakes were brought back to the reality of South West One West rugby with a bump.
Newly promoted Chew Valley made the perfect start with a converted try after only 7 minutes. They swiftly added another before the Hakes...