John Grindle R.I.P.

Photo – John Grindle

Trelawny’s Army was saddened to learn of the passing yesterday, of Cornwall RFU’s President John Grindle.

TASC wishes to express it’s condolences to all John’s family and close friends.

The following statement was released yesterday by the CRFU:

It is with great sadness that I have to inform the Cornwall rugby family that our President, John Grindle, passed away this afternoon. John will be sadly missed by all involved in rugby in Cornwall.

John was very proud to be the President of the CRFU; no more so then when the Cornwall team lifted the County Championship Trophy last May.

The CRFU sends its sincere condolences to Joyce and the family.

Rest in Peace John.

Denis Preece, Chairman CRFU


Further Update 3 September – President John Grindle funeral arrangements

The funeral of John Grindle President of the Cornwall Rugby Union will be held on:

Tuesday 8 September 2015, St Columb Major Church, at 12 noon.

Joyce and the family would be please see all attending the funeral at Bristol Hotel Newquay after the internment.

Denis Preece, Chairman CRFU

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