Weekly round up from the leagues

In National League 2 South Redruth were home for the second Saturday running and were again made to work hard with the win sealed with final play of the game thanks to a Matt Gidlow try.

That made the final score 20-19 to the Reds, a game that with their possession and territory they should have won much more comfortably.

Redruth finally broke the deadlock with a fine try scored by AJ Cant.

Despite going behind 7-5, Rob Coote latched on to another interception near the Worthing line to bag try number two with Ashley Hosking adding a fine conversion for a 12-7 lead.

Following a strong start to the second half when Hosking added an excellent penalty, Worthing came back into in scoring two tries and a conversion to snatch the lead with three minutes left. Thankfully Gidlow’s late score spared any blushes.

Camborne made the long trip to Bournemouth in the South West Premier with a patched up side and despite putting up a brave performance returned home empty-handed.

The home side kicked four first half penalties with just a Murray Westren effort in reply for the Cherry and Whites.

Westren was on target again early in the second half but then Bournemouth scored two tries and a conversion to move 24-6 up.

Kieran Westlake pulled a try back for Town which was bettered by Westren. Bournemouth then made the game safe with a further converted try.

Camborne had the final say when Jake Champion scored their second try again converted by Westren for a final score 31-20.

It was also defeat for Launceston in Tribute South West 1 as they went down to a heavy defeat at Newent 51-27.

The Cornish All Blacks did at least score four tries and thus salvage a bonus point. Ryan Westren (2), Martin Kneebone and Dan Pearce all crossed with Pearce adding a couple of conversions and a penalty.

In London 1 South, London Cornish made it two wins on the bounce with a first away success of the season 29-16 at Gravesend.

Tries came via a penalty-try, David Smith, Matthew Hakes and Andy Hill, George Kimmins added the rest of the points from the boot.

In Tribute Western Counties West Falmouth came from behind to nick their second win of the season 22-17.

Truro’s cause was not helped when they lost influential No.8 Jack Tidball with a broken arm to add to an already lengthy injury list.

Truro went 17-3 thanks to tries from Ben Teasdale, Luke Tidball and Ethan Tyler, who also knocked over a conversion.

Falmouth replied with a Justyn Irons’ penalty before the game turned on it’s head. Tom Edmonds scored a fine try. Tim Gay then grabbed a second for the Eagles and with Irons adding the extras it was level-pegging. Lee Humphrey then popped up to crash over for the winning try.

There’s a good review of the game from Kevin Bishop in the link.

Wadebridge Camels had a good win at Torquay Athletic 34-26. Danny Thomas scored a try and kicked four conversions and a couple of penalties in the bonus point win. Other tries came from Will Pengelly, Ben Humber and Shawn Hartley.

St. Austell got a big win at Tiverton 45-29. The Saints ran in eight tries through Ian Venner (2), Hugh Noot, Adam Kellow, George Tregelges, Hector Bright and Andy Ashwin. Cav Boyer kicked a couple of penalties and two conversions.

St. Ives’ game against Sidmouth was postponed to later date.

In the Tribute Cornwall & Devon League Hayle lost at home to unbeaten Honiton 34-19.

Penryn battled to a draw at Wessex 24-all scoring four tries through Grant Randlesome, James Salisbury and AJ Stanfield (2) with Mitch Vague adding a couple of conversions.

It’s going to be a long season for Pirates Amateurs judging by their result at Wellington 97-7! Kieran Brownfield scored their only try converted by Jack Hoare.

Bude defeated Lanner 29-12 at Bencoolen. Rory Hodges, Tremaine Fry, Ollie Denford, Adam Black and Angus Hodges all scored tries with Denford adding a couple of conversions.

For the Falcons Ryan Thomas and Mike Thomas scored tries with Harris adding a conversion.

Saltash lost at Withycombe 22-10, Will Morton and Ollie Mulberry with their tries.

All the Tribute Cornwall League results can be found on the results page via the menu.

Tomorrow night is Trelawny’s Army AGM. Both the Cornwall Senior Player and Under 20 players of the year, as voted by the membership will be announced.









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