Roseland Fall Agonisingly Short

Camborne School of Mines 12 – Roseland 10

On Saturday Roseland travelled the short distance to Penryn RFC to take on Camborne School of Mines (CSM) in the Tribute Cornwall League. The pitch and the weather were near perfect for running rugby despite the moderate breeze blowing down the pitch from the Mabe end.

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Camelford Game Cancelled

Unfortunately Saturdays home fixture versus Camelford has been cancelled. Camelford sadly couldn’t raise a team.

Saturday 2nd Decemeber Roseland are away to Helston and there is a bus available to and from St Mawes for both players and supporters.

A match report on last Saturday’s agonising defeat to Camborne School of Mines will be posted soon.

Yellow Cards Cost Roseland

Roseland 14 – Bodmin 44

Second placed Bodmin arrived at Philleigh on Saturday afternoon having not played at Roseland for several seasons following their successful stint in the Cornwall and Devon League however they arrived on Saturday hopeful of another 5 point win and despite Roseland resilience they came away the victors.

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Roseland Battle Valiantly

Veor 26 – Roseland 19

Roseland travelled down to third placed Veor on Saturday hoping to carry on with the good form that seen them beat Stithians the previous week.

For much of this encounter it was an even affair with Veor’s influential goal kicking scrum half probably proving the difference as he had a near faultless day with the boot including a monster 60m penalty on the stroke of half time.

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Roseland Let Loose

Roseland 57 – Stithians 7

Saturday afternoon saw Stithians make the short trip to Philleigh for another fixture in the Tribute Cornwall League.

This match pitted Roseland (9th) versus Stithians (8th) in a potentially season defining game. The winner had the chance to possibly secure Cornwall One rugby after Christmas. Stithians held the upper hand by being a point above Roseland.

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Roseland frustrated by Aggie

Roseland 12 – St Agnes 24

Saturday afternoon brought a welcome return of league rugby following a fortnight of no rugby due to a Walk Over and a Bye week. Roseland welcomed St Agnes to Philleigh for what was hoping to be a close fought encounter.

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Roseland Defeat Brewers

Roseland 40 – Perranporth 15

Saturday afternoon saw perfect rugby conditions with both the weather and the condition on the pitch, special thanks to Ben Taylor and Shaun Eamers on the pitch. It was also Roselands Ladies and Family Day with plenty of wives,girlfriend and children on the sidelines.

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Roseland Battle Hard

Roseland 3 – Liskard-Looe 63

On Saturday afternoon Roseland welcomed Liskard Looe to Philleigh for the first home game of the 2017/18 season.

Roseland had a long list of players unavailable via injury and other commitments. Nearly as many were unavailable as were available. The squad of players that took to the field put in a 110% shift though and unfortunately the score line didn’t really do the players justice.

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Last Gasp Try Denies Roseland Famous Win

Newquay 22 – Roseland 16

Saturday afternoon saw the return of junior rugby to the playing fields of Cornwall. Roselands first task was a trip to the Newquay Sports Centre to play last seasons Cornwall One Runners Up Newquay. The format for this season was the same as last year with all the teams playing each other once before splitting into Cornwall One and Two after Christmas.

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Lions 2017

The British and Irish Lions are in New Zealand with one of the strongest squads ever assembled.

To watch all the Saturday morning fixtures (Crusaders, Maori All Blacks, and the 3 tests) Portscatho Harbour Club will be showing the games on the big screen.

Each game is an 8:30am kick off.

Fresh Bacon Rolls provided at £2 each