Roseland Come Unstuck in the Mud

Roseland 0 – Liskard-Looe 44

Saturday saw Roseland entertain league leaders Liskard-Looe at Philleigh.
The match was played in some of the worst conditions seen for a long time.
The pitch held up remarkably well though given the amount of rain that has fallen recently.
At the end of the game all the players trudged off the pitch four stone heavier than the start with the extra mud and water in their kit.

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Roseland start with a Bang

Camborne School of Mines 18 – Roseland 30

The first Saturday in January saw the return of league rugby for Roseland.
Having made the top 8 of the Cornwall League pre-Christmas Roseland are now in the Cornwall One League and have 14 weeks of back to back league action.
They opened their league campaign with a visit to Penryn RFC to play Camborne School of Mines.

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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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