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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Roseland 3 – Liskeard-Looe 36

The Roseland team performed very strongly against league leaders Liskeard-Looe.

Strong attacking and some very solid defence meant at half time the score was 3-8.

Unfortunately at the start of the second half we lost no. 8 Nathan Chapman to the sin bin for 10 minutes. But overall a performance far ahead of the start of the season.

Roll on Helston next weekend.

Liskeard-Looe 68 – Roseland 0

Liskeard-Looe really came up with the goods on Saturday.

Some strong defending (especially Starky’s flying tackles) stopped the score getting any higher, but we didn’t manage to get any points on the board.

Roll on next weekend and Helston.

Roseland vs Liskeard-Looe: 5-44

At kick off Roseland had a strong first 20 minutes, but Liskeard-Looe quickly took the lead. In the second half, Sam Glanville scored our only try.

That might all mean we’re out of the cup – but there should be some friendlies organised for the next few weekends. Keep an eye on the website for more details, or enter your email to the right to get updates:

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Season Starts on Tuesday!

It might still be August – but the new season starts on Tuesday for Roseland RFC. It’s going to be a busy week…

First match of the year is a friendly with St Austell 2nds on Tuesday 27th, Kick off at 7pm (or possibly 6.30pm – tbc!).

Saturday then sees our first ‘real’ game of the season – a Cup game against Liskeard-Looe.

Both are home games – so please do come along and support the team.

As if all that wasn’t enough, Nathan Chapman has been selected to Captain the Cornwall Clubs XV who are taking on the Cornish Pirates on Friday 30th August, KO 7.30pm.

Full season fixture list is here

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