Sports Archive
Sports Archive

By Tom Howe

21st July 2021

Victorious Callington captain hails success of club merger

Captain Ross Braund says the merger between Saltash Town and Callington cricket clubs is working ‘perfectly’, as evidenced by Sunday’s Rosevear Cup winning performance.

By Tom Howe

21st July 2021

Chairman tips teenage star to reach Olympics in future

Newquay and Par Athletics Club chairman Graham Hodgson has tipped high-jumper Sam Brereton for the 2028 Olympic Games after watching him take bronze at the under-20 European Championships.

By Tom Howe

14th July 2021

HOME TRIUMPH FILLS CAPTAIN WITH PRIDE - Lanhydrock put gap between themselves and relegation spots

Skipper Ben Attfield praised the teamwork that led to a 56 run win for Lanhydrock over St Erme, saying the performance was ‘a pleasure to be a part of’.

By Gareth Davies

14th July 2021

Race set to be first to take place without restrictions

The popular Tywardreath Trotter running event taking place without restrictions has been welcomed as ‘good news’ by race director Matt Ward. Since March 2020, the running calendar has more or less been put on hold...

By Tom Howe

7th July 2021

Title chasers roar back

Skipper Luke Buckland scored a season’s best 79 as promoting-chasing Lanhydrock secured a 54-run home win over Grampound Road thirds.

By Gareth Davies

7th July 2021

‘We won’t risk club to chase Prem’, says Pirates supremo

Cornish Pirates chairman Paul Durkin says the club will not run the risk of financial ruin to realise their dreams of bringing Premiership rugby to Cornwall. In an exclusive interview with the Voice...

By Tom Howe

30th June 2021

Boconnoc defeat Taverners to keep title charge going

It is a case of as you were in Division Three East as Boconnoc won by 56 runs at St Neot Taverners to keep pace with league leading Callington. Both teams took 19 points...

By Tom Howe

30th June 2021

Strugglers bounce back with emphatic seven-wicket win

Lanhydrock showed great character in responding to the previous weekend’s 57 all out to secure a commanding seven-wicket win over a hapless Newquay side. Only Jake Carter and William Wagstaffe...

By Tom Howe

23rd June 2021

Boconnoc’s title hopes dealt devastating blow

Rob Foot’s Boconnoc lost ground on Division Three East leaders Callington when losing by nine wickets to a Patrick Morgan-inspired Ladock side at Deer Park.

By Tom Howe

23rd June 2021

ENGLAND STAR JOINS TRAILBLAZING TEAM - Touch rugby player Joelene Hughes joins female-only club

England Touch international Joelene Hughes has linked up with local club, Bodmin Ladies, in preparation for next summer’s European Championships.

By Tom Howe

26th May 2021

Attfield calls for more from his side’s batting arsenal

Lanhydrock skipper Ben Attfield wants his top order batsman to take more ‘responsibility’ after each failed to make 20 runs in Saturday’s County Division One defeat at Hayle.

By Tom Howe

26th May 2021

Kernow squad ‘did Cornwall proud’

Kernow Football Alliance manager Darren Gilbert says his squad ‘did Cornwall proud’ when beating Cascadia 8-1 to lift the Prost Soccer Challenge Cup at Northwood FC on Saturday.

By Tom Howe

19th May 2021

Boss pleased with ‘steady’ display as Pandas progress

Lanivet Inn will meet North Cornwall District League rivals Polzeath in Saturday’s third place play-off after scoring five times for the third game on the bounce. The Pandas ran out emphatic 5-0 winners over local rivals St Breward...

By Tom Howe

19th May 2021

Former Town star set to make return

The Voice can reveal that former Plymouth Parkway and Tiverton Town midfielder Steve Colwell is set to make a return to Bodmin Town this summer. The experienced 33-year-old left Priory Park...

By Tom Howe

12th May 2021

Bodmin celebrate county’s first female-only touch side

Having introduced Cornwall’s first female-only team, Bodmin coach Paul Couch hopes to continue to lead the emergence of touch rugby within the South West. Couch, already involved with the club’s youth section...

By Tom Howe

12th May 2021

Kernow ‘oozes with quality’ says Gilbert

Bodmin’s Priory Park will host some of the best Cornwall has to offer this evening as Kernow Football Alliance kick-off preparations for a busy summer.

By Tom Howe

5th May 2021

Boconnoc beat Launceston to maintain winning record

Boconnoc remain one of only three unbeaten teams in Division Three East following their 84-run win at home to Launceston at Deer Park.

By Tom Howe

5th May 2021

Club president: Don’t let football team die

President Brian Retallack has urged people not to let Bodmin’s football club ‘die’ and launched a recruitment drive aimed at adding fresh faces to their committee.

By Granville Taylor

28th April 2021

Cornishman Biddick stakes claim for yet another crown

Trainer Dean Summersby saddled three winners whilst Will Biddick added a double in his quest for an eighth National Jockeys title as Point-to-Point racing returned to Trebudannon on Saturday.

By Tom Howe

28th April 2021

State of the art nets installed at ‘Drock’

Chairman Steve Cavendish says the erection of new nets give Lanhydrock ‘one of, if not the best’ outdoor artificial facilities in the county.

By Tom Howe

21st April 2021

Two from two for Boconnoc on curtain raising weekend

Boconnoc Cricket Club enjoyed a welcome return to the crease on Saturday as both of their teams secured opening-day victories in the Cornwall Cricket League.

By Tom Howe

21st April 2021

Magee’s praise for Priory Park bosses

Bodmin Town winger Dan Magee says it is a pleasure to be back playing football under the management of Cornish football stalwarts Darren Gilbert and Alan Carey.
Magee and his team-mates returned to action at home to Plymouth Marjon University 11 days ago...

By Tom Howe

31st March 2021

Golfers back on course as covid restrictions loosen

Golfers got back into the swing of things against the beautiful backdrop of Lanhydrock as coronavirus-induced restrictions were eased on Monday.

By Tom Howe

24th March 2021

Woosnam leads all-star line up at Trevose Legends event

Ian Woosnam OBE, 1991 Masters champion and Europe’s 2006 Ryder Cup winning captain, has been announced as returning host of the European Legends Links 2021 Championship at Trevose Golf and Country Club.

By Tom Howe

17th March 2021

Bodmin boss waits on clarity before return

The supplementary cup competition proposed by the South West Peninsula League has been scrapped after the Football Association (FA) ruled that spectators will not be permitted to attend step six matches until May 17 at the earliest.

By Tom Howe

17th March 2021

Gruelling schedule ‘was exactly what I needed’, says tennis ace

Bodmin tennis ace Nadia Rawson says competing in the UK Pro League is providing her with the perfect grounding ahead of her transition into European competition.

By Gareth Davies

10th March 2021

Indian Queens race director apologises after controversy

Indian Queens half marathon race director Alison Beare has publicly apologised for criticism she received surrounding the staging of the event, which took place in December 2020.

By Tom Howe

10th March 2021

Bodmin boss backs Duchy League’s null and voiding

AFC Bodmin player-manager, Dan Hadley, says the Duchy League was right to abandon their 2020-21 season in light of the ongoing battle against coronavirus.

By: Tom Howe

10th February 2021

Hockey league set to ‘thrash out’ ending for current term

Decision time looms for Truro, with the West Clubs Women’s Hockey League (WCWHL) set to meet this week to discuss how to conclude the covid-hit 2020-21 season, writes Tom Howe.