Cornwall League 1


Cornwall League 1
Tribute Cornwall League 1
Current season or competition:
2011–12 Tribute Cornwall League 1
Sport Rugby union
Instituted 1987
Number of teams 7
Country England
Holders Veor (2010–11)
Most titles Saltash (4 titles)

Tribute Cornwall 1 is an English level nine Rugby Union league for clubs based in Cornwall. The Champions are promoted to Tribute Cornwall/Devon and the runners-up, play the second team in Tribute Devon 1 over two legs, with the winning team gaining promotion. The bottom two teams are relegated to Tribute Cornwall 2.

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Current Season

With the re-introduction of Tribute Cornwall 2 in 2011-12 the league will be reduced to seven teams playing each other three times to make 18 games each. The season starts on 1 October and finishes on 10 March.[1]

Past Winners

[2][3][4][5][6]

Year Winner Runners-up No. of Teams Notes
2010-11 Veor (P) Pirates Amateurs (P) 12 St Day, Perranporth, Illogan Park, St Agnes, and Redruth Albany relegated. Lankelly-Fowey withdrew during the season.
2009-10 Roseland (P) Veor 12 No relegation
2008-09 Stithians (P) St Austell 8 No relegation; Illogan Park withdrew at the start of the season after 14 players left the club[7]
2007-08 Saltash (P) Helston 9 No relegation
2006-07 Newquay Hornets (P) Liskeard-Looe 8 Ilogan Park and Camborne School of Mines relegated
2005-06 Perranporth(P) Newquay Hornets 8 St. Just and Redruth Albany relegated
2004-05 St Austell (P) Saltash 8 Helston relegated
2003-04 Liskeard-Looe (P) Perranporth 8 St Agnes relegated
2002-03 Falmouth (P) Mounts Bay (P) 9 Helston and St. Day relegated
2001-02 Bude (P) Mounts Bay 9 Callington relegated
2000-01 Saltash (P) Wadebridge Camels 9 St Day relegated
1999-00 Perranporth (P) Saltash 9 Redruth Albany relegated
1998-99 St Just (P) Saltash 9 Veor relegated
1997-98 Newquay Hornets (P) Wadebridge Camels 10 St. Agnes and Liskeard-Looe relegated
1996-97 Falmouth (P) Newquay Hornets 10 Redruth Albany relegated
1995-96 Bude (P) Falmouth 11 St Day and Wadebridge Camels relegated
1994-95 St Austell (P) Liskeard-Looe 11 Bodmin and Illogan Park relegated
1993-94 Saltash (P) Falmouth 11 Redruth Albany and St Just relegated
1992-93 Veor (P) Falmouth 9 Camborne School of Mines relegated
1991-92 Liskeard-Looe (P) Bude (P) 11 Helston and Wadebridge Camels relegated
1990-91 Saltash (P) Falmouth 11 Roseland and St Agnes relegated
1989-90 Hayle (P) Liskeard-Looe 11 Redruth Albany, Helston and St Just relegated
1988-89 Wadebridge Camels (P) St Austell 11 Lankelly-Fowey and St Agnes relegated
1987-88 Illogan Park (P) Wadebridge 11 Stithians and St Just relegated
  • (P) = promoted to Devon and Cornwall League

Play-offs

The runners-up plays the second placed team in Devon League 1 in a promotion play-off. The team with the best league record has home advantage.

  • 2010-11 Penzance Amateurs defeated Wessex 29 - 20
  • 2009-10 Honiton defeated Veor
  • 2008-09 no play-off
  • 2007-08 Plymouth Albion Oakes beat Helston at Helston[8]
  • 2006-07
  • 2005-06
  • 2004-05
  • 2003-04
  • 2002-03
  • 2001-02 Teignmouth defeated Mounts Bay

Previous Seasons

2010-11

Veor promoted as champions and Pirates Amateurs promoted, after beating Wessex (Tribute Devon 1) 29-20 in the playoff. St Day, Perranporth, Illogan Park, St Agnes, and Redruth Albany are relegated to the re-formed Tribute Cornwall 2. Lankelly-Fowey withdrew during the season and their results expunged from the table.

2009-10

Roseland, as Champions, are promoted to the Tribute Cornwall/Devon League for season 2010-11. Veor as runners-up, lost at home to Honiton in the promotion play-off and, will stay in the Tribute Cornwall League for next season.[9]

2008-09

Stithians as Champions, were promoted to the Tribute Cornwall/Devon League for season 2009-10. With an increase from 12 to 16 teams in the aforementioned league, St Austell and Liskeard-Looe were also promoted. The two Cornwall leagues will combine for next season and Camborne School of Mines, Illogan Park, Lankelly-Fowey, Redruth Albany, St Agnes, St Day and Veor joined the remaining teams for the following season.[10]

Sponsorship

Tribute 2009-10, 2010–11 and 2011–12

See also

References

  1. ^ Nigel Walrond. Duchy Diary In Independent, 5th June, 2011.
  2. ^ http://www.trelawnysarmy.org.uk/ta/tablearc.html
  3. ^ Cornwall Rugby Football Union 1992-3,1996-7
  4. ^ Williams, T. and Mitchell, B. (1990) Courage Clubs Championship Official Rugby Union Club Directory 1990-91. Windsor: Burlington Publishing Co. Ltd.
  5. ^ Williams, T. and Mitchell, B. (1991) Courage Clubs Championship Official Rugby Union Club Directory 1991-92. Taunton: Tony Williams.
  6. ^ Cornwall Rugby Football Union Official Handbook 1992-93
  7. ^ Club quit league after player exodus. This is Cornwall [1]
  8. ^ "Fixtures". The Cornishman. 24 April 2008. 
  9. ^ Anon. (2010) 'Cornwall R.F.U. Handbook, 2010-11'.
  10. ^ http://www.trelawnysarmy.org.uk/ta/tables0910.html

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