Sports Archive

By Gareth Davies

28th April 2021

Ainslie starts Britain’s Sail GP campaign with victory

Sir Ben Ainslie, Britain’s most decorated sailor, who learnt his craft on the River Fal, led his SailGP team to victory in the first final of the new season in Bermuda.

By Gareth Davies

28th April 2021

Dalal’s arrival set for further delay

Truro’s star overseas batsman Rahul Dalal has seen his arrival in the United Kingdom further delayed because of the covid-19 pandemic.

By Tom Howe

21st April 2021

Century from Watkins helps visitors to victory over Truro

The sound of leather on willow reverberated around Boscawen Park once again on Saturday, where Perranporth defeated hosts Truro by 47 runs. On the opening weekend of Cornwall Cricket League action, Perranporth made the short trip to face neighbours Truro...

By Tom Howe

21st April 2021

Work underway to welcome Truro City

Work is underway to bring Bolitho Park up to speed after Truro City’s proposed ground share agreement with Plymouth Parkway was officially ratified by the Southern League.

By Gareth Davies

14th April 2021

Ivamy has fingers crossed for Dalal arrival

Bullish Truro skipper Neil Ivamy says that the first target for his side this season is qualification for the Kernow Crash finals day.

By Gareth Davies

9th April 2021

New Truro ground talks are ‘ongoing’

Chairman Jack Richards has revealed that discussions are ‘ongoing’ regarding Truro City’s new ground at Langarth and their temporary switch to Plymouth Parkway.

By Gareth Davies

4th April 2021

How Cornwall’s pasty made it over Twickenham’s posts

Local Cornish rugby historian Billy Hunter takes Voice chief sports writer Gareth Davies down memory lane. The first time I saw an attempt to hang a pasty on a rugby cross bar was in the 1950s...

By Gareth Davies

2nd April 2021

Saints excited ‘like kids at Christmas’ for league start

St Erme return to Trelawny League action this coming Saturday when they travel to St Buryan and club secretary Eliott Jolly says his players are excited ‘like kids at Christmas’ to be back playing once more.

By Gareth Davies

24th March 2021

Pirates yet to hit top form, says Jack

Pack star Jack Andrew feels there is more to come from his Cornish Pirates side after they defeated Bedford Blues 27-12 to record a third consecutive Championship win at the Mennaye on Sunday.

By Gareth Davies

24th March 2021

Boss Wotton is content with City’s goalscoring options

Truro manager Paul Wotton isn’t actively pursuing a replacement for departed striker Kieran Hayes. The former Nottingham Forest academy product left Truro last week...

By Gareth Davies

17th March 2021

Hayes leaves Truro and moves to Asia

Striker Kieran Hayes has left Truro City to embark on an exciting new chapter in his career by signing for reigning Philippines Football League champions United City.

By Gareth Davies

17th March 2021

Captain Duncan praises his charges’ energy in victory

Skipper Tom Duncan has revealed that the ‘energy’ his Cornish Pirates side displayed in the build-up to their latest Championship win over Richmond on Saturday.

By Gareth Davies

10th March 2021

Sunshine Tour win for golf ace Enoch

Cornish golfer Rhys Enoch has revealed he was ‘over the moon’ after winning the Kit Kat Group Pro-Am on Sunday.

By Gareth Davies

10th March 2021

Win is rugby’s wake-up call

For Cornish rugby supporters, St Piran’s Day celebrations were extended for another 24 hours after one of the greatest ever sporting triumphs the Duchy has ever witnessed on Saturday.

By Gareth Davies

3rd March 2021

“It was inevitable” - City boss philosophical on league curtailment

Boss Paul Wotton says that Truro City ‘have a way forward’ after the 2020-21 Southern League campaign was curtailed by the Football Association last week – subject to final ratification.

By Gareth Davies

3rd March 2021

Roadmap backed but rugby cluster leagues are shelved

Cornwall Rugby Football Union (CRFU) chairman Dave Saunter has welcomed the Government’s roadmap to lifting covid restrictions, while admitting that teams won’t be playing competitively from March 29.

By Gareth Davies

24th March 2021

Blazey raid rivals for midfield stars

St Blazey have started their recruitment drive for next season under Phil Lafferty with the signings of Chris Reski and Neil Slateford.

By Gareth Davies

31st March 2021

Saints to begin training and ask local MP for ground help

St Austell Hockey Club will start training at Poltair School next month although club chairman Dave Grey has admitted that Saints are unlikely to play further competitive fixtures at their home base.

By Gareth Davies

31st March 2021

Golf club back on course as covid-19 rules start to ease

Members of St Austell Golf Club were finally back on the Tregongeeves Lane course on Monday after covid-19 restrictions begin to ease.

By Gareth Davies

7th April 2021

Giles couldn’t turn down the chance of Lafferty reunion

Recent St Blazey capture Martin Giles has revealed that the lure of reuniting with Phil Lafferty once more was ‘hard to turn down’.

By Gareth Davies

7th April 2021

Tywardreath running event under starters orders again

Local running clubs returned to club training last week and this was marked with the announcement of six race events which will see athletes back in competition across the Duchy.

By Gareth Davies

14th April 2021

Roche looking to continue cup winning form into 2021

Roche skipper Jacob Rowe is hoping that his side can build on last year’s Bond Timber Trophy win as they start their new Division Two East season at home to St Minver on Saturday.

By Gareth Davies

14th April 2021

Avery and Walker to Coach Reserves - Sticker legends to help develop future Burngullow Park stars

Sticker legend Andrew Avery has stepped down from his first team role to help nurture the next crop of youngsters through the Burngullow Park ranks, the Voice can exclusively reveal.

By Gareth Davies

14th April 2021

Ivamy has fingers crossed for Dalal arrival

Bullish Truro skipper Neil Ivamy says that the first target for his side this season is qualification for the Kernow Crash finals day. With the 2021 competitive cricketing campaign starting here in Cornwall this coming Saturday...

Gareth Davies

14th April 2021

Truro fans must be patient, says City chairman Richards

Chairman Jack Richards has called for patience from Truro City supporters after last week revealing to the Voice that talks on both a new and temporary home for the club were ongoing. Richards’ comments have provoked a mixed reaction amongst the White Tigers’ faithful...

By Gareth Davies

31st March 2021

Saints excited ‘like kids at Christmas’ for league start

St Erme return to Trelawny League action this coming Saturday when they travel to St Buryan and club secretary Eliott Jolly says his players are excited ‘like kids at Christmas’ to be back playing once more.

By Gareth Davies

31st March 2021

How Cornwall’s pasty made it over Twickenham’s posts

Local Cornish rugby historian Billy Hunter takes Voice chief sports writer Gareth Davies down memory lane.

By Gareth Davies

7th April 2021

Truro return to training with numbers impressing Ivamy

Truro skipper Neil Ivamy says impressive training numbers will see his club start the new season ‘with a bang’.

By Gareth Davies

7th April 2021

New Truro ground talks are ‘ongoing’

Chairman Jack Richards has revealed that discussions are ‘ongoing’ regarding Truro City’s new ground at Langarth and their temporary switch to Plymouth Parkway.

By Gareth Davies

17th March 2021

Captain Duncan praises his charges’ energy in victory

Skipper Tom Duncan has revealed that the ‘energy’ his Cornish Pirates side displayed in the build-up to their latest Championship win over Richmond on Saturday.

By Gareth Davies

17th March 2021

Hayes leaves Truro and moves to Asia

Striker Kieran Hayes has left Truro City to embark on an exciting new chapter in his career by signing for reigning Philippines Football League champions United City.

By Gareth Davies

24th February 2021

Wotton’s New Deal Shows City’s Intent

Ace marksman Tyler Harvey says that boss Paul Wotton signing a new contract is a ‘statement of intent’ from Truro City.

By Gareth Davies

3rd March 2021

Roadmap backed but rugby cluster leagues are shelved

Cornwall Rugby Football Union (CRFU) chairman Dave Saunter has welcomed the Government’s roadmap to lifting covid restrictions, while admitting that teams won’t be playing competitively from March 29.

By Gareth Davies

3rd March 2021

“It was inevitable” - City boss philosophical on league curtailment

Boss Paul Wotton says that Truro City ‘have a way forward’ after the 2020-21 Southern League campaign was curtailed by the Football Association last week – subject to final ratification.

‘A third time at Truro wasn’t something I really enjoyed’

In football, old adages say that you should never go back but for some, the third time can prove to be lucky.

By Gareth Davies

24th February 2021

Wotton’s New Deal Shows City’s Intent

Ace marksman Tyler Harvey says that boss Paul Wotton signing a new contract is a ‘statement of intent’ from Truro City.

By Gareth Davies

3rd February 2021

Hard for Argyle to keep ex-City loan ace

Stewart Yetton says Plymouth Argyle will find it difficult to keep hold of 16-goal striking sensation Luke Jephcott, writes Gareth Davies.

By Gareth Davies

10th February 2021

Boss Hirst hopeful league can restart

Truro City under-18s chief Paul Hirst has spoken of his pleasant surprise that the DJM League, in which the Young Tigers compete, are aiming to restart again in the spring, writes Gareth Davies.

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.

By Gareth Davies

17th February 2021

Massey ‘loved’ enthusiasm of Heaney but regrets exit

Given the recent whirlwind of success Truro City have had over the past 15 years, the achievements of the club during the 90s are sometimes overlooked.

By Gareth Davies

17th February 2021

New contract for Wotton as an ‘exciting’ future beckons

Boss Paul Wotton has committed his future to Truro City by inking a new contract, writes Gareth Davies.

Gareth Davies

Hard for Argyle to keep ex-City loan ace

Stewart Yetton says Plymouth Argyle will find it difficult to keep hold of 16-goal striking sensation Luke Jephcott,. The White Tigers’ player-assistant boss was speaking on transfer deadline day when, despite much speculation, it was confirmed Jephcott, who spent the first half of last term on loan at Truro, will remain an Argyle player until the summer at least.