Falmouth RFC

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Full name Falmouth Rugby Football Club
Union Cornwall RFU
Founded 1873; 145 years ago (1873)
Location Falmouth, Cornwall, England
Ground(s) The Recreation Ground (Capacity: 3,000)
Chairman James Instance
President Ivan Winn
Coach(es) Graham Whitmore and Chris Morgan
Captain(s) Justyn Irons
League(s) Tribute Western Counties West
2017–18 12th
Team kit
Official website

Falmouth RFC is a rugby union club based in the town of Falmouth, Cornwall, in the United Kingdom, playing in Tribute Western Counties West at the seventh tier of the English league system, following promotion from the Tribute Cornwall/Devon league at the end of the 2016-17 season. The club play at the Recreation Ground.

Founded in 1873, Falmouth have produced two players who have been capped by the England: E J "John" Jackett and Jim George. Jackett played thirteen times for England making his debut on 2 December 1905 against New Zealand at Crystal Palace. He also toured with the British Lions to New Zealand and Australia in 1908.[1] Jim George made his debut against Scotland on 15 March 1947 and played a further two matches against France and Ireland.[1] On 24 November 1926 Cornwall played what was considered the best ever New Zealand Māori rugby union team at Falmouth, with Cornwall winning 6–3.[2]

The Recreation Ground, home of Falmouth RFC


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  1. ^ a b Cornwall Rugby Football Union Official Handbook and Byelaws 1996–97. Cornwall RFU. 1996. 
  2. ^ Salmon, Tom (1983). The First Hundred Years. Illogan: Cornwall RFU. p. 150. ISBN 0 946664 01 3. 

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