Falmouth RFC

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Full name Falmouth Rugby Football Club
Union RFU
Founded 1873; 144 years ago (1873)
Ground(s) The Recreation Ground (Capacity: 3,000)
Chairman Neville Curnow
President Ivan Winn
Coach(es) Graham Whitmore and Chris Morgan
Captain(s) Justyn Irons
League(s) Tribute Cornwall/Devon
2015–16 6th
Team kit
Official website

Falmouth RFC is a rugby union club based in the town of Falmouth, Cornwall, in the United Kingdom, playing in the eighth tier of the English league system, Tribute Cornwall/Devon. The club play at the Recreation Ground.

Founded in 1873, Falmouth have been moderately successful, producing 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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