1987–88 Courage Cornwall League 1

The Courage Cornwall League 1 1987–88 was the first full season of rugby union within the ninth tier of the English league system, currently known as Tribute Cornwall League 1. Illogan Park finished the league season unbeaten, and as the first champions were promoted to the Courage Cornwall/Devon League for season 1988–89. Stithians lost all ten matches, finishing in last place and were relegated to Courage Cornwall League 2, along with St Just who finished one place above them.[1][2]

1987–88 Courage Cornwall League 1
Countries England
Date12 September 1987 – 19 March 1988
ChampionsIllogan Park (1st title)
Runners-upWadebridge Camels
RelegatedSt Just
Stithians
Matches played55

Participating teams and locationsEdit

The 1987–88 Courage Cornwall League 1 consists of eleven teams. Each team played one match against each of the other teams, playing a total of ten matches with five at home and five away. The season started on 12 September 1987 and ended on 19 March 1988.[3]

Team Ground Capacity City/Area
Bodmin Clifden Park Bodmin
Bude Bencoolen Meadow 750 Bude
Helston King George V Playing Field 2,500 Helston
Illogan Park Illogan Park Illogan
Liskeard Looe Lux Park Liskeard
Redruth Albany Trewirgie Redruth
St Agnes Wheal Butson St Agnes
St Just Tregeseal Tregeseal, St Just
Saltash Moorlands Lane Saltash
Stithians Playing Field Stithians
Wadebridge Camels Bodieve Park Wadebridge

League tableEdit

1987–88 Courage Cornwall League One Table
Club Played Won Drawn Lost Points For Points Against Points Diff Points
1 Illogan Park 10 9 1 0 163 61 102 19
2 Wadebridge Camels 10 8 1 1 200 89 111 17
3 Saltash 10 7 2 1 171 85 86 16
4 Helston 10 6 0 4 166 80 86 12
5 Liskeard Looe 10 5 1 4 129 87 42 11
6 Bude 10 4 2 4 105 90 15 10
7 St Agnes 10 4 1 5 131 120 11 9
8 Bodmin 10 4 0 6 128 126 2 8
9 Redruth Albany 10 3 0 7 93 154 –61 6
10 St Just 10 1 0 9 41 310 –269 2
11 Stithians 10 0 0 10 49 174 –125 0
  • Points are awarded as follows:
  1. 2 pts for a win
  2. 1 pt for a draw
  3. 0 pts for a loss

Green background is the promotion place. Pink background are relegation places.
Updated: 23 August 2014

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Stephen Jones, ed. (1988). Rothmans Rugby Union Yearbook 1988–89. London: Rothmans Publications Ltd.
  2. ^ Tony Williams and Bill Mitchell, ed. (1990). Courage Official Rugby Union Club Directory 1990–91. Windsor: Burlington Publishing Co Ltd.
  3. ^ Cornwall Rugby Football Union Official Handbook and Byelaws Season 1987 – 88. Cornwall Rugby Football Union. 1987.

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