Dis-Ability Sponsor

12th November 2017

St Agnes AFC Dis-ability Squad and coaches met one of their generous sponsors at training on Saturday. Charlie Penna, a former St Agnes AFC Ladies player, of MissTubs Hot Tub Hire Cornwall popped along to training to meet the players. Charlie's sponsorship provided the teams new training bibs, which feature a variety of sizes to fit and include everyone! Fabulous! Thank you Charlie from all of us!

St Agnes AFC Dis-ability Squad train at Truro College Astro-pitch on Saturday mornings 11am - 12 Noon £2. Any interested players can pop along or for enquiries contact details can be found via this club website.

(Attached squad photos in training bibs and single picture of Charlie Penna of MissTub Hot Tub Hire Cornwall).

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Remembrance Sunday

12th November 2017

St Agnes AFC teams held a minute silence before their fixtures this weekend. At 11 am on Remembrance Sunday Enys Parc, St Agnes fell silent remembering those who gave the ultimate sacrifice.
 
St Agnes AFC Under 10's are photographed before their home fixture v Illogan and our Bolster Vets are photographed before their 2-0 win -v- Kernow Wanderers. We will remember them.

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Ladies Win

5th November 2017

St Agnes AFC Ladies 4-1 Helston

Having gone 1-0 down via a penalty in the first half and with 5 of the previous weeks starting line up unavailable, the whole St Agnes AFC Lady's team battled and pulled off an outstanding 4-1 win at home against a recently strengthened Helston Ladies. Sarah Fisher in her club debut and first ever ladies fixture, was Maid of the Match with young Em Brown impressive on the wing. Stand-in keeper Lyndsey Cowl was outstanding for St Agnes AFC with goals scored by Jodie Hood, Mollie Dring (2) and Laura-beth Medcalfe.

Any ladies of any level of experience or none at all is welcome to training on Wednesday evenings at Truro College.

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St Agnes u9's

5th November 2017

St Agnes AFC Under 9's are photographed looking very pleased with this weekend's win! They are an awesome little squad with a fantastic coach and supportive parents!

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Durning Lawrence Cup

4th November 2017

CCFA Charity Cup St Agnes (Combo League) v Wendron SWPL. Facing opposition from a team in a higher league and after the way St Agnes 1st team's season had been going manager, Martyn Kimmins, decided to use the match to change things around a bit. Notably moving Terry Luke Campbell up front having his best game of the season and Mark Bell excellent in mid-field with an encouraging debut from Matt Probin as left back. With no keeper available the ever young Stephen Kemp (Bolster Veterans team aged 45!) donned the gloves and pulled off an admirable performance between the sticks! In what Martyn called the teams' best performance of the season St Agnes took the lead through Terry and everyone in the squad gave a good performance and played excellently during the first half with St Agnes leading to the halftime break. Wendron came back out fighting after the interval and hit the post twice, but St Agnes defended resolutely. A lapse of concentration in injury time saw Wendron score the equaliser from a cross taking the game to extra time. The Wendron fitness levels took over and a number of St Agnes injuries became apparent. With all permitted substitutes used Wendron took the lead and won 1-3. FRUSTRATING! Proceeds from the fixture as part of the CCFA Charity Cup Competition will be donated to the Invictus Trust supporting teenagers with mental health needs and associated issues (who were represented at the match). We will be donating £175 from gate, raffle, sweepstake and tea & cake sales. Thank you everyone who supported!

 
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Cornwall Partnership Awards

4th November 2017

St Agnes AFC were shortlisted again this season as Club of the Year at the Cornwall Sports Partnership Awards. This category was won by the amazing Cornwall Special Olympics Team who are simply awesome. Thank you to Kate Collins and Chris Wells who represented St Agnes AFC at the Awards ceremony. Congratulations also to Charlotte Collier who was shortlisted again this year for young coach!

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Ladies Win At Charlestown

22nd October 2017

Well done St Agnes Ladies AFC a decent 7-0 win today away -v- a young, promising Charlestown Ladies!

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New Jacket Sponsor

21st October 2017

Massive thank you shout out to Tony and everyone at Sevenmilestone Garage, St Agnes for sponsoring new waterproof jackets for St Agnes AFC 1st team. Perfect timing they have arrived ready for Hurricane Brian this weekend!

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Porthleven Ladies 1-9 St Agnes Ladies

15th October 2017

Still rebuilding St Agnes AFC Ladies travelled away to new side Porthleven Ladies on Sunday facing a full, keen and developing opposition. St Agnes ran out on top, the score 1-9 with goals from Zoe Arundell-Lethbridge (3), Suzanne Hurrell, Debbie Duncan (4) and Laura-Beth Medcalfe. Any ladies interested in playing football (16 years and above) please get in touch.

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St Agnes u7's!

15th October 2017

St Agnes AFC Under 7's were all smiles and proud of themselves at this weekends fixture! Their coach Katie Collins was really pleased with their performance and development.

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St Agnes u18's 7-2 Godolphin u18's

15th October 2017

St Agnes U18's 7-2 Godolphin U18's

St Agnes U18s began their KYFL league campaign at the weekend with a fantastic performance! It was a great day for their manager Mark Norgate whose your only contribution to the game was to watch, applaud and occasionally beam with pride. Another hat-trick for 'goal machine' Andrew Govan (97 total), a hat-trick for Jake Flamank and a stunning strike from Toby Neal completed the scoring with a commanding performance from stand-in keeper Liam Taylor when called upon. But this was a  stunning all round team performance from the team of 11 including: Kieran Jarvis, Nathanael Potts, Jake Dawson, James Blackler, Marshall McAdams, Sean Burns and Jacob Milligan.

Dynamo u12 Girls

24th September 2017

St Agnes AFC Dynamos Under 12 Girls are photographed after their first fixture of the season away v Culdrose. A fabulously entertaining fixture with both teams playing some excellent football.

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Dis-Ability Festival

24th September 2017

The new St Agnes AFC Dis-ability Squad were proud to show off their new red/white playing kit when they attended the first Cornwall Disability Festival of the 2017/18 Season at Camborne College. Fielding a team at League and Championship level the players had a wonderful time playing some amazing football. St Agnes AFC Dis-ability Squad train at Truro College on the astro pitch 11am-12noon, £2/player. New players are welcome to join in.

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Ladies -v- Culdrose

24th September 2017

St Agnes AFC Ladies travelled away to RNAS Culdrose Ladies today who were playing their first fixture of the 2017/18. After struggling with numbers last season Culdrose fielded a full squad with substitutes and a positive battling attitude throughout the match showing lots of promise. St Agnes won the fixture 26-0, but Culdrose should be proud of their efforts. Any ladies interested in joining St Agnes AFC Ladies is welcome to get in touch.

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Bolster Vets 3-1 Saltash Vets

17th September 2017

Fancied Veterans League newcomers Saltash United traveled to Enys Park to face St Agnes Bolsters. The visitors dominated the first 20 minutes with home keeper Mark Norgate pulling off two great saves and Paul Sidey striking a great shot against the inside of the post. Aggie started to come more into the game and had a couple of half chances with Danny O'Hagan crashing a header off the crossbar. The opening goal came from the hosts ten minutes before the break after a foul in the area gave O'Hagan the chance to smash home the penalty low to the keepers right. The lead only lasted 3 minutes when the Ashes were awarded a penalty of their own and Chris Truscott made no mistake from the spot. The second half was end to end with both sides going for the win. The hosts went back in front with about 15 to go when Dave Turner whipped In a corner kick and the visiting keeper could only palm the ball into his own net. With four minutes remaining substitute Mark Rapsey made the game safe for the hosts when he curled a free kick over the wall and in off the underside of the bar.

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St Agnes Ladies

17th September 2017

Rebuilding from retirements etc at the end of last season and carrying some hefty injuries St Agnes AFC Ladies were pleased with a good win on Sunday 15-0 against a depleted but good spirited St Breward! So much better than last weeks 3-1 loss away -v- Helston. St Agnes Ladies train on Wednesday evenings and any ladies interested in joining in for football, fitness and fun is welcome.

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St Agnes 3rd Team Win

16th September 2017

St Agnes 3rds 4-2 win at St Just on Saturday. Aggie fielded six of our promising youth section who all made significant contributions to the win. Particularly Percy Penhaligon showing composure beyond his years in midfield, two goals from Jacob Milligan and a man of the match performance from Kieran Jarvis. Keran Royle and Josh Caddy completed the scoring in a hard fought away win.

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Dis-Ability Squad Coaching

16th September 2017

St Agnes AFC Dis-Ability team, players and coaches were inspired by today's training session hosted by FA Coach Developer Chris Morris and FA Coach Mentor Natasha Mills. The rain didn't dampen the spirits of this wonderful group of players - the faces say it all! The session was run as a cpd event for coaches involved with Dis-Ability coaching who observed and joined in to support and progress this fabulous group of players. The whole event was motivational and moving and it was great to have coaches from the Special Olympics attending too! Just brilliant! Any players interested in getting involved, sponsoring or supporting in any way will be very welcome.

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Dynamo Girls Training

16th September 2017

The St Agnes AFC Dynamos Girls are back in to training ready for the 2017/18 Season. Photographed with their coaches the under 8's, 10's, 12's & 14's will be delighted to welcome any new players of any level of ability to Saturday morning training at Truro College on the astro-pitch. Sessions run from 9-10am £2/session. We are also running Under 16's girls with new players encouraged to get in touch.

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U8's New Kit

16th September 2017

St Agnes Under 8's launched their 2017/18 Season with a photograph in their new Nike playing kit. The new strip was awarded to the club as part of the McDonald's FA Community Club Charter Standard Kit Scheme. This team play 5-v-5 in the Kernow Youth Football League.

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Helston 3-1 St Agnes Ladies

10th September 2017

Helston Ladies 3-1 St Agnes Ladies. A disappointing start to the 2017/18 Season for the rebuilding lady's team. Debbie Duncan on target.

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U16's Girls Launch

10th September 2017

St Agnes AFC's newest girls team, just launched this season, the Under 16's took part in their first fixtures today in the CGFL Beach Soccer event at Perranporth. Sponsored by their awesome coach Kate Collins through her business Borders & Buttons they had a fantastic time playing 5-v-5 Beach Soccer, even winning one fixture 2-1 and not losing any game by more than 2 goals! A really exciting and encouraging performance from this fledgling team. Any under 16's girls interested in joining this crazy bunch please get in touch!

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U14's Dynamo Beach Soccer

10th September 2017

St Agnes AFC Dynamos Girls under 14's entered 2 teams into the CGFL Beach Soccer Event at Perranporth today. A wonderful group of talented girls photographed with one of their coaches Nathan Willoughby. The teams finished 2nd and 3rd overall, having played and enjoyed some outstanding 5-v-5 Beach Soccer. Any girls interested in playing under 14's girls is welcome to get in touch.

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U12 Dynamo Beach Soccer

10th September 2017

St Agnes AFC Dynamos Girls entered two squads into the CGFL Beach Soccer event at Perranporth playing 5-v-5. Both squads played some amazing football showing huge promise for the upcoming 2017/18 Season. Any girls interested in playing under 12's football is welcome to get in touch.

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U10's Dynamo Beach Soccer

10th September 2017

St Agnes AFC Dynamos Girls Under 10's took part in the CGFL Beach Soccer event at Perranporth today playing some awesome football. Well done girls we are super, super proud of all of you! Awesome girls! Any girls interested in playing under 10's or 8's girls football please get in touch, they will all be made welcome and have lots of fun!

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Under 9's New Kit

10th September 2017

St Agnes AFC Under 9's looked extremely smart in their new kit before their first home friendly of the 2017/18 Season. The team played some excellent football against neighbouring team St Day. The Under 9's play in the KYFL Premier League.

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Under 14's Start Season

9th September 2017

St Agnes AFC Under 14's are photographed ready for the 2017/18 Season playing 11 aside for the first time. Their first fixture at home v Helston in the Premier League was a great game from both teams with Tom Dolan on target twice for St Agnes. St Agnes 2-3 Helston.


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Under 10's Start Season

9th September 2017

St Agnes Under 10's launched their 2017/18 Season with a photograph in their new Nike playing kit. The new strip was awarded to the club as part of the McDonalds FA Community Club Charter Standard Kit Scheme. This team play 7-v-7 in the KYFL Under 10's Premier League.

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Under 7's New Shirts

9th September 2017

St Agnes AFC Under 7's are very excited to be showing off their new shirts for the 2017/18 Season generously sponsored by Chris Gardiner. With their first friendly fixture in the KYFL next week they are seriously looking forward to wearing them!

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Vets Raise Funds

3rd September 2017

St Agnes AFC Bolster Veterans hosted Elstead Vets on their 10th Anniversary tour to St Agnes with the home team winning 7-3. Donations and a raffle raised just over £200 for the Merlin MS Centre providing treatment and support for people with multiple sclerosis in Cornwall.

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Dis-Ability Squad Launch

2nd September 2017

St Agnes AFC launched their new Dis-ability Squad with a fabulous turn out of inspiring players who are photographed with their coach Tim Elliott. The squad will be training at Truro College on the Astro-pitch on Saturday mornings from 11am-noon - £2 per player/session. New players are very welcome to join in. The club and players would like to thank everyone who has helped and encouraged this new venture so far.

Anyone interested in playing, sponsoring or supporting in any way please contact St Agnes AFC Chair Mandy Kimmins on 07974 370666 or email
bolsterpaper@gmail.com for more information or enquiries.

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Chiverton Arms Sponsor 3rds

22nd August 2017

Members of St Agnes AFC 3rd team are photographed in their new polo shirt for 2017/18 kindly sponsored by the lovely Carol Seaborne (centre) of The Chiverton Arms.

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Bolster Veterans

20th August 2017

St Agnes Bolster Veterans entertained Kernow Wanderers in a friendly at Enys Parc this morning winning 4-1. Anyone interested in playing vets football or supporting/sponsoring this fine group of athletes is welcome to get in touch with Steve James on 07969 928287 or Martyn Kimmins 07974 370666 for more details! Our next friendly is a charity fixture -v- Elstead Veterans on tour Saturday 2nd September at Enys Parc 11am ko. All proceeds from raffle and donations will be for the Merlin MS Centre. This is the 10th Anniversary of Elstead Vets visiting St Agnes and will be followed by a 1st team fixture -v- Hayle 3pm ko.

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Reserves' Top Sponsor

6th August 2017

St Agnes Reserves are very grateful to Darren Milling of Absolute Flooring SW for sponsoring their new warm-up tops for the 2017/18 Season, as modelled by Darren Bennetts and Bayley Milling. Looking the part boys!

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u12's Fair Play Trophy

6th August 2017

Well done to St Agnes AFC Under 12's who attended the St Day 5-a-side Tournament, reaching the semi-final of their age group. The match went to penalties, which St Agnes lost but they won the Fair Play Trophy for the group for their great attitude! Well done team.

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u10's In St Day Tournament

5th August 2017

St Agnes under 10s played in the annual St Day tournament and lost in the final 2-0 to a very good St Day side. The boys played exceptionally well throughout the day though, winning 5 games, drawing 1 and losing 2 (including the final). Despite the loss in the final, the boys did come away with 'The Kirwin Prisk' fair play cup, which was just reward for their efforts. The boys were a real credit to the club.

Squad for the day was Xhaidien McTaggart, George Maguire, Tom Roodhouse, Freddie Saulsbury, Ollie Deacon, Reuben Chant, George Reep, Edward Butler and Finley Donovan.

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Dynamos' Carnival Entry

5th August 2017

St Agnes AFC Dynamo Girls showed their support for the England Ladies Euro Campaign with a themed walking entry and float into the St Agnes Carnival 2017. With approaching 50 members of the group including football kit wearing players, coaches and cheerleading pom-pom waving parents they made a noisy colourful spectacle! They were awarded runners-up in their category and £50 prize money to support the team in the 2017/18 Season.

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Girls' Football Event

22nd July 2017

There was an awesome morning of girls football at Enys Parc as St Agnes AFC hosted a coaching morning as part of FA Girls' Football Week celebrating the England Women 'Lionesses' Euro Campaign. Cornish talent Jasmine Matthews who plays for Bristol City Ladies in the Women's Super League Div 1 spent the morning with the girls inspiring them to follow their dreams! With brilliant coaching and support from Chris Morris  (FA CCD, UEFA A, former Republic of Ireland International and Celtic, Middlesborough & Sheffield Wednesday Player) and Natasha Mills (FA Coach Mentor and UEFA B) the girls had a fantastic footballing opportunity. Coaches from other clubs who are involved in female football were invited to attend as part of their coaching continuing professional development. During the morning £125 was raised from Raffle, Coffee & Cakes for the Huntington's Disease Association Charity (Cornwall). The girls all received FA purple water bottles, certificates and hairbands! A brilliant morning!

Any girls interested in playing football of any level of experience or none at all is welcome to get in touch with Mandy Kimmins 07974 370666.

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9th Annual Charity Tournament

16th July 2017

St Agnes AFC held their 9th Annual 7-a-side Ladies Tournament in the mizzle at Enys Parc today. An excellent turn out with 8 ladies team entered. A great start to pre-season with Charlestown Ladies beating one of the home clubs teams 3-0 in the final to win this years event. Half of the proceeds from entries to the Tournament will be donated to Cancer Research UK.

St Agnes AFC Ladies are rebuilding for this season (with players retiring and moving away) after finishing top of the Pirate FM CWFL 2016/17 season. Any new players of any level of experience, returning or new to the game, are welcome to join contact Mandy Kimmins 07974 370666 or email
bolsterpaper@gmail.com

Photos attached:
All teams in the St Agnes mizzle at Enys Parc
St Agnes AFC Ladies A & B (red & black)
Tournament Winners: Charlestown (blue & white)

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Truro Race For Life

9th July 2017

30 members of St Agnes AFC Dynamos Girls entered the Truro Race for Life  with Dynamums, Dynamos, Dynacoaches and Dynabros included! Some ran, some jogged and some just walked with all completing the event inspired to be part of such a moving and worthwhile experience. Collectively the group raised £2000 to help Cancer Research UK  in the battle to beat cancer.

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Wildcats

7th July 2017

St Agnes AFC are hosting Wlidcats football coaching sessions for girls aged 5-11 years at Chiverton Park on Friday teatimes. An initiative aimed at involving and recruiting more girls into football. Photographed are some of the girls and coaches having an amazing fun time.

For more details contact Mandy Kimmins 07974 370666 or email
bolsterpaper@gmail.com

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Dynamo Under 9's

St Agnes AFC Dynamos Girls Under 9's had a wonderful day at the 2nd day of the Charlestown Tournament. Playing some amazing football within friendly fixtures and with huge smiles on their faces. They are photographed with their participation medals.

Any girls of any level of experience interested in playing football is welcome to join in. Please contact Mandy Kimmins 07974 370666 or
bolsterpaper@gmail.com

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Dynamo's Victory

St Agnes AFC Dynamos Girls Under 13's were victorious at the Charlestown Tournament yesterday defending their cup from last season winning their age group final against the home club on penalties. St Agnes AFC Dynamos entered four teams into the first day of the event with two under 11's and two under 13's teams with our under 9's team playing on the second day. Some fantastic football was played by all the girls teams taking part and St Agnes Under 11's also reached their final coming Runner's Up to Biscovey (3-1).

Any girls of any level of ability or new to the game is welcome to join St Agnes AFC Dynamos Girls contact Chair Mandy Kimmins 07974 370666 or email
bolsterpaper@gmail.com
St Agnes AFC Under 13's Squad & coaches - Runners Up St Agnes Under 11's - St Agnes AFC Under 13's Winners

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Charity Cheque Presentations

St Agnes AFC hosted the first FA Sanctioned Mixed Gender 11-a-side Charity Fixture in England at Enys Parc in May with members of the mens' and lady's team playing an entertaining match and raising £700 to be split between two important Cornish Charities. The money was raised by donations and a mini-auction for Penhaligon's Friends supporting bereaved children and The Merlin MS Centre. St Agnes AFC Ladies players Jodie Hood and Lexi Riley, who had played in the match, visited the charities to present them each with a cheque for £350. Jodie Hood is photographed with the Penhaligon's Bear and Chantal Worden-Evans (volunteer co-ordinator) and Julie Parker (Manager) of Penhaligon's Friends based in Redruth. Chantal and Julie explained the wonderful work Penhaligon's Friends carry out supporting bereaved children and their families offering support groups and working within schools and out reach groups. The donation raised by St Agnes AFC will be used to purchase Memory Bears for bereaved children. Jodie said "The work of Penhaligon's Friends is so inspiring and important. I have really enjoyed the visit and heating about the difference they make to bereaved children and the families".

Lexi Riley went to the Merlin MS Centre at Hewaswater near St Austell and is photographed with staff member Sarah Snell who took her around a tour of the facilities and explained how the charity provided support for people with not just MS but other conditions, including Parkinson's. The charity supports families, offers outreach and day respite with treatments available, including oxygen therapy. The money donated will be used towards their Splash Out Appeal for a therapy pool. Lexi commented "I enjoyed my tour around the Merlin MS Centre. It was brilliant to see how much this place is used to help MS sufferers and other patients with a range of needs along with the family's that also spend a lot of time at the centre. Without the Merlin MS Centre a lot of these people would not get the care they need! I am super proud to be part of St. Agnes club and think it's fantastic to be raising money for charities".

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Fred Malone Cup

St Agnes AFC 1st team were awarded the Fred Malone Cup at the LWC Drinks Combination League AGM as leading goal scorers outside of the championship 2016/17.

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Dynamo's End Of Season

St Agnes AFC Dynamos Girls under 9's and 11's attended the CGFL End of Season Round-Robin Event at Bodmin on Sunday. A fantastic day with some enthusiastic football played. St Agnes Under 13's, who finished top of the CGFL Spring League, then played Wadebridge in an East v West Final  winning 6-0 in a well played entertaining fixture to see them finish 2016/17 as League Champions.

Any girls of any level of experience or completely new to the game is welcome to join the St Agnes AFC Dynamos Girls please contact Mandy Kimmins 07974 370666 or email
bolsterpaper@gmail.com.

Photos: Black and white strip St Agnes AFC Dynamos Girls Under 13's; Red & White St Agnes AFC Dynamos Girls Under 9's have too much fun at football!

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End Of Season Awards

St Agnes AFC 1st Team held their End of 2016/17 Season Awards on Saturday with the following photographed with their Awards.
L-R: Jakob Springall - Most Promising Youngster; Luke Wort - Top Goal Scorer; Dan Lord - Best Club Newcomer; Dave Goundry - Players Loyalty Award; Jack James - Players Player; Mark Bell - Managers Player; Dan O'toole - Club Loyalty Award
Also in separate photo: Dan O'toole - Club Loyalty Award; Vicky Stone - Chairman's Cup Outstanding Club Contribution 2016/17

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Under 12's Win Tournament

St Agnes u12's entered the 2017 Bodmin Weekend Tournament with a squad of 10 players. They were competing in one of the tournament leagues and qualified for the semi-finals after playing five games and losing not a single one, scoring nine goals and only letting in two. Teams in this league were from both the West and East Cornwall leagues. In the semi-final they played Bodmin Youth and won 5-0 reaching the final against Looe Town, which they won 1-0. An amazing achievement by the boys and coaches with fantastic support from parents and family; a great event enjoyed by all.

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County & Regional Award!

Members of St Agnes AFC are delighted to have been recognised for their work and commitment to female football in Cornwall winning the Cornwall FA Award for Best Inclusive Project 2016/17 at the ceremony at the Alverton Hotel in Truro last week. The St Agnes AFC Project was focused around their Ladies and Girls section. The club has been running a lady's team for 14 years, welcoming players of any ability, age or commitment to join the squad. Over the last two seasons St Agnes AFC have developed a rapidly expanding girls section with the same ethos of welcoming all levels of experience and ability or disability. With over 100 females now involved aged from 5 to 55 years and a positive drive on supporting and qualifying female coaches the club is absolutely delighted to have received the award from Cornwall FA.

Also awarded on the evening was St Agnes AFC lady's player and girls coach Charlotte Collier who received the Cornwall FA Young Volunteer of the Year Award.

St Agnes AFC were nominated to the Regional judging panel and won the Regional Award for the Best Inclusive Project 2016/17: a really important achievement. The club will be representing the South West and West Midlands at national judging on June 20th 2017. Richard Pallot from Cornwall FA commented "We are extremely proud to have a club make it through to the National selection panel as The Best Inclusive Project was a really strong category with a lot of focus from County FA's this year, so to be selected is an incredible achievement. Well done to all at the club for flying the flag for Cornwall". Club Chair Mandy Kimmins responded "I am so excited that our female section ladies and girls has been recognised in this way! It's a tremendous accolade for St Agnes AFC and I want to share a huge thank you and well done to all our wonderful players, inspiring coaches, supportive parents, sponsors and everyone who has helped us along the way!"
Photos attached show members of St Agnes AFC Ladies and Girls at the Cornwall FA Awards. L-R: FA Club Mentor Tash Mills, Victoria Stone (player), Zoe Arundell-Lethbridge, Mollie Dring, Charlotte Collier, Jenna Borlase & Louise Wilde (all players & coaches).

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Bolster Vets Finish Season

St Agnes AFC Bolster Veterans finished the 2016/17 Season today with a 2-0 win v Threemilestone, hot dogs and end of season presentations. Award winners were Brendon Curran with Managers Player and Dan O'toole with Top Goal Scorer and Players' Player.
Awards photo: Joint Managers Steve James and Martyn Kimmins at either end and Brendon Curran (green) Dan O'toole (white).

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Ponthir FC Tour

St Agnes AFC hosted Ponthir AFC on tour with a fixture at Enys Parc involving a mixed up club side of under 16's and 18's. Whilst the travelling Welshmen proved too experienced for the young Cornish boys an entertaining fixture was played and well officiated by local refereeing legend Ken Keemer.

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Lady's Awards

League Champions St Agnes AFC Ladies held their end of season do with dinner and awards on Sunday. Well supported and attended with food at Chiquitos and presentations at the Victoria Inn. Awards as photographed: Player's Player & Coach's Player - Amy Brooks, Manager's Player - Helen Jones, Best Newcomer - Mollie Dring, Top Goal Scorer and Maid of the Season - Lexi-lou Riley, Most Improved - Laura Hockett and Moose of the Season - Ladies Coach Martyn Kimmins for his dramatic forward slide in the mud landing flat on his backside whilst kicking a ball back into play! (He wears his moose hat well, but might not live it down!). The team will be taking four weeks off and then back to pre-season training. Anyone interested in playing ladies football 16 years and over please get in touch with Manager Mandy Kimmins 07974 370666 email bolsterpaper@gmail.com

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Under 11's Finish Season

St Agnes Under 11's finished their 2016/17 Season with an inter-team match and medals. Well done coaches and players for a good season!

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Bristol Ladies Inspire Dynamos

More than 50 members of St Agnes AFC Dynamos Girls travelled to Bristol City Ladies on Saturday to watch them play Liverpool Ladies at the Stoke Gifford Stadium in Division1 of the FA's Women's Super League. Before the fixture they played in a Sister Clubs Tournament against teams from that area at Under 10's, 12's and 14's giving a tremendous account of themselves. They were treated to a tour of the ground and changing rooms before being mascots and flag bearers for the fixture. The match finished 1-1 and featured Cornish girl Jasmine Matthews playing for Bristol City Ladies who had visited the Dynamos at a training session earlier in the season. Returning from a back injury there was the loudest Cornish cheer when Jasmine came on from the bench. At the end of the match players from both Bristol City and Liverpool spent time signing autographs and posing for selfies and other photographs with the girls. Idols were met, photographs taken and dreams realised.

Jasmine Matthews said "Massive thanks to the St Agnes Girls for their support today, they certainly picked a good game to watch and brought us good luck". Mandy Kimmins from St Agnes AFC said "What a truly inspiring day! The Dynamos Girls had a wonderful trip meeting players from both teams who are real role models for them who have worked hard to follow and achieve their dreams. Thank you to Jasmine for visiting us at training and for making the day even more special". Jasmine posed for one photo with St Agnes Dynamos Girls players who are present and future pupils at her old school at Redruth.

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FA Mixed Gender Pilot

St Agnes AFC hosted the first FA sanctioned 11-a-side mixed gender charity fixture at Enys Parc as part of an FA Pilot looking into the format. Whilst youth football can he played as mixed throughout all age groups this adult 11-a-side mixed format is not presently permitted. St Agnes AFC applied for permission following a request from the FA for projects and out of seven sanctioned were the only club in the country to receive the go ahead, the others being League and County FA based.

The fixture was the first 11-a-side sanctioned mixed gender match to be played not just in Cornwall, but also in England. The event opened with a moving and respectful minutes applause in memory of club stalwart Russell Fowler. Two teams made up of players from St Agnes AFC Ladies and Mens teams featured in the match with the St Agnes AFC mixed gender Bolsters beating St  Agnes AFC mixed gender All Stars 6-3. The match was played in great spirit to the enjoyment of players and spectators. An overview of thoughts from the players, officials and spectators of the experience of being involved in the fixture will be forwarded to Brunel University who are monitoring and evaluating the FA Pilot.

Proceeds from the event, which included a raffle and mini-auction reached almost £700 and will be shared between two Cornish Charities Penhaligon's Friends (supporting bereaved children) and the Merlin MS Centre.


The event was covered by local media:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/av/uk-england-cornwall-39928826/cornwall-club-holds-its-first-mixed-gender-match

Photos courtesy of Shaun Bartlett, The West Briton and The Sunday Independent.

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Under 8's Finish Season

St Agnes AFC Under 8's finished their 2016/17 with a friendly fixture in the rain! End of season medals all around and ready to face the 2017/18 Season! Well done boys, coaches and parents thank you all for a great season.

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U13's Runners Up

St Agnes AFC Under 13's finished their 2016/17 Season as Runners-Up in the KYFL league and Cup and are photographed with their medals.

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CWFL Champions!

All roads led to Enys Parc on Sunday as St Agnes AFC Ladies hosted a depleted St Breward Ladies in their penultimate fixture of the 2016/17 Season. With the final score 10-0 to St Agnes (Jodie Hood 2,  Debbie Duncan 2, Lexi Riley 3, LB Medcalf, Suzanne Hurrell, Helen Jones on target) the result saw them lift the Pirate FM CWFL League Winner's Trophy. Unbeaten so far this season, St Agnes face Bude Ladies next week, which is sure to be a tough match to close the season as they are the only team to take point off them in their only 1-1 draw at home.

Following a players vote and with a few players retiring/moving away the team have not applied for promotion as the squad hasn't enough players able to commit to the extra travel etc involved at SWWFL. After a few weeks down season break St Agnes Ladies will resume training for the 2017/18 Season and ladies players (aged 16 and over) of any level of experience or none at all welcome to contact manager Mandy Kimmins for more details 07974 370666 or email
bolsterpaper@gmail.com

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Under 12's KYFL Play-Off

Well done to St Agnes AFC Under 12's (black & white) who took part in a brilliantly entertaining fixture versus Penzance (red) in a KYFL play-off for League Runner Up! The match ended 2-2! A penalty shoot out went 5-4 to Penzance. Well done team we are all super proud of you and everything you have achieved this season! You are all a credit to you club, your manager and yourselves!

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Under 13's

St Agnes AFC Under 13's are photographed as they near the end of a brilliant season having reached the semi-final of the County Cup and finishing Runner's Up in the Kernow Youth Football League Premier Division. The team will face Truro Raptors next Sunday in the final of their League Cup.

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Grow The Game 2014-15

As the 2016/17 Season draws towards its conclusion St Agnes AFC Under 18's team are still in training and playing fixtures within their league. Two seasons ago St Agnes AFC were successful in an application to the FA Football Foundation Grow the Game Scheme receiving £1500 over the two seasons. Initially the grant had been intended to start a 4th men's team, but with support and agreement from the FA the project morphed into an Under 18's 11 aside squad to fit the group of players better. Over the two seasons in excess of twenty Under 18's players have participated, who may not have been involved in football without the project and its funding. The funding allowed for kit purchase, coaching qualifications, equipment and other team running expenses. Team coach Rhydian Purnell said "It has been a fantastic couple of years working with this team. They have trained consistently, worked hard and stuck together as a squad well. A great group of players. The funding from the Grow the Game Scheme has enabled our club to sustain this team and I have been able to undertake my FA Level 2 Coaching course”.

Club Chair Mandy Kimmins said "The funding St Agnes AFC received from Grow the Game has been crucial in setting up our under 18's 11 aside team. The FA Football Foundation were really helpful in helping us sort it out in the first place and the outcome in keeping this group playing football has been well the effort”.

Team photo: Back row: Jake Putman, Martin Kelly, Finley Jackson, John Staffieri, Liam Taylor, Louis Emmanuel, Daniel Dunn, Jack Watts, Keiran Merrifield, Daniel Summers, Jake Dawson. Front row: Cameron Sutcliffe, Connor Price, Luke Watson-Read, Sean Burns, Tre Arnold, Milo Carroll, Nathanael Potts. Squad members missing: Jak Jenkins, Jake Dagnall, Caleb Englefield, Ben Penna

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Female Coaching Event

St Agnes Ladies AFC were pleased to host a female football coaching event this week led by FA Female Coach Mentor Tash Mills. It was a  female in-service event around Managing Difference within a coaching group. Tash Mills led the coaching session with sixteen members of the lady’s team. It was attended by eight coaches as a continuing professional development opportunity for female coaches or coaches involved with coaching female teams.

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Dynamo Girls' Record Turnout

St Agnes AFC Dynamos Girls had a record turn out of 45 girls at their training and with a few regulars missing! Fantastic children all enjoying developing their skills and fitness whilst making new friends playing the beautiful game.

Any girls interested in playing football of any level of experience are welcome to join in, please contact Mandy Kimmins on 07974 370666 or email
bolsterpaper@gmail.com

For the 2017/18 Season we are hoping to introduce a girls squad at under 16's girls. Any girls interested in joining this team please get in touch.

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Dynamo Girls Under 9's

St Agnes AFC Dynamos Girls Under 9's hosted Charlestown Girls in their first home Spring League friendly today. Sunshine, smiley faces and a wonderfully spirited entertaining fixture. Well done girls and coaches from both clubs!
Photos: In yellow St Agnes AFC Dynamos Girls Under 9’s.
Mixed up photo including Charlestown Girls Under 9's in red.

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Mixed Gender FA Pilot

St Agnes AFC will be the first club in Cornwall and one of the first nationally to host an FA sanctioned mixed gender open aged charity football fixture. It will held at the clubs home ground Enys Parc as part of an FA pilot looking into the format. With encouragement from Cornwall FA, St Agnes AFC responded to a request from the FA for pilot competitions to apply for permission to host specific football events. The structure being in a format presently not permitted by the FA with adult men and women playing together in mixed teams.
St Agnes AFC were the only club to receive permission with 6 other league/county based pilots also sanctioned across the country. The FA pilot will be monitored by Brunel University. They will be specifically looking at whether the experience of Mixed Gender Open Age Football differs in character or incident to a comparable single sex competition or fixture as the FA looks to extend flexibility in football. The fixture is in the final planning stages with a date to be announced shortly and will feature members of St Agnes AFC Ladies and Mens teams. All proceeds from the match will be shared between two Cornish Charities the Merlin MS Centre and Penhaligon's Friends supporting bereaved children.
Richard Pallot from Cornwall FA supporting the project said “We are delighted that the application from St Agnes to host a Charity football match has been chosen by The FA as 1 of only 7 events nationally to act as a pilot for adult mixed gender football. The opportunity for the male and female sections of the club to join forces on the pitch whilst also raising money for charity is a great idea and the club should be proud to have been chosen to pioneer this new FA initiative”. St Agnes AFC Chair, Mandy Kimmins said "As a club we are always looking for new challenges, to support initiatives and hold different events . This is our next project and will be a fantastic opening for us to be part of this exciting pilot. We are really pleased to be able to plan and host this charity fixture whilst supporting two important Cornish Charities”.
The other competitions granted permission by the FA's Sanction and Registrations Committee to play in the mixed gender open aged format are:-
·         Surrey CFA Business League
·         Birmingham CFA – Football v’s Homophobia Charity Match
·         Dorset FA Business League
·         Merseyside Gay Pride Football Tournament
·         Bedfordshire Teachers Five a Side League
·         EFL Trust Futsal U19 League
·         St Agnes AFC - Cornwall (Charity Fixture)

Dynamo Girls At Futsal Cup

St Agnes AFC Dynamos Girls entered 3 teams into the CCFA Futsal Cup held at the Sir Ben Ainslie Sports Centre at Truro School on Sunday 5th March. All three teams played fast and exciting matches with both the under 10's and 12's reaching their respective finals.

Photographed in black & white are St Agnes Under 14's, St Agnes Under 12's (team photo with two rows)  who were narrowly beaten by Liskeard in their final and St Agnes Under 10's (one line photo) who lost out on penalties to Biscovey.

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Dynamos Taster Sessions

St Agnes AFC Dynamos Girls held two successful free taster sessions during February and were delighted to welcome new girls recruits with the youngest superstar of the future being just 3 years old! Any girls interested in joining in age groups under 7's, 9's, 11,'s & 13's of any level of experience or none at all is welcome to come along. Training is at Truro College every Saturday throughout March meeting at the Lynher Building at Truro College at 10.30am and runs from 10.45am - 11.45am. £2 per person per session.  Please contact Mandy Kimmins email bolsterpaper@gmail.com for more details.

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u13 Dynamos Win

Congratulations to the St Agnes AFC Dynamos Girls on winning the Under 13's Bodmin Jail Bodmin Jail CGFL Futsal Cup. They are photographed with coach Charlotte Collier. St Agnes AFC entered 6 x teams into this competition across age groups under 9's, 11's, 13's and 18's with all players enjoying taking part and playing some fantastic football.

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New Sponsor For Ladies

Members of St Agnes AFC Ladies are photographed with Lora Calvesbert of Lewis Haughton & Wills presenting team Captain Julie Windram with newly sponsored Hoodies for the 2016/17 Season. St Agnes AFC Ladies are very grateful for the support and sponsorship of Lewis Haughton & Wills.

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Thank You SkyBar!

St Agnes AFC say thank you to SkyBar  
Some of the members of St Agnes AFC 3rds are photographed with this season's new kit generously sponsored by SkyBar.
St Agnes AFC 3rds Manager Chris Wells receives new team strip from James Watson of SkyBar.


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Dynamo Girls

Members of St Agnes AFC Dynamos Girls had a very busy lead up to their Christmas break as well as finishing their fixtures and finals days they held a session of Halloween Fancy Dress Football, a Christmas Bowling Evening and a Christmas Pyjama Football Party. All occasions were very well attended and the players also did a collection of tins of food, sending a substantial box full to the Camborne Redruth Foodbank. The girls restarted training in January and will be playing Futsal for the next couple of months as part of their league structure. The girls loved the Futsal last year which is played indoors and is fast and skilled.

Any girls of any level of experience, age groups Under 7's, 9's, 11's and 13's, interested in joining St Agnes AFC Dynamos are welcome to join in please contact Mandy Kimmins 07974 370666 or email
bolsterpaper@gmail.com

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