Cougars 85 Cannons 63
The men’s first home game of the new year saw them host the Plymouth Marjon Cannons.
The Cougars didn’t settle well for the first half of the game and were fortunate
to go into the break with an 8 point lead.
In the 2nd half the Cougars got into their stride eventually winning by 22 points.
Under 16’s take Raiders.
Raiders 30 Cougars 66
Coach Gilling took the under 16’s to Plymouth to take on the Plymouth Raiders.
The Cougars took an early lead and took the first qtr 13 to 8. The Raiders came back
to end the half down by only 4 but were unable to tame the cougars who ran amok.
The Raiders only scored 6 points in the whole second half. Cougars put on 38 points
for the same period.
Final score Cougars 66 Raiders 30
Men take long Bognor trip.
Pirates 74 Cougars 64
The men took the long trip to Bognor to take on the Pirates.
Although the Cougars were a heavily depleted team, they didn’t give up throughout
a closely fought game. Tiredness eventually took the better of the Cougars who were
unable to stave of the Pirates final onslaught. Coach Garside was impressed with
the overall performance of the Cougars, despite the lack of numbers.
Cheque for under 16’s
Councilor Shirley Polmounter very kindly presented a cheque for £250 to the team
before their match.
The money was donated by Restormel Borough Council.
The team went on to beat Gloster Jets 69 to 43. They are now second in the South
The men’s game was cancelled, as the visiting team were unable to travel due to sickness.
Mike Parsons Benifit Match
Mike was recently hospitalised after being knee’d in the stomach during a League
Match, He was later diagnosed with a ruptured pancres and will be unable to finish
the season.The day started off at 13.00pm at Penryn College, We had several of the
players from each of the 3 Cougars Teams attend the day. Mike was realeased from
hospital to attend the event and was quite please to throw the jump ball to start
the match between the Mixed Cougars & Penryn Saracens. During the day we managed
to raise just short of £300.
U16’s vs Plymouth
Men vs Bognor Pirates
Our first game was against the Plymouth Raiders, the boys went out on an early lead,
they continued this to bring the score to a white wash of 93 - 23. The second game
of the day started off with the Pirates leading until the half-time, during the second
half the Men came out a different team and brought the score to another win of 81-74.
Overall a successful day.
Marjohn Cannons (Cup)
On Sunday our Cornwall Mens team were drawn agains the Marjohn Cannons Division 2
Team in the 1st round of the National Cup. The Cougars were successful in beating
the Cannons 80-79. Our next Cup Game will be against the Taunton Tigers on October
19th at Taunton, we are currently trying to book a coach to take a big group of supporters.
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