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School Football Club Awards Take Place

School Football Club Awards Take Place

Parents, players and coaches filled the Scillonian Club on Wednesday evening for the Five Islands School Football Club awards night. Committee Member Helen Glenn says it was lovely to see such a turnout for what’s become a tradition, celebrating the achievements of all the children and thanking the club coaches. Gifts paid for by a […]

Sport And Music Festival To Return To The Garrison

Sport And Music Festival To Return To The Garrison

After a four-year break, the Sport and Music Festival will be held on the Garrison again this summer. The popular event began in 2006, raising around £30,000 for good causes. But putting on a day-long festival proved too much work for organisers Mark Twynham and Martin Songhurst and it folded. Now the St Mary’s Football […]

School Football Club Playing More Visitor Fixtures

School Football Club Playing More Visitor Fixtures

Young footballers on the islands will get more chances to play against their mainland counterparts this year. Five Islands School Football Club Chairman, Dave Stone, says they’ve managed to arrange fixtures against visiting primary-aged teams every week until 2nd July. The first will be against Probus, Biscovey & St Mewan. Dave says the fixtures first […]

World’s Smallest League Wins World’s Smallest Trophy

World’s Smallest League Wins World’s Smallest Trophy

Scilly’s football players have gained a new title. The world’s smallest football league has won what’s believed to be the smallest trophy, The Lyonesse Cup, after beating the Cornish Dynamo Choughs 3-1 on Saturday. Chairman of Scilly’s football club, Martin Tomlinson, says it was a good game. He felt the team were a bit slow […]

Successful Weekend For Scilly’s Footballers

Successful Weekend For Scilly’s Footballers

It’s been a successful weekend for the eighteen islands footballers who have gone on their annual tour to Cornwall. On Saturday, St Mary’s Football Club drew 4-4 against mainland side Dynamo Choughs on the artificial pitch at Mounts Bay Academy. But it looked like the islanders would be without a game on Sunday after the […]

Old Dribblers Retain Cup

Old Dribblers Retain Cup

The Old Dribblers, the team of over 35 year old footballers, have retained the cup for the annual Old Versus Young Men Boxing Day match. 16 older players turned out for the traditional kick about on The Garrison yesterday. The 1-1 draw means the older men keep the title having won 5-4 in 2011. The […]

Football: Season Kicks Off With Charity Shield

Football: Season Kicks Off With Charity Shield

The football season on the islands started yesterday with the first fixture, the Charity Shield. It was a 1-1 draw at full time with Darren Hicks getting the goal for the Garrison Gunners in the first half and Jack Stone equalising for the Wanderers in the second. After a penalty shoot out, the Wanderers won […]

School Football Club Ex-Chair Re-Elected

School Football Club Ex-Chair Re-Elected

The former chairman of the Five Islands School football club has been re-elected into the role. Dave Stone began his association with the club eight years ago and is the last-remaining founder member along with Jim Johnson. Since the early days, the club has gone on to achieve FA Charter Standard Mark status, which recognises […]

Islands’ Football Club Hold AGM

Islands’ Football Club Hold AGM

The current chair of the Islands’ football club will continue in the role for a further year. Martin Tomkinson was voted in during the clubs AGM on Monday night. Vice chair will be Chris Evans with Andy Thomas as treasurer and Matthew Thompson as secretary. A new position has also been formed. Ex-club chairman, Chas […]

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