Sports Archive

By Tom Howe

5th May 2021

Goonhavern wait on league verdict after ending season

After completing their set of fixtures on Saturday, Goonhavern Athletic face an agonising wait to see if they have earned promotion into the Cornwall Combination League.

By Tom Howe

5th May 2021

Walking football picks up after easing of lockdown

Walking football’s popularity is on the rise once again following an easing of lockdown restrictions, with sessions back up and running at Newquay Sports Centre.

By Tom Howe

28th April 2021

Jenkin’s side beaten again as Hayle leave with victory

Captain Callan Jenkin top scored with 34 but couldn’t prevent Newquay Cricket Club’s first-team from defeat at home to Hayle on Saturday. Ben Retallack contributed 20 and Grant Stone ten...

By Tom Howe

28th April 2021

Pair appointed to manage reformed reserve side

The Voice can reveal that former Perranporth duo Kier Tamblin and Ben Byfield will lead Godolphin Atlantic’s reformed reserve side in the Duchy League next season. Having pulled their second team out of the East Cornwall Premier League...

By Tom Howe

14th April 2021

Jenkin full of enthusiasm as new season gets underway

The Cornwall Cricket League will start on Saturday with some games played behind closed doors although outdoor hospitality at grounds can operate under step two of the Government’s covid-19 exit strategy.

By Tom Howe

14th April 2021

Peppermints line up high-profile fixture

Newquay manager Craig Ainslie has hinted at a marquee friendly fixture to welcome football and supporters back to Mount Wise summer.

The Peppermints, under new management following the departure of Tony Mackellar...

By Tom Howe

6th April 2021

Luxton: ‘Newquay helped me fall in love with game’

Australia-based Chris Luxton recalls the time he spent at Newquay AFC with the Voice’s head of sport Tom Howe.

By Tom Howe

6th April 2021

Manager ‘encouraged’ by Academy’s maiden outing

Manager Al Lenton said Saturday’s maiden outing as Newquay Academy was an ‘encouraging’ one despite his team falling 4-0 away at St Columb Major. It was a day of firsts for the Peppermints...

By Tom Howe

31st March 2021

Godolphin role was perfect grounding for Argyle coach

Having played for the likes of Chesterfield, Crewe Alexandra and Plymouth Argyle, the name Jamie Lowry is synonymous in football circles up and down the country. ‘Obsessed with football’ from a young age

By Tom Howe

31st March 2021

Tommy gets back on track at Le Mans Cup

Newquay motor racing sensation Tommy Foster will make his long-awaited return to the track at next month’s opening round of the 2021 Le Mans Cup. The 18-year-old will debut in sports car racing, specifically in Le Mans Prototypes...

By Tom Howe

24th March 2021

Hockey will ‘die’ if action is not taken

Newquay chair, Lora Millward, says hockey will die in the town if measures aren’t taken to ensure the Truro-based club can return home. With the likes of football and rugby taking priority, a number of hockey-friendly pitches have been resurfaced in recent years.

By Tom Howe

24th March 2021

Lowry on rise to professional game and dealing with injury

In January 2013, Newquay-born right-back Jamie Lowry made the 143rd and final appearance of a six-year professional football career that was cruelly curtailed by injury. Today, he is responsible for passing his knowledge and experience onto the next generation of young footballers in the West Country.