Groundsman of the Year 2019

Groundsman of the Year Winner 2019

The Groundsman of the Year Award is made annually by Cornwall FA for the groundsman who is judged to have done the most to provide the best possible pitch for their club through their dedicated voluntary work. Groundsmen battle throughout the season with the weather each year to ensure training and fixtures get played. The work of this unsung hero, the groundsman, keeps football going across the county week in, week out year after year.

On Saturday 6th April we were delighted to present the award to year’s winner, Billy Jacka of Mousehole AFC!  This season we saw another tough competition with many local Groundsman being nominated and judged, it is a real credit to Billy and all of the hard work he has done at the club to come out as this years winner. We are also delighted to announce the runners up in the competition this season;


1st   Billy Jacka- Mousehole AFC

2nd  Paul Bowden- St. Blazey AFC

3rd   David Searle- St. Day AFC


Cornwall FA Board Member, Steve Lawrence presented Billy with the award ahead of their game at 6-0 home victory over Plymouth Marjon at the weekend.

 Mousehole Groundsman Presentation

Congratulations to Billy, Paul, Dave and all of the hardworking groundsmen from everyone at Cornwall FA.

mousehole afc

 Mousehole Pitch


st blazey afc

 St Blazey Pitch


st day afc

St Day Pitch