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Reading some old Cornish history I came across a transfer of a Harry Rapsey from Truro City to Newquay in 1934/35 season.

His occupation was a 'Fyfes' banana delivery man.

Was he your relation Mark? especially being a centre forward.

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hi mike,yes mate he was my grandads brother(great uncle?).my dad reckons he was the best Rapsey of the lot! (gutted!!) :D . he was at wolves for a little while when they were good i think and he scored 7 goals in a game for cornwall against wiltshire.they won 8-1.think that might still be a record??? hope your well mike,catch you soon mate x :c:

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hi tony!!! hope you are well mate? im sure you are with all that sun! sorry bout john terry,s pen!!! ha ha ha! get in there!!! :yahoo: yeh had a chat with gerald last nite,wot a gentleman! top bloke and a top ref!it was great to hear from him. all you good ones are gone now!! those were the days mate.gerald,s a cornish soccer follower now!! great way to keep in touch with everyone as well.thanks to deacs,well done mate!!! take care tone,hope all is well,and you are doing a few games out there.x :c:

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hi mike,yes mate he was my grandads brother(great uncle?).my dad reckons he was the best Rapsey of the lot! (gutted!!) :D . he was at wolves for a little while when they were good i think and he scored 7 goals in a game for cornwall against wiltshire.they won 8-1.think that might still be a record??? hope your well mike,catch you soon mate x :c:

hi rappo. when they mentioned' bananas' and wondered if related to you. I thought to myself well after all these years i now kw wot was dwn those skin tight shorts you used to wear playin for MALABAR :yahoo::yahoo::ninja: :ninja:

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:clapper: cheers al !!! your up early mate!! those were the days bud!!!

:thumbsup: thanx mate!!!

YEH MATE OFF TO BASINGSTOKE GOT A JOB UP THERE BINGO CALLIN 88

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Rappo dont put your self down your the BEST cause it was me who showed you how to play the game so thats how good you are lol and a great guy to go with it and you dance ok but you used to eat me out of house and home on a night out lol you and that abo well hope your well buddy !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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ha ha! i miss your cooking clive!!! good memories mate! some would say i was a better dancer than striker bud!!!!! aint seen abbo for ages,bit of a golfer now i think.thanx for all the jacket potatoes!!! catch you soon mate x :thumbsup:

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Rappo send my regards to your family, your still a legend in \cornish \football my thoughts are with you and your family

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