The 1980s (11)
The season opened with a comprehensive defeat at the hands of Truro, 11-41, Wiggy Bennett and Brian Willcocks tries, Harry Nicholson penalty and on the same day, the Wanderers ran in 9 tries against Plympton without one single conversion.
Hooker Wiggy Bennett Captain. In a not particularly successful playing season, the industry of the Hon. Sec. Revealed that Centre Ian Collier collected 99 points (2 tries) Brian Willcocks 8 tries, Nick Hall 7 tries plus a conversion and Tim Rapier 6 tries.
Hooker Wiggy Bennett, re-assumed the captaincy. Events almost completed a full circle. The OPMs club, which had been re-formed by George Wakeham, from the Argaum club in the 1920s, were experiencing extreme difficulties with their clubhouse and ground, in so far as they were forced to abandon both.