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The Day Penryn took on the Lions

Penryn side captained by Roger Harris

Penryn Versus the British Lions!?

With the British Lions squad for South Africa due to be announced on Thursday, hopes will be that perhaps a couple of Cornishmen could be included, namely former Penzance & Newlyn RFC and now Exeter Chiefs products Luke Cowan-Dickie and Jack Nowell.

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No Coventry Blues for Pirates

Coventry 19   Cornish Pirates 30

Playing this Round 8 match in theGreene King IPA Championship match away to Coventry, the Cornish Pirates emerged deserved ‘May Day’ winners at the Butts Park Arena, reports Phil Westren.                                                

Performing for the first time this season on a plastic pitch,

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Merryn Doidge named on England’s bench to face France

Exeter Chief’s Cornish fullback/wing, Merryn Doidge is poised to win her first England cap from the bench on Friday night against France in Villeneuve d’Ascq.

This game comes just six days from the 6 Nations decider played at the Twickenham Stoop between the two sides won by England 10-6.

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Neil Plummer – RIP

It is with great sorrow, that we learned today of the passing of our great friend Neil Plummer.

A great and fine Cornishman has left us.

Neil, along with his wife Beatrice were great supporters of many Cornish organisations over many, many years.

He also served for many years as a Cornwall County Councillor for Lanner &

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Cornwall’ great day 30 years on

A look back from the archives.

Oh yes, Cornwall!

The greatest comeback in the history of Cornish rugby sent Duchy fans delirious with delighted disbelief at the end of Saturday’s tumultuous triumph at Twickenham.

As the final whistle blew, signalling an unforgettable 29-20 victory over the White Rose of Yorkshire,

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County Championship Survey

County Championship surveyWe are contacting you to help us understand the views and opinions of all individuals in the community game on the County Championship competition.

The results of this survey will feed into the independent review of the County Championship across the senior men’s, senior women’s and men’s U20 competitions,

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Ealing too strong for Pirates

Cornish Pirates 10   Ealing Trailfinders 38

By Phil Westren, at the Mennaye Field.

It was said pre-match that unbeaten league leaders Ealing Trailfinders were the team to beat. So, when the Pirates got within two points of their visitors early in the second half,

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Knights win joust at Castle Park

Doncaster Knights 17   Cornish Pirates 15

By Phil Westren

Travelling ‘Up North’ for this Round 4 game in this season’s Greene King IPA Championship, the Cornish Pirates expected a tough examination against Doncaster Knights at Castle Park, as both sides arrived at this stage of the campaign each with three wins under their belts.

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TASC Merchandise online

Please be aware, Trelawny’s Army does NOT have any agreements with third parties to sell items of merchandise with the branding of Trelawny’s Army.

We have been made aware of certain companies on social media using the term Trelawny’s Army. They have no connection with TASC.

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Win Keeps The Pirates on Track

Cornish Pirates 27   Bedford Blues 12

Cornish Pirates made it three wins out of three in the Championship, and with a satisfying bonus point to boot gained against Bedford Blues, reports Phil Westren from the Mennaye Field.

Flanker John Stevens, who was man of the match when the Pirates played Saracens two weeks previously,

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