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Pirates start with bonus point win

Cornish Pirates 30    Ealing Trailfinders 10

By Phil Westren

Playing not only their eagerly awaited first
home fixture of the season but also an opening Greene King IPA Championship
league game in 2019/20, the Cornish Pirates simply couldn’t have got off to a better
start.

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Posted in Bill's Blog


TASC re-present U.20 shield at Redruth

Press Officer Bill Hooper presents Redruth’s Jack Hodge with the Tony Mead Shield at Redruth. Photo Dan Barbary

Press Officer Bill Hooper was at the Redruth v Dings Crusaders game were he re-presented the TASC U.20 Shield to the 2019 winner Jack Hodge.

He also presented the Redruth players from the 2019 Bill Beaumont side with some TASC cuff-links as a thank you from the Army.

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TASC 10 pin Bowling

To be held on Sunday 13th October 2019.

Arrive 1:45 pm, bowling to start at 2pm.

Meal following bowling.

To book contact Jenny on 07555459126 or e-mail: jenmate@hotmail.com

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TASC Player of the Year Awards/Presentations

Tony Whittle of Cornwall (Camborne) – Photo mandatory by-line: ©Simon Bryant/Iktis Photo – 30/04/19, Cornwall, Training, Bill Beaumont Cup, County Championship, CRFU, Sport, Rugby Union, Redruth, Recreation Ground, England

TRELAWNY’S ARMY
ANNOUNCE PLAYER OF THE YEAR AWARDS

Trelawny’s Army
members have voted Cornwall Tony Whittle as their 2019 Cornwall Player of the
Year.

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Sam Matavesi in Fiji side to face Australia

Cornishmen and women around the World will be cheering Sam Matavesi on Saturday when Fiji start their World Cup campaign against two-time champions Australia in Sapporo.

There is disappointment for Sam’s brother Josh who has not made the side for this match, but no doubt we shall see Josh in subsequent games.

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Mike Trott – RIP, Funeral details

We are saddened to learn that former county President Mike Trott has passed away at the age of 90.

Mike, a stalwart at both county and also Camborne RFC where he was club President for many years, was county President for one season, but what a season 1990-91 when Cornwall won the County Championship for the first time since 1908.

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London Cornish prepare for new season

LCRFC Director of Rugby Dickon Moon.

London Cornish RFC is pleased to confirm the following signatures ahead of the 2019-20 season:

Tony Pellow – Hooker/Prop – Te Awamutu RFC (ex Penryn)

Morgan Jones – Back Row – Penarth RFC

Sam Matanle – Back Row – London Scottish RFC

Cameron Crozier – Back Row – Glasgow Hawks RFC

Kyle Coulter – Lock – Sutton &

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Vernon Parkin – RIP

Trelawny’s Army was saddened to learn that former County player Vernon Parkin had passed away whilst visiting his son in the States.

Parkin was a hard-running and feisty centre who broke through into the county side in the 68-69 season. The Penryn centre featured in all the county championship games including the final against Lancashire held at Redruth in front of some 23,000 spectators.

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Posted in Bill's Blog


Tamar Cup 2020

The 2020 Tamar Cup between Cornwall (holders) & Devon will be played at St. Austell RFC on the evening of Tuesday 21st April. Kick-off time will be confirmed nearer the date.

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Pasty power off to Japan

Cornishmen Jack Nowell and Luke Cowan-Dickie were named in England’s
31 man squad for the forthcoming  Rugby World Cup in Japan next month.

Cowan-Dickie impressed in England’s warm up again against Wales at Twickenham on Sunday snaffling a Welsh miss-throw quicker than a Pip’s pasty (other pasties are available) to score a try on his maiden start for England,

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