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Battling performance earns a bonus point



Cornwall Women’s interest in this season’s Gill Burns Cup came to an end on Sunday as they lost their second and final group game, reports Bill Hooper.

The Cornish side will be pleased to have picked up a try-scoring
bonus point as some consolation for the hard work they have put in for the

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Cornish grit sees them defy Kent



By Bill Hooper, at Medway with photos by Simon Bryant

Fraser Honey’s
penalty three minutes from time sealed an important opening day win for
Cornwall in this season’s Bill Beaumont Cup.

As is often the case when Cornwall face a side with “higher league” players in it,

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TASC 2 Counties colts finals

Saltash receive the Plate

The second TASC sponsored 2 Counties Colts finals took place at Exeter Saracens RFC yesterday. Disappointingly a few sides have dropped out for one reason or another, so the program was a little truncated.

The results are as follows;

Bowl: Exeter Saracens v Okehampton no score known,

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Women & Girl’s Rugby Forum

Cornwall Women & Girl’s Rugby Forum

As another season has passed, we have more girls playing more rugby in Schools, we have more players looking for more playing opportunities and whilst I have an insight as to how the County looks now, we have no forum currently for the clubs to look into the future,

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Cornwall side selected to play Kent

By Bill Hooper, Photos: Simon Bryant Iktisphoto

As expected there is a strong representation from Redruth in the Cornwall side to face Kent on Saturday with no less than seven players is the match day squad.

Dan Job, who did so well in the Tamar Cup,

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Cornwall Women to face Somerset

Cornwall Ladies following their game against Dorset & Wilts


By Bill Hooper

Cornwall Women resume
their Gill Burns Cup campaign this Sunday at the Commspluss Stadium Hyde Park,
Taunton against Somerset Women, kick-off 2:30 pm.

Cornwall Women lost
their opening fixture at Launceston last Sunday to group favourites Dorset

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Pirates end with a flourish


by Phil Westren

Doncaster Knights
19   Cornish Pirates 46

Cornish Pirates’ co-coach Alan Paver had said
pre-match “Our team will be chomping on the bit to
get out onto the pitch and aim for a win”,

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Crowdfunder campaign ‘Trying together for Camborne’

Camborne Rugby Club has gone live with a Crowdfunder
campaign under the slogan “Trying together for Camborne” which aims to raise
vital funds to improve the changing facilities under the grandstand at the
iconic “Recreation Ground”.

‘Two years ago, in an incredible show of support, more
than 4,000 local people signed our petition to Keep Rugby at the Rec’ explained
Cherry &

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St. Austell Brewery extend CRFU backing

Picture caption: (Front L-R) Denis Preece and Marc Bishop are joined by CRFU Representative rugby Chair, Chris Lea (back left) and Cornwall Rugby player, Rhys Brownfield.

Tribute extends ‘vital’ sponsorship deal with Cornwall Rugby

Cornwall Rugby Football Union (CRFU) has announced a three-year
sponsorship agreement with Tribute Cornish Pale Ale,

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Congratulations to our promoted clubs

With the conclusion of the play-offs last Saturday we now know our Cornish clubs that have secured promotion for next season.

Congratulations to Launceston RC on their fine win against Old Centralians on Saturday fighting back from 0-19 down to win 33-22, with player coach Ryan Westren scoring three tries!

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