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London Cornish RFC Newsletter, October 2020

Welcome news from London Cornish RFC with the publication of their Autumn Newsletter. Please click on the link

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Tom Spiers named Trelawny’s Army Under 20 Player of the Year

Flanker Tom Spiers (pictured above) has been named Trelawny’s Army Under 20 Player of the Year.

Tom enjoyed a stellar campaign with Cornwall Under 20s last season catching the eye in all three of Cornwall’s group games.

His hard work was rewarded being picked for the South West squad,

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Cornwall to play Crawshay’s in 2022

Crawshay’s Welsh will be renewing their Cornish links when they return to the Duchy in 2022 as part of their centenary celebrations.

See CRFU link for more details

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County Championships axed for 2020/21

As part of the cost cutting being implemented by the RFU in the wake of the covid-19 pandemic, the Bill Beaumont, Gill Burns and Jason Leonard Cups have been axed for the forthcoming season.

The RFU have stated that this is for one season only.

This news will naturally come as a great disappointment for all members of Trelawny’s Army,

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Interview with Graham Dawe by the Rugby Journal

Good interview with Graham on the farm looking back over his remarkable rugby career.

Access article in the link

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Terry Pryor – RIP

Trelawny’s Army were saddened to learn of the passing of former county captain Terry Pryor.

Pryor, who was a former school teacher at Redruth School, was one of the finest props Cornwall has produced.

Terry Pryor holding the ball.

He played for Cornwall 55 times,

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RFU end season

The news we have all being dreading broke this morning. The RFU have ended the season below the Premiership.

This means, apart from the leagues, national and local cups, that the Bill Beaumont, Gill Burns and Jason Leonard Cup competitions are cancelled for 2020.

There will be no presentation this season at our AGM of the Bill Osborne or Jess Humber Shields,

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RFU suspends all rugby activity

Please read the statement from the RFU via the CRFU website

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Super Cornwall roar into last eight

GLOUCESTERSHIRE U.20 27 – 31 CORNWALL U.20

By Bill Hooper at Shaftesbury Park

A late try from skipper Aaron Simmonds gave Cornwall Under 20s a deserved win against fancied Gloucestershire Under 20s.

Mawgan Osborne (Pirates Ams) of Cornwall U20s charges towards the try-line.

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Cornwall name side to face Gloucestershire

CORNWALL RFU UNDER 20 COUNTY CHAMPIONSHIP 2020 The Jason Leonard Cup.

Cornwall Rugby Football Union (CRFU) Under 20 County Championship team,
play their final fixture in the pool stage of the 2020 Jason Leonard Cup. The
team play Gloucestershire away at Dings RFC with a 1430 kick off on Sunday 15th
March.

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