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Ben Plummer (St Austell RFC) Awarded his U20 Cornwall Cap

Ben Plummer who plays his rugby at St Austell RFC was presented with his U20’s Cornwall cap at his home club on Saturday 9th October.

Ben earned his Cornwall tie on his first appearance for the U20’s back in February 2019 against Devon and was a regular squad member until the last game before Covid 19 struck in the away victory against Gloucestershire in March 2020.

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Date announced for Crawshay’s Game

The CRFU last night announced the date and venue for their Representative match against Crawshay’s Welsh XV

The match will be played on Saturday 30th April 2022 at CAMBORNE RFC, kick-off time to be advised.

Please put this in your diary.

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T.A.S.C. A.G.M. Report 2021

We held our A.G.M. at the St. Austell Brewery Visitor Centre, President Sean Jarvis presiding.

With the club only just emerging from the covid lockdown, there was little in way of reports from the various posts on the committee, and regrettably no player presentations to be made.

Treasurer Viv Broadhurst reported that the club finances were in good order.

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James Murray gets his county cap

James Murray who plays his rugby at Redruth RFC was presented with his U20’s Cornwall cap recently at his home club.

James earned his tie on his first appearance for the U20’s back in February 2019 and was a regular squad member until the last game before Covid 19 struck in the away victory against Gloucestershire in March 2020. 

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5th Sept Cut-Off for Nominations from clubs for Cornwall Under 20 squad for this season

Clubs and players have until next Sunday, 5th September, to get their names in for this season’s Under 20s selection.

Any eligible player who wants to have a go for the Cornwall Under 20 squad this season needs to get his club coach to nominate them using the form available from the CRFU website.

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Deborah Fleming

The Ladies GB 7’s team competed well during the Olympic Games tournament but sadly just missed out on a bronze medal losing to Fiji.

Part of the squad in Tokyo was Deborah Fleming , who was born in Gulval.

We congratulate Deborah on her participation in the games.

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Sam Matavesi

Massive congratulations to Sam on his tremendous performances for Fiji in the two test series against New Zealand.

What a sight to see the Camborne’s Cornish-Fijian powering down the touchline in the build up to a Fijian try during the 1st test.

No doubt we shall see Sam involved again come the Autumn test schdule.

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Cornishman picked for Lions Test

Trelawny’s Army wishes Luke Cowan Dickie the very best of luck when he runs out for the British & Irish Lions Test side against South Africa in the 1st test on Saturday.

Chons da Luke.

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Pirates round off season with narrow loss

Jersey Reds 32   Cornish Pirates 31

In what was their final game in this season’s truncated Greene King IPA Championship, the Cornish Pirates fell just short of achieving a victory at the Jersey team’s Stade Santander International ground, reports Phil Westren

In the try stakes the Pirates outscored their opponents by five tries to four,

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Pirates end home games on a high

Cornish Pirates 52   Hartpury 26

By Phil Westren, at the Mennaye

Playing their penultimate fixture in this season’s somewhat shortened Greene King IPA Championship campaign, in what was also their last home game the Cornish Pirates won convincingly against Hartpury.

It was an entertaining encounter,

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