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Weekend round up of the local rugby action

Photo: TASC’s Ben Gilby presents LCRFC DoR Dickon Moon with a couple of training balls in recognition of last season’s promotion to London 1 South

 

The action this week began on Friday night when the Cornish Pirates made their way over to Jersey for the Championship game at rue des Landes.

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Pirates Go Oh So Close To Toppling Bristol

Cornish Pirates 29  Bristol Rugby 31  

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Played between two fully committed and gifted sides, this thrillingly pulsating contest provided an occasion when without doubt the game of rugby was a true winner, reports Phil Westren from the Mennaye Field.

Welcoming the might of Bristol Rugby to the Mennaye Field,

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Pirates give Bristol a run for their money

It was an appetising first home league game of the season for the Cornish Pirates against Championship favourites Bristol at the Mennaye.

The Pirates got off to a dream start with an unconverted try scored by winger Alex O’Meara with barely 3 minutes on the clock.

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Redruth start campaign in sparkling form

What a cracking game to start the 2017-18 league season at the Recreation Ground Redruth on Saturday. A ten try spectacle with nine scored by the home side in a resounding 58-10 win to put the Reds top of the table in National League 2 South.

Pre-season games against Swansea and Plymouth Albion indicated that the squad were in good shape,

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Camborne RFC Fixtures & Results 2017-18

CAMBORNE RFC FIXTURES 2017-18

Sat 12th Aug CAMBORNE V CAMBERLEY (HOME) 3pm

Sat 19th Aug Launceston v Camborne (Away) 3pm

Wed 23rd Aug Truro v Camborne (Away) 7pm

SW PREMIER LEAGUE

Sat 2nd Sept CAMBORNE V MAIDENHEAD (HOME) 3pm

Sat 9th Sept Brixham v Camborne (Away) 3pm

Sat 16th Sept CAMBORNE V NEWTON ABBOT (HOME) 3pm

Sat 23rd Sept Bournemouth v Camborne (Away) 3pm

Sat 30th Sept CAMBORNE V BRACKNELL (HOME) 3pm

Sat 7th Oct Weston-super-Mare v Camborne (Away) 3pm

Sat 21st Oct CAMBORNE V NEWBURY BLUES (HOME) 3pm

Sat 28th Oct CAMBORNE V CLEVE (HOME) 3pm

Sat 4th Nov Dings Crusaders v Camborne (Away)

  Sat 11th Nov CAMBORNE V EXMOUTH (HOME)

Sat 25th Nov Lydney v Camborne (Away)

Sat 2nd Dec CAMBORNE V IVYBRIDGE (HOME)

Sat 9th Dec Hornets v Camborne (Away)

Sat 16th Dec CAMBORNE V BRIXHAM  (HOME)

Tue 26th Dec CAMBORNE V REDRUTH (HOME,

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A look back in time – Cornwall & the Lions

A Look Back In Time – Cornwall-Associated ‘Lions’

By Phil Westren


                                                                                

That Jack Nowell not only impressed, but also survived the rigours of the quite terrific semi-final and final matches in the Aviva Premiership, AND because he is now actually in New Zealand and made his debut for the British Lions this week,

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Former Quins CEO appointed Stadium for Cornwall Project Leader

Photo: Mark Evans

The Cornish Pirates are delighted with the appointment of former Harlequins CEO Mark Evans as Project Leader for the Stadium for Cornwall.

The announcement by the Cornish Pirates was first delivered to stakeholders and sponsors at a briefing meeting held by the Directors at the Penventon Hotel,

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Lancashire power to second half win

BILL BEAUMONT CUP FINAL

CORNWALL 8 – 19 LANCASHIRE

Report by Bill Hooper, photos Simon Bryant Iktisphoto

Lancashire deservedly reclaimed the Bill Beaumont Cup with a powerful second half performance that saw them score 19 unanswered points as Cornwall’s grasp on the title wilted under the Twickenham sun.

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Statement from Cornwall RFU

 

Following the tragic events in Manchester earlier in the week there will be a moments silence before the kick off, of the Lancashire v Cornwall game on Sunday.

Both teams and the match officials will line up on the 15 metre line facing the west stand.

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Dawe’s thoughts ahead of Sunday’s game plus Lancashire team news

Cornwall ready for Lancashire challenge

By Bill Hooper, photos Simon Bryant Iktisphoto

Cornwall completed their preparations on a glorious Thursday evening at Redruth RFC with the players eagerly looking forward to Sunday’s game at Twickenham.

It’s familiar foes, the red rose of Lancashire that Cornwall meet for the fourth time in five years.

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