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Pirates Fall Short Under Friday Night Floodlights

London Scottish 32   Cornish Pirates 26

Having last beaten London Scottish at the Richmond Athletic Ground back in September 2011, the Cornish Pirates travelled with a purpose to reverse that losing trend. Sadly, however, under the Friday night floodlights at the ‘RAG’ the effort fell a little way short of not just hope,

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Cornwall launch new O’Neills kit at Polson

Cornwall Launch their new O’Neills Shirt at Polson Bridge

Cornwall RFU has officially launched their new County Championship shirt at Polson Bridge at Saturday’s   Launceston V Cornwall Development XV trial match, reports Chairman Phil Trevarton.

Photo: The new Cornwall shirt supplied by O’Neills

 

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Cornwall name Development side to face Cornish All Blacks

Cornwall Development XV to play Launceston at Polson Bridge, K.O. 1.00 p.m. on Saturday 18th November 2017

 

Photo: Penryn’s Mitch Vague Iktisphoto

Cornwall’s selectors have been busy travelling around Cornwall to assemble a group of aspiring county players to start the build-up to the 2018 county championship campaign.

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Round up from the Cornish rugby scene

Photo TASC’s Viv Broadhurst presenting training balls to Hayle RFC.

 

Camborne will wonder how they lost their South West Premier league game they appeared well in control of heading towards half-time with a 15-0 lead.

The game was littered with stoppages with Exmouth players taking some bangs to the head.

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Win sees Pirates move up the table

 

Cornish Pirates 25   Hartpury College 13

 Recording this well-earned result, the Cornish Pirates also leapfrogged their Gloucestershire opponents to move up to seventh place in the Greene King IPA Championship, reports Phil Westren from the Mennaye Field.

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Round up of the games from last Saturday

 

With the Cornish Pirates having a week off it was Redruth who took centre stage last Saturday in their National League 2 South game against London Irish Wild Geese.

A hard fought entertaining game saw the Reds prevail 46-38 with the home side running in six of the ten tries scored.

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Cornwall U.18 girls put up a brave show against Oxfordshire

Oxfordshire U18 Girls 53-5 Cornwall U18 Girls

Report by NIALL Devenish.

Cornwall U18 Girls made the very long trip up to Banbury RFC in Oxfordshire for their first game of the season against the home team.

A very well organised Oxfordshire side put Cornwall under pressure from the outset and despite some spirited defence by the Cornish side started to work a healthy lead.

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Cornwall girls win in Oxfordshire

OXFORDSHIRE U.15  12PTS CORNWALL U.15 24PTS

By Kevin Williams

Cornwall girls under 15s set off bright and early for the first of their three games against Oxfordshire at Banbury RFC.

 

Due to an accident en route and the changing rooms not being ready the girls only had a short period of time to warm up and to shake the journey out of their systems,

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Weekly review of the weekend’s games

 

What a cracking game of rugby the Doncaster Knights v Cornish Pirates Championship clash proved to be on SKY yesterday afternoon.

No question it was the best performance of the season, thus far, from the Cornish side as they triumphed 46-29 to notch up their first away win of the season.

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“Stack” Stevens – Thanksgiving Service

 

 

It has been confirmed that a ‘Service of Thanksgiving’ for Brian ‘Stack’ Stevens is to be held at:

St. Mary’s Church, Penzance

Friday 27th October

commencing 12 noon

Those attending the Service of Thanksgiving are afterwards invited to the Pirates ‘Westholme’ clubhouse.

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