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Herts broken for Cornwall

JASON LEONARD CUP UNDER 20 COUNTY CHAMPIONSHIP QUARTER-FINAL

HERTFORDSHIRE U.20 
28 – 19 CORNWALL U.20

By Bill Hooper

Cornwall’s quest for a return to Twickenham was
extinguished at Cheshunt as the hosts booked a home semi-final against
Lancashire.

Cornwall’s preparations were hampered by injury and unavailability and were further hindered on the morning of the game when full-back Reuben Edwards failed a fitness test necessitating a re-shuffle of the back-line.

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Herts defeat Cornwall

JASON LEONARD CUP QUARTER-FINAL

HERTFORDSHIRE U.20S 28 – 19 CORNWALL U.20S

Commiserations to the Cornwall players. Well done to Herts and good luck for the semi-final.

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Cornwall stretch resources for Herts test

CORNWALL RFU UNDER 20 COUNTY CHAMPIONSHIP 2019 The
Jason Leonard Cup.

Cornwall Rugby Football Union (CRFU) 2019, Under 20 County Championship campaign is now into the knock out stage of the Jason Leonard Cup. Cornwall will play Hertfordshire at Cheshunt RFC with a 13:30 kick off time on Sunday March 31st.

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Lacklustre Reds fall to Barnes

REDRUTH 20 – 22 BARNES       

By Bill Hooper, at the Recreation Ground.

Redruth’s Jeykll and Hyde season continued with this disappointing
ill-disciplined home defeat to Barnes.

No question the Reds were the architects of their own downfall with
a display that frustrated and clearly annoyed Director of Rugby Nigel Hambly as
he spoke animatedly to his players in the post match huddle.

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TASC presents match balls to Cornwall Under 20s

Match balls presented by Trelawnys Army to the Cornwall U20s. (L to R) Richard Kevern Coach of Cornwall U20s, Ian Gordon, Torin Clarke (Launceston Captain of Cornwall U20s,
Bill Hooper and Josh Lord Coach of Cornwall U20s. – Photo mandatory by-line:
©Simon Bryant/Iktis Photo

Ian Gordon,

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Three Cornish girls feature for England Ladies U.20

On a busy afternoon of International rugby, England Ladies Under 20s played their return fixture against France Ladies Under 20s at Newbury.

In the England side there were three Cornish girls, wing Merryn Doidge started the game with front row forward Charlie Budge and flanker Ebony Jefferies on the bench.

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Cornwall outplayed by strong Gloucestershire side

JASON LEONARD CUP

U.20 COUNTY CHAMPIONSHIP

CORNWALL 0 – 48 GLOUCESTERSHIRE

By Bill Hooper at
Tregorrick Park, St. Austell.

Cornwall Under 20s
were given a sharp lesson by their Gloucestershire opponents who dominated the
game from the first whistle to the last.

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Cornwall 0-48 Gloucestershire

Cornwall Under 20s were given a torrid afternoon by a very good Gloucestershire side at St. Austell who scored eight tries.

The result means that Cornwall now travel to face Hertfordshire Under 20s in the quarter-finals with the game being played on Sunday 31st March at Cheshunt RFC kick-off 1 pm.

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Cornwall & Gloucestershire name sides for Sunday clash

CORNWALL RFU UNDER 20 COUNTY
CHAMPIONSHIP 2019

 The Jason Leonard Cup.

Cornwall
Under 20s take on their Gloucestershire counterparts this Sunday at St. Austell
RFC in their final pool game, kick-off 13:30.

Both
sides are through to the quarterfinals; however the winner of this game will guarantee
themselves a home tie in the last eight against either Hertfordshire or Kent,

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1969, a trip down memory lane

It’s hard to believe that on this very day 50 years ago I went to watch my very first rugby match.

As a 12 year old I went along to the game with other school mates, having first attended lesson that Saturday morning, yes at Truro Cathedral School we had lessons on a Saturday morning,

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