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St. Austell Brewery extend CRFU backing


Picture caption: (Front L-R) Denis Preece and Marc Bishop are joined by CRFU Representative rugby Chair, Chris Lea (back left) and Cornwall Rugby player, Rhys Brownfield.

Tribute extends ‘vital’ sponsorship deal with Cornwall Rugby

Cornwall Rugby Football Union (CRFU) has announced a three-year
sponsorship agreement with Tribute Cornish Pale Ale,

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Congratulations to our promoted clubs

With the conclusion of the play-offs last Saturday we now know our Cornish clubs that have secured promotion for next season.

Congratulations to Launceston RC on their fine win against Old Centralians on Saturday fighting back from 0-19 down to win 33-22, with player coach Ryan Westren scoring three tries!

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London Cornish Newsletter

The April edition of the London Cornish RFC newsletter, The Animal, is available in the link

https://mail.google.com/mail/u/0?ui=2&ik=58c42bb9d6&attid=0.1.1&permmsgid=msg-f:1632088032593184862&th=16a6576b20e2085e&view=att&disp=safe

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Late scores deny Cornwall

GILL BURNS CUP

 CORNWALL
WOMEN 10 – 27 DORSET & WILTS WOMEN

 A couple
of late tries from the visitors settled this entertaining opening round Gill
Burns Cup tie, reports Bill Hooper from Polson Bridge.

Cornwall began
well scoring an early try through flanker Anna Clooke.

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Cornwall women name team for Gill Burns Cup opener

Some of the Cornwall Women’s side 2019

By Bill Hooper

Cornwall Women kick-off
their Gill Burns Cup campaign this Sunday at Polson Bridge, Launceston against
Dorset & Wilts Women, kick-off 1:30 pm.

Team:

15. Frankie Perry
(Bude & Plymouth Albion),

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Three Cornish lads make South West squad

Following the Under 20 South West trials held at Keynsham RFC on Easter Sunday, three of the Cornish players attending the trials have been selected for the South West.

Torin Clarke (Launceston) Captain of Cornwall U20s fends off Brad Etherington (BS RFC) of Hertfordshire U20s. – Photo mandatory by-line: ©Simon Bryant/Iktis Photo –

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Pirates end losing run

Cornish Pirates 33  
Yorkshire Carnegie 29

Welcoming Yorkshire Carnegie to the Mennaye Field, the Cornish Pirates recorded a thoroughly deserved and eagerly sought-after win in what was their final Greene King IPA Championship home match of the season, reports Phil Westren.

In a precarious position at the start
of the season,

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Ducker named Paul Bawden man-of-the-match

Alex Ducker of Cornwall (Camborne) presented the Trelawny’s Army man of the match by Trelawny’s Army Press Officer Bill Hooper and Cornwall RFU President, Peter James. – Photo mandatory by-line: ©Simon Bryant/Iktis Photo – 16/04/19, Cornwall, Devon, Training, Tamar Cup, CRFU, Sport, Rugby Union, Plymouth Albion RFC, Brickfields, Plymouth,

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Ducker hat-trick helps Cornwall retain Tamar Cup

TAMAR CUP

DEVON 13 – 28 CORNWALL

By Bill Hooper at
the Brickfields

Three tries in the space of sixteen minutes at the beginning of the second half by mercurial Camborne winger Alex Ducker helped Cornwall retain the Tamar Cup, for an eighth year in succession,

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Cornwall name side to face Devon in Tamar Cup

Dan Job of Cornwall (Lanner). – Photo mandatory by-line: ©Simon Bryant/Iktis Photo

Cornwall side selected to defend the Tamar Cup at Plymouth Albion tomorrow night.

There are seven who played in the corresponding
fixture last season at St. Austell when Cornwall retained the Cup 24-12.

Kick-off at Brickfields is 7:30 pm with entry
priced at £5,

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