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Few changes in Cornwall side to face Devon

Photo: Penryn’s George Jones starts against Devon

 

Cornwall have made a few changes ahead of the game against Devon tomorrow at Camborne RFC kick-off 3 pm.

Into the side comes Redruth lock Edd Pascoe who partners his clubmate Luke Hattam in the second row.

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Devon travel to Camborne confident of success

 

Former Cornwall player Lewis Paterson (pictured above) reckons that Devon are playing Cornwall at the right time and will travel to Camborne on Saturday confident of getting a result.

Paterson, interviewd on the Devon RFU site, who now plays his club rugby at Ivybridge following a spell at Launceston when he played for Cornwall,

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Six Cornish lads in South West squad for Under 20s festival

 

 

Five Cornish players were originally selected, however their has been a late call up for Camborne’s Luke Barnes.

Games will be played this weekend from which the England Counties Under 20 squad for Georgia will be picked.

Torin Clarke –

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Saltash pipped by Wath in Senior Vase Final & other news

Photo: Saltash at Twickenham ahead of Senior Vase Final

Away from the county senior and under 20 sides there was still a fair bit of other rugby played over the weekend.

Sharing the billing with Cornwall Under 20s at Twickenham were Saltash in the final of RFU Senior Vase against Yorkshire side Wath-upon-Dearne.

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Yorkshire again prove to be too strong

UNDER 20 COUNTY CHAMPIONSHIP FINAL

JASON LEONARD CUP

YORKSHIRE 63-10 CORNWALL

By Bill Hooper

There are just some days in rugby when you have acknowledge that the other side were better and this turned out to be one of those.

Yorkshire were a different class to a brave,

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Cornwall battle back to earn share of spoils

Photo Dan Barbary: Cornwall’s George Jones, Ben Humber & Jess Tompsett

BILL BEAUMONT CUP

CORNWALL 15 – 15 SURREY (HT 5-15)

By Bill Hooper at the Recreation Ground, Redruth

A new look Cornwall side battled to a creditable draw against Surrey at Redruth on the opening day of this season’s County Championship.

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Cornwall v Surrey – live stream 3 pm Saturday

David Burrows will be streaming the Cornwall v Surrey game live from Redruth on You Tube.

Click on the link to access. There will be no commentary

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Cornwall name side for Championship opener

Cornwall v Surrey – PREVIEW

Cornwall begin their 2018 Bill Beaumont Cup campaign this Saturday at Redruth when they entertain Surrey.

Having retained the Tamar Cup against Devon in their only warm up game 24-12 at St. Austell last month, the black and golds will approach their program with another Twickenham visit as the goal.

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Cornwall Under 20s side named for Yorkshire final

 

Photo Chris Lea: Cornwall squad at Truro College base

 

JASON LEONARD CUP FINAL

UNDER 20 COUNTY CHAMPIONSHIP

SUNDAY 6TH MAY TWICKENHAM STADIUM 5 PM

YORKSHIRE V CORNWALL

As expected Cornwall have stuck to the tried and tested ahead of Sunday’s tea-time showdown against Yorkshire.

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Weekly round up on the Cornish rugby scene

 

The main topic of conversation this week has been the stadium vote, which happily saw the project granted £3 million by Cornwall Councillors. We now await the decision from Westminster on the other £3 million which will finally see this project get off the ground.

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