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Dorset & Wilts v Cornwall Under 20s match postponed

Due to the forecast snow, today’s game in the Jason Leonard Cup at Weymouth RFC has been postponed. We will advise when new date is confirmed.

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Cornish rugby round up March 10th

Photo: St. Ives Paul Thirlby happy with Hakes’ progress

 

Redruth maintained their fine recent form with a 25-19 win against Redingensians in National League 2 South.

The Berkshire side have certainly proved to be tough opponents this season meriting their current third place standing.

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Cornwall name side for Under 20’s clash against Dorset & Wilts

JASON LEONARD CUP U.20S COUNTY CHAMPIONSHIP

DORSET & WILTS V CORNWALL

Cornwall head to Weymouth on Sunday knowing that a win will guarantee a home quarter-final tie on Easter Sunday, probably at St. Austell’s Tregorrick Park against either Surrey or Hertfordshire.

Photo: Coaches Josh Lord &

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Cornwall Under 20s

CHANGE OF VENUE & KICK-OFF TIME

We will now be playing at Weymouth RFC, Monmouth Avenue, Weymouth, DT3 5HZ and at our request now a 1300  kick off time.

Team news to follow.

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County news round up

Photo: Josh Lord & Matt Shepherd Cornwall Under 20 coaches

It’s been a frustrating couple of weeks, having an enforced week with no scheduled games and then the following Saturday almost wiped out by the snow and ice.

At least the Cornish Pirates have been able to make hay beating both Yorkshire Carnegie and Doncaster Knights on successive Sundays.

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Lawday try topples Knights

 

 

Cornish Pirates 22   Doncaster Knights 19

This opening game in March saw flanker Tom Lawday’s last minute try topple the Knights, as in the process the Cornish Pirates secured a season’s double against their strong opponents,

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Pirates earn welcome win

Cornish Pirates 22   Yorkshire Carnegie 12

After weeks of incessant rain in West Cornwall, with two fixtures postponed and not having played a match at home since New Year’s Eve, the Cornish Pirates celebrated their return to Mennaye action with this welcome win,

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Edwards’ kick steers Cornwall home

Photo Graham Walker: Declan Matthews on the break

JASON LEONARD CUP UNDER 20 COUNTY CHAMPIONSHIP POOL 4

CORNWALL 25 – 22 HAMPSHIRE (HT 12-5)

By Bill Hooper at Tregorrick Park, St. Austell

Time added on proved dramatic indeed as Hampshire scored a fourth try to level a pulsating game,

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Cornish weekly round up plus Cornwall Ladies squad announced

The action last weekend began on Friday night when the Cornish Pirates took on Nottingham at Lady Bay in the Championship.

Sadly for the Pirates, a game they looked set to win, was snatched away with the final kick of the game as Nottingham sneaked the win 18-17 leaving the Cornish side frustrated.

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Cornwall name side to face Hampshire this Sunday

Jason Leonard U20 County Championship

Cornwall U20 V Hampshire U20

The Cornwall U20 team play their second pool game on Sunday 25th February at St Austell RFC with a 13:00 kick off time.

Cornwall’s opponents on the day will be Hampshire who,

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