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Cornwall selects side for Championship opener

Photo: Cornwall head coach Graham Dawe

 

Cornwall have named their side to face Surrey at Richmond in the first game of this season’s Bill Beaumont Cup games.

The side, as expected, shows several changes to the one that retained the Cup at Twickenham last May 35-13 against Cheshire.

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Jacob Maloy Osteosarcoma Trust

Camborne RFC are proud to be hosting the Jacob Maloy Osteosarcoma Trust 7’s Day on Saturday May 13th 2017.

The club has hosted several Charity matches for important causes over the past few season and this event will be right up their with the best of them.

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Saints make it a County Cup double

TRELAWNY’S ARMY CRFU COLTS CUP FINAL

ST. AUSTELL SAINTS COLTS 27-22 LAUNCESTON COLTS

By Bill Hooper

An enthralling Colts Cup Final between St. Austell and Launceston proved to be the icing on the cake of an entertaining day’s rugby at St. Austell’s Tregorrick Park with Saints’ winger Jake Carr scoring four of their five tries.

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County U. 7 & U. 8 Festival – Cancelled

This Sunday’s County Under 7 & Under 8 Festival at Penryn RFC has been CANCELLED due to the adverse weather forecast.

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Reds falter, Jack’s a Lion

Photo: Jack Nowell set to become the latest Cornish Lion.

 

London Irish Wild Geese took the spoils with the final kick of the game to earn a 22-21 win in their battle to avoid the drop.

It was frustrating for Redruth to concede the double to a side that have been battling relegation all season from National League 2 South.

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Saints march to historic cup win

 

St. Austell came from behind to win the Tribute Cornwall Knock-Out Cup for the first time in their history having lost in four previous finals, reports Bill Hooper from a sunny Recreation Ground at Redruth.

It looked at half-time that history would repeat itself as after played down the slope in the first half St.

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John Penfound R.I.P.

From Club Chairman Phil Trevarton.

It is with deep regret that I notify Trelawny’s Army members of the death of John Penfound. John was a devout Cornwall supporter and one of the first to join John Rowe’s trips to watch Cornwall play. Many of us will have travelled thousand of miles together following the Cornwall Rugby team.

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Five Cornish players make SW Under 20 squad

Photo: Fraser Honey one of the five selected

Following the trial last Sunday at Keynsham RFC, five of the nine Cornish players involved have been selected for twenty-three man South West squad to face sides from London & SE, the North and the Midlands at Nottingham over the May bank holiday.

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Brave Cornwall battle to retain Tamar Cup

Photo: Richard Brown who captained Cornwall to victory

Cornwall were forced to do it the hard way at Tiverton’s Bolham Road as they defended the Tamar Cup 33-17 against Devon despite playing the whole of the second half with just 14 men, reports Bill Hooper.

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Pirates miss out on play-offs but title joy for Falmouth and Lankelly-Fowey

Photo by Simon Bryant Iktisphoto. Cattle & Paver see Pirates’ play-off hopes evaporate in London haze

 

An exciting weekend of rugby that saw some promotion and relegation issues settled up and down the leagues.

Cornish Pirates were for the second time this season denied by Richmond as a late converted try sealed a 35-32 win for the London side.

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