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Cornwall side selected to play Kent

By Bill Hooper, Photos: Simon Bryant Iktisphoto

As expected there is a strong representation from Redruth in the Cornwall side to face Kent on Saturday with no less than seven players is the match day squad.

Dan Job, who did so well in the Tamar Cup,

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Cornwall Women to face Somerset

Cornwall Ladies following their game against Dorset & Wilts

CORNWALL WOMEN TRAVEL TO SOMERSET THIS SUNDAY

By Bill Hooper

Cornwall Women resume
their Gill Burns Cup campaign this Sunday at the Commspluss Stadium Hyde Park,
Taunton against Somerset Women, kick-off 2:30 pm.

Cornwall Women lost
their opening fixture at Launceston last Sunday to group favourites Dorset
&

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Pirates end with a flourish

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by Phil Westren

Doncaster Knights
19   Cornish Pirates 46

Cornish Pirates’ co-coach Alan Paver had said
pre-match “Our team will be chomping on the bit to
get out onto the pitch and aim for a win”,

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Crowdfunder campaign ‘Trying together for Camborne’

Camborne Rugby Club has gone live with a Crowdfunder
campaign under the slogan “Trying together for Camborne” which aims to raise
vital funds to improve the changing facilities under the grandstand at the
iconic “Recreation Ground”.

‘Two years ago, in an incredible show of support, more
than 4,000 local people signed our petition to Keep Rugby at the Rec’ explained
Cherry &

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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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