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Cornwall name side to face Devon

BILL BEAUMONT CUP          

DEVON V CORNWALL

Cornwall go into their third and final pool match this Saturday against old rivals Devon knowing a win will be good enough to take them back to Twickenham  for the sixth time in seven years.

Taron Peacock of Cornwall (Camborne) throws a pass.

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Nostalgic return to Redruth for the Cornwall side of 69

Surviving players from the Cornwall 1969 County Championship Final side that played Lancashire. – Photo mandatory by-line: ©Simon Bryant/Iktis Photo – 11/05/19, Cornwall, Hertfordshire, Bill Beaumont Cup, County Championship, CRFU, Sport, Rugby Union, Redruth, Recreation Ground, England

Re-visting the Recreation Ground 50 years after playing in one of the most famous games of rugby ever played on the famous old ground,

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Brixham RFC Parking

Please be aware of the following information re car parking at Brixham RFC on Saturday 18th May.

Car Parking at the ground is restricted to Blue Badge holders, or those with a disability. Parking spaces will be at a premium.

If you require a parking space at the club please contact the club direct on 01803 882162 to reserve a place.

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Cornwall score six tries to defeat Herts

BILL BEAUMONT CUP

CORNWALL 37 – 13 HERTFORDSHIRE

By Bill Hooper, at
the Recreation Ground Redruth

Cornwall took a giant
step towards another Twickenham final with this exhilarating six try win against
last season’s beaten finalists.

Roared on by a passionate crowd and watched approvingly by the surviving members of the Cornwall side who played a county final on the same pitch in 1969,

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Cornwall defeat Herts

Tries from Rob Elloway, Brad Howe, Jack Simmons, Jack Oulton, Dean Bonds and Alex Ducker plus seven points from the boot of Fraser Honey, saw Cornwall to a great 37-13 win against Hertfordshire.

Full report tomorrow, but with Kent winning at Gloucestershire 42-33 and Devon defeating Hampshire 30-27,

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Spectator information for Cornwall v Herts

BILL BEAUMONT CUP CORNWALL V HERTFORDSHIRE

Cornwall supporters at the Redruth Recreation Ground. – Mandatory Credit ©Iktis Photo/Simon Bryant – Photo mandatory by-line: 23/05/15 – Cornwall, County Championship, Bill Beaumont Cup, South, Hertfordshire, CRFU, HRFU, Redruth Recreation Ground, Cornwall, Rugby Union, England,

Saturday 11th May Kick-Off 3pm

Come and join the Black and Gold Army as Cornwall take the next step
on the road back to Twickenham.

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#Cry4Tom

Cornwall RFU chosen charity for this season is the #Cry4Tom charity,
set up in memory of former local rugby player Tom Demaine who sadly was
struck down from an undiagnosed cardiac condition.

Collectors will be at the ground this Saturday and will be wearing
the charity T-shirt. Please give as generously as you can to this worthy
cause and make a note of the date at Bodmin College for a screening
session on 4th/5th December this year. 

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Cornwall & Herts name sides

Cornwall looking to
break Herts

By Bill Hooper

Cornwall go into
their second Bill Beaumont Cup group game this Saturday buoyed by an opening
day win at Kent.

Hertfordshire, last season’s finalists in the Cup, will also travel to Redruth in good heart having scored a bonus point win at Hampshire 29-20.

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Battling performance earns a bonus point

GILL BURNS CUP

SOMERSET WOMEN 49 – 22 CORNWALL WOMEN

Cornwall Women’s interest in this season’s Gill Burns Cup came to an end on Sunday as they lost their second and final group game, reports Bill Hooper.

The Cornish side will be pleased to have picked up a try-scoring
bonus point as some consolation for the hard work they have put in for the
campaign.

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Cornish grit sees them defy Kent

BILL BEAUMONT CUP

KENT 21 – 25 CORNWALL

By Bill Hooper, at Medway with photos by Simon Bryant

Fraser Honey’s
penalty three minutes from time sealed an important opening day win for
Cornwall in this season’s Bill Beaumont Cup.

As is often the case when Cornwall face a side with “higher league” players in it,

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