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CORNWALL SKIPPER HILTON ISSUES CALL TO FANS

Just two league matches involving Cornish Clubs on the final Saturday of the league season, both in National League 2 South.

The Cornish All Blacks had the satisfaction of defeating the league winners Old Albanians 19-18.

It was Richard Bright who got the All Blacks’ try with Kieron Lewitt’s boot kicking the other points.

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TRELAWNY’S ARMY SUPPORTERS CLUB

Will once again be en-masse at Cornwall’s matches this season.

Our principal aim will be to support the team, however our involvement on the day goes further.

We will once again have our stand selling supporters gear at both Cornwall’s home matches this season.

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BENJI PLEASED WITH CUP WIN

CORNWALL head coach Dave ‘Benji’ Thomas was pretty pleased with the performance as the Duchy got their season off to a fine start with victory over old rivals Devon at Launceston.

It was the first time Cornwall had lifted the Tamar Cup since 2008, with four good tries,

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CORNWALL WREST BACK TAMAR CUP

Thanks to  Nigel Walrond at Polson Bridge

CORNWALL won the Tamar Cup for the first time in four years with a comfortable victory over old rivals Devon at Launceston last night.

The Duchy had a far stronger team on paper, with Devon not selecting any Exmouth or Brixham players prior to Saturday’s county cup final,

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TAMAR CUP 2012

It’s the TAMAR CUP tonight at Polson Bridge, CORNWALL V DEVON.

It’s £5 ground admission with U.16’s free when accompained by a paying adult.

Team News Cornwall.

Matt Shepherd (St. Austell) is a late change on the replacement bench with Shaun Hawkey (Wadedridge Camels) dropping out.

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REDS TURN IT ON FOR DEPARTING PENBERTHY

IT WAS A DAY OF HIGH EMOTION AT REDRUTH on Saturday as Redruth Director of Rugby took charge at home for the final time. The team overcame the events of the day to record a hard-fought 21-17 win over a side battling relegation.  There is still the small matter of the final game away at Shelford next Saturday,

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PIRATES GIVE STIRLO A PROPER SEND OFF

It’s been a tough couple of weeks for the fans of the Cornish Pirates, defeat in the semi-final of the British & Irish Cup up in the Welsh Valleys in Cross Keys. Then the news that High Performance Manager Chris Stirling had decided to take up a position with the New Zealand RFU as thier High Performance Talent Indentification Manager,

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DOUBLE OVER TITANS PUTS PIRATES ON COURSE

THE CORNISH PIRATES followed up their win at the Mennaye over Rotherham Titans with a 17-14 win over the same opponents at Clifton Lane on Saturday.

A result which keeps them handily placed for the RFU Championship semi-finals. Flanker Phil Burgess scored the Pirates’ try with full back Rob Cook slotting four penalties.

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SUN ON YOUR BACKS RUGBY HITS DUCHY

ANSOME is a word used in Cornwall meaning “All is well with the world”, and this past weekend the weather was certainly ‘ansome!

It was almost as balmy as the South of France, and we all know how the French love to “thraw the ball around” in such conditions.

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EVERYONE HAD THE HUMP

Whether you were a Cornish Pirates fan of a Camborne supporter, it was a weekend when you felt you’d had the hump!

Friday night at Goldington Road and the Cornish Pirates seemed set fair for a moral boosting win in their Championship play-off pool match leading 25-6 at half-time,

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