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VICTORIES FOR THE PIRATES AND MOUNT’S BAY

In a gripping encounter, the Cornish Pirates came from behind to beat the Exeter Chiefs 19-16 to lift the EDF-Energy National Trophy at Twickenham on Sunday afternoon. Vili Ma’asi scored the Pirates try with Alberto Di Bernardo’s trusty boot claiming the other points. Many Congratulations to the Cornish Pirates,

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All the best lads

Less than forty eight hours to kick-off for the Cornish Pirates and the Mount’s Bay teams. I wish them “All the best” in hoping they can do a unique double for Cornwall on Sunday. Those of us that sadly can’t make the trip will be listening eagerly to the match commentary on BBC Radio Cornwall,

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Cornish Roundup 09/04/07

Apart from the Cornish Pirates National League 1 encounter at Plymouth Albion on Saturday, which as you can read about on the main news page of the site, there were a couple of outstanding league encounters in Western Counties West.
 
Hayle made the trip to Crediton and won with the last kick of the match 9-6 to earn the point they needed to make sure of home advantage in their play-off match with Barton Hill Old Boys for a place in South West 2 West next season.

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Twickenham fever grips County

There is no doubt that this week will see feverish excitement grow as Cornwall prepares for a double assault on Twickenham with both the Cornish Pirates and Mount’s Bay playing their respective EDF-Energy Cup Finals next Sunday at the home of the RFU. The M5/M4 and the A 303 /M3 will be conveying the invasion forces to the capital in the early hours on Sunday morning outnumbering the opposition en-route,

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Cornish Roundup 02/04/07

Another cracking weekend for Cornish rugby as the league season enters the home straight.
 
In National League 1 the Cornish Pirates played the first of their three consecutive away league games in the space of the next week at Old Deer Park against London Welsh losing by 16-10.

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ROSELAND REMAIN ON TRACK

CORNWALL LEAGUE 2
 
REDRUTH ALBANY 13 – 14 ROSELAND
 
By Bill Hooper at Trewirgie
 
As luck would have it the top two sides in Cornwall league 2 at the start of the day were scheduled to play each other on the Army’s presentation day to Cornwall 2 clubs.

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TASC Presentation Day

Saturday March 31st saw committee members of the Army make presentations to all eight Cornwall League 2 clubs of rugby kit, which comprised of rugby match balls and tackle bags.  

Our Chairman Alan Mitchell was present at the St. Agnes vs. Lankelly Fowey match.

Our Hon Secretary.

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CORNISH ROUNDUP 24th MARCH

What a tremendous weekend for Cornish rugby with both the Cornish Pirates and Mount’s Bay reaching their respective EDF-Energy Finals at Twickenham on Sunday 15th April! Congratulations to both clubs, we know you will both do Cornwall proud on the day.

There is no doubt that a massive exodus to TW1 will be taking place that weekend,

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