Cornish Pirates


HIGHLY-rated backs Robin Wedlake and Kyle Moyle have put pen to paper on new contracts with the Cornish Pirates. The Cornish duo follow in the footsteps of team-mate Sam Matavesi in committing their futures to the Pirates. A product of Penzance & Newlyn RFC’s youth section, Moyle, now aged 25 has made 116 appearances for …

SAM MATAVESI returns for the Cornish Pirates as they make changes for their Pool Three return fixture at Hartpury RFC on Saturday in the Championship Cup (2.30pm). Fresh from international duty with Fiji, Matavesi comes in at hooker, while lock Nodar Cheishvili is also back from playing for Georgia and lines up in the second-row. …

CORNISH Pirates have announced that Sam Matavesi has signed a new two-year contract with the Championship club, just days after helping Fiji to a famous win over France. The 26-year-old starred for Fiji in their 21-14 win at the Stade de France last weekend. His form for the Pirates and his country has seen him …

CORNISH Pirates back rower Alex Cheesman admits he is “completely gutted” to have been forced to retire after suffering a series of concussions last season. The 29-year-old, who joined the Pirates from Loughborough Students in 2012, has never fully recovered from the last of the knocks to the head that he took in the opening …

SPEAKING after Tuesday’s Cornwall Council meeting, which saw Councillors vote to support the recommendation for £3m of financial support from the Council’s Economic Match Fund, a Stadium for Cornwall spokesperson said: “The stadium partners are delighted that Cornwall’s Councillors have come together to show their support for our vision to create a hub for Cornish …

Cornish Pirates 51 Richmond 20 CORNISH Pirates moved up to fourth place in the Greene King IPA Championship table as they collected their fifth successive league win. They bounced back well from their disappointment of losing to Ealing Trailfinders in the British and Irish Cup quarter-final the week before to complete the double over Richmond. …

CORNWALL Council will meet on April 17 to decide whether to plough £3m into the project to build a Stadium for Cornwall. The plan has caused controversy across the county. Here, Dicky Evans, owner of one of the partner organisations involved, Cornish Pirates, offers his answers to the critics…   This is a reply to …

Cornish Pirates 55 London Scottish 38 CORNISH Pirates and London Scottish served up a 12-try thriller in the sort of game that gives defence coaches nightmares. The difference in the end was the goalkicking of Pirates fly-half and man of the match Laurence May, who slotted five conversions and five penalties in a personal 25-point …

League Tables

Premiership
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Team
P
W
D
L
F
A
Pts.
1Exeter12100236122351
2Saracens12100237025847
3Harlequins1260630427333
4Gloucester1261529727932
5Sale1261524125229
6Wasps1260627732029
7Leicester1250729935529
8Bath1252525527128
9Northampton1250728527526
10Bristol1240827234124
11Worcester1240825529021
12Newcastle Falcons1230922430317
Championship
POS
TEAM
P
W
D
L
F
A
BP
PTS
1London Irish111001411166949
2Ealing11803358293840
3Bedford Blues11803286263638
4Jersey Reds117043292081038
5Cornish Pirates116053202581236
6Nottingham11614288277632
7Coventry11416209283624
8London Scottish11407228295622
9Doncaster11407265292521
10Richmond11308224292416
11Yorkshire Carnegie11308183309416
12Hartpury RFC11209168333311