Cornish Pirates


CORNISH Pirates will end 2018 in third place in the Championships after a 27-0 win over London Scottish at Mennaye Field on Sunday. In front of a bumper crowd of nearly 3,000 people, the Pirates ran in four tries on their way to their sixth league win in 10 matches. The hosts had to defend …

CORNISH Pirates prop Christian Judge has had his loan spell at Saracens extended until the end of January. The forward’s short-term spell at Allianz Park from the Championship side was due to end on December 31 but will now remain with the Premiership champions for another month. Judge joined Sarries back in September and has …

FLY-HALF Will Cargill and number eight Tom Duncan are the latest Cornish Pirates players to sign new contracts with the Championship club. The pair follow hooker Sam Matavesi, full-back Kyle Moyle and winger Robin Wedlake in signing two-year deals. Crewe-born Cargill, 29, joined the Cornish Pirates in 2015 and has made 84 appearances for them, …

CORNISH Pirates will face Jersey Reds away in the quarter-finals of the inaugural Championship Cup. The draw was made on Wednesday and the last eight ties will be played on the weekend of February 1-3, 2019. Jersey won five games in the pool stages, but the Pirates impressed by beating London Irish in their last …

CORNISH Pirates player Alex Schwarz has received a three-week ban for stamping. Schwarz appeared before an independent disciplinary panel on Monday night after he was cited following the Championship Cup match between Bedford Blues on Saturday, December 8 2018 The player pleaded guilty to the charge, contrary to Law 9.12, and received a three-week ban. …

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 …

League Tables

Premiership
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Team
P
W
D
L
F
A
Pts.
1Exeter16130346630866
2Saracens16120447233358
3Harlequins1690742539048
4Gloucester1691640435546
5Sale1681732836239
6Bath1672735835139
7Northampton1670942038037
8Wasps1670935740537
9Bristol16601037445435
10Leicester16601034645134
11Worcester16501134140028
12Newcastle Falcons16501129139325
Championship
POS
TEAM
P
W
D
L
F
A
BP
PTS
1London Irish1715026152901474
2Ealing1713045263961466
3Jersey Reds1711064523101256
4Bedford Blues1710074744591252
5Cornish Pirates178094343661749
6Nottingham17818407438943
7Coventry17719359453939
8Doncaster177010442439836
9London Scottish177010362454836
10Yorkshire Carnegie177010326453735
11Richmond174013309449622
12Hartpury RFC174013301500521