Cornish Pirates


CORNISH Pirates will be hoping to return to winning ways when they travel to Lady Bay on Friday evening to face Nottingham in the Greene King IPA Championship (7.45pm). The Pirates have suffered back-to-back defeats at the hands of Ealing Trailfinders in the last two weeks, including in the Championship Cup semi-finals last Sunday. It …

THE Cornish Pirates missed out on reaching the Championship Cup final after losing 58-26 away at Ealing Trailfinders. The Pirates made a brilliant start to the semi-final and stormed into a 21-5 lead after just 20 minutes. Dan Frost put the visitors in front after less than 60 seconds and Alex O’Meara scored a second …

CORNISH Pirates will be looking to try and book a place in the final of the Championships Cup on Sunday when they make the trip to London to take on Ealing Trailfinders in the last four (3pm). The teams only met last weekend, with Ealing beating the Pirates at Menneye Field in the league. The …

CORNISH Pirates have added to their growing list of players who have signed contracts for two more years with prop Marlen Walker and lock Danny Cutmore penning new deals. Auckland-born Walker, 30, arrived at the Cornish Pirates in January 2015, initially on a short-term contract from Weston-super-Mare. He has since played 100 games for the …

CORNISH Pirates prop Christian Judge has returned to Saracens for the rest of the season. Judge had a loan spell with the Premiership club in the first half of the campaign and made 12 appearances before returning to the Pirates at the end of January. Since then he featured for the Pirates in their Championship …

CORNISH Pirates forward Toby Freeman has been handed a four-week ban after appearing in front of an independent disciplinary panel. Freeman was cited by independent citing commissioner Michael Mason following the Pirates’ Championship Cup game with Jersey Reds on February 2 for two cases of striking an opponent, contrary to Law 9.12. Both incidents occurred …

THE Cornish Pirates make four changes to their team for Saturday’s trip to west London to take on Richmond in Round 14 of the Greene King IPA Championship. In the backs, Matt Evans is selected on the wing and Alex Schwarz is named at scrum-half, while in the forwards prop Christian Judge, back from a …

CENTRE Rory Parata and wing/full-back Matt Evans are the latest Cornish Pirates players to pen new deals with the Championship club. Parata has signed a new two-year contract, while Canadian international Evans has agreed a one-year extension. Australian-born Parata, 24, joined the Pirates last year after playing for Italian side Zebre. The former Ireland Under-19 …

League Tables

Premiership
P
Team
P
W
D
L
F
A
Pts.
1Exeter22170563043886
2Saracens22160664444078
3Gloucester22131858751568
4Northampton221101159052156
5Harlequins221001254452856
6Bath221021048148056
7Sale22112946250455
8Wasps221001248355251
9Bristol22911250358051
10Worcester22901349155746
11Leicester22701547863241
12Newcastle Falcons22601639554131
12London Irish22301938565122
Championship
POS
TEAM
P
W
D
L
F
A
BP
PTS
1London Irish2220028353401999
2Ealing2217057335031886
3Bedford Blues2213096326031769
4Jersey Reds22120105544421563
5Cornish Pirates22100125565071959
6Yorkshire Carnegie22110114755491155
7Nottingham22101115085971052
8Coventry2291124976371351
9London Scottish2280144686161143
10Doncaster2280145466171042
11Hartpury RFC227015415634836
12Richmond226016430604933