Cornish Pirates


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 …

Cornish Pirates 22 Doncaster Knights 19 A TRY with the last play of the game by back rower Tom Lawday saw Cornish Pirates make it back-to-back home wins by seeing off a determined Doncaster at the Mennaye Field. So many times this season, the Pirates have been denied an often deserved victory by a last-gasp …

Cornish Pirates 22 Yorkshire Carnegie 12 CORNISH Pirates ended a four-match losing streak in the Greene King IPA Championship with an excellent victory over third-place Yorkshire Carnegie. The Pirates also picked up a bonus point to complete the perfect day on their return to the Mennaye Field for the first time in 2018. Delighted Pirates …

CORNISH Pirates captain Chris Morgan labelled last week’s stunning 41-0 victory at Greene King IPA Championship rivals Hartpury as one of the best results in his ten years at the club. The Pirates were given little chance of picking up the bonus point win they needed to reach the quarter-finals of the British and Irish …

League Tables

Premiership
P
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