Cornish Pirates


THE Cornish Pirates will be hoping to book their place in the semi-finals of the Championship Cup on Saturday when they take on Jersey Reds at St Peter (2pm). The Pirates succumbed to a 33-10 league match defeat at Jersey in October and so are fully aware that a tough challenge awaits them in the …

CENTRE Callum Paterson and scrum-half Alex Schwarz are the latest Cornish Pirates players to sign new contracts with the Championship club. The pair have penned new two year deals at Mennaye Field. Patterson joined the Pirates from Ulster last year on a one-year contract and has been virtually ever-present for the club this season, making …

BATH Rugby have confirmed that Lewis Boyce, Christian Judge, Will Stuart and Mike Williams will join them ahead of the 2019/20 season. Boyce will arrive at the Rec from Premiership rivals Harlequins. The 22 year-old has quickly established himself as one of the most exciting loose-head props in the country and was rewarded with a …

ROBIN WEDLAKE will make a welcome return for the Cornish Pirates on Saturday as they head to Butts Park Arena to take on Coventry (3pm). Coventry, who have made a welcome return to the Championship following their relegation at the end of the competition’s inaugural 2009-10 season, are presently seventh in the league, just two …

CORNISH Pirates have dropped down to fifth in the Championship table after a frustrating 18-13 defeat to Yorkshire Carnegie at Headingley Stadium on Sunday. Carnegie, whose director of rugby is former Pirates high performance manager Chris Stirling, took the lead from a maul in the eighth minute, with prop Marc Thomas credited as the try …

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, …

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