Cornish Pirates


A LATE try double earned Cornish Pirates two unexpected bonus points as they suffered their fifth defeat in six games. Despite the closeness of the final scoreline though, the Pirates were well beaten by a very impressive Nottingham side. The Pirates paid dearly for having two players sin-binned, with the Midlanders scoring 19 points while …

CORNISH Pirates suffered their fourth narrow defeat in five matches as they were pipped by a very late converted try at Headingley. The margin of their four losses makes up a combined total of only 11 points, but that is the difference between the Cornishmen riding high in the Greene King IPA Championship table, and …

CORNISH Pirates coach Alan Paver is determined to make life difficult for Championship favourites Bristol when they visit the Mennaye Field next Sunday (2.30 pm). The Pirates lost their opening game of the season 29-28 at Ealing Trailfinders yesterday, but they famously beat Bristol 45-38 in 2015 – their only defeat in the regular season. …

FORME Cornish Pirates fly-half Kieran Hallett has hung up his boots to concentrate on his head coach role at Plymouth Albion. The 32-year-old joined the National League One club as player-backs coach last summer after four years at the Mennaye Field, but he was promoted to head coach after Dan Parkes stood down from the …

CORNISH Pirates lock Brett Beukeboom is set to miss at least the first two months of the season after undergoing neck surgery. The 27-year-old former Plymouth Albion forward suffered the injury playing for Canada in their World Cup qualifiers earlier this summer. He is facing 10 to 12 weeks out of action and his injury …

Determined hooker Tom Cowan-Dickie is ready to put his best foot forward for the Cornish Pirates this season after admitting he failed to show the necessary application during his first stint as a professional rugby player at the Exeter Chiefs. Cowan-Dickie, the older brother of England and Exeter star Luke, saw his chances of a …

Alan Paver and Gavin Cattle took time out from their busy coaching schedule to lead last Sunday’s CRFU Coaches & Officials Day at Newquay Sports Centre. With the general theme ‘Coaching and Officiating the Breakdown’, the inspirational pair, along with Match Officials Panel Manager Steve Harland, delivered sessions incorporating practical demonstrations to help improve the …

League Tables

Premiership
P
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