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.
1Saracens13110240326852
2Exeter13100337824752
3Harlequins1370635130638
4Gloucester1371532129636
5Wasps1370630634234
6Bath1362528528433
7Northampton1360735229231
8Sale1361625831929
9Leicester1350830938829
10Bristol1340929437025
11Worcester1340928833722
12Newcastle Falcons13301023733317
Championship
POS
TEAM
P
W
D
L
F
A
BP
PTS
1London Irish1514015512431369
2Ealing1512034823581260
3Bedford Blues151005410387949
4Jersey Reds159064032821147
5Cornish Pirates158074093381547
6Nottingham15717367399838
7Coventry15618325422834
8Doncaster15609394378832
9London Scottish15609326388832
10Yorkshire Carnegie155010255397525
11Richmond153012269407517
12Hartpury RFC153012266458517