Cornish Pirates


CORNISH Pirates will face Jersey Reds away in the quarter-finals of the inaugural Championship Cup. The draw was made on Wednesday and the last eight ties will be played on the weekend of February 1-3, 2019. Jersey won five games in the pool stages, but the Pirates impressed by beating London Irish in their last …

CORNISH Pirates player Alex Schwarz has received a three-week ban for stamping. Schwarz appeared before an independent disciplinary panel on Monday night after he was cited following the Championship Cup match between Bedford Blues on Saturday, December 8 2018 The player pleaded guilty to the charge, contrary to Law 9.12, and received a three-week ban. …

HIGHLY-rated backs Robin Wedlake and Kyle Moyle have put pen to paper on new contracts with the Cornish Pirates. The Cornish duo follow in the footsteps of team-mate Sam Matavesi in committing their futures to the Pirates. A product of Penzance & Newlyn RFC’s youth section, Moyle, now aged 25 has made 116 appearances for …

SAM MATAVESI returns for the Cornish Pirates as they make changes for their Pool Three return fixture at Hartpury RFC on Saturday in the Championship Cup (2.30pm). Fresh from international duty with Fiji, Matavesi comes in at hooker, while lock Nodar Cheishvili is also back from playing for Georgia and lines up in the second-row. …

CORNISH Pirates have announced that Sam Matavesi has signed a new two-year contract with the Championship club, just days after helping Fiji to a famous win over France. The 26-year-old starred for Fiji in their 21-14 win at the Stade de France last weekend. His form for the Pirates and his country has seen him …

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. …

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