DEVON and Cornwall will begin their build up for this year’s County Championship on Tuesday evening when they battle it out for the Tamar Cup at Plymouth Albion’s Brickfields ground (7.30pm).
Cornwall have won the Tamar Cup for the last eight seasons but Devon beat them at Camborne in last year’s County Championship.
Both counties have named different squads for this encounter, with Cornwall having only seven survivors from last year’s Tamar Cup party.
Devon: 15 Charlie Briant (Ivybridge), 14 Billy Pinkus (Ivybridge), 13 Rhys Palmer (Okehampton), 12 Mitch Pinkus (Brixham), 11 Kieran Lee (Okehampton), 10 Tom Putt (Newton Abbot), 9 Ben Watts (Ivybridge), 1 Matt Dorwick (Newton Abbot), 2 Dean Avery (Newton Abbot), 3 Charlie Tribble (Exmouth), 4 Tim Coats (Plymstock Albion Oaks), 5 Karl Pearce (Okehampton), 6 Tom McGratton (Okehampton), 7 Ben King (Ivybridge), 8 Caleb Sampson (Barnstaple). Replacements: Gaz Walker (Cullompton), Aiden Taylor (Plymstock Albion Oaks), Olly Schuster-Wood (Cullompton), Tom Bottoms (Newton Abbot), Dean Abrams (Okehampton), Peli Vea (Sidmouth), Jacob Nash (Taunton), Lewis Paterson (Ivybridge), Connor Bedwell (Brixham), Jake Neville (OPM), Josh Luxon (Cullompton), Jordan Watson (Brixham), Jake Prophett-O’Neill (Withycombe), Ryan Lee (Okehampton).
Cornwall: 15 Matt Shepherd (Albion), 14 Kyle Spear (Bude), 13 Declan Matthews (Camborne), 12 Jon Dawe (Albion), 11 Harvey Bell (Camborne), 10 Fraser Honey (Albion), 9 Noah Nash (Barnstaple), 1 Dan Job (Lanner), 2 Tommy Lee-Southworth (Camborne), 3 Andrius Zacharovas (Camborne), 4 Ben Hilton (Barnstaple), 5 Rupert Charles Edwards (Wadebridge), 6 Adam Hughes (Penryn), 7 Tony Whittle (Camborne), 8 Grant Randlesome (Penryn). Replacements: Hugh Noot (St Austell), Miles Davey (St Austell), Ben Nicholson (St Austell), Dan Sanderson (Falmouth), Lewis Wells (Saltash), George Jones (Penryn), Darren Livett (Wadebridge), Tarron Peacock (Camborne), Frazier Nottle (St Austell), Rhys Brownfield (Camborne).