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Cornish Pirates v Doncaster Knights

Cornish Pirates v Doncaster KnightsSunday 26th March 2017
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Mennaye Field Penzance

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Kick Off 15:00

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With both teams looking to be in the playoffs, Sunday’s game against Doncaster Knights at the Mennaye has all the makings of a fantastic game of rugby to come and see.

With a sunny day forecast for Sunday a big crowd is expected and as the penultimate home league game of the season there will be a chance to vote for the supporters’ Player of the Season.

Speaking ahead of the game, Coach Alan Paver said: “Sunday’s game against Doncaster as always will be a closely fought match, which I’m sure will go down to the wire. Clive Griffiths and his men have done fantastically well again to get themselves in a position to continue on to the play offs. “

“That said, we are looking to finish the last 3 games as strongly as possible, so we won’t be making their trip to the Mennaye an easy proposition”

Team News

Full-back Toby May will be making his 50th appearance for the Pirates, in a team that shows a number of changes from the one that lost away to London Irish last Saturday.

Welcomed back into the starting XV are locally raised dual-registered players Max Bodilly and Tom Hendrickson, who both featured for Exeter Chiefs in their narrow Anglo-Welsh Cup defeat against Leicester last Sunday.

Max is selected on the wing and Tom will partner Nicolas De Battista in the centre. Laurence May slots back in at fly-half and included on the bench is lock Josh Caulfield who returns from his time with the Grand Slam winning England Under 20s  squad.

Cornish Pirates:
15 Toby May, Kyle Moyle, 13 Tom Hendrickson, 12 Nicolas De Battista
11 Max Bodilly, 10 Laurence May, 9 Alex Day
1 Marlen Walker, 2 Jack Innard, 3 Paul Andrew, 4 Chris Morgan (capt)
5 Brett Beukeboom, 6 Jake Parker, 7 Dan lee, 8 Tom Duncan

Replacements:
16 Jack Andrew, 17 Luke Chapman, 18 Josh Caulfield, 19 John Stevens
20 Mike Pope, 21 Will Cargill, 22 Jack Arnott

Match Officials
Referee: Matthew O'Grady
AR1: Simon Adams
AR2: Gareth Copsey
4th: Daniel Collins
Assessor: Steve Leyshon

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Cornish Pirates, Westholme, Alexandra Road, Penzance
Tel: 01736 331961

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