Kyle Moyle - Full-Back/Wing/Fly-Half

Kyle Moyle

Full-Back/Wing

 
 

Kyle Moyle. Full-Back/Wing

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Kyle Moyle Kyle Moyle
Full-Back/Wing/Fly-Half

Kyle is a product of Penzance & Newlyn RFC's youth section, having first played for the under 9s side.

His coaches were Nicky Brooks and Peter Lugg, who were in charge of a talented group including the likes of Luke Cowan-Dickie and Jack Nowell.

Kyle made his debut for the Cornish Pirates in the week he signed for the club in December 2012, coming off the bench to show some good touches in a 30-10 B&I Cup victory away to Swansea.

Involved in a piece of history, it was the first time the Pirates had won a match in Wales since their first visit way back in 1949.

Injuries have at times disrupted his progress, but when fully fit he has proven himself a scintillating runner who has scored some super tries, including the try of the season at home to Jersey in the Cup, back in 2013/14.

By the end of the 2015/16 season Kyle, who is also a useful cricketer, had made 46 appearances for the club.

Year of Birth: 1993
Nationality: Cornish
Birthplace: Truro
Height: 5' 11” (1.81m)
Weight: 13st 5lbs (85kg)
Position: Full-Back/Wing
Previous Clubs: Pirates Juniors/Colts/Amateurs, Launceston, St Ives
Honours: Cornwall U20s, South West U20s
Signed December 2012
Debut:   December 15th 2012 v Swansea (B&I Cup)
Games (To April 2016) 46

Whilst progressing from the under 9s to the Pirates Colts, Kyle was educated at Mounts Bay School. Then, at Truro College, he undertook an Advanced Apprenticeship in Sport Excellence (AASE) run by Marek Churcher, Josh Lord and Ian Boase, plus a BTEC in Sports Performance and Excellence.

His first taste of senior rugby was with the Pirates Amateurs in South West One before joining St Ives and then the Cornish All Blacks in 2011-12, playing in National 2 at Polson Bridge.

Whilst enjoying the experience at Polson Bridge but wanting more game time, he returned to St.Ives, starring as a prolific try-scorer in the Cornwall & Devon League.

He was honoured to play for Cornwall at youth level and winning the Cornwall U20s 'Player of the Year' award in 2011-12 was an especially proud achievement.

Just before signing for us in December, 2012, Kyle had starred for Cornwall again, pulling the strings and scoring 24 points in the team's 69-0 demolition of Somerset. Cornwall Under-20s head coach Tom Rawlings hailed his young players and described Kyle as “a wonderful talent”,

As well as rugby, Kyle also enjoys cricket, representing Penzance and Cornwall at youth level and playing for his town's senior team.

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