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2017/18 Season


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  • Pirates Aplenty At Bristol Half Marathon

    Pirates Aplenty At Bristol

    Wednesday 20th September 2017

    10,000 people ran in Sunday’s Bristol half marathon, and among them were a number of Pirate associated faces who are all congratulated on their

  • Collection Raises £835 for The Chestnut Appeal

    Chestnut Appeal Collection

    Tuesday 19th September 2017

    As previously announced the Cornish Pirates chosen charity for this season is in support of ‘The Chestnut Appeal’, which is at the forefront of ...

  • Best Wishes from 'Wallaby' Eric

    Best Wishes from 'Wallaby' Eric

    Friday 15th  September 2017

    Contacting Phil Westren at the Cornish Pirates this week, former ‘Wallaby’ Eric Tweedale confirmed it was 70 years ago that the Australian tourists played

  • Classics Cars in Support of CHSW

    Classics Cars in Support of CHSW

    Wednesday 13th  September 2017

    Congratulations are due Cornish Pirates supporters John and Linda Jilbert along with friends Bill and Lo Bowershave just completed an epic Classic Cars

  • Roskear and Perran-ar-Worthal Primary Schools

    Roskear and Perran-ar-Worthal

    Tuesday 12th September 2017

    Players from Roskear and Perran-ar-Worthal Primary Schools had a great time on Sunday for their Cornish Pirates Match Day Experience

  • James Fish Signs On DR With Saints

    James Fish Signs

    Wednesday 6th September 2017

    We are very pleased to welcome hooker James Fish who has signed on a dual-registration agreement with Premiership club Northampton Saints.

  • Penwith Area Summer Camp

    Penwith Area Summer Camp

    Tuesday 5th September 2017

    Penwith College has played host for the Penwith area Summer Camp run by the Cornish Pirates.

  • Activity Aplenty at the Pirates Matchday

    Activity Aplenty at Matchday

    Wednesday 30th August 2017

    When the Cornish Pirates played Plymouth Albion in their final pre-season fixture on Saturday, there was much more than just the main rugby action

  • A Mini Making A Massive Difference!

    A Mini Making A Difference!

    Thursday 24th August 2017

    The Cornish Pirates have taken the keys to a brand new Mini Clubman from Ocean Mini Falmouth to be used to support their various local initiatives..

  • 2017/18 Greene King IPA Championship Season

    2017/18 GK IPA Championship

    Tuesday 22nd  August 2017

    The ninth season of the Greene King IPA Championship was launched at Twickenham Stadium yesterday.,

  • Pirates Name 5 More DRs

    Pirates Name 5 More DRs

    Friday 18th August 2017

    Following the recent announcement that centre Harry Strong and wing Harrison Cully will be dual-registered with Exeter Chiefs for the coming season,

  • Meet the Players Night

    Meet the Players Night

    Thursday 10th August 2017

    Despite this summer’s now accustomed threat of poor weather, all was thankfully fine for the Cornish Pirates rescheduled ‘Meet the Players’ night.

  • Pirates Name 2 DRs

    Pirates Name 2 DRs

    Wednesday 2nd August 2017

    The Cornish Pirates expect to soon make known the list of talented players who will be dual-registered with Exeter Chiefs for the coming season

  • A Big Thank You To Sail Flags

    A Big Thank You To Sail Flags

    Wednesday 2nd August 2017

    WE would like to thank Sail Flags for their support in providing some top of the range teardrop flags for Cornish Pirates Community Programme..

  • Penzance & Newlyn RFC AGM

    Penzance & Newlyn RFC AGM

    Monday 31st July 2017

    An address made by the club's President, Terry Drew, opened Penzance & Newlyn RFC's 72nd Annual General Meeting.

  • Captain Benbow at Land's Ends

    Captain Benbow at Land's Ends

    Friday 28th July 2017

    Cornish Pirates’ mascot, Captain Benbow, set sail for Land’s End on Tuesday to participate at the holiday attraction’s first ‘Pirate Day’ of the summer.

  • Alan & Gavin Lead CRFU Coaches & Officials Day

    Alan & Gavin Lead CRFU Day

    Thursday 27th July 2017

    Alan Paver and Gavin Cattle took time out from their busy coaching schedule to lead last Sunday’s CRFU Coaches & Officials Day at Newquay.

  • Penwith Schools Tag Rugby Festival

    Schools Tag Rugby Festival

    Tuesday 25th  July 2017

    Seven Primary schools from across Penwith have taken part in a Tag Rugby Festival - the finale of a five-week training programme led by the Pirates .

  • Matt Presents Mounts Bay Academy Sports Awards

    Matt Presents Sports Awards

    Monday 24th July 2017

    Cornish Pirates and Canada rugby international Matt Evans was on the Podium at Mounts Bay Academy last Thursday to present the Annual Sports Awards.

  • Jan Rendall Completes The Velothon Wales

    Jan Completes Velothon Wales

    Wednesday 19th  July 2017

    Team Manager Jan Rendall was a participant in the Velothon Wales, a closed road cycling sportive that takes in some of Wales’ most breathtaking scenery

  • Dartmoor Cycling Bronze For Hooker Tom Channon

    Cycling Bronze For Tom Channon

    Monday 17th July 2017

    Congratulations to Tom Channon who gained a Bronze in the Dartmoor Classic which saw around 3,500 riders tackle three testing routes .....

  • Phase 2 of pre-season training

    Back Toiling

    Thursday 13th July 2017

    After a welcome week’s break, the Cornish Pirates players have been back toiling once again as they start Phase 2 of pre-season trainin

  • British & Irish Cup Fixtures – 2017/18

    B&I Cup Fixtures – 2017/18

    Monday 10th July 2017

    The British & Irish Cup fixtures have been released today and this year we will feature in Pool 5 along with Hartpury RFC, Ulster A, and Scarlets Select..

  • Test Series Drawn – But Rugby the Winner

    Test Series Drawn

    Monday 10th July 2017

    So, the British Lions tour to New Zealand came to a sudden end on Saturday, the final test drawn 15-all, and the series also tied..

  • Know Your Players: Rupert Cooper Back-Row

    Know Players: Rupert Cooper

    Friday 7th July 2017

    Rupert was well known to us before signing in May 2017 having been a respected figure in opposition during five years at Nottingham.

  • Chestnut Appeal Our Chosen Charity

    Chestnut Appeal

    Wednesday 5th July 2017

    AS we move towards the new season we are delighted to announce The Chestnut Appeal -as our chosen charity for 2017/18

June 2017

  • Pirates & ITEC Partnership

    Pirates & ITEC Partnership

    Thursday 29th June 2017

    We are delighted to announce that our Technology Partners The ITEC Group UK, will be sponsoring the Hospitality & Entertainment Marquee

  • 4 Weeks of Pre-Season Completed

    Pre-Season 4 Weeks Completed

    Tuesday 27th  June 2017

    The first four weeks of pre-season training has as ever been tough, but at this stage is necessary for players to acquire the high fitness levels required

  • TorFX – Cornish Pirates Shirt Sponsor

    TorFX – Pirates Shirt Sponsor

    Thursday 15th June 2017

    Respected Currency Transfer Specialists, TorFX, will be a main Cornish Pirates shirt sponsor for the forthcoming 2017-18 season.

  • Josh in U20s Semi-final Victory

    Josh in U20s Semi-final Victory

    Wednesday 14th June 2017

    Lock Josh Caulfield, who was dual-registered with Cornish Pirates and Exeter Chiefs last season, featured for England under 20s on Tuesday

  • Rugby Programme's Festival Finale

    Schools Rugby Festival Finale

    Tuesday 13th June 2017

    Schools from the Camborne, Pool and Redruth area have taken part in a rugby programme run by the Pirates that culminated with a festival at Redruth ...

  • Brett Captains Canada

    Brett Captains Canada

    Monday 12th June 2017

    In a match when former 'Pirate' Aaron Carpenter equalled Al Charron's test record, Brett Beukeboom, had the honour of captaining the side..

  • 2017/2018 Greene King IPA Championship Fixtures Confirmed

    GK IPA Fixtures Confirmed

    Friday 9th June 2017

    Preparations for the upcoming season in the Greene King IPA Championship are now underway with the 2017/18 fixtures released today.

  • New Toys for Treliske

    New Toys for Treliske

    Friday 9th June 2017

    The Benbow Toy Appeal organised by the Cornish Pirates has enabled the Royal Cornwall Hospital Treliske (RCHT) to buy 700 new toys for children.

  • New Physio Gareth O'Neill + S&C Coach Greg Sammons

    New Physio + S&C Coach

    Monday 5th June 2017

    Our support staff have been bolstered for the new season with the arrival of Physio Gareth O’Neill and Lead S&C Coach Greg Sammons.

  • Pirates Confirm Agreement with Samurai

    Samurai Kit Supplier

    Thursday 1st June 2017

    The Cornish Pirates are delighted to announce an agreement made with Samurai Sportswear to provide match kit and training gear.

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