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  • Paul Durkin Appointed Chairman

    Paul Durkin Appointed Chairman

    Thursday 22nd  September 2016

    The newly formed Board have wasted no time in appointing Paul Durkin as Chairman of the Cornish Pirates. Paul brings a wealth of experience ....

  • Pirates Secure New Investment And Exciting New Future

    New Investment & Exciting Future

    Thursday 22nd  September 2016

    The Cornish Pirates are set to sign an international deal that will trigger immediate investment in the club and lead to a potential tie-up with one of New Zealand's top rugby organisations.

  • Kernow Young Carers - Our Chosen Charity

    We Chose Kernow Young Carers

    Friday 16th  September 2016

    We are delighted to announce that ‘KYC’ Kernow Young Carers have been selected by the players as our Chosen Charity for the 2016/17 season.

  • Ollie Dawe Joins On DR With Bristol Rugby

    Ollie Dawe Joins / DR With Bristol

    Friday 16th  September 2016

    Talented young prop forward Ollie Dawe – a stand out performer for Plymouth Albion last season - has joined us on a DR agreement with Bristol Rugby.


August 2016

Pirates & Ocean BMW Falmouth
The on-going partnership between the Pirates and Ocean BMW Falmouth sees the delivery of a silver BMW 2 Series Gran Tourer to Alan Paver.

2016/17 Championship Launch
The eighth season of the Greene King IPA Championship launched on Thursday at a pub quiz at the St Margaret's Tavern in Richmond

Neale Harvey On Gavin & Paves
Pirates coaching duo Gavin Cattle and Alan Paver spent time visiting Super Rugby outfit Hurricanes in May and it seems they made quite an impact.

Charity Bike Ride A Success
During Sunday’s hot weather, an enthusiastic group of cyclists made the journey from Bissoe to the Mennaye Field and back.

Stadium - Major Step Forward
Plans to create a £10 million purpose-built multi-use Stadium for Cornwall on the edge of Truro have taken a major step forward.

Big Boost For Squad
The suspense surrounding the identity of this season's dual registered players has been broken and another two signings announced.

England U20's Michaella Roberts
England U20's prop Michaella Roberts got her taste for rugby after attending a session we held at Rosemellin School a few years ago.

July 2016

Brett Beukeboom After Injury
Canadian International & Cornish Pirates lock Brett Beukeboom is looking to bounce back into action after a lengthy recovery from a knee injury.

Penrice Students Annual Visit
Penrice Academy students made their annual visit to the Cornish Pirates at a hot and sunny Mennaye Nurseries training ground this week.

Jack Arnott Is Raring To Go
With the first pre-season game at Aberavon in less than 4 weeks’ time, winger Jack Arnott is feeling quietly confident and raring to go.

Matt On Canada's Internationals
After meeting up at the end of May to prepare for summer internationals we headed into June for the first of Canada's 3 games. The first against Japan.

Gavin Reflects & Looks Ahead
Gavin Cattle has reflected on a season that for him and fellow Coach Alan Paver has ended with them taking up the reins in charge of the Cornish Pirate

A Chat With Paul Andrew
With pre-season well under way, we caught up with Paul Andrew to find out how he coped with injury last season and his path back to full fitness.

Ann is a True Stalwart
Rugby clubs all over the country rely on voluntary support, and in such regard the Pirates have been most fortunate.

Cornwall School Games
Friday saw school rugby teams from about the Duchy gather at the Mennaye Field, Penzance, where the Pirates were delighted to host the ....

June 2016

Perran-Ar-Worthal School
Cornish Pirates players Tom Duncan and Marlen Walker were at Perran-ar-Worthal CP School at the weekend to open the school's Summer Fayre.

Matt Scores Again for Canada
Matt Evans has been a prolific try-scorer for both Canada and the Cornish Pirates in recent years, and playing for the 'Canucks' in Calgary on Saturday

Pensans School Visit
Year 5&6 Pupils at Pensans School had a boost to their lessons with the visit of Cornish Pirates players Brett Beukeboom and Laurence May.

Dave Ward Helps In Training
Dave Ward - who left to join Harlequins in 2012 - has been back at the Mennaye Field this week and helping out with the first week of pre-season training

Fraser Honey Joins The PDF
Another hot young local prospect, Fraser Honey from the Cornish All Blacks, has joined the Cornish Pirates Player Development Foundation (PDF).

Nicolas De Battista Signs Aboard
Argentinian centre Nicolas De Battista - who comes highly recommended by former Pirate Alberto Do Bernardo – is the latest addition to our squad.

Paver & Cattle - NZ Done & Dusted
Alan Paver and Gavin Cattle have returned from New Zealand with renewed vigour and expertise, ready to lead today’s start of pre-season training.

Brett's Shirt Gift
Whilst on close season break in his native Canada, Brett Beukeboom has gifted one of his signed Canada shirts to two young Syrian refugee boys.

Fare You Well Ian Davies
Tuesday was a sad day indeed for Ian Davies as he ended his tenure as Director of Rugby at the Cornish Pirates.

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