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  • Players At Penrice Academy

    Players At Penrice Academy

    Tuesday May 20th 2014

    Players from The Cornish Pirates recently visited Penrice Academy St. Austell to help students in Years 7 to 9 improve their rugby skills.

  • Community Diary Season Overview

    Community: Season Overview

    Friday May 9th 2014

    An overview of this season's Community programme in which over 75 visits were made to support, Clubs, Schools, Charities and other worthwhile causes.

  • Final Cheque Presentation To The RNLI

    Cheque Presentation To RNLI

    Tuesday April 29th 2014

    The RNLI is £1,200 better off following a successful season as the Cornish Pirates chosen charity

  • Pirates World Record Attempt

    Pirates World Record Attempt

    Wednesday April 23rd 2014

    The bid to reclaim the world record is part of Penzance Town Council's 400th Anniversary celebrating the town's Charter and will also raise..

  • London - Lands End In 24hrs

    London - Lands End In 24hrs

    Thursday March 20th 2014

    Martin Woollatt - better known as Woll - the scribe behind our highly entertaining match reports, is to cycle from London to Lands End for the Eve Appeal.

  • Community Diary: Year So Far

    Community Diary: Year So Far

    Thursday March 12th 2014

    James Coles reports on another activity packed period in our community programme..

  • Wadebridge School Sessions

    Wadebridge School Sessions

    Wednesday March 5th 2014

    A highlight of last week's activity in our community programme was the visit to Wadebridge School by former pupil, Flanker Matt Bolwell and James Coles.

  • Coach Ed Sessions Official CPD

    Coach Ed Sessions Official CPD

    Tuesday February 25th 2014

    Having our Coach Education sessions now registered as official CPD courses gives our Programme a real sense of credibility.

  • Play O2 Touch In Penzance

    Play O2 Touch In Penzance

    Thursday February 13th 2014

    In partnership with Pirates Amateurs RFC, the first session is on 7/8pm Monday 3rd. March 2014 at Mounts Bay Academy's 3G Pitch

  • Community Diary - January

    Community Diary - January

    Tuesday February 4th 2014

    Another activity packed period in the Cornish Pirates' Community Diary.

  • Coach Education Programme - March Seminars

    Coach Ed Programme - March

    Thursday January 30th 2014

    The Cornish Pirates Coach Education Programme continues in 2014 with two free seminars looking at Defence Principles and Attack Off 1st Phase.

  • Pirates Deliver GCSE PE At Humphry Davy School

    Pirates Deliver GCSE P.E.

    Friday January 24th 2014

    The Cornish Pirates have added another string to their community bow, by stepping up to support the delivery of GCSE PE. at Humphry Davy School.

  • Pirates On Board at Trewirgie

    Pirates On Board at Trewirgie

    Tuesday January 21st 2014

    As in many schools, the new year brought with it a new term and a new theme for the children. For the children at Trewirgie School that theme is Rugby..

  • Matchday Magic Be Part Of It

    Matchday Magic Be Part Of It

    Wednesday January 15th 2014

    Alongside the many improvements at the Mennaye, this season has also seen the introduction of The Matchday Experience for groups visiting the Pirates.

  • Nearly £500 collected by Bolingey Barbarians

    Bolingey Barbarians Collection

    Monday January 13th 2014

    The Cornish Pirates were delighted to once again welcome members of Bolingey Barbarians to their last home match against Ayr, when at half-time..

  • Guernsey Coaching Session

    Guernsey Coaching Session

    Wednesday 18th December 2013

    Saturday's Jersey visit provided further opportunities for the partnership between the Cornish Pirates and the Guernsey Sports Commission.

  • 12 Community Days Of Christmas

    12 Community Days Of Christmas

    Tuesday 17th December 2013

    From everyone at the Cornish Pirates, we wish you all a very Merry Christmas & a Happy New..

  • Coach Education Programme

    Coach Education Programme

    Wednesday December 4th 2013

    Looking for solutions and ideas to support the development of your players? The Coach Education Programme was designed for you.

  • Christmas Gifts For Children's Hospice South West.

    Christmas Gifts For Hospice

    Tuesday November 26th 2013

    Be part of something warm & rewarding this Christmas and help us give gifts to the kids at Little Harbour Children's Hospice South West..

  • Community Diary November 27th

    Community Diary November 27th

    Wednesday November 27th 2013

    Another activity packed period in the Cornish Pirates Community Programme and Club Partnership Programme

  • Visit To Former Player Harry At Trevaylor

    Harry's Visit

    Monday November 18th 2013

    The club's representatives were delighted to meet up with former player 88 year-old Harry Matthews, now a resident of Trevaylor Manor in Penzance.

  • Community Diary

    Community Diary

    Thursday November 14th 2013

    The community programme continues to spread throughout Cornwall, supporting an ever growing range of activities and good causes

  • Coach Education Episode 3

    Coach Education Episode 3

    Monday 18th November 2013 - Truro College

    Ian Davies the Cornish Pirates Head Coach will lead Episode 3: Decision Making At The Breakdown

  • Chipstead U12s Enjoy Their Visit

    Chipstead U12s Enjoy Their Visit

    Tuesday November 5th 2013

    Despite the disappointing weather, when the Cornish Pirates played London Scottish at home last Friday they also extended an ambassadorial ...

  • oach Education Episode 2

    Coach Education 2 POSTPONED

    Monday October 28th 2013

    Ian Davies the Cornish Pirates Head Coach will lead Episode 2: 'Decision Making Through Game Play'

  • Community Diary

    Community Diary

    Wednesday October 16th 2013

    A variety of community activities ranging from coaching Cornwall U16s, working with Colleges & Schools to a fundraising fashion show

  • Club Partnership Programme

    Club Partnership Programme

    Tuesday October 15th 2013

    In line with the legacy of former CEO Josh Lewsey's vision the Cornish Pirates have launched the innovative Club Partnership Programme..

  • Community Gallery & Diary

    Community Diary

    Tursday October 1st 2013

    A variety of community activities from helping write the World's Longest Love Song to winning a cooking competition at The Cornwall Food & Drink Festival

  • Community Gallery & Diary

    Community Gallery & Diary

    Wednesday September 11th 2013

    Pictures from some of the community activities taking place over the last week

  • Coach Education Seminars

    Coach Education Seminars

    Wednesday September 11th 2013

    As part of the Cornish Pirates Club Partnership Programme, Ian Davey & Harvey Biljon will be running six coach education seminars

  • Community - Summer Diary

    Community - Summer Diary

    Tuesday September 10th 2013

    The Cornish Pirates took to the road in their first ever Pre Season Roadshows. They also visited and supported many initiatives across Cornwall.

  • RNLI Partnership Launch

    RNLI Partnership Launch

    Friday 16th August 2013

    The Cornish Pirates are proud to have chosen the RNLI as their partner charity for the 2013/14 season.

  • 2nd Summer Roadshow

    2nd Summer Roadshow

    Wednesday August 13th 2013

    The 2nd Summer Roadshow proved to be a great success, as coaches, players and staff took the show on the road to Saltash, Liskeard and St Austell..

  • First Summer Roadshow

    First Summer Roadshow

    Tuesday 23rd July 2013

    The first Summer Roadshow proved to be a great success, as coaches, players and staff took the show on the road to Launceston, Bodmin and Newquay.

  • Penair School's Annual Visit

    Penair School's Annual Visit

    Tuesday 16th July 2013

    Students from Penair School, Truro have made their annual visit to the Mennaye Field as part of their curriculum enrichment week.

  • Cornish Pirates Summer Roadshows

    Summer Roadshows Countdown

    Monday 15th July 2013

    The Cornish Pirates Summer Roadshow countdown has begun, with the first three taking place at Launceston, Bodmin and Newquay next Monday

  • Surf Action

    RAF St Mawgan Charity Event

    Monday 15th July 2013

    The Pirates helped raise money for both SSAFA and Surf Action at RAF St. Mawgan's 'Charity Beach Fitness Event held at Watergate Bay.

  • Cornish Pirates Summer Roadshows

    Roadshows At A Club Near You

    Thursday 4th July 2013

    The Cornish Pirates will be on the road during July and August bringing a series of Summer Roadshows to clubs throughout Cornwall.

  • Coverack School In SW Regional Tag Rugby Finals

    Coverack In SW Tag Rugby Finals

    Wednesday 3rd July 2013

    Congratulations to students from Coverack Community Primary School who competed in the South West Regional Tag Rugby Finals

  • Pirates At Golowan Festival

    Pirates At Golowan Festival

    Tuesday 2nd July 2013

    Members of the squad were out about on Mazey Day in Penzance on Saturday, supporting the annual Golowan Festival

  • Pirates At Humphry Davy's Féte

    Pirates At Humphry Davy's Féte

    Friday 21st June

    Laurie McGlone and Tom Duncan were at Humphry Davy School's Charity Fete to support the celebration of the revamp of the Citizenship building.

  • Cornishman Coles Leads Pirates In The Community

    Coles Leads In The Community

    Tuesday 18th June

    Community Manager James Coles is leading a community strategy that will see a major expansion of the Cornish Pirates community outreach

  • Pirates Go Skating

    Pirates Go Skating

    Wednesday 5th June

    Miss England finalist Amy Crosby was hoisted by three Cornish Pirates at the launch of the new Roller Skating Rink at Kidzworld, St. Austell...

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