Community News Archive 2016/17

Community News Archive 2016/17

  • 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 ...

  • 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.

  • Camborne/Pool/Redruth Schools Rugby Coaching

    Camborne-Redruth Schools

    Tuesday 9th May 2017

    Children from schools in the Camborne/Pool/Redruth area have been taking part in a rugby programme provided by the Pirates.

  • Kernow Young Carers - End Of Season Update

    Kernow Young Carers Update

    Thursday 4th May 2017

    The players have had a very successful season supporting our chosen charity Kernow Young Carers, supporting 850+ young carers in Cornwall.

  • Toy Appeal Collection

    Toy Appeal Collection

    Thursday 30th  March 2017

    A match day collection held at Sunday’s Cornish Pirates versus Doncaster Knights game raised £411-54 for a very worthy cause.

  • Biscovey Academy and St. Mewan School Match Day Experience

    Biscovey & St. Mewan Schools

    Wednesday 28th March 2017

    Players from Biscovey Academy and St. Mewan School had a great time at the Mennaye on Sunday for their Cornish Pirates Match Day Experience

  • Benbow's Toy Appeal

    Benbow's Toy Appeal

    Tuesday 14th  March 2017

    The Cornish Pirates rugby team are teaming up with staff from Royal Cornwall Hospital (RCHT) to run a toy appeal for the Clinical Imaging department.

  • Penryn Schools Tag Rugby Festival

    Penryn Schools Tag Festival

    Thursday 9th March 2017

    The Penryn Primary Schools Tag Rugby Festival last Friday was the successful culmination of a programme provided by the Cornish Pirates.

  • Pirates & Redruth Juniors Match Day Experience

    Pirates U9 & Redruth U8 Matchday

    Tuesday 7th March 2017

    Players from the Pirates under 9s and Redruth under 8s had a great time at the Mennaye on their Cornish Pirates Match Day Experience

  • Penwith Schools Tag Rugby Festival

    Penwith Schools Tag Festival

    Thursday 2nd March 2017

    The Penwith Schools Tag Rugby Programme - organised through the Cornish Pirates - concluded with a hugely successful Tag Rugby Festival.

  • Community Diary: December/January

    Community Diary: Dec/January

    Thursday 26th January 2017

    The Cornish Pirates have continued to be out & about across Cornwall to support a range of community activities,

  • Penryn U10s Match Day Experience

    Penryn U10's Match Day

    Wednesday 4th January 2017

    Players from Penryn U10s had a great time at the Mennaye on New Year's Eve when their Cornish Pirates Match Day Experience coincided with ...

  • Kernow Young Carers - Christmas Update

    Kernow Young Carers Update

    Wednesday 21st December 2016

    The players have been busy supporting their chosen charity Kernow Young Carers, a service that supports over 850 young carers in Cornwall.

  • Tag Rugby Coaching At Pensans School

    Tag Coaching At Pensans School

    Tuesday 13th December 2016

    As part of the ‘Penwith Primary Tag Rugby Programme’, the Cornish Pirates are providing quality coaching to six local Primary Schools..

  • Support for Porthleven's Great Baulk Auction

    Fishermen's Mission Auction

    Thursday 8th  December 2016

    Contacted recently by Julian Waring from The Fishermen's Mission, the Cornish Pirates immediately responded to a request to ask squad ...

  • A Night At The Rink With Kernow Young Carers

    A Night At The Rink

    Tuesday 6th December 2016

    A number of players were at the Roller Rink on Saturday with Sam Teasdale, to join in the fun of a break for carers from Kernow Young Carers.

  • Pirates U8s Match Day Experience

    Pirates U8s Match Day Experience

    Wednesday 24th November 2016

    The Pirates under 8s formed the Guard of Honour and provided a half-time exhibition of mini-rugby at the Cornish Pirates versus London Irish game.

  • £591 Collected for the PDF

    £591 Collected for the PDF

    Wednesday 24th November 2016

    A big thank-you is due to David Muirhead and his fellow ‘Cadgwith Singer’ collectors, who shook buckets about the Mennaye Field on Saturday

  • Cornish Pirates Support The Bee Plan For Cornwall

    Pirates Support The Bee Plant

    Tuesday 21st November 2016

    We welcomed Friends of the Earth to the Mennaye yesterday to show support to the ‘The Bee Cause’ and the campaign for a BEE PLAN for Cornwall.

  • Cornish Pirates at Future Careers Event

    Pirates at Future Careers Event

    Thursday 17th November 2016

    Community Engagement Manager Sam Teasdale and flanker Matt Bolwell were on hand to provide inspiration & advice at the Future Careers Event

  • Pirates Back Citizens Advice Keep Warm This Winter'

    We're Backing CAB's Keep Warm

    Monday 31st October 2016

    WE are backing a campaign launched by Citizens Advice Cornwall to help people in rural areas save money on their energy bills this winter.

  • Sam Teasdale - Community Engagement Manager

    Community Engagement Manager

    Tuesday 18th October 2016

    WE are delighted to confirm the appointment of Sam Teasdale as the our new Community Engagement Manager..

  • Pirates U7s Match Day Experience

    Pirates U7s Match Day Experience

    Wednesday 28th  September 2016

    Players from the Pirates under 7s thoroughly enjoyed their Cornish Pirates Match Day Experience when we played London Welsh last Sunday.

  • 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.

  • Nicholas Bros Meet Nicolas

    Nicholas Bros Meet Nicolas

    Wednesday 17th August 2016

    During the week of a family wedding, when the Cornish Pirates ‘Meet the Players’ event also took place, two grandsons of former Pirates player ......

  • Charity Bike Ride A Success

    Charity Bike Ride A Success

    Monday 15th August 2016

    During Sunday's hot weather, an enthusiastic group of cyclists made the journey from Bissoe to the Mennaye Field and back.

  • England U20's Michaella Roberts Inspired By Pirates

    England U20's Michaella Roberts

    Tueday 9th August 2016

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

  • Charity Bike Ride

    Charity Bike Ride

    Tuesday 9th August 2016

    On Sunday 14th August a keen crew of cyclists will be cycling from the hamlet of Bissoe to the Mennaye Field, Penzance and back to Bissoe.

  • Penrice Academy Students Annual Visit

    Penrice Students Annual Visit

    Thursday 20th July 2016

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

  • Cornwall School Games Comes To The Pirates

    Cornwall School Games

    Monday 4th July 2016

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

  • Cornish Pirates at Perran-Ar-Worthal School

    Perran-Ar-Worthal School

    Thursday 30th June 2016

    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.

  • Cornwall School Games Comes To The Pirates

    Cornwall School Games

    Tuesday 28th June 2016

    Cornwall School Games comes to the Pirates on Friday when up to 200 players from schools across Cornwall participate in a 7s tournament.

  • Brett Beukeboom and Laurence May at Pensans School

    Pensans School Visit

    Tuesday 14th June 2016

    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.

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  • Players Start Humphry Davy School's Race for Life

    Players Start Race for Life

    Tuesday 10th May  2016

    Mike Pope, Tom Duncan, and Rob Elloway were at Humphry Davy School last Friday to start the school’s 5K ‘Race for Life’.

  • Defibrillator Installed at The Pirates

    Defib Installed at The Pirates

    Wednesday 5th May  2016

    Thanks to the generosity of rugby fans a Defibrillator (AED) has recently been purchased and installed for the benefit of all the community at the Pirates

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