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Following the funeral, Family have invited all to then gather at the Pirates ‘Westholme’ clubhouse.
Everyone involved with Penzance & Newlyn RFC and the Cornish Pirates were saddened to hear news that Dave, one of the club’s true stalwarts, had passed away. He was aged 69.
A retired Police officer, Dave had all but a lifelong association with the Pirates. He played for the Mount’s Bay Colts side back in the 1960s, then Penzance & Newlyn RFC, and for the Police.
Always helpful, he in the past assisted with Sundry Sales, was a Steward and then Safety Officer, and more recently did immense work as a member of the club’s volunteer ground staff.
The Pirates Amateurs also greatly appreciated him being their match day PA System announcer.
Dave was also honoured to be a Vice-President of Penzance & Newlyn RFC.
The Pirates have been saddened this week to hear news confirming the passing of both Betty James and Goff Johns.
A collection held at the recent Cornish Pirates versus Jersey Reds match to support ‘Combat Stress’ helped raise £475-62 for the worthy charity.
A new concept from New Zealand, ‘PopUP Rugby’, was introduced to Cornwall at an inaugural event which took place at Penryn RFC on Wednesday evening.