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Held in the Pirates ‘Westholme’ clubhouse on Thursday, this always popular event once again proved successful.
Organised by the Cornish Pirates in liaison with the Cornish Pirates Supporters Club, ahead of what is anticipated to be an exciting new season Director of Rugby Chris Stirling, along with coaches Alan Paver, Gavin Cattle and Chris Morgan delivered the expected interesting and enlightening insight to various aspects connected with the game.
Supporter comments post the event included such as:
• “It was an excellent turnout and the evening very informative. Chris Stirling delivered an opening address and then each coach gave an insight into their respective areas of responsibility.”
• “The Q&A session, which covered a range of topics, saw excellent questions posed and it provided terrific interaction between the coaches and supporters.”
• “Great to see so many people turn out for this and thanks to the Supporters Club for organising it and to the coaches for giving up their time. There is such a buzz around the club, let’s hope we get a massive crowd for the first home game.”
As printed in Sunday’s edition of ‘The Rugby Paper’, below is Tom Duncan’s chosen ‘best XV played with or against’
The funeral service for Russell will take place at Chapel Street Methodist Church this Friday 11th September, commencing 10.30am
There will be many people connected with the Pirates who have been saddened to hear that Russell Simons, aged 82, passed away on Saturday