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The Cornish Pirates first Primary School Festival of the Year had a real buzz about it when held at Brannel School recently.
Following an exciting weekend of rugby when Japan beat Scotland and the Pirates won well against Ealing Trailfinders, the schools taking part at the host venue’s 3G pitch were Bishop Bronescombe Primary School, Ladock C of E Primary School, Nanpean CP School, Roche CP School, St Mewan CP School, Gorran Primary School, Grampound with Creed Primary School, and Pondhu Primary School.
Present alongside the children, who all participated and played in a true sporting spirit, were Cornish Pirates squad members Shae Tucker and Cian Romaine.
Following this opening Festival, Cornish Pirates’ Community Engagement Manager Sam Teasdale said:
Wow what a great start to the year! The rain didn’t stop all of the children and teachers buying into the festival style to create a great atmosphere.
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Alfie Martin, who is on a 250-mile round walking trip of Cornwall visiting each and every rugby club in the county