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With the school holidays now arrived, young rugby players aged from under 9s to under 13s are reminded that a fabulous ‘Coaching Clinic’ opportunity, provided by the Cornish Pirates, will take place at the Mennaye Field, Penzance, on Friday 17th August.
This should be a great occasion, a ‘Funtastic’ day with a super bonus included for those who attend, as in the evening the Cornish Pirates will be playing Premiership toppers Exeter Chiefs (ko 7.30pm).
Besides the Coaching Clinic (registration is at 5.30pm), this unique opportunity will enable the youngsters to have a Q&A session with the Pirates, form the Guard of Honour when the teams run out onto the pitch, plus play in the half-time rugby exhibition in front of a likely sell-out crowd. Photographs will be taken, with access to meet the star players and obtain autographs from both teams, on the field, post-match. Finally, the young rugby players will be given refreshments, plus other goodies.
The Clinic itself, though offering a modern, innovative coaching experience to develop the vital skills and techniques of rugby, is designed for all abilities. So, if you are new to the game or perhaps the next local talent, such as locally-bred England stars Jack Nowell and Luke Cowan-Dickie, there is something for you.
Importantly, the Core Values of Rugby (Teamwork, Respect, Enjoyment, Discipline and Sportsmanship) will also be emphasised throughout.
The cost per child is just £15 – to be made by either by telephone to Sue Read at the Ticket Office (01736-331961 open Mon-Fri 9am to 12 noon) or by cheque, made payable to Cornish Pirates and sent to Sue Read, Cornish Pirates Ticket Office, Alexandra Road, Penzance, TR18 4LY.
Note – Whether paying by telephone or by cheque, an application form MUST be completed, signed by the parent, and sent to the Ticket Office. A form is available via the following link:
Interest is expected to be high, with places available on a first come first served basis. Any further questions or queries please contact [email protected]
Alfie Martin, who is on a 250-mile round walking trip of Cornwall visiting each and every rugby club in the county
four ‘Summer Sessions’ that will be held this August, all following the RFU Summer Activity Framework
The 2020/21 season has now drawn to a close and I would like to take this opportunity to express my sincere gratitude