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The Cornish Pirates can confirm that Physiotherapist Andrew Highton has been appointed to work alongside Head Physiotherapist Simon Edwards.
Oxford born and bred, since playing rugby from a young age former Newbury Blues prop Andrew was lucky enough to form his passion for the sport into a career, with professional rugby union playing a massive part in his life.
Qualifying with a BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy from Sheffield Hallam University, he has previous experience working with the Rugby Football Union as a Coach & Development Officer and has experienced several successful Varsity Match campaigns with Oxford University.
After moving to Cornwall, Andrew worked within the NHS during the Covid-19 crisis and was then excited at the prospect of returning to professional rugby with the Cornish Pirates, keen to help support the future success of the club.
When not spending time with his young family, Andrew loves to run. He has participated in marathons and ultramarathons and enjoys spending time on the beautiful Cornish coastal paths.
Receiving a request for coach parking facilities, the Pirates were more than happy to assist our good friends from Exeter Chiefs this past couple of days.
Meet the Players Evening - Club and Vice-Captain for the forthcoming season plus Dual Registered players will also be announced.
The Cornish Pirates are pleased to announce that Bodmin-based Glass Railing Specialists ‘Pure Vista’ have been confirmed both as a shirt and player sponsor for the 2021/22 season.