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League fixtures completed, the start date for The Championship Cup is this coming weekend. The draw, which took place in February, was based on the standings from Round 17, when as table-leaders Ealing Trailfinders received a bye into the quarter finals.
The Chair of the Stadium for Cornwall Board of Directors continues to have constructive dialogue with Cornwall Council about how to realise the vision for a Stadium for Cornwall and progress the transfer of land to the Stadium for Cornwall Community Interest Company (S4C CIC), to allow ground works to commence as soon as possible.
An fyt ma heb ger vyth a dhout o pur bosek– gwayn rag an Vorladron gans dew fyt spar a wrussa aga gweles yn le da dhe worfedna pedn an kesunyans, ha gwayn rag an Varrogyon a wrussa crefhe aga le a-res orth an pedn.
Avid groundhopper Gijs van de Poel, who is undertaking a mammoth walk from Land’s End to John O’Groats in support of Street Soccer Scotland, was a welcome guest when the Cornish Pirates recently played Jersey Reds at the Mennaye Field.
We are aware of the article in The Rugby Paper today and the subsequent reaction to this. At this stage there is no official comment as matters relating to next season and beyond are still being worked through by the management of the Club in tandem with Dicky Evans.
In Round 1 of the recently announced Championship Cup competition, the Cornish Pirates will firstly meet Doncaster Knights away on Saturday 9th April and then play them at home on Saturday the 23rd April. Both matches will kick-off at 2.30pm.
The Covid recovery measures agreed by the RFU Council in June last year allowed for the Gallagher Premiership to be expanded to 14 clubs at the end of the 2021/22 season enabling the winner of the Championship to be promoted subject to meeting the required Minimum Standards Criteria.