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With this season’s pool games and quarter-final matches completed in the Championship Cup, two Cornish Pirates presently top the try-scoring and the kickers lists.
Wing Alex O’Meara has scored eight tries in the competition, including four in an away game to Nottingham last October. George Wacokecoke (Newcastle Falcons) is second with seven to his name and Rayn Smid (Ealing Trailfinders) third with six.
Fly-half Will Cargill is the kicker to have accumulated most points. Presently on 52, he shares the top spot with Craig Willis (Ealing Trailfinders). Javier Rojas Alvarez is another ‘Pirate’ to feature, sharing second place on 38 points with Will Maisey (Coventry), whilst third with 33 is Toby Flood (Newcastle Falcons).
Having impressively won our opening block of three Championship Cup games played in November, it’s a return to Cup action this weekend when in Round 4 on Saturday the Cornish Pirates will welcome Richmond to the Mennaye Field (ko 2.30pm).
The Cornish Pirates can confirm that wing Callum Sirker has amicably departed the club ahead of going to Sydney in Australia where he has been offered a place as a graduate solicitor in one of the country’s top legal firms.
This Saturday will see the Cornish Pirates welcome Jersey Reds to the Mennaye Field for a Round 14 game in the RFU Championship. The seventh versus second contest kicks off at 2.30pm.