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Following votes cast to nominated Cornish Pirates players for St. Austell’ Brewery’s ‘Tribute’ Player of the Month for October, Kyle Moyle has been declared the winner.
This makes a hat-trick of wins for the full-back this year, him having also won back in January and in April.
This latest deserved award is for having notched up six tries, including two super efforts in each of the last two league games against Bedford Blues and London Irish.
A happy Kyle, on his way to scoring one of six tries notched up in the Championship this season
Besides Kyle, other worthy candidates nominated for the ‘Tribute’ Player of the Month award were skipper Brett Beukeboom, prop Jack Andrew and back-rower Matt Bolwell.
The St. Austell Brewery ‘Tribute’ Player of the Month award was introduced two seasons ago, with the coaching team nominating four players each month. The winner is presented with a case of Tribute Ale, as is one lucky voter each month, who is chosen at random.
St. Austell Brewery proudly sponsor the Cornish Pirates, and the link for the ‘Tribute’ Player of the Month nominations and awards is at www.tributeale.co.uk.
The Pirates were sorry to hear that a former player and official, Ken Thomas, passed away at Ponsandane Care Home on Friday 22nd October, aged 92 years.
With reference to this Saturday’s league encounter against Coventry – kick-off at 2.30pm remember - the following information is hopefully of use for supporters.
Many will be aware that the name Blackbeard is associated with a famous Pirate of centuries past, so in consideration of the same it is considered wholly appropriate that a modern-day Pirate, Cornish Pirates’ winger Alex O’Meara, has set up his own coffee business – called ‘BlackBeard Coffee’.