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The Cornish Pirates are able to confirm that Kiwi centre Jordan Payne has signed a two-year contract with the club.
Aged 25, the Auckland-born player, who joins from top Japanese side NEC Green Rockets, has previously made appearances for both Waikato and the Chiefs in New Zealand.
Jordan’s early rugby was played at age-group level in Auckland, before heading south to link up with Waikato for the 2014 ITM Cup. Also named as a member of the Chiefs development squad for the 2014 Super Rugby season, after impressing coaches he made his Super Rugby debut that year in a 22-16 win against Melbourne Rebels.
Cornish Pirates’ coach, Gavin Cattle, has spoken highly of the 6’ 2” addition to the squad, commenting:
Jordan arrives in Cornwall with a big pedigree, having performed within certain elite environments, namely both the Chiefs and Waikato in New Zealand and more recently with NEC Green Rockets in Japan.
A little different to what we already have, his experience will be of use plus he’ll provide versatility as a rangy and powerful centre. Also, importantly, he has an admirable personality that makes him a good addition to the squad.
Dohajedh yeyn mes segh a dhynerhis an dhew para hag y ow ponya war an park rag an fytt posek ma. Woja an pajer gwayn gans poynt mas in rew rag An Vorladron y’ga diwettha pajer gam, yth esa gwaytyans uhel rag pempes androwyth.
With reference to this coming Saturday’s return to league action with a seventh versus first clash in the RFU Championship (ko 2.30pm), please note the following:
Following on from the recent partnership announcement with Growing Links the Cornish Pirates are pleased to announce the ‘reverse advent initiative’ that will be running through December.
Keniver onan a wodhya y fia Ampthill ow strivya rag venjans woja aga fethans y’n diwettha gwary an gam mis alebma. Hag yndella y provis y vos. Ampthill a omsettyas dhyworth an dalleth hag yn despit dhe’n Vorladron ow ry dhe ves dew spal y’n kensa diw vynysen, ny aljens y scorya.