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The Cornish Pirates can confirm that their Barcelona-born, former Argentine Sevens international player Nicolas Coronel, aged 26, is departing to join former club Lazio Rugby.
Injuries disrupted Nico’s year in Cornwall, during which the centre/wing made 15 appearances and scored two tries.
Coach Gavin Cattle commented:
It’s been a frustrating year for Nico, who is a big physical specimen but just had a series of unfortunate injuries.
We wish him all the best for the future.
Prior to his departure, Nico also said:
To all in the Pirates family I am really grateful for the experience gained during my time in Cornwall, which has helped me grow as a person.
I am returning to Rome to play for my former club Lazio, where I will strive to implement the good things that I have learned and also try to find a place in the Italian Sevens team.
Confirming the names of eight players who will not be with the Cornish Pirates next season
The Cornish Pirates can confirm that wing Alex O’Meara has again put pen to paper
Maliq Holden has signed a further one-year contract at the club.