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The Championship Cup semi-finals have been announced today which confirm that the Cornish Pirates will play their tie away to Ealing Trailfinders on Sunday 24th February (ko 3pm).
In the other semi-final London Irish will welcome Yorkshire Carnegie to the Madejski Stadium, that game also to be played on the Sunday but with an earlier 1pm kick-off.
In their quarter-final the Cornish Pirates won 17-13 away to Jersey Reds, whilst the other three semi-finalists had all won at home – Ealing Trailfinders 41-10 against Nottingham, London Irish 27-17 against Coventry, and Yorkshire Carnegie impressively 38-14 versus Bedford Blues.
The final is scheduled for the weekend 4th May.
The Cornish Pirates can confirm that hooker Tom Channon is leaving the club to move to Melbourne in Australia with his partner Abbey.
Fixtures for the 2021/22 RFU Championship season have been confirmed. The competition will be played over 22 rounds, beginning on 18 September, with the final round scheduled for the weekend of 19-20 March next year.
A latest new squad member signed by the Cornish Pirates on a one-year contract is young backrower Bear Williams.