News Archive 2011/12


Community News Index


Community News 2012/13

The Cornish Pirates aim to be the Community Champions of Cornwall.

  • Pirates At St. Just ABA Event

    Pirates At St. Just ABA Event

    Wednesday 8th May 2013

    Players Laurie McGlone and Junior Fatialofa were at St Just ABA to present awards at the club's first boxing event in five years.

  • Talented Cornish Players To Combine Study & Training

    Players Combine Study & Training

    Wednesday 1st May 2013

    New venture by Pirates, Chiefs and Truro College enables gifted Cornish rugby players to combine study and training as they develop sporting careers.

  • Cornish Pirates In The Community

    Community Diary April 30th

    Tuesday 30th April 2013

    Following the last game of the season, the players have been busy right across Cornwall undertaking work in the community.

  • Gardening At St. Maddern's Church of England School

    Gardening At St. Maddern's

    Week April 22/24

    SLIDE SHOW - Ben Maidment, Phil Burgess, Grant Pointer, Ryan Storer, Ben Mercer and Aaron Penberthy provided help with gardening.


April 2013

Macmillan Fundraiser At The Zero
SLIDE SHOW - Players Tom Riley, Darren Barry, Phil Burgess, Tom Kessell, Ben Mercer and Jonny Bentley participated in the 'Zumba' dancing performance

Pirates Youth Section Coaching
SLIDE SHOW - Alex Cheesman, Ben Mercer, Rob Elloway, Kyle Moyle, Ben Prescott and Chris Morgan at   coaching sessions involving the Pirates Youth Section

Eleanor's Coaching Insights
Eleanor Harding, a Helston Community College student attended Coaching Academy

Collection for Cornwall Air Ambulance

Community Diary
The Cornish Pirates have been continued to be active in support of initiatives in Cornwall

March 2013

Joe Mbu's Epic Challenge
The Cornish Pirates and mascot Captain Benbow will be at Lands End on Friday morning when Joe Mbu starts his solo run from Lands End to John O' Groats.

Bodriggy Students At The Zone
Bodriggy Academy students have been at the Cornish Pirates Learning Zone for a three week media training programme.

Community Diary
As well as supporting the Learning Zone at the Mennaye field, players and staff have been busy at various locations

Fun Maths At St Mary's School

February  2013

Mascot Charlie Enjoys Big Day

Money Raised For CLIC Sargent

Cornwall Hospice Care

Kyle Marriott Gives Masterclass
Kyle Marriott at Camborne Science and International Academy to give a coaching masterclass for Years 7 & 8.

January 2013

Laurie Presents Awards
Laurie McGlone presented awards to Newlyn School students who completed a media course at Cornish Pirates Learning Zone

Aaron At Trewirgie School
Aaron Penberthy along with Jonny Bentley and Matt Evans were at Trewirgie Junior Schoo

Monies For Cornish Children

Fundraising For Macmillan Cancer Support

December 2012

'Santas Raise £600
£600 raised for Cornwall Hospice Care

School Band At The Mennaye
The Humphry Davy School's brass band was in fine tune at the Mennaye Field on Sunday

Switch On' Pirates
Alan Paver and Laurie McGlone accompanied the Mayor, Councillor Phil Rendle, and

Major V Minor
Young rugby players from St. Columb-Major Academy and St. Columb-Minor Academy

November 2012

Poppy Appeal Raises Over £900

Trewirgie Have A Fantastic Time

October 2012

Support For White Gold Cornwall

Stand Up To Cancer Campaign

Stand Up To Cancer Campaign

Learning Zone Tryline Sessions

September 2012

End Polio Now Campaign

'Human Race' Festival Of Sport

August 2012

Zone's Presentation Evening

July 2012

Q&A At The Learning Zone
During this summer term, students from Pendeen, Newlyn, Mousehole and St. Just Schools have attended the Cornish Pirates Learning Zone.

Penair Rugby Enrichment Week
As part of their Rugby Enrichment Week, students from Penair School Truro, made their annual visit to our training base at the Mennaye Field.

Tag Training At Trewirgie
Chris Morgan and Tom Riley have been helping Trewirgie School -

Mounts Bay Sports Awards 2012