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14/15 Season Community News

  • Sea You Home Safe

    Sea You Home Safe

    Tuesday 19th May 2015

    The Pirates have backed the Sea You Home Safe campaign by wearing the latest PFD (Personal Flotation Device) during a training session.

  • Benbow Is Back From Making History At The Pole

    Benbow Is Back From The Pole

    Wednesday 13th May 2015

    Expedition leader Steve Pinfield - AKA Capt. Benbow - arrived back in Penzance having set a World Record for playing rugby at the North Pole.

  • Pirates Support PE Premium Cluster

    Pirates & PE Premium Cluster

    Tuesday 5th May 2015

    12 local Primary Schools have joined together to create a PE Premium cluster in order to maximise and utilise government PE funding.

  • April Community Update

    April Community Update

    Friday March 1st 2015

    Another busy period saw activities ranging from opening CHSW's new shop to leading an expedition to the Pole in support of the Wooden Spoon Charity.

  • £2,500 Raised For Mermaid Centre

    £2,500 Raised For Mermaid Centre

    Wednesday 29th April 2015

    Over £2,500 was raised for the Mermaid Centre at Ladies Day in March when we entertained Plymouth Albion in the home derby match.

  • Arctic Rugby Challenge Update

    Arctic Rugby Challenge Update

    Monday 27th April 2015

    Following an injury to expedition leader Jock Wishart, Steve Pinfield – AKA Captain Benbow – has stepped up to take the lead role.

  • Paul Andrew's 'Face Fuzz' Fundraiser Raises £500

    Paul Andrew Raises £500

    Monday 27th April 2015

    A big 'Thank You' is due Cornish Pirates prop forward Paul Andrew, whose 'Face Fuzz' fundraiser raised the super sum of £500-00.

  • Unique Shirt Auction For Charity

    Unique Shirt Auction For Charity

    Tuesday 14th April 2015

    Two unique & very special signed shirts are coming up for silent auction in the next few days.

  • Benbow Plots Course To The Pole

    Benbow Plots Course To The Pole

    Wednesday 8th April 2015

    The famous Cornish Pirates mascot, Captain Benbow is presently plotting a course to the North Pole where a unique match is to take place.

  • Pirates Help Open CHSW's New Penzance Shop

    Pirates Open CHSW's New Shop

    Wednesday 1st April 2015

    We were proud to help open the new Children's Hospice South West shop and who better than Paves & Tom to do the honours.

  • Mounts Bay Academy Get 7s Coaching

    Mounts Bay Get 7s Coaching

    Wednesday 25th March 2015

    Mounts Bay Academy were the latest beneficiaries of the Cornish Pirates community programme when Matt Evans and Craig Holland ran a 7s session.

  • West Cornwall Community Renewables

    Pirates Help Local Group WCCR

    Thursday 19th March 2015

    Tom Channon, Kieran Goss & Francisco DeFormes joined West Cornwall Community Renewables to launch their 'Power to Penwith' project..

  • Students Benefit From Pirates

    Students Benefit From Pirates

    Friday 13th March 2015

    Foundation Degree students from Truro and Penwith College were treated to an educational behind the scenes session at the Cornish Pirates.

  • A Great Result For CHC

    A Great Result For CHC

    Thursday 12th March 2015

    For Cornwall Hospice Care there was a great result as the match day collection raised £429.45 to boost the charity's funds.

  • Free Kicking Clinic

    Free Kicking Clinic

    Wednesday 11th March 2015

    Club coaches  from teams across Cornwall gathered at Truro College on Monday evening to watch, listen and learn - how to kick, when to kick, and why.

  • Paul's 'Face Fuzz' Fundraiser

    Paul's Fundraiser Latest

    Tuesday 10th March 2015

    Both Paul Andrew's beard and his 'Face Fuzz' fundraiser continue to grow, with the fundraiser given a boost thanks to fellow squad members.

  • Ribbon Cut At New Boots

    Ribbon Cut At New Boots

    Tuesday 3rd March 2015

    The Cornish Pirates were clear in view when Alex Cheesman and Aaron Carpenter officially cut the ribbon to open the new Boots Opticians at Hayle

  • Paul Andrew's 'Face Fuzz' Fundraiser

    Paul's 'Face Fuzz' Fundraiser

    Thursday 8th January 2015

    Prop Paul Andrew is growing a monster beard to raise money for Children's Hospice South West and the Player Development Foundation.

  • Youth Match Day Experience

    Youth Match Day Experience

    Tuesday 6th January 2015

    On Saturday it was the turn of Perranporth and Newquay under 8s to be part of the Pirates Match Day Experience.

  • Cornish Pirates Inspire Students

    Cornish Pirates Inspire Students

    Monday 15th December 2014

    Students at Sir James Smith's Community School went Cornish Pirates crazy when the Pirates visited to give a taste of life as a professional rugby player.

  • Mega Cheque Presented To CHSW

    Mega Cheque Presented To CHSW

    Wednesday 10th December 2014

    CHSW's Little Harbour hospice at St. Austell were the recipients of a Mega Cheque for £2,695.60 at last Saturday's match with Doncaster Knights..

  • Youth Match Day Experience

    Youth Match Day Experience

    Tuesday 9th December 2014

    Youth participation is a regular feature of Match Day and on Sunday it was the turn of St. Agnes RFC and Newquay RFC to be part of the experience.

  • 2015 Charity Calendar On Sale Now

    2015 Calendar On Sale Now

    Thursday 4th December 2014

    The 2015 Cornish Pirates Charity Calendar is on sale now for just £7.99. Grab a signed copy when we play Doncaster Knights, or order on-line.

  • NSPCC Bobble Hat Day

    NSPCC Bobble Hat Day

    Thursday 4th December 2014

    Wednesday 10th December will be the first ever 'NSPCC Bobble Hat Day', which is a campaign that aims to raise vital funds  to keep ChildLine running

  • Bag Pack For CHSW Little Harbour

    Bag Pack For CHSW Little Harbour

    Friday 28th November 2014

    Cornish Pirates players raised over £397 for CHSW Little Harbour, our Charity of the season, at yesterday's Bag Pack at Penzance Sainsbury's

  • Santa Series 2014

    Santa Series 2014

    Tuesday 25th November 2014

    There were plenty of Santas about at the Mennaye Field on Sunday, when the Cornish Pirates delivered an early Christmas present to their .....

  • Pirates Support Poppy Appeal

    Pirates Support Poppy Appeal

    Tuesday 18th November 2014

    The Royal British Legion has once again expressed sincere appreciation to the Cornish Pirates for allowing service personnel to make a collection...

  • Community Diary Aug/Sept

    Community Diary Aug/Sept

    Thursday 1st October 2014

    Another hectic period for the Cornish Pirates Community Programme, with a massive range of effort during the late summer months.

  • Little Harbour Fundraising

    Little Harbour Fundraising

    Thursday September 11th 2014

    Fundraising for CHSW Little Harbour – our charity of the season – got off to a great start on Sunday when £647 was raised at the match with Yorkshire..

  • Friends Sponsor Rob Elloway

    Friends Sponsor Rob Elloway

    Tuesday August 5th 2014

    WE are extremely pleased to announce that Rob Elloway is the first player to be sponsored by the Friends of Cornish Rugby (FOCR).

  • Little Harbour Is Chosen Charity

    Little Harbour Is Chosen Charity

    Friday August 1st 2014

    The chosen charity for the coming season is Children’s Hospice South West and their hospice by the sea, Little Harbour at Porthpean near St Austell

  • Our Visit To The Isles Of Scilly

    Our Visit To The Isles Of Scilly

    Monday July 28th 2014

    The whole of the rugby staff enjoyed three days on the Isles of Scilly, the brainchild of Gavin (Cattle) and Paves (Alan Paver).

  • Supporters Club Supports PDF

    Supporters Club Supports PDF

    Friday July 18th 2014

    The Cornish Pirates Supporters Club (CPSC) is continuing its support of the Player Development Foundation (PDF) into the new season.

  • New Community Team

    New Community Team

    Wednesday July 9th 2014

    Home grown duo, George Ross and Eleanor Harding form a new community team as we expand our Community Program further in the coming season.

  • Community Diary - Summer 14/15

    Community Diary - Summer 14/15

    Friday July 4th 2014

    Hot off of a brilliant year of community work during last season we are expanding our Community Program even further for the coming season!

  • CORMAC Prize Winner

    CORMAC Prize Winner

    Thursday 3rd July 2014

    The Cormac competition at the Royal Cornwall Show has found a winner in Bjorn Grohmann from North Devon.

  • 6 More Gifted Young Players Join

    6 More Gifted Young Players Join

    Wednesday 2nd July 2014

    Six More Gifted Young Players have signed on for the Cornish Pirates as part of the new Player Development Foundation (PDF).

  • Referee Hosted On Charity Ride

    Referee Hosted On Charity Ride

    Wednesday 2nd July 2014

    Ahead of their challenge of cycling on a tandem from Land's End to John O'Groats, French referee Emmanuel Jacques and his girlfriend Adelie were

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