RUGBY: Orkney takes over as head coach at OPMs, while a number of clubs handed opening-day derby matches
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RUGBY: Orkney takes over as head coach at OPMs, while a number of clubs handed opening-day derby matches

DEVON One side OPMs have appointed Rick Orkney as their new head coach for the 2019-20 season. Orkney, who is director of sport at Devonport High School, has been assistant coach at OPMs since 2017, but will now move up following Howard Turner’s decision to step down as head coach. Orkney was previously part of … Continue reading

Tamar Saracens duo will play at Twickenham on Sunday for Grassroots Barbarians
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Tamar Saracens duo will play at Twickenham on Sunday for Grassroots Barbarians

TAMAR Saracens players Marc Cioffi and Josh Heath will fulfil a dream this weekend when they run out at Twickenham for the NatWest Grassroots Barbarians. Cioffi and Heath will play for the Southern Grassroots Barbarians XV against the Northern Barbarians XV on Sunday at the home of English rugby. They have got their chance after … Continue reading

Albion’s Raumakita and Shepherd secure nail-biting Twickenham win for Cornwall
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Albion’s Raumakita and Shepherd secure nail-biting Twickenham win for Cornwall

PLYMOUTH Albion centre Seti Raumakita scored a try with the last play of the game, that club colleague Matt Shepherd calmly converted, to secure Cornwall a 14-12 County Championship victory over Cheshire at Twickenham on Sunday evening. Raumakita scored in the eighth minute of added on time to give Cornwall a third trophy win in … Continue reading

Albion back Shepherd returns as Cornwall look for Twickenham glory
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Albion back Shepherd returns as Cornwall look for Twickenham glory

PLYMOUTH Albion full-back Matt Shepherd returns to Cornwall’s team for Sunday’s County Championship final against Cheshire at Twickenham (5.45pm). Shepherd missed Cornwall’s 50-20 group win over Devon two weeks ago due to injury, but he will wear the number 15 shirt at Twickenham. He joins fellow Albion players Jon Dawe and Frazer Honey in the … Continue reading

Tavistock’s planning is well underway for the 2019-20 league season
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Tavistock’s planning is well underway for the 2019-20 league season

TAVISTOCK RFC are already well underway with their planning for the 2019-20 season. The Cornwall/Devon League club have already made some new signings and they are looking forward to trying to build on a positive second half campaign last year. “There is certainly a huge buzz in and around the club and aspirations and goals … Continue reading

GALLERY: Cornwall beat Devon to reach Twickenham for a sixth time in seven years
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GALLERY: Cornwall beat Devon to reach Twickenham for a sixth time in seven years

CORNWALL have reached Twickenham for a sixth time in seven years after beating rivals Devon 50-20 at Brixham on Saturday in the County Championship. The Duchy out-scored Devon eight tries to two to make up for last year’s 20-19 defeat at Camborne. Cornwall, who included Plymouth Albion players Jon Dawe, Frazer Honey and Seti Raumakita … Continue reading