Pirates roadshow heading your way!

Pirates roadshow heading your way!

Pirates roadshow heading your way!

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The Cornish Pirates will be on the road during July and August taking their Summer Roadshows to a club near you.

The Pirates are heading your way! Photo: Simon Bryant

The opening first time Roadshow for interested clubs, schools and individuals, which takes place on Monday 22nd July, will provide exciting opportunities to watch the Cornish Pirates squad train and to meet the players and staff. Children can improve their skills, make new friends and enhance their taste for the game, and there will also be informal Q&A and autograph sessions, coach education and tag rugby games.

With particular reference to next Monday's Roadshow, the Cornish Pirates will be at Polson Bridge, Launceston, from 10am – 12.30pm, when three local primary schools will be present to train with the Cornish Pirates players. Other youngsters are also welcome to come along to meet players and get autographs, and coaches Ian Davies and Harvey Biljon will also provide a coach education session for any coaches present.

In the afternoon from 1.30pm – 4pm the squad will be at Bodmin RFC, this time training with students from Bodmin College. Once again others are welcome to take the opportunity to chat informally with the players and to get autographs, plus there will be another coach education session.

Moving finally to Newquay RFC, the Roadshow session there lasts from 5pm – 8pm. Children interested in taking part in coaching sessions should register with James Coles at 5.30pm, in readiness to start at 6.15pm, and they will then take part in 5 x 20 minute coaching stations with Cornish Pirates players and coaches, plus there will be another coach education session with Ian and Harvey.

Everyone is welcome to attend to watch the Cornish Pirates train at Newquay, which will end with a BBQ for supporters and children, sitting and eating alongside the players.

Merchandise should also be available to purchase at the various Roadshow venues.

All dates to note are as follows:-

Monday 22nd July - the Roadshow will be at Launceston RFC from 10am – 12.30pm, at Bodmin RFC from 1.30pm – 4pm, and then  Newquay RFC from 5pm – 8pm.

Monday 12th August – the Roadshow will be at Saltash RFC from 10am – 12.30pm, at Liskeard-Looe RFC from 1.30pm – 4pm, and then St. Austell RFC from 5pm – 8pm.

Tuesday 27th August – the Roadshow will be at Truro RFC from 10am – 12.30pm, at Penryn RFC from 1.30pm – 4pm, and then at Redruth RFC from 5pm – 8pm.

For further details please contact the Cornish Pirates Community Manager, James Coles – email james.coles@cornish-pirates.com or telephone 01736 335316.

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