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FOCR The Future & You

By Russ Strick
August 1 2015

The Future of Cornish Rugby & You







Friends Of Cornish Rugby

The Future of Cornish Rugby & You

Last year FOCR - Friends Of Cornish Rugby - raised enough to sponsor 3 established Cornish Pirates players.

This year we'd like to focus on 'the future' by sponsoring the Player Development Foundation.

This ties in nicely with the excellent progress now being made with the Stadium for Cornwall.

The Pirates now have strong links with all of the major rugby clubs in the Duchy and their PDF programme enables them to support Cornish clubs as well as help talented youngsters to develop.

How Can You Help?

We would like to invite YOU (as a Friend of Cornish Rugby) to help sponsor the PDF in 2015/16.

You can do so by making a donation of £10 or more to Friends of Cornish Rugby.

Please send cheques together with your full name, address, email and phone numbe to: 
Friends of Cornish Rugby c/o Tom Magill
Westholme, Alexandra Road
Penzance TR18 4LY

If you'd like to pay by transfer just email


In return, for every £10 donation you make for this special sponsorship, you'll be entered into a PRIZE DRAW with a chance to win:-

  • £100 cash

  • A new Cornish Pirates rugby shirt of your choice (2015/16 home or away)

  • Hospitality for 2 at a Pirates match of your choice.

So, for example, if you donate £20 you'll be entered into the draw twice.

The draw will take place on 1st September 2015.

We've already seen 2 of last seasons PDF players offered full-time contracts with the Pirates.

This is your chance to help others to live the dream.


Friends of Cornish Rugby





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FOCR The Future & You
Discussion started by Unofficial Pirates , 01/08/2015 12:17
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01/08/2015 12:17
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Edited 2 time(s). Last edit at 2016:02:02:14:03:27 by Dotcom.

Silver Pirate
01/08/2015 19:05
Another great initiative from Stricky - my cheque is in the post to Tom. Dig deep guys or I get all the prizes! Support the PDF!

01/08/2015 22:03
Sounds a great idea my cheque is in the post too!

02/08/2015 13:44
Thanks chaps. It is a great cause that will reap dividends.

Stricky (Waterloo Pirate)

02/08/2015 19:11
Great stuff Stricky, you are a star - we'll go in and make a donation when we pick up our season tickets.

05/08/2015 10:51
A gentle reminder to please dig deep to support the PDF youngsters. Unfortunately the response to this appeal so far has been far less than last year.

Many thanks

Stricky (Waterloo Pirate)

05/08/2015 11:03
That's a shame, Stricky - let's hope we can get the word out and more will stump up a few quid.
Very important.

Tiny George
05/08/2015 13:19
Great work Stricky.

I've reposted on the Bris message Board, hope it helops raise a few quid more.

Good luck for next season, except of course, against my beloved Bris.

Cheers fella.

09/08/2015 10:08
Yesterday's Tens showed what a great thing the PDF is - there were some seriously talented players on show. Dig deep and support it if you possibly can.

09/08/2015 10:20
Thanks, Dave. Still only 9 donors, I'm afraid.

Stricky (Waterloo Pirate)

09/08/2015 10:59
Not donated yet, will do when I collect my season tickets. Keep pushing

09/08/2015 11:27
Am bringing a cheque to the Aberavon game suspect others will pick up on this as the season draws nearer. Keep the faith Stricky.

09/08/2015 12:15

Exciting times

Stricky (Waterloo Pirate)

10/08/2015 13:09
Stricky is this on the offy site, our social media accounts and being emailed out to season ticket holders and ticket purchasers ?
I will hand mine in on Saturday , its time we all did our bit.
As Stalwart said some great talent on show in the 10s.

Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 2015:08:10:13:10:28 by Kenwyn2.

10/08/2015 13:40
Yeah, Rudi - it's on Facebook for the 550 followers of FOCR there, on the FOCR website - and Pirates re-post every time they publish anything about the PDF.

It's all good. Any donation is appreciated - it's just that last year we saw a great response.

All the very best

Stricky (Waterloo Pirate)

10/08/2015 14:04
551 now Stricky and I have shared the link catch up when your down next.

10/08/2015 14:42
As last year I believe the CSPC will be donating 4 of every membership fee of 5 to the FROC. So if you feel you can't afford to donate any other way then please join the CSPC and donate that way as well as joining an organisation that exists to support our club.

EDF Trophy Winners 2007
B & I Cup Winners 2010

10/08/2015 16:05
Great to see everyone working together well done CPSC .

10/08/2015 16:31
Even better - if you can, make a donation to the PDF and join the CPSC as well.
It's only the price of a couple of pints and pasty or two!

11/08/2015 11:53
Or ice creams winking smiley


03/09/2015 08:02
23 very-generous donors raised nearly 1,000 between them. This money will help keep the dream alive for talented youngsters from in & around Cornwall and is very much appreciated.

The prize draw took place on Tuesday and winners have been contacted direct.

Kernow bys vyken!

Stricky (Waterloo Pirate)

03/09/2015 09:17
Great effort, Stricky. Well done, mate.

05/09/2015 13:17
Cheque payable to ? CP or FOCR

05/09/2015 21:54
Friends of Cornish Rugby please, Newlyner. Many thanks.

Stricky (Waterloo Pirate)

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