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Sides Announced for U20 Semi-Final Clash

Declan Matthews returns at inside centre (Photo courtesy of Simon Bryant – Iktisphoto).

The Cornwall team shows a few changes from the quarter-final win against Kent. In the front row Redruth’s Jack Hodge starts, whilst Dan Reed comes into the second row to partner Dan Goldsmith. Ollie Andrews moves to No.8 with skipper Torin Clarke switching to blindside in place of Camborne’s Tian Clark. In the backs Noah Nash starts at scrum-half with James Tucker remaining at fly-half after a good showing in the previous round. The powerful Declan Matthews returns at inside centre in place of Jake Penprase who returns to the wing whilst Dan Hubble reverts to the bench. On the bench Aden Brassington returns as does Luke Barnes and Tom Osborne.

Both sides are sure to be up for this game with a Twickenham appearance on 6th May the prize.

The Cornish boys will be hoping for a big crowd at Camborne on Sunday. Be there and cheer the boys on as they give their all to reach the Final.

The full line-up:

Cornwall U20 v Cheshire U20

Sunday April 15 at Camborne RFC 1300 kick off

Cornwall Squad 

1

Rikki Bentham

Launceston RFC

2

Harry Lightfoot

Launceston RFC

3

Jack Hodge

Redruth RFC

4

Dan Goldsmith

Launceston RFC

5

Dan Reed

Wadebridge Camels RFC

6

Torin Clarke (Captain)

Launceston RFC

7

Will Gibson

Cardiff Met

8

Ollie Andrews

Falmouth RFC

9

Noah Nash

Brixham RFC

10

James Tucker

Redruth RFC

11

Jake Penprase

Bath Uni

12

Declan Matthews

Camborne RFC

13

Connor Gilbert

Redruth RFC

14

Shae Cornish

PZ & N Colts

15

Ethan Tyler

Penryn RFC

16

Quinn Cross

Wadebridge Camels RFC

17

Chea Jenkins

Launceston RFC

18

Luke Barnes

Camborne RFC

19

Aden Brassington

Redruth RFC

20

Dan Hubble

Falmouth RFC

21

Callum Boyce

St Austell RFC

22

Tom Osborne

Swansea Uni

 

Travelling reserves

23

Brandon Rowley

Launceston RFC

24

Kyle Gratrix

Penryn RFC

25

Seb Firth

Falmouth RFC

26

Jake Carr

St Austell RFC

27

Leion Cole

Launceston RFC

Coaches - Matt Shepherd, Josh Lord

Medical cover – Dr John Garner, Emma Eddy, Sam West, Miles Corbett

Kit - Paul Hurrell, Colin Hatch

 

CHESHIRE U20

Number

Name

Club

1.

J. Percival

Morley

2.

S. Ridgeway

Macclesfield

3.

M. Hand

Lymm

4.

T. Phillips

Macclesfield

5.

P. Weller

Caldy

6.

S. Nield

Alt Kersal

7.

L. Eldridge

Chester

8.

D. Frey

Manchester Met

9.

J. Smethurst

Caldy

10.

J. Morris

Chester

11.

H. Richardson

Stoke

12.

J. Marston

Chester Uni

13.

L. Titherington

Birkenhead Park

14.

H. Blackwell      capt

Macclesfield

15.

D. Morley

Chester Uni

 

Substitutes to be selected from:

  1. W. Hirstwood Stockport
  2. J. Evans Wilmslow
  3. L. Cox Trafford MV
  4. H. Lewis Manchester
  5. M. Peakman Macclesfield
  6. R. Canhom Trafford MV
  7. W. Titherington Birkenhead Park
  8. H. Dokter Sandbach
  9. J. Mckercher Sale FC
  10. J. Sanders Caldy
  11. K. Vezanous Macclesfield

 

Head Coach   T.Banks   Asst coach N.Rushton   Physio  V.Ainsworth

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