2012 TAMAR CUP Cornwall 36 Devon 15

Cornwall beat border rivals Devon in the 2012 Tamar Cup at Polson Bridge, Launceston.

Cornwall raced into a 28-8 half time lead on their way to reclaiming the cup.

Skipper Ben Hilton - the Cornish All Blacks second row forward - was one of four try scorers for the gold and blacks, who included nine players from the host club in their starting XV.

St Austell half back Matt Shepherd was a late addition to the Cornwall squad.

Cornwall tries – Hilton, Bright, T Rawlings, Notman, cons – Rule 2, pens – Rule 4.

Devon tries – Topps, Avery-Wright, con – Avery-Wright, pen – Avery-Wright.

Cornwall 1 Darren Jacques (Redruth) 2 Jamie Salter (Launceston) 3 Craig Williams (Redruth) 4 Ben Hilton (Launceston, capt) 5 James Goldsworthy (Camborne) 6 Mike Rawlings (Launceston) 7 Tom Rawlings (Launceston) 8 Tom Duncan (Redruth) 9 C Goodfellow (Redruth) 10 Lewis Webb 11 Aron Struminski 12 Lewis Paterson 13 Jake Murphy 14 Richard Bright (all Launceston) 15 Brett Rule (Redruth)

Starting on the bench Sam Parsons (Redruth) Tom Notman (Redruth) Peter Joyce (Redruth) Tom Hurdwell (Launceston) Chris Fuca (Redruth) James Mann (Penryn) Matt Shepherd (St Austell).

Devon 1 Tom Channon (Bristol) 2 Sam Roberts (Barnstaple) 3 Henry Weekes (Barnstaple) 4 Jamie Tripcony (Launceston) 5 BJ Chapman (Newton Abbot) 6 Winston James (Barnstaple) 7 Pete Mortimer (Newton Abbot, capt) 8 Sam Richardson (Sidmouth) 9 Cam Setter (Cardiff UWIC) 10 Rob Avery-Wright (Newton Abbot) 11 Josh Smith (Newton Abbot) 12 Josh Squires (Barnstaple) 13 Jemba Bull (Cullompton) 14 Ollie Mulberry (Cardiff UWIC) 15 Will Topps (Barnstaple)

Reps 16 Mark Manton (Plymouth Albion) 17 Lloyd Radford (Newton Abbot) 18 Sam Harris (Cullompton) 19 James Harris (Plymouth Albion) 20 Nelly Webber (Barnstaple) 21 Tom Whelan (Sidmouth) 22 Ross Toms (Cullompton) 23 Stuart Persey (Cullompton) 24 Linford Brock (Barnstaple)

SWSN star Brett Rule (Cornwall/Redruth)

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