Friday, May 28
Cornish All Blacks 0 Redruth 45
SUPPORTERS turned up in their droves to watch the Cornish All Blacks’ first and last home game of a 2020-21 season wrecked by coronavirus, writes Nigel Walrond.
A mouth-watering Duchy derby, free admission, at last some warm weather, and the chance to finally get out and see the All Blacks in action saw hundreds of people turn out for this Friday night game under lights – and they weren’t disappointed.
Whilst the scoreline looks very one-sided, the All Blacks players can once again be proud of their efforts, and the display was an improvement on the match between these two sides at the Recreation Ground six days before, when Launceston lost 44-5.
A lot has changed since these two old rivals last met in a league match at Polson. The Reds are a top three National League Two side, while the All Blacks reside a league below and are climbing back up the league structure after a period of struggle a few years ago.
The All Blacks welcomed back former Plymouth Albion,…