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  1. More news, sport, travel and weather from 08:00 on Thursday

  2. Sea of black and gold greets rugby players as everyone wants a photo

    Team photo
  3. Rugby fans greet players and trophy in Lemon Quay

    Rugby fans have been gathering in Lemon Quay this evening as the victory bus parade snakes its way through Truro.


    BBC Spotlight's Dave Gibbins is reporting live from Lemon Quay as supporters have a chance to take photos with the Bill Beaumont Trophy.

    Dave Gibbins
  4. Cornwall rugby team tour Truro on their victory bus parade

    The Cornwall rugby team left County Hall in Truro at 18:00 on their victory bus parade to celebrate winning the county championship.


    The bus is making its way to Lemon Quay to give people a chance for photos.

  5. Cornwall's rugby success story: The facts and figures

    Ross Ellis

    BBC Radio Cornwall

    Cornwall has won the County Championship no less than five times:

    • 1908
    • 1991
    • 1999
    • 2015
    • 2016

    In 1908, the team went on to play in the Olympic Games and won a silver medal after losing to Australia in the final. They remain the only county side to represent Great Britain at rugby in the Olympics.

    Cornwall captain Kyle Marriott has won the County Championship three times. Twice with Cornwall (2015 and 2016) and once with Devon (2007).

    Graham Dawe has coached Cornwall to the County Championship for the second year running. He also won the trophy with Cornwall as a player in 1991.

    Cornwall full back Matt Shepherd has scored a try in the last two County Championship finals (2015 and 2016).

  6. Wednesday's live coverage

    Live updates for Devon have finished for the day, but updates continue in Cornwall as we bring you live coverage of rugby's county champions who are currently on a victory parade through the streets of Truro.

  7. Dawe and Raumakita sign new Plymouth Albion deals

    James Law

    BBC Sport Online

    Plymouth Albion wingers Jon Dawe and Seta Raumakita have agreed new deals with the National One side.

    Dawe, 22, played just five times in 2015-16 because of a knee injury but was part of the Cornwall squad that retained the County Championship title, while Fiji-born Raumakita has represented the Royal Navy and Combined Services.

    Jon Dawe (left)

    "Last season there was a great atmosphere within the squad. With a number of players staying, we should do very well again," Dawe said.  

  8. Stones thrown at Cornwall's threatened national bird

    BBC Radio Cornwall

    The RSPB says it's disappointed that a visitor to Cornwall over the weekend was seen throwing stones at Cornwall's most iconic bird, the chough. 


    The Charity says that although it's an isolated incident, there are signs around the coast to protect the bird which is Cornwall's national emblem.

  9. Exeter City grandstand project could be delayed for months by legal challenge

    Exeter Express & Echo

    The future of St James Park football stadium hangs on a "knife edge" following news a vital development will be legally challenged.

  10. Latest weather: Mostly cloudy overnight, clearing on Thursday

    Bee Tucker

    BBC Weather

    Tonight will be mostly cloudy, with perhaps some patchy light rain and drizzle at times. Low cloud will shroud the hills and moors but temperatures will hold up in double figures. Minimum temperature: 12 Deg C (54 Deg F).


    Thursday will start cloudy and damp but this will soon clear away to the south. It will become brighter through the morning with warm sunny spells developing into the afternoon. Maximum temperature: 18C (64F).