Cornish Pirates: Tyler Gendall may be out for a year with knee injury

Tyler Gendall
Gendall was one of a host of young Cornish players to join the Pirates in the summer

Cornish Pirates prop Tyler Gendall could be out for a year after rupturing his anterior cruciate knee ligament.

The 20-year-old ex-St Ives player was hurt in

"I'm devastated for the lad, he's such a cracking kid," Pirates director of rugby Ian Davies told BBC Cornwall.

"He's been progressing fabulously throughout the season, but unfortunately injury's part of the game, but you don't like to see it in somebody so young."